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Newton polyhedra of discriminants of projections

Discrete and Computational Geometry. 2010. Vol. 44. No. 1. P. 96-148.

For a system of polynomial equations, whose coefficients depend on parameters, the Newton polyhedron of its discriminant is computed in terms of the Newton polyhedra of the coefficients. This leads to an explicit formula (involving mixed fiber polyhedra and Euler obstructions of toric varieties) in the unmixed case, suggests certain open questions in general, and generalizes a number of similar known results.