Applied Algebraic Topology

Advanced Courses

26 June – 28 June 2014

Castro Urdiales, CIEM Spain







The advanced lecture course is aimed to graduate students, postdoctoral researchers and young scientists. It is articulated into five different mini-courses covering the main topics of the Applied Algebraic Topology Workshop.

The selected topics and corresponding lecturers are the following:

          (A) Topology of robot motion planning, given by Alexander Dranishnikov (University of Florida);

          (B) Topology of configuration spaces, given by Dirk Schütz (University of Durham);

          (C) Stochastic topology, given by Roy Meshulam (Technion, Israeli Institute of Technology);

          (D) Topological methods in combinatorics and in discrete mathematics, given by Pavle Blagojević (Free University of Berlin);

          (E) Sheaves and the topology of networks, given by Robert Ghrist (University of Pennsylvania).