Browsing Workshops 2011 by Title
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1114  Arbeitsgemeinschaft: Rational Homotopy Theory in Mathematics and Physics
[OWR201118] (2011)  (03 Apr  08 Apr 2011)This Arbeitsgemeinschaft focused on the interplay among rational homotopy theory, differential geometry and the physics of string topology. The talks centered on one hand on how geometry and string topology make use of ... 
1123  Arithmetic Groups vs. Mapping Class Groups: Similarities, Analogies and Differences
[OWR201130] (2011)  (05 Jun  11 Jun 2011)Arithmetic groups arise naturally in many fields such as number theory, algebraic geometry, and analysis. Mapping class groups arise in both low dimensional topology and geometric group theory. They have been studied ... 
1110  Automorphic Forms: New Directions
[OWR201114] (2011)  (06 Mar  12 Mar 2011)The workshop on Automorphic Forms: New Directions provided a nice glimpse of the many streams of current research activity in this very active area. Topics included the relative trace formula and periods of automorphic ... 
1119  Billiards, Flat Surfaces, and Dynamics on Moduli Spaces
[OWR201125] (2011)  (08 May  14 May 2011)This workshop brought together people working on the dynamics of various flows on moduli spaces, in particular the action of SL$_2(\mathbb R)$ on flat surfaces. The new results presented covered properties of interval ... 
1146  Combinatorial Optimization
[OWR201153] (2011)  (13 Nov  19 Nov 2011)Combinatorial Optimization is a very active field that benefits from bringing together ideas from different areas, e.g., graph theory and combinatorics, matroids and submodularity, connectivity and network flows, approximation ... 
1101  Combinatorics
[OWR20111] (2011)  (02 Jan  08 Jan 2011)Combinatorics is a fundamental mathematical discipline which focuses on the study of discrete objects and their properties. The current workshop brought together researchers from diverse fields such as Extremal and ... 
1139  Complex Algebraic Geometry
[OWR201147] (2011)  (25 Sep  01 Oct 2011)The conference focused on several classical and modern topics in the realm of complex algebraic geometry, such as moduli spaces, birational geometry and the minimal model program, Mirror symmetry and Gromov–Witten invariants, ... 
1131  Computational Group Theory
[OWR201137] (2011)  (31 Jul  06 Aug 2011)This sixth workshop on Computational Group Theory proved that its main themes “finitely presented groups”, “$p$groups”, “matrix groups” and “representations of groups” are lively and active fields of research. The talks ... 
1143a  Correlations and Interactions for Random Quantum Systems
[OWR201150] (2011)  (23 Oct  29 Oct 2011)Random quantum systems cover a broad range of mathematical models from random Schr¨odinger operators to random matrices and quantum spin models with random parameters. Their understanding requires techniques which combine ... 
1127  Differentialgeometrie im Großen
[OWR201133] (2011)  (03 Jul  09 Jul 2011)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 topology, ... 
1136  Discrete Geometry
[OWR201144] (2011)  (04 Sep  10 Sep 2011)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 algebraic ... 
1128  Dynamische Systeme
[OWR201134] (2011)  (10 Jul  16 Jul 2011)This workshop continued the biannual series at Oberwolfach on Dynamical Systems that started as the ”MoserZehnder meeting” in 1981. The main themes of the workshop are the new results and developments in the area of ... 
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.