Motivated by certain toric vector bundles on a toric variety, we introduce "tautological classes of matroids" as a new geometric model for studying matroids. We describe how it unifies, recovers, and extends various results from previous geometric models of matroids. We then explain how it raises several new questions that probe the boundary between combinatorics and algebraic geometry.
Note: This talk begins with a pre-seminar (aimed at graduate students) at 3:30–4:00. The main talk starts at 4:10.
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