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New Institute Publications


Journal Articles

Retzlaff, N. and P. F. Stadler: Partially local multi-way alignments. Mathematics in computer science, 12 (2018) 2, p. 207-234[DOI][FREELINK]

Smerlak, M. : Natural selection as coarsening. Journal of statistical physics, 172 (2018) 1, p. 105-113[DOI][ARXIV]

Jost, J. ; Liu, L. and M. Zhu: Energy identity for a class of approximate Dirac-harmonic maps from surfaces with boundary. Annales de l'Institut Henri Poincaré / C, Vol. not yet known, pp. not yet known MIS-Preprint: 11/2017[DOI]

Bella, P. ; Fehrman, B. J. and F. Otto: A Liouville theorem for elliptic systems with degenerate ergodic coefficients. The annals of applied probability, 28 (2018) 3, p. 1379-1422 MIS-Preprint: 47/2016[DOI][ARXIV]

Liang, X. ; Li, B. ; Ye, B. ; Fei, S. and X. Li-Jost: Complete optimal convex approximations of qubit states under B2 distance. Quantum information processing, 17 (2018) 7, 185[DOI]

Klemm, K. ; Mehta, A. and P. F. Stadler: Cover-encodings of fitness landscapes. Bulletin of mathematical biology, Vol. not yet known, pp. not yet known[DOI]

Jost, J. ; Wu, R. and M. Zhu: Partial regularity for a nonlinear sigma model with gravitino in higher dimensions. Calculus of variations and partial differential equations, 57 (2018) 3, 85 MIS-Preprint: 64/2017[DOI][ARXIV]

Bhattacharya, T. ; Retzlaff, N. ; Blasi, D. E. ; Croft, W. ; Cysouw, M. ; Hruschka, D. ; Maddieson, I. ; Müller, L. ; Smith, E. ; Stadler, P. F. and G. Starostin: Studying language evolution in the age of big data. Journal of language evolution, Vol. not yet known, pp. not yet known[DOI]

Zheng, W. ; Ma, Z. ; Wang, H. ; Fei, S. and X. Peng: Experimental demonstration of observability and operability of robustness of coherence. Physical review letters, 120 (2018) 23, 230504[DOI]


Otto, F. ; Scholtes, S. and M. G. Westdickenberg: Optimal L1-type relaxation rates for the Cahn-Hilliard equation on the line. [ARXIV]

Baletti, G. ; Sturmfels, B. and M. Panizzut: K3 polytopes and their quartic surfaces. MIS-Preprint: 40/2018[ARXIV]

Academic Theses

di Dio, P. J.: The truncated moment problem. Dissertation, Universität Leipzig, 2018


Khoromskij, B. N.: Tensor numerical methods in scientific computing. De Gruyter, 2018. - X, 369 p. (Radon series on computational and applied mathematics) ISBN 978-3-11-036591-7 [DOI]

Khoromskaia, V. and B. N. Khoromskij: Tensor numerical methods in quantum chemistry. De Gruyter, 2018. - VIII, 289 p.ISBN 978-3-11-036583-2 [DOI]
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