Sponsored by the Rutgers University Department of Mathematics and the
Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS)
Title: Noncommutative Recursions and the Laurent Phenomenon
Speaker: Matthew Russell, Rutgers University
Date: Thursday, November 21, 2013 5:00pm
Location: Hill Center, Room 705, Rutgers University, Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ
We exhibit a family of sequences of noncommutative variables, recursively defined using monic palindromic polynomials in Q[x], and show that each possesses the Laurent phenomenon. This generalizes a conjecture by Kontsevich.