XV Summer Diffiety School

Jul 16 2012 - 09:00
Jul 28 2012 - 16:00
Venue: 

Pomorski Park Naukowo-Technologiczny, Gdynia, Poland

Short description of the event: 

The aim of this permanent School is to introduce undergraduate and Ph. D. students in Mathematics and Physics as well as post-doctoral researchers in a recently emerged area of Mathematics and Teoretical Physics: SECONDARY CALCULUS.
A diffiety is a new geometrical object that properly formalizes the concept of the solution space of a given system of (nonlinear) PDEs, much as an algebraic variety does with respect to solutions of a given system of algebraic equations. Secondary Calculus is a natural diffiety analogue of the standard calculus on smooth manifolds, and as such leads to a very rich general theory of nonlinear PDEs. Moreover, it appears to be a natural language for quantum physics, just as the standard calculus is the natural language for classical physics.

SCIENTIFIC DIRECTOR: Prof. A. M. Vinogradov
ORGANIZING COMMITTEE: S. Bytsun, V. Kalnitsky, O. Kunakovskaya, G. Moreno, M. Sorokina, A. M. Vinogradov, L. Vitagliano.

The School is organized by the LEVI-CIVITA INSTITUTE (www.levi-civita.org) in Cooperation with ISTITUTO ITALIANO PER GLI STUDI FILOSOFICI (www.iisf.it), and DIPMAT, UNIVERSITA' DI SALERNO (www.dipmat.unisa.it), ITALY.

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