# Seminars 2011-2012

Monday, 3 October, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory**

Ivan Fesenko (Nottingham)

*From explicit 2d class field theory via zeta integrals to the rank part of the BSD conjecture*

Monday, 3 October, 2011, 5:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry**

Nicolas Addington (Imperial College)

*New Examples of Spherical Functors*

Tuesday, 4 October, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Stochastic Analysis seminar**

Clément Mouhot (Cambridge)

*Kac's program in Kinetic Theory*

Tuesday, 4 October, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

Clement Mouhot (Cambridge)

*Kac's program in Kinetic Theory*

Wednesday, 5 October, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Mathematics**

Dwight Barkley (Warwick)

*The critical point for pipe flow*

Wednesday, 5 October, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Victor Przyjalkowski (Steklov Institute of RAS)

*Laurent Polynomials in Mirror Symmetry*

Thursday, 6 October, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**PDE/Geometry Seminar**

Barbara Zwicknagl (Carnegie Mellon University)

*Microstructures in low-hysteresis shape memory alloys: analysis and computation*

Thursday, 6 October, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**PDEs and Geometry seminar**

Barbara Zwicknagl (Carnegie Mellon University)

*Microstructures in low-hysteresis shape memory alloys: analysis and computation *

Friday, 7 October, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3:02

**AMSTAT**

Daniel Rudolf (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena)

*Error bounds for the integration with respect to log-concave densities*

Friday, 7 October, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Martin Hairer (Warwick)

*Solving the KPZ equation *

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

**Number Theory**

Thanasis Bouganis (Heidelberg)

*Non-abelian p-adic L-functions and Eisenstein series of unitary groups*

Tuesday, 11 October, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Moduli of Curves Seminar**

Saul Schleimer (Warwick)

*The many faces of moduli space*

Tuesday, 11 October, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**ETDS seminar**

Rodney Halburd (University College London)

*Analysis, arithmetic and integrability *

Wednesday, 12 October, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Mathematics**

Martin Nolte (Freiberg)

*Efficient Numerical Approximation of the Effective Hamiltonian*

Wednesday, 12 October, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Algebraic geometry seminar**

David Mond (Warwick)

*Free divisors and partial normalisations associated to Coxeter groups*

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

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

Ben Graham (Warwick)

*Metastability in the dilute Ising model*

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

**Geometry and Topology Seminar **

Henry Wilton (UCL)

*One-ended subgroups of graphs of free groups *

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

**PDEs and Geometry seminar**

Simon Blatt (Warwick)

*Analysis of O'Hara's knot energies *

Friday, 14 October, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3:02

**AMSTAT**

Natesh Pillai (Harvard)

*On Approximate Bayes Computation and model choice*

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

**Colloquium**

Inna Capdeboscq (Warwick)

*Finite Simple Groups of medium size *

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

**Number Theory**

Steve Donnelly (Sydney)

*Computing Hilbert modular forms and modular elliptic curves*

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

**ETDS seminar**

Jörn Peter (Kiel, Germany)

*Hausdorff measure of Julia sets for bounded type functions of finite order*

Wednesday, 19 October, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Postgraduate Seminar**

David Kelly (Warwick)

*A gentle introduction to rough paths*

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

**Complexity Forum**

Gareth Alexander (Warwick)

*Self-diffusiophoresis in the advection dominated regime*

Wednesday, 19 October, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS B3.03

**Applied Mathematics**

Max Jensen (Durham)

*Wellposedness and Finite Element Convergence for the Joule Heating Problem with Mixed Boundary*

Wednesday, 19 October, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry seminar**

Chris Brav (Oxford)

*Ping-pong and exceptional vector bundles*

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

**Stochastic Analysis**

Florent Barret (Paris)

*Sharp asymptotics of metastable transition times for space time white-noise one dimensional SPDEs Seminar Area*

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

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Stavros Papadakis (Lisbon)

*Betti bounds for the Stanley-Reisner ring of a stellar subdivision*

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

**Geometry and Topology Seminar **

Armindo Costa (Warwick)

*Topology of random complexes *

Thursday, 20 October, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Joachim Krieger (EPF Lausanne)

*Global dynamics away from the ground state for the energy critical focussing nonlinear wave equation. *

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

**AMSTAT seminar**

Anastasia Papavasiliou (Warwick)

*Statistical Inference for differential equations driven by rough paths II*

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

**Colloquium**

Jonathan Bennett (Birmingham)

*The restriction problem for the Fourier transform*

Monday, 24 October, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room B3.02

**The Mathematics of Natural Catastrophes**

Steven Jewson (Risk Management Solutions)

*Mathematical modelling of weather-related natural hazard risk in the insurance industry *

Monday, 24 October, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**The Mathematics of Natural Catastrophes**

David Stephenson (Exeter)

*Clustering of Natural Catastrophes:statistical modelling of extra-tropical cyclones *

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

**Number Theory**

Sarah Zerbes (Exeter)

*Iwasawa theory and p-adic L-functions over Zp^2-extensions*

Monday, 24 October, 2011, 3:30 pm, Room B3.02

**The Mathematics of Natural Catastrophes**

Chris Kilsby (Newcastle)

*Some aspects of modelling rainfall extremes in space and time *

Monday, 24 October, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**The Mathematics of Natural Catastrophes**

Chris Ferro (Exeter)

*Probabilistic prediction of extreme weather events *

Tuesday, 25 October, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Moduli of Curves Seminar**

Diane Maclagan (Warwick)

*The Deligne-Mumford compactification*

Tuesday, 25 October, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Martin Garing (Liverpool)

*Computing Stable Outcomes in Hedonic Games*

Wednesday, 26 October, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Tim Rogers (Manchester)

*Jamming and pattern formation in models of social segregation *

Wednesday, 26 October, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Postgraduate Seminar**

David Holmes (Warwick)

*Links between geometry and arithmetic *

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

**Applied Mathematics**

Peter Grindrod (Reading)

*Mathematical Modelling for New Media and Communications*

Wednesday, 26 October, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Gergely Berczi (Oxford)

*Invariants for non-reductive group actions*

Thursday, 27 October, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Stefan Grosskinsky (Warwick)

*Condensation in the inclusion process *

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

**Geometry and Topology Seminar**

Will Cavendish (Princeton)

*Finite-sheeted covers of 3-manifolds and the cohomology of solenoids *

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

**PDEs and Geometry seminar**

Lorenzo Mazzieri (Scuole Normale Superiore Pisa)

*Rectifiability of gradient Einstein soliton *

Friday, 28 October, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3:02

**AMSTAT**

Andrew Stuart (Warwick)

*Filtering for the Navier-Stokes equation*

Friday, 28 October, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Trevor Wooley (Bristol)

* Vinogradov's mean value theorem, function fields, and moduli spaces *

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

**Number Theory**

Kimi Tsukazaki (Warwick)

*Explicit isogenies of lower degree*

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

**ETDS**

Alex Clark (Leicester)

*Dynamics of matchbox manifolds *

Tuesday, 1 November, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Raphaël Clifford (Bristol)

*Lower Bounds for Online Integer Multiplication and Convolution in the Cell-probe Model*

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

**Postgraduate Seminar**

Stephen Tate (Warwick)

*Combinatorial Species of Structures and Statistical Mechanics*

Wednesday, 2 November, 2011, 12:30 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Alexandros Karlis (Athens)

*Properties of self-organized criticality in the driven Lorentz channel due to synchronisation *

Wednesday, 2 November, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS B3.03

**Applied Mathematics**

Patrick Dondl (Durham)

*Mathematical Modelling for New Media and Communications*

Wednesday, 2 November, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**algebraic geometry**

Florian Block (Warwick)

*Refining Node Polynomials for Plane Curves*

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

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

Andrew Wade (Strathclyde)

*Random walk with barycentric self-interaction*

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

**Geometry and Topology Seminar **

Lars Louder (Michigan)

*Simple loop conjecture for limit groups *

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

**PDEs and Geometry seminar**

Peter Hornung (Max Planck Institute Leipzig)

*Analysis of intrinsically flat surfaces *

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

**AMSTAT**

Juan Restrepo (Arizona)

*Climate, Assimilation of Data and Models; When Data Fail Us*

Friday, 4 November, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.01

**DIMAP Seminar**

Daniel Král' (Charles University in Prague)

*Algorithms for Testing FOL Properties*

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

**Colloquium**

Oleg Pikhurko (Warwick)

*Graph Limits*

Monday, 7 November, 2011, 1:15 pm, Room B3.02

**Media and Motion**

Chris Cantwell (Imperial)

*Towards real-time clinical utility of high-order atrial modelling*

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

**Media and Motion**

Chandrashekar Venkataraman (Warwick)

*Solving reaction-diffusion systems on moving domains*

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

**An introduction to the theory of viscosity solutions**

Takis Souganidis (Chicago)

*Lecture 1*

Monday, 7 November, 2011, 2:45 pm, Room B3.02

**Media and Motion**

Vadim Biktashev (Liverpool)

*Evolution of spiral and scroll waves of excitation in a mathematical model of ischaemic border zone*

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

**Number Theory**

Chris Hughes (York)

*Linear combinations of L-functions*

Monday, 7 November, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Media and Motion**

Hans Dierckx (Ghent)

*The velocity-curvature relation for wave fronts in anisotropic excitable media*

Monday, 7 November, 2011, 4:45 pm, Room B3.02

**Media and Motion**

Irina Biktasheva (Liverpool)

*BeatBox - HPC environment for biophysically and anatomically realistic cardiac simulations*

Monday, 7 November, 2011, 5:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Media and Motion**

Spencer Sherwin (Imperial)

*What stops higher order codes running efficiently at low order and vice versa?*

Tuesday, 8 November, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Moduli of Curves Seminar**

John Jones (Warwick)

*Operads and Moduli Space*

Tuesday, 8 November, 2011, 1:30 pm, Room B3.03

**An introduction to the theory of viscosity solutions**

Takis Souganidis (Chicago)

*Lecture 2*

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

**ETDS seminar**

Franco Vivaldi (Queen Mary, London)

*Regular motion and anomalous tranport in a piecewise isometric system*

Tuesday, 8 November, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

Rob Deardon (Guelph)

*Latent-conditional individual-level models for infectious disease modelling*

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

**DIMAP Seminar**

Boris Bukh (Cambridge)

*Upper Bound for Centerlines*

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

**DIMAP Seminar**

Boris Bukh (Cambridge)

*Upper Bound for Centerlines*

Wednesday, 9 November, 2011, 10:00 am, Room MS.03

**An introduction to the theory of viscosity solutions**

Takis Souganidis (Chicago)

*Lecture 3*

Wednesday, 9 November, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Postgraduate Seminar**

David Howden (Warwick)

*How to Construct a Baby Monster*

Wednesday, 9 November, 2011, 12:30 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Henrik Jensen (Imperial)

*Dynamics of complex systems: 1/f fluctuations, Self-organised Criticality and Absorbing Phase Transitions in a Deterministic Lattice Gas *

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

**Applied Mathematics**

Thomas Maerz (Oxford)

*Closest Point Operators and the Closest Point Method*

Wednesday, 9 November, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B.301

**Algebraic Geometry**

Paul Larsen (HU Berlin)

*Fulton's Conjecture for moduli spaces of curves and optimization*

Wednesday, 9 November, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room A1.01

**Midlands Probability Theory**

Alexandre Veretennikov (Leeds)

*On Poisson equations in R^d with a parameter*

Wednesday, 9 November, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room A1.01

**Midlands Probability Theory**

Erik Baurdoux (LSE)

*Solving optimal stopping problems for Lévy processes by fluctuation theory*

Wednesday, 9 November, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Midlands Probability Theory**

Augusto Teixeria (ENS Lyon)

*Critical window for the vacant set left by a random walk on a random regular graphs*

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

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Oleg Zaboronski (Warwick)

*Non-equilibrium phase transition for a system of diffusing-coalescing particles with deposition and evaporation*

Thursday, 10 November, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.02

**PDE/Geometry**

Kristen Moore (max Planck AE1)

*The evolution of hypersurfaces in spacetime initial data sets by their inverse null mean curvature.*

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

**Geometry and Topology Seminar **

Kai Ishihara (Imperial)

*An algorithm for finding parameters of tunnels *

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

**Analysis Seminar**

Felix Schulze (FU Berlin)

*Uniqueness of compact tangent flows in mean curvature flow *

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

**AMSTAT**

Julia Charrier (Bretagne)

*Weak and strong error estimates for elliptic PDE with random coefficients*

Friday, 11 November, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room MS.03

**MIR@W**

Peter Gee (Pelagus Capital)

*Fixed Income Derivatives*

Friday, 11 November, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.03

**MIR@W**

Ben Nasatyr (RBS Global Banking and Markets)

*Foreign Exchange Options*

Friday, 11 November, 2011, 3:30 pm, Room MS.03

**MIR@W**

Abdessamad Khalid (Barcap)

*How do we risk manage Equity Derivatives products?*

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

**Colloquium**

Danny CalegarI (Cambridge)

*Stable commutator length in free groups*

Sunday, 13 November, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**algebraic geometry seminar**

Noah Giansiracusa (Zurich)

*Conformal blocks and rational normal curves*

Monday, 14 November, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Rogue waves and strong nonlinearity in wave turbulence**

Vladimir Zakharov (Arizona)

*Mathematical aspects of the theory of freak waves*

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

**Rogue waves and strong nonlinearity in wave turbulence**

Miguel Onorato (Torino)

*Triggering rogue waves in opposing currents*

Monday, 14 November, 2011, 2:45 pm, Room B3.02

**Rogue waves and strong nonlinearity in wave turbulence**

Sergei Annenkov and Victor Shira (Keele)

*Evolution of wave turbulence under 'gusty' forcing*

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

**Number Theory**

Simon Wadsley (Cambridge)

*Dimensions of Iwasawa modules*

Monday, 14 November, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Rogue waves and strong nonlinearity in wave turbulence**

Stefania Residori (Nice)

*Optical rogue waves in spatially extended systems*

Monday, 14 November, 2011, 4:45 pm, Room B3.02

**Rogue waves and strong nonlinearity in wave turbulence**

Sergei Lukaschuk (Hull)

*Nonstationary regimes in gravity wave turbulence*

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

**ETDS seminar**

Yusuke Okuyama (Kyoto Institute of Technology)

*TBA*

Tuesday, 15 November, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Nikolaos Fountoulakis (Birmingham)

*Random Graphs on Spaces of Negative Curvature*

Wednesday, 16 November, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Postgraduate Seminar**

Nicholas Korpelainen (Warwick)

*A Tale of Graceful Trees and Generalised Friendship: Two Conjectures by Anton Kotzig*

Wednesday, 16 November, 2011, 12:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Postgraduate Seminar**

Charles Brett (Warwick)

*A phase field approach to image reconstruction*

Wednesday, 16 November, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Complexity Forum**

Jörn Dunkel (Cambridge)

*Hydrodynamics of microorganisms - from individual to collective swimming*

Wednesday, 16 November, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**algebraic geometry seminar**

Sven Herrmann (UEA)

*Tropicalisations of Grassmannians and other Algebraic Varieties*

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

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Sabine Jansen (Weierstrass Institute Berlin)

*Random partitions in statistical physics *

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

**Geometry and Topology Seminar **

Bruce Westbury (Warwick)

*How to draw a planar graph*

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

**PDEs and Geometry seminar**

Paul Laurain (ENS Lyon)

*Constant mean curvature surfaces in Riemannian manifolds *

Friday, 18 November, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3:02

**AMSTAT**

Adam Johansen (Warwick)

*Local Sequential Monte Carlo Methods*

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

**Colloquium**

Sebastian van Strien (Warwick)

*One-dimensional dynamics: a survey of recent results*

Monday, 21 November, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room B3.02

**MiR@W: The Mathematics of Multiscale Materials**

Andrew Stuart (Warwick)

*Averaging and Homogenisation*

Monday, 21 November, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**MiR@W: The Mathematics of Multiscale Materials**

Florian Theil (Warwick)

*The Cauchy-Born Rule for Materials*

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

**Number Theory**

Richard Hill (UCL)

*Title TBA*

Monday, 21 November, 2011, 3:30 pm, Room B3.02

**MiR@W: The Mathematics of Multiscale Materials**

Stefan Adams (Warwick)

*Gradient Models and Elasticity*

Monday, 21 November, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**MiR@W: The Mathematics of Multiscale Materials**

Mike Allen (Warwick)

*MonteCarlo and Molecular Dynamics Methods for Polymers and Biomolecules*

Tuesday, 22 November, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Moduli of Curves seminar**

Adam Epstein (Warwick)

*Twisted rabbits, and other postcritically finite rational maps*

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

**ETDS seminar**

Alfonso Sorrentino (Cambridge)

*Minimal average action and Hamiltonian dynamics*

Tuesday, 22 November, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Robert Brignall (The Open University)

*TBA*

Tuesday, 22 November, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**ETDS seminar**

Vered Rom-Kedar (Weizmann Institute)

*A saddle in a corner - a model of atom-diatom chemical reactions*

Wednesday, 23 November, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Postgraduate Seminar**

Dintle Kagiso (Warwick)

*Dimension of Fat and Golden Gaskets*

Wednesday, 23 November, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Paul Chleboun (Warwick/Rome)

*Large deviations and metastability in condensing stochastic particle systems*

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

**Applied Mathematics**

Anders Hansen (Cambridge)

*Generalized Sampling and Infinite Dimensional Compressed Sensing*

Wednesday, 23 November, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

Krzysztof Bogdan (Wroclaw)

*On Hardy spaces*

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

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Martin Evans (Edinburgh)

*Diffusion with Stochastic Resetting *

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

**Geometry and Topology Seminar **

Jelena Grbic (Manchester)

*Decompositions of looped co-H-spaces and applications to topology and algebra*

Friday, 25 November, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3:02

**AMSTAT**

Thorsten Hohage (Goettingen University)

*Regularization of Statistical Inverse Problems*

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

**Colloquium**

Ali Alavi (Cambridge)

*Quantum Chemical Games of Life *

Monday, 28 November, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory**

Hendrik Lenstra (Leiden)

*Prime degree wild extensions of local fields*

Monday, 28 November, 2011, 6:15 pm, Room MS.02

**Maths & Stats Public Lecture**

Hendrik Lenstra (Leiden)

*Escher and the Droste effect*

Tuesday, 29 November, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**ETDS seminar**

Jon Aaronson (Tel-Aviv University)

*One the categories of weak mixing in infinite measure spaces*

Tuesday, 29 November, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Guilhem Semerjian (École Normale Supérieure)

*Statistical Mechanics Approach to the Problem of Counting Large Subgraphs In Random Graphs*

Wednesday, 30 November, 2011 — Friday, 2 December, 2011

**Non Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: Kody Law and Wei Yang

*Topics in Control*

Wednesday, 30 November, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Postgraduate Seminar**

Sebastian Vollmer (Warwick)

*Sampling, MCMC and Spectral gaps in infinite dimensions*

Wednesday, 30 November, 2011, 12:30 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Ian Nabney (Aston)

*Visualising Complexity *

Wednesday, 30 November, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS B3.03

**Applied Mathematics**

Jochen Broecker (Max Planck)

*Sensitivity and Out of Sample Error in Data Assimilation*

Wednesday, 30 November, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry seminar**

Noah Giansiracusa (Zurich)

*Conformal blocks and rational normal curves*

Wednesday, 30 November, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Topics in Control**

Jochen Bröcker (Max Planck Institute)

*Sensitivity and out-of-sample error in data assimilation*

Wednesday, 30 November, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Topics in Control**

Marta D'Elia (Emory University)

*A statistical approach to data assimilation for hemodynamics*

Wednesday, 30 November, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis**

Dmitry Belyaev (Oxford)

*Two-point Schramm's formula and SLE(8/3)-bubbles*

Wednesday, 30 November, 2011, 4:15 pm, Room MS.01

**Topics in Control**

Vassili Kolokoltsov (Warwick)

*Game theoretic analysis of incomplete markets: emergence of probabilities, nonlinear and fractional Black-Scholes equations*

Wednesday, 30 November, 2011, 5:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Topics in Control**

Adam Ostaszewski (LSE)

*Suppression of bad news in markets: explicit equilibrium analysis of correlated optimal data censors*

Wednesday, 30 November, 2011, 5:45 pm, Room MS.01

**Topics in Control**

Amol Sasane (LSE)

*A new v-metric in control theory*

Thursday, 1 December, 2011, 11:00 am, Room Westwood Lecture Theatre

**Topics in Control**

Peter Imkeller (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

*New results on (F)BSDE of quadratic growth*

Thursday, 1 December, 2011, 11:45 am, Room Westwood Lecture Theatre

**Topics in Control**

Tusheng Zhang (Manchester)

*Singular control of SPDEs and backward SPDEs with reflection*

Thursday, 1 December, 2011, 12:30 pm, Room Westwood Lecture Theatre

**Topics in Control**

Stefan Ankirchner (HCM, Bonn)

*Optimal trade execution under price-sensitive risk preferences*

Thursday, 1 December, 2011, 2:30 pm, Room Westwood Lecture Theatre

**Topics in Control**

Nick Bingham (Imperial)

*Multivariate prediction and matrix Szegö theory*

Thursday, 1 December, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Geometry and Topology Seminar **

Matthew Rathbun (Imperial)

*Tunnel-number one, fibered links *

Thursday, 1 December, 2011, 3:15 pm, Room Westwood Lecture Theatre

**Topics in Control**

Robert Mackay (Warwick)

*Control of complex systems*

Thursday, 1 December, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**PDE and Geometry Seminar**

Reto Müller (Imperial)

*A family of fourth-order gradient flows on three-manifolds*

Thursday, 1 December, 2011, 4:15 pm, Room Westwood Lecture Theatre

**Topics in Control**

Adam Kowalewski (AGH Krakow)

*Boundary Control of time-varying delay parabolic systems with non-differentiable performance functionals*

Thursday, 1 December, 2011, 5:00 pm, Room Westwood Lecture Theatre

**Topics in Control**

Minyi Huang (Carleton University)

*Decentralized decision making in mean field stochastic systems*

Thursday, 1 December, 2011, 5:45 pm, Room Westwood Lecture Theatre

**Topics in Control**

Wei Yang (Warwick)

*Mean field games and nonlinear Markov processes*

Friday, 2 December, 2011, 9:00 am, Room Westwood Lecture Theatre

**Topics in Control**

Boualem Djehiche (KTH Stockholm)

*Some applications of the Stochastic Maximum Principle*

Friday, 2 December, 2011, 9:45 am, Room Westwood Lecture Theatre

**Topics in Control**

Saul Jacka (Warwick)

*Minimizing the shuttle time for a diffusion*

Friday, 2 December, 2011, 11:00 am, Room Westwood Lecture Theatre

**Topics in Control**

Ilya Pavlyukevich (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena)

*Planar dynamical systems perturbed by heavy-tailed Lévy noise*

Friday, 2 December, 2011, 11:45 am, Room Westwood Lecture Theatre

**Topics in Control**

JiangLun Wu (Swansea University)

*Optimal control of SDEs associated with general Lévy generators*

Friday, 2 December, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3:02

**AMSTAT**

Marco Iglesias (MIT)

*Data inversion for the characterization of subsurface properties in a coupled flow and geomechanics model*

Friday, 2 December, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3:02

**AMSTAT/Topics in Control**

Natalia Rozhenko (Odessa, Ukraine)

*Passive impedance systems and stochastic realizations of stationary processes*

Friday, 2 December, 2011, 12:30 pm, Room Westwood Lecture Theatre

**Topics in Control**

Astrid Hilbert (Linnaeus University, Vaexjoe)

*Differentiable approximation of Lévy and fractional processes*

Friday, 2 December, 2011, 2:30 pm, Room Westwood Lecture Theatre

**Topics in Control**

Alexei Piunovskiy (Liverpool University)

*Fluid approximation to controlled Markov chains with local transitions*

Friday, 2 December, 2011, 3:15 pm, Room Westwood Lecture Theatre

**Topics in Control**

Natalia Rozhenko (Odessa)

*Passive realizations of stationary stochastic processes*

Friday, 2 December, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Darren Crowdy (Imperial)

*Solving problems in multiply connected domains*

Friday, 2 December, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room Westwood Lecture Theatre

**Topics in Control**

Kody Law (Warwick)

*Filtering the Navier-Stokes equation*

Monday, 5 December, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP seminar**

J. Ian Munro, (Waterloo)

*Creating a Partial Order and Finishing the Sort*

Monday, 5 December, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory**

Toby Gee (Imperial)

*Recent progress on the automorphy of Galois representations."*

Monday, 5 December, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Alg. Geometry seminar**

Constantin Shramov (Steklov)

*On tetragonal construction of R.Donagi*

Tuesday, 6 December, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Moduli of Curves Seminar**

Marco Streng (Warwick)

*Moduli via periods of curves*

Tuesday, 6 December, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**ETDS Seminar**

Martin Rasmussen (Imperial)

*Morse decompositions of nonautonomous dynamical systems*

Tuesday, 6 December, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Wojciech Samotij (Cambridge)

*TBA*

Wednesday, 7 December, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Postgraduate Seminar**

Dayal Strub (Warwick)

*Dividing surfaces and transition states*

Wednesday, 7 December, 2011, 12:30 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Nick Jones

*Are we thinking about the world the right way?*

Wednesday, 7 December, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Mathematics**

Tristan Pryer (Kent)

*Applications of a Nondivergence Finite Element Method to Fully Nonlinear PDEs*

Wednesday, 7 December, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Probability Theory Minicourse**

Takis Souganidis (Chicago)

*An introduction to the theory of viscosity solutions I*

Wednesday, 7 December, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry seminar**

Paul Levy (Lancaster)

*Singularities in nilpotent cones of exceptional type Lie algebras*

Wednesday, 7 December, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis**

Jan Maas (Bonn)

*Gradient flows of the entropy for finite Markov chains*

Wednesday, 7 December, 2011, 5:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Yuri Prokhorov (Moscow)

*Fano 3-folds of Fano index 2*

Thursday, 8 December, 2011, 1:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Probability Theory Minicourse**

Takis Souganidis (Chicago)

*An introduction to the theory of viscosity solutions II*

Thursday, 8 December, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Thomas Richthammer (TU Munich)

*Hard core particles with a lattice-continuum conflict*

Thursday, 8 December, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Geometry and Topology Seminar **

Sebastian Hensel (Bonn)

*Sphere Systems and the geometry of Out(F-n)*

Thursday, 8 December, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Roberta Alessandroni (Freiburg)

*Asymptotic behaviour of graphs evolving by curvature flows *

Thursday, 8 December, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**PDE/Geometry Seminar**

Esther Cabezas-Rivas (Munster)

*Ricci flow with nonnegative complex sectional curvature. *

Friday, 9 December, 2011, 10:00 am, Room MS.03

**Probability Theory Minicourse**

Takis Souganidis (Chicago)

*An introduction to the theory of viscosity solutions III*

Friday, 9 December, 2011, 12:00 pm, Room B3:02

**AMSTAT**

Sam Kou (Harvard)

*Stochastic modelling in single-molecule biophysics*

Friday, 9 December, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Takis Souganidis (Chicago)

*Random homogenization: theory and applications*

Monday, 12 December, 2011 — Friday, 16 December, 2011, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: Martin Hairer, Grigorios Pavliotis (Imperial), Andrew Stuart

*Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications *

Monday, 12 December, 2011, 9:30 am, Room B3.02

**Symposium Workshop 2010-11**

Organisers: Alex Gorodnik (Bristol), Mark Pollicott, Sebastian van Strien and Corinna Ulcigrai (Bristol)

*Recent Advances in Modern Dynamics*

Monday, 12 December, 2011, 9:30 am, Room B3.03

**Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications**

N. Berglund (Orleans)

*Canards, mixed-mode oscillations and interspike distributions in stochastic systems*

Monday, 12 December, 2011, 10:50 am, Room B3.03

**Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications**

D. Blomker (Augsberg)

*Stabilization due to additive noise*

Monday, 12 December, 2011, 11:30 am, Room B3.02

**Recent Advances in Modern Dynamics**

S. Crovisier (Université Paris 13)

*Dynamics of C^1-diffeomorphisms and their perturbations I*

Monday, 12 December, 2011, 11:40 am, Room B3.03

**Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications**

G. Stoltz (CERMICS)

*Nonequilibrium shear viscosity computations with Langevin dynamics*

Monday, 12 December, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Recent Advances in Modern Dynamics**

F. Rodriguez Hertz (Universidad de la República, Uruguay)

*Rigidity of higher rank abelian actions I*

Monday, 12 December, 2011, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications**

M. Westdickenberg (Gatech)

*Invariant measure of the Allen-Cahn equation: the regime of small temperature and large system size*

Monday, 12 December, 2011, 3:15 pm, Room B3.02

**Recent Advances in Modern Dynamics**

S. Kadyrov (Bristol)

*Entropy and escape of mass in Hilbert modular spaces*

Monday, 12 December, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications**

P. Souganidis (Chicago)

*TBA*

Monday, 12 December, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Recent Advances in Modern Dynamics**

D. Burguet (Université Pierre et Marie Curie)

*Symbolic extensions on surfaces in intermediate smoothness*

Monday, 12 December, 2011, 4:50 pm, Room B3.03

**Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications**

N. Sidorova (UCL)

*A conditioning principle for Galton-Watson trees*

Tuesday, 13 December, 2011, 9:00 am, Room B3.02

**Recent Advances in Modern Dynamics**

B. Kra (Northwestern)

*Multiple ergodic averages I*

Tuesday, 13 December, 2011, 9:30 am, Room B3.03

**Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications**

C. Schuette (Berlin)

*TBA*

Tuesday, 13 December, 2011, 10:30 am, Room B3.02

**Recent Advances in Modern Dynamics**

S. Gouezel (Université Rennes 1)

*Ergodic properties of the Teichmüller geodesic flow I*

Tuesday, 13 December, 2011, 10:50 am, Room B3.03

**Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications**

L. Koralov (UMD)

*Random, deterministic and nonlinear perturbations of dynamical systems*

Tuesday, 13 December, 2011, 11:40 am, Room B3.03

**Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications**

B. Leimkuhler (Edinburgh)

*Molecular dynamics and numerical methods for sampling the Gibbs measure*

Tuesday, 13 December, 2011, 11:45 am, Room B3.02

**Recent Advances in Modern Dynamics**

C. Matheus (Université Paris 13)

*Some examples of cocycles with wild central Oseledets bundle*

Tuesday, 13 December, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Recent Advances in Modern Dynamics**

F. Rodriguez Hertz (Universidad de la República, Uruguay)

*Rigidity of higher rank abelian actions II*

Tuesday, 13 December, 2011, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications**

G. Friesecke (TUM)

*TBA*

Tuesday, 13 December, 2011, 3:15 pm, Room B3.02

**Recent Advances in Modern Dynamics**

F. Ramirez (Bristol)

*Higher-degree cohomology for Anosov actions*

Tuesday, 13 December, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications**

H. Owhadi (Caltech)

*Geometric numerical integration of multiscale Hamiltonian systems*

Tuesday, 13 December, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Recent Advances in Modern Dynamics**

E. Roy (Université Paris 13)

*Prime Poisson suspensions*

Tuesday, 13 December, 2011, 4:50 pm, Room B3.03

**Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications**

J. Weare (Chicago)

*Some coarse graining results in crystal surface relaxation*

Wednesday, 14 December, 2011, 9:00 am, Room B3.02

**Recent Advances in Modern Dynamics**

B. Kra (Northwestern)

*Multiple ergodic averages II*

Wednesday, 14 December, 2011, 9:30 am, Room B3.03

**Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications**

P. Moerters (Bath)

*Ageing in the parabolic Anderson model*

Wednesday, 14 December, 2011, 10:30 am, Room B3.02

**Recent Advances in Modern Dynamics**

A. Ferguson (Bristol)

*The dimension of some sets generated by systems with holes*

Wednesday, 14 December, 2011, 10:50 am, Room B3.03

**Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications**

C. Hartmann (Berlin)

*Steered molecular dynamics: some ideas from robust control*

Wednesday, 14 December, 2011, 11:30 am, Room B3.02

**Recent Advances in Modern Dynamics**

D. Schnellmann (Ecole Normale Supérieure)

*Viana-like maps with singularities in the base dynamics *

Wednesday, 14 December, 2011, 11:40 am, Room B3.02

**Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications**

T Sullivan (Caltech)

*Optimal uncertainty quantification*

Wednesday, 14 December, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Recent Advances in Modern Dynamics**

S. Crovisier (Université Paris 13)

*Dynamics of C^1-diffeomorphisms and their perturbations II*

Wednesday, 14 December, 2011, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications**

D. Kelly (Warwick)

*Finding Limits of multiscale SPDEs*

Wednesday, 14 December, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications**

A. Duncan (Warwick)

*Diffusion on rapidly varying surfaces*

Wednesday, 14 December, 2011, 3:15 pm, Room B3.02

**Recent Advances in Modern Dynamics**

V. Pit (Université Paris 11)

*Symbolic coding for hyperbolic surfaces of finite volume*

Wednesday, 14 December, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications**

S. Krumscheid (Imperial)

*Semi-parametirc drift and diffusion estimation for multiscale diffusions*

Wednesday, 14 December, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Recent Advances in Modern Dynamics**

T. Kempton (Warwick)

*Densities of Bernoulli convolutions*

Thursday, 15 December, 2011, 9:00 am, Room B3.02

**Recent Advances in Modern Dynamics**

B. Kra (Northwestern)

*Multiple ergodic averages III*

Thursday, 15 December, 2011, 9:30 am, Room B3.03

**Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications**

E Vanden-Eijnden (Courant)

*Dimension reduction, coarse-graining and data assimilation in high-dimensional dynamical systems: modeling and computational issues*

Thursday, 15 December, 2011, 10:30 am, Room B3.02

**Recent Advances in Modern Dynamics**

S. Gouezel (Université Rennes 1)

*Ergodic properties of the Teichmüller geodesic flow II*

Thursday, 15 December, 2011, 10:50 am, Room B3.03

**Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications**

J.M. Sanz-Serna (UVA)

*Hybrid Monte-Carlo on Hilbert spaces*

Thursday, 15 December, 2011, 11:40 am, Room B3.03

**Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications**

T. Lelièvre (CERMICS)

*Sampling methods in molecular dynamics*

Thursday, 15 December, 2011, 11:45 am, Room B3.02

**Recent Advances in Modern Dynamics**

T. Eisner (Korteweg-de Vries Institute for Mathematics)

*Large values of the Gowers-Host-Kra seminorms*

Thursday, 15 December, 2011, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Recent Advances in Modern Dynamics**

S. Crovisier (Université Paris 13)

*Dynamics of C^1-diffeomorphisms and their perturbations III*

Thursday, 15 December, 2011, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications**

R. Di Liu (MSU)

*Numerical methods for stochastic bio-chemical reacting networks with multiple time scales*

Thursday, 15 December, 2011, 3:15 pm, Room B3.02

**Recent Advances in Modern Dynamics**

Y. Coudene (Université de Bretagne Occidentale)

*Ergodic invariant measures in nonpositive curvature*

Thursday, 15 December, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications**

K. Spiliopoulos (Brown University)

*Large deviations and Monte Carlo methods for multiscale diffusions and energy landscapes*

Thursday, 15 December, 2011, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Recent Advances in Modern Dynamics**

A. Teplinsky (Institute of Mathematics NASU, Kiev)

*Linear-fractional renormalization related to circle diffeomorphisms with multiple breaks*

Friday, 16 December, 2011, 9:00 am, Room B3.02

**Recent Advances in Modern Dynamics**

F. Rodriguez Hertz (Universidad de la República, Uruguay)

*Rigidity of higher rank abelian actions III*

Friday, 16 December, 2011, 9:30 am, Room B3.03

**Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications**

M. Freidlin (UMD)

*TBA*

Friday, 16 December, 2011, 10:30 am, Room B3.02

**Recent Advances in Modern Dynamics**

S. Gouezel (Université Rennes 1)

*Ergodic properties of the Teichmüller geodesic flow III*

Friday, 16 December, 2011, 10:50 am, Room B3.03

**Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications**

J. Zimmer (Bath)

*The Jacobi-Maupertuis formulation of Hamiltonian dynamics: applications as string method and in homogenisation*

Friday, 16 December, 2011, 3:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Stochastic Analysis**

Hongwei Long (florida Atlantic)

*Nadaraya-Watson estimator for stochastic processes driven by stable Levy motions *

Saturday, 17 December, 2011 — Wednesday, 21 December, 2011, Room MS.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: John Cremona, William Hart

*SAGE FLINT Days*

Saturday, 17 December, 2011, 1:30 pm, Room MS.03

**SAGE FLINT**

Fredrik Johansson (RISC)

*Fast Special Functions *

Saturday, 17 December, 2011, 2:35 pm, Room MS.03

**SAGE FLINT**

Mike Hansen

*How to write code for Sage *

Saturday, 17 December, 2011, 4:00 pm, Room MS.03

**SAGE FLINT**

Simon King (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Germany)

*How to implement new algebraic structures in Sage: Sage's category and coercion framework *

Sunday, 18 December, 2011, 11:00 am, Room MS.03

**SAGE FLINT**

Andy Novocin (Waterloo)

*L1, a quasi-linear LLL algorithm *

Sunday, 18 December, 2011, 1:30 pm, Room MS.03

**SAGE FLINT**

Arne Storjohann (Waterloo)

*TBA*

Monday, 19 December, 2011, 1:00 pm, Room MS.03

**SAGE FLINT / MIR@W**

John Cremona (Warwick)

*Sage as a research tool*

Monday, 19 December, 2011, 1:30 pm, Room MS.03

**SAGE FLINT / MIR@W**

Martin Albrecht (Paris)

*Linear Algebra over Dense Matrices over GF(2) and Small Extensions *

Monday, 19 December, 2011, 2:35 pm, Room MS.03

**SAGE FLINT / MIR@W**

Nick Hale (Oxford)

*A Brief Introduction to Chebfun *

Monday, 19 December, 2011, 3:25 pm, Room MS.03

**SAGE FLINT / MIR@W**

Nigel Smart (Bristol)

*Fully Homomorphic Encryption *

Monday, 19 December, 2011, 4:40 pm, Room MS.03

**SAGE FLINT / MIR@W**

Paul Zimmermann (Loria)

*CADO-NFS: integer factorization with the Number Field Sieve *

Monday, 19 December, 2011, 5:30 pm, Room MS.03

**SAGE FLINT / MIR@W**

Bruce Westbury (Warwick)

*Ribbon graphs, planar maps and circle packing*

Tuesday, 20 December, 2011, 11:00 am, Room MS.03

**SAGE FLINT**

David Harvey (New South Wales)

*Faster arithmetic for number-theoretic transforms *

Tuesday, 20 December, 2011, 1:30 pm, Room MS.03

**SAGE FLINT**

Mark van Hoeij (Florida State)

*Bivariate factorization over a finite field*

Wednesday, 21 December, 2011, 11:00 am, Room MS.03

**SAGE FLINT**

Maarten Derickx (Leiden)

*Torsion points on elliptic curves over number fields of small degree*

Wednesday, 21 December, 2011, 1:30 pm, Room MS.03

**SAGE FLINT**

Sebastian Pancratz (Oxford)

*Upcoming p-adic functionality in FLINT and practical use cases *

Thursday, 5 January, 2012 — Friday, 6 January, 2012, Room MS.01

**Non Symposium Workshop**

Organiser: Peter Topping

*South West PDE Winter School *

Thursday, 5 January, 2012, 1:00 pm, Room MS.01

**South West PDE Winter School**

Georg Weiss (Duesseldorf)

*Singularities in water waves*

Thursday, 5 January, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room MS.01

**South West PDE Winter School**

Ernst Kuwert (Freiburg)

*Two-dimensional curvature functionals with superquadratic growth*

Friday, 6 January, 2012, 9:00 am, Room MS.01

**South West PDE Winter School**

Camillo de Lellis (Uni-Zuerich)

*ODEs and transport equations with rough vector fields*

Friday, 6 January, 2012, 1:30 pm, Room MS.01

**South West PDE Winter School**

Nicola Gigli (Nice)

*Notions of differential calculus on metric measure spaces*

Friday, 6 January, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Y Sinai (Princeton)

*Ergodic Properties of Square-free Numbers*

Monday, 9 January, 2012 — Monday, 9 January, 2012, Room B3.02

**Non-Symposium Workshop**

Organiser: Mark Pollicott (Warwick)

*Ergodic Theory*

Monday, 9 January, 2012, 1:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory**

Corinna Ulcigrai (Bristol)

*Time-changes of horocycle flows*

Monday, 9 January, 2012, 2:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory**

Ya. G. Sinai (Princeton)

*Several simple results from number theory*

Monday, 9 January, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory**

Sebastian van Strien (Warwick)

*On a conjecture of Milnor on monotonicity of entropy, and Tresser's version *

Tuesday, 10 January, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Daniel Kuhn (Imperial)

*Robust Markov Decision Processes*

Wednesday, 11 January, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Postgraduate Seminar**

Jenny Cooley (Warwick)

*Generating points on cubic surfaces*

Wednesday, 11 January, 2012, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity forum**

Colm Connaughton (Warwick)

*Cluster-cluster aggregation with (complete) collisional fragmentation*

Wednesday, 11 January, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Maths Seminar**

Carsten Graser (Berlin)

*TBC*

Wednesday, 11 January, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

Emmanuel Jacob (ENS Lyon)

*Second order reflections of the integrated Brownian motion*

Thursday, 12 January, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Antti Knowles (Harvard )

*Quantum diffusion and eigenvector delocalization for random band matrices*

Thursday, 12 January, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Geometry and Topology Seminar**

Jessica Banks (Oxford)

*The Kakimizu complex of a link*

Thursday, 12 January, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Alberto Enciso (CSIC-ICMAT, Madrid)

*Knots and Links in Fluid Mechanics*

Friday, 13 January, 2012 — Friday, 13 January, 2012

**Non-Symposium Workshop**

Organiser: Andrew Stuart (Warwick)

*Data Assimilation and Inverse Problems*

Friday, 13 January, 2012, 10:30 am, Room B3.03

**Data Assimilation and Inverse Problems**

Kody Law (Warwick)

*Filtering the Navier-Stokes equation*

Friday, 13 January, 2012, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**Data Assimilation and Inverse Problems**

Dale Partridge (Reading)

*Data assimilation in a moving mesh framework*

Friday, 13 January, 2012, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Data Assimilation and Inverse Problems**

Marco Iglesias (Warwick)

*Assessment of Bayesian approaches for inverse problems in oil recovery*

Friday, 13 January, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Data Assimilation and Inverse Problems**

Youssef Marzouk (MIT)

*Spectral approximations and optimal maps for Bayesian inverse problems*

Friday, 13 January, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Data Assimilation and Inverse Problems**

Alex Moodey (Reading)

*Instability and regularization for data assimilation*

Friday, 13 January, 2012, 2:30 pm, Room D1.07

**Data Assimilation and Inverse Problems**

Wonjung Lee (Oxford)

*Implementation of the patched particle filter*

Friday, 13 January, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Data Assimilation and Inverse Problems**

Laura Baker / Alison Rudd (Reading)

*Representation of model error in high-resolution ensemble weather forecasts*

Friday, 13 January, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Antti Knowles (Harvard)

*Spectral statistics of large random matrices*

Monday, 16 January, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminars**

Michael Mourao (Warwick)

*The set of rational points of an algebraic curve.*

Tuesday, 17 January, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems Seminar**

Mark Pollicott (Warwick)

*The Schottky-Klein Function and Ergodic Theory *

Wednesday, 18 January, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Postgraduate Seminar**

Mark Bell (Warwick)

*The thin parts of Teichmuller space*

Wednesday, 18 January, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

Ioan Manolescu (Cambridge)

*Bond Percolation on Isoradial Graphs*

Thursday, 19 January, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Statistical Mechanics seminar**

Dimitrios Tsagkarogiannis (Bonn)

*Phase transitions and the cluster expansion in the canonical ensemble*

Friday, 20 January, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT Seminars**

Georg Schoechtel (TU Darmstadt)

*Motion of Inertial Particles in Gaussian Fields driven by an infinite-dimensional Fractional Brownian Motion *

Friday, 20 January, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Jens Marklof (Bristol)

*From the Lorentz gas to random graphs: new applications of measure rigidity in statistical physics, number theory and combinatorics*

Monday, 23 January, 2012 — Monday, 23 January, 2012, Room B3.02

**MIR@W**

Organiser: Markus Kirkilionis (Warwick)

*Perspectives in Mathematical Modelling and Simulation*

Monday, 23 January, 2012, 1:45 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W: Perspectives in Mathematical Modelling and Simulation**

Luca Sbano (IISS Von Neumann)

*TBA*

Monday, 23 January, 2012, 2:30 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W: Perspectives in Mathematical Modelling and Simulation**

Robert MacKay (Warwick)

*Hierachical Aggregation of Complex Systems*

Monday, 23 January, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory**

Ambrus Pal (Imperial)

*The Brauer-Manin obstruction to the local-global principle for the embedding problem. *

Monday, 23 January, 2012, 3:45 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W: Perspectives in Mathematical Modelling and Simulation**

Joan Saldana (Girona)

*Complex Networks as Structured Populations*

Monday, 23 January, 2012, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W: Perspectives in Mathematical Modelling and Simulation**

Odo Diekmann (Utrecht)

*Delay Equations and Physiologically Structured Population Models*

Monday, 23 January, 2012, 5:15 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W: Perspectives in Mathematical Modelling and Simulation**

Willi Jaeger (Heidelberg)

*From Molecules and Cells to Organs - Challenges to Multi-scale Mathematics and Computing*

Tuesday, 24 January, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

** Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems Seminar**

Adam Epstein (Warwick)

*Quadratic Mating Discontinuity *

Tuesday, 24 January, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Vitaly Strusevich

*The"Power of ..." Type Results in Parallel Machine Scheduling *

Wednesday, 25 January, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Postgraduate Seminar (Open day)**

Sergio Morales (Warwick)

*Revenue management on self organized manufacturing plants*

Wednesday, 25 January, 2012, 12:30 pm, Room MS.03

**Postgraduate Seminar (Open day)**

Robert Tang (Warwick)

*Orbifolds and musical chords*

Wednesday, 25 January, 2012, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity**

Pierre Sens (ESPCI, Paris)

*Simple models of intra-cellular transport and sorting *

Wednesday, 25 January, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Maths Seminar**

Andrew Hazel (Manchester)

*Instabilities in confined interfacial and free surface flows*

Wednesday, 25 January, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebraic Geometry seminar**

John Christian Ottem (Cambridge)

*Ample subschemes and partially positive line bundles*

Wednesday, 25 January, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

Jérémie Unterberger (Nancy)

*An introduction to rough path theory*

Wednesday, 25 January, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Giacomo Zambelli (London)

*Extended Formulations in Combinatorial Optimization*

Thursday, 26 January, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Andrea Malchiodi (SISSA, Trieste)

*Variational theory for singular Liouville equations*

Friday, 27 January, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT Seminars**

Heikki Haario (LUT)

*TBA*

Friday, 27 January, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Sanju Velani (York)

*Diophantine approximation: the Lebesgue and Hausdorff theories.*

Monday, 30 January, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Luke Stanbra (Durham)

*Modular forms, theta functions and a theta lift in the setting of SU(1,1).*

Tuesday, 31 January, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**ETDS Seminar**

Davoud Cheraghi (Warwick)

*Optimal estimates on perturbed Fatou coordinates *

Tuesday, 31 January, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Robert Haslhofer (ETH-Zürich)

*Singularities in 4d Ricci Flow*

Tuesday, 31 January, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP**

Eranda Dragoti-Çela

*The Quadratic Assignment Problem: on the Borderline Between Hard and Easy Special Cases*

Wednesday, 1 February, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Maths Seminar**

Margaret Beck (Heriot-Watt)

*Rapid convergence to quasi-stationary states for the 2D Navier-Stokes Equation*

Wednesday, 1 February, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Nikolai Tyurin (Dubna)

*Special Lagrangian fibration on the 3-fold flag variety F^3*

Wednesday, 1 February, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

Wilhelm Stannat (Berlin)

*Stochastic stability of travelling waves in the Nagumo equation*

Wednesday, 1 February, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room A1.01

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Taro Sano (Warwick)

*Deformations of Fano 3-folds with terminal singularities*

Thursday, 2 February, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Geometry and Topology Seminar**

Stefan Friedl (Köln)

*Complexity of surfaces in circle bundles over closed 3-manifolds*

Friday, 3 February, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT Seminars**

Mariya Krivko (Leicester)

*Numerical integration of Heath-Jarrow-Morton model of interest rates*

Friday, 3 February, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Gerard Besson (Grenoble)

*Natural maps: old and new*

Monday, 6 February, 2012 — Monday, 6 February, 2012, Room B3.02

**MIR@W/CoSyDy**

Organisers: Michael Tildesley and Robert Mackay (Warwick)

*Control of Complex Systems*

Monday, 6 February, 2012, 1:10 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W/CoSyDy: Control of Complex Systems**

J. White (Bath)

*Understanding the impact of public health intervention strategies: a contribution using mathematical models*

Monday, 6 February, 2012, 1:50 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W/CoSyDy: Control of Complex Systems**

A. Veretennikov (Leeds)

*On ergodic control for degenerate diffusions*

Monday, 6 February, 2012, 2:30 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W/CoSyDy: Control of Complex Systems**

S. Brand/M. Keeling (Warwick)

*Optimal spatial vaccination before and during an outbreak*

Monday, 6 February, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Johan Bosman (Warwick)

*Ranks of elliptic curves with prescribed torsion over number fields.*

Monday, 6 February, 2012, 3:40 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W/CoSyDy: Control of Complex Systems**

M. di Bernardo (Bristol)

*Synchronization and control of evolving dynamical networks*

Monday, 6 February, 2012, 4:20 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W/CoSyDy: Control of Complex Systems**

V. Kolokoltsov (Warwick)

*Mean field and nonlinear Markov control *

Monday, 6 February, 2012, 5:00 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W/CoSyDy: Control of Complex Systems**

J. Edmunds (LSHTM)

*Control by vaccination: fine tuning with a sledgehammer *

Tuesday, 7 February, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems Seminar**

Dimitry Turaev (Imperial)

*On stickiness and flicker-noise*

Tuesday, 7 February, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Ola Svensson (EPFL)

*TBA*

Wednesday, 8 February, 2012, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Diana Garcia Lopez (Manchester)

*Bacteria and their inhabitants*

Wednesday, 8 February, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

** Algebraic Geometry seminar**

Martijn Kool (Imperial)

*Reduced classes and curve counting on surfaces*

Wednesday, 8 February, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Maths Seminar**

Bob Kerr (Warwick)

*Reconnection and energy cascades in quantum and classical fluids*

Wednesday, 8 February, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis**

Stavros Vakeroudis (Manchester)

*Windings of planar Brownian motion and Bougerol's identity*

Thursday, 9 February, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Ellen Saada (CNRS)

*Couplings and Attractiveness for Interacting Particle Systems*

Thursday, 9 February, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Geometry and Topology Seminar**

Ian Short (Open)

*Ford circles and continued fractions*

Friday, 10 February, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT Seminars**

Andreas Langer (ÖAW)

*Subspace Correction and Domain Decomposition Methods for Total Variation Minimization*

Friday, 10 February, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Colloquium**

Kevin Buzzard (Imperial)

*The p-adic numbers – past, present and future*

Monday, 13 February, 2012, 9:00 am, Room B3.02

Tatjana Eisner (Amsterdam)

*Multiple Ergodic Theorems*

Monday, 13 February, 2012, 9:40 am, Room B3.02

Nicola Gigli (Nice)

*Recent advances on analysis over spaces with Ricci curvature bounded from below*

Monday, 13 February, 2012, 10:20 am, Room B3.02

Anders Hansen (Cambridge)

*Foundations of Computations in Infinite Dimensions.*

Monday, 13 February, 2012, 11:00 am, Room B3.02

Yunfeng Jiang (Imperial)

*Birational transformation of Gromov-Witten and Donaldson-Thomas invariants*

Monday, 13 February, 2012, 11:40 am, Room B3.02

David Loeffler (Warwick)

*Classical and p-adic automorphic forms*

Monday, 13 February, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

Andras Mathe (Warwick)

*Point configurations in fractal sets – problems on the border of discrete and continuous*

Monday, 13 February, 2012, 2:40 pm, Room B3.02

Kasra Rafi (Oklahoma)

*Counting closed loops in a stratum of quadratic differentials*

Monday, 13 February, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Alex Bartel (Postech)

*Units of number fields and Mordell-Weil groups as Galois modules. *

Monday, 13 February, 2012, 3:20 pm, Room B3.02

Antti Knowles (Harvard)

*TBA*

Tuesday, 14 February, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems Seminar **

Peter Hazard (Warwick)

*Entropy without Periodic Points in Dimension Two *

Tuesday, 14 February, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Martin Hoefer (RWTH Aachen)

*TBA*

Wednesday, 15 February, 2012, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

David Quigley (Warwick)

*Modelling non-classical mechanisms of crystal nucleation and growth*

Wednesday, 15 February, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Maths Seminar**

Lei Zhang (Oxford)

*Homogenization with non-separated scales'*

Wednesday, 15 February, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room c

**Midlands Probability Theory Seminar**

Peter Mörters (Bath)

*Shifting Brownian motion*

Wednesday, 15 February, 2012, 3:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Midlands Probability Theory Seminar**

Philippe Carmona (Nantes)

*The discrete-time parabolic Anderson model with heavy-tailed potential*

Wednesday, 15 February, 2012, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Midlands Probability Theory Seminar**

Naotaka Kajino (Bielefeld)

*Weyl's Laplacian eigenvalue asymptotics for the measurable Riemannian structure on the Sierpinski gasket*

Thursday, 16 February, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Chris Leininger (UIUC)

*Mapping class groups, Kleinian groups and convex cocompactness*

Thursday, 16 February, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Philipp Reiter (Freiburg)

*Regularisation of Non-Convex Anisotropic Energies*

Friday, 17 February, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT Seminars**

Mason Porter (Oxford)

*Community Structure in Networks*

Friday, 17 February, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

James Norris (Cambridge)

*Hastings-Levitov aggregation in the small particle limit*

Monday, 20 February, 2012 — Saturday, 25 February, 2012

Organisers: Timothy Logvinenko (Warwick), Miles Reid (Warwick), Constantin Shramov (Steklov Institute RAS)

*Russian-British Winter School on the McKay Correspondence*

Monday, 20 February, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Russian-British Winter School**

Timothy Logvinenko (Warwick)

*The McKay Correspondence I*

Monday, 20 February, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Tim Dokchitser (Bristol)

*L-functions of hyperelliptic curves.*

Monday, 20 February, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Russian-British Winter School**

Miles Reid (Warwick)

*G-Hilbert Schemes I*

Tuesday, 21 February, 2012, 9:00 am, Room B3.02

**Russian-British Winter School**

Miles Reid (Warwick)

*G-Hilbert Schemes II*

Tuesday, 21 February, 2012, 11:00 am, Room B3.02

**Russian-British Winter School**

Alvaro Nolla (Madrid)

*Quiver Reps and Stability I*

Tuesday, 21 February, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems Seminar**

James Langley (Nottingham)

*TBA*

Tuesday, 21 February, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room A1.01

**Russian-British Winter School**

Timothy Logvinenko (Warwick)

*The McKay Correspondence II*

Tuesday, 21 February, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Hubert Randerath (Cologne University of Applied Sciences)

*TBA*

Tuesday, 21 February, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room A1.01

**Russian-British Winter School**

Timothy Logvinenko (Warwick)

*Gnat-Families and Their Classification*

Wednesday, 22 February, 2012, 9:00 am, Room B1.01

**Russian-British Winter School**

Miles Reid (Warwick)

*G-Hilbert Schemes III*

Wednesday, 22 February, 2012, 10:00 am, Room B1.01

**Russian-British Winter School**

Kuzma Khabrov (MSU)

*Reid's Recipe*

Wednesday, 22 February, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Russian-British Winter School**

Artem Avilov (MSU)

*BKR Equivalence*

Wednesday, 22 February, 2012, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Hans Metz (Leiden)

*TBA*

Wednesday, 22 February, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Maths Seminar**

Kostas Koumatos (Oxford)

*Quasiconvexity at edges and corners and the nucleation of austenite in martensite*

Wednesday, 22 February, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Russian-British Winter School**

Evgeny Smirnov (HSE, Moscow)

*AG seminar: Schubert decomposition for double Grassmannians*

Wednesday, 22 February, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Russian-British Winter School**

Michael Wemyss (Edinburgh)

*McKay correspondence à la Auslander I*

Thursday, 23 February, 2012, 11:00 am, Room B3.01

**KOROVA (Russian COW) @ Warwick Day **

Taro Sano (Warwick)

*Deformations of Fano 3-folds with terminal singularities*

Thursday, 23 February, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.01

**KOROVA (Russian COW) @ Warwick Day **

Kuzma Khrabrov (MSU)

*Graded Rings and Q-Fano threefolds with exotic Weil class group*

Thursday, 23 February, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**KOROVA (Russian COW) @ Warwick Day **

Constantin Shramov (Steklov Institute RAS)

*Jordan property for Cremona groups of low rank*

Thursday, 23 February, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Algebra Seminar**

Matthew Reynolds (Warwick)

*p'-subgroups of groups of Lie type*

Thursday, 23 February, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Geometry & Topology Seminar**

Karen Vogtmann (Cornell)

*Automorphisms of free groups, hairy graphs and modular forms*

Thursday, 23 February, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Clara Aldana (Max-Planck AEI)

*Determinants of Laplacians and Ricci flow on asymptotically hyperbolic surfaces*

Thursday, 23 February, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.01

**KOROVA (Russian COW) @ Warwick Day **

Evgeny Smirnov (HSE, Moscow)

*Schubert calculus and Gelfand-Zetlin polytopes*

Thursday, 23 February, 2012, 5:30 pm, Room B3.01

**KOROVA (Russian COW) @ Warwick Day **

Chris Brav (Oxford)

*Classical and derived monodromy of a quintic threefold*

Friday, 24 February, 2012, 9:00 am, Room B3.01

**Russian-British Winter School**

Miles Reid (Warwick)

*G-Hilbert Schemes IV*

Friday, 24 February, 2012, 11:00 am, Room B3.01

**Russian-British Winter School**

Alvaro Nolla (Madrid)

*Quiver Reps and Stability II*

Friday, 24 February, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT Seminars**

Mauro Mariani (Aix-Marseilles)

*Deviations for processes with averaging phenomena*

Friday, 24 February, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Russian-British Winter School**

Timothy Logvinenko (Warwick)

*The McKay Correspondence III*

Friday, 24 February, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Russian-British Winter School**

Michael Wemyss (Edinburgh)

*McKay correspondence à la Auslander II*

Friday, 24 February, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

John Jones (Warwick)

*Exotic spheres and the Kervaire invariant*

Saturday, 25 February, 2012, 10:00 am, Room B3.01

**Russian-British Winter School**

Michael Wemyss (Edinburgh)

*McKay correspondence à la Auslander III*

Saturday, 25 February, 2012, 11:30 am, Room B3.01

**Russian-British Winter School**

Alvaro Nolla (Madrid)

*Quiver Reps and Stability III*

Monday, 27 February, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Arsen Elkin (Warwick)

*De Rham cohomology of hyperelliptic jacobians in characteristic two. *

Tuesday, 28 February, 2012, 11:00 am, Room MS:05

**Applied Mathematics**

Dr Michael Hintermuller (Humboldt - Berlin)

*Mathematical Programs with Equilibrium Constraints in Function Space: Stationarity Principles and Their Numerical Realization*

Tuesday, 28 February, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems Seminar**

Ian Morris (Surrey)

*Structure of extremal matrix products*

Tuesday, 28 February, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Jonathan Thompson (Cardiff)

* Hybridising Heuristic and Exact Methods to Solve Scheduling Problems *

Wednesday, 29 February, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Postgraduate Seminar**

Michael Scott (Warwick)

*Stochastic Partial Differential Equations on Evolving Riemannian Manifolds*

Wednesday, 29 February, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Maths Seminar**

Stefan Neukamm (Max Planck Institute)

*On the Commutability of Homogenization and Linearization in Finite Elasticity*

Wednesday, 29 February, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis**

Steffen Dereich (Marburg)

*Condensation effects in preferential attachment models with fitness*

Thursday, 1 March, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebra Seminar**

Benjamin Klopsch (Royal Holloway)

*Representation growth of arithmetic groups *

Thursday, 1 March, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Geometry and Topology Seminar**

Daryl Cooper (UCSB)

*Convex projective manifolds and cusps*

Friday, 2 March, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT Seminars**

Alexey Bespalov (Manchester)

*Numerical analysis of saddle point problems with random data *

Friday, 2 March, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Gui-Qiang Chen (Oxford)

*Hyperbolic Conservation Laws and Divergence-Measure Fields*

Monday, 5 March, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Teruyoshi Yoshida (Cambridge)

*On non-abelian Lubin-Tate theory for the Iwahori level of GL(n). *

Monday, 5 March, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Ines Armendariz (Buenos Aires)

*Weighted permutations of Z*

Tuesday, 6 March, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems Seminar**

Boguslaw Zegarlinski (Imperial College London)

*Entropy and ergodicity in large dimensional systems*

Wednesday, 7 March, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Postgraduate Seminar**

Maria Veretennikova (Warwick)

*Control fractional dynamics*

Wednesday, 7 March, 2012, 1:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry seminar**

Dustin Cartwright (Yale)

*Divisors on tropical varieties*

Wednesday, 7 March, 2012, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Asaki Saito (Future University Hakodate and JST PRESTO, Japan)

*Dynamical singularities in online learning and adaptive control*

Wednesday, 7 March, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Maths Seminar**

Michael Ghil (ENS)

*Toward a mathematical theory of climate sensitivity*

Thursday, 8 March, 2012, 9:00 am, Room B3:02

Dr Agelos Georgakopoulos (Geneve)

*Infinite graphs: topological, algebraic and probabilistic aspects.*

Thursday, 8 March, 2012, 9:40 am, Room B3:02

Dr Andrew Ferguson (Bristol)

*Projections and slices of dynamically defined sets*

Thursday, 8 March, 2012, 10:20 am, Room B3:02

Dr Joseph Najnudel (Zurich)

*An infinite-dimensional generalization of random unitary matrices*

Thursday, 8 March, 2012, 11:00 am, Room B3:02

Dr Tim Sullivan (Caltech)

*Optimal Uncertainty Quantification*

Thursday, 8 March, 2012, 11:40 am, Room B3:02

Dr Larsen Louder (Michigan)

*tbc*

Thursday, 8 March, 2012, 1:30 pm, Room WT1.04 Westwood Campus

**Junior Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Alex Collins (Bath)

*Representations of quivers and weighted projective lines*

Thursday, 8 March, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3:02

Dr Emilie Dufresne (Basel)

*Well-behaved separating algebras *

Thursday, 8 March, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Vitali Wachtel (LMU Munich)

*Random walks in cones*

Thursday, 8 March, 2012, 2:40 pm, Room B3:02

Dr Filippo Cagnetti (Lisbon)

*Some results in calculus of variations: fracture evolution and Steiner Symmetrization *

Thursday, 8 March, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Geometry and Topology Seminar**

John Hunton (Leicester)

*The shape of an attractor*

Thursday, 8 March, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room WT1.04 Westwood Campus

**Junior Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Jørgen Rennemo (Imperial)

* Göttsche's Ex-Conjecture and the Hilbert Scheme of Points on a Surface*

Thursday, 8 March, 2012, 3:20 pm, Room B3:02

Dr Alex Bartel (POSTECH)

*Galois modules and representation theory*

Thursday, 8 March, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Analysis Seminar**

Guofang Wang (Freiburg)

*Analytic Aspects of k-Scalar Curvature*

Thursday, 8 March, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3:02

Dr Hendrik Weber (Warwick)

*tbc*

Thursday, 8 March, 2012, 4:30 pm, Room WT1.04 Westwood Campus

**Junior Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Taro Sano (Warwick)

*Deformation theoretic approach to the classification of singular Fano 3-folds*

Friday, 9 March, 2012, 9:30 am, Room B3.01

**One day learning seminar on birational geometry for postgraduates**

Seung-Jo Jung

* Cyclic quotient surface singularities,*

Friday, 9 March, 2012, 11:00 am, Room B3.01

**One day learning seminar on birational geometry for postgraduates**

Michael Selig

*Classification of surfaces*

Friday, 9 March, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.03

**AMSTAT Seminars**

Omar Lakkis (Sussex)

*Domain indentification problems for the Poisson equation *

Friday, 9 March, 2012, 12:30 pm, Room B3.01

**One day learning seminar on birational geometry for postgraduates**

Taro Sano

*Minimal models in the birational classification of algebraic varieties*

Friday, 9 March, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room B3.01

**One day learning seminar on birational geometry for postgraduates**

Tom Ducat

*Mori dream spaces*

Friday, 9 March, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Jean Bertoin (Zurich)

*Coagulation with limited aggregations*

Monday, 12 March, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Marco Streng (Warwick)

*Smaller class invariants for quartic CM-fields *

Tuesday, 13 March, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems Seminar**

John Osborne (Open University)

*Spiders' webs and locally connected Julia sets of transcendental entire functions*

Wednesday, 14 March, 2012, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Christopher James (Institute of Digital Healthcare, WMG)

*Cortical Neurodynamics Explored: Challenges in Neural Signal Processing*

Wednesday, 14 March, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Applied Maths Seminar**

Shuai Lu (Fudan)

*On the Inverse Problems for the Coupled Continuum Pipe Flow model for flows in karst aquifers*

Wednesday, 14 March, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Peter Butkovic (Birmingham)

*Combinatorics of Tropical Linear Algebra*

Thursday, 15 March, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Geometry and Topology Seminar**

Alina Vdovina (Newcastle)

*Trivalent expanders and Riemann surfaces*

Thursday, 15 March, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Joaquin Perez (Granada)

*CMC Spheres in Three-Dimensional Metric Lie Groups*

Friday, 16 March, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT Seminars**

Shuai Lu (Fudan)

*Growth rate identification in the crystallization of polymers*

Friday, 16 March, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Christoph Ortner (Warwick)

*Continuum Elasticity from Molecular Mechanics*

Monday, 19 March, 2012 — Friday, 23 March, 2012, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: Neil O'Connell, Jon Warren

*Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices*

Monday, 19 March, 2012, 9:30 am, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Jinho Baik (Michigan)

*Maximal crossing and nesting of random matchings *

Monday, 19 March, 2012, 10:00 am, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Brian Rider (Colorado)

*Spiking the Hard Edge *

Monday, 19 March, 2012, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Piotr Sniady (Wroclaw)

*Second class particles and random Young tableaux *

Monday, 19 March, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Timo Seppalainen (Madison)

*Fluctuation exponents for directed polymers in the intermediate disorder regime (work in progress) *

Monday, 19 March, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Daniel Remenik (Toronto)

*Variational problems for the Airy2 process *

Monday, 19 March, 2012, 4:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Alan Hammond (Oxford)

*The multi-line Airy process and its Brownian-Gibbs property *

Monday, 19 March, 2012, 5:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Oleg Zaboronski (Warwick)

*Pfaffian formulae for one dimensional coalescing and annihilating systems *

Tuesday, 20 March, 2012, 9:30 am, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Patrik Ferrari (Bonn)

*Non-intersecting random walks in the neighborhood of a symmetric tacnode *

Tuesday, 20 March, 2012, 10:00 am, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Kurt Johansson (KTH)

*The Brownian tacnode *

Tuesday, 20 March, 2012, 10:30 am, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Pierre van Moerbeke (Louvain)

*Double Aztec diamond and the tacnode process *

Tuesday, 20 March, 2012, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Gregory Schehr (Orsay)

*Extremes of N vicious walkers for large N: application to the directed polymer and KPZ interfaces *

Tuesday, 20 March, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Miguel Tierz (Lisbon)

*Random matrices and vicious walkers in gauge theory problems *

Tuesday, 20 March, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Hirofumi Osada (Kyushu)

*Infinite-dimensional stochastic differential equations related to random matrices *

Tuesday, 20 March, 2012, 4:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Hideki Tanemura (Chiba)

*Stochastic differential equations related to soft-edge scaling limit *

Tuesday, 20 March, 2012, 5:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Vadim Gorin (MSRI/IITP)

*Infinitely many non-intersecting random walks *

Wednesday, 21 March, 2012, 9:30 am, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Philippe Biane (Marne-la-Vallee)

*Duistermaat-Heckman measure and Brownian motion on matrices *

Wednesday, 21 March, 2012, 10:00 am, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Reda Chhaibi (Paris VI)

*Geometric Littelmann crystals, Whittaker functions and Brownian motion *

Wednesday, 21 March, 2012, 10:30 am, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Makoto Katori (Chuo)

*Vicious Brownian motion, O'Connell's process, and equilibrium Toda lattice *

Wednesday, 21 March, 2012, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Benoit Collins (Ottawa)

*Norm convergence for unitary random matrices *

Wednesday, 21 March, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Anthony Metcalfe (KTH)

*Universality properties of Gelfand-Tsetlin patterns*

Wednesday, 21 March, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Combinatorics Seminar**

Daniel Kral (Charles University, Prague)

*Points covered by many simplices*

Wednesday, 21 March, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

** DIMAP Seminar**

Sebastian Stiller (TU Berlin)

*Robust Optimization over Integers*

Thursday, 22 March, 2012, 9:30 am, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Ivan Corwin (Microsoft/MIT)

*Directed random polymers and Macdonald processes I *

Thursday, 22 March, 2012, 10:00 am, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Alexei Borodin (MIT)

*Directed random polymers and Macdonald processes II *

Thursday, 22 March, 2012, 10:30 am, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Leonid Petrov (IITP)

*Uniformly random lozenge tilings of polygons on the triangular lattice *

Thursday, 22 March, 2012, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Herbert Spohn (Munich)

*The KPZ scaling theory applied to the semi-discrete directed polymer model *

Thursday, 22 March, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Tomohiro Sasamoto (Chiba)

*Stationary two-point correlation for the KPZ equation *

Thursday, 22 March, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Benedek Valko (Madison)

*Point processes and carousels *

Thursday, 22 March, 2012, 4:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Stephanie Jacquot (Cambridge)

*Bulk scaling limit of the Laguerre ensemble *

Thursday, 22 March, 2012, 5:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Balint Virag (Toronto)

*GOE minors and beads *

Friday, 23 March, 2012, 9:30 am, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Sasha Gnedin (Utrecht)

*Coherent permutation growth models *

Friday, 23 March, 2012, 10:00 am, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Pierre-Loic Meliot (Zurich)

*Fluctuations of random partitions under central measures *

Friday, 23 March, 2012, 10:30 am, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Marek Bozejko (Wroclaw)

*Deformed Fock spaces, Hecke operators and monotone Fock space of Muraki *

Friday, 23 March, 2012, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Alex Bloemendal (Harvard)

*Continuum limits of spiked random matrices and linear PDEs at the soft edge *

Friday, 23 March, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Interacting Particle Systems, Growth Models and Random Matrices**

Friedrich Gotze (Bielefeld)

*Local universality of repulsive particle systems and global approximations for random matrices *

Monday, 26 March, 2012 — Friday, 30 March, 2012, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: S. Assing, D. Elworthy, C. Goldschmidt, B. Hambly (Oxford), M. Hairer, W. Kendall, R. Kotecky, X.-M. Li, N. O'Connell, R. Tribe, J. Warren

*2012 UK Easter Probability Meeting *

Monday, 26 March, 2012, 9:20 am, Room MS.01

**2012 UK Easter Probability Meeting**

Ivan Corwin (Microsoft Research & MIT)

*Beyond the Gaussian universality class*

Monday, 26 March, 2012, 10:00 am, Room B3.02

**One day Multi Grid workshop**

Carsten Gräser and Ralf Kornhuber (Free University, Berlin)

* *

Monday, 26 March, 2012, 10:40 am, Room MS.01

**2012 UK Easter Probability Meeting**

Timo Seppalainen (Wisconsin-Madison)

*I: KPZ universality for interacting stochastic models*

Monday, 26 March, 2012, 11:40 am, Room MS.01

**2012 UK Easter Probability Meeting**

Balint Virag (Toronto)

*Operator limits of random matrices, Part I*

Monday, 26 March, 2012, 1:15 pm, Room B3.03

**YRM Satellite Meeting:Dynamical Systems & Ergodic Theory**

Henry WJ Reeve (Bristol)

*On the Diophantine properties of $\lambda$-expansions*

Monday, 26 March, 2012, 1:55 pm, Room B3.03

**YRM Satellite Meeting: Dynamical Systems & Ergodic Theory**

Simon Baker (Manchester)

*A multifractal zeta function for Gibbs measures supported on cookie cutter sets*

Monday, 26 March, 2012, 2:40 pm, Room MS.01

**2012 UK Easter Probability Meeting**

Jonathan Mattingly (Duke)

*TITLE TBC*

Monday, 26 March, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**YRM Satellite Meeting: Dynamical Systems & Ergodic Theory**

Polina Vytnova (Warwick)

*Cascades of codimension two bifurcations in generalised Henon maps*

Monday, 26 March, 2012, 3:40 pm, Room B3.03

**YRM Satellite Meeting: Dynamical Systems & Ergodic Theory**

Colin Little (Surrey)

*A zero-one law for a deterministic walk in a deterministic environment on Z*

Monday, 26 March, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room MS.01

**2012 UK Easter Probability Meeting**

Arnab Sen (Cambridge)

*Random Toeplitz matrices*

Monday, 26 March, 2012, 4:35 pm, Room B3.03

**YRM Satellite Meeting: Dynamical Systems & Ergodic Theory**

Rafael Alcaraz Barrera (Manchester)

*Open dynamical systems and symbolic dynamics*

Monday, 26 March, 2012, 5:00 pm, Room MS.01

**2012 UK Easter Probability Meeting**

Thierry Lévy (Université Paris 6)

*The master field on the plane*

Monday, 26 March, 2012, 5:15 pm, Room B3.03

**YRM Satellite Meeting: Dynamical Systems & Ergodic Theory**

Heather Reeve-Black (Queen Mary)

*Near-integrable behaviour in a model of discretized rotations*

Tuesday, 27 March, 2012, 9:20 am, Room MS.01

**2012 UK Easter Probability Meeting**

Theo Sturm (Bonn)

*I: Riemannian structure on the space of probability measures and gradient flows*

Tuesday, 27 March, 2012, 10:40 am, Room MS.01

**2012 UK Easter Probability Meeting**

Andrew Stuart (Warwick)

*Posterior consistency for Bayesian inverse problems*

Tuesday, 27 March, 2012, 11:40 am, Room MS.01

**2012 UK Easter Probability Meeting**

Balint Virag (Toronto)

*Operator limits of random matrices, Part II*

Tuesday, 27 March, 2012, 2:40 pm, Room MS.01

**2012 UK Easter Probability Meeting**

Jonathan Mattingly (Duke)

*TITLE TBC*

Tuesday, 27 March, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room MS.01

**2012 UK Easter Probability Meeting**

Yves Lejan (Orsay)

*The signature of Brownian paths*

Wednesday, 28 March, 2012, 10:00 am, Room MS.01

**2012 UK Easter Probability Meeting**

Theo Sturm (Bonn)

* II: Optimal transport, entropy and Ricci bounds on metric measure spaces*

Wednesday, 28 March, 2012, 11:30 am, Room MS.01

**2012 UK Easter Probability Meeting**

Timo Seppalainen (Wisconsin-Madison)

*II: Directed polymers in random environments*

Wednesday, 28 March, 2012, 1:30 pm, Room MS.01

**2012 UK Easter Probability Meeting**

Julien Berestycki (Paris)

*Branching processes with selectio*

Wednesday, 28 March, 2012, 2:30 pm, Room MS.01

**2012 UK Easter Probability Meeting**

Max von Renesse (Berlin)

*Hamiltonian Mechanics on Wasserstein Space and Quantum Fluid Models*

Thursday, 29 March, 2012, Room MS.01

**2012 UK Easter Probability Meeting**

Timo Seppalainen (Wisconsin-Madison)

* III: The output theorem in M/M/1 queues and directed polymer models*

Thursday, 29 March, 2012, 9:20 am, Room MS.01

**2012 UK Easter Probability Meeting**

Theo Sturm (Bonn)

*III: Optimal transport between random measures*

Thursday, 29 March, 2012, 11:40 am, Room MS.01

**2012 UK Easter Probability Meeting**

Ben Hambly (Oxford)

*The Invariance principle for the random conductance model*

Thursday, 29 March, 2012, 2:40 pm, Room MS.01

**2012 UK Easter Probability Meeting**

Jonathan Mattingly (Duke)

*TITLE TBC*

Thursday, 29 March, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room MS.01

**2012 UK Easter Probability Meeting**

Jonathan Jordan (Sheffield)

*Geometric preferential attachment graphs*

Friday, 30 March, 2012, 9:20 am, Room MS.01

**2012 UK Easter Probability Meeting**

Amanda Turner (Lancaster)

*Hastings-Levitov aggregation and the Brownian web*

Friday, 30 March, 2012, 10:40 am, Room MS.01

**2012 UK Easter Probability Meeting**

Timo Seppalainen (Wisconsin-Madison)

*IV: Tropical RSK correspondence and directed polymers*

Friday, 30 March, 2012, 11:40 am, Room MS.01

**2012 UK Easter Probability Meeting**

Nikos Zygouras (Warwick)

*Subgaussian concentration and rates of convergence in directed polymers*

Friday, 30 March, 2012, 2:40 pm, Room MS.01

**2012 UK Easter Probability Meeting**

Jonathan Mattingly (Duke)

*TITLE TBC*

Friday, 30 March, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room MS.01

**2012 UK Easter Probability Meeting**

Nadia Sidorova (UCL)

*A conditioning principle for Galton-Watson trees*

Monday, 2 April, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Gaetan Bisson (Macquarie)

*Abelian varieties, isogenies and endomorphism rings. *

Wednesday, 4 April, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Combinatorics**

Emil Vaughan (Queen Mary London)

*Flag algebras and extremal 3-graph theory*

Wednesday, 4 April, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

Massimilliano Gubinelli (Paris Dauphine)

*Regularisation by Oscillations*

Monday, 16 April, 2012 — Friday, 20 April, 2012, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: David Elworthy, Martin Hairer, Xue-Mei Li

*Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs *

Monday, 16 April, 2012 — Friday, 20 April, 2012, Room MS.01

**2010-11 Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: Mark Pollicott and Sebastian van Strien (Warwick)

*Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects*

Monday, 16 April, 2012, 10:00 am, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

S. Aida (Tohoku)

*Tunneling for spatially cut-off P(phi)2-Hamiltonians*

Monday, 16 April, 2012, 10:00 am, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

W. de Melo (IMPA)

*Rigidity of smooth critical circle maps*

Monday, 16 April, 2012, 11:15 am, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

F. Baudoin (Purdue)

*Functional inequalities for subelliptic diffusion operators via curvature bounds*

Monday, 16 April, 2012, 11:20 am, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

M. Nicol (Houston)

*Dynamical Borel-Cantelli lemmas*

Monday, 16 April, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

A. Thalmaier (Luxembourg)

*Brownian motion with respect to moving metrics and Perelman's entropy formula*

Monday, 16 April, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

M. Misiurewicz (IUPUI)

*Random interval homeomorphisms*

Monday, 16 April, 2012, 2:30 pm, Room MS.02

**EPSRC Symposium Workshop - Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

M. Röckner (Bielefeld)

*Localization of solutions to stochastic porous media equations: finite speed of propagation*

Monday, 16 April, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

M. Shishikura (Kyoto)

*Jakobson's theorem via Yoccoz puzzles and the measure of stochastic parameters*

Monday, 16 April, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

M Hairer (Warwick)

*Diffusion Monte-Carlo with a twist*

Monday, 16 April, 2012, 4:20 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

A. Karlsson (KTH)

*Two extensions of the Nielsen-Thurston theory of surface diffeomorphisms*

Monday, 16 April, 2012, 4:45 pm, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

A. Debussche (Cachan, Bretagne)

*Diffusion limit for stochastic kinetic equations*

Monday, 16 April, 2012, 5:20 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

G. Keller (Erlangen)

*Stability index for chaotically driven concave maps*

Monday, 16 April, 2012, 5:30 pm, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

D. Applebaum (Sheffield)

*Second quantised representation of Mehler semigroups associated with Banach space valued Levy processes*

Tuesday, 17 April, 2012, 9:00 am, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

D. Szasz (Budapest)

*Mixing in a model of heat conduction*

Tuesday, 17 April, 2012, 9:15 am, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

D. Bakry (Toulouse)

*Diffusions and orthogonal polynomials*

Tuesday, 17 April, 2012, 10:00 am, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

J.F. Alves (Porto)

*Statistical stability of Lorenz-like attractors*

Tuesday, 17 April, 2012, 10:00 am, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

J. Zabczyk (PAS Warsaw)

*SPDEs with Lévy noise for the bond market*

Tuesday, 17 April, 2012, 11:15 am, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

E. Pardoux (Marseille)

*Feller's branching diffusion with logistic growth: genealogies, and a path valued Markov process indexed by the initial population size*

Tuesday, 17 April, 2012, 11:20 am, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

L. Diaz (PUC-Rio)

*Robust vanishing of all central Lyapunov exponents*

Tuesday, 17 April, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

M. Sanz-Solé (Barcelona)

*A support theorem for stochastic waves in dimension three*

Tuesday, 17 April, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

M. Hochman (Hebrew University)

*Equidistribution from fractal measures*

Tuesday, 17 April, 2012, 2:30 pm, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

E. Hausenblas (Leoben)

*Numerical Approximation of Stochastic Evolution equations in UMD Banach spaces*

Tuesday, 17 April, 2012, 2:45 pm, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

M. Neklyudov (Tübingen Universität)

*The role of noise in finite ensembles of nanomagnetic particles*

Tuesday, 17 April, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

J-P. Conze (Rennes)

*Examples of 'quenched' type CLT for random or stationary products of measure preserving transformations*

Tuesday, 17 April, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

E. Hall (Edinburgh)

*Accelerated spatial approximations for time discretized stochastic partial differential equations*

Tuesday, 17 April, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

A.B. Cruzeiro (Imperial)

*Stochastic calculus of variations on the diffeomorphisms group*

Tuesday, 17 April, 2012, 4:20 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

E. Verbitsky (Leiden)

*Factors of g-measures*

Tuesday, 17 April, 2012, 4:45 pm, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

H. Zhao (Loughborough)

*Random periodic solution of SDEs and SPDEs*

Tuesday, 17 April, 2012, 5:20 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

K. Schmidt (Vienna)

*Dynamical properties of principal algebraic group actions*

Wednesday, 18 April, 2012, 9:00 am, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

B. Kra (Northwestern)

*Existence (or not) of nilfactors*

Wednesday, 18 April, 2012, 9:15 am, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

A. Veretennikov (Leeds)

*On Poisson equations for"ergodic" generators of the second order*

Wednesday, 18 April, 2012, 10:00 am, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

R. Krikorian (UPMC)

*Reducibility of quasi-periodic cocycles: KAM, renormalization and the cheap trick*

Wednesday, 18 April, 2012, 10:00 am, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

L. Mytnik (Technion)

*Multifractal analysis of superprocesses with stable branching in dimension one*

Wednesday, 18 April, 2012, 11:15 am, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

J. Teichmann (ETH, Zurich)

*Finite dimensional realizations for the CNKK-volatility surface model*

Wednesday, 18 April, 2012, 11:20 am, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

B. Weiss (Hebrew University)

*Ergodic theory beyond amenable groups*

Wednesday, 18 April, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

T. Zhang (Manchester)

*Mixed boundary value problems of semielliptic PDEs and BSDEs with singular coefficients*

Wednesday, 18 April, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

A. Nevo (Technion)

*Ergodic theorems beyond amenable groups*

Wednesday, 18 April, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

V. Bergelson (Ohio)

*New results on polynomial actions of unitary operators*

Wednesday, 18 April, 2012, 4:20 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

H. Furstenberg (Hebrew University)

*Some Markovian themes in ergodic theory*

Thursday, 19 April, 2012, 9:00 am, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

O. Jenkinson (QMUL)

*Ergodic dominance and ergodic optimization*

Thursday, 19 April, 2012, 9:15 am, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

D. Crisan (Imperial)

*Robust filtering: correlated noise and multidimensional observation*

Thursday, 19 April, 2012, 10:00 am, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

M. Bjorklund (ETH Zurich)

*Analyzing the size and structure of sums of infinite sets of integers via ergodic theory*

Thursday, 19 April, 2012, 10:00 am, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

L. Zambotti (Paris VI)

*CSBPs with immigration and Fleming-Viot processes with mutation*

Thursday, 19 April, 2012, 11:15 am, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

M. Romito (Florence)

*Densities for the 3D Navier-Stokes equations with Gaussian noise*

Thursday, 19 April, 2012, 11:20 am, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

G. Knieper (Ruhr Universität Bochum)

*Geodesic flows on the 2-torus with zero topological entropy and weak integrability*

Thursday, 19 April, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

M. Arnaudon (Poitiers)

*Generalized Navier-Stokes flows*

Thursday, 19 April, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

S. Marmi (Scuola Normale Superiore)

*Dynamics beyond natural boundaries*

Thursday, 19 April, 2012, 2:30 pm, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

M. Maurelli (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa)

*DEs and linear SPDEs with rough coefficients arising from fluid dynamics*

Thursday, 19 April, 2012, 2:45 pm, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

A. Andersson (Chalmers, Sweden)

*Weak error of finite element approximations of a nonlinear stochastic heat equation*

Thursday, 19 April, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

L. Flaminio (Lille)

*Cohomology and equidistribution for higher dimensional nilflows on Heisenberg manifolds*

Thursday, 19 April, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

B. Gess (Bielefeld)

*Stochastic dynamics induced by porous media equations with space-time linear multiplicative noise*

Thursday, 19 April, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

S. Fang (Bourgogne)

*Diffusion processes with the singular drift on complete Riemannian manifolds*

Thursday, 19 April, 2012, 4:20 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

K. Burns (Northwestern)

*Ergodicity of the Weil-Petersson geodesic flow*

Thursday, 19 April, 2012, 4:45 pm, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

A. Truman (Swansea)

*A Stochastic BZ Model and the Satellites of Jupiter and Saturn*

Thursday, 19 April, 2012, 5:20 pm, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

V. Kaimanovich (Ottawa)

*Random graphs and equivalence relations*

Friday, 20 April, 2012, 9:00 am, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

P. Balint (Budapest)

*Anomalous diffusive phenomena in planar hyperbolic billiards*

Friday, 20 April, 2012, 10:00 am, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

B. Saussol (Brest)

*Central limit therorem for pointwise dimension and applications*

Friday, 20 April, 2012, 10:00 am, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

I. Gyongy (King's Buildings)

*On finite difference approximations for degenerate filtering*

Friday, 20 April, 2012, 11:15 am, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

T. Lyons (Oxford)

*The expected signature of Brownian motion on exit from a domain*

Friday, 20 April, 2012, 11:20 am, Room MS.01

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems: Perspectives and Prospects**

M. Urbanski (North Texas)

*Fine inducing and equilibrium measures for holomorphic functions*

Friday, 20 April, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

Z. Brzezniak (York)

*Strong and weak solutions to the stochastic Landau-Lifshitz equation and their asymptotic behaviour*

Friday, 20 April, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

M. Scheutzow (TU Berlin)

*Exponential growth rate for a single linear stochastic delay differential equation*

Friday, 20 April, 2012, 2:45 pm, Room MS.02

**Stochastic Analysis and Stochastic PDEs**

H. Kunita (Kyushu)

*Non-degenerate SDE with jumps and its hypoelliptic property*

Monday, 23 April, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Carlos de Vera-Piquero (Barcelona)

*Galois representations over fields of moduli and rational points on Shimura curves*

Thursday, 26 April, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Piotr Milos (Bath)

*Gaussian free field with non-homogeneous pinning*

Friday, 27 April, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Marc Timme (Göttingen)

*Unstable attractors, complex heteroclinic networks and computation by switching*

Monday, 30 April, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**MIR@W Day**

Organisers: Colm Connaughton (Maths), David Mullins (WMG), Tom Nichols (Stats/WMG)

*Maths and Manufacturing*

Monday, 30 April, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**MiR@W Day: Maths and Manufacturing**

Will Searle (Axillium Research)

*Mathematical challenges from an industrial perspective*

Monday, 30 April, 2012, 2:20 pm, Room B3.02

**MiR@W Day: Maths and Manufacturing**

Robert MacKay (Warwick)

*Industiral challenges from a mathematical perspective*

Wednesday, 2 May, 2012, 11:00 am, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

Daniel Ueltschi (Warwick)

*Reflection positivity and infrared bounds in a random loop model*

Wednesday, 2 May, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Sara de Freitas (Serious Games Institute)

*Can Serious Games save lives?*

Wednesday, 2 May, 2012, 6:15 pm, Room MS.01

**Maths & Stats Public Lecture**

Peter Donnelly FRS (Oxford)

*The Genetic Revolution*

Thursday, 3 May, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebra Seminar**

Yiftach Barnea (Royal Holloway)

*Abstract Commensurators of Profinite Groups*

Thursday, 3 May, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Christophe Bahadoran (Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont 2)

*Antishock invariant measure for the slow-bond TASEP*

Thursday, 3 May, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry seminar**

Kristin Shaw (Toronto)

*Obstructions to approximating tropical curves in surfaces via intersection theory*

Friday, 4 May, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Yuri Tomilov (IMPAN Warsaw)

*On rates in mean ergodic theorems*

Monday, 7 May, 2012 — Thursday, 10 May, 2012

**From mean-field control to weak KAM dynamics**

Organisers: Astrid Hilbert, Vassili Kolokoltsov and Sebastian van Strien

Monday, 7 May, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room B3.02

**From mean-field control to weak KAM dynamics**

Patrick Bernard (Paris-Dauphine)

*Mather theory and applications pt1*

Monday, 7 May, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**From mean-field control to weak KAM dynamics**

Diogo A. Gomes (Instituto Superior Tecnico)

*An introduction to mean-field games: the finite state space case pt1*

Tuesday, 8 May, 2012, 9:00 am, Room B3.02

**From mean-field control to weak KAM dynamics**

Diogo A. Gomes (Instituto Superior Tecnico)

*An introduction to mean-field games: the finite state space case pt2*

Tuesday, 8 May, 2012, 10:30 am, Room B3.02

**From mean-field control to weak KAM dynamics**

Patrick Bernard (Paris-Dauphine)

*Mather theory and applications pt2*

Tuesday, 8 May, 2012, 11:30 am, Room B3.02

**From mean-field control to weak KAM dynamics**

Peter Caines (McGill University)

*Epsilon-Nash Mean Field Games pt1*

Tuesday, 8 May, 2012, 2:30 pm, Room B3.02

**From mean-field control to weak KAM dynamics**

Patrick Bernard (Paris-Dauphine)

*Mather theory and applications pt3*

Tuesday, 8 May, 2012, 3:30 pm, Room B3.02

**From mean-field control to weak KAM dynamics**

Diogo A. Gomes (Instituto Superior Tecnico)

*An introduction to mean-field games: the finite state space case pt3*

Wednesday, 9 May, 2012, 9:00 am, Room B3.02

**From mean-field control to weak KAM dynamics**

Peter Caines (McGill University)

*Epsilon-Nash Mean Field Games pt2*

Wednesday, 9 May, 2012, 10:30 am, Room B3.02

**From mean-field control to weak KAM dynamics**

Bruno Gaujal (INRIA)

*Mean field for Markov Decision Processes: from Discrete to Continuous Optimization pt1*

Wednesday, 9 May, 2012, 11:30 am, Room B3.02

**From mean-field control to weak KAM dynamics**

Peter Caines (McGill University)

*Epsilon-Nash Mean Field Games pt3*

Wednesday, 9 May, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B1.01

**Warwick Tropical Day**

Neil O'Connell (Warwick)

*The Robinson-Schensted-Knuth correspondence and its generalisations*

Wednesday, 9 May, 2012, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Carsten Grabow (Göttingen)

*Impact of Complex Network Topology on Synchronization Dynamics*

Wednesday, 9 May, 2012, 2:30 pm, Room MS.05

**Warwick Tropical Day**

Alicia Dickenstein (Buenos Aires)

*Mixed Discriminants*

Wednesday, 9 May, 2012, 2:30 pm, Room B3.02

**From mean-field control to weak KAM dynamics**

G. Ostovski (Warwick)

*Arnold diffusion in fictitious play*

Wednesday, 9 May, 2012, 3:30 pm, Room B3.02

**From mean-field control to weak KAM dynamics**

M. Huang (Carleton)

*Random mean field approximation in LQG games with mixed players*

Wednesday, 9 May, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Warwick Tropical Day**

Spencer Backman (Georgia Tech)

*Riemann-Roch for directed graphs*

Wednesday, 9 May, 2012, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**From mean-field control to weak KAM dynamics**

J.L. Wu (Swansea)

*On optimal control of stochastic differential equations associated with Levy generators*

Thursday, 10 May, 2012 — Thursday, 10 May, 2012, Room B3.03

**Geometric Analysis Seminar**

Organisers: Mihalis Dafermos, Andre Neves, Peter Topping, Neshan Wickramasekera

Thursday, 10 May, 2012, 9:00 am, Room B3.02

**From mean-field control to weak KAM dynamics**

Bruno Gaujal (INRIA)

*Mean field for Markov Decision Processes: from Discrete to Continuous Optimization pt2*

Thursday, 10 May, 2012, 10:30 am, Room B3.02

**From mean-field control to weak KAM dynamics**

Bruno Gaujal (INRIA)

*Mean field for Markov Decision Processes: from Discrete to Continuous Optimization pt3*

Thursday, 10 May, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebra Seminar**

Anne Thomas (Sydney)

*Cocompact lattices on Ã _{n} buildings*

Thursday, 10 May, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Geometric Analysis Seminar**

Fernando Codá Marques (IMPA)

*Min-max minimal surfaces and the Willmore conjecture*

Thursday, 10 May, 2012, 3:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Geometric Analysis**

Francesco Maggi (Florence/UT-Austin)

*Global stability inequalities in the Plateau problem*

Thursday, 10 May, 2012, 4:45 pm, Room B3.03

**Geometric Analysis**

Sergiu Klainerman (Princeton)

*Rigidity of Black Holes*

Friday, 11 May, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Sam Payne (Yale)

*Nonarchimedean norms in algebraic geometry*

Monday, 14 May, 2012 — Wednesday, 16 May, 2012, Room B3.02

**Non-Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: Colm Connaughton and Nick Watkins (Warwick/British Antarctic Survey)

*Statistical Inference, Information Theory and Applications in Complex Systems*

Monday, 14 May, 2012 — Monday, 14 May, 2012, Room B3.03

**Bayesian Inverse Problems**

Organiser: Andrew Stuart

Monday, 14 May, 2012, 9:30 am, Room B3.03

**Bayesian Inverse Problems**

Sari Lasanen (Oulu)

*Dominated statistical inverse problems. Part I*

Monday, 14 May, 2012, 10:30 am, Room B3.03

**Bayesian Inverse Problems**

Damon McDougall (Warwick)

*Variance Reduction in Lagrangian data assimilation *

Monday, 14 May, 2012, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Bayesian Inverse Problems**

Sergios Agapiou (Warwick)

*Justification of the posterior in Bayesian linear inverse problems using precision operators*

Monday, 14 May, 2012, 11:30 am, Room B3.02

**Statistical Inference, Information Theory and Applications in Complex Systems **

Cosma Shalizi (Carnegie Mellon)

*Predicting unstable dynamics*

Monday, 14 May, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Bayesian Inverse Problems**

Yuan-Xiang Zhang (Warwick)

*Bayesian posterior consistency for inverse problems*

Monday, 14 May, 2012, 12:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Bayesian Inverse Problems**

Marco Inglesias (Warwick)

*Assessment of Gaussian approximations for Bayesian inverse problems in subsurface modeling*

Monday, 14 May, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Statistical Inference, Information Theory and Applications in Complex Systems **

Dalia Chakrabarty (Warwick)

*General inversion techniques and their shortcomings, ill posed problems, integral equations, role of sparsity, uniqueness considerations and motivation for uncertainty quantification*

Monday, 14 May, 2012, 2:15 pm, Room B3.03

**Bayesian Inverse Problems**

Sari Lasanen (Oulu)

*Dominated statistical inverse problems. Part II*

Monday, 14 May, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Chris Smyth (Edinburgh)

*Sequences and congruences related to Ramanujan's tau function*

Monday, 14 May, 2012, 3:15 pm, Room B3.03

**Bayesian Inverse Problems**

Alex Moodey (Reading)

*Error dynamics and instability in data assimilation*

Monday, 14 May, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Statistical Inference, Information Theory and Applications in Complex Systems **

Kristian Lindgren (Chalmers)

*Information theory and cellular automata*

Monday, 14 May, 2012, 4:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Bayesian Inverse Problems**

Natalia Bochkina (Edinburgh)

*Bernstein-von Mises theorem for Bayesian inverse problems with nonregular likelihood *

Tuesday, 15 May, 2012, 9:30 am, Room B3.02

**Statistical Inference, Information Theory and Applications in Complex Systems **

Cosma Shalizi (Carnegie Mellon)

*Inference with heavy-tailed distributions*

Tuesday, 15 May, 2012, 11:30 am, Room B3.02

**Statistical Inference, Information Theory and Applications in Complex Systems **

Dalia Chakrabarty (Warwick)

*Invoking information to render problem wellposed, motivating non-parametric modelling in complex systems, how to model measurement noise, modelling dependence on quality and quantity of data*

Tuesday, 15 May, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Statistical Inference, Information Theory and Applications in Complex Systems **

Kristian Lindgren (Chalmers)

*Flows of information in spatially extended chemical dynamics*

Wednesday, 16 May, 2012, 9:30 am, Room B3.02

**Statistical Inference, Information Theory and Applications in Complex Systems **

Cosma Shalizi (Carnegie Mellon)

*Linking models of networks and agents to data*

Wednesday, 16 May, 2012, 11:30 am, Room B3.02

**Statistical Inference, Information Theory and Applications in Complex Systems **

Dalia Chakrabarty (Warwick)

*Optimisation and shortcomings in complex, real-life systems, MCMC techniques, distribution-free, statistical tests of hypothesis*

Wednesday, 16 May, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Statistical Inference, Information Theory and Applications in Complex Systems **

Kristian Lindgren (Chalmers)

*Statistical mechanics of spin systems and chaotic dynamics*

Wednesday, 16 May, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

Govind Menon (Brown)

*Complete integrability of shock clustering and Burgers turbulence*

Thursday, 17 May, 2012 — Friday, 18 May, 2012, Room B3.03

**Non-Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: Colm Connaughton and Nick Watkins (Warwick/British Antarctic Survey)

*Aggregation, Inference and Rare Events in the Natural and Socio-economic Sciences*

Thursday, 17 May, 2012, 11:15 am, Room B3.03

**Aggregation, Inference and Rare Events in the Natural and Socio-economic Sciences**

Steve Bramwell (UCL)

*The distribution of spatially averaged critical properties*

Thursday, 17 May, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Aggregation, Inference and Rare Events in the Natural and Socio-economic Sciences**

Iddo Eliazar (Holon)

*Anomalous is ubiquitous*

Thursday, 17 May, 2012, 1:45 pm, Room B3.03

**Aggregation, Inference and Rare Events in the Natural and Socio-economic Sciences**

Maxime Clusel (Montpelier)

*Generalised extreme statistics and sum of correlated variables*

Thursday, 17 May, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebra Seminar**

Colva Roney-Dougal (St. Andrews)

*Generalisations of small cancellation*

Thursday, 17 May, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Florian Völlering (Universiteit Leiden)

*Random Walks in Dynamic Random Environments*

Thursday, 17 May, 2012, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Aggregation, Inference and Rare Events in the Natural and Socio-economic Sciences**

Lenny Smith (LSE)

*Extreme modelling, extreme theories, extreme statistics and the understanding of rare, unusual, or extreme events*

Thursday, 17 May, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Otmar Venjakob (Heidelberg)

*From the Birch and Swinnerton Dyer Conjecture to the GL_2 Main Conjecture for elliptic curves.*

Thursday, 17 May, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminars**

Andrea Mondino (SNS - Pisa)

*The Willmore and other L^2 curvature functionals in Riemannian manifolds*

Thursday, 17 May, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Aggregation, Inference and Rare Events in the Natural and Socio-economic Sciences**

Christos Mitas (RMS)

*Loss models of catastrophes: A short introduction and a simple example of loss aggregation*

Thursday, 17 May, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room MS.03

**SIAM Wariwck student chapter**

John Ockendon (Oxford)

*Mathematical Modelling: What's under the bonnet*

Thursday, 17 May, 2012, 4:45 pm, Room B3.03

**Aggregation, Inference and Rare Events in the Natural and Socio-economic Sciences**

Bruno Goncalves (Northeastern)

*Activity driven modeling of dynamic networks*

Friday, 18 May, 2012, 9:30 am, Room B3.03

**Aggregation, Inference and Rare Events in the Natural and Socio-economic Sciences**

Cosma Shalizi (Carnegie-Mellon)

*Adapting to non-stationarity with growing model ensembles*

Friday, 18 May, 2012, 10:15 am, Room B3.03

**Aggregation, Inference and Rare Events in the Natural and Socio-economic Sciences**

Tim Graves (Cambridge)

*Bayesian analysis of non-Gaussian long-range dependent processes*

Friday, 18 May, 2012, 11:45 am, Room B3.03

**Aggregation, Inference and Rare Events in the Natural and Socio-economic Sciences**

Simon Wood (Bath)

*Simple statistical methods for complex ecological dynamics*

Friday, 18 May, 2012, 12:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Aggregation, Inference and Rare Events in the Natural and Socio-economic Sciences**

Rainer Klages (QMUL)

*Statistical analysis and stochastic modelling of cell migration and bumblebee foraging*

Friday, 18 May, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Aggregation, Inference and Rare Events in the Natural and Socio-economic Sciences**

Ola Løvsletten (Tromsø)

*Multifractal inference*

Friday, 18 May, 2012, 2:45 pm, Room B3.03

**Aggregation, Inference and Rare Events in the Natural and Socio-economic Sciences**

Marcin Magdziarz (Wroclaw)

*Verification of ergodicity and mixing in anomalous diffusion systems*

Friday, 18 May, 2012, 3:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Aggregation, Inference and Rare Events in the Natural and Socio-economic Sciences**

Gunnar Pruessner (Imperial)

*Self-organised criticality - 25 years of power laws*

Friday, 18 May, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Benny Sudakov (UCLA)

*Induced matchings, arithmetic progressions and communication*

Monday, 21 May, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

James McKee (Royal Holloway)

*Salem graphs: What? Why? Whither?*

Tuesday, 22 May, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room MS.05

**DIMAP Seminar**

Olof Sisask (Queen Mary)

*Arithmetic Progressions in Sumsets via (Discrete) Probability, Geometry and Analysis*

Wednesday, 23 May, 2012, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Magnus Richardson (Warwick)

*Experimentally verified neuron models and mathematical tools for their analyses*

Wednesday, 23 May, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry seminar**

Raf Bocklandt (Newcastle)

*Dimer, Matrix factorizations and mirror symmetry.*

Wednesday, 23 May, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Lectures on Social Dynamics**

Bruno Goncalves (Northeastern)

*Political Activity in Social Media*

Wednesday, 23 May, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis/Statistical Mechanics**

Antoine Gloria (INRIA Lille)

*Random Parking Measure, Euclidean Functionals and Rubber Elasticity*

Thursday, 24 May, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebra Seminar**

John Cossey (Canberra)

*Products of Finite Nilpotent Groups*

Thursday, 24 May, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Statistical Mechanics Seminar**

Charles-Édouard Pfister (École Polytechnique Fédérale, Lausanne)

*Guessing, Rényi's Entropy and Large Deviations*

Thursday, 24 May, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Lectures on Social Dynamics**

Bruno Goncalves (Northeastern)

*Individual and Collective Attention - Dunbar's Number and Online Popularity*

Friday, 25 May, 2012, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**Stochastic Analysis and East Midlands Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

F-Y Wang (Beijing)

*Generalized Curvature Condition for Subelliptic Diffusion Processes*

Friday, 25 May, 2012, 1:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Stochastic Analysis and East Midlands Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

Zhongmin Qian (Oxford)

*Estimating the derivatives of some non-linear PDEs via BSDE approach*

Friday, 25 May, 2012, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Stochastic Analysis and East Midlands Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

Vitali Liskevich (Swansea)

*Pointwise and gradient estimates for a class of quasi-linear parabolic equations*

Friday, 25 May, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Robert MacKay (Warwick)

*Manufacturing Impact*

Monday, 28 May, 2012 — Saturday, 2 June, 2012, Room MS.01

**Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: Stefan Adams, Roman Kotecky, Stefan Grosskinsky (Warwick)

*Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models*

Monday, 28 May, 2012, 9:15 am, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Claudio Landim (IMPA, Rio de Janeiro)

*Metastability of the condensate in zero range processes*

Monday, 28 May, 2012, 10:30 am, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Alexandre Gaudilliere (Marseille)

*Looking for large cliques through spin glasses*

Monday, 28 May, 2012, 11:20 am, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Alessandra Bianchi (Bologna)

*Quasi-stationary measures and metastability*

Monday, 28 May, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Number Theory Seminar**

Lynne Walling (Bristol)

*Siegel modular forms, Hecke operators, and Eisenstein series.*

Monday, 28 May, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Martin Slowik (Berlin)

*Metastability in stochastic dynamics: upper and lower bounds on the small eigenvalues of the generator*

Monday, 28 May, 2012, 4:15 pm, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Ines Armendariz (Buenos Aires)

*Metastability for zero-range condensation in the thermodynamic limit*

Monday, 28 May, 2012, 5:05 pm, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Milton Jara (IMPA, Rio de Janeiro)

*Quenched scaling limits of trap models*

Tuesday, 29 May, 2012, 9:15 am, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Arnout van Enter (Groningen)

*Bootstrap percolation, the role of anisotropy*

Tuesday, 29 May, 2012, 10:30 am, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Nicolas Dirr (Cardiff)

*Deterministic interfaces in a random environment*

Tuesday, 29 May, 2012, 11:00 am, Room A1.01

**Mathematical Modelling Seminar**

Markus Kirkilionis (Warwick)

*Modelling cellular nuclear import and export*

Tuesday, 29 May, 2012, 11:20 am, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Tadisha Funaki (Tokyo)

*Invariant measure for SPDE related to the KPZ equation*

Tuesday, 29 May, 2012, 1:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Topology Seminar**

Grigory Garkusha (Swansea)

*Algebraic Kasparov K-theory and homotopy theory of algebras*

Tuesday, 29 May, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical systems seminars**

Alastair Fletcher (Warwick))

*Decomposing diffeomorphisms of the sphere *

Tuesday, 29 May, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Ivan Panin (St. Petersburg)

*Construction of the triangulated category DK_(k) of K-motives*

Tuesday, 29 May, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Marek Biskup (Los Angeles)

*Gaussian fluctuations for effective conductance*

Tuesday, 29 May, 2012, 4:15 pm, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Pierluigi Falco (CSU Northridge)

*Statistical mechanics of the two-dimensional Coulomb gas*

Tuesday, 29 May, 2012, 5:05 pm, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Paul Chleboun (Rome III)

*Time scale separation in the East model*

Tuesday, 29 May, 2012, 5:30 pm, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Tobias Kuna (Reading)

*Spectral gap for potentials with non-negative parts for an infinite particle system*

Wednesday, 30 May, 2012, 9:15 am, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

David Brydges (UBC Vancouver)

*Combinatorial cluster expansion for almost Gaussian models*

Wednesday, 30 May, 2012, 10:30 am, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Stefano Olla (Dauphine)

*Dispersion, diffusion (and super-diffusion) of energy in a chain of coupled oscillators*

Wednesday, 30 May, 2012, 11:20 am, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Senya Shlosman (Marseille)

*Rotating states*

Wednesday, 30 May, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Postgraduate Seminar**

Gareth Speight (Warwick)

*Porosity and Differentiability*

Wednesday, 30 May, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.01

**Algebraic Geometry seminar**

Kristin Shaw (Toronto)

*Obstructions to approximating tropical curves in surfaces via intersection theory*

Wednesday, 30 May, 2012, 2:00 pm

**Applied Math Seminar**

Alexander Shapeev (Minnesota)

*Coupling of atomistic and continuum models of solids: construction and analysis*

Wednesday, 30 May, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

Gautam Iyer (Carnegie-Mellon)

*From homogenization to averaging in cellular flows*

Thursday, 31 May, 2012, 9:15 am, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Jean-Dominique Deuschel (TU Berlin)

*Hydrodynamical limit for the Ginzburg-Landau model with non-convex potential*

Thursday, 31 May, 2012, 10:30 am, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Ron Peled (Tel Aviv)

*Random surfaces and graph homomorphisms*

Thursday, 31 May, 2012, 11:20 am, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Dima Ioffe (Haifa)

*Ground states for mean field models with a transverse component: a weak KAM approach*

Thursday, 31 May, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebra Seminar**

Alina Vdovina (Newcastle)

*Buildings, expanders and Beauville surfaces*

Thursday, 31 May, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Stephan Luckhaus (Leipzig)

*Many body Hamiltonians for plasticity*

Thursday, 31 May, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminars**

Robert Haslhofer (ETH-Zuerich/Courant)

*Quantitative stratification and the regularity of Brakke flows*

Thursday, 31 May, 2012, 4:15 pm, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Frank Redig (Delft)

*Large deviations for non-conventional averages and lattice spin systems*

Thursday, 31 May, 2012, 5:05 pm, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Julian Martinez (Leiden)

*Variational description of Gibbs-non-Gibbs dynamical transitions for the Curie-Weiss model*

Thursday, 31 May, 2012, 5:30 pm, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Georg Menz (MPI Leipzig)

*A two-scale proof of the Eyring-Kramers formula*

Friday, 1 June, 2012, 9:15 am, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Nick Crawford (Haifa)

*Random field induced order in low dimensions*

Friday, 1 June, 2012, 10:30 am, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Dimitrios Tsagkarogiannis (Bonn)

*Cluster expansion in the canonical ensemble*

Friday, 1 June, 2012, 11:20 am, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Wolfgang Konig (TU Berlin)

*Large deviations for the local times of random walk among random conductances*

Friday, 1 June, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Pablo Groisman (Buenos Aires)

*A Fleming-Viot process associated to sub-critical branching: a selection principle*

Friday, 1 June, 2012, 2:25 pm, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Eris Runa (Bonn)

*Sets of finite perimeter in Wiener space*

Friday, 1 June, 2012, 2:50 pm, Room MS.01

**Large Scale Behaviour of Random Spatial Models**

Ostap Hryniv (Durham)

*Phase transition in a model of microtubule growth*

Wednesday, 6 June, 2012, 11:00 am, Room MS.03

**DIMAP Seminar**

Etienne de Klerk (Tilburg)

*Improved Lower Bounds on Crossing Numbers of Graphs Through Optimization *

Wednesday, 6 June, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

Artem Sapozhnikov (ETH Zurich)

*Random walk on discrete torus and random interlacements*

Thursday, 7 June, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebra Seminar**

Yanhui Wang (York)

*Strongly T-proper left Ehresmann semigroups*

Thursday, 7 June, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminar**

Luigi Berselli (Pisa)

*An elementary proof of uniqueness of the particle trajectories for solutions of a class of 2D shear-thinning non-Newtonian fluids *

Friday, 8 June, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Michael Struwe (Zurich)

*Conformal metrics of prescribed Gauss curvature*

Monday, 11 June, 2012 — Tuesday, 12 June, 2012, Room MS.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: Andrew Cliffe (Nottingham), Ivan Graham (Bath), Robert Scheichl (Bath), Andrew Stuart

*NASPDE12 (Numerical Solution of Stochastic PDEs)*

Monday, 11 June, 2012, 9:30 am, Room MS.03

**NASPDE12 (Numerical Solution of Stochastic PDEs)**

E. Suli (Oxford)

*Greedy approximation of high-dimensional Ornstein-Uhlenbeck operators *

Monday, 11 June, 2012, 11:00 am, Room MS.03

**NASPDE12 (Numerical Solution of Stochastic PDEs)**

D. Vvedensky (Imperial)

*Stochastic Fluctuations of Euclidean and Non-Euclidean Surfaces*

Monday, 11 June, 2012, 11:50 am, Room MS.03

**NASPDE12 (Numerical Solution of Stochastic PDEs)**

F. Kuo (Sydney)

*Liberating the dimension - quasi Monte Carlo methods for high dimensional integration *

Monday, 11 June, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room MS.03

**NASPDE12 (Numerical Solution of Stochastic PDEs)**

R. Ghanem (USC)

*Focus on objectives resolves the curse of dimensionality *

Monday, 11 June, 2012, 2:50 pm, Room MS.03

**NASPDE12 (Numerical Solution of Stochastic PDEs)**

C. Gittelson (Purdue)

*Multilevel and/or high-order stochastic Galerkin approximation *

Monday, 11 June, 2012, 3:20 pm, Room MS.03

**NASPDE12 (Numerical Solution of Stochastic PDEs)**

E. Ullmann (Bath)

*Multilevel Monte Carlo methods for groundwater flow problems in random media *

Monday, 11 June, 2012, 4:30 pm, Room MS.03

**NASPDE12 (Numerical Solution of Stochastic PDEs)**

M. Mascagni (Florida State)

*Novel stochastic methods in biochemical electrostatics *

Tuesday, 12 June, 2012, 9:30 am, Room MS.03

**NASPDE12 (Numerical Solution of Stochastic PDEs)**

A. Debussche (ENS-Cachan)

*Theoretical and numerical aspects of the nonlinear Schrodinger equation with white noise dispersion *

Tuesday, 12 June, 2012, 11:00 am, Room MS.03

**NASPDE12 (Numerical Solution of Stochastic PDEs)**

R. Scheichl (Bath)

*Randomising the time horizon in multilevel MC simulations of Levy processes *

Tuesday, 12 June, 2012, 11:30 am, Room MS.03

**NASPDE12 (Numerical Solution of Stochastic PDEs)**

K. Law (Warwick)

*Accurate filtering of the Navier-Stokes equation *

Tuesday, 12 June, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room MS.03

**NASPDE12 (Numerical Solution of Stochastic PDEs)**

A. Bespalov (Manchester)

*Stochastic Galerkin finite element methods for saddle point problems with random data *

Tuesday, 12 June, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Ergodic Theory and Dynamical systems seminars**

Katsutoshi Shinohara (Uni)

*On the (non)-minimality of free-semigroup actions on the interval C^1-close to the identity*

Tuesday, 12 June, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room MS.03

**NASPDE12 (Numerical Solution of Stochastic PDEs)**

D. Crisan (Imperial)

*Particle methods for stochastic partial differential equations *

Tuesday, 12 June, 2012, 2:50 pm, Room MS.03

**NASPDE12 (Numerical Solution of Stochastic PDEs)**

E. Buckwar (Johannes Kepler University Linz)

*Stability issues for numerical methods for SDEs *

Tuesday, 12 June, 2012, 3:20 pm, Room MS.03

**NASPDE12 (Numerical Solution of Stochastic PDEs)**

O. Lakkis (Sussex)

*Maximum-norm strong approximation rates for noisy reaction-diffusion equations *

Tuesday, 12 June, 2012, 4:30 pm, Room MS.03

**NASPDE12 (Numerical Solution of Stochastic PDEs)**

M. Hairer (Warwick)

*Approximations to stochastic PDEs of Burgers type *

Wednesday, 13 June, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room MS.04

**Postgraduate Seminar**

Janosch Ortmann (Warwick)

*The KPZ universality class*

Wednesday, 13 June, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

Vladislav Kargin (Cambridge)

*On the sum of random projections*

Thursday, 14 June, 2012, 11:00 am, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT Seminar**

Gideon Simpson (Minnesota)

*Numerical analysis of parallel replica dynamics*

Thursday, 14 June, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT Seminar**

Mauricio Santillana (Harvard)

*Can we use global atmospheric chemistry models to identify who emits what?*

Friday, 15 June, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Colloquium**

Arnaud Chéritat (Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse)

*Open questions in holomorphic dynamics*

Monday, 18 June, 2012 — Friday, 22 June, 2012, Room MS.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: Nathanael Berestycki (Cambridge), Christina Goldschmidt

*The Geometry of Discrete Random Structures *

Monday, 18 June, 2012 — Monday, 18 June, 2012, Room B3.02

**MIR@W Day**

Organisers: Stefan Grosskinsky and Celia Lury (Warwick)

*Complexity in the Social Sciences*

Monday, 18 June, 2012, 9:30 am, Room D1:07

**Complexity Presentations**

Dr Miguel Pineda (Simon Boliver University, Venezuela)

*Complexity Science: The common principles of emergence in natural and social systems.*

Monday, 18 June, 2012, 10:15 am, Room D1:07

**Complexity Presentations**

Dr C I del Genio (Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden)

* Network science - A multidisciplinary approach to complexity*

Monday, 18 June, 2012, 10:45 am, Room B3.03

**The Geometry of Discrete Random Structures**

David Aldous (Berkeley)

*Lecture 1: Overview*

Monday, 18 June, 2012, 11:50 am, Room B3.03

**The Geometry of Discrete Random Structures**

Gady Kozma (Weizmann Institute)

*Title tbc*

Monday, 18 June, 2012, 1:00 pm, Room B3:02

**MIR@W Day: Complexity in the Social Sciences**

Thomas House, Colm Connaughton, Matther Turner (Warwick)

*Contibutions from the Complexity DTC*

Monday, 18 June, 2012, 1:40 pm, Room B3:02

**MIR@W Day: Complexity in the Social Sciences**

Sayantan Ghosal, Graham Loomes, Chengwei Liu (Warwick)

*Contibutions from Economics and Business School*

Monday, 18 June, 2012, 2:20 pm, Room B3:02

**MIR@W Day: Complexity in the Social Sciences**

Celia Lury, Emma Uprichard, Jan Scholte (Warwick)

*Contibutions from Sociology and Politics*

Monday, 18 June, 2012, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03

**The Geometry of Discrete Random Structures**

James Martin (Oxford)

*Comb percolation and stochastic domination*

Monday, 18 June, 2012, 3:30 pm, Room B3:02

**MIR@W Day: Complexity in the Social Sciences**

Thomas Hills, Gordon Brown, Frances Griffiths (Warwick)

*Contibutions from Psychology and the Medical School*

Monday, 18 June, 2012, 3:45 pm, Room B3.03

**The Geometry of Discrete Random Structures**

Charles Bordenave (Toulouse)

*Localization and delocalization of eigenvectors for heavy-tailed random matrices *

Monday, 18 June, 2012, 4:10 pm, Room B3:02

**MIR@W Day: Complexity in the Social Sciences**

Celia Lury, Stefan Grosskinsky, Robert MacKay (Warwick)

*Summary and Discussion*

Tuesday, 19 June, 2012, 9:30 am, Room MS.03

**The Geometry of Discrete Random Structures**

Geoffrey Grimmett (Cambridge)

*Universality and isoradiality*

Tuesday, 19 June, 2012, 10:45 am, Room MS.03

**The Geometry of Discrete Random Structures**

David Aldous (Berkeley)

*Lecture 2: The averaging process*

Tuesday, 19 June, 2012, 11:00 am, Room D1.07

**Mathematical Modelling Seminar**

Markus Kirkillionis (Warwick)

*Comments on the question: 'How should we model evolutionary processes?*

Tuesday, 19 June, 2012, 11:30 am, Room D1.07

**Mathematical Modelling Seminar**

Rebecca Langham (Warwick)

*Modelling biological form*

Tuesday, 19 June, 2012, 11:50 am, Room MS.03

**The Geometry of Discrete Random Structures**

Oliver Riordan (Oxford)

*Achlioptas processes*

Tuesday, 19 June, 2012, 2:30 pm, Room MS.03

**The Geometry of Discrete Random Structures**

Martin Barlow (UBC)

*Energy of cutoff functions and heat kernel upper bounds*

Tuesday, 19 June, 2012, 3:45 pm, Room MS.03

**The Geometry of Discrete Random Structures**

Nicolas Curien (ENS, Paris)

*The stable trees are nested*

Tuesday, 19 June, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Analysis Seminars**

Tristan Riviere (ETH-Zuerich)

*High dimensional Yang-Mills Fields, a variational approach*

Wednesday, 20 June, 2012, 9:30 am, Room MS.03

**The Geometry of Discrete Random Structures**

Jean-Francois le Gall (Paris-Sud, Orsay)

*The Brownian map*

Wednesday, 20 June, 2012, 10:45 am, Room MS.03

**The Geometry of Discrete Random Structures**

David Aldous (Berkeley)

*Lecture 3: The voter model*

Wednesday, 20 June, 2012, 11:50 am, Room MS.03

**The Geometry of Discrete Random Structures**

Peter Morters (Bath)

*The giant component in preferential attachment networks*

Wednesday, 20 June, 2012, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Miranda Mowbray (HP Labs)

*Faster detection of attacks on computer networks*

Wednesday, 20 June, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room MS.05

**ETDS seminar**

Olga Lukina (Leicester)

*Hierarchy of graph matchbox manifolds*

Wednesday, 20 June, 2012, 2:30 pm, Room MS.03

**The Geometry of Discrete Random Structures**

Alain-Sol Sznitman (ETH-Zurich)

*On Gaussian free fields and random interlacements*

Wednesday, 20 June, 2012, 3:45 pm, Room MS.03

**The Geometry of Discrete Random Structures**

Johan Wastlund (Chalmers)

*Random cover problems*

Wednesday, 20 June, 2012, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

Sergei Nechaev (LPTMS, Orsay, France)

*Statistical physics behind the locally free groups*

Thursday, 21 June, 2012, 9:30 am, Room MS.03

**The Geometry of Discrete Random Structures**

Wilfrid Kendall (Warwick)

*Google maps and inproper Poisson line processes*

Thursday, 21 June, 2012, 10:45 am, Room MS.03

**The Geometry of Discrete Random Structures**

David Aldous (Berkeley)

*Lecture 4: Pandemic and its variants*

Thursday, 21 June, 2012, 11:00 am, Room MS.04

**Analysis**

Andrea Malchiodi (SISSA)

*Variational analysis of some curvature prescription problems*

Thursday, 21 June, 2012, 11:50 am, Room MS.03

**The Geometry of Discrete Random Structures**

Mathew Penrose (Bath)

*Random parking and rubber elasticity*

Thursday, 21 June, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**AMSTAT Seminar**

John Bardsley (Montana)

*Using Iterative Methods for Efficient MCMC in High-Dimensional Inverse Problems*

Thursday, 21 June, 2012, 2:40 pm, Room MS.03

**The Geometry of Discrete Random Structures**

Ben Hambly (Oxford)

*Spectral properties of the scaling limits of some random graphs *

Thursday, 21 June, 2012, 3:45 pm, Room MS.03

**The Geometry of Discrete Random Structures**

Augusto Teixeira (ETH-Zurich)

*Cylinder percolation in 3 dimensions*

Friday, 22 June, 2012, 9:30 am, Room MS.03

**The Geometry of Discrete Random Structures**

Alan Hammond (Oxford)

*Self-avoiding walk is sub-ballistic *

Friday, 22 June, 2012, 10:45 am, Room MS.03

**The Geometry of Discrete Random Structures**

David Croydon (Warwick)

*Biased random walks on random paths and critical random trees*

Friday, 22 June, 2012, 11:40 am, Room MS.03

**The Geometry of Discrete Random Structures**

Amin Coja-Oghlan (Warwick)

*Catching the k-NAESAT threshold*

Tuesday, 26 June, 2012, 4:30 pm, Room B3.03

**LMS Hardy Lecture Tour 2012**

Etienne Ghys (ENS Lyon)

*The History of the Uniformization Theorem*

Wednesday, 27 June, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

Matthias Erbar (Bonn)

*Gradient flows of the entropy for jump processes*

Thursday, 28 June, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room MS.05

**COW at Warwick**

Aleksandr Pukhlikov (Liverpool)

*Birationally rigid Fano complete intersections*

Thursday, 28 June, 2012, 2:30 pm, Room MS.05

**COW at Warwick**

Yongnam Lee (Seoul)

*Q-Gorenstein deformation theory and its applications*

Thursday, 28 June, 2012, 4:30 pm, Room MS.05

**COW at Warwick**

Charles Vial (Cambridge)

*Algebraic cycles and fibrations*

Monday, 2 July, 2012 — Friday, 6 July, 2012, Room B3.02

**Non Symposium Workshop**

Organiser: Charlie Elliott

*MASDOC Applied Mathematics Summer School *

Monday, 2 July, 2012, 9:45 am, Room B3.02

**MASDOC Applied Mathematics Summer School **

Stig Larsson (Chalmers, Gothenburg)

*Finite element methods for stochastic PDEs 1*

Monday, 2 July, 2012, 11:15 am, Room B3.02

**MASDOC Applied Mathematics Summer School **

Michael Hintermuller (Humboldt, Berlin)

*Optimisation and control of PDEs 1*

Monday, 2 July, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**MASDOC Applied Mathematics Summer School **

Greg Pavliotis (Imperial College)

*Multiscale methods for SDEs and PDEs 1*

Monday, 2 July, 2012, 4:15 pm, Room B3.02

**MASDOC Applied Mathematics Summer School **

Stig Larsson (Chalmers, Gothenburg)

*Finite element methods for stochastic PDEs 2*

Tuesday, 3 July, 2012, 9:00 am, Room B3.02

**MASDOC Applied Mathematics Summer School **

Michael Hintermuller (Humboldt, Berlin)

*Optimisation and control of PDEs 2*

Tuesday, 3 July, 2012, 11:15 am, Room B3.02

**MASDOC Applied Mathematics Summer School **

Greg Pavliotis (Imperial College)

*Multiscale methods for SDEs and PDEs 2*

Tuesday, 3 July, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**MASDOC Applied Mathematics Summer School **

Stig Larsson (Chalmers, Gothenburg)

*Finite element methods for stochastic PDEs 3*

Tuesday, 3 July, 2012, 4:15 pm, Room B3.02

**MASDOC Applied Mathematics Summer School **

Michael Hintermuller (Humboldt, Berlin)

*Optimisation and control of PDEs 3*

Wednesday, 4 July, 2012, Room B3.02

**MASDOC Applied Mathematics Summer School **

Greg Pavliotis (Imperial College)

*Multiscale methods for SDEs and PDEs 3*

Wednesday, 4 July, 2012, 11:15 am, Room B3.02

**MASDOC Applied Mathematics Summer School **

Stig Larsson (Chalmers, Gothenburg)

*Finite element methods for stochastic PDEs 4*

Wednesday, 4 July, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room tba

**MASDOC Applied Mathematics Summer School **

Andreas Dedner, Martin Nolte (Warwick/Freiburg)

*Introduction to Dune 1*

Wednesday, 4 July, 2012, 4:15 pm, Room tba

**MASDOC Applied Mathematics Summer School **

Andreas Dedner, Martin Nolte (Warwick/Freiburg)

*Introduction to Dune 2*

Thursday, 5 July, 2012, 9:00 am, Room tba

**MASDOC Applied Mathematics Summer School **

Andreas Dedner, Martin Nolte (Warwick/Freiburg)

*Finite Element Methods 1*

Thursday, 5 July, 2012, 11:15 am, Room tba

**MASDOC Applied Mathematics Summer School **

Andreas Dedner, Martin Nolte (Warwick/Freiburg)

*Finite Element Methods 2*

Thursday, 5 July, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room tba

**MASDOC Applied Mathematics Summer School **

Andreas Dedner, Martin Nolte (Warwick/Freiburg)

*Time Dependent Problems 1*

Thursday, 5 July, 2012, 4:15 pm, Room tba

**MASDOC Applied Mathematics Summer School **

Andreas Dedner, Martin Nolte (Warwick/Freiburg)

*Time Dependent Problems 2*

Friday, 6 July, 2012, 9:00 am, Room tba

**MASDOC Applied Mathematics Summer School **

Andreas Dedner, Martin Nolte (Warwick/Freiburg)

*Reaction-Diffusion Equations*

Friday, 6 July, 2012, 11:15 am, Room tba

**MASDOC Applied Mathematics Summer School **

Andreas Dedner, Martin Nolte (Warwick/Freiburg)

*Adaptive FE*

Friday, 6 July, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room tba

**MASDOC Applied Mathematics Summer School **

Andreas Dedner, Martin Nolte (Warwick/Freiburg)

*DG Methods*

Monday, 9 July, 2012 — Friday, 13 July, 2012

**Non Symposium Workshop**

Organiser: Artur Czumaj (DIMAP)

*ICALP: The International Colloquium on Automata, Languages and Programming *

Monday, 9 July, 2012 — Tuesday, 10 July, 2012

**Non Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: Colm Connaughton, Sergey Nazarenko (Warwick)

*Patterns, turbulence and waves: explorations off the beaten track in nonlinear science*

Monday, 9 July, 2012 — Saturday, 14 July, 2012, Room B3.03

**Non Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: Timothy Logvinenko and Miles Reid (Warwick)

*Algebraic Geometry and Theoretical Physics*

Monday, 9 July, 2012, 11:00 am, Room B3.02

**Patterns, turbulence and waves: explorations off the beaten track in nonlinear science**

John Gibbon (Imperial)

*Intermittency in 3D Navier-Stokes turbulence*

Monday, 9 July, 2012, 11:30 am, Room B3.02

**Patterns, turbulence and waves: explorations off the beaten track in nonlinear science**

Thanasis Fokas (Cambridge)

*Asymptotic periodicity for integrable nonlinear PDEs*

Monday, 9 July, 2012, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry and Theoretical Physics**

Paul Aspinwall (Duke)

*D-Branes on Calabi-Yau threefolds I*

Monday, 9 July, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Patterns, turbulence and waves: explorations off the beaten track in nonlinear science**

Sebastien Galtier (Paris)

*Can we understand compressible turbulence?*

Monday, 9 July, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Patterns, turbulence and waves: explorations off the beaten track in nonlinear science**

Yves Pomeau (Paris)

*Title TBA*

Monday, 9 July, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry and Theoretical Physics**

Mark Gross (San Diego)

*Cluster varieties and mirror symmetry*

Monday, 9 July, 2012, 2:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Patterns, turbulence and waves: explorations off the beaten track in nonlinear science**

Alejandro Aceves (SMU)

*Can we achieve power scalability in fiber laser arrays?*

Monday, 9 July, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Patterns, turbulence and waves: explorations off the beaten track in nonlinear science**

Vladimir Zakharov (Arizona)

*Title TBA*

Monday, 9 July, 2012, 3:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry and Theoretical Physics**

Pawel Sosna (Universität Hamburg)

*On the derived category of the classical Godeaux surface*

Monday, 9 July, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Patterns, turbulence and waves: explorations off the beaten track in nonlinear science**

Paul Milewski (Bath)

*Localised water wave breathers*

Monday, 9 July, 2012, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Patterns, turbulence and waves: explorations off the beaten track in nonlinear science**

John Ockendon (Oxford)

*Quantitive analysis of the tippy top*

Monday, 9 July, 2012, 5:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Patterns, turbulence and waves: explorations off the beaten track in nonlinear science**

Pavel Lushnikov (New Mexico)

*Beyond log-log scaling of critical collapse of nonlinear Schrodinger equation*

Monday, 9 July, 2012, 5:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry and Theoretical Physics**

John Calabrese (Oxford)

*The crepant resolution conjecture for Donaldson-Thomas invariants*

Tuesday, 10 July, 2012, 10:00 am, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry and Theoretical Physics**

Amihay Hanany (Imperial)

*Brane tilings and specular duality I*

Tuesday, 10 July, 2012, 10:30 am, Room B3.02

**Patterns, turbulence and waves: explorations off the beaten track in nonlinear science**

Benno Rumpf (SMU)

*Spontaneous breaking of spatial homogeneity in wave turbulence*

Tuesday, 10 July, 2012, 11:00 am, Room B3.02

**Patterns, turbulence and waves: explorations off the beaten track in nonlinear science**

George Rowlands (Warwick)

*Boldly try Lagrangian Mathods where Inverse Scattering Fails*

Tuesday, 10 July, 2012, 11:30 am, Room B3.02

**Patterns, turbulence and waves: explorations off the beaten track in nonlinear science**

Yves Couder (Paris)

*Title TBA*

Tuesday, 10 July, 2012, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry and Theoretical Physics**

Paul Aspinwall (Duke)

*D-Branes on Calabi-Yau threefolds II*

Tuesday, 10 July, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Patterns, turbulence and waves: explorations off the beaten track in nonlinear science**

Zhen-Su She (Pekin University)

*A fluid perspective of quantum phenomena for the modeling of living systems*

Tuesday, 10 July, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry and Theoretical Physics**

Mark Gross (San Diego)

*Cluster varieties and mirror symmetry II*

Tuesday, 10 July, 2012, 2:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Patterns, turbulence and waves: explorations off the beaten track in nonlinear science**

Victor Shrira (Keele)

*Waves on jet currents: a new paradigm and implications for rogue wave formation*

Tuesday, 10 July, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Patterns, turbulence and waves: explorations off the beaten track in nonlinear science**

Ildar Gabitov (Arizona)

*Title TBA*

Tuesday, 10 July, 2012, 3:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry and Theoretical Physics**

Richard Thomas (Imperial)

*Cubic fourfolds and K3 surfaces*

Tuesday, 10 July, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Patterns, turbulence and waves: explorations off the beaten track in nonlinear science**

Sergey Nazarenko (Warwick)

*Wave turbulence in Bose-Einstein condensates*

Tuesday, 10 July, 2012, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Patterns, turbulence and waves: explorations off the beaten track in nonlinear science**

Colm Connaughton (Warwick)

*What happens when the Kolmogorov-Zakharov spectrum is nonlocal?*

Tuesday, 10 July, 2012, 5:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry and Theoretical Physics**

Paul Hacking (UMass/Amherst)

*Explicit mirror symmetry for surfaces*

Wednesday, 11 July, 2012, 10:00 am, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry and Theoretical Physics**

Mark Gross (San Diego)

*Cluster varieties and mirror symmetry III*

Wednesday, 11 July, 2012, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry and Theoretical Physics**

Paul Aspinwall (Duke)

*D-Branes on Calabi-Yau threefolds III*

Wednesday, 11 July, 2012, 1:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Complexity Forum**

Xin Chu Fu (Shanghai University)

*Global Behaviours of Some Classical and Network-based Epidemic Models*

Wednesday, 11 July, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry and Theoretical Physics**

Balázs Szendr i (Oxford)

*Refined Donaldson-Thomas theory I*

Wednesday, 11 July, 2012, 3:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry and Theoretical Physics**

Timothy Logvinenko (Warwick)

*DG-categories for the working mathematician*

Wednesday, 11 July, 2012, 5:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry and Theoretical Physics**

Agnieszka Bodzenta-Skibi ska (Warsaw)

*DG-categories of rational surfaces*

Thursday, 12 July, 2012, 10:00 am, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry and Theoretical Physics**

Alexander Kuznetsov (Steklov Institute)

*Homological projective duality I*

Thursday, 12 July, 2012, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry and Theoretical Physics**

Amihay Hanany (Imperial)

*Brane tilings and specular duality II*

Thursday, 12 July, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry and Theoretical Physics**

Balazs Szendroi (Oxford)

*Refined Donaldson-Thomas theory II*

Friday, 13 July, 2012, 10:00 am, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry and Theoretical Physics**

Alexander Kuznetsov (Steklov Institute)

*Homological projective duality II*

Friday, 13 July, 2012, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry and Theoretical Physics**

Amihay Hanany (Imperial)

*Brane tilings and specular duality III*

Friday, 13 July, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry and Theoretical Physics**

Balázs Szendröi (Oxford)

*Refined Donaldson-Thomas theory III*

Friday, 13 July, 2012, 3:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry and Theoretical Physics**

Matthew Ballard (Wien)

*Derived categories and variation of geometric invariant theory quotients*

Friday, 13 July, 2012, 5:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry and Theoretical Physics**

Hokuto Uehara (Tokyo Metropolitan University)

*Exceptional collections on toric Fano threefolds and birational geometry*

Saturday, 14 July, 2012, 10:00 am, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry and Theoretical Physics**

Miles Reid (Warwick)

*Ice cream and orbifold Riemann-Roch*

Saturday, 14 July, 2012, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**Algebraic Geometry and Theoretical Physics**

Alexander Kuznetsov (Steklov Institute)

*Homological projective duality III*

Monday, 16 July, 2012 — Friday, 20 July, 2012, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: Alex Cox (Bath), David Hobson, Goran Peskir (Manchester), Ben Hambly (Oxford)

*Optimal stopping, optimal control and finance *

Monday, 16 July, 2012, 10:25 am, Room MS.01

**Optimal stopping, optimal control and finance **

Peter Bank (TU Berlin)

*Optimal Order Placement*

Monday, 16 July, 2012, 11:15 am, Room MS.01

**Optimal stopping, optimal control and finance **

Paavo Salminen (AAbo Akademi)

*Optimal Stopping of Strong Markov Processes*

Monday, 16 July, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Optimal stopping, optimal control and finance **

Stephane Villeneuve (CRM-IDEI, Toulouse)

*Optimal Investment Decision for a Cash-Constrained Firm*

Monday, 16 July, 2012, 2:50 pm, Room MS.01

**Optimal stopping, optimal control and finance **

Vicky Henderson (Oxford)

*Executive Stock Options: Portfolio Effects*

Monday, 16 July, 2012, 4:15 pm, Room MS.01

**Optimal stopping, optimal control and finance **

Kasper Larsen (Carnegie Mellon)

*Unspanned Endowment and Face-Lifting*

Tuesday, 17 July, 2012, 9:00 am, Room MS.01

**Optimal stopping, optimal control and finance **

Jesper Lund Pedersen (Copenhagen)

*Optimal Mean-Variance Stopping Strategies*

Tuesday, 17 July, 2012, 9:50 am, Room MS.01

**Optimal stopping, optimal control and finance **

Saul Jacka (Warwick)

*Shuttling a Diffusion - the Dynamic Case*

Tuesday, 17 July, 2012, 11:15 am, Room MS.01

**Optimal stopping, optimal control and finance **

Nizar Touzi (Ecole Polytechnique)

*Viscosity Solutions of Fully Nonlinear Path-Dependent PDEs*

Tuesday, 17 July, 2012, 4:15 pm, Room MS.01

**Optimal stopping, optimal control and finance **

Michael Mania (A. Razmadze Mathematical Institute)

*Semimartingale Backward Equations and an Optimal Equivalent Change of Measure*

Wednesday, 18 July, 2012, 9:00 am, Room MS.01

**Optimal stopping, optimal control and finance **

Mihail Zervos (LSE)

*Optimal Stopping of One-Dimensional Diffusions with Generalised Drift*

Wednesday, 18 July, 2012, 9:50 am, Room MS.01

**Optimal stopping, optimal control and finance **

Erik Ekström (Uppsala)

*Optimal Stopping and Incomplete Information*

Wednesday, 18 July, 2012, 11:15 am, Room MS.01

**Optimal stopping, optimal control and finance **

Huyen Phan (Paris Diderot)

*Backward SDEs with Partially Nonpositive Jumps and Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman IPDEs*

Thursday, 19 July, 2012 — Saturday, 21 July, 2012, Room B3.02

**Fudan-Sogang-Warwick Algebraic Geometry Workshop**

Organisers: Miles Reid (Warwick), LEE Yongnam (Sogang), CHEN Meng (Fudan)

Thursday, 19 July, 2012, 9:00 am, Room MS.01

**Optimal stopping, optimal control and finance **

Jan Obloj (Oxford)

*Robust Hedging with Beliefs*

Thursday, 19 July, 2012, 9:50 am, Room MS.01

**Optimal stopping, optimal control and finance **

Chris Rogers (Statistical Laboratory, Cambridge)

*Extremal Martingales*

Thursday, 19 July, 2012, 10:30 am, Room B3.02

**Fudan-Sogang-Warwick**

CHEN Jungkai (National Taiwan University)

*Explicit Resolution of Three Dimensional Terminal Singularities*

Thursday, 19 July, 2012, 11:15 am, Room MS.01

**Optimal stopping, optimal control and finance **

H. Mete Soner (ETH Zurich)

*Homogenization and Asymptotics for Small Transaction Costs*

Thursday, 19 July, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Fudan-Sogang-Warwick**

LIUWenfei (Bielefeld)

*On Pluricanonical Maps of Stable Surfaces*

Thursday, 19 July, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Fudan-Sogang-Warwick**

David Hyeon (Postech)

*A State Polytope Reduction Formula and Finite Hilbert Stability of Pluricanonical Curves*

Thursday, 19 July, 2012, 3:15 pm, Room B3.02

**Fudan-Sogang-Warwick**

CHENMeng (Fudan)

*On Varieties of General Type with Very Large Volume*

Thursday, 19 July, 2012, 4:15 pm, Room MS.01

**Optimal stopping, optimal control and finance **

Dmitry Kramkov (Carnegie Mellon)

*Backward Martingale Representation and the Existence of a Complete Equilibrium*

Thursday, 19 July, 2012, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Fudan-Sogang-Warwick**

Dongseon Hwang (Ajou)

*Redundant Blow-ups and Mori DreamRational Surfaces*

Friday, 20 July, 2012 — Friday, 20 July, 2012, Room D1.07

Organisers: Keith Briggs (BT), Richard Clegg (UCL), Colm Connaughton (Warwick)

*MoN11: Eleventh Mathematics of Networks meeting*

Friday, 20 July, 2012, 9:00 am, Room MS.01

**Optimal stopping, optimal control and finance **

Aleksander Mijatovic (Imperial)

*Title TBC*

Friday, 20 July, 2012, 9:50 am, Room MS.01

**Optimal stopping, optimal control and finance **

Damien Lamberton (Paris-Est)

*On the Exercise Boundary of American Options in Exponential Levy Models*

Friday, 20 July, 2012, 10:30 am, Room B3.02

**Fudan-Sogang-Warwick**

KEUM JongHae (KIAS)

*TBA*

Friday, 20 July, 2012, 11:15 am, Room MS.01

**Optimal stopping, optimal control and finance **

Andreas Kyprianou (Bath)

*Capped American Lookback*

Friday, 20 July, 2012, 11:30 am, Room D1.07

**MoN11**

Tiago Pereira (Imperial)

*Hub synchronization in heterogeneous networks*

Friday, 20 July, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Fudan-Sogang-Warwick**

Nick Shepherd-Barron (DPMMS)

*Simple Singularities without Simple Groups*

Friday, 20 July, 2012, 12:15 pm, Room D1.07

**MoN11**

James West (UCL)

*Entropy in the cancer cell*

Friday, 20 July, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room MS.01

**Optimal stopping, optimal control and finance **

Richard Stockbridge (Wisonsin-Milwaukee)

*A Measure Approach to Impulse Control Problems*

Friday, 20 July, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Fudan-Sogang-Warwick**

Yongnam Lee (Sogang)

*Log MMP of the Moduli Space of Stable Curves of Genus 4*

Friday, 20 July, 2012, 2:15 pm, Room D1.07

**MoN11**

Manilo de Domenico (Birmingham)

*Interdependence and predictability of human mobility and social interactions*

Friday, 20 July, 2012, 2:50 pm, Room MS.01

**Optimal stopping, optimal control and finance **

Martijn Pistorius (Imperial)

*Optimal Selling of a Defaultable Stock in a Spectrally Negative Levy Model*

Friday, 20 July, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room D1.07

**MoN11**

Erol Gelenbe (Imperial)

*Networks of networks in the digital society*

Friday, 20 July, 2012, 3:15 pm, Room B3.02

**Fudan-Sogang-Warwick**

HU Zhengyu (Zhejiang)

*An Algebraic Approach to Invariance of Plurigenera*

Friday, 20 July, 2012, 4:15 pm, Room D1.07

**MoN11**

Gordon Govan (Herriot-Watt)

*A critical study of network models for neural networks*

Friday, 20 July, 2012, 4:30 pm, Room B3.02

**Fudan-Sogang-Warwick**

Damiano Testa (Warwick)

*The Surface of Cuboids and Siegel Modular Threefolds*

Friday, 20 July, 2012, 5:00 pm, Room D1.07

**MoN11**

Timothy Griffin (Cambridge)

*Local optimality in algebraic path problems, with help from Coq + SSreflect*

Saturday, 21 July, 2012, 10:30 am, Room B3.02

**Fudan-Sogang-Warwick**

Gavin Brown (Loughborough)

*The Existence of Diptych Varieties*

Saturday, 21 July, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Fudan-Sogang-Warwick**

WANG Qingxue (Fudan)

*On Some Invariant of 3-dimensional CR Manifolds*

Saturday, 21 July, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Fudan-Sogang-Warwick**

FU Baohua (Chinese Academy)

*On AutomorphismGroups of Smooth Projective Varieties*

Saturday, 21 July, 2012, 3:15 pm, Room B3.02

**Fudan-Sogang-Warwick**

Alessio Corti (Imperial)

*G2 Manifolds and Algebraic Geometry*

Wednesday, 1 August, 2012, 11:30 am, Room D1.07

**Applied Math Seminars**

Wolfgang König (Technische Universität Berlin)

*Large Deviations for Cluster Size Distributions in a Classical Many-Body System*

Wednesday, 1 August, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room D1.07

**Applied Math Seminars**

Phoebus Rosakis (Crete)

*Continuum Surface Energy from a Lattice Model*

Friday, 31 August, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.02

**East Midlands Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

Rama Cont (Paris)

*Functional Ito calculus and harmonic functionals on path space*

Friday, 31 August, 2012, 2:15 pm, Room B3.02

**East Midlands Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

XueRong Mao (Strathclyde)

*Stabilisation of continuous-time hybrid stochastic differential equations by discrete-time feedback control*

Friday, 31 August, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02

**East Midlands Stochastic Analysis Seminar**

Martin Hairer (Warwick)

*A theory of modelled distributions *

Monday, 3 September, 2012 — Friday, 7 September, 2012, Room B3.03

**Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: Martin Hairer, Peter Topping

*At the Frontier of Analysis and Probability *

Monday, 3 September, 2012, 9:30 am, Room B3.03

**At the Frontier of Analysis and Probability**

Fabrice Baudoin (Purdue)

*Curvature dimension inequalities for subelliptic diffusion operators *

Monday, 3 September, 2012, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**At the Frontier of Analysis and Probability**

Florian Theil (Warwick)

*Towards a rigorous justification of kinetic theory: The gainless heterogeneous Boltzmann equation*

Monday, 3 September, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**At the Frontier of Analysis and Probability**

Stephan Luckhaus (Leipzig)

*Title tbc*

Monday, 3 September, 2012, 3:30 pm, Room B3.03

**At the Frontier of Analysis and Probability**

Nicola Gigli

*On the differential structure of metric measure spaces and applications *

Monday, 3 September, 2012, 4:30 pm, Room B3.03

**At the Frontier of Analysis and Probability**

Terry Lyons (Oxford)

*Title tbc*

Tuesday, 4 September, 2012, 9:30 am, Room B3.03

**At the Frontier of Analysis and Probability**

Antoine Gloria (Lille)

*Quantitative stochastic homogenization: At the frontiers of probability and analysis *

Tuesday, 4 September, 2012, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**At the Frontier of Analysis and Probability**

Anton Bovier (Bonn)

*The extremal process of branching Brownian motion *

Tuesday, 4 September, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**At the Frontier of Analysis and Probability**

Arnaud Guillin (Clermont-Ferrand)

*Long Time behaviour of (kinetic) (Vlasov)-Fokker-Planck equations*

Tuesday, 4 September, 2012, 3:30 pm, Room B3.03

**At the Frontier of Analysis and Probability**

Frederique Herau (Nantes)

*Tunnel effect, symmetries and supersymmetry for Krammers-Fokker-Planck type operators*

Tuesday, 4 September, 2012, 4:30 pm, Room B3.03

**At the Frontier of Analysis and Probability**

Bogouslaw Zegarlinski (Imperial College)

*Ergodicity of Markov Semigroups in Infinite Dimensions *

Wednesday, 5 September, 2012, 9:30 am, Room B3.03

**At the Frontier of Analysis and Probability**

Zhen-Qing Chen (U. Washington)

*Perturbation by Non-local operators*

Wednesday, 5 September, 2012, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**At the Frontier of Analysis and Probability**

Andre Schlichting (Bonn)

*Poincaré and logarithmic Sobolev inequalities by decomposition of the energy landscape *

Wednesday, 5 September, 2012, 11:30 am, Room B3.03

**At the Frontier of Analysis and Probability**

Weijun Xu (Oxford)

*The continuity theorem for rough paths, and applications to Gaussian processes *

Wednesday, 5 September, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room B3.03

**At the Frontier of Analysis and Probability**

Sebastian Andres (Bonn)

*Invariance Principle for the Random Conductance Model with dynamic bounded Conductances *

Thursday, 6 September, 2012, 9:30 am, Room B3.03

**At the Frontier of Analysis and Probability**

Eric Lucon (Paris)

*Some fluctuation and stability results for interacting diffusions in random environment*

Thursday, 6 September, 2012, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**At the Frontier of Analysis and Probability**

Jan Maas (Bonn)

*Ricci curvature of Markov chains via convexity of the entropy*

Thursday, 6 September, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**At the Frontier of Analysis and Probability**

Florent Malrieu (Rennes)

*Long time behavior of two classes of PDMPs*

Thursday, 6 September, 2012, 3:30 pm, Room B3.03

**At the Frontier of Analysis and Probability**

Theo Sturm (Bonn)

*The space of spaces*

Thursday, 6 September, 2012, 4:30 pm, Room B3.03

**At the Frontier of Analysis and Probability**

Clement Mouhot (Cambridge)

*Quantitative hydrodynamic limit of zero-range processes*

Friday, 7 September, 2012, 9:30 am, Room B3.03

**At the Frontier of Analysis and Probability**

Robert McCann (Toronto)

*Higher-order time asymptotics of fast diffusion in Euclidean space *

Friday, 7 September, 2012, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**At the Frontier of Analysis and Probability**

Tom Kurtz (Wisconsin)

*Time-change equations for diffusion processes*

Thursday, 20 September, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Algebra seminar**

Paul Balmer (UCLA)

*Descending representations from a subgroup to the ambient group.*

Monday, 24 September, 2012 — Friday, 5 July, 2013

**2012/13 Warwick Symposium**

Organisers: John Cremona, Samir Siksek

*Number Theory*

Monday, 24 September, 2012 — Friday, 28 September, 2012

**Symposium Workshop**

Organisers: John Cremona, Tim Dokchitser, Tom Fisher, Samir Siksek

*Selmer Groups, Descent and the Distribution of Ranks*

Monday, 24 September, 2012, 9:15 am, Room B3.03

**Selmer Groups, Descent and the Distribution of Ranks**

Brian Conrey (American Institute of Mathematics and Bristol)

*Rank two in the family of quadratic twists of an elliptic curve*

Monday, 24 September, 2012, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**Selmer Groups, Descent and the Distribution of Ranks**

Victor Flynn (Oxford)

*Descent via (3,3)-isogeny on Jacobians of genus 2 curves*

Monday, 24 September, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Selmer Groups, Descent and the Distribution of Ranks**

Nils Bruin (Simon Fraser)

*Classgroups and congruent primes*

Monday, 24 September, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Selmer Groups, Descent and the Distribution of Ranks**

Damiano Testa (Warwick)

*The Buchi K3 surface and its rational points*

Tuesday, 25 September, 2012, 9:15 am, Room B3.03

**Selmer Groups, Descent and the Distribution of Ranks**

Vladimir Dokchitser (Cambridge)

*Growth of Sha in towers of number fields*

Tuesday, 25 September, 2012, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**Selmer Groups, Descent and the Distribution of Ranks**

Manjul Bhargava (Princeton)

*Explicit 2-descent and the average size of the 2-Selmer group of Jacobians of odd hyperelliptic curves*

Tuesday, 25 September, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Selmer Groups, Descent and the Distribution of Ranks**

Michael Stoll (Bayreuth)

*Many curves with few rational points*

Tuesday, 25 September, 2012, 3:30 pm, Room B3.03

**Selmer Groups, Descent and the Distribution of Ranks**

Shun'ichi Yokoyama (Kyushu)

*A database project of elliptic curves having everywhere good reduction*

Tuesday, 25 September, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room MS.03

**Geometric Analysis seminar **

Carlo Mantegazza (SNS-Pisa)

*Some Remarks on Ricci Flow*

Tuesday, 25 September, 2012, 4:15 pm, Room B3.03

**Selmer Groups, Descent and the Distribution of Ranks**

Werner Bley (LMU Munchen)

*Equivariant BSD conjecture in cyclic p-power extensions*

Wednesday, 26 September, 2012, 9:15 am, Room B3.03

**Selmer Groups, Descent and the Distribution of Ranks**

Alice Silverberg (UC Irvine)

*Explicit points on a family of Jacobians of superelliptic curves over global function fields*

Wednesday, 26 September, 2012, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**Selmer Groups, Descent and the Distribution of Ranks**

Wojciech Gajda (Adam Mickiewicz University)

*Abelian varieties over function fields and independence of l-adic representations*

Thursday, 27 September, 2012, 9:15 am, Room B3.03

**Selmer Groups, Descent and the Distribution of Ranks**

Karl Rubin (UC Irvine)

*Higher rank Kolyvagin systems*

Thursday, 27 September, 2012, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**Selmer Groups, Descent and the Distribution of Ranks**

Christian Wuthrich (Nottingham)

*On the class group pairing on elliptic curves*

Thursday, 27 September, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Birmingham-Warwick Analysis Seminar**

José Cañizo (Birmingham)

*Asymptotic Behaviour of Growth-fragmentation Equations*

Thursday, 27 September, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Selmer Groups, Descent and the Distribution of Ranks**

Wei Ho (Columbia)

*Average sizes of Selmer groups in families of elliptic curves*

Thursday, 27 September, 2012, 3:00 pm, Room B3.02

**Birmingham-Warwick Analysis Seminar**

Xiangyu Liang (Warwick)

*Minimal Sets*

Thursday, 27 September, 2012, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Selmer Groups, Descent and the Distribution of Ranks**

Zev Klagsbrun (Wisconsin)

*New results concerning the distribution of 2-Selmer ranks within the quadratic twist family of an elliptic curve*

Thursday, 27 September, 2012, 4:45 pm, Room B3.03

**Selmer Groups, Descent and the Distribution of Ranks**

Filip Najman (Zagreb)

*Ranks fo elliptic curves with prescribed torsion over number fields*

Friday, 28 September, 2012, 9:15 am, Room B3.03

**Selmer Groups, Descent and the Distribution of Ranks**

Peter Swinnerton-Dyer (Cambridge)

*Diagonal hypersurfaces and the Bloch-Kato conjecture*

Friday, 28 September, 2012, 11:00 am, Room B3.03

**Selmer Groups, Descent and the Distribution of Ranks**

Mark Watkins (Sydney)

*Large ranks of quadratic twists of the congruent number curve*

Friday, 28 September, 2012, 12:00 pm, Room MS.05

**Applied Mathematics**

Paul Constantine (Stanford)

*Reduced Order Models for Parameterized Hyperbolic Conservation Laws with Shock Reconstruction*

Friday, 28 September, 2012, 2:00 pm, Room B3.03

**Selmer Groups, Descent and the Distribution of Ranks**

Peter Bruin (Zurich)

*Optimal bounds for the difference between the Neron-Tate height and the Weil height on elliptic curves over \Qbar*

Friday, 28 September, 2012, 2:45 pm, Room B3.03

**Selmer Groups, Descent and the Distribution of Ranks**

Alex Bartel (Warwick)

*Elliptic curves whose Selmer groups grow in all 'small' extensions*