SMS scnews item created by Bill Unger at Wed 19 May 2010 1223
Type: Seminar
Distribution: World
Expiry: 20 May 2010
Calendar1: 20 May 2010 1505-1600
CalLoc1: Carslaw 535A
Auth: billu@daumier.maths.usyd.edu.au

# Computational Algebra Seminar: Kasprzyk -- The canonical line hypothesis for smooth Fano polytopes

Speaker: Alexander M Kasprzyk
Title: The canonical line hypothesis for smooth Fano polytopes
Time & Place: 3-4pm, Thursday 20 May, Carslaw 535

Abstract:
Golyshev conjectured that for any smooth Fano polytope P with dim P <= 5,
the roots of the Ehrhart polynomial have real part equal to -1/2 (the
"canonical line hypothesis"). I shall sketch a proof of this conjecture.
This is joint work with Gabor Hegedus.


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