Lecture notes on Blueprints and Tropical Scheme Theory

The most recent version of the lecture notes is lecturenotes.pdf.

Old versions

Version 2018-03-12       new: Chapter 1: Why tropical scheme theory?

Version 2018-03-14       new: Chapter 2: Semirings

Version 2018-03-17       new: Chapter 3: Monoids with zero

Version 2018-04-05       new: Chapter 4: Blueprints; small additions to Chapters 2 and 3

Version 2018-05-09       new: Chapter 5: Ordered blueprints; minor changes in Chapters 2, 3 and 4

Version 2018-05-21       new: Chapter 6: Valuations; minor changes in Chapters 2, 3, 4 and 5

Personal note: Due to time restraints, I have to suspend writing for the time being. Hopefully, I can continue with part 2 of the notes in September.