• 1207 - Advanced Computational Engineering 

      [OWR-2012-9] Workshop Report 2012,9 (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 ...
    • 1202 - Explicit Versus Tacit Knowledge in Mathematics 

      [OWR-2012-4] Workshop Report 2012,4 (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 ...
    • 1228 - Discrete Differential Geometry 

      [OWR-2012-34] Workshop Report 2012,34 (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.
    • 1206 - Computability Theory 

      [OWR-2012-8] Workshop Report 2012,8 (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 ...
    • 1227b - Geometric Aspects of Spectral Theory 

      [OWR-2012-33] Workshop Report 2012,33 (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 ...
    • 1215b - Mini-Workshop: Hypergraph Turan Problem 

      [OWR-2012-19] Workshop Report 2012,19 (2012) - (08 Apr - 14 Apr 2012)
      This mini-workshop focused on the hypergraph Turán problem. The interest in this difficult and old area was recently re-invigorated by many important developments such as the hypergraph regularity lemmas, flag algebras, ...
    • 1236 - Komplexe Analysis 

      [OWR-2012-43] Workshop Report 2012,43 (2012) - (02 Sep - 08 Sep 2012)
      The aim of this workshop was to discuss recent developments in several complex variables and complex geometry. Special emphasis was put on the interaction of analytic and algebraic methods. Topics included Kähler geometry, ...
    • 1240c - Mini-Workshop: Cohomology Rings and Fundamental Groups of Hyperplane Arrangements, Wonderful Compactifications, and Real Toric Varieties 

      [OWR-2012-49] Workshop Report 2012,49 (2012) - (01 Oct - 06 Oct 2012)
      The purpose of this workshop was to bring together researchers with a common interest in the objects mentioned in the title from, respectively, the points of view of toric and tropical geometry, arrangement theory, and ...
    • 1215c - Mini-Workshop: Endomorphisms, Semigroups and C*-Algebras of Rings 

      [OWR-2012-20] Workshop Report 2012,20 (2012) - (08 Apr - 14 Apr 2012)
      The main aim of the workshop was to explore recent progress in the study of endomorphisms of $C*$-algebras, semigroup crossed products, graph algebras, ring $C*$-algebras, purely infinite $C*$-algebras and related algebraic ...
    • 1227a - Reductions of Shimura Varieties 

      [OWR-2012-32] Workshop Report 2012,32 (2012) - (01 Jul - 07 Jul 2012)
      The workshop brought together leading experts in the theory of reductions of Shimura varieties. The talks presented new methods and results that intertwine a multitude of topics such as geometry and cohomology of moduli ...
    • 1243 - Computational Inverse Problems 

      [OWR-2012-51] Workshop Report 2012,51 (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 ...
    • 1201c - Mini-Workshop: Thermodynamic Formalism, Geometry and Stochastics 

      [OWR-2012-3] Workshop Report 2012,3 (2012) - (01 Jan - 07 Jan 2012)
      Thermodynamic formalism and all its branches and applications in conformal dynamics, probability theory, stochastics and fractal geometry represent highly important fields in modern Mathematics, which are currently very ...
    • 1237 - Scaling Limits in Models of Statistical Mechanics 

      [OWR-2012-44] Workshop Report 2012,44 (2012) - (09 Sep - 15 Sep 2012)
      This has been the third workshop around Statistical Mechanics organized in the last 6 years. The main topic consisted of spatial random processes and their connections to statistical mechanics. The common underlying theme ...
    • 1201a - Mini-Workshop: Manifolds with Lower Curvature Bounds 

      [OWR-2012-1] Workshop Report 2012,1 (2012) - (01 Jan - 07 Jan 2012)
      The purpose of the meeting was to relate and study new developments in the geometry and topology of Riemannian manifolds with lower curvature bounds. Special emphasis was given to lower Ricci curvature bounds in the sense ...
    • 1249 - Mathematical and Algorithmic Aspects of Atmosphere-Ocean Data Assimilation 

      [OWR-2012-58] Workshop Report 2012,58 (2012) - (02 Dec - 08 Dec 2012)
      The nomenclature “data assimilation” arises from applications in the geosciences where complex mathematical models are interfaced with observational data in order to improve model forecasts. Mathematically, data assimilation ...
    • 1217b - Singularity Theory and Integrable Systems 

      [OWR-2012-23] Workshop Report 2012,23 (2012) - (22 Apr - 28 Apr 2012)
      The workshop brought together three very different areas of mathematics, namely singularity theory, integrable systems and quantum cohomology. They are linked by their applications in topological quantum field theory and ...
    • 1248a - Mini-Workshop: Efficient and Robust Approximation of the Helmholtz Equation 

      [OWR-2012-55] Workshop Report 2012,55 (2012) - (25 Nov - 01 Dec 2012)
      The accurate and efficient treatment of wave propogation phenomena is still a challenging problem. A prototypical equation is the Helmholtz equation at high wavenumbers. For this equation, Babuˇska & Sauter showed in 2000 ...
    • 1210 - Enveloping Algebras and Geometric Representation Theory 

      [OWR-2012-13] Workshop Report 2012,13 (2012) - (04 Mar - 10 Mar 2012)
      The workshop brought together experts investigating algebraic Lie theory from the geometric and combinatorial points of view.
    • 1234a - Optimal and Near Optimal Configurations on Lattices and Manifolds 

      [OWR-2012-40] Workshop Report 2012,40 (2012) - (19 Aug - 25 Aug 2012)
      Optimal configurations of points arise in many contexts, for example classical ground states for interacting particle systems, Euclidean packings of convex bodies, as well as minimal discrete and continuous energy problems ...
    • 1221 - Geometrie 

      [OWR-2012-27] Workshop Report 2012,27 (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.