Workshop on
Computational Methods for Algebraic Spline Surfaces
September 10 - 14, 2007

at Federal Institute of Adult Education,
Strobl, Austria

supported by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) through the Research Network on
Industrial Geometry

organized by

Bert Jüttler
Institute of Applied Geometry
Johannes Kepler Universität Linz
Martin Peternell
Geometric Modeling and Industrial Geometry
Vienna University of Technology
Josef Schicho
RICAM, Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics
Austrian Academy of Sciences
Aims and Scope

The workshop aims at supporting the exchange of ideas between the fields of Algebraic Geometry and Geometric Modelling. Topics of interest include

  • Geometry of curves and surfaces
  • Rational/implicit representation
  • Resultant constructions and implicitization
  • Singularity, detection and analysis
  • Classification of curves and surfaces
  • Intersection, resolution
  • Approximate/certified methods
  • Computer Implementations of Algorithmic Algebraic Geometry
detailed program

Invited speakers
Tor Dokken SINTEF, Norway
Rida Farouki University of California, Davis (USA)
Andre Galligo Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis, France
Herwig Hauser Universität Innsbruck, Austria
Rimvydas Krasauskas Vilnius University, Lithuania
Ligang Liu Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
Wenping Wang University of Hongkong, China
1. Pre-registration If you wish to participate, please send as soon as possible an email to Monika Please specify whether or not you want to give a talk.
2. Registration: Fill in the form (doc-file, txt-file) and send it with the abstract of your talk (plain text) to
The deadline for registration is end of July 2007.
Accommodation / Conference Fee

Accommodation is available at the Federal Institute of Adult Education (Bifeb).
The rate is:
Single room: € 57,50 / per day
Double room: € 46,50 / per day / per person
including full board.

There is no conference fee.

Travel information

Airports: Munich, Salzburg, Vienna
The most convenient airports are Salzburg and Munich.

Trains from Munich airport to Salzburg (2 hours): see

Bus from Salzburg to Strobl (1 hour): A bus connects the airport with the train station. From there, you can catch Bus No. 150 at Bus bay No. 5 to Bad Ischl, which stops in Strobl. The bus usually leaves at 15 or 25 minutes past the full hour (see bus schedule).
Return journey: bus schedule

Trains from Vienna airport to Bad Ischl (5 hours): see

Bus from Bad Ischl to Strobl (30 minutes): bus schedule, return journey: bus schedule

From the bus stop the conference location: 1100 meter, see map.

Previous workshops
  AGGM Vilnius 2002, Book
  Compass Kefermarkt 2003, Book
  AGGM Nice 2004, Book
  Compass Oslo 2005, Book in preparation
  AGGM Barcelona 2006
  detailed program
10th, September

11th, September

12th, September
13th, September
14th, September
  9:00 - 12:00 Talks 9:00 - 12:00 Talks 9:00 - 12:00 Talks -
14:00 - 17:00 Talks 15:00 - 18:00 Talks Excursion 15:00 - 18:00 Talks -
    Conference Dinner    

Some pictures from the excursion, click on the picture to see a larger one.