Department Seminars and Colloquia
The degenerate two-boundary Hecke algebraAlgebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar
Institution: St Olaf College, USA
Date: Mon 16th August 2010
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Old Arts Theatre B, The University of Melbourne
Abstract: In this talk, we will address a family of algebras similar to the group algebra of the symmetric group, the Brauer algebras, and the graded Hecke algebra of type A. In particular, we will discuss algebras of operators which commute with the action of Lie algebras gl_n and sl_n on a specific tensor space. Combinatorial techniques will help us explore the representation theory of these algebras, revealing beautiful structure which mimics that of type C objects.
For More Information: contact: Craig Westerland. email: C.Westerland@ms.unimelb.edu.au