104.573 AKDIS Group actions and combinatorial species
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to

* define and recognize group actions and combinatorial species,

* relate representation theoretic and combinatorial operations on combinatorial species,

* in simple cases, read off a construction for a combinatorial species given an expression for its generating function,

* decompose a combinatorial species into its atomic components.

Subject of course


Teaching methods

Blackboard presentation interspersed with short  exercises and experiments with the computer algebra system SageMath.

Mode of examination


Additional information

Literatur: Bergeron, F., Labelle, G., Leroux, P. Combinatorial species and tree-like structures MathSciNet:1629341



Course dates

Fri10:00 - 11:0010.03.2023 Tutor's room, 7th floor, green part of Freihaus DA 07 C22Meeting to discuss meeting times

Examination modalities

oral exam

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.03.2023 09:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
860 GW Optional Courses - Technical Mathematics Mandatory elective


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

The lecture will take into account previous knowledge of the students.


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