# Research Focus Group: Combinatorial Methods in Representation Theory

### Participants

**Faculty:** Jesus DeLoera, Mikhail Khovanov, Greg Kuperberg, Eric Rains, Anne Schilling (lead faculty), Craig Tracy, Monica Vazirani

**VRAPS:** Robin Endelman

**Graduate Students:** Maya Ahmed, Christopher Berg, Thomas Craven,
Lipika Deka, Karl Hallowell, Andrew Hodge,
Isaiah Lankham, Tyrrell McAllister, James Parmenter,
Ram Puri, John Steinberger, Philip Sternberg,
Zeke Vogler, Connie Wilmarth, Leslie Young

**Undergraduate Students:** Dustin Devan, David Haws, Peter Huggins,
Esteban Pauli, Carol Shi, Katherine Stalder, Alan Tarr,
Gus Wiseman

### Planned Activities

### Fall 2003

280: Special Topics class on "Combinatorics and Representation Theory"

Discrete Mathematics Seminar

Bay Area Discrete Mathematics Day, October 18, 2003
at San Francisco State University
### Winter 2004

290-46: Reading Seminar on "Combinatorics and Representation Theory"

298: Representation Theory, Group study

Discrete Mathematics Seminar
### Spring 2004

290-46: Reading Seminar on "Combinatorics and Representation Theory"

Discrete Mathematics Seminar

Bay Area Discrete Mathematics Day, May 1, 2004
at Stanford

For suggestions or questions please contact
Anne Schilling!