Conferences - Seminars

26MAR
03APR
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  08:00-18:00 GA 3 21

An incentive to use coarse-grained models is to use them for inference and control instead of the original (often intractable) model. Since coarse-grained models are always “wrong”, questions such as inference under model misspecification or goal-oriented uncertainty quantification (e.g. for control) come into play. This workshop will address such topics, with a special focus on ... Read more about "Big data and uncertainty quantification: statistical inference and information-theoretic techniques applied to computational chemistry"
By Carsten Hartmann, BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg Fabio Nobile, EPFL Frank Pinski, University ...
26MAR
  10:15-11:15 MA A1 12

The Dold-Thom theorem is a classical result in algebraic topology giving isomorphisms between the homology groups of a space and the homotopy groups of its infinite symmetric product. The goal of this talk is to outline a new proof of this theorem, which is direct and geometric in nature. The heart of this proof is ... Read more about "A new approach to the Dold-Thom theorem"
By Lauren Bandklayder
28MAR
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  13:00-14:00 GR A3 30

Let S be a compact hyperbolic surface uniformised by a Fuchsian group Γ. For any element σ ∈ G:= Gal(C/Q) the natural Galois action of G on the coefficients of the algebraic equation corresponding to the Riemann surface S yields a new hyperbolic surface S σ with uniformising group Γ σ . Little seems to ... Read more about "Galois action on compact hyperbolic surfaces and their associated solenoids."
By Gabino González-Diez
05APR
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  14:15-15:15 MA B1 11

Abstract: Let us consider a quasilattice, spanned by the superposition of two hexagonal lattices in the plane, differing by a rotation of angle ß. We study bifurcating quasipattern solutions of the Swift-Hohenberg PDE, built on such a quasilattice, invariant under rotations of angle π /3. For nearly all ß, this is a small divisor problem. ... Read more about "Existence of quasipatterns in the superposition of two hexagonal periodic patterns"
By Prof. Gérard IOOSS (Prof. IUF émérite, LJAD, Nice)
30APR
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By Yves Revaz,  Laboratory of Astrophysics, EPFL
10MAY
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  14:15-15:15 MA B1 11

Abstract: In the 60s V. I. Arnold argued it was possible to apply KAM theory to the N-body problem, in the regime where one mass in much larger then the others, in turn equally sized. His statement, that goes under the name "Theorem of stability of planetary motions" has been completely proved only 50 years ... Read more about "Applications of perturbative techniques to the N-body problem"
By Prof. Gabriella PINZARI (Univ. Padova)
15MAY
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  15:15-18:00 CO 1

From de Rham Cohomology to Massive Gravity Prof. Claudia de Rham (Imperial College London) De Rham Cohomology is the fundamental principle that governs any gauge symmetry and provides the building blocks for our understanding of particle physics. I will discuss how to make those dynamical for spin-1 fields and implications for spin-2 fields and gravity. ... Read more about "Journée Georges de Rham 2019"
By Prof. Claudia de Rham (Imperial College London) and  Prof. Martin ...
21MAY
29MAY
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  08:00-18:00 GA 3 21

The workshop will address computational and theoretical issues in stochastic modeling and model reduction in molecular and complex systems. In particular, the program will include topics ranging from quantum to mesoscale modelling, with focus on uncertainty quantification, machine learning and approximate inference method, methods using both quantum and classical models, semiclassical limits and their computational ... Read more about "Computational mathematics for model reduction and predictive modelling in molecular and complex systems"
By Markos Katsoulakis, University of Massachusetts Amherst Benedikt Leimkuhler, University of ...
24MAY
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  14:15-15:15 MA B1 11

Abstract: Columnar vortices are axisymmetric stationary solutions of the three-dimensional Euler equations, where the velocity field only depends on the distance to the symmetry axis and has no component in the axial direction. These solutions were already studied in the nineteenth century, starting with the pioneering work of Kelvin and Rayleigh, but until recently the ... Read more about "Spectral stability of inviscid columnar vortices"
By Prof. Thierry GALLAY (Institut Fourier, Université Grenoble Alpes)
04JUN
14JUN
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  08:00-18:00 GA 3 21

Description coming soon. Part of the Semester : Multi-scale Mathematical Modelling and Coarse-grain Computational Chemistry Organization John Maddocks, EPFL - Christof Schütte, Freie Universität Berlin - Carsten Hartmann, BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg Read more about "Generalized Langevin Equations in classical and quantum simulations"
By Sara Bonella, EPFL Carsten Hartmann, BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg Simon Huppert, Sorbonne ...
18JUN
26JUN
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  08:00-18:00 GA 3 21

Event to take place as such: 18 to 21 June 2019 - CIB premises (Room GA 3 21). 24 to 26 June 2019 - CECAM premises (Room BCH 3113). Part of the Semester : Multi-scale Mathematical Modelling and Coarse-grain Computational Chemistry Read more about "Title TBA"
By John Maddocks, EPFL
22JUL
26JUL
 

The Young Topologists Meeting is an annual event for graduate students, recent PhDs and other junior researchers in topology (both pure and applied). Previous editions were organised by the University of Copenhagen, jointly by Stockholm University and the Royal Institute of Technology, and the EPFL. The Young Topologists Meeting 2019 will take place July 22-26 ... Read more about "Young Topologists Meeting"
By participants, Julie Bergner, Vidit Nanda
19AUG
23AUG
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  08:00-18:00 GA 3 21

This workshop brings together specialists working on various crossroads through conservative dynamics. It will highlight cutting edge research involving methods from symplectic topology, as well as interactions with other fields including smooth ergodic theory and PDEs. Part of the Semester : Dynamics with Structures Read more about "Conservative dynamics and its interactions"
By Leonid Polterovich, Tel Aviv University - Felix Schlenk, Université de Neuchâtel ...
22AUG
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  17:15-18:15 GA 3 21

The phenomenon of KPZ (Kardar-Parisi-Zhang) universality was a very active research area in the last 10 years. One can say that it describes universal statistical properties of long directed optimal paths (geodesics) in 2D disordered environment. Apart from many physical applications, it is remarkable for extremely strong universality properties in very general setting, as well ... Read more about "Bernoulli Lecture - Models of random growth and the Hamilton-Jacobi equation."
By Konstantin Khanin, University of Toronto Mississauga
26AUG
30AUG
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The summer school will provide courses from experts in the areas of the scope of the program ''Dynamics with Structures''. It is intended to provide surveys of modern directions in the theory of dynamical systems on the level of graduate students and junior researchers. The goal is to propagate modern directions of research to younger ... Read more about "Summer School - Dynamical Systems"
By Jörg Schmeling, Lund University