Partial differential equations and analysis on singular spaces

Dates: February 11-15, 2008

Organizers: D. Grieser (Universität Oldenburg), M. Lesch (Universität Bonn), C.-I. Martin (Universität Potsdam), B.-W. Schulze (Universität Potsdam), I. Witt (Universität Göttingen)

Featured Topics:

Pseudodifferential calculi, spectral invariants, index theory and L2 cohomology on singular and non-compact spaces; scattering of waves by singularities.

Minicourses:

  • Eugenie Hunsicker: Introduction to the b-calculus of pseudodifferential operators
  • Patrick McDonald: Relative determinants of elliptic operators on conic spaces
  • B.-W. Schulze: Aspects of operator algebras with symbolic structure on singular spaces
  • Ingo Witt: The Cauchy problem for hyperbolic differential operators on edge manifolds