Joint Topology/Lie Groups Seminar

Jiang-Hua LuUniversity of Hong Kong
Toric and Poisson degenerations of Bott-Samelson varieties

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 1:30pm
Malott 203

We show that the toric degeneration cone of a Bott-Samelson variety is isomorphic to the tropicalization cone, as introduced by A. Alekseev and I. Davydenkova, of a Poisson structure on the Bott-Samelson variety.