Secants of the Veronese and the Determinant
- Algebra Seminar
- Monday, November 16, 2015 - 15:00 for 1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
- Skiles 006
- Cameron Farnsworth – Texas A&amp;M – firstname.lastname@example.org
Let det_n be the homogeneous polynomial obtained by taking the determinant of an n x n matrix of indeterminates. In this presentation linear maps called Young flattenings will be defined and will be used to show new lower bounds on the symmetric border rank of det_n.