An Introduction to Tropical Geometry

Series: 
Student Algebraic Geometry Seminar
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 1:30pm
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Location: 
Skiles 006
,  
Georgia Tech
Organizer: 
Tropical geometry is a blend of algebraic geometry and polyhedral combinatorics that arises when one looks at algebraic varieties over a valued field. I will give a 50 minute introduction to the subject to highlight some of the key themes.