Seminar: Algebraic and Tropical Geometry

The Yale Algebraic and Tropical Geometry seminar meets weekly on Thursdays from 4:30 to 5:30 in 431 DL. Afterwards, we usually go to dinner with the speaker at a local restaurant. For more information, contact Sam Payne or Dustin Cartwright.

Please be sure to also attend the following algebraic geometry lectures this semester:

Jan. 24Melody Chan Elliptic curves in honeycomb form
Jan. 31No seminar: see Daniel Shenfeld on Quantum cohomology of hypertoric varieties
Feb. 7Eric KatzLog concavity, the Hodge index theorem, and combinatorial Okounkov bodies
Feb. 14No seminar: Valentine's Day
Feb. 21Bernd Sturmfels Non-negative polynomials versus sums of squares
Feb. 25Charles Smart Cancelled and rescheduled for Feb. 28
Note: on a Monday, joint with Number Theory seminar
Feb. 28Charles Smart The Abelian sandpile, Apollonian circle packings, and hexagonal plane tilings
Feb. 28 Sam Payne Tropicalization of the moduli space of curves
Mar. 7Farbod Shokrieh Canonical representatives for divisor classes on tropical curves
Mar. 14No seminar: spring break
Mar. 21No seminar: spring break
Mar. 28Joe Rabinoff An analytic version of Raynaud's theorem on component groups
Apr. 4Dhruv Ranganathan Gromov-Witten theory of P1xP1xP1
Apr. 11Nathan Pflueger Moduli of Weierstrass points
Apr. 18José González cancelled: please attend Burt Totaro's lectures and AGNES
Apr. 25Chenyang Xu The dual complex of singularities

Web page from last semester: Fall 2012