Polytopes, Resultants, and Equations

  • David Cox
  • John Little
  • Donal O’Shea
Part of the Graduate Texts in Mathematics book series (GTM, volume 185)

Abstract

In this chapter we will examine some interesting recently-discovered connections between polynomials, resultants, and the geometry of the convex polytopes determined by the exponent vectors of the monomials appearing in polynomials.

Keywords

Convex Hull Toric Variety Total Degree Mixed Volume Laurent Polynomial 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • David Cox
    • 1
  • John Little
    • 2
  • Donal O’Shea
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceAmherst CollegeAmherstUSA
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsCollege of the Holy CrossWorcesterUSA
  3. 3.Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer ScienceMount Holyoke CollegeSouth HadleyUSA

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