Subject: for the list: response to "Question about E8"
From: Daniel G Davis
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2007 13:10:50 -0400 (EDT)
Dear Clarence,
The most specific thing that I could find is the following
comment by David Vogan (taken from the 2nd link alluded to below):
"Monday morning, January 8 2007, at a few minutes before 9 o'clock, a
computer finished writing to disk a file containing all of the
Kazhdan-Lusztig polynomials for the split real group G(R) of type E8. The
values at 1 of these polynomials are the coefficients in the formulas for
the irreducible characters of representations of G(R); so essentially all
of those irreducible characters are written down."
At www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars/lie/abstracts.html is the
abstract for a talk about E8 by Jeffrey Adams; it has two links that give
more details.
David Vogan's homepage also has some links.
Sincerely,
Daniel Davis
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Subject: Kazhdan-Lusztig Polynomials for E_8 Narrative
From: Clarence W Wilkerson Jr
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2007 12:38:06 -0500
http://www.liegroups.org/kle8.narrative.html