Jan Hofmann (FU Berlin)

2015/11/13, 13:00

Before the BMS Friday Colloquium by Prof. Christian Haase

Before the BMS Friday Colloquium by Prof. Christian Haase

TU Berlin, at the BMS Seminar Room MA 212

Pick's theorem allows us to compute the area of any lattice polygon just by counting integer points. We will sketch a proof of Pick's theorem. It is now natural to ask if there are analogues in higher dimensions. This leads to the introduction of the Ehrhart polynomial and Ehrhart reciprocity.