Victor Batyrev "Combinatorial construction of minimal models of nondegenerate toric hypersurfacess"
Victor Batyrevh from Universität Tübingen will give the talk "Combinatorial construction of minimal models of nondegenerate toric hypersurfacess" on the labs' Big Seminar.
This time the Big Seminar talk will take place at MIPT campus in the building Cifra, room 4.18. Everyone is welcome to attend either at the campus or in Zoom. If you plan to visit MIPT, please, see the directions lower on the page.
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The talk will be devoted to a new elementary combinatorial construction of minimal projective birational models of complex hypersurfaces defined by zeros of a Laurent polynomial $f$ in $d$ complex variables. The proposed construction is based on combinatorial methods of convex geometry that connect the Newton polytope of a Laurent polynomial $f$ with toric varieties.
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The language of the lecture is English. The event is aimed at master and graduate students, as well as researchers in the field of combinatorics.