Workshop on
Applications of Commutative Algebra

3-6 April 2002


3 April

8:30-9:15 Registration
9:15-9:30 Opening Ceremony
9:30-10:15 Barry Trager "Groebner Bases and Coding Theory"
10:20-10:40 Patrizia Gianni "Computing the topology of real algebraic surfaces"
10:45 coffee break
11:15-12:00 Martin Kreuzer "Applications of Commutative Algebra to Coding Theory"
12:05-12:35 Carlo Traverso "Managing instability in floating point Groebner basis computation"
13:00 lunch
15:00-15:45 Jean-Charles Faugere "A new efficient algorithm for computing Groebner bases:F5"
15:50-16:10 Massimiliano Sala "Using the syndrome variety to study cyclic codes"
16:10 coffee break
16:40-17:20 Fabio Rapallo "Toric Ideals and Statistical Models"
17:45 bus

4 April

9:05-9:50 Chandrajit Bajaj "Algebra and Geometry for Molecular CAD"
9:55-10:40 Laureano Gonzalez-Vega "Algebraic and Numerical Techniques for Computing Offsets"
10:45 coffee break
11:15-12:00 Franz Winkler "Quadratic Forms and the Parametrization Problem"
12:05-12:25 Alberto Zanoni "Experiments on numerical Groebner bases"
13:00 lunch
15:00-15:45 Bernard Mourrain "Symbolic-numeric solvers for geometric applications"
15:50-16:10 Fabio Rossi "Groebner bases related to 3-dimensional trasportation problems"
16:10 coffee break
16:40-17:25 Jerome Lebrun "Filter design using Groebner bases"
17:45 bus
20:30 banquet at "Villa Solaria"

5 April

9:05-9:50 James Davenport " "
9:55-10:40 Daniel Lazard "Central configurations of four gravitational masses with an axys of symmetry"
10:45 coffee break
11:15-12:00 Vladimir Gerdt "Computing Polynomial Janet Bases"
12:05-12:25 Fabrizio Caruso " "
13:00 lunch
15:10-15:40 John Abbott "CoCoA 5"
15:45-16:05 Marko Roczen "Singular on a web-server"
16:10 coffee break
16:40-17:25 Hans Schoenemann "Data representations in the computer algebra system Singular"
17:45 bus

6 April

9:05-9:50 Jose Maria Ucha "Some computational methods in D-modules. Open problems."
10:00-10:45 Giuseppa Carra' Ferro "Neighborhoods of Algebraic Differential Equations"
10:45-11:15 coffee break
11:15-11:35 Valentina Marotta "Neighborhoods of Empirical Polynomials"
11:40-11:50 Closing
12:10 bus