Schedule

Date

Speaker

Title

Abstract

1/20

Organizational Meeting

1/27
Seth Sullivant
What is Tropical Geometry? (Lecture 1)

2/3
Chirag Lakhani
Affine and Projective Varieties (Lecture 2)

2/10
Nathan Reading
Polyhedral Geometry

2/17
Agnes Szanto
Valuations, Puiseux Series, and Grobner Bases (Lectures 4 & 5)

2/24

No Meeting

3/3
Agnes Szanto
Seth Sullivant
Finish up Grobner bases
The Fundamental Theorem (Lectures 6&7)

3/10
Seth Sullivant
The Fundamental Theorem, Continued

3/17
Spring Break


3/24
Min Kang
Exclusion Processes and Tropical Algebra

3/31
Seth Sullivant
Properties of Tropical Varieties (Lectures 8,9,11)

4/7
Chirag Lakhani
Tropical Linear Spaces/ Bergman Complexes (Lecture 10)

4/14
Megan Owen
Tropical Grassmannians (Lecture 12)

4/21
Megan Owen
The space of phylogenetic trees

4/28




We will be following the Lectures Notes of Diane Maclagan