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Friday, October 29, 2021
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Linde Hall 187

Geometry and Topology Seminar

Quintic differentials and Penrose tilings
Philip Engel, Department of Mathematics, University of Georgia,

I will discuss work-in-progress with Peter Smillie on the construction of rhombus-tiled surfaces in moduli spaces of quintic (and higher) differentials. There are some intriguing connections to abelian varieties, quasicrystals, Hurwitz theory, modular forms, and Masur-Veech volumes.

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