# Discrete Math Seminars - Spring 2018

## Spring 2018

- Jan 24:
**Mark Lewis**, Kent State University, Semi-extraspecial Groups - Feb 2:
**Yong Yang**, Texas State University, On largest conjugacy class size, largest character degree and subgroups of finite groups - Feb 9:
**Bo Lin**, University of Texas at Austin, Tropical Fermat-Weber point - Feb 16:
**Suho Oh**, Texas State University, Weyl groups, Schubert varieties and hyperplane arrangements - Feb 23:
**Klaus Lux**, University of Arizona, The 3-modular Character Table of the Fischer Group Fi23 - March 2:
**Art Duval**, UT-El Paso, Matroids and statistical dependency Matroids and statistical dependency - March 9:
**Yanxiong Yan**, Texas State University, A New Characterization of Some Finite Almost Simple Groups - March 23:
**Chunmei Wang**, Texas State University, Primal-Dual Weak Galerkin Finite Element Methods for PDEs - March 30:
**Eugene Curtin**, Texas State University, Matrix-Tree Generalizations via Modified Grassmann Variables - April 6:
**Hua Wang**, Georgia Southern University, Patterns and parts of compositions and cyclic compositions - April 20:
**Anton Dochtermann**, Texas State University, Chordal graphs and complexes, with a view towards commutative algebra and data clustering - April 27:
**Ngoc Tran**, UT-Austin, Tell the truth and never lose with tropical geometry