AMS Sectional Meeting AMS Special Session
Current as of Friday, April 20, 2018 03:30:04
Spring Southeastern Sectional Meeting
 Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
 April 1415, 2018 (Saturday  Sunday)
 Meeting #1138
Associate secretaries:
Brian D Boe, AMS brian@math.uga.edu
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, Representation Theory, and Applications

Saturday April 14, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, Representation Theory, and Applications, I
Room 102, Buttrick Hall
Organizers:
Shrawan Kumar, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
J. M. Landsberg, Texas A&M University jml@math.tamu.edu
Luke Oeding, Auburn University

8:00 a.m.
Degrees of projections of rank loci.
Paolo Aluffi*, Florida State University
(113814132)

9:00 a.m.
Algorithms for orbit closure separation for invariants and semiinvariants of matrices.
Visu Makam*, University of Michigan
Harm Derksen, University of Michigan
(11381320)

9:30 a.m.
Barriers for Rank Methods in Arithmetic Complexity.
Rafael Oliveira*, University of Toronto
Klim Efremenko, Ben Gurion University
Ankit Garg, Microsoft Research New England
Avi Wigderson, IAS
(113868300)

10:00 a.m.
Recoupling coefficients and quantum entropies.
Matthias Christandl, University of Copenhagen
Burak Sahinoglu*, California Institute of Technology
Michael Walter, University of Amsterdam and Stanford University
(113881158)

10:30 a.m.
On the rank preserving property of special linear sections and its applications in tensors.
LekHeng Lim, University of Chicago
Yang Qi*, University of Chicago
(113815166)

Saturday April 14, 2018, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, Representation Theory, and Applications, II
Room 102, Buttrick Hall
Organizers:
Shrawan Kumar, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
J. M. Landsberg, Texas A&M University jml@math.tamu.edu
Luke Oeding, Auburn University

Sunday April 15, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, Representation Theory, and Applications, III
Room 102, Buttrick Hall
Organizers:
Shrawan Kumar, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
J. M. Landsberg, Texas A&M University jml@math.tamu.edu
Luke Oeding, Auburn University

Sunday April 15, 2018, 2:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, Representation Theory, and Applications, IV
Room 102, Buttrick Hall
Organizers:
Shrawan Kumar, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
J. M. Landsberg, Texas A&M University jml@math.tamu.edu
Luke Oeding, Auburn University

2:00 p.m.
Positivity in Tequivariant Ktheory of flag varieties associated to KacMoody groups.
Seth Baldwin*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Shrawan Kumar, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(113814128)

2:30 p.m.
Growth Diagrams from Polygons in the Affine Grassmannian.
Tair Akhmejanov*, Cornell University
(113805110)

3:00 p.m.
Introduction to Spherical Tropicalization.
Christopher Manon*, University of Kentucky
(113814196)

3:30 p.m.
Tight tensors.
Austin Conner, Texas A&M University
J.M. Landsberg, Texas A&M University
Emanuele Ventura*, Texas A&M University
Yao Wang, Texas A&M University
(113814171)

4:00 p.m.
On the tensor semigroup of affine KacMoody Lie algebras.
Nicolas Ressayre*, Université Lyon 1
(113822159)
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