• The Magic Square of Reflections and Rotations 

      [OWP-2018-13] Buchweitz, Ragnar-Olaf; Faber, Eleonore; Ingalls, Colin (Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, 2018-07-01)
      We show how Coxeter’s work implies a bijection between complex reflection groups of rank two and real reflection groups in 0(3). We also consider this magic square of reflections and rotations in the framework of Clifford ...
    • 0922 - Manifold Perspectives 

      [OWR-2009-27] (2009) - (24 May - 30 May 2009)
      The study of the global properties of manifolds and their symmetries has had a great impact on both geometric and algebraic topology, and also on other branches of mathematics, such as algebra, differential geometry and ...
    • 1637 - Many-Body Quantum Systems and Effective Theories 

      [OWR-2016-43] (2016) - (11 Sep - 17 Sep 2016)
      In the last years, substantial progress has been made in many areas of mathematical physics. The goal of this workshop was to bring together researchers working on analytic and probabilistic aspects of many-body quantum ...
    • The Martin Boundary of Relatively Hyperbolic Groups with Virtually Abelian Parabolic Subgroups 

      [OWP-2018-03] Dussaule, Matthieu; Gekhtman, Ilya; Gerasimov, Victor; Potyagailo, Leonid (Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, 2018-03-19)
      Given a probability measure on a finitely generated group, its Martin boundary is a way to compactify the group using the Green's function of the corresponding random walk. We give a complete topological characterization ...
    • 0751 - Material Theories 

      [OWR-2007-58] (2007) - (16 Dec - 22 Dec 2007)
      Physical Sciences and, in particular, Mechanics, have always played an important role as a source of inspiration for Mathematics. They have suggested fundamental problems, and stimulated the development of new techniques ...
    • 1351 - Material Theories 

      [OWR-2013-59] (2013) - (15 Dec - 21 Dec 2013)
      The subject of this meeting was mathematical modeling of strongly interacting multi-particle systems that can be interpreted as advanced materials. The main emphasis was placed on contributions attempting to bridge the gap ...
    • 0951 - Material Theories 

      [OWR-2009-57] (2009) - (13 Dec - 19 Dec 2009)
      This biennial workshop brings together mathematicians, mechanicians and theoretical physicists interested in developing new mathematical models of complex materials, medias and systems. The workshop covers a wide range of ...
    • 1729 - Material Theories 

      [OWR-2017-33] (2017) - (16 Jul - 22 Jul 2017)
      Material theories is a series of workshops concerned with a broad range of topics related to the mechanics and mathematics of materials. As such, this edition brought together researchers from diverse fields converging ...
    • 1249 - Mathematical and Algorithmic Aspects of Atmosphere-Ocean Data Assimilation 

      [OWR-2012-58] (2012) - (02 Dec - 08 Dec 2012)
      The nomenclature “data assimilation” arises from applications in the geosciences where complex mathematical models are interfaced with observational data in order to improve model forecasts. Mathematically, data assimilation ...
    • 1640 - Mathematical and Algorithmic Aspects of Data Assimilation in the Geosciences 

      [OWR-2016-47] (2016) - (02 Oct - 08 Oct 2016)
      The field of “Data Assimilation” has been driven by applications from the geosciences where complex mathematical models are interfaced with observational data in order to improve model forecasts. Mathematically, data ...
    • 0643 - Mathematical and Numerical Aspects of Quantum Chemistry Problems 

      [OWR-2006-47] (2006) - (22 Oct - 28 Oct 2006)
      Computational quantum chemistry is nowadays a very lively topic, which has a huge number of applications ranging from Chemistry itself to biology and materials science. Most of the models are written in terms of variational ...
    • 0602 - Mathematical Aspects of General Relativity 

      [OWR-2006-2] (2006) - (08 Jan - 14 Jan 2006)
      The conference brought together people working in mathematical general relativity, a field which lies at the interface of analysis, differential geometry and physics. There was a mix of established workers in the subject ...
    • 0942 - Mathematical Aspects of General Relativity 

      [OWR-2009-46] (2009) - (11 Oct - 17 Oct 2009)
      Mathematical relativity, the subject of this conference, has recently become more and more devoted to the theory of nonlinear evolution equations, with global questions becoming ever more accessible. This is reflected by ...
    • 1231 - Mathematical Aspects of General Relativity 

      [OWR-2012-37] (2012) - (29 Jul - 04 Aug 2012)
      Mathematical general relativity, the subject of this workshop, is a remarkable confluence of different areas of mathematics. Einstein’s equation, the focus of mathematical relativity, is one of the most fruitful nonlinear ...
    • 1529 - Mathematical Aspects of General Relativity 

      [OWR-2015-33] (2015) - (12 Jul - 18 Jul 2015)
      The general theory of relativity is a remarkably accurate theory of gravitation, describing phenomena from the level of isolated bodies to the universe as a whole. The mathematical study of this theory leads to fascinating ...
    • 0930 - Mathematical Aspects of Hydrodynamics 

      [OWR-2009-34] (2009) - (19 Jul - 25 Jul 2009)
      The workshop was devoted to discussions of recent developments and possible future directions of research in the field of mathematical hydrodynamics. Many of the leading experts in the theory of PDE’s arising in fluid dynamics ...
    • 1233 - Mathematical Aspects of Hydrodynamics 

      [OWR-2012-39] (2012) - (12 Aug - 18 Aug 2012)
      The workshop dealt with the partial differential equations that describe fluid motion, namely the Euler equations and the Navier-Stokes equations. Many of the lectures concerned questions of existence and regularity of ...
    • 1533 - Mathematical Aspects of Hydrodynamics 

      [OWR-2015-37] (2015) - (09 Aug - 15 Aug 2015)
      The workshop dealt with the partial differential equations that describe fluid motion, namely the Euler equations and the Navier-Stokes equations. This included topics in both inviscid and viscous fluids in two and three ...
    • 0620 - Mathematical Biology 

      [OWR-2006-24] (2006) - (14 May - 20 May 2006)
      This meeting on Mathematical Biology tied in with the long tradition of these workshops in Oberwolfach and at the same time aimed to account for the fast growing synergy between biology and mathematics of the recent years. ...
    • 0919 - Mathematical Biology 

      [OWR-2009-24] (2009) - (03 May - 09 May 2009)
      Mathematical biology is a fast growing field of research, which on one hand side faces challenges resulting from the enormous amount of data provided by experimentalists in the recent years, on the other hand new mathematical ...