Talks, seminars, and lecture series by Ezra Miller

(Last updated August 2017)
213.  Ohio State (Young Mathematicians Conference): Topology for statistical analysis of brain artery images.   12 August 2017
212.  Banff (BIRS): What is a QR code?   1 August 2017
211.  Banff (BIRS): What is a barcode for persistent homology with multiple parameters?   31 July 2017
210.  Montréal (Math Congress of the Americas): Algebraic data structures for topological summaries.   27 July 2017
209.  Duke (SWiM, for high-school girls): Topology for statistical analysis of brain artery images.   23 June 2017
208.  Toronto (CanaDAM): Fruit fly wing veins as embedded planar graphs.   13 June 2017
207.  Max Planck, Leipzig (Algebra & the Sciences): Algebra for topology in biology and statistics.   27 May 2017
206.  Florida State (Alg & Apps): Algebraic data structures for topological summaries.   26 January 2017
205.  NC State (AMS): Data structures for real multiparameter persistence.   12 November 2016
204.  U. Florida (Informatics Institute): Lessons in topology from statistics of brain arteries.   10 November 2016
203.  U. Florida (Math Colloquium): Algebraic data structures for topological summaries.   9 November 2016
202.  Columbus, Ohio (MBI): Data structures for real multiparameter persistence.   12 September 2016
201.  Moieciu de Sus, Romania (EMS Summer School, 5 lecture hours): Real applied multigraded commutative algebra.   18-24 August 2016
200.  Herstmonceux, England (Alg. Combin. & Group Actions): Poset encodings of modules with actions of real cones.   14 July 2016
199.  Duke (SWiM, for high-school girls): Topology for statistical analysis of brain artery images.   14 June 2016
198.  Cortona, Italy (Bruns 70th): Homological algebra for real multigraded modules.   2 June 2016
197.  Albuquerque, NM (SIAM Imaging Science): Effective algebra and geometry for images with varied topology.   24 May 2016
196.  U. Wisconsin (Applied Algebra Days 3): Data structures for real multiparameter persistence.   1 May 2016
195.  U. Minnesota (Math Colloquium): Interactions between topology, biology, and imaging.   3 December 2015
194.  U. Minnesota (Commutative Algebra): Irreducible decomposition of binomial ideals.   3 December 2015
193.  NC State (Algebra & Combinatorics): Multigraded modules from fruit flies.   23 November 2015
192.  Texas A&M (Algebra & Combinatorics): Multigraded modules from fruit flies.   20 November 2015
191.  Texas A&M (Math Colloquium): Lessons in topology from statistics of brain arteries.   19 November 2015
190.  Clemson (AG/NT + Applied Discrete Math): Multigraded moduli from fruit flies.   3 November 2015
189.  SAMSI (Undergrad Workshop): Topology for statistical analysis of brain artery images.   20 October 2015
188.  UNC-Greensboro (Helen Barton Lecture Series): Persistent homology for biological images.   28 September 2015
187.  Oxford, UK: Biological applications of persistent homology: interactions with statistics, geometry, and algebra.   11 September 2015
186.  Osaka, Japan (Trends in Gröbner bases): Multigraded moduli from fruit flies via stratified space statistics.   7 July 2015
185.  U. Chicago (Conference on Geometry & Data): Persistent interactions between biology, topology, and statistics.   9 June 2015
184.  NC State (Grad Math Workshop): Applying persistent homology to brain artery and vein imaging.   21 March 2015
183.  Duke (MathBio Colloquium): Applying persistent homology to brain artery and vein imaging.   30 January 2015
182.  San Antonio (JMM): Persistent homology analysis of brain artery trees (short slides or long slides).   11 January 2015
181.  Athens, GA (UGA Stat, fMRI group): Applying persistent homology to brain artery and vein imaging (slides here).   12 November 2014
180.  Oberwolfach, Germany: Topological definition of sticky means in arbitrary metric spaces.   3 October 2014
179.  Winthrop U.: Topology for statistical analysis of brain artery images.   27 June 2014
178.  Chicago, IL (Algebraic Statistics @ IIT): Applying persistent homology to brain artery and vein imaging.   20 May 2014
177.  Green Hope High School (AP Stat classes): Topology for statistical analysis of brain artery images.   15 May 2014
176.  Durham, NC (LDHD Transition @ SAMSI): Topological analysis of geometrically stratified data.   12 May 2014
175.  Duke (Noyce Learning Conference): Topology for statistical analysis of brain artery images.   11 April 2014
174.  Göttingen, Germany (Stochastics Colloquium): Applying persistent homology to brain artery imaging.   10 March 2014
173.  Ulm, Germany (GPSD Section speaker): Asymptotics of sampling from topologically stratified spaces.   4 March 2014
172.  Halifax, NS (Combin Alg meets Alg Combin): Binomial irreducible decomposition.   25 January 2014
171.  Columbia, SC (CommAlg in the SE): Binomial irreducible decomposition.   9 November 2013
170.  Philadelphia, PA (AMS): Binomial irreducible decomposition.   12 October 2013
169.  Luminy, France (CIRM): Binomial irreducible decomposition.   9 July 2013
168.  Boston, MA (Zelevinsky memorial): How do quivers and stratifications apply to biology?   27 April 2013
167.  U. Arizona (math colloquium): Geometric statistics on stratified spaces.   7 March 2013
166.  U. Arizona (Probability seminar): Sticky central limit theorems at singularities.   6 March 2013
165.  UNC Chapel Hill (math colloquium): Biological applications of geometric statistics on stratified spaces.   14 February 2013
164.  NC State (SUM Series): Statistics without addition or division.   6 February 2013
163.  Berkeley, CA (MSRI): Alexander duality and total positivity.   7 December 2012
162.  Sandbjerg, Denmark: Geometry for samples of metric branched structures.   11 October 2012
161.  Duke Postdoc Services / School of Medicine panel: NSF Funding from the Inside.   25 September 2012
160.  Ohio State Combinatorics: Combinatorics and topology of fibers in total positivity.   25 May 2012
159.  Columbus, Ohio (MBI): Sticky central limit theorems at singularities.   23 May 2012
158.  Duke Data Seminar: Sticky central limit theorems at singularities.   24 April 2012
157.  Wake Forest (AMS): Subword complexes and fibers of totally nonnegative parametrizations.   24 September 2011
156.  Prague, Czech Rep.: Sticky central limit theorems at singularities.   15 August 2011
155.  Miami Beach (JSM): Sticky central limit theorems at singularities.   4 August 2011
154.  MSRI: How primary decomposition in commutative monoids is wrong.   9 June 2011
153.  SAMSI: Stratified statistics for evolutionary biology.   30 April 2011
152.  Rice U. (TAGS): Contractibility via subword complexes in the context of homogeneous spaces.   22-24 April 2011
151.  Columbia, SC (CommAlg in the SE): How primary decomposition in commutative monoids is wrong.   18-20 March 2011
150.  Georgia Southern (AMS meeting): Sticky central limit theorems on polyhedral spaces.   12-13 March 2011
149.  George Mason math colloquium: Unfolding polyhedra.   18 February 2011
148.  Oslo, Norway: Statistics on data sampled from stratified spaces.   14 January 2011
147.  Duke MathBio colloquium: Statistics on spaces of phylogenetic trees.   3 December 2010
146.  Duke Brown Bag seminar: Combinatorics of phylogenetic trees.   2 December 2010
145.  Luminy, France: Decompositions of commutative monoid congruences and binomial ideals.   2 November 2010
144.  İstanbul, Turkey (CIMPA-TÜBITAK): Five lectures: Decompositions of monoids and binomial ideals.   18-21 September 2010
143.  NSA math colloquium: Unfolding convex polyhedra.   16 July 2010
142.  Berkeley (AMS-SMM meeting): Face rings of simplicial complexes with singularities.   3 June 2010
141.  MIT combinatorics seminar: Lattice point methods for combinatorial games.   12 May 2010
140.  U. Maryland math colloquium: Unfolding convex polyhedra.   7 May 2010
139.  Texas State (CombinaTexas): Lattice point methods for combinatorial games.   24-25 April 2010
138.  George Mason (WCEIT): Lattice point methods for combinatorial games.   19-20 March 2010
137.  Duke U. Algorithms: Unfolding convex polyhedra.   8 February 2010
136.  Seville, Spain: Eight lecture-hours: Primary decomposition of binomial ideals.   25-31 January 2010
135.  Duke U. Algebraic Geometry: K-theory of toric varieties.   2 December 2009
134.  Duke U. (CTMS Retreat) Biological and chemical applications of polyhedral geometry and algebra.   23 October 2009
133.  Raleigh, NC (SE Lie Theory): Equivariant transversality and K-theoretic positivity.   9-11 October 2009
132.  NC State (SUM Series): Unfolding polyhedra.   30 September 2009
131.  Duke U. Algebraic Geometry: Combinatorics in cohomology of toric varieties.   23 September 2009
130.  Duke U. Algebraic Geometry: What is a toric variety?   16 September 2009
129.  Halifax, Nova Scotia (Games-At-Dal): Lattice games.   18-21 July 2009
-----.  (canceled due to political unrest) IPM Tehran, Iran: Four lectures on binomial ideals.   20-30 June 2009
128.  Voss, Norway (Abel Symposium): Combinatorial positivity via transversality in homogeneous spaces.   1-4 June 2009
127.  Oberwolfach, Germany: Potential applications of commutative algebra to combinatorial game theory.   19-25 April 2009
126.  Raleigh, NC (AMS meeting): Equivariant positivity via transversality in K-theory of G/P.   4-5 April 2009
125.  Raleigh, NC (AMS meeting): Topological Cohen--Macaulay criteria for monomial ideals.   4-5 April 2009
124.  Raleigh, NC (AMS meeting): Binomial ideals.   4-5 April 2009
123.  MSRI, Berkeley: Equivariant transversality and K-theoretic positivity.   24 March 2009
122.  Thessaloniki, Greece: Geometry of flags and permutations.   12 March 2009
121.  Thessaloniki, Greece: Unfolding polyhedra.   11 March 2009
120.  Ioannina, Greece: Unfolding polyhedra.   9 March 2009
119.  UNC Chapel Hill colloquium: Positivity from transversality and transitivity 15 January 2009
118.  U. Minnesota math colloquium: Transversality in homogeneous spaces.   11 December 2008
117.  U. Minnesota Schubert seminar: Cohomology rings of flag and toric varieties.   Friday 3, 10, 17 October 2008
116.  U. Minnesota Combinatorics: Topological Cohen-Macaulay criteria for monomial ideals.   Monday 29 September 2008
115.  Mangalia, Romania: Cellular resolutions of multiplier ideals of sums.   31 May 2008
114.  U. Minnesota Combinatorics: Combinatorics of Horn hypergeometric series.   22 April 2008
113.  UC San Diego: Metric geometry and unfoldings of polyhedra.   21 February 2008
112.  U. Minnesota Junior Colloquium: Unfolding convex polyhedra.   19 February 2008
111.  UT Austin: Gröbner geometry of Schubert polynomials.   5 February 2008
110.  Duke U.: Metric geometry and unfoldings of polyhedra.   31 January 2008
109.  American Institute of Mathematics, Palo Alto: Nonoverlapping unfolding of polyhedra.   7 December 2007
108.  U. Minnesota Math Club: Unfolding polyhedra.   25 October 2007
107.  Rutgers (AMS meeting): Multiplier ideals of sums via cellular resolutions.   6 October 2007
106.  Medellín, Colombia (Coloquio Latinoamericano de Álgebra): Hypergeometric series and toric algebra.   23-27 July 2007
105.  Tianjin, China (FPSAC plenary speaker): Combinatorics of Horn hypergeometric series.   2-6 July 2007
104.  CRM Montreal, Canada: A Kleiman-Bertini theorem for sheaf tensor products.   28 May - 1 June 2007
103.  CRM Montreal, Canada: Five lecture-hours: Multivariate hypergeometric series and binomial ideals.   21-25 May 2007
102.  U. Nebraska math colloquium: Unfolding polyhedra.   27 April 2007
101.  Kansas U. math colloquium: Unfolding polyhedra.   26 April 2007
100.  Kansas U. Combinatorics: Combinatorics of permutations from determinantal ideals.   25 April 2007
  99.  U. Nebraska Algebra: Multiplier ideals of sums via cellular resolutions.   23 April 2007
  98.  Michigan Geom. Rep. Theory: Overview of the Kazhdan-Lusztig conjecture via intersection cohomology.   11 April 2007
  97.  Oberwolfach, Germany: Cellular resolutions of multiplier ideals of sums.   2 February 2007
  96.  Indiana U. math colloquium: Combinatorics in convexity, cohomology, and complex analysis.   8 December 2006
  95.  Purdue Algebraic Geometry: Old mysteries about multivariate hypergeometric systems.   7 December 2006
  94.  Northeastern GASC: Horn hypergeometric systems and binomial D-modules.   9 November 2006
  93.  MIT Combinatorics: Hypergeometric series and binomial primary decomposition.   8 November 2006
  92.  U. Michigan Algebraic Geometry: Toric primary decomposition and hypergeometric series.   25 October 2006
  91.  Cincinnati, Ohio (AMS meeting plenary speaker): Unfolding polyhedra.   21-22 October 2006
  90.  Ann Arbor, Michigan (Ohio State-UMichigan Alg. Geom. Workshop): Binomial schemes.   14-15 October 2006
  89.  Constanţa, Romania: Nine lecture-hours: Multigraded commutative algebra.   25-30 September 2006
  88.  Lincoln, Nebraska (IMMERSE program): Three lecture-hours: Irreducible decomposition.   26-27 July 2006
  87.  Snowbird, Utah: Binomial D-modules and lattice point geometry.   10-16 June 2006
  86.  Luminy, France: Lattice basis ideals and Horn systems.   22-26 May 2006
  85.  ITCEP Family Fun Fair (interactive middle & high school presentation): Unfolding polyhedra.   25 March 2006
  84.  U. Minnesota Combinatorics: h-vectors of Gorenstein polytopes.   17 February 2006
  83.  Oberwolfach, Germany: Homological methods for hypergeometric families.   29 January - 4 February 2006
  82.  Taichung, Taiwan (AMS-TMS): Combinatorial positivity by degeneration.   14-18 December 2005
  81.  Reed College math colloquium: Unfolding polyhedra.   1 December 2005
  80.  U. Washington Combinatorics: Simplicial complexes whose facets are Young tableaux.   30 November 2005
  79.  U. Washington math colloquium: Unfolding polyhedra.   29 November 2005
  78.  Eugene, OR (AMS meeting): Duality of antidiagonals and pipe dreams.   12 November 2005
  77.  MIT Combinatorics: Tableau complexes.   2 November 2005
  76.  Lincoln, NE (AMS meeting): Encoding injective resolutions.   22 October 2005
  75.  UNAM, Mexico City: Three lectures on Gröbner geometry of quiver polynomials.   19-23 September 2005
  74.  Seattle (Algebraic Geometry Warmup Week): Combinatorial positivity in algebraic geometry.   22 July 2005
  73.  Lisbon, Portugal (workshop on D-modules): Homological methods for hypergeometric families.   13 July 2005
  72.  Snowbird, Utah: Three lectures on local cohomology in combinatorics.   19-28 June 2005
  71.  U. Texas, Austin math colloquium: Combinatorics in cohomology and convexity.   22 March 2005
  70.  UC Berkeley Rep. theory/geom/combin: Families of hypergeometric systems.   23 February 2005
  69.  U. Minnesota Combinatorics: Stanley's simplicial poset conjecture.   4 February 2005
  68.  Columbia U. math colloquium: Combinatorics from geometry.   20 January 2005
  67.  Michigan Combinatorics: Unfolding polytopes.   24 September 2004
  66.  Michigan State Colloquium: Combinatorial positivity by geometric degeneration.   23 September 2004
  65.  RIMS, Kyoto: Three lectures on Gröbner geometry of quiver polynomials.   11 - 13 August 2004
  64.  IAS/PCMI, Utah: Overview of geometric combinatorics, II.   12 July 2004
  63.  ICTP, Trieste: Four lectures on combinatorial commutative algebra.   31 May - 4 June 2004
  62.  Durham, NC (Duke Math Journal conference): Combinatorial positivity by geometric degeneration.   23 April 2004
  61.  Michigan Noncommutative algebra: Homological methods for hypergeometric families.   16 March 2004
  60.  Minnesota Geometry: Gelfand-Tsetlin patterns via toric degeneration of flag manifolds.   February 2004
  59.  Binghamton, NY (AMS meeting): Unfolding convex polyhedral manifolds.   October 2003
  58.  Seville, Spain (AMS-RSME): Positive combinatorial formulae for quiver polynomials.   19 June 2003
  57.  Germany (MEGA): Algorithms for graded injective resolutions and local cohomology over semigroup rings.   14 June 2003
  56.  UC Davis Combinatorics: Combinatorics of quiver polynomials.   24 April 2003
  55.  Stanford (Western Alg.Geom. Seminar): Combinatorial positivity of universal formulae in cohomology.   20 April 2003
  54.  Banff, Canada: Positive combinatorial formulas for quiver polynomials.   5 May 2003
  53.  Oberwolfach, Germany (Topological Combinatorics workshop): Unfolding polyhedra.   April 2003
  52.  Banff, Canada: Minors in products of matrices.   1 April 2003
  51.  Northeastern Algebra: Quiver polynomials and Schubert varieties.   March 2003
  50.  MIT Combinatorics: Combinatorics of quiver polynomials.   March 2003
  49.  Davis, CA (BADMath Day): Unfolding polyhedra in many dimenions.   1 March 2003
  48.  UC Berkeley colloquium: Combinatorial positivity by geometric degeneration.   27 February 2003
  47.  Michigan Algebraic geometry: Positive formulae for quiver polynomials.   January 2003
  46.  Texas Tech (Red Raider Mini-Symposium): Combinatorial positivity by orbit degeneration.   November 2002
  45.  Northeastern U. (AMS meeting): Positivity of quiver cycles via deformation.   October 2002
  44.  Berkeley, CA (MSRI Workshop on Commutative Algebra): Positivity via Gröbner degeneration.   October 2002
  43.  Michigan Combinatorics: Gröbner geometry of Schubert polynomials.   September 2002
  42.  MSRI Introductory workshop: Hilbert schemes of points in the plane.   September 2002
  41.  Melbourne, Australia (FPSAC); 1 hour lecture: Gröbner geometry of Schubert polynomials.   July 2002
  40.  Levico, Italy: Gröbner geometry of Schubert polynomials via determinantal ideals.   June 2002
  39.  Albany colloquium: Determinants, permutations, and flags.   April 2002
  38.  Columbia Algebraic Geometry: Gröbner geometry of flag varieties.   15 March 2002
  37.  U. Michigan Combinatorics: Subword complexes in Coxeter groups.   March 2002
  36.  University of Minnesota Combinatorics: Words and subwords in symmetric groups.   February 2002
  35.  San Diego (Joint meetings, AMS-MAA): Determinantal ideals and combinatorics of Schubert polynomials.   January 2002
  34.  Cornell Algebra: Determinantal ideals and the combinatorics of Schubert polynomials.   October 2001
  33.  George Washington U. Algebra: Embedding planar graphs in staircases to resolve monomial ideals.   September 2001
  32.  George Washington U. colloquium: Geometry and combinatorics of flag manifolds via Gröbner bases.   September 2001
  31.  Morelia, Mexico (AMS-SMM meeting): Embedding planar graphs in staircases.   May 2001
  30.  UC Berkeley: Planar graphs in 3-dimensional staircases.   May 2001
  29.  Harvard-MIT Algebraic Geometry: An open problem on determinantal loci.   24 April 2001
  28.  MIT: Subword complexes in Coxeter groups and applications to Schubert varieties.   16 February 2001
  27.  UMass Amherst (Valley Geometry Seminar): Gröbner geometry of formulae for Schubert polynomials.   November 2000
  26.  MIT: Gröbner geometry of formulae for Schubert polynomials.   September 2000
  25.  Toronto (AMS meeting): Gröbner geometry of formulae for (double) Schubert polynomials.   September 2000
  24.  UC Berkeley workshop: Haiman's proof of the n! conjecture.   August 2000
  23.  UC Berkeley Algebra: Gröbner bases for determinantal ideals and K-theory of flag manifolds.   May 2000
  22.  Brown University: Monomial ideals and duality.   January 2000
  21.  Guanajuato, Mexico (CIMAT): The Cech hull.   December 1999
  20.  New Mexico State U. colloquium: The Alexander duality functors.   November 1999
  19.  New Mexico State U. Monomial ideals seminar: Injective resolutions.   November 1999
  18.  U. Utah (AMS Special Session): The Alexander duality functors.   September 1999
  17.  UC Berkeley Algebra: Projective dimension versus support-regularity.   September 1999
  16.  U. Kansas colloquium: Resolutions of monomial ideals.   September 1999
  15.  U. Kansas Algebra seminar: The canonical Cech complex.   September 1999
  14.  Essen, Germany: Alexander duality and local duality with monomial support.   June 1999
  13.  Reed College colloquium: Algebra and topology with alphabet blocks.   February 1999
  12.  UC Berkeley Grad Student Seminar: Combinatorial commutative algebra.   February 1999
  11.  UC Berkeley: Generic and cogeneric monomial ideals.   February 1999
  10.  U. Michigan: Cellular homology and duality in the study of monomial ideals.   September 1998
    9.  MIT: Alexander duality for monomial ideals and their resolutions.   September 1998
    8.  MSRI Summer Program: Three lectures on Alexander duality.   August 1998
    7.  UC Berkeley: The cohull resolution.   August 1998
    6.  RIMS, Kyoto: Alexander duality for arbitrary monomial ideals.   April 1998
    5.  UC Berkeley Algebra: Degrees on graded modules.   May 1997
    4.  Rutgers U. Algebra: Characterization of multiplicity functions of ideals.   March 1997
    3.  UC Berkeley Abelian Varieties: Multiplying points on group schemes.   November 1996
    2.  UC Berkeley Grad Student Seminar: Where is the geometry in schemes?   October 1996
    1.  MSRI Summer Program: Gröbner bases over PIDs.   July 1996
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