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Type: Seminar
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Calendar1: 8 Nov 2019 1200-1300
CalLoc1: Carslaw 159
CalTitle1: Huh -- Logarithmic concavity of Schur polynomials
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Geometry and Topology Seminar

Logarithmic concavity of Schur polynomials

June Huh (IAS)

November 8, 12:00-13:00 in Carslaw 159

Seminar schedule

There will be a catered lunch after the talk in the tea room on Carslaw Level 7. Please use the following link to register if you plan to attend. vity-of-schur-polynomials-tickets-76838414767


Schur polynomials are the characters of finite-dimensional irreducible representations of the general linear group. We will discuss both continuous and discrete concavity property of Schur polynomials. There will be one theorem and eight conjectures. No background beyond basic representation theory will be necessary to enjoy the talk. Based on joint work with Jacob Matherne, Karola Mészáros, and Avery St. Dizier.

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