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Date:  Friday, March 11, 2016
Location:  4088 East Hall (3:10 PM to 4:00 PM)

Title:  A representation of B_n that restricts to the regular representation of B_{n-1}.

Abstract:   The n-th Lie representation is the multilinear component of the free Lie algebra on n generators. It is a representation of the symmetric group S_n with the remarkable property that its restriction to S_{n-1} is isomorphic to the regular representation. In this talk I will present a representation of the hyperoctohedral group with the same property. This representation arises as the top degree component of the so-called internal zonotopal algebra of the Gale dual of the type B reflection arrangement.


Speaker:  Andrew Berget
Institution:  West Washington University

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