FALL 2012
For the following seminars, unless otherwise stated the hour is 11:00,
the room is RLM 12.166, and it is a Mathematical Physics
Seminar. There is usually a brown bag lunch at noon on Wednesdays in
RLM 12.104, joint with the Analysis Seminar.
Wed Sept 5: Charles Radin
Large random networks and extremal graph theory
(There will probably be a weekly seminar following this,
mostly on Mondays at 11:00 in the same room, RLM 12.166)
Wed Sept 19: Charles Radin
The infinite volume limit in statistical mechanics
(This will be aimed at the Complex Networks audience)
Wed Sept 26: Hans Koch
The van der Waals mean field model
(This will be aimed at the Complex Networks audience)
Wed Oct 3: Charles Radin
Graph limits
(This will be aimed at the Complex Networks audience)
Mon Oct 8: Lorenzo Sadun
Large deviations and random graphs
(This will be aimed at the Complex Networks audience)
Mon Oct 15: Lorenzo Sadun
Large deviations and random graphs, continued
(This will be aimed at the Complex Networks audience)
Mon Nov 5: Irene da Fonseca
Variational Methods for Crystal Surface Instability
Joint Math Phys/Analysis
Wed Nov 7: Francois Baccelli
Percolation
(This will be aimed at the Complex Networks audience)
Fri Nov 9: Ingrid Daubechies
Dissimilarity distances between surfaces
Joint Math Phys/Analysis
Wed Nov 14: Francois Baccelli
Percolation (cont'd)
(This will be aimed at the Complex Networks audience)
Mon Nov 26: Daniela De Silva (Columbia Univ)
The regularity of flat free boundaries
Joint Math Phys/Analysis
Wed Nov 28: Thierry Goudon (INRIA, Sophia Antipolis)
The Lifschitz-Slyozov system: Old and New
Joint Math Phys/Analysis
Fri Nov 30: Omer Tamuz
Learning and the topology of social networks: a topological approach
(This will be aimed at the Complex Networks audience)
Fri Dec 7: Francois Baccelli
SINR percolation
(This will be aimed at the Complex Networks audience)