Study group on Toric and Spherical Varieties

Spring 2016


This working seminar takes place on Mondays from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm in Room 4214-03 at the CUNY Graduate Center. All are welcome.

Our goal is to study Toric and Spherical Varieties.


Schedule of upcoming talks

The schedule is subject to change.

Date Speaker Title/topic References
February 8   Organizational meeting.  
February 29 Robert Donley (QCC) An overview of highest weight theory (of GL(n) in particular)  
March 7 Bart Van Steirteghem (MEC) The Luna-Vust Theory of Spherical Embeddings, I [K,P]
March 14 Bart Van Steirteghem (MEC) The Luna-Vust Theory of Spherical Embeddings, II [K,P]
March 21 Bart Van Steirteghem (MEC) The Luna-Vust Theory of Spherical Embeddings, III [K,P]
March 28 Bart Van Steirteghem (MEC) Combinatorial classification of spherical varieties  
April 4 Fei Ye (QCC) Okounkov bodies: introduction  
April 11 Fei Ye (QCC) Okounkov bodies: introduction, part 2  
April 18 Robert Donley (QCC) An overview of highest weight theory, part 2  
May 2 Bart Van Steirteghem (MEC) Okounkov bodies on spherical varieties, part 1  
May 9 Bart Van Steirteghem (MEC) Okounkov bodies on spherical varieties, part 2  
May 16      


References


Organized by
Robert W. Donley, Jr. (rdonley "at-sign" qcc "dot" cuny "dot" edu)
Bart Van Steirteghem (bartvs "at-sign" mec "dot" cuny "dot" edu)

Previous working seminars: Fall 2015 Spring 2015 Spring 2013 Fall 2012 Spring 2012 Fall 2011 Spring 2011


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Last update: 11 April 2016