International Conference on Frontiers of Mathematics

IMPA, May 12 – 13th, 1999

 

 

TOPICS

  • Geometry
  • Algebraic Geometry
  • Dynamical Systems and Singularities
  • Computer Graphics and Vision
  • Geometric Analysis
  • Partial Differential Equations
  • Numerical Analysis and Optimization

 

SPEAKERS

  • V. Arnold, Steklov Inst. – Russia
  • J. M. Bismut, Univ. Paris-Sud – France
  • S. Donaldson, Imperial College – UK
  • B. Engquist, KTH – Sweden
  • P. Griffiths, IAS, Princeton – USA
  • M. Groetschel, ZIB, Berlin – Germany
  • S. Mori, Kyoto Univ. – Japan
  • D. Mumford, Brown Univ. – USA
  • M. Raghunathan, Tata Inst. – India

 

SPONSORS

This meeting is sponsored by IMU, CNPq, IMPA

 

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

May 12th – Wednesday Auditorium 1

Time
Title
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Martin Groetschel
(Konrad-Zuse-Zentrum and Tech. Univ. Berlin, Germany)
The Polyhedral Approach to Combinatorial Optimization
11:00 – 12:00 a.m.
Jean-Michel Bismut
(Univ. Paris-Sud, Orsay, France)
Index Theorem and the Verlinde Formulas
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Phillip Griffiths
(Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton, USA)
K2 (C) and Hodge Theory
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Shigefumi Mori
(Kyoto Univ. – Japan)
The quotient space as an algebraic space

 

May 13th – Thursday Auditorium 1

Time
Title
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Madabusi S. Raghunathan
(Tata Inst.of Fundamental Research, India)
Loop-Spaces of Afine Algebraic Homogeneous Spaces
11:00 – 12:00 a.m.
Bjorn Engquist
(KTH – Sweden)
Computational Geometrical Optics

 

 

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