# PEM

## Seminar

### Rational surfaces and discrete Painlev\'e equations

Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute

#### Abstract

This is an introductory talk on a connection between rational surfaces and discrete Painlev\'e equations, for non-experts. Contents are as follows:

1.Introduction 2.Translation of discrete Painlev\'e equations into a language of Linear Algebra (Matrix) 3.Translation into a language of affine Weyl group 4.Classification