Summary: Degeneracy loci and G2 flags
(February 8, 2009)
David E. Anderson
c David E. Anderson
Graduate school, for me, has been an intense and sometimes difficult ex-
perience. I'd like to start by thanking all the friends in Ann Arbor who made
that experience more fun, especially Elizabeth Coe, Leo Goldmakher, Hes-
ter Graves, Mark Iwen, Ryan Kinser, Mike Lieberman, and Craig Spencer.
Special thanks also to my parents and sister for stomaching a couple over-
zealous explanations of certain agro-mathematical metaphors. Most of all,
I thank Liz Vivas for her love and support through both the brightest and
darkest times of the last few years.
The math department at the University of Michigan is a remarkably