JournalsowrVol. 12, No. 4pp. 2859–2894

Mini-Workshop: Friezes

  • Thorsten Holm

    Leibniz-Universität Hannover, Germany
  • Peter Jørgensen

    University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  • Sophie Morier-Genoud

    Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
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Abstract

Frieze patterns were introduced in the early 1970s by Coxeter. They are infinite arrays of numbers in which every four neighbouring entries always satisfy the same arithmetic relation. Amazingly, friezes appear in many situations from various areas of mathematics: projective geometry, number theory, algebraic combinatorics, difference equations, integrable systems, representation theory, cluster algebras…

The mini-workshop aimed to gather researchers with diverse fields of expertise to present recent developments and to discuss new directions of investigation and open problems around friezes.

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Thorsten Holm, Peter Jørgensen, Sophie Morier-Genoud, Mini-Workshop: Friezes. Oberwolfach Rep. 12 (2015), no. 4, pp. 2859–2894

DOI 10.4171/OWR/2015/48