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Ultrafilter methods in combinatorics
[SNAP2021006EN] (Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, 20210625)Given a set X, ultrafilters determine which subsets of X should be considered as large. We illustrate the use of ultrafilter methods in combinatorics by discussing two cornerstone results in Ramsey theory, namely ... 
1911  Uncertainty Quantification
[OWR201912] (2019)  (10 Mar  16 Mar 2019)Uncertainty quantification (UQ) is concerned with including and characterising uncertainties in mathematical models. Major steps comprise proper description of system uncertainties, analysis and efficient quantification ... 
Unconditional Convergence of Spectral Decompositions of 1D Dirac Operators with Regular Boundary Conditions
[OWP201021] (Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, 20100319) 
Unexpected Properties of the Klein Configuration of 60 Points in $\mathbb{P}^3$
[OWP202019] (Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, 20201007)Felix Klein in course of his study of the regular and its symmetries encountered a highly symmetric configuration of 60 points in $\mathbb{P}^3$. This configuration has appeared in various guises, perhaps post notably as ... 
1340  Uniform Distribution Theory and Applications
[OWR201349] (2013)  (29 Sep  05 Oct 2013)The topics of the workshop were recent progress in the theory of uniform distribution theory (also known as discrepancy theory) and new developments in its applications in analysis, approximation theory, computer science, ... 
A Uniform Model for KirillovReshetikhin Crystals I: Lifting the Parabolic Quantum Bruhat Graph
[OWP201218] (Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, 2012)We consider two lifts of the parabolic quantum Bruhat graph, one into the Bruhat order in the affine Weyl group and the other into a levelzero weight poset first considered by Littelmann. The lift into the affine Weyl ... 
Upper bounds for the number of solutions to quartic thue equations
[OWP201121] (Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, 2011)We will give upper bounds for the number of integral solutions to quartic Thue equations. Our main tool here is a logarithmic curve $\phi(x,y)$ that allows us to use the theory of linear forms in logarithms. This manuscript ... 
Upper tails for intersection local times of random walks in supercritical dimensions
[OWP200802] (Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, 20080306)We determine the precise asymptotics of the logarithmic upper tail probability of the total intersection local time of $p$ independent random walks in $\mathbb{Z}^d$ under the assumption $p(d2)>d$. Our approach allows a ... 
Urn Models & Operator Ordering Procedures
[OWP200806] (Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, 20080310)Ordering of operators is purely combinatorial task involving a number of commutators shuffling components of operator expression to desired form. Here we show how it can be illustrated by simple urn models in which normal ... 
1444  Valuation Theory and Its Applications
[OWR201449] (2014)  (26 Oct  01 Nov 2014)In recent years, the applications of valuation theory in several areas of mathematics have expanded dramatically. In this workshop, we presented applications related to algebraic geometry, number theory and model theory, ... 
The Varchenko Determinant of a Coxeter Arrangement
[OWP201733] (Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, 20171124)The Varchenko determinant is the determinant of a matrix defined from an arrangement of hyperplanes. Varchenko proved that this determinant has a beautiful factorization. It is, however, not possible to use this factorization ... 
1451  Variational Methods for Evolution
[OWR201457] (2014)  (14 Dec  20 Dec 2014)The workshop brought together researchers from geometry, nonlinear functional analysis, calculus of variations, partial differential equations, and stochastics around a common topic: systems whose evolution is driven by ... 
1149  Variational Methods for Evolution
[OWR201155] (2011)  (04 Dec  10 Dec 2011)The meeting focused on the last advances in the applications of variational methods to evolution problems governed by partial differential equations. The talks covered a broad range of topics, including large deviation and ... 
1746  Variational Methods for Evolution
[OWR201754] (2017)  (12 Nov  18 Nov 2017)Many evolutionary systems, as for example gradient flows or Hamiltonian systems, can be formulated in terms of variational principles or can be approximated using timeincremental minimization. Hence they can be studied ... 
2038  Variational Methods for Evolution (hybrid meeting)
[OWR202029] (2020)  (13 Sep  19 Sep 2020)Variational principles for evolutionary systems take advantage of the rich toolbox provided by the theory of the calculus of variations. Such principles are available for Hamiltonian systems in classical mechanics, gradient ... 
1806  Variational Methods for the Modelling of Inelastic Solids
[OWR20185] (2018)  (04 Feb  10 Feb 2018)This workshop brought together two communities working on the same topic from different perspectives. It strengthened the exchange of ideas between experts from both mathematics and mechanics working on a wide range of ... 
Varieties of Invariant Subspaces Given by LittlewoodRichardson Tableaux
[OWP201401] (Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, 20140425)Given partitions $\alpha, \beta, \gamma$, the short exact sequences $0 \rightarrow N_\alpha \rightarrow N_\beta \rightarrow N_\gamma \rightarrow 0$ of nilpotent linear operators of Jordan types $\alpha, \beta, \gamma$, ... 
Vector bundles on degenerations of elliptic curves and YangBaxter equations
[OWP200704] (Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, 20070322)In this paper we introduce the notion of a gemetric associative rmatrix attached to a genus one fibration with a section and irreducible fibres. It allows us to study degenerations of solutions of the classical YangBaxter ... 
9945  Verkehrsoptimierung (Traffic and Transport Optimization)
[TB199944] (1999)  (07 Nov  13 Nov 1999) 
VertextoSelf Trajectories on the Platonic Solids
[SNAP2020003EN] (Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, 20200415)We consider the problem of walking in a straight line on the surface of a Platonic solid. While the tetrahedron, octahedron, cube, and icosahedron all exhibit the same behavior, we find a remarkable difference with the ...