Spring School and Workshop on

POLYTOPES

Geometry Combinatorics Probability

March 11 to 15, 2019

Ruhr University Bochum

Program

Spring School March 2019, Monday 11 & Tuesday 12

Monday 9:30 - 10:00 Registration
10:00 - 11:00 Geometry of polytopes, Part 1
Tim Römer University of Osnabrück
Break
11:30 - 12:30 Geometry of polytopes, Part 2
Tim Römer University of Osnabrück
Lunch break
14:30 - 15:30 Geometry of polytopes, Part 3
Tim Römer University of Osnabrück
Break
16:00 - 17:00 Geometry of polytopes, Part 4
Tim Römer University of Osnabrück
Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00 Face enumeration on various classes of simplicial polytopes, Part 1
Hailun Zheng University of Michigan
Break
11:30 - 12:30 Face enumeration on various classes of simplicial polytopes, Part 2
Hailun Zheng University of Michigan
Lunch break
14:30 - 15:30 Random polytopes, Part 1
Pierre Calka University of Rouen
Break
16:00 - 17:00 Random polytopes, Part 2
Pierre Calka University of Rouen

Workshop March 2019, Wednesday 13 to Friday 15

Wednesday 8:50 - 9:20 Registration
9:20 - 9:30 Welcome
9:30 - 10:30 Random polytopes
Elisabeth Werner Case Western Reserve University
Break
11:00 - 11:30 Spectral methods for symmetric polytopes
Martin Winter TU Chemnitz
11:30 - 12:00 Random polytopes and the spherical centroid body
Florian Besau Vienna University of Technology
Lunch break
15:00 - 16:00 Cubical polytopes
Eran Nevo Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Break
16:30 - 17:00 Beta polytopes and Poisson polyhedra: f-vectors and angles
Zakhar Kabluchko WWU Münster
17:00 - 17:30 On the symplectic size of convex polytopes
Pazit Haim-Kislev Tel Aviv University
Thursday 9:30 - 10:30 Face numbers of manifolds with and without boundary
Isabella Novik University of Washington
Break
11:00 - 11:30 On the isotropic constant of random polytopes with vertices on l_p-spheres
Joscha Prochno University of Graz
11:30 - 12:00 Octahedralizing certain 3-polytopes
Lorenzo Venturello University of Osnabrück
Lunch break
15:00 - 16:00 Extremal problems for convex lattice polytopes
Imre Bárány Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Break
16:30 - 17:00 On the recognizing polytopes from their shadows
Sergii Myroshnychenko University of Alberta
17:00 - 17:30 Approximations of convex bodies by measure-generated sets
Boaz Slomka Weizmann Institute of Science
Workshop's dinner
Friday 9:30 - 10:30 Problems for polytopes from the L_p-Brunn-Minkowski theory
Martin Henk Technical University of Berlin
Break
11:00 - 11:30 A friendly smoothed analysis of the simplex method
Sophie Huiberts CWI
11:30 - 12:30 Polytopes in the Poisson hyperplane mosaic
Matthias Reitzner University of Osnabrück