Browsing Workshops 2017 by Title
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1704  Emerging Developments in Interfaces and Free Boundaries
[OWR20176] (2017)  (22 Jan  28 Jan 2017)The field of the mathematical and numerical analysis of systems of nonlinear partial differential equations involving interfaces and free boundaries is a well established and flourishing area of research. This workshop ... 
1726  Geometric Structures in Group Theory
[OWR201730] (2017)  (25 Jun  01 Jul 2017)Geometric group theory has natural connections and rich interfaces with many of the other major fields of modern mathematics. The basic motif of the field is the construction and exploration of actions by infinite groups ... 
1719  Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
[OWR201723] (2017)  (07 May  13 May 2017)The workshop “Geophysical Fluid Dynamics” addressed recent advances in analytical, stochastic, modeling and computational studies of geophysical fluid models. Of central interest were the reduced geophysical models, that ... 
1721  Harmonic Analysis and the Trace Formula
[OWR201725] (2017)  (21 May  27 May 2017)The purpose of this workshop was to discuss recent results in harmonic analysis that arise in the study of the trace formula. This theme is common to different directions of research on automorphic forms such as representation ... 
1744a  Interplay between Number Theory and Analysis for Dirichlet Series
[OWR201751] (2017)  (29 Oct  04 Nov 2017)In recent years a number of challenging research problems have crystallized in the analytic theory of Dirichlet series and its interaction with function theory in polydiscs. Their solutions appear to require unconventional ... 
1735  Komplexe Analysis
[OWR201739] (2017)  (27 Aug  02 Sep 2017)Complex Analysis is a very active branch of mathematics. The aim of this workshop was to discuss recent developments in several complex variables and complex geometry. Topics included singular Kähler–Einstein metrics, ... 
1734  Lowdimensional Topology and Number Theory
[OWR201738] (2017)  (20 Aug  26 Aug 2017)The workshop brought together topologists and number theorists with the intent of exploring the many tantalizing connections between these areas. 
1729  Material Theories
[OWR201733] (2017)  (16 Jul  22 Jul 2017)Material theories is a series of workshops concerned with a broad range of topics related to the mechanics and mathematics of materials. As such, this edition brought together researchers from diverse fields converging ... 
1751  Mathematical Instruments between Material Artifacts and Ideal Machines: Their Scientific and Social Role before 1950
[OWR201758] (2017)  (17 Dec  23 Dec 2017)Since 1950, mathematicians have become increasingly familiar with the digital computer in their professional practice. Previously, however, many other instruments, now mostly forgotten, were commonly used to compute numerical ... 
1745  Mathematical Logic: Proof Theory, Constructive Mathematics
[OWR201753] (2017)  (05 Nov  11 Nov 2017)The workshop “Mathematical Logic: Proof Theory, Constructive Mathematics” was centered around prooftheoretic aspects of core mathematics and theoretical computer science as well as homotopy type theory and logical aspects ... 
1737  Mathematical Questions and Challenges in Quantum Electrodynamics and its Applications
[OWR201741] (2017)  (10 Sep  16 Sep 2017)Quantum field theory (QFT) may be considered one of the most fundamental frameworks of theoretical physics. Quantum Electrodynamics (QED) is the part of QFT that describes the interaction between matter and light. Although ... 
1709  Mathematics of Quantitative Finance
[OWR201713] (2017)  (26 Feb  04 Mar 2017)The workshop on Mathematics of Quantitative Finance, organised at the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach from 26 February to 4 March 2017, focused on cutting edge areas of mathematical finance, with an emphasis ... 
1702c  MiniWorkshop: Adaptive Methods for Control Problems Constrained by TimeDependent PDEs
[OWR20174] (2017)  (08 Jan  14 Jan 2017)Optimization problems constrained by timedependent PDEs (Partial Differential Equations) are challenging from a computational point of view: even in the simplest case, one needs to solve a system of PDEs coupled globally ... 
1706a  MiniWorkshop: Cluster Expansions: From Combinatorics to Analysis through Probability
[OWR20178] (2017)  (05 Feb  11 Feb 2017)The workshop addressed the interplay between theory and applications of cluster expansions. These expansions, historically geared towards the study of systems in statistical mechanics, thermodynamics, and physical chemistry, ... 
1743c  MiniWorkshop: Interactions between Lowdimensional Topology and Complex Algebraic Geometry
[OWR201750] (2017)  (22 Oct  28 Oct 2017)Recent developments exhibit a strong connection between lowdimensional topology and complex algebraic geometry. A common theme is provided by the Alexander polynomial and its many avatars. The miniWorkshop brought together ... 
1738c  MiniWorkshop: Lattice Polytopes: Methods, Advances, Applications
[OWR201744] (2017)  (17 Sep  23 Sep 2017)Lattice polytopes arise naturally in many different branches of pure and applied mathematics such as number theory, commutative algebra, combinatorics, toric geometry, optimization, and mirror symmetry. The miniworkshop ... 
1738a  MiniWorkshop: MASAs and Automorphisms of C*Algebras
[OWR201742] (2017)  (17 Sep  23 Sep 2017)The main aim of this workshop was to study maximal abelian *subalgebras of C*algebras from various points of view. A chief motivation is the UCT problem, which asks whether all separable nuclear C*algebras satisfy the ... 
1743a  MiniWorkshop: PDE Models of Motility and Invasion in Active Biosystems
[OWR201748] (2017)  (22 Oct  28 Oct 2017)Cell migration is crucial for the development and functioning of multicellular organisms; it plays an essential role in, e.g., morphogenesis, immune system dynamics, wound healing, angiogenesis, bacterial motion and biofilm ... 
1706c  MiniWorkshop: Perspectives in Highdimensional Probability and Convexity
[OWR201710] (2017)  (05 Feb  11 Feb 2017)Understanding the geometric structure of systems involving a huge amount of parameters is a central problem in mathematics and applied sciences today. Here, geometric and analytical ideas meet in a nontrivial way and ... 
1738b  MiniWorkshop: Positivity in Higherdimensional Geometry: Highercodimensional Cycles and NewtonOkounkov Bodies
[OWR201743] (2017)  (17 Sep  23 Sep 2017)There are several flavors of positivity in Algebraic Geometry. They range from conditions that determine vanishing of cohomology, to intersection theoretic properties, and to convex geometry. They offer excellent invariants ...