Buildings, Varieties, and Applications


All talks will be held in room E1 05 (Leibniz-Saal),
MPI für Mathematik in den Naturwissenschaften Leipzig (Leipzig, Inselstr. 22).

Monday, November 11, 2019
09:30 - 10:30Christopher Manon (University of Kentucky)
Buildings, Toric Vector Bundles, and Tropical Linear Spaces
10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:00Gabriele Nebe (RWTH Aachen)
Flags in Network Coding
12:00 - 13:00Bertrand Rémy (École Polytechnique)
On compactifications of buildings
13:00 - 14:00Lunch Break
14:00 - 15:00Michael Walter (University of Amsterdam)
Invariants, polytopes, and optimization
15:00 - 15:30Coffee Break
15:30 - 16:00Joshua Maglione (Universität Bielefeld)
Computing order zeta functions via resolution of singularities
16:05 - 16:35Tair Akhmejanov (UC Davis)
Kuperberg SL3 webs from convex sets in the affine building

16:40 - 17:40Beatrice Pozzetti (Heidelberg University)
Compactifying Higher rank Teichmüller spaces
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
09:30 - 10:30Peter Bürgisser (TU Berlin)
Non-commutative Optimisation
10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:00Ian Le (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics)
Metric invariants of configurations of points in affine buildings
12:00 - 14:00Lunch Break
14:00 - 14:30Melissa Sherman-Bennett (Harvard/UC Berkeley)
Metric properties of the affine building of SL_d
14:35 - 15:05Philipp Reichenbach (TU Berlin)
Bounds on the weight margin
15:10 - 15:40Martin Ulirsch (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Abelian tropical covers
15:40 - 16:10Coffee Break
16:10 - 17:10Hiroshi Hirai (University of Tokyo)
Euclidean Buildings in Combinatorial Optimization
17:15 - 17:45Taihei Oki (University of Tokyo)
Computing the Maximum Degree of Minors in Skew Polynomial Matrices
18:30Conference Dinner at Auerbachs Keller (individual payment)
(Leipzig, Grimmaische Straße, Mädler-Passage 2-4, see more info)
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
09:00 - 10:00Yassine El Maazouz (University of California at Berkeley)
P-adic Gaussians and their tropicalization
10:00 - 10:30Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:30Ulrich Görtz (University of Duisburg-Essen)
Affine Deligne-Lusztig Varieties
11:35 - 12:05Marek Kaluba (TU Berlin/Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań)
Non-commutative optimization and Kazhdan property (T)
12:05 - 14:00Lunch Break
14:00 - 15:00Tobias Rossmann (NUI Galway)
Groups, growth, and geometry
15:00 - 15:30Coffee Break
15:30 - 16:00Yuri Santos Rego (Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg)
Buildings and cohomological properties of linear groups
16:00 - 17:00Petra Schwer (Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg)
Building bridges between geometry and algebra

Date and Location

November 11 - 13, 2019
MPI für Mathematik in den Naturwissenschaften Leipzig
Inselstr. 22
04103 Leipzig

Scientific Organizers

Marvin Anas Hahn
Goethe Universität Frankfurt

Bernd Sturmfels
MPI for Mathematics in the Sciences

Leon Zhang
University of California

Administrative Contact

Saskia Gutzschebauch
MPI für Mathematik in den Naturwissenschaften
Contact by Email

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