Algebraic Geometry and Number Theory Seminar: Fall 2012

Tuesdays at 4:00PM in Herman Brown Hall Room 227

Date Speaker Affiliation Title
July 17th Yuan Yao UT Austin A numerical characterization of toric varieties
August 21st Kevin Tucker Princeton F-signature and Minimal Log Discrepancy
August 28th Brian Lehmann Rice Big cycles and volume functions
September 11th Sho Tanimoto Rice Height zeta functions and Manin's conjecture
September 18th Maxim Arap Johns Hopkins Classification of smooth weak Fano threefolds of Picard number two
September 19th Nathan Ilten Mutations of Laurent polynomials and flat families with toric fibers
September 20th Travis Schedler UT Austin Symplectic resolutions and Hamiltonain flow
September 25th David Jensen Stony Brook Flips Between Compactifications of M_{0,n}
October 2nd Mihai Fulger Princeton Asymptotic Schur decomposition of Veronese syzygy functors
October 16th Olivia Dumitrescu UC Davis On the speciality of linear systems in P^n
November 6th Gordon Heier U. Houston On curvature and the structure of projective Kaehler manifolds
November 13th Noah Giansiracusa Berkeley Tropical Geometry and Scheme Theory
November 20th Yang Qi Texas A&M Equations for the third secant variety of a Segre product
November 27th Anand Patel Harvard A Decomposition of Hurwitz Space