x Spring 2016 School Spring 2016 School at: Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Università di Firenze organized by: INdAM Intensive Period Hypercomplex Function Theory and Applications Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Università di Firenze FIRB 2012 grant Differential Geometry and Geometric Function Theory Firenze-Perugia-INdAM Ph.D. school in Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics Regular functions of a quaternionic variable G. Gentili, D.C. Struppa / May 30 - June 3, 2016 Schedule: 9:00-11:00 and 14:00-16:00 on Monday 30/05, Tuesday 31/05, Wednesday 01/06 and Friday 03/06. Abstract: The course is an introduction to functions of a quaternionic variable, focusing on more... Complex structures, spinors and projective geometry S.M. Salamon / June 6 - June 10, 2016 Schedule: 15:00-17:00 on Monday 06/06 9:00-11:00 Tuesday 07/06 through Friday 10/06. Abstract: 1. Hermitian Geometry, intrinsic torsion, twistor spaces 2. Orthogonal complex structures and pure more... Slice regular functions on real alternative *-algebras R. Ghiloni, A. Perotti / June 6 - June 10, 2016 Schedule: 11:00-13:00, Monday 06/06 through Friday 10/06. Abstract: In this course we present the fundamental elements of the theory of slice regular functions on a real alternative ∗-algebra A. more... Quaternions, Pythagorean-hodographs, and rotation-minimizing frames R.T. Farouki / June 13 - June 17, 2016 Schedule: 9:00-11:00, Monday 13/06 through Friday 17/06. Abstract: It is impossible to parameterize any curve, other than a straight line, by rational functions of its arc length. Nevertheless, the more... Quaternionic linear operators and their functional calculus F. Colombo, I.M. Sabadini / July 4 - July 6, 2016 Schedule: 14:00-16:00 on Monday 04/07, 9:00-11:00 and 14:00-16:00 on Tuesday 05/07 and Wednesday 06/07. Abstract: Holomorphic functions play an important role in operator theory because they allow more... Prospective participants: please register by email, specifying which courses you will attend. No fee will be charged for registration. The deadline for young participants to apply for partial financial support was February 29th, 2016. The selection for partial financial support is now over.