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    • 1651a - Mini-Workshop: New Interactions between Homotopical Algebra and Quantum Field Theory 

      [OWR-2016-58] Workshop Report 2016,58 (2016) - (18 Dec - 23 Dec 2016)
      Recent developments in quantum field theory strongly call for techniques from homotopical algebra to develop the mathematical foundations of quantum gauge theories. This mini-workshop brought together experts working at ...
    • 1651c - Mini-Workshop: Surreal Numbers, Surreal Analysis, Hahn Fields and Derivations 

      [OWR-2016-60] Workshop Report 2016,60 (2016) - (18 Dec - 23 Dec 2016)
      New striking analogies between H. Hahn’s fields of generalised series with real coefficients, G. H. Hardy’s field of germs of real valued functions, and J. H. Conway’s field No of surreal numbers, have been lately discovered ...
    • 1651b - Mini-Workshop: Max Dehn: his Life, Work, and Influence 

      [OWR-2016-59] Workshop Report 2016,59 (2016) - (18 Dec - 23 Dec 2016)
      This mini-workshop is part of a long-term project that aims to produce a book documenting Max Dehn’s singular life and career. The meeting brought together scholars with various kinds of expertise, several of whom gave ...
    • 1650 - Asymptotic Phenomena in Local Algebra and Singularity Theory 

      [OWR-2016-57] Workshop Report 2016,57 (2016) - (11 Dec - 17 Dec 2016)
      The goal of this workshop was to highlight, and further, the interactions between local algebra and singularity theory. The timing was serendipitous for both subjects have witnessed tremendous progress recently, much of ...
    • 1649 - Surface Bundles 

      [OWR-2016-56] Workshop Report 2016,56 (2016) - (04 Dec - 10 Dec 2016)
      This workshop brought together specialists in algebraic topology, low dimensional topology, geometric group theory, algebraic geometry and neighboring fields. It provided a good overview of the current developments, and ...
    • 1648 - Heat Kernels, Stochastic Processes and Functional Inequalities 

      [OWR-2016-55] Workshop Report 2016,55 (2016) - (27 Nov - 03 Dec 2016)
      The general topic of the 2016 workshop Heat kernels, stochastic processes and functional inequalities was the study of linear and non-linear diffusions in geometric environments including smooth manifolds, fractals and ...
    • 1646 - Large Scale Stochastic Dynamics 

      [OWR-2016-54] Workshop Report 2016,54 (2016) - (13 Nov - 19 Nov 2016)
      The goal of this workshop was to explore the recent advances in the mathematical understanding of the macroscopic properties which emerge on large space-time scales from interacting microscopic particle systems. There were ...
    • 1645 - Analytic Number Theory 

      [OWR-2016-53] Workshop Report 2016,53 (2016) - (06 Nov - 12 Nov 2016)
      Analytic number theory has flourished over the past few years, and this workshop brought together world leaders and young talent to discuss developments in various branches of the subject
    • 1644b - Mini-Workshop: Mathematics of Magnetoelastic Materials 

      [OWR-2016-51] Workshop Report 2016,51 (2016) - (30 Oct - 05 Nov 2016)
      The unifying theme of the workshop was the mathematical modeling, analysis, and numerical simulation of materials which involve magnetic and elastic interactions. During the workshop we identified several open problems ...
    • 1644a - Mini-Workshop: Fast Solvers for Highly Oscillatory Problems 

      [OWR-2016-50] Workshop Report 2016,50 (2016) - (30 Oct - 05 Nov 2016)
      The efficient numerical solution of highly oscillatory problems is one of the grand challenges of Applied Mathematics with diverse applications across the natural sciences and engineering. This workshop brings together ...
    • 1644c - Mini-Workshop: Computations in the Cohomology of Arithmetic Groups 

      [OWR-2016-52] Workshop Report 2016,52 (2016) - (30 Oct - 05 Nov 2016)
      Explicit calculations play an important role in the theoretical development of the cohomology of groups and its applications. It is becoming more common for such calculations to be derived with the aid of a computer. This ...
    • 1643 - Definability and Decidability Problems in Number Theory 

      [OWR-2016-49] Workshop Report 2016,49 (2016) - (23 Oct - 29 Oct 2016)
      This workshop brought together experts working on variations of Hilbert’s Tenth Problem and more general decidability issues for structures other than the ring of integers arising naturally in number theory and algebraic geometry.
    • 1641 - Arbeitsgemeinschaft: Diophantine Approximation, Fractal Geometry and Dynamics 

      [OWR-2016-48] Workshop Report 2016,48 (2016) - (09 Oct - 14 Oct 2016)
      Recently conjectures by Schmidt and by Davenport were solved in papers by Dzmitry Badziahin, Andrew Pollington and Sanju Velani, and by Victor Beresnevich. The methods which they used are the source for a growing number ...
    • 1640 - Mathematical and Algorithmic Aspects of Data Assimilation in the Geosciences 

      [OWR-2016-47] Workshop Report 2016,47 (2016) - (02 Oct - 08 Oct 2016)
      The field of “Data Assimilation” has been driven by applications from the geosciences where complex mathematical models are interfaced with observational data in order to improve model forecasts. Mathematically, data ...
    • 1639 - Singularities 

      [OWR-2016-46] Workshop Report 2016,46 (2016) - (25 Sep - 01 Oct 2016)
      Singularity theory is a central part of contemporary mathematics. It is concerned with the local and global structure of maps and spaces that occur in algebraic, analytic or differential geometric context. For its study ...
    • 1638b - Theory and Numerics of Inverse Scattering Problems 

      [OWR-2016-45] Workshop Report 2016,45 (2016) - (18 Sep - 24 Sep 2016)
      This workshop addressed specific inverse problems for the time-harmonic Maxwell’s equations, resp. special cases of these, such as the Helmholtz equation or quasistatic approximations like in impedance tomography. The ...
    • 1638a - Adaptive Algorithms 

      [OWR-2016-44] Workshop Report 2016,44 (2016) - (18 Sep - 24 Sep 2016)
      Overwhelming empirical evidence in computational science and engineering proved that self-adaptive mesh-generation is a must-do in real-life problem computational partial differential equations. The mathematical understanding ...
    • 1637 - Many-Body Quantum Systems and Effective Theories 

      [OWR-2016-43] Workshop Report 2016,43 (2016) - (11 Sep - 17 Sep 2016)
      In the last years, substantial progress has been made in many areas of mathematical physics. The goal of this workshop was to bring together researchers working on analytic and probabilistic aspects of many-body quantum ...
    • 1636 - Self-Adaptive Numerical Methods for Computationally Challenging Problems 

      [OWR-2016-42] Workshop Report 2016,42 (2016) - (04 Sep - 10 Sep 2016)
      Self-adaptive numerical methods provide a powerful and automatic approach in scientific computing. In particular, Adaptive Mesh Refinement (AMR) algorithms have been widely used in computational science and engineering and ...
    • 1635 - Measured Group Theory 

      [OWR-2016-41] Workshop Report 2016,41 (2016) - (28 Aug - 03 Sep 2016)
      The workshop aimed to study discrete and Lie groups and their actions using measure theoretic methods and their asymptotic invariants, such as $\ell^2$-invariants, the rank gradient, cost, torsion growth, entropy-type ...