Summer School: Topics in real algebraic geometry

Nordfjordeid in Sogn & Fjordane

Invited speakers

Antonio Lerario, SISSA: Low-degree approximation of random polynomials

Claus Scheiderer,  Konstanz U: Sums of squares and applications

Cynthia Vinzant, NCSU:  Determinants, hyperbolicity, and log-concavity



The aim of the summer school is to provide an introduction to the recent advances in real algebraic geometry. The school is aimed at phd students (as well as advanced master students and early postdocs) with a general background in algebra, and with interests in algebra, geometry or topology. There will be three lecture series and extensive problem sessions.​

Practical information

Travel information

Arrival:  Sunday  June 21

Departure:  Friday June 26 or Saturday June 27 

Registration fee: 205 NOK

Room and board at Sophus Lie conference center (pr day):  775 NOK (double room), 850 NOK (single room)

Registration deadline May 4. 2020.

Summer school committee

Gunnar Fløystad (UiB), Kristian Ranestad (UiO), Petter Bergh (NTNU), Cordian Riener (UiT)


Trond Mohn Foundation, University of Bergen, University of Oslo, University of Stavanger, NTNU, The Arctic University of Norway


Published Nov. 18, 2019 2:09 PM - Last modified Dec. 2, 2019 3:06 PM