Commutative Algebra Seminar

Fridays at 2:35
1634 LGRT

We plan to begin the year by covering some of the material in the new book Combinatorial Commutative Algebra by Ezra Miller
and Bernd Sturmfels.

 

September 17 Ch. 7: Semigroup Algebras

Jessica Sidman
Mount Holyoke College and University of Massachusetts, Amherst

September 24 Ch. 8: Multigraded polynomial rings Amit Khetan
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
October 8
No meeting.



October 15



Ch. 1:  Square-free monomial ideals

Christine von Renesse
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Anne Christophersen
University of Massachusetts, Amherst and University of Aarhus
October 22
Ch. 4: Cellular resolutions
David Cox
Amherst College
October 29
No meeting.

November 5
No meeting.


November 12


Ch. 2 Borel-fixed monomial ideals

Jessica Sidman
Mount Holyoke College and University of Massachusetts, Amherst

November 17


Business meeting at 3:00



December 3


Ch. 4 Cellular resolutions

Ivan Soprounov
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

December 10


Ch. 10 Toric varieties

David Cox
Amherst College

February 11


Applications of Algebraic Geometry in Geometric Modelling

Abstract
Falai Chen
Univ. of Science and Technology of China, Hefei

February 25


Chapter 10: Toric varieties (continued)

Jessica Sidman
Mount Holyoke College and University of Massachusetts, Amherst

March 4


Geometric invariant theory and toric varieties I

David Cox
Amherst College

March 11


Geometric invariant theory and toric varieties II

David Cox
Amherst College

April 1


Geometric invariant theory and toric varieties III

David Cox
Amherst College

April 8


Geometric invariant theory and toric varieties IV

David Cox
Amherst College


April 15


Geometric invariant theory and toric varieties V

David Cox
Amherst College

April 29 (Room 1234)


How do I do that in Macaulay 2?

Jessica Sidman
Mount Holyoke College and University of Massachusetts, Amherst

May 6 (3pm)


Bezout's Theorem and Ovals of Real Algebraic Curves

David Cox
Amherst College