This workshop was a joint effort of both special semesters that have been held concurrently at MSRI, Foundations of computational mathematics and Symbolic computation in geometry and analysis. The organisers were
Jean-Pierre Dedieu | (madedieu@math.cityu.edu.hk) | |
Marie-Francoise Roy | (costeroy@univ-rennes1.fr) | |
Mike Shub | (mshub@us.ibm.com) | |
Bernd Sturmfels | (bernd@kurims.kyoto-u.ac.jp) |
The invited speakers at the workshop were
D. Bini (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa): | |
"Numerical approximation of polynomial roots" | |
W. Decker (Universitaet des Saarlands): | |
"Primary decomposition: The state of the art" | |
J.-C. Faugere (Université Paris VI): | |
"New generations of Gröbner basis algorithms" | |
L. Gonzales-Vega (Universidad Santander): | |
"Polynomial systems in industry: some concrete examples" | |
T.-Y. Li (Michigan State University): | |
"Polyhedral homotopies" | |
J.-P. Merlet (INRIA, Nice): | |
"Applications to mechanism theory, molecular chemistry and signal processing" | |
L.M. Pardo (Universidad Santander): | |
"Symbolic solving: getting closer to the barrier" | |
S. Smale (City University of Hong Kong): | |
"Some aspects of complexity for equation solving" | |
F. Sottile (University of Toronto): | |
"Schubert calculus and control theory" | |
M. Todd (Cornell University): | |
"Designing efficient homotopy algorithms using Riemannian geometry" |
with additional lectures and software demonstrations during the afternoons.