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MATH 890 : Polytopes and Varieties

Prerequisites: Either MATH 435 with grade of C or better and consent of instructor; or MATH 735 or MATH 850 with a grade of C or better.
Description: Central concepts in polytope theory and simplicial complexes, elements of affine and projective algebraic geometry, commutative algebra of special ideals and related effective methods, applications to one of the following: discrete geometry, toric varieties, algebraic statistics, polytope theory, optimization. (Plus-minus letter grade only.)
Units: 3
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