• 1028 - Geometric Group Theory, Hyperbolic Dynamics and Symplectic Geometry 

      [OWR-2010-30] Workshop Report 2010,30 (2010) - (11 Jul - 17 Jul 2010)
      The main theme of the workshop is the interaction between the speedily developing fields of mathematics mentioned in the title. One of the purposes of the workshop is to highlight new exciting developments which are happening ...
    • 1029 - Calculus of Variations 

      [OWR-2010-31] Workshop Report 2010,31 (2010) - (18 Jul - 24 Jul 2010)
      Since its invention by Newton, the calculus of variations has formed one of the central techniques for studying problems in geometry, physics, and partial differential equations. This trend continues even today. On the one ...
    • 1048 - Teichmüller Theory 

      [OWR-2010-53] Workshop Report 2010,53 (2010) - (28 Nov - 04 Dec 2010)
      This is a report on the workshop on Teichmüller theory held in Oberwolfach, from November 28 to December 4, 2010. The workshop brought together people working in various aspects of the field, with a focus on recent ...
    • 1049 - Classical and Quantum Mechanical Models of Many-Particle Systems 

      [OWR-2010-54] Workshop Report 2010,54 (2010) - (05 Dec - 11 Dec 2010)
      The topic of this meeting were non-linear partial differential and integro-differential equations (in particular kinetic equations and their macroscopic/fluid-dynamical limits) modeling the dynamics of many-particle systems ...
    • 1046a - Infinite Dimensional Lie Theory 

      [OWR-2010-51] Workshop Report 2010,51 (2010) - (14 Nov - 20 Nov 2010)
      The workshop focussed on recent developments in infinite-dimensional Lie theory. The talks covered a broad range of topics, such as structure and classification theory of infinite-dimensional Lie algebras, geometry of ...
    • 1039 - Deformation Methods in Mathematics and Physics 

      [OWR-2010-43] Workshop Report 2010,43 (2010) - (26 Sep - 01 Oct 2010)
      Deformations of mathematical structures play an important role in most parts of mathematics but also in theoretical physics. In this interdisciplinary workshop, different aspects of deformations and their applications were ...
    • 1045 - Large Scale Stochastic Dynamics 

      [OWR-2010-50] Workshop Report 2010,50 (2010) - (07 Nov - 13 Nov 2010)
      In focus are interacting stochastic systems with many components, ranging from stochastic partial differential equations to discrete systems as interacting particles on a lattice moving through random jumps. More specifically ...
    • 1014 - Arbeitsgemeinschaft: Mathematical Billards 

      [OWR-2010-17] Workshop Report 2010,17 (2010) - (04 Apr - 10 Apr 2010)
      The workshop Mathematical Billiards, organised by Serge Tabachnikov (Penn State) and Serge Troubetzkoy (Marseille) was held April 4th–April 10th, 2010. This meeting was well attended by over 40 participants including a ...
    • 1004 - Statistical Issues in Prediction: what can be learned for individualized predictive medicine? 

      [OWR-2010-6] Workshop Report 2010,6 (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 ...
    • 1030 - Cohomology of Finite Groups: Interactions and Applications 

      [OWR-2010-32] Workshop Report 2010,32 (2010) - (25 Jul - 31 Jul 2010)
      The cohomology of finite groups is an important tool in many subjects including representation theory and algebraic topology. This meeting was the third in a series that has emphasized the interactions of group cohomology ...
    • 1006a - Optimal Constants in the Theory of Sobolev Spaces and PDEs 

      [OWR-2010-8] Workshop Report 2010,8 (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 ...
    • 1013 - Modern Nonparametric Statistics: Going Beyond Asymptotic Minimax 

      [OWR-2010-16] Workshop Report 2010,16 (2010) - (28 Mar - 03 Apr 2010)
      During the years 1975-1990 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 ...
    • 1050c - Mini-Workshop: Algebraic and Analytic Techniques for Polynomial Vector Fields 

      [OWR-2010-57] Workshop Report 2010,57 (2010) - (12 Dec - 18 Dec 2010)
      Polynomial vector fields are in the focus of research in various areas of mathematics and its applications. As a consequence, researchers from rather different disciplines work with polynomial vector fields. The main goal ...
    • 1040c - Mini-Workshop: Higher Dimensional Elliptic Fibrations 

      [OWR-2010-46] Workshop Report 2010,46 (2010) - (03 Oct - 09 Oct 2010)
      Elliptic fibrations play a central role in the geometry of complex surfaces, and there is a comprehensive array of theory and examples. They arise also as a tool in many applications, such as the construction of rational ...
    • 1011 - Microstructures in Solids: From Quantum Models to Continua 

      [OWR-2010-14] Workshop Report 2010,14 (2010) - (14 Mar - 20 Mar 2010)
      The mathematical theory of solids was studied from the modern perspective of materials with microcstructures. The discussed topics ranged from experimental findings, via numerical simulations and mathematical modeling to ...
    • 1033 - Low-Dimensional Topology and Number Theory 

      [OWR-2010-35] Workshop Report 2010,35 (2010) - (15 Aug - 21 Aug 2010)
      The workshop on Low-Dimensional Topology and Number Theory brought together researchers in these areas with the intent of exploring the many tantalizing connections between Low-Dimensional Topology and Number Theory. Some ...
    • 1001 - Model Theory: Around Valued Fields and Dependent Theories 

      [OWR-2010-1] Workshop Report 2010,1 (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 so-called “pure” model theory: the classification of first order structures using new ...
    • 1037 - Nonlinear Waves and Dispersive Equations 

      [OWR-2010-41] Workshop Report 2010,41 (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 ...
    • 1003c - Mini-Workshop: Semiparametric Modelling of Multivariate Economic Time Series With Changing Dynamics 

      [OWR-2010-5] Workshop Report 2010,5 (2010) - (17 Jan - 23 Jan 2010)
      Modelling multivariate time series of possibly high dimension calls for appropriate dimension-reduction, e.g. by some factor modelling, additive modelling, or some simplified parametric structure for the dynamics (i.e. the ...
    • 1024 - Geometrie 

      [OWR-2010-26] Workshop Report 2010,26 (2010) - (13 Jun - 19 Jun 2010)
      The program of this meeting covered a wide range of recent developements in geometry such as geometric flows and connections to transport problems, metric and Alexandrov geometry, positively curved manifolds and the positive ...