Optimal Transport: Tutorials

Part of the Long Program Optimal Transport
March 10 - 14, 2008

Schedule


Tuesday, March 11, 2008

9:00 - 11:00
Qinglan Xia (University of California, Davis (UC Davis))

Introduction to Monge-Kontorovich problem and optimal transport paths
Presentation Files (Zip Archive)

2:00 - 3:00
Adam Oberman (Simon Fraser University)

Introduction to the Monge-Ampere equation and mass transportation
PDF Presentation

3:30 - 5:00
Maria D'Orsogna (California State University, Northridge (CSU Northridge))

Discrete models for swarming
PDF Presentation


Wednesday, March 12, 2008

9:00 - 10:30
Martial Agueh (University of Victoria)

Introduction to JKO schemes for PDEs (Part 1)

11:00 - 12:00
William Zame (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))

Matching theory and Optimal Transport, part 1
PDF Presentation

2:00 - 3:30
Martial Agueh (University of Victoria)

Introduction to JKO schemes for PDEs (Part 2)

4:00 - 5:00
Andrea Bertozzi (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))

Continuum models for swarming


Thursday, March 13, 2008

9:00 - 10:30
Jose Carrillo (Autonomous University of Barcelona)

 

11:00 - 12:00
Adam Oberman (Simon Fraser University)

The Monge-Ampere equation and the Semi-Geostrophic equations
Presentation Files (Zip Archive)

3:15 - 4:45
Andrea Bertozzi (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))

4th order PDEs


Friday, March 14, 2008

9:00 - 10:30

To Be Announced

11:00 - 12:00
William Zame (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))

Matching theory and Optimal Transport, part 2
PDF Presentation

2:00 - 3:30
Bjorn Birnir (University of California, Santa Barbara (UC Santa Barbara))

The Mathematical Theory of SOC Systems with Applications to the Evolution of the Earth's Surface
PDF Presentation