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Fall 2004 CNA Seminars

Wednesday, August 18, 2004

Special Summer Seminar

Prof. Jong-Sheng Guo, National Taiwan Normal University

On the kinematic model for spiral waves in excitable media

Time: 2:30 PM
Location: PPB 300

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TUESDAY, September 14, 2004

Steven Pav, Mathematics, University of California, San Diego

Quality Delaunay Meshing in 3D

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300

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TUESDAY, September 21, 2004

Dean Astumian, Physics Department, University of Maine

Paradoxical games and brownian motors: simple models of complex systems

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300


WEDNESDAY, September 22, 2004

PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE.

Seth Sullivant

Finiteness Theorems for Markov Bases of Hierarchical Models

Time:4:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300

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TUESDAY, October 5, 2004

Martial Agueh, Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University

Some Applications of Displacement Convexity to PDEs and to Geometric Inequalities

Time:1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300

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TUESDAY, October 19, 2004

Piotr Hajlasz, Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh.

Approximation in Sobolev spaces of nonlinear expressions involving the gradient

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Locaiton: PPB 300

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WEDSDAY, October 20, 2004

PLEASE NOTE DATE, TIME AND LOCATION CHANGE.

Henri Berestycki, l'cole des Hutes tudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) Paris

TBA

Time: 4:30 P.M.
Location: DH 2302

Refreshements at 4:00 in Wean 6220.

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TUESDAY, November 9, 2004

Gilles Francfort, LPMTM, Universite Paris Nord, France.

A Variational Model for Brittle Damage Evolution

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300

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TUESDAY, November 30, 2004

Markus Peuschel, ECE Department, Carnegie Mellon University.

Algebraic Theory of Signal Processing Algorithms

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300

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THURSDAY, December 2, 2004

Mohammad Reza Pakzad, Department of Mathematics, University of British Columbia

Rigidity and Regularity properties of Sobolev isometric immersions

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300

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