DIMACS - Graduate Student Combinatorics Seminar

Title: The Umbral Transfer Matrix Method

Speaker: Andrew Baxter, Rutgers University

Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2011 12:10pm

Location: Graduate Student Lounge, 7th Floor, Hill Center, Rutgers University, Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ


In 2000 Zeilberger introduced the umbral transfer matrix method, which combines the umbral calculus with the transfer matrices. This expository talk will outline the transfer matrix method, and then demonstrate how umbral operators strengthen the method.