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Lusztig's conjecture as a moment graph problem

Date: 
Tuesday 23rd June 2009 - 11:30 to 12:30
Venue: 
INI Seminar Room 1
Abstract: 
To any root system we associate a labelled, partially ordered graph and a sheaf theory on the graph with coefficients in an arbitrary field k. An extension property then leads to the definition of a certain universal class of sheaves, the Braden-MacPherson sheaves. We formulate a conjecture about the multiplicity of their stalks. This conjecture implies Lusztig's conjecture on the irreducible characters of the simply connected algebraic group over k associated to the root system. Finally we list the proven instances of the conjecture.
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University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
    Clay Mathematics Institute London Mathematical Society NM Rothschild and Sons