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Thursday, July 2, 2020

Thursday, July 2, 2020 — 2:30 PM EDT

Title: Factorial Schur Functions and Quantum Intergrability

Speaker: Timothy Miller Affiliation: University of Waterloo Zoom: Contact Karen Yeats

Abstract:

I will introduce factorial Schur functions as they relate to my Master's thesis. Factorial Shur functions are a generalization of Schur functions with a second family of "shift" parameters. In 2009, Zinn-Justin reproved the answer to a tiling problem (the puzzle rule) with a toy fermionic model, using techniques from physics to extract the result.

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