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Quasisymmetric functions and a Littlewood-Richardson rule

Student-Run Applied & Math Seminar

Speaker: Jeffrey Ferreira, UC Davis
Location: 1147 MSB
Start time: Wed, Mar 9 2011, 12:10PM

I will give some background on quasisymmetric functions and define a basis for the space of all quasisymmetric functions. This basis exhibits a Littlewood-Richardson type rule under the action of multiplying by a Schur function. If time permits, an application of this rule will be given.