Stanford University

Combinatorial applications of the Hodge–Riemann relations

Special Tea 4th Floor lounge 3:30 pm
Lecture Building 380, Room 380W
Thursday, October 25, 2018 4:30 PM
June Huh (IAS)

Why do natural and interesting sequences often turn out to be log-concave? I will give one of many possible explanations from the viewpoint of "standard conjectures", and illustrate with several examples from combinatorics.