Tropical Mathematics
Article by Speyer, David and Sturmfels, Bernd
In collections: Unusual arithmetic, Easily explained
These are the notes for the Clay Mathematics Institute Senior Scholar Lecture which was delivered by Bernd Sturmfels in Park City, Utah, on July 22, 2004. The topic of this lecture is the ``tropical approach'' in mathematics, which has gotten a lot of attention recently in...
URL: arxiv.org/abs/math/0408099
PDF: arxiv.org/pdf/math/0408099v1
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@esoterica There's an interesting connection of tropical mathematics to computer science, namely to parity and mean-payoff games, which show up in formal verification.

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