Browsing Workshops 2008 by Title
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0839  Discrete Geometry
[OWR200844] (2008)  (21 Sep  27 Sep 2008)A number of remarkable recent developments in many branches of discrete geometry have been presented at the workshop, some of them demonstrating strong interactions with other fields of mathematics (such as harmonic analysis ... 
0813  Disordered Systems: Random Schrödinger Operators and Random Matrices
[OWR200816] (2008)  (23 Mar  29 Mar 2008)The spectral analysis of random operators plays a central role for the understanding of quantum systems with disorder. Two distinct types of ensembles are of particular significance: Random Schrödinger operators and random ... 
0851  Dynamics of Patterns
[OWR200857] (2008)  (14 Dec  20 Dec 2008)This workshop focused on the dynamics of nonlinear waves and spatiotemporal patterns, which arise in functional and partial differential equations. Among the outstanding problems in this area are the dynamical selection ... 
0837  Geometric Group Theory, Hyperbolic Dynamics and Symplectic Geometry
[OWR200842] (2008)  (07 Sep  13 Sep 2008)The workshop ”Geometric Group Theory, Hyperbolic Dynamics and Symplectic Geometry” brought together experts in these different but close and interactive mathematical directions. The activities included talks by world renown ... 
0831  Geometrie
[OWR200834] (2008)  (27 Jul  02 Aug 2008)The program of this meeting covered a wide range of of recent developments in geometry such as geometric flows, metric geometry, positively and negatively curved manifolds and dynamics of quasiconformal maps. 
0840  Geometry and Arithmetic around Hypergeometric Functions
[OWR200845] (2008)  (28 Sep  04 Oct 2008)Hypergeometric functions form a classical subject of Mathematics providing an interesting link between apparently quite different fields of research like differential equations, group theory, differential geometry, physics, ... 
0817  Groups and Geometries
[OWR200820] (2008)  (20 Apr  26 Apr 2008)This was one of series of Oberwolfach workshops on Groups and Geometries which has taken place every 3 years for some time. There were three main interrelated themes: buildings and their relationship with algebraic groups; ... 
0822  History of Mathematics of the Early 20th Century: The Role of Transition
[OWR200824] (2008)  (25 May  31 May 2008)This conference provided a focused venue to investigate the history of mathematics during a particularly active time in the discipline, that is, roughly between the turn of the 20th century and 1950. Using the lens of ... 
0850  Hyperbolic Conservation Laws
[OWR200856] (2008)  (07 Dec  13 Dec 2008)The subject of this workshop concerned the analysis and numerical investigation of hyperbolic systems. In particular the interactions between theoretical and numerical contributions were in the focus of this meeting. Many ... 
0845a  Infinite Dimensional Random Dynamical Systems and Their Applications
[OWR200850] (2008)  (02 Nov  08 Nov 2008)The theory of infinite dimensional random dynamical systems shares many of the concepts and results for finite dimensional random dynamical systems, but with considerably more technical complications. Many examples are ... 
0849  Interplay of Analysis and Probability in Physics
[OWR200855] (2008)  (30 Nov  06 Dec 2008)It is widely recognised that stochastic effects need to be included in the modelling of many physical systems, while reciprocally the sciences provide a challenging potential area of application of stochastic processes. ... 
0819  Invariants in LowDimensional Topology
[OWR200822] (2008)  (04 May  10 May 2008)The complex set of topics in that workshop originates from the classical algebraic low–dimensional topology and the influx of new invariants that began with the Jones polynomial in the 1980’s, that continued with the recent ... 
0835  Komplexe Analysis
[OWR200838] (2008)  (24 Aug  30 Aug 2008)The main aim of this workshop was to discuss recent developments in several complex variables and complex geometry. The topics included: classification of higher dimensional varieties, Kähler geometry and moduli spaces. 
0827b  Learning Theory and Approximation
[OWR200830] (2008)  (29 Jun  05 Jul 2008)Mathematical analysis of learning algorithms consists of bias measured by various kinds of approximation errors and variance investigated by probability and statistical analysis. This workshop has dealt with new developments ... 
0815  Mathematical Logic: Proof Theory, Constructive Mathematics
[OWR200818] (2008)  (06 Apr  12 Apr 2008)The workshop “Mathematical Logic: Proof Theory, Constructive Mathematics” brought together a carefully selected group of mathematicians, computer scientists and logicians in other fields to discus the impact of prooftheoretic ... 
0807c  MiniWorkshop: Attraction to Solitary Waves and Related Aspects of Physics
[OWR20088] (2008)  (10 Feb  16 Feb 2008)The aim of the miniworkshop is the discussion of the solitary wave asymptotics for nonlinear Hamiltonian partial differential equations and relation to mathematical problems of Quantum Physics. While the existence and ... 
0807a  MiniWorkshop: Complex Approximation and Universality
[OWR20086] (2008)  (10 Feb  16 Feb 2008)The miniworkshop was devoted to the study of universality in connection with approximation theory in complex analysis and related notions within the framework of Banach spaces and various function spaces. Topics discussed ... 
0847c  MiniWorkshop: Group Actions on Curves: Reduction and Lifting
[OWR200854] (2008)  (16 Nov  22 Nov 2008)Group actions on algebraic curves over local, global and finite fields play an important role in modern algebraic and arithmetic geometry. From the arithmetic perspective, the most difficult and interesting case occurs ... 
0809b  MiniWorkshop: Hyperbolic Aspects of Phase Transition Dynamics
[OWR200811] (2008)  (24 Feb  01 Mar 2008)The subject of this miniworkshop concerned the analysis and numerical investigations of mathematical models for phase transitions. In particular recent results about the dynamics of liquidvapor flows and the relevance ... 
0836b  MiniWorkshop: Mathematical Approaches to Collective Phenomena in Large Quantum Systems
[OWR200840] (2008)  (31 Aug  06 Sep 2008)Despite enormous progress in the last couple of decades, collective phenomena still mark one of the basic challenges of mathematical statistical mechanics. A number of approaches have been developed that provide a rigorous ...