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Algebra & Combinatorics Seminar

Title: Determinants, linear recurrences and some combinatorial identities
Speaker: Sudip Bera (IISc Mathematics)
Date: 05 April 2019
Time: 3 pm
Venue: LH-1, Mathematics Department

In this talk we prove that the solution of a general linear recurrence with constant coefficients can be interpreted as the determinant of some suitable matrix using a purely combinatorial method. As a consequence of our approach, we give combinatorial proofs of some recent identities due to Sury and McLaughlin in a unified way.

Contact: +91 (80) 2293 2711, +91 (80) 2293 2265 ;     E-mail: chair.math[at]iisc[dot]ac[dot]in
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