Fall 2013

9/4/13 Journal Club: "Lie Markov models with purine/pyrmidine symmetry."

Spring 2013

References for 2/11/13:

1. Liu, K. S. Raghavan, S. Nelesen, C. R. Linder, T. Warnow, 2009. "Rapid and accurate largescale coestimation of sequence alignments and phylogenetic trees." Science, vol. 324, no. 5934, pp. 1561-1564, 19 June 2009, doi: 10.1126/science.1171243

2. Liu, K. T.J. Warnow, M.T. Holder, S. Nelesen, J. Yu, A. Stamatakis, and C.R. Linder. "SATe-II: Very Fast and Accurate Simultaneous Estimation of Multiple Sequence Alignments and Phylogenetic Trees." Systematic Biology (2012) 61(1):90-106.

Fall 2012

Seminar Reading

For 10/15: Counting Algebraic Curves with Tropical Geometry by Florian Block

For 9/24: Categories, Products, Projective and Inductive Limits by Gunter Harder (link to ncsu libraries)

For 9/17: Computing Node Polynomials for Plane Curves by Florian Block

 

Supplemental Reading for 9/17

Universal Polynomials for Severi Degrees of Toric Surfaces by Federico Ardila and Florian Block

Floor Decompositions of Tropical Curves: the Planar Case by Erwan Brugalle, Grigory Mikhalkin

Introduction to Tropical Geometry by D. Maclagan and B. Sturmfels (the big book, links to Maclagan's website)

Introduction to Tropical Algebraic Geometry by D. Maclagan (shorter lecture, about 18 pages, links to arXiv)