FoCM 2017

Approximation Theory Workshop

Barcelona, July 10th-12th, 2017

This workshop is part of the triennial FoCM conference series, organized by the Society for Foundations of Computational Mathematics. The next edition will be held in Barcelona, July 10th-19th, 2017.

The workshop covers various advances in approximation theory, with topics including sparsity, high-dimensions, low rank tensor formats, reduced modeling.


  • Peter Binev, University of South Carolina, USA
  • Albert Cohen, University Pierre et Marie Curie, France
  • Ronald DeVore, Texas A&M University, USA
  • Keynote speakers

  • Markus Bachmayr, Bonn University, Germany
  • Simon Foucart, Texas A&M University, USA
  • Philipp Grohs (Semi-plenary), Wien University, Austria
  • Anders Hansen, Cambridge University, United Kingdom
  • Mauro Maggioni (Semi-plenary), Duke University, USA
  • Pencho Petrushev, University of South Carolina, USA
  • Speakers

  • Nira Dyn, Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • Lars Grasedyck, RWTH Aachen, Germany
  • Gitta Kutyniok, Technical University Berlin, Germany
  • Anthony Nouy, Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France
  • Guergana Petrova, Texas A&M University, USA
  • Ben Adcock, Simon Fraser University, Canada
  • Vladimir Temlyakov, University of South Carolina, USA
  • Tino Ullrich, Bonn University, Germanyy
  • Przemyslaw Wojtaszczyk, University of Warsaw, Poland
  • Information

    Schedule and talk abstracts: Click here (TBA)

    Related workshops of FoCM'17: Computational Harmonic Analysis and Compressive Sensing, Multiresolution and Adaptivity in Numerical PDEs

    Previous workshops: FoCM'14, FoCM'11

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    Updated: June 7, 2016.