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    • 0851 - Dynamics of Patterns 

      [OWR-2008-57] Workshop Report 2008,57 (2008) - (14 Dec - 20 Dec 2008)
      Ideas from dynamical systems have had a profound impact on the way we think about pattern formation. Bifurcation theory, for instance, has helped tremendously in explaining pattern selection in experiments, including ...
    • 0850 - Hyperbolic Conservation Laws 

      [OWR-2008-56] Workshop Report 2008,56 (2008) - (07 Dec - 13 Dec 2008)
      The workshop \emph{Hyperbolic Conservation Laws}, organized by Constantine M. Dafermos (Providence), Dietmar Kr{ö}ner (Freiburg) and Randall J. LeVeque (Seattle) was held December 7th -- 13th, 2008. We had 44 participants ...
    • 0849 - Interplay of Analysis and Probability in Physics 

      [OWR-2008-55] Workshop Report 2008,55 (2008) - (30 Nov - 06 Dec 2008)
      This workshop brought together researchers working in analysis and probability, stimulated an intensive exchange of ideas between the respective communities, and helped identify open problems at the boundaries and intersections ...
    • 0847c - Mini-Workshop: Group Actions on Curves: Reduction and Lifting 

      [OWR-2008-54] Workshop Report 2008,54 (2008) - (16 Nov - 22 Nov 2008)
      The mini-workshop \emph{Group actions on curves: reduction and lifting}, organized by Irene I. Bouw (Ulm), Ariane M\'ezard (Versailles) and Stefan Wewers (Hannover) was held November 16th -- November 22nd, 2008. There ...
    • 0847b - Mini-Workshop: Symmetric Varieties and Involutions of Algebraic Groups 

      [OWR-2008-53] Workshop Report 2008,53 (2008) - (16 Nov - 22 Nov 2008)
      The topics of this conference all in some way evolved from the classical theory of real and complex Lie groups. Indeed, one of the important mathematical goals during the 1950's was to find analogs of the semisimple Lie ...
    • 0847a - Mini-Workshop: Numerics for Kinetic Equations 

      [OWR-2008-52] Workshop Report 2008,52 (2008) - (16 Nov - 22 Nov 2008)
      The workshop \emph{Numerics for Kinetic Equations}, organized by Irene Gamba (Austin, USA), Sergej Rjasanow (Saarbrücken, Germany), and Wolfgang Wagner (Berlin, Germany) was held November 16th -- November 22nd, 2008. ...
    • 0846 - Combinatorial Optimization 

      [OWR-2008-51] Workshop Report 2008,51 (2008) - (09 Nov - 15 Nov 2008)
      Combinatorial Optimization remains a very lively discipline with strong connections to Combinatorics, Graph Theory, Geometry, and Integer Programming. For over thirty years, Oberwolfach workshops have had a central role ...
    • 0845a - Infinite Dimensional Random Dynamical Systems and Their Applications 

      [OWR-2008-50] Workshop Report 2008,50 (2008) - (02 Nov - 08 Nov 2008)
      The theory of random dynamical systems presented in the monograph of Ludwig Arnold (\emph{Random Dynamical Systems}, Springer-Verlag, 1998) has given rise to completely new understanding of the dynamics of stochastic ...
    • 0844 - Von Neumann Algebras and Ergodic Theory of Group Actions 

      [OWR-2008-49] Workshop Report 2008,49 (2008) - (26 Oct - 01 Nov 2008)
      The workshop \emph{Von Neumann Algebras and Ergodic Theory of Group Actions} was organized by Dietmar Bisch (Vanderbilt University, Nashville), Damien Gaboriau (ENS Lyon), Vaughan Jones (UC Berkeley) and Sorin Popa (UC Los ...
    • 0843a - New Perspectives in Stochastic Geometry 

      [OWR-2008-47] Workshop Report 2008,47 (2008) - (19 Oct - 25 Oct 2008)
      The principal aim of stochastic geometry is the mathematical analysis of random geometric structures. Fundamental examples of such structures are point processes of geometric objects, random tessellations of space into ...
    • 0843b - Trends and Developments in Complex Dynamics 

      [OWR-2008-48] Workshop Report 2008,48 (2008) - (19 Oct - 25 Oct 2008)
      Holomorphic dynamics is a thriving field which has experienced tremendous progress over the last 25 years, involving mathematicians such as Douady, Hubbard, McMullen, Milnor, Sullivan, Thurston, and Yoccoz. Holomorphic ...
    • 0841 - Arbeitsgemeinschaft: Ricci Flow and the Poincare Conjecture 

      [OWR-2008-46] Workshop Report 2008,46 (2008) - (05 Oct - 11 Oct 2008)
      The Ricci Flow, introduced by Richard Hamilton [Ha1], is a geometric evolution equation which deforms the metric on a Riemannian manifold smoothly in the direction of its Ricci curvature. More precisely, the evolution ...
    • 0840 - Geometry and Arithmetic around Hypergeometric Functions 

      [OWR-2008-45] Workshop Report 2008,45 (2008) - (28 Sep - 04 Oct 2008)
      The workshop Geometry and Arithmetic around Hypergeometric Functions, organised by Gert Heckman (Nijmegen), Jürgen Wolfart (Frankfurt a.M.) and Masaaki Yoshida (Fukuoka) was held September 28th – October 4th, 2008. It was ...
    • 0839 - Discrete Geometry 

      [OWR-2008-44] Workshop Report 2008,44 (2008) - (21 Sep - 27 Sep 2008)
      Discrete Geometry deals with the structure and complexity of discrete geometric objects ranging from finite point sets in the plane to more complex structures like arrangements of n-dimensional convex bodies. Classical ...
    • 0838 - Topologie 

      [OWR-2008-43] Workshop Report 2008,43 (2008) - (14 Sep - 20 Sep 2008)
      This conference was the last of six in the series of topology conferences in Oberwolfach organized by Cameron Gordon and Bob Oliver, joined for the first time by Thomas Schick as successor of Wolfgang Lück, who was organizer ...
    • 0837 - Geometric Group Theory, Hyperbolic Dynamics and Symplectic Geometry 

      [OWR-2008-42] Workshop Report 2008,42 (2008) - (07 Sep - 13 Sep 2008)
      The workshop "Geometric Group Theory, Hyperbolic Dynamics and Symplectic Geometry", organized by Gerhard Knieper, Leonid Polterovich and Leonid Potyagailo took place the second time in Oberwolfach. The general idea to ...
    • 0836b - Mini-Workshop: Mathematical Approaches to Collective Phenomena in Large Quantum Systems 

      [OWR-2008-40] Workshop Report 2008,40 (2008) - (31 Aug - 06 Sep 2008)
      The workshop \emph{Mathematical Approaches to Collective Phenomena in Large Quantum Systems}, organised by Stefan Adams (Warwick) and Robert Seiringer (Princeton) was held August 31st--September 6th, 2008. This meeting ...
    • 0836a - Mini-Workshop: The Mathematics of Growth and Remodelling of Soft Biological Tissues 

      [OWR-2008-39] Workshop Report 2008,39 (2008) - (31 Aug - 06 Sep 2008)
      One of the most challenging fields of applied mathematics and mechanics is the Mechanics of Biology, a well-recognized and rapidly-expanding subject that is a fundamentally interdisciplinary science. In contrast to ...
    • 0836c - Mini-Workshop: Mathematics of Biological Membranes 

      [OWR-2008-41] Workshop Report 2008,41 (2008) - (31 Aug - 06 Sep 2008)
      From the early 1970's on, the understanding of the variety of equilibrium shapes of cell membranes has been a very active field in biophysics. Relaxation dynamics, phase separation on membranes, the coupling to inner/outer ...
    • 0835 - Komplexe Analysis 

      [OWR-2008-38] Workshop Report 2008,38 (2008) - (24 Aug - 30 Aug 2008)
      The workshop \emph{Komplexe Analysis}, organised by Jean-Pierre Demailly (Grenoble), Klaus Hulek (Hannover), Ngaiming Mok (Hong Kong) and Thomas Peternell (Bayreuth) was held August 24th--August 30, 2008. This meeting ...