SMS scnews item created by John Enyang at Tue 6 Nov 2012 1134
Type: Seminar
Distribution: World
Expiry: 10 Nov 2012
Calendar1: 9 Nov 2012 1205-1255
CalLoc1: Carslaw 175
Auth: enyang@penyang.pc (assumed)

Algebra Seminar

The Littlewood-Richardson rule and the hive model


Friday 9th November, 12:05--12:55pm, Carslaw 175


Sangjib Kim (University of Queensland)


The Littlewood-Richardson rule and the hive model.


The Littlewood-Richardson rule provides a combinatorial description of the multiplicities in the decomposition of tensor products of irreducible representations of \(\mathrm{GL}(n,\mathbb{C})\). We will discuss the hive model of the Littlewood-Richardson rule and its relation to other combinatorial results in representation theory.


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

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