Lectures: 
TTh 9:0010:20am, MSB 3106, Small Seminar Room 
Instructor: 
Anne Schilling, MSB 3222, phone: 7549371,
anne@math.ucdavis.edu

Text: 
There are several books on quantum groups and crystal bases. Some
of the material will be based on the following books:
 Introduction to Quantum Groups and Crystal Bases by J. Hong and S.J. Kang, AMS GSM 42
 A Guide to Quantum Groups by V. Chari and A. Pressley, Cambridge
 Lectures on Quantum Groups by J. C. Jantzen, AMS GSM 6
 Representations of Quantum Algebras and Combinatorics of Young Tableaux by S. Ariki, AMS ULECT 26
 Quantum Groups and Their Primitive Ideals by A. Joseph, Springer Verlag
 Quantum Groups by C. Kassel, Springer Verlag
We will also use recent papers which I will hand out or announce in class. 
Grading: 
Every registered student is required to present a paper in class.
A list of suitable papers and topics will be discussed in class. 
Web: 
http://www.math.ucdavis.edu/~anne/WQ2006/280.html 