This semester the seminar is run jointly by Marcelo Aguiar and Karola Mészáros. Please feel free to suggest speakers or volunteer to speak.
Our Founding Fathers are Lou Billera and Bob Connelly.
Aug 29 | No talk | |
Sep 5 | Labor Day | |
Sep 12 | Marcelo Aguiar, Cornell University | Integral hyperplane arrangements |
Sep 19 | Victor Alexandrov, Sobolev Institute of Mathematics, Novosibirsk | Continuous deformations of polyhedra that do not alter the dihedral angles |
Sep 20, 4:20 pm | Tony Nixon, University of Lancaster | Unique realisations of graphs on surfaces |
Sep 26 | Hailun Zheng, University of Washington | A characterization of simplicial manifolds with $g_2 \leq 2$ |
Oct 3 | Ed Swartz, Cornell University | Sometimes more is less |
Oct 10 | Fall break | |
Oct 17 | Steven Karp, UC Berkeley | The $m=1$ amplituhedron and cyclic hyperplane arrangements |
Oct 24 | Carolina Benedetti, York University | Flavorful antipode |
Oct 31 | No talk | |
Nov 7 | Zhexiu Tu, Cornell University | Topological Representations of Matroids and the cd-index |
Nov 14 | Miranda Holmes-Cerfon, Courant Institute, NYU | Sphere packings, singularities, and statistical mechanics |
Nov 21 | Alex Fink, Queen Mary University of London | The Tutte polynomial via lattice point enumeration |
Nov 28 | Ghodrat Aalipour, University of Colorado Denver | A weighted version of matrix-tree theorem and its applications to simplicial complexes |
Dec 5 | Emanuele Delucchi, University of Fribourg | Toric arrangements and group actions on semimatroids |
Dec 6 | Ernest Chong, Nanyang Technological University | Beyond the $g$-theorem |
For the schedule of previous talks in this seminar: previous years, Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016.