The geometry of geometries: Matroid theory, old and new

  • Pierpaola Santarsiero (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
E1 05 (Leibniz-Saal)


This lecture is based on Federico Ardila's preprint "The geometry of geometries: matroid theory, old and new" ( After reviewing basic definitions related to matroids, in this talk we introduce some key invariants of a matroid and we discuss recent achievements of matroid's theory.

This is a preparatory lecture for the ICM talk of Federico Ardila.

Katharina Matschke

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