The University of Michigan Combinatorics Seminar
Winter 2001
March 16, 4:10-5:00, 3866 East Hall

Combinatorics of pseudo-roots of noncommutive polynomials

Vladimir Retakh

Rutgers University


We study combinatorics of algebras of pseudo-roots of noncommutative polynomials. Those algebras have a rich structure. Our approach gives us a new understanding of the nature of noncommutative symmetric functions.