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Monte Carlo Methods

Monday 7 March 2011
Organisers: Mike Allen (Physics), Stefan Grosskinsky

All talks will be in Room B3.02 Mathematics Institute, Zeeman Building
Lunch, tea and wine will be in the Mathematics Common Room

Abstracts and slides

Programme (PDF Document)

  • 12:00 - 12:40 Gareth Roberts (Warwick, Statistics)
    Introduction to adaptive Markov Chain Monte Carlo
  • 12:40 - 13:10 Mike Allen (Warwick, Physics)
    Lattice peptide simulations using the Wang-Landau Monte Carlo method

13:10 - 14:00 LUNCH

  • 14:00 - 14:40 David Wild (Warwick, Systems Biology)
    Exploring the energy landscapes of protein folding simulations with Bayesian computation
  • 14:40 - 15:20 Adam Johansen (Warwick, Statistics)
    Monte Carlo Solution of Integral Equations (of the Second Kind)

15:20 - 15:50 TEA

Short talks

  • 17:50 - 18:10 Dan Barker (Warwick, Complexity)
    Tempering Algorithm for Large-sample Network Inference
  • 18:10 - 18:30 Peter Man (Cambridge, Chemical Engineering)
    Bayesian inference for expensive computer models in chemical engineering

from 18:30 WINE AND SNACKS

For further information contact:

MIRaW Programme Secretary
Mathematics Institute
Zeeman Building
University of Warwick
Coventry CV4 7AL, UK


See also:

Mathematics Research Centre

Mathematical Interdisciplinary Research at Warwick (MIR@W)

Centre for Complexity Science