Symplectic Geometry and Physics Workshop II: Chaotic Dynamics and Transport

Part of the Long Program Symplectic Geometry and Physics
May 19 - 23, 2003

Schedule


Monday, May 19, 2003

9:30 - 10:20
Lai Sang Young (New York University/Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences)

Correlation decay in chaotic systems including billiards

10:30 - 11:20
Franco Vivaldi (Queen Mary, University of London)

Arithmetic dynamics of piecewise isometries

11:30 - 12:20
2:30 - 3:20
Michael Shlesinger (Office of Naval Research)

The Mathematics of Fractal Time and Levy Flights

4:00 - 4:50

Tuesday, May 20, 2003

9:30 - 10:20
10:30 - 11:20
Carlangelo Liverani (University of Rome II)

Ergodic properties of a family of area preserving maps.

11:30 - 12:20
Jerrold Marsden (California Institute of Technology)

Transport in Astrodynamics: The 3-body problem and Asteroid Pairs

2:30 - 3:20
Albert Luo (Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville)

A mapping theory for regular and chaotic motions in non-smooth dynamic systems

4:00 - 4:50

Wednesday, May 21, 2003

9:30 - 10:20
George Zaslavsky (New York University)

Non-ergodic Hamiltonian Dynamics

10:30 - 11:20
Leonid Bunimovich (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Kinematics, equilibrium and shape

11:30 - 12:20
Vadim Kaloshin (California Institute of Technology)

Differentiability of Mather beta-function (or Effective Hamiltonian)

2:30 - 3:20
Maurice Courbage (Université Paris 7)

Statistical irreversible evolution of chaotic systems

4:00 - 4:50

Thursday, May 22, 2003

9:30 - 10:20
Valentin Afraimovich (Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi, Mexico)

The epsilon-complexity in dynamical systems

10:30 - 11:20
Benjamin Carreras (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Plasma Turbulence in Magnetic Confinement Systems

11:30 - 12:20
Maciej Wojtkowski (University of Arizona)

Limit Lyapunov spectrum in the system of falling balls

2:30 - 3:20
John Lowenstein (New York University)

Pseudochaos for piecewise rational rotations

4:00 - 4:50
Turgay Uzer (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Phase Space Transition States


Friday, May 23, 2003

9:30 - 10:20
George Haller (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Nonlinear Dynamics of Unsteady Separation

10:30 - 11:20
Sergey Prants (Pacific Oceanological Institute)

Quantum chaos and fractals with atoms in cavities

11:30 - 12:20
Igor Mezic (UCSB)

Ergodic theory methods for controllability

2:30 - 3:30
Charles Jaffe (West Virginia University)

Phase Space Transport: From Atomic & Molecular Physics to Celestial Mechanics

4:00 - 4:50
Serguei Medvedev (Institute of Computational Technologies, SB RAS)

TBA