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2000 Joint Mathematics Meetings
Washington, DC, January 1922, 2000
Meeting #950
Associate secretaries:
Bernard Russo, AMS brusso@math.uci.edu
James J Tattersall, MAA tat@providence.edu
AMSMAA Special Session on in Memory of GianCarlo Rota

Thursday January 20, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on in Memory of GianCarlo Rota, I
Organizers:
Richard P. Stanley, MIT rstan@math.mit.edu
Rodica Simion, The George Washington University simion@gwu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Recollections and Appreciations.
Herbert S Wilf*, University of Pennsylvania
(95005317)

9:30 a.m.
Remarks on Plethystic Algebras and Vector Symmetric Functions.
Joel A Stein*, California State University San Bernardino
(95005689)

10:00 a.m.
Homology invariants for permutation representations of symmetric groups.
Andre Joyal*, UQAM
Terrence Bisson, Canisius College
(950051240)

10:30 a.m.
Multiple Left Regular Representations Associated with Alternants of the Symmetric Groups.
Francois Bergeron*, Universite du Quebec a Montreal
Adriano M Garsia, UCSD
Glenn Tesler, UCSD
(95005311)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 2:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on in Memory of GianCarlo Rota, II
Organizers:
Richard P. Stanley, MIT rstan@math.mit.edu
Rodica Simion, The George Washington University simion@gwu.edu

2:00 p.m.
On synthetic flag varieties.
Sergey Fomin*, University of Michigan
Michael Z Shapiro, KTH Stockholm
(95005886)

2:30 p.m.
KazhdanLusztig Polynomials for 321Hexagonavoiding Permutations.
Gregory S Warrington*, Harvard University
Sara C Billey, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(950051053)

3:00 p.m.
QHopf Algebras.
William Chen*, Los Alamos National Laboratory and Nankai University
GianCarlo Rota, MIT
Joel Stein, USA
(95005751)

Friday January 21, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on in Memory of GianCarlo Rota, III
Organizers:
Richard P. Stanley, MIT rstan@math.mit.edu
Rodica Simion, The George Washington University simion@gwu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Random Variables, Umbral Calculus, and Polynomial Sequences.
Brian D Taylor*, Wayne State University
(950051277)

9:30 a.m.
Applications of the classical umbral calculus.
Ira M Gessel*, Brandeis University
(950051007)

10:00 a.m.
Umbral Methods and Bailey Chains.
George E Andrews*, Pennsylvania State University
(95005510)

10:30 a.m.
The Umbral Transfer Matrix Method.
Doron Zeilberger*, Temple University
(95005338)

Friday January 21, 2000, 2:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on in Memory of GianCarlo Rota, IV
Organizers:
Richard P. Stanley, MIT rstan@math.mit.edu
Rodica Simion, The George Washington University simion@gwu.edu

2:00 p.m.
Some Enumeration Problems Related to Counting Cache Misses.
Phil Hanlon*, University of Michigan
Sid Chatterjee, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Dean Chung, Amazon.com
Alvy Lebeck, Duke University
(950051282)

2:30 p.m.
Writing backwards: A little space can save a lot of time.
Daniel E Loeb*, Daniel H. Wagner Associates
(95005335)

3:00 p.m.
Generalized Rook Theory.
Jay R Goldman*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
James Haglund, University of California at San Diego
(95005446)

3:30 p.m.
Quintic transformations generalizing the RogersRamanujan identities.
Dennis Stanton*, University of Minnesota
(95005393)

4:00 p.m.
Quasiminuscule quotients and reduced words for reflections.
John R Stembridge*, University of Michigan
(95005594)

4:30 p.m.
Confluent symmetric functions.
Luis VerdeStar*, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City
(950051090)

5:00 p.m.
The Whitney Algebra of a Matroid.
William R Schmitt*, University of Memphis
Henry H Crapo, CAMS, Paris, France
(950051203)

5:30 p.m.
Orthogonal Matroids.
Andrew Vince, Univeristy of Florida
Neil L White*, University of Florida
(95005712)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on in Memory of GianCarlo Rota, V
Organizers:
Richard P. Stanley, MIT rstan@math.mit.edu
Rodica Simion, The George Washington University simion@gwu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Euler Measure for Polyhedral Sets.
James G Propp*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(95005969)

9:30 a.m.
Lattice point counting problems and characters of $S_n$.
Curtis Greene*, Haverford College
(950051050)

10:00 a.m.
Extending the valuation for subspace arrangements to polyhedral sets.
Richard Ehrenborg*, Royal Institute of Technology
Margaret A. Readdy, University of Stockholm
(95005767)

10:30 a.m.
Acyclic flow polytopes and Kostant's partition function.
Richard P. Stanley*, M.I.T.
(95005419)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 2:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on in Memory of GianCarlo Rota, VI
Organizers:
Richard P. Stanley, MIT rstan@math.mit.edu
Rodica Simion, The George Washington University simion@gwu.edu

2:00 p.m.
Analogies and Correspondences: Matroids on Graphs for $3\vert V\vert 6$.
Walter J. Whiteley*, York University
(95005699)

2:30 p.m.
Size Functions of SubgeometryClosed Classes of Representable Combinatorial Geometries.
Joseph E Bonin*, The George Washington University
Hongxun Qin, The George Washington University
(9500568)

3:00 p.m.
Hellytype theorems for matroid flats.
Daniel A Klain*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(95005434)

3:30 p.m.
Geometric Identities in Linear Lattices.
Catherine H Yan*, Texas A&M University
(95005580)

4:00 p.m.
The polymatroid critical problem.
Joseph P Kung*, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 762031430
(95005152)
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