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Lie Groups and Representation Theory Seminar 2018

List of speakers:
Christian Ikenmeyer, Oshima Yoshiki,
Date: March 12 (Mon), 2018, 15:00-16:30
Place: Room 126, Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, the University of Tokyo
Speaker: Christian Ikenmeyer (Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik)
Title: Plethysms and Kronecker coefficients in geometric complexity theory
Abstract:
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Research on Kronecker coefficients and plethysms gained significant momentum when the topics were connected with geometric complexity theory, an approach towards computational complexity lower bounds via algebraic geometry and representation theory. This talk is about several recent results that were obtained with geometric complexity theory as motivation, namely the NP-hardness of deciding the positivity of Kronecker coefficients and an inequality between rectangular Kronecker coefficients and plethysm coefficients. While the proof of the former statement is mainly combinatorial, the proof of the latter statement interestingly uses insights from algebraic complexity theory. As far as we know algebraic complexity theory has never been used before to prove an inequality between representation theoretic multiplicities.
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Date: June 4 (Mon)-8 (Fri), 2018
Place: Room 123, Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, the University of Tokyo
Speaker: Yoshiki Oshima (大島芳樹) (Osaka Univ.)
Title: 実 Lie 群の表現と指標
Abstract:
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