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

The seminar is run jointly by Marcelo Aguiar and Karola Mészáros. Please feel free to suggest speakers or volunteer to speak.

Our Founding Fathers are Lou Billera and Bob Connelly.

Jan 29 Florian Frick, Cornell University Some problems I learned about while at MSRI
Feb 5
Feb 12
Feb 19 February break
Feb 26 Günter Rote, Freie Universität Berlin Minimal Dominating Sets in Trees: Counting, Enumeration, and Extremal Results
Mar 5 Laura Anderson, Binghamton University Matroids and Grassmannians over hyperfields
Mar 12 Vic Reiner, University of Minnesota Cyclic descents
Mar 15 Vic Reiner, University of Minnesota Oliver Club
Mar 19 Greta Panova, University of Pennsylvania Hook formulas for skew shapes
Mar 26 Farbod Shokrieh, Cornell University Effective divisor classes on graphs
Apr 2 Spring break
Apr 9 Viktor Kiss, Cornell University The Devil's staircase phenomenon for random graphs and chip-firing on graphons
Apr 16 Eugene Gorsky, University of California, Davis Knot invariants and generalized q,t-Catalan numbers
Apr 23 Philippe Nadeau, Université Lyon 1 Dual braid monoids, Koszul algebras, and clusters
Apr 30 Alex Yong, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Reduced word enumeration, complexity and randomization
May 7 Patricia Hersh, North Carolina State University Posets arising as 1-skeleta of simple polytopes, the nonrevisiting path conjecture, and poset topology

For the schedule of previous talks in this seminar: previous years, 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.

Cornell Math Department.