Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Werner

In the framework of the International Campus Program of the Goethe-University,

Prof. Elisabeth Werner, Case Western University Cleveland, USA,

will give a course on

"Floating bodies and affine invariants".

July 2 - 6, 2018

Lectures every day from 10:15 -11.45, Hörsaal H 2
Lectures every day from 14:15 - 15:45 Hörsaal H 14
Exercises every day from 16:30 - 17:30 Hörsaal H 1

- Floating bodies.
- Affine surface area and its affine isoperimetric inequality and its valuation property.
- Approximation of convex bodies by polytopes.

- R.J. Gardner: Geometric tomography
- R. Schneider: Convex bodies: the Brunn-Minkowski theory
- C.Schuett and E.M. Werner: The convex floating body,  Math.\ Scand. 66,  (1990)

This course is part of the module "Geometrische Analysis MaM-GA-k" and awarded 5 CP
and open to Bachelor and Master students with some basic knowledge in analysis and/or geometry.

A limited number of grants is available for students/PhD-students/Postdoctoral students from other universities wishing to participate. Please send an e-mail with your CV and a short letter of motivation.