Complexity of numerical computation

A conference in honor of Felipe Cucker

August 19 - 23, 2019

This conference will take place in Berlin from the 19th to the 23rd of August 2019. Colleagues and friends of Felipe Cucker will celebrate his 60th birthday presenting talks on the complexity of numerical computation and related topics. Additionally, the conference will have a lecture by Felipe on art and mathematics and an exhibition of the art project Approximation Theory in which Felipe took part. Every person in Berlin with an interest in mathematics is welcome to attend the conference.


&bul; On Monday, the registration desk of the conference will open at 9:00.
• Registration is over, but the organization will welcome everyone who want to attend a particular talk to do so.
• The list of talks and posters is complete.


The talks of the conference will take place at the Einstein Saal of the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, at Jägerstraße 22/23 ; except on Wednesday afternoon, when they will take place in the Institut für Mathematik of the Technische Universität Berlin, at Str. des 17. Juni 136.

The exhibition “Approximation Theory” will take place in the TU Berlin Math Library, at the Institut für Mathematik of the Technische Universität Berlin, and the conference dinner in the Restauran “San Marino”, at Savignyplatz 12.


Conference Poster (small)

Pictures and Videos


This conference is organized by Peter Bürgisser, Teresa Krick, Javier Peña and Steve Smale. It will be funded by the Einstein Foundation Berlin, the European Research Council (ERC) (agreement grant No 787840) and by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) under Germany's Excellence Strategy – The Berlin Mathematics Research Center MATH+ (EXC-2046/1, project ID: 390685689).