Browsing Workshops 2010 by Title
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1040b  MiniWorkshop: Linear Series on Algebraic Varieties
[OWR201045] (2010)  (03 Oct  09 Oct 2010)Linear series have long played a central role in algebraic geometry. In recent years, starting with seminal papers by Demailly and EinLazarsfeld, local properties of linear series – in particular local positivity, as measured ... 
1034a  MiniWorkshop: Mechanics of Cell Motion
[OWR201036] (2010)  (22 Aug  28 Aug 2010)This miniworkshop brought together established researchers and newer entrants in the field of cell motility, a challenging research area located at the crossroads of biology, mathematics and physics. Cell locomotion ... 
1003c  MiniWorkshop: Semiparametric Modelling of Multivariate Economic Time Series With Changing Dynamics
[OWR20105] (2010)  (17 Jan  23 Jan 2010)Modelling multivariate time series of possibly high dimension calls for appropriate dimensionreduction, e.g. by some factor modelling, additive modelling, or some simplified parametric structure for the dynamics (i.e. the ... 
1040a  MiniWorkshop: Shearlets
[OWR201044] (2010)  (03 Oct  09 Oct 2010)Over the last 20 years, multiscale methods and wavelets have revolutionized the field of applied mathematics by providing an efficient means for encoding isotropic phenomena. Directional multiscale systems, particularly ... 
1003b  MiniWorkshop: Valuations and Integral Geometry
[OWR20104] (2010)  (17 Jan  23 Jan 2010)As a generalization of the notion of measure, valuations have long played a central role in the integral geometry of convex sets. In recent years there has been a series of striking developments. Several examples were ... 
1050b  MiniWorkshop: Wellposedness and Controllability of Evolution Equations
[OWR201056] (2010)  (12 Dec  18 Dec 2010)This miniworkshop brought together mathematicians engaged in partial differential equations, operator theory, functional analysis and harmonic analysis in order to address a number of current problems in the wellposedness ... 
1001  Model Theory: Around Valued Fields and Dependent Theories
[OWR20101] (2010)  (03 Jan  09 Jan 2010)The general topic of the meeting was “Valued fields and related structures”. It included both applications of model theory, as well as socalled “pure” model theory: the classification of first order structures using new ... 
1013  Modern Nonparametric Statistics: Going Beyond Asymptotic Minimax
[OWR201016] (2010)  (28 Mar  03 Apr 2010)During the years 19751990 a major emphasis in nonparametric estimation was put on computing the asymptotic minimax risk for many classes of functions. Modern statistical practice indicates some serious limitations of the ... 
1002  Moduli Spaces in Algebraic Geometry
[OWR20102] (2010)  (10 Jan  16 Jan 2010)The workshop on Moduli Spaces in Algebraic Geometry aimed to bring together researchers from all branches of moduli theory, in order to discuss moduli spaces from different points of view, and to give an overview of methods ... 
1020  Motives and Homotopy Theory of Schemes
[OWR201023] (2010)  (16 May  22 May 2010)The 2010 program on Motives and Homotopy Theory of Schemes consisted of a lively and varied series of 19 onehour lectures on the latest developments in the field, presenting a wide range of aspects of this multifaceted ... 
1005  New Directions in Simulation, Control and Analysis for Interfaces and Free Boundaries
[OWR20107] (2010)  (31 Jan  06 Feb 2010)The field of mathematical and numerical analysis of systems of nonlinear partial differential equations involving interfaces and free boundaries is a flourishing area of research. Many such systems arise from mathematical ... 
1017  Nonpositive Curvature and Geometric Structures in Group Theory
[OWR201020] (2010)  (25 Apr  01 May 2010)The focus of this meeting was the use of geometric methods to study infinite discrete groups. Key topics included isometric actions of such groups on spaces of nonpositive curvature, such as CAT(0) cube complexes, buildings, ... 
1006b  Noncommutative Geometry and Loop Quantum Gravity: Loops, Algebras and Spectral Triples
[OWR20109] (2010)  (07 Feb  13 Feb 2010)Spectral triples have recently turned out to be relevant for different approaches that aim at quantizing gravity and the other fundamental forces of nature in a mathematically rigorous way. The purpose of this workshop was ... 
1037  Nonlinear Waves and Dispersive Equations
[OWR201041] (2010)  (12 Sep  18 Sep 2010)The aim of the workshop was to discuss current developments in nonlinear waves and dispersive equations from a PDE based view. The talks centered around rough initial data, long time and global existence, perturbations of ... 
1044a  Operator Theory and Harmonic Analysis
[OWR201049] (2010)  (31 Oct  06 Nov 2010)The major topics discussed in this workshop were the Feichtinger conjecture and related questions of harmonic analysis, the corona problem for the ball Bn, the weighted approximation problem, and questions related to the ... 
1006a  Optimal Constants in the Theory of Sobolev Spaces and PDEs
[OWR20108] (2010)  (07 Feb  13 Feb 2010)Recent research activities on sharp constants and optimal inequalities have shown their impact on a deeper understanding of geometric, analytical and other phenomena in the context of partial differential equations and ... 
1022  Phase Transitions
[OWR201024] (2010)  (30 May  05 Jun 2010)Phase transitions are common phenomena which occur in many fields of material sciences. Models of phase transitions in diverse physical systems often lead to illposed mathematical problems whose solutions are characterized ... 
1018  Progress in Surface Theory
[OWR201021] (2010)  (02 May  08 May 2010)The theory of surfaces is interpreted these days as a prototype of submanifold geometry and is characterized by the substantial application of PDE methods and methods from the theory of integrable systems, in addition to ... 
1046b  Representation Theory and Harmonic Analysis
[OWR201052] (2010)  (14 Nov  20 Nov 2010)The workshop gave an overview of current research in the representation theory and harmonic analysis of reductive Lie groups and its relation to algebraic number theory. Some particular topics covered in the 17 talks related ... 
1004  Statistical Issues in Prediction: what can be learned for individualized predictive medicine?
[OWR20106] (2010)  (24 Jan  30 Jan 2010)Error is unavoidable in prediction. And it is quite common, often sizable, and usually consequential. In a clinical context, especially when dealing with a terminal illness, error in prediction of residual life means that ...