Courses and Events for Math Students and Early Career Researchers in China

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Interaction Between Partial Differential Equations and Convex Geometry
17 Oct 2021 - 22 Oct 2021 • Hangzhou, China
Organizer:
Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics (IASM) in Hangzhou, China, and the Banff International Research Station for Mathematical Innovation and Discovery (BIRS) in Banff, Canada
Abstract:
Convex geometry and partial differential equations are two important mathematical branches. A constantly growing interaction between them in the last decades has resulted in significant progress in both areas. The goal is to solve questions in analysis, by combining the (affine) geometry of convex bodies and methods from partial differential equations, in particular, Monge-Ampere type equations. First major results include affine inequalities that are stronger than their Euclidean counterparts. Applications appear in information theory, probability theory and stochastic geometry.
Event listing ID:
1364912
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Mathematical Methods in Cancer Biology, Evolution and Therapy
24 Oct 2021 - 29 Oct 2021 • Hangzhou, China
Organizer:
Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics (IASM) in Hangzhou, China, and the Banff International Research Station for Mathematical Innovation and Discovery (BIRS) in Banff, Canada
Abstract:
Present day biology generates a wealth of data from which tumor biology and tumor evolution can be inferred, and therapeutic strategies can be developed. Most clinical (and research) samples are comprised of a mixture of different cells, including multiple different populations of cancer cells (‘subclones’) and a variety of normal cell types. Effective use of these data thus requires data from individual cell types to be deconvolved. A number of subfields are independently developing mathematical and statistical deconvolution techniques. While at first glance these subfields are largely disparate, there are clear opportunities for synergies to be developed. This workshop will fill this gap by bringing together researchers from several of these fragmented subfields across a wide range of backgrounds (computational biology, mathematics, statistics, computer science, biomedicine, etc.) to provide a synergistic forum for cross-disciplinary learning, discussion and collaboration.
Event listing ID:
1364966
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Neostability Theory
31 Oct 2021 - 05 Nov 2021 • Hangzhou, China
Organizer:
Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics (IASM) in Hangzhou, China, and the Banff International Research Station for Mathematical Innovation and Discovery (BIRS) in Banff, Canada
Abstract:
Stability theory, in the sense of mathematical logic, consists of a collection of technical methods first developed to address the logical problem of classifying abstract models of mathematical theories. Stability theory has proven to be applicable to other mathematical problems such as understanding rational solutions of algebraic equations. It has recently been shown that the techniques and methods used for the classification described above can be used in much more general settings with applications to other areas of mathematics such as algebraic geometry, additive combinatorics and extremal graph theory. Researchers at this meeting will study these developments to deepen these applications, and to extend the scope of stability theory to an even wider range of mathematical theories.
Event listing ID:
1364965


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Last updated: 08 July 2020