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The Valuation Theory Home Page

This home page is intended to be a forum for all mathematicians who work in valuation theory or apply valuation theoretical results in their own field of research. The home page offers:

If you have suggestions, questions, ideas, news, or if you want your name and address on the above mentioned list, or if you have a recent paper in or applying valuation theory, then write to

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Open access without article processing charges!
Hans Schoutens and Franz-Viktor Kuhlmann have joined the editorial board of the Annales Mathematicae Silesianae which are published at the Mathematical Institute, University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland. All papers from the years up to the one before the current year are accessible online, free of charge. There are no article processing charges. The new editors hope to broaden the scope of this journal and in particular, make it a journal of choice for the valuation theory and commutative algebra community.
Please consider publishing in this journal!

Bibliometry, open access journals, article processing charges
This page provides links, background information and discussion about bibliometry and open access journals. Please send any contributions you may want to make.

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Slides and other materials
for the
Special Session on Advances in Valuation Theory
at the AMS Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting
organized by Samar ElHitti, Franz-Viktor Kuhlmann and Hans Schoutens
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ (USA), November 14-15, 2015


SAD NEWS

With great sadness we have to inform you of the death of our colleague, collaborator and dear friend Murray Marshall. He suffered a heart attack on Wednesday, April 29, from which he did not recover. Murray passed away on Friday, May 1, 2015. He was 75 years old, but still very active in research and the supervision of graduate students until the end.

A short obituary together with information about the funeral on Tuesday, May 5, can be found here. And here you can find Murray's own web site.

In the year 2000 we honored Murray on occasion of his 60th birthday with a small conference which we called "Colloquiumfest". There were many limericks about Murray created on the occasion of the conference; they provide wonderful portraits of the great mathematician and friend we have now lost. This conference was the start of the Colloquiumfest series. It is very unfortunate that we were not able anymore to celebrate Murray's 75th birthday with a Colloquiumfest.

If anyone would like to write something about Murray, describing his mathematical work or sharing personal anecdotes, please send it to us and we will put it on the Valuation Theory Home Page. Here is a web page with the first contributions:

In Memoriam Murray Marshall

Two sessions in two different international conferences this summer have been dedicated to Murray's memory in recognition of his fundamental contributions to subjects such as Positive Polynomials, Sums of Squares and Moment Problems. See
IWOTA 2015, Tbilisi (Georgia), July 6-12, 2015
Moment Problems and Applications - Minisymposium at DMV2015, Hamburg (Germany), September 24-28, 2015


Proceedings of the 2nd International Valuation Theory Conference published

In September of 2014, the Proceedings

Valuation Theory and its Interactions

of the

SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOP ON VALUATION THEORY ,
Segovia, Spain, July 18 to 29, 2011

were published. Click here for:
the publisher's web page,
a picture of the cover.



Upcoming special events:

The seventeenth Colloquiumfest
organized by Sylvy Anscombe and Franz-Viktor Kuhlmann
University of Central Lancashire (UK), May 6 and 7, 2016

Model theory of fields: derivations, orders and valuations
A conference in honour of Françoise Delon
Paris, June 2 and 3, 2016.

ALANT 4 - Joint Conferences on Algebra, Logic And Number Theory
18th Colloquiumfest and
11th Czech, Polish and Slovak Conference on Number Theory
Telc, Bohemian-Moravian Highlands, Czech Republic, June 13-17, 2016.

The nineteenth Colloquiumfest
organized by Katarzyna Kuhlmann, Franz-Viktor Kuhlmann, Salma Kuhlmann and Victor Vinnikov,
with local organizer Mehdi Ghasemi
University of Saskatchewan (Canada), tentative dates: August 30 and 31, 2016

Workshop "Interactions between Algebra and Functional Analysis"
organized by Marián Fabian, Jerzy Kąkol, Katarzyna Kuhlmann, Vladimír Müller and Wiesław Kubiś (chair)
Institute of Mathematics, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, September 28 to October 2, 2016


Past special events:
(more upcoming and past events can be found here.)

The Colloquiumfest Series

Special Session on Advances in Valuation Theory
at the AMS Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting
organized by Samar ElHitti, Franz-Viktor Kuhlmann and Hans Schoutens
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ (USA), November 14-15, 2015
Slides and other materials

Ordered Algebraic Structures and Related Topics
organized by Fabrizio Broglia, Francoise Delon, Max Dickmann and Danielle Gondard
CIRM, Luminy (France), October 12-16, 2015

Singular Landscapes
In honor of Bernard Teissier's 70th birthday
organized by Patrick Popescu-Pampu, Pedro Gonzalez Perez, Evelia Garcia Barroso and Charles Favre
Centre Paul-Langevin AUSSOIS, June 22-26, 2015

Mini-workshop: Interactions between Algebra and Functional Analysis
Institute of Mathematics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, December 17-21, 2014

Valuation Theory and Its Applications (Oberwolfach Workshop 1444)
organized by Zoe Chatzidakis, Jochen Koenigsmann, Franz-Viktor Kuhlmann and Florian Pop
Oberwolfach (Germany), Oct. 26 - Nov. 1, 2014

Joint Meeting of the Polish Mathematical Society and the German Mathematical Society
Session on General forms of self-similarity in algebra and topology
organized by Christoph Bandt, Franz-Viktor Kuhlmann, Katarzyna Kuhlmann and Tomasz Szarek
Poznan (Poland), Sept. 17 - 20, 2014

ALANT 3 - Joint Conferences on Algebra, Logic and Number Theory
10th Czech, Polish and Slovak Conference on Number Theory and 15th Colloquiumfest
Bedlewo (Poland), June 8-13, 2014

Summer School Around Valuation Theory
Sirince (Turkey), May 22-26, 2014

Workshop on Fractal Structures, Ultrametrics and Ordered Fields
organized by Wieslaw Kubis, Franz-Viktor Kuhlmann and Jerzy Kakol
Cieszyn (Poland), April 17-20, 2013

ALANT 2 - Joint Conferences on Algebra, Logic And Number Theory
12th Colloquiumfest and
9th Czech, Polish and Slovak Conference on Number Theory
Beskydy Mountains, Czech Republic, June 11-14, 2012.

Emphasis Year on Valuation Theory,
University of Saskatchewan, September 2011 to April 2012

SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOP ON VALUATION THEORY ,
Segovia, Spain, July 18 to 29, 2011

Workshop on Valuation Theory in Positive Characteristic,
Mathematics Village, Sirince, Turkey
June 15 to 19, 2011

Workshop on Valuation Theory in Positive Characteristic
University of Katowice, Poland, June 25 to July 3, 2010

Joint Conferences on Algebra, Logic And Number Theory
9th Colloquiumfest and
8th Czech, Polish and Slovak Conference on Number Theory
Bukowina Tatrzanska, Poland, June 21-24, 2010

Mini-workshop on new perspectives in Valuation theory
The Fields Institute, Toronto
March 23-25, 2009

Mini-workshop on Differential Kaplansky Theory
The Fields Institute, Toronto
April 3-4, 2009

WORKSHOP IN VALUATION THEORY AND ITS APPLICATIONS
In memoriam Otto Endler
Campinas - March, 21-24, 2006

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOP ON VALUATION THEORY
Saskatoon, July/August 1999
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