Special Session on Toric Algebraic Geometry and Beyond
AMS Central Fall Section Meeting, University of Akron, Akron, OH
October 20 - 21, 2012
Organizers:
Kiumars Kaveh
, University of Pittsburgh
Benjamin Nill
, Case Western Reserve University
Ivan Soprunov
, Cleveland State University
Section Meeting Information:
2012 Central Fall Section Meeting
University of Akron, Akron, OH
October 20-21, 2012 (Saturday - Sunday)
Meeting #1084
Picture taken from Kevin Woods'
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Talks:
A Tropical Approach to Computing Effective Cones,
Florian Block (UC, Berkeley)
On the Log Discrepancies in Toric Mori Contractions,
Alexander Borisov (University of Pittsburgh)
s-Lecture Hall Partitions, Self-Reciprocal Polynomials, and Gorenstein Algebras,
Ben Braun (University of Kentucky)
Ehrhart f*-vectors and hypergraph coloring complexes,
Felix Breuer (San Francisco State University)
Tropical complexes,
Dustin Cartwright (Yale University)
The maximum likelihood degree of a very affine variety,
June Huh (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
Mutations of Laurent Polynomials and Flat Families with Toric Fibers,
Nathan Ilten (UC, Berkeley)
Tropical geometry and the Hodge theory of hypersurfaces,
Eric Katz (University of Waterloo)
A conjectural degree formula for subvarieties of spherical varieties,
Gary Kennedy (Ohio State University)
The combinatorial commutative algebra of conformal blocks,
Chris Manon (UC, Berkeley)
Jacobi Factors of Quasi-Homogeneous Plane Curve Singularities,
Mikhail Mazin (Stony Brook University)
Lattice-point generating functions for free sums of convex sets,
Tyrrell McAllister (University of Wyoming)
A degree formula for Borel orbit closures in the variety of complete conics,
Jason Miller (Ohio State University)
On the number of complement components of hypersurface coamoebas,
Mounir Nisse (Texas A&M University)
Extensions of toric varieties,
Mesut Sahin (Çankırı Karatekin University)
Orientability of real toric varieties and lower bounds for real polynomial systems,
Jenya Soprunova (Kent Sate University)
Multiplier Ideals of Certain Binomial Ideals,
Howard M Thompson (University of Michigan, Flint)
Short tops and semistable fibrations,
Ursula Whitcher (Eau Claire, Wisconsin)
The Unreasonable Ubiquitousness of Quasi-polynomials,
Kevin Woods (Oberlin College)
On Syzygies and Singularities of Tensor Product Surfaces,
Javid Validashti (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Tropical Severi Varieties and Applications,
Jessie Yang (McMaster University)
Stable Intersection of Tropical Varieties,
Josephine Yu (Georgia Tech)