polymake is open source software for research in polyhedral geometry.
It deals with polytopes, polyhedra and fans as well as simplicial complexes, matroids, graphs, tropical hypersurfaces, and other objects.
Supported platforms include various flavors of Linux, FreeBSD and Mac OS.
On this site you can find the growing collection of documentation related to polymake, as well as extra material supplied by the user community. To communicate with the polymake team, please use our forum.
If you are using polymake we would like to ask you to cite at least one of the following papers [BibTeX entries
- Ewgenij Gawrilow and Michael Joswig. polymake: a framework for analyzing convex polytopes.
Polytopes—combinatorics and computation (Oberwolfach, 1997), 43–73, DMV Sem., 29, Birkhäuser, Basel, 2000. MR1785292 (2001f:52033).
- Benjamin Assarf, Ewgenij Gawrilow, Katrin Herr, Michael Joswig, Benjamin Lorenz, Andreas Paffenholz and Thomas Rehn.
Computing convex hulls and counting integer points with polymake.
Math. Program. Comput. 9 (2017), no. 1, 1-38. MR3613012
We gratefully acknowledge partial support by DFG within the Priority Program 1489
, SFB-TRR 109
and SFB-TRR 195
Research by M. Joswig is carried out in the framework of Matheon
supported by Einstein Foundation Berlin