Browsing Workshops 2012 by Title
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1207  Advanced Computational Engineering
[OWR20129] (2012)  (12 Feb  18 Feb 2012)The finite element method is the established simulation tool for the numerical solution of partial differential equations in many engineering problems with many mathematical developments such as mixed finite element methods ... 
1219  Analysis and Geometric Singularities
[OWR201225] (2012)  (06 May  12 May 2012)This is a report on the Oberwolfach conference “Analysis and Geometric Singularities”, May 612, 2012. The main themes discussed in the meeting include the interplay between the analytic, geometric and topological study ... 
1224  Applied Harmonic Analysis and Sparse Approximation
[OWR201229] (2012)  (10 Jun  16 Jun 2012)Applied harmonic analysis and sparse approximation are highly active research areas with a lot of recent exciting developments. Their methods have become crucial for a wide range of applications in technology and science, ... 
1241  Arbeitsgemeinschaft: Ergodic Theory and Combinatorial Number Theory
[OWR201250] (2012)  (07 Oct  13 Oct 2012)The aim of this Arbeitsgemeinschaft was to introduce young researchers with various backgrounds to the multifaceted and mutually perpetuating connections between ergodic theory, topological dynamics, combinatorics, and ... 
1214  Arbeitsgemeinschaft: Quasiperiodic Schrödinger Operators
[OWR201217] (2012)  (01 Apr  07 Apr 2012)This Arbeitsgemeinschaft discussed the spectral properties of quasiperiodic Schrödinger operators in one space dimension. After presenting background material on Schrödinger operators with dynamically defined potentials ... 
1232  Arithmetic Geometry
[OWR201238] (2012)  (05 Aug  11 Aug 2012)The focus of the workshop was the connection between algebraic geometry and arithmetic. Most lectures were on padic topics, underlining the importance of Fontaine’s theory in the field, namely it gives a relation between ... 
1244  C*Algebras, Dynamics, and Classification
[OWR201252] (2012)  (28 Oct  03 Nov 2012)Classification is a central theme in mathematics, and a particularly rich one in the theory of operator algebras. Indeed, one of the first major results in the theory is Murray and von Neumann’s type classification of ... 
1230  Calculus of Variations
[OWR201236] (2012)  (22 Jul  28 Jul 2012)Since its invention, the calculus of variations has been a central field of mathematics and physics, providing tools and techniques to study problems in geometry, physics and partial differential equations. On the one hand, ... 
1225  Classical Algebraic Geometry
[OWR201230] (2012)  (17 Jun  23 Jun 2012)Progress in algebraic geometry often comes through the introduction of new tools and ideas to tackle the classical problems the development of the field. Examples include new invariants that capture some aspect of geometry ... 
1246  Complexity Theory
[OWR201254] (2012)  (11 Nov  17 Nov 2012)Computational Complexity Theory is the mathematical study of the intrinsic power and limitations of computational resources like time, space, or randomness. The current workshop focused on recent developments in various ... 
1206  Computability Theory
[OWR20128] (2012)  (05 Feb  11 Feb 2012)Computability is one of the fundamental notions of mathematics, trying to capture the effective content of mathematics. Starting from Gödel’s Incompleteness Theorem, it has now blossomed into a rich area with strong ... 
1243  Computational Inverse Problems
[OWR201251] (2012)  (21 Oct  27 Oct 2012)Inverse problem typically deal with the identification of unknown quantities from indirect measurements and appear in many areas in technology, medicine, biology, finance, and econometrics. The computational solution of ... 
1209  Control Theory: Mathematical Perspectives on Complex Networked Systems
[OWR201212] (2012)  (26 Feb  03 Mar 2012)Control theory is an interdisciplinary field that is located at the crossroads of pure and applied mathematics with systems engineering and the sciences. Its range of applicability and its techniques evolve rapidly with ... 
1250  Convex Geometry and its Applications
[OWR201259] (2012)  (09 Dec  15 Dec 2012)The geometry of convex domains in Euclidean space plays a central role in several branches of mathematics: functional and harmonic analysis, the theory of PDE, linear programming and, increasingly, in the study of other ... 
1217a  Diophantische Approximationen
[OWR201222] (2012)  (22 Apr  28 Apr 2012)This Number Theoretic conference was focused on the following subjects: the Littlewood conjecture, simultaneous homogeneous and inhomogeneous Diophantine approximation, geometry of numbers, irrationality, Diophantine ... 
1228  Discrete Differential Geometry
[OWR201234] (2012)  (08 Jul  14 Jul 2012)This is the collection of extended abstracts for the 24 lectures and the open problems session at the third Oberwolfach workshop on Discrete Differential Geometry. 
1251  Dynamics of Patterns
[OWR201260] (2012)  (16 Dec  22 Dec 2012)Patterns and nonlinear waves arise in many applications. Mathematical descriptions and analyses draw from a variety of fields such as partial differential equations of various types, differential and difference equations ... 
1210  Enveloping Algebras and Geometric Representation Theory
[OWR201213] (2012)  (04 Mar  10 Mar 2012)The workshop brought together experts investigating algebraic Lie theory from the geometric and combinatorial points of view. 
1202  Explicit Versus Tacit Knowledge in Mathematics
[OWR20124] (2012)  (08 Jan  14 Jan 2012)This workshop aimed to bring together an international group of historians of mathematics to reflect upon the role played by tacit knowledge in doing mathematics at various times and places. The existence of tacit knowledge ... 
1211  Frontiers in Nonparametric Statistics
[OWR201214] (2012)  (11 Mar  17 Mar 2012)The goal of this workshop was to discuss recent developments of nonparametric statistical inference. A particular focus was on high dimensional statistics, semiparametrics, adaptation, nonparametric bayesian statistics, ...