Maryland-Penn State Regional Conference on
Dynamical Systems and Related Topics
Spring 1994
Saturday March 12
8:30 -9:30 Registration
(Please sign in. No conference fee.
Coffee, bagels, etc.)
9:30 Ya. G. Sinai
Princeton University
Statistics of spectra of Laplace-Beltrami operators
on Liouville surfaces
11:00 David Fried
Boston University
Continuation of Zeta Functions for Hyperbolic Flows
1:45 Mikhail Gromov
University of Maryland and IHES
The entropy spectrum
3:00 John Kulesza
George Mason University
Zero-dimensional covers of finite dimensional dynamical
systems
4:15 Leon Green
University of Minnesota
Hedlund and dynamics in the U.S.
8:00-10:00 Dessert party at the Rudolphs'
Sunday March 13
9:30 Jack Wagoner
U.C. Berkeley
Inert Actions on Periodic Points of Subshifts of Finite Type
11:00 Serge Troubetzkoy
SUNY Stony Brook
Markov partitions via shadowing for diffeomorphisms
with non-zero exponents
1:45 Alessandra Iozzi
University of Maryland
Limit sets of isometry groups of exotic hyperbolic spaces
3:00 Anatole Katok
Penn State University
Global rigidity of Anosov and non-uniformly hyperbolic
actions of higher-rank Abelian groups
Graduate student talks:
4:15 Andrei Torok
Penn State University
Deformation Rigidity of Partially Hyperbolic Actions
4:45 Alexey Kononenko
Penn State University
Duality and rigidity for cocycles
Monday March 14
9:30 Krystyna Kuperberg
Auburn University
Counterexamples to the Seifert Conjecture
11:00 Konstantin Mischaikow
Georgia Institute of Technology
Isolating Neighborhoods, Conley Index, and Numerics
(with an application to the Lorenz equations)
1:45 Vitaly Bergelson
Ohio State University and the Technion
Polynomial Extensions of the Szemeredi Theorem
3:00 Ethan Akin
City College of New York (CUNY)
Which Transitive Maps are not Chaotic?
graduate student talks:
4:15 Ayse Sahin
University of Maryland
Tiling representations of R^2 actions and alpha-equivalence
in 2 dimensions
4:45 Jawad Al-Khal
University of Maryland
Sigma-finite measures for the quadratic family
Tuesday March 15
9:30 Yuli Ilyashenko
Moscow State University and Penn State
Zeroes of Abelian integrals and generation of limit cycles
10:45 Eli Glasner
Tel Aviv University
Topological entropy on spaces of measures and closed sets
12:00 Nicolai Chernov
Princeton University
Limit theorems for chaotic dynamical systems