Sponsored by the Rutgers University Department of Mathematics and the
Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS)
Title: Parallels between Involutions and General Permutations
Speaker: Aaron Jaggard, DIMACS
Date: Thursday, March 27, 2008 5:00pm
Location: Hill Center, Room 705, Rutgers University, Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ
We discuss different combinatorial ways in which the involutions in the symmetric group resemble the symmetric group as a whole. Of particular interest are results about pattern avoidance by involutions that parallel previously known results for pattern avoidance by general permutations.