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Stability for symmetric groups and Hecke algebras

Speaker: Weiqiang Wang, University of Virginia

Title: Stability for symmetric groups and Hecke algebras

Abstract: We will describe a certain stability for the structure constants (with respect to the class sums) of the centers of the group algebras of the symmetric groups S_n for varying n, and its geometric interpretation. We shall then discuss the generalization of such a stability phenomenon for wreath products, Hecke algebras, and finite general linear groups. This talk should be accessible to undergraduate and graduate students.

Time: Friday, November 9, 2018, 3:30-4:20 p.m.

Place: Exploratory Hall, room 4106

Refreshments will be served at 3:00 p.m.