Tuesday, 2 October, 2001 
2:10 pm 
Room MI2 
Dynamics Seminar 
Adam Epstein (Warwick) 
Matings of Quadratic Polynomials 

Wednesday, 3 October, 2001 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Algebraic Geometry 
Miles Reid (Warwick) 
Del Pezzo projection cascades 

Thursday, 4 October, 2001 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Analysis seminar MI2 
Mark Groves (Loughborough) 
Modulating pulse solutions for a class of nonlinear wave equations 

Friday, 5 October, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Lie Theory 
Bruce Westbury (Warwick) 
The Numerology of the Freudental Magic Square 

Monday, 8 October, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room 26 
Singularity Theory Seminar 
Ignacio de Gregorio (Warwick) 
The caustic of an Fmanifold is a free divisor 

Tuesday, 9 October, 2001 
2:10 pm 
Room MI2 
Dynamics seminar 
Adam Epstein (Warwick) 
Matings of Quadratic Polynomials  continuation 

Tuesday, 9 October, 2001 
3:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Junior Geometry Seminar 
Sven Porst (Warwick) 
Special Lagrangian Geometry 

Wednesday, 10 October, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room 123 
Warwick Topology Seminar 
Rita Gitik, 
On the Profinite Topology on Groups 

Wednesday, 10 October, 2001 
4:00 pm 
Room 123 
Warwick Topology Seminar 
Peter Scott 
Canonical decompositions of groups and manifolds 

Friday, 12 October, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2/123 
Lie Theory 
Robert Marsh (University of Leicester) 
Coxeter Groups 

Tuesday, 16 October, 2001 
2:05 pm 
Room MI2 
Dynamics Seminar 
Oscar Bandtlow (QMW) 
Computing spectral data of transfer operators 

Thursday, 18 October, 2001 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Analysis Seminar 
Philippe Geymonat (Montpelier) 
Identification of elastic coefficients 

Friday, 19 October, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Lie Theory Seminar 
Roger Carter (Warwick) 
Hecke Algebras 

Friday, 19 October, 2001 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Colloquium 
Peter SwinnertonDyer (Cambridge) 
Making better use of Lyapunov 

Monday, 22 October, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Mechanics and Symmetry 
Gero Friesecke (Warwick) 
Symmetries of atoms according to the periodic table versus symmetries derivable from quantum mechanics 

Tuesday, 23 October, 2001 
2:05 pm 
Room MI2 
Dynamics Seminar 
Richard Sharp (Manchester) 
Uniform estimates for closed geodesics and homology 

Wednesday, 24 October, 2001 
10:00 am 
Room 26 
Organizers: G.Friesecke, P.Plechac, F.Theil 
1 day workshop 'PHASE TRANSITIONS IN CRYSTALS' (Warwick) 
Speakers are expected to include: E.K.H.Salje FRS (Cambridge), W.Lee (Cambridge), G.Parry (Nottingham), J.M.Ball FRS (Oxford), A.Forclaz (Oxford), P.Plechac (Warwick), R.Ball (Warwick) 

Wednesday, 24 October, 2001 
11:00 am 
Room 26 
1 day workshop 'PHASE TRANSITIONS IN CRYSTALS' 
John Ball (Oxford) 
Compatibility of microstructures 

Wednesday, 24 October, 2001 
11:30 am 
Room 26 
1 day workshop 'PHASE TRANSITIONS IN CRYSTALS' 
Valery Smyshlyaev (Bath) 
Homogenization for atomistic systems with wiggly energies 

Wednesday, 24 October, 2001 
12:00 pm 
Room 26 
1 day workshop 'PHASE TRANSITIONS IN CRYSTALS' 
William Lee (Dept of Earth Sciences, Cambridge) 
Diffusion in domain walls 

Wednesday, 24 October, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Nikos Tziolas (Warwick) 
Terminal extractions from curves through cDV points II 

Wednesday, 24 October, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room 26 
1 day workshop 'PHASE TRANSITIONS IN CRYSTALS' 
Petr Plechac (Warwick) 
Modelling of micromagnetics at finite temperature 

Wednesday, 24 October, 2001 
2:30 pm 
Room 26 
1 day workshop 'PHASE TRANSITIONS IN CRYSTALS' 
Florian Theil (Warwick) 
Coarsegraining of atomistic systems: The CauchyBorn hypothesis in crystals 

Wednesday, 24 October, 2001 
4:00 pm 
Room 26 
1 day workshop 'PHASE TRANSITIONS IN CRYSTALS' 
Robin Hall (Dept of Physics, Warwick) 
Granular Materials  from Plasticity to a Renormalisation Group 

Wednesday, 24 October, 2001 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Fluid Dynamics Seminar 
Amirul Islam Khan (DAMTP, Cambridge) 
Kinematic Simulation: Lagrangian Models of Turbulent Dispersion 

Friday, 26 October, 2001 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Colloquium 
Jeremy Gray (Open/Warwick) 
Jesse Douglas, minimal surfaces, and the first fields medal 

Monday, 29 October, 2001 
12:00 pm 
Room 123 
Mechanics and Symmetry 
Nicola Sottocornola (INLN) 
Robust heteroclinic cycles in 4 dimensions 

Monday, 29 October, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Mechanics and Symmetry 
Ian Melbourne (Surrey) 
Central limit theorems and approximation by Brownian motion for partially hyperbolic dynamical systems 

Tuesday, 30 October, 2001 
3:30 pm 
Room MI2 
Dynamics 
Toby Hall (Liverpool) 
How to destroy dynamics 

Wednesday, 31 October, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room 123 
Hyperbolic Geometry Seminar 
Caroline Series (Warwick) 
Kerckhoff lines of minima and bending quasifuchsian groups 

Wednesday, 31 October, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Miles Reid (Warwick) 
The spinor Grassmannian (Mukai series) 

Wednesday, 31 October, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Algebraic Geometry Seminars 
Miles Reid (Warwick) 
Mukai Series  The spinor Grassmannian 

Wednesday, 31 October, 2001 
3:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Quantum theory and applications 
Jean Sebastian Caux (Oxford) 
The Josephson Current in Luttinger LiquidSuperconductor Junctions 

Wednesday, 31 October, 2001 
4:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Ania Otwinowska (Warwick) 
Monodromy of a family of hypersurfacesan introduction 

Thursday, 1 November, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Ring Theory Seminar 
Eivind Eriksen (Warwick) 
Noncommutative Krull domains 

Thursday, 1 November, 2001 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Analysis Seminar 
Peter Topping (Warwick) 
Reverse bubbling: a new type of singularity in the harmonic map flow 

Friday, 2 November, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room 26 
Climate Change Seminar 
Thomas Toniazzo (Hadley Centre, Meteorological Office) 
Climate change and its Prediction: Facts, Issues and Modelling 

Friday, 2 November, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Lie Theory 
Ruth Corran (University of Leicester) 
tba 

Friday, 2 November, 2001 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Colloquium 
Jerome Levine (Brandeis) 
Surgery theory and finite type invariants of 3manifolds 

Monday, 5 November, 2001 
1:00 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W  Bargaining 
Myrna Wooders (Economics Department, Warwick) 
Welcoming remarks 

Monday, 5 November, 2001 
1:10 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W  Bargaining 
Walter Trockel (Bielefeld) 
Bargaining 

Monday, 5 November, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W  Bargaining 
Yakar Kannai (Weizmann Institute) 
Costly Nash Bargaining 

Monday, 5 November, 2001 
3:30 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W  Bargaining 
Amrita Dhillon (Warwick) 
Learning in Elections and Voter Turnout Equilibria (with Stefano Demichelis) 

Monday, 5 November, 2001 
4:00 pm 
Room 26 
Applied Maths Seminar 
Graeme Wake (Univ. Canterbury, NZ) 
Patterns are preserved in spite of scatter 

Monday, 5 November, 2001 
4:20 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W  Bargaining 
Nizar Allouch (Warwick) 
Arbitrage with Unbounded Short Sales 

Monday, 5 November, 2001 
5:10 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W  Bargaining 
Myrna Wooders (Warwick) 
Approximate Cores of Games and Economics with Clubs 

Tuesday, 6 November, 2001 
2:05 pm 
Room MI2 
Dynamics Seminar 
Emmanuel Dufraine (Warwick) 
Asymptotic linking number & Arnold invariant 

Wednesday, 7 November, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room 26 
Mechanics and Symmetry 
Florian Theil (Warwick) 
Propagation of spatial oscillations in certain nonlinear wave equations 

Wednesday, 7 November, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room 123 
Hyperbolic Geometry Seminar 
Hideki Miyachi (Osaka City University and Warwick) 
Modulus of continuity of CannonThurston maps 

Wednesday, 7 November, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Algebraic Geometry Seminars 
Ania Otwinowska (Warwick) 
Monodromy of a family of hypersurfaces  an introduction 

Wednesday, 7 November, 2001 
4:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Algebraic Geometry Seminars 
Tohru Nakashima (Tokyo Metropolitan/W.) 
Mukai's reflection functor on CalabiYau varieties 

Thursday, 8 November, 2001 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Analysis Seminar 
Eric Sere (Paris IX) 
Variational problems in relativistic quantum mechanics 

Friday, 9 November, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Lie Theory 
Dmitriy Rumynin (Warwick) 
Jalgebras 

Friday, 9 November, 2001 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Colloquium 
Jon Keating (Bristol) 
Characteristic polynomials of random matrices 

Monday, 12 November, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Mechanics and Symmetry 
Tadashi Tokieda (Montreal) 
Dancing vorticies 

Monday, 12 November, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Singularities Seminar 
Ricardo Castano (Warwick) 
Symplectic aspects of a Special Lagrangian singularity 

Tuesday, 13 November, 2001 
2:05 pm 
Room MI2 
Dynamics Seminar 
Aleksander Urbanski (Oxford) 
Entropy of a doubly stochastic operator 

Wednesday, 14 November, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Algebraic Geometry Seminars 
Miles Reid (Warwick) 
Mukai Series  Weighted Gr(2,5) and Spin(10) 

Wednesday, 14 November, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room MI 123 
Hyperbolic Geometry 
Hirotaka Akiyoshi (Osaka) 
Canonical decompositions of manifolds in the Dehn filling space of a twocusped hyperbolic manifold. 

Wednesday, 14 November, 2001 
4:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Algebraic Geometry Seminars 
Anita Buckley (Warwick) 
Linear systems of plane curves with prescribed singularities 

Thursday, 15 November, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room M12 
Ring Theory Seminar 
Charu Hajarnavis (Warwick) 
Invertible Ideals 

Thursday, 15 November, 2001 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Analysis Seminar 
Jim Wright (Edinburgh) 
A 2parameter isoperimetric inequality 

Friday, 16 November, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Lie Theory 
Dmitriy Rumynin (Warwick) 
Langlands Parameters 

Friday, 16 November, 2001 
3:00 pm 
Room 100 
Dynamics Seminar 
Holger R. Dullin (Loughborough University) 
The Liouville Foliation of the Kovalevskaja Top 

Friday, 16 November, 2001 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Colloquium 
Tadashi Tokieda (Montreal) 
Purr of a pirouetting penny 

Monday, 19 November, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Singularities Seminar 
Ricardo Castano (Warwick) 
Symplectic structures around special Lagrangian singularities II 

Tuesday, 20 November, 2001 
2:05 pm 
Room MI2 
Dynamics 
Pieter Collins (Liverpool) 
Computing symbolic dynamics for chaotic systems 

Wednesday, 21 November, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room 123 
Hyperbolic Geometry Seminar 
Stephen Humphries (Brigham Young University, visiting Warwick) 
Action of braid groups on a trace algebra and geometric intersection number operators 

Wednesday, 21 November, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Jorge Neves (Warwick) 
Hyperplane sections of the weighted Grassmanian 

Friday, 23 November, 2001 
12:00 pm 
Room rm 100 
Topology 
Prof. Frank Quinn (Virginia Tech.) 
History and status of homology manifolds (payed by the GT fund) 

Friday, 23 November, 2001 
1:15 pm 
Room MI1 
Brussels/Warwick Differential Geometry Seminar 
Richard Thomas (Imperial) 
Nodes, symplectic geometry, and mirror symmetry 

Friday, 23 November, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Lie Theory 
Roger Carter (Warwick) 
Cells and Distinguished Involutions 

Friday, 23 November, 2001 
2:30 pm 
Room MI123 
Brussels/Warwick Differential Geometry Seminar 
Jurgen Berndt (Hull) 
Projective Planes and Spheres 

Friday, 23 November, 2001 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Colloquium 
Robert Leese (Smith Institute/Oxford) 
Radio spectrum trading 

Friday, 23 November, 2001 
4:15 pm 
Room MI1 
Brussels/Warwick Differential Geometry Seminar 
Hovhannes Khudaverdyan (UMIST) 
Cohomological hierarchy in a space of weakly invariant Lagrangians of classical mechanics 

Monday, 26 November, 2001 
1:10 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W Discrete Breathers 
Francois Fillaux (LADIRCNRS, France) 
Experimental studies of the quantum sineGordon dynamics in solids. 

Monday, 26 November, 2001 
1:45 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W Discrete Breathers 
JacquesAlexandre Sepulchre (INLN, France) 
Effective Hamiltonian for traveling discrete breathers 

Monday, 26 November, 2001 
2:15 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W Discrete Breathers 
J. Chris Eilbeck (HeriotWatt) 
Quantum breather bands in 1D lattices 

Monday, 26 November, 2001 
2:45 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W Discrete Breathers 
J.Martin Speight (Leeds) 
TBA 

Monday, 26 November, 2001 
3:45 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W Discrete Breathers 
Sergej Flach (MaxPlanckInstitut) 
Discrete breathers  analytic solutions (homogeneous potentials) and superexponential localization (nonlinear dispersion) 

Monday, 26 November, 2001 
4:15 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W Discrete Breathers 
Ewen McMillan (Warwick) 
A multiscale correction to the FPU soliton solution 

Monday, 26 November, 2001 
4:45 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W Discrete Breathers 
Guillaume James (INSAFrance) 
Breathers in diatomic FPU chains with arbitrary mass ratios 

Monday, 26 November, 2001 
5:15 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W Discrete Breathers 
Mario Floria 
tba 

Tuesday, 27 November, 2001 
3:30 pm 
Room MI2 
Dynamics 
Jim Langley (Nottingham) 
Quasiconformal surgery and critical points of certain potentials 

Wednesday, 28 November, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room MI 123 
Hyperbolic Geometry 
David Epstein (Warwick) 
The logarithmic spiral: counterexample to a conjecture of Thurston and Sullivan 

Wednesday, 28 November, 2001 
4:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Joel Bellaiche 
Introduction to abelian varieties 

Thursday, 29 November, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Singularities 
Kevin Houston (Leeds) 
Classification of Codimension 1 Singularities of Maps 

Thursday, 29 November, 2001 
3:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Algebra 
Alexei Sevastianov (ETH) 
Semiinfinite homological algebra 

Thursday, 29 November, 2001 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Analysis Seminar 
David Stuart (Cambridge) 
Singular Limits for NonLinear Wave Equations 

Friday, 30 November, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
LOW 

Polynomial Functors and Schur Algebras 

Friday, 30 November, 2001 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Colloquium 
Kevin McLeod (WisconsinMilwaukee) 
Heisenberg's discovery of quantum mechanics 

Monday, 3 December, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room 26 
Mechanics and Symmetry 
Gert van der Heijden (UCL) 
Constrained rods: from drill strings to DNA supercoils 

Monday, 3 December, 2001 
4:30 pm 
Room MI2 
Dynamics Seminar 
Marcelo Viana (IMPA, Rio de Janeiro) 
Uniform (projective) hyperbolicity or no hyperbolicity: a dichotomy for generic conservative systems. 

Wednesday, 5 December, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room 26 
Mechanics and Symmetry 
Renzo Ricca (UCL) 
From vortex knots to complex systems 

Wednesday, 5 December, 2001 
3:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Quantum Theory 
John Wheater (Oxford) 
Matrix YoungMills Integrals 

Wednesday, 5 December, 2001 
4:00 pm 
Room 26 
Applied Maths 
Florian Theil (Warwick) 
Mathmatical Modelling of Plasticity with RateIndependent Processes 

Wednesday, 5 December, 2001 
4:00 pm 

Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Joel Bellaiche 
Moduli spaces of abelian varities and their singularities 

Thursday, 6 December, 2001 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Analysis Seminar 
Tristan Riviere (ETHZuerich) 
The topological singular sets of maps between manifolds 

Friday, 7 December, 2001 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Colloquium 
Tristan Riviere (ETH  Zuerich) 
Bubbling, quantization and regularity issues for YangMills Fields and Harmonic Maps 

Sunday, 9 December, 2001 

Room TBA 
Symposium on Geometric Mechanics and Symmetry 
Mark Roberts (Organiser) 
Workshop on Geometry and Symmetry in Continuum Mechanics (922 December 2001) 

Monday, 10 December, 2001 

Room MI2 
Topology, Operads and Quantisation 
John Jones and John Rawnsley (Organiser) 
5 Day Workshop (1014 December 2001) 

Wednesday, 12 December, 2001 
2:00 pm 

Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Miles Reid (Warwick) 
Minimal models and derived categories after Bridgeland 

Friday, 14 December, 2001 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Dynamics 
Shizuo Nakane (Tokyo Institute of Polytechnics) 
Nonlanding of stretching rays for the family of real cubic polynomials 

Monday, 7 January, 2002 


TeachIn on 3Folds 
Organiser: Miles Reid (Warwick) 
7th January 2002  1st February 2002 

Tuesday, 8 January, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Dynamics Seminar 
Omri Sarig (Warwick) 
Uniqueness of equilibrium measures for countable Markov shifts (joint work with J. Buzzi) 

Thursday, 10 January, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Analysis 
Michiel Bertsch (Rome) 
Some remarks on the heat flow of harmonic maps 

Friday, 11 January, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Colloquium 
Alessio Corti (Cambridge) 
Flips and higher dimensional complex geometry 

Tuesday, 15 January, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Dynamics 
Geoffrey Goodson (Towson University) 
Conjugacies between T and T^2 for ergodic transformations T 

Thursday, 17 January, 2002 
1:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Algebra Seminar 
Daan Krammer (Warwick) 
Braid groups are linear groups 

Friday, 18 January, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Colloquium 
Andrew Kresch (University of Pennsylvania) 
Stacks pep talk 

Saturday, 19 January, 2002 
1:30 am 
Room MI 2 
Complex Dynamics and Ergodic Theory 
O Jenkinson 
Cohmology classes for dynamically nonnegative functions 

Monday, 21 January, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Mechanics and Symmetry Seminar 
Maxim Pavlov (Moscow/Loughborough) 
Hamiltonian and symplectic (local and nonlocal) structures for integrable hydrodynamictype systems 

Tuesday, 22 January, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Dynamics 
Richard Oudkerk (Kyoto University) 
Persistence of Fatou coordinates and limits of Julia sets 

Thursday, 24 January, 2002 
3:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Hyperbolic Geometry Seminar 
Daan Krammer (Warwick) 
Mapping Class Group Actions on Ordered Sets 

Thursday, 24 January, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Analysis Seminar 
Brian Davies (King's College) 
Spectral properties of some nonselfadjoint differential operators 

Friday, 25 January, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Lie Theory 
Roger Carter (Warwick) 
Asymptotic Hecke Algebras 

Monday, 28 January, 2002 
1:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Mathematics of Operational Research  MIR@W 
Bo Chen (Warwick, WBS) 
Machine Scheduling: Complexity, Algorithms and Approximability 

Monday, 28 January, 2002 
1:30 pm 
Room MI1 
Mathematics of Operational Research  MIR@W 
Robert MacKay (Warwick, Mathematics) 
Optimal Scheduling in a Periodic Environment 

Monday, 28 January, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Mathematics of Operational Research  MIR@W 
Colin Sparrow (Warwick, Mathematics) 
Optimal tetris heaps 

Monday, 28 January, 2002 
2:30 pm 
Room MI1 
Mathematics of Operational Research  MIR@W 
Vladimir Deineko (Warwick, WBS) 
Polynomially solvable cases of NPhard problems 

Monday, 28 January, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Mathematics of Operational Research  MIR@W 
Saul Jacka (Warwick, Statistics) 
Satisficing search models and their relation to multiarmedbandit problems 

Monday, 28 January, 2002 
4:30 pm 
Room MI1 
Mathematics of Operational Research  MIR@W 
Victor Podinovski (Warwick, WBS) 
Mathematical methods for efficiency measurement 

Monday, 28 January, 2002 
5:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Mathematics of Operational Research  MIR@W 
T Ridd, V. Deineko, F. O'Brian (Warwick, WBS) 
Vector packing problem: allocating students to working groups 

Tuesday, 29 January, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Dynamics 
Andrew Stuart Warwick (Mathematics) 
Extracting macroscopic stochastic dynamics. 

Wednesday, 30 January, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Applied Maths 
James Robinson (Warwick, Mathematics) 
The Longtime behaviour of numerical methods for stochastic systems. 

Thursday, 31 January, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Hyperbolic Geometry Seminar 
Yohei Komori (Osaka City University, visiting Warwick) 
Universality of the Maskit slice at cusp boundary points 

Thursday, 31 January, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Analysis Seminar 
David Preiss (UCL) 
Category and measure do not mix  or do they? Subtitle: Use of such a mixture to prove differentiability of Lipschitz mappings between Banach spaces 

Thursday, 31 January, 2002 
4:30 pm 
Room MI1 
Topology 
A. Ranicki (Edinburgh) 
Noncommutative localization in topology. 

Friday, 1 February, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Lie Theory 
Paul Boddington (Warwick) 
Representations of Restricted Lie Algebras. 

Friday, 1 February, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Colloquium 
Stavros Garoufalidis (Warwick) 
Homology and the Jones polynomial 

Monday, 4 February, 2002 
3:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Singularities Seminar 
Ignacio de Gregorio (Warwick) 
New examples of Frobenius Manifolds in Singularity Theory I 

Tuesday, 5 February, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Dynamics Seminar 
Viviane Baladi (CNRS) 
Ruelle zeta functions, Lefschetz zeta functions and spectrum 

Wednesday, 6 February, 2002 
3:00 pm 
Room 100 
Quantum Theory and Applications 
Robin C Ball (Warwick) 
Diffusion controlled growth 

Thursday, 7 February, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Hyperbolic Geometry Seminar 
Raquel Diaz (U. Complutense, Madrid) 
Limit points of lines of minima and Thurston's boundary of Teichm/'uller space' (Joint work with Caroline Series) 

Thursday, 7 February, 2002 
3:00 pm 
Room M12 
Complex analysis/Hyperbolic geometry 
Cliff Earle 
Schwarz's Lemma and Teichmueller Contraction 

Thursday, 7 February, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Analysis Seminar 
Stephan Luckhaus (Leipzig) 
tba 

Friday, 8 February, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Lie Theory 
Catharina Stroppel (Leicester) 
The Hecke algebra: Combinatorics of a graded version of category O 

Friday, 8 February, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Colloquium 
Clifford Earle (Cornell & Warwick) 
Asymptotic Teichmueller spaces 

Monday, 11 February, 2002 
3:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Singularities Seminar 
John Moody (Warwick) 
Curvature and Blowups 

Monday, 11 February, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room 26 
Applied Maths Seminar 
Chris Budd (Bath) 
Can an adaptive method live with a symplectic method and still be friends? 

Tuesday, 12 February, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Dynamics Seminar 
Shaun Bullett (Queen Mary) 
Sturmian sequences and holomorphic correspondence 

Thursday, 14 February, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room 123 
Applied Maths Seminar 
Zvi Artstein (Weizmann Institute, Israel) 
Variational limits of the chattering type 

Thursday, 14 February, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room 123 
Applied Maths Seminar 
Zvi Artstein (Weizmann Institute, Israel) 
Variational limits of the chattering type 

Thursday, 14 February, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Analysis Seminar 
Gero Friesecke (Warwick) 
A celebrated formula by Dirac in electron gas theory, and counting lattice points in a ball using harmonic analysis 

Thursday, 14 February, 2002 
5:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Topology/Combinatorics talk 
Martin Loebl (Prague) 
On the Dimer Problem and the Ising Problem in finite 3dimensional Lattices. 

Friday, 15 February, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Lie Theory 
Dmitriy Rumynin (Warwick) 
Topology of Springer Fibres 

Tuesday, 19 February, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Dynamics Seminar 
Nalini Anantharaman (ENS Lyon) 
Action Minimizing measures and Stationary Diffusions 

Wednesday, 20 February, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Applied Maths Seminar 
Mike Rudgyard (Computer Sciences, Warwick) 
tba 

Wednesday, 20 February, 2002 
3:00 pm 
Room 100 
Quantum Theory and Applications 
John Cardy (Oxford) 
Scaling functions for vesicles: Wilson loops, supersymmetry and an exact solution 

Thursday, 21 February, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room 123 
Mechanics and Symmetry 
George Patrick (Saskatchewan) 
Geometric mechanics of slowly moving lumps of the CP^1 sigma model on the sphere 

Friday, 22 February, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Colloquium 
Simon Gindikin (MaxPlanckInstitut, Bonn) 
Complex crowns of Riemann symmetric spaces 

Monday, 25 February, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room 26 
Applied Maths Seminar 
John Willis (DAMTP, Cambridge) 
Dynamic Stability of a Propagating Crack 

Tuesday, 26 February, 2002 
2:05 pm 
Room MI2 
Dynamics 
Godofredo Iommi (Warwick) 
Multifractal Analysis of equilibrium measures 

Thursday, 28 February, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room 123 
Mechanics and Symmetry 
Richard Cushman (Utrecht) 
The geometry of orbit spaces 

Friday, 1 March, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room GLT1 
LMS popular lecture 
Carolines Series (Warwick) 
Tangent Circles, Patterns and Packings 

Monday, 4 March, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room 26 
Special Topology Talk 
Stavros Garoufalidis (Warwick) 
Khovanov Homology and the Jones polynomial 

Tuesday, 5 March, 2002 
2:05 pm 
Room MI2 
Dynamics 
Gavin Band (Warwick) 
Mapping pseudoAnosovs into Anosovs 

Tuesday, 5 March, 2002 
3:30 pm 
Room MI2 
Dynamics 
Tadashi Tokieda (Montreal) 
Golfer's dilemma 

Wednesday, 6 March, 2002 
3:00 pm 
Room 100 
Quantum Theory and Applications 
Laszlo Erdos (Georgia Tech) 
Zero modes of the 3D Pauli operator 

Wednesday, 6 March, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Applied Maths Seminar 
Mark Leeson (Engineering, Warwick) 
Performance analysis of optical communications systems 

Thursday, 7 March, 2002 
3:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Algebra 
Oliver Baues (Eth Zurich) 
Realization Problems for Affin Crystallographic Groups 

Thursday, 7 March, 2002 
3:00 pm 
Room 123 
Mechanics and Symmetry 
Ian Marshall (EPF Lausanne) 
The dynamics of the ndimensional rigid body 

Thursday, 7 March, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Analysis Seminar 
Laszlo Erdos (Georgia Tech) 
Magnetic isoperimetric inequality 

Friday, 8 March, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Lie Theory 
Robert Marsh (Leicester) 
Cluster Algebras 

Friday, 8 March, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Colloquium 
Laszlo Erd'os (Georgia Tech) 
Quantum dynamics with many degrees of freedom 

Tuesday, 12 March, 2002 
2:05 pm 
Room MI2 
Dynamics 
Anthony Manning (Warwick) 
A Markov partition that reflects the geometry of a hyperbolic toral automorphism 

Thursday, 14 March, 2002 
12:00 pm 
Room 123 
Mechanics and Symmetry 
Ian Melbourne (Surrey) 
Hopf bifurcation from meandering spirals 

Thursday, 14 March, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room 123 
Mechanics and Symmetry 
Marty Golubitsky (Houston) 
Coupled systems and symmetry 

Thursday, 14 March, 2002 
3:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Hyperbolic Geometry 
Gareth Jones (Southampton) 
A small 3manifold with large automorphism group 

Thursday, 14 March, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Analysis Seminar 
Michael Grinfeld (Strathclyde) 
Young measures and invariance 

Friday, 15 March, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Lie Theory Seminar 
Tim Honeywill (Warwick) 
Classification of Nilpotent Orbits 

Friday, 15 March, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room 26 
Mechanics and Symmetry 
Michail Monastyrsky (Moscow) 
Monodromy representations of braid groups and their applications to physical problems 

Sunday, 17 March, 2002 

Room GLT 3 
Symposium on Geometric Mechanics and Symmetry 
Mark Roberts (Organiser) 
Spring School and Workshop on SemiClassical and Quantum Multibody Problems (1727 March 2002) 

Monday, 18 March, 2002 

Room MI2 
Quantum Topology 
Stavros Garoufalidis and Colin Rourke (Organiser) 
5 Day Workshop (1822 March 2002) 

Thursday, 21 March, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Analysis 
Larry Markus 
Differential Independence of Meromorphic Functions 

Sunday, 7 April, 2002 


BMC & BAMC Joint British Mathematical and Applied Mathematical Colloquium 
Robert MacKay, Colin Rourke, & Andrew Stuart (Organisers) 
712 April 2002 

Sunday, 14 April, 2002 

Room GLT 3 
Symposium on Geometric Mechanics and Symmetry 
Mark Roberts (Organiser) 
Workshop on Classical NBody Problems and Applications (1420 April 2002) 

Thursday, 25 April, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Hyperbolic Geometry Seminar 
Marc Lackenby (Oxford) 
Heegaard splittings, the virtually Haken conjecture and Property tau 

Thursday, 25 April, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Singularities and Geometry Seminar 
Ricardo Uribe (Paris VII) 
Contact geometry and the geometry of projective surfaces 

Thursday, 25 April, 2002 
3:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Rings Theory Seminar 
Charu Hajarnavis (Warwick) 
Localisation at Invertible Ideals 

Thursday, 25 April, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Analysis Seminar 
Regis Monneau 
A justification of the Nonlinear KirchhoffLove theory of plate 

Thursday, 25 April, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Analysis Seminar 
Regis Moneau 
A justification of the Nonlinear KirchhoffLove theory of plate 

Monday, 29 April, 2002 
1:00 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W  Model definition and evaluation 
Jane Hutton (Warwick, Statistics) 
Introduction 

Monday, 29 April, 2002 
1:10 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W  Model definition and evaluation 
Joy Mitra (Warwick, Psychology) 
Models of human behaviours 

Monday, 29 April, 2002 
1:30 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W  Model definition and evaluation 
Mike Allen (Warwick, Centre for Scientific Computing) 
Molecular virtual reality 

Monday, 29 April, 2002 
1:50 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W  Model definition and evaluation 
Laura Green & Lisa White (Warwick, Biological Sciences) 
Modelling mastitis: theory and reality 

Monday, 29 April, 2002 
2:30 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W  Model definition and evaluation 
Mike Chappell (Warwick, Engineering) 
Compartmental modelling in biomedical systems and pharmacokinetics 

Monday, 29 April, 2002 
2:50 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W  Model definition and evaluation 
H. Donald B. Jenkins (Warwick, Chemistry) 
ThermodynamicsDevelopment of Simple Models for New materials 

Monday, 29 April, 2002 
3:40 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W  Model definition and evaluation 
Eva Riccomagno (Warwick, Statistics) 
Structural identifiability analysis of ODE models 

Monday, 29 April, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W  Model definition and evaluation 
John Copas (Warwick, Statistics) 
Statistical model evaluation 

Monday, 29 April, 2002 
4:40 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W  Model definition and evaluation 
Gillian LewandoHundt & Deryk Horton (Warwick, Institute of Health & Philosophy & Physics) 
Commentary  Open Forum 

Thursday, 2 May, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Hyperbolic Geometry Seminar 
JanMark Iniotakis (Warwick) 
Boundaries for CAT(0) Groups. 

Thursday, 2 May, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Ring Theory Seminar 
Charu Hajarnavis (Warwick) 
Invertible ideals and localisation  continued 

Friday, 3 May, 2002 
11:00 am 
Room 123 
Differential Geometry Seminar 
Vladimir Markovic (Warwick) 
Harmonic diffeomorphisms between Riemann Surfaces 

Friday, 3 May, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room 123 
Differential Geometry Seminar 
Dominic Joyce (Oxford) 
Special Lagrangian fibrations and the SYZ Conjecture 

Friday, 3 May, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Graduate Seminar 
Tim Honeywill (Warwick) 
Simple Lie algebras, their Dynkin diagrams, and the nilpotent orbits lying inside them. 

Friday, 3 May, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Differential Geometry Seminar 
R. Theodore Smith (Columbia) 
Morphogenesis of the Retinal Nerve Fibre Layer modeled by an autonomous differential equation (Departmental Colloquium) 

Thursday, 9 May, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Hyperbolic Geometry 
Mary Rees (Liverpool) 
Teichmuller distance is C^{2} but not C^{2+\epsilon} 

Thursday, 9 May, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Ring Theory Seminar 
Nick Collier (Warwick) 
Noncommutative Generalizations of Brodmann's Theorem 

Thursday, 9 May, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Analysis seminar 
Jan Kristensen (HeriotWatt) 
Partial regularity of local minimizers 

Thursday, 9 May, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Analysis Seminar 
Jan Kristensen 
Partial regularity of local minimizers 

Friday, 10 May, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room GLT3 
Workshop on Rings 
Nick Collier (Warwick) 
A noncommutative analogue of Brodmann's theorem 

Friday, 10 May, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Graduate Seminar 
Jeroen Bergamin (Warwick) 
Numerical computation of breather solutions 

Friday, 10 May, 2002 
2:40 pm 
Room GLT3 
Workshop on Rings 
Andrew Hubery (Leeds) 
Quiver representations respecting a quiver automorphism 

Friday, 10 May, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Colloquium 
Ernest Vinberg (Moscow State University) 
Commutative homogeneous spaces 

Friday, 10 May, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room GLT3 
Workshop on Rings 
John Beachy (Northern Illinois/Glasgow) 
An Introduction to Universal Localization at Prime Ideals 

Monday, 13 May, 2002 
11:15 am 
Room MI1 
MIR@W  Computing Across Different Scales 
Florian Theil (Warwick, Mathematics) 
From discrete to continuous systems: the CauchyBorn rule 

Monday, 13 May, 2002 
12:00 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W  Computing Across Different Scales 
Weinan E (Princeton, Mathematics) 
Coupled atomistic/continuum methods for crystalline materials 

Monday, 13 May, 2002 
2:15 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W  Computing Across Different Scales 
Bjorn Engquist (Princeton, Mathematics) 
Analysis of the heterogeneous multiscale method 

Monday, 13 May, 2002 
3:00 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W  Computing Across Different Scales 
Ard Louis (Cambridge, Chemistry) 
Polymers as soft colloids: coarsegraining across length scales 

Monday, 13 May, 2002 
4:30 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W  Computing Across Different Scales 
Mike Allen (Warwick, Centre for Scientific Computing) 
Molecular simulations of defect structures in liquid crystals 

Monday, 13 May, 2002 
5:15 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W  Computing Across Different Scales 
Ioannis Kevrekidis (Princeton, Chemical Engineering) 
A 'noequation' toolkit for multiscale modelling, and some reaction/transport Examples 

Thursday, 16 May, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Joint Algebra  Hyperbolic Geometry Seminar 
Derek Holt (Warwick) 
The Dehn Function for Nilpotent Groups 

Thursday, 16 May, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room 123 
Singularities Seminar 
Adrian Varley (Warwick) 
Controlling singularities of projections 

Thursday, 16 May, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Ring Theory Seminar 
Nick Collier (Warwick) 
Noncommutative Aymptotic Stability of Prime Divisors  continued 

Friday, 17 May, 2002 
11:00 am 
Room MI2 

Alexey Koloydenko (Chicago) 
Robust Acoustic Object Detection 

Friday, 17 May, 2002 
11:45 am 
Room MI2 

Howsun Jow (Manchester) 
Bayesian Molecular Phylogenetics and the Model Selection Problem 

Monday, 20 May, 2002 
1:00 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W  Phylogenetics 
Chris Dowson (Warwick, Biological Sciences) 
Evolution and genetic diversity of bacterial pathogens 

Monday, 20 May, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W  Phylogenetics 
Eddie Holmes (Oxford, Zoology) 
Methods, Applications & Future of Molecular Phylogenetics: A Biological Perspective 

Monday, 20 May, 2002 
3:30 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W  Phylogenetics 
Jotun Hein (Oxford, Statistics) 
Algorithms for Multiple Statistical Alignment 

Monday, 20 May, 2002 
4:30 pm 
Room MI1 
MIR@W  Phylogenetics 
David Epstein (Warwick, Mathematics) 
The space of phylogenetic trees 

Thursday, 23 May, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Hyperbolic Geometry Seminar 
Caroline Series (Warwick) 
Limits of quasifuchsian groups with small bending: the case of irrational laminations 

Thursday, 23 May, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Ring Theory Seminar 
Nick Collier (Warwick) 
Completion of talk: Noncommutative Asymptotic Stability of Prime Divisors 

Thursday, 23 May, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Analysis Seminar 
Ali Taheri 
Homotopy theory in Sobolev spaces and connections to Morrey's notion of quasiconvexity in the calculus of variations 

Friday, 24 May, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Lie Theory 
Roger Carter (Warwick) 
Representations of affine Hecke algebras and asymptotic Hecke algebras. 

Friday, 24 May, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room GLT3 
Colloquium 
Matthew Keeling (Warwick) 
'FootandMouth is a biological process, it can't be predicted'  quote from Nick Brown the Agriculture Minister 

Monday, 27 May, 2002 
3:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Singularities Seminar 
Ilya Bogaevsky (Moscow, visiting Liverpool) 
Mather theory for Lagrangian mappings 

Tuesday, 28 May, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Dynamics Seminar 
Susan Williams (South Alabama) 
Algebraic Dynamics of Knots and Links 

Thursday, 30 May, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Hyperbolic Geometry Seminar 
Hirotaka Akiyoshi (Osaka University) 
The Ford domains of punctured torus groups 

Friday, 31 May, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room GLT3 
Colloquium 
L. Mahadevan (Cambridge) 
Draping, Wrinkling and Crumpling 

Thursday, 6 June, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Topology Seminar 
Soren Illman (University of Helsinki, visiting Cambridge) 
Three basic results for real analytic proper Gmanifolds 

Friday, 7 June, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Colloquium 
Miles Reid (Warwick) 
Update on 3folds 

Monday, 10 June, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Applied Maths Seminar 
John Norbury (Oxford) 
Stable travelling wave solutions of a hyperbolic system (with applications in biology and chemistry) 

Wednesday, 12 June, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Singularities Seminar 
Alex Dimca (Bordeaux) 
Perverse sheaves and Milnor fibers of hyperplane arrangements 

Wednesday, 12 June, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Fluid Dynamics Seminar 
Andrew Stuart (Warwick) 
A Model for Preferential Concentration 

Thursday, 13 June, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Algebra 
David Firth (Warwick) 
Finding normal subgroups of finitely presented groups 

Thursday, 13 June, 2002 
3:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Hyperbolic Geometry Seminar 
Bill Harvey (King's College London) 
Teichmuller surfaces in moduli space 

Friday, 14 June, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Colloquium 
C. Elliott (Sussex) 
Analysis and computation of elliptic hyperbolic systems arising in mean field models of type II superconductors. 

Thursday, 20 June, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Hyperbolic Geometry Seminar 
Tim Riley (Oxford) 
Asymptotic cones and the largescale geometry of groups 

Thursday, 20 June, 2002 
3:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Algebra 
Simona Paoli (Warwick) 
Cohomology of crossed modules with coefficients in a TT1module 

Thursday, 27 June, 2002 

Room GLT1 
MiMI  Bubonic Plague 
Organiser: Matt Keeling (Warwick) 
1Day meeting 

Thursday, 27 June, 2002 
10:30 am 
Room GLT1 
MiMIBubonic Plague 
Peter Jones (Cambridge) 
Helpless and hopeless?:medieval doctors and the Black Death 

Thursday, 27 June, 2002 
11:15 am 
Room GLT1 
MiMIBubonic Plague 
Mike Begon (Liverpool) 
Bubonic plague in Central Asia: what the Kasakhs know, and what we hope to find out 

Thursday, 27 June, 2002 
12:00 pm 
Room GLT1 
MiMIBubonic Plague 
Steve Leach (CAMR) 
Potential transmissibility of pneumonic plague 

Thursday, 27 June, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room GLT1 
MiMIBubonic Plague 
Rick Titball (DSTL) 
Overview of the pathenogenisis of Plague 

Thursday, 27 June, 2002 
2:45 pm 
Room GLT1 
MiMIBubonic Plague 
Sam Cohn (Glasgow) 
The epidemiology of the Black Death 

Thursday, 27 June, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room GLT1 
MiMIBubonic Plague 
Mike Prentice (Queen Mary) 
Y. pestis genome sequence or attempting (and failing) to get Y. pestis DNA out of 14th century teeth 

Friday, 28 June, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room 123 
Mechanics and Symmetry 
Heinz Hanssmann (Aachen) 
On the global dynamics of Kirchhoff's equations: Rigid body models for underwater vehicles 

Monday, 1 July, 2002 

Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
Colin Rourke (Organiser) 
31 Day Workshop (131 July 2002) 

Monday, 1 July, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
Slava Krushkal (University of Virginia) 
Surgery and slice links 

Monday, 1 July, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
Martin Dunwoody 
Methods for proving the Poincare Conjecture 

Tuesday, 2 July, 2002 
10:00 am 
Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
Mustafa Korkmaz (Turkey) 
A construction of Lefschetz fibrations with prescribed fundamental group 

Tuesday, 2 July, 2002 
11:30 am 
Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
Cameron Gordon (University of Texas) 
Surface Subgroups of Coxeter Groups 

Tuesday, 2 July, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
Andreas Zastrow (Poland) 
Higher singular homology groups of subsets of surfaces do not behave anomalously 

Tuesday, 2 July, 2002 
3:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Singularities Seminar 
Victor Goryunov (Liverpool) 
Simple symmetric matrix singularities and subgroups of the Weyl groups A_\mu, D_\mu, E_\mu 

Tuesday, 2 July, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
Stavros Garoufalidis (Warwick) 
On knots with trivial Alexander polynomial 

Wednesday, 3 July, 2002 
9:30 am 
Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
James Hughes (USA) 
Link homotopy invariant racks 

Wednesday, 3 July, 2002 
11:00 am 
Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
Paul Melvin (USA) 
tba 

Wednesday, 3 July, 2002 
12:15 pm 
Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
Jerry Levine (USA) 
CassonGordon invariants and metabelian \rho invariants of knots 

Thursday, 4 July, 2002 
9:30 am 
Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
Rob Kirby (USA) 
Revolution 

Thursday, 4 July, 2002 
11:00 am 
Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
David Epstein (Warwick) 
On the logarithmic spiral 

Thursday, 4 July, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
Brian Sanderson (Warwick) 
Classifying classical links and calculations 

Thursday, 4 July, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
Andrew Fish (Warwick) 
(Ex)Student presentations: Making the Jones polynomial invariant under tangle substitutions 

Thursday, 4 July, 2002 
4:30 pm 
Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
Catherine Webster (Leeds University) 
Braids and cryptography 

Thursday, 4 July, 2002 
5:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
Ebru Keyman (Turkey) 
The singular braid monoid embeds in a group 

Friday, 5 July, 2002 
9:30 am 
Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
Roger Fenn (Sussex University) 
Not another knot polynomial (yawn) 

Friday, 5 July, 2002 
11:00 am 
Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
Dale Rolfsen (University of British Columbia) 
A personal obsession 

Friday, 5 July, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
Colin Rourke (Warwick) 
Why the Poincare conjecture is so hard 

Friday, 5 July, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
Luis Paris (France) 
Magnus type representations of braid groups 

Tuesday, 9 July, 2002 
9:45 am 
Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
Motoko Sakuma (Japan) 
Analogy of McShane's identity for 2bridge knots and word problem for 2bridge knot groups 

Tuesday, 9 July, 2002 
11:15 am 
Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
Stavros Garoufalidis (Warwick) 
The Casson invariant of cyclic branched covers 

Tuesday, 9 July, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
Hugh Morton (Liverpool University) 
Homfly skeins 

Tuesday, 9 July, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
Daan Krammer (Warwick) 
To be confirmed 

Wednesday, 10 July, 2002 
9:45 am 
Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
Justin Roberts (USA) 
RozanskiWitten invariants 

Wednesday, 10 July, 2002 
11:15 am 
Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
Max Forester (Warwick) 
On uniqueness of group decompositions 

Wednesday, 10 July, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Geometry and Topology 
Caroline Series (Warwick) 
QuasiFuchsian with small bending OR Indra's pearls 

Friday, 12 July, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Dynamics Seminar 
Waldek Paluba (Warsaw) 
Completely Monotone Functions and One Dimensional Dynamics 

Thursday, 18 July, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room 26 
Mechanics and Symmetry 
Heinz Hanssmann (Aachen) 
Orientation Control of Multiple Underwater Vehicles with SymmetryBreaking Potentials 

Thursday, 18 July, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room 26 
Mechanics and Symmetry 
Igor Kanatchikov (Hamburg) 
Precanonical Hamiltonian formalism: structures and quantization 

Sunday, 21 July, 2002 

Room TBA 
Symposium on Geometric Mechanics and Symmetry 
Mark Roberts (Organiser) 
Workshop on Geometry, Symmetry and Mechanics II (2127 July 2002) 

Tuesday, 23 July, 2002 
9:00 am 
Room 26 
Ergodic Theory/Dynamics 
Felipe Gonzales (Warwick) 
Preliminary title: Thermodynamic Formalism 

Tuesday, 23 July, 2002 
10:00 am 
Room 26 
Ergodic Theory/Dynamics 
Henk Bruin (Groningen) 
Interval translation maps 

Tuesday, 23 July, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Applied Maths Seminar 
Grigory Osipov (Nizhny Novgorod, Russia) 
Synchronization in oscillatory networks 

Monday, 29 July, 2002 
12:00 pm 
Room MI 1 
Stochastic Stability Day  organiser James Robinson 
Xuerong Mao (Strathclyde) 
Asymptotic stability in distribution of SDEs with Markovian switching 

Monday, 29 July, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI 1 
Stochastic Stability Day  organiser James Robinson 
Yuhong Li (Hull) 
Asymptotical compactness of 2D Stochastic NavierStokes equations on some unbounded domains. 

Monday, 29 July, 2002 
3:30 pm 
Room MI 1 
Stochastic Stability Day  organiser James Robinson 
Tomas Caraballo (Seville) 
The asymptotic behaviour of infinitedimensional dynamical systems perturbed by random terms 

Tuesday, 6 August, 2002 
3:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Applied Maths Talk 
Giuseppe Tomassetti (University of Rome) 
On the evolution of domain walls in ferromagnets 

Tuesday, 13 August, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Geometry/Analysis Seminar 
Rob Kusner (University of Massachusetts at Amherst) 
Moduli for Complete Embedded Constant Mean Curvature Surfaces 

Sunday, 1 September, 2002 


Geometric & Probabilistic Aspects of Dynamical Systems 
Organisers: A Epstein, O Kozlovski, O Sarig, S van Strien & P Walters (Warwick) 
Warwick Symposium  1st September 200231st July 2003 

Monday, 9 September, 2002 

Room MI2 
Mini Workshop on Kleinian groups 
YE Choi, M.Sakuma, C Series (Organisers) 
2day mini workshop 

Monday, 9 September, 2002 
9:45 am 
Room MI2 
Mini Workshop on Kleinian groups 
Akiyoshi (Osaka) 
McShane's identity for geometrically finite punctured torus groups 

Monday, 9 September, 2002 
11:00 am 
Room MI2 
Mini Workshop on Kleinian groups 
M. Sakuma (Osaka  Warwick) 
Variations of McShane's identity for punctured surface groups 

Monday, 9 September, 2002 
11:45 am 
Room MI2 
Mini Workshop on Kleinian groups 
W. Harvey (Kings, London) 
Algebraic curves, triangle groups and invariant Teichmuller discs. 

Monday, 9 September, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Mini Workshop on Kleinian groups 
B. Bowditch (Southampton) 
Hyperbolicity of the curve complex I 

Monday, 9 September, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Mini Workshop on Kleinian groups 
Y. Yamashita (Nara) 
Computer experiments with Bers slices. 

Monday, 9 September, 2002 
4:30 pm 
Room MI2 
Mini Workshop on Kleinian groups 
M. Wada (Nara) 
Viewing once punctured torus groups 

Tuesday, 10 September, 2002 
9:45 am 
Room MI2 
Mini Workshop on Kleinian groups 
C Series (Warwick) 
Progress with pleating rays 

Tuesday, 10 September, 2002 
11:30 am 
Room MI2 
Mini Workshop on Kleinian groups 
Y Choi (Warwick) 
Nonsingularity of length functions for hyperbolic 3manifolds. 

Tuesday, 10 September, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Mini Workshop on Kleinian groups 
B Bowditch (Southampton) 
Hyperbolicity of the curve complex II 

Tuesday, 10 September, 2002 
4:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Mini Workshop on Kleinian groups 
K. Ichihara (Nara) 
Heegaard gradient of Seifert fibered 3manifold 

Wednesday, 18 September, 2002 
2:05 pm 
Room MI2 
Dynamics Seminar 
Jerome Buzzi (Ecole Polytechnique) 
Piecewise affine surface homeomorphisms with positive topological entropy 

Tuesday, 24 September, 2002 
2:00 pm 
Room MI1 
Algebra Seminar 
Jim Humphreys (University of Massachusetts) 
Cells in Affine Weyl Groups and Reduced Enveloping Algebras 
