What is ... Tropical Geometry?

This page hosts information on Cesar Ceballos's talk "What is ... Tropical Geometry?" at the "What is ...?" seminar. The talk will take place on Friday, October 28, 1pm at the BMS Loft at Urania. This talk will help you better understand the talk by Hannah Markwig, which will start at 2pm.

We will again be ordering delivery pizza. If you would like to order pizza with us, please arrive to the "What is ...?" seminar by 12:45pm.


Tropical geometry is a relatively recent area of mathematics with strong applications to algebraic geometry, mirror symmetry, combinatorics, mathematical biology and enumerative geometry among others. It manipulates, in a purely combinatorial way, geometric objects that take over the role of classical algebraic varieties. In this talk, we present an elementary introduction to the subject.



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