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Algebraic Combinatorics


An introduction to the fundamental structures and methods of modern algebraic combinatorics. Topics include partially ordered sets and lattices, matroids, simplicial complexes, polytopes, hyperplane arrangements, partitions and tableaux, and symmetric functions.


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MATH 724 and MATH 791, or permission of the instructor.

Credit Hours: 

Math 824 will cover fundamentals of algebraic and geometric combinatorics, including some or all of the following: partially ordered sets, lattices, matroids and oriented matroids, polytopes, combinatorial optimization, simplicial complexes, hyperplane arrangements, symmetric functions, and the representation theory of the symmetric group.

(Martin 2016 )

Even Fall Semesters Only

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