|Date: Friday, March 16, 2012
Location: 3866 East Hall (4:10 PM to 5:00 PM)
Title: A survey on box-ball systems
Abstract: The box-ball systems are the typical example of ultradiscrete (or tropical) integrable systems. In this talk, I will give a brief survey of recent developments in the subject. The topics will include early history, definition based on the crystal bases of quantum affine algebras, the relation with the rigged configurations, several mathematical applications and a recently found variation called the box-basket-ball system.
Speaker: Reiho Sakamoto
Institution: Tokyo University of Science