Algebra and Lie Theory Seminar
Mondays at 14:15
Research I, Room 111
The Algebra and Lie Theory Seminar is a graduate research
This semester we will concentrate on the structure of diagonal
Lie algebras and on the Fernando-Kac subalgebras of generalized
Harish Chandra modules.
Special Event: Minicourse on Geometry of Grassmannians
Evgeny Smirnov (Universität Bonn), Research I Seminar Room
|Monday, March 9, 13:45
||Grassmannians. Schubert varieties. Cohomology ring
of a Grassmannian. Poincaré duality. Pieri formula.
Littlewood-Richardson rule (w/o proof). Applications to enumerative
|Tuesday, March 10, 15:15
||Singularities of Schubert varieties: Bott-Samelson resolutions.
Zelevinsky's small resolutions.
|Wednesday, March 11, 17:00
||Plücker embedding. Plücker relations. Standard
monomials. Plücker relations generate the homogeneous ideal of
a Grassmannian. Desription of the singular loci of Schubert
Special Event: Minicourse on Geometry of Flag Varieties
Valentina Kiritchenko (Jacobs University), Research I Seminar Room
|Monday, April 27, 13:45
||Varieties of complete flags. Main example:
complete flags in a 3-space. Picard group of a flag variety and
irreducible representations of semisimple groups. Borel
presentation for the cohomology ring of a flag variety.
|Monday, May 4, 13:45
||Bruhat cell decomposition, Bruhat order, Schubert cycles.
Schubert cycles in the Borel presentation, divided difference
operators, Schubert polynomials.
|Monday, May 11, 13:45
||Schubert calculus, Chevalley-Pieri formula for the product of a
Schubert cycle with a divisor. Bott-Samelson resolutions of
Schubert cycles in a flag variety.