• 2006a - Boundary Element Methods 

      [OWR-2020-5] Workshop Report 2020,5 (2020) - (02 Feb - 08 Feb 2020)
      The field of boundary element methods (BEM) relies on recasting boundary value problems for (mostly linear) partial differential equations as (usually singular) integral equations on boundaries of domains or interfaces. ...
    • 2002 - Combinatorics 

      [OWR-2020-1] Workshop Report 2020,1 (2020) - (05 Jan - 11 Jan 2020)
      Combinatorics is a fundamental mathematical discipline that focuses on the study of discrete objects and their properties. The present workshop featured research in such diverse areas as Extremal, Probabilistic and ...
    • 2004 - Representation Theory of Quivers and Finite Dimensional Algebras 

      [OWR-2020-3] Workshop Report 2020,3 (2020) - (19 Jan - 25 Jan 2020)
      Methods and results from the representation theory of quivers and finite dimensional algebras have led to many interactions with other areas of mathematics. Such areas include the theory of Lie algebras and quantum ...
    • 2010 - Real Algebraic Geometry with a View Toward Hyperbolic Programming and Free Probability 

      [OWR-2020-12] Workshop Report 2020,12 (2020) - (01 Mar - 07 Mar 2020)
      Continuing the tradition initiated in the MFO workshops held in 2014 and 2017, this workshop was dedicated to the newest developments in real algebraic geometry and polynomial optimization, with a particular emphasis on ...
    • 2011 - Mechanics of Materials: Towards Predictive Methods for Kinetics in Plasticity, Fracture, and Damage 

      [OWR-2020-13] Workshop Report 2020,13 (2020) - (08 Mar - 14 Mar 2020)
      The workshop dealt with current advances of computational methods, mathematics and continuum mechanics directed at thermodynamically consistent forms of constitutive equations for complex evolutionary phenomena in modern ...
    • 2008 - Low-dimensional Topology 

      [OWR-2020-8] Workshop Report 2020,8 (2020) - (16 Feb - 22 Feb 2020)
      The workshop brought together experts from across all areas of low-dimensional topology, including knot theory, mapping class groups, three-manifolds and four-manifolds. In addition to the standard research talks we had ...
    • 2009a - Mini-Workshop: Kronecker, Plethysm, and Sylow Branching Coefficients and their Applications to Complexity Theory 

      [OWR-2020-9] Workshop Report 2020,9 (2020) - (23 Feb - 29 Feb 2020)
      The Kronecker, plethysm and Sylow branching coefficients describe the decomposition of representations of symmetric groups obtained by tensor products and induction. Understanding these decompositions has been hailed ...
    • 2003 - Model Theory: Groups, Geometries and Combinatorics 

      [OWR-2020-2] Workshop Report 2020,2 (2020) - (12 Jan - 18 Jan 2020)
      The focus of the conference were recent interactions between model theory, group theory and combinatorics in finite geometries. In some cases, in particular in non-archimedean geometry or combinatorics in finite geometries, ...
    • 2005 - Statistics meets Machine Learning 

      [OWR-2020-4] Workshop Report 2020,4 (2020) - (26 Jan - 01 Feb 2020)
      Theory and application go hand in hand in most areas of statistics. In a world flooded with huge amounts of data waiting to be analyzed, classified and transformed into useful outputs, the designing of fast, robust and ...
    • 2007 - Manifolds and Groups 

      [OWR-2020-7] Workshop Report 2020,7 (2020) - (09 Feb - 15 Feb 2020)
      The workshop concentrated on the interplay of advances in the understanding of manifolds and geometric group theory. In particular, we discussed mapping class groups and moduli spaces of manifolds (also of high ...
    • 2009c - Mini-Workshop: One-sided and Two-sided Stochastic Descriptions 

      [OWR-2020-11] Workshop Report 2020,11 (2020) - (23 Feb - 29 Feb 2020)
      We consider the set of discrete time stochastic processes which are dependent on their past, and the set of those that depend on both their past and their future. As long as we only allow dependence on a finite number of ...
    • 2006b - New Perspectives and Computational Challenges in High Dimensions 

      [OWR-2020-6] Workshop Report 2020,6 (2020) - (02 Feb - 08 Feb 2020)
      High-dimensional systems are frequent in mathematics and applied sciences, and the understanding of high-dimensional phenomena has become increasingly important. The mathematical subdisciplines most strongly related to ...
    • 2009b - Mini-Workshop: Superpotentials in Algebra and Geometry 

      [OWR-2020-10] Workshop Report 2020,10 (2020) - (23 Feb - 29 Feb 2020)
      Mirror symmetry has been at the epicenter of many mathematical discoveries in the past twenty years. It was discovered by physicists in the setting of super conformal field theories (SCFTs) associated to closed string ...
    • 2039 - Discrete Geometry (hybrid meeting) 

      [OWR-2020-30] Workshop Report 2020,30 (2020) - (20 Sep - 26 Sep 2020)
      A number of important recent developments in various branches of discrete geometry were presented at the workshop, which took place in hybrid format due to a pandemic situation. The presentations illustrated both the ...
    • 2030 - Arithmetic Geometry (hybrid meeting) 

      [OWR-2020-20] Workshop Report 2020,20 (2020) - (19 Jul - 25 Jul 2020)
      Arithmetic geometry is at the interface between algebraic geometry and number theory, and studies schemes over the ring of integers of number fields, or their $p$-adic completions, and connects with representation theory, ...
    • 2032 - Calculus of Variations (hybrid meeting) 

      [OWR-2020-22] Workshop Report 2020,22 (2020) - (02 Aug - 08 Aug 2020)
      Calculus of Variations touches several interrelated areas. In this workshop we covered several topics, such as minimal submanifolds, mean curvature and related flows, free boundary problems, variational models of ...
    • 2015 - Set Theory (online meeting) 

      [OWR-2020-14] Workshop Report 2020,14 (2020) - (05 Apr - 11 Apr 2020)
      Set theory continues to experience dramatic progress, both in pure set theory, with its fundamental techniques of forcing, large cardinals, and inner model theory, and in applied set theory, with its deep connections to ...
    • 2031 - Topologie (hybrid meeting) 

      [OWR-2020-21] Workshop Report 2020,21 (2020) - (26 Jul - 01 Aug 2020)
      The Oberwolfach conference "Topologie" is one of only a few opportunities for researchers from many different areas in algebraic and geometric topology to meet and exchange ideas. On this occasion, because of the Corona ...
    • 2034 - Komplexe Analysis - Algebraicity and Transcendence (hybrid meeting) 

      [OWR-2020-24] Workshop Report 2020,24 (2020) - (16 Aug - 22 Aug 2020)
      This is the report of the Oberwolfach workshop Komplexe Analysis 2020. It was mainly devoted to the transcendental methods of complex algebraic geometry and featured eighteen talks about recent important developments in ...
    • 2033 - Cohomology of Finite Groups: Interactions and Applications (hybrid meeting) 

      [OWR-2020-23] Workshop Report 2020,23 (2020) - (09 Aug - 15 Aug 2020)
      The cohomology of finite groups is an important tool in many subjects including representation theory and algebraic topology. This meeting was the fifth in a series that has emphasized the interactions of group ...