# Seminars 2008-2009

Monday, 1 September, 2008 — Monday, 31 August, 2009

**2008/9 Warwick EPSRC Symposium**

Organiser: Andrew Stuart

*Challenges in Scientific Computing*

Monday, 29 September, 2008, Room B3.02

**Symposium Launch MIRaW Day**

Organiser: Andrew Stuart

*Symposium on Challenges in Scientific Computing*

Monday, 29 September, 2008, 11:00 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Launch MIRaW Day**

Christoph Schwab (ETH)

*Convergence Rates of Stochastic Galerkin FEM for sPDEs*

Monday, 29 September, 2008, 11:50 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Launch MIRaW Day**

Spencer Sherwin (Imperial)

*Direct Stability Analysis for Timesteppers*

Monday, 29 September, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Launch MIRaW Day**

Steve Coombes (Nottingham)

*Computational Challenges in Mathematical Neuroscience*

Monday, 29 September, 2008, 2:50 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Launch MIRaW Day**

Jonathan Essex (Southampton)

*Computer Simulations of Biomolecular Systems*

Monday, 29 September, 2008, 4:20 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Launch MIRaW Day**

Christian Lubich (Tubingen)

*Quantum Dynamics: Reduced Models and Numerical Analysis*

Monday, 29 September, 2008, 5:10 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Launch MIRaW Day**

Mark Jerrum (QMW)

*Rigorous Analysis of Markov Chain Monte Carlo Algorithms*

Tuesday, 30 September, 2008, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Andreas Dress (Shanghai Institute for Computational Biology)

*Trees, splits and nets: reconstructing history in biology, literature and language*

Wednesday, 1 October, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Applied Mathematics**

James Robinson (Warwick)

*Uniqueness of particle trajectories for weak solutions of the 2d and 3d Navier-Stokes equations*

Wednesday, 1 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

J.Teichmann (Vienna)

*Numerical methods for SPDEs with applications to the HJM equation*

Thursday, 2 October, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry reading Seminar**

Umar Hayat (Warwick)

*The Picard group and the Riemann-Roch theorem*

Thursday, 2 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Geometry**

Stefan Friedl (Warwick)

*Symplectic 4-manifolds and fibered 3-manifolds*

Friday, 3 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Andreas Dress (Shanghai Institute for Computational Biology)

*Some mathematical aspects of molecular evolution*

Monday, 6 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Singularities Seminar**

Ayse Altintas (Warwick)

*Right-Left equivalence of map-germs*

Tuesday, 7 October, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems**

Mark Pollicott (Warwick)

*Fluctuation theorems for hyperbolic diffeomorphisms*

Tuesday, 7 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP**

Andrew Thomason (DPMMS University of Cambridge)

*Extremal Graph Theory with Colours*

Wednesday, 8 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis**

D.Blomker (Augsburg)

*On an SPDE from surface growth*

Wednesday, 8 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Number Theory Seminar**

Maite Aranes

*Cusps over Number Fields*

Thursday, 9 October, 2008, 3:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic geometry reading seminar**

Shengtian Zhou (Warwick)

*Birational maps*

Thursday, 9 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis**

Melanie Rupflin (ETH Zürich)

*Uniqueness for the harmonic map heat flow in 2D*

Thursday, 9 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Geometry**

Corinna Ulcigrai (Bristol)

*Cutting sequences for linear flows in the octagon*

Friday, 10 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Chris Jones (Warwick)

*Data and models: A marriage made in mathematics*

Monday, 13 October, 2008

**MIRaW Day**

Organiser: Chris Jones

*Climate change*

Monday, 13 October, 2008, 1:15 pm, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

David Stainforth (Exeter)

*Climate Science and Decision Support: Interpreting Today's Experiments, Designing Tomorrow's*

Monday, 13 October, 2008, 2:15 pm, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Panel Discussion:

*Climate Change, Decision Making and the Low Carbon Initiative at Warwick*

Monday, 13 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Jonathan Rougier (Bristol)

*Model-based Palaeo-climate Reconstruction, and Climate Prediction*

Tuesday, 14 October, 2008, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Colm Connaughton (Warwick)

*Fluxes and fluctuations in diffusion-limited cluster-cluster aggregation*

Tuesday, 14 October, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems Seminar**

Wael Bahsoun (Loughborough)

*Skew-product representation for position random maps*

Wednesday, 15 October, 2008, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Postgrad Seminar**

Jorge Vitoria (Warwick)

*Homological algebra for the working postgraduate*

Wednesday, 15 October, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Applied Mathematics**

Barbara Niethammer (Oxford)

*Models for Ostwald Ripening: beyond mean-field theories*

Wednesday, 15 October, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B0.13

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Samir Siksek (Warwick)

*Chabauty for symmetric powers of curves*

Wednesday, 15 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis**

R.Srzednicki (Krakow)

*On geometric detection of periodic solutions and chaotic dynamics of ordinary differential equations*

Wednesday, 15 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room CS1.04

**DIMAP**

Jan van den Heuvel (London School of Economics, Mathematics Department)

*The External Network Problem and the source Location Problem*

Thursday, 16 October, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry**

David Holmes and Shengtian Zhou (Warwick)

*Birational maps and the Picard group revisited*

Thursday, 16 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis**

Alessio Figalli (Ecole Polytechnique)

*A mass transportation approach to quantitative isoperimetric inequalities*

Thursday, 16 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Ser Peow Tan (Singapore)

*On the SL(2,C) charecter variety of a free group on two generators*

Friday, 17 October, 2008, 12:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Applied Mathematics/Statistics**

Andrew Cliffe (Nottingham)

*Gaussian Process Emulators for Uncertainty Analysis in Groundwater Flow*

Friday, 17 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Adri Olde Daalhuis (Edinburgh)

*Exponential asymptotics for differential equations*

Monday, 20 October, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Algebra Seminar**

Dmitriy Rumynin (Warwick)

*An Introduction to Hodge theory*

Monday, 20 October, 2008, 3:30 pm, Room MS.05

**IMA & LMS**

Professor David Abrahams (President of the IMA)

*Homogenization of simple periodic and near periodic composite materials*

Monday, 20 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Merger Talks**

The Presidents of LMS and the IMA

*Proposal to merge the two societies*

Tuesday, 21 October, 2008 — Thursday, 23 October, 2008

**Workshop**

Organisers: Caroline Series and Saul Schleimer (Warwick)

*Dynamics on character varieties*

Tuesday, 21 October, 2008, 1:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Mini-workshop: Dynamics on character varieties**

Anne Thomas (Cornell)

*Lattices acting on Platonic polygonal complexes and Fuchsian buildings*

Tuesday, 21 October, 2008, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Ellak Somfai (Warwick)

*Biased sampling and the harmonic measure of Diffusion-Limited aggregation*

Tuesday, 21 October, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Mini-workshop: Dynamics on character varieties**

Jack Button (Cambridge)

*The Bowditch conjecture and the Markoff conjecture*

Tuesday, 21 October, 2008, 3:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Mini-workshop: Dynamics on character varieties**

Serge Cantat (Rennes)

*Lecture 1: Holomorphic dynamics and character varieties*

Tuesday, 21 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP**

Stefan Szeider (Durham University)

*Tricky Problems for Graphs of Bounded Treewidth*

Tuesday, 21 October, 2008, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Mini-workshop: Dynamics on character varieties**

Anthony Manning (Warwick)

*Curves of fixed points of trace maps*

Wednesday, 22 October, 2008, 1:30 pm, Room B1.01

**Mini-workshop: Dynamics on character varieties**

Serge Cantat (Rennes)

*Lecture 2: Holomorphic dynamics and character varieties*

Wednesday, 22 October, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Applied Mathematics**

Mike Cullen (Met Office)

*New applications of mass transportation techniques to meteorological problems*

Wednesday, 22 October, 2008, 2:30 pm, Room B1.01

**Mini-workshop: Dynamics on character varieties**

Brian Bowditch (Warwick)

*Coarse models of hyperbolic three-manifolds*

Wednesday, 22 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis**

M.Sanz-Sole (Barcelona)

Wednesday, 22 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Mini-workshop: Dynamics on character varieties**

Jeroen Lamb (Imperial)

*On the dynamics of trace maps motivated by nonlinear Schrodinger equations on aperiodic chains*

Thursday, 23 October, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Mini-workshop: Dynamics on character varieties**

Ser Peow Tan (Singapore)

*Dynamics of the modular group action on the set of characters preserving a hyperbolic plane*

Thursday, 23 October, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic geometry reading seminar**

Nils Henry Rasmussen

*Ruled Surfaces*

Thursday, 23 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Mini-workshop: Dynamics on character varieties**

Caroline Series (Warwick)

*Pleating varieties and the discreteness problem*

Thursday, 23 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Tapio Rajala (Warwick)

*Lower porosity and packing dimension*

Friday, 24 October, 2008 — Friday, 24 October, 2008

**DIMAP**

Organisers: Artur Czumaj, Matthias Englert, Oded Lachish (Haifa), Rahul Savani

*Algorithms Day*

Friday, 24 October, 2008, 11:05 am, Room D1.07

**DIMAP - Algorithms Day Workshop**

Leszek Gasieniec (Liverpool)

*Memory efficient anonymous graph exploration*

Friday, 24 October, 2008, 11:45 am, Room D.1.07

**DIMAP - Algorithms Day Workshop**

Martin E. Dyer (Leeds)

*Flipping regular graphs and a peer-to-peer network*

Friday, 24 October, 2008, 2:20 pm, Room D1.07

**DIMAP - Algorithms Day Workshop**

Amin Coja-Oghlan (Edinburgh)

*Algorithmic barriers from phase transitions*

Friday, 24 October, 2008, 3:00 pm, Room D1.07

**DIMAP - Algorithms Day Workshop**

Philippe Flajolet (INRIA Rocquencourt)

*Analytic Combinatorics - A calculus of discrete structures*

Friday, 24 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Serge Cantat (Rennes)

*The Tits Alternative*

Friday, 24 October, 2008, 4:20 pm, Room D1.07

**DIMAP - Algorithms Day Workshop**

Harald Räcke (Warwick)

*Hierarchical decompositions for congestion minimization in networks*

Friday, 24 October, 2008, 5:00 pm, Room D1.07

**DIMAP - Algorithms Day Workshop**

Bernhard von Stengel (London School of Economics)

*Computing an extensive-form correlated equilibrium in polynomial time*

Monday, 27 October, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Homological Algebra Seminar**

Matthew Reynolds

*Spectral Sequences in Group Homology*

Tuesday, 28 October, 2008, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Thomas Fink (Institut Curie)

*Dynamics of network motif; and, a note on the game of conkers*

Tuesday, 28 October, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems**

Alex Clark (Leicester)

*Topology as a means to understanding rigidity and entropy of maps of compact abelian groups*

Tuesday, 28 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP**

Yves Crama (University of Liege)

*Throughput Optimization in Two-Machine flowshops with Flexible Operations*

Wednesday, 29 October, 2008, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Postgrad Seminar**

Tim Sullivan (Warwick)

*Stochastic Analysis for the Curious Postgraduate*

Wednesday, 29 October, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Applied Mathematics**

Colm Connaughton (Warwick)

*Zonal Jets in Quasi-Two-Dimensional Flows*

Wednesday, 29 October, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis**

M. Arnaudon (Poitiers)

*Horizontal diffusions in the space of C1 paths in a manifold*

Wednesday, 29 October, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Algebraic Geometry seminar**

Alexander Kasprzyk (Kent)

*On the classification of toric log del Pezzo surfaces*

Wednesday, 29 October, 2008, 3:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis**

Natesh Pillai (Warwick Stats)

*A result on Levy Random measures*

Wednesday, 29 October, 2008, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis**

Arnaud de la Pradelle (Paris)

*An alternative approach to integrals along rough paths*

Thursday, 30 October, 2008, 10:00 am, Room B3.03

**Differential Geometry seminar**

Erhard Scholz (Wuppertal)

*Einstein-Weyl Models of Cosmology*

Thursday, 30 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis**

Grigory Seregin (Oxford)

*Local regularity aspects of the Navier-Stokes equations*

Thursday, 30 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Hideki Miyachi (Osaka)

*Teichmuller rays and the Gardiner-Masur boundary of Teichmuller space*

Friday, 31 October, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Erhard Scholz (Wuppertal)

*Transitions from Weyl's early gauge geometry to physics and differential geometry*

Monday, 3 November, 2008 — Friday, 7 November, 2008

**SWAT/MIRaW Workshop**

Organisers: Peter Bartello, Colm Connaughton, Peter Davidson, Sergey Nazarenko, Alexander Schekochihin

*Structures and Waves in Anisotropic Turbulence*

Monday, 3 November, 2008, 1:15 pm, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

F. Sahraoui (CETP/IPSL)

*Phase coherence, structures, intermittency in magnetized space plasmas*

Monday, 3 November, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

D. Dritschel (St Andrews)

*Inviscid shallow water turbulence*

Monday, 3 November, 2008, 3:15 pm, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

A. Peeters (Warwick)

*Momentum transport in fusion devices due to small scale turbulence*

Monday, 3 November, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

B. Ecke (LANL)

*Turbulent mixing in stably stratified flows: Applications to oceanic overflows and global climate change*

Monday, 3 November, 2008, 4:45 pm, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

H. Latter (ENS Paris)

*Coherent structures in accretion-disk turbulence*

Monday, 3 November, 2008, 5:00 pm, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

N. Loureiro (UKAEA)

*Turbulent magnetic reconnection*

Tuesday, 4 November, 2008, 9:00 am, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

M. McIntyre (Cambridge)

*There's no such thing as turbulence without waves: reflections on Jupiter and the several different Rhines scales*

Tuesday, 4 November, 2008, 9:40 am, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

C. Staquet (INPG)

*Numerical study of a two-dimensional internal gravity wave attractor*

Tuesday, 4 November, 2008, 10:50 am, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

P. Bartello (McGill)

*Wave saturation in stratified turbulence*

Tuesday, 4 November, 2008, 11:30 am, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

S. Fauve (ENS Paris)

*A mechanism for reversals of large scale fields driven by turbulence*

Tuesday, 4 November, 2008, 1:40 pm, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

J.M. Chomaz (CNRS Palaiseau)

*Nonlinear evolution of the zigzag instability instratified fluids: a shortcut on the route to dissipation*

Tuesday, 4 November, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems**

Ian Morris (Warwick)

*Generalised Berger -Wang formula for the spectral radius of semi-groups of operators*

Tuesday, 4 November, 2008, 2:20 pm, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

S. Kida (Kyoto)

*Flows in a precessing sphere*

Tuesday, 4 November, 2008, 3:30 pm, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

S. Sukoriansky (Ben Gurion)

*The QNSE theory of anisotropic turbulence and waves in flows with stable stratification*

Tuesday, 4 November, 2008, 4:10 pm, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

P.A. Davidson (Cambridge)

*Structure formation in rotating, stratified and MHD turbulence*

Tuesday, 4 November, 2008, 4:50 pm, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

F. Bouchet (CNRS Nice)

*The stochastic Orr mechanism and the fluctuations of self organised 2D turbulent flows*

Tuesday, 4 November, 2008, 5:30 pm, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

J. Shipton (Oxford)

*Spherical shallow water turbulence: cyclone-anticyclone asymmetry, potential vorticity homogenisation and jet formation*

Wednesday, 5 November, 2008, 9:00 am, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

S. Cowley (UKAEA)

*Anisotropic structure in Fusion Turbulence*

Wednesday, 5 November, 2008, 9:40 am, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

S. Galtier (Paris-sud)

*Structures and waves in anisotropic MHD turbulence*

Wednesday, 5 November, 2008, 10:50 am, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

T. Heinemann (Cambridge)

*The excitation of inertial-acoustic waves in turbulent accretion disks*

Wednesday, 5 November, 2008, 11:30 am, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

G. Lesur (Cambridge)

*Non linear dynamos in accretion disc turbulence*

Wednesday, 5 November, 2008, 1:40 pm, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

E. Lee (UCAR)

*Paradigmatic flows for small-scale magnetohydrodynamics based on symmetric design:properties of ideal and dissipative simulations and the collision of current sheets*

Wednesday, 5 November, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Applied Mathematics**

Yves Capdeboscq (Oxford)

*Super-resolution in structured media*

Wednesday, 5 November, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Kazushi Ueda (Osaka)

*Dimers, quivers, and toric Calabi-Yau 3-folds*

Wednesday, 5 November, 2008, 2:20 pm, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

K. Ngan (Met Office)

*Predictability of rotating stratified turbulence*

Wednesday, 5 November, 2008, 3:30 pm, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

C. Connaughton (Warwick)

*Modulational instability of Rossby/drift waves and generation of zonal jets*

Wednesday, 5 November, 2008, 3:30 pm, Room B1.01

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Alvaro Nolla de Cellis (Warwick)

*Dihedral groups and G-Hilbert schemes*

Wednesday, 5 November, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

Volker Betz (Warwick)

*Spatial random permutations with cycle weights*

Wednesday, 5 November, 2008, 4:10 pm, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

O. Alexandrova (Cologne)

*Anisotropy and dissipation in space plasma turbulence*

Wednesday, 5 November, 2008, 4:50 pm, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

T. Yousef (Cambridge)

*Alfen wave turbulence - some new numerical results*

Thursday, 6 November, 2008, 9:00 am, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

B. Galperin (USF)

*Nonlinear waves and coherent vortices in beta-plane turbulence*

Thursday, 6 November, 2008, 9:40 am, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

C.V. Tran (St Andrews)

*Scalar transport and diffusion in smooth flows*

Thursday, 6 November, 2008, 10:50 am, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

J. Hunt (UCL)

*Very inhomogeneous/anisotropic turbulence near interfaces-the key to most turbulence structures*

Thursday, 6 November, 2008, 11:30 am, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

J.B. Flor (INPG)

*Frontal instabilities in a differentially rotating stratified fluid*

Thursday, 6 November, 2008, 1:40 pm, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

A. Thompson (Cambridge)

*Scaling baroclinic eddy fluxes: vortices and jets*

Thursday, 6 November, 2008, 2:20 pm, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

F. Rincon (Toulouse)

*Scale-by-scale budgets, anisotropy and inhomogeneity in soft convective turbulence*

Thursday, 6 November, 2008, 3:30 pm, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

V. Zeitlin (ENS Lyon)

*Free-wave-trapped wave resonances in oceanic waveguides*

Thursday, 6 November, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Analysis**

Michael Struwe (ETH, Zürich)

*Elliptic aspects of wave maps in 2 dimensions*

Thursday, 6 November, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B1.16

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Yasushi Yamashita (Nara)

*Computer experiments on the growth function of two-bridge link groups*

Thursday, 6 November, 2008, 4:50 pm, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

R. Kerr (Warwick)

*Cascades and structure functions in the atmospheric boundary layer*

Thursday, 6 November, 2008, 5:30 pm, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

F. Moisy (UPS)

*Structure functions, intermittency and dimensionalityof decaying rotating turbulence*

Thursday, 6 November, 2008, 2:00 am, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

P. Berloff (WHOI)

*Formation of multiple zonal jets in the ocean*

Friday, 7 November, 2008, 9:00 am, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

A. Pouquet (NCAR)

*Waves and eddies in rotating flows at moderate Rossby and large Reynolds numbers and the possibility of new scaling laws in the presence of helicity*

Friday, 7 November, 2008, 9:40 am, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

W. Bos (EC Lyon)

*Zonal flows in two-dimensional MHD turbulence*

Friday, 7 November, 2008, 10:50 am, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

C. Cambon (Lyon)

*Rotating and/or MHD turbulence with imposed magnetic field: Recent progresses using axisymmetric (strongly anisotropic) statistical triadic closure, incorporating RDT and wave-turbulence theory*

Friday, 7 November, 2008, 11:30 am, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

Miguel Bustamante (Warwick)

Friday, 7 November, 2008, 1:40 pm, Room B3.02

**SWAT**

T. Yousef (Cambridge)

*Alfen wave turbulence - some new numerical results*

Friday, 7 November, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Keith Moffatt (Cambridge)

*Magnetostrophic turbulence driven by buoyancy*

Tuesday, 11 November, 2008, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Seth Bullock (Southampton)

*Does spatial embedding scaffold complexity*

Tuesday, 11 November, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems**

Viviane Baladi (CNRS, ENS-Paris)

*Banach spaces for piecewise hyperbolic dynamical systems*

Wednesday, 12 November, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Applied Mathematics**

Stephen Cox (Nottingham)

*Nikolaevskiy's equation*

Wednesday, 12 November, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B0.13

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Moty Katzman (Sheffield)

*Frobenius maps on injective hulls and their applications*

Wednesday, 12 November, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

I Armendariz (Buenos Aires)

*Large deviations of heavy-tailed sums and applications to the Zero Range Process *

Thursday, 13 November, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Geometry and Topology Seminar**

Ulrike Tillmann (Oxford)

*The topology of manifolds embedded in Euclidean space*

Thursday, 13 November, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Sarah Davis (Warwick)

*Rational Surfaces*

Thursday, 13 November, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis**

Yann Ollivier (ENS Lyon)

*Discrete Ricci curvature*

Thursday, 13 November, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Andras Juhasz (Cambridge)

*Sutured Floer homology*

Friday, 14 November, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Jonathan Hillman (Sydney)

*Seifert fibrations and geometric decompositions in 4 dimensions*

Monday, 17 November, 2008, Room D1.07

**MIRaW Day**

Organisers: Stefan Grosskinsky and Ellak Somfai

*Traffic modelling and applications*

Monday, 17 November, 2008, 11:00 am, Room D1.07

**MIRaW Day**

Eddie Wilson (Bristol)

*An Introduction to Models of Highway Traffic: from Agent Based Models to PDEs (introductory session for Complexity DTC students and everyone interested)*

Monday, 17 November, 2008, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**MIRaW Day**

Eddie Wilson (Bristol)

*From inductance loops to vehicle trajectories: a case study in the parametrisation of complex systems*

Monday, 17 November, 2008, 1:45 pm, Room D1.07

**MIRaW Day**

Armin Seyfried (Jülich)

*Pedestrian traffic: An overview of experimental findings and models continuous in space*

Monday, 17 November, 2008, 2:30 pm, Room D1.07

**MIRaW Day**

Richard Connors (Leeds)

*Transport Network Models from the inside out and the outside in*

Monday, 17 November, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room D1.07

**MIRaW Day**

Rosemary Harris (QML)

*Traffic of cytoskeletal motors with disordered attachment rates*

Monday, 17 November, 2008, 4:45 pm, Room D1.07

**MIRaW Day**

Chris Haynes (Birmingham City Council)

*Traffic models at the sharp end*

Tuesday, 18 November, 2008, 2:05 pm, Room B3.02

**Control Theory Seminar**

Adam Kowalewski (Krakow)

*Control of parabolic PDE*

Wednesday, 19 November, 2008, 12:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Postgrad Seminar**

Mirela Domijan (Warwick)

*An introduction to some graph theory for chemical reaction networks*

Wednesday, 19 November, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Applied Mathematics**

Alexei Likhtman (Reading)

*Mathematical challenges of dynamics of entangled polymers*

Wednesday, 19 November, 2008, 2:15 pm, Room B1.01

**Algebraic geometry seminar**

Stephen Coughlan (Warwick)

*Extensions of a hyperelliptic K3 surface*

Wednesday, 19 November, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems**

Stefano Marmi (Pisa)

*Interval exchange maps of Roth type*

Wednesday, 19 November, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

A Hammond

*"Trapping of a biased random walk on a supercritical tree" *

Thursday, 20 November, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebra Seminar**

Colva Roney-Dougal

*Computing with inverse semigroups*

Thursday, 20 November, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Jacob Rasmussen (Cambridge)

*Low genus knots in lens spaces*

Friday, 21 November, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Stefan Friedl (Warwick)

*When does a knot bound a disk?*

Tuesday, 25 November, 2008, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Sergei Petrovskii (Leicester)

*Nonlinear Waves and Pattern Formation in the problems of Biological Invasion and Biological Invasion and Biological Control*

Tuesday, 25 November, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems**

Oliver Jenkinson (Queen Mary-University of London)

*Ergodic optimization for utility functions*

Tuesday, 25 November, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Miles Reid (Warwick)

*How to read and write Hangeul (Korean phonetic script)*

Wednesday, 26 November, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Applied Mathematics**

Alan Champneys (Bristol)

*Rock rattle and slide; a qualitative bifurcation theory for piecewise smooth systems*

Wednesday, 26 November, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Miles Reid (Warwick)

*Tom and Jerry and Sarkisov links*

Wednesday, 26 November, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room F1.11 (Engineering)

**Midlands Probability Theory Seminar**

A Etheridge (Oxford)

*Drift, draft and structure: modelling evolution in a spatial continuum*

Wednesday, 26 November, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

M Reid (Warwick)

*Special linear system on K3 surfaces*

Wednesday, 26 November, 2008, 3:00 pm, Room F1.11 (Engineering)

**Midlands Probability Theory Seminar**

N Zygouras (Warwick)

*Random Polymer Models*

Wednesday, 26 November, 2008, 3:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Shengtian Zhou (Warwick)

*Castelnuovo's theorem and applications*

Wednesday, 26 November, 2008, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Midlands Probability Theory Seminar**

S Geiss (Jyvaskyla)

*Linear norm estimates between vector-valued martingale transforms and singular integrals*

Thursday, 27 November, 2008, 11:00 am, Room MS.05

**Geometry and Topology Seminar**

Loretta Barttolini (Oklahoma)

*One-Sided Heegaard splittings of 3-manifolds*

Thursday, 27 November, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebra seminar**

Martin Edjvet (Nottingham)

*Embedding Theorems for Cyclically Presented Groups*

Thursday, 27 November, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis**

Simon Brendle (Stanford)

*Ricci flow and the classification of 1/4-pinched manifolds*

Thursday, 27 November, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Sarah Koch (Warwick)

*Thurstons pullback map*

Friday, 28 November, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Colloquium - Note change of DATE and ROOM**

Robin Wilson (Open)

*Four colours suffice*

Monday, 1 December, 2008 — Tuesday, 2 December, 2008

**Rand 60 Workshop**

Organisers: Nigel Burroughs, Matt Keeling, Robert MacKay, and Sebastian van Strien

*Nonlinear dynamics and Systems Biology, celebration of David Rand's 60th birthday*

Monday, 1 December, 2008, 1:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Rand 60**

David Chillingworth (Southampton)

*Impact oscillators: singularity theory and dynamical systems*

Monday, 1 December, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Homological Algebra Seminar**

John Jones (Warwick)

*Hochschild homology and cohomology*

Monday, 1 December, 2008, 2:15 pm, Room B3.02

**Rand 60**

Ben Mestel (Open )

*Renormalization and nonlinear dynamics*

Monday, 1 December, 2008, 3:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Rand 60**

Alberto Pinto (Minho, Portugal)

*Fine structures of hyperbolic diffeomorphisms*

Monday, 1 December, 2008, 4:15 pm, Room B3.02

**Rand 60**

Alan Kirman (Marseille, France)

*Born under a Lucky Star*

Tuesday, 2 December, 2008, 9:00 am, Room B3.02

**Rand 60**

David Broomhead (Manchester)

*Reaction and diffusion on fractal sets*

Tuesday, 2 December, 2008, 9:45 am, Room B3.02

**Rand 60**

Tomas Bohr (Lyngby, Denmark)

*Broken symmetries and sharp corners at interfaces in moving fluids*

Tuesday, 2 December, 2008, 11:00 am, Room B3.02

**Rand 60**

Phil Holmes (Princeton, USA)

*From spike rates to simple decisions; stochastic ODEs as models for evidence accumulation in cortical circuits*

Tuesday, 2 December, 2008, 11:45 am, Room B3.02

**Rand 60**

Chris Bauch (Guelph, Canada)

*Application of game theory to voluntary vaccination policy*

Tuesday, 2 December, 2008, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Alexandra Tzella (ENS, Paris)

*The role of a delay time on the spatial structure of chaotically advected reactive scalers*

Tuesday, 2 December, 2008, 1:45 pm, Room MOAC

**Rand 60**

Andrew Millar (Edinburgh)

*Systems Biology Flowers*

Tuesday, 2 December, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems Seminar**

Andrew Ferguson (Warwick)

*Hausdorff dimension and projection of Bedford McMullen sets*

Tuesday, 2 December, 2008, 2:30 pm, Room MOAC

**Rand 60**

Minus van Baalen (Paris, France)

*Self-structuring in spatial evolutionary ecology*

Tuesday, 2 December, 2008, 3:15 pm, Room MOAC

**Rand 60**

Erik Mosekilde (Lyngby, Denmark)

*The role of nonlinear dynamic phenomena in physiological control systems*

Tuesday, 2 December, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis**

Fernando Schwartz (Warwick)

*On the topology of black holes*

Wednesday, 3 December, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Applied Mathematics**

Andrew Stuart (Warwick)

*Mathematics of data assimilation*

Wednesday, 3 December, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

P.Del Moral (Bordeaux)

*Self interacting processes*

Thursday, 4 December, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebra Seminar**

David Craven (Oxford)

*The representations of symmetric groups*

Thursday, 4 December, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic geometry reading seminar**

Sohail Iqbal (Warwick)

*Surfaces with p_g=0 and q >= 1*

Friday, 5 December, 2008, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Tom Spencer (IAS Princeton)

*Statistical mechanics of random matrices and random walk*

Monday, 8 December, 2008 — Thursday, 11 December, 2008

**Symposium Workshop**

Organiser: Jianfeng Feng

*Computational Neuroscience*

Monday, 8 December, 2008, 9:00 am, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Claude Meunier (CNRS and Paris)

*How membrane currents interact to shape the integrative properties of motoneurons*

Monday, 8 December, 2008, 9:45 am, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Erik De Schutter (OIST)

*The Purkinje neuron model parameter space: implications for homeostasis and synaptic plasticity*

Monday, 8 December, 2008, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Magnus Richardson (Warwick)

*Reduced neuron models - experiments and theory*

Monday, 8 December, 2008, 11:45 am, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Susanne Ditlevsen (Copenhagen)

*Simple stochastic neuronal models and their parameters*

Monday, 8 December, 2008, 1:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Paul Bressloff (Utah)

*Mathematical models of protein trafficking in dendrites*

Monday, 8 December, 2008, 2:15 pm, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Karl Friston (Wellcome UCL)

*Variational filtering*

Tuesday, 9 December, 2008, 9:00 am, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Hugh Robinson (Cambridge)

*Synaptic conductances and the generation of regular and irregular firing patterns in cortical neurons*

Tuesday, 9 December, 2008, 9:45 am, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Gareth Leng (Edinburgh)

*Firing patterns in neuroendocrine neurones: intrinsic mechanisms and emergent behaviours*

Tuesday, 9 December, 2008, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Stephen Coombes (Nottingham)

*Gap junctions and emergent brain rhythms*

Tuesday, 9 December, 2008, 11:45 am, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Roger Traub (IBM New York)

*Gap junctions and the very fast oscillations (>70 Hz) that precede seizures*

Tuesday, 9 December, 2008, 1:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Ding Mingzhou (Florida)

*10 Hz rhythms in the brain: characterization and function*

Tuesday, 9 December, 2008, 2:15 pm, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Xiao-Jing Wang (Yale)

*Synchronous rhythms with irregular neural firing in the primate cortex during selective attention and working memory*

Tuesday, 9 December, 2008, 3:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Colin Ingram (Newcastle)

*Developing an e-science platform for supporting time-series data*

Wednesday, 10 December, 2008, 9:00 am, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Wulfram Gerstner (Lausanne)

*Tag-trigger consolidation: a model of synaptic plasticity across different time scales*

Wednesday, 10 December, 2008, 9:45 am, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Juergen Jost (MPI Leipzig)

*The effects of noise on the firing patterns of single and coupled neurons and the phenomenon of inverse stochastic resonance*

Wednesday, 10 December, 2008, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Henry Tuckwell (MPI Leipzig)

*Stochastic effects on nonlinear waves in neural systems*

Wednesday, 10 December, 2008, 11:45 am, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

David Cai (New York)

*Computational modeling of the primary visual cortex and insect olfactory system*

Wednesday, 10 December, 2008, 1:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Andre Longtin (Ottawa)

*Coding with dynamic synapses and receptive fields*

Wednesday, 10 December, 2008, 2:15 pm, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Rasmus Petersen (Manchester)

*Representation of high bandwidth sensory information by small neuronal circuits in the whisker system*

Wednesday, 10 December, 2008, 3:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Grigory Osipov (Nizhny Novgorod)

*Sequential synchronous activity in neural networks*

Thursday, 11 December, 2008, 9:00 am, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Shun-ichi Amari (RIKEN)

*Information-geometric studies on neuronal spike trains*

Thursday, 11 December, 2008, 9:45 am, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Hiroyuki Nakahara (RIKEN)

*Analyzing neural dynamics by considering higher-order interaction and, also, the effect of time on reward prediction*

Thursday, 11 December, 2008, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Edmund Rolls (Oxford)

*Memory, vision, attention, decision-making, and their disorders: linking cellular and subcellular properties to global behaviour*

Thursday, 11 December, 2008, 11:45 am, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

David McLaughlin (Provost)

*Quantifying neuronal network dynamics through coarse-grained event-trees*

Thursday, 11 December, 2008, 1:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Jianfeng Feng (Warwick)

*Moment neuronal networks and rhythmic activity*

Thursday, 11 December, 2008, 2:15 pm, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Stefan Klampfl (Graz)

*Computing with transient network dynamics*

Friday, 12 December, 2008, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Number Theory Talk**

Andy Novicin LIRMM (France)

*New method for polynomial factorisation in Q[x]*

Friday, 12 December, 2008, 12:00 pm, Room A1.01

**Joint CRISM / Applied Maths / Stats seminar**

Professor Jeff Rosenthal (Toronto)

Tuesday, 16 December, 2008, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity seminar**

Paul Krapivsky (Boston)

*Zero-Temperature Dynamics of Ising Ferromagnets*

Tuesday, 16 December, 2008, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems Seminar**

Mike Todd (Porto)

*Smooth pressure and Lyapunov spectra for unimodal maps *

Tuesday, 6 January, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Number Theory Seminar**

Soma Purkait (Warwick)

*Some vanishing sums involving binomial coefficients in the denominator*

Tuesday, 6 January, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Geometric Analysis Seminar**

Huy Nguyen (Max Planck AEI)

*Higher Dimensional Ricci Flow*

Tuesday, 6 January, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Geometric Analysis Seminar**

Mario Micallef (Warwick)

*Minimal surfaces I (basic intro)*

Wednesday, 7 January, 2009, 11:00 am

**Global Analysis and Quantisation**

Organisers: Jürgen Berndt (UCC), John Bolton (Durham), David Elworthy, Martin Guest (Tokyo Met)

*Day in honour of Yoshiaki Maeda *

Wednesday, 7 January, 2009, 11:30 am, Room MS.04

**Global Analysis and Quantisation**

Tudor Ratiu (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)

*The Euler-Weil-Petersson equation*

Wednesday, 7 January, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Global Analysis and Quantisation**

Simone Gutt (Université Libre de Bruxelles)

*Reduced star products and involutions*

Wednesday, 7 January, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Applied Mathematics**

Mark Chaplain (Dundee)

*Multiscale mathematical modelling of cancer growth*

Wednesday, 7 January, 2009, 3:35 pm, Room B3.02

**Global Analysis and Quantisation**

Sylvie Paycha (Université Blaise Pascal)

*What if we lived in a non integer dimensional world?*

Wednesday, 7 January, 2009, 4:45 pm, Room B3.02

**Global Analysis and Quantisation**

Yoshiaki Maeda (Keio University)

*Riemannian geometry of the loop space*

Thursday, 8 January, 2009, 1:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Algebraic geometry seminar**

Vasilii Golyshev (Moscow)

*Mirror duality *

Thursday, 8 January, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Stasitical Mechanics Seminar**

Amanda Turner (Lancaster University)

*Planar aggregation and the coalescing Brownian flow*

Friday, 9 January, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Nigel Hitchin (Oxford)

*The space of icosahedra*

Monday, 12 January, 2009 — Friday, 16 January, 2009

**Symposium Workshop**

Organiser: Charles Elliott

*New directions in computational partial differential equations*

Monday, 12 January, 2009, 11:30 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

E. Cances (INRIA)

*PDEs and electronic structure calculations*

Monday, 12 January, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

K. Deckelnick (Magdeburg)

*Approximation of axisymmetric solutions of Willmore flow under Dirichlet boundary conditions*

Monday, 12 January, 2009, 3:45 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

A. Szepessy (Stockholm)

*Stochastic molecular dynamics derived from the time-independent Schrödinger Equation*

Monday, 12 January, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

M. Rumpf (Bonn)

*Natural discretization of gradient flows - Applications to viscous thin films and Willmore flow*

Monday, 12 January, 2009, 5:15 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

C-B. Schoenlieb (Cambridge)

*Fourth-Order PDEs for Image Restoration*

Tuesday, 13 January, 2009, 9:30 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

B. Stinner (Warwick)

*Elastic biomembranes involving lipid separation*

Tuesday, 13 January, 2009, 11:00 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

J. Lowengrub (Irvine)

Tuesday, 13 January, 2009, 11:45 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Q. Du (Pennsylvania)

*Numerical methods for some phase field models*

Tuesday, 13 January, 2009, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Peter Sadler (Warwick Chemistry)

*Metal Complexity in Biology and Medicine*

Tuesday, 13 January, 2009, 1:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Discussion

Tuesday, 13 January, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems Seminar**

Charles Walkden (Manchester)

*Some remarks on randon perturbations of invariant graphs*

Tuesday, 13 January, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Geometric Analysis Seminar**

Reto Mueller (ETH Zurich)

Tuesday, 13 January, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Number Theory Seminar**

Carlos Barros (Warwick)

*On Diophantine equations x^2-D=y^p*

Tuesday, 13 January, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

R. Nurnburg (Imperial)

*Numerical approximation of gradient flows for curve networks and surface clusters*

Tuesday, 13 January, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Geometric Analysis Seminar**

Mario Micallef (Warwick)

*Minimal surfaces II (..Curvature estimates)*

Tuesday, 13 January, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room D1.07

**DIMAP seminar**

Peter Allen (Warwick)

*Minimum Degree Conditions for Large Subgraphs*

Tuesday, 13 January, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Dynamical Systems Seminar**

Peter Hazard (Stony Brook)

*Renormalisable H\'enon-like Maps and Unbounded Geometry Cantor Sets*

Tuesday, 13 January, 2009, 4:45 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

R.H. Nochetto (Maryland)

*AFEM for Geometric Biomembranes and Fluid-Membrane Interaction*

Wednesday, 14 January, 2009, 9:30 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

K. Kunisch (Graz)

*Semi-smooth Newton methods for optimal control of variational inequalities*

Wednesday, 14 January, 2009, 11:00 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

M. Hintermueller (Berlin)

*Recent advances in optimal control of variational inequalities*

Wednesday, 14 January, 2009, 11:45 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

M. Hinze (Hamburg)

*Optimization with PDEs in the presence of constraints - tailored discrete concepts and error analysis*

Wednesday, 14 January, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

A. Kunoth (Paderborn)

*Space-Time Adaptive Wavelet Methods for Control Problems Constrained by Parbolic PDEs*

Wednesday, 14 January, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room A1.01

**Midlands Probability Theory Seminar**

R.Nickl (Cambridge)

*Adaptive Density Estimation in Sup-Norm Loss using wavelets*

Wednesday, 14 January, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium workshop**

M Luskin (Minnesota)

*Mathematical foundations for predictive and efficient quasicontinuum methods*

Wednesday, 14 January, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room MS.05

**Midlands Probability Theory Seminar**

G.Roberts (Warwick)

*Perfect and Strong epsilon-simulation for diffusion functionals*

Wednesday, 14 January, 2009, 4:45 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

*Short Talks*

Thursday, 15 January, 2009, 9:30 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

S. Ganesan (Imperial)

*An accurate finite element solution of interface flows with surfactants*

Thursday, 15 January, 2009, 11:00 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

I. Graham (Bath)

*Multiscale Finite Elements for High-Contrast Elliptic Interface Problems*

Thursday, 15 January, 2009, 11:45 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

A. Prohl (Tübingen)

*Fabrication of aluminium – modeling, analysis, and numerics*

Thursday, 15 January, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

O. Lakkis (Sussex)

*Error control via elliptic reconstruction in some evolution equations.*

Thursday, 15 January, 2009, 3:15 pm, Room B3.02

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

John Jones (Warwick)

*String Topology*

Thursday, 15 January, 2009, 4:15 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium workshop**

A. Quateroni (Milan)

*Domain decomposition methods and partial differential equations*

Thursday, 15 January, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

William Meeks (Amherst)

*Recent results in the classical theory of minimal surfaces*

Friday, 16 January, 2009, 9:30 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

C. Ortner (Oxford)

*Analysis of Quasicontinuum Methods*

Friday, 16 January, 2009, 11:00 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

A. Voigt (Dresden)

*PDE's on surfaces - a diffuse interface approach*

Friday, 16 January, 2009, 11:45 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

E. Zuazua (Madrid)

*Dispersive methods for linear and nonlinear Schrödinger equations*

Friday, 16 January, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Closing Discussion

Friday, 16 January, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Alfio Quarteroni (Milan / Lausanne)

*Mathematical modeling and the Galileo legacy*

Monday, 19 January, 2009

**MIRaW Day**

Organiser: Sayatan Ghosal (Warwick)

*Out of equilibrium markets*

Monday, 19 January, 2009, 11:30 am, Room B3.02

**MIR@W Day**

Roger Guesnerie (College de France)

*Expectational coordination in a class of economic models : strategic complementarities versus strategic substitutabilities *

Monday, 19 January, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W Day**

Herbert Gintis (Santa Fe Institute)

*The dynamics of general equilibrium*

Monday, 19 January, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W Day**

Gabriel Desgranges (University of Cergy-Pontoise)

*p-stability *

Monday, 19 January, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W Day**

Peter Hammond (University of Warwick)

*Time to bury Walras' auctioneer, or to praise him? *

Tuesday, 20 January, 2009, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Sach Mukherjee (Warwick Statistics and Complexity)

*Probabilistic Network Models for Cancer Biology*

Tuesday, 20 January, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Geometric Analysis Seminar**

Christine Breiner (Johns Hopkins)

*Colding-Minicozzi-Fest*

Tuesday, 20 January, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems Seminar**

Richard Sharp (Manchester)

*Length spectrum multiplicities for metric graphs*

Tuesday, 20 January, 2009, 2:50 pm, Room B3.02

**Geometric Analysis Seminar**

Jacob Bernstein (MIT)

*Colding-Minicozzi-Fest*

Tuesday, 20 January, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Number Theory Seminar**

Rainer Dietmann (Bristol)

*On the distribution of Galois Groups*

Tuesday, 20 January, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Geometric Analysis Seminar**

Joel Kramer (John Hopkins)

*Embedded minimal spheres of large area*

Tuesday, 20 January, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**DIMAP Seminar**

Vadim Lozin (Warwick)

*Boundary properties of graphs and the Hamiltonian cycle problem*

Tuesday, 20 January, 2009, 4:50 pm, Room B3.02

**Geometric Analysis Seminar**

Giuseppe Tinaglia (Warwick)

Wednesday, 21 January, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Applied Mathematics**

S.J. Chapman (Oxford)

*Stochastic models for reaction-diffusion*

Wednesday, 21 January, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

C.Kelly (Kingston)

*Local dynamics of stochastic difference equations*

Thursday, 22 January, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebra Seminar**

Jorge Vitoria (Warwick)

*Perverse coherent t-structures through torsion theories*

Thursday, 22 January, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Jean-Bernard Bru (University of Vienna)

*Equilibrium States of Fermi Systems, Superconductivity*

Thursday, 22 January, 2009, 3:15 pm, Room B3.02

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Brendan Owens (Glasgow)

*Torus Knot surgeries and negative-definite four-manifolds*

Thursday, 22 January, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Tobias Colding (MIT)

*Rate of change of width under flow*

Friday, 23 January, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Colloquium - NOTE change of room**

Bill Meeks (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

*The classical theory of minimal and constant mean curvature surface theory with an emphasis on the uniqueness of examples found by Euler, Delaunay, Scherk and Riemann.*

Tuesday, 27 January, 2009, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Vincent Danos (Edinburgh)

*Global dynamics of protein networks*

Tuesday, 27 January, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Geometric Analysis Seminar**

Miaomiao Zhu (Max Planck, Leipzig)

Tuesday, 27 January, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Number Theory Seminar**

Alex Bartel (Cambridge)

*Large Selmer groups of elliptic curves via representation theory*

Wednesday, 28 January, 2009, 1:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Ergodic Theory Meeting**

Pablo Shmerkin (Manchester)

*Average local entrophies, convolutions of Cantor measures, and the dimension of projections*

Wednesday, 28 January, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Applied Mathematics**

Jose Rodrigo (Warwick)

*Singularities for aggregation equations with fractional dissipation*

Wednesday, 28 January, 2009, 2:15 pm, Room MS05

**One Day Ergodic Theory Meeting**

Dan Thompson (Warwick)

*The irregular set for the beta shift carries full topological entropy (= log beta)*

Wednesday, 28 January, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

David Holmes and Sohail Iqbal (Warwick)

*Surfaces with Kodaira dimension 1 *

Wednesday, 28 January, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Ergodic Theory Meeting**

Ian Melbourne (Surrey)

*Weak invariance principle in the domain of a stable law for the intermittency maps*

Wednesday, 28 January, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

R.Friedrich (Bonn)

*Aspects of the Global Geometry underlying Stochastic Loewner Evolutions*

Thursday, 29 January, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room MS05

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Benjamin Schlein (Cambridge)

*Derivation of the Gross-Pitaevskii equation*

Thursday, 29 January, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Joerg Enders (Warwick)

*Monotonicity for the heat equation and Ricci flow*

Friday, 30 January, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Robert Kerr (Warwick)

*Circulation collapse in 3D Euler: Numerical bounds.*

Monday, 2 February, 2009

**MIRaW Day**

Organisers: Stefan Grosskinsky & Oleg Zaboronski (Warwick)

*Condensation, aggregation and coagulation in particle systems*

Monday, 2 February, 2009, 10:00 am, Room D1.07

**MIRaW Day**

*Introduction for complexity students*

Monday, 2 February, 2009, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**MIRaW Day**

John Cardy (Oxford)

*Random curves in 2d and diffusion-aggregation processes in 1d*

Monday, 2 February, 2009, 1:45 pm, Room D1.07

**MIRaW Day**

Henrik Jensen (Imperial)

*Cluster geometry and survival probability in systems driven by reaction-diffusion dynamics*

Monday, 2 February, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room D1.07

**MIRaW Day**

Martin Howard (Norwich)

*Modelling noisy concentration gradients in developmental biology*

Monday, 2 February, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room D1.07

**MIRaW Day**

Markus Kraft (Cambridge)

*Coupling algorithms for calculating sensitivities of population balances*

Monday, 2 February, 2009, 4:45 pm, Room D1.07

**MIRaW Day**

Vassili Kolokoltzov (Warwick)

*Dynamic Law of Large Numbers and Central Limit Theorem with the estimates of error terms for Smoluchovski's coagulation and Boltzmann collisions*

Monday, 2 February, 2009, 5:30 pm, Room D1.07

**MIRaW Day**

James Norris (Cambridge)

*Smoluchowski's equation for Brownian coagulation*

Tuesday, 3 February, 2009, 9:00 am, Room D1.07

**MIRaW Day**

Colm Connaughton (Warwick)

*Nonlocal mass cascades in cluster-cluster aggregation*

Tuesday, 3 February, 2009, 9:45 am, Room D1.07

**MIRaW Day**

Amanda Turner (Lancaster)

*Planar aggregation and the coalescing Brownian flow*

Tuesday, 3 February, 2009, 11:00 am, Room D1.07

**MIRaW Day**

Rosemary Harris (QMUL)

*Current fluctuations in stochastic particle systems with condensation*

Tuesday, 3 February, 2009, 11:45 am, Room D1.07

**MIRaW Day**

Martin Evans (Edinburgh)

*Matrix representation of the stationary measure for the multispecies Asymmetric Simple Exclusion Process*

Tuesday, 3 February, 2009, 1:30 pm, Room D1.07

**MIRaW Day**

Tomohiro Sasamoto (Munich)

*The dynamics of a tagged particle in 1D TASEP*

Tuesday, 3 February, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems Seminar**

Anish Ghosh (University of East Anglia)

*The Shrinking Target Property for some group actions and applications to number theory*

Tuesday, 3 February, 2009, 2:15 pm, Room D1.07

**MIRaW Day**

Volker Betz (Warwick)

*Bose-Einstein condensation and infinite cycles in random permutations*

Tuesday, 3 February, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room D1.07

**MIRaW Day**

Stefan Adams (Warwick)

*A 'slingshot' model for symmetrised systems of Brownian bridges*

Tuesday, 3 February, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**DIMAP Seminar**

Christian Elsholtz (Royal Holloway, University of London)

Tuesday, 3 February, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Number Theory Seminar**

John Cremona (Warwick)

*Counting Points on Elliptic Curves over Finite Fields*

Wednesday, 4 February, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Applied Mathematics**

Takashi Sakajo (Hokkaido)

*Blow-up and global solutions for systems related to the Constantin-Lax-Majda equation*

Wednesday, 4 February, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Applied Mathematics Seminar**

Takashi Sakajo (Hokkaido University)

*Blow-up and global solutions for systems related to the Constantin-Lax-Majda equation *

Wednesday, 4 February, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

N.Berestycki (Cambridge)

Thursday, 5 February, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room MS05

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Tomohiro Sasamoto (TU Minich)

*The fluctuations of the 1 D polynuclear growth model*

Thursday, 5 February, 2009, 3:15 pm, Room B3.02

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Ciprian Manolescu (Cambridge/UCL)

*Symplectic instanton homology*

Thursday, 5 February, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room MS05

**Analysis Seminar**

Fabrice Planchon (Paris XIII)

*Nonlinear wave and Schrodinger equations on domain*

Thursday, 5 February, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Geometry and Topology Seminar**

Taehee Kim (Konkuk)

*Concordance of knots and Alexander polynomials*

Friday, 6 February, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Nigel Boston (Dublin/Madison)

*Random groups in number theory and topology*

Tuesday, 10 February, 2009, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum Seminar**

Jerry Gollub (Haverford and Cambridge)

*Reversibilty, Chaos and self-Organization*

Tuesday, 10 February, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Number Theory Seminar**

Nigel Boston (Dublin/Wisconsin)

*Arboreal Galois representations and iterates of polynomials*

Tuesday, 10 February, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**DIMAP Seminar**

Marc Wennink (Network Optimisation and Control, BT Networks Research Centre)

Wednesday, 11 February, 2009 — Wednesday, 11 February, 2009, Room B3.02

**Midlands Probability Theory Seminar**

Speakers: S.Jacka (Warwick), G Peskir (Manchester), J.Zabczyk (Warsaw)

Wednesday, 11 February, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Applied Mathematics**

Johannes Zimmer (Bath)

*On the approximation of long time classical trajectories and applications for molecular systems*

Wednesday, 11 February, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Midlands Probaility Seminar**

O Johnson (Bristol)

*Maximum entropy and Poisson approximation*

Wednesday, 11 February, 2009, 3:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Midlands Probaility Seminar**

G Peskir (Manchester)

*The British put-call symmetry*

Wednesday, 11 February, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Midlands Probaility Seminar**

J Zabczyk (Warsaw)

*Stochastic pdes with cylindrical Levy noise*

Thursday, 12 February, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room MS05

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Manfred Salmhofer (Heidelberg)

*Analysis of functional integrals for many-fermion systems*

Thursday, 12 February, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebra Seminar**

Alexander Borovik (Manchester)

*Finite groups, black box groups, algebraic groups. *

Thursday, 12 February, 2009, 3:15 pm, Room B3.02

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Dan Krammer (Warwick)

*The braid group of Zn *

Friday, 13 February, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Colloquium**

Sir Michael Berry (Bristol)

*Three recent results on asymptotics of oscillations*

Tuesday, 17 February, 2009, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Nichola Watkins (British Antarctic Survey)

*When is a power law not a power law - and why do we care?*

Tuesday, 17 February, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems**

Dalia Terhesiu (University of Surrey)

*Tail behavior for young towers: the non-integrable case*

Tuesday, 17 February, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Number Theory Seminar**

Rebecca Torrey (Kings College London)

*Modular forms and mod 1 Galois representations over imaginary quadratic fields*

Wednesday, 18 February, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Applied Mathematics**

Björn Stinner (Warwick)

*On a diffuse interface method for PDEs on surfaces*

Wednesday, 18 February, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

S.Peszat (Crawcow)

*Central Limit theorems for additive functionals of stable processes*

Thursday, 19 February, 2009, 12:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Climate Change Seminar**

Robert MacKay (Warwick)

*Asabiya - the capacity for collective action*

Thursday, 19 February, 2009, 12:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Climate Change Seminar**

Robert Mackay (Warwick)

*Asabiya - the capacity for collective action*

Thursday, 19 February, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room MS05

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Nicolas Petrelis (TU-Berlin)

*Copolymer in an emulsion: supercritical and subcritical regime*

Thursday, 19 February, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebra Seminar**

Dan Segal (Oxford)

*Words and groups*

Thursday, 19 February, 2009, 3:15 pm, Room B3.02

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Tony O'Farrell (Maynooth)

*Reversible biholomorphic germs*

Thursday, 19 February, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Barbara Nelli (University of L'Aquila - Italy)

*On Global properties of cmc-surfaces in H^2xR*

Friday, 20 February, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Joe Chuang (City University London)

*Rhombus tilings and tiltings*

Monday, 23 February, 2009, 10:00 am, Room B1.01

**Presentations**

Guy Buss (Max Planck)

*Holomorphic Mappings of Teichmueller Spaces via Differential Operators on the Disc*

Monday, 23 February, 2009, 11:00 am, Room B1.01

**Presentations**

Jayadev Athreya (Yale)

*Dynamics on Parameter Spaces and Applications*

Monday, 23 February, 2009, 12:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Presentations**

John Andersson (University of Jyvaskyla, Finland)

*Free Boundary problems - a Narcissistic View*

Monday, 23 February, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Presentations**

Richard Hepworth (Sheffield)

*Morse Theory and Orbifolds *

Monday, 23 February, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Presentations**

Alexander Coward (UC Davis)

*Knots, 3-manifolds and algorithms *

Monday, 23 February, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Presentations**

Edward Hall (University of Nottingham)

*Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for PDEs: Goal Oriented Error Control with Anisotropic Adaptivity and Application to Bifurcation Problems.*

Tuesday, 24 February, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems Seminar**

Marta Tyran-Kaminska (University of Silesia and Surrey)

*Weak convergence to stable processes in dynamical systems*

Tuesday, 24 February, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Number Theory Seminar**

William Hart (Warwick)

*Central Values of L-series*

Tuesday, 24 February, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**DIMAP Seminar**

Rudolf Muller (Department of Quantitative Economics, University Maastricht)

*Optimal Mechanisms for Scheduling*

Wednesday, 25 February, 2009, 10:00 am, Room B1.01

**Presentations**

Lydia Bourouiba (York University, Toronto)

*Multiple-timescale analysis of rotating turbulence: two-dimensionalisation and discreteness effects *

Wednesday, 25 February, 2009, 11:00 am, Room B1.01

**Presentations**

Patrick Dondl (Max Planck)

*Pinning and depinning of nearly flat martensitic interfaces in a heterogeneous environment *

Wednesday, 25 February, 2009, 12:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Presentations**

Huoyuan Duan (University of Dundee)

*L2-projected FEM for singular solution in Maxwell's equations*

Wednesday, 25 February, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Applied Mathematics**

Isaac Vikram Chenchiah (Bristol)

*Frustration in polycrystals*

Wednesday, 25 February, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

A Jarai (Bath)

*On certain processes with non-local interactions*

Thursday, 26 February, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room MS05

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Frank Redig (Leiden)

*A new view on duality in interacting particle systems*

Thursday, 26 February, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebra Seminar**

Oren Dinai (Hebrew University)

*Growth, girth, expanders and random Cayley graphs*

Thursday, 26 February, 2009, 3:15 pm, Room B3.02

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Dmitri Zaitsev (Dublin)

*Chern-Moser type normal forms for almost CR sturctures*

Thursday, 26 February, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Jose Antonio Carrillo (ICREA - Barcelona)

*Infinite/Finite time blow-up for aggregation equations in mathematical biology*

Friday, 27 February, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Nick Higham (Manchester)

*How and How Not to Compute the Exponential of a Matrix*

Monday, 2 March, 2009

**MIRaW Day**

Organiser: Sandra Chapman (Warwick)

*Confronting complexity with real world problems*

Monday, 2 March, 2009, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**MIRaW Day**

Neil Johnson (Miami)

*Can a simple supermodel cope with real-world issues? From conflict and crime, to financial crises and carbon emissions*

Monday, 2 March, 2009, 1:45 pm, Room D1.07

**MIRaW Day**

Ed Bullmore (Cambridge)

*Complex brain networks: graph theoretical analysis of anatomical and functional systems*

Monday, 2 March, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room D1.07

**MIRaW Day**

Lenny Smith (Oxford)

*You do not have to believe everything you compute: Towards rational Decision support under deep uncertainty*

Monday, 2 March, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room D1.07

**MIRaW Day**

Maxime Clusel (New York)

*Probing complexity in proteins at the single molecule level*

Monday, 2 March, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room A1.01

**Singularities Seminar**

Kevin Houston (Leeds)

*Vector fields liftable over stable maps*

Monday, 2 March, 2009, 4:45 pm, Room D1.07

**MIRaW Day**

Christian Franzke (British Antarctic Survey)

*Systematic strategies for reduced stochastic climate modelling*

Tuesday, 3 March, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems Seminar**

Anthony Manning (Warwick)

*The intersection of the Sierpinski Carpet with straight lines*

Tuesday, 3 March, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Number Theory Seminar**

Alan Lauder (Oxford)

*The p-adic cohomology of hypersurface degenerations" *

Tuesday, 3 March, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**DIMAP Seminar)**

Kousha Etessami (School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh)

Wednesday, 4 March, 2009, 9:00 am, Room B1.01

**Presentations**

Peter Fiebig (Freiburg)

*Moment graphs and Lusztig's conjecture *

Wednesday, 4 March, 2009, 10:00 am, Room B1.01

**Presentations**

David Loeffler (Cambridge)

*Towards a p-adic Langlands program*

Wednesday, 4 March, 2009, 11:00 am, Room B1.01

**Presentations**

Felix Schulze (Freie-Universitaet, Berlin)

*Curvature flows: Stability and isoperimetric inequalities *

Wednesday, 4 March, 2009, 12:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Presentations**

Marco Schlichting (Louisiana)

*Algebraic K-theory of singular varieties *

Wednesday, 4 March, 2009, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Sandra Eldridge and Frances Griffiths (QMUL) and (Warwick)

*Modelling complex health interventions and their evaluation*

Wednesday, 4 March, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Applied Mathematics**

Gerd Dziuk (Freiburg)

*Numerical methods for geometric evolution equations*

Wednesday, 4 March, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

P.Tarres (Oxford)

*Brownian Polymers*

Thursday, 5 March, 2009, 9:00 am, Room B1.01

**Presentations**

Margaret Beck (Brown University, USA)

*Large-time behavior of solutions to infinite-dimensional dynamical systems*

Thursday, 5 March, 2009, 10:00 am, Room B1.01

**Presentations**

Marcus Roper (UC Berkeley)

*Fungal fluid dynamics*

Thursday, 5 March, 2009, 11:00 am, Room B1.01

**Presentations**

Matthias Kurzke (University of Bonn)

*The motion of Ginzburg-Landau vortices*

Thursday, 5 March, 2009, 12:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Climate Change Seminar**

Peter Hammond (Economics, Warwick)

*How to Limit Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Some Lessons form Public Economic Theory*

Thursday, 5 March, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room MS05

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Peter Moerters (Bath)

*Upper tails for intersection local times of random walks in supercritical dimensions*

Thursday, 5 March, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebra Seminar**

Steve Smith (UIUC)

*The Classification of Finite Simple Groups*

Thursday, 5 March, 2009, 3:15 pm, Room B3.02

**Geometry & Topology**

John Ratcliffe (Vanderbilt)

*Fibered orbifolds and crystallographic groups*

Thursday, 5 March, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

V A Solonnikov (Steklov Institute of Mathematics)

*On the stability of uniformly rotating viscous incompressible self-gravitating fluid *

Thursday, 5 March, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room MS05

**Geometry and Topology Seminar**

Anna Lenzhen (Lille)

*Shape of a ball in Teichmueller space*

Friday, 6 March, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

John Ratcliffe (Vanderbilt)

*Some examples of aspherical homology 4-spheres*

Monday, 9 March, 2009

**MIRaW Day**

Organiser: Ignacio de Gregorio & David Mond (Transvisual Media) and (Warwick)

*Mathematical challenges in computer vision*

Monday, 9 March, 2009, 10:00 am, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

David Hogg (Leeds)

*Activity analysis from video*

Monday, 9 March, 2009, 11:30 am, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Peter Giblin (Liverpool)

*Curves and surfaces in computer vision*

Monday, 9 March, 2009, 1:45 pm, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Tardi Tjahjadi (Warwick)

*Recovery of 3-dimensional scene information from video images*

Monday, 9 March, 2009, 2:45 pm, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Mark Nixon (Southampton)

*Feature extraction and image processing*

Tuesday, 10 March, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Number Theory Seminar**

Sarah Zerbes (Exeter)

*Fields of norms and their generalisations*

Tuesday, 10 March, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**DIMAP Seminar**

Gunnar W. Klau (CWI Amsterdam)

Wednesday, 11 March, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Applied Mathematics**

Assyr Abdulle (EPFL)

*Computational methods for multiscale PDEs: modeling, analysis and simulation*

Wednesday, 11 March, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Midlands Probability Theory Seminar (joint with Statistics)**

J. Stoyanov (Newcastle)

*Some problems involving moments determinacy of distributions.*

Wednesday, 11 March, 2009, 3:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Midlands Probability Theory Seminar (joint with Statistics)**

C. Rogers (Cambridge)

Wednesday, 11 March, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B1.01

**DIMAP Seminar**

Dolores Romero Morales (Oxford)

Wednesday, 11 March, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Midlands Probility Theory Seminar (joint with Statistics)**

L. Jones (Stockholm)

*Measure-valued processes for infinite non-colliding systems*

Thursday, 12 March, 2009, 12:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Climate change seminar**

Colm Connaughton (Warwick)

*Fluid dynamics in the atmosphere: where does the weather come from? *

Thursday, 12 March, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room MS05

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Hugo Touchette (Queen Mary, London)

*Nonconcave entropies in statistical mechanics*

Thursday, 12 March, 2009, 3:15 pm, Room B3.02

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Paolo Ghiggini (Caltech)

*Classification of tight contact structures on small Seifert manifolds*

Monday, 16 March, 2009 — Friday, 20 March, 2009

**Symposium Workshop**

Organiser: Gareth Roberts (Warwick)

*Markov-Chain Monte-Carlo*

Monday, 16 March, 2009, 11:00 am, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Geir Storvik

*On the flexibility of acceptance probabilities in auxiliary variable Metropolis-Hastings algorithms*

Monday, 16 March, 2009, 11:30 am, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Giovanni Sebastiani

*Markov chain analysis of Ant Colony Optimization*

Monday, 16 March, 2009, 12:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Christopher Sherlock

*The random walk Metropolis linking theory and practice through a case study*

Monday, 16 March, 2009, 12:30 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Roberto Casarin

*Sequential Monte Carlo for complex sampling problems*

Monday, 16 March, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Christophe Andrieu

*Particle MCMC*

Monday, 16 March, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Eric Moulines

*On interacting particle approximations of the smoothing distribution in general state spaces models*

Monday, 16 March, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Robert MacKay

*Why Markov Monte Carlo Methods give such good answers for high-dimensional integrals.*

Monday, 16 March, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Faming Liang

*Trajectory Averaging for Stochastic Approximation MCMC Algorithms*

Monday, 16 March, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Judith Rousseau

*Use of Importance Sampling for Repeated MCMC*

Monday, 16 March, 2009, 5:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Adam Johansen

*Monte Carlo Filtering of Piecewise Deterministic Processes*

Tuesday, 17 March, 2009, 9:00 am, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Keynote Lecture Christian Robert

*Computational approaches to Bayesian model choice and Recent advances in ABC methodology*

Tuesday, 17 March, 2009, 11:00 am, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Kasper Berthelsen

*Perfect posterior inference for mixture models*

Tuesday, 17 March, 2009, 11:30 am, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Mark Huber

*Perfect simulation of repulsive point processes*

Tuesday, 17 March, 2009, 12:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Radu Herbei

*Hybrid samplers for ill-posed inverse problems*

Tuesday, 17 March, 2009, 12:30 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Yves Atchade

*Central limit theorem for some adaptive MCMC schemes*

Tuesday, 17 March, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Siddhartha Chib

*Tailored Multiple-block MCMC Methods for Analysis of DSGE Models*

Tuesday, 17 March, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Antonietta Mira

*Zero Variance MCMC*

Tuesday, 17 March, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Leonardo Bottolo

*Hierarchical Evolutionary Stochastic Search with Adaptation*

Tuesday, 17 March, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**DIMAP Seminar**

Berthold Vocking (RWTH Aachen)

*Oblivious Interference Scheduling*

Tuesday, 17 March, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Osnat Stramer

*Bayesian Inference of Discretely Sampled Markov Processes with Closed-Form Likelihood Expansions*

Tuesday, 17 March, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Ruth King

Tuesday, 17 March, 2009, 5:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Omiros Papaspiliopoulos

*Posterior Simulation for nonparametric hidden Markov models*

Wednesday, 18 March, 2009, 9:00 am, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Keynote Lecture Hårvard Rue

*Some alternatives to MCMC*

Wednesday, 18 March, 2009, 11:00 am, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Håkon Tjelmeland

*On approximate calculations for binary Markov random fields*

Wednesday, 18 March, 2009, 11:30 am, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Nicolas Chopin

*Beyond MCMC: two case studies and a few thoughts*

Wednesday, 18 March, 2009, 12:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Chris L. Farmer

*Optimal control and data assimilation principles and approximations*

Wednesday, 18 March, 2009, 12:30 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Yalchin Efendiev

*Uncertainty quantification with multi-scale models in porous media flow applications*

Thursday, 19 March, 2009, 9:00 am, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Keynote Lecture Dan Crisan

*Monte-Carlo approximations of Feynman-Kac representations*

Thursday, 19 March, 2009, 11:00 am, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Jo Eidsvik

*Bayesian Inference in Spatial Models with Skew Normal Latent Variables*

Thursday, 19 March, 2009, 11:30 am, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Simon Wilson

*Factor Analysis on multi-channel image data with Gaussian mixture priors*

Thursday, 19 March, 2009, 12:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Nial Friel

*Classification using distance nearest neighbours*

Thursday, 19 March, 2009, 12:30 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Sujit K. Sahu

*Fusing point and areal level space-time data with application to wet deposition*

Thursday, 19 March, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Galin Jones

*Output Analysis for Markov Chain Monte Carlo*

Thursday, 19 March, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Ajay Jasra

*On non-linear MCMC*

Thursday, 19 March, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Witold Bednorz

*Exponential type inequalities for Markov chains*

Thursday, 19 March, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Wojciech Niemiro

*Nonasymptotic bounds of the estimation error for regenerative MCMC*

Thursday, 19 March, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Krzysztof Latuszynski

*Characterisation of CLTs for ergodic Markov Chains via Regeneration*

Thursday, 19 March, 2009, 5:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Alex Beskos

*Diffusion limits for MCMC paths*

Friday, 20 March, 2009, 9:00 am, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Jesper Møller

*Likelihood inference and computational problems for a random set models*

Friday, 20 March, 2009, 9:30 am, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Theodore Kypraios

*Bayesian Inference and Model Choice for Nonlinear Stochastic Processes Applications to stochastic epidemic modelling*

Friday, 20 March, 2009, 10:00 am, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Simon Godsill

*Dynamic Estimation of Group Objects Using Sequential MCMC*

Friday, 20 March, 2009, 11:00 am, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Xiao-Li Meng

*An Ancillarity-Sufficiency Interweaving Strategy (ASIS) for Boosting MCMC Efficiency (Part 2)*

Friday, 20 March, 2009, 11:30 am, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Yaming Yu

*To Center or Not to Center: That is Not the Question An Ancillarity-Sufficiency Interweaving Strategy (ASIS) for Boosting MCMC Efficiency (Part 2)*

Friday, 20 March, 2009, 12:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Giorgos Sermaidis

*Exact inference for discretely observed diffusions*

Friday, 20 March, 2009, 12:30 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Flavio Goncalves

*Monte Carlo inference for Jump-Diffusion Proesses*

Friday, 20 March, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

David White

*Optimal Scaling of MCMC for Conditioned Diffusions*

Friday, 20 March, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Yvo Pokern

*Nonparametric Bayesian Drift Estimation for SDEs*

Friday, 20 March, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Simon Cotter

*Data Assimilation for a Viscous Incompressible Fluid*

Monday, 23 March, 2009 — Wednesday, 25 March, 2009, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Organized by Vadim Lozin and Arie Koster

*Algorithmic Graph Theory*

Monday, 23 March, 2009, 9:00 am, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Bruno Courcelle (LaBRI)

*Short vertex labels for connectivity checking in planar graphs with forbidden parts*

Monday, 23 March, 2009, 10:30 am, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Mamadou Moustapha Kant (LaBRI)

*Short Labeling Scheme for Connectivity Check on Certain Graph Classes of Unbounded Clique-Width*

Monday, 23 March, 2009, 10:55 am, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Pinar Heggernes, Daniel Meister and Charis Papadopoulos (Bergen)

*A new representation of proper interval graphs with an application to clique-width*

Monday, 23 March, 2009, 11:20 am, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Robert Ganian and Petr Hlineny (Masaryk)

*On Parse Trees and Myhill-Nerode-type Tools for handling Graphs of Bounded Rank-width*

Monday, 23 March, 2009, 11:45 am, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Binh-Minh Bui-Xuan, Jan Arne Telle and Martin Vatshelle (Bergen)

*Dynamic programming on graph of bounded rank-width in fast FPT time using unions of neighbourhoods*

Monday, 23 March, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Carmen Centeno, Mitre Dourado and Jayme Szwarcfiter (FUNDAO)

*On the convexity of paths of length two in undirected graphs*

Monday, 23 March, 2009, 2:25 pm, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Gregory Gutin (Royal Holloway)

*Out-branchings with Maximal Number of Leaves or Internal Vertices: Algorithmic Results and Open Problems*

Monday, 23 March, 2009, 2:50 pm, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Stephan Kreutzer and Anuj Dawar (Oxford and Cambrudge)

*Dominating Sets in Nowhere Dense Classes of Structures*

Monday, 23 March, 2009, 3:15 pm, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Ferdinando Cicalese and Martin Milanic (Bielefeld)

*The structure of graphs of separability at most 2*

Monday, 23 March, 2009, 4:10 pm, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Daniel Brgmann, Christian Komusiewicz and Hannes Moser (FSU, Jena)

*On Generating Triangle-Free Graphs*

Monday, 23 March, 2009, 4:35 pm, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Kathie Cameron (Wilfrid Laurier University)

*Asteroids in rooted and directed path graphs*

Monday, 23 March, 2009, 5:00 pm, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Domingos Cardoso (Aveiro)

*Spectral upper bounds on the size of k-regular induced subgraphs*

Monday, 23 March, 2009, 5:25 pm, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Marcin Kaminski, (Durham)

*Induced paths with parity constraints in claw-free graphs*

Tuesday, 24 March, 2009, 9:00 am, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Rolf Niedermeier (FSU, Jena)

*Some Models for Graph-Based Data Clustering*

Tuesday, 24 March, 2009, 10:30 am, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Alexander Grigoriev (Maastricht)

*On planar graphs with large tree-width and small grid minors*

Tuesday, 24 March, 2009, 10:55 am, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Ignasi Sau (Barcelona)

*Subexponential Parameterized Algorithms for Bounded-Degree Connected Subgraph Problems on Planar Graphs*

Tuesday, 24 March, 2009, 11:20 am, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Frdric Mazoit (LaBRI)

*Tree-width of graphs and surface duality*

Tuesday, 24 March, 2009, 11:45 am, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Hans L. Bodlaender (Utrecht)

*Analysis of Data Reduction: Transformations give evidence for non-existence of polynomial kernels*

Tuesday, 24 March, 2009, 1:30 pm, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Stan van Hoesel (Maastricht)

*Finding good tree decompositions by local search*

Tuesday, 24 March, 2009, 1:55 pm, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Illya Hicks (Rice)

*Integer Programming Techniques for General Branchwidth*

Tuesday, 24 March, 2009, 2:20 pm, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Andras Salamon (Oxford)

*Multicoloured cliques in vertex-coloured graphs*

Tuesday, 24 March, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Vladimir Deineko (Warwick)

*Minimum-weight double-tree shortcutting for Metric TSP: Bounding the approximation ratio*

Tuesday, 24 March, 2009, 3:25 pm, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

David Coudert (INRIA, Sophia-Antipolis)

*On Rerouting Connection Requests in Networks with Shared Bandwidth*

Tuesday, 24 March, 2009, 3:50 pm, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Thomas Erlebach (Leicester)

*Trimming of Graphs, with Applications to Point Labeling*

Tuesday, 24 March, 2009, 4:15 pm, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

P. Tittmann (Technion)

*The Enumeration of Vertex Induced Subgraphs with respect to the Number of Components*

Wednesday, 25 March, 2009, 9:00 am, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Martin Golumbic (Haifa)

*Conflict and Tolerance in Algorithmic Graph Theory*

Wednesday, 25 March, 2009, 10:30 am, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Michel Habib (LIAFA)

*Linear Algorithms for Chordal Graphs of Bounded Directed Vertex Leafage*

Wednesday, 25 March, 2009, 10:55 am, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Vincent Limouzy (Toronto)

*On some simplicial elimination schemes for chordal graphs*

Wednesday, 25 March, 2009, 11:20 am, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Kristina Vuskovic (Leeds)

*Graphs with no cycle with a unique chord*

Wednesday, 25 March, 2009, 11:45 am, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Christophe Paul, (Montpellier)

*A new quasi-linear time split decomposition algorithm*

Wednesday, 25 March, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Feodor Dragan (Kent State)

*Collective Tree Spanners for Unit Disk Graphs with Applications*

Wednesday, 25 March, 2009, 2:25 pm, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Leo van Iersel (Eindhoven)

*Rooted and Unrooted Maximum Consistent Supertrees*

Wednesday, 25 March, 2009, 2:50 pm, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Enide Martins, (Aveiro)

*Counting vertices and edges of a Birkhoff polytope for trees*

Wednesday, 25 March, 2009, 3:15 pm, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Pierre Charbit (LIAFA)

*On split decomposition of undirected graph*

Wednesday, 25 March, 2009, 4:10 pm, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Nicholas Korpelainen (Warwick)

*A Polynomial-time Algorithm for the Dominating Induced Matching Problem in the Class of Convex Graphs*

Wednesday, 25 March, 2009, 4:35 pm, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Stanislav Zivny (Oxford)

*The Expressive Power of Binary Submodular Functions*

Wednesday, 25 March, 2009, 5:00 pm, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Andreas Brandstadt (Rostock )

*On Variants of the Maximum Induced Matching Problem*

Wednesday, 25 March, 2009, 5:25 pm, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Workshop**

Tomas Feder (Simon Fraser)

*Adjusted Interval Digraphs*

Monday, 30 March, 2009 — Friday, 3 April, 2009

**CODY**

Organiser: Sebastian van Strien

*CODY Mid-term Workshop*

Monday, 30 March, 2009, 10:30 am, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Walter Bergweiler (Kiel)

*Entire functions with Julia sets of positive measure*

Monday, 30 March, 2009, 11:30 am, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Gwyneth Stallard (Open)

*The structure of the fast escaping set*

Monday, 30 March, 2009, 1:30 pm, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Phil Rippon (Open)

*Dynamical properties of entire functions of regular growth*

Monday, 30 March, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Janina Kotus (IMPAN, Poland)

*On the Hausdorff dimension of the escaping set of certain meromorphic functions*

Monday, 30 March, 2009, 4:15 pm, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Genadi Levin (Hebrew)

*A formula for the variation of a multiplier and quasiconformal deformations of rational maps*

Monday, 30 March, 2009, 5:15 pm, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Adam Epstein (Warwick)

*Transversality*

Tuesday, 31 March, 2009, 9:30 am, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Nuria Fagella (Barcelona)

*Entire transcendental functions with two singular values and a Siegel disk*

Tuesday, 31 March, 2009, 11:00 am, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Duncan Sands (Paris-Sud)

*Higher order Schwarzian derivatives in interval dynamics*

Tuesday, 31 March, 2009, 12:00 pm, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Nikita Selinger (Jacobs)

*The boundary behaviour of Thurston's pullback map*

Tuesday, 31 March, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Lasse Rempe (Liverpool)

*Eremenko's conjecture on escaping sets of entire functions*

Tuesday, 31 March, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Peter Joern (ER Barcelona)

*On configuration of Herman rings for transcendental meromorphic functions *

Tuesday, 31 March, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Ferry Kwakkel (ESR Warwick)

*Topological entropy and diffeomorphisms of surfaces with wandering domains*

Tuesday, 31 March, 2009, 4:15 pm, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Andrzej Bis (Lodz)

*Denjoy-Sacksteder theorem for higher dimensional manifolds*

Tuesday, 31 March, 2009, 4:45 pm, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Joerg Neunhaeuserer (ER TEI)

*Results on self-similar measures on the real line*

Tuesday, 31 March, 2009, 5:15 pm, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Christopher Penrose (Queen Mary, London)

*Uniformity of equi-continuity for mixed iteration of holomorphic correspondences*

Wednesday, 1 April, 2009, 9:30 am, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Konstantin Izyurov (ESR Génève)

*Liouville quantun gravity as random metric spaces:*

Wednesday, 1 April, 2009, 10:00 am, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Laurent Marin (ESR Helsinki)

*Hyperbolic dynamical systems arising from quantum mechanics*

Wednesday, 1 April, 2009, 11:15 am, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Neil Dobbs (ER IMPAN)

*Ergodic properties of some maps from the exponential family*

Wednesday, 1 April, 2009, 11:45 am, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Irene Inoquio Renteria (ESR IMPAN)

*Thermodynamic formalism for transcendental maps*

Wednesday, 1 April, 2009, 1:45 pm, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Sebastien Godillon (ESR RUC)

*15 Minute presentation*

Wednesday, 1 April, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Balazs Barany (ESR IMPAN)

*Absolute continuity and transversality for fractional, linear iterated function systems*

Wednesday, 1 April, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Istvan Prause (ER Génève)

*Multifractality of harmonic measure and quasiconformal mappings*

Wednesday, 1 April, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Albert Clop (ER Helsinki)

*Quasiconformal distortion of generalised Hausdorff measures*

Wednesday, 1 April, 2009, 4:15 pm, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Magnus Aspenberg (ER CNRS/Kiel)

*Rational Misiurewicz maps*

Wednesday, 1 April, 2009, 4:45 pm, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Agnieszka Badenska (Warsaw/ESR Warwick)

*Misiurewicz parameters in the exponential family*

Wednesday, 1 April, 2009, 5:15 pm, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Niklas Brannstrom (ER Helsinki)

*Making a slow-fast Hamiltonian system shadow curves of finite or infinite length*

Wednesday, 1 April, 2009, 5:45 pm, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Hugo Duminil-Copin (ESR Génève)

*Massive harmonic observables of the 2D Ising model*

Thursday, 2 April, 2009, 9:30 am, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Ludwig Jakstasz (ER CNRS)

*On the derivative of the Hausdorff dimension of the quadratic Julia set*

Thursday, 2 April, 2009, 10:00 am, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Anja Kabelka (ER RUC)

*Dynamical limits of bicritical rational maps*

Thursday, 2 April, 2009, 11:00 am, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Kuntal Banerjee (ESR CNRS)

*Widths of the Arnold Tongues*

Thursday, 2 April, 2009, 11:30 am, Room MS.05

**CODY mid-term Workshop**

Nina Snigireva (ESR TEI)

*On divergence points of self-similar measures and normal numbers*

Monday, 6 April, 2009 — Wednesday, 8 April, 2009, Room B3.02

**Algebraic Geometry Workshop**

Organisers: Gavin Brown (Kent), Sarah Davis (Warwick), Alexander Kasprzyk (Kent), Daniel Ryder (Bristol)

*Graduate Workshop: K3 surfaces and multigraded rings (GWK3)*

Monday, 6 April, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**GWK3**

Katrin Wendland (Augsburg)

*The real and complex geometry of K3 surfaces (1)*

Monday, 6 April, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**GWK3**

Daniel Ryder (Bristol)

*Graded rings and the geometry of cubic surfaces (1)*

Tuesday, 7 April, 2009, 9:30 am, Room B3.02

**GWK3**

Jürgen Hausen (Tübingen)

*Multigraded rings and Cox rings (1)*

Tuesday, 7 April, 2009, 11:30 am, Room B3.02

**GWK3**

Daniel Ryder (Bristol)

*Fano 3-folds, K3 surfaces and anticanonical ring calculations (2)*

Tuesday, 7 April, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**GWK3**

Sarah Davis (Warwick)

*SL4 quotients and flops*

Tuesday, 7 April, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Number Theory**

Mehmet Haluk Sengun (Duisburg-Essen)

*Arithmetic aspects of Bianchi modular forms*

Tuesday, 7 April, 2009, 3:30 pm, Room B3.02

**GWK3**

Paul Cadman (Warwick)

*Maximal Cohen-Macaulay modules on the discriminant and their deformations*

Tuesday, 7 April, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**GWK3**

Al Kasprzyk (Kent)

Wednesday, 8 April, 2009, 9:30 am, Room B3.02

**GWK3**

Katrin Wendland (Augsburg)

*How do K3 surfaces star in quantum field theory? (2)*

Wednesday, 8 April, 2009, 11:30 am, Room B3.02

**GWK3**

Jürgen Hausen (Tübingen)

*Cox rings of del Pezzo and K3 surfaces (2)*

Wednesday, 8 April, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**GWK3**

Martin Bright (Bristol)

*Arithmetic of K3 surfaces*

Tuesday, 21 April, 2009, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity forum**

Eduardo Lopez (Oxford)

*Limited Path Percolation in Complex Networks*

Wednesday, 22 April, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

I Bailleul (Cambridge)

*A pathwise approach to relativistic diffusions*

Thursday, 23 April, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Geometry and Topology Seminar**

Tara Brendle (Glasgow)

*The symmetric Torelli group*

Friday, 24 April, 2009, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Applied Mathematics/Statistics**

Kostas Spiliopoulos (Brown/Applied Mathematics)

*Reaction-Diffusion Equations with Nonlinear Boundary Conditions in Narrow Domains and Wave Front Propagation".*

Friday, 24 April, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Saul Schleimer (Warwick)

*The universal Cannon-Thurston map*

Monday, 27 April, 2009 — Monday, 27 April, 2009

**MIRaW Day**

Organisers: Chris Jones, David Mond

*Mathematics and climate change mitigation*

Monday, 27 April, 2009, 10:30 am, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

David Frame (Oxford)

*Climate mitigation policy based on cumulative CO2 emissions*

Monday, 27 April, 2009, 11:45 am, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Jorge Pacheco (Lisbon)

*Evolutionary dynamics of collective action*

Monday, 27 April, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Peter Cox (Exeter)

*Environmental Limits to growth: instabilities and dangerous rates of change*

Monday, 27 April, 2009, 3:15 pm, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Peter Hammond (Warwick)

*Can we improve the economics of climate change?*

Monday, 27 April, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Discussion

Tuesday, 28 April, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Number Theory**

David Holmes (Warwick)

*Genus 3 Jacobians*

Wednesday, 29 April, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

B Gentz (Bielefeld)

*Metastability in reversible diffusion processes*

Thursday, 30 April, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Geometry and Topology Seminar**

Walter Neumann (Columbia)

*Quasi-isometry classification of 3-manifold groups*

Friday, 1 May, 2009 — Saturday, 2 May, 2009

**Geometry and Topology**

Organisers: Stefan Friedl, Saul Schleimer and Caroline Series

*Low Dimensional Geometry and Topology Summer Events *

Friday, 1 May, 2009, 10:45 am, Room B3.02

**Geometry and Topology - Dehn Filling Day**

Stefan Friedl (Warwick)

*Introduction to Dehn surgery*

Friday, 1 May, 2009, 1:15 pm, Room B3.02

**Geometry and Topology - Dehn Filling Day**

Marc Lackenby (Oxford)

*The maximal number of exceptional Dehn fillings*

Friday, 1 May, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Geometry and Topology - Dehn Filling Day**

Steve Boyer (UQAM)

*Toroidal Dehn filling of hyperbolic 3-manifolds*

Friday, 1 May, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Michel Boileau (Toulouse)

*Dehn fillings and geometric stuctures on 3-manifolds*

Friday, 1 May, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Geometry and Topology - Dehn Filling Day**

Michel Boileau (Toulouse)

*Dehn fillings and geometric structures on 3-manifolds*

Saturday, 2 May, 2009, 9:30 am, Room B3.03

**Geometry and Topology - Cannon-Thurston Day**

Caroline Series (Warwick)

*The Cannon-Thurston map: From round circles to space filling curves.*

Saturday, 2 May, 2009, 10:45 am, Room B3.04

**Geometry and Topology - Cannon-Thurston Day**

Brian Bowditch (Warwick)

*Stacks and the Cannon-Thuston map*

Saturday, 2 May, 2009, 1:15 pm, Room B3.05

**Geometry and Topology - Cannon-Thurston Day**

Makoto Sakuma (Hiroshima)

*On punctured torus bundles: Comparing two tessellations on the complex plane*

Saturday, 2 May, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room B3.06

**Geometry and Topology - Cannon-Thurston Day**

Mahan Mj (Vivekananda)

*Model geometries and the Cannon-Thurston map*

Tuesday, 5 May, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Number Theory**

James Newton (Imperial College)

*Level raising for p-adic automorphic forms*

Wednesday, 6 May, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room D1.27

**Aplied Mathematics**

Soeren Bartels (Institute for Numerical Simulation, Bonn)

*Approximation of Harmonic Maps and Wave Maps*

Wednesday, 6 May, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

P Bougerol (Paris)

*Continuous Kashiwara Crystals and Brownian Motion*

Thursday, 7 May, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Geometry and Topology Seminar**

Dieter Kotschick (München)

*Domination by products versus negative curvature in geometry, topology and group theory*

Thursday, 7 May, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Carlo Sinestrari (Rome, Tor Vergata)

*Mean curvature flow with surgeries and applications*

Friday, 8 May, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Dieter Kotschick (LMU Munich)

*TBA*

Monday, 11 May, 2009

**MIRaW Day**

Organiser: Charlie Elliott

*Biomembranes*

Monday, 11 May, 2009, 11:00 am, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Paul O'Shea (Nottingham)

*Towards modeling complexity in biomembranes; distribution functions and inverse problem solutions*

Monday, 11 May, 2009, 11:45 am, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Matthew Turner (Warwick)

*Non equilibrium fluid membranes*

Monday, 11 May, 2009, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Postgraduate Seminar**

Nicholas Korpelainen (Warwick)

*Bipartite Induced Subgraphs and Well-Quasi-Orderings*

Monday, 11 May, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Ellen Reister-Gottfried (Stuttgart)

*Thermal membrane fluctuations: the impact on lateral protein diffusion and specific adhesion*

Monday, 11 May, 2009, 2:45 pm, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Chaouqi Misbah (Grenoble)

*Modelling of vesicles under flow*

Monday, 11 May, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Björn Stinner (Warwick)

*Surface finite elements for membranes with lateral phase separation *

Monday, 11 May, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room MS04

**Singularities seminar**

Victor Goryunov (Liverpool)

*Order 1 local invariants of maps between oriented 3-manifolds*

Tuesday, 12 May, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Number Theory**

Kevin Buzzard (Imperial College)

*Serre's conjecture for Hilbert modular forms*

Wednesday, 13 May, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Midlands probability Seminar (joint with Statistics) **

M Roeckner (Bielefeld)

*Self-organized criticality via stochastic partial differential equations. *

Wednesday, 13 May, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Applied Maths Seminar**

Ralf Kornhuber (Berlin)

*On the efficient and reliable simulation of solder alloys*

Wednesday, 13 May, 2009, 3:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Midlands probability Seminar (joint with Statistics) **

D Chafai (Toulouse)

*Spectral analysis of large random Markov chains. *

Wednesday, 13 May, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Midlands probability Seminar (joint with Statistics) **

S Evans (Berkeley)

*Eigenvalues of large random trees. *

Thursday, 14 May, 2009, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Climate change seminar**

Chris Farmer (Oxford)

*Optimal control and data assimilation: principles and approximations*

Thursday, 14 May, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebra seminar**

Alexis Virelizier (Montpellier)

*Comparison of quantum invariants*

Thursday, 14 May, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Geometry & Topology seminar**

Mahan Mj (Vivekananda)

*Model geometries and the Cannon-Thurston map*

Friday, 15 May, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Jonathan Brundan (Oregon)

*Khomanov's diagram algebra and the general linear subgroup*

Monday, 18 May, 2009

**MIRaW Day**

Organiser: Markus Kirkilionis

*Topics in complexity science*

Monday, 18 May, 2009, 1:15 pm, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Francois Képès (Paris)

*Epigenomics and Morphodynamics*

Monday, 18 May, 2009, 1:45 pm, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Holger Kantz (Dresden)

*Extreme Events in Complex Systems*

Monday, 18 May, 2009, 2:15 pm, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Andras Lorincz (Budapest)

*The Turing game approach to cognition, serious gaming and social networks*

Monday, 18 May, 2009, 2:45 pm, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Mark Chaplain (Dundee)

*Multiscale modelling of cancer growth and development*

Monday, 18 May, 2009, 3:45 pm, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Felix Reed-Tsochas (Oxford)

*A bipartite cooperation model for ecological and social networks*

Monday, 18 May, 2009, 4:15 pm, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Jeffrey Johnson (Open Univ)

*Multilevel Hypernetworks*

Monday, 18 May, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Robert MacKay (Warwick)

*The Mathematics of Emergence*

Monday, 18 May, 2009, 4:45 pm, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Markus Kirkilionis (Warwick)

*Regulation, Feedback, Networks and Stability: Essential Complex Systems?*

Tuesday, 19 May, 2009, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Carl May (Newcastle University)

*Normalizing Health Technologies: Explaining implementation and integration in health care*

Tuesday, 19 May, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems**

Phil Howard (Queen Mary)

*Entropy and stretching rates in intermittent maps*

Tuesday, 19 May, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Number Theory**

Dermot McCarthy (University College Dublin)

*On a supercongruence conjecture of Rodriguez-Villegas*

Wednesday, 20 May, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Applied and Computational Mathematics**

Raz Kupferman (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)

*Mathematical Theory of Non-Euclidean Plates and Shells*

Wednesday, 20 May, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis seminar**

Dirk Hundertmark (Urbana-Champaign)

*Exponential decay of dispersion management solitons.*

Thursday, 21 May, 2009, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Climate change seminar**

Ana Lopez (Oxford)

*Are climate model projections robust enough to inform pathways for adaptation to impacts of climate change?*

Thursday, 21 May, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Geometry and Analysis Day**

Nicolaos Kapouleas (Brown and Imperial)

*Gluing constructions for Special Lagrangian Cones*

Thursday, 21 May, 2009, 3:20 pm, Room B3.02

**Geometry and Analysis Day**

Harish Seshadri (Bangalore)

*Surfaces of bounded mean curvature in Riemannian manifolds*

Thursday, 21 May, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Geometry and Analysis Day**

Wilhelm Klingenberg (Durham)

*Holomorphic curves via mean curvature flow and applications*

Friday, 22 May, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Detlef Dürr (LMU Munich)

*From ontology to noncommutativity: Boltzmann, Born and Bohm *

Tuesday, 26 May, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems**

Simon Lloyd (UNSW)

*Isolated Lyapunov spectrum for Perron-Frobenius cocycles*

Wednesday, 27 May, 2009, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Bogdan Hnat (Warwick Centre for Fusion, Space and Astrophysics)

*The role of particle transport and drift wave turbulence in achieving controlled nuclear fusion*

Wednesday, 27 May, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Susan Sierra (Washington/Princeton)

*Transversality and noncommutative geometry*

Thursday, 28 May, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room MS05

**COW**

Helena Verrill (Baton Rouge)

*Modular forms for noncongruence subgroups*

Thursday, 28 May, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room 3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Piotr Chrusciel (Oxford and Tours)

*Localised gluings for constant scalar curvature*

Thursday, 28 May, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room MS05

**COW**

Artie Prendergast-Smith (Cambridge)

*Extremal rational elliptic threefolds *

Thursday, 28 May, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Geometry and Topology seminar**

John Jones (Warwick)

*The solution of the Kervaire invariant problem*

Friday, 29 May, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Vassili Gelfreich (Warwick)

*Fermi acceleration*

Monday, 1 June, 2009 — Friday, 5 June, 2009

**Symposium Workshop**

Organiser: Mike Allen

*Molecular Dynamics*

Monday, 1 June, 2009 — Monday, 1 June, 2009

**MIRaW Day**

Organiser: Amrita Dhillon (Economics)

*Reputational models in economics*

Monday, 1 June, 2009, 9:45 am, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Peter T. Cummings (Vanderbilt)

*Direct simulation-based evidence for fluid-solid transition in nanoconfined non-polar fluids*

Monday, 1 June, 2009, 11:00 am, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Gabor Csanyi (Cambridge)

*Full sampling of atomic configurational spaces *

Monday, 1 June, 2009, 11:45 am, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Mikko Karttunen (Western Ontario)

*Multiscale modeling of lipid and surfactant systems *

Monday, 1 June, 2009, 1:30 pm, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Johannes Horner (Yale)

*Belief-free Equilibria in repeated games with incomplete information: the N-player case*

Monday, 1 June, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Debra Searles (Griffith)

*The dissipation function and the properties of highly non-equilibrium systems*

Monday, 1 June, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Martin Cripps

*TBA*

Monday, 1 June, 2009, 2:45 pm, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

William Hoover (Ruby Valley)

*Shockwave simulation using molecular dynamics*

Monday, 1 June, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Meg Myer (Oxford)

*Dynamic models of communication with self interested expert*

Monday, 1 June, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Matej Praprotnik (ETH Zürich)

*Adaptive resolution molecular dynamics simulation*

Monday, 1 June, 2009, 4:45 pm, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Karl Travis (Sheffield University)

*A study of radiation-induced disorder in Pu-doped ceramics using molecular dynamics and topological analysis*

Monday, 1 June, 2009, 5:00 pm, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Tomas Sjostrom (Rutgers)

*Leader Reputation and Default in Sovereign Debt*

Tuesday, 2 June, 2009, 9:00 am, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Eric Vanden-Eijnden (New York)

*Theory and modeling of reactive events*

Tuesday, 2 June, 2009, 9:45 am, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Sara Bonella (Rome 1)

*Free energy barriers for local hydrogen diffusion in sodium alanates*

Tuesday, 2 June, 2009, 11:00 am, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Weiqing Ren (New York)

*A seamless multiscale method and its application to complex fluids*

Tuesday, 2 June, 2009, 11:45 am, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Robert D. Skeel (Purdue)

*Maximum flux transition paths of conformational change*

Tuesday, 2 June, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

David Coker (Boston)

*Mixed quantum-classical methods for treating coherent quantum dynamics in model multichromophore light harvesting systems*

Tuesday, 2 June, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems Seminar:**

Jayadev Athreya (Yale)

*Lattice point counting and volume growth in Teichmuller space *

Tuesday, 2 June, 2009, 2:45 pm, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Ron Elber (Texas)

*Milestoning*

Tuesday, 2 June, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Number Theory**

Rajender Adibhatla - CANCELLED (Sheffield)

*Companion forms mod pn*

Tuesday, 2 June, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Frank Pinski (Cincinnati)

*Transition paths for molecular motion: What are the characteristics of the most probable paths?*

Tuesday, 2 June, 2009, 4:45 pm, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Massimo Noro (Unilever Discover Port Sunlight)

*Modelling (skin) lipid bilayers*

Wednesday, 3 June, 2009, 9:00 am, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Peter Bolhuis (Amsterdam)

*Efficient sampling of molecular dynamics trajectories connecting arbitrary metastable states*

Wednesday, 3 June, 2009, 9:45 am, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Christof Schütte (Free University Berlin)

*Markov state models: Theory and applications*

Wednesday, 3 June, 2009, 11:00 am, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Stephen Bond (Illinois)

*Measuring and correcting algorithmic bias in molecular dynamics averages*

Wednesday, 3 June, 2009, 11:45 am, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Christopher Sweet (Notre Dame)

*Simulation of long timescale dynamics of proteins using normal-mode Langevin*

Wednesday, 3 June, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Jorge Vitoria (Warwick)

*"Derived categories: some facts and examples"*

Wednesday, 3 June, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

L Tubaro (Trento)

*On a stochastic reflection problem on a smooth convex set of a Hilbert space*

Thursday, 4 June, 2009, 9:00 am, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Florian Müller-Plathe (Darmstadt)

*Trends in materials simulation - a molecular dynamics miscellany*

Thursday, 4 June, 2009, 9:45 am, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Karl Kirschner (Fraunhofer Institute SCAI, St Augustin)

*Connecting quantum mechanics to coarse-grained simulations: the role of force field development*

Thursday, 4 June, 2009, 11:00 am, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Glenn Martyna (Watson Research Centre, IBM)

*Treating manybody polarization and manybody dispersion in complex systems: The quantum Drude oscillator formalism*

Thursday, 4 June, 2009, 11:45 am, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

David Manolopoulos (Oxford)

*Competing quantum effects in the dynamics of a flexible water model *

Thursday, 4 June, 2009, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Climate Change Seminar**

Robert Mackay (Warwick)

*Report on Nigel Lawson's book "An Appeal to Reason:A Cool Look at Global Warming" (149 pp, Duckworth Overlook, 2008)*

Thursday, 4 June, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

David Wales (Cambridge)

*Energy landscapes and dynamics: from clusters to biomolecules*

Thursday, 4 June, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebra seminar**

John Cossey ANU Canberra (Australia)

*Soluble Products of Finite Groups*

Thursday, 4 June, 2009, 2:45 pm, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Adrian Mulholland (Bristol)

*Protein dynamics and enzyme catalysis: insights from simulations*

Friday, 5 June, 2009, 9:00 am, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Rodolphe Vuilleumier (Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris)

*Microscopic flow around a diffusing particle*

Friday, 5 June, 2009, 9:45 am, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Jiri Vanicek (EPFL Lausanne)

*Efficient evaluation of accuracy of quantum molecular dynamics using dephasing representation*

Friday, 5 June, 2009, 10:05 am, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Rebecca Notman (Warwick)

*Molecular dynamics simulations of peptides interacting with quartz surfaces*

Friday, 5 June, 2009, 11:00 am, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Mark Tuckerman (New York University)

*Developments in conformational sampling using molecular dynamics*

Friday, 5 June, 2009, 11:45 am, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

David Quigley (Warwick)

*Simulating orientational specificity in the growth of calcite on self-assembled monolayers *

Friday, 5 June, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Mitchell Luskin (Minnesota)

*Non-ergodicity of Nosé-Hoover dynamics*

Friday, 5 June, 2009, 2:45 pm, Room MS.05

**Molecular Dynamics**

Steven Kenny (Loughborough)

*Atomistic modelling of problems in materials science*

Friday, 5 June, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room MS05

**Colloquium**

Ben Leimkuhler (Edinburgh)

*Controlling molecular dynamics*

Monday, 8 June, 2009 — Monday, 8 June, 2009

**MIRaW Day**

Organiser: Xinyu He

*Weak solutions of the 3d Euler equations*

Monday, 8 June, 2009, 11:30 am, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Keith Moffatt (Cambridge)

*Relaxation Routes to Steady Euler Flows of Complex Topology*

Monday, 8 June, 2009, 1:30 pm, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Camillo De Lellis (Zürich)

*h - Principle and Fluid Dynamics.*

Monday, 8 June, 2009, 2:40 pm, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

Alexander Shnirelman (Concordia)

*Two Basic Problems on the Weak Solutions of 3-d Euler Equations*

Monday, 8 June, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**MIRaW Day**

James Robinson (Warwick)

*Almost Everywhere Uniqueness of Particle Trajectories for Suitable Weak Solutions of the 3D Navier-Stokes Equations*

Tuesday, 9 June, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems Seminar**

Thomas Jordan (Bristol)

*Multifractal analysis for Bedford-McMullen carpets *

Tuesday, 9 June, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Number Theory**

Homero Gallegos-Ruiz (Warwick)

*S-integral points on hyperelliptic curves *

Tuesday, 9 June, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room MS05

**Geometry and Topology seminar**

Sara Maloni (Warwick)

*The trace formula for a representation of the fundamental group of a surface in PSL(2, C)*

Wednesday, 10 June, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry Semianr**

YongJoo Shin (Sogang University)

*Nonbirationality on a quotient of a minimal surface of general type with p_g=q=0 having an involution*

Thursday, 11 June, 2009, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Climate Change Seminar**

Maria Arvaniti (Economics Dept. Warwick)

*Uncertainty, Extreme Outcomes, and Climate Change Policy*

Friday, 12 June, 2009, 11:45 am, Room MS02

**VC's talk**

Vice- Chancellor's - Departmental Visit 2009

*Please note Statistics and Mathematics have combined - and there will be tea/coffee and pastries in the Atrium prior to the talks at 11:30am*

Monday, 15 June, 2009 — Friday, 19 June, 2009

**PDE Workshop**

Organisers: John Ball (Oxford), Jose Rodrigo and Peter Topping

*Workshop on nonlinear PDE*

Monday, 15 June, 2009, 9:30 am, Room MS.01

**PDE Workshop**

Tristan Rivière (ETH-Zürich)

*Integrability by compensation in the analysis of conformally invariant problems - Lecture 1*

Monday, 15 June, 2009, 11:00 am, Room MS.01

**PDE Workshop**

Igor Rodnianski (Princeton)

*Linear and nonlinear waves - Lecture 1*

Monday, 15 June, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room MS.01

**PDE Workshop**

James Colliander (Toronto)

*Nonlinear Schrödinger evolutions from low regularity initial data*

Monday, 15 June, 2009, 3:30 pm, Room MS.01

**PDE Workshop**

Camillo De Lellis (U-Zürich)

*Genus bounds for min-max constructions*

Tuesday, 16 June, 2009, 9:30 am, Room MS.01

**PDE Workshop**

Igor Rodnianski (Princeton)

*Linear and nonlinear waves - Lecture 2*

Tuesday, 16 June, 2009, 11:00 am, Room MS.01

**PDE Workshop**

Vladimir Sverak (Minnesota)

*PDE aspects of the Navier-Stokes and Euler's equations - Lecture 1*

Tuesday, 16 June, 2009, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Climate Change Seminar**

Peter Ashwin - CANCELLED (Exeter)

*TBA*

Tuesday, 16 June, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems Seminar**

Ale Homburg (Amsterdam)

*Dynamics and Bifurcations of Random Circle Diffeomorphisms *

Tuesday, 16 June, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room MS.01

**PDE Workshop**

Herbert Koch (Bonn)

*Rough initial data for geometric parabolic flows*

Tuesday, 16 June, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room MS:05

**Geometry and Topology seminar**

David Dumas (UI Chicago) (UI Chicago)

*Kaehler structures on ML*

Tuesday, 16 June, 2009, 3:30 pm, Room MS.01

**PDE Workshop**

Igor Rodnianski (Princeton)

*Linear and nonlinear waves - Lecture 3*

Tuesday, 16 June, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room MS:05

**Geometry and Topology seminar**

Ian Agol (UC Berkeley)

*The virtual fibering conjecture and related questions*

Wednesday, 17 June, 2009, 9:30 am, Room MS.01

**PDE Workshop**

Tristan Rivière (ETH-Zürich)

*Integrability by compensation in the analysis of conformally invariant problems - Lecture 2*

Wednesday, 17 June, 2009, 11:00 am, Room MS.01

**PDE Workshop**

Vladimir Sverak (Minnesota)

*PDE aspects of the Navier-Stokes and Euler's equations - Lecture 2*

Wednesday, 17 June, 2009, 12:00 pm, Room MS.01

**PDE Workshop**

Igor Rodnianski (Princeton)

*Linear and nonlinear waves - Lecture 4*

Wednesday, 17 June, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic geometry graduate seminar**

Miles Reid (Warwick)

*Construction of algebraic surfaces*

Thursday, 18 June, 2009, 9:30 am, Room MS.01

**PDE Workshop**

Tristan Rivière (ETH-Zürich)

*Integrability by compensation in the analysis of conformally invariant problems - Lecture 3*

Thursday, 18 June, 2009, 11:00 am, Room MS.01

**PDE Workshop**

Vladimir Sverak (Minnesota)

*PDE aspects of the Navier-Stokes and Euler's equations - Lecture 3*

Thursday, 18 June, 2009, 12:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Climate Change Seminar - (NOTE NON-STANDARD TIME)**

Maria Arvanti (Economics, Warwick)

*Report on paper of Pindyck ( continuation of last week's seminar)*

Thursday, 18 June, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room MS.01

**PDE Workshop**

Inwon Kim (UCLA)

*Well-posedness of a free boundary problem with non-standard sources*

Thursday, 18 June, 2009, 3:30 pm, Room MS.01

**PDE Workshop**

Ovidiu Savin (Columbia)

*Parabolic Monge-Ampere equations*

Friday, 19 June, 2009, 9:30 am, Room MS.01

**PDE Workshop**

Tristan Rivière (ETH-Zürich)

*Integrability by compensation in the analysis of conformally invariant problems - Lecture 4*

Friday, 19 June, 2009, 11:00 am, Room MS.01

**PDE Workshop**

Vladimir Sverak (Minnesota)

*PDE aspects of the Navier-Stokes and Euler's equations - Lecture 4*

Friday, 19 June, 2009, 12:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Singularity day**

Alexey Davydov (Vladimir)

*First Order Implicit Differential Equations, Normal Forms and Applications*

Friday, 19 June, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room MS.01

**PDE Workshop**

Alessio Figalli (Ecole Polytechnique)

*Monge-Ampere type equations and regularity of optimal transport maps on Riemannian manifolds*

Friday, 19 June, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Singularity day**

Kevin Houston (Leeds)

*Equisingularity and the Euler Characteristic of the Milnor fibre*

Friday, 19 June, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Colloquium (Note: change of room)**

Carmillo De Lellis (Zürich)

*Minimal currents in codimension larger than one*

Friday, 19 June, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Singularity day**

Diane Maclagan (Warwick)

*Discriminants and Tropical Geometry*

Tuesday, 23 June, 2009, 10:00 am, Room B3.02

**Discussion meeting**

Derek Holt, Mario Micallef and Claude Baesens

*Are we maintaining standards?*

Tuesday, 23 June, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems Seminar**

Karl Petersen (UNC)

*Combinatorics of Eulerian Adic Systems *

Wednesday, 24 June, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Dimap **

Alex Scott (Oxford)

*Triangles in Random Graphs*

Monday, 29 June, 2009 — Monday, 29 June, 2009

**Symposium Workshop**

Organiser: Andrew Stuart

*Leslie Fox Prize *

Monday, 29 June, 2009, 10:15 am, Room MS.01

**Leslie Fox Prize**

Stefano Giani (Nottingham)

*A convergent adaptive method for elliptic eigenvalue problems*

Monday, 29 June, 2009, 11:00 am, Room MS.01

**Leslie Fox Prize**

Daan Huybrechs (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

*On the Fourier extension of non-periodic functions*

Monday, 29 June, 2009, 11:45 am, Room MS.01

**Leslie Fox Prize**

Armin Lechleiter (CMAPX, Polytechnique)

*The factorization method is independent of transmission eigenvalues*

Monday, 29 June, 2009, 1:45 pm, Room MS.01

**Leslie Fox Prize**

Colin B. Macdonald (UCLA)

*The implicit closest point method for the numerical solution of partial differential equations on surfaces*

Monday, 29 June, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B1.01

Daniel Kral (joint work with Oriol Serra and Lluis Vena)

*Removal Lemma for sytems of linear equations*

Monday, 29 June, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room MS.01

**Leslie Fox Prize**

Brian D. Sutton (Randolph-Macon)

*Computing the complete CS decomposition*

Monday, 29 June, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room B1.01

D Feichtner-Kozlov (Bremen)

*Combinatorial Algebraic Topology*

Monday, 29 June, 2009, 3:15 pm, Room MS.01

**Leslie Fox Prize**

Liuqiang Zhong (Xiangtan)

*Optimal multilevel and adaptive finite element methods for time-harmonic Maxwell equations*

Monday, 29 June, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room MS.01

**Leslie Fox Prize**

Folkmar Bornemann (Munich)

*Tales of a digit-hunter*

Monday, 29 June, 2009, 5:15 pm, Room MS.01

**Leslie Fox Prize**

*Prize Awards*

Tuesday, 30 June, 2009 — Friday, 3 July, 2009

**Symposium Workshop**

Organiser: Andrew Stuart

*Capstone Conference*

Tuesday, 30 June, 2009, 9:15 am, Room MS.01

**Capstone Plenary**

Anna-Karin Tornberg (Stockholm)

*Model reduction for efficient simulation of fiber suspensions*

Tuesday, 30 June, 2009, 9:30 am, Room B1.01

A Coja-Oghlan (Edinburgh)

*Random structures, spin glasses, and efficient algorithms*

Tuesday, 30 June, 2009, 10:00 am, Room MS.01

**Capstone Plenary**

Mike Shelley (Courant)

*Microscale instability and mixing in driven and active complex fluids*

Tuesday, 30 June, 2009, 10:30 am, Room B1.01

J Solymosi (UBC)

*On the sum-product problem*

Tuesday, 30 June, 2009, 11:30 am, Room MS.01

**Capstone Plenary**

Darren Wilkinson (Newcastle)

*Stochastic modelling and Bayesian inference for biochemical network dynamics*

Tuesday, 30 June, 2009, 12:15 pm, Room MS.01

**Capstone Plenary**

CANCELLED - Caroline Lasser (Berlin)

Tuesday, 30 June, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room MS.04

**Capstone: Tanner Minisymposium**

*Sparse approximation and compressed sensing:1. Massimo Fornasier TBA2. Mike Davies (Edinburgh) Sparse signal recovery: alternatives to L1*

Tuesday, 30 June, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room MS.05

**Capstone: Papaspiliopoulos Minisymposium**

*Stochastic modelling and computer-intensive inference in biology:1. Simon Cauchemez (Imperial) Early spread of the novel Influenza A(H1N1) virus: insights from mathematical modelling2. Mark Girolami (Glasgow) Efficiently performing bayesian inference over dynamical biochemical system models with hamiltonian monte carlo on the riemann manifold*

Tuesday, 30 June, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Capstone: Coombes Minisymposium**

*Mathematical neuroscience:1. Peter Ashwin (Exeter) Winnerless competition for coupled neural dynamics2. Antoni Guillamon (Barcelona) Phase resetting surfaces: extending phase resetting curves out of the periodic attractors*

Tuesday, 30 June, 2009, 4:15 pm, Room MS.04

**Capstone: Tanner Minisymposium**

*Sparse approximation and compressed sensing:3. Rémi Gribonval (inria) How many training samples does it take to learn a dictionary for sparse representations ?4. Jared Tanner (Edinburgh) Phase Transitions Phenomenon in Compressed Sensing*

Tuesday, 30 June, 2009, 4:15 pm, Room MS.05

**Capstone: Papaspiliopoulos Minisymposium**

*Stochastic modelling and computer-intensive inference in biology:3. Michael Stumpf (Imperial) An approximate Bayesian computation perspectives on learning the structure of biological signalling systems from time-course data4. Barbel Finkelstadt (Statistics) Inferring molecular degradation rates in single cells: An application of Bayesian hierarchical modeling to SDEs*

Tuesday, 30 June, 2009, 4:15 pm, Room B3.02

**Capstone: Coombes Minisymposium**

*Mathematical neuroscience:3. Carlo Laing (Massey) Dimension reduction in neural models: an example Ð binocular rivalry4. Yulia Timofeeva (Computer Science) Mathematics of dendritic democracy*

Wednesday, 1 July, 2009, 9:15 am, Room MS.01

**Capstone Plenary**

Tony LeLievre (ENPC, Paris)

*Sampling problems in molecular dynamics*

Wednesday, 1 July, 2009, 10:00 am, Room MS.01

**Capstone Plenary**

Rupert Klein (Berlin)

*Challenges in modelling and computing planetary scale atmospheric flows at high resolution*

Wednesday, 1 July, 2009, 11:30 am, Room MS.01

**Capstone Plenary**

Roland Freund (UC Davis)

*Krylov subspace-based dimension reduction of large-scale linear dynamical systems*

Wednesday, 1 July, 2009, 12:15 pm, Room MS.01

**Capstone Plenary**

Michael Overton (New York)

*Characterization and construction of the nearest defective matrix via coalescence of pseudospectra*

Wednesday, 1 July, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room MS.04

**Capstone: Nichols Minisymposium**

*Model reduction:1. Carsten Hartmann (Frei Universitaet Berlin) Balanced Model Reduction of Hamiltonian Systems2. Nancy K. Nichols (Reading) Model Reduction by Balanced Truncation for Unstable, -Bounded Systems*

Wednesday, 1 July, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room MS.05

**Capstone: Cotter Minisymposium**

*Lagrangian structure, Lagrangian data:1. Simon Cotter Lagrangian Data Assimilation for a Viscous2. Shane Elipot (Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory) The transfer function for wind-driven oceanic currents*

Wednesday, 1 July, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Capstone: Leimkuhler Minisymposium**

*Molecular dynamics in and out of equilibrium:1. Ruslan Davidchack (Leicester) Discretisation errors in MD simulations with deterministic and stochastic thermostats2. Frédéric Legoll (ENPC, Paris) Parareal algorithms and long-time integration of Hamiltonian systems*

Wednesday, 1 July, 2009, 4:15 pm, Room MS.04

**Capstone: Nichols Minisymposium**

*Model reduction:3. Angelika Bunse-Gerstner (Bremen) Interpolation-based Model Reduction for Data Assimilation4. Arnold Heemink (Delft ) Model Reduced Variational Assimilation*

Wednesday, 1 July, 2009, 4:15 pm, Room MS.05

**Capstone: Cotter Minisymposium**

*Lagrangian structure, Lagrangian data:3. Emilio Hernandez-Garcia IFISC (CSIC-UIB) Stretching fields and lines in ocean transport dynamics4. Jonathan Lilly (Earth and Space Research) Inferring Oceanic Vortex Properties from Lagrangian Data*

Wednesday, 1 July, 2009, 4:15 pm, Room B3.02

**Capstone: Leimkuhler Minisymposium**

*Molecular dynamics in and out of equilibrium:3. Nawaf Bou-Rabee (New York) Metropolized integrators for SDEs4. Emad Noorizadeh (Edinburgh) The concept of heat bath in molecular dynamics*

Thursday, 2 July, 2009, 9:15 am, Room MS.01

**Capstone Plenary**

Daan Frenkel (Cambridge)

*Polymer simulations and Bayesian data analysis*

Thursday, 2 July, 2009, 10:00 am, Room MS.01

**Capstone Plenary**

Eric Vanden Eijnden (Courant)

*Theory and modeling of reactive events*

Thursday, 2 July, 2009, 11:30 am, Room MS.01

**Capstone Plenary**

Franco Brezzi (Pavia)

*Recent perspectives on discontinuous Galerkin methods*

Thursday, 2 July, 2009, 12:15 pm, Room MS.01

**Capstone Plenary**

Tom Hou (CalTech)

*The interplay between computation and analysis in the study of 3D incompressible flows*

Thursday, 2 July, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room MS.04

**Capstone: Allen Minisymposium**

*Future directions in molecular simulation:1. Marjolein Dijkstra (Utrecht) Do smectic nuclei exist?2. Alessandro Troisi (Warwick) An unexpected application of classical molecular simulations: understanding the quantum dynamics of the electrons in soft materials*

Thursday, 2 July, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room MS.05

**Capstone: Cartis Minisymposium **

*Optimization:1. Pierre-Antoine Absil (Louvain) Accelerated optimization methods and their convergence2. Frank E. Curtis (Courant) Inexact Newton Methods for Nonlinear Constrained Optimization*

Thursday, 2 July, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Capstone: Suli Minisymposium **

*Numerical analysis of nonlinear evolution equations:1. John Barrett (Imperial) Parametric approximation of Geometric evolution equations2. Sören Bartels (Bonn) Robust approximation of phase field models past topological changes*

Thursday, 2 July, 2009, 4:15 pm, Room MS.04

**Capstone: Allen Minisymposium**

*Future directions in molecular simulation:3. Richard Vink (Göttingen) Monte Carlo simulations of fluids with quenched disorder4. Nigel Wilding (Bath) Simulations studies of polydisperse crystals*

Thursday, 2 July, 2009, 4:15 pm, Room MS.05

**Capstone: Cartis Minisymposium**

*Optimization:3. Raphael Hauser (Oxford) Adversarial smoothed analysis4. Michal Kocvara (Birmingham) On the solution of large-scale semidefinite problems in structural optimization*

Thursday, 2 July, 2009, 4:15 pm, Room B3.02

**Capstone: Suli Minisymposium **

*Numerical analysis of nonlinear evolution equations:3. Charlie Elliott Computational Evolutionary PDEs on Surfaces4. Endre Suli (Oxford) Analysis and approximation of coupled Navier-Stokes-Fokker-Planck systems in kinetic models of dilute polymers*

Friday, 3 July, 2009 — Tuesday, 7 July, 2009

**Summer School on Computational Neuroscience**

Organisers: Feng Jianfeng, Markus Kirkilionis and Lin Wei

*Computational Neuroscience and Gene Circuits*

Friday, 3 July, 2009, 9:15 am, Room MS.01

**Capstone Plenary**

Emmanuel Candes (CalTech)

*Fast algorithms for the computation of oscillatory integrals*

Friday, 3 July, 2009, 10:00 am, Room MS.04

**Capstone: Pavliotis Minisymposium**

*Numerical methods for multiscale stochastic systems:1. C. Hartmann (FU Berlin) Model reduction of partially-observed Langevin equations2. M. Katsoulakis (Crete/Amherst) Hierarchical and multi-level coarse-graining methods*

Friday, 3 July, 2009, 10:00 am, Room MS.05

**Capstone: Frank Minisymposium**

*Computational methods for geophysical flows:1. Matthias Lauter (Alfred Wegener Institute) A semi-implicit Discontinuous Galerkin Method for non-hydrostatic and hydrostatic atmospheric flows2. Hilary Weller (Reading) Adaptive Mesh Modelling of the Global Atmosphere*

Friday, 3 July, 2009, 10:00 am, Room B3.02

**Capstone: Elliott Minisymposium**

*Computational methods for interfaces and surfaces:1. Lubomir Banas (Heriot-Watt) Finite element approximation of a phase field model for multi-fluid incompressible magnetohydrodynamics2. Martin Rumpf (Bonn) Geodesics in Shape Space via Variational Time Discretization*

Friday, 3 July, 2009, 10:30 am, Room D1.07

**Computational Neuroscience and Gene Circuits**

Jianfeng Feng, Markus Kirkilionis

*Overview of workshop*

Friday, 3 July, 2009, 11:00 am, Room D1.07

**Computational Neuroscience and Gene Circuits**

David Wild (Warwick)

*Inference of Gene Regulatory Networks*

Friday, 3 July, 2009, 11:45 am, Room MS.04

**Capstone: Pavliotis Minisymposium**

*Numerical methods for multiscale stochastic systems:3. F. Legoll (ENPC) Effective dynamics using conditional expectations4. K.C. Zygalakis (Oxford) On the existence and applications of modified equations for stochastic differential equations*

Friday, 3 July, 2009, 11:45 am, Room MS.05

**Capstone: Frank Minisymposium**

*Computational methods for geophysical flows14:28:433. Matthias Sommer (Berlin) A conservative scheme for the shallow-water system and its statistical and geometrical properties4. Onno Bokhove (Twente) TBA*

Friday, 3 July, 2009, 11:45 am, Room B3.02

**Capstone: Elliott Minisymposium**

*Computational methods for interfaces and surfaces:3. Bjorn Stinner (Warwick) On a Surface Finite Element Method for Biomembranes with Lipid Decomposition4. V Styles (Sussex) Primal-dual active set methods for Allen-Cahn variational inequalities*

Friday, 3 July, 2009, 1:30 pm, Room D1.07

**Computational Neuroscience and Gene Circuits**

Markus Kirkilionis

*The role of Networks in Neurobiology Research*

Friday, 3 July, 2009, 3:30 pm, Room D1.07

**Computational Neuroscience and Gene Circuits**

Jianfeng Feng (Warwick & Fudan)

*Introduction to Computational Methods in Neurobiology *

Saturday, 4 July, 2009, 10:30 am, Room MS.03

**Computational Neuroscience and Gene Circuits**

Markus Kirkilionis (Warwick)

*Molecular Foundations of Genetics and Modelling*

Saturday, 4 July, 2009, 11:30 am, Room MS.03

**Computational Neuroscience and Gene Circuits**

Luca Sbano (Rome)

*Molecular Systems with Infinite State Spaces I*

Saturday, 4 July, 2009, 1:30 pm, Room MS.03

**Computational Neuroscience and Gene Circuits**

Luca Sbano (Rome)

*Molecular Systems with Infinite State Spaces II*

Saturday, 4 July, 2009, 3:30 pm, Room MS.03

**Computational Neuroscience and Gene Circuits**

Reserved for talks by participants

Sunday, 5 July, 2009, 10:30 am, Room MS.03

**Computational Neuroscience and Gene Circuits**

Magnus Richardson (Warwick)

*History and Recent Developments in Hodgkin-Huxley Theory *

Sunday, 5 July, 2009, 11:30 am, Room MS.03

**Computational Neuroscience and Gene Circuits**

Magnus Richardson (Warwick)

*Simplified Models Based on Hodgkin-Huxley Theory*

Sunday, 5 July, 2009, 1:30 pm, Room MS.03

**Computational Neuroscience and Gene Circuits**

Arnd Roth (London)

*Hodgkin-Huxley Theory and Energy Efficiency*

Sunday, 5 July, 2009, 2:15 pm, Room MS.03

**Computational Neuroscience and Gene Circuits**

Discussion on Hodgkin-Huxley Theory and its Impact

Sunday, 5 July, 2009, 3:30 pm, Room MS.03

**Computational Neuroscience and Gene Circuits**

Reserved for talks for participants

Monday, 6 July, 2009, 10:30 am, Room D1.07

**Computational Neuroscience and Gene Circuits**

Arnd Roth (London)

*Dendrites: Bug or Feature?*

Monday, 6 July, 2009, 11:00 am, Room D1.07

**Computational Neuroscience and Gene Circuits**

Alexey Zaikin (UCL)

*Rhythmicity of genetic networks: interplay of feedback, phase repelling quorum sensing, size and stochasticity*

Monday, 6 July, 2009, 1:30 pm, Room D1.07

**Computational Neuroscience and Gene Circuits**

Stefan Lang (Heidelberg)

*Computational Methods and stimulation of spatially extended biological systems wihtin the DUNE framework*

Monday, 6 July, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebra **

Michaela Vancliff (UTexas at Arlington)

*Generalizing Graded Clifford Algebras and their Associated Geometry*

Monday, 6 July, 2009, 3:30 pm, Room D1.07

**Computational Neuroscience and Gene Circuits**

Christian Scheelen (Heidelburg)

*Image Processing in the Life Sciences: 3D Segmentation of Neurons and Quality Control of High-Throughput Imagery*

Tuesday, 7 July, 2009, 10:30 am, Room D1.07

**Computational Neuroscience and Gene Circuits**

Edmund T Rolls (Warwick)

*How genes may build brains, Genes, emotion, stochastic, neurodynamics, and decision making I*

Tuesday, 7 July, 2009, 11:00 am, Room D1.07

**Computational Neuroscience and Gene Circuits**

Edmund T Rolls (Warwick)

*How genes may build brains. Genes, emotion, stochastic neurodynamics, and decision-making II*

Tuesday, 7 July, 2009, 1:30 pm, Room D1.07

**Computational Neuroscience and Gene Circuits**

Discussion

*Novel directions in joint genetics and neurobiology research*

Tuesday, 7 July, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis**

Charles Fefferman (Princeton)

*Interpolation of functions*

Monday, 20 July, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Applied Maths/Complexity**

James Greenberg (Carnegie Mellon)

*Discrete Lagrangian Traffic Models*

Wednesday, 22 July, 2009 — Wednesday, 22 July, 2009

**Groups and computation**

Organisers: Charles Leedham-Green (QMW), Miles Reid (Warwick), Rob Wilson (QMW), Colva Roney-Dougal (St Andrews)

*A celebration of the 65th birthday of John Cannon (Sydney) and 60th birthday of Derek Holt (Warwick)*

Wednesday, 22 July, 2009, 9:30 am, Room B3.02

**Cannon and Holt Birthdays**

Sarah Rees (Newcastle)

*Artin groups of large type are shortlex automatic *

Wednesday, 22 July, 2009, 11:30 am, Room B3.02

**Cannon and Holt Birthdays**

Jon Carlson (Athens, Georgia)

*Quillen categories and stable elements *

Wednesday, 22 July, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Cannon and Holt Birthdays**

Tom Fisher (Cambridge)

*Finding rational points on Brauer-Severi varieties *

Wednesday, 22 July, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Cannon and Holt Birthdays**

Bettina Eick (Braunschweig)

*Computing Schur multiplicators and Schur covers *

Wednesday, 22 July, 2009, 3:00 pm, Room MS.04

Mike Field (Houston)

*Dynamical equivalence of coupled dynamical systems*

Wednesday, 22 July, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Cannon and Holt Birthdays**

Eamonn O'Brien (Auckland)

*The Trivial Fitting model *

Friday, 21 August, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**East Midlands Stochastic Seminar**

Evelina Shamarova (Porto)

*Navier-Stokes equations and forward-backward SDEs on the group of diffeomorphisms of a torus*

Friday, 21 August, 2009, 3:30 pm, Room B3.02

**East Midlands Stochastic Seminar**

Zdzislaw Brzezniak (York)

*Stochastic wave evolution in Riemannian homogeneous spaces*

Friday, 21 August, 2009, 4:40 pm, Room B3.02

**East Midlands Stochastic Seminar**

Hiroshi Kunita

*Regularity and smooth densities of jump-diffusions determind by SDE*

Monday, 24 August, 2009 — Friday, 28 August, 2009

**Symposium Workshop**

Organiser: Rudolf Roemer

*Quantum Simulations*

Monday, 24 August, 2009, 11:00 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Rudolf Roemer (Warwick)

*Welcome.*

Monday, 24 August, 2009, 11:15 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

David Logan (Oxford)

*Electron transport in multilevel quantum dots *

Monday, 24 August, 2009, 11:50 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Roderick MacKenzie (London)

*A numerical study of mobility in thin films of fullerene derivatives *

Monday, 24 August, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Spiros Skourtis (Cyprus)

*Biological and small molecule electron transfer processes: some interesting connections*

Monday, 24 August, 2009, 3:05 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Pablo Serna (Murcia)

*Conductivity in random resistor networks *

Monday, 24 August, 2009, 4:15 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Gilberto Teobaldi (London)

*The role of interstitial Ti atoms and O vacancy sites in the Ti(3d) defect states in the band gap of Titania*

Monday, 24 August, 2009, 4:50 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Francisco Dominguez-Adame (Madrid)

*Polarons in DNA at finite temperature *

Tuesday, 25 August, 2009, 9:00 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Yi Luo (Stockholm)

*Dynamics and statistics of electron transport in single molecules *

Tuesday, 25 August, 2009, 9:35 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Colin Lambert (Lancaster)

*Controlled electron transport through single molecules *

Tuesday, 25 August, 2009, 10:10 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Vladimir Dobrosavljevic (NHMFL Florida)

*Infinite randomness fixed point of the disordered Mott transition? *

Tuesday, 25 August, 2009, 11:15 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Peter van Dongen (Mainz)

*Doped asymmetric two-band Hubbard models *

Tuesday, 25 August, 2009, 11:50 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Alberto Rodriguez-Gonzalez (Warwick)

*Multifractal analysis with the probability density function at the three-dimensional Anderson transition*

Tuesday, 25 August, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Stefano Corni (Modena)

*Modelling protein-surface interactions: a challenge for computations *

Tuesday, 25 August, 2009, 3:05 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Eduardo Miranda (Campinas)

*The disordered Mott metal-insulator transition *

Tuesday, 25 August, 2009, 4:15 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Theodoros Papadopoulos (Bath)

*Exciton migration in conjugated polymers: the influence of positional and energetic disorder *

Tuesday, 25 August, 2009, 4:50 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Michael Schreiber (Chemnitz)

*The modified sharpened index hms and other variants in the Hirsch index zoo*

Wednesday, 26 August, 2009, 9:00 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Antonio Rodriguez (Madrid)

*Introduction to nonextensive statistical mechanics *

Wednesday, 26 August, 2009, 9:35 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Guiomar Ruiz-Lopez (Madrid)

*Applications of nonextensive statistical mechanics to a new universality class of unimodal dissipative maps *

Wednesday, 26 August, 2009, 10:10 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Ulrich Kleinekath fer (Bremen)

*Optical control of transport through molecular junctions *

Wednesday, 26 August, 2009, 11:15 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Volkhard May (Berlin)

*Mixed quantum-classical description of electronic excitation energy transfer in supramolecular complexes *

Wednesday, 26 August, 2009, 11:50 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Felix Hanke (Liverpool)

*Ab initio atomistic thermodynamics of oxygen adsorption in graphene vacancies*

Thursday, 27 August, 2009, 9:00 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Keith Slevin (Osaka)

*Critical exponent for the quantum Hall transition *

Thursday, 27 August, 2009, 9:35 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Oleg Prezhdo (Seattle)

*Dynamics on the nanoscale: Time-domain ab initio studies of quantum dots and carbon nanotubes *

Thursday, 27 August, 2009, 10:10 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Michael Schreiber (Chemnitz)

*Quasicrystals - disordered insulating metals with five-fold symmetry *

Thursday, 27 August, 2009, 11:15 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Simone Fratini (Grenoble)

*Band-like motion and incoherent diffusion in organic molecular semiconductors: two sides of the same coin *

Thursday, 27 August, 2009, 11:50 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Karsten Hannewald (Jena)

*Polaron transport in organic semiconductors: theory and modelling *

Thursday, 27 August, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Josef Oswald (Leoben)

*A non-equilibrium network model for magneto transport in the quantum Hall effect regime *

Thursday, 27 August, 2009, 3:05 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Tapash Chakraborty (Winnipeg)

*DNA magnetism: A new paradigm in nano-bio-electronics *

Thursday, 27 August, 2009, 4:15 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

David Cheung (Warwick)

*Bottom-up modelling of charge transport in soft materials *

Thursday, 27 August, 2009, 4:50 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Alessandro Pecchia (Rome)

*Electron-vibration scattering in molecular transport *

Friday, 28 August, 2009, 9:00 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Sri Chaitanya Das Pemmaraju (Dublin)

*Non-equilibrium electron transport in dry DNA *

Friday, 28 August, 2009, 9:35 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Manuel Pino-Garcia (Madrid)

*TBA *

Friday, 28 August, 2009, 10:10 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

David Beljonne (Mons)

*Beyond Forster resonance energy transfer in biological and nanoscale systems *

Friday, 28 August, 2009, 11:15 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Stephen A. Wells (Warwick)

*Rigid proteins and conducting DNA *

Friday, 28 August, 2009, 11:50 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Jose A. Hoyos (Duke)

*Edge states of quantum antiferromagnets *

Tuesday, 1 September, 2009 — Thursday, 3 September, 2009

**Symposium Workshop**

Organiser: Dwight Barkley

*Computational Fluid Dynamics*

Tuesday, 1 September, 2009, 10:30 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Paul Tucker (Cambridge)

*Developing large eddy simulation for turbomachinery applications including jet noise*

Tuesday, 1 September, 2009, 11:30 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Dimitris Drikakis (Cranfield)

*Implicit large eddy simulation of aeronautical and compressible turbulent mixing flows*

Tuesday, 1 September, 2009, 1:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Phil Archer (Southampton)

*Vortex rings*

Tuesday, 1 September, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Flavio Giannetti (Salerno)

*An adjoint-based approach for the study of global instabilities*

Tuesday, 1 September, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Zheng-Tong Xie (Southampton)

*Urban LES*

Wednesday, 2 September, 2009, 9:00 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Steve Derbyshire (Met Office)

*Cloud-resolving modelling *

Wednesday, 2 September, 2009, 10:30 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Zbigniew Piotrowski (Warsaw)

*Cloud resolving calculations*

Wednesday, 2 September, 2009, 11:30 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Gary Coleman (Southampton)

*Near-wall similarity and DNS *

Wednesday, 2 September, 2009, 1:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Jean-Christophe Robinet (INSAM)

*The effects of non-normality and non-linearity in separated boundary-layer flow*

Wednesday, 2 September, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Uwe Ehrenstein (IRPHE)

*Global instability, model reduction and control of a separating boundary-layer flow*

Wednesday, 2 September, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Luca Brandt (KTH)

*Optimal perturbations in boundary layers_by the time-stepper approach*

Wednesday, 2 September, 2009, 5:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Sylvain Lardeau (Imperial)

*Analysis of long and short-lived structures in turbulent flows using a dynamical system approach*

Thursday, 3 September, 2009, 9:30 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Bob Beare (Exeter)

*Atmospheric boundary layers*

Thursday, 3 September, 2009, 11:00 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Arnold Moene (Wageningen, NL)

*Mixing in the atmospheric boundary layer*

Thursday, 3 September, 2009, 1:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Philipp Schlatter (KTH)

*High-Reynolds number turbulent boundary layers studied by numerical simulation*

Thursday, 3 September, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

Chris Cantwell (Warwick)

*Numerical study of transient growth in expanding pipe flow*

Thursday, 3 September, 2009, 2:20 pm, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop**

David Moxey (Warwick)

*Numerical studies of the transition to turbulence in long pipes*

Monday, 7 September, 2009 — Tuesday, 31 August, 2010

**2009/10 Warwick Symposium**

Organisers: Robert MacKay and David Wild

*Mathematics of complexity science and systems biology*

Monday, 7 September, 2009 — Friday, 11 September, 2009

**3rd Annual meeting of the Research and Training Network **

Organiser: John Cremona

*GTEM Special theme: computational arithmetic geometry*

Monday, 7 September, 2009, 9:20 am, Room B3.03

**GTEM 2009**

Ronald van Luijk (Leiden)

*Two-coverings of Jacobians*

Monday, 7 September, 2009, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**GTEM 2009**

Gabor Wiese (Duisberg-Essen)

*Computing congruences of modular forms modulo prime powers*

Monday, 7 September, 2009, 12:00 pm, Room B3.03

**GTEM 2009**

Tim Dokchitser (Cambridge)

*The Parity Conjecture for elliptic curves*

Monday, 7 September, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Dynamics of PDEs**

Yuri Latushkin (University of Missouri)

*An Index Theorem, Spectral Flow and the Spectral Shift Function*

Monday, 7 September, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03

**GTEM 2009**

Chris Wuthrich (Nottingham)

*Self-points and derivatives*

Monday, 7 September, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Dynamics of PDEs**

Martin Wechselberger (University of Sydney)

*A Geometric Approach to Nonlinear Advection-Diffusion-Reaction Equations*

Monday, 7 September, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room B3.03

**GTEM 2009**

Erwin Dassen (Leiden)

*A new kind of lattice*

Tuesday, 8 September, 2009, 9:10 am, Room B3.03

**GTEM 2009**

Michael Stoll (Bayreuth)

*Rational 6-cycles under quadratic iteration*

Tuesday, 8 September, 2009, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**GTEM 2009**

Paul Gunnells (Massachusetts)

*Hecke operators, automorphic forms, and the cohomology of arithmetic groups: I*

Tuesday, 8 September, 2009, 12:00 pm, Room B3.03

**GTEM 2009**

Laurent Berger (Lyon)

*Computing the reduction mod p of some crystalline representations*

Tuesday, 8 September, 2009, 1:00 pm, Room TBA

**Algebraic Geometry**

Vasilii Golyshev (Collaborator of Orlov and Corti)

*Conjectural relations between Q-Fano 3-folds and collections of ODE's.*

Tuesday, 8 September, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03

**GTEM 2009**

Kevin Buzzard (Imperial)

*Computing weight 1 modular forms*

Tuesday, 8 September, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room B3.03

**GTEM 2009**

Anna Morra (Bordeaux)

*An algorithm to compute relative cubic fields*

Wednesday, 9 September, 2009, 9:10 am, Room B1.01

**GTEM 2009 **

*GTEM 2009 Steering Committee*

Wednesday, 9 September, 2009, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**GTEM 2009**

Dan Yasaki (North Carolina)

*Hecke operators, automorphic forms, and the cohomology of arithmetic groups: II*

Wednesday, 9 September, 2009, 12:00 pm, Room B3.03

**GTEM 2009**

Arno Fehm (Tel Aviv)

*Decidability of large algebraic fields*

Thursday, 10 September, 2009, 9:10 am, Room B3.03

**GTEM 2009**

Tom Fisher (Cambridge)

*Computing 5-coverings of elliptic curves*

Thursday, 10 September, 2009, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**GTEM 2009**

Jacques Tilouine (Paris)

*Abelian varieties and Siegel modular forms*

Thursday, 10 September, 2009, 12:00 pm, Room B3.03

**GTEM 2009**

Wouter Castryck (Leuven)

*The statistical behavior of the number of points modulo an integer on elliptic curves over finite fields*

Thursday, 10 September, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03

**GTEM 2009**

Chris Veal (Warwick)

*Talk and discussion on postdoctoral funding opportunities*

Thursday, 10 September, 2009, 4:30 pm, Room B3.03

**GTEM 2009**

Florian Heiderich (Barcelona)

*Unification of Galois theories*

Friday, 11 September, 2009, 9:10 am, Room B3.03

**GTEM 2009**

Luis Dieulefait (Barcelona)

*Methods for weight reduction and level reduction in a proof of Serre's conjecture *

Friday, 11 September, 2009, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**GTEM 2009**

Alan Lauder (Oxford)

*Degenerations of hypersurfaces over finite fields*

Friday, 11 September, 2009, 12:00 pm, Room B3.03

**GTEM 2009**

Gebhard Boeckle (Duisberg-Essen)

*Fundamental domains for quaternion actions on Bruhat-Tits trees over function fields*

Monday, 14 September, 2009 — Friday, 18 September, 2009

**Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: D Wild, S Mukherjee, Z Ghahramani (Cambridge)

*Information extraction from complex data sets, (INF)*

Monday, 14 September, 2009, 11:15 am, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop (INF)**

Robert MacKay (Warwick)

*Welcome and Introduction to Workshop*

Monday, 14 September, 2009, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop (INF)**

Simon Tavare (Cambridge)

*Some statistical issues in the analysis of Illumina sequencing experiments*

Monday, 14 September, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop (INF)**

Michael Stumpf (Imperial)

*Model selection from single cell data*

Monday, 14 September, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop (INF)**

Jure Leskovec (Stanford)

*Meme-tracking and the dynamics of the news cycle*

Tuesday, 15 September, 2009, 10:00 am, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop (INF)**

Ziv Bar-Joseph (Carnegie Mellon)

*Cross species analysis of functional genomics data*

Tuesday, 15 September, 2009, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop (INF)**

Chris Holmes (Oxford)

*Some issues in robust Bayesian inference for functional genomics*

Tuesday, 15 September, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop (INF)**

John Winn (Microsoft)

*Modelling complex disease phenotype data with Infer.NET*

Tuesday, 15 September, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop (INF)**

Ricardo Silva (UCL)

*Ranking Relations Using Analogies*

Wednesday, 16 September, 2009, 10:00 am, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop (INF)**

John Skilling (MEDC)

*The Nested Sampling Algorithm*

Wednesday, 16 September, 2009, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop (INF)**

Mark Girolami (Glasgow)

*Riemann Manifold MCMC for very high dimensional data*

Wednesday, 16 September, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop (INF)**

Neil Lawrence (Manchester)

*Efficient Multiple Output Convolution Processes for Multiple Task Learning*

Wednesday, 16 September, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop (INF)**

Guido Sanguinetti (Shefield)

*Approximate inference for Markov Jump Processes with applications in systems and developmental biology*

Thursday, 17 September, 2009, 10:00 am, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop (INF)**

Eric Schadt (Pacific Biosciences)

*Networks as the Sensors and Drivers of Disease*

Thursday, 17 September, 2009, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop (INF)**

Dirk Husmeier (Edinburgh)

*Learning gene regulatory networks from gene expression time series with non-linear/non-stationary dynamic Bayesian networks*

Thursday, 17 September, 2009, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop (INF)**

Eric Xing (CMU)

*Time (and Space)-Varying Networks: Reverse engineering rewiring genetic interactions*

Monday, 21 September, 2009 — Thursday, 24 September, 2009

**Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: MA Kirkilionis, F Kepes (Genopole, France)

*European Conference on Complex Systems (ECCS'09)*

Monday, 28 September, 2009 — Friday, 2 October, 2009

**Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: MA Kirkilionis, I N Stewart

*Networks: dynamics and flows, (NET)*

Tuesday, 29 September, 2009, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems Seminar**

Mike Field (Houston)

*Exponential mixing for hyperbolic flows*