• Information bounds and nonparametric maximum likelihood estimation 

      Groeneboom, Piet; Wellner, Jon A. (Birkhäuser Basel, 1992)
      This book contains the lecture notes for a DMV course presented by the authors at Gunzburg, Germany, in September, 1990. In the course we sketched the theory of information bounds for non parametric and semiparametric ...
    • Computational algebraic number theory 

      Pohst, Michael (Birkhäuser Basel, 1993)
      Computational algebraic number theory has been attracting broad interest in the last few years due to its potential applications in coding theory and cryptography. For this reason, the Deutsche Mathematiker Vereinigung ...
    • Topics in control theory 

      Knobloch, Hans W.; Isidori, Alberto; Dietrich, Flockerzi (Birkhäuser Basel, 1993)
      One of the key concerns in modern control theory is the design of steering strategies. The implementation of such strategies is done by a regulator. Presented here is a self-contained introduction to the mathematical ...
    • Laws of small numbers : extremes and rare events 

      Falk, Michael; Hüsler, Jürg; Reiss, Rolf-Dieter (Birkhäuser Basel, 1994)
      Since the publication of the first edition of this seminar book in 1994, the theory and applications of extremes and rare events have enjoyed an enormous and still increasing interest. The intention of the book is to give ...
    • Homotopy theory and models 

      Aubry, Marc (Birkhäuser Basel, 1995)
      In keeping with the general aim of the "D.M.V.-Seminar" series, this book is princi­ pally a report on a group of lectures held at Blaubeuren by Professors H. J. Baues, S. Halperin and J.-M. Lemaire, from October 30 to ...
    • Lectures on spaces of nonpositive curvature : with an appendix by Misha Brin Ergodicity of geodesic flows 

      Ballmann, Werner (Birkhäuser Basel, 1995)
      Singular spaces with upper curvature bounds and, in particular, spaces of nonpositive curvature, have been of interest in many fields, including geometric (and combinatorial) group theory, topology, dynamical systems and ...
    • Classical nonintegrability, quantum chaos 

      [OWS-27] Knauf, Andreas; Sinai, Yakov G. (Birkhäuser Basel, 1997)
      Our DMV Seminar on 'Classical Nonintegrability, Quantum Chaos' intended to introduce students and beginning researchers to the techniques applied in nonin­ tegrable classical and quantum dynamics. Several of these lectures ...
    • Geometry of higher dimensional algebraic varieties 

      [OWS-26] Miyaoka, Yoichi; Peternell, Thomas (Birkhäuser Basel, 1997)
      This book is based on lecture notes of a seminar of the Deutsche Mathematiker Vereinigung held by the authors at Oberwolfach from April 2 to 8, 1995. It gives an introduction to the classification theory and geometry of ...
    • Scaling limits and models in physical processes 

      [OWS-28] Cercignani, Carlo; Sattinger, David (Birkhäuser Basel, 1998)
    • Polytopes - combinatorics and computation 

      [OWS-29] Kalai, Gil; Ziegler, Günter M. (Birkhäuser Basel, 2000)
      Questions that arose from linear programming and combinatorial optimization have been a driving force for modern polytope theory, such as the diameter questions motivated by the desire to understand the complexity of the ...
    • Infinite dimensional Kähler manifolds 

      [OWS-31] Huckleberry, Alan; Wurzbacher, Tilmann (Birkhäuser Basel, 2001)
      Infinite dimensional manifolds, Lie groups and algebras arise naturally in many areas of mathematics and physics. Having been used mainly as a tool for the study of finite dimensional objects, the emphasis has changed and ...
    • Hermann Weyl's Raum - Zeit - Materie and a general introduction to his scientific work 

      [OWS-30] Scholz, Erhard (Birkhäuser Basel, 2001)
      Historical interest and studies of Weyl's role in the interplay between 20th-century mathematics, physics and philosophy have been increasing since the middle 1980s, triggered by different activities at the occasion of the ...
    • Ten lectures on random media 

      [OWS-32] Bolthausen, Erwin; Sznitman, Alain-Sol (Birkhäuser Basel, 2002)
      The following notes grew out oflectures held during the DMV-Seminar on Random Media in November 1999 at the Mathematics Research Institute of Oberwolfach, and in February-March 2000 at the Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris. ...
    • The Novikov conjecture : geometry and algebra 

      [OWS-33] Kreck, Matthias; Lück, Wolfgang (Birkhäuser Basel, 2005)
    • The mathematics of the Bose gas and its condensation 

      [OWS-34] Lieb, Elliott H.; Solovej, Jan Philip; Seiringer, Robert; Yngvason, Jakob (Birkhäuser Basel, 2005)
      This book contains a unique survey of the mathematically rigorous results about the quantum-mechanical many-body problem that have been obtained by the authors in the past seven years. It addresses a topic that is not only ...
    • Festschrift zum 60-jährigen Jubiläum / Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach ; 1944 - 2004 

      Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach (Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach gGmbH, 2006)
      The Festschrift that marks the 60th anniversary of the MFO in July 2004 includes many interesting contributions, documents and pictures, where we would like to put your special focus on the lecture of Mr Bourguigon and on ...
    • Wer ist Alexander Grothendieck? 

      Scharlau, Winfried (Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, 2006)
      The Oberwolfach Lecture "Wer ist Alexander Grothendieck" (in German) was held by Prof. Dr. Winfried Scharlau as a public lecture on occasion of the annual meeting of the Gesellschaft für Mathematische Forschung e.V. 2006 ...
    • Jahresbericht | Annual Report - 2005 

      Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach (Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, 2006)
    • Topological and Bivariant K-theory 

      [OWS-36] Cuntz, Joachim; Meyer, Ralf; Rosenberg, Jonathan M. (Birkhäuser Basel, 2007)
      Topological K-theory is one of the most important invariants for noncommutative algebras equipped with a suitable topology or bornology. Bott periodicity, homotopy invariance, and various long exact sequences distinguish ...
    • Tropical Algebraic Geometry 

      [OWS-35] Itenberg, Ilia; Mikhalkin, Grigory; Shustin, Eugenii (Birkhäuser Basel, 2007)
      Tropical geometry is algebraic geometry over the semifield of tropical numbers, i.e., the real numbers and negative infinity enhanced with the (max,+)-arithmetics. Geometrically, tropical varieties are much simpler than ...