SMS scnews item created by Anne Thomas at Mon 19 Mar 2012 1146
Type: Seminar
Distribution: World
Expiry: 23 Mar 2012
Calendar1: 23 Mar 2012 1205-1255
CalLoc1: Carslaw 175
Auth: athomas(.pmstaff;2039.2002)@p615.pc.maths.usyd.edu.au

Quiver Schur algebras and decomposition numbers

Mathas

Friday March 23, 12:05--12:55pm, Carslaw 175

Andrew Mathas

Title:

Quiver Schur algebras and decomposition numbers

Abstract:

Brundan and Kleshchev have shown that the degenerate and non-degenerate Hecke algebras of type $$G(r,1,n)$$ are $$\mathbf{Z}$$-graded. This puts a very rigid structure on the module categories of these algebras which is hard to work with but also provides a wealth of new information. I will describe how to extend the KLR grading on the Hecke algebras to the cyclotomic Schur algebras and also how to use these gradings to compute decomposition numbers of certain blocks, both in characteristic zero and in positive characteristic. This is joint work with Jun Hu.

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After the seminar we will take the speaker to lunch.

See the Algebra Seminar web page for information about other seminars in the series.

John Enyang John.Enyang@sydney.edu.au

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