Real Applied Algebraic Geometry

TU Berlin, September 19/20, 2019


This is a workshop that is mainly funded by the Einstein Foundation. The workshop is also supported by TU Berlin and MPI for Mathematics in the Sciences in Leipzig.

The workshop takes place in room MA 041 at the Department of Mathematics of TU Berlin.



If you are planning to attend this workshop, please register by sending an e-mail to Antje Schulz ( To help us smooth out the organization, please use the subject line 'Registration RAAG' for your e-mail.


Thursday, September 19
09:00-09:30 Registration and Welcome
09:30-10:15 Joao Gouveia TITLE and ABSTRACT
10:15-10:45 Coffee Break Room MA 315
10:45-11:30 Martin Helsø Rational quartic spectrahedra
11:30-12:15 Boulos el Hilany Describing non-properness of polynomial mappings via Newton polytopes (Joint with Z. Jelonek)
12:15-14:15 Lunch Break
14:15-15:00 Thomas Kahle Computational real algebraic geometry in biological and statistical practice
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break Room MA 315
15:30-16:15 Khazhgali Kozhasov Chebyshev polynomials and best rank-one approximation ratio
16:15-17:00 Kaie Kubjas Mathematics of 3D Genome Reconstruction in Diploid Organsisms
Friday, September 20
09:30-10:15 Ricardo Mendes The Real Algebraic Geometry of Riemannian curvature conditions
10:15-10:45 Coffee Break Room MA 315
10:45-11:30 Matilde Manzaroli Real algebraic curves on real minimal del Pezzo surfaces
11:30-12:15 Claus Scheiderer TITLE and ABSTRACT
12:15-14:15 Lunch Break
14:15-15:00 Anna Seigal TITLE and ABSTRACT
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break Room MA 315
15:30-16:15 Kristin Shaw TITLE and ABSTRACT