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Chi Ho Yuen:Filtrations of tope spaces of oriented matroids

Time: Wed 2022-11-23 10.15 - 11.15

Location: KTH 3721

Video link: Meeting ID: 637 4378 6038

Participating: Chi Ho Yuen (University of Oslo)

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Abstract: Oriented matroids are matroids with extra sign data, and they arise naturally in the study of real hyperplane arrangements. In order to study the topology of real algebraic/tropical hypersurfaces constructed from patchworking, Renaudineau and Shaw introduced an algebraically defined filtration of the tope spaces of oriented matroids based on Quillen filtration, We will prove the equivalence of their filtration and the topologically defined Kalinin filtration, as well as the combinatorially defined Gelfand-Varchenko dual degree filtration. If time permits, we will also discuss a potential globalization. This is joint work with Kris Shaw.

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