Friday, February 13, 2009 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Inequivalent representations of matroids

Speaker: Jim Geelen
Affiliation: University of Waterloo
Room: Mathematics & Computer Building (MC) 5158

Abstract:

In joint work with Bert Gerards and Geoff Whittle, we showed that 4-connected matroids have a bounded number of inequivalent representations over fields of prime order. At the time we were confident that we could extend this to all finite fields. We were sadly mistaken.

Location 
MC - Mathematics & Computer Building
5158
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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