Browsing Workshops 2008 by Title
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0840  Geometry and Arithmetic around Hypergeometric Functions
[OWR200845] (2008)  (28 Sep  04 Oct 2008)Hypergeometric functions form a classical subject of Mathematics providing an interesting link between apparently quite different fields of research like differential equations, group theory, differential geometry, physics, ... 
0817  Groups and Geometries
[OWR200820] (2008)  (20 Apr  26 Apr 2008)This was one of series of Oberwolfach workshops on Groups and Geometries which has taken place every 3 years for some time. There were three main interrelated themes: buildings and their relationship with algebraic groups; ... 
0822  History of Mathematics of the Early 20th Century: The Role of Transition
[OWR200824] (2008)  (25 May  31 May 2008)This conference provided a focused venue to investigate the history of mathematics during a particularly active time in the discipline, that is, roughly between the turn of the 20th century and 1950. Using the lens of ... 
0850  Hyperbolic Conservation Laws
[OWR200856] (2008)  (07 Dec  13 Dec 2008)The subject of this workshop concerned the analysis and numerical investigation of hyperbolic systems. In particular the interactions between theoretical and numerical contributions were in the focus of this meeting. Many ... 
0845a  Infinite Dimensional Random Dynamical Systems and Their Applications
[OWR200850] (2008)  (02 Nov  08 Nov 2008)The theory of infinite dimensional random dynamical systems shares many of the concepts and results for finite dimensional random dynamical systems, but with considerably more technical complications. Many examples are ... 
0849  Interplay of Analysis and Probability in Physics
[OWR200855] (2008)  (30 Nov  06 Dec 2008)It is widely recognised that stochastic effects need to be included in the modelling of many physical systems, while reciprocally the sciences provide a challenging potential area of application of stochastic processes. ... 
0819  Invariants in LowDimensional Topology
[OWR200822] (2008)  (04 May  10 May 2008)The complex set of topics in that workshop originates from the classical algebraic low–dimensional topology and the influx of new invariants that began with the Jones polynomial in the 1980’s, that continued with the recent ... 
0835  Komplexe Analysis
[OWR200838] (2008)  (24 Aug  30 Aug 2008)The main aim of this workshop was to discuss recent developments in several complex variables and complex geometry. The topics included: classification of higher dimensional varieties, Kähler geometry and moduli spaces. 
0827b  Learning Theory and Approximation
[OWR200830] (2008)  (29 Jun  05 Jul 2008)Mathematical analysis of learning algorithms consists of bias measured by various kinds of approximation errors and variance investigated by probability and statistical analysis. This workshop has dealt with new developments ... 
0815  Mathematical Logic: Proof Theory, Constructive Mathematics
[OWR200818] (2008)  (06 Apr  12 Apr 2008)The workshop “Mathematical Logic: Proof Theory, Constructive Mathematics” brought together a carefully selected group of mathematicians, computer scientists and logicians in other fields to discus the impact of prooftheoretic ... 
0807c  MiniWorkshop: Attraction to Solitary Waves and Related Aspects of Physics
[OWR20088] (2008)  (10 Feb  16 Feb 2008)The aim of the miniworkshop is the discussion of the solitary wave asymptotics for nonlinear Hamiltonian partial differential equations and relation to mathematical problems of Quantum Physics. While the existence and ... 
0807a  MiniWorkshop: Complex Approximation and Universality
[OWR20086] (2008)  (10 Feb  16 Feb 2008)The miniworkshop was devoted to the study of universality in connection with approximation theory in complex analysis and related notions within the framework of Banach spaces and various function spaces. Topics discussed ... 
0847c  MiniWorkshop: Group Actions on Curves: Reduction and Lifting
[OWR200854] (2008)  (16 Nov  22 Nov 2008)Group actions on algebraic curves over local, global and finite fields play an important role in modern algebraic and arithmetic geometry. From the arithmetic perspective, the most difficult and interesting case occurs ... 
0809b  MiniWorkshop: Hyperbolic Aspects of Phase Transition Dynamics
[OWR200811] (2008)  (24 Feb  01 Mar 2008)The subject of this miniworkshop concerned the analysis and numerical investigations of mathematical models for phase transitions. In particular recent results about the dynamics of liquidvapor flows and the relevance ... 
0836b  MiniWorkshop: Mathematical Approaches to Collective Phenomena in Large Quantum Systems
[OWR200840] (2008)  (31 Aug  06 Sep 2008)Despite enormous progress in the last couple of decades, collective phenomena still mark one of the basic challenges of mathematical statistical mechanics. A number of approaches have been developed that provide a rigorous ... 
0836c  MiniWorkshop: Mathematics of Biological Membranes
[OWR200841] (2008)  (31 Aug  06 Sep 2008)The focus of this workshop was the modeling, analysis and numerical simulation of biological membranes. The fundamental models which characterize equilibria are based on bending energies such as the Helfrich energy and ... 
0807b  MiniWorkshop: Mathematics of Solvency
[OWR20087] (2008)  (10 Feb  16 Feb 2008)The discussion on solvency regulation for financial institutions, in particular the demand for appropriate risk measures, led to an axiomatic approach (coherent risk measures, Artzner et a. (2004)) which is now generally ... 
0847a  MiniWorkshop: Numerics for Kinetic Equations
[OWR200852] (2008)  (16 Nov  22 Nov 2008)Kinetic equations are crucial to an adequate description of many processes of scientific and industrial importance. In recent years there have been intensified research activities in the field of numerical algorithms for ... 
0847b  MiniWorkshop: Symmetric Varieties and Involutions of Algebraic Groups
[OWR200853] (2008)  (16 Nov  22 Nov 2008)This conference brought together experts from the areas of algebraic groups, Kac–Moody groups, Tits buildings, and symmetric varieties. The main theme presented and discussed during the workshop was the geometry of involutions ... 
0809a  MiniWorkshop: The Mathematics of ElectroActive Smart Materials
[OWR200810] (2008)  (24 Feb  01 Mar 2008)Science and technology have produced amazing developments in the design of electronics and machinery using smart materials. Some everyday items are already incorporating smart materials as electrorheological and ...