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2013-14 Warwick EPSRC Symposium on Statistical Mechanics: Combinatorics and Statistical Mechanics

University of Warwick, 7-11 April 2014

Organisers: R. Kotecký, A. Sokal, D. Ueltschi

The main themes include statistical-mechanics methods in combinatorial enumeration and, conversely, the use of combinatorial tools for the study of statistical-physics models. Topics include (but are not limited to): Connections between partition functions in statistical mechanics and graph polynomials in combinatorics; entropic long-range order for low-temperature Potts antiferromagnets; distributions in random graph homomorphisms, which generalise random proper q-colourings; combinatorial species
and their links with cluster and virial expansions; the distribution of cycle lengths in models of random transpositions.

The schedule can be found here.


  • Miklós Abért • Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • Marton Balazs • University of Bristol
  • Nathanaël Berestycki • University of Cambridge
  • Ohad Feldheim • Tel Aviv University
  • Roberto Fernández • University of Utrecht
  • Alexey Gladkich • Tel Aviv University
  • June Huh • University of Michigan
  • Gady Kozma • Weizmann Institute
  • Peter Mörters • University of Bath
  • Aldo Procacci • University of Minas Gerais
  • Elena Pulvirenti • Leiden University
  • Christian Scullard • Lawrence Livermore
  • Yinon Spinka • Tel Aviv University
  • Jan Swart • Czech Academy of Sciences
  • Adrian Tanasa • University of Paris 13
  • Stephen Tate • University of Warwick
  • Christoph Temmel • VU Amsterdam
  • Balint Tóth • University of Bristol / Budapest

*to be confirmed

Aerial photograph of Maths Houses

See also:
Mathematics Research Centre
Mathematical Interdisciplinary Research at Warwick (MIR@W)
Past Events 
Past Symposia 

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