Abstract for the talk on 05.12.2018 (10:00 h)Seminar on Nonlinear Algebra
Francesco Galuppi (MPI MIS, Leipzig)
The Rough Veronese Variety
We study signature tensors of paths from a geometric viewpoint. The signatures of a given class of paths parametrize an algebraic variety inside the space of tensors, and these signature varieties provide both new tools to investigate paths and new challenging questions about their behavior. This paper focuses on signatures of rough paths. Their signature variety shows surprising analogies with the Veronese variety, and our aim is to prove that this so-called Rough Veronese is toric. The same holds for the universal variety. Answering a question of Amendola, Friz and Sturmfels, we show that the ideal of the universal variety does not need to be generated by quadrics.