The Goodman--Pollack two-thirds-of-a-century fest

Boris Aronov aronov at
Mon Jan 22 15:47:58 PST 2001

                     New York University
          Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences


              A special Computational Geometry Day
   celebrating the 2/3 x 100 birthdays of Eli Goodman and Ricky Pollack

                   Friday, February 16, 2001
                  Room 109, Warren Weaver Hall
               251 Mercer St., New York, NY 10012

9:45--10:15  Coffee (Warren Weaver Hall Lobby)
10:15--10:30 Opening Addresses
10:30--11:15 Marie-Francoise Roy, University of Rennes 
             Three Problems in Real Algebraic Geometry and Their Descendants
11:30--12:15 Rephael Wenger, Ohio State University
             Geometric Transversal Theory in the New Millennium
12:30--2:00  Lunch

2:00--2:45   Laszlo Lovasz, Microsoft, Inc.
             Steinitz Representations
3:00--3:45   Pankaj K. Agarwal, Duke University 
             Arrangements: Combinatorial and Algorithmic Applications
4:00--5:00   Wine and Cheese Reception (13th floor lounge)


For more information contact: Janos Pach     (212) 998-3184
                                             pach at
                              Micha Sharir   sharir at

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