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Workshop Programme

for period 21-25 January

Zeros of Chromatic, Flow and Other Polynomials

21-25 January

Timetable

Monday 21 January
08:30-09:55 Registration CSM
09:55-10:00 Welcome - David Wallace CSM
10:00-11:00 Sokal, A (New York) CSM
  Complex zeros of the chromatic and Tutte polynomials Sem 1
11:00-11:30 Coffee CSM
11:30-12:30 Jackson, B (QMUL) CSM
  Real zeros of chromatic and flow polynomials Sem 1
12:30-13:45 Lunch at Churchill College CSM
14:00-15:00 Thomassen, C (Technical University of Denmark) CSM
  Chromatic polynomials and a second Hamiltonian cycle Sem 1
15:00-15:30 Tea CSM
15:30-16:00 Alikhani, S (Inspem, University Putra Malaysia) CSM
  Chromatic roots and fibonacci numbers Sem 1
16:00-16:30 Morgan, K (Monash) CSM
  Chromatic factorisation of graphs Sem 1
16:30-17:30 Welcome Wine Reception CSM
18:00-19:00 Dinner at Churchill College CSM
Tuesday 22 January
10:00-11:00 Royle, G (Western Australia) CSM
  Constructive resolution of two conjectures on real chromatic roots Sem 1
11:00-11:30 Coffee CSM
11:30-12:00 Brown, J (Dalhousie) CSM
  On the zeros of independence and open set polynomials Sem 1
12:00-12:30 Markstrom, K (Umea) CSM
  Bounds for the numner of matchings in regular graphs Sem 1
12:30-13:45 Lunch at Churchill College CSM
14:00-15:00 Dong, FM (Nanyang Technological ) CSM
  On graphs whose chromatic polynomials have no zeros in (1,2) Sem 1
15:00-15:30 Tea CSM
15:30-16:00 Winkler, J (Sheffield) CSM
  New methods for solving high degree polynomial equations that have multiple roots Sem 1
16:00-16:30 Faris, WG (Arizona) CSM
  The calculus of combinatorial constructions and Hopf algebras Sem 1
18:00-19:00 Dinner at Churchill College CSM
Wednesday 23 January
10:00-11:00 Fernandez, R (Rouen) CSM
  Cluster expansions for hard-core systems: I introduction Sem 1
11:00-11:30 Coffee CSM
11:30-12:30 Fernandez, R (Rouen) CSM
  Cluster expansions for hard-core systems: II convergence criteria Sem 1
12:30-13:45 Lunch at Churchill College CSM
14:00-14:30 Zahradnik, M (Charles ) CSM
  A simple resummation method for cluster expansions Sem 1
14:30-15:00 Wagner, D (Waterloo) CSM
  Enumeration of spanning subgraphs with degree constraints Sem 1
15:00-15:30 Tea CSM
15:30-16:00 Holtz, OV (Berkeley) CSM
  On polynomials arising from zonotopal algebra Sem 1
16:00-16:30 Sarmiento, I (Roma Tor Vergata) CSM
  The topological Tutte polynomials of Bollobas and Riordan: properties and relations to other graph polynomials Sem 1
16:30-17:30 Borcea, J (Stockholm) CSM
  Geometry of polynomials and applications Sem 1
18:00-19:00 Dinner at Churchill College CSM
Thursday 24 January
10:00-11:00 Scott, A (Oxford) CSM
  Independent sets, lattice gases and the Loavsz Local Lemma Sem 1
11:00-11:30 Coffee CSM
11:30-12:00 Janson, S (Uppsala) CSM
  Zeros of truncated binomial polynomials Sem 1
12:30-13:45 Lunch at Churchill College CSM
14:00-15:00 Shrock, R (SUNY-Stony Brook) CSM
  Zeros of chromatic and Tutte (Potts) polynomials and general Ising model, and their accumulation sets for families of graphs Sem 1
15:00-15:30 Tea CSM
15:30-16:00 Chang, S-C (Cheng Kung) CSM
  Zeros of graph-counting polynomials and their accumulation sets Sem 1
16:00-16:30 Bielak, H (Maria Curie-Sklodowska) CSM
  Chromatic zeros for some recursively defined families of graphs Sem 1
16:30-17:00 Slawny, J (Virginia Tech) CSM
  Self-dual spin systems, zeros of partition function, and error correcting codes Sem 1
19:30-23:00 Conference Dinner at Emmanuel College CSM
Friday 25 January
10:00-11:00 Biggs, N (London School of Economics) CSM
  Complex roots of chromatic polynomials Sem 1
11:00-11:30 Coffee CSM
11:30-12:30 Jacobsen, J (Paris-Sud) CSM
  Representations and partition function zeros of the Potts model with and without boundaries Sem 1
12:30-13:45 Lunch at Churchill College CSM
14:00-14:30 Tanguy, C (Orange Labs) CSM
  Dominant traits in the zeros of two-variate two-terminal reliability polynomials Sem 1
14:30-15:00 Smyth, C (Edinburgh) CSM
  Integer symmetric matrices with spectral radius at most 2.019 Sem 1
15:00-15:30 Tea CSM
15:30-16:30 Problem session CSM
18:00-19:00 Dinner at Churchill College CSM
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