Mathematics Events

February 16 - 22, 2020

Tuesday, February 18

Wednesday, February 19

Combinatorics Seminar:  Linear algebra and juggling patterns
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Allen Knutson, Cornell University Abstract: In the 1980s three groups of jugglers semi-independently came up with the same system of notating juggling...

Mathematics Colloquium: Schubert calculus, old and new
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Allen Knutson, Cornell University Abstract: How many points in the plane lie on two generic lines? One. How many lines in 3-space intersect four generic...

Thursday, February 20

Friday, February 21

Probability and Statistics Seminar: Geodesics, bigeodesics, and coalescence in first passage percolation in general dimension

Ken Alexander, USC Abstract: In first passage percolation, iid passage times are attached to the bonds of the lattice Zd. The geodesic from x to y is the...