Seminar: Yale Algebraic and Tropical Geometry

Spring 2018

The Yale Algebraic and Tropical Geometry seminar meets biweekly on Thursdays for two talks from 3:00 - 4:00 pm and then again from 4:30 - 5:30 in DL 431. Afterward, we usually go to dinner with the speaker at a local restaurant.

Organizers: Asher Auel, Max Kutler, Yuchen Liu, Kalina Mincheva, and Sam Payne.

Attend AGNES at Rutgers on the weekend of April 13 - 15, 2018.

Feb 15 Asher Auel Rationality of two-three fourfolds
Feb 16 Philip Matchett Wood Limiting eigenvalue distribution for the non-backtracking matrix of an Erdos-Renyi random graph
Combinatorics Seminar
Mar 02
2:30 pm
DL 431
Travis Mandel
Daniel Allcock

Tropical quantum field theory
Subgroups of PGL2 and birational automorphisms of algebraic surfaces
Mar 15 No seminar: Spring Break
Mar 22 No seminar: Spring Break
Apr 05 Chi Li

On the uniqueness of metric tangent cones at Klt singularities
Apr 13-15 AGNES at Rutgers
Apr 26 Luca Schaffler

Justin Hilburn
Equations for point configurations to lie on a rational normal curve
May 1 What is BATMOBYLE?

This seminar has previously run in Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, and Fall 2017.