An Introduction to Semialgebraic Geometry
by Michel Coste
Publisher: Universite de Rennes 2002
Number of pages: 78
Semialgebraic geometry is the study of sets of real solutions of systems of polynomial equations and inequalities. These notes present the first results of semialgebraic geometry and related algorithmic issues. Their content is by no means original.
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