NSF-CBMS-Regional Conference in the Tropical Geometry and Mirror Symmetry held at Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas December 13–17, 2008 Partially supported by the National Science Foundation. The author acknowledges support from the Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences and NSF grant DMS-0735319 2000 Mathematics Subject Classification. Primary 14T05, 14M25, 14N35, 14J32, 14J33, 52B20. For additional information and updates on this book, visit www.ams.org/bookpages/cbms-114 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Gross, Mark, 1965– Tropical geometry and mirror symmetry / Mark Gross. p. cm. (Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences regional conference series in mathematics no. 114) Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978-0-8218-5232-3 (alk. paper) 1. Tropical geometry. 2. Mirror symmetry. I. Title. QA582.G76 2010 516.3 5—dc22 2010043384 Copying and reprinting. Individual readers of this publication, and nonprofit libraries acting for them, are permitted to make fair use of the material, such as to copy a chapter for use in teaching or research. Permission is granted to quote brief passages from this publication in reviews, provided the customary acknowledgment of the source is given. Republication, systematic copying, or multiple reproduction of any material in this publication is permitted only under license from the American Mathematical Society. Requests for such permission should be addressed to the Acquisitions Department, American Mathematical Society, 201 Charles Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02904-2294 USA. Requests can also be made by e-mail to reprint-permission@ams.org. c 2011 by the American Mathematical Society. All rights reserved. The American Mathematical Society retains all rights except those granted to the United States Government. Printed in the United States of America. The paper used in this book is acid-free and falls within the guidelines established to ensure permanence and durability. Visit the AMS home page at http://www.ams.org/ 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 16 15 14 13 12 11
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