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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 1246 - Complexity Theory 

      [OWR-2012-54] Workshop Report 2012,54 (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 ...
    • 1245a - Non-Archimedean Analytic Geometry 

      [OWR-2012-53] Workshop Report 2012,53 (2012) - (04 Nov - 10 Nov 2012)
      The workshop focused on recent developments in non-Archimedean analytic geometry with various applications to arithmetic and algebraic geometry. These applications include questions in Arakelov theory, p-adic differential ...
    • 1244 - C*-Algebras, Dynamics, and Classification 

      [OWR-2012-52] Workshop Report 2012,52 (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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 1240a - Mini-Workshop: Nichols Algebras and Weyl Groupoids 

      [OWR-2012-47] Workshop Report 2012,47 (2012) - (30 Sep - 06 Oct 2012)
      Nichols algebras are graded braided Hopf algebras satisfying a universal property. Many structural results of a Nichols algebra can be obtained by studying itsWeyl groupoid and its homology. In the mini-workshop, introductions ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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.
    • 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 ...