9th polymake conference and developer meeting

February 9th, 2018

On Friday there will be one invited talk and several tutorial, demo and helpdesk sessions for polymake users.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptop and use them in the tutorials, preferably with an installed version of polymake. See the Download Section for the current release, version 3.2 was released on January 29th. Alternatively, you can give a try to the brand new polymake docker image. If you have any polymake problem you want to get help during the workshop please describe your problem during the sign up process.

The conference takes place in the math building of TU Berlin:
Rooms MA544, MA644 in the morning and MA648, MA649 in the afternoon,
Str. des 17. Juni 136,
10623 Berlin
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Certificates of participation will be available upon request.

Registration: closed.


09:00-09:30 Registration
09:30-10:30 Talk: Homotopy Continuation in Julia
Paul Breiding
10:30-11:00 Coffee and Helpdesk
11:00-12:00 Tut: Polymake Basics Demo: Polymake.jl
Holger Eble Benjamin Lorenz
12:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Tut: Installation and Toolchain Demo: Callable library and MPI
TBA Lars Kastner
15:00-15:30 Coffee and Helpdesk
15:30-16:30 Hyperbolic Surfaces K3 Polytopes and Quartic Surfaces
Robert Loewe Marta Panizzut
16:30-18:00 Helpdesk
~19:00 Dinner (self paid)

The developer meeting takes place on February 8th and 10th.

On Thursday we will have general discussions on important topics and tickets, and assign tickets/tasks to small teams for the coding session on Saturday.

On Thursday we will go for lunch around 12:30. Everybody who is already there is welcome to join.

Official start is at 15:00 in MA 621.

On Saturday we will meet at 10:00.

Please add your topics here:

  • common strategies of software distribution with cooperation partners (docker, snap, Nix, something else?)
  • what should we publish on GitHub (releases, snaphosts, master?)
  • peculiarities of rule system: creating subobjects vs. atomic properties, use of lookup() in rules

Please feel free to add more topics!

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