Browsing Workshops 2011 by Title
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1144  Emigration of Mathematicians and Transmission of Mathematics: Historical Lessons and Consequences of the Third Reich
[OWR201151] (2011)  (30 Oct  05 Nov 2011)This conference provided a focused venue to explore the intellectual migration of mathematicians and mathematics spurred by the Nazis and still influential today. The week of talks and discussions (both formal and informal) ... 
1129  Explicit Methods in Number Theory
[OWR201135] (2011)  (17 Jul  23 Jul 2011)These notes contain extended abstracts on the topic of explicit methods in number theory. The range of topics includes the SatoTate conjecure, Langlands programme, function fields, Lfunctions and many other topics. 
1120a  Finitedimensional Approximations of Discrete Groups
[OWR201126] (2011)  (15 May  21 May 2011)The main objective of this workshop was to bring together experts from various fields, which are all interested in finite and finitedimensional approximations of infinite algebraic and analytic objects, such as groups, ... 
1115  Geometric Methods of Complex Analysis
[OWR201119] (2011)  (10 Apr  16 Apr 2011)The purpose of this workshop was to discuss recent results in Several Complex Variables, Complex Geometry and Symplectic/Contact Geometry with a special focus on the interplay and exchange of ideas among these areas, which ... 
1112  Geometric Numerical Integration
[OWR201116] (2011)  (20 Mar  26 Mar 2011)The subject of this workshop was numerical methods that preserve geometric properties of the flow of an ordinary or partial differential equation. This was complemented by the question as to how structure preservation ... 
1148  Geometric Partial Differential Equations: Theory, Numerics and Applications
[OWR201154] (2011)  (27 Nov  03 Dec 2011)This workshop concentrated on partial differential equations involving stationary and evolving surfaces in which geometric quantities play a major role. Mutual interest in this emerging field stimulated the interaction ... 
1107  Geometric Quantization in the Noncompact Setting
[OWR20119] (2011)  (13 Feb  19 Feb 2011)The purpose of the workshop was to bring together mathematicians interested in ”quantization of manifolds” in a broad sense: given classical data, such as a Lie group G acting on a symplectic manifold M, construct a quantum ... 
1138  Homotopy Theory
[OWR201146] (2011)  (18 Sep  24 Sep 2011)This workshop was a forum to present and discuss the latest result and ideas in homotopy theory and the connections to other branches of mathematics, such as algebraic geometry, representation theory and group theory. 
1145  Mathematical Logic: Proof Theory, Constructive Mathematics
[OWR201152] (2011)  (06 Nov  12 Nov 2011)The workshop “Mathematical Logic: Proof Theory, Constructive Mathematics” was centered around prooftheoretic aspects of current mathematics, constructive mathematics and logical aspects of computational complexity. 
1126  Mathematical Methods in Quantum Chemistry
[OWR201132] (2011)  (26 Jun  02 Jul 2011)The field of quantum chemistry is concerned with the analysis and simulation of chemical phenomena on the basis of the fundamental equations of quantum mechanics. Since the ‘exact’ electronic Schrödinger equation for a ... 
1134a  MiniWorkshop: Dynamics of Stochastic Systems and their Approximation
[OWR201140] (2011)  (21 Aug  27 Aug 2011)The aim of this workshop was to bring together specialists in the area of stochastic dynamical systems and stochastic numerical analysis to exchange their ideas about the state of the art of approximations of stochastic ... 
1103a  MiniWorkshop: Dynamics of Trace Maps and Applications to Spectral Theory
[OWR20113] (2011)  (16 Jan  22 Jan 2011)Recently some exciting results for the spectrum of Schrödinger operators with selfsimilar potentials and the dynamics of the associated Schrödinger equation have been established using input from complex and smooth dynamics. ... 
1109b  MiniWorkshop: History of Numerical and Graphical Tables
[OWR201112] (2011)  (27 Feb  05 Mar 2011)Numerical tables were one of the most commonly used instruments of calculation from the earliest periods for which we have evidence of mathematical activity until the appearance of computing machines. Such tables (including ... 
1109c  MiniWorkshop: Level Sets and Depth Contours in High Dimensional Data
[OWR201113] (2011)  (27 Feb  05 Mar 2011)Extraction of information about the distribution underlying a highdimensional data set is a formidable, complex problem dominating modern nonparametric statistics. Two general strategies are (i) to extract merely qualitative ... 
1103b  MiniWorkshop: Mathematical Analysis for Peridynamics
[OWR20114] (2011)  (16 Jan  22 Jan 2011)A mathematical analysis for peridynamics, a nonlocal elastic theory, is the subject of the miniworkshop. Peridynamics is a novel multiscale mechanical model where the canonical divergence of the stress tensor is replaced ... 
1117b  MiniWorkshop: Mathematical Models, Analysis, and Numerical Methods for Dynamic Fracture
[OWR201122] (2011)  (24 Apr  30 Apr 2011)The mathematical foundation of fracture mechanics has seen considerable advances in the last fifteen years. While this progress has been substantial, it has been largely limited to quasistatic evolutions based on global ... 
1134c  MiniWorkshop: Mathematics of Machine Learning
[OWR201142] (2011)  (21 Aug  27 Aug 2011)This is a report for a miniworkshop on the mathematical theory of learning. The purpose of the workshop was to bring together internationally recognized experts and young researchers to discuss new approaches, trends, and ... 
1117a  MiniWorkshop: Modular Representations of Symmetric Groups and Related Objects
[OWR201121] (2011)  (24 Apr  30 Apr 2011)The miniworkshop focussed on the modular representation theory of the symmetric group and other closely related objects, including Hecke algebras and Schur algebras. The topics and problems discussed include computations ... 
1134b  MiniWorkshop: New Developments in NewtonOkounov Bodies
[OWR201141] (2011)  (21 Aug  27 Aug 2011)The theory of NewtonOkounkov bodies, also called Okounkov bodies, is a new connection between algebraic geometry and convex geometry. It generalizes the wellknown and extremely rich correspondence between geometry of ... 
1103c  MiniWorkshop: Nonlinear Least Squares in Shape Identification Problems
[OWR20115] (2011)  (16 Jan  22 Jan 2011)This miniworkshop brought together mathematicians engaged in shape optimization and in inverse problems in order to address a specific class of problems on the reconstruction of geometries. Such a problem can be formulated ...