A conference in honour of Geoff Whittle

Programme

All seminars will be held in Murphy Lecture Theatre 102 (grid square C22 in the campus map).

MONDAY 14 DECEMBER
9.00 James Oxley Geoff Whittle: the critical years
10.00 Break
10.30 Peter Cameron Beyond matroids? Permutation group bases and boolean representable complexes
11.00 Susan Jowett Connectivity functions
11.30 Ben Clark Towards an excluded-minor characterisation of the Hydra-5 matroids
12.00 Lunch
2.00 Rob Goldblatt Mereocompactness
2.30 Petr Hlineny Constructing a path-decomposition of a represented matroid using self-reduction
3.00 Break
3.30 Stefan van Zwam Minor-closed classes have no asymptotically good codes
4.00 Gordon Royle Excluded minors and contraction degeneracy in graphs
TUESDAY 15 DECEMBER
9.00 Charles Semple Fields, flowers, and petals
10.00 Break
10.30 Isidoro Gitler On terminal delta-wye reducibility and rooted minors
11.00 Will Critchlow Aspects of random matroids
11.30 Rong Chen On recognizing lift and frame matroids
12.00 Lunch
2.00 Irene Pivotto 3-flows with large support
2.30 Mike Newman Lost axioms
3.00 Break
3.30 Carolyn Chun Delta-matroids and embedded graphs
4.00 Peter Nelson The structure of matroids with a spanning clique
WEDNESDAY 16 DECEMBER
9.00 Jim Geelen The quest for Rota’s Conjecture
10.00 Break
10.30 Henry Crapo On the theory of non-matroids
11.00 Kadin Prideaux Identifying families of cyclic flats
11.30 Andrew Probert Does definability equal recognizability for hypergraphs?
12.00 Lunch
2.00 Rod Downey Using logic to investigate invariants
2.30 Dillon Mayhew Inequivalent representations of matroids with no U3,6-minor
Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date WhoSorted ascending Comment
DM.pdfpdf DM.pdf manage 165 K 17 Dec 2015 - 14:05 Main.mayhew  
GR.pdfpdf GR.pdf manage 3 MB 17 Dec 2015 - 11:51 Main.mayhew  
HC.pdfpdf HC.pdf manage 683 K 17 Dec 2015 - 11:56 Main.mayhew  
IP.pdfpdf IP.pdf manage 3 MB 17 Dec 2015 - 12:10 Main.mayhew  
JG.pdfpdf JG.pdf manage 391 K 19 Dec 2015 - 12:42 Main.mayhew  
PC.pdfpdf PC.pdf manage 386 K 17 Dec 2015 - 12:27 Main.mayhew  
PH.pdfpdf PH.pdf manage 3 MB 17 Dec 2015 - 11:32 Main.mayhew  
PN.pdfpdf PN.pdf manage 9 MB 18 Dec 2015 - 11:23 Main.mayhew  
RD.pdfpdf RD.pdf manage 154 K 17 Dec 2015 - 11:53 Main.mayhew  
SvZ.pdfpdf SvZ.pdf manage 838 K 17 Dec 2015 - 11:50 Main.mayhew  
mereocompactness.pdfpdf mereocompactness.pdf manage 272 K 02 Feb 2016 - 11:19 Main.rob