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The geometry of scheduling

Geometric and topological combinatorics: Modern techniques and methods October 09, 2017 - October 13, 2017

October 10, 2017 (03:30 PM PDT - 04:30 PM PDT)
Speaker(s): Caroline Klivans (Brown University)
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
Tags/Keywords
  • Geometric combinatorics

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8-Klivans

Abstract

By considering a simple form of a scheduling problem, we explore the geometric combinatorics behind a host of polynomial counting functions. Along the way we will encounter Coxeter complexes, quasisymmetric functions, inside out polytopes, Hilbert series, h-vectors and other favorites of the audience

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29706?type=thumb Klivans Notes 377 KB application/pdf Download
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