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Computing tropical linear spaces and A-discriminantsAlgebra & Discrete Mathematics
|Speaker: ||Felipe Rincon, UC Berkeley|
|Location: ||2112 MSB|
|Start time: ||Fri, Nov 4 2011, 2:10PM|
In this talk I will explain what tropical linear spaces are and how they can be used to get a handle on classical A-discriminants. I will also describe a very fast algorithm for computing them, which makes some computational applications of tropical geometry now viable. If time allows, I will also show some software implementations. No previous knowledge of tropical geometry (or discriminants) will be assumed.