Algebraic Geometry Seminar

Tropical Schemes

Speaker: Noah Giansiracusa, Swarthmore College

Location: Warren Weaver Hall 201

Date: Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 3:30 p.m.


Tropical scheme theory is a method of describing tropical varieties with equations, in order to incorporate more foundations and constructions from modern algebraic geometry into the subject. I'll give an overview of this topic, emphasizing recent connections to matroid theory.