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Special Session: Geometric Combinatorics
Spring Western Section Meeting of the American Mathematical Society
University of New Mexico
, Albuquerque, NM

April 17-18 (Saturday-Sunday), 2010


  • Andy Berget (UC Davis)
  • Ben Braun (University of Kentucky)
  • Tricia Brown (Armstrong Atlantic State University)
  • Hasan Coskun (Texas A&M University - Commerce)
  • Eddie Kim (UC Davis)
  • Samuel Kolins (Cornell University)
  • Fu Liu (UC Davis)
  • Susan Margulies (Rice University)
  • Eran Nevo (Cornell University)
  • Sarah Rundell (Denison University)
  • Raman Sanyal (UC Berkeley)
  • John Shareshian (Washington University in St. Louis)
  • Cathy Stenson (Juniata College)
  • Ed Swartz (Cornell University)
  • Michelle Wachs (University of Miami)
  • Matthew Zeckner (University of Kentucky)
  • Organizers

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    Schedule of Events

    Each talk is scheduled for 20 minutes, with 10 minutes for questions and a break.

    All talks will be in Room 226, Dane Smith Hall. The official session schedule on the AMS website, and appears below in compact form.

    Speakers are invited to e-mail Jeremy Martin links to their talk slides if/when available.

    Saturday AM

    • 8:30-8:50: Projections volumes of real hyperplane arrangements, Ed Swartz (1059-05-86) [canceled]
    • 9:00-9:20: On the geometry and combinatorics of fan arrangements, Raman Sanyal (1059-52-245)
    • 9:30-9:50: A Zonotopal Interpretation of Power in Weighted Voting Systems, Cathy Stenson (1059-52-139) | Talk slides
    • 10:00-10:20: Higher integrality conditions and volumes of slices, Fu Liu (1059-05-21) | Talk slides
    • 10:30-10:50: Multilateral basic hypergeometric summation identities and hyperoctahedral group symmetries, Hasan Coskun (1059-05-179) [canceled]

    Saturday PM

    • 3:00-3:20: Deformation Retracts of Neighborhood Complexes of Stable Kneser Graphs, Matthew Zeckner (1059-05-102) | Talk slides
    • 3:30-3:50: Nowhere-harmonic colorings of graphs, Ben Braun (1059-05-103)
    • 4:00-4:20: The Hodge Structure of the Coloring Complex of a Hypergraph, Sarah C. Rundell (1059-05-27) | Talk slides
    • 4:30-4:50: Vizing's Conjecture and Techniques from Computer Algebra, Susan Margulies (1059-05-212) | Talk slides
    • 5:00-5:20: Chromatic quasisymmetric functions, John Shareshian (1059-05-207)
    • 5:30-5:50: Topology of Rees products of posets and multiset derangements, Michelle Wachs (1059-05-249) | Talk slides

    Sunday AM

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