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Center for Dynamics and Geometry Seminars (2008 Archive)

Dynamical systems seminar Monday : 3:35-4:35pm, 114 McAllister

Working seminar: Dynamics and its Working Tools seminar Tuesday 3:30-6:00pm ROOM 216 McAllister: schedule

Geometry luncheon seminar Wednesday 12:05-1:20pm 114 McAllister: schedule

Geometry working seminar Wednesday: 3:35-4:35pm, 114 McAllister

Additional information on the Center for Dynamics and Geometry
Wed, 16 Jan 2008Anton Petrunin, PSUWeak convergence of scalar curvature
Wed, 23 Jan 2008Yuri Burago, Steklov InstitutePL-isometric immersions of 2-polyhedra into R^3 and and R^n
Mon, 28 Jan 2008
3:35pm - 4:35pm
Roman Vershynin, UC DavisRandomness in functional analysis: towards universality ****THIS TALK WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE SYNERGISTIC ROOM****
Wed, 30 Jan 2008Mike Hochman, PrincetonA characterization of entropies for mult-dimensional symbolic systems
Mon, 4 Feb 2008

3:35pm - 4:35pm
Sandra Cerrai, Universita di FirenzeOn some asymptotic problems for stochastic partial differential equations *****THIS TALK WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE SYNERGISTIC ROOM ******
Wed, 6 Feb 2008Dmitry Fuchs, UC DavisClosed geodesics on regular polyhedra
Mon, 11 Feb 2008
3:35pm - 4:35pm
Alexander Gorodnik, BristolRegularity of conjugacy for actions of large groups
Wed, 13 Feb 2008Bart Kastermans, U. of Wisconsingenerating sets of cofinitary groups.
Mon, 18 Feb 2008
3:35pm - 4:35pm
Yong Moo Chung, Hiroshima UniversityRecurrence times and large deviations
Wed, 20 Feb 2008Feliks Przytycki, Polish academy of Sciences: a CD&G colloquiumIteration of rational functions: non-uniform hyperbolicity
Mon, 25 Feb 2008Mahesh Nerurkar, RutgersDensity of SL(2, R) valued cocycles with positive Lyapunov exponents in the smooth category
Wed, 27 Feb 2008S. Tabachnikov, PSUTire tracks geometry, hatchet planimeter, Menzin's conjecture and oscillation of unicycle tracks
Wed, 5 Mar 2008Bing Long Chen, SYSUThe analytic aspects of Ricci flow I
Wed, 19 Mar 2008Bing Long Chen (AFTER THIS TALK WE'LL HAVE A CD&G COLLOQUIUM), SYSUThe analytic aspects of Ricci flow II
Wed, 26 Mar 2008Stefan Wenger, CourantGromov hyperbolic spaces and the sharp isoperimetric constant
Mon, 31 Mar 2008Ian Melbourne, SurreyDecay of correlations for Lorentz gases
Wed, 2 Apr 2008Dmitri Scheglov, PSUAbsence of mixing for smooth flows on compact surfaces
Mon, 7 Apr 2008Patt Hooper, NorthwesternAn infinite surface with the lattice property
Wed, 9 Apr 2008Stephanie Alexander, U Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignTopological finiteness for submanifolds with prescribed boundary
Mon, 14 Apr 2008Peter Albers, CourantTBA
Wed, 16 Apr 2008Xiaochun Rong, RutgersPairs of minimal geodesics and injectivity radius
Mon, 21 Apr 2008Stefano Luzzatto, Imperial CollegeInvariant measures for interval maps with critical points and singularities
Wed, 23 Apr 2008Nina Lebedeva, Steklov Institute (St Petersburg)On asymptotic dimension of hyperbolic groups
Mon, 28 Apr 2008Bruce Kleiner, YaleA new proof of Gromov's theorem on groups of polynomial growth
Wed, 30 Apr 2008
3:35pm - 5:35pm
Yuri Kifer, Hebrew UniversityNonconvergence examples in averaging
Wed, 27 Aug 2008Giorgio Mantica, InsubriaDynamical Entropies in Quantum Mechanics: Relevance and Problems
Mon, 8 Sep 2008Godofredo Iommi, Pontificia Universidad Católica de ChileMultifractal analysis for the backward continued fraction map
Wed, 10 Sep 2008M. Ghomi, Georgia TechTopology of Riemannian submanifolds with prescribed boundary
Mon, 15 Sep 2008Mark Levi, PSUArnold diffusion in a chain of coupled pendula
Mon, 22 Sep 2008Nimish Shah, TATA InstituteLimiting distributions of evolution of smooth curves under geodesic flow on hyperbolic manifolds
Mon, 29 Sep 2008V. Kaloshin, MarylandAn example of nearly integrable Hamiltonian system with a trajectory dense in a set of almost maximal Hausdorff dimension
Mon, 13 Oct 2008Misha Guysinsky, PSULivsic theorem for matrix cocycles
Mon, 20 Oct 2008Jayadev Athreya, YaleLogarithm laws for unipotent flows
Wed, 22 Oct 2008 TBA
Mon, 27 Oct 2008Penn State Maryland WorkshopFrom THURSDAY 23 to SUNDAY 26
Wed, 29 Oct 2008I. Vinogradov, PrincetonOn a Separating Solution of a Recurrent Equation
Mon, 3 Nov 2008D. Burago, PSUBoundary rigidity, old and new (a geometric approach)
Wed, 5 Nov 2008Wing Kai Ho, PSUBlocking geodesics in Riemannian 2-manifolds
Mon, 10 Nov 2008V. Cyr, PSUA Necessary and Sufficient Condition for the Existence of Transient Potentials
Wed, 12 Nov 2008 TBA
Mon, 17 Nov 2008S. Tabachnikov, PSUThe pentagram map: a completely integrable system
Wed, 19 Nov 2008 TBA
Mon, 24 Nov 2008ThanksgivingNo seminar
Wed, 26 Nov 2008ThanksgivingNo seminar
Mon, 1 Dec 2008 TBA
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