For more information about this meeting, contact Dmitri Burago, Mari Royer, Yakov Pesin.
|Title:||Elementary surprises in projective geometry|
|Seminar:||Center for Dynamics and Geometry Seminars|
|Speaker:||S. Tabachnikov, Penn State|
|Jointly with R. Schwartz, we have recently discovered eight new (?) configuration theorems of projective geometry, somewhat similar to the classical Pappus and Pascal theorems. These theorems involve n-gons with n from six to twelve. I shall describe these results and illustrate them by computer graphics. I shalll explain how they originated in our study of the pentagram map, a completely integrable system on the moduli space of polygons in the projective plane.|
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|Date:||11 / 04 / 2009|
|Time:||03:30pm - 04:00pm|