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250006 SE Seminar on Calculus of Variations (2020S)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 25 - Mathematik
Continuous assessment of course work


max. 25 participants
Language: English



Given the current situation, the seminar does not meet physically.

Materials for the seminar may be retrieved from the Moodle page of the seminar.


Aims, contents and method of the course

The seminar will offer the opportunity of getting in touch with
classic and modern themes from the Calculus of
Variations. All participants are welcome to contribute by
presenting a topic and by taking part in informal
discussions. Occasionally, scientific guests will also be invited to

This seminar is associated to the Vienna School of Mathematics (VSM).

Assessment and permitted materials

Each student participant will be required to deliver a online presentation on a preassigned topic. Details in moodle.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

To participate into the discussions and deliver a well-prepared presentation.

Examination topics

The topic of the presentation will be discussed with the students.

Reading list

References will be given along the course. As general reference I suggest: F. Rindler, Calculus of Variations, Springer, 2018.

Association in the course directory


Last modified: Mo 17.08.2020 09:48