Title of the course: Symmetric Polynomials and Young Tableaux
Instructor: Dr. Ezgi Kantarcı
Institution: University of Southern California
Dates: 17-23 September 2018
Prerequisites: Undergraduate Algebra
Level: Graduate, advanced undergraduate, undergraduate
Abstract: Symmetric polynomials and Young Tableux are at the core of a lot of research in Algebraic Combinatorics. The purpose of this course is to teach the basics of this area, and then introduce three popular branches: quasisymmetric functions, shifted tableaux and crystal graphs.