Spring 2016 School
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
9:00-11:00 and 14:00-16:00 on Monday 30/05, Tuesday 31/05, Wednesday 01/06 and Friday 03/06.
The course is an introduction to functions of a quaternionic variable, focusing on
Complex structures, spinors and projective geometry
S.M. Salamon / June 6 - June 10, 2016
15:00-17:00 on Monday 06/06
9:00-11:00 Tuesday 07/06 through Friday 10/06.
1. Hermitian Geometry, intrinsic torsion, twistor spaces
2. Orthogonal complex structures and pure
Slice regular functions on real alternative *-algebras
R. Ghiloni, A. Perotti / June 6 - June 10, 2016
11:00-13:00, Monday 06/06 through Friday 10/06.
In this course we present the fundamental elements of the theory of slice regular functions on a real alternative ∗-algebra A.
Quaternions, Pythagorean-hodographs, and rotation-minimizing frames
R.T. Farouki / June 13 - June 17, 2016
9:00-11:00, Monday 13/06 through Friday 17/06.
It is impossible to parameterize any curve, other than a straight line, by rational functions of its arc length. Nevertheless, the
Quaternionic linear operators and their functional calculus
F. Colombo, I.M. Sabadini / July 4 - July 6, 2016
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.
Holomorphic functions play an important role in operator theory because they allow
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.