# Previous Weekly Bulletins

# Special Events

# Math Seminars

- Algebraic Geometry Seminar

- Analysis Seminar
- Applied Mathematics Seminar
- Applied Math Lab Seminar
- Atmosphere Ocean Science Colloquium
- Atmosphere Ocean Science Student Seminar
- Biomathematics/ Computational Biology Colloquium

- Computational Neuroscience and Biology Seminars
- Geometric Analysis and Topology Seminar
- Geometry Seminar
- Grad Student & Postdoc Seminar
- Harmonic Analysis and Signal Processing Seminar
- Magneto-Fluid Dynamics Seminar
- Mathematical Finance Seminar
- Mathematics Colloquium
- Number Theory Seminar
- Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing Seminar
- NYU Poly Mathematics Colloquium
- Probability and Mathematical Physics Seminar
- Dynamical Systems Seminar

# CS Seminars

- CS Colloquium
- Cryptography Seminar
- Formal Methods Seminar
- Machine Learning Seminar
- Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing Seminar
- Theory Seminar

# Previous Bulletins

### MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

SPECIAL CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, Main Building (31 Washington Place), Room 1003

Theoretical modeling of Biopolymers: The Fluctuating Ribbon Model

Yitzhak Rabin, Dept. of Physics, Bar-Ilan University, Israel

### THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

MAGNETO-FLUID DYNAMICS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 613

Tba

Paul Vandenplas, Royal Military Academy, Brussels

This seminar is not finalized, but will probably take place. Please check the CIMS Bulletin website for updated information.

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/mfd_seminar.html

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Nonclassical Traveling Wave Solutions: Coupling Motion by Mean Curvature with Surface Diffusion

Amy Novick-Cohen, Technion

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1013

3:30 FILM:Stratified Flows(27 mins.)4:00 TALK:

Introduction to Biogeochemical Ocean Modeling

Chris Konig, CIMSNote special room.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

Courant-SUNY Joint Symplectic Geometry Seminar:WWH 102

- 4:15 - 5:15 P.M.

Arnold Diffusion

John Mather, Princeton University- 5:30 - 6:30 P.M.

Symplectic Homology and Periodic Orbits Near Symplectic Submanifolds

Eli Kerman, SUNY at SB

### FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Algorithms and Statistics for Nucleic Acid Secondary Structure Prediction

Michael Zuker, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Refreshments will be served from 11:15 - 11:30 A.M. in Room 1302 located on the 13th floor, 251 Mercer Street

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1013

3:30 FILM:Rotating Flows(29 mins.)4:00 TALK:

Ekman Layers

Helga Schaffrin, CIMSNote Special Room.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

### FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

GENESIS: A Cluster Operating System that Offers a Single System Image

Andrzej M. Goscinski, Deakin University

Refreshments will be served from 11:15 - 11:30 A.M. in Room 1302 located on the 13th floor, 251 Mercer Street

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1013

3:30 FILM:Surface Tension(30 mins.)4:00 TALK:

Tba

TbaNote Special Room.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

## Special Announcements

THE CIMS WEEKLY BULLETINis avilable on the World Wide Web at http://www.cims.nyu.edu/bulletin/

To see the listings for CIMS Seminars, go to: http://www.cims.nyu.edu/

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## Information Technology Services

**NOTICE:**

A complete listing of ITS classes, workshops, and talks is available on the NYU Web at http://www.nyu.edu/its/classes/. Printed copies can be obtained at the ITS Client Services Center, 10 Astor Place, 4th Floor.

##### Reader Information

###### Announcements Forms for Wednesday's Bulletin should be
sent to Pat Struse, WWH 1006. *Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.*
Any errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to
Pat Struse at 998-3253. Not responsible for last minute changes or
corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email
announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

*Room Assignments:* Requests must be made separately
in writing to Jude Ali, WWH 909. (Room announcements
for classes and oral examinations take precedence over
seminars and colloquia)

*Circulation:* Please send address changes to
Pat Struse, CIMS-NYU, 251 Mercer Street, NY, NY 10012-1110,
or call (212) 998-3253, or email at struse@cims.nyu.edu

*Copying:* Larry Cohen

### THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

MAGNETO-FLUID DYNAMICS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 613

A European View of the Preent Status of the ITER Negotiations and of the Future of Fusion Energy

Paul Vandenplas, Royal Military Academy, Brussels

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/mfd_seminar.html

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Nonclassical Traveling Wave Solutions: Coupling Motion by Mean Curvature with Surface Diffusion

Amy Novick-Cohen, Technion

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:6:00 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 613

Rankin Triple Products and Quantum Chaos

Thomas Watson, University of California at Los Angeles

NOTE ROOM NUMBER AND TIME.

See remaining Fall 2002 seminars at: http://www.math.nyu.edu/~sdmiller/

### FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

COURANT INSTRUCTOR DAY:WWH 1302

- 9:30 - 9:50 A.M.

How a Helicase Unzips DNA

Meredith Betterton- 9:50 - 10:10

Analysis of Fluid Interfaces

David Ambrose- 10:10 - 10:30

Coarsening Rate for Models of Epitaxial Growth

Xiaodong Yan- 10:30 - 10:50

Forward and Inverse Wave Problems: Quantum Billiards and Brain Imaging

Alex BarnettBREAK

- 11:20 - 11:40

Asymptotic Completeness of Rayleigh Scattering

Benjamin Schlein- 11:40 A.M. - 12:00 Noon

Localization Criteria and Quantum Transport in Mesoscopic Systems

Alexander Elgart- 12:00 Noon - 12:20 P.M.

Renormalization Group Methods and Spectral Problems in Quantum Field Theory

Thomas ChenLUNCH BREAK- 2:00 - 2:20 P.M.

Strongly Consistent Marching Schemes for the Wave Equation

Jing Li- 2:20 - 2:40

One-Bit Quantization

Sinan Gunturk- 2:40 - 3:00

On Geometric Multiscale Analysis with Relations to Some Problems of Geometric Measure Theory

Gilad LermanBREAK- 3:10 - 3:30

Analytic Torsions and Some Applications

Hao Fang- 3:30 - 3:50 P.M.

Whitney Disks in Low-Dimensional Topology

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1013

3:30 FILM:Stratified Flows(27 mins.)4:00 TALK:

Introduction to Biogeochemical Ocean Modeling

Chris Konig, CIMSNote special room.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

COURANT-SUNY JOINT SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR:WWH 102

- 4:15 - 5:15 P.M.

Arnold Diffusion

John Mather, Princeton University- 5:30 - 6:30 P.M.

Symplectic Homology and Periodic Orbits Near Symplectic Submanifolds

Eli Kerman, SUNY at SB

### FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Domain Decomposition Methods for Large Saddle Point Problems Arising in Elasticity and Incompressible Fluids

Olof Widlund, CIMS

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Algorithms and Statistics for Nucleic Acid Secondary Structure Prediction

Michael Zuker, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Refreshments will be served from 11:15 - 11:30 A.M. in Room 1302 located on the 13th floor, 251 Mercer Street

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Heteroclinic Cycles and Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability in the Flow Between Exactly Counter-Rotating Disks

Laurette Tuckerman, LIMSI-CNRS and Ecole Polytechnique

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1013

3:30 FILM:Rotating Flows(29 mins.)4:00 TALK:

Ekman Layers

Helga Schaffrin, CIMSNote Special Room.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

### TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:00 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Vortex Bending for Bose-Einstein Condensates

Amandine Aftalion, Universite Paris VI

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

GEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 P.M., WWH 613

Lattice Polygons and the Number 2i + 7

Christian Haase, Duke University

Note change of room number.

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html

### THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

MATH FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

Computing Benchmark Prices of Arithmetic-Average Asian Options

Michael Schroeder, Mannheim University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Filament Dynamics of Non newtonian Fluids

Linda Smolka, Penn State

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~mdb/aml.html

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

GENESIS: A Cluster Operating System that Offers a Single System Image

Andrzej M. Goscinski, Deakin University

Refreshments will be served from 11:15 - 11:30 A.M. in Room 1302 located on the 13th floor, 251 Mercer Street

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1013

3:30 FILM:Surface Tension(30 mins.)4:00 TALK:

Tba

TbaNote Special Room.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

## Special Announcements

NEW YORK QUANTUM INFORMATION SEMINAR:City University Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave. (at 34th St.), Science Center Room 4102, 4th floor of the Graduate Center. All talks will begin at 3:00 P.M.

Building on the success of an informal seminar series that was organized this past summer, an interdisciplinary seminar on various aspects of quantum computing and quantum information will take place at the City University Graduate Center on Wednesday afternoons, ever other week.

- September 25

NMR: State Purification, Tomography, and All That

Alexej Jerschow, Dept. of Chemistry, NYU- October 9

Quantum Random Walks(exact title tba)

Todd Brun, Institute for Advanced Study- October 23

Quantum State Discrimination of Coherent States

Steven van Enk, Bell Labs- November 6 (tba)
- November 20 (tba)
- December 4 (tba)
Participants are also encouraged to give talks. The talks do not have to be about original research done by the speaker, but can, for example, be a report on a topic in the field of quantum information that the speaker finds interesting.

For additional information please contact Mark Hillery at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Hunter College, at mhillery@hunter.cuny.edu

THE CIMS WEEKLY BULLETINis avilable on the World Wide Web at http://www.cims.nyu.edu/bulletin/

To see the listings for CIMS Seminars, go to: http://www.cims.nyu.edu/

Scroll down, then click on CIMS SEMINARS

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## Information Technology Services

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A complete listing of ITS classes, workshops, and talks is available on the NYU Web at http://www.nyu.edu/its/classes/. Printed copies can be obtained at the ITS Client Services Center, 10 Astor Place, 4th Floor.

##### Reader Information

###### Announcements Forms for Wednesday's Bulletin should be
sent to Pat Struse, WWH 1006. *Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.*
Any errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to
Pat Struse at 998-3253. Not responsible for last minute changes or
corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email
announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

*Room Assignments:* Requests must be made separately
in writing to Jude Ali, WWH 909. (Room announcements
for classes and oral examinations take precedence over
seminars and colloquia)

*Circulation:* Please send address changes to
Pat Struse, CIMS-NYU, 251 Mercer Street, NY, NY 10012-1110,
or call (212) 998-3253, or email at struse@cims.nyu.edu

*Copying:* Larry Cohen

### WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 813

The Square Sieve and the Lang-Trotter Conjecture

Ram Murty, Queen's University, Canada

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~sdmiller/

### THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Upper Bounds on Coarsening Rates

Xiaodong Yan, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Domain Decomposition Methods for Large Saddle Point Problems Arising in Elasticity and Incompressible Fluids

Olof Widlund, CIMS

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Algorithms and Statistics for Nucleic Acid Secondary Structure Prediction

Michael Zuker, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Refreshments will be served from 11:15 - 11:30 A.M. in Room 1302 located on the 13th floor, 251 Mercer Street

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Heteroclinic Cycles and Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability in the Flow Between Exactly Counter-Rotating Disks

Laurette Tuckerman, LIMSI-CNRS and Ecole Polytechnique

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1013

3:30 FILM:Rotating Flows(29 mins.)4:00 TALK:

Ekman Layers

Helga Schaffrin, CIMSNote Special Room

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

### TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:30 - 1:30 P.M., WWH 1013

Fast Molecular Dynamics and High-Dimensional Interpolation

Bastiaan J. Braams, CIMS

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:00 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Vortex Bending for Bose-Einstein Condensates

Amandine Aftalion, Universite Paris VI

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

GEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 P.M., WWH 613

Lattice Polygons and the Number 2i + 7

Christian Haase, Duke University

Note change of room number.

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html

### WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 513

Estimates of Automorphic Functions, and Representation Theory

Andre Reznikov, Bar Ilan University, Israel

NOTE CHANGE IN ROOM NUMBER

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~sdmiller/

### THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Tba

Piero D'Ancona, Universita ``La Sapienza'' di Roma

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

Computing Benchmark Prices of Arithmetic-Average Asian Options

Michael Schroeder, Mannheim University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

GENESIS: A Cluster Operating System that Offers a Single System Image

Andrzej M. Goscinski, Deakin University

Refreshments will be served from 11:15 - 11:30 A.M. in Room 1302 located on the 13th floor, 251 Mercer Street

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Tba

Michael Ward, Dept. of Math, UBC

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1013

3:30 FILM:Surface Tension(30 mins.)4:00 TALK:

Data Assimilation for ENSO Prediction

Youmin Tang, CIMSNote Special Room Number

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

COURANT-SUNY JOINT SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR:Stony Brook, Mathematics Building, Room Tba

- 4:00 - 5:00 P.M.

Holomorphic Curves as a Tool in Low-Dimensional Dynamics

Helmut Hofer, CIMS- 5:15 - 6:15 P.M.

Pruning, Thurston Classification and Other Things

Andre de Carvalho, SUNY

### TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Boundary Value Problems for Linear and for Integrable Nonlinear PDE's

Thanassis Fokas, University of Cambridge

### WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 813

Tba

Erez Lapid, New York University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~sdmiller/

### THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Well-Posedness of Vortex Sheets with Surface Tension

David Ambrose, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

Law and Mathematical Finance

Frank Partnoy, University of California, San Diego

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1314

3:30 FILM:Fluid Drag, Part I(21 mins.)4:00 TALK:

Tba

Speaker TbaThis seminar will now meet in WWH 1314 unless otherwise noted

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

## Special Announcements

NEW YORK QUANTUM INFORMATION SEMINAR:City University Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave. (at 34th St.), Science Center Room 4102, 4th floor of the Graduate Center. All talks will begin at 3:00 P.M.

Building on the success of an informal seminar series that was organized this past summer, an interdisciplinary seminar on various aspects of quantum computing and quantum information will take place at the City University Graduate Center on Wednesday afternoons, ever other week.

- September 25

NMR: State Purification, Tomography, and All That

Alexej Jerschow, Dept. of Chemistry, NYU- October 9

Quantum Random Walks(exact title tba)

Todd Brun, Institute for Advanced Study- October 23

Quantum State Discrimination of Coherent States

Steven van Enk, Bell Labs- November 6 (tba)
- November 20 (tba)
- December 4 (tba)
Participants are also encouraged to give talks. The talks do not have to be about original research done by the speaker, but can, for example, be a report on a topic in the field of quantum information that the speaker finds interesting.

For additional information please contact Mark Hillery at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Hunter College, at mhillery@hunter.cuny.edu

THE CIMS WEEKLY BULLETINis avilable on the World Wide Web at http://www.cims.nyu.edu/bulletin/

To see the listings for CIMS Seminars, go to: http://www.cims.nyu.edu/

Scroll down, then click on CIMS SEMINARS

To SUBSCRIBE electronically for the CIMS Weekly Bulletin, send an email message to

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## Information Technology Services

**NOTICE:**

A complete listing of ITS classes, workshops, and talks is available on the NYU Web at http://www.nyu.edu/its/classes/. Printed copies can be obtained at the ITS Client Services Center, 10 Astor Place, 4th Floor.

##### Reader Information

###### Announcements Forms for Wednesday's Bulletin should be
sent to Pat Struse, WWH 1006. *Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.*
Any errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to
Pat Struse at 998-3253. Not responsible for last minute changes or
corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email
announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

*Room Assignments:* Requests must be made separately
in writing to Jude Ali, WWH 909. (Room announcements
for classes and oral examinations take precedence over
seminars and colloquia)

*Circulation:* Please send address changes to
Pat Struse, CIMS-NYU, 251 Mercer Street, NY, NY 10012-1110,
or call (212) 998-3253, or email at struse@cims.nyu.edu

*Copying:* Larry Cohen

### WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 513

Estimates of Automorphic Functions, and Representation Theory

Andre Reznikov, Bar Ilan University, Israel

NOTE CHANGE IN ROOM NUMBER

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~sdmiller/

### THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:1:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Tba

Piero D'Ancona, Universita ``La Sapienza'' di Roma

NOTE: There is NO 11 A.M. Analysis Seminar. Instead there are two Special Analysis Seminars for Thursday, September 26

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:2:10 P.M., WWH 1302

Stationary Measure, Entropy and Structure Theorems

Amos Nevo, Technion

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

Computing Benchmark Prices of Arithmetic-Average Asian Options

Michael Schroeder, Mannheim University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Large Deviations for Random Walks in Random Environments

S.R.S. Varadhan, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

GENESIS: A Cluster Operating System that Offers a Single System Image

Andrzej M. Goscinski, Deakin University

Refreshments will be served from 11:15 - 11:30 A.M. in Room 1302 located on the 13th floor, 251 Mercer Street

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Waves in Three-Dimensional Excitable Media

Dwight Barkley, Mathematics Institute, University of Warwick

Note the change in speaker

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1013

3:30 FILM:Surface Tension(30 mins.)4:00 TALK:Data Assimilation for ENSO Prediction

Youmin Tang, CIMSNote Special Room Number

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

COURANT-SUNY JOINT SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR:Stony Brook, Mathematics Building, Room Tba

- 4:00 - 5:00 P.M.

Holomorphic Curves as a Tool in Low-Dimensional Dynamics

Helmut Hofer, CIMS- 5:15 - 6:15 P.M.

Pruning, Thurston Classification and Other Things

Andre de Carvalho, SUNY

### TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:30 - 1:30 P.M., WWH 1013

Determining the Velocity and Variance-Growth Curves as a Function of Load in a Model of the Molecular Motor Protein Kinesin

Paul Atzberger, CIMS

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Boundary Value Problems for Linear and for Integrable Nonlinear PDE's

Thanassis Fokas, University of Cambridge

### WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 813

Tba

Erez Lapid, New York University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~sdmiller/

### THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Well-Posedness of Vortex Sheets with Surface Tension

David Ambrose, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

Law and Mathematical Finance

Frank Partnoy, University of California, San Diego

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Inexact Krylov Subspace Methods and Applications to Scientific Computing

Daniel B. Szyld, Temple University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Transport by Random Flows

Leonid Koralov, Princeton University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY/TOPOLOGY SEMINAR:1:00 P.M., WWH 1013

Continuous Valuations and Their Applications

Alesker Semyon, Tel Aviv University

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1013

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

3:30 FILM:Fluid Drag, Part I(21 mins.)4:00 TALK:Tba

Speaker Tba

### TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:30 - 1:30 P.M., WWH 1013

Maintining Phase Between Neuronal Oscillators Using Synaptic Depression

Amit Bose, NJIT and CIMS

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1013

Construction of Solutions to the Yang-Mills Equations in Higher Dimensions

Simon Brendle, IAS and Princeton University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

### THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Blow-Up Theory for Elliptic PDEs

Emmanuel Hebey, Universite Cergy-Pontoise

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., Jurrow Lecture Hall, Silver Center of Arts and Sciences, 100 Washington Square East, 1st Floor, NY, NY

American Options: The ``Risk'' of Making More Money Than You Expected

Paul Wilmott, Wilmott Associates

NOTE the change in place!

There will be a reception immediately following the event at Silverstein Lounge.

This event is sponsored by Island ECN.

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 613

Tba

Elon Lindenstrauss, Stanford University

Note room number

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~sdmiller/

### FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Stress Driven Grain Boundary Diffusion in Microchips

Jon Wilkening, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Slipping, Sliding, and Spinning: New Insights into Grain Growth in Polycrystals

Jean Taylor, Mathematics, Rutgers University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1314

3:30 FILM:Fluid Drag, Part II(31 mins.)4:00 TALK:Sea-Ice Thermodynamics

Ryan Walker, CIMSSeminars will now meet in Room 1314 unless otherwise noted.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

## Special Announcements

NEW YORK QUANTUM INFORMATION SEMINAR:City University Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave. (at 34th St.), Science Center Room 4102, 4th floor of the Graduate Center. All talks will begin at 3:00 P.M.

Building on the success of an informal seminar series that was organized this past summer, an interdisciplinary seminar on various aspects of quantum computing and quantum information will take place at the City University Graduate Center on Wednesday afternoons, ever other week.

- September 25

NMR: State Purification, Tomography, and All That

Alexej Jerschow, Dept. of Chemistry, NYU- October 9

Quantum Random Walks(exact title tba)

Todd Brun, Institute for Advanced Study- October 23

Quantum State Discrimination of Coherent States

Steven van Enk, Bell Labs- November 6 (tba)
- November 20 (tba)
- December 4 (tba)
Participants are also encouraged to give talks. The talks do not have to be about original research done by the speaker, but can, for example, be a report on a topic in the field of quantum information that the speaker finds interesting.

For additional information please contact Mark Hillery at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Hunter College, at mhillery@hunter.cuny.edu

THE CIMS WEEKLY BULLETINis avilable on the World Wide Web at http://www.cims.nyu.edu/bulletin/

Scroll down, then click on CIMS SEMINARS

majordomo@cs.nyu.edu

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## Information Technology Services

**NOTICE:**

A complete listing of ITS classes, workshops, and talks is available on the NYU Web at http://www.nyu.edu/its/classes/. Printed copies can be obtained at the ITS Client Services Center, 10 Astor Place, 4th Floor.

##### Reader Information

###### Announcements Forms for Wednesday's Bulletin should be
sent to Pat Struse, WWH 1006. *Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.*
Any errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to
Pat Struse at 998-3253. Not responsible for last minute changes or
corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email
announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

*Room Assignments:* Requests must be made separately
in writing to Jude Ali, WWH 909. (Room announcements
for classes and oral examinations take precedence over
seminars and colloquia)

*Circulation:* Please send address changes to
Pat Struse, CIMS-NYU, 251 Mercer Street, NY, NY 10012-1110,
or call (212) 998-3253, or email at struse@cims.nyu.edu

*Copying:* Larry Cohen

### WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 813

A Different Look at the Trace Formula

Erez Lapid, New York University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~sdmiller/

### THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Well-Posedness of Vortex Sheets with Surface Tension

David Ambrose, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

Law and Mathematical Finance

Frank Partnoy, University of California, San Diego

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Inexact Krylov Subspace Methods and Applications to Scientific Computing

Daniel B. Szyld, Temple University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

CRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 613

Tweakable Block Ciphers

Michael Freedman, CIMS

http://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Transport by Random Flows

Leonid Koralov, Princeton University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

An Optimal Competitive Algorithm for the Dynamic Selection of Component Implementations

Daniel M. Yellin, IBM Distinguished Engineer, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center (Affiliated)

Refreshments will be served from 11:15 - 11:30 A.M. in Room 1302 located on the 13th floor, 251 Mercer Street

DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY/TOPOLOGY SEMINAR:1:00 P.M., WWH 1013

Continuous Valuations and Their Applications

Alesker Semyon, Tel Aviv University

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1013

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

3:30 FILM:Fluid Drag, Part I(21 mins.)4:00 TALK:Tba

Speaker Tba

### MONDAY, OCTOBER 7

MATH COLLOQUIUM:3:45 - 5:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Singularity Removal Theorem for Yang-Mills Equation

Gang Tian, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Special Note: Colloquium Tea in Room 1302, 3:15 - 3:45 P.M.

### TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:30 - 1:30 P.M., WWH 1013

Maintining Phase Between Neuronal Oscillators Using Synaptic Depression

Amit Bose, NJIT and CIMS

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1013

Construction of Solutions to the Yang-Mills Equations in Higher Dimensions

Simon Brendle, IAS and Princeton University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

### THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Blow-Up Theory for Elliptic PDEs

Emmanuel Hebey, Universite Cergy-Pontoise

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., Jurrow Lecture Hall, Silver Center of Arts and Sciences, 100 Washington Square East, 1st Floor, NY, NY

American Options: The ``Risk'' of Making More Money Than You Expected

Paul Wilmott, Wilmott Associates

NOTE the change in place!

There will be a reception immediately following the event at Silverstein Lounge.

This event is sponsored by Island ECN.

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 613

Tba

Elon Lindenstrauss, Stanford University

NOTE date and room changes

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~sdmiller/

### FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Stress Driven Grain Boundary Diffusion in Microchips

Jon Wilkening, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

CRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 613

Provably Secure Steganography

Nelly Fazio, CIMS

http://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Anderson Localization for Schrodinger Operators on Z [sup 2] with Quasi-Periodic Potential (Joint work with J. Bourgain and W. Schlag)

Michael Goldstein, University of Toronto

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Tba

Michael Naimark, Independent Media Artist and Researcher

Refreshments will be served from 11:15 - 11:30 A.M. in Room 1302 located on the 13th floor, 251 Mercer Street

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Slipping, Sliding, and Spinning: New Insights into Grain Growth in Polycrystals

Jean Taylor, Mathematics, Rutgers University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1314

3:30 FILM:Fluid Drag, Part II(31 mins.)4:00 TALK:Sea-Ice Thermodynamics

Ryan Walker, CIMSSeminars will now meet in Room 1314 unless otherwise noted.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

COURANT-SUNY JOINT SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR:WWH 101

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~hofer/symplectic.html

- 3:45 - 4:45 P.M.

The Hofer Norm and Dynamics

Dusa McDuff, Stony Brook- 5:00 - 6:00 P.M.

Indifferent Periodic Points in Complex Dimension 1

Saeed Zakeri, Stony Brook

### TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:30 - 1:30 P.M., WWH 1013

A SAMRAI-Based Implementation of the Immersed Boundary Method: SAMRAI Basics, an Approximate Projection Method, and Preliminary Results

Boyce Griffith, CIMS

SAMRAI (Structured Adaptive Mesh Refinement Application Infrastructure) is a software package developed at the Center for Applied Scientific Computation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 613

Spectral Properties of Hypoelliptic Operators

Jean-Pierre Eckmann, University of Geneva

NOTE CHANGE IN DAY AND ADDITIONAL CHANGE IN TIME

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Boltzmann-Grad Limit for the Stochastic Hard Sphere Model

Fraydoun Rezakhanlou, UC Berkeley

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probsemabs02/fraydounab.pdf

GEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 P.M., WWH 613

On the Number of Embeddings of Minimally Rigid Graphs

Ileana Streinu, Smith College

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html

### WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Is the Gulf Stream Responsible for Europe's Mild Winters?

Richard Seager, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/

### THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Tba

Igor Rodnianski, Princeton University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

A Simple Theory of the ``Cubic'' Laws of Stock Market Activity

Xavier Gabaix, MIT and The Russel Sage Foundation

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Analysis and Numerical Treatment of Eigenvalue Crossings in Molecular Dynamics

Caroline Lasser, Technische Universitaet Muenchen

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Time Reversal of Waves in Random Media

Lenya Ryzhik, University of Chicago

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY/TOPOLOGY SEMINAR:1:00 P.M., WWH 1013

Poisson Geometry and Topology of Surfaces

Alan Weinstein, UC Berkeley

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:Room Tba

3:30 FILM:Fluid Drag, Part III(37 mins.)4:00 TALK:Large Deviation Approach to Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics

Kyle Haven, CIMSNote Special Room Number

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

## Special Announcements

NEW YORK QUANTUM INFORMATION SEMINAR:City University Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave. (at 34th St.), Science Center Room 4102, 4th floor of the Graduate Center. All talks will begin at 3:00 P.M.

NMR: State Purification, Tomography, and All That

Alexej Jerschow, Dept. of Chemistry, NYU- October 9

Quantum Random Walks(exact title tba)

Todd Brun, Institute for Advanced Study- October 23

Quantum State Discrimination of Coherent States

Steven van Enk, Bell Labs- November 6 (tba)
- November 20 (tba)
- December 4 (tba)

THE CIMS WEEKLY BULLETINis avilable on the World Wide Web at http://www.cims.nyu.edu/bulletin/

Scroll down, then click on CIMS SEMINARS

majordomo@cs.nyu.edu

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## Information Technology Services

**NOTICE:**

A complete listing of ITS classes, workshops, and talks is available on the NYU Web at http://www.nyu.edu/its/classes/. Printed copies can be obtained at the ITS Client Services Center, 10 Astor Place, 4th Floor.

##### Reader Information

###### Announcements Forms for Wednesday's Bulletin should be
sent to Pat Struse, WWH 1006. *Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.*
Any errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to
Pat Struse at 998-3253. Not responsible for last minute changes or
corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email
announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

*Room Assignments:* Requests must be made separately
in writing to Jude Ali, WWH 909. (Room announcements
for classes and oral examinations take precedence over
seminars and colloquia)

*Circulation:* Please send address changes to
Pat Struse, CIMS-NYU, 251 Mercer Street, NY, NY 10012-1110,
or call (212) 998-3253, or email at struse@cims.nyu.edu

*Copying:* Larry Cohen

### THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Blow-Up Theory for Elliptic PDEs

Emmanuel Hebey, Universite Cergy-Pontoise

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., Jurrow Lecture Hall, Silver Center of Arts and Sciences, 100 Washington Square East, 1st Floor, NY, NY

American Options: The ``Risk'' of Making More Money Than You Expected

Paul Wilmott, Wilmott Associates

NOTE the change in place!

There will be a reception immediately following the event at Silverstein Lounge.

This event is sponsored by Island ECN.

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 613

Tba

Elon Lindenstrauss, Stanford University

NOTE date and room changes

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~sdmiller/

### FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Stress Driven Grain Boundary Diffusion in Microchips

Jon Wilkening, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

CRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 613

Provably Secure Steganography

Nelly Fazio, CIMS

http://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Anderson Localization for Schrodinger Operators on Z [sup 2] with Quasi-Periodic Potential (Joint work with J. Bourgain and W. Schlag)

Michael Goldstein, University of Toronto

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Future Cameras

Michael Naimark, Independent Media Artist and Researcher

Refreshments will be served from 11:15 - 11:30 A.M. in Room 1302 located on the 13th floor, 251 Mercer Street

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Slipping, Sliding, and Spinning: New Insights into Grain Growth in Polycrystals

Jean Taylor, Mathematics, Rutgers University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1013

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

3:30 FILM:Fluid Drag, Part II(31 mins.)4:00 TALK:Sea-Ice Thermodynamics

Ryan Walker, CIMS

COURANT-SUNY JOINT SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR:WWH 101

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~hofer/symplectic.html

- 3:45 - 4:45 P.M.

The Hofer Norm and Dynamics

Dusa McDuff, Stony Brook- 5:00 - 6:00 P.M.

Indifferent Periodic Points in Complex Dimension 1

Saeed Zakeri, Stony Brook

### TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:30 - 1:30 P.M., WWH 1013

A SAMRAI-Based Implementation of the Immersed Boundary Method: SAMRAI Basics, an Approximate Projection Method, and Preliminary Results

Boyce Griffith, CIMS

SAMRAI (Structured Adaptive Mesh Refinement Application Infrastructure) is a software package developed at the Center for Applied Scientific Computation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 613

Spectral Properties of Hypoelliptic Operators

Jean-Pierre Eckmann, University of Geneva

NOTE CHANGE IN DAY AND ADDITIONAL CHANGE IN TIME

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Boltzmann-Grad Limit for the Stochastic Hard Sphere Model

Fraydoun Rezakhanlou, UC Berkeley

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probsemabs02/fraydounab.pdf

GEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 P.M., WWH 613

On the Number of Embeddings of Minimally Rigid Graphs

Ileana Streinu, Smith College

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html

### WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16

DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY/TOPOLOGY SEMINAR:3:00 - 4:00 P.M., Room Tba

Poisson Geometry and Topology of Surfaces

Alan Weinstein, UC Berkeley

Please notice change of weekday

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Is the Gulf Stream Responsible for Europe's Mild Winters?

Richard Seager, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/

### THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Asymptotic Stability of Multi-Soliton States of NLS

Igor Rodnianski, Princeton University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

A Simple Theory of the ``Cubic'' Laws of Stock Market Activity

Xavier Gabaix, MIT and The Russel Sage Foundation

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:No Seminar due to Computational Science Show-and-Tell

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Analysis and Numerical Treatment of Eigenvalue Crossings in Molecular Dynamics

Caroline Lasser, Technische Universitaet Muenchen

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Time Reversal of Waves in Random Media

Lenya Ryzhik, University of Chicago

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Sampling and Inference in Network Measurement

Nick Duffield, ATT Research

Refreshments will be served from 11:15 - 11:30 A.M. in Room 1302 located on the 13th floor, 251 Mercer Street

COURANT-FAS SCIENCE SHOW-AND-TELL:2:00 - 6:00 P.M., WWH 109

This first Science Show-and-Tell will bring together faculty from Courant and from the science departments within FAS so that each can learn about scientific research in each unit, and to look for areas of common interest. There will be 8-10 individual presentations, followed by a reception.

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1013

3:30 FILM:Fluid Drag, Part III(37 mins.)4:00 TALK:Large Deviation Approach to Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics

Kyle Haven, CIMSNote Special Room Number

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

### MONDAY, OCTOBER 21

NeuroMONDAY SEMINAR:7:00 - 9:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Organization of Inhibitory Synaptic Circuits in Layer 4 of Ferret Visual Cortex Related to Direction Preference Maps

Birgit Roerig, University of Maryland

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~tao/neuroday/schedule.html

### TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 813

Water Entry of Blunt Bodies

Sam Howison, Oxford University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:30 - 1:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Helicase Opening of Duplex Nucleic Acids: Active versus Passive Opening

Meredith Betterton

NOTE: Please note change to Room 1314, which will be the regular room for this seminar from now on.

GEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 P.M., WWH 613

Solid Angles of Polytopes

Sinai Robins, Temple University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html

### WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Thermobaric Effects on Large-Scale Planetary Disturbances in the Ocean

Roland deSzoeke, Oregon State University

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 813

Tba

Nicolas Bergeron, Orsay, France

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~sdmiller/

### THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

Pricing and Hedging in Incomplete Markets: Fundamental Theorems and Robust Utility Maximization

Jeremy Staum, Cornell University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25

5th Workshop on Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos: 8:30 A.M. - 6:25 P.M., WWH 102

A two-day Workshop, October 25-26, 2002. For full program, see attached flyer

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

A posteriori Error Estimation in Turbulent Flow (and transition to turbulence in plane Couette flow)

Johan Hoffman, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Flapping + Falling = Hovering

Marvin Jones, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1013

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

3:30 FILM:Fluid Drag, Part IV (24 mins.) 4:00 TALK:Generalized Sverdrup Transport: Application to Lake Vostok Dynamics

Diana Collins, CIMS

### SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26

5th Workshop on Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos: 8:30 A.M. - 6:25 P.M., WWH 102

For full program, see attached flyer

## Special Announcements

NEW YORK QUANTUM INFORMATION SEMINAR:City University Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave. (at 34th St.), Science Center Room 4102, 4th floor of the Graduate Center. All talks will begin at 3:00 P.M.

NMR: State Purification, Tomography, and All That

Alexej Jerschow, Dept. of Chemistry, NYU- October 9

Quantum Random Walks(exact title tba)

Todd Brun, Institute for Advanced Study- October 23

Quantum State Discrimination of Coherent States

Steven van Enk, Bell Labs- November 6 (tba)
- November 20 (tba)
- December 4 (tba)

THE CIMS WEEKLY BULLETINis avilable on the World Wide Web at http://www.cims.nyu.edu/bulletin/

Scroll down, then click on CIMS SEMINARS

majordomo@cs.nyu.edu

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## Information Technology Services

**NOTICE:**

A complete listing of ITS classes, workshops, and talks is available on the NYU Web at http://www.nyu.edu/its/classes/. Printed copies can be obtained at the ITS Client Services Center, 10 Astor Place, 4th Floor.

##### Reader Information

###### Announcements Forms for Wednesday's Bulletin should be
sent to Pat Struse, WWH 1006. *Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.*
Any errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to
Pat Struse at 998-3253. Not responsible for last minute changes or
corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email
announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

*Room Assignments:* Requests must be made separately
in writing to Jude Ali, WWH 909. (Room announcements
for classes and oral examinations take precedence over
seminars and colloquia)

*Circulation:* Please send address changes to
Pat Struse, CIMS-NYU, 251 Mercer Street, NY, NY 10012-1110,
or call (212) 998-3253, or email at struse@cims.nyu.edu

*Copying:* Larry Cohen

### WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16

DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY/TOPOLOGY SEMINAR:3:00 - 4:00 P.M., WWH 813

Poisson Geometry and Topology of Surfaces

Alan Weinstein, UC Berkeley

Please notice change of weekday

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Is the Gulf Stream Responsible for Europe's Mild Winters?

Richard Seager, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/

### THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Asymptotic Stability of Multi-Soliton States of NLS

Igor Rodnianski, Princeton University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Liquid Crystalline Photonic Band Gap Materials

Peter Palffy-Muhoray, Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

A Simple Theory of the ``Cubic'' Laws of Stock Market Activity

Xavier Gabaix, MIT and The Russel Sage Foundation

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:No Seminar due to Computational Science Show-and-Tell

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Analysis and Numerical Treatment of Eigenvalue Crossings in Molecular Dynamics

Caroline Lasser, Technische Universitaet Muenchen

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

CRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 613

Tba

Aggelos Kiayias, UConn Computer Science and Engineering Department

http://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Time Reversal of Waves in Random Media

Lenya Ryzhik, University of Chicago

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Sampling and Inference in Network Measurement

Nick Duffield, ATT Research

Refreshments will be served from 11:15 - 11:30 A.M. in Room 1302 located on the 13th floor, 251 Mercer Street

COURANT-FAS SCIENCE SHOW-AND-TELL:2:00 - 6:00 P.M., WWH 109

This first Science Show-and-Tell will bring together faculty from Courant and from the science departments within FAS so that each can learn about scientific research in each unit, and to look for areas of common interest. There will be 8-10 individual presentations, followed by a reception.

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1013

3:30 FILM:Fluid Drag, Part III(37 mins.)4:00 TALK:Large Deviation Approach to Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics

Kyle Haven, CIMSNote Special Room Number

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

### MONDAY, OCTOBER 21

NeuroMONDAY SEMINAR:7:00 - 9:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Organization of Inhibitory Synaptic Circuits in Layer 4 of Ferret Visual Cortex Related to Direction Preference Maps

Birgit Roerig, University of Maryland

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~tao/neuroday/schedule.html

### TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 813

Water Entry of Blunt Bodies

Sam Howison, Oxford University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:30 - 1:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Helicase Opening of Duplex Nucleic Acids: Active versus Passive Opening

Meredith Betterton, CIMS

NOTE: Please note change to Room 1314, which will be the regular room for this seminar from now on.

GEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 P.M., WWH 613

Solid Angles of Polytopes

Sinai Robins, Temple University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html

### WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Thermobaric Effects on Large-Scale Planetary Disturbances in the Ocean

Roland deSzoeke, Oregon State University

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 813

On the (co-)Homology of Real and Complex Hyperbolic Arithmetic Manifolds

Nicolas Bergeron, Orsay, France

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~sdmiller/

### THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

In vivo Imaging of Water Soluble Fluorescent Nanocrystals

Benoit Dubertret, Center for Studies in Physics and Biology, Rockefeller University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

Pricing and Hedging in Incomplete Markets: Fundamental Theorems and Robust Utility Maximization

Jeremy Staum, Cornell University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25

5th Workshop on Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos: 8:30 A.M. - 6:25 P.M., WWH 102

A two-day Workshop, October 25-26, 2002. For full program, see attached flyer

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

A posteriori Error Estimation in Turbulent Flow (and transition to turbulence in plane Couette flow)

Johan Hoffman, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

CRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 613

Fractal Traversal of Merkle Trees

Markus Jakobsson, RSA Laboratories

http://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Flapping + Falling = Hovering

Marvin Jones, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1013

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

3:30 FILM:Fluid Drag, Part IV (24 mins.) 4:00 TALK:Generalized Sverdrup Transport: Application to Lake Vostok Dynamics

Diana Collins, CIMS

### SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26

5th Workshop on Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos: 8:30 A.M. - 6:25 P.M., WWH 102

For full program, see attached flyer

### MONDAY, OCTOBER 28

MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM:3:45 P.M., WWH 1302

Local Conformal Invariants and Q-Curvature

Charles Fefferman, Princeton University

First of a series of 4 lectures by Charles Fefferman. The second (follow-up) lecture will be at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, October 29th. Third lecture on 11/7, and fourth lecture on 11/14.

NeuroMONDAY SEMINAR:7:00 - 9:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Tba

Ferenc Mechler, Cornell University

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~tao/neuroday/schedule.html

### TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29

MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Local Conformal Invariants and Q-Curvature (Continued)

Charles Fefferman, Princeton University

Third lecture on 11/7, and fourth lecture on 11/14.

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:30 - 1:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Models of Electrolyte Transport in the Kidney Collecting Duct: Physiology and Pathophysiology

Alan Weinstein, CIMS and Weill Medical College of Cornell University

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

New Results and Analytic Methods in the Study of the Time-Dependent Schrodinger Equation

Ovidiu Costin, Rutgers University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probsemabs02/fraydounab.pdf

### WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30

SPECIAL APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Dancing Vortices

Tadashi Tokieda, University of Quebec, Montreal

NOTE SPECIAL DAY AND TIME

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Recent Developments in Hurricane Dynamics

Michael Montgomery, Colorado State University

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/

### THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Purely Nonlinear Instability of Standing Waves with Minimal Energy

Andrew Comech, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Topological Patterns in Complex Networks

Sergei Maslov, Brookhaven National Laboratory

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

Asymmetric Dynamics in the Correlations of Global Equity and Bond Returns

Robert Engle, NYU Stern School of Business

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1

CRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 613

How to Fool an Unbounded Adversary with a Short Key

Roberto Oliveira

http://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Quantum Computing: A 90-minute Tutorial

Yaoyun Shi, University of Michigan

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Statistical Learning: Overview and Applications

Tomaso Poggio, Center for Biological and Computational Learning, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and McGovern Institute for Brain Research, M.I.T.

Refreshments will be served from 11:15 - 11:30 A.M. in Room 1302 located on the 13th floor, 251 Mercer Street

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Tba

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1013

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

3:30 FILM:Fluid Drag, Part IV(24 mins.)4:00 TALK:Equatorward Propagation of Inertia-Gravity Waves

Oliver Buhler, CIMS

## Special Announcements

NEW YORK QUANTUM INFORMATION SEMINAR:City University Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave. (at 34th St.), Science Center Room 4102, 4th floor of the Graduate Center. All talks will begin at 3:00 P.M.

NMR: State Purification, Tomography, and All That

Alexej Jerschow, Dept. of Chemistry, NYU- October 9

Quantum Random Walks(exact title tba)

Todd Brun, Institute for Advanced Study- October 23

Quantum State Discrimination of Coherent States

Steven van Enk, Bell Labs- November 6 (tba)
- November 20 (tba)
- December 4 (tba)

THE CIMS WEEKLY BULLETINis avilable on the World Wide Web at http://www.cims.nyu.edu/bulletin/

Scroll down, then click on CIMS SEMINARS

majordomo@cs.nyu.edu

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## Information Technology Services

**NOTICE:**

A complete listing of ITS classes, workshops, and talks is available on the NYU Web at http://www.nyu.edu/its/classes/. Printed copies can be obtained at the ITS Client Services Center, 10 Astor Place, 4th Floor.

##### Reader Information

###### Announcements Forms for Wednesday's Bulletin should be
sent to Pat Struse, WWH 1006. *Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.*
Any errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to
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corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email
announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

*Room Assignments:* Requests must be made separately
in writing to Jude Ali, WWH 909. (Room announcements
for classes and oral examinations take precedence over
seminars and colloquia)

*Circulation:* Please send address changes to
Pat Struse, CIMS-NYU, 251 Mercer Street, NY, NY 10012-1110,
or call (212) 998-3253, or email at struse@cims.nyu.edu

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### WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Thermobaric Effects on Large-Scale Planetary Disturbances in the Ocean

Roland deSzoeke, Oregon State University

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 813

On the (co-)Homology of Real and Complex Hyperbolic Arithmetic Manifolds

Nicolas Bergeron, Orsay, France

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~sdmiller/

### THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Richtmyer-Meshkov and Accelerated Inhomogeneous Flows: Simulation, Vortex Physics, Visiometrics and Modeling

Norman J. Zabusky, Dept. MAE and CAIP, Rutgers University

Note change in speaker and title

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

Pricing and Hedging in Incomplete Markets: Fundamental Theorems and Robust Utility Maximization

Jeremy Staum, Cornell University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25

5th Workshop on Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos: 8:30 A.M. - 6:25 P.M., WWH 102

A two-day Workshop, October 25-26, 2002. For full program, see attached flyer

For program, click on the link: http://www.cims.nyu.edu/short_courses/, then click on Upcoming Special Events for the Acrobat pdf file.

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:CANCELLED

No Seminar because of the 5th Workshop on Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

CRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 613

Fractal Traversal of Merkle Trees

Markus Jakobsson, RSA Laboratories

http://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:10:00 A.M., WWH 109

A New Kind of Science

Stephen Wolfram, Center of Mathematica, Author ofA New Kind of Scienceand CEO of Wolfram Research Inc.

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:NO SEMINAR TODAY

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Flapping + Falling = Hovering

Marvin Jones, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1314

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

3:30 FILM:Fluid Drag, Part IV (24 mins.) 4:00 TALK:Generalized Sverdrup Transport: Application to Lake Vostok Dynamics

Diana Collins, CIMS

### SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26

5th Workshop on Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos: 8:30 A.M. - 6:25 P.M., WWH 102

For full program, see attached flyer

For program, click on the link: http://www.cims.nyu.edu/short_courses/, then click on Upcoming Special Events for the Acrobat pdf file.

### MONDAY, OCTOBER 28

MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM:3:45 P.M., WWH 1302

Local Conformal Invariants and Q-Curvature

Charles Fefferman, Princeton University

First of a series of 4 lectures by Charles Fefferman. The second (follow-up) lecture will be at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, October 29th. Third lecture on 11/7, and fourth lecture on 11/14.

NEURO MONDAY SEMINAR:7:00 - 9:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Neuronal Representation of Spatial Phase and One-Dimensional Shape in the Primary Visual Cortex

Ferenc Mechler, Cornell University

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~tao/neuroday/schedule.html

### TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Local Conformal Invariants and Q-Curvature (Continued)

Charles Fefferman, Princeton University

Third lecture on 11/7, and fourth lecture on 11/14.

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:30 - 1:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Models of Electrolyte Transport in the Kidney Collecting Duct: Physiology and Pathophysiology

Alan Weinstein, CIMS and Weill Medical College of Cornell University

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

New Results and Analytic Methods in the Study of the Time-Dependent Schrodinger Equation

Ovidiu Costin, Rutgers University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probsemabs02/fraydounab.pdf

### WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30

SPECIAL APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Dancing Vortices

Tadashi Tokieda, University of Quebec, Montreal

NOTE SPECIAL DAY AND TIME

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Recent Developments in Hurricane Dynamics

Michael Montgomery, Colorado State University

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/

### THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Purely Nonlinear Instability of Standing Waves with Minimal Energy

Andrew Comech, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Topological Patterns in Complex Networks

Sergei Maslov, Brookhaven National Laboratory

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

Asymmetric Dynamics in the Correlations of Global Equity and Bond Returns

Robert Engle, NYU Stern School of Business

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1

CRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 613

How to Fool an Unbounded Adversary with a Short Key

Roberto Oliveira

http://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Quantum Computing: A 90-minute Tutorial

Yaoyun Shi, University of Michigan

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Statistical Learning: Overview and Applications

Tomaso Poggio, Center for Biological and Computational Learning, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and McGovern Institute for Brain Research, M.I.T.

Refreshments will be served from 11:15 - 11:30 A.M. in Room 1302 located on the 13th floor, 251 Mercer Street

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Tba

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1314

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

3:30 FILM:Fluid Drag, Part IV(24 mins.)4:00 TALK:Equatorward Propagation of Inertia-Gravity Waves

Oliver Buhler, CIMS

COURANT-SUNY JOINT SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR:SUNY at Stony Brook, P131 in Math Building

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~hofer/symplectic.html

- 4:00 - 5:00 P.M.

Stable Ergodicity, Partial Hyperbolicity, and Lyapunov Exponents

Yakov Pesin, Penn State- 5:15 - 6:15 P.M.

Hamiltonian Loop Group Actions and the Topology of Symplectic Quotients

Sue Tolman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

### TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:30 - 1:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Reproducibility of the Single-Photon Response of Retinal Rods: Testing Theories by Detailed Stochastic Modeling of Underlying Biochemical Mechanisms

Daniel Tranchina, Dept. of Biology, CIMS, and Center for Neural Science

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 613

Existence and Regularity Theorems for a Model Arising from Electrical Heating of Conductors

Xiangsheng Xu, Mississippi State University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probsemabs02/fraydounab.pdf

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 613

Tba

Xiangsheng Xu, Mississippi State University

NOTE CHANGE IN DAY, TIME AND ROOM NUMBER.

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

GEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 P.M., WWH 613

A Helly-type Theorem for Line Transversals to Disjoint Unit Balls

Andreas Holmsen, University of Bergen

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html

### WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 813

Poles of Artin L-Functions and the Strong Artin Conjecture

Andrew Booker, Princeton University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~sdmiller/

### THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:9:45 - 10:45 A.M., WWH 1302

Sharp Fronts in 2d-Incompressible Fluids

Charles Fefferman, Princeton University

Third lecture by Charles Fefferman. Fourth lecture on 11/14.

SPECIAL APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1314

The Stability and Dynamics of Localized Patterns for a Reaction-Diffusion System

Michael Ward, Mathematics University of British Columbia

NOTE SPECIAL DAY AND TIME

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Renormalized Group Technique and Asymptotics of Reaction-Diffusion Equations

Yi Li, University of Iowa

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Tba

Speaker Tba

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

Tba

Oren Cheyette, Barra

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:CANCELLED

No Seminar because of the Computer Science Department Review

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Tba

Robert Shapley, Center for Neural Science and CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1314

3:30 FILM:Channel Flow of a Compressible Fluid(29 mins.)4:00 TALK:Geostrophic Turbulence (Charney 1971)

Andrea Barreiro, CIMSNote Special Room Number

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

## Special Announcements

NEW YORK QUANTUM INFORMATION SEMINAR:City University Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave. (at 34th St.), Science Center Room 4102, 4th floor of the Graduate Center. All talks will begin at 3:00 P.M.

NMR: State Purification, Tomography, and All That

Alexej Jerschow, Dept. of Chemistry, NYU- October 9

Quantum Random Walks(exact title tba)

Todd Brun, Institute for Advanced Study- October 23

Quantum State Discrimination of Coherent States

Steven van Enk, Bell Labs- November 6 (tba)
- November 20 (tba)
- December 4 (tba)

THE CIMS WEEKLY BULLETINis avilable on the World Wide Web at http://www.cims.nyu.edu/bulletin/

Scroll down, then click on CIMS SEMINARS

majordomo@cs.nyu.edu

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## Information Technology Services

**NOTICE:**

A complete listing of ITS classes, workshops, and talks is available on the NYU Web at http://www.nyu.edu/its/classes/. Printed copies can be obtained at the ITS Client Services Center, 10 Astor Place, 4th Floor.

##### Reader Information

###### Announcements Forms for Wednesday's Bulletin should be
sent to Pat Struse, WWH 1006. *Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.*
Any errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to
Pat Struse at 998-3253. Not responsible for last minute changes or
corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email
announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

*Room Assignments:* Requests must be made separately
in writing to Jude Ali, WWH 909. (Room announcements
for classes and oral examinations take precedence over
seminars and colloquia)

*Circulation:* Please send address changes to
Pat Struse, CIMS-NYU, 251 Mercer Street, NY, NY 10012-1110,
or call (212) 998-3253, or email at struse@cims.nyu.edu

*Copying:* Larry Cohen

### WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30

SPECIAL APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Dancing Vortices

Tadashi Tokieda, University of Quebec, Montreal

NOTE SPECIAL DAY AND TIME

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Recent Developments in Hurricane Dynamics

Michael Montgomery, Colorado State University

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/

### THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Purely Nonlinear Instability of Standing Waves with Minimal Energy

Andrew Comech, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Topological Patterns in Complex Networks

Sergei Maslov, Brookhaven National Laboratory

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

Asymmetric Dynamics in the Correlations of Global Equity and Bond Returns

Robert Engle, NYU Stern School of Business

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1

CRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 613

How to Fool an Unbounded Adversary with a Short Key

Roberto Oliveira

http://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Quantum Computing: A 90-minute Tutorial

Yaoyun Shi, University of Michigan

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Statistical Learning: Overview and Applications

Tomaso Poggio, Center for Biological and Computational Learning, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and McGovern Institute for Brain Research, M.I.T.

Refreshments will be served from 11:15 - 11:30 A.M. in Room 1302 located on the 13th floor, 251 Mercer Street

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Noninvasive Imaging of the Brain with Diffusing Light Pulses

Alexander Barnett, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1314

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

3:30 FILM:Fluid Drag, Part IV(24 mins.)4:00 TALK:Equatorward Propagation of Inertia-Gravity Waves

Oliver Buhler, CIMS

COURANT-SUNY JOINT SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR:SUNY at Stony Brook, P131 in Math Building

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~hofer/symplectic.html

- 4:00 - 5:00 P.M.

Stable Ergodicity, Partial Hyperbolicity, and Lyapunov Exponents

Yakov Pesin, Penn State- 5:15 - 6:15 P.M.

Hamiltonian Loop Group Actions and the Topology of Symplectic Quotients

Sue Tolman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

### TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:12:00 Noon - 2:00 P.M., WWH 1013

Limiting Distributions for Last Passage Percolation Models I: Introduction, Application and Random Matrices

Jinho Baik, Princeton University and University of Michigan

First lecture of 3. Second lecture is on November 12th; third lecture is on November 15th.

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:30 - 1:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Reproducibility of the Single-Photon Response of Retinal Rods: Testing Theories by Detailed Stochastic Modeling of Underlying Biochemical Mechanisms

Daniel Tranchina, Dept. of Biology, CIMS, and Center for Neural Science

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 613

Existence and Regularity Theorems for a Model Arising from Electrical Heating of Conductors

Xiangsheng Xu, Mississippi State University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probsemabs02/fraydounab.pdf

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 613

Tba

Xiangsheng Xu, Mississippi State University

NOTE CHANGE IN DAY, TIME AND ROOM NUMBER.

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

GEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 P.M., WWH 613

A Helly-type Theorem for Line Transversals to Disjoint Unit Balls

Andreas Holmsen, University of Bergen

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html

### WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 813

Poles of Artin L-Functions and the Strong Artin Conjecture

Andrew Booker, Princeton University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~sdmiller/

### THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:9:45 - 10:45 A.M., WWH 1302

Sharp Fronts in 2d-Incompressible Fluids

Charles Fefferman, Princeton University

Third lecture by Charles Fefferman. Fourth lecture on 11/14.

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Renormalized Group Technique and Asymptotics of Reaction-Diffusion Equations

Yi Li, University of Iowa

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

SPECIAL APPLIED MATHEMATICS LAB SEMINAR:12:00 Noon - 1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

The Stability and Dynamics of Localized Patterns for a Reaction-Diffusion System

Michael Ward, Mathematics, University of British Columbia

NOTE CHANGE IN TIME AND VENUE

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Tba

Speaker Tba

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

Tba

Oren Cheyette, Barra

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:CANCELLED

No Seminar because of the Computer Science Department Review

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Tba

Robert Shapley, Center for Neural Science and CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1314

3:30 FILM:Channel Flow of a Compressible Fluid(29 mins.)4:00 TALK:Geostrophic Turbulence (Charney 1971)

Andrea Barreiro, CIMSNote Special Room Number

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

### SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10

MUSIC AT CIMS:7:30 P.M., 13th Floor Lounge, WWH

Metamorphosen for 23 solo Stringsby Richard Strauss. Two successive performances of the work, conducted by Peter Flanders and Michael Tietz, with comments

### MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11

SPECIAL COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

The Highest Energy Particles from Space

Angela Olinto, University of Chicago

Refreshments will be served from 10:45 - 11:00 A.M. in WWH 1302

Special Computer Science Colloquium co-organized with the Physics Department

http://cs.nyu.edu/csweb/Calendar/colloquium/fall02/

NEURO MONDAY SEMINAR:7:00 - 9:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Adaptive Coding in Visual Cortex and the Properties of Natural Viewing

Valentin Dragoi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~tao/neuroday/schedule.html

### TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:30 - 1:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Microbial Persistence in Hosts: Signaling and the Generation of Diversity

Martin J. Blaser, NYU School of Medicine

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Geometric Rigidity, Curvature Functionals, and Dimension Reduction in Nonlinear Elasticity

Stefan Mueller, Max-Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/special_analysis_seminar.htm

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:4:30 - 6:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Limiting Distributions for Last Passage Percolation Models II: Integrable Methods and Asymptotics

Jinho Baik, Princeton University and University of Michigan

Second lecture of 3. Third lecture is on November 15th.

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

GEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 P.M., WWH 613

Tba

Gabor Tardos, Renyi Institute, Budapest

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html

### WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Fluctuations in an Equilibrium Ensemble of Atmospheric Convection

George Craig, University of Reading

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 813

Tba

Philippe Michel, Montpellier, France

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~sdmiller/

### THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:9:45 A.M., WWH 1302

Option Pricing with Small Transaction Costs

Charles Fefferman, Princeton University

Last lecture by Charles Fefferman.

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Long Time Existence for Quasilinear Second Order Wave Equations from Small Data in the Presence of Obstacles and/or Multiple Speeds

Markus Keel, University of Minnesota

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Stability of Plane Couette Flow

Gunilla Kreiss, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

SPECIAL COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

New Directions in Cryptographic Protocols

Shafi Goldwasser, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Refreshments will be served from 1:45 - 2:00 P.M. in WWH 1302

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

Economic Capital for the Credit Risk of Loan and Derivative Portfolios and Issues in Allocating EC to the Individual Transactions of a Portfolio

Evan Picoult, Citigroup

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

A posteriori Error Estimation in Turbulent Flow (and transition to turbulence in plane Couette flow)

Johan Hoffman, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Limiting Distributions for Last Passage Percolation Models III: Universality for Discrete Orthogonal Polynomial Ensembles

Jinho Baik, Princeton University and University of Michigan

Last lecture of 3.

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:NO SEMINAR

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

HENNING BIERMANN MEMORIAL:2:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Reception to follow in the Grumman Lounge, 13th floor WWH

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1314

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

3:30 FILM:Cavitation (32 mins.)4:00 TALK:The CASES Field Experiment

Chris Konig, CIMS

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### WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6

CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS:1:30 - 5:45 P.M., WWH 1314

- 1:30 P.M.

Cell Talk

Bud Mishra, CIMS and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

http://cs.nyu.edu/faculty/mishra/- 2:15 P.M.

Towards a Detailed Computational Model for the Mammalian Circadian Clock

Jean-Christophe Leloup and Albert Goldbeter, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium

http://bioinformatics.cat.nyu.edu/- 3:00 P.M.:
BREAK- 3:30 P.M.

Molecular Mechanics of Mammalian Circadian Rhythms

David Weaver, University of Massachusetts Medical School- 4:15 P.M.

New Modeling Techniques which Describe Accurately Genetic Networks and Especially Mammalian Circadian Clocks

Daniel Forger, CIMS- 5:00 P.M.

Developing Molecular Modeling Software within a BioSPICE Framework

Dennis Dean, Harvard Medical School

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 813

Poles of Artin L-Functions and the Strong Artin Conjecture

Andrew Booker, Princeton University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~sdmiller/

### THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:9:45 - 10:45 A.M., WWH 1302

Sharp Fronts in 2d-Incompressible Fluids

Charles Fefferman, Princeton University

Third lecture by Charles Fefferman. Fourth lecture on 11/14.

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Renormalized Group Technique and Asymptotics of Reaction-Diffusion Equations

Yi Li, University of Iowa

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

SPECIAL APPLIED MATHEMATICS LAB SEMINAR:12:00 Noon - 1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

The Stability and Dynamics of Localized Patterns for a Reaction-Diffusion System

Michael Ward, Mathematics, University of British Columbia

NOTE CHANGE IN TIME AND VENUE

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

Empirical Credit Risk

Oren Cheyette, BARRA

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Aging for the Bouchaud Trap Model

Gerard Ben Arous, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

PROBABILITY BROWN BAG SEMINAR:12:30 - 2:00 P.M., WWH 613

Spectral Gap Estimates for Biggsian Point Processes

Filippo Cesi, Universita de Roma `La Sapienza'

CRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:1:30 P.M., WWH 101

Efficient Construction of (Distributed) Verifiable Random Functions

Yevgeniy Dodis, CIMS

http://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Diversity and Dynamics in the Primary Visual Cortex

Robert Shapley, Center for Neural Science and CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1314

3:30 FILM:Channel Flow of a Compressible Fluid(29 mins.)4:00 TALK:Geostrophic Turbulence (Charney 1971)

Andrea Barreiro, CIMSNote Special Room Number

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

### SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10

MUSIC AT CIMS:7:30 P.M., 13th Floor Lounge, WWH

Metamorphosen for 23 solo Stringsby Richard Strauss. Two successive performances of the work, conducted by Peter Flanders and Michael Tietz, with comments

### MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11

SPECIAL COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

The Highest Energy Particles from Space

Angela Olinto, University of Chicago

Refreshments will be served from 10:45 - 11:00 A.M. in WWH 1302

Special Computer Science Colloquium co-organized with the Physics Department

http://cs.nyu.edu/csweb/Calendar/colloquium/fall02/

MAGNETICS WORKING GROUP:11:30 A.M., WWH 1314

Pattern Formation in Block Copolymers

Rustum Choksi, Simon Frazer University

NEURO MONDAY SEMINAR:7:00 - 9:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Adaptive Coding in Visual Cortex and the Properties of Natural Viewing

Valentin Dragoi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~tao/neuroday/schedule.html

### TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12

COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1314

Purkinje Cells as Toggle Switches

Yonatan Loewenstein, Hebrew University

Note special day and time

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:30 - 1:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Microbial Persistence in Hosts: Signaling and the Generation of Diversity

Martin J. Blaser, NYU School of Medicine

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Geometric Rigidity, Curvature Functionals, and Dimension Reduction in Nonlinear Elasticity

Stefan Muller, Max-Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/special_analysis_seminar.htm

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:4:30 - 6:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Limiting Distributions for Last Passage Percolation Models II: Integrable Methods and Asymptotics

Jinho Baik, Princeton University and University of Michigan

Second lecture of 3. Third lecture is on November 15th.

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

GEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 P.M., WWH 613

Distinct Distances in Higher Dimensions

Gabor Tardos, Renyi Institute, Budapest

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html

### WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:CANCELLED

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 813

Subconvexity for Rankin Selberg L-functions

Philippe Michel, Montpellier, France

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~sdmiller/

### THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:9:45 A.M., WWH 1302

Option Pricing with Small Transaction Costs

Charles Fefferman, Princeton University

Last lecture by Charles Fefferman.

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Long Time Existence for Quasilinear Second Order Wave Equations from Small Data in the Presence of Obstacles and/or Multiple Speeds

Markus Keel, University of Minnesota

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Stability of Plane Couette Flow

Gunilla Kreiss, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

SPECIAL COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

The Mathematical Foundations of Cryptography

Shafi Goldwasser, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Note change in title.

Refreshments will be served from 1:45 - 2:00 P.M. in WWH 1302

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

Economic Capital for the Credit Risk of Loan and Derivative Portfolios and Issues in Allocating EC to the Individual Transactions of a Portfolio

Evan Picoult, Citigroup

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15

CRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 613

Public Key Broadcast Encryption for Stateless Receivers

Nelly Fazio

http://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

A posteriori Error Estimation in Turbulent Flow (and transition to turbulence in plane Couette flow)

Johan Hoffman, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Limiting Distributions for Last Passage Percolation Models III: Universality for Discrete Orthogonal Polynomial Ensembles

Jinho Baik, Princeton University and University of Michigan

Last lecture of 3.

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:NO SEMINAR

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

HENNING BIERMANN MEMORIAL:2:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Reception to follow in the Grumman Lounge, 13th floor WWH

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1314

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

3:30 FILM:Cavitation (32 mins.)4:00 TALK:The CASES Field Experiment

Chris Konig, CIMS

### TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:30 - 1:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Sequence Dependent Effects on DNA Hairpin Thermodynamics: Results and Applications

Arjun Raj, CIMS

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Isomonodromy Transformations of Linear Systems of Difference Equations

Alexei Borodin, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probsemabs02/fraydounab.pdf

### WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Polynyas: A Review of Observations and Modelling

Miguel Maqueda, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 813

Automorphic Distributions, L-functions, and Voronoi Summation for GL(3)

Stephen D. Miller, Rutgers University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~sdmiller/

### THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Tba

Claude Le Bris, Centre d'Enseignement et de Recherche en Mathematiques, Informatique et Calcul Scientifique (CERMICS), Ecole des Ponts (ENPC)

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Tba

Meredith Betterton, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

Learning Models for Credit Risk

Craig Friedman, Standard and Poors

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22

WORKSHOP IN HIGH-LATITUDE OCEANOGRAPHY AND CLIMATE:A two-day workshop, concluding on Saturday, November 23rd, both in Room 101, Warren Weaver Hall

Morning Session Chair: A. MAJDA

- 9:00 - 9:30 A.M.:
Continental Breakfast and Opening Remarks- 9:30 - 10:30

Open-Ocean Polynya Dynamics

D.M. Holland, CIMS- 10:30 - 11:00:
Coffee Break- 11:00 - 12:00 Noon

Interaction Between Floating Glacier Ice and the Ocean

A. Jenkins, BAS- 12:00 Noon - 1:30:
Lunch BreakAfternoon Session Chair: A. TABAK

No fee is required, but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. It is recommended that you register as early as possible as seating is limited to 50. To register, please send email to grady@cims.nyu.edu with the following information: your name, affiliation, mailing address, telephone number, and email address. You will be given a confirmation that you will be required to present at the workshop. No registration is required for CIMS attendees or invited speakers.

- 1:30 - 2:30 P.M.

Turbulent Exchange and Mixing in the Upper Ocean under Sea Ice

M.G. McPhee, McPhee Inc.- 2:30 - 3:00:
Coffee Break- 3:00 - 4:00

Climate Modeling of the Polar Ocean Boundary Layer

W.G. Large, NCAR- 4:00 - 5:00 P.M.

Thermobaricity and the High-Latitude Mixed Layer System

R.W. Garwood, NPS

For further information and any schedule changes see URL http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/caos_workshop/fall_02/index.htm

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science (CAOS), Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, the Morse Chair of the Faculty of Arts and Science, and New York University

CRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 613

Universal Padding Schemes for RSA

Shabsi Walfish

http://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

A Boundary Integral Formulation for the Unsteady Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations in Irregular Domains in 2 and 3 Dimensions

George Biros, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Cactus: A Framework for Dynamic Fine-Grain QoS

Richard Schlichting, AT&T Labs - Research

Refreshments will be served from 11:15 - 11:30 A.M. in Room 1302 located on the 13th floor, 251 Mercer Street

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Tba

Michael Shelley, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

COURANT-SUNY JOINT SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR:3:45 P.M., WWH 102

- 3:45 - 4:45 P.M.

Examples of Mather and Arnold of Instabilities in Hamiltonian Systems

Vadim Kaloshin, IAS- 5:00 - 6:00 P.M.

Symplectic Fillings of Links of Certain Determinantal Singularities

Mohan Bhupal, Hokkaido University

### SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23

WORKSHOP IN HIGH-LATITUDE OCEANOGRAPHY AND CLIMATE:A two-day workshop, concluding today in Room 101, Warren Weaver Hall

Morning Session Chair: D. HOLLAND

- 9:00 - 9:30 A.M.:
Continental Breakfast- 9:30 - 10:30

Assessing the Role of Southern Ocean Eddies in Global Climate Sensitivity

R.W. Hallberg, GFDL- 10:30 - 11:00:
Coffee Break- 11:00 - 12:00 Noon

The Antarctic Circumpolar Current and Its Associated Thermohaline Circulation

J.C. Marshall, MIT- 12:00 Noon - 1:30:
Lunch BreakAfternoon Session Chair: O. BUHLER

No fee is required, but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. It is recommended that you register as early as possible as seating is limited to 50. To register, please send email to grady@cims.nyu.edu with the following information: your name, affiliation, mailing address, telephone number, and email address. You will be given a confirmation that you will be required to present at the workshop. No registration is required for CIMS attendees or invited speakers.

- 1:30 - 2:30 P.M.

Mixing in Dense Overflows

E.G. Tabak, CIMS- 2:30 - 3:00:
Coffee Break- 3:00 - 4:00

Preliminary Results from Global Ice-Ocean Simulations of the Thermohaline Circulation

E.C. Hunke, LANL- 4:00 - 5:00 P.M.:
Discussion and Wrap-up

R.W. Garwood, NPS

For further information and any schedule changes see URL http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/caos_workshop/fall_02/index.htm

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/caos_workshop/fall_02/index.htm

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science (CAOS), Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, the Morse Chair of the Faculty of Arts and Science, and New York University

## Special Announcements

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## Information Technology Services

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sent to Pat Struse, WWH 1006. *Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.*
Any errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to
Pat Struse at 998-3253. Not responsible for last minute changes or
corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email
announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

*Room Assignments:* Requests must be made separately
in writing to Jude Ali, WWH 909. (Room announcements
for classes and oral examinations take precedence over
seminars and colloquia)

*Circulation:* Please send address changes to
Pat Struse, CIMS-NYU, 251 Mercer Street, NY, NY 10012-1110,
or call (212) 998-3253, or email at struse@cims.nyu.edu

*Copying:* Larry Cohen

### WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:CANCELLED

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 813

Subconvexity for Rankin Selberg L-functions

Philippe Michel, Montpellier, France

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~sdmiller/

### THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:9:45 A.M., WWH 1302

Option Pricing with Small Transaction Costs

Charles Fefferman, Princeton University

Last lecture by Charles Fefferman.

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Long Time Existence for Quasilinear Second Order Wave Equations from Small Data in the Presence of Obstacles and/or Multiple Speeds

Markus Keel, University of Minnesota

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Stability of Plane Couette Flow

Gunilla Kreiss, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

SPECIAL COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

The Mathematical Foundations of Cryptography

Shafi Goldwasser, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Note change in title.

Refreshments will be served from 1:45 - 2:00 P.M. in WWH 1302

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

Economic Capital for the Credit Risk of Loan and Derivative Portfolios and Issues in Allocating EC to the Individual Transactions of a Portfolio

Evan Picoult, Citigroup

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15

CRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 613

Public Key Broadcast Encryption for Stateless Receivers

Nelly Fazio

http://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

A posteriori Error Estimation in Turbulent Flow (and transition to turbulence in plane Couette flow)

Johan Hoffman, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Limiting Distributions for Last Passage Percolation Models III: Universality for Discrete Orthogonal Polynomial Ensembles

Jinho Baik, Princeton University and University of Michigan

Last lecture of 3.

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:NO SEMINAR

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

HENNING BIERMANN MEMORIAL:2:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Reception to follow in the Grumman Lounge, 13th floor WWH

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1314

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

3:30 FILM:Cavitation (32 mins.)4:00 TALK:The CASES Field Experiment

Chris Konig, CIMS

### TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:30 - 1:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Sequence Dependent Effects on DNA Hairpin Thermodynamics: Results and Applications

Arjun Raj, CIMS

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Isomonodromy Transformations of Linear Systems of Difference Equations

Alexei Borodin, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probsemabs02/fraydounab.pdf

GEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 P.M., WWH 613

Long Monotone Paths in Line Arrangements

Bill Steiger, Rutgers University, New Brunswick

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html

### WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Polynyas: A Review of Observations and Modelling

Miguel Maqueda, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 813

Automorphic Distributions, L-functions, and Voronoi Summation for GL(3)

Stephen D. Miller, Rutgers University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~sdmiller/

### THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

On the Coupled Atomistic/Continuous Modeling for Solid Materials

Claude Le Bris, Centre d'Enseignement et de Recherche en Mathematiques, Informatique et Calcul Scientifique (CERMICS), Ecole des Ponts (ENPC)

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

How Does a Helicase Open DNA Molecules?

Meredith Betterton, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

Learning Models for Credit Risk

Craig Friedman, Standard and Poors

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22

WORKSHOP IN HIGH-LATITUDE OCEANOGRAPHY AND CLIMATE:A two-day workshop, concluding on Saturday, November 23rd, both in Room 101, Warren Weaver Hall

Morning Session Chair: A. MAJDA

- 9:00 - 9:30 A.M.:
Continental Breakfast and Opening Remarks- 9:30 - 10:30

Open-Ocean Polynya Dynamics

D.M. Holland, CIMS- 10:30 - 11:00:
Coffee Break- 11:00 - 12:00 Noon

Interaction Between Floating Glacier Ice and the Ocean

A. Jenkins, BAS- 12:00 Noon - 1:30:
Lunch BreakAfternoon Session Chair: A. TABAK

No fee is required, but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. It is recommended that you register as early as possible as seating is limited to 50. To register, please send email to grady@cims.nyu.edu with the following information: your name, affiliation, mailing address, telephone number, and email address. You will be given a confirmation that you will be required to present at the workshop. No registration is required for CIMS attendees or invited speakers.

- 1:30 - 2:30 P.M.

Turbulent Exchange and Mixing in the Upper Ocean under Sea Ice

M.G. McPhee, McPhee Inc.- 2:30 - 3:00:
Coffee Break- 3:00 - 4:00

Climate Modeling of the Polar Ocean Boundary Layer

W.G. Large, NCAR- 4:00 - 5:00 P.M.

Thermobaricity and the High-Latitude Mixed Layer System

R.W. Garwood, NPS

For further information and any schedule changes see URL http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/caos_workshop/fall_02/index.htm

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science (CAOS), Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, the Morse Chair of the Faculty of Arts and Science, and New York University

CRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 613

Digital Fingerprinting Codes: Problem Statements, Constructions, Identification of Traitors

Alexander Barg, Bell Labs

NOTE CHANGE IN SPEAKER AND TITLE.

http://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

A Boundary Integral Formulation for the Unsteady Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations in Irregular Domains in 2 and 3 Dimensions

George Biros, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Cactus: A Framework for Dynamic Fine-Grain QoS

Richard Schlichting, AT&T Labs - Research

Refreshments will be served from 11:15 - 11:30 A.M. in Room 1302 located on the 13th floor, 251 Mercer Street

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Tba

Michael Shelley, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:3:15 P.M., WWH 1013

Erdos-Renyi Scaling for the N-Cube and Beyond

Christian Borgs, Microsoft Research

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

COURANT-SUNY JOINT SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR:3:45 P.M., WWH 102

- 3:45 - 4:45 P.M.

Examples of Mather and Arnold of Instabilities in Hamiltonian Systems

Vadim Kaloshin, IAS- 5:00 - 6:00 P.M.

Symplectic Fillings of Links of Certain Determinantal Singularities

Mohan Bhupal, Hokkaido University

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:4:30 P.M., WWH 1013

The Phase Transition in the Biased Integer Partitioning Problem

Jennifer Chayes, Microsoft Research

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

### SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23

WORKSHOP IN HIGH-LATITUDE OCEANOGRAPHY AND CLIMATE:A two-day workshop, concluding today in Room 101, Warren Weaver Hall

Morning Session Chair: D. HOLLAND

- 9:00 - 9:30 A.M.:
Continental Breakfast- 9:30 - 10:30

Assessing the Role of Southern Ocean Eddies in Global Climate Sensitivity

R.W. Hallberg, GFDL- 10:30 - 11:00:
Coffee Break- 11:00 - 12:00 Noon

The Antarctic Circumpolar Current and Its Associated Thermohaline Circulation

J.C. Marshall, MIT- 12:00 Noon - 1:30:
Lunch BreakAfternoon Session Chair: O. BUHLER

No fee is required, but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. It is recommended that you register as early as possible as seating is limited to 50. To register, please send email to grady@cims.nyu.edu with the following information: your name, affiliation, mailing address, telephone number, and email address. You will be given a confirmation that you will be required to present at the workshop. No registration is required for CIMS attendees or invited speakers.

- 1:30 - 2:30 P.M.

Mixing in Dense Overflows

E.G. Tabak, CIMS- 2:30 - 3:00:
Coffee Break- 3:00 - 4:00

Preliminary Results from Global Ice-Ocean Simulations of the Thermohaline Circulation

E.C. Hunke, LANL- 4:00 - 5:00 P.M.:
Discussion and Wrap-up

R.W. Garwood, NPS

For further information and any schedule changes see URL http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/caos_workshop/fall_02/index.htm

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/caos_workshop/fall_02/index.htm

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science (CAOS), Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, the Morse Chair of the Faculty of Arts and Science, and New York University

### MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25

NEURO MONDAY SEMINAR:7:00 - 9:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Adaptive Coincidence Detection and Dynamic Gain Control in Visual Cortical Neurons in vivo

Charles Gray, Montana State

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~tao/neuroday/schedule.html

### TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:30 - 1:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Stochastic Individual-Based Modeling of the HIV Epidemic

Rachel Blumberg and Meredith Bergman, CIMS

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Classification of Asymptotic Profiles for Nonlinear Schrodinger Equations

Horng-Tzer Yau, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probsemabs02/fraydounab.pdf

### WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Dynamical System Predictability: An Information Theoretic Perspective

Richard Kleeman, CIMS

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/

## Special Announcements

THE CIMS WEEKLY BULLETINis avilable on the World Wide Web at http://www.cims.nyu.edu/bulletin/

Scroll down, then click on CIMS SEMINARS

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## Information Technology Services

**NOTICE:**

A complete listing of ITS classes, workshops, and talks is available on the NYU Web at http://www.nyu.edu/its/classes/. Printed copies can be obtained at the ITS Client Services Center, 10 Astor Place, 4th Floor.

##### Reader Information

###### Announcements Forms for Wednesday's Bulletin should be
sent to Pat Struse, WWH 1006. *Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.*
Any errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to
Pat Struse at 998-3253. Not responsible for last minute changes or
corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email
announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

*Room Assignments:* Requests must be made separately
in writing to Jude Ali, WWH 909. (Room announcements
for classes and oral examinations take precedence over
seminars and colloquia)

*Circulation:* Please send address changes to
Pat Struse, CIMS-NYU, 251 Mercer Street, NY, NY 10012-1110,
or call (212) 998-3253, or email at struse@cims.nyu.edu

*Copying:* Larry Cohen

### WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Polynyas: A Review of Observations and Modelling

Miguel Maqueda, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 813

Automorphic Distributions, L-functions, and Voronoi Summation for GL(3)

Stephen D. Miller, Rutgers University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~sdmiller/

### THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

On the Coupled Atomistic/Continuous Modeling for Solid Materials

Claude Le Bris, Centre d'Enseignement et de Recherche en Mathematiques, Informatique et Calcul Scientifique (CERMICS), Ecole des Ponts (ENPC)

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

How Does a Helicase Open DNA Molecules?

Meredith Betterton, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

Learning Models for Credit Risk

Craig Friedman, Standard and Poors

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22

WORKSHOP IN HIGH-LATITUDE OCEANOGRAPHY AND CLIMATE:A two-day workshop, concluding on Saturday, November 23rd, both in Room 101, Warren Weaver Hall

Morning Session Chair: A. MAJDA

- 9:00 - 9:30 A.M.:
Continental Breakfast and Opening Remarks- 9:30 - 10:30

Open-Ocean Polynya Dynamics

D.M. Holland, CIMS- 10:30 - 11:00:
Coffee Break- 11:00 - 12:00 Noon

Interaction Between Floating Glacier Ice and the Ocean

A. Jenkins, BAS- 12:00 Noon - 1:30:
Lunch BreakAfternoon Session Chair: A. TABAK

No fee is required, but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. It is recommended that you register as early as possible as seating is limited to 50. To register, please send email to grady@cims.nyu.edu with the following information: your name, affiliation, mailing address, telephone number, and email address. You will be given a confirmation that you will be required to present at the workshop. No registration is required for CIMS attendees or invited speakers.

- 1:30 - 2:30 P.M.

Turbulent Exchange and Mixing in the Upper Ocean under Sea Ice

M.G. McPhee, McPhee Inc.- 2:30 - 3:00:
Coffee Break- 3:00 - 4:00

Climate Modeling of the Polar Ocean Boundary Layer

W.G. Large, NCAR- 4:00 - 5:00 P.M.

Thermobaricity and the High-Latitude Mixed Layer System

R.W. Garwood, NPS

For further information and any schedule changes see URL http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/caos_workshop/fall_02/index.htm

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science (CAOS), Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, the Morse Chair of the Faculty of Arts and Science, and New York University

CRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 613

Digital Fingerprinting Codes: Problem Statements, Constructions, Identification of Traitors

Alexander Barg, Bell Labs

NOTE CHANGE IN SPEAKER AND TITLE.

http://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

A Boundary Integral Formulation for the Unsteady Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations in Irregular Domains in 2 and 3 Dimensions

George Biros, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Cactus: A Framework for Dynamic Fine-Grain QoS

Richard Schlichting, AT&T Labs - Research

Refreshments will be served from 11:15 - 11:30 A.M. in Room 1302 located on the 13th floor, 251 Mercer Street

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

The Simple and the Complex in Visual Cortex Dynamics

Michael Shelley, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:3:15 P.M., WWH 1013

Erdos-Renyi Scaling for the N-Cube and Beyond

Christian Borgs, Microsoft Research

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

COURANT-SUNY JOINT SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR:3:45 P.M., WWH 102

- 3:45 - 4:45 P.M.

Examples of Mather and Arnold of Instabilities in Hamiltonian Systems

Vadim Kaloshin, IAS- 5:00 - 6:00 P.M.

Symplectic Fillings of Links of Certain Determinantal Singularities

Mohan Bhupal, Hokkaido University

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:4:30 P.M., WWH 1013

The Phase Transition in the Biased Integer Partitioning Problem

Jennifer Chayes, Microsoft Research

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

### SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23

WORKSHOP IN HIGH-LATITUDE OCEANOGRAPHY AND CLIMATE:A two-day workshop, concluding today in Room 101, Warren Weaver Hall

Morning Session Chair: D. HOLLAND

- 9:00 - 9:30 A.M.:
Continental Breakfast- 9:30 - 10:30

Assessing the Role of Southern Ocean Eddies in Global Climate Sensitivity

R.W. Hallberg, GFDL- 10:30 - 11:00:
Coffee Break- 11:00 - 12:00 Noon

The Antarctic Circumpolar Current and Its Associated Thermohaline Circulation

J.C. Marshall, MIT- 12:00 Noon - 1:30:
Lunch BreakAfternoon Session Chair: O. BUHLER

No fee is required, but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. It is recommended that you register as early as possible as seating is limited to 50. To register, please send email to grady@cims.nyu.edu with the following information: your name, affiliation, mailing address, telephone number, and email address. You will be given a confirmation that you will be required to present at the workshop. No registration is required for CIMS attendees or invited speakers.

- 1:30 - 2:30 P.M.

Mixing in Dense Overflows

E.G. Tabak, CIMS- 2:30 - 3:00:
Coffee Break- 3:00 - 4:00

Preliminary Results from Global Ice-Ocean Simulations of the Thermohaline Circulation

E.C. Hunke, LANL- 4:00 - 5:00 P.M.:
Discussion and Wrap-up

R.W. Garwood, NPS

For further information and any schedule changes see URL http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/caos_workshop/fall_02/index.htm

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/caos_workshop/fall_02/index.htm

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science (CAOS), Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, the Morse Chair of the Faculty of Arts and Science, and New York University

### MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25

NEURO MONDAY SEMINAR:7:00 - 9:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Adaptive Coincidence Detection and Dynamic Gain Control in Visual Cortical Neurons in vivo

Charles Gray, Montana State

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~tao/neuroday/schedule.html

### TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:30 - 1:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Stochastic Individual-Based Modeling of the HIV Epidemic

Rachel Blumberg and Meredith Bergman, CIMS

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Classification of Asymptotic Profiles for Nonlinear Schrodinger Equations

Horng-Tzer Yau, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probsemabs02/fraydounab.pdf

### WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Dynamical System Predictability: An Information Theoretic Perspective

Richard Kleeman, CIMS

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/

### MONDAY, DECEMBER 2

MAGNETO-FLUID DYNAMICS SEMINAR:1:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Towards a Robust Self-Consistent Treatment of Radio Frequency Heating in Toroidal Geometry

Dirk Van Eester, Royal Military Academy, Brussels

NOTE CHANGE IN TIME AND ROOM NUMBER

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/mfd_seminar.html

### TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Universal Results for Correlations of Characteristic Polynomials: Riemann-Hilbert Approach

Eugene Strahov, Brunel University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probsemabs02/fraydounab.pdf

GEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 P.M., WWH 613

LP-Orientations of Cubes and Crosspolytopes

Mike Develin, University of California, Berkeley

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html

### WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Breeding, Data Assimilation, and Predictability

Eugenia Kalnay, University of Maryland, College Park

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 813

Tba

Howard Garland, Yale University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~sdmiller/

### THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Tba

Mark Shattuck, Levich Institute, City College of CUNY

PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE TWO SEMINARS TODAY

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:3:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Tba

Hernan Makse, Levich Institute, City College of CUNY

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

Trading Energy Derivatives: New Mathematial Challenges

Rene Carmona, Princeton University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Direct Simulations of Suspensions of Long Slender Filaments

Anna-Karin Tornberg, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

CRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:10:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon WWH 613

On the Privacy of Statistical Databases

Irit Dinur, NEC and Institute of Advanced Study

http://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:1:00 P.M., WWH 1302

A Unified Approach to Meteorological Modelling

Rupert Klein, Potsdam Climate Institute (PIK)

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Dimension Reduction Methods in the Analysis of Large Genomic Data Sets

Francesca Chiaromonte, Statistics, Penn State

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1314

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

3:30 FILM:Rarefied Gas Dynamics (33 mins.)4:00 TALK:A Model for Convectively-Coupled Equatorial Waves

Boualem Khouider, CIMS

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### WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Dynamical System Predictability: An Information Theoretic Perspective

Richard Kleeman, CIMS

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/

### MONDAY, DECEMBER 2

MAGNETO-FLUID DYNAMICS SEMINAR:1:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Towards a Robust Self-Consistent Treatment of Radio Frequency Heating in Toroidal Geometry

Dirk Van Eester, Royal Military Academy, Brussels

NOTE CHANGE IN TIME AND ROOM NUMBER

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/mfd_seminar.html

### TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:30 - 1:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Dynamics of Neuronal Networks with Hidden Neurons and Synaptic Failure

David Cai, CIMS

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:CANCELLED

Universal Results for Correlations of Characteristic Polynomials: Riemann-Hilbert Approach

Eugene Strahov, Brunel University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probsemabs02/fraydounab.pdf

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:2:30 P.M., WWH 613

Random Matrix Theory and Ranks of Elliptic Curves

Michael Rubinstein, American Institute of Mathematics

NOTE CHANGE IN TIME AND ROOM NUMBER

Cookies and tea served beginning at 2:00 P.M. in the same room

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~sdmiller/

GEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 P.M., WWH 613

LP-Orientations of Cubes and Crosspolytopes

Mike Develin, University of California, Berkeley

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html

### WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Breeding, Data Assimilation, and Predictability

Eugenia Kalnay, University of Maryland, College Park

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:15 P.M., WWH 1314

Eisenstein Series on Arithmetic Quotients of Loop Groups

Howard Garland, Yale University

Note time and room changes: Room 1314. Time is moved early to 5:15 P.M.

Tea is served a half hour before the talk in the same room.

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~sdmiller/

### THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Free Boundary Problems with Volume Constraint; Rupture Set of Thin Films

Hui Qiang Jiang, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Tba

Mark Shattuck, Levich Institute, City College of CUNY

PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE TWO SEMINARS TODAY

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:3:30 P.M., WWH 813

Granular Materials Need a New Statistical Mechanics

Hernan Makse, Levich Institute, City College of CUNY

NOTE THE CHANGE IN ROOM NUMBER

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

Trading Energy Derivatives: New Mathematial Challenges

Rene Carmona, Princeton University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Direct Simulations of Suspensions of Long Slender Filaments

Anna-Karin Tornberg, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

CRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:10:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon WWH 613

On the Privacy of Statistical Databases

Irit Dinur, NEC and Institute of Advanced Study

http://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 - 11:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Dimers and Amoebas I

Andrei Okounkov, Princeton University

Note: Part II to follow at 12:30 P.M.

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

A Search Engine for 3D Models

Thomas Funkhouser, Princeton University

Refreshments will be served from 11:15 - 11:30 A.M. in Room 1302 located on the 13th floor, 251 Mercer Street

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:12:30 - 1:30 P.M., WWH 813

Dimers and Amoebas II

Andrei Okounkov, Princeton University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:1:00 P.M., WWH 1302

A Unified Approach to Meteorological Modelling

Rupert Klein, Potsdam Climate Institute (PIK)

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Dimension Reduction Methods in the Analysis of Large Genomic Data Sets

Francesca Chiaromonte, Statistics, Penn State

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

PRESENTATION OF UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH PROJECTS:3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Undergraduate math students who did summer research projects supported by the VIGRE grant will be making presentations on their work. Further information on these projects can be found athttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/vigrenew/ug_research.htm

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1314

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

3:30 FILM:Rarefied Gas Dynamics (33 mins.)4:00 TALK:A Model for Convectively-Coupled Equatorial Waves

Boualem Khouider, CIMS

### TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:30 - 1:30 P.M., WWH 1314

The Embedded Boundary Integral Equation Method for Viscous Incompressible Flows

Lexing Ying, George Biros, and Denis Zorin, CIMS

GEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 P.M., WWH 613

Expander Graphs: Where Combinatorics and Algebra Compete and Cooperate

Avi Wigderson, IAS, Princeton and Hebrew Universities

NOTE: Joint meeting with the Number Theory Seminar

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html

### WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Influence of the Ocean on the Variability of North Atlantic Climate

Rowan Sutton, University of Reading

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/

### THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Chaotic Advection in Three-Dimensional Flows: Geometry and Physics

Igor Mezic, University of California, Santa Barbara

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

### FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13

THE IBM RESEARCH/NYU/COLUMBIA THEORY DAY:WWH 109

http://cs.nyu.edu/csweb/Calendar/colloquium/theory_day.html

- 9:30 - 10:00 A.M.:
Coffee and bagels- 10:00 - 10:55:

Modern Applications of Bloom Filters

Andrei Broder, IBM Research- 10:55 - 11:05:
Short Break- 11:05 - 12:00 Noon:

What Can We Do in Sublinear Time?

Ronitt Rubinfeld, NEC Laboratories America- 12:00 - 2:00 P.M.:
Lunch Break- 2:00 - 2:55:

Compact Representations for Data

Moses Charikar, Princeton University- 2:55 - 3:15:
Coffee Break- 3:15 - 4:10:

Folding and Unfolding in Computational Geometry

Erik Demaine, MIT- 4:15 - 5:15 P.M.: *NEW*:
Wine and Cheese Reception (13th floor lounge)

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

A posteriori Error Estimation for Discontinuous Galerkin Methods

Lilia Krivodonova, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Tba

David Cai, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1314

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

3:30 FILM:Aerodynamic Generation of Sound (45 mins.)4:00 TALK:Large Deviation Approach to Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics

Kyle Haven, CIMS

## Special Announcements

THE CIMS WEEKLY BULLETINis avilable on the World Wide Web at http://www.cims.nyu.edu/bulletin/

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corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email
announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

*Room Assignments:* Requests must be made separately
in writing to Jude Ali, WWH 909. (Room announcements
for classes and oral examinations take precedence over
seminars and colloquia)

*Circulation:* Please send address changes to
Pat Struse, CIMS-NYU, 251 Mercer Street, NY, NY 10012-1110,
or call (212) 998-3253, or email at struse@cims.nyu.edu

*Copying:* Larry Cohen

### WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Breeding, Data Assimilation, and Predictability

Eugenia Kalnay, University of Maryland, College Park

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:15 P.M., WWH 1314

Eisenstein Series on Arithmetic Quotients of Loop Groups

Howard Garland, Yale University

Note time and room changes: Room 1314. Time is moved early to 5:15 P.M.

Tea is served a half hour before the talk in the same room.

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~sdmiller/

### THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Free Boundary Problems with Volume Constraint; Rupture Set of Thin Films

Hui Qiang Jiang, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:CANCELLED

Granular Kinetic Theory

Mark Shattuck, Levich Institute, City College of CUNY

PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE TWO SEMINARS TODAY

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:CANCELLED

Granular Materials Need a New Statistical Mechanics

Hernan Makse, Levich Institute, City College of CUNY

NOTE THE CHANGE IN ROOM NUMBER

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 101

Trading Energy Derivatives: New Mathematial Challenges

Rene Carmona, Princeton University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Direct Simulations of Suspensions of Long Slender Filaments

Anna-Karin Tornberg, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

CRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:10:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon WWH 613

On the Privacy of Statistical Databases

Irit Dinur, NEC and Institute of Advanced Study

http://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 - 11:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Dimers and Amoebas I

Andrei Okounkov, Princeton University

Note: Part II to follow at 12:30 P.M.

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

A Search Engine for 3D Models

Thomas Funkhouser, Princeton University

Refreshments will be served from 11:15 - 11:30 A.M. in Room 1302 located on the 13th floor, 251 Mercer Street

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:12:30 - 1:30 P.M., WWH 813

Dimers and Amoebas II

Andrei Okounkov, Princeton University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:1:00 P.M., WWH 1302

A Unified Approach to Meteorological Modelling

Rupert Klein, Potsdam Climate Institute (PIK)

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

NOTE: SPECIAL DATE AND TIME: FRIDAY AT 1:00 P.M.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Dimension Reduction Methods in the Analysis of Large Genomic Data Sets

Francesca Chiaromonte, Statistics, Penn State

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

PRESENTATION OF UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH PROJECTS:3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Undergraduate math students who did summer research projects supported by the VIGRE grant will be making presentations on their work. Further information on these projects can be found athttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/vigrenew/ug_research.htm

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1314

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

3:30 FILM:Rarefied Gas Dynamics (33 mins.)4:00 TALK:A Model for Convectively-Coupled Equatorial Waves

Boualem Khouider, CIMS

### TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:30 - 1:30 P.M., WWH 1314

The Embedded Boundary Integral Equation Method for Viscous Incompressible Flows

Lexing Ying, George Biros, and Denis Zorin, CIMS

GEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 P.M., WWH 613

Expander Graphs: Where Combinatorics and Algebra Compete and Cooperate

Avi Wigderson, IAS, Princeton and Hebrew Universities

NOTE: Joint meeting with the Number Theory Seminar

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html

### WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Influence of the Ocean on the Variability of North Atlantic Climate

Rowan Sutton, University of Reading

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/

### THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Chaotic Advection in Three-Dimensional Flows: Geometry and Physics

Igor Mezic, University of California, Santa Barbara

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.html

HOLIDAY LECTURE:3:00 P.M., WWH 109

Artificial Life

Demetri Terzopoulos, CIMS

HOLIDAY PARTY:4:30 P.M., 13th Floor Lounge

You and your family are invited to attend the CIMS annual holiday festivities!

### FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13

THE IBM RESEARCH/NYU/COLUMBIA THEORY DAY:WWH 109

http://cs.nyu.edu/csweb/Calendar/colloquium/theory_day.html

- 9:30 - 10:00 A.M.:
Coffee and bagels- 10:00 - 10:55:

Modern Applications of Bloom Filters

Andrei Broder, IBM Research- 10:55 - 11:05:
Short Break- 11:05 - 12:00 Noon:

What Can We Do in Sublinear Time?

Ronitt Rubinfeld, NEC Laboratories America- 12:00 - 2:00 P.M.:
Lunch Break- 2:00 - 2:55:

Compact Representations for Data

Moses Charikar, Princeton University- 2:55 - 3:15:
Coffee Break- 3:15 - 4:10:

Folding and Unfolding in Computational Geometry

Erik Demaine, MIT- 4:15 - 5:15 P.M.: *NEW*:
Wine and Cheese Reception (13th floor lounge)

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

A posteriori Error Estimation for Discontinuous Galerkin Methods

Lilia Krivodonova, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 - 11:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Asymptotic Shape Theorem for Boundary Branching Random Walks

Alejandro Ramirez, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.html

APPLIED MATH SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Tba

David Cai, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.html

NYCNLP FORUM:2:30 P.M., WWH 102

Automated Extraction of TAGs from the Penn Treebank

John Chen, Columbia University

http://nlp.cims.nyu.edu/nycnlp/

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1314

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

3:30 FILM:Aerodynamic Generation of Sound (45 mins.)4:00 TALK:Large Deviation Approach to Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics

Kyle Haven, CIMS

## Special Announcements

THE CIMS WEEKLY BULLETINis avilable on the World Wide Web at http://www.cims.nyu.edu/bulletin/

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Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.Any errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to Pat Struse at 998-3253. Not responsible for last minute changes or corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

Room Assignments:Requests must be made separately in writing to Jude Ali, WWH 909. (Room announcements for classes and oral examinations take precedence over seminars and colloquia)

Circulation:Please send address changes to Pat Struse, CIMS-NYU, 251 Mercer Street, NY, NY 10012-1110, or call (212) 998-3253, or email at struse@cims.nyu.edu

Copying:Larry Cohen## WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Influence of the Oceans on the Variability of Climate in the North Atlantic/European Region

Rowan Sutton, University of Reading

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/atmos_ocean_seminars/## THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Chaotic Advection in Three-Dimensional Flows: Geometry and Physics

Igor Mezic, University of California, Santa Barbara

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~barnett/aml.htmlHOLIDAY LECTURE:3:00 P.M., WWH 109

Artificial Life

Demetri Terzopoulos, CIMSHOLIDAY PARTY:4:30 P.M., 13th Floor Lounge

You and your family are invited to attend the CIMS annual holiday festivities!## FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13

THE IBM RESEARCH/NYU/COLUMBIA THEORY DAY:WWH 109

http://cs.nyu.edu/csweb/Calendar/colloquium/theory_day.html

- 9:30 - 10:00 A.M.:
Coffee and bagels- 10:00 - 10:55:

Modern Applications of Bloom Filters

Andrei Broder, IBM Research- 10:55 - 11:05:
Short Break- 11:05 - 12:00 Noon:

What Can We Do in Sublinear Time?

Ronitt Rubinfeld, NEC Laboratories America- 12:00 - 2:00 P.M.:
Lunch Break- 2:00 - 2:55:

Compact Representations for Data

Moses Charikar, Princeton University- 2:55 - 3:15:
Coffee Break- 3:15 - 4:10:

Folding and Unfolding in Computational Geometry

Erik Demaine, MIT- 4:15 - 5:15 P.M.: *NEW*:
Wine and Cheese Reception (13th floor lounge)NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

A posteriori Error Estimation for Discontinuous Galerkin Methods

Lilia Krivodonova, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.htmlPROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 - 11:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Asymptotic Shape Theorem for Boundary Branching Random Walks

Alejandro Ramirez, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.htmlAPPLIED MATH SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Tba

David Cai, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/faculty/shelley/AMSeminar/Seminar.htmlNYCNLP FORUM:2:30 P.M., WWH 102

Automated Extraction of TAGs from the Penn Treebank

John Chen, Columbia University

http://nlp.cims.nyu.edu/nycnlp/

STUDENT SEMINAR IN GEOPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS:WWH 1314

http://fish.cims.nyu.edu/student_GFD

3:30 FILM:Aerodynamic Generation of Sound (45 mins.)4:00 TALK:Large Deviation Approach to Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics

Kyle Haven, CIMS

## Special Announcements

THE CIMS WEEKLY BULLETINis avilable on the World Wide Web at http://www.cims.nyu.edu/bulletin/

Scroll down, then click on CIMS SEMINARS

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## Information Technology Services

NOTICE:

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## Reader Information

## Announcements Forms for Wednesday's Bulletin should be sent to Pat Struse, WWH 1006.

Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.Any errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to Pat Struse at 998-3253. Not responsible for last minute changes or corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

Room Assignments:Requests must be made separately in writing to Jude Ali, WWH 909. (Room announcements for classes and oral examinations take precedence over seminars and colloquia)

Circulation:Please send address changes to Pat Struse, CIMS-NYU, 251 Mercer Street, NY, NY 10012-1110, or call (212) 998-3253, or email at struse@cims.nyu.edu

Copying:Larry Cohen