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Combinatorics Seminar

Entries in the character table of the symmetric group divisible by primes
Friday, December 10, 2021
3:00-4:00 PM
4088 East Hall Map
In 2017, Miller conjectured, based on computational evidence, that for any fixed prime p the density of entries in the character table of S_n that are divisible by p goes to 1 as n goes to infinity. I'll describe a proof of this conjecture, which is joint work with K. Soundararajan. I will also discuss the (still open) problem of determining the asymptotic density of zeros in the character table of S_n, where it is not even clear from computational data what one should expect. Speaker(s): Sarah Peluse (Princeton University)
Building: East Hall
Event Type: Workshop / Seminar
Tags: Mathematics
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Department of Mathematics