Update: 2008/09/12
Research
The 8th International Conference by Graduate School of Mathematics, Nagoya University
Combinatorics and Representation Theory
The main theme is combinatorics and representation theory, and we will emphasize their interactions and their connections to other fields such as mathematical physics, probability theory, geometry, etc.
 Period
 September 1–5, 2008
 Place
 Rm. 509, Bldg. Sci1(Bldg. of Grad. Sch. of Math.), Nagoya University
 Speakers include
 (onehour talks)
Vyjayanthi Chari (University of California, Riverside),
Philippe Di Francesco (Institut de Physique Théorique),
Takeshi Ikeda (Okayama University of Science),
Federico Incitti (Sapienza Università di Roma),
Masao Ishikawa (Tottori University),
Noriaki Kawanaka (Osaka University),
Rinat Kedem (University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign),
Ronald C. King (University of Southampton),
Anatol N. Kirillov (RIMS, Kyoto University),
Alexander Kleshchev (University of Oregon),
Atsuo Kuniba (University of Tokyo),
Thomas Lam (Harvard University),
Cédric Lecouvey (Université du Littoral Côte d’Opale),
Sho Matsumoto (Nagoya University),
Jørn Børling Olsson (University of Copenhagen),
Arun Ram (University of WisconsinMadison/University of Melbourne),
Piotr Śniady (University of Wrocław),
John Stembridge (University of Michigan),
Takeshi Suzuki (Okayama University)
 (30minute talks)
Hiroshi Mizukawa (National Defense Academy),
Hideaki Morita (Oyama National College of Technology),
Kento Nakada (Osaka University),
Reiho Sakamoto (University of Tokyo),
Shona Yu (University of Sydney)
 Organizers
 Soichi Okada (Nagoya University/Chair), Akihito Hora (Nagoya University), Hiroyuki Ochiai (Nagoya University), Masato Okado (Osaka University), HiroFumi Yamada (Okayama University)
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Program
September 1 (Mon) 
09:30–10:30  Arun Ram (University of WisconsinMadison/University of Melbourne) Two boundary Hecke algebras and tantalizer algebras 
11:00–12:00  Takeshi Suzuki (Okayama University) Cylindric combinatorics and the representation theory of Cherednik algebras 
12:00–13:30  Lunch Break 
13:30–14:30  Anatol N. Kirillov (RIMS, Kyoto University) 25 years of the rigged configuration bijection 
15:00–16:00  Atsuo Kuniba (University of Tokyo) Physical combinatorics of tau function and Bethe ansatz 
16:30–17:30  Vyjayanthi Chari (University of California, Riverside) Minimal affinizations and character formulas 
September 2 (Tue) 
09:30–10:30  Piotr Śniady (University of Wrocław) Combinatorial interpretation of Kerov character polynomials 
11:00–12:00  Sho Matsumoto (Nagoya University) Jack polynomial, random matrix theory, and hyperdeterminant 
12:00–13:30  Lunch Break 
13:30–14:30  Rinat Kedem (University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign) Combinatorics of the Kirillov–Reshetikhin conjecture 
15:00–16:00  Philippe Di Francesco (Institut de Physique Théorique) Qsystem, heaps, paths and the cluster positivity conjecture 
16:30–17:00  Reiho Sakamoto (University of Tokyo) Combinatorial aspects of the boxball system 
17:00–17:30  Shona Yu (University of Sydney) The cyclotomic Birman–Murakami–Wenzl algebras (and cylindrical tangles) 
18:00–  Banquet (at Restaurant HANANOKI in Nagoya University) 
September 3 (Wed) 
09:30–10:30  Ronald C. King (University of Southampton) Row and column length restrictions of some classsical Schur function identities and the connection with Howe dual pairs 
11:00–12:00  Noriaki Kawanaka (Osaka University) Plain Algorithms 
September 4 (Thu) 
09:30–10:30  Jørn Børling Olsson (University of Copenhagen) Sign elements in symmetric groups 
11:00–12:00  Masao Ishikawa (Tottori University) Enumeration problems of plane partitions and Pfaffian (determinant) expressions 
12:00–13:30  Lunch Break 
13:30–14:30  Alexander Kleshchev (University of Oregon) Cyclotomic Hecke algebras and Walgebras 
15:00–16:00  Cédric Lecouvey (Université du Littoral Côte d’Opale) Kashiwara and Zelevinsky crystal involutions in affine type A 
16:30–17:00  Hiroshi Mizukawa (National Defense Academy) Wreath product generalization of the Gelfand triple (S_{2n}, H_{n}, ξ) 
17:00–17:30  Hideaki Morita (Oyama National College of Technology) Garsia–Haiman modules for hooks and its graded characters at roots of unity 
17:30–18:00  Kento Nakada (Osaka University) Hook formula for a generalized Young diagram 
September 5 (Fri) 
09:30–10:30  Thomas Lam (Harvard University) Total positivity for loop groups 
11:00–12:00  Takeshi Ikeda (Okayama University of Science) Schubert geometry of the flag variety of classical types 
12:00–13:30  Lunch Break 
13:30–14:30  Federico Incitti (Sapienza Università di Roma) Dyck partitions, quasiminuscule quotients and Kazhdan–Lusztig polynomials 
15:00–16:00  John Stembridge (University of Michigan) Admissible Wgraphs 
