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Tame geometry: A tribute to René Thom and Stanisław Łojasiewicz


Organizing Committee
D. D'Acunto (Pisa), S. Randriambololona (Chambéry), A. Stasica (Cracow), G. Valette (Cracow)

Scientific Committee:
F. Broglia (Pisa), K. Kurdyka (Chambéry), R. Moussu (Dijon), M-F Roy (Rennes), D. Trotman (Marseille)

During the end of the year 2002, René Thom and Stanisław Łojasiewicz passed away. These two mathematicians left a great legacy to real geometry: their work initiated some of the main issues which led to the development of what is now known as "Tame Geometry". Most striking examples may be the rewriting of subanalytic geometry or the systematic development of transversality and stratification theory for the study of singularities.

The 10-days summer school will offer mini-courses on subjects in which R. Thom and S. Łojasiewicz were involved: stratifications, foliations, geometric th eory of analytic functions and gradients of tame functions. The workshop will be devoted to more recent aspects of the questions and problems discussed during the courses.

The summer school is particularly dedicated to young researchers of the Network RAAG but young researchers from outside of the network are also warmly welcome.

The meeting will start on Monday the 6th of June 2005 and end on Saturday June 18th; Saturday afternoon 11th and Sunday 12th will be left free.

Latest News: PHOTOS ALBUMS AVAILABLE ! You can reach the photo albums of the conference via the following link: photo gallery

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  • View the photo gallery here
  • Some useful information can be found here
  • A tentative schedule can be found here
  • Some abstracts of the courses and talks are already available. Chech here
  • A preliminary program available here.
  • The list of participants will be regularly updated. Check the link here..
  • The indications on how to access the conference place should now be quite complete. Check the link here. Write us in the case something is not clear enough.