PD Dr. Wolfgang zu Castell

Head of the

Source: HMGU

Scientific Computing Research Unit

at the
Institute of Computational Biology

Helmholtz Zentrum München    
    German Research Center for Environmental Health
    Neuherberg, Germany


  • Current Courses

Winter Semester 2017/18

  • Past Courses

Winter Semester 2015/16

PD Dr. W. zu Castell:
Numerical Ecology

Winter Semester 2014/15

PD Dr. W. zu Castell:
Introduction to Machine Learning

Summer Semester 2014

PD Dr. W. zu Castell:
Network Analysis

Summer Semester 2013

  • PD Dr. W. zu Castell:
    Numerical Ecology

Summer Semester 2012

  • PD Dr. W. zu Castell:
    Introduction to Machine Learning

Winter Semester 2010/11

  • Dr. W. zu Castell:
    Graphical Models

Fall Semester 2009

  • Dr. W. zu Castell:
    MATH 108 Calculus and Linear Algebra

Winter Semester 2007/08

  • Dr. W. zu Castell:
    Mathematical Learning Theory

Winter Semester 2006/07

  • Dr. W. zu Castell:
    Mathematics for Tomography

Winter Semester 2005/06

  • Dr. W. zu Castell:
    Introduction to Learning Theory

Winter Semester 2004/05

  • Dr. W. zu Castell:
    Spatial Statistics

Winter Semester 2003/04

  • Dr. W. zu Castell:

Spring Semester 2003

  • Dr. W. zu Castell:
    APMA 308 Linear Algebra

  • Dr. W. zu Castell:
    APMA 507/MATH 430 Numerical Analysis

Fall Semester 2003

  • Dr. W. zu Castell, Prof. Dr. R. Lasser:
    APMA 308 Linear Algebra

Summer Semester 2002

  • Dr. W. zu Castell, Prof. Dr. R. Lasser:
    Seminar: Mathematical Methods in Medical Signalprocessing

Winter Semester 2001/02

  • Dr. W. zu Castell, Prof. Dr. R. Lasser:
    General Topologie


since 2011

2006 - 2010

2001 - 2005


Behrens, H; zu Castell, W.
Hypergeometric functions as a tool for summability of the Fourier integral
Result. Math. 34, 69-84 (1997)

zu Castell, W.
On a theorem of T. Gneiting on α-symmetric characteristic functions
J. of Multivar. Anal. 75, 269-278 (2000)

Books and special issues

zu Castell, W.
Faltungsformen auf Rd mit Kernen definiert durch Dirichlet-Mittel
PhD thesis, Shaker Verlag Aachen (2000)

Sommer, M.; Werhan, M.; Zipprich, M.; zu Castell, W.; Weller, U.
Quantitative pedogenic approach on soilscapes by relief analysis, geophysics and remote sensing
in: IUSS - World Congress on Soil Science, Bangkok, Symp. 52, paper no. 109-1 - 109-12 (2002)

zu Castell, W.; Filbir, F.; Forster, B. (Eds.)
Inzell Lectures on Orthogonal Polynomials
Lecture Notes from the Inzell Summer School on Orthogonal Polynomials, Harmonic Analysis, Approximation, ald Applications, Inzell, September 17-21, 2001, Advances in the Theory of Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials, Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge (2005)

zu Castell, W.; Ehrich, S.; Filbir, F. (Eds.)
Proceedings of the Workshop Special Functions in Harmonic Analysis and Applications
Irsee, July 19-23, 2004, J. Comput. Appl. Math. 199, No. 1 (2007) 
(special issue)

zu Castell, W.
Contributions to the Theory of Positive Definite Functions and Thier Role in Applications
Habilitation thesis, Department of Mathematics, Technische Universität München (Juli 2011)

Non-reviewed Publications

zu Castell, W.
Positive E-l-Summotionskcrne für das Fourier-Integral, Darstellung und Verifikation mittels verallgemeinerter hypergeometrischer Funktionen
Diploma thesis, Mathematical Institute, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, June 1997

Sommer, M.; Wehrhan, M.; Zipprich, M.; Weller, U. & zu Castell, W.
Der Blick von oben - Pedodiversität entdecken mit Hilfe der Fernerkundung
in: Annual Report 2001, GSF - National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, 2002, 35-42  

Weller U.; zu Castell, W.; Sommer, M.; Lasser, R. & Ehrich, S.
Datenbank / GIS-Kopplung mit WWW-Anbindung
in: P. Sehröder. B. Huber, J.C. Munch (Eds.), Forschungsver­bund Agraräkosysteme München (FAM), Annual Report 2002, 131-137  

Weller, U.; zu Castell, W.; Zipprich, M.; Sommer, M. & Wehrhan, M.
Kriging and inter­ polation with radial basis functions - a case study
Preprint  03-14, Institute of Biomathematics and Biometry, GSF - National Research Center for Environment and Health, 2003  

zu Castell, W.
Prädiktionsverfahren mit positiv definiten Funktionen
in: Annual Report 2005, GSF - National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, 2006, pp. 122-126

Lasser, R.; zu Castell, W.; Hense, B. & Berschneider, G.
Crossing Borders
Institute of Biomathematics and Biometry, Helmholtz Zentrum München, 2008
zu Castell, W.
Kernel based methods in learning and approximation
Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, Report No. 31/2012, pp. 1928-1929


Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen
German Research Center for Environmental Health
Scientific Computing Research Unit
Ingolstaedter Landstrasse 1
85764 Neuherberg, Germany
phone +49 +89 3187 2946
fax +49 +89 3187 3326
e-mail castell AT helmholtz-muenchen.de 

Wolfgang zu Castell (July 2013)

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