on Galois geometry

To the memory of
Frédéric Vanhove

Friday, February 28, 2014

Poster and abstracts

9h00: welcome coffee

9h20: Opening

9h30: Valentina Pepe (University of Rome, La Sapienza)
Extremal Theorems in Polar Spaces

10h30: Bill Martin (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
Girth and dual girth parameters in polynomial association schemes

11h30: Willem Haemers
More eigenvalue interlacing

12h30: lunch

13h30: John Bamberg (University of Western Australia, Perth)
The brilliant career of Frédéric Vanhove

14h00: Ferdinand Ihringer (University of Gießen)
On the Maximum Size of M-Cliques of Generators on Hermitian Polar Spaces

15h00: coffee break

15h30: Chris Godsil (University of Waterloo)
Quantum walks and distance-regular graphs

16h30: Akihiro Munemasa (Tohoku University, Sendai)
Twisted symplectic polar graphs and Gordon-Mills-Welch difference sets

17h20: Closing

Jan De Beule, Leo Storme, and Hendrik Van Maldeghem

Ghent University
Krijgslaan 281, building S25
Emmy Noether Lecture Room
9000 Gent
Participation, lunch and coffee are free, please register before February 20, 2014

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