IMA Complex Systems Seminar

 

2003-2004 Special Year on Probability and Statistics in Complex Systems

 

 

1:30 Thursday afternoons

409 Lind Hall

 

Spring Semester

 

Date

 

Speaker

Title

January 22

 

Hui Wang

Brown University and IMA

Importance sampling, large deviations, and differential games

January 29

 

Maury Bramson

University of Minnesota

Application of fluid models to recurrence and central limit theorems of queueing networks

February 5

 

Wanyang Dai

Department of Mathematics

On the existence and non-sample estimation of stationary densities of semimartingale reflecting Brownian motions

February 12

 

No Seminar, IMA Workshop

Robustness in Complex Systems

February 19

 

Zhi-Li Zhang

University of Minnesota

Understanding and Limiting BGP Instabilities

Powerpoint slides

February 26

 

Jacek Wesolowski

Warsaw Technical University

Conditional moments of q-Meixner processes

March 4

 

Ilze Ziedins

University of Auckland

Multicasting and phase transitions in tree loss networks

March 11

 

No Seminar, IMA Workshop

Control and Pricing in Communication

March 18

 

David McDonald

University of Ottawa

Mean Field Convergence of a rate model of multiple TCP connections through a buffer implementing RED    Slides

March 25

 

Arkady Khodursky

University of Minnesota

Spatial patterns of transcriptional activity in the chromosome of Escherichia coli

April 1

 

No Seminar, IMA Short Course

Tools for Modeling and Data Analysis in Finance/Asset Pricing

April 8

 

Greg Rempala

University of Louisville and IMA

Incomplete U-statistics, random permanents and beyond

 

April 15

 

No Seminar IMA Workshop

Risk Management and Model Specifications Issues in Finance

April 22

 

David Heath

Carnegie Mellon University

Consistency among trading desks

April 29

 

Rene Carmona

Princeton University

Energy Trading: Mathematical Challenges     slides

May 6

 

No Seminar IMA Workshop

Model Implementation, Algorithms and Software Issues

May 13

 

No Seminar IMA Hot Topics Workshop

Compatible Spatial Discretizations for Partial Differential Equations

May 20

 

Luis Roman

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

A New Measure of Manager’s Performance Based on the “Stochastic Discount Factor”

May 27

 

No Seminar IMA Workshop

Financial Data Analysis and Applications

 

 

Fall Semester

 

 

Date

 

Speaker

Title

September 24

 

Fern Hunt

NIST

Alignment of biological sequences using a Markov decision process

October 1

 

No seminar, IMA Workshop

Statistical Methods for Gene Expression: Microarrays and Proteomics

October 8

 

Michael Newton

University of Wisconsin-Madison and IMA

Randomization test for array-based comparative genomic hybridization

October 15

 

Stephen Willson

Iowa State University and IMA

Finding supertrees using distance methods

Powerpoint slides

October 22

 

No seminar

IMA Workshop

IMA/RECOMB Satellite Workshop on Comparative Genomics

October 29

 

Shmuel Friedland

University of Illinois at Chicago

Missing Value Estimation Methods for DNA Microarrays

November 5

 

No seminar, IMA Hot Topics Workshop

Agent Based Modeling and Simulation

November 12

 

Tom Kurtz

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Infinite population models in population genetics

November 19

 

No seminar, IMA Workshop

Networks and the Population Dynamics of Disease Transmission