Winter School

Dates: January 19-23, 2015
Venue: HIM lecture hall, Poppelsdorfer Allee 45
Organizers: Anton Bovier, Matthias Erbar, Karl-Theodor Sturm

The topics encompassed gradient flows, interacting particle systems, large deviations and their relation to Optimal Transport.

Lecture series:

  • Marek Biskup: Extreme points of two-dimensional discrete Gaussian free field
  • Gero Friesecke: Optimal transport with Coulomb cost: theory and applications to electronic structure of molecules
  • Jan Maas: Optimal transport methods for discrete and quantum systems
  • Mark Peletier: Variational Modelling: Energies, gradient flows and large deviations