Abstract for the talk on 27.03.2020 (18:20 h)Nonlinear Algebra Seminar Online (NASO)
Daniele Agostini (Humboldt University Berlin)
Theta functions: geometry, physics and statistics
Riemann’s theta function sits at the intersection of many different fields of mathematics. In this talk, I will present recent results that highlight some of its various aspects: from the Schottky problem in classical geometry to water waves in mathematical physics, passing through numerical algebraic geometry, tropical geometry and statistics.