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 School of Mathematics - December 17, 2009

The First Seminar on Combinatorial Commutative Algebra

School of Mathematics, IPM
Tehran, Iran
February 10, 2010 (Bahman 21, 1388)

School of Mathematics, IPM
Tehran, Iran
February 10, 2010 (Bahman 21, 1388)


Commutative algebra has been developed in step with algebraic geometry and has played an essential role in its foundation. In 1975, however, a new trend of commutative algebra arose with the work of Richard Stanley who used the theory of Cohen-Macaulay rings to prove affirmatively the Upper Bound Conjecture for spheres. It then turned out that commutative algebra supplies basic methods in the algebraic study of combinatorics on convex polytopes and simplicial complexes. In the last decade, combinatorial commutative algebra has been one of the most active topics in Mathematics. Almost four years ago, the study of combinatorial commutative algebra was started in Iran and now we are glad to witness that there are several colleagues and students working in this area.

It is our pleasure to inform you about the first seminar in combinatorial commutative algebra which will be held on February 10, 2010 (Bahman 21, 1388), at the School of Mathematics of IPM, Tehran, Iran.

The goal of this session is to bring together many of the people in Iran who are working in combinatorial commutative algebra, to introduce students and young researchers the topics of recent research and to set up new directions for future investigations. The tentative plan is to have some talks of 30 or 40 minutes each.


Invited Speakers
  • Hasan Haghighi (K. N. Toosi University of Technology)
    The Hilbert Function of a Set of 2-fat Points in Multi-projective Space
  • Fatemeh Mohammadi (Ferdowsi University of Mashhad)
    Shellable Cactus Graphs
  • Ali Soleyman Jahan (University of Kurdistan & IPM)
    Stanley Depth of $\ZZ^n$-graded Modules
  • Naoki Terai (Saga University, Japan)
    Cohen-Macaulayness for Ordinary and Symbolic Powers of Edge Ideals
  • Rahim Zaare Nahandi (University of Tehran)
    Some Generalizations of Cohen-Macaulay Complexes

Contributed Talks
  • Afshin Goodarzi (University of Tehran)
    Shellable Quasi Forests and their $h$-triangles
  • Mohammad Mahmoudi (Islamic Azad University)
    The Complement of a Connected Bipartite Graph is Vertex Decomposable
  • Amir Mousivand (Islamic Azad University)
    Castelnuovo-Mumford Regularity of Edge Ideals
  • Sara Saeedi Madani (Amirkabir University of Technology)
    Algebraic Properties of the Path Ideal of a Graph

Time Wednesday, February 10, 2010
8:30 - 9:30 Ali Soleyman Jahan
9:30- 10:30 Naoki Terai
10:30- 11:00 COFFEE BREAK
11:00- 12:00 Rahim Zaare-Nahandi
12:00- 14:00 LUNCH
14:00- 14:45 Fatemeh Mohammadi
14:45- 15:30 Hasan Haghighi
15:30- 16:00 COFFEE BREAK
16:00- 16:20 Amir Mousivand
16:20- 16:40 Mohammad Mahmoudi
16:40- 17:00 Sara Saeedi Madani
17:00- 17:20 Afshin Goodarzi


Please print and fill out the registration form and fax it to: (021) 22290648 or mail it to the address below:
School of Mathematics, IPM, P. O. Box 19395-5746. (Registration is closed.)

Call for Papers

Papers will be accepted for presentation at the seminar subject to approval by the Organizers. Please send submissions (Extended abstract or full paper) electronically (Preferably in PDF and Tex formats) to pournaki@ipm.ir with the subject: "CCA Abstract". (Abstract submission is closed.)


Deadline for submission of paper & registration: January 28, 2010 (Bahman 8, 1388)


School of Mathematics, Niavaran Bldg., Niavaran Square, Tehran, Iran

Contact Information

School of Mathematics, IPM
P.O.Box: 19395-5746
Phone: 21 22290928
Fax: 21 22290648
E-mail: pournaki@ipm.ir

All lectures will be delivered in English.

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