The fourth annual Summer School of the Atlantic Association for Research in the Mathematical Sciences (AARMS) was held in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics on the campus of Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, from July 17 through August 14, 2005.
School Director Tony Thompson, at Peggy's Cove, during the
passing of a tropical storm
The summer school is intended for graduate students and promising undergraduate students from all parts of the world.
Each participant is expected to register for two of the courses. Each course consists of five ninety-minute lectures and two ninety-minute problem sessions each week. These are Dalhousie University graduate courses and we will facilitate transfer credit to the extent possible.
As in the previous Schools, four courses were offered:
- Convexity and Fixed Point Algorithms
in Hilbert Space
Instructor: Heinz Bauschke,
University of Guelph,
Mathematics and Statistics
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1
- Integral Geometry of Convex Bodies
Instructor: Daniel Klain
Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Massachusetts Lowell
Lowell, MA 01854
- The Mathematics of Finance
Instructor: Wolfgang Runggaldier
Dipartimento di Matematica Pura ed Applicata
UniversitÓ degli Studi di Padova
Via Belzoni 7, 35100 Padova, ITALY
- Mathematical Statistics
Instructor: Bruce Smith
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Halifax, Nova Scotia
A list of accepted attendees is available in pdf form.