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Geometric and topological combinatorics: Modern techniques and methods October 09, 2017 - October 13, 2017
Registration Deadline: October 13, 2017 7 months from now
To apply for Funding you must register by: July 09, 2017 3 months from now
Parent Program: Geometric and Topological Combinatorics
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium, Atrium
Organizers Patricia Hersh (North Carolina State University), LEAD Victor Reiner (University of Minnesota Twin Cities), Bernd Sturmfels (University of California, Berkeley), Frank Vallentin (Universität zu Köln), Günter M. Ziegler (Freie Universität Berlin)
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Description

This workshop will focus on the interaction between Combinatorics, Geometry and Topology, including recent developments and techniques in areas such as 

-- polytopes and cell complexes,
-- simplicial complexes and higher order graph theory,
-- methods from equivariant topology and configuration spaces,
-- geometric combinatorics in optimization and social choice theory,
-- algebraic and algebro-geometric methods.

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Tags/Keywords
  • geometry

  • combinatorics

  • topology

  • polytope

  • polyheron

  • convex

  • discrete

  • arragement

  • optimization

  • matroid

  • Ehrhart

  • face

  • toric

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To apply for funding, you must register by the funding application deadline displayed above.

Students, recent Ph.D.'s, women, and members of underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Funding awards are typically made 6 weeks before the workshop begins. Requests received after the funding deadline are considered only if additional funds become available.

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MSRI has preferred rates at the Rose Garden Inn, depending on room availability. Reservations may be made by calling 510-549-2145 OR directly on their website. Enter the promotional code MATH (this code is not case sensitive). If there is "no availability" it means there are no preferred rates available during your reservation dates.

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MSRI has a preferred rates at Easton Hall and Gibbs Hall, depending on room availability. Guests can call the Reservations line at 510-204-0732 and ask for the MSRI- Mathematical Science Research Inst. rate. To book online visit this page, select "Request a Reservation" choose the dates you would like to stay and enter the code MSRI (this code is not case sensitive).

Additional lodging options may be found on our short term housing page.

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