# Seminars 2010-2011

Monday, 4 October, 2010, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Fred Diamond (King's)

*Hilbert modular forms, Galois representations and Langlands correspondences (mod p)*

Tuesday, 5 October, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems**

Dalia Terhesiu (Surrey)

*Mixing rates for dynamical systems with infinite measure*

Wednesday, 6 October, 2010, 12:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Postgraduate Seminar**

Michal Jan Adamaszek (Warwick)

*Three points on a circle - the story of a theorem*

Wednesday, 6 October, 2010, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Matthew Turner (Warwick)

*Complexity in Soft and Biological Matter*

Wednesday, 6 October, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Mathematics**

Colin Macdonald (Oxford)

*The numerical solution of partial differential equations on surfaces with the Closest Point Method*

Thursday, 7 October, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

José Antonio Carrillo (ICREA - Barcelona)

*Keller-Segel, Fast-Diffusion and Functional Inequalities*

Friday, 8 October, 2010, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT**

Thomas Nichols (Warwick)

*Point Process Modelling of Brain Image Data*

Friday, 8 October, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Yuri Latushkin (Missouri)

*The Birman-Schwinger operators and the Evans functionin stability of traveling waves*

Monday, 11 October, 2010, 1:30 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W**

Björn Stinner (Warwick)

*Introduction*

Monday, 11 October, 2010, 1:45 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W**

Matthew Turner (Warwick)

*Membrane Fluctuations*

Monday, 11 October, 2010, 2:45 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W**

Martin Müller (Université Paul Verlaine)

*Membrane-Mediated Interactions - Entropic Forces on Curved Membranes*

Monday, 11 October, 2010, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Johan Bosman (Warwick)

*Computing Galois Representations Associated to Modular Forms*

Monday, 11 October, 2010, 4:15 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W**

Corinne Smith (Warwick)

*The Geometric Challenges of a Clathrin-Coated Vesicle*

Tuesday, 12 October, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems**

Anatoly Neishtadt (Loughborough)

*Averaging, passages through resonances, and captures into resonance in dynamics of charged particles *

Tuesday, 12 October, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Vadim Lozin (Warwick)

*A decidability result for the dominating set problem *

Wednesday, 13 October, 2010, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Postgraduate Seminar**

Vlad Moraru (Warwick)

*Rigidity Involving the Scalar Curvature*

Wednesday, 13 October, 2010, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Mathematics**

K Boehmer (Marburg)

*On Finite Element Methods for Fully Nonlinear Second Order Elliptic Equations*

Wednesday, 13 October, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

Jie Xiong (Tennessee)

*Super Brownian motion as the unique strong solution to an SPDE*

Thursday, 14 October, 2010, 3:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Andras Juhasz (Cambridge)

*The decategorification of sutured Floer homology*

Thursday, 14 October, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Clement Mouhot (Cambridge)

*On Landau Damping *

Friday, 15 October, 2010, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT**

Sebastian Reich (Potsdam)

*Ensemble Kalman Filters: A New Perspective from Gradient Dynamics*

Friday, 15 October, 2010, 1:30 pm, Room S0.09 (Social Studies)

**EMSA**

H. Weber (Warwick)

*Rough Burgers-Like Equations with Multiplicative Noise*

Friday, 15 October, 2010, 2:40 pm, Room S0.09

**EMSA**

N. Ikeda

*Eulerian Polynomials, Bernoulli Polynomials and Levy's Stochastic Area Formula*

Friday, 15 October, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**EMSA / Colloquium**

Jean-Michel Bismut (Paris)

*The Hypoelliptic Laplacian*

Monday, 18 October, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Tommaso de Fernex (Utah)

*A General Framework on Singularity*

Monday, 18 October, 2010, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Robert Miller (Warwick)

*The Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer Conjecture for Curves of Small Conductor*

Tuesday, 19 October, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**ETDS Seminar**

Wael Bahsoun (Loughborough)

*Invariant densities and escape rates: rigorous and computable approximations in the L^{\infty}-norm*

Tuesday, 19 October, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Ilia Krasikov (Brunel)

*Reconstruction problems and polynomials*

Wednesday, 20 October, 2010, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Postgraduate Seminar**

Patrick O'Callaghan (Warwick)

*Choice under uncertainty*

Wednesday, 20 October, 2010, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Peter Olmsted (Leeds)

*Dynamics and Instabilities in Entangled Polymers in Strong Flows*

Wednesday, 20 October, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Mathematics**

Axel Voight (Dresden)

*Colloidal particles on fluid-fluid interfaces - combining Cahn-Hilliard-Navier Stokes models with classical dynamic density functional theory*

Thursday, 21 October, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebra Seminar**

Bruce Westbury (Warwick)

*6j-symbol*

Thursday, 21 October, 2010, 3:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Jason Behrstock (CUNY)

Thursday, 21 October, 2010, 3:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Jason Behrstock (CUNY)

*Curve complex projections and the mapping class group*

Thursday, 21 October, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Charles Baker (Warwick)

*Mean Curvature Flow of Pinched Submanifolds to Spheres*

Friday, 22 October, 2010, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT**

David Hutchins (Warwick)

*Problems Arising from Personal Security Screening at Airports*

Friday, 22 October, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Jeff Webb (Glasgow)

*Positive Linear Operators and Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems*

Monday, 25 October, 2010, 3:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Number Theory Seminar**

Marco Streng (Warwick)

*Igusa Class Polynomials*

Tuesday, 26 October, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems**

Pablo Guarino (IMPA)

*C^1 rigidity for smooth critical circle maps*

Tuesday, 26 October, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Michele Zito (Liverpool)

*The Empire Colouring Problem: Old and New Results *

Wednesday, 27 October, 2010, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Postgraduate seminar**

Andrew Ferguson (Warwick)

*On the dimension of the orthogonal projections of planar sets.*

Wednesday, 27 October, 2010, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Paul Chleboun (Warwick)

*Large Deviations and Metastability in a Zero-range Process*

Wednesday, 27 October, 2010, 1:30 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

James Porter (Warwick)

*Out-of-equilibrium Decentralised Exchange Dynamics*

Wednesday, 27 October, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Mathematics**

Carlo Barenghi (Newcastle)

*Velocity statistics in quantum turbulence*

Wednesday, 27 October, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Nick Addington (Imperial)

*Complete Intersections of Quadrics*

Thursday, 28 October, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebra Seminar**

Dmitriy (Rumynin)

*K3-surface is a Lie algebra*

Thursday, 28 October, 2010, 3:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Sarah Rees (Newcastle)

*Artin groups: automatic structures and geodesics*

Friday, 29 October, 2010, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT**

Jonathan Rougier (Bristol)

*Stochastic dynamical modelling in environmental science*

Friday, 29 October, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Mihalis Dafermos (Cambridge)

*The black hole stability problem in general relativity*

Monday, 1 November, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W**

Andrew Lorenc (UK Met Office)

*Data Assimilation for Numerical Weather Prediction*

Monday, 1 November, 2010, 3:00 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W**

Mike Christie (Heriot Watt)

*Techniques for Calibrating Oil Reservoir Models to Data*

Monday, 1 November, 2010, 3:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Number Theory Seminar**

Homero Gallegos Ruiz (Warwick)

*S-integral Points on Hyperelliptic Curves*

Monday, 1 November, 2010, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W**

Martin Widmann (School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Birmingham)

*Simulating past and future climate *

Tuesday, 2 November, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems**

Phil Rippon (Open University)

*Slow escaping points of entire functions*

Tuesday, 2 November, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Special Applied Maths/MASDOC Seminar**

Piermarco Cannarsa (University of Rome II)

*Control and inverse problems for degenerate parabolic equations*

Tuesday, 2 November, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Artem Pyatkin (Durham)

*TBA*

Wednesday, 3 November, 2010, 12:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Postgraduate seminar**

Thomas Ranner (Warwick)

*How to solve a pde on a surface?*

Wednesday, 3 November, 2010, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Steven Hill (Warwick)

*Dynamic Bayesian Analysis Reveals Protein Signalling Connectivity in Individual Cancers*

Wednesday, 3 November, 2010, 1:30 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Marina Diakonova (Warwick)

*PMI in the Logistic and Standard Maps*

Wednesday, 3 November, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Mathematics**

Oliver Dorn (Manchester)

*Level Set Methods for Structural Inversion and Image Reconstruction*

Wednesday, 3 November, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Stavros Papadakis (Lisbon)

*Equivariant degenerations of spherical modules*

Wednesday, 3 November, 2010, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

R.Rossignol (Paris)

*Lower large deviations and laws of large numbers for maximal flows through a box in first passage percolation*

Thursday, 4 November, 2010, 3:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Albert Marden (Minnesota)

*Plumbing*

Thursday, 4 November, 2010, 3:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems Seminar**

Anders Oberg (Uppsala)

*Bernoulli g-measures via joining *

Thursday, 4 November, 2010, 3:00 pm, Room D1.07

**DIMAP seminar**

Andrew Treglown (Birmingham)

*Matchings in 3-uniform Hypergraphs*

Thursday, 4 November, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Marco Cannone (Université Paris-Est - Marne-la-Vallée)

*Infinite Energy Solutions to the Homogeneous Boltzmann Equation*

Friday, 5 November, 2010, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT**

Chang-Tsun Li (Warwick)

*Image Forensics based on Sensor Pattern Noise and Random Field Inference*

Friday, 5 November, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Geoffrey Grimmett (Cambrigde)

*Random embeddings*

Monday, 8 November, 2010, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Andreas Langer (Exeter)

*A de Rham-Witt Complex for Rigid Cohomology*

Tuesday, 9 November, 2010, 7:00 am, Room MS02

Andrew D Smith (Deloitte LLP)

*Banks and Insurers: Progress Together or Drifting Apart?*

Tuesday, 9 November, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems**

Trevor Clarke (Warwick)

*Regular or Stochastic Dynamics in Families of Unimodal Maps*

Tuesday, 9 November, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Gregory Sorkin (London School of Economics)

*Unsatisfiability Below the Threshold(s)*

Wednesday, 10 November, 2010, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Postgraduate seminar**

Carlos Barros (Warwick)

*On the Lebesgue-Naguell equation*

Wednesday, 10 November, 2010, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Frank Ball (Nottingham)

*Epidemics on Random Networks Incorporating Household Structure*

Wednesday, 10 November, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Stephane Lamy (Warwick)

*Birational constructions of automorphisms of affine 3-folds*

Wednesday, 10 November, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Mathematics Seminar**

Carola Schönlieb (Cambridge)

*Domain Decomposition for Total Variation Regularized Parallel MRI*

Wednesday, 10 November, 2010, 6:30 pm, Room MS.01

**Maths Society **

Stefan Adams (Warwick)

*Smirnov's Conformal Invariance Theorem for Percolation*

Wednesday, 10 November, 2010, 6:30 pm, Room MS.01

**Maths Society**

Mark Pollicott (Warwick)

*Lindenstrauss's Applications of Ergodic Theory to Number Theory*

Thursday, 11 November, 2010, 3:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Clifford Earle (Cornell)

*Some rigidity properties of analytic families of Riemann surfaces*

Thursday, 11 November, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Wilhelm Schlag (Chicago)

*On the Global Dynamics of Solutions of Unstable Dispersive PDEs*

Friday, 12 November, 2010, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT**

Hilmi Kurt-Elli (Rolls Royce)

*The Identification of Individual Blade Vibration Properties from Bladed Disc Assembly Responses*

Friday, 12 November, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Keith Ball (UCL)

*The 'Second Law' of Probability; Entropy Growth in the Central Limit Theorem*

Monday, 15 November, 2010, 1:30 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W**

Jon Pitchford (York)

*Optimal Foraging for the Stupid*

Monday, 15 November, 2010, 2:30 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W**

Alan Winfield (UWE)

*Swarm Robotics: A Short Review*

Monday, 15 November, 2010, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Soma Purkait (Warwick)

*Eigenforms of Half Integral Weight and Some Applications*

Monday, 15 November, 2010, 3:00 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W**

Adnan Ali (Warwick)

*Pattern Formation through Genetic Drift at Expanding Population Fronts*

Monday, 15 November, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W**

Radek Erban (Oxford)

*Individual-based Models for Collective Behaviour*

Monday, 15 November, 2010, 5:00 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W**

Thomas House (Warwick)

*How Germs Use Us to Move Around*

Tuesday, 16 November, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Nik Ruskuc (University of St Andrews)

*Grid Pattern Classes*

Wednesday, 17 November, 2010, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum **

Colm Connaughton (Warwick)

*Cluster-cluster Aggregation with Evaporation and Deposition*

Wednesday, 17 November, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Anne-Sophie Kaloghiros (Cambridge)

*Nakayama-Zariski decomposition, finite generation and other stories*

Wednesday, 17 November, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

Dan Crisan (Imperial)

*Conditional Distributions, Exchangeable Particle Systems, and Stochastic Partial Differential Equations*

Thursday, 18 November, 2010, 3:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Geomtery & Topology Seminar **

TBA

*TBA*

Thursday, 18 November, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Giovanni Alberti (Pisa)

*A Uniqueness Result for the Continuity Equation in Dimension Two *

Friday, 19 November, 2010, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT**

Rick Wilkinson (Warwick)

*Exploring the approximation in ABC algorithms*

Friday, 19 November, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Peter Mörters (Bath)

*Random Networks with Concave Preferential Attachment*

Monday, 22 November, 2010, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Alexei Skorobogatov (Imperial)

*The Transcendental Brauer Group, with Special Reference to Diagonal Quartic Surfaces*

Monday, 22 November, 2010, 6:15 pm, Room MS.01

**Warwick Public Lectures in Mathematics & Statistics**

David Spiegelhalter OBE, FRS (Cambridge)

*Living with risk and uncertainty - we're all going to die (sometime)*

Tuesday, 23 November, 2010, 12:00 pm, Room D1:07

**PCAPP Workshop - Open to all staff**

Dr Wenjuan Zhang (Warwick)

*Comparison of results in analysis for Maths versus Stats and Maths-physics first years, and school and socio-economic effects.*

Tuesday, 23 November, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems**

Anish Ghosh (UEA)

*Rational points on spheres*

Tuesday, 23 November, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Bill Jackson (Queen Mary, University of London)

*Boundedness, Rigidity and Global Rigidity of Direction-Length Frameworks*

Tuesday, 23 November, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems Seminar**

Omari Sarig (Weizmann Institute and Penn State)

*Pseudo orbits for non uniformly hyperbolic diffeomorphisms*

Wednesday, 24 November, 2010, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Postgraduate seminar**

Colin Mayhill (Warwick)

*Permutation Graphs and Well-Quasi-Ordering.*

Wednesday, 24 November, 2010, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Michael Lones (York)

*AlBiNo: Artificial Biochemical Networks*

Wednesday, 24 November, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Mathematics**

Radek Erban (Oxford)

*Stochastic modelling of reaction, diffusion and taxis processes in biology*

Wednesday, 24 November, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Vladimir Guletskii (Liverpool)

*Transcendence Degree of Algebraic Cycles and Non-trivial Elements in Abel-Jacobi Kernels *

Wednesday, 24 November, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

B.Hambly (Oxford)

*The random conductor model*

Wednesday, 24 November, 2010, 6:30 pm, Room MS.01

**Warwick Maths Society**

David Loeffler (Warwick)

*The Langlands program and Ngô B o Châu's contribution in proving the Fundamental Lemma*

Wednesday, 24 November, 2010, 6:30 pm, Room MS.01

**Warwick Maths Society**

Florian Theil (Warwick)

*The importance of the work of Cédric Villani on the Boltzmann equation*

Thursday, 25 November, 2010, 3:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Marco Schlichting (Warwick)

*Motivic homotopy theory and the algebraic analogue of KO*

Thursday, 25 November, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Rafe Mazzeo (Stanford)

*Ricci Flow on Conic Surfaces and Other Singular Heat Flows*

Friday, 26 November, 2010, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT**

Raul Tempone (KAUST Academic Council, Saudi Arabia)

*Adaptive Multi-Level Monte Carlo Simulation*

Friday, 26 November, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Peter Markowich (Cambridge)

*OnWigner and Bohmian Measures*

Monday, 29 November, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**MiR@W: Nonlinear Engineering Problems and Challenges**

Stefano Beri (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)

*The Stochastic and Nonlinear Dynamics of Semiconductor Ring Lasers*

Monday, 29 November, 2010, 2:50 pm, Room B3.02

**MiR@W: Nonlinear Engineering Problems and Challenges **

Neil Evans (School of Engineering, Warwick)

*Quantification of antibody binding kinetics using surface plasmon resonance*

Monday, 29 November, 2010, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Anthony Flatters (UEA)

*Zsigmondy Theorems*

Monday, 29 November, 2010, 4:15 pm, Room B3.02

**MiR@W: Nonlinear Engineering Problems and Challenges**

Hin Kwan Wong (School of Engineering, Warwick)

*The Jump Resonance Phenomenon in Nonlinear Feedback Systems*

Monday, 29 November, 2010, 4:35 pm, Room B3.02

**MiR@W: Nonlinear Engineering Problems and Challenges**

Petr Denissenko (Fluid Dynamics Group, Warwick)

*Engineering vs mathematical approaches illustrated with the example of runup statistics and the non-linear wave dynamics *

Tuesday, 30 November, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems**

Roland Zweimueller (Surrey)

*Globally Coupled Ergodic Systems with Bistable Thermodynamic Limit*

Tuesday, 30 November, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Simone Severini (University College London)

*TBA*

Wednesday, 1 December, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Mathematics**

Sebastian Wieczorek (Exeter)

*Tipping Points in Open Systems: The Example of the Compost-bomb Instability*

Wednesday, 1 December, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Kai Behrend (UBC)

*The derived scheme of stable sheaves*

Wednesday, 1 December, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis/Midlands Probability Seminar (joint with the Department of Statistics)**

Boualem Djehiche (Stockholm)

*On a system of bacward SPDEs with interacting obstacles related to optimal investment under uncertainty*

Wednesday, 1 December, 2010, 3:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis/Midlands Probability Seminar (joint with the Department of Statistics)**

Nicholas Bingham (Imperial)

*TBA*

Wednesday, 1 December, 2010, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis/Midlands Probability Seminar (joint with the Department of Statistics)**

J.Weare (Chicago)

*Affine Invariant Markov Chain Monte-Carlo*

Thursday, 2 December, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebra Seminar**

Daan Krammer (Warwick)

*Convex Hulls of Partitions*

Thursday, 2 December, 2010, 3:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Alexandra Pettet (Oxford)

*The fundamental group of Hom (Z^kG)*

Thursday, 2 December, 2010, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar **

Richard Pymar (Cambridge)

*Effect of Scale on Large-scale Mutations *

Thursday, 2 December, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Reto Müller (Scuola Normale Superiore - Pisa)

*Quadratic Curvature Functionals on Three-manifolds*

Friday, 3 December, 2010, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT**

Dalia Chakrabarty (Warwick)

*Non-parametric Bayesian Estimation of Gravitational Potentials of Galaxies*

Friday, 3 December, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Marianna Csornyei (UCL)

*Differentiability of Lipschitz Functions, Structure of Null Sets, and Other Problems*

Monday, 6 December, 2010, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Jonathan Pila (Oxford)

*A Model-theoretic Approach to Certain Diophantine Equations*

Monday, 6 December, 2010, 7:30 pm, Room MS.01

**Warwick Maths Society**

José Miguel Figueroa-O'Farrill (Edinburgh)

*4,000 years of ADE*

Tuesday, 7 December, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems**

Alexander Gorodnik (Bristol)

*Mixing Properties of Commuting Automorphisms*

Tuesday, 7 December, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Anders Yeo (Royal Holloway University of London)

*All Ternary Permutation Constraint Satisfaction Problems Parameterized Above Average Have Kernels with a Quadratic Number of Variables*

Wednesday, 8 December, 2010, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Rosalind Allen (Edinburgh)

*Modelling the Growth of Bacterial Populations in Changing Environments*

Wednesday, 8 December, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Mathematics**

Mason Porter (Oxford)

*Nonlinear Waves in Granular Crystals*

Thursday, 9 December, 2010, 3:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Mark Pollicott (Warwick)

*Counting circles in Apollonian circle packings*

Thursday, 9 December, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Xavier Cabré (ICREA - Politècnica Barcelona)

*Qualitative Properties of Saddle-shaped Solutions to Bistable Diffusion Equations*

Thursday, 9 December, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems**

Benito Pires (Sao Paolo)

*On C^r-closing for flows on orientable and non-orientable two-manifolds*

Friday, 10 December, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Nigel Boston (Madison)

*Fermat, Galois Representations, and Belgian Chocolate*

Monday, 13 December, 2010 — Friday, 17 December, 2010

**Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: Henk Bruin, Davoud Cheraghi and Sebatian van Strien

*Final CODY meeting*

Monday, 13 December, 2010, 11:00 am, Room MS.03

**Final CODY**

W. de Melo (IMPA)

*Renormalization for Unicritical Maps, Recent Advances and Proofs 1/3*

Monday, 13 December, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Final CODY**

H. Koch (Texas)

*Renormalization of Hamiltonians and Vector Fields 1/2*

Monday, 13 December, 2010, 3:30 pm, Room MS.03

**Final CODY**

J. Rivera-Letelier (Chile)

*Statistical Properties of One Dimensional Maps 1/3*

Monday, 13 December, 2010, 4:50 pm, Room MS.03

**Final CODY**

K. Khanin (Toronto)

*Critical Circle Maps and Renormalization 1/2*

Tuesday, 14 December, 2010, 9:30 am, Room MS.03

**Final CODY**

W. de Melo (IMPA)

*Renormalization for Unicritical Maps, Recent Advances and Proofs 2/3*

Tuesday, 14 December, 2010, 11:00 am, Room MS.03

**Final CODY**

H. Koch (Texas)

*Renormalization of Hamiltonians and Vector Fields 2/2*

Tuesday, 14 December, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Final CODY**

J. Rivera-Letelier (Chile)

*Statistical Properties of One Dimensional Maps 2/3*

Tuesday, 14 December, 2010, 3:30 pm, Room MS.03

**Final CODY**

K. Khanin (Toronto)

*Critical Circle Maps and Renormalization 2/2*

Tuesday, 14 December, 2010, 4:50 pm, Room MS.03

**Final CODY**

E. de Faria (IME-USP)

*Boundary Values of Trans Quasi-conformal Maps*

Wednesday, 15 December, 2010, 9:30 am, Room MS.03

**Final CODY**

W. de Melo (IMPA)

*Renormalization for Unicritical Maps, Recent Advances and Proofs 3/3*

Wednesday, 15 December, 2010, 11:00 am, Room MS.03

**Final CODY**

O. Kozlovski (Warwick)

*Quasi-conformal Rigidity for Non-renormalizable Polynomials and Box Mappings 1/2*

Wednesday, 15 December, 2010, 1:30 pm, Room MS.03

**Final CODY**

J. Rivera-Letelier (Chile)

*Statistical Properties of One Dimensional Maps 3/3*

Wednesday, 15 December, 2010, 2:40 pm, Room MS.03

**Final CODY**

M. Martens (SUNY)

*Probabilistic Universality 1/2*

Wednesday, 15 December, 2010, 4:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Final CODY**

M. Martens (SUNY)

*Probabilistic Universality 2/2*

Thursday, 16 December, 2010, 9:30 am, Room MS.03

**Final CODY**

P. Roesch (Toulouse)

*Absence of Invariant Line Fields on the Boundary of Bounded Fatou Components 1/2*

Thursday, 16 December, 2010, 11:00 am, Room MS.03

**Final CODY**

O. Kozlovski (Warwick)

*Quasi-conformal Rigidity for Non-renormalizable Polynomials and Box Mappings 2/2*

Thursday, 16 December, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Final CODY**

D. Cheraghi (Warwick)

*Combinatorial Rigidity in the Complex Unicritical Polynomial Family 1/2*

Thursday, 16 December, 2010, 3:30 pm, Room MS.03

**Final CODY**

T. Clark (Warwick)

*Regular or Stochastic Dynamics in Families of Unimodal Maps 1/2*

Thursday, 16 December, 2010, 4:50 pm, Room MS.03

**Final CODY**

P. Roesch (Toulouse)

*Absence of Invariant Line Fields on the Boundary of Bounded Fatou Components 2/2*

Friday, 17 December, 2010, 9:30 am, Room MS.03

**Final CODY**

G. Levin (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

*Dynamics and Universality of One-dimensional Maps with Infinite Criticality*

Friday, 17 December, 2010, 11:00 am, Room MS.03

**Final CODY**

S. van Strien (Warwick)

*Quasi-conformal Rigidity for Real Analytic Maps*

Friday, 17 December, 2010, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT**

Henry Abarbanel (California)

*Nonlinear State and Parameter Estimation in a Statistical Physics Setting*

Friday, 17 December, 2010, 2:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Final CODY**

D. Cheraghi (Warwick)

*Combinatorial Rigidity in the Complex Unicritical Polynomial Family 2/2*

Friday, 17 December, 2010, 3:30 pm, Room MS.03

**Final CODY**

T. Clark (Warwick)

*Regular or Stochastic Dynamics in Families of Unimodal Maps 2/2*

Friday, 17 December, 2010, 4:50 pm, Room MS.03

**Final CODY**

C. Tresser (IBM)

*Renormalization; Prospectives*

Wednesday, 5 January, 2011, 11:30 am, Room MS.02

**Networks**

Thomas House (Warwick)

*Introduction to network statistics I*

Wednesday, 5 January, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.02

**Networks**

Ginestra Bianconi (Boston)

*Evolution of networks and biological evolution I*

Wednesday, 5 January, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room MS.02

**Networks**

Mark Fricker (Oxford)

*Biologically-inspired rules for adaptive network design*

Wednesday, 5 January, 2011, 5:15 pm, Room MS.02

**Networks**

David Croydon (Warwick)

*Scaling limit of the Erdos-Renyi random graph and associated random walk*

Thursday, 6 January, 2011, 9:30 am, Room MS.02

**Networks**

Thomas House (Warwick)

*Introduction to network statistics II*

Thursday, 6 January, 2011, 11:30 am, Room MS.02

**Networks**

Ginestra Bianconi (Boston)

*Evolution of networks and biological evolution II*

Thursday, 6 January, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.02

**Networks**

Renaud Lambiotte (Imperial)

*Finding communities when lost in space*

Thursday, 6 January, 2011, 2:45 pm, Room MS.02

**Networks**

Michael Gastner (Imperial)

*Spatial networks: should we revive quantitative geography?*

Friday, 7 January, 2011, 9:30 am, Room MS.02

**Networks**

Marc Timme (Göttingen)

*Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Complex (Neural) Networks I*

Friday, 7 January, 2011, 11:30 am, Room MS.02

**Networks**

Eduardo López (Oxford)

*Computational tools for network research: from real to random and from static to dynamic I*

Friday, 7 January, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.02

**Networks**

Amin Coja-Oghlan (Warwick)

*Spectral methods and regularity*

Friday, 7 January, 2011, 2:45 pm, Room MS.02

**Networks**

Elizabeth Leicht (Oxford)

*Community structure in networks: practice and significance*

Saturday, 8 January, 2011, 9:30 am, Room MS.02

**Networks**

Marc Timme (Göttingen)

*Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Complex (Neural) Networks II*

Saturday, 8 January, 2011, 11:30 am, Room MS.02

**Networks**

Eduardo López (Oxford)

*Computational tools for network research: from real to random and from static to dynamic II*

Monday, 10 January, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Samir Siksek (Warwick)

*Mordell-Weil Generators for Cubic Surfaces*

Wednesday, 12 January, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS03

**Postgraduate seminar**

Robert Tang (Warwick)

*A talk on the curve complex not exceeding 60 minutes. *

Wednesday, 12 January, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Craig MacLean (Department of Zoology, Oxford)

*Experimental Evolution of Antibiotic Resistance*

Wednesday, 12 January, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Jeremy Blanc (Basel)

*On complements of curves in the projective plane*

Wednesday, 12 January, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

S.Chhita (Brown)

*Particle Systems arising from Antiferromagnetic Ising Model*

Thursday, 13 January, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Noemi Kurt (TU-Berlin)

*Entropic repulsion of Laplacian interface models *

Thursday, 13 January, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Michael Weiss (Aberdeen)

*Vassiliev's discriminant method: some simplifications and extensions*

Thursday, 13 January, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Melanie Rupflin (Warwick)

*Selfsimilar Solutions of the Harmonic Map Flow*

Friday, 14 January, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT**

Richard Hobbs (Durham)

*A Bayesian Approach to Quantifying Uncertainty in Complex Geophysical Models *

Friday, 14 January, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

John Greenlees (Sheffield)

*Hasse Squares from Algebra, Topology and Geometry*

Monday, 17 January, 2011, 10:00 am, Room D1.07

**Complexity Science Workshop **

Organisers: Colm Connaughton and Yasmin Merali

*Complexity Science in Business, Industry and Government *

Monday, 17 January, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Martin Bright (Warwick)

*What I did in the holidays*

Tuesday, 18 January, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room D1:07 (Complexity)

**PCAPP Workshops - OPEN TO ALL STAFF**

Dr Ema Ushioda (Warwick)

*Lectures and Tutorials to students with a range of fluency in English*

Tuesday, 18 January, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Moduli of Curves seminar**

Dianne Maclagan (Warwick)

*Introduction to M_g; algebraic geometry approach*

Tuesday, 18 January, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems**

N Sidorov (Manchester)

*On a family of explicit counterexamples to the Finiteness Conjecture *

Wednesday, 19 January, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS03

**Postgraduate seminar**

Homero Renato Gallegos Ruiz (Warwick)

*Numerical computation of periods of genus two curves. *

Wednesday, 19 January, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Richard Blythe (Edinburgh)

*TBA*

Wednesday, 19 January, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Applied Mathematics**

Martin Gander (Geneva)

*Iterative Methods for Helmhotz Problems: a Fundamentally Difficult Task*

Wednesday, 19 January, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

E.Priola (Turino)

* CANCELLED*

Wednesday, 19 January, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Milena Hering (Uconn)

*Cox rings of toric vector bundles*

Thursday, 20 January, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Julia Ruscher (Seattle)

*Brownian motion with variable drift can have isolated zeros *

Thursday, 20 January, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

James Anderson (Southampton)

*Separating geodesics in hyperbolic 3-manifolds*

Friday, 21 January, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT**

Jochen Voss (Leeds)

*Stationary Distributions of Discretised SPDEs*

Friday, 21 January, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Diane Maclagan (Warwick)

*Tropical Geometry*

Monday, 24 January, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory**

Damiano Testa (Oxford)

*Conics on the Fermat quintic threefold*

Tuesday, 25 January, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems**

Yutaka Ishii (Ecole Polytechnique)

*Iterated monodromy groups for Henon maps *

Wednesday, 26 January, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS03

**Postgraduate seminar**

Soma Purkait (Warwick)

*Congruent Number Problem and Shimura Correspondence*

Wednesday, 26 January, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Jon Doye (Oxford)

*Exploring the self-assembly of complex objects*

Wednesday, 26 January, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Mathematics**

Tibor Antal (Edinburgh)

*CANCELLED*

Wednesday, 26 January, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Arend Bayer (UConn)

*Stability condition on threefolds (and why should you care)*

Wednesday, 26 January, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

Vassili Kolokoltsov (Warwick)

*Nonlinear Lévy processes and interacting particles*

Thursday, 27 January, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

TBA

*TBA*

Thursday, 27 January, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Emanuele Spadaro (Bonn)

*On Almgren's center manifold: higher regularity of minimal surfaces without Schauder*

Friday, 28 January, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Number Theory Seminar**

Minhyong Kim (UCL)

*Non-abelian cohomology and Diophantine geometry *

Friday, 28 January, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Colloquium**

Konrad Polthier (Berlin)

*Branched Covering Surfaces for Surface Modeling*

Monday, 31 January, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory**

Graeme Taylor (Bristol)

*Cyclotomic Matrices and Graphs*

Tuesday, 1 February, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room D1:07 (Complexity)

**PCAPP Workshop - OPEN TO ALL STAFF**

Dr Peter Crompton (Leeds)

*12:00 noon Professor Jane Hutton: 'Assessement & Feedback: tests and exams'13:00 Dr Crompton: 'Computer Algebra based tests: the cases for and against'.*

Tuesday, 1 February, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Moduli of Curves seminar**

Saul Schleimer (Warwick)

*Introduction to moduli space: Teichmueller approach*

Tuesday, 1 February, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory one day meeting**

Richard Sharp (Manchester)

*Spectral Triples and Gibbs Measures on Cantor Sets*

Tuesday, 1 February, 2011, 3:30 pm, Room B1.01

**Ergodic Theory one day meeting**

Caroline Series (Warwick)

*An Ergodic Theorem for Surface Groups*

Tuesday, 1 February, 2011, 4:40 pm, Room B1.01

**Ergodic Theory one day meeting**

Anders Karlsson (Geneva)

*Discrete Heat Kernels and Counting in Cayley Graphs*

Wednesday, 2 February, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS03

**Postgraduate seminar**

Sebastian Helmensdorfer (Warwick)

*Flow by Mean Curvature of Curves in the Plane*

Wednesday, 2 February, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Kate Jones (Zoological Society of London)

*TBA*

Wednesday, 2 February, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Mathematics**

David Dritschel (St Andrews)

*Jet Sharpening in Planetary Atmospheres*

Wednesday, 2 February, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Melody Chan (UC Berkeley)

*Combinatorics of the Tropical Torelli map*

Wednesday, 2 February, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

N.Zygouras (Warwick)

*TBA*

Thursday, 3 February, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS04

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

David Evans (Cardiff)

*Conformal field theory and subfactors *

Thursday, 3 February, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Mary Rees (Liverpool)

*The Mating Consruction in Complex Dynamics*

Thursday, 3 February, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Edriss Titi (UCI)

*On the Loss of Regularity for the Three-Dimensional Euler Equations*

Thursday, 3 February, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Sacha Friedli (Geneva/Minas Gerais)

*Percolation with defects on a line *

Thursday, 3 February, 2011, 6:00 pm, Room L4

**Warwick Maths Society**

David Corfield (Kent)

*What I wished I'd known as a mathematics student*

Friday, 4 February, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Edriss S. Titi (Irvine)

*On the Question of Global Regularity for Three-dimensional Navier-Stokes Equations and Relevant Geophysical Models*

Monday, 7 February, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory**

Tom Fisher (Cambridge)

*Height bounds on coverings of elliptic curves*

Tuesday, 8 February, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems**

F. Ramirez (Bristol)

*Smooth cohomology over higher-rank abelian group actions *

Wednesday, 9 February, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS03

**Postgraduate seminar**

Sara Maloni (Warwick))

*Scissor congruence and Hilbert's Third Problem.*

Wednesday, 9 February, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Ole Peters (Imperial)

*From ergodicity to stochastic market efficiency*

Wednesday, 9 February, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Mathematics**

John King (Nottingham)

*Wavespeed selection in non-homogeneous reaction-diffusion*

Wednesday, 9 February, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Mingmin Shen (Cambridge)

*Rational Curves on Fano threefolds of Picard number one*

Wednesday, 9 February, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

N.Fournier (Paris)

*Asymptotics of the one-dimensional forest fire process*

Wednesday, 9 February, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Mario Chan

*Kulikov surfaces form a connected component of the moduli space*

Thursday, 10 February, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar **

Martin Slowik (Bonn)

*Random-field Curie-Weiss-Potts model: From average to pointwise estimates of metastable times*

Thursday, 10 February, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Nicholas Touikan (Oxford)

*Finding group splittings*

Friday, 11 February, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT**

Jonathan Carter (Imperial)

*Holes in the Ground (and some of the problems of inverse problems in Earth Science)*

Friday, 11 February, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Herbert Spohn (TU Munich)

*The one-dimensional Kardar-Parisi-Zhang equation and its universality class*

Monday, 14 February, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Adam Epstein (Warwick)

*Integrality and rigidity for postcritically finite polynomials*

Tuesday, 15 February, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Moduli of curves seminar**

John Jones (Warwick)

*Stabilising moduli spaces with respect to genus*

Tuesday, 15 February, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems**

D. Ruelle (IHES)

*Can one differentiate SRB states with respect to dynamics?*

Wednesday, 16 February, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS03

**Postgraduate seminar**

Thotsaphon "Nook" Thongjunthug (Warwick)

*Period Lattices and Complex Elliptic Logarithms*

Wednesday, 16 February, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Buddhapriya Chakrabarti (Durham)

*Quantitative analysis of non-linear chromosome oscillations in mitosis*

Wednesday, 16 February, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Jan Draisma (Eindhoven)

*Finiteness results for infinite-dimensional varieties with many symmetries*

Wednesday, 16 February, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Will Donovan (Imperial)

*Mirror symmetry and Grassmannian twist functors*

Wednesday, 16 February, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

M.Arisawa (Cambridge)

*Strong maximum principle and ergodicity of pure jump processes*

Thursday, 17 February, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Warwick Tropical Day**

Peter Butkovic (Birmingham)

*Tropical Linear Algebra*

Thursday, 17 February, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Wolfgang König (Weierstrass Institute Berlin)

*Upper tails of self-intersection local times *

Thursday, 17 February, 2011, 2:30 pm, Room D1.07

**Warwick Tropical Day**

Jan Draisma (Eindhoven)

*Tropical Brill-Noether theory*

Thursday, 17 February, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Yanki Lekili (Cambridge)

*Quilted Floer homology of 3-manifolds*

Thursday, 17 February, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Jan Metzger (Potsdam)

*Isoperimetric surfaces in asymptotically flat manifolds*

Thursday, 17 February, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Warwick Tropical Day**

Bernd Sturmfels (UC Berkeley)

*The Geometry of the Restricted Boltzmann Machine*

Friday, 18 February, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT**

Arnulf Jentzen (Bielefeld)

*On the Global Lipschitz Assumption in Computational Stochastics *

Friday, 18 February, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Michael Farber (Durham)

*Stochastic Algebraic Topology*

Monday, 21 February, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Gihan Marasingha (Bristol)

*Average values of shifted convolutions of d3(n)*

Tuesday, 22 February, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory Seminar**

Charles Walkden (Manchester)

*Dynamical weierstrass functions*

Wednesday, 23 February, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS03

**Postgraduate seminar**

Siu Kwan Yip (Warwick)

*Annihilating random walk, coalescing random walk and Glauber model. *

Wednesday, 23 February, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Midlands Probability Theory Seminar**

L.Rey-Bellet (Amherst)

*TBA*

Wednesday, 23 February, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Mathematics**

Chandrashekar Venkataraman (Warwick)

*A Fintie Element Method for Reaction-Diffusion Systems on Continuously Growing Domains: Analysis and Applications*

Wednesday, 23 February, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Angela Gibney (UGA)

*Conformal Blocks Divisors on \overline{M}_{0,n} from sl_2 and sl_n.*

Wednesday, 23 February, 2011, 3:30 pm, Room MS.03

**Midlands Probability Theory Seminar**

Fen Yu (Bristol)

*Rate of adaptation under weak selection and recombination *

Wednesday, 23 February, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room MS.03

**Midlands Probability Theory Seminar**

Pawel Sztonyk (Wroclaw)

*Asymptotics of Transition Densities of Jump Processes*

Wednesday, 23 February, 2011, 7:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Warwick Maths Society**

Ronnie Brown

*What is and What Should Be `Higher Dimensional Algebra?' *

Thursday, 24 February, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar **

Felix Otto (MPI Leipzig)

*Optimal error bounds in stochastic homogenization*

Thursday, 24 February, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Caroline Series (Warwick)

*Continuous motions of limit sets*

Thursday, 24 February, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

David Gerard-Varet (Paris)

*Recent Results on the Prandtl Boundary Layer*

Friday, 25 February, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT**

Stefan Grosskinsky (Warwick)

*Phase Transitions and Metastability in Stochastic Shape Evolutions*

Friday, 25 February, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Felix Otto (Leipzig)

*Pattern Formation and Partial Differential Equations*

Tuesday, 1 March, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Moduli of curves seminar**

Mario Micallef (Warwick)

*A differential geometric perspective on Teichmuller theory*

Tuesday, 1 March, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems Seminar**

Thomas Kempton (Warwick)

*A Growth Rate for Beta Expansions*

Wednesday, 2 March, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS03

**Postgraduate seminar**

Janosch Ortmann (Warwick)

*Random Matrices, interacting particle systems and surface growth*

Wednesday, 2 March, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Mathematics**

Robert Nürnberg (Imperial)

*Parametric approximation of elastic flow for closed and open curves*

Wednesday, 2 March, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Artan Sheshmani

*Higher rank stable pairs and virtual localization*

Wednesday, 2 March, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

E.Priola (Turino)

*Pathwise uniqueness for singular SDEs driven by stable processess*

Wednesday, 2 March, 2011, 4:15 pm, Room B1.01

**OPEN TO ALL STAFF**

Professor W Kendall (Statistics, Warwick)

*How to be a good (quantative) citizen. Wine and Cheese in Maths Common Room at 17:30*

Thursday, 3 March, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Georg Menz (MPI Leipzig)

*LSI for Kawasaki dynamics with superquadratic single-site potential *

Thursday, 3 March, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Juan Souto (michigan)

*Homomorphisms between mapping class groups*

Thursday, 3 March, 2011, 3:30 pm, Room D1.07

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Dimitrios Tsagkarogiannis (Roma Tor Vergata)

*Current reservoirs in the simple exclusion process *

Friday, 4 March, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT**

Francois-Xavier Vialard (Imperial)

*A second order point of view for deterministic and stochastic shape evolutions*

Friday, 4 March, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Frances Kirwan (Oxford)

*Symplectic Implosion*

Monday, 7 March, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W: Monte Carlo Methods**

Gareth Roberts (Warwick)

*Introduction to adaptive Markov Chain Monte Carlo*

Monday, 7 March, 2011, 12:40 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W: Monte Carlo Methods**

Mike Allen (Warwick)

*Lattice peptide simulations using the Wang-Landau Monte Carlo method *

Monday, 7 March, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W: Monte Carlo Methods**

David Wild (Warwick)

*Exploring the energy landscapes of protein folding simulations with Bayesian computation*

Monday, 7 March, 2011, 2:40 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W: Monte Carlo Methods**

Adam Johansen (Warwick)

*Monte Carlo Solution of Integral Equations (of the Second Kind) *

Monday, 7 March, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory**

Christian Wuthrich (Nottingham)

*Parity conjectures for elliptic curves in positive characteristic *

Monday, 7 March, 2011, 3:50 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W: Monte Carlo Methods**

David Cheung (Warwick)

*Monte Carlo simulations of interfaces and surfaces *

Monday, 7 March, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W: Monte Carlo Methods**

Markus Kraft (Cambridge)

*Stochastic numerics for the gas-phase synthesis of nanoparticles *

Monday, 7 March, 2011, 5:10 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W: Monte Carlo Methods**

Anthony Lee/Chris Holmes (Oxford)

*On the utility of graphics cards to perform massively parallel simulation with advanced Monte Carlo methods*

Monday, 7 March, 2011, 5:50 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W: Monte Carlo Methods**

Dan Barker (Warwick)

*Tempering Algorithm for Large-sample Network Inference *

Monday, 7 March, 2011, 6:10 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W: Monte Carlo Methods**

Peter Man (Cambridge)

*Bayesian inference for expensive computer models in chemical engineering*

Tuesday, 8 March, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems Seminar**

Richard Sharp (Manchester)

*Fluctuation theorems and shrinking intervals*

Tuesday, 8 March, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B1.01

**EMSA seminar**

Marc Arnaudon (Poitiers)

*Stochastic algorithms for computing means of probability measures*

Tuesday, 8 March, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Michel Deza (École Normale Supérieure, Paris)

*Elementary Polycycles and Applications *

Tuesday, 8 March, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room B3.01

**EMSA seminar**

Mohammud Foondun (Loughborough)

*On stochastic heat equation with spatially colored random forcing*

Tuesday, 8 March, 2011, 5:30 pm, Room B3.01

**EMSA seminar**

Mikhail Urusov (Ulm)

*On a martingale property of exponential martingales*

Wednesday, 9 March, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS03

**Postgraduate seminar**

Luke Hartley (Warwick)

*The structure of surfaces and three-manifolds. *

Wednesday, 9 March, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Gunnar Pruessner (Imperial)

*The mean field theory of the contact process revisited*

Wednesday, 9 March, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Mathematics**

Rob Douglas (Aberdeen)

*Error decomposition using rearrangements of functions*

Wednesday, 9 March, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Singularity Day**

David Mond (Warwick)

*Saito matrices of Coxeter groups*

Wednesday, 9 March, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Singularity Day**

Gergely Berczi (Oxford)

*Thom polynomials of singularities and the Green-Griffiths conjecture*

Wednesday, 9 March, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar **

Ron Peled (Tel Aviv)

*Homomorphism height functions and 3-coloring of $\Z^d_n $*

Wednesday, 9 March, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

O.Lakkis (Sussex)

*Strong L^p error estimates in computing the stochastic Allen-Cahn equation*

Wednesday, 9 March, 2011, 5:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Singularity Day**

Richard Rimanyi (UNC Chapel Hill)

*Thom series of singularities via equivariant classes in Hilbert schemes*

Thursday, 10 March, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Pierluigi Falco (IAS Princeton)

*Fermion RG approach to 2D Lattice Models *

Thursday, 10 March, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Adam Epstein (Warwick)

*Transversality principles in holomorphic dynamics*

Thursday, 10 March, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Tobias Lamm (Frankfurt)

*Parabolic Equations with Rough Initial Data*

Friday, 11 March, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Richard Sharp (Manchester)

*Distortion and entropy for automorphisms of free groups*

Monday, 14 March, 2011, 9:00 am, Room B3.02

**Presentations**

John E Andersson (Warwick)

*TBA*

Monday, 14 March, 2011, 9:40 am, Room B3.02

**Presentations**

Peter Hornung

*The Willmore Functional on isometric immersions and related problems*

Monday, 14 March, 2011, 10:20 am, Room B3.02

**Presentations**

David Loeffler (Warwick)

*Galois representations and automorphic forms*

Monday, 14 March, 2011, 11:00 am, Room B3.02

**Presentations**

Damiano Testa (Oxford)

*Rational points and rational curves on surfaces*

Monday, 14 March, 2011, 11:40 am, Room B3.02

**Presentations**

Henry Segerman (Melbourne)

*Geometric Structures on Triangulated 3-Manifolds*

Monday, 14 March, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Presentations**

Emanuele N Spadaro (Bonn)

*Regularity issues in geometric and variational problems*

Monday, 14 March, 2011, 2:40 pm, Room B3.02

**Presentations**

Piotr Nowak (Texas A & M)

*On analytic and geometric properties of groups*

Monday, 14 March, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory**

Jan Tuitman (Oxford)

*Effective bounds for Frobenius structures on connections*

Monday, 14 March, 2011, 3:20 pm, Room B3.02

**Presentations**

Stefan Wenger (Illinois)

*Isoperimetric inequalities and the structure of metric spaces*

Tuesday, 15 March, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Samir Siksek (Warwick)

*Moduli of Curves seminar*

Tuesday, 15 March, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems Seminar**

Georg Ostrovski (Warwick)

*Fictitious play dynamics*

Wednesday, 16 March, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS03

**Postgraduate seminar**

David Moxey (Warwick)

*The onset of turbulence in pipe flow. *

Wednesday, 16 March, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Sir David Baulcombe (Cambridge)

*TBA*

Wednesday, 16 March, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Mathematics**

Timo Betcke (UCL)

*Spectral Properties of Boundary Integral Operators in High-frequency Acoustic Scattering*

Wednesday, 16 March, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Will Donovan (Imperial)

*Mirror symmetry and Grassmannian twist functors*

Wednesday, 16 March, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

G.Peccati (Luxembourg)

*Universality of Wiener chaos*

Thursday, 17 March, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Owen Cotton-Barratt (Oxford)

*Detecting geometry in finite quotients*

Thursday, 17 March, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Felix Schulze (FU Berlin)

*On Short Time Existence of the Network Flow*

Friday, 18 March, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT**

Tim Sullivan (Caltech)

*Optimal Uncertainty Quantification*

Monday, 4 April, 2011 — Thursday, 7 April, 2011

**DIMAP Workshop**

Organisers: Konrad Dabrowski, Vadim Lozin and Bernard Ries

*Combinatorics and Graph Theory*

Monday, 4 April, 2011, 9:00 am, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Jaroslav Nesetril (Charles University)

*Asymptotic Counting of Subgraphs in Sparse Graphs*

Monday, 4 April, 2011, 10:30 am, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Sergey Kitaev (Reykjavik/Strathclyde)

*On (2+2)-free Posets and Equinumerous Objects*

Monday, 4 April, 2011, 10:50 am, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Vitaliy Koshelev (Steklov Mathematical Institute)

*On the Erd s-Szekeres Problem for Colored Sets with Various Numbers of Internal Points*

Monday, 4 April, 2011, 11:10 am, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Andrei Raigorodskii (Moscow State University)

*From Combinatorial Geometry to Ramsey Theory*

Monday, 4 April, 2011, 11:40 am, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Demetres Christofides (Charles University)

*Guessing Numbers of Graphs*

Monday, 4 April, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Eric Sopena (Université Bordeaux 1)

*CGT Inspired Tools for Studying the Game Chromatic Number of Trees*

Monday, 4 April, 2011, 12:15 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W Opinion Dynamics**

Antony Mayfield (Brilliant Noise)

*Living in Networks: Questions from Business and Society*

Monday, 4 April, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W Opinion Dynamics**

Andreas Flache (Groningen)

*Comparing two theories of opinion differentiation in continuous opinion dynamics *

Monday, 4 April, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Richard Mycroft (Queen Mary, University of London)

*Perfect Matchings and Packings in Hypergraphs*

Monday, 4 April, 2011, 2:20 pm, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Frantisek Kardos (Pavol Jozef Safarik University in Kosice)

*Exponentially Many Perfect Matchings in Cubic Graphs*

Monday, 4 April, 2011, 2:40 pm, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Clemens Heuberger (TU Graz)

*The Number of Maximum Matchings in a Tree*

Monday, 4 April, 2011, 2:45 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W Opinion Dynamics**

Tobias Galla (Manchester)

*Effects of noise and confidence thresholds in nominal and metric Axelrod dynamics of social influence *

Monday, 4 April, 2011, 3:30 pm, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

David Hartman (Charles University)

*Homomorphism-homogeneous Edge-colored Graphs*

Monday, 4 April, 2011, 3:50 pm, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Florian Pfender (Universität Rostock)

*Complete Subgraphs in Multipartite Graphs*

Monday, 4 April, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W Opinion Dynamics**

Federico Vazquez (Dresden)

*The dynamics of group formation in adaptive social networks*

Monday, 4 April, 2011, 4:10 pm, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Teresa Sousa (FCT-UNL and CMA-UNL)

*Minimum Weight H-decompositions of Graphs*

Monday, 4 April, 2011, 4:40 pm, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Robert Brignall (The Open University)

*Infinite Antichains: From Permutations to Graphs*

Monday, 4 April, 2011, 4:45 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W Opinion Dynamics**

Duncan Robertson (Oxford/Warwick)

*Collaborative Network Dynamics and the Rise of Academic Fields: The Case of Strategic Management*

Monday, 4 April, 2011, 5:00 pm, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Tobias Müller (CWI)

*The Smallest Grid Needed to Represent a Geometric Intersection Graph*

Monday, 4 April, 2011, 5:10 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W Opinion Dynamics**

Anthony Woolcock (Warwick)

*Linked and Weighted Opinions: Extensions to the Axelrod Model*

Monday, 4 April, 2011, 5:35 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W Opinion Dynamics**

Alistair Tucker (Warwick)

*Retweet Waves: Contagion in a Social Network*

Tuesday, 5 April, 2011, 9:00 am, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Carsten Thomassen (Technical University of Denmark)

*The Weak 3-flow Conjecture and Graph Decomposition*

Tuesday, 5 April, 2011, 10:30 am, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Carol Zamfirescu (TU Dortmund)

*(2)-pancyclic Graphs*

Tuesday, 5 April, 2011, 10:50 am, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Dieter Rautenbach (University of Ulm)

*The Potential of Greed for Independence*

Tuesday, 5 April, 2011, 11:10 am, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Vadim Levit (Ariel University)

*A Set and Collection Lemma*

Tuesday, 5 April, 2011, 11:40 am, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Martin Milanic (University of Primorska)

*Towards a Combinatorial Characterization of Equistable Graphs - Partial Results on a Conjecture of Orlin*

Tuesday, 5 April, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Matthias Hamann (Universität Hamburg)

*On the Tree-likeness of Hyperbolic Graphs*

Wednesday, 6 April, 2011, 9:00 am, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Michael Fellows (Charles Darwin University)

*Inside FPT: Kernelization Lower Bounds*

Wednesday, 6 April, 2011, 10:30 am, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Matthias Mnich (International Computer Science Institute)

*Domination When the Stars Are Out*

Wednesday, 6 April, 2011, 10:50 am, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Petr Golovach (Durham)

*Algorithmic Bounds for Problems Parameterized by Clique-width*

Wednesday, 6 April, 2011, 11:10 am, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Igor Razgon (Leicester)

*A New Upper Bound on the Number of Important Separators and an Alternative Parameterization of the Multiway Cut Problem*

Wednesday, 6 April, 2011, 11:40 am, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Marcin Kaminski (Université Libre de Bruxelles)

*Deciding (More) Containment Relations in Planar Graphs in FPT Time*

Wednesday, 6 April, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Pim van 't Hof (Bergen)

*Edge Contractions in Subclasses of Chordal Graphs*

Wednesday, 6 April, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Chinh Hoang (Wilfrid Laurier University)

*Finding and Listing Induced Paths*

Wednesday, 6 April, 2011, 2:20 pm, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Daniel Paulusma (Durham)

*Coloring Graphs Without a Fixed Induced Linear Forest*

Wednesday, 6 April, 2011, 2:40 pm, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Marc Demange (Essec Business School)

*On Some Coloring Problems on Grids*

Wednesday, 6 April, 2011, 3:30 pm, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Michel Habib (Universite Paris 7)

*An O(mn^2) Algorithm for Computing All Maximal Homogeneous Pairs in a Graph*

Wednesday, 6 April, 2011, 3:50 pm, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Dieter Kratsch (Universite Paul Verlaine - Metz)

*Counting in AT-free Graphs: Independence and Domination*

Wednesday, 6 April, 2011, 4:10 pm, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Christophe Picouleau (CEDRIC-CNAM)

*Minimum Transversals for the Maximum Stable Set Problem in Weighted Bipartite Graphs*

Wednesday, 6 April, 2011, 4:40 pm, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Ross Kang (Durham)

*Improper Choosability and Property B*

Wednesday, 6 April, 2011, 5:00 pm, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Frank Gurski (Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf)

*Binary Linear Programming Formulations and Hardness for Control Problems in Voting Systems *

Thursday, 7 April, 2011, 9:00 am, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Reinhard Diestel (Universität Hamburg)

*Infinite Graphs with Ends: A Topological Approach*

Thursday, 7 April, 2011, 10:30 am, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Michal Adamaszek (Warwick)

*Clique Complexes of Cycle Powers*

Thursday, 7 April, 2011, 10:50 am, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Jayme Szwarcfiter (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro)

*On Hull Sets of Graphs: A Short Survey*

Thursday, 7 April, 2011, 11:10 am, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Jan Foniok Laboratoire d'Informatique de l'Ecole Polytechnique (LIX)

*Cherlin-Shelah-Shi Classes are Ramsey*

Thursday, 7 April, 2011, 11:40 am, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Oleg Verbitsky (Institute for Applied Problems of Mechanics and Mathematics)

*Canonical Representations of Interval and Circular-arc Hypergraphs*

Thursday, 7 April, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS.02

**Combinatorics and Graph Theory**

Jessica Enright (Alberta)

*Only the Important Bits of the Tree*

Monday, 11 April, 2011 — Friday, 15 April, 2011

**Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: Mark Pollicott and Tom Ward (UEA)

*Ergodic Theory and Number Theory*

Monday, 11 April, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Number Theory**

Manfred Einsiedler (Zurich)

*Equidistribution of closed geodesics on SL_2(Z)\SL_2(R) *

Monday, 11 April, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Number Theory**

Corinna Ulcigrai (Bristol)

*Ergodic properties of infinite extensions of area-preserving flows*

Monday, 11 April, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Number Theory**

Hillel Furstenberg (Jerusalem)

*Solving diophantine equations in weak mixing sets*

Tuesday, 12 April, 2011, 9:00 am, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Number Theory**

Tanja Eisner (Tübingen)

*On rigidity sequences*

Tuesday, 12 April, 2011, 10:30 am, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Number Theory**

Jean-Francois Quint (Paris XIII)

*Recurrence in the space of lattices*

Tuesday, 12 April, 2011, 11:30 am, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Number Theory**

Shahar Mozes (Jerusalem)

*Invariant measures and divisibility*

Tuesday, 12 April, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Number Theory**

Richard Miles (UEA)

*Synchronization points and associated dynamical invariants *

Tuesday, 12 April, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Number Theory**

Yves Guivarc'h (Rennes)

*Spectral gap properties for large groups of automorphisms acting on tori and nilmanifolds *

Tuesday, 12 April, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Number Theory**

Michael Hochman (Princeton)

*Measure rigidity without commutation *

Wednesday, 13 April, 2011, 9:00 am, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Number Theory**

Charlene Kalle (Vienna)

* Symbolic coverings for general Pisot beta-transformations *

Wednesday, 13 April, 2011, 10:30 am, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Number Theory**

Karma Dajani (Utrecht)

*Two special invariant measures for random beta-transform*

Wednesday, 13 April, 2011, 11:30 am, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Number Theory**

Arnaldo Nogueira (Luminy)

*The Rauzy induction of interval exchange transformations is exact*

Wednesday, 13 April, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Number Theory**

Bryna Kra (Evanston)

*Higher order correlations*

Wednesday, 13 April, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Number Theory**

Emmanuel Lesigne (Tours)

*Pointwise convergence of multiple averages *

Wednesday, 13 April, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Number Theory**

Vitaly Bergelson (Ohio)

*Amenable Groups and Ergodic Ramsey Theory*

Thursday, 14 April, 2011, 9:00 am, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Number Theory**

Nalini Anantharaman (Paris-Sud XI)

*Semiclassical measures for the Schrodinger equation on the torus *

Thursday, 14 April, 2011, 10:30 am, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Number Theory**

Alex Gorodnik (Bristol)

*Arnold's question and infinite-measure ergodic theory*

Thursday, 14 April, 2011, 11:30 am, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Number Theory**

Amos Nevo (Haifa)

*Ergodic theorems and diophantine approximation on homogeneous varieties *

Thursday, 14 April, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.03

**YRM: Keynote lectures Combinatorics**

Prof. Peter Cameron (Queen Mary, London)

*Synchronization*

Thursday, 14 April, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.04

**YRM: Mathematical Biology**

Prof. Raymond Goldstein (DAMTP, Cambridge)

*Fluid Dynamics and the Evolution of Biological Complexity*

Thursday, 14 April, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.02

**YRM: Mathematical Physics**

Prof. Sandra Chapman, FInstP (Physics Department)

*Scaling laws, emergence and statistical descriptions of systems that are out of equilibrium: what we can model and measure*

Thursday, 14 April, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.03

**YRM: Differential Geometry**

Prof. Nigel Hitchin, FRS (Oxford)

*Generalized geometry and Poisson geometry*

Thursday, 14 April, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Number Theory**

Michael Baake (Bielefeld)

*Mathematical diffraction theory of deterministic and stochastic structures*

Thursday, 14 April, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Number Theory**

Jens Marklof (Bristol)

*Diameters of random circulant graphs and ergodic theory *

Thursday, 14 April, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Number Theory**

Elon Lindenstrauss (Jerusalem/Princeton)

*Orbit closures for higher rank actions and topological joinings*

Thursday, 14 April, 2011, 5:30 pm, Room MS.03

**YRM: Complexity**

Prof. Jeff Johnson (Open University)

*Hypernetworks for modelling multilevel complex systems*

Friday, 15 April, 2011, 9:00 am, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Number Theory**

Richard Sharp (Manchester)

*Pair correlations and length spectra *

Friday, 15 April, 2011, 10:30 am, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Number Theory**

Linglim Liao (Paris XIII)

*Dynamical properties of the negative beta-transformation *

Friday, 15 April, 2011, 11:30 am, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Number Theory**

Anish Ghosh (UEA)

*Geodesic flows on quotients of Bruhat-Tits buildings*

Friday, 15 April, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Number Theory**

Doug Lind (Seattle)

*Periodic points and entropy*

Friday, 15 April, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.05

**YRM: Algebra**

Prof. Martin R. Bridson (Oxford)

*The universe of finitely presented groups*

Friday, 15 April, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.04

**YRM: Financial Mathematics**

Prof. David Hand, FBA (Imperial College)

*Evaluating consumer credit scoring models*

Friday, 15 April, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.02

**YRM: Statistics and Probability**

Prof. Saul Jacka (Department of Statistics)

*Stochastic Control and Applications*

Friday, 15 April, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.03

**YRM: Topology**

Prof. Caroline Series (Mathematics Institute)

*Limits of limit sets*

Saturday, 16 April, 2011, 10:15 am, Room MS.02

**YRM: Algebraic Geometry**

Prof. Burt Totaro, FRS (DPMMS, Cambridge)

*Algebraic geometry from a topological point of view*

Saturday, 16 April, 2011, 11:30 am, Room MS.02

**YRM: Number Theory**

Prof. Kevin Buzzard (Imperial College)

*Future directions in the Langlands program*

Saturday, 16 April, 2011, 11:30 am, Room MS.03

**YRM: Analysis and PDEs**

Sir John Ball, FRS (Oxford)

*Variational problems for solid and liquid crystals*

Saturday, 16 April, 2011, 11:30 am, Room MS.04

**YRM: Dynamical Systems**

Prof. Mary Rees, FRS (Liverpool)

*Topological models in complex dynamics*

Saturday, 16 April, 2011, 12:30 pm, Room MS.02

**YRM Plenary Lecture**

Prof. Robin C. Ball (Department of Physics and Centre for Complexity Science)

*Optimisation under Uncertainty*

Monday, 18 April, 2011 — Thursday, 21 April, 2011

**Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: Kenneth Falconer (St Andrews) and Mark Pollicott

* Dynamical Systems and Dimension Theory *

Monday, 18 April, 2011, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**Dynamical Systems and Dimension Theory **

M. Hochman (Princeton)

*Sumset phenomena and convolutions of measures on Euclidean space*

Monday, 18 April, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Dynamical Systems and Dimension Theory **

A.-H. Fan (Picardy)

*Riesz products and multiplicative Gibbs measures*

Tuesday, 19 April, 2011, 9:15 am, Room B3.03

**Dynamical Systems and Dimension Theory **

J. Fraser (St Andrews)

*The horizon problem for prevalent surfaces*

Tuesday, 19 April, 2011, 9:45 am, Room B3.03

**Dynamical Systems and Dimension Theory **

M. Todd (St Andrews)

*Transience in dynamical systems*

Tuesday, 19 April, 2011, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**Dynamical Systems and Dimension Theory **

M. Urbanski (Texas)

*Regularity properties of Hausdorff dimension*

Tuesday, 19 April, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Dynamical Systems and Dimension Theory **

F. Przytycki (Warsaw)

*Geometric pressure for topologically transitive maps of interval*

Wednesday, 20 April, 2011, 9:15 am, Room B3.03

**Dynamical Systems and Dimension Theory **

X. Jin (St Andrews)

*The graph and range singularity spectra for random wavelet series built from Gibbs measures*

Wednesday, 20 April, 2011, 9:45 am, Room B3.03

**Dynamical Systems and Dimension Theory **

T. Jordan (Bristol)

*Bernoulli convolutions and local dimensions*

Wednesday, 20 April, 2011, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**Dynamical Systems and Dimension Theory **

M. Kessebohmer (Bremen)

*Lyapunov spectra for alpha-Farey and alpha-Luroth maps - new types of phase transitions*

Wednesday, 20 April, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Dynamical Systems and Dimension Theory **

J. Robinson (Warwick)

*Assouad dimension, cube slicing, and the dynamics on finite-dimensional attractors*

Thursday, 21 April, 2011, 9:15 am, Room B3.03

**Dynamical Systems and Dimension Theory **

P. Shmerkin (Manchester)

*The dimension of projections and convolutions, and a variant of Marstrand's projection theorem*

Thursday, 21 April, 2011, 9:45 am, Room B3.03

**Dynamical Systems and Dimension Theory **

A. Kaenmaki (Jyvaskyla)

*Local homogeneity and dimensions of measures*

Thursday, 21 April, 2011, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**Dynamical Systems and Dimension Theory **

Z. Buczolich (Budapest)

*Non-L^1 functions with rotation sets of Hausdorff dimension one*

Thursday, 21 April, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Dynamical Systems and Dimension Theory **

K. Simon (Budapest)

*The dimension of slices for some self-similar sets*

Wednesday, 27 April, 2011, 11:00 am, Room D1.07

**ias-2011**

Andriy Zapechelnyuk (Queen Mary, University of London)

*Regret-based learning and fictitious play: survey*

Wednesday, 27 April, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS04

**Postgraduate seminar**

Robert Fryer (Warwick)

*Quasiregular dynamics and the K,theta-Mandelbrot set. *

Wednesday, 27 April, 2011, 1:30 pm, Room D1.07

**ias-2011**

Ken Binmore (UCL, ELSE)

*The Orthodoxy in Rational Decision Theory*

Wednesday, 27 April, 2011, 2:30 pm, Room D1.07

**ias-2011**

Vincent Crawford (Oxford)

*Strategic Thinking*

Wednesday, 27 April, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room D1.07

**ias-2011**

Ken Binmore (UCL, ELSE)

* Inequity Aversion: A Case Study in Bad Science*

Wednesday, 27 April, 2011, 5:00 pm, Room D1.07

**ias-2011**

Vincent Crawford (Oxford)

*Level-k Mechanism Design *

Thursday, 28 April, 2011, 9:30 am, Room D1.07

**ias-2011**

Andriy Zapechelnyuk (Queen Mary, University of London)

*Regret-based learning and fictitious play*

Thursday, 28 April, 2011, 11:00 am, Room D1.07

**ias-2011**

Ken Binmore (UCL, ELSE)

*Social Norms or Social Preferences?*

Thursday, 28 April, 2011, 1:30 pm, Room D1.07

**ias-2011**

Jerker Denrell (Oxford)

*Interdependent search and learning *

Thursday, 28 April, 2011, 2:30 pm, Room D1.07

**ias-2011**

Jerker Denrell (Oxford)

*Interdependent search and learning *

Tuesday, 3 May, 2011, 12:30 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Jane Gunn (University of Melbourne)

*Mapping the patterns of depression in an Australian Primary Care Cohort*

Wednesday, 4 May, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS04

**Postgraduate seminar**

Yuxin Yang (Warwick)

*Commutation Formula and Weitzenbock Identity. *

Wednesday, 4 May, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis**

Samy Tindel (Nancy)

*Concentration properties for rough differential equations*

Wednesday, 4 May, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

Samy Tindel (Nancy)

*Concentration properties for rough differential equations *

Thursday, 5 May, 2011, 9:00 am, Room MS.03

Dr Christoph Ortner (Oxford)

*Numerical Analysis of Atomistic/Continuum Hybrid Models*

Thursday, 5 May, 2011, 10:00 am, Room MS.03

Dr Arnulf Jentzen (Princeton)

*Convergence of the stochastic Euler scheme for locally Lipschitz coefficients*

Thursday, 5 May, 2011, 11:00 am, Room MS.03

Dr Oleg Pikhurko (Carnegie Mellon)

*Stability Method in Extemal Combinatorics*

Thursday, 5 May, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room TBA

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Francis Bonahon (USC)

*Eigenvalue Functions*

Thursday, 5 May, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**PDEs and Geometry**

Giuseppe Tinaglia (KCL)

*The geometry of constant mean curvature surfaces embedded in R^3*

Friday, 6 May, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Balazs Szegedy (Toronto)

*Higher order Fourier analysis*

Monday, 9 May, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Antonio Lei (Monash University)

*Elementary divisors and Iwasawa theory for modular forms*

Tuesday, 10 May, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Short course**

Eric Kolaczyk (Boston University)

*Statistical analysis of network data*

Wednesday, 11 May, 2011, 11:00 am, Room B3.02

**Midlands Probabilty Theory Seminar**

M.Urusov (Ulm)

*Convergence of integral functionals of diffusions and the loss of the semimartinagle property*

Wednesday, 11 May, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Postgraduate seminar**

Taro Sano (Warwick)

*Smoothing of singular algebraic varieties by flat deformation. *

Wednesday, 11 May, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

John Dearing (Southampton)

*Complex socio-ecological systems: bridging the gap between theory and reality*

Wednesday, 11 May, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Short course**

Eric Kolaczyk (Boston University)

*Statistical analysis of network data*

Wednesday, 11 May, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Midlands Probability Theory Seminar**

M.Zervos (LSE)

*On portofolio optimisation with linear habit formation*

Wednesday, 11 May, 2011, 3:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Midlands Probabilty Theory Seminar**

Igor Krasovsky (Brunel / Imperial)

*Toeplitz determinants and their applications*

Wednesday, 11 May, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Midlands Probability Theory Seminar**

M.Pistorius (Imperial College)

*Maximum increments of random walks and Levy processes*

Thursday, 12 May, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Mark Peletier (Eindhoven)

*Passing to the limit in the Wasserstein Gradient-flow formulation*

Thursday, 12 May, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Irida Altman (Warwick)

*Sutured Floer homology distinguishes between Seifert surfaces*

Thursday, 12 May, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**PDEs and Geometry**

Yann Bernard (Freiburg)

*Analysis of branch points for the Willmore functional in arbitrary codimension*

Thursday, 12 May, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Sara Maloni (Warwick)

*Bers-Maskit slices of the quasi-Fuchsian space*

Friday, 13 May, 2011, 10:00 am, Room R012

**OPEN MEETING ON FUTURE OF THE PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES**

Nigel Thrift, Maureen Freely, Robin Wensley, Jehanzeb Khan, Hilary Marland (Warwick)

*One hour of talks, one hour of questions and discussion*

Friday, 13 May, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Alexander Volberg (Michigan)

*Sharp estimate of singular integrals with and without stochastic optimal control*

Monday, 16 May, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Study Group on Rigid Geometry**

Miles Reid (Warwick)

*Informal introduction to Grothendieck topologies*

Monday, 16 May, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

John Coates (Cambridge)

*Some enigmatic number theoretic problems *

Tuesday, 17 May, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**PDEs and Geometry**

Armin Schikkora (ETH Zurich)

*Helein's moving frame technique for fractional harmonic maps*

Tuesday, 17 May, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Lutz Warnke (Oxford)

*Achlioptas Process Phase Transitions are Continuous *

Wednesday, 18 May, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS04

**Postgraduate seminar**

Georg Ostrovski (Warwick)

*Learning Dynamics in Games: Fictitious Play. *

Wednesday, 18 May, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Nicolai Brilliantov (Leicester)

*Kinetic Theory of Ballistic Aggregation and Fragmentation: Application to Planetary Rings*

Wednesday, 18 May, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

Simon Harris (Bath)

*Branching Brownian motion in an inhomogeneous branching potential*

Thursday, 19 May, 2011, 9:30 am, Room B3.02

**COW Seminars at Warwick**

Shengtian Zhou (Warwick)

*Orbifold Riemann-Roch via stacks*

Thursday, 19 May, 2011, 11:00 am, Room B3.02

**COW Seminars at Warwick**

Alan Thompson (Oxford)

*Models for threefolds fibred by K3 surfaces of degree two*

Thursday, 19 May, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**COW Seminars at Warwick**

Domingo Toledo (Utah)

*Cubic surfaces with special periods*

Thursday, 19 May, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

TBA

Thursday, 19 May, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis**

Miaomiao Zhu (Warwick)

*Regularity for harmonic maps into certain Pseudo-Riemannian manifolds*

Thursday, 19 May, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**COW Seminars at Warwick**

Timothy Logvinenko (Warwick)

*Relative spherical objects*

Friday, 20 May, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Colm Connaughton (Warwick)

*Non-equilibrium statistical mechanics of cluster-cluster aggregation *

Monday, 23 May, 2011 — Friday, 27 May, 2011

**Non Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: Charlie Elliott and Andrew Stuart

*Inverse Problems and Optimal Control for PDEs*

Monday, 23 May, 2011, 11:15 am, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

T. Banks (North Carolina)

*Aggregate Data and Inverse Problems*

Monday, 23 May, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

A. Stuart (Warwick)

*The Bayesian Approach to Inverse Problems Pt 1*

Monday, 23 May, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Study Group on Rigid Geometry**

Johan Bosman (Warwick)

*The G-topologies of an affinoid space*

Monday, 23 May, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Number Theory Seminar**

Shaun Stevens (UEA)

*Towards explicit L-packets*

Monday, 23 May, 2011, 4:15 pm, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

T. Banks (North Carolina)

*Propagation of Uncertainty in Dynamical Systems, Random Differential Equations and Stochastic Differential Equations*

Tuesday, 24 May, 2011, 9:00 am, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

F. Troltzsch (Berlin)

*Aspects of numerical analysis in the optimal control of nonlinear PDEs Pt 1*

Tuesday, 24 May, 2011, 11:15 am, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

A. Stuart (Warwick)

*The Bayesian Approach to Inverse Problems Pt 2*

Tuesday, 24 May, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

F. Troltzsch (Berlin)

*Aspects of numerical analysis in the optimal control of nonlinear PDEs Pt 2*

Tuesday, 24 May, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Martin Kochol (Slovak Academy of Sciences)

*Solution to an Edge-coloring Conjecture of Grunbaum *

Tuesday, 24 May, 2011, 4:15 pm, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

O. Scherzer (Vienna)

*Variational methods for the Solution of Inverse Problems*

Tuesday, 24 May, 2011, 5:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

M. Hinze (Hamburg)

*Identification of matrix parameters in elliptic PDEs*

Wednesday, 25 May, 2011, 9:00 am, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

C. Elliott (Warwick)

*Numerical analysis of an inverse problem for the eikonal equation*

Wednesday, 25 May, 2011, 9:45 am, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

A. Walther (Paderborn)

*Solving large-scale inverse electromagnetic scattering problems: A parallel AD-based approach*

Wednesday, 25 May, 2011, 11:15 am, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

A Szesspezy (Stockholm)

*Hamilton-Jacobi theory for inverse PDE*

Wednesday, 25 May, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

V H Haong (Nanyang)

*Bayesian inverse problems for Burgers and Hamilton-Jacobi equations with white-noise forcing*

Wednesday, 25 May, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS04

**Postgraduate seminar**

Shengtian Zhou (Warwick)

*Hilbert polynomials and Hilbert schemes.*

Wednesday, 25 May, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

David Baulcombe (Cambridge)

*RNA silencing networks*

Wednesday, 25 May, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

D Xiu (Purdue)

*An Efficient Surrogate Approach to Bayesian Inference in Inverse Problems*

Wednesday, 25 May, 2011, 2:45 pm, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

K Cliffe (Nottingham)

*Flow in a channel with a Sudden Expansion*

Wednesday, 25 May, 2011, 4:15 pm, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

A Wathen (Oxford)

*Preconditioned iterative linear solvers for PDE-constrained optimization problems*

Wednesday, 25 May, 2011, 5:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

R Herzog (Chemnitz)

*On nonlinear optimal control problems with an L^1 norm*

Thursday, 26 May, 2011, 9:00 am, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

N O Ghattas (Texas)

*A stochastic Newton method for large-scale statistical inverse problems, with application to seismic inversion*

Thursday, 26 May, 2011, 9:45 am, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

O Dorn (Manchester)

*Level set methods for structural inversion*

Thursday, 26 May, 2011, 11:15 am, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

P Barbone (Boston)

*Two steps forward and one step back: Improved inversion problem solutions using improved forward solvers*

Thursday, 26 May, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

E Casas (Cantabria)

*A paradox in the approximation of Dirichlet control problems in curved domains*

Thursday, 26 May, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

A Simoni (Milan)

*Regularizing priors for linear inverse problems*

Thursday, 26 May, 2011, 2:45 pm, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

S Siltanen (Helsinki)

*Sparsity-promoting Bayesian inversion*

Thursday, 26 May, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Thursday, 26 May, 2011, 4:15 pm, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

N Nichols (Reading)

*Conditioning, preconditioning and regularization of the optimal state estimation problem*

Thursday, 26 May, 2011, 5:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

M Freitag (Bath)

*Resolution of sharp fronts in the presence of model error in variational data assimilation*

Friday, 27 May, 2011, 9:00 am, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

M Hintermueller (Humboldt)

*Automated regularization parameter selection in multi-scale total variation models for image restoration*

Friday, 27 May, 2011, 9:45 am, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

C Schoenlieb (Cambridge)

*Regularized optimal transport for smoothing and density estimation*

Friday, 27 May, 2011, 11:15 am, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

E Zuazua (BCAM)

*Control and numerics: continuous versus discrete approaches*

Tuesday, 31 May, 2011 — Saturday, 4 June, 2011

**Non Symposium Workshop **

Organisers: V Goryunov ; D Mond (Warwick)

*Free Divisors*

Tuesday, 31 May, 2011, 10:45 am, Room B3.03

**Free Divisors**

Ragnar-Olaf Buchweitz (Toronto)

*Desingularizing Free Divisors*

Tuesday, 31 May, 2011, 11:45 am, Room B3.03

**Free Divisors**

Yoshishige Haraoka (Kumamoto)

*Monodromy of rank 3 completely integrable systems singular along free divisors*

Tuesday, 31 May, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems Seminar**

Vadim Kaloshin (Maryland)

*Crumpled invariant cylinder, Arnold diffusion, and the oldest open question in dynamics*

Tuesday, 31 May, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Study Group on Rigid Geometry**

John Cremona (Warwick)

*Tate uniformization of abelian varieties*

Tuesday, 31 May, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Free Divisors**

David Mond (Warwick)

*Some examples almost for their own sake*

Tuesday, 31 May, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Free Divisors**

Luis Narvaez (Sevilla)

*Linearity properties of Jacobian ideals*

Tuesday, 31 May, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Free Divisors**

Brian Pike (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)

*Block representations and their properties*

Wednesday, 1 June, 2011, 9:00 am, Room B3.02

**Free Divisors**

James Damon (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)

*On the topology of free divisors and matrix singularities via representations of solvable groups*

Wednesday, 1 June, 2011, 10:30 am, Room B3.02

**Free Divisors**

Paul Cadman (Warwick)

*On the delta-constant stratum in the discriminant of a plane curve singularity*

Wednesday, 1 June, 2011, 11:30 am, Room B3.02

**Free Divisors**

Francisco Castro (Sevilla)

*Some examples of quasi-free divisors*

Wednesday, 1 June, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebraic Geometry seminar**

Jean Fasel (Munich)

*The category of finite Chow-Witt-correspondences*

Wednesday, 1 June, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room A1.01

**Midlands Probability Theory Seminar **

Nick Bingham (Imperial College)

*The transition to long memory (or long-range dependence)*

Wednesday, 1 June, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Free Divisors**

Jiro Sekiguchi (UAT, Tokyo)

*Saito free divisors and uniformisation equations*

Wednesday, 1 June, 2011, 3:30 pm, Room A1.01

**Midlands Probability Theory Seminar **

Amandine Veber (École Polytechnique France)

*Long-term behaviour of the spatial Lambda-Fleming-Viot process*

Wednesday, 1 June, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Free Divisors**

Takuro Abe (Kyoto)

*Freeness and chambers in line arrangements*

Thursday, 2 June, 2011, 9:00 am, Room B3.03

**Free Divisors**

Kyoji Saito (IPMU, Tokyo)

*The fundamental groups of regular orbit spaces of finite reflection groups, and polyhedral dual to Coxeter arrangements*

Thursday, 2 June, 2011, 10:30 am, Room B3.03

**Free Divisors**

Tadashi Ishibe (Kyoto)

*Monoids in the fundamental groups of the complements of free divisors in C3*

Thursday, 2 June, 2011, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Free Divisors**

Javier Fernandez de Bobadilla (CSIC Madrid)

*Proof of the Nash conjecture for surfaces*

Thursday, 2 June, 2011, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry/Singularity Theory Graduate Seminar **

Ayse Altintas (Warwick)

*Multiple point spaces and finitely determined map germs*

Thursday, 2 June, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis**

Giuseppe Mingione (Parma)

*Nonlinear aspects of Calderon-Zygmund theory*

Thursday, 2 June, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry/Singularity Theory Graduate Seminar **

Sohail Iqbal (Warwick)

*Surfaces of general type via Q-Gorenstein smoothing*

Friday, 3 June, 2011, 9:00 am, Room B3.03

**Free Divisors**

Michel Granger (Angers)

*Free divisors and adjunction property for Coxeter arrangements and discriminants*

Friday, 3 June, 2011, 10:30 am, Room B3.03

**Free Divisors**

Michele Torielli (Warwick)

*Rigidity of reductive linear free divisors*

Friday, 3 June, 2011, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Free Divisors**

Aron Simis (Pernambuco)

*The quest for irreducible free divisors*

Friday, 3 June, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Free Divisors**

Mathias Schulze (Oklahoma State)

*Free discriminants in prehomogeneous vector spaces*

Friday, 3 June, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Andrea Bertozzi (UCLA)

*Mathematics of Crime*

Friday, 3 June, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Free Divisors**

Eleonore Faber (Vienna)

*Normal crossing divisors and Jacobian ideals*

Saturday, 4 June, 2011, 9:00 am, Room B3.03

**Free Divisors**

Susumu Tanabe (Galatasaray)

*On wave fronts defining free or almost free divisors*

Saturday, 4 June, 2011, 10:30 am, Room B3.03

**Free Divisors**

Max Wakefield (US Naval Academy, Annapolis)

*On wave fronts defining free or almost free divisors*

Saturday, 4 June, 2011, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Free Divisors**

Graham Denham (Western Ontario)

*Enumerative problems for logarithmic vector fields on hyperplane arrangements*

Monday, 6 June, 2011 — Wednesday, 8 June, 2011, Room MS.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

Organiser: Andrew Stuart

*Nonlinear Diffusion: Algorithms, Analysis and Applications *

Monday, 6 June, 2011, 9:30 am, Room MS.03

**Nonlinear Diffusion**

Gerhard Dziuk (Frieburg)

*Time discretizations for ESFEM*

Monday, 6 June, 2011, 10:15 am, Room MS.03

**Nonlinear Diffusion**

Stig Larsson (Chalmers)

*Finite element approximation of the Cahn-Hilliard-Cook equation*

Monday, 6 June, 2011, 11:30 am, Room MS.03

**Nonlinear Diffusion**

Ralf Kornhuber (Berlin)

*Time discretizations of anisotropic Allen-Cahn equations*

Monday, 6 June, 2011, 12:15 pm, Room MS.03

**Nonlinear Diffusion**

Barbara Niethammer (Oxford)

*Self-similar solutions for a kinetic model for grain growth*

Monday, 6 June, 2011, 1:15 pm, Room D1:07

**Warwick Zeeman Lectureship Presentation**

Dr Lorenzo Pellis (Imperial)

*Epidemic models in socially structured populations*

Monday, 6 June, 2011, 1:45 pm, Room D1:07

**Warwick Zeeman Lectureship Presentation**

Dr Robert Szalai (Bristol)

*Modelling the dynamics of mammalian hearing and other systems*

Monday, 6 June, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Study Group on Rigid Geometry**

Michael Mourao (Warwick)

*Differentials, residues and integration in P^1*

Monday, 6 June, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Nonlinear Diffusion**

Klaus Deckelnick (Magdeburg)

*Identification of matrix parameters in elliptic PDEs*

Monday, 6 June, 2011, 2:15 pm, Room D1:07

**Warwick Zeeman Lectureship Presentation**

Dr Michael Tildesley (Edinburgh)

*Mathematical modelling of livestock diseases*

Monday, 6 June, 2011, 2:45 pm, Room MS.03

**Nonlinear Diffusion**

J Rodrigues (Lisbon)

*Remarks on the variational inequality approach to constrained Cahn-Hilliard type systems*

Monday, 6 June, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Number Theory Seminar**

Andrei Yafaev (UCL)

*The André-Oort conjecture*

Monday, 6 June, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Nonlinear Diffusion**

James Blowey (Durham)

*Analysis of a Nonlinear Parabolic Cross Diffusion Population Model*

Monday, 6 June, 2011, 4:45 pm, Room MS.03

**Nonlinear Diffusion**

Andrea Bertozzi (California)

*Diffuse Interface Methods in Image Processing and Data Analysis*

Tuesday, 7 June, 2011, 9:30 am, Room MS.03

**Nonlinear Diffusion**

Yoshikazu Giga (Tokyo)

*Hamilton-Jacobi equations with discontinuous source terms*

Tuesday, 7 June, 2011, 10:15 am, Room MS.03

**Nonlinear Diffusion**

Michael Hinze (Hamburg)

*A residual-based a posteriori approach to simulation and control of the Cahn-Hilliard Navier Stokes system*

Tuesday, 7 June, 2011, 11:30 am, Room MS.03

**Nonlinear Diffusion**

John Ockendon (Oxford)

*The Perennial Problem of Alloy Solidification*

Tuesday, 7 June, 2011, 12:15 pm, Room MS.03

**Nonlinear Diffusion**

Amy Novick-Cohen (Technion)

*Upper bounds for coarsening for various Cahn-Hilliard type equations*

Tuesday, 7 June, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Nonlinear Diffusion**

Donald French (Cincinnati)

*Numerical Approximation of Solutions to Nonlinear Inverse Problems Arising in Olfaction Experimentation*

Tuesday, 7 June, 2011, 2:45 pm, Room MS.03

**Nonlinear Diffusion**

David Kay (Oxford)

*Numerical methods for fractional diffusion*

Tuesday, 7 June, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Jan van den Heuvel (LSE)

*TBA*

Tuesday, 7 June, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Nonlinear Diffusion**

Björn Stinner (Warwick)

*On a surface finite element method for biomembranes with phase separation*

Tuesday, 7 June, 2011, 4:45 pm, Room MS.03

**Nonlinear Diffusion**

Jürgen Sprekels (Berlin)

*Technological and mathematical problems in the industrial growth of semiconductor bulk single crystals*

Wednesday, 8 June, 2011, 9:30 am, Room MS.03

**Nonlinear Diffusion**

Matthew Turner (Warwick)

*Diffusion and patterning on living membranes*

Wednesday, 8 June, 2011, 10:15 am, Room MS.03

**Nonlinear Diffusion**

Stephan Luckhaus (Leipzig)

*Blow up in chemotaxis and beyond*

Wednesday, 8 June, 2011, 11:30 am, Room MS.03

**Nonlinear Diffusion**

Mark Ainsworth (Strathclyde)

*Rigorous numerical enclosures on the limit load in the analysis of multibody structures*

Wednesday, 8 June, 2011, 12:15 pm, Room MS.03

**Nonlinear Diffusion**

Giles Richardson (Southampton)

*The reversing of interfaces in slow diffusion processes with strong absorption*

Wednesday, 8 June, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems**

Henk Bruin (Surrey)

*Renormalisation and thermodynamics in subshifts*

Wednesday, 8 June, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Nonlinear Diffusion**

Harald Garcke (Regensburg)

*On a thermodynamical consistent Cahn-Hilliard/Navier-Stokes model for imcompressible two-phase flows with different densities*

Wednesday, 8 June, 2011, 2:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis**

Alexander Grigoryan (Bielfeld)

*Escape rate of Brownian motion on complete Riemannian manifolds*

Wednesday, 8 June, 2011, 2:30 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Stéphane Lamy (Warwick)

*Sarkisov links arising from the blow-up of a smooth space curve*

Wednesday, 8 June, 2011, 2:45 pm, Room MS.03

**Nonlinear Diffusion**

John Barrett (Imperial)

*Parametric approximation of elastic flow for curves and curve networks*

Wednesday, 8 June, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis**

Stephan De Bièvre (Lille)

*Approach to equilibrium in a dynamical Lorentz gas*

Thursday, 9 June, 2011, 9:10 am, Room B3.03

**Mathematics in the Science of Complex Systems**

Robert MacKay and Jeff Johnson (Warwick)

*Is there completely new maths out there?*

Thursday, 9 June, 2011, 9:30 am, Room B3.03

**Mathematics in the Science of Complex Systems**

Peter Grindrod (Reading)

*Social communication and the digital society*

Thursday, 9 June, 2011, 10:00 am, Room B3.03

**Mathematics in the Science of Complex Systems**

Markus Kirkilionus (Warwick)

*From individual to collective behaviour*

Thursday, 9 June, 2011, 11:00 am, Room MS.04

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Peter Windridge (Warwick)

*Stochastic geometry of the Heisenberg model*

Thursday, 9 June, 2011, 11:15 am, Room B3.03

**Mathematics in the Science of Complex Systems**

Hannah Fry (UCL)

*Using complex systems methods to model global dynamics*

Thursday, 9 June, 2011, 11:40 am, Room B3.03

**Mathematics in the Science of Complex Systems**

Nick Watkins (British Antartic Survey)

*Limit Theorems for heavy tails and effect of human cognitive experience on maths*

Thursday, 9 June, 2011, 12:05 pm, Room B3.03

**Mathematics in the Science of Complex Systems**

Mobilia Mauro (Leeds)

*Consensus and polarization in constrained opinion dynamics*

Thursday, 9 June, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Mathematics in the Science of Complex Systems**

Jeff Johnson (Open)

*Messy algebras and perplexing logics*

Thursday, 9 June, 2011, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Mathematics in the Science of Complex Systems**

Clive Blackwell (UCL)

*Bigraph models for complex systems*

Thursday, 9 June, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Geometry and Topology Seminar**

Graeme Segal (Oxford)

*Passing from Riemannian to Lorentzian manifolds: the use of imaginary time in quantum field theory*

Friday, 10 June, 2011, 9:00 am, Room B3.03

**Mathematics in the Science of Complex Systems**

Robert MacKay (Warwick)

*Aggreration procedures*

Friday, 10 June, 2011, 9:30 am, Room B3.03

**Mathematics in the Science of Complex Systems**

Maria Letizia Bertotti (Bozen-Bolzano)

*Individual interactions and collective properties*

Friday, 10 June, 2011, 10:20 am, Room B3.03

**Mathematics in the Science of Complex Systems**

Alexandra Fonville (Brest)

*Thinking morphogenesis with mathematical methods: mutationalanalysis and viability theory*

Friday, 10 June, 2011, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Mathematics in the Science of Complex Systems**

Borissov Roumen (Future Emerging Technologies)

*European Perspectives on MITSOCS*

Friday, 10 June, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Mark Fricker (Oxford)

*Biologically-inspired rules for adaptive network design *

Monday, 13 June, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Study Group on Rigid Geometry**

Sarah Zerbes (Exeter)

*Differentials, residues and integration on curves (after Coleman)*

Monday, 13 June, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Hung Bui (Oxford)

*Zeros of the Riemann zeta function*

Tuesday, 14 June, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Joint AMSTAT/CRISM Seminar**

Colin Fox (Otago)

*MCMC using lessons from CSE (Or: sample-based inference in large-scale inverse problems using algorithms developed for computational optimization)*

Tuesday, 14 June, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Igor Razgon (Leicester)

*Understanding the Kernelizability of Multiway Cut *

Wednesday, 15 June, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS04

**Postgraduate seminar**

Damon McDougall (Warwick)

*Monte Carlo Sampling *

Wednesday, 15 June, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebraic Geometry seminar**

Josephine Yu (Georgia Tech)

*Computing tropical resultants*

Thursday, 16 June, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Geometry and Topology Seminar**

TBA

*TBA*

Friday, 17 June, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Erwin Bolthausen (Zürich)

*Asymmetric weakly self-avoiding random walks*

Monday, 20 June, 2011 — Friday, 24 June, 2011, Room MS.03

Organisers: Nigel Burroughs, Sam Bryan, Conrad Mullineaux, Olaf Kruse

*Complexity and Systems Biology of Microbial Biofuels*

Monday, 20 June, 2011 — Friday, 24 June, 2011, Room A0.02

**DUNE 2011**

Organisers: Andreas Dedner Robert Klöfkorn and Martin Nolte (Warwick)

*Warwick/NAIS DUNE Summer School 2011*

Monday, 20 June, 2011, 11:00 am, Room A0.02

**DUNE 2011**

Andreas Dedner (Warwick)

*Getting Started*

Monday, 20 June, 2011, 1:15 pm, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

Nigel Burroughs (Warwick)

*Scope and issues *

Monday, 20 June, 2011, 1:30 pm, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

Percival Zhang (Virginia)

*Replacing crude oil with sugar (before we run out of oil)*

Monday, 20 June, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Study Group on Rigid Geometry**

David Holmes (Warwick)

*Frobenius structure on de Rham cohomology *

Monday, 20 June, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room A0.02

**DUNE 2011**

Andreas Dedner (Warwick)

*Generic programming in C++*

Monday, 20 June, 2011, 2:30 pm, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

Martin Hagemann (Rostock)

*Metabolic and transcriptomic phenotyping of inorganic carbon acclimation among cyanobacteria*

Monday, 20 June, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Nigel Byott (Exeter)

*Realisable Galois module classes for some metabelian extensions*

Monday, 20 June, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

Olaf Kruse (Bielefeld)

*Biofuels from algae- challenges for industrial levels of productivity*

Monday, 20 June, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room A0.02

**DUNE 2011**

Andreas Dedner (Warwick)

*Generic programming in C++*

Tuesday, 21 June, 2011, 9:00 am, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

Donald A Bryant (Penn State)

*Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002: a robust, versatile, and cosmopolitan cyanobacterial platform for biofuels production*

Tuesday, 21 June, 2011, 9:00 am, Room A0.02

**DUNE 2011**

Andreas Dedner (Warwick)

*Introduction to DUNE*

Tuesday, 21 June, 2011, 10:00 am, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

Ralf Steuer (Manchester)

*Systems Biology of Cyanobacterial Biofuel Production*

Tuesday, 21 June, 2011, 11:00 am, Room A0.02

**DUNE 2011**

Andreas Dedner (Warwick)

*Introduction to DUNE*

Tuesday, 21 June, 2011, 11:30 am, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

Sam Bryan (QM/Imperial)

*Spatial localisation of the hydrogenase in synechocystis sp. PCC6803*

Tuesday, 21 June, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

Conrad Mullineaux (QM, London)

*Colocalisation of electron transport complexes in bioenergetic membranes - does distribution at the 100 nm length scale control the partitioning of reducing power?*

Tuesday, 21 June, 2011, 1:30 pm, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

Wim Vermaas (Arizona)

*Solar-Powered Production of Biofuels by Cyanobacteria: Stoichiometry of Reducing Equivalents and Chemical Energy, and Energy Conversion Efficiency*

Tuesday, 21 June, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room A0.02

**DUNE 2011**

Andreas Dedner (Warwick)

*Parallelization in DUNE*

Tuesday, 21 June, 2011, 2:30 pm, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

Norio Murata (Okazaki)

*Stress sensitivity of photosynthesis and gene-engineered improvement of stress tolerance in cyanobacteria*

Tuesday, 21 June, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Vitaliy Koshelev (Russian Academy of Sciences)

*On the Erd s-Szekeres Problem and its Modifications *

Tuesday, 21 June, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

John Golbeck (Penn)

*A Hybrid Biological/Organic Photochemical Half-Cell for Generating Dihydrogen*

Tuesday, 21 June, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room A0.02

**DUNE 2011**

Andreas Dedner (Warwick)

*Parallelization in DUNE*

Tuesday, 21 June, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

Paul Dalby (UCL)

*De novo pathway design and evolution*

Wednesday, 22 June, 2011, 9:00 am, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

Michelle Chang (Berkeley)

*Building new chemical function in E. coli*

Wednesday, 22 June, 2011, 9:00 am, Room A0.02

**DUNE 2011**

Andreas Dedner (Warwick)

*Introduction to DUNE-FEM*

Wednesday, 22 June, 2011, 10:00 am, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

Patrik Jones (Turku)

*Engineering model systems for biofuel production and related fundamental studies in prokaryotes *

Wednesday, 22 June, 2011, 11:00 am, Room A0.02

**DUNE 2011**

Andreas Dedner (Warwick)

*Introduction to DUNE-FEM*

Wednesday, 22 June, 2011, 11:30 am, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

Alexander Steinbüchel (Münster)

*Plasmid addiction systems designed to allow stable production of products during microbial fermentations*

Wednesday, 22 June, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS04

**Postgraduate seminar**

Rupert Swarbrick (Warwick)

*Stable Homotopy Theory for Spheres. *

Wednesday, 22 June, 2011, 12:30 pm, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

Nigel Burroughs (Warwick)

*Systems Biology modelling: from omics to regulons*

Wednesday, 22 June, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Bartek Waclaw (Edinburgh)

*A dynamical phase transition in a model for evolution with migration*

Wednesday, 22 June, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

Christoph Benning (Michigan)

*Regulation of Triacylglycerol Synthesis and Turnover in Microalgae*

Wednesday, 22 June, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room A0.02

**DUNE 2011**

Andreas Dedner (Warwick)

*Adaptive finite volume methods*

Wednesday, 22 June, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

Oliver Ebenhoeh (Aberdeen)

*Mathematical models of metabolism and photosynthetic acclimation of Chlamydomonas*

Wednesday, 22 June, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room A0.02

**DUNE 2011**

Andreas Dedner (Warwick)

*Adaptive finite volume methods*

Thursday, 23 June, 2011, 9:00 am, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

Ed van Niel (Lund)

*The extreme thermophilic Caldicellulosiruptor saccharolyticus: a promising hydrogen cell factory*

Thursday, 23 June, 2011, 9:00 am, Room A0.02

**DUNE 2011**

Andreas Dedner (Warwick)

*Finite Element Methods*

Thursday, 23 June, 2011, 10:00 am, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

António Roldão (Chalmers)

*Bringing biofuels closer to reality: engineering yeast cell factories for the production of bio-butanol and next generation of bio-diesel*

Thursday, 23 June, 2011, 11:00 am, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

Radhakrishnan Mahadevan (Toronto)

*Model-based Analysis and Design of Metabolism for Biofuels and Biochemicals*

Thursday, 23 June, 2011, 11:00 am, Room A0.02

**DUNE 2011**

Andreas Dedner (Warwick)

*Finite Element Methods*

Thursday, 23 June, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

Arvind Chali (Virginia)

*Functional integration of transcriptome data reveals broad evolutionary conservation in metabolic subsystems of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii*

Thursday, 23 June, 2011, 1:45 pm, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

Stéphane Lemaire (CNRS Paris)

*Redox based post-translational modifications: a central role in the regulation of cell metabolism*

Thursday, 23 June, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room A0.02

**DUNE 2011**

Andreas Dedner (Warwick)

*Finite Elements on Surfaces*

Thursday, 23 June, 2011, 2:45 pm, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

Neil D. Clarke (Singapore)

*Transcriptome and lipidome analysis in model and non-model algae*

Thursday, 23 June, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Geometry and Topology Seminar**

TBA

*TBA*

Thursday, 23 June, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room A0.02

**DUNE 2011**

Andreas Dedner (Warwick)

*Finite Elements on Surfaces*

Friday, 24 June, 2011, 9:00 am, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

Clemens Posten (Karlsruhe)

*Process development for hydrogen production with Chlamydomonas reinhardtii*

Friday, 24 June, 2011, 9:00 am, Room A0.02

**DUNE 2011**

Andreas Dedner (Warwick)

*Discontinuous Galerkin Methods*

Friday, 24 June, 2011, 10:00 am, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

Klaus Hellgardt (Imperial)

*Multiple energy vectors from algae processing*

Friday, 24 June, 2011, 11:00 am, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

Alison Smith (Cambridge)

*Sustainable biodiesel production from algae - from life-cycle assessment to life cycle biology *

Friday, 24 June, 2011, 11:00 am, Room A0.02

**DUNE 2011**

Andreas Dedner (Warwick)

*Discontinuous Galerkin Methods*

Friday, 24 June, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Biofuels**

Chris Herring (Mascoma)

*The role of OMICs in the development of Thermoanaerobacterium saccharolyticum for production of ethanol from pretreated hardwood*

Friday, 24 June, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room A0.02

**DUNE 2011**

Andreas Dedner (Warwick)

*Further aspects of DUNE*

Monday, 27 June, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Study Group on Rigid Geometry**

Diane Maclagan (Warwick)

*Berkovich spaces*

Monday, 27 June, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room MS:03

Professor Nigel Thrift

*Vice-Chancellor's Visit to Maths and Stats*

Tuesday, 28 June, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Daniel Delbourgo (Monash)

*Zeros of L-functions of elliptic curves*

Tuesday, 28 June, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Konstantinos Panagiotou (MPI)

*Ultra-Fast Rumor Spreading in Models of Real-World Networks *

Wednesday, 29 June, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room MS04

**Postgraduate seminar**

Michal Adamaszek (Warwick)

*Why 1,2,4 and 8 are better. *

Wednesday, 29 June, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Maxim Sviridenko (IBM)

*New and Old Algorithms for Matroid and Submodular Optimization*

Wednesday, 29 June, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room MS05

**DIMAP seminar**

Maxim Sviridenko (IBM T.J. Watson Research Centre)

*New and Old Algorithms for Matroid and Submodular Optimization*

Thursday, 30 June, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Geometry and Topology Seminar**

TBA

*TBA*

Monday, 4 July, 2011 — Wednesday, 6 July, 2011

**Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: Henk Bruin (Surrey) and Sebastian van Strien

*Piecewise and Low-Dimensional Dynamics*

Monday, 4 July, 2011, 9:30 am, Room B3.03

**Piecewise and Low-Dimensional Dynamics**

T. Nowicki (IBM)

*Dynamics of the Error Diffusion Algorithm I*

Monday, 4 July, 2011, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**Piecewise and Low-Dimensional Dynamics**

T. Nowicki (IBM)

*Dynamics of the Error Diffusion Algorithm II*

Monday, 4 July, 2011, 1:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Piecewise and Low-Dimensional Dynamics**

M. Wojtkowski (Arizona)

*Symmetries of Berg partitions*

Monday, 4 July, 2011, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Piecewise and Low-Dimensional Dynamics**

E. Sander (GMU)

*Connecting period-doubling cascades to chaos*

Monday, 4 July, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Piecewise and Low-Dimensional Dynamics**

S. Kiriki (Kyoto)

*Renormalized dynamics near heterodimensional tangencies and existence of robust cycles*

Monday, 4 July, 2011, 5:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Piecewise and Low-Dimensional Dynamics**

D. Schnellmann (Ecole Normale Superieure)

*Typical points for one-parameter families of non-degenerate piecewise expanding unimodal maps*

Monday, 4 July, 2011, 5:45 pm, Room B3.03

**Piecewise and Low-Dimensional Dynamics**

C. Wolf (Wichita State University)

*Variation of topological pressure for complex Henon maps*

Monday, 4 July, 2011, 6:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Piecewise and Low-Dimensional Dynamics**

R. Fokkink (TU Delft)

*Dynamics of subtractive algorithms*

Tuesday, 5 July, 2011, 9:30 am, Room B3.03

**Piecewise and Low-Dimensional Dynamics**

T. Nowicki (IBM)

*Dynamics of the Error Diffusion Algorithm III*

Tuesday, 5 July, 2011, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**Piecewise and Low-Dimensional Dynamics**

D. Sands (Paris-Sud)

*Dynamics of continuous piecewise affine maps I*

Tuesday, 5 July, 2011, 1:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Piecewise and Low-Dimensional Dynamics**

S. Newhouse (MSU)

*TBA*

Tuesday, 5 July, 2011, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Piecewise and Low-Dimensional Dynamics**

P. Ashwin (Exeter)

*Piecewise isometires - from the line to the plane*

Tuesday, 5 July, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Piecewise and Low-Dimensional Dynamics**

I.B. Yildiz (Max Planck Institute)

*Topological entropy of the Lozi maps*

Tuesday, 5 July, 2011, 5:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Piecewise and Low-Dimensional Dynamics**

D. Sands (Paris-Sud)

*Dynamics of continuous piecewise affine maps II*

Tuesday, 5 July, 2011, 6:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Piecewise and Low-Dimensional Dynamics**

Y. Zhang (Exeter)

*Invariant measures with bounded variation densities for piecewise area preserving maps*

Wednesday, 6 July, 2011 — Friday, 8 July, 2011

**2009/10 Warwick Symposium**

Organisers: Claude Baesens and Robert MacKay

*From Chaos to Complexity*

Wednesday, 6 July, 2011, 9:30 am, Room B3.03

**Piecewise and Low-Dimensional Dynamics**

D. Sands (Paris-Sud)

*Dynamics of continuous piecewise affine maps III*

Wednesday, 6 July, 2011, 10:30 am, Room B3.03

**Piecewise and Low-Dimensional Dynamics**

S. Akiyama (Niigata University)

*Why do piecewise isometries have Pisot scalings?*

Wednesday, 6 July, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

S. Newhouse (Michigan)

*On the existence of chaos in the Lorenz systems*

Wednesday, 6 July, 2011, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

M. Misiurewicz (IUPUI, Indianapolis)

*Entropy of hypercubes*

Wednesday, 6 July, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

D. Goroff (New York)

*The origins of chaos theory*

Wednesday, 6 July, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Chaos to Complexity**

J. Sommeria (CNRS, Grenoble)

*Emergence of coherent flows in fluid turbulence*

Wednesday, 6 July, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

F. Doveil (Marseille)

*Observation of Hamiltonian dynamics and chaos control in wave-particle interaction*

Wednesday, 6 July, 2011, 5:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

R. Dilão (IST, Lisbon)

*Mathematical complexity theory in systems biology: several success stories and new problems*

Wednesday, 6 July, 2011, 5:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

Y-C. Chen (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)

*Family of Julia sets as orbits of differential equations*

Thursday, 7 July, 2011, 8:50 am, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

G. Gomes (FCG-IGC Lisbon)

*Heterogeneity in antibody range and the evolution of influenza viruses*

Thursday, 7 July, 2011, 9:10 am, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

V. Basios (Brussels)

*Non-standard aggregation patterns emerging in complex systems*

Thursday, 7 July, 2011, 9:30 am, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

A. Politi (CNdR, Firenze)

*Collective phenomena in neural networks*

Thursday, 7 July, 2011, 10:00 am, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

R. Ramaswamy (Hyderabad)

*Synchrony in stochastic dynamical systems: applications to cellular phenomena*

Thursday, 7 July, 2011, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

P. Rapp (USUHS)

*Dynamical analysis and complexity measures in neuropsychiatry*

Thursday, 7 July, 2011, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

J-P. Eckmann (Geneva)

*Rattling and Freezing in a Model of 1d Heat Conduction*

Thursday, 7 July, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

G. Benettin (Padova)

*The Fermi-Pasta-Ulam-Problem: main ideas, recent results, open questions*

Thursday, 7 July, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

R. May (Oxford)

*Stability and complexity in model banking systems*

Thursday, 7 July, 2011, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

R. Douady (CNRS, Paris 1 & Riskdata)

*Financial crisis dynamics: Attempt to define a market instability indicator *

Thursday, 7 July, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

B. Legras (ENS, Paris)

*Complexity and Climate*

Thursday, 7 July, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar **

Charles Fefferman (Princeton)

*The breakdown problem for fluid interfaces*

Thursday, 7 July, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

D. Turaev (Imperial)

*On space-time chaos in driven Ginzburg-Landau equation*

Thursday, 7 July, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

L-S. Young (New York)

*Dynamics of neuronal networks modeling visual cortex*

Thursday, 7 July, 2011, 5:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

M. Courbage (Paris 7)

*On synchronisation of coupled neural spiking-bursting maps*

Thursday, 7 July, 2011, 5:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

B. Fernandez (CNRS, Marseille)

*Coupled map lattices beyond uncoupled regimes*

Friday, 8 July, 2011, 9:00 am, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

T. Gilbert (ULB, Brussels)

*Order statistics and the Lyapunov spectra of some classes of high-dimensional billiard systems*

Friday, 8 July, 2011, 9:20 am, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

B. Ryals (New York)

*Dynamics of N particles in a line segment*

Friday, 8 July, 2011, 9:40 am, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

Ben Mestel (Open, Reading & INI Cambridge)

*Renormalization in quasiperiodic dynamics*

Friday, 8 July, 2011, 10:00 am, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

P. Glendinning (Manchester)

*Emergence of polysychrony in adaptive networks*

Friday, 8 July, 2011, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

G. Wayne (Boston)

*A dynamical systems approach to metastability*

Friday, 8 July, 2011, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

J-M. Gambaudo (Nice)

*Quasicrystal ground states*

Friday, 8 July, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

Y. Pomeau (ENS, Paris)

*Statistical mechanics with gravitational interaction*

Friday, 8 July, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

M. Berry (Bristol)

*Fast and Slow*

Friday, 8 July, 2011, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

M. Campanino (Bologna)

*Asymptotic behaviour of connection and correlation functions outside the critical point*

Friday, 8 July, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

A. Noronha (IST, Lisbon)

*Nonlinear dynamics for the public*

Friday, 8 July, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

J. van Zeijts (New York)

*From KAM theory to particle accelerators, to the complexity of option trading*

Friday, 8 July, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

J. Heldstab (Zürich)

*From chaos to environment*

Friday, 8 July, 2011, 5:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Chaos to Complexity**

R.MacKay (Warwick)

*Hyperbolicity in mechanics, cosmology and emergence*

Monday, 11 July, 2011 — Friday, 15 July, 2011

**Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: Mark Pollicott and Sebastian van Strien

*Final Meeting: Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems*

Monday, 11 July, 2011, 11:00 am, Room B3.02

**Whitney Extension Theory **

Charles Fefferman (Princeton)

*Extension and Interpolation of Functions, Lecture I*

Monday, 11 July, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

Károly Simon (Budapest)

*Algebraic difference of random Cantor sets*

Monday, 11 July, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

Gonzalo Contreras (Mexico)

*Generically the 2-sphere has an elliptic closed geodesic*

Monday, 11 July, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

Keith Burns (Northwestern)

*On the dimension of the level sets for the Lyapunov exponent of a geodesicflow*

Monday, 11 July, 2011, 5:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

Feliks Przytycki (Warsaw)

*Some of Anthony Manning's mathematical achievements*

Tuesday, 12 July, 2011, 9:00 am, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

Serge Troubetzkoy (Marseille)

*Recurrence of the periodic Ehrenfest wind tree model (periodic planar billiards)*

Tuesday, 12 July, 2011, 10:00 am, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

Omri Sarig (Weizmann Institute)

*Symbolic dynamics for surface diffeomorphisms (I)*

Tuesday, 12 July, 2011, 11:00 am, Room B3.02

**Whitney Extension Theory **

Charles Fefferman (Princeton)

*Extension and Interpolation of Functions, Lecture II*

Tuesday, 12 July, 2011, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

Weixiao Shen (Singapore)

*Stochastic stability of non-uniformly expanding interval maps (I)*

Tuesday, 12 July, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

Sebatien Ferenczi (Marseille)

*Ergodic generalizations of the Lagrange spectrum*

Tuesday, 12 July, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

Nicolai Haydn (Los Angeles)

*Return time distribution for unions of cylinder sets for non-uniformly expanding maps*

Tuesday, 12 July, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Leslie Valiant (Harvard)

*Holographic Algorithms *

Tuesday, 12 July, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

Sandro Vaienti (Marseille)

*Polynomial decay for Non Markov maps*

Wednesday, 13 July, 2011, 9:00 am, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

Michal Misiurewicz (Indianapolis)

*Concavity implies attraction*

Wednesday, 13 July, 2011, 10:00 am, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

Omri Sarig (Weizmann Institute)

*Symbolic dynamics for surface diffeomorphisms (II)*

Wednesday, 13 July, 2011, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

Weixiao Shen (Singapore)

*Stochastic perturbation of one dimensional maps (II)*

Wednesday, 13 July, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

Ilya Goldsheid (London)

*Products of random transformations and random walks in random environments*

Wednesday, 13 July, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

C. Carminati (Pisa)

*The family of generalized bounded type numbers and its bifurcation locus*

Wednesday, 13 July, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

M.P. Wojtkowski (University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn)

*On the Real Baker Map*

Wednesday, 13 July, 2011, 3:25 pm, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

D.H. Kim (Suwon)

*Diophantine condition of the interval exchange map*

Wednesday, 13 July, 2011, 3:25 pm, Room B3.02

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

C. Dettman (Bristol)

*The Lorentz Gas and the Riemann Hypothesis*

Wednesday, 13 July, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

C. Wolf (Wichita State University)

*The geometry of rotation sets*

Wednesday, 13 July, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

J. Chen (PSU)

*Coexistence of zero and nonzero Lyapunov exponents*

Wednesday, 13 July, 2011, 4:55 pm, Room B3.02

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

D. Simmons (UNT)

*Random Iteration of Rational Functions*

Thursday, 14 July, 2011, 9:00 am, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

Edson Vargas (Sao Paolo)

*Dirac physical measures and transitive flows*

Thursday, 14 July, 2011, 10:00 am, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

Genardi Levin (Jerusalem)

*On the problem of "wild attractor" in one-dimensional dynamics*

Thursday, 14 July, 2011, 11:00 am, Room B3.02

**Whitney Extension Theory **

Charles Fefferman (Princeton)

*Extension and Interpolation of Functions, Lecture III*

Thursday, 14 July, 2011, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

Weixiao Shen (Singapore)

*Stochastic stability of non-uniformly expanding interval maps (III)*

Thursday, 14 July, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

Konstantin Khanin (Toronto)

*TBA*

Thursday, 14 July, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

Andrew Torok (Houston)

*Convergence of moments for Axiom A and nonuniformly hyperbolic flows*

Thursday, 14 July, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

Mary Rees (Liverpool)

*Followers are back*

Friday, 15 July, 2011, 9:00 am, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

Cecilia Gonzalez Tokman (Victoria)

*Semi-invertible multiplicative ergodic theorems*

Friday, 15 July, 2011, 10:00 am, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

Philippe Thieullen (Bordeaux)

*Zero-temperature Gibbs measures for some subshifts of finite type*

Friday, 15 July, 2011, 11:00 am, Room B3.02

**Whitney Extension Theory **

Charles Fefferman (Princeton)

*Extension and Interpolation of Functions, Lecture IV*

Friday, 15 July, 2011, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

Jon Aaronson (Tel Aviv)

*Rational weak mixing in infinite measure spaces*

Friday, 15 July, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Final Meeting: ETDS**

Anatoly Vershik (St Petersburg)

*Dynamics of the metric in ergodic theory and scaling entropy*

Monday, 25 July, 2011 — Wednesday, 27 July, 2011, Room MS.02

**Non Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: Brian Bowditch, Saul Schleimer and Javier Aramayona (Galway)

*Aspects of Hyperbolicity in Geometry, Topology and Dynamics*

Monday, 25 July, 2011, 9:30 am, Room MS.02

**Geometry & Topology Workshop**

Jean-Marc Schlenker (Toulouse)

*A cyclic extension of the earthquake flow*

Monday, 25 July, 2011, 11:00 am, Room MS.02

**Geometry & Topology Workshop**

Kasra Rafi (Oklahoma)

*Hyperbolicity in Teichmuller space*

Monday, 25 July, 2011, 1:30 pm, Room MS.02

**Geometry & Topology Workshop**

Jack O. Button (Cambridge)

*Establishing largeness for a family of closed hyperbolic 3-manifolds*

Monday, 25 July, 2011, 2:40 pm, Room MS.02

**Geometry & Topology Workshop**

Vaibhav Gadre (Harvard)

*Hitting measures on the Thurston boundary*

Monday, 25 July, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**DIMAP**

Laura Galli (Bologna)

*Cutting-Planes for the Max-Cut Problem *

Monday, 25 July, 2011, 4:15 pm, Room MS.02

**Geometry & Topology Workshop**

Jeffrey Brock (Brown)

*The Weil-Peterson metric on Teichmuller space, and the geometry of hyperbolic 3-manifolds*

Tuesday, 26 July, 2011, 9:30 am, Room MS.02

**Geometry & Topology Workshop**

Bill Goldman (Maryland)

*Deformation spaces of 3-dimensional affine space forms*

Tuesday, 26 July, 2011, 11:00 am, Room MS.02

**Geometry & Topology Workshop**

Corinna Ulcigrai (Bristol)

*Ergodicity in Z-covers of translation surfaces*

Tuesday, 26 July, 2011, 1:30 pm, Room MS.02

**Geometry & Topology Workshop**

David Dumas (UIC)

*Holonomy of projective structures and flat surfaces in hyperbolic space*

Tuesday, 26 July, 2011, 2:40 pm, Room MS.02

**Geometry & Topology Workshop**

Hideki Miyachi (Osaka)

*Limits of geodesic rays and non-visible points of Teichmuller space*

Wednesday, 27 July, 2011, 9:30 am, Room MS.02

**Geometry & Topology Workshop**

Dick Canary (Michigan)

*Dynamics on character varieties*

Wednesday, 27 July, 2011, 11:00 am, Room MS.02

**Geometry & Topology Workshop**

Frédéric Paulin (Paris-Sud)

*On the hyperbolic geometry of binary Hamiltonian forms*

Wednesday, 27 July, 2011, 1:30 pm, Room MS.02

**Geometry & Topology Workshop**

Ken Bromberg (Utah)

*Bounded cohomology for groups with hyperbolic actions*

Wednesday, 27 July, 2011, 2:40 pm, Room MS.02

**Geometry & Topology Workshop**

Makoto Sakuma (Hiroshima)

*Simple loops on 2-bridge spheres in 2-bridge link complements*

Wednesday, 27 July, 2011, 4:15 pm, Room MS.02

**Geometry & Topology Workshop**

Steve Kerckhoff (Stanford)

*Hyperbolic and AdS geometry in dimension 3*

Thursday, 28 July, 2011, 2:00 pm

**Algebra Seminar**

Alexander Hulpke (Colorado State University)

*Computing Normalizers in Matrix groups*

Thursday, 4 August, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems Seminar**

Dan Thompson (Penn State University)

*Uniqueness of equilibrium states: Beta-shifts, the Bowen property and Beyond*

Wednesday, 24 August, 2011, 9:30 am, Room MS.03

**A Symposium on Time**

Robin Ball (Warwick)

*A Physicist's View on Time*

Wednesday, 24 August, 2011, 10:20 am, Room MS.03

**A Symposium on Time**

Peter Coveney (UCL)

*The Direction of Time*

Wednesday, 24 August, 2011, 11:10 am, Room MS.03

**A Symposium on Time**

Julian Barbour (Oxford)

*Aspects of Time*

Wednesday, 24 August, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room MS.03

**A Symposium on Time**

Christoph Hoerl (Warwick)

*Temporal Experience and Temporal Illusions*

Wednesday, 24 August, 2011, 1:50 pm, Room MS.03

**A Symposium on Time**

Teresa McCormack (Queen's University Belfast)

*Time and the Child*

Wednesday, 24 August, 2011, 2:40 pm, Room MS.03

**A Symposium on Time**

Daniel Read (Warwick Business School)

*The Economics and Psychology of Time*

Wednesday, 24 August, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room MS.03

**A Symposium on Time**

Nick Roberts (Coull Quartet)

*Beating TIme*

Wednesday, 24 August, 2011, 4:50 pm, Room MS.03

**A Symposium on Time**

Jonathan Heron (Fail Better Productions)

*The time 'twixt six and now': Shakespeare, Beckett and Theatrical Time*

Wednesday, 24 August, 2011, 5:15 pm, Room MS.03

**A Symposium on Time**

Harvey Brown (Oxford)

*The Subtleties of Simultaneity: Spreading Time Through Space*

Monday, 5 September, 2011 — Friday, 7 September, 2012

**2011/12 Warwick Symposium**

Organisers: Neil O'Connell, Martin Hairer, Ben Hambly (Oxford) and Jon Warren

*Probability*

Monday, 5 September, 2011 — Friday, 9 September, 2011, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: Ben Hambly (Oxford), Neil O'Connell, Nikolaos Zygouras

*Disordered Media*

Monday, 5 September, 2011, 9:20 am, Room B3.03

**Disordered Media**

Timo Seppalainen (Wisconsin-Madison)

*The exactly solvable log-gamma polymer*

Monday, 5 September, 2011, 10:40 am, Room B3.03

**Disordered Media**

Jon Warren (Warwick)

*The stochastic heat equation and the Karlin-McGregor formula*

Monday, 5 September, 2011, 11:40 am, Room B3.03

**Disordered Media**

Tomohiro Sasamoto (Chiba)

*A replica analysis of the one-dimensional KPZ equation*

Monday, 5 September, 2011, 2:40 pm, Room B3.03

**Disordered Media**

Ivan Corwin (Microsoft Research & MIT)

*The Airy line ensemble: continuum statistics and Gibbs property*

Monday, 5 September, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Disordered Media**

Jeremy Quastel (Toronto)

*The polymer endpoint distribution*

Tuesday, 6 September, 2011, 9:20 am, Room B3.03

**Disordered Media**

Artem Sapozhnikov (ETH Zurich)

*Connectivity properties of random interlacements*

Tuesday, 6 September, 2011, 10:40 am, Room B3.03

**Disordered Media**

Vladas Sidoravicious **CANCELLED** (IMPA Brazil)

Tuesday, 6 September, 2011, 11:40 am, Room B3.03

**Disordered Media**

Ken Alexander (S California)

*Subgaussian concentration and rates of convergence in directed polymers*

Tuesday, 6 September, 2011, 2:40 pm, Room B3.03

**Disordered Media**

Tom Mountford (EPFL)

*Lyapunov exponents limits for random walks in random potentials*

Tuesday, 6 September, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Disordered Media**

Dmitry Ioffe (Technion)

*A CLT for stretched polymers at weak disorder*

Wednesday, 7 September, 2011, 9:20 am, Room B3.03

**Disordered Media**

Christophe Sabot (Lyon)

*Some aspects of random walks in random Dirichlet environments*

Wednesday, 7 September, 2011, 10:40 am, Room B3.03

**Disordered Media**

Erwin Bolthausen (Zurich)

*An iterative construction of solutions of the TAPequations *

Wednesday, 7 September, 2011, 11:40 am, Room B3.03

**Disordered Media**

David Croydon (Warwick)

*Spectral asymptotics for stable trees and the critical random graph*

Wednesday, 7 September, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Miguel Pineda (Universite Libre de Bruxelles)

*Diffusing opinions in bounded confidence processes*

Thursday, 8 September, 2011, 9:20 am, Room B3.03

**Disordered Media**

Pierre Tarres (Oxford)

*Brownian Polymers*

Thursday, 8 September, 2011, 10:40 am, Room B3.03

**Disordered Media**

Francis Comets (Paris)

*A truly pathwise approach to polymer localization*

Thursday, 8 September, 2011, 11:40 am, Room B3.03

**Disordered Media**

Amine Asselah (Paris)

*Fluctuations for a random growth model*

Thursday, 8 September, 2011, 2:40 pm, Room B3.03

**Disordered Media**

Hubert Lacoin (Paris)

*Enhanced superdiffusivity for polymer models in an environment with correlation*

Thursday, 8 September, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Disordered Media**

Patrik Ferrari (Bonn)

*Finite time corrections in KPZ growth models*

Friday, 9 September, 2011, 9:20 am, Room B3.03

**Disordered Media**

Ilya Goldsheid (QMUL)

*Random walks in random environment on a strip in sub-diffusive regimes*

Friday, 9 September, 2011, 10:00 am, Room MS.01

Madhav Marathe (Virginia Tech)

*Pervasive High Performance Computing Meets Network Epidemiology*

Friday, 9 September, 2011, 10:40 am, Room B3.03

**Disordered Media**

Martin Zerner (Tuebingen)

*Interpolation percolation*

Friday, 9 September, 2011, 11:30 am, Room MS.01

Madhav Marathe (Virginia Tech)

*High Performance Computing Meets Network Epidemiology*

Friday, 9 September, 2011, 11:40 am, Room B3.03

**Disordered Media**

Antal Jarai (Bath)

*Rate of convergence estimates for the zero dissipation limit in Abelian sandpiles*

Friday, 9 September, 2011, 2:40 pm, Room B3.03

**Disordered Media**

James Martin (Oxfrod)

*Last passge percolation in one and two dimensions*

Friday, 9 September, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Disordered Media**

Peter Morters (Bath)

*Percolation on preferential attachment networks*

Tuesday, 13 September, 2011, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**Langlands Day - Number Theory**

Dave Mendes da Costa (Bristol)

*An Introduction to the Langlands Program*

Tuesday, 13 September, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Langlands Day - Number Theory**

Barinder Banwait (Warwick)

*Artin's conjecture and Automorphic Representations*

Tuesday, 13 September, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Langlands Day - Number Theory**

Dan Loughran (Bristol)

*Hasse-Weil Zeta Functions*

Tuesday, 13 September, 2011, 3:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Langlands Day - Number Theory**

Alex Paulin (Nottingham)

*New p-adic Aspects of the Langlands Program*

Tuesday, 13 September, 2011, 5:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Langlands Day - Number Theory**

Jo Dwyer (Bristol)

*The Trace Formula and Spectral Theory*

Tuesday, 20 September, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry**

Diane Maclagan (Warwick)

*Topics in toric geometry*

Tuesday, 20 September, 2011, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry**

Miles Reid (Warwick)

*Rings and varieties - introduction*

Tuesday, 20 September, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry**

Gavin Brown (Loughborough)

*Fano 3-folds and anticanonical rings*

Wednesday, 21 September, 2011, 10:00 am, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry**

Gavin Brown (Loughborough)

*Codimension 4 Fanos, Tom and Jerry*

Wednesday, 21 September, 2011, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry**

Marco Schlichting (Warwick)

*Introduction to Chow groups, motives and motivic cohomology I*

Wednesday, 21 September, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry**

G Sankaran (Bath)

*Elliptic curves and Abelian varieties I*

Thursday, 22 September, 2011, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry**

Damiano Testa (Warwick)

*Cox rings*

Thursday, 22 September, 2011, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry**

G Sankaran (Bath)

*Elliptic curves and Abelian varieties II*

Thursday, 22 September, 2011, 3:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebra Seminar**

Eamonn O'Brien (Auckland)

*Constructive recognition for classical groups*

Thursday, 22 September, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry**

Timothy Logvinenko (Warwick)

*Serre duality I*

Friday, 23 September, 2011, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry**

Marco Schlichting (Warwick)

*Introduction to Chow groups, motives and motivic cohomology II*

Friday, 23 September, 2011, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry**

Miles Reid (Warwick)

*Rings and varities - the Buchsbaum-Eisenbud symmetriser*

Friday, 23 September, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry**

Timothy Logvinenko (Warwick)

*Serre duality II*

Thursday, 29 September, 2011, 11:30 am, Room B3.02

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Miles Reid (Warwick)

*Gorenstein in codimension 4, a conjectural structure result*

Thursday, 29 September, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Wang Qingxue (Fudan)

*On the dilogarithm and the Bloch group*

Thursday, 29 September, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Alvaro Nolla (Madrid)

*Flops, mutations and crepant resolutions*

Friday, 30 September, 2011, 10:00 am, Room B3.02

**Kullbach-Leibler**

Dan Cornford (Aston)

*Introduction to Bayesian Inference *

Friday, 30 September, 2011, 10:30 am, Room B3.02

**Kullbach-Leibler**

Manfred Opper (Berlin)

*Introduction to Variational Approximations *

Friday, 30 September, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Kullbach-Leibler**

Manfred Opper (Berlin)

*Variational Gaussian Process Approximations *

Friday, 30 September, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Kullbach-Leibler**

Dan Cornford (Aston)

*Introduction to Data Assimilation *

Friday, 30 September, 2011, 2:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Kullbach-Leibler**

Michail Vrettas (Aston)

*VGPA for DA *