Recognizing Spaces with TOPAZ

E1 05 (Leibniz-Saal)


One of the most important task in Topology is the recognition of a given space. In this talk we will explore various algorithms and heuristics implemented in polymake that will help us in this regard. We will look at classical methods like homology computations and less known ones like random approaches to discrete morse theory, bistellar flips and simple homotopy theory.

Saskia Gutzschebauch

Max-Planck-Institut für Mathematik in den Naturwissenschaften Contact via Mail

Michael Joswig

Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences