ICCA9 homepage open: 15-20 July 2011, Weimar, Germany

The 9th International Conference on Clifford Algebras and their Applications (ICCA9), 15-20 July 2011 at the Bauhaus-University Weimar, Germany


The 9th International Conference on Clifford Algebras and their Applications (ICCA9) will take place on 15-20 July 2011 at the Bauhaus-University Weimar, Germany. The aim of the ICCA9 is to bring together the leading scientists in the field of Clifford algebras and their various applications in mathematics, physics, engineering and other applied sciences. We invite you to participate in the exchange of the latest results in research and application. The conference program consists of plenary lectures (50-minutes), main talks (40-minutes) and contributed talks (30-minutes) in parallel sessions. The 9th International Conference on Clifford Algebras and their Applications continues the series of conferences held at:

  • University of Kent, Canterbury, UK, 1985
  • University of Montpellier, France, 1989
  • University of Gent, Belgium, 1993
  • University of Aachen, Germany, 1996
  • Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, Mexico, 1999
  • Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, USA, 2002
  • Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France 2005
  • IMECC-UNICAMP, Campinas, Brazil 2008.

Topics (updated: 08 Nov. 2010)

(I) Clifford algebras
Spinors, multilinear algebra and tensor products, quadratic spaces, K-theory, Witt groups, K-theory of rings, associative algebras, algebraic combinatorics including symmetric functions, combinatorial aspects of representation theory, group actions, group rings including twisted and skew group rings, non-commutative Groebner bases, Hopf algebras, algebroids, octonions, …

(II) Geometric algebras
Geometric analysis, invariant differential operators, conformal and non-commutative geometry, geometric integral transforms, image processing, quaternion and Clifford Fourier and Wavelet transforms, robotics, structural dynamics, computer graphics, quaternion and hypercomplex neural networks, geographic information systems, optics, molecular chemistry …

(III) Global analysis, differential geometry, spin geometry
Dirac operators on manifolds, calculus on manifolds; nonlinear operators, spaces and manifolds of mappings, monogenic mappings, partial differential, equations on manifolds, applications to physics …

(IV) Clifford algebras and Clifford analysis in theoretical physics
Spectral triples and elementary particle physics, Dirac equation in electron physics, qdeformations and non-commutative space-time, quantum field theory using Hopf algebras and other algebraic techniques, quantum gravity, quaternionic quantum mechanics and quantum fields, electrodynamics, non-associative structures, division algebras and their applications in physics, quaternions and Clifford algebra in crystallography, Clifford spaces,…

(V) Clifford analysis, quaternionic analysis, applications
Dirac operators, relations to harmonic and Fourier analysis, singular integral operators, operator algebras, functional calculi, function spaces, partial differential equations, Radon transforms, scattering theory, inverse problems …

(VI) Discrete Clifford structures, numerical methods
Discrete Clifford algebras, discrete function theory, discrete potential theory, signal processing, discrete wavelet transforms, numerical methods for partial differential equations, dynamical systems, visualization,…

(VII) History of Clifford algebras and Clifford analysis
Education, art, entertainment, interdisciplinary aspects, philosophical aspects, biographical studies, history of Grassmann algebra, history of quaternion algebra, reception and interpretation, psychology,…

For the current list of topics see: http://euklid.bauing.uni-weimar.de/ICCA9/information_topics.htm

Important Dates & Deadlines (as of 04 Nov. 2010)

Submission of abstracts* (1-2 pages) January 15, 2011
Confirmation of acceptance February 28, 2011
Submission of manuscripts** April 30, 2011
* All abstracts will be reviewed.
** Papers will only be published in the proceedings if the/one author takes part in the conference.

For up to date deadlines see: http://euklid.bauing.uni-weimar.de/ICCA9/information_dates.htm

Conference Fee and Financial Support

The conference fee is 300 EUR. It has to be payed via the Conference Management System after registration. The conference plans to give a limited financial support to speakers who need such a support. In such a case please send an application to the organizing committee, explainig the reasons. A decision will be made depending on the funding of the conference. The conference fee includes the coffee breaks, lunches, conference dinner and the electronic proceedings.

ICCA9 Venue Information


Weimar, Cultural Capital of Europe 1999, is situated directly in the heart of Germany. The town of Weimar is a pleasant place for the ICCA9 2011 and offers a wide variety of cultural attractions, too. The classical places of life and work of the famous poets Goethe, Schiller, Herder, Wieland, the composer and pianist Liszt, and the philosopher Nietzsche invite you to a visit as well as the German National Theatre. You find more detailed information on Weimar under www.weimar.de.

International Advisory Board

Please see the full list at: http://euklid.bauing.uni-weimar.de/ICCA9/information_advboard.htm

Source: Emails by K. Guerlebeck, klaus.guerlebeck_at_uni-weimar.de, 02+03 Nov. 2010, http://euklid.bauing.uni-weimar.de/ICCA9/index.htm


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