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Thursday, October 8, 2020

Thursday, October 8, 2020 — 1:00 PM EDT

Title: Factorization problems in complex reflection groups

Speaker: Alejandro Morales Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Amherst Zoom: Contact Karen Yeats

Abstract:

The study of factorizations in the symmetric group is related to combinatorial objects like graphs embedded on surfaces and non-crossing partitions. We consider analogues for complex reflections groups of certain factorization problems of permutations first studied by Jackson, Schaeffer, Vassilieva and Bernardi.

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