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Dynamical Systems Seminars

Fall 2000

The Dynamical Systems seminar is held on Monday afternoon at
4:00 PM in MCS 149. Tea beforehand at 3:30 PM in MCS 153.

- September 11: Seventy-fourth annual wine and cheese get-together

- September 18: Robert L. Devaney (Boston University)

Homoclinic
points, cauliflowers, and the birth of baby Mandelbrot sets

- September 25: Rob Benedetto (Boston University)

Dynamics of
p-adic rational functions. (Joint
Dynamics/Algebra seminar)

- October 2: Gareth Roberts (University of Colorado at Boulder)

Linear Stability of the Elliptic Lagrangian Triangle Solutions in
the Three-Body Problem

- October 9: Chris Columbus. (University of Genoa)

Non-circular geodesics on the (perfectly symmetric) two-sphere.

- October 16: Roland Gunesch (Penn State University)

Asymptotic number of periodic orbits for
geodesic flows

- October 23: Peter Bates (Brigham Young University)

Waves in a bistable lattice system with strong, possibly indefinite interaction

- October 30: Igor Mezic (Harvard University)

Control of Mixing

- November 6: Nic Ormes (University of Connecticut)

A homeomorphism invariant for substitution tiling spaces

- November 13: Curt McMullen (Harvard University)

Dynamics on K3 surfaces

- November 16: Kinya Ono (Boston University)

Critical wave speeds in reaction-diffusion equations

******Note special time and room: MCS 180 at 10-11am.

- November 20: ****There will be no seminar****

- November 27: Alex Haro (University of Texas at Austin)

Invariant manifolds in quasi-periodic maps: rigorous results and
computations

- December 4: Marcy Barge (Montana State University)

Tiling spaces and hyperbolic attractors

- December 11: Thierry Gallay (University of Paris-Sud)

Periodic orbits, return times and convergence to
equilibrium in partial differential equations.

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