Friday, 3 October, 1997 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Colloquium 
Alan Newell (Warwick) 
Natural patterns: some answers, more questions 

Tuesday, 7 October, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Genadi Levin (Jerusalem) 
Bounds for maps of an interval with one folding or reflecting critical point. 

Tuesday, 7 October, 1997 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 1 
Quantisation 
John Rawnsley (Warwick) 
TBA 

Friday, 10 October, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Geometry Seminar 
Caroline Series (Mathematics Institute, Warwick) 
Pleating Invariants and Quasifuchsian Spcae: An Introduction 

Friday, 10 October, 1997 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Colloquium 
Siddartha Sen (Trinity College, Dublin) 
Geometric discretisation 

Monday, 13 October, 1997 
4:30 pm 
Room TBA 
Geometry & interactions with algebra, alg geom, analysis, num theory, etc 
Miles Reid (Warwick) 
Hilbert schemes as resolution of quotient singularities and the McKay correspondence. 

Tuesday, 14 October, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Dmitri Dolgopiat (Berkeley) 
Mixing rate of group extensions of hyperbolic systems 

Wednesday, 15 October, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room 26 
Mechanics and Symmetry 
Andrew Lewis (Warwick) 
Lagrangian Reduction of Simple Mechanical Systems 

Wednesday, 15 October, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Geometry Seminar 
Francoise Dal'bo (Rennes) 
Geometry of group actions on products of Hadamard manifolds (PLEASE NOTE UNUSUAL TIME) 

Wednesday, 15 October, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room TBA 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
David Mond (Warwick) 
Milnor fibre, theme and variations 

Wednesday, 15 October, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room TBA 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
David Mond (Warwick) 
Milnor fibre, theme and variations 

Wednesday, 15 October, 1997 
3:00 pm 
Room 1 
Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Viviane Baladi (Geneva) 
The spectra of coupled map lattices 

Friday, 17 October, 1997 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Colloquium 
Jonathan Sherratt (Warwick) 
Mathematics and medicine: obtaining therapies from equations 

Monday, 20 October, 1997 
3:00 pm 
Room TBA 
Geometry and ... 
Joa Weber (Warwick) 
Morse Theory 1 

Monday, 20 October, 1997 
4:30 pm 
Room TBA 
Geometry and ... 
Miles Reid/John Jones (Warwick) 
TBA 

Tuesday, 21 October, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Francoise Dal'bo (Rennes) 
Counting closed geodesics on a surface with cusp 

Tuesday, 21 October, 1997 
4:00 pm 
Room 1 
Quantisation 
John Rawnsley (Warwick) 
Mp structures and quantisation, 111 

Wednesday, 22 October, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room GLT 1 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Mirel Caibar (Warwick) 
3fold singularities; Milnor fibre and class group 

Wednesday, 22 October, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room 1 
MIR@W Mathematics in Medicine Initiative 
N. Burroughs & D. Rand (Warwick) 
Clinical consequences of Hepatitis B dynamics 

Wednesday, 22 October, 1997 
3:15 pm 
Room 1 
MIR@W Mathematics in Medicine Initiative 
R. Bates and M. Hilton (Warwick & Birmingham) 
Wavelets and heart rate variability 

Friday, 24 October, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Geometry 
David Epstein (Warwick) 
Speedy decisions in hyperbolic groups 

Friday, 24 October, 1997 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Colloquium 
Lyn Thomas (Business Studies, Edinburgh) 
Credit, tyres and dams: applications of dynamic programming to largescale models. 

Monday, 27 October, 1997 
3:00 pm 
Room TBA 
Geometry and ... 
Joa Weber (Warwick) 
Morse Theory 11 

Monday, 27 October, 1997 
4:30 pm 
Room 2 
Geometry and .... 
Yuri Chekonov (Moscow) 
Invariants of Legendrian Knots I 

Tuesday, 28 October, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Maurice Dodson (York) 
Extremal Manifolds 

Tuesday, 28 October, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room 26 
MIR@W 
Ildar Gabitov (Dusseldorf) 
TBA 

Tuesday, 28 October, 1997 
4:00 pm 
Room 1 
Quantisation Seminar 
Santos Asin Lares (Warwick) 
Fedosov's Construction of star products 

Wednesday, 29 October, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room GLT 1 
Algebraic geometry/Singularity Theory 
David Mond (Warwick) 
Variations on the Milnor fibration 

Wednesday, 29 October, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room 123 
Mechanics and Symmetry Seminar 
Andrew Lewis (Warwick) 
Lagrangian reduction of simple mechanical systems (continued) 

Wednesday, 29 October, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Special Geometry and Dynamics Seminar 
Carsten Petersen (Roskilde) 
Prime ends revisited: a geometric point of view 

Friday, 31 October, 1997 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Colloquium 
Roger Carter (Warwick) 
Representations of simple Lie algebras: modern variations on a classical theme 

Monday, 3 November, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room 26 
MIR@W Financial Mathematics 
Stewart Hodges (FORC, Warwick) 
When replication doesn't work 

Monday, 3 November, 1997 
2:50 pm 
Room 26 
MIR@W Financial Mathematics 
William Perraudin (Birkbeck College) 
Value at risk of derivatives 

Monday, 3 November, 1997 
3:00 pm 
Room TBA 
Geometry and ... 
Diego Matessi 
Hodge Theory 1 

Monday, 3 November, 1997 
4:00 pm 
Room 1 
MIR@W Financial Mathematics 
Lane Hughston (Merrill Lynch, London) 
TBA 

Monday, 3 November, 1997 
4:30 pm 
Room 2 
Geometry and .... 
Yuri Chekonov (Moscow) 
Invariants of Legendrian Knots II 

Monday, 3 November, 1997 
4:50 pm 
Room 1 
MIR@W Financial Mathematics 
Chris Rogers (Bath) 
Do not ask what mathematics can do for finance 

Tuesday, 4 November, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems 
Torsten Fischer (Warwick) 
Transfer operators for coupled map lattices 

Tuesday, 4 November, 1997 
4:00 pm 
Room 26 
Teaching and Learning Colloquium 
Elena Nardi (Institute of Education, Warwick) 
The Novice Mathematician's Encounter With Mathematical Abstraction: A study of Oxford Undergraduates 

Tuesday, 4 November, 1997 
4:00 pm 
Room 1 
Quantisation 
Andrea Loi (Warwick) 
Rigidity of holomorphic maps to Kaehler manifolds 

Wednesday, 5 November, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room GLT 1 
Algebraic Geometry/Singularity Theory 
Mirel Caibar (Warwick) 
3fold singularities: Milnor fibre and class group II 

Wednesday, 5 November, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room 26 
Mechanics and Symmetry 
Andrew Lewis (Warwick) 
Lagrangian reduction of simple mechanical systems (concluded) 

Friday, 7 November, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Hyperbolic Geometry, etc. 
Igor Rivin (Warwick) 
Deformation of metrics from Schafli to Einstein 

Friday, 7 November, 1997 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Colloquium 
Neil Cornish (DAMTP, Cambridge) 
Measuring the largescale topology of the universe 

Monday, 10 November, 1997 
3:00 pm 
Room 1 
Geometry and ...... 
Diego Matessi (Warwick) 
Hodge Theory I 

Monday, 10 November, 1997 
4:30 pm 
Room 1 
Geometry and ... 
Pierre Pansu (Orsay) 
Cohomology of symmetric spaces 

Tuesday, 11 November, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Ergodic Theory and Dyamical Systems 
Anthony Manning (Warwick) 
An existence proof for correlation dimension 

Tuesday, 11 November, 1997 
4:00 pm 
Room 26 
Teaching and Learning Colloquium 
Rosamund Sutherland, (University of Bristol) 
Teaching and Learning Algebra Pre19: Discussion of the Royal Society Report 

Tuesday, 11 November, 1997 
4:00 pm 
Room 1 
Quantisation 
Veronique ChloupArnould (Warwick) 
On a paper of WeinsteinXu 

Wednesday, 12 November, 1997 
1:00 pm 
Room 26 
MIR@W 2D Turbulence 
Peter Thomas (Engineering, Warwick) 
A layman's introduction to 2D turbulence 

Wednesday, 12 November, 1997 
1:20 pm 
Room 26 
MIR@W 2D Turbulence 
David Dritschel (Warwick) 
Back to basics and getting beyond the 2D paradigm 

Wednesday, 12 November, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room 123 
Mechanics and Symmetry 
George Patrick (Saskatchewan/Warwick) 
Dynamics near stable relative equilibria with nongeneric momenta 

Wednesday, 12 November, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room GLT 1 
Algebraic Geometry/Singularity Theory 
David Mond (Warwick) 
Differential forms on a free divisor 

Wednesday, 12 November, 1997 
2:20 pm 
Room 26 
MIR@W 2D Turbulence 
JeanPhillippe Laval (CEA, Saclay) 
Twofluid modelling of 2D turbulence 

Wednesday, 12 November, 1997 
3:30 pm 
Room 26 
MIR@W 2D Turbulence 
Patrick Tabeling (CNRS, Paris) 
2D Turbulence: an experimental approach 

Wednesday, 12 November, 1997 
4:30 pm 
Room 26 
MIR@W 2D Turbulence 
Peter Flohr (DAMTP, Cambridge) 
Accelerated scalar dissipation in a vortex 

Thursday, 13 November, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Algebra Seminar 
M.F. Newman (ANU Canberra) 
A centenary of the theory of finite groups 

Friday, 14 November, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 

Panos Papasoglu 


Friday, 14 November, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Hyperbolic Geometry 
Panos Papasoglu (Orsay) 
Structure theorems for group decompositions 

Friday, 14 November, 1997 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Colloquium 
Willie Firth (Physics, Strathclyde) 
Solitonlike structures in optical cavities 

Monday, 17 November, 1997 
1:00 pm 
Room 26 
MIR@W Patterns Under Water 
Suzanne Hulscher (Twente) 
Comparison between predicted and observed largescale sea bed features in the southern North Sea. 

Monday, 17 November, 1997 
2:15 pm 
Room 26 
MIR@W Patterns Under Water 
Michael Scherer (Magdeburg) 
Pattern formation in sandwater mixtures 

Monday, 17 November, 1997 
3:00 pm 
Room 1 
Geometry and ... 
Diego Matessi (Warwick) 
Hodge Theory II 

Monday, 17 November, 1997 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
MIR@W Patterns Under Water 
Natalia Komarova (Warwick) 
Nonlinear theory of sand patterns 

Monday, 17 November, 1997 
4:30 pm 
Room 1 
Geometry and ... 
John Jones (Warwick) 
Elliptic cohomology 

Monday, 17 November, 1997 
5:00 pm 
Room 2 
MIR@W Patterns Under Water 
Michael Scherer (Magdeburg) 
Rock 'n Roll: Experiments on Granular Material 

Tuesday, 18 November, 1997 
10:00 am 
Room 26 
Mechanics and Symmetry 
Dmitrii Sadovskii (Université du Littoral) 
Relative equilibria in perturbed Coulomb problems 

Tuesday, 18 November, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems 
Giuseppe Gaeta (Loughborough) 
Poincaré normal forms of vector fields  a survey 

Wednesday, 19 November, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Algebra 
Andrzej Szczepanski (Warsaw) 
Fibonacci groups 

Friday, 21 November, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Hyperbolic Geometry 
Raquel Diaz Sanchez (Complutense University, Madrid) 
Dihedral angles of hyperbolic polytopes 

Monday, 24 November, 1997 
11:30 am 
Room 26 
MIR@W Evolution and Ecology 
Imperial College People 
Questions about applied spatial ecologies 

Monday, 24 November, 1997 
1:30 pm 
Room 26 
MIR@W Evolution and Ecology 
Warwick Maths People 
New mathematical approaches to spatial dynamics 

Monday, 24 November, 1997 
3:00 pm 
Room TBA 
Geometry and ... 
David Calderbank (Warwick) 
Index Theorem 11 

Monday, 24 November, 1997 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
MIR@W Evolution and Ecology 
Hans Metz (Leiden) 
From population dynamics to adaptive dynamics 

Tuesday, 25 November, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems 
Alberto Pinto (Porto) 
Smoothness of a conjugacy between unimodal maps 

Tuesday, 25 November, 1997 
4:00 pm 
Room 1 
Quantisation 
John Rawnsley (Warwick) 
Quantisation à la Deligne II 

Wednesday, 26 November, 1997 
1:00 pm 
Room 26 
Mechanics and Symmetry 
George Patrick (Saskatchewan/Warwick) 
Dynamics near stable relative equilibria with nongeneric momenta (continued) 

Wednesday, 26 November, 1997 
2:45 pm 
Room 26 
MIR@W Evolution and Ecology 
Hans Metz (Leiden) 
Perspectives in adaptive dynamics 

Wednesday, 26 November, 1997 
3:00 pm 
Room 26 
Teaching and Learning Colloquium 
Dawn Duddridge (Academic Office, Warwick) 
Preparing for teaching quality assessment 

Wednesday, 26 November, 1997 
3:00 pm 
Room GLT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Selma Altinok (Warwick) 
Graded sups and K3 surfaces 

Wednesday, 26 November, 1997 
4:15 pm 
Room 26 
MIR@W Evolution and Ecology 
Hans Metz (Leiden) 
When does evolution optimise? 

Thursday, 27 November, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Algebra 
S. Mattarei (Padova) 
2characters and weak Cayley tables of finite groups 

Friday, 28 November, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Hyperbolic Geometry 
Hugh Morton (Liverpool) 
Quantum groups and knot invariants 

Friday, 28 November, 1997 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Colloquium 
Martin Taylor (UMIST) 
Lfunctions and Euler characteristics 

Monday, 1 December, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
MIR@W Farewell to Jonathan Sherratt 
Mark Chaplain (Dundee) 
Some mathematical models of tumour growth 

Monday, 1 December, 1997 
2:50 pm 
Room 2 
MIR@W Farewell to Jonathan Sherratt 
Philip Maini (Oxford) 
Selforganising phenomena in morphogenesis: from slugs to fish 

Monday, 1 December, 1997 
3:00 pm 
Room 1 
Geometry and ... 
Alastair Craw (Warwick) 
The Riemann Roch theorem II 

Monday, 1 December, 1997 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
MIR@W Farewell to Jonathan Sherratt 
Helen Byrne (UMIST) 
Instabilities in solid tumour growth 

Monday, 1 December, 1997 
4:30 pm 
Room 1 
Geometry and ... 
John Jones (Warwick) 
Elliptic cohomology 

Monday, 1 December, 1997 
4:50 pm 
Room 2 
MIR@W Farewell to Jonathan Sherratt 
Jonathan Sherratt (Warwick) 
Mathematical models of wound healing 

Tuesday, 2 December, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems 
Oliver Jenkinson (Marseille) 
Sturmian orbits and barycentres of invariant measures 

Wednesday, 3 December, 1997 
1:00 pm 
Room 26 
Mechanics and Symmetry 
George Patrick (Saskatchewan/Warwick) 
Dynamics near relative equilibria with nongeneric momenta (continued) 

Friday, 5 December, 1997 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Geometry 
Igor Rivin (Warwick) 
Growth in groups and graphs 

Friday, 5 December, 1997 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Colloquium 
Jeremy Gray (Open University) 
TBA 

Friday, 12 December, 1997 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Midlands Universities Pure Maths Seminar 
C. R. LeedhamGreen (Queen Mary and Westfield College) 
Applications of a theorem of Aschbacher to recognising matrix groups over finite fields 

Wednesday, 7 January, 1998 
? 
Room GLT 1 
Algebraic geometry 
K. Matsuki (Warwick) 
The Mori program, V 

Thursday, 8 January, 1998 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Algebra Seminar 
T Lenagan (University of Edinburgh) 
Quantum determinental ideals 

Friday, 9 January, 1998 


MIR@W DAYS 
Tuxedo Meeting 


Friday, 9 January, 1998 
2:00 pm 

Algebraic geometry 
K. Matsuki (Warwick) 
The Mori program, VI 

Friday, 9 January, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Colloquium 
John D Gibbon (Imperial College, London) 
Vorticity alignment in 3D Euler & NavierStokes turbulence 

Monday, 12 January, 1998 
3:05 pm 
Room MI 1 
Geometry and ... 
David Calderbank (Warwick) 
Index Theorey 

Monday, 12 January, 1998 
4:30 pm 
Room MI 1 
Geometry and........ 
Mark Gross (Warwick) 
Background to Wiles. II, Modular curves 

Wednesday, 14 January, 1998 
3:00 pm 
Room GLT 1 
Algebraic geometry 
K. Matsuki (Warwick) 
The Mori program, VII 

Friday, 16 January, 1998 
? 

Algebraic geometry 
K. Matsuki (Warwick) 
The Mori program, VIII 

Monday, 19 January, 1998 
4:30 pm 
Room MI 1 
Geometry and... 
Mark Gross (Warwick) 
Background to Wiles. IV, Modular curves 

Monday, 19 January, 1998 
? 
Room MI 1 
Geometry and ... 
JoseLuis Cisneros (Warwick) 
Index theorem, con'td. 

Tuesday, 20 January, 1998 
4:00 am 
Room MI 1 
Quantisation Seminar 
George Terizakis (Warwick) 
On an example of singular polarization 

Tuesday, 20 January, 1998 
3:15 pm 
Room MI 2 
Ergodic Theory 
H. Crauel (Berlin) 
T.B.A. 

Wednesday, 21 January, 1998 
3:00 pm 
Room GLT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Selma Altinok (Warwick) 
Projecting K3 surfaces I 

Wednesday, 21 January, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Dynamical Systems/Stochastic Analysis 
H. Crauel (Berlin) 
Random Attractors 

Thursday, 22 January, 1998 
2:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Algebra Seminar 
B.A.F. Wehrfritz (QMW College, London) 
Infinite dimensional linear groups 

Thursday, 22 January, 1998 
3:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
COW (Cambridge Oxford Warwick Algebraic Geometry Seminar) 
Stefan Endrass (Mainz) 
Contact geomtry and even node sets 

Thursday, 22 January, 1998 
4:30 pm 
Room MI 2 
COW (Cambridge Oxford Warwick Algebraic Geometry Seminar) 
Bill Oxbury (Durham) 
Syzygies, multisecants and rational normal curves 

Friday, 23 January, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Colloquium 
John Ball (Oxford) 
From microscales to macroscales in materials 

Monday, 26 January, 1998 
2:15 pm 
Room MI 2 
MIR@W Day Molecular Dynamics and Spectra 
San VuNgoc (Utrecht) 
Semiclassical analysis near critical points and quantum monodromy 

Monday, 26 January, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
MIR@W Day Molecular Dynamics and Spectra 
Boris Zhilinskii (Université du Littoral, Dunkerque) 
Orbifold representation of effective Hamiltonians 

Monday, 26 January, 1998 
4:30 pm 
Room MI 1 
Geometry and ... 
Members of the cast. 
Background to Wiles V, the SerreRibet proof 

Monday, 26 January, 1998 
4:30 pm 
Room MI 1 
Geometry and ... 
Henrik Pedersen (Odense) 
Complex deformation theory and quatermonic geometry 

Monday, 26 January, 1998 
4:45 pm 
Room MI 2 
MIR@W Day Molecular Dynamics and Spectra 
Igor Kozin (Warwick) 
Bifurcations of relative equilibria of triatomic molecules 

Monday, 26 January, 1998 
? 
Room MI 2 
MIR@W Day Molecular Dynamics and Spectra 
Mark Child (Oxford) 
Quantum states in a champagne bottle 

Monday, 26 January, 1998 
? 
Room MI 1 
Geometry and ... 
Alastair Craw (Warwick) 
RR, cont'd 

Tuesday, 27 January, 1998 
3:15 pm 
Room MI 2 
Ergodic Theory 
N. Fotiades (Athens) 
Topological conjugies of piecewise monotone interval maps 

Tuesday, 27 January, 1998 
? 
Room 2 
Quantisation Seminar 
George Terizakis (Warwick) 
An example of singular polarization, II 

Wednesday, 28 January, 1998 
3:00 pm 
Room GLT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Selma Altinok / Miles Reid (Warwick) 
Projecting K3 surfaces II 

Thursday, 29 January, 1998 
2:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Algebra Seminar 
R.M. Lissaman (Warwick) 
Noncommutative generalisations of Dedekind domains 

Thursday, 29 January, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Floer Homology 
Dietmar Salamon (Warwick) 
The DeligneMumford Compactification 

Thursday, 29 January, 1998 
? 
Room 26 
Algebraic Geometry 
Hirokasu Nasu (Warwick) 
Sheaf Cohomology III 

Friday, 30 January, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Colloquium 
Roger Penrose (Oxford) 
New aperiodic tile sets 

Monday, 2 February, 1998 
? 
Room MI 1 
Geometry and ... 
John Moody (Warwick) 
Background to Wiles cont'd: the SerreRibet proof 

Tuesday, 3 February, 1998 
3:15 pm 
Room MI 2 
Ergodic Theory 
Edson Vargas (São Paulo) 
Decay of geometry in the cubic family 

Wednesday, 4 February, 1998 
3:00 pm 
Room GLT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Shigeru Mukai (Nagoya & Warwick) 
T.B.A. 

Thursday, 5 February, 1998 
10:00 am 
Room 126 
Algebraic Geometry 
Thomas Fangel (Warwick) 
Sheaf Cohomology IV 

Thursday, 5 February, 1998 
10:00 am 
Room 26 
Algebraic Geometry 
Alastair Craw (Warwick) 
HirzebruchRiemannRoch Theorem (continued) 

Thursday, 5 February, 1998 
2:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Algebra Seminar 
D. Jordan (Sheffield) 
Graded algebras generated by Eulerian derivatives 

Thursday, 5 February, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Floer Homology 
Dietmar Salamon (Warwick) 
Gromov Compactness and Stable Maps 

Friday, 6 February, 1998 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Hyperbolic Geometry 
Adrien Douady (University of ParisSud, Orsay) 
Dimension of Julia Sets, after Zinsmeister 

Friday, 6 February, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Colloquium 
Mark Gross (Warwick) 
T.B.A. 

Monday, 9 February, 1998 
2:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
MIR@W Days Organisational Ecology 
Nick Weber (Warwick Business School) 
Interest Rate Variation and Chaotic Models 

Monday, 9 February, 1998 
2:30 pm 
Room MI 2 
MIR@W Days Organisational Ecology 
Philip Stern (Warwick Business School) 
Consumer Behaviour: Data Reduction using the Dirichlet 

Monday, 9 February, 1998 
3:30 pm 
Room MI 2 
MIR@W Days Organisational Ecology 
David Parker (Aston University) 
Chaos Theory and Management of Change 

Monday, 9 February, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
MIR@W Days Organisational Ecology 
Philip Boxer (BRL Ltd) 
'Chaos': undecideabilities in the eye of anticipatory understanding 

Monday, 9 February, 1998 
4:30 pm 
Room MI 2 
MIR@W Days Organisational Ecology 
Robin Wensley (Warwick Business School) 
Organisational Ecology, Chaoplexity and the number 42 

Tuesday, 10 February, 1998 
2:00 pm 
Room 123 
ETDS Learning 
Richard Oudkerk (Warwick) 
Perturbation of Z a Z + Z3 

Tuesday, 10 February, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room 1 
Quantisation 
Paul Cooper (Warwick) 
Lagrangian Submanifolds in Fedosov Quantisation 

Wednesday, 11 February, 1998 
1:00 pm 
Room 26 
Mechanics and Symmetry 
Mark Roberts (Warwick) 
Local normal forms for symplectic Gmanifolds (continued) 

Thursday, 12 February, 1998 
10:00 am 
Room 26 
Algebraic Geometry 
Stravos Papadakis (Warwick) 
Cohomology of Sheaves 

Friday, 13 February, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Colloquium 
A.Fokas (Imperial College, London) 
Integrability: from d' Alembert to Lax 

Monday, 16 February, 1998 

Room MI 2 
MIR@W DAY 
Singularities and Filaments 
(Organiser: Chris Bowman) 

Monday, 16 February, 1998 
2:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
MIR@W DAY Singularities & Filaments 
David Chillingworth (Southampton) 
Singularities and solutions of nonlinear equations 

Monday, 16 February, 1998 
3:45 pm 
Room MI 2 
MIR@W DAY Singularities & Filaments 
Igor Aronson (Argonne National Labs, Chicago) 
The dynamics of vortex lines in the threedimensional complex Ginzburg Landau equation: instability, stretching, entanglement, an helices 

Monday, 16 February, 1998 
4:45 pm 
Room MI 2 
MIR@W DAY Singularities & Filaments 
Nick Manton (Cambridge) 
2D Dynamics of Vortices in Superconductors 

Tuesday, 17 February, 1998 
2:00 pm 
Room 123 
ETDS Learning 
Felipe Gonzalez (Warwick) 
Hausdorff Dimensions of Julia Sets 

Tuesday, 17 February, 1998 
3:15 pm 
Room MI 2 
Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems 
Ben Mestel (Exeter) 
Feigenbaum theory for unimodal maps with asymmetric critical point 

Tuesday, 17 February, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room 1 
Quantisation 
Santos Asin Lares (Warwick) 
Projectable star products 

Wednesday, 18 February, 1998 
12:00 pm 
Room 26 
Mechanics & Symmetry 
Mark Roberts (Warwick) 
Local normal forms for symplectic Gmanifolds (continued) 

Thursday, 19 February, 1998 
10:00 am 
Room 26 
Algebraic Geometry 
Alastair Craw (Warwick) 
Sheaf Cohomology V 

Friday, 20 February, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Colloquium 
Graeme Segal (Cambridge) 
Integrable systems 

Monday, 23 February, 1998 
1:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
MIR@W Days MiMI Local Research Seminar 
Richard Mott (Smith Kline Beecham) 
TBA (Topic: Genetics/bioinformatics) 

Monday, 23 February, 1998 
2:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
MIR@W Days MiMI Local Research Seminar 
James Nokes (Warwick, Biology) 
Epidemiology of vaccination 

Monday, 23 February, 1998 
3:15 pm 
Room MI 1 
Geometry and........... 
Jonathan Munn (Warwick) 
ATwistin' an' ASpinnin' 

Monday, 23 February, 1998 
3:30 pm 
Room MI 2 
MIR@W Days MiMI Local Research Seminar 
Henry Wynn (Warwick, Statistics) 
A taxonomy of risk models 

Tuesday, 24 February, 1998 
3:15 pm 
Room MI 2 
Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems 
Stefano Luzzatto (Warwick) 
Invariant measures for some 1dimensional maps 

Tuesday, 24 February, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room 1 
Quantisation 
Y. Maeda (Keio University) 
The Group of Quantum Diffeomorphisms 

Thursday, 26 February, 1998 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Algebra 
Dr J J Graham (Imperial College, London) 
A Positive Markov Trace for IwahoriHecke Algebras 

Friday, 27 February, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Colloquium 
Richard Borcherds (Cambridge) 
Monstrous Lie algebras 

Monday, 2 March, 1998 
4:30 pm 
Room 2 
Geometry and.......... 
Mark Gross (Warwick) 
Background to Wiles; elladic representations (continued) 

Tuesday, 3 March, 1998 
3:15 pm 
Room 2 
Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems 
Yuji Ito (Japan) 
TBA 

Tuesday, 3 March, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room 1 
Quantisation 
John Rawnsley (Warwick) 
From Algebras to Sheaves in Deligne 

Wednesday, 4 March, 1998 
3:15 pm 
Room GLT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Shigeru Mukai (Nagoya and Warwick) 
Introduction to Geometric Invariant Theory 

Thursday, 5 March, 1998 
10:00 am 
Room 26 
Algebraic Geometry 
Thomas Fangel (Warwick) 
Higher Direct Images of Sheaves 

Friday, 6 March, 1998 
12:00 pm 

COW Weekend 

See separate annnouncement 

Friday, 6 March, 1998 
2:00 pm 
Room GLT 3 
The Teaching & Learning Colloquium 
A Newell, T Hawkes, A Stibbard, R Tribe (Warwick) 
InHouse Innovations 

Monday, 9 March, 1998 
2:00 pm 
Room GLT 2 
MIR@W Days Making up Minds 
Ian Stewart (Warwick, Mathematics) 
Introduction 

Monday, 9 March, 1998 
2:15 pm 
Room GLT 2 
MIR@W Days Making up Minds 
Patrick Bateson (Cambridge, Animal Behaviour) 
What made minds evolve? 

Monday, 9 March, 1998 
2:45 pm 
Room GLT 2 
MIR@W Days Making up Minds 
Helena Cronin (LSE) 
Sex, scenery and the human mind: the evolution of aesthetic preference 

Monday, 9 March, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room GLT 2 
MIR@W Days Making up Minds 
Margaret Boden (Sussex, Philosophy & Psychology) 
How do minds create? 

Monday, 9 March, 1998 
4:30 pm 
Room GLT 2 
MIR@W Days Making up Minds 
Richard Gregory (Bristol, Psychology) 
How can mind be computational, if the brain isn't a computer? 

Monday, 9 March, 1998 
5:00 pm 
Room GLT 2 
MIR@W Days Making up Minds 
Jack Cohen (Warwick, Mathematics) 
Endpiece? 

Monday, 9 March, 1998 
5:15 pm 
Room GLT 2 
MIR@W Days Making up Minds 
Chaired by Alan Newell (Warwick, Mathematics) 
Discussion 

Wednesday, 11 March, 1998 
3:15 pm 
Room GLT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Shigeru Mukai (Nagoya and Warwick) 
Introduction to Geometric Invariant Theory (continued) 

Wednesday, 11 March, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room 26 
Teaching & Learning Colloquium 
Lara Alcock (Institute of Education, Warwick) 
'First Years Behaving Badly?  A maths education perspective 

Thursday, 12 March, 1998 
10:00 am 
Room 26 
Algebraic Geometry 
Alastair Craw (Warwick) 
Kodaira's Vanishing Theorem 

Friday, 13 March, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Colloquium 
John Coates (Cambridge) 
Elliptic Curves 

Tuesday, 17 March, 1998 
3:15 pm 
Room MI 2 
Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems 
Kevin Pilgrim (Cornell) 
Dessins D'Enfants and Hubbard Trees 

Wednesday, 18 March, 1998 
12:00 pm 
Room 26 
Mechanics & Symmetry 
John Rawnsley (Warwick) 
Properties of Coadjoint Actions 

Friday, 24 April, 1998 
12:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Hyperbolic geometry and geometric group theory 
Christos Kourouniotis (Crete and Kings College, London) 
Complex lengths and symplectic structure on quasifuchsian space 

Friday, 24 April, 1998 
2:00 pm 
Room MI 1 
Quantisation 
John Rawnsley (Warwick) 
Quantisation of Poisson Manifolds after Kontsevich, I 

Friday, 24 April, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Colloquium 
Viviane Baladi (Geneva) 
Analysing the statistics of dynamics: success and limitations of the spectral approach 

Friday, 1 May, 1998 
2:00 pm 
Room MI 1 
Quantisation 
John Rawnsley (Warwick) 
Quantisation Ala Kontsevich, I 

Wednesday, 6 May, 1998 
3:30 pm 
Room 26 
Teaching and Learning Colloquium 
Wilfred Cockcroft 
Cockcroft Revisited 

Thursday, 7 May, 1998 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Algebra 
Bruce Westbury (Warwick) 
Diagrams and Centralizer Algebras 

Friday, 8 May, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Colloquium 
Nick Trefethen (Oxford) 
SchwarzChristoffel mapping, Green's functions, and polynomial approximations 

Monday, 11 May, 1998 
3:05 pm 
Room 1 
Geometry 
Rita Gaio (Warwick) 
Moment Maps and Symplectic Reduction 

Monday, 11 May, 1998 
4:30 pm 
Room 1 
Geometry 
David Calderbank (Warwick) 
LowDimensional Geometries 

Thursday, 14 May, 1998 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Algebra 
Roger Carter (Warwick) 
Irreducible characters of unitriangular groups over finite fields (following Andre). 

Thursday, 14 May, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room 26 
Fluid Dynamics 
Basil Nicolaenko (Arizona State University) 
The Asymptotic Regimes and the Strongly Stratified Limit of Rotating Boussinesq Equations 

Friday, 15 May, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Colloquium 
Eugene Benilov (Warwick) 
On the existence of solitarywave solutions to kdVtype equations 

Monday, 18 May, 1998 
1:30 pm 
Room MI 1 
MIR@W Mathematics & Business Studies  Learning from each other 
David Rand (Warwick) 
The mathematics of Darwinian and organisation ecology 

Monday, 18 May, 1998 
1:30 pm 
Room MI 1 
MIR@W Mathematics & Business Studies  Learning from each other 
David Elworthy (Warwick) 
Stochastic Deviations 

Monday, 18 May, 1998 
1:30 pm 
Room MI 1 
MIR@W Mathematics & Business Studies  Learning from each other 
Sebastian van Strien (Warwick) 
Stochmarkets, random walks and dynamical systems 

Monday, 18 May, 1998 
3:45 pm 
Room MI 1 
MIR@W Mathematics & Business Studies  Learning from each other 
Robin Wensley (Business School, Warwick) 
20 Questions 

Tuesday, 19 May, 1998 
2:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Ergodic Theory 
Paul Glendinning (QMW London) 
Modelocking and strange nonchaotic attractors in quasiperiodically forced systems 

Wednesday, 20 May, 1998 
3:30 pm 
Room 26 
Teaching and Learning Colloquium 
David Burghes (Exeter) 
Maths teaching  lessons from around the world 

Wednesday, 20 May, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 1 
Stochastic Analysis 
M. Kleptsyna (Moscow) 
Homogenisation of random parabolic operators 

Wednesday, 20 May, 1998 
5:00 pm 
Room SO.21 
History and Philosophy of Science 
David Fowler (Warwick) 
Did Pythagoras discover that √2 is irrational 

Friday, 22 May, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Colloquium 
Andreas Knauf (MaxPlanckInstitute, Leipzig) 
Motion in Periodic Potentials 

Tuesday, 26 May, 1998 
2:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Ergodic Theory 
Linda Keen (CUNY) 
Ergodicity for a class of meromorphic functions 

Wednesday, 27 May, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room 26 
Fluid Dynamics 
Sergey Nazerenko (Warwick) 
Computing 2D Turbulence Better at the Same Resolution 

Friday, 29 May, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Colloquium 
Igor Rivin (Warwick) 
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Tuesday, 2 June, 1998 
11:00 am 
Room MI 1 
Topology/combinatorial group theory 
Peter Scott (Michigan) 
Intersection numbers in group theory as obstructions to splittings 

Tuesday, 2 June, 1998 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Ergodic Theory 
Lambros Lambrou (Warwick) 
Substitution subshifts and interval exchange maps. 

Friday, 5 June, 1998 
2:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Hyperbolic Geometry 
Jose Seade (U.N.A. de Mexico/Oxford) 
Kleinian groups on complex projective spaces 

Friday, 5 June, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Colloquium 
Colin Sparrow (Cambridge) 
Theory and applications of nonexpansivc maps 

Monday, 8 June, 1998 
1:30 pm 
Room MI 2 
MIR@W Numerical Methods in Mathematical Biology 
Markus Kirkilionis (Warwick) 
Introduction  Timeintegration and continuation methods used to solve biological problems 

Monday, 8 June, 1998 
2:15 pm 
Room MI 2 
MIR@W Numerical Methods in Mathematical Biology 
Rob Clother (Leeds) 
Bifurcation analysis of an agestructured system 

Monday, 8 June, 1998 
3:30 pm 
Room MI 2 
MIR@W Numerical Methods in Mathematical Biology 
Andreas Deutsch (Bonn) 
Latticegas cellular automata as models of biological pattern formation 

Monday, 8 June, 1998 
4:15 pm 
Room 26 
MIR@W Numerical Methods in Mathematical Biology 
Liu ChienChu (Imperial College, London) 
Prediction of ocean colour: MonteCarlo simulation applied to a virtual ecosystem based on the Lagrangian ensemble method 

Monday, 8 June, 1998 
5:00 pm 
Room 26 
MIR@W Numerical Methods in Mathematical Biology 
Ian Totterdell (Southampton Oceanography Centre) 
Embedding an ecosystem model in an ocean GCM 

Friday, 12 June, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Colloquium 
David Dritschel (Warwick) 
The spatial and spectral structure of rotating stratified turbulence 

Monday, 15 June, 1998 
3:05 pm 
Room MI 1 
Geometry 
Diego Matessi (Warwick) 
Geometric measure theory II: regularity 

Monday, 15 June, 1998 
4:30 pm 
Room MI 1 
Geometry 
Mario Micallef (Warwick) 
Minimizing volume among lagrangian submanifolds 

Tuesday, 16 June, 1998 
2:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Topology 
Andras Stipsicz (Budapest) 
Nuclei in 4manifolds 

Tuesday, 16 June, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Symplectic Geometry 
Paul Seidel (IAS, Princeton) 
The Analgebras 

Thursday, 18 June, 1998 
2:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Symplectic Geometry 
YongGeun Oh (Madison, Wisconsin) 
tba 

Thursday, 18 June, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Symplectic Geometry 
Paul Seidel (IAS, Princeton) 
Curves on the disc 

Tuesday, 23 June, 1998 
4:00 pm 
Room MI 2 
Symplectic Geometry 
Paul Seidel (IAS, Princeton) 
The Anhypersurface 

Thursday, 25 June, 1998 
3:00 pm 
Room MI2 
Symplectic Geometry 
YongGeun Oh (Madison, Wisconsin) 
Quantization of the Eilenbergsteenrod Axious 

Thursday, 25 June, 1998 
4:30 pm 
Room MI 2 
Symplectic Geometry 
Paul Seidel (IAS, Princeton) 
Symplectic monodromy 
