@@@Finite Groups, Vertex Operator Algebras and Combinatorics
January 6 - 9, 2009
Research Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
( http://www.kurims.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/index.html )
Program
January 6 (Tue)
1:30 - 2:30 Hiroaki Terao (Hokkaido University), Hidehiko Kamiya (Okayama University),
Akimichi Takemura (University of Tokyo)
Periodicity of hyperplane arrangements with integral coefficients modulo positive integers
2:50 - 3:50 Hiro-Fumi Yamada (Okayama University)
Compound basis for the space of symmetric functions
4:10 - 5:10 Toshiyuki Abe (Ehime University)
On $C_2$-cofiniteness of $Z_2$-orbifold models of vertex operator algebras
January 7 (Wed)
9:40 - 10:40 Tomoyuki Arakawa (Nara Women's University)
Varieties associated with Kac-Moody vertex algebras and W-algebras
11:00 - 12:00 Haisheng Li (Rutgers University)
Double Yangians and quantum vertex algebras
1:30 - 2:30 Soichi Okada (Nagoya University)
Multivariate generalisation of Hankel determinants of Catalan numbers and middle binomial coefficients
2:50 - 3:50 Vladimir D. Tonchev (Michigan Technological University)
Quantum codes and caps
4:10 - 5:10 Akihiro Munemasa (Tohoku University),
Masanori Sawa (Takamatsu National College of Technology)
Steiner quadruple systems with abelian regular automorphism group
January 8 (Thur)
9:40 - 10:40 Ching Hung Lam (National Cheng Kung University)
Dihedral groups and subalgebras of Moonshine VOA
11:00 - 12:00 Hiroki Shimakura (Aichi University of Education)
Even lattices obtained from doubly even codes and VOAs obtained from even lattices
1:30 - 2:30 Tatsuro Ito (Kanazawa University)
The q-Onsager algebra
2:50 - 3:50 Daisuke Sagaki (University of Tsukuba), Hidekazu Niibori (University of Tsukuba)
Simplicity of a vertex operator algebra whose Griess algebra is the Jordan algebra of symmetric matrices
4:10 - 5:10 Hiroshi Yamauchi (Aichi University of Education)
The extended Virasoro VOAs and related topics
January 9 (Fri)
11:00 - 12:00 Eiichi Bannai (Kyushu University)
On the late work of D. G. Higman on combinatorics and groups
1:30 - 2:30 Shih-Chang Huang (University of Auckland/Chiba University)
New results on Dade's conjecture
2:50 - 3:50 Shigeo Koshitani (Chiba University)
New results on Broue's and Rouquier's conjectures
Organizer: Hiromichi Yamada (Hitotsubashi University)
(Last updated on January 6, 2009)