SYMBOLIC DYNAMICS WORKSHOP
College Park 1995
Thursday 9:00
March 9 Coffee and bagels
9:30 Room 0110, Armory building
Doris Fiebig
(University of Heidelberg)
The automorphism group for a coded system
11:00
Bruce Kitchens Math. Colloq. Room
(IBM Watson Research & Wesleyan University)
Invariant measures on the three dot dynamical system
1:15
Susan Williams Math. Colloq. Room
(University of South Alabama)
Ordered homology and cohomology of shifts of finite type
2:15
John Kulesza Math. Colloq. Room
(George Mason University)
Minimal fibers for zero-dimensional covers of an
n-dimensional dynamical system
4:00 Room 0407, Math building
Alejandro Maass
(University of Chile )
Positively expansive endomorphisms of mixing Markov shifts
Friday MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT COLLOQUIUM
March 10 3:00
Joe Rosenblatt (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Convergence theorems in ergodic theory
ERGODIC PARTY
7:30 -
Chez Boyle
DYNAMICS CONFERENCE 1995
Saturday
March 11
9:30
Anatoly Katok (Pennsylvania State University)
Slow entropy and obstructions to smooth and symbolic
realization of measure-preserving actions of amenable groups
11:00
Ulf Fiebig (University of Heidelberg)
Entropy and finite generators for locally compact subshifts
1:30
Brian Hunt (Maryland)
Bifurcation diagrams and stability of periodic points
in higher dimensions
2:30
Howie Weiss (Pennsylvania State University)
Multifractal spectrum for an expanding map and for a
Moran process with an arbitrary Gibbs measure
4:00-4:25
Luis Barreira (Pennsylvania State University)
A non-additive thermodynamic formalism and applications
to the dimension theory of hyperbolic dynamics
4:30-4:55
Dmitry Dolgopiat (Princeton University)
On orbits with a thin limit set for Anosov systems
7-10:30
Ergodic Party, Chez Rudolph
Sunday 9:30
March 12 J.R.Dorfman (Maryland)
Lyapunov exponents and diffusion coefficients
for determiniistic systems
11:00
Lyonia Bunimovich (Georgia Tech)
Transport coefficients from the microscopic dynamics:
ergodic theory and nonequilibrium statistical mechanics
1:30
Paul Shields (University of Toledo)
How many measures on the future are there?
2:30
Donna Molinek (Davidson College)
Asymptotic Measures for Certain Skew Products
4:00-4:25
Frank Blume (Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
A universal lower bound for entropy convergence rates
4:30-4:55
Miaohua Jiang (Pennsylvania State University)
Ergodic Properties of Coupled Map Lattices
of Hyperbolic Type
Monday 9:30
March 13 Bernard Host (Universite' d'Aix-Marseille II &
Laboratoire de Mathematiques Discretes)
A variation on the variational principle
11:00
Mate Wierdl (Northwestern University)
Hardy fields and the pointwise ergodic theorem along
subsequences
1:45
Karin Reinhold-Larson (SUNY Albany)
A type of ergodic average for measurable flows
3:00
Math Department Student-Faculty Colloquium
Dave Witte (Williams College)
Superrigidity: a theorem in group theory
4:15
Randall McCutcheon (Ohio State University)
A Polynomial IP-Szemeredi Theorem for Finite Families
of Commuting Operators
Tuesday 9:30
March 14 Hillel Furstenberg (Hebrew University)
Affine transition operators and some problems on fractal
dimension
10:45
Janet Kammeyer (Naval Academy)
Restricted Orbit Equivalence
for Actions of Discrete Amenable Groups
12:00
Jack Feldman (U.C. Berkeley)
Decreasing sequences of sigma-fields in a probability space