The UC Berkeley combinatorics seminar
Fall 2018 - Spring 2019, Monday 12:10pm - 1pm
939 Evans Hall
Organizers: Khrystyna Serhiyenko, Sylvie Corteel

The seminar will be followed by lunch. If you would like to speak or to be added to the seminar mailing list, contact Khrystyna Serhiyenko.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE (click for an abstract)
January 28 Sam Payne MSRI
February 4 Brett Kolesnik UC Berkeley Two probabilistic proofs of Moon's Theorem and the Bradley-Terry model
February 11 Bernd Sturmfels Berkeley and Max Planck Institute
February 18 President's day
February 25 Wencin Poh UC Davis
March 4 Nicolai Reshetikhin Berkeley
March 11 Mario Sanchez UC Berkeley
March 18
March 25 Spring Break
April 1st Ana Garcia Elsener University of Graz
April 8th Anne Schilling UC Davis
April 15th Max Hlavacek
April 22nd Katharina Jochemko
April 29th

Past talks:
DATE SPEAKER TITLE (click for an abstract)
November 26 Trevor Hyde Michigan Cyclotomic factors of necklace polynomials
November 19 Bob Lutz Michigan
The seminar will be at MSRI in the Edward D. Baker Board Room at 12:10pm
Electrical networks and hyperplane arrangements
November 5 Curtis Greene MSRI and Haverford College Inequalities for families of symmetric functions
October 29 Sami Assaf USC Nonsymmetric Macdonald polynomials and Demazure characters
October 22 Mariel Supina UC Berkeley The Hopf monoid of orbit polytopes and its character group
October 15 Michael Singer MSRI Walks, Groups and Difference Equations
October 8 Dan Romik UC Davis The Taylor coefficients of the Jacobi theta constant \theta_3
October 1 Thomas McConville MSRI Coherence of cellular strings of zonotopes
September 24 Foster Tom UC Berkeley Near-Equality of Ribbon Schur Functions
September 17 Christopher Eur UC Berkeley Divisors on matroids and their volumes
September 10 Volkmar Welker MSRI The determinant of the Varchenko Matrix for oriented matroids.
Older seminar webpages: Spring 2018 Fall 2017 Spring 2017 Fall 2016