DMM seminar

Speaker: Takeo Nishinou (Tohoku U)
Title: Toric degeneration and tropical curves
Date (JST): Mon, Dec 06, 2010, 14:00 - 17:00
Place: Seminar Room A
Abstract: (Part 1)
In the first part, I will give an introduction to tropical curves. It will contain motivation (related to mirror symmetry), relation to toric degeneration and examples.

(Part II)
In the second part, I will talk about the curve counting problem. I will describe how curves in toric varieties and other varieties, including Calabi-Yaus, can be counted through degeneration.