• 1251 - Dynamics of Patterns 

      [OWR-2012-60] Workshop Report 2012,60 (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 ...
    • 1235 - Low-Dimensional Topology and Number Theory 

      [OWR-2012-42] Workshop Report 2012,42 (2012) - (26 Aug - 01 Sep 2012)
      The workshop brought together topologists and number theorists with the intent of exploring the many tantalizing connections between these areas.
    • 1216 - Toric Geometry 

      [OWR-2012-21] Workshop Report 2012,21 (2012) - (15 Apr - 21 Apr 2012)
      Toric Geometry plays a major role where a wide variety of mathematical fields intersect, such as algebraic and symplectic geometry, algebraic groups, and combinatorics. The main feature of this workshop was to bring people ...
    • 1212 - Mechanics of Materials 

      [OWR-2012-15] Workshop Report 2012,15 (2012) - (18 Mar - 24 Mar 2012)
      The rapid advances of modern fabrications technologies require a thorough understanding of physical and mechanical properties of materials as influenced by their atomic composition, processing history and structure at the ...
    • 1213 - Representations of Finite Groups 

      [OWR-2012-16] Workshop Report 2012,16 (2012) - (25 Mar - 31 Mar 2012)
      The workshop "Representations of Finite Groups" was organised by Joseph Chuang (London), Markus Linckelmann (Aberdeen), Gunter Malle (Kaiserslautern) and Jeremy Rickard (Bristol). It covered a wide variety of aspects of ...
    • 1218 - Triangulations 

      [OWR-2012-24] Workshop Report 2012,24 (2012) - (29 Apr - 05 May 2012)
      The earliest work in topology was often based on explicit combinatorial models – usually triangulations – for the spaces being studied. Although algebraic methods in topology gradually replaced combinatorial ones in the ...
    • 1208a - Theory and Applications of Discontinuous Galerkin Methods 

      [OWR-2012-10] Workshop Report 2012,10 (2012) - (19 Feb - 25 Feb 2012)
      The workshop was organized by Susanne C. Brenner (Louisiana State University), Ronald Hoppe (University of Houston, Augsburg University) and Béatrice Rivière (Rice University). There were twenty-one lectures. The meeting ...
    • 1239 - Singularities 

      [OWR-2012-46] Workshop Report 2012,46 (2012) - (23 Sep - 29 Sep 2012)
      Singularity theory is concerned with the local and global structure of maps and spaces that occur in algebraic, analytic or differential geometric context. It uses methods from algebra, topology, algebraic geometry and ...
    • 1233 - Mathematical Aspects of Hydrodynamics 

      [OWR-2012-39] Workshop Report 2012,39 (2012) - (12 Aug - 18 Aug 2012)
      The workshop dealt with the partial differential equations that describe fluid motion, namely the Euler equations and the Navier-Stokes equations. Many of the lectures concerned questions of existence and regularity of ...
    • 1250 - Convex Geometry and its Applications 

      [OWR-2012-59] Workshop Report 2012,59 (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 ...
    • 1248b - Mini-Workshop: Frontiers in Quantile Regression 

      [OWR-2012-56] Workshop Report 2012,56 (2012) - (25 Nov - 01 Dec 2012)
      Quantiles play an essential role in modern statistics, as emphasized by the fundamental work of Parzen (1978) and Tukey (1977). Quantile regression was introduced by Koenker and Bassett (1978) as a complement to least ...
    • 1241 - Arbeitsgemeinschaft: Ergodic Theory and Combinatorial Number Theory 

      [OWR-2012-50] Workshop Report 2012,50 (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 ...
    • 1238 - Topologie 

      [OWR-2012-45] Workshop Report 2012,45 (2012) - (16 Sep - 22 Sep 2012)
      The Oberwolfach conference “Topologie” is one of the few occasions where researchers from many different areas in algebraic and geometric topology are able to meet and exchange ideas. Accordingly, the program covered a ...
    • 1229 - Geometric Group Theory, Hyperbolic Dynamics and Symplectic Geometry 

      [OWR-2012-35] Workshop Report 2012,35 (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 ...
    • 1240b - Mini-Workshop: Topology of Real Singularities and Motivic Aspects 

      [OWR-2012-48] Workshop Report 2012,48 (2012) - (01 Oct - 06 Oct 2012)
      This workgroup focusses on some recent issues in real singularities, concerning the topology of the Milnor fibre of a singular map and several motivic aspects of singularities of sets definable in some structures over the ...
    • 1234b - Rough Paths and PDEs 

      [OWR-2012-41] Workshop Report 2012,41 (2012) - (19 Aug - 25 Aug 2012)
      The purpose of the Oberwolfach workshop ”Rough Paths and PDEs” was to bring together these researchers, both young and senior, with the aim to promote progress in rough path theory, the connections with partial differential ...
    • 1201b - Mini-Workshop: Boundary Value Problems and Spectral Geometry 

      [OWR-2012-2] Workshop Report 2012,2 (2012) - (01 Jan - 07 Jan 2012)
      Boundary value problems and spectral geometry is an attractive and rapidly developing area in modern mathematical analysis. The interaction of PDE methods with concepts from operator theory and differential geometry is ...
    • 1225 - Classical Algebraic Geometry 

      [OWR-2012-30] Workshop Report 2012,30 (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 ...
    • 1248c - Mini-Workshop: Geometries, Shapes and Topologies in PDE-based Applications 

      [OWR-2012-57] Workshop Report 2012,57 (2012) - (25 Nov - 01 Dec 2012)
      The aim of the workshop was to study geometrical objects and their sensitivities in applications based on partial differential equations or differential variational inequalities. Focus topics comprised analytical investigations, ...
    • 1203 - Recent Developments in the Numerics of Nonlinear Hyperbolic Conservation Laws and their Use in Science and Engineering 

      [OWR-2012-5] Workshop Report 2012,5 (2012) - (15 Jan - 21 Jan 2012)
      Modern numerical methods for hyperbolic conservation laws rely on polynomials of high degree, mostly orthogonal polynomials, on triangular or quadrilateral meshes. Due to shocks stability is an issue and modern means of ...