Mathematics Summer
Schools in Africa

2007 Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

East African Summer School on Counting Points in Polytopes

June 11-22, 2007

Prepatory school event held in Nairobi, Kenya

April 9-20, 2007

Topics and course material
From the prepatory school
  • brief review of linear algebra
  • geometry of cones and polytopes
  • fourier, laplace transforms, and distributions
  • brief introduction to analytic functions
  • splines definition and examples (only continuous case)
  • partial fraction calculations of splines in R^2
From the event in Dar Es Salaam
  • Graph theory
  • Root sytems
  • introductory algebra- quotient rings
  • splines and related linear algebra
Some photos from the summer school in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

This event was sponsored by the International Center for Theoretical Physics, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, University of Dar Es Salaam as well as research grants from Italy and Canada.
ICTP logo Swedish International Development Agency
University of Nairobi
University of Dar Es Salaam

Mathematics Summer
Schools in Africa