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Parallelotope tilings for symmetric groups

Representations of Finite and Algebraic Groups April 09, 2018 - April 13, 2018

April 11, 2018 (11:00 AM PDT - 12:00 PM PDT)
Speaker(s): Joseph Chuang (City University)
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
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I will describe Will Turner’s conjecture that part of the modular representation theory of the symmetric groups can be constructed from parallelotope tilings. Hyohe Miyachi, Kai Meng Tan and I have proved a numerical version of the conjecture for q-Schur algebras at complex roots of unity.


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