Browsing Workshops 2012 by Title
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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, ... 
1227b  Geometric Aspects of Spectral Theory
[OWR201233] (2012)  (01 Jul  07 Jul 2012)The workshop “Geometric Aspects of Spectral Theory” brought together leading researchers working in various areas of this vast field of mathematics. The meeting featured presentations on some of the most fascinating recent ... 
1229  Geometric Group Theory, Hyperbolic Dynamics and Symplectic Geometry
[OWR201235] (2012)  (15 Jul  21 Jul 2012)The workshop brought together experts in the young and rapidly developing mathematical fields of Geometric group theory, hyperbolic dynamics and symplectic geometry. The activities included talks on recent achievements and ... 
1221  Geometrie
[OWR201227] (2012)  (20 May  26 May 2012)During the meeting a wide range of topics in geometry was discussed. There were 18 one hour talks and four half an hour talks which took place after dinner. 
1204  Interplay of Analysis and Probability in Physics
[OWR20126] (2012)  (22 Jan  28 Jan 2012)The main purpose of this workshop was to foster interaction between researchers in the fields of analysis and probability with the aim of joining forces to understand difficult problems from physics rigorously. 52 researchers ... 
1223  Invariants in LowDimensional Topology and Knot Theory
[OWR201228] (2012)  (03 Jun  09 Jun 2012)This meeting concentrated on topological invariants in low dimensional topology and knot theory. We include both three and four dimensional manifolds in our phrase “low dimensional topology”. The intent of the conference ... 
1208b  Inverse Problems for Partial Differential Equations
[OWR201211] (2012)  (19 Feb  25 Feb 2012)This workshop brought together mathematicians engaged in different aspects of inverse problems for partial differential equations. Classical topics such as the inverse problems of impedance tomography and scattering theory ...