Inversions Within Restricted Fillings of Young Tableaux

Sarah Iveson

Abstract


In this paper we study inversions within restricted fillings of Young tableaux. These restricted fillings are of interest because they describe geometric properties of certain subvarieties, called Hessenberg varieties, of flag varieties. We give answers and partial answers to some conjectures posed by Tymoczko. In particular, we find the number of components of these varieties, give an upper bound on the dimensions of the varieties, and give an exact expression for the dimension in some special cases. The proofs given are all combinatorial.


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