• 0941 - Arbeitsgemeinschaft: Minimal Surfaces 

      [OWR-2009-45] Workshop Report 2009,45 (2009) - (04 Oct - 09 Oct 2009)
      The theory of Minimal Surfaces has developed rapidly in the past 10 years. There are many factors that have contributed to this development: Sophisticated construction methods [14,29,31] have been developed and have ...
    • 0908b - Mini-Workshop: Product Systems and Independence in Quantum Dynamics 

      [OWR-2009-9] Workshop Report 2009,9 (2009) - (15 Feb - 21 Feb 2009)
      Quantum dynamics, both reversible (i.e., closed quantum systems) and irreversible (i.e., open quantum systems), gives rise to product systems of Hilbert spaces or, more generally, of Hilbert modules. When we consider ...
    • 0912 - Sparse Recovery Problems in High Dimensions: Statistical Inference and Learning Theory 

      [OWR-2009-16] Workshop Report 2009,16 (2009) - (15 Mar - 21 Mar 2009)
      The statistical analysis of high dimensional data requires new techniques, extending results from nonparametric statistics, analysis, probability, approximation theory, and theoretical computer science. The main problem ...
    • 0950b - Mini-Workshop: Modeling and Understanding Random Hamiltonians: Beyond Monotonicity, Linearity and Independence 

      [OWR-2009-55] Workshop Report 2009,55 (2009) - (06 Dec - 12 Dec 2009)
      The mini-workshop was devoted to the spectral analysis of random Schr¨dinger-type operators. While this topic has been intensively studo ied by physicists and mathematicians for several decades, more recently there has ...
    • 0936 - Mathematics of Complex Quantum Systems 

      [OWR-2009-40] Workshop Report 2009,40 (2009) - (30 Aug - 05 Sep 2009)
      A mathematical physics workshop focusing on the mathematics of complex quantum systems was held at MFO in September 2009. The physcs topics covered included quantum chemistry, nonrelativistic QED, statistical mechanics, ...
    • 0910a - Mini-Workshop: Numerical Upscaling for Flow Problems: Theory and Applications 

      [OWR-2009-12] Workshop Report 2009,12 (2009) - (01 Mar - 07 Mar 2009)
      The objective of this workshop was to bring together researchers working in multiscale simulations with emphasis on multigrid methods and multiscale finite element methods, aiming at chieving of better understanding and ...
    • 0903 - Discrete Differential Geometry 

      [OWR-2009-2] Workshop Report 2009,2 (2009) - (11 Jan - 17 Jan 2009)
      This is the collection of extended abstracts for the 26 lectures and the open problems session at the second Oberwolfach workshop on Discrete Differential Geometry.
    • 0921 - Topological and Variational Methods for Partial Differential Equations 

      [OWR-2009-26] Workshop Report 2009,26 (2009) - (17 May - 23 May 2009)
      In recent years, there has been a major impact of topological and variational methods on the study of nonlinear elliptic and parabolic partial differential equations. In particular, surprising results for classical open ...
    • 0920 - Quadratic Forms and Linear Algebraic Groups 

      [OWR-2009-25] Workshop Report 2009,25 (2009) - (10 May - 16 May 2009)
      Topics discussed at the workshop Quadratic forms and linear algebraic groups included besides the algebraic theory of quadratic and Hermitian forms and their Witt groups several aspects of the theory of linear algebraic ...
    • 0951 - Material Theories 

      [OWR-2009-57] Workshop Report 2009,57 (2009) - (13 Dec - 19 Dec 2009)
      This biennial workshop brings together mathematicians, mechanicians and theoretical physicists interested in developing new mathematical models of complex materials, medias and systems. The workshop covers a wide range of ...
    • 0932 - Partielle Differentialgleichungen 

      [OWR-2009-36] Workshop Report 2009,36 (2009) - (02 Aug - 08 Aug 2009)
      The workshop dealt with partial differential equations in geometry and technical applications. The main topics were the combination of nonlinear partial differential equations and geometric problems, regularity of free ...
    • 0950c - Mini-Workshop: Geometry of Quantum Entanglement 

      [OWR-2009-56] Workshop Report 2009,56 (2009) - (06 Dec - 12 Dec 2009)
      The workshop aimed at developing interactions between researchers from quantum information theory and from asymptotic geometric analysis. A central notion discussed was the phenomenon of quantum entanglement, which naturally ...
    • 0931 - Differentialgeometrie im Großen 

      [OWR-2009-35] Workshop Report 2009,35 (2009) - (26 Jul - 01 Aug 2009)
      The meeting continued the biannual conference series Differentialgeometrie im Großen at the MFO which was established in the 60’s by Klingenberg and Chern. Global Riemannian geometry with its connections to geometric analysis, ...
    • 0928 - Dynamische Systeme 

      [OWR-2009-32] Workshop Report 2009,32 (2009) - (05 Jul - 11 Jul 2009)
      This workshop, organized by Hakan Eliasson (Paris), Helmut Hofer (Princeton) and Jean-Christophe Yoccoz (Paris), continued the biannual series at Oberwolfach on Dynamical Systems that started as the “Moser– Zehnder meeting” ...
    • 0924 - Strings, Fields and Topology 

      [OWR-2009-28] Workshop Report 2009,28 (2009) - (07 Jun - 13 Jun 2009)
      In recent years, the interplay between traditional geometric topology and theoretical physics, in particular quantum ?eld theory, has played a signi?cant role in the work of many researchers. The idea of this workshop was ...
    • 0907b - Wave Motion 

      [OWR-2009-7] Workshop Report 2009,7 (2009) - (08 Feb - 14 Feb 2009)
      This workshop was devoted to recent progress in the mathematical study of water waves, with special emphasis on nonlinear phenomena. Both aspects related to the governing equations (free boundary Euler equations) as well ...
    • 0944a - History and Philosophy of Mathematical Notations and Symbolism 

      [OWR-2009-47] Workshop Report 2009,47 (2009) - (25 Oct - 31 Oct 2009)
      The conference aimed to discuss the nature of mathematical language with the focus set on the history of mathematical symbolism and symbolisation in a wide sense. Its contents were arranged along three main topics—symbolization ...
    • 0933 - Linear and Nonlinear Eigenproblems for PDEs 

      [OWR-2009-37] Workshop Report 2009,37 (2009) - (09 Aug - 15 Aug 2009)
      The workshop discussed the numerical solution of linear and nonlinear eigenvalue problems for partial differential equations. It included the theoretical analysis the development of new (adaptive) methods, the iterative ...
    • 0918 - Combinatorics and Probability 

      [OWR-2009-23] Workshop Report 2009,23 (2009) - (26 Apr - 02 May 2009)
      The effective application of probabilistic reasoning in the study of problems in diverse areas is one of the most exciting recent developments in Mathematics. Probabilistic methods turned out to be very powerful in Discrete ...
    • 0915b - Hilbert Modules and Complex Geometry 

      [OWR-2009-20] Workshop Report 2009,20 (2009) - (05 Apr - 11 Apr 2009)
      The major topics discussed in this workshop were Hilbert modules of analytic functions on domains in ℂn, Toeplitz and Hankel operators, the interplay of commutative algebra, complex analytic geometry and multivariable ...