From Carthage to the World: The Isoperimetric Problem of Queen Dido and its Mathematical Ramifications

Friday, May 21, 2010 - 5:30am to Saturday, May 29, 2010 - 1:49pm

This conference aims to bring together experts on classical isoperimetric inequalities, sharp functional inequalities, and spectral inequalities for a week-long conference in Carthage, Tunisia, where the mathematical problem named after Queen Dido, the founder of Carthage, originated. The week-long gathering will serve as a training ground for young researchers and graduate students, incorporating an intensive program on techniques of rearrangement, spectral analysis, and geometric inequalities. The conference will serve as a means to bring together the many trends within isoperimetry.

21-22 May 2010: Intensive Training Course at the Tunis Science City; 24-29 May 2010: International Conference at the Barcelo Hotel, Gammarth, Carthage