University of Siena - Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione e Scienze Matematiche
July 3-7 2017 h. 10:00-13:00 Room 20
July 10 2017 h. 10:00-13:00 Room 18
July 12-14-17-19 2017 h. 10:00-13:00 Room 20
The course introduces both basic and advanced concepts in Polytopes Theory and Tropical Mathematics with a view toward their applications to dynamic programming.
Topics: politopes, faces of a politope, ciclic politopes, Schlegel's diagrams, Gale's diagrams, tropical arithmetic, tropical linear algebra, Barvinok and Kapranov ranks, tropical varieties, problems of dynamic programming and integer linear programming.