Abstract for the talk on 14.11.2017 (16:45 h)Oberseminar GEOMETRIE
Mateusz Michałek (MPI MIS, Leipzig)
Algebraic aspects of phylogenetic tree models
We will present a brief introduction to phylogenetic tree models. These are generalisations of Markov chains used in phylogenetic. We will focus on their algebraic side, mostly on so called group-based models and their relations to toric geometry.