Welcome to the IDSC website
The Institute for Discrete Structures and Symbolic Computing is the latest institute of the mathematics department of Faculty 8 Mathematics and Physics. It was constituted on 1 August 2021 and brought together the chairs of Algebra (formerly IAZ) and Differential Geometry (formerly IGT) in order to reflect the latest developments in computer-aided mathematics in algebra and geometry. Indeed, efficient and cross-linked software as well as modern programming languages give rise to new and sustainable perspectives for the treatment of complex problems of different areas of theoretical mathematics. On the other hand, these methods are also relevant for discrete problems in applied areas such as discrete optimisation or algebraic statistics.
The institute currently consists of two research groups: