Ira Gessel

A conference in honor of Ira Gessel

Brandeis University, May 8th 2015



All the talks will be held in Schwartz Auditorium (Schwarz hall -- room 112)

9:00-9:30 Refreshments (Schwartz Auditorium)
09:30-10:30 Kyle Petersen (DePaul University) Surrounding a conjecture of Gessel
11:00-12:00 Andrew Gainer-Dewar (Hobart and William Smith College) Geometric combinatorics and RNA secondary structure prediction
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:30 Guoce Xin (Capital Normal University) Some progress on inversing the sweep map
15:00-16:00 Dennis Stanton (University of Minnesota) Another (q,t)-world
16:00-16:30 Tea
16:30-17:30 Richard Stanley (MIT) Smith Normal Form and combinatorics
18:00-21:00 Dinner reception at Brandeis Faculty Club




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