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* Hermann Minkowski Minerva Center for Geometry

Tel Aviv University
(Established 1995)

Director

Prof. Moshe Jarden
Tel Aviv University
School of Mathematical Sciences
Ramat Aviv
69978 Tel Aviv
Tel.: 00972-3-6409614
Fax: 00972-3-6409357 oder -6407543
E-mail: jarden@math.tau.ac.il
Internet: www.math.tau.ac.il

Chairman of the Advisory Council

Prof. Dr. Wulf-Dieter Geyer
Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Mathematisches Institut
Bismarckstr. 1
91054 Erlangen
Tel.: 09131/85-22501
Fax: 09131/85-22684
E-mail: geyer@mi.uni-erlangen.de

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* Fields of research/Forschungsgebiete

Mathematics and Computer Science. All topics, both theoretical and applied, involve Geometry.
Mathematik und Computerwissenschaften. Alle Themen, sowohl theorie- wie anwendungsorientierte, beinhalten Geometrie.
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Computational geometry, discrete and combinatorial geometry, algebraic geometry, geometric analysis, algebraic topology, symplectic geometry, arithmetic geometry, computer-aided geometric design, geometric applications in computer science, computer vision, graphics, pattern recognition, robotics, image processing
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* Research activities and aims

The Center combines several strong research groups in the Departments of Computer Science and Pure Mathematics, and some affiliated groups in the Department of Applied Mathematics, which study theoretical and applied problems in geometry. Their topics of research cover many aspects of geometry, such as: Discrete and Combinatorial Geometry, Computational Geometry, Algebraic Geometry and Topology, Geometric and Functional Analysis, Arithmetic Geometry, Differential Geometry, Symplectic Geometry, Geometry of Dynamical Systems, etc. The research also includes the applications of geometric techniques in many application areas, such as Robotics, Computer Vision, Computer Aided Geometric Design, Molecular Biology, Neural Networks, Pattern Matching, etc. The Center aims to enhance the existing interaction between our applied groups and the Israeli hightech industry and the German partners.
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