Cornell Discrete Geometry and Combinatorics Seminar
Fall 2018
Mondays 2:30-3:30 pm in Malott 206 

The seminar is run jointly by Bob Connelly and Ed Swartz. Please feel free to suggest speakers or volunteer to speak.

Our Founding Fathers are Lou Billera and Bob Connelly.

Sep 3 Labor Day
Sep 10 Michael Dobbins, Binghamton University Grassmannians and Pseudosphere Arrangements
Sep 17 Allen Knutson, Cornell University Segre-Schwartz-MacPherson classes and Schubert calculus
Sep 24 Bob Connelly, Cornell University Universally Rigid Tensegrities, Why the thing in the Commons Room Holds Up
Oct 1 José Samper, University of Miami Finiteness theorems for matroid complexes with prescribed homotopy type
Oct 8 Fall Break
Oct 15 Hailun Zheng, University of Michigan An upper theorem for odd-dimensional flag normal pseudomanifolds
Oct 22 Jose Bastidas, Cornell University The face algebra of a hyperplane arrangement
Oct 29 Marcelo Aguiar, Cornell University Möbius functions for real hyperplane arrangements
Nov 5 (No talk)
Nov 12 Anna Pun, Drexel University Catalan Functions and k-Schur functions
Nov 19 Benjamin Schroeter, Binghamton University Valuated Matroids and Coarsest Matroid Subdivisions
Nov 26 (No talk)
Dec 3 Ed Swartz, Cornell University Four ways

For the schedule of previous talks in this seminar: Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018.

Cornell Math Department.