FALL 2002
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Organizers: Laura Anderson, Matthias Beck, and Thomas Zaslavsky.

Wednesday, September 4
Speaker: Thomas Zaslavsky (Binghamton)
Title: The Circle Test for Balance of a Gain Graph

Monday, September 9
Speaker: Maria Chudnovsky (Princeton University)
Title: Strong Perfect Graph Theorem
Time: 4:40  5:40
Room: LN2205

Wednesday, September 18
Speaker: Vladislav Goldberg (New Jersey Institute of Technology)
Title: Algebraic Aspects of Web Geometry
Time: 3:30  4:30 (Note special time.)
Room: LN2201 (Note special room.)

Thursday, September 19: Colloquium
Speaker: Vladislav Goldberg (New Jersey Institute of Technology)
Title: Web Geometry: Past, Present and Future
Time: 4:30  5:30
Room: LN2205

Friday, September 27 (Note special day.)
Speaker: Sinai Robins (Temple University)
Title: An Interplay Between Number Theory and Computer Graphics, via
Texture Maps
Time: 4:40  5:40
Room: LN2205

Thursday, October 3 (joint with the Geometry and Topology Seminar)
Speaker: Jeff Johannes (SUNY Geneseo)
Title: The CassonWalkerLescop Invariant and Unlinking
Time: 2:50  3:50
Room: LN2205

Wednesday, October 9
Speaker: Richard Ehrenborg (University of Kentucky)
Title: Lifting Inequalities for Polytopes

Monday, October 14 (Note special day.)
Speaker: Joanna EllisMonaghan (St. Michael's College)
Title: Generalized Transitions and the Tutte Polynomial
Time: 4:40  5:40
Room: LN2205

Monday, October 21 (Note special day.)
Speaker: Daniel T. Russo (Dickinson College)
Title: Conjugation in the Theory of Hecke Correspondence
Time: 4:40  5:40
Room: LN2205

Monday, October 28 (Note special day.)
Speaker: Louis Billera (Cornell)
Title: An Alpine View of Enumeration in Hyperplane Arrangements
Time: 4:40  5:40
Room: LN2205

Wednesday, October 30
Speaker: Seth Chaiken (SUNY Albany)
Title: From the Matrix Tree Theorem through Oriented Matroids to an ExtensorValued TutteGrothendieck Invariant That Solves Electrical Problems

Thursday, October 31: Colloquium
Speaker: Stephen Yau (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Title: Counting the Number of Integral Points in an nDimensional Tetrahedron and its Applications
Time: 4:30  5:30
Room: LN2205

Tuesday, November 12 (Note special day.)
Speaker: Wladimir de Azevedo Pribitkin (Haverford College)
Title: Kloosterman Sums
Time: 4:30  5:30
Room: LN2205

Monday, November 18 (Note special day.)
Speaker: Thomas Zaslavsky (Binghamton)
Title: InsideOut Polytopes
Time: 4:40  5:40
Room: LN2205

Tuesday, December 10 (joint with the Algebra Seminar) (Note special day and time.)
Speaker: Lori Koban
Title: Supersolvable Geometric Lattices
This talk is part I of Ms. Koban's candidacy exam. All are welcome to attend. The examining committee consists of Laura Anderson, Matthias Beck, and Thomas Zaslavsky.
Time: 2:503:50
Room: LN2205

Wednesday, December 11
Speaker: Lori Koban
Title: Supersolvable Matroids of Biased Graphs
This talk is part II of Ms. Koban's candidacy exam. All are welcome to attend. The examining committee consists of Laura Anderson, Matthias Beck, and Thomas Zaslavsky.
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