This workshop aims to bring together researchers working in geometric invariant theory (GIT) with researchers working in applied, computational and combinatorial geometry.
We seek to highlight those algorithmic tools which might help inform promising directions and conjectures in GIT, by building upon the extensive progress in machine computation of algebraic invariants of toric varieties. We also focus on areas of significant interest within GIT which might benefit from the presence of effective algorithms. Similarly, insights gained from algebraic group actions on buildings and other combinatorial spaces may be brought to bear on the study of their actions on algebraic varieties. Crucially, we wish to explore practical applications of notions from GIT to optimisation problems in algebraic statistics, such as the recently-established links between (semi)stability and maximum likelihood estimation in log-linear models.
The workshop will also explore applications of geometric invariant theory in other scientific disciplines and encourage collaborations between pure mathematics, computational mathematics, and applied mathematics.
Deadline for applications: 08 Oct 2023
EMG programme participants DO NOT need to apply, programme participants with visit dates during EMGW02 will automatically be added to the attendee list.
Please note members of Cambridge University are welcome to turn up and sign in as a non-registered attendee on the day(s) during the workshop and attend the lecture(s). Please note that we cannot provide you with any support including name badge, meals or accommodation.
In addition to visiting the INI, there are multiple ways in which you can participate remotely.
The Registration Package includes admission to all seminars, lunches and refreshments on the days that lectures take place (Monday - Friday), wine reception and formal dinner, but does not include other meals or accommodation.
Virtual registration is free, and includes virtual admission to all seminars and does not include physical attendance, meals or accommodation.
Formal Dinner Only
Participants on the Registration Package, including organisers and speakers, are automatically included in this event. For all remaining participants who would like to attend, such as programme participants, the above charge will apply.
Unfortunately we do not have any accommodation to offer so all successful applicants will need to source their own accommodation.
Limited funding support for accommodation may be available. To request this, please select the "accommodation package" in your application.
Lunch will be served at Churchill college. Attendees will be provided with lunch vouchers for 2 courses and 1 drink. Timings will be confirmed with the timetable.
Participants are free to make their own arrangements for dinner.
The Formal Dinner will be held at Magdelene College on Wednesday 24th January at 19:30.
Magdalene College was founded in 1542, and is famed for the Pepys Library. Guests will dine in the 16th century dining room, originally the monastic refectory. The event is a tradition for INI participants and gives you a chance to socialise with your colleagues on a more personal level. It is not one to miss!
Participants on the Registration Package, including organisers and speakers, are automatically included in this event.
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