• 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 2026 - Geometric Structures in Group Theory (hybrid meeting) 

      [OWR-2020-16] Workshop Report 2020,16 (2020) - (21 Jun - 27 Jun 2020)
      The conference focused on the use of geometric methods to study infinite groups and the interplay of group theory with other areas. One of the central techniques in geometric group theory is to study infinite discrete ...
    • 2050 - Computational Inverse Problems for Partial Differential Equations (hybrid meeting) 

      [OWR-2020-39] Workshop Report 2020,39 (2020) - (06 Dec - 12 Dec 2020)
      Inverse problems in partial differential equations (PDEs) consist in reconstructing some part of a PDE such as a coefficient, a boundary condition, an initial condition, the shape of a domain, or a singularity from ...
    • 2049 - Classical and Quantum Mechanical Models of Many-Particle Systems (online meeting) 

      [OWR-2020-38] Workshop Report 2020,38 (2020) - (29 Nov - 05 Dec 2020)
      The collective behaviour of many-particle systems is a common denominator in the challenges of a highly diverse range of applications: from classical problems in Physics (gas dynamics e.g. Boltzmann's equation, plas\-ma ...
    • 2047b - Mini-Workshop: Dimers, Ising and Spanning Trees beyond the Critical Isoradial Case (online meeting) 

      [OWR-2020-35] Workshop Report 2020,35 (2020) - (15 Nov - 21 Nov 2020)
      The goal of this mini-workshop is to gather specialists of the dimer, Ising and spanning tree models around recent and ongoing progress in two directions. One is understanding the connection to the spectral curve of these ...
    • 2047c - Mini-Workshop: Computational Optimization on Manifolds (online meeting) 

      [OWR-2020-36] Workshop Report 2020,36 (2020) - (15 Nov - 21 Nov 2020)
      The goal of the mini-workshop was to study the geometry, algorithms and applications of unconstrained and constrained optimization problems posed on Riemannian manifolds. Focus topics included the geometry of particular ...
    • 2051a - Mini-Workshop: Relativistic Fluids at the Intersection of Mathematics and Physics (online meeting) 

      [OWR-2020-42] Workshop Report 2020,42 (2020) - (13 Dec - 19 Dec 2020)
      Relativistic Hydrodynamics is the description of fluid motion in regimes where relativistic effects are important. This is the case for fluids moving at high velocities or interacting with very strong gravitational fields, ...
    • 2050a - New Directions in Rough Path Theory (online meeting) 

      [OWR-2020-40] Workshop Report 2020,40 (2020) - (06 Dec - 12 Dec 2020)
      Rough path theory emerged as novel approach for dealing with interactions in complex random systems. It settled significant questions and provided an effective deterministic alternative to Itô calculus, itself a major ...
    • 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 ...