This semester brings together faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students who are interested in Algebra.
Past Seminars:
Date 
Speaker 
Title/Abstract 
Feb 11/19  Ozgur Esentepe Toronto 
A MilnorJung Type Formula for Double Branched Covers of Algebraic Plane Curves 
Jan 21/19  Giusseppe Favvachio Catania 
The ACM Property for varieties in multiprojective spaces 
Jan 7/19  Adam VanTuyl McMaster University 
Comparing the regularity and the degree of the hpolynomial of an edge ideal 
Oct 29/18  Sergio Da Silva, Manitoba 
On the Gorensteinization of Schubert varieties via boundary divisors 
Sept 24/18  Adam VanTuyl McMaster University 
Introduction to Hilbert functions and Hilbert polynomials 
Sept 10/18  Mike Cox, Johannes Hofscheier, Graham Keiper, Adam Van Tuyl McMaster University 
Summer 2018 Recap 
Apr 2/18  Michael Cox McMaster University Michael Chong McMaster University 
Titles of Seminars 
Mar 5/18  Miguel Paczka Mexico 
Affine Algebraic Codes 
Feb 12/18  Marvi Catalisano Genoa, Italy YongSu Shin South Korea 
On the Hilbert function of general fat points in P^1 x P^1. 
Jan 29/18  Ashwini Bhat Oklahoma State 
Borel ideals and a generalization 
Nov 27/17  Jason Palombaro McMaster University 
Groebner basis of ideals of points in P^1 x P^1 
Nov 13/17  Adam Van Tuyl McMaster University 
The Hilbert function of fat points 
Oct 30/17  Johannes Hofscheier McMaster University 
Ehrhart Theory: When Hilbert functions meet lattice polytopes 
Oct 23/17  Vincent Gelinas University of Toronto 
Constructing infinite free resolutions for rings of Krull dimension one via noncommutative Artinian rings 
Sept 25/17  F. Galetto McMaster University 
Distinguishing kConfigurations 
Sept. 11/17  Adam Van Tuyl McMaster University 
An introduction to the Hilbert functions of points 
Mar 29/17  Federico Galetto Math & Stats Dept McMaster University 
Regular sequences and symmetric group actions 
Mar 22/17  Adam Van Tuyl Math & Stats Dept McMaster University 
The associated primes of powers of ideals 
Mar 15/17  Sam Budd McMaster University Becky Hooper McMaster University 
fideals 
Feb 1/17  YongSu Shin Sungshin Women’s University, Korea 
An Artinian ring and Lefschetz properties 
Jan 11/17  Adam Van Tuyl McMaster University 
The Waldschmidt constant of squarefree monomial ideals 
Nov 28/16  Mats Boij KTH 
Lefschetz Properties 
Nov 21/16  Omar Kihel Brock University 
On the common factors of indices of a number field and Ore’s conjecture. 
Nov 18/16  Steffan Marcus The College of New Jersey 
Fans of logarithmic structures
(Joint with Geometry & Topology Seminar) 
Nov 7/16  Barbara Bolognese Fields Institute 
On the connectivity of dual graphs of projective curves 
Oct 24/16

Alexandra Seceleanu Nebraksa 
Configurations of points and lines and an ideal containment problem 
Sept 26/16  Diane Maclagan Warwick 
Tropical commutative algebra 
Sept 19/16  Zach Teitler Boise State University 
Bounds for Waring rank 
Sept 12/16  Adam Van Tuyl McMaster University 
The symbolic defect of an ideal 
Mar 24/16  Greg Lee Lakehead University 
Group Identities on Unit Groups of Group Rings 
Mar 17/16  Tyrone Ghaswala Waterloo University 
The Superelliptic Covers and the Lifting Mapping Class Group 
Feb 29/16  Chris Francisco Oklahoma State University 
Monomial ideals and poset stability conditions 
Feb 4/16  Caroline Junkins Western University 
Schubert cycles and subvarieties of generalized SeveriBrauer varieties 
Jan 28/16  Christian Maire Besancon 
Decomposition, analytic prop groups and pclass groups 
Jan 14/16  Jennifer Biermann Mt. Holyoke 
Toric ideals associated to graphs 
Nov 26/15  Federico Galetto McMaster Universit 
An overview of BoijSöderberg theory 
Nov 12/15  Robert Krone Queen’s 
Numerical primary decomposition 
Oct 29/15  KamFai (Geo) Tam McMaster University 
Parametrizing representations of padic classical groups – part 2 
Oct 22/15  Anna Bigatti Genoa 
CoCoA’s all flavour Bases – plain, toric, points, approximate.. 
Oct 8/15  David McKinnon Waterloo 
sarithmetic groups and quantum computing 
Oct 1/15  KamFai (Geo) Tam Math and Stats Dept McMaster University 
TBA 
Sept 17/15  Adam Van Tuyl Math and Stats Dept McMaster University 
Introduction to toric ideals of graphs 
Sept 24/15  Adam Van Tuyl Math and Stats Dept McMaster University 
Resolutions of toric ideals of graphs 