### Secants of the Veronese and the Determinant

- Series
- Algebra Seminar
- Time
- Monday, November 16, 2015 - 15:00 for 1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
- Location
- Skiles 006
- Speaker
- Cameron Farnsworth – Texas A&amp;M – cfarnsworth@math.tamu.edu

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.