American Institute of Mathematics, Palo Alto, California
Jon McCammond, Alexandru Nica, and Victor Reiner
This workshop, sponsored by AIM and the NSF, will be devoted to deciphering the mysterious connections between the following objects:
The main topics for the workshop are
The workshop will differ from typical conferences in some regards. Participants will be invited to suggest open problems and questions before the workshop begins, and these will be posted on the workshop website. These include specific problems on which there is hope of making some progress during the workshop, as well as more ambitious problems which may influence the future activity of the field. Lectures at the workshop will be focused on familiarizing the participants with the background material leading up to specific problems, and the schedule will include discussion and working sessions.
Invited participants include C. Athanasiadis, D. Bessis, T. Brady, N. Brady, F. Chapoton, R. Charney, B. Collins, R. Corran, J. Crisp, P. Dehornoy, S. Fomin, F. Goodman, J. McCammond, J. Meier, A. Nica, N. Reading, V. Reiner, M. Shapiro, P. Sniady, E. Sommers, H. Thomas, M. Wachs, K. Whittlesey, and A. Zelevinsky.
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