Tropical geometry

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Tropical geometry

What kind of strange spaces hide behind the enigmatic name of tropical geometry? In the tropics, just as in other geometries, one of the simplest objects is a line. Therefore, we begin our exploration by considering tropical lines. Afterwards, we take a look at tropical arithmetic and algebra, and describe how to define tropical curves using tropical polynomials.

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Discrete Mathematics and Foundations
Geometry and Topology


Erwan Brugallé, Ilia Itenberg, Kristin Shaw, Oleg Viro


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