# Monte Carlo Methods

### Monday 7 March 2011

Organisers: Mike Allen (Physics), Stefan Grosskinsky

###### All talks will be in Room B3.02 Mathematics Institute, Zeeman Building

###### Lunch, tea and wine will be in the Mathematics Common Room

###### Abstracts and slides

## Programme

- 12:00 - 12:40
**Gareth Roberts**(Warwick, Statistics)

*Introduction to adaptive Markov Chain Monte Carlo*

- 12:40 - 13:10
**Mike Allen**(Warwick, Physics)

*Lattice peptide simulations using the Wang-Landau Monte Carlo method*

13:10 - 14:00 LUNCH

- 14:00 - 14:40
**David Wild**(Warwick, Systems Biology)

*Exploring the energy landscapes of protein folding simulations with Bayesian computation* - 14:40 - 15:20
**Adam Johansen**(Warwick, Statistics)

*Monte Carlo Solution of Integral Equations (of the Second Kind)*

15:20 - 15:50 TEA

- 15:50 - 16:30
**David Cheung**(Warwick, Chemistry)

*Monte Carlo simulations of interfaces* - 16:30 - 17:10
**Markus Kraft**(Cambridge, Chemical Engineering)

*Stochastic numerics for the gas-phase synthesis of nanoparticles* - 17:10 - 17:50
**Anthony Lee/Chris Holmes**(Oxford, Statistics)

*On the utility of graphics cards to perform massively parallel simulation with advanced Monte Carlo methods*

Short talks

- 17:50 - 18:10
**Dan Barker**(Warwick, Complexity)

*Tempering Algorithm for Large-sample Network Inference* - 18:10 - 18:30
**Peter Man**(Cambridge, Chemical Engineering)

*Bayesian inference for expensive computer models in chemical engineering*

from 18:30 WINE AND SNACKS

**For further information contact:**

MIRaW Programme Secretary

Mathematics Institute

Zeeman Building

University of Warwick

Coventry CV4 7AL, UK

E-mail: mrc@maths.warwick.ac.uk

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