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CNA Seminar/Colloquium/Joint Pitt-CNA Colloquium

Chris Henderson
University of Chicago
Title: The influence of non-local interactions on front propagation

Abstract: Reaction-diffusion equations taking into account non-local competition have gathered substantial interest in recent years. A major difficulty of these equations is due to the absence of a maximum principle; however, early results seemed to suggest that, despite this technical challenge, the speed of propagation was unaffected by this non-local term. That is, the front of the non-local equation has the same shape and the same speed as that of the local analogue. We discuss a model arising naturally in ecology (the cane toads equation) for which this is false.

Recording: http://mm.math.cmu.edu/recordings/cna/chris_henderson_small.mp4
Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Time: 1:30 pm
Location: Wean Hall 7218
Submitted by:  Ian Tice