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Workshop on Discrete Mathematics and Probability in Networks and Population Biology
( 9 - 13 May 2011 )


 

Venue: IMS Auditorium

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 Monday, 9 May 2011

10:30am - 10:50am

Registration

10:50am - 11:00am

Opening Remarks

11:00am - 12:00nn

Voter models in the age of Facebook, iPads, and Sarah Palin

Rick Durrett, Duke University, USA

12:00nn - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Reception at IMS ---

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Vertices of high degree in the preferential attachment tree

Malwina Luczak, London School of Economics, UK

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:30pm - 04:30pm

Epidemics on networks: Threshold phenomena and optimal control

Ayalvadi Ganesh, University of Bristol, UK

Tuesday, 10 May 2011

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Historical particle systems for population models with past dependence and logistic competition

Viet Chi Tran, Université Lille 1, France

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Epidemics and rumours: the effect of network structure on transmission dynamics

Valerie Isham, University College London, UK

12:00nn - 01:30pm

--- Lunch ---

01:30pm - 02:30pm

How can we understand ancient evolutionary transitions such as multicellularity and cellular differentiation?

Homayoun Bagheri, University of Zurich, Switzerland

02:30pm - 03:00pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:00pm - 04:00pm

Linking network structure and stochastic dynamics to neural activity patterns involved in sleep-wake regulation

Deena Schmidt, Ohio State University, USA

04:00pm - 04:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

04:30pm - 05:00pm

On the one dimensional "learning from neighbours" model

Anish Sarkar, Indian Statistical Institute, India

05:00pm - 05:30pm

Uncovering latent structure in valued graphs: a variational approach

Mahendra Mariadassou, INRA (French National Institute for Agricultural Research), France

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Coalescent processes derived from compound Poisson population models

Martin Möhle, University of Tübingen, Germany

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Multi-scale analysis of the hierarchically interacting heavy-tailed Cannings models

Anton Klymovskiy, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

12:00nn - 02:00pm

--- Poster Session cum Lunch Reception at IMS ---

Thursday, 12 May 2011

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Dynamic networks in dynamic populations (PDF)

Tom Britton, Stockholm University, Sweden

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Limit theorems for chain-binomial population models (PDF)

Phil Pollett University of Queensland, Australia

12:00nn - 01:30pm

--- Lunch ---

01:30pm - 02:30pm

Some models of reproducing graphs

Chris Cannings, University of Sheffield, UK

02:30pm - 03:00pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:00pm - 04:00pm

Motif-based comparison of biological networks

Sophie Schbath, INRA (French National Institute for Agricultural Research), France

04:00pm - 04:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

04:30pm - 05:00pm

A diffusion approximation for Hubbell?s local community model

Guillermo Espinoza, Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile

05:00pm - 05:30pm

Rates of convergence of variance-Gamma approximations via Stein's Method

Robert Gaunt, University of Oxford, UK

Friday, 13 May 2011

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

The Axelrod model for the dissemination of culture revisited (PDF)

Nicolas Lanchier, Arizona State University, USA

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

An algorithmic approach to quantify reticulation in evolution

Simone Linz, University of Tuebingen, Germany

12:00nn - 01:30pm

--- Lunch ---

01:30pm - 02:30pm

Epidemic models with uncertainty

Mick Roberts, Massey University, New Zealand

02:30pm - 03:00pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:00pm - 04:00pm

Random modeling of adaptive dynamics for sexual populations

Sylvie Méléard, École Polytechnique, France

04:00pm - 04:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

 

 

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