Sage Days 12: San Diego

Sage is a free open-source mathematics software system licensed under the GPL. It combines the power of many existing open-source packages into a common Python-based interface. Sage Days 12 is a mainly developer-oriented workshop for work on the Sage mathematical software system. It will be held at the Calit2 Center at UC San Diego and is funded by CCR La Jolla.

Date and Location

The workshop will be held Jan 21-24, 2009 at Calit2.

On Jan 21, 2pm - 5pm, there will be three colloquium-style talks aimed at a general audience:

Getting there

The conference hotel is The Residence Inn on Gilman, across from UCSD.

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Mailing List

Organization Committee


Goals and Structure

The structure of the workshop is as follows: there will be very few lectures, and the rest of the day is spent with intense working sessions. This will consist mostly of:

Though a small group will focus on discussing and implementation Jean-Charles Faugere's F5 algorithm for computing Gröbner bases, by far the main goal of this workshop is fixing bugs and writing doctests, which will uncover numerous additional bugs.

Confirmed Participants