Research group in Nonlinear Algebra

Bernd Sturmfels

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+49 (0) 341 - 9959 - 750

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Saskia Gutzschebauch
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Summer 2020

Twelve Lectures on Tropical Geometry

  • Lecturer: Bernd Sturmfels
  • Date: August 19 - September 04, 14.00 - 16.00 o'clock (see schedule)
  • Room: MPI MiS E1 05


My textbook with Diane Maclagan has six chapters. In three consecutive weeks, I will present selected topics from each chapter. The course takes place on the following six afternoons, each with two classical chalk lectures of 50 minutes each. Here is the schedule:



Important information

Everyone is encouraged to read the book in parallel. Study groups are self-organized. The lectures will be filmed and high-quality recordings will be posted at this website, on our media server and in this YouTube Playlist.

Most importantly, there will be four discussion sessions, held via Zoom on Tuesdays at 17-19h. Here is the schedule:

28.09.2020, 08:25