Tropical Mathematics and its Applications

Meeting (Workshop) of the LMS Joint Research Group


2012 - 2013

Local Organiser: Peter Butkovic (

Copywrite: Karl H Hofmann 2010
 Birmingham Mathematical Institute

Aims & Scope
Research Group
2011-2012 Meeting
2010-2011 Meeting


The Joint research group in tropical mathematics was formed in 2010 by researchers in the mathematics departments at three universities (Birmingham, Manchester and Warwick) with support of the London Mathematical Society.  Three meetings (workshops) are organised every year. Tropical Workshop in Birmingham will take place on Thursday 16 May 2013.  

Lecture Room C, Watson Building, Ground Floor


Time Speakers Talk Title
13:30-14:15 Marianne Akian (Palaiseau) Majorisation inequalities for valuations of eigenvalues
14:15-15:00 Dima Grigoryev (Lille) Complexity of tropical and min-plus varieties and a tropical dual effective Nullstellensatz
15:00-15:30 Hans Schneider (Madison) Bounds of Wielandt and Schwarz for max-algebraic matrix powers
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-16:45 Sergei Segeev Two cores of a nonnegative matrix
16:45-17:30 Martin Gavalec (Hradec Kralove) Tolerance interval eigenvectors in tropical and fuzzy algebra
18:30 Tropical Dinner (Lucas House)*

*  Anyone interested in the Tropical Dinner should contact Peter Butkovic by 8 May 2013.