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Real Geometry and Algebra (RGA) Seminar in Honor of Claus Scheiderer's 65th Birthday

RGA Seminar in Honor of Claus Scheiderer's 65th Birthday. May 17th 2024, 9:00AM - 16:00PM. Room G309

This seminar is organised in honor of Claus Scheiderer's 65th Birthday and his contributions to the field of Real Geometry. It features recent developments in Claus' main research areas with contributions from his collaborators, former students and postdocs.



    Mario Kummer, TU Dresden
    Daniel Plaumann, TU Dortmund
    Rainer Sinn, Leipzig University

Local Organisers:

Mateusz Michalek, University of Konstanz
Markus Schweighofer, University of Konstanz

Time Schedule

Time Speaker Title
9:00 D. Plaumann Sums of squares -- themes and variations in Claus's work
10:00 K. Becher On the u-invariant of a function field
11:00 Coffee Break  
11:30 G. Averkov Convex hulls of monomial curves and a sparse positivstellensatz
12:30 Lunch Break  
14:00 G. Blekherman Bounds on Pythagoras number
15:15 M. Kummer Spectrahedral Shadows and Completely Positive Maps on Real Closed Fields
19:00 Dinner  


Registration deadline is March 1st 2024.

Registration, Financial Support and Accomodation Notice

In order to register please send an e-mail to Lea Nothacker (first contact box) before the deadline. If you would like to apply for a financial support, please indicate it in your message.

We have reserved a limited number of rooms from Thursday to Saturday in the Hotel Augustiner Tor at rates 120-160EUR per night. Please beware that the hotel can provide us with a limited contingent of rooms only until March, 18th 2024.

For further information and assistance please contact Lea Nothacker.