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polymake is open source software for research in polyhedral geometry. It deals with polytopes, polyhedra and fans as well as simplicial complexes, matroids, graphs, tropical hypersurfaces, and other objects. Supported platforms include various flavors of Linux, FreeBSD and Mac OS.

polymake Callable Library

polymake offers a C++ callable library, enabling you to use it from your C++ code directly.


Callable library wiki page
Software using our callable library

polymake Extensions

polymake provides interfaces to various mathematical software. It also supports an extension system, allowing users to write and maintain their additions to the polymake code outside the distribution.


External software we use
Extensions
Write your own extension!

The polymake Database

polyDB is a database for objects in discrete geometry and related areas that can be accessed from within polymake.


polyDB wiki page

Research with polymake

polymake has been used for various scientific publications, and even is the subject of some.





Citation

If you are using polymake we would like to ask you to cite at least one of the following papers [BibTeX entries]:

Acknowledgements

We gratefully acknowledge partial support by DFG within the Priority Program 1489, SFB-TRR 109 and SFB-TRR 195. Research by M. Joswig is carried out in the framework of Matheon supported by Einstein Foundation Berlin.

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