Snapshots of modern mathematics from Oberwolfach

Snapshots of modern mathematics from Oberwolfach

Mathematische Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach
Schwarzwaldstraße 9—11
77709 Oberwolfach, Germany

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Here you can find the snapshots of modern mathematics from Oberwolfach. Snapshots are short texts on aspects of modern mathematics written by researchers visiting the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach. They are edited for accessibility and understandability by a team of editors. We recommend advanced High School mathematics as prerequisite for reading a snapshot.

The snapshot project is designed to promote the understanding and appreciation of modern mathematics and mathematical research in the general public world-wide. As part of the project “Oberwolfach meets IMAGINARY, it is funded by the Klaus Tschira Foundation and the Oberwolfach Foundation. The snapshot project started in January 2014. 

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snapshots: overview

Algebra and Number Theory
Analysis
Didactics and Education
Discrete Mathematics and Foundations
Geometry and Topology
Numerics and Scientific Computing
Probability Theory and Statistics

Connections to other fields

Chemistry and Earth Science
Computer Science
Engineering and Technology
Finance
Humanities and Social Sciences
Life Science
Physics
Reflections on Mathematics

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