Sponsored by the Rutgers University Department of Mathematics and the
Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS)
Title: Area of Catalan Paths on a Checkerboard
Speaker: Tung-Shan Fu, National Pingtung Inst. (Taiwan) and DIMACS
Date: Thursday, October 5, 2006 5:00pm
Location: Hill Center, Room 705, Rutgers University, Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ
In this talk, a bijection between the area under all Catalan paths of length n and the set of inversions of all 321-avoiding permutations of length n+1 is established. As intermediate stages, a number of interesting bijective results that pave the way to the requested bijection are presented.