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Linear versions of Tverberg's theorem: Progress and problems

Introductory Workshop: Geometric and Topological Combinatorics September 05, 2017 - September 08, 2017

September 07, 2017 (10:30 AM PDT - 11:30 AM PDT)
Speaker(s): Pablo Soberón (Northeastern University)
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
Tags/Keywords
  • Tverberg's theorem

  • Sarkaria Transformation

  • Polytope approximation

  • Tolerance

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Secondary Mathematics Subject Classification No Secondary AMS MSC
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12-Soberon

Abstract

We will discuss different versions of Tverberg's theorem and the linear-algebraic methods that can be used to to prove them. In particular, we will talk about the malleability of Sarkaria's trick, and about quantitative versions of Tverberg's theorem.

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12-Soberon

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