PSU Mark
Eberly College of Science Mathematics Department

Meeting Details

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Title:Algebraic geometry of tree tensor networks
Seminar:Applied Algebra and Network Theory Seminar
Speaker:Sara Jamshidi, Penn State
Tree tensor networks have been used to model the ground states of Hamiltonians in condensed matter physics and quantum chemistry. Exactly which quantum states can be represented by a tree tensor network with a given topology and given restrictions on the parameter tensors? When the restrictions are algebraic, the set of states is a projective algebraic variety. We describe those varieties, using techniques originally developed for phylogenetics.

Room Reservation Information

Room Number:MB106
Date:10 / 22 / 2014
Time:02:30pm - 03:20pm