Introduction to tropical geometry

Part of the Oberwolfach Seminars book series (OWS, volume 35)


In this section the notion of an amoeba of a variety will be introduced and several examples of such amoebas are given. Then we consider a degenerations process where an amoeba becomes a piecewise-linear object.


Algebraic Variety Tropical Variety Tropical Geometry Polyhedral Complex Tropical Curve 
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