Schedule of Talks
This schedule is complete but still subject to perturbation. Please
keep an eye on our web page for updated information, and pick up a
printed schedule when you arrive here.
Symbolic Workshop
All Thursday and Friday talks are in Room 3206 of the Math Building.
Thursday March 19 [Each talk is 30 minutes.]
9:00 Ethan Coven, Wesleyan University and MSRI
The symbolic dynamics of tiling the integers
10:00 Fred Roush, Alabama State University
Strong shift equivalence over abelian group rings
11:00 Jack Wagoner, University of California, Berkeley
Classification of subshifts of finite type and nonnegative
algebraic K-theory over polynomial rings
LUNCH
1:00 Arek Goetz, Boston University
Sofic subshifts and piecewise isometric systems
2:00 Susan Williams, University of South Alabama
Symbolic dynamics and symmetries of knots
BREAK
3:30 Natasha Jonoska, University of South Florida
Multiplicities of SFT covers
4:30 Anthony Quas, University of Memphis
Subshifts of multi-dimensional shifts of finite type
Friday March 20 [Each workshop talk is 40 minutes.]
9:00 Ulf Fiebig, Universitat Heidelberg
Compact factors of countable state Markov shifts
10:00 Sam Lightwood, University of Maryland
An embedding theorem for a class of Z^2 MSFTs
11:00 Klaus Schmidt, University of Vienna
Fundamental cocycles, Wang tiles, and higher-dimensional shifts
of finite type
LUNCH
1:30 Selim Tuncel, University of Washington
Resolving Markov chains onto Bernoulli shifts
Department of Mathematics Colloquium (Room 3206)
3:00 Yakov Sinai, Princeton University
Statistical hydrodynamics and hyperbolic dynamics
8:00 Party at the Boyles' house
MD-PSU Dynamics Conference
The location of each talk, either Room 3206 or B0421 of the Math
Building, is designated to the left of the speaker's name.
Saturday March 21
8:30 Coffee and Bagels/Doughnuts in Room 3201
9:30 Opening Remarks in Room 3206
9:35-10:05
3206 Yakov Sinai, Princeton University
Transport in almost-periodic media
BREAK
10:30-11:20
3206 James Yorke, University of Maryland
Embedding and dimension I (short course)
LUNCH
1:30-2:00
3206 Bob Williams, University of Texas and IAS
Solenoids and the origins of shift equivalence
2:10-3:00
3206 Jack Wagoner, University of California, Berkeley
Strong shift equivalence theory
BREAK
3:30-4:20
3206 Ki Hang Kim, Alabama State University
Resolution of Williams conjecture
4:30-5:20
3206 Nicholas Ormes, University of Texas
Characterization of zeta functions of SFTs
Sunday March 22
8:30 Coffee and Bagels/Doughnuts in Room 3201
9:15-10:05
3206 Jerome Buzzi, CNRS/Institut de Mathematiques de Luminy
Markov diagrams for higher dimensional dynamical systems
B0421 Natalie Priebe, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
A class of tilings of $Z^2$ having mixed dynamical spectrum
and visually dramatic self-correlations
BREAK
10:30-11:20
3206 James Meiss, University of Colorado
Continuation from the anti-integrable limit: symbolic dynamics
and bifurcations
B0421 Charles Radin, University of Texas
Hierarchical Structures
LUNCH
1:30-2:20
3206 James A. Yorke, University of Maryland
Embedding and dimension II (short course)
BREAK
2:45-3:15
3206 Alexei Glutsuk, Institute for Advanced Study
Limit sets at infinity of liftings to the plane of
nonself-intersected curves in the torus
B0421 Florence Newberger, University of Maryland
The ergodic theory of the Bowen-Margulis measure for real rank
one symmetric spaces
3:25-3:55
3206 Youngna Choi, Northwestern University
Attractors for one dimensional Lorenz-like maps
B0421 Boris Kalinin, Penn State University
Remarks on invariant measures for higher-rank hyperbolic
abelian actions by toral endomorphisms
BREAK
4:20-4:50
3206 Radu Orendovici, Penn State University
Dynamics of the local map for the FitzHugh-Nagumo equation
B0421 Guo-Cheng Yuan, University of Maryland
An open set of maps for which every point is absolutely
unshadowable
5:00-5:30
3206 Chris Hillman, University of Washington
Empires in Sturmian Systems
B0421 Josh Tempkin, University of Maryland
Spurious lyapunov exponents computed using the Eckmann-Ruelle
approach
5:45 Reception in Math Building Rotunda
Monday March 23
8:30 Coffee and Bagels/Doughnuts in Room 3201
9:15-10:05
3206 Makoto Mori, Nihon University
Dynamical systems on Cantor sets
B0421 Serge Troubetzkoy, University of Alabama, Birmingham
Anosov maps with small holes
BREAK
10:30-11:20
3206 Michiko Yuri, Sapporo University
Statistical properties for multi-dimensional intermittent maps
B0421 Jim Olsen, North Dakota State University
Uniform sequences in Bourgain and Wierdl's pointwise ergodic
theorem
LUNCH
1:30-2:20
3206 Howie Weiss, Penn State University
Almost transitive geodesic flows for small perturbations of
the round metric on the sphere
B0421 Manfred Denker, Universitat Goettingen
Polynomial skew products in C^2
BREAK
2:50-3:40
3206 Scot Adams, University of Minnesota
Dynamics on Lorentz manifolds
B0421 Doris Fiebig, Universitat Heidelberg
Finite equivalence for countable state Markov shifts
BREAK
4:10-5:00
3206 Greg Swiatek, Penn State University
Inducing for complex polynomials
B0421 Tom Ward, University of East Anglia
Typical dynamics associated to rings of S-integers
Tuesday March 24
8:30 Coffee and Bagels/Doughnuts in Room 3201
9:15-10:05
3206 Vadim Kaloshin, Princeton University
Properties of periodic orbits for generic diffeomorphisms
B0421 Roza Galeeva, Instituto de Matematicas U.N.A.M., Cuernavaca
The dimension for Poincare recurrences for piecewise linear maps
on the interval
10:15-11:05
3206 Boris Solomyak, University of Washington
Parabolic iterated function systems with overlaps
B0421 Piotr Zgliczynski, Jagiellonian University
On stability of some forcing relations of periodic orbits for
multidimensional perturbations of 1-dimensional maps
BREAK
11:30-12:20
3206 Anatole Katok, Penn State University
Growth of periodic orbits for smooth maps from $C^1$ to
$C^{\infty}$: results and open problems