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Department of Mathematics: Algebra and Geometry Ghent University

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The research of the department is situated in the area of fundamental mathematics, more precisely in algebra and geometry. Some of the central themes of our research are: (1) finding connections between group theory and non-associative algebraic structures; (2) the study of Tits buildings and related geometrical objects; (3) the study of topological groups acting on geometrical structures; (4) the study of exceptional groups (including the ...

Foundations of the Exact Science Vrije Universiteit Brussel

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From the birth of science, mathematics and physics have played a major role and their evolution has always been closely connected. Pythagoras, Aristotle, Ezeno, Euclid, Archimedes, etc . . . till our times, Riemann, Hilbert, Einstein, Poincare, Heisenberg, Schrodinger, Dirac, Von Neumann, Godel, etc . . . Have all wandered between mathematics and theoretical physics, investigating the fundamental scientific problems of their times. In this ...

Fundamental Mathematics University of Antwerp

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The research group of Fundamental Mathematics in Antwerp covers a broad range of research fields from algebra over geometry to analysis. In more detail, the research areas represented by the professors and their research teams are:- Karim Becher:Quadratic forms, field arithmetic, central simple algebras, Brauer groups, linear algebraic groups.- David Eelbode:Conformally invariant operators, representation theory, spin groups, Clifford analysis.- ...

Mathematics-TW Vrije Universiteit Brussel

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The main research topics of the department WISK are: 1. p-adic analysis The functions studied in the mathematical analysis have real and complex values. One can replace the real or complex numbers by other numbers: the p-adic numbers (p is a prime). These numbers have properties that are rather different from the properties of real numbers. For instance when calculating with p-adic numbers rounding errors do not occur. The analysis built on ...

Mathematics, Kulak Kortrijk Campus KU Leuven

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Research topics of this research unit are:

• Crystallographic and Bieberbach groups and their generalizations, both from an algebraic and geometrical point of view.
• Affine and polynomial structures for (virtual) polycyclic groups, conceptual and computational aspects and applications
• Group actions on varieties, algebraic topological and geometric characteristics.
• Topological fixed point theory.
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