• 1101 - Combinatorics 

      [OWR-2011-1] Workshop Report 2011,1 (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 ...
    • 1106 - Topological and Geometric Combinatorics 

      [OWR-2011-8] Workshop Report 2011,8 (2011) - (06 Feb - 12 Feb 2011)
      The 2011 Oberwolfach meeting “Topological and Geometric Combinatorics” was organized by Anders Björner (Stockholm), Gil Kalai (Jerusalem), Isabella Novik (Seattle), and Günter M. Ziegler (Berlin). It covered a wide variety ...
    • 1112 - Geometric Numerical Integration 

      [OWR-2011-16] Workshop Report 2011,16 (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 ...
    • 1109a - Mini-Workshop: The Homotopy Interpretation of Constructive Type Theory 

      [OWR-2011-11] Workshop Report 2011,11 (2011) - (27 Feb - 05 Mar 2011)
      Over the past few years it has become apparent that there is a surprising and deep connection between constructive logic and higherdimensional structures in algebraic topology and category theory, in the form of an ...
    • 1104 - Stochastic Analysis in Finance and Insurance 

      [OWR-2011-6] Workshop Report 2011,6 (2011) - (23 Jan - 29 Jan 2011)
      This workshop brought together leading experts and a large number of younger researchers in stochastic analysis and mathematical finance from all over the world. During a highly intense week, participants exchanged during ...
    • 1109b - Mini-Workshop: History of Numerical and Graphical Tables 

      [OWR-2011-12] Workshop Report 2011,12 (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 ...
    • 1111 - The Renormalization Group 

      [OWR-2011-15] Workshop Report 2011,15 (2011) - (13 Mar - 19 Mar 2011)
      Invented as a multiscale approach to the theory of critical phenomena, the renormalization group has become a powerful mathematical tool in the analysis of infinite-dimensional systems. Its applications range from classical ...
    • 1109c - Mini-Workshop: Level Sets and Depth Contours in High Dimensional Data 

      [OWR-2011-13] Workshop Report 2011,13 (2011) - (27 Feb - 05 Mar 2011)
      Extraction of information about the distribution underlying a high-dimensional data set is a formidable, complex problem dominating modern nonparametric statistics. Two general strategies are (i) to extract merely qualitative ...
    • 1103a - Mini-Workshop: Dynamics of Trace Maps and Applications to Spectral Theory 

      [OWR-2011-3] Workshop Report 2011,3 (2011) - (16 Jan - 22 Jan 2011)
      Recently some exciting results for the spectrum of Schrödinger operators with self-similar potentials and the dynamics of the associated Schrödinger equation have been established using input from complex and smooth dynamics. ...
    • 1103b - Mini-Workshop: Mathematical Analysis for Peridynamics 

      [OWR-2011-4] Workshop Report 2011,4 (2011) - (16 Jan - 22 Jan 2011)
      A mathematical analysis for peridynamics, a nonlocal elastic theory, is the subject of the mini-workshop. Peridynamics is a novel multiscale mechanical model where the canonical divergence of the stress tensor is replaced ...
    • 1113 - Operator Algebras and Representation Theory: Frames, Wavelets and Fractals 

      [OWR-2011-17] Workshop Report 2011,17 (2011) - (27 Mar - 02 Apr 2011)
      The central focus of the workshop was Kadison-Singer conjecture and its connection to operator algebras, harmonic analysis, representation theory and the theory of fractals. The program was intrinsically interdisciplinary ...
    • 1102 - Set Theory 

      [OWR-2011-2] Workshop Report 2011,2 (2011) - (09 Jan - 15 Jan 2011)
      This stimulating workshop exposed some of the most exciting recent develops in set theory, including major new results about the proper forcing axiom, stationary reflection, gaps in P(ω)/Fin, iterated forcing, the tree ...
    • 1107 - Geometric Quantization in the Non-compact Setting 

      [OWR-2011-9] Workshop Report 2011,9 (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 ...
    • 1110 - Automorphic Forms: New Directions 

      [OWR-2011-14] Workshop Report 2011,14 (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 ...
    • 1108 - Representation Theory of Quivers and Finite Dimensional Algebras 

      [OWR-2011-10] Workshop Report 2011,10 (2011) - (20 Feb - 26 Feb 2011)
      Methods and results from the representation theory of quivers and finite dimensional algebras have led to many interactions with other areas of mathematics. Such areas include the theory of Lie algebras and quantum groups, ...
    • 1136 - Discrete Geometry 

      [OWR-2011-44] Workshop Report 2011,44 (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 ...
    • 1116 - Real Enumerative Questions in Complex and Tropical Geometry 

      [OWR-2011-20] Workshop Report 2011,20 (2011) - (17 Apr - 23 Apr 2011)
      The workshop Real Enumerative Questions in Complex and Tropical Geometry was devoted to a wide discussion and exchange of ideas between the best experts representing various points of view on the subject. Enumeration of ...
    • 1115 - Geometric Methods of Complex Analysis 

      [OWR-2011-19] Workshop Report 2011,19 (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 ...
    • 1105 - Trends in Mathematical Imaging and Surface Processing 

      [OWR-2011-7] Workshop Report 2011,7 (2011) - (30 Jan - 05 Feb 2011)
      Motivated both by industrial applications and the challenge of new problems, one observes an increasing interest in the field of image and surface processing over the last years. It has become clear that even though the ...
    • 1103c - Mini-Workshop: Nonlinear Least Squares in Shape Identification Problems 

      [OWR-2011-5] Workshop Report 2011,5 (2011) - (16 Jan - 22 Jan 2011)
      This mini-workshop 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 ...