Program

Oberwolfach Workshop


Optimal and Near Optimal Configurations on Lattices and Manifolds


( organized by Christine Bachoc, Peter Grabner, Ed Saff and Achill Schürmann )


August 19th-25th 2012



Monday, 20th:

09:00 Welcome

09:10-10:00 Frank Vallentin: LP and SDP Bounds I

10:30-11:20 Henry Cohn: Examples and Open Problems in Packing and Energy Minimization I

11:30-12:20 Gabriele Nebe: Extremal Lattices

12:30 Lunch

14:30-16:00 coffee/tea 

16:00-16:50 Noam Elkies: Lattices and Designs I

17:00-17:50 Frank Vallentin: LP and SDP Bounds II

18:30 Dinner


Tuesday, 21st:

09:10-10:00 Henry Cohn: Examples and Open Problems in Packing and Energy Minimization II

10:30-11:10 Oleg R. Musin: Packing of congruent spheres on a sphere

11:30-12:10 Fernando de Oliveira Filho: Packings of bodies in Euclidian space

12:30 Lunch

14:30-16:00 coffee/tea 

16:00-16:50 Noam Elkies: Lattices and Designs II

17:00-17:40 Maryna Viazovska, Optimal asymptotic bounds for spherical designs

17:50-18:30 Ian H. Sloan, Spherical designs and approximate spherical designs

18:30 Dinner


Wednesday, 22nd:

09:10-10:00 Ed Saff: Asymptotics of Minimal Energy and Maximal Polarization Configurations

10:30-11:20 Doug Hardin: Asymptotics of Minimal Energy II

 

12:30 Lunch

14:00 Hike to Oberwolfach Kirche / Cafe Schacher

18:00 Dinner / Barbecue


Thursday, 23rd:

09:10-09:50 Hrushikesh N. Mhaskar: Some applications of local operators

10:20-11:00 Peter Dragnev: Discrete Minimal Energy Problems

11:20-12:00 Ka-Sing Lau: Self-Similar set as Martin boundary and induced Dirichlet form

12:30 Lunch

14:30-16:00 coffee/tea

16:00-16:40 David de Laat: 

Polydisperse spherical cap packings

16:40-17:20 Abhinav Kumar: 

On some kissing configurations in low dimensions

17:30-18:30 Joint session with other group

18:30 Dinner

20:00 Problem session



Friday, 24th:

09:10-09:50 Nathan Kaplan: Application of Weighted Theta Functions to t-core Partitions and Numerical Semigroups
10:00-10:40 Christian Reiher: Formally Dual Sets in Finite Abelian Groups

11:00-11:40 Renaud Coulangeon: On Rankin constants and slope filtration of Euclidean lattices

11:50-12:30 Martin Ehler: Signal reconstruction from the magnitude of subspace components

12:30 Lunch

14:30-15:00 coffee/tea 

 



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