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Britta Schneemann

Katarzyna Baier

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New Institute Publications


Journal Articles

Harris, C. and D. Lowengrub: The Chern-Mather class of the multiview variety. Communications in algebra, 46 (2018) 6, p. 2488-2499[DOI][ARXIV]

Breiding, P. and N. Vannieuwenhoven: The condition number of join decompositions. SIAM journal on matrix analysis and applications, 39 (2018) 1, p. 287-309[DOI][ARXIV]

Felice, D. ; Cafaro, C. and S. Mancini: Information geometric methods for complexity. Chaos, 28 (2018) 3, 032101[DOI][ARXIV]

Hoffmann, A. ; Fallmann, J. ; Vilardo, E. ; Mörl, M. ; Stadler, P. F. and F. Amman: Accurate mapping of tRNA reads. Bioinformatics, 34 (2018) 7, p. 1116-1124[DOI]

Benner, P. ; Khoromskaia, V. and B. N. Khoromskij: Range-separated tensor format for many-particle modeling. SIAM journal on scientific computing, 40 (2018) 2, p. A1034-A1062[DOI]

Portegies, J. W. and C. Sormani: Properties of the intrinsic flat distance. St. Petersburg mathematical journal, 29 (2018) 3, p. 475-528[DOI][ARXIV]

Fagerberg, R. ; Flamm, C. ; Kianian, R. ; Merkle, D. and P. F. Stadler: Finding the K best synthesis plans. Journal of cheminformatics, 10 (2018) 1, 19[DOI]

Hackbusch, W. : Truncation of tensors in the hierarchical format. SEMA Springer series / Sociedad Espanola de Matemática Aplicada, Vol. not yet known, pp. not yet known MIS-Preprint: 29/2018

Menne, U. and C. Scharrer: An isoperimetric inequality for diffused surfaces. Kodai mathematical journal, 41 (2018) 1, p. 70-85[DOI][ARXIV]

Portegies, J. W. and C. Sormani: Properties of the intrinsic flat distance. Algebra i analiz, 29 (2017) 3, p. 70-143[ARXIV]


Menne, U. : Pointwise differentiability of higher order for sets. [ARXIV]

Lu, J. and F. Otto: Optimal artificial boundary condition for random elliptic media. [ARXIV]

Laux, T. B. and A. Yip: Analysis of thresholding for codimension two motion by mean curvature : a gradient-flow approach. [ARXIV]

Jost, J. and R. Mulas: Hypergraph Laplace operators for chemical reaction networks. [ARXIV]

Hauenstein, J. ; Kulkarni, A. ; Sertöz, E. C. and S. Sherman: Certifying reality of projections. MIS-Preprint: 31/2018[ARXIV]

Fritz, T. and P. Perrone: Bimonoidal structure of probability monads. MIS-Preprint: 30/2018[ARXIV]

Holubec, V. ; Kroy, K. and S. Steffenoni: Efficient numerical solver for time-dependent Fokker-Planck equations. [ARXIV]

Menne, U. : Pointwise differentiability of higher order for distributions. [ARXIV]

Cifuentes, D. ; Harris, C. and B. Sturmfels: The geometry of SDP-exactness in quadratic optimization. MIS-Preprint: 28/2018[ARXIV]
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