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Texas A&M University

Hiring Candidate - Pablo Soberón

Date: December 11, 2017

Time: 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Location: BLOC 220

Speaker: Pablo Soberón, Northeastern University



Title: Modifications of Sarkaria’s technique for Tverberg-type problems


Tverberg’s theorem is a central result in combinatorial geometry. During this talk we will discuss a linear-algebraic proof method by Sarkaria, and how to modify it to obtain meaningful variations of Tverberg’s theorem. We will also talk about variations of Tverberg’s theorem which are (currently) out of reach with Sarkaria’s technique. No prior knowledge of the subject will be assumed.