Discrete Mathematics and Optimization Seminar

Universidad de Talca
Monday November 22nd at 4.30pm
Burnside 1205

Title. Tableaux on cores and the combinatorics of fusion algebras.

Abstract. I will present special types of tableaux on (k+1)-cores, called k-tableaux, from which generalizations of Schur functions
are obtained. I will describe how the decomposition products of these functions are related to the fusion rules of the Wess-Zumino-Witten
conformal field theories, and how this motivates the search for a plactic monoid on k-tableaux.