Event Detail

Event Type: 
Department Colloquium
Date/Time: 
Monday, April 4, 2016 - 16:00 to 17:00

Speaker Info

Institution: 
University of Washington
Abstract: 

Starting with the simple physical model system of billiards in polygons, we explore connections to problems in combinatorics and algebraic geometry. The talk will be at an elementary and accessible level, with lots of pictures. This is joint work with Alex Eskin and Anton Zorich.