Objective: To study developments in singularity theory, especially during the last 5 years. Particular attention will be paid to the local and global theory of complex varieties and the singularities of holomorphic maps and real singularity theory. Also the study of discriminant spaces is part of the ASI.
Limited financial support will be available to researchers from NATO and Partner countries and to young researchers from EC Member States and Associated States. The conference will be restricted to about 80 participants.
NATO Countries: Belgium; Canada; Czech Republic; Denmark; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Iceland; Italy; Luxembourg; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Spain; Turkey; United Kingdom; United States. Partner Countries: Albania; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Bulgaria; Estonia; Georgia; Kazakhstan; Kyrghyz Republic; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Romania; Russian Federation; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Tajikstan; the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia*; Turkmenistan; Ukraine; Uzbekistan.
* Turkey recognises the Republic of Macedonia with its constitutional name.
EC Member States: Austria; Belgium; Denmark; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Ireland; Italy; Luxembourg; The Netherlands; Portugal; Spain; Sweden; United Kingdom.
Associated States: Bulgaria; Czech Republic; Republic of Cyprus; Estonia; Hungary; Iceland; Israel; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Norway; Poland; Romania; Slovakia and Slovenia.
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