Sydney Dynamics Group
SDG Seminars in 2008

07/03/08: Martin Wechselberger "Canards, MMOs and homoclinic bifurcations in a stellate cell model"

14/03/08: Georg Gottwald "Slow balanced limit equations for a toy model  deterministic and stochastic model reductions"

04/04/08: Christopher Bose (University of Victoria) "Generalised baker's transformations"

18/04/08: Christopher Bose (University of Victoria) "Invariant measures and computation in ergodic theory I"

02/05/08: Christopher Bose (University of Victoria) "Invariant measures and computation in ergodic theory II"

16/05/08: John Roberts "Periodic orbits of linear endomorphisms on the 2torus and its lattices"

30/05/08: Holger Dullin "Nilpotent normal form for divergencefree vector fields and volume preserving maps"

06/06/08: Mike Field (University of Houston) "Global dynamics and combinatorics of coupled cell systems"

09/08/08: Charlie Macaskill " A universal scaling theory for twodimensional turbulence"

15/08/08: Franco Vivaldi (Queen Mary, University of London) "Pseudohyperbolic points in piecewise isometric systems"

29/08/08: Dave Galloway "Some nonlinear problems in dynamo theory"

12/09/08: Mike Wheatland "Chaos in the corridor: The School of Physics double square pendulum"

26/09/08: Georg Gottwald "Reduced dynamics for stochastic dynamical systems"

17/10/08: Naratip Satitissadeekorn "Identifying almost invariant set by spectral graph partitioning"

31/10/08: Sebastian Reich
(Universität Potsdam) "Correcting model errors through nonlinear ensemble filters"

14/11/08: Natascha Neumärker (Universität Bielefeld) "Orbit vs. fixed point counts: arithmetic and combinatorial aspects"

26/11/08: Edgar Knobloch (UC Berkeley) "Spatially localized structures in dissipative systems"

05/12/08: Michael Baake (Universität Bielefeld) "The singular continuous measure of the ThueMorse chain"

05/12/08: Arek Goetz (San Francisco State University) "The interplay of
geometry and number theory in piecewise rotations  dynamical systems with singularities"

17/12/08: Ian Melbourne (University of Surrey) "Stochastic model reduction for deterministic dynamical systems"
 