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• #### 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 ...
• #### 0750 - Tropical Geometry ﻿

[OWR-2007-57] (2007) - (09 Dec - 15 Dec 2007)
This is the first appearance of Tropical Geometry'' as the topic of an Oberwolfach workshop, though the subject figured earlier at the Forschungsinstitut as an Oberwolfach Seminar on Tropical Algebraic Geometry'' in ...
• #### 0749 - Coding Theory ﻿

[OWR-2007-56] (2007) - (02 Dec - 08 Dec 2007)
The workshop on Coding Theory has brought together leading researchers in several key areas of mathematical coding theory. On the side of many mathematicians there were computer scientist and electrical engineers present. ...
• #### 0748b - Mini-Workshop: Surface Modeling and Syzygies ﻿

[OWR-2007-54] (2007) - (25 Nov - 01 Dec 2007)
A central problem in geometric modeling is to find the implicit equation for a curve or surface defined by a rational map. For surfaces, the two most common situations are the images of parameterizations \$\P^1 \times \P^1 ...
• #### 0748c - Mini-Workshop: Arithmetik von Gruppenringen ﻿

[OWR-2007-55] (2007) - (25 Nov - 01 Dec 2007)
The mini workshop Arithmetic of group rings'' was attended by 16 participants from Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Romania and Spain. The expertise was a good mixture between senior and young ...
• #### 0748a - Mini-Workshop: Theory and Numerics of Fluid-Solid Interaction ﻿

[OWR-2007-53] (2007) - (25 Nov - 01 Dec 2007)
The theme of the mini-workshop was mathematical and computational aspects of modeling the interaction of viscous fluids with solids or elastic structures. The characteristics of this fluid-solid/structure interaction (FSI) ...
• #### 0746 - Professional Development of Mathematics Teachers - Research and Practice from an International Perspective ﻿

[OWR-2007-52] (2007) - (11 Nov - 17 Nov 2007)
The workshop \emph{Professional Development of Mathematics Teachers - Research and Practice from an International Perspective}, organized by Kristina Reiss (Lud\-wig-Maximilians-Universität München), Alan Schoenfeld ...
• #### 0744a - Modulformen ﻿

[OWR-2007-51] (2007) - (28 Oct - 03 Nov 2007)
The workshop \emph{Modulformen}, organised by Siegfried Böcherer (Mannheim), Tomoyoshi Ibukiyama (Osaka) and Winfried Kohnen (Heidelberg) was held October 28 -November 3, 2007. This meeting was attended by 24 participants ...
• #### 0743 - Reassessing the Paradigms of Statistical Model-Building ﻿

[OWR-2007-50] (2007) - (21 Oct - 27 Oct 2007)
The development of statistics during the last century has involved largely disjoint paradigms. Sometimes these have been complementary, for example in the case of Bayesian and frequentist methodologies. In other instances ...
• #### 0742 - Harmonische Analysis und Darstellungstheorie Topologischer Gruppen ﻿

[OWR-2007-49] (2007) - (14 Oct - 20 Oct 2007)
This international conference was organized by Toshiyuki Kobayashi (University of Tokyo), Bernhard Krötz (MPIM Bonn), Erez Lapid (Hebrew University) and Charles Torossian (Paris VI). The general theme was representation ...
• #### 0741 - Arbeitsgemeinschaft: Percolation ﻿

[OWR-2007-48] (2007) - (07 Oct - 13 Oct 2007)
Percolation as a mathematical theory was introduced by Broadbent and Hammersley~\cite{broadbent,bh} about fifty years ago to model the spread of a gas or a fluid through a porous medium. To model the randomness of the ...
• #### 0740 - Komplexe Algebraische Geometrie ﻿

[OWR-2007-47] (2007) - (30 Sep - 06 Oct 2007)
The Workshop \emph{Komplexe algebraische Geometrie}, organized by Fabrizio Catanese (Bayreuth), Yujiro Kawamata (Tokyo), Gang Tian (Princeton), and Eckart Vieh\-weg (Essen), drew together 50 participants. There were several ...
• #### 0739 - Coagulation and Fragmentation Models ﻿

[OWR-2007-46] (2007) - (23 Sep - 29 Sep 2007)
Historically deterministic equations were used for modelling the dynamics of the density of clusters of different sizes in a medium that evolves by coagulation and/or fragmentation. An alternative stochastic approach uses ...
• #### 0738 - Homotopy Theory ﻿

[OWR-2007-45] (2007) - (16 Sep - 22 Sep 2007)
Algebraic topology in general and homotopy theory in particular is in an exciting period of growth and transformation, driven in part by strong interactions with algebraic geometry, mathematical physics, and representation ...
• #### 0737 - Nonlinear Waves and Dispersive Equations ﻿

[OWR-2007-44] (2007) - (09 Sep - 15 Sep 2007)
Dispersive equations occur as asymptotic models for the propagation of linear and nonlinear waves. Mathematically they display an interplay between linear dispersion and nonlinear focusing and defocusing effects. They are ...
• #### 0736 - Noncommutative Geometry ﻿

[OWR-2007-43] (2007) - (02 Sep - 08 Sep 2007)
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 ...
• #### 0735 - Large Scale Stochastic Dynamics ﻿

[OWR-2007-42] (2007) - (26 Aug - 01 Sep 2007)
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 ...
• #### 0734 - Analysis and Geometric Singularities ﻿

[OWR-2007-41] (2007) - (19 Aug - 25 Aug 2007)
The conference on Analysis and Geometric Singularities'' took place from August 19 to August 25, 2007. The meeting was a popular one, with all spots taken, and its atmosphere was lively and full of activity. Participants ...
• #### 0733a - Mini-Workshop: The Reception of the Work of Leonhard Euler (1707-1783) ﻿

[OWR-2007-38] (2007) - (12 Aug - 18 Aug 2007)
Quite a number of scholars work on all aspects of Euler, especially in connection with the continuing preparation of the edition of his Opera omnia. But the historical study of the reception of his work during his lifetime ...
• #### 0733b - Mini-Workshop: Projective Normality of Smooth Toric Varieties ﻿

[OWR-2007-39] (2007) - (12 Aug - 18 Aug 2007)
Quite a number of scholars work on all aspects of Euler, especially in connection with the continuing preparation of the edition of his Opera omnia. But the historical study of the reception of his work during his lifetime ...