Summer School

New Trends and Directions in Harmonic Analysis, Fractional Operator Theory, and Image Analysis

Inzell, Germany, 17 – 21 September 2012 


Harmonic analysis studies problems related to series expansions of functions using trigonometric bases. The theory forms the core for such diverse areas as singular integral theory, approximation and sampling theory, etc. Moreover, harmonic analysis can be thought of as the mathematical backbone for a large number of modern methods in signal and image analysis.


Recently, focus has been placed on the detection and classification of singularities in images possessing fractional or fractal characteristics. Therefore, investigations center on fractional operator-­like bases acting as multiscale versions of derivatives. This new methodology needs to firmly embed into the existing classical concepts of harmonic analysis, and the relations to image analysis have to be established and unified.


To achieve the greatest possible synergy between the areas of harmonic analysis, fractional operator theory and image analysis, we have invited highly renowned researchers from these fields.


The goal of the school is to bring together young researchers and a distinguished group of scientists whose lectures are intended to establish new and exciting directions for future investigations.


Invited Plenary Speakers

The following speakers have already confirmed their participation:


Prof. Dr. Paul L. Butzer  (RWTH Aachen)

Prof. Dr. Ole Christensen  (DTU, Lyngby, Denmark)

Prof. Dr. Akira Hirabayashi  (Yamaguchi University, Ube, Japan)

Prof. Dr. Stefan Samko  (Universidade do Algarve, Portugal)

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schmeißer  (Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg)

Prof. Dr. Rudolf Stens  (RWTH Aachen)

Prof. Dr. Ahmed Zayed  (University Chicag, USA)

Titles and abstracts of the lectures



Inzell, Hotel Chiemgauer Hof (Address: Hotel Chiemgauer Hof, Lärchenstrasse 5, 83334 Inzell, Germany

The booking code for this event is summer school.


The rate from Sunday, September 16, to Friday, September 21, 2012 is 714 Euro. This includes all room charges, the meals (Mo-Fr), and all taxes.


Reservations must be made on or before July 31, 2012.


Contributed Presentations and Posters

Participants who would like to present their own research in a 25-minute talk are invited to submit an extended abstract to one of the organizers:,


The deadline of submission is July 15, 2012.


Due to the venue and goals of the workshop the number of participants is limited to 35.


Further informations and program:




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Patricia Mindl | 25.06.2012



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