Workshops 2011
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1150  Stratified Spaces: Joining Analysis, Topology and Geometry
[OWR201156] (2011)  (11 Dec  17 Dec 2011)For manifolds, topological properties such as Poincaré duality and invariants such as the signature and characteristic classes, results and techniques from complex algebraic geometry such as the HirzebruchRiemannRoch ... 
1149  Variational Methods for Evolution
[OWR201155] (2011)  (04 Dec  10 Dec 2011)The meeting focused on the last advances in the applications of variational methods to evolution problems governed by partial differential equations. The talks covered a broad range of topics, including large deviation and ... 
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 ... 
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 ... 
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. 
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) ... 
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 ... 
1141  Arbeitsgemeinschaft: Quantum Ergodicity
[OWR201149] (2011)  (09 Oct  14 Oct 2011)Quantum Ergodicity aims at understanding the eigenstates of quantum mechanical systems admitting chaotic classical limiting dynamics. A paradigmatic system is the LaplaceBeltrami operator on a compact manifold of negative ... 
1140  Very High Dimensional Semiparametric Models
[OWR201148] (2011)  (02 Oct  08 Oct 2011)Very high dimensional semiparametric models play a major role in many areas, in particular in signal detection problems when sparse signals or sparse events are hidden among high dimensional noise. Concrete examples are ... 
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, ... 
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. 
1137  Noncommutative Geometry
[OWR201145] (2011)  (11 Sep  17 Sep 2011)Noncommutative Geometry applies ideas from geometry to mathematical structures determined by noncommuting variables. This meeting concentrated primarily on those aspects of Noncommutative Geometry that are related to index ... 
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 ... 
1135  The Analytic Theory of Automorphic Forms
[OWR201143] (2011)  (28 Aug  03 Sep 2011)The workshop brought together leading experts in the theory of automorphic forms. Recently developed analytic, geometric and ergodic methods have enabled several important results in the theory for $GL(2)$, and also made ... 
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 ... 
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 ... 
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 ... 
1133  Applied Dynamics and Geometric Mechanics
[OWR201139] (2011)  (14 Aug  20 Aug 2011)This one week workshop was organized around several central subjects in applied dynamics and geometric mechanics. The specific organization with afternoons free for discussion led to intense exchanges of ideas. Bridges ... 
1132  Partial Differential Equations
[OWR201138] (2011)  (07 Aug  13 Aug 2011)The workshop dealt with partial differential equations in geometry and technical applications. The main topics were the combination of nonlinear partial differential equations and geometric problems, regularity of free ... 
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 ...