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    • 0451 - Thermodynamische Materialtheorien 

      [OWR-2004-55] Workshop Report 2004,55 (2004) - (12 Dec - 18 Dec 2004)
      The workshop was well-attended with 46 participants of which 9 gave keynote lectures and 25 gave short contributions. After most lectures there were lively discussions to which all attendants contributed. The overall theme ...
    • 0450 - Finite Fields: Theory and Applications 

      [OWR-2004-54] Workshop Report 2004,54 (2004) - (05 Dec - 11 Dec 2004)
      The workshop \emph{Finite Fields: Theory and Applications} was organized by Joachim von zur Gathen (Bonn), Igor Shparlinski (Sydney), and Henning Stichtenoth (Essen), and ran from 5 to 11 December 2004. Its forty participants, ...
    • 0449 - Spectral Analysis of Partial Differential Equations 

      [OWR-2004-53] Workshop Report 2004,53 (2004) - (28 Nov - 04 Dec 2004)
      The goal of the workshop was to bring together specialists working in various branches of spectral theory with applications to solid state physics, superconductivity, quantum mechanics etc. The meeting was attended by more ...
    • 0447 - New Inference Concepts for Analysing Complex Data 

      [OWR-2004-52] Workshop Report 2004,52 (2004) - (14 Nov - 20 Nov 2004)
      The workshop \emph{New Inference Concepts for Analysing Complex Data}, organised by Jianqing Fan (Chapel Hill ), Klaus-Robert Müller (Berlin) and Vladimir Spokoiny (Berlin) was held November 14st--November 20th, 2004. This ...
    • 0445 - The History of Differential Equations, 1670 - 1950 

      [OWR-2004-51] Workshop Report 2004,51 (2004) - (31 Oct - 06 Nov 2004)
      Differential equations have been a major branch of pure and applied mathematics since their inauguration in the mid 17th century. While their history has been well studied, it remains a vital field of on-going investigation, ...
    • 0444 - Nonlinear Waves and Dispersive Equations 

      [OWR-2004-50] Workshop Report 2004,50 (2004) - (24 Oct - 30 Oct 2004)
      Nonlinear dispersive equations are models for nonlinear waves in a wide range of situations. Mathematically they display an interplay between linear dispersion and nonlinear focusing or defocusing effects. They are linked ...
    • 0443 - Design and Analysis of Infectious Disease Studies 

      [OWR-2004-49] Workshop Report 2004,49 (2004) - (17 Oct - 23 Oct 2004)
      This workshop gathered 44 participants from 19 countries and represented a correspondingly multifaceted program concerning various diseases, public health issues and methodological innovations. The presentations and ...
    • 0441 - Arbeitsgemeinschaft mit aktuellem Thema: Polylogarithms 

      [OWR-2004-48] Workshop Report 2004,48 (2004) - (03 Oct - 09 Oct 2004)
      The $k$-th polylogarithm function is defined on $|z|<1$ by $$Li_k(z) = \sum_{n\geq 1} \frac{z^n}{n^k}. $$ In the past 25 years or so, polylogarithms have appeared in many different areas of Mathematics. The following list ...
    • 0440 - Geometrie 

      [OWR-2004-47] Workshop Report 2004,47 (2004) - (26 Sep - 02 Oct 2004)
      The workshop was organized by V.~Bangert (Freiburg), Yu.~D.~Burago (St.~Petersburg) and U.~Pinkall (Berlin). Out of the 47 participants 22 came from Germany, 8 from the United States, 7 from Switzerland, 4 from Russia, 4 ...
    • 0439 - Theory of the Riemann Zeta and Allied Functions 

      [OWR-2004-46] Workshop Report 2004,46 (2004) - (19 Sep - 25 Sep 2004)
      This meeting, the second Oberwolfach workshop devoted to zeta functions, was attended by 42 participants representing 16 countries. The scientific program consisted of 32 talks of various lengths and a problem session. In ...
    • 0438 - Nichtkommutative Geometrie 

      [OWR-2004-45] Workshop Report 2004,45 (2004) - (12 Sep - 18 Sep 2004)
      Noncommutative geometry applies ideas from geometry to mathematical structures determined by noncommuting variables. Within mathematics, it is a highly interdisciplinary subject drawing ideas and methods from many areas ...
    • 0437 - Topologie 

      [OWR-2004-44] Workshop Report 2004,44 (2004) - (05 Sep - 11 Sep 2004)
      This was the most recent in a long series of annual conferences in Oberwolfach covering all areas of algebraic and geometric topology, and the last such conference before going over to the new two-year cycle of meetings. ...
    • 0436 - Large Scale Stochastic Dynamics 

      [OWR-2004-43] Workshop Report 2004,43 (2004) - (29 Aug - 04 Sep 2004)
      ``Large Scale Stochastic Dynamics'' is at the crossroad of probability theory and statistical physics. One central theme of statistical physics is the emergent behavior resulting from the interaction of many identical ...
    • 0435 - Komplexe Analysis 

      [OWR-2004-42] Workshop Report 2004,42 (2004) - (22 Aug - 28 Aug 2004)
      The Komplexe Analysis workshop, organised by J.P. Demailly (Grenoble), K. Hulek (Hannover) and Th. Peternell (Bayreuth), was held August 22-27. The meeting was attended by over 40 participants from many European countries, ...
    • 0434a - Mini-Workshop: Ehrhart-Quasipolynomials: Algebra, Combinatorics, and Geometry 

      [OWR-2004-39] Workshop Report 2004,39 (2004) - (15 Aug - 21 Aug 2004)
      The mini-workshop Ehrhart Quasipolynomials: Algebra, Combinatorics, and Geometry, organised by Jes\'us De Loera (Davis) and Christian Haase (Durham), was held August 15th-21st, 2004. A small group of mathematicians and ...
    • 0434b - Mini-Workshop: Compactness Problems in Interpolation Theory and Function Spaces 

      [OWR-2004-40] Workshop Report 2004,40 (2004) - (15 Aug - 21 Aug 2004)
      Compactness is undoubtedly one of the central and most relevant notions in mathematics. The present mini-workshop was centered around some important compactness problems connected to interpolation theory and to the theory ...
    • 0434c - Mini-Workshop: Probability Theory on Trees and Analysis of Algorithms 

      [OWR-2004-41] Workshop Report 2004,41 (2004) - (15 Aug - 21 Aug 2004)
      The analysis of algorithms and data structures, started by D. Knuth, is a rapidly growing area at the interface of Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science. Probability theory enters the subject in a natural way when ...
    • 0433 - String-Theorie und Geometrie 

      [OWR-2004-38] Workshop Report 2004,38 (2004) - (08 Aug - 14 Aug 2004)
      Of the three organizers of the conference N. Hitchin is a mathematician, A. Kapustin and W. Nahm are physicists. Ideas from physics, in particular from string theory and related areas had a profound influence on algebraic and ...
    • 0432 - Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry 

      [OWR-2004-37] Workshop Report 2004,37 (2004) - (01 Aug - 07 Aug 2004)
      At this workshop various aspects of Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry have been discussed. It was organized by G. Faltings, G. Harder (Max-Planck-Institute for Mathematics Bonn) and N. Katz (Princeton university) The main ...
    • 0431 - Spectral Theory in Banach Spaces and Harmonic Analysis 

      [OWR-2004-36] Workshop Report 2004,36 (2004) - (25 Jul - 31 Jul 2004)
      The conference was motivated by the recent solutions of two longstanding questions. The first one is Kato's square root problem, i.e.~whether for an elliptic operator in divergence form on $L_2(\R^n)$ we have $\norm{L^{1/2}u}\leq ...