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Fundamental questions arising from natural and engineering sciences and economics have always inspired mathematicians to search for new mathematical structures and methods. The interaction between mathematics and the sciences forms the central point of research at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences (MiS) in Leipzig.

Understanding polarization and ideological alignment in political space (20.09.2018)

How do people’s opinions on related topics evolve over time? Why do groups of like-minded people tend to agree on different issues? These and other questions concerning the interdependence of political statements are at the center of a recent preprint by MPI researcher Sven Banisch and Eckehard Olbrich. Their research will be presented during the 2018 Conference on Complex Systems in Thessaloniki, in the Cognition and Linguistic session.
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  • 17.10.2018, 11:00, room: E1 05 (Leibniz-Saal), Max Pfeffer:
    Learning paths from signature tensors (see abstract)
  • 23.10.2018, 15:00, room: A3 02 (Leon-Lichtenstein-SR), Christian Rose:
    to be announced
  • 23.10.2018, 15:15, room: A3 01 (Sophus-Lie-SR), Etienne Sandier:
    Two-component Bose-Einstein condensates with rotation (see abstract)
  • 23.10.2018, 16:45, room: A3 01 (Sophus-Lie-SR), Max Fathi:
    Stability for the Bakry-Emery theorem (see abstract)
  • 24.10.2018, 10:00, room: E1 05 (Leibniz-Saal), Piotr Hajac:
    Operator algebras that one can see (see abstract)
  • 24.10.2018, 11:00, room: E1 05 (Leibniz-Saal), Mariusz Tobolski:
    Pullbacks of Leavitt path algebras from pushouts of graphs (see abstract)
  • 01.11.2018, 11:00, room: E1 05 (Leibniz-Saal), Paul Breiding:
    Pencil-based algorithms for tensor rank decomposition are not stable (see abstract)
  • 02.11.2018, 11:00, room: G3 10 (Hörsaal), Chenqi Mou:
    Chordal Graphs in Triangular Decomposition in Top-Down Style (see abstract)
  • 05.11 - 07.11.2018, University of Leipzig / MPI MiS Leipzig, Conference:
    Chow Lectures by Peter Scholze
  • 08.11 - 09.11.2018, MPI MIS Leipzig, Conference:
    NoGAGS 2018
    North German Algebraic Geometry Seminar 2018
  • 14.01 - 18.01.2019, MPI Informatik Saarbrücken, Workshop:
    MPI-INF and MPI-MiS joint workshop on Theoretical Computer Science and Algebraic Geometry
  • 16.01 - 18.01.2019, MPI MIS Leipzig, Workshop:
    Berlin-Leipzig workshop in analysis and stochastics

Regular Lectures (Winter 2018/2019)


  • Pablo Linares (08.10.)
  • Andre Schenke (08.10.)
  • Pavlos Tsatsoulis (08.10.)

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Recently submitted preprints

  • Computing Convex Hulls of Trajectories (see abstract)
       A. Löhne, D. Ciripoi, N. Kaihnsa, and B. Sturmfels
  • Restricted Boltzmann Machines: Introduction and Review (see abstract)
       G. Montúfar
  • Wasserstein Proximal of GANs (see abstract)
       A. Tong Lin, W. Li, S. Osher, and G. Montúfar
  • Antisymmetry of the stochastic order on all metric spaces (see abstract)
       T. Fritz
  • A generalization of Strassen's Positivstellensatz and its application to large deviation theory (see abstract)
       T. Fritz
  • A Criterion for Kan Extensions of Lax Monoidal Functors (see abstract)
       T. Fritz and P. Perrone

16.10.2018, 06:50