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CSMW06 14th January 2008
10:00 to 11:00
B Jackson Graphs and matroids I
CSMW06 14th January 2008
11:30 to 12:30
D Wagner Combinatorial enumeration I
CSMW06 14th January 2008
14:30 to 15:30
A Sokal Statistical mechanics I
CSMW06 14th January 2008
16:00 to 17:00
R Kotecky Phase transitions and cluster expansions I
CSMW06 15th January 2008
10:00 to 11:00
B Jackson Graphs and matroids II
CSMW06 15th January 2008
11:30 to 12:30
D Wagner Combinatorial enumeration II
CSMW06 15th January 2008
14:30 to 15:30
A Sokal Statistical mechanics II
CSMW06 15th January 2008
16:00 to 17:00
R Kotecky Phase transitions and cluster expansions II
CSMW06 16th January 2008
10:00 to 11:00
J Jacobsen Conformal field theory I
CSMW06 16th January 2008
11:30 to 12:30
M Jerrum Algorithms and complexity I
CSMW06 16th January 2008
14:30 to 15:30
S Janson Probablistic methods I
CSMW06 16th January 2008
16:00 to 17:00
M Jerrum Algorithms and complexity II
CSMW06 17th January 2008
10:00 to 11:00
G Whittle Graphs and matroids III
CSMW06 17th January 2008
11:30 to 12:30
J Jacobsen Conformal field theory II
CSMW06 17th January 2008
14:30 to 15:30
A Sokal Statistical mechanics III
CSMW06 17th January 2008
16:00 to 17:00
R Kotecky Phase transitions and cluster expansions III
CSMW06 18th January 2008
10:00 to 11:00
G Whittle Graphs and matroids IV
CSMW06 18th January 2008
11:30 to 12:30
J Jacobsen Conformal field theory III
CSMW06 18th January 2008
14:30 to 15:30
S Janson Probablistic methods II
CSMW01 21st January 2008
10:00 to 11:00
A Sokal Complex zeros of the chromatic and Tutte polynomials
CSMW01 21st January 2008
11:30 to 12:30
B Jackson Real zeros of chromatic and flow polynomials
CSMW01 21st January 2008
14:00 to 15:00
C Thomassen Chromatic polynomials and a second Hamiltonian cycle
CSMW01 21st January 2008
15:30 to 16:00
S Alikhani Chromatic roots and fibonacci numbers
CSMW01 21st January 2008
16:00 to 16:30
K Morgan Chromatic factorisation of graphs
CSMW01 22nd January 2008
10:00 to 11:00
G Royle Constructive resolution of two conjectures on real chromatic roots
CSMW01 22nd January 2008
11:30 to 12:00
J Brown On the zeros of independence and open set polynomials
CSMW01 22nd January 2008
12:00 to 12:30
K Markstrom Bounds for the numner of matchings in regular graphs
CSMW01 22nd January 2008
14:00 to 15:00
FM Dong On graphs whose chromatic polynomials have no zeros in (1,2)
CSMW01 22nd January 2008
15:30 to 16:00
J Winkler New methods for solving high degree polynomial equations that have multiple roots
CSMW01 22nd January 2008
16:00 to 16:30
WG Faris The calculus of combinatorial constructions and Hopf algebras
CSMW01 23rd January 2008
10:00 to 11:00
R Fernandez Cluster expansions for hard-core systems: I introduction
CSMW01 23rd January 2008
11:30 to 12:30
R Fernandez Cluster expansions for hard-core systems: II convergence criteria
CSMW01 23rd January 2008
14:00 to 14:30
M Zahradnik A simple resummation method for cluster expansions
CSMW01 23rd January 2008
14:30 to 15:00
D Wagner Enumeration of spanning subgraphs with degree constraints
CSMW01 23rd January 2008
15:30 to 16:00
OV Holtz On polynomials arising from zonotopal algebra
CSMW01 23rd January 2008
16:00 to 16:30
I Sarmiento The topological Tutte polynomials of Bollobas and Riordan: properties and relations to other graph polynomials
CSMW01 23rd January 2008
16:30 to 17:30
J Borcea Geometry of polynomials and applications
CSMW01 24th January 2008
10:00 to 11:00
A Scott Independent sets, lattice gases and the Loavsz Local Lemma
CSMW01 24th January 2008
11:30 to 12:00
S Janson Zeros of truncated binomial polynomials
CSMW01 24th January 2008
14:00 to 15:00
R Shrock Zeros of chromatic and Tutte (Potts) polynomials and general Ising model, and their accumulation sets for families of graphs
CSMW01 24th January 2008
15:30 to 16:00
S-C Chang Zeros of graph-counting polynomials and their accumulation sets
CSMW01 24th January 2008
16:00 to 16:30
H Bielak Chromatic zeros for some recursively defined families of graphs
CSMW01 24th January 2008
16:30 to 17:00
J Slawny Self-dual spin systems, zeros of partition function, and error correcting codes
CSMW01 25th January 2008
10:00 to 11:00
N Biggs Complex roots of chromatic polynomials
CSMW01 25th January 2008
11:30 to 12:30
J Jacobsen Representations and partition function zeros of the Potts model with and without boundaries
CSMW01 25th January 2008
14:00 to 14:30
C Tanguy Dominant traits in the zeros of two-variate two-terminal reliability polynomials
CSMW01 25th January 2008
14:30 to 15:00
C Smyth Integer symmetric matrices with spectral radius at most 2.019
CSM 31st January 2008
14:00 to 15:00
D Wagner Generalisations of the Heilmann-Lieb theorem, with proofs
CSM 7th February 2008
11:00 to 12:30
B Jackson An inequality for Tutte polynomials
CSM 14th February 2008
11:30 to 12:30
P Cameron Orbital chromatic and flow polynomials
CSM 14th February 2008
16:00 to 17:00
G Farr Generalised Tutte polynomials
CSM 20th February 2008
15:00 to 17:00
M Jerrum Mixing 101
CSM 21st February 2008
16:00 to 17:00
A Proccaci Abstract polymers with general pair interactions
CSM 25th February 2008
11:00 to 12:00
J Sellers Graphical partitions
CSM 26th February 2008
11:00 to 12:00
V Dokchitser Graph polynomials from an algebraic point of view
CSM 4th March 2008
11:00 to 12:00
P Cameron Graph polynomials from an algebraic point of view
CSM 6th March 2008
11:30 to 12:30
R Behrend Osculating paths and oscillating tableaux
CSM 6th March 2008
16:00 to 17:00
A Procacci The Blume-Emery-Griffiths model with infinite range interactions in the low temperature disordered phase
CSM 11th March 2008
11:00 to 13:00
P Cameron Algebraic aspects of chromatic roots
CSM 12th March 2008
15:15 to 16:00
D Wagner Connections between combinatorics and statistical mechanics
CSM 13th March 2008
11:30 to 12:30
A Sokal Complete monotonicity for inverse powers of some combinatorially defined polynomials
CSM 18th March 2008
14:00 to 15:00
S Severini Combinatorics and quantum information theory
CSM 18th March 2008
15:00 to 16:00
P Cameron Algebraic aspects of chromatic roots
CSM 19th March 2008
15:00 to 16:00
S Shlosman Gibbs ensembles of nonintersecting paths, and determinantal processes
CSM 20th March 2008
11:00 to 12:00
T Gateva-Ivanova Set-theoretic solutions of the Yang-Baxter equation - a combinatorial approach
CSM 20th March 2008
15:00 to 17:00
M Jerrum Mixing 101
CSMW02 25th March 2008
10:00 to 11:00
E Vigoda Random colorings
CSMW02 25th March 2008
11:40 to 12:30
Y Peres Can extra updates delay mixing?
CSMW02 25th March 2008
14:00 to 14:30
C Greenhill Asymptotic enumeration of contingency tables
CSMW02 25th March 2008
14:35 to 15:05
PJ Cameron A Markov chain for certain triple systems
CSMW02 25th March 2008
15:40 to 16:10
M Luczak Glauber dynamics for the Ising Model on the Complete Graph
CSMW02 25th March 2008
16:15 to 16:45
R Kannan A new probability inequality and some optimal concentration results
CSMW02 25th March 2008
16:50 to 17:20
D Levin Ising Model on Kn: mixing time for Glauber dynamics at critical ϐ
CSMW02 26th March 2008
09:30 to 10:30
F Martinelli The east model: a case study from glassy dynamics
CSMW02 26th March 2008
10:35 to 11:05
A Sly Rapid mixing of Gibbs sampling on graphs that are sparse on average
CSMW02 26th March 2008
11:40 to 12:10
JA Fill On hitting times and fastest strong stationary times for birth-and-death chains and other skip-free chains
CSMW02 26th March 2008
14:00 to 14:30
E Lubetzky Cutoff in total variation for birth-and-death chains
CSMW02 26th March 2008
14:35 to 15:05
R Montenegro A birthday paradox for Markov chains, with an optimal bound for collision in the Pollard Rho algorithm for discrete logarithm
CSMW02 26th March 2008
15:40 to 16:10
M Bordewich Path coupling without contraction
CSMW02 26th March 2008
16:15 to 16:45
M Dyer Colouring random graphs randomly
CSMW02 26th March 2008
16:50 to 17:20
C Cooper Multiple random walks in random regular graphs
CSMW02 27th March 2008
09:30 to 10:00
P Tetali Parking functions and acyclic orientations
CSMW02 27th March 2008
10:05 to 10:35
J van den Berg Rapidly mixing Markov chains and the sharp transition in 2D ising percolation
CSMW02 27th March 2008
10:40 to 11:10
A Frieze Log-concave random graphs
CSMW02 27th March 2008
11:40 to 12:10
S Shlosman Properties of the interfaces in the multyphase regimes
CSMW02 27th March 2008
14:00 to 14:30
D Randall Proving slow mixing with fault lines and fat contours
CSMW02 27th March 2008
14:35 to 15:05
A Sokal An introduction to dynamic critical phenomena and cluster algorithms
CSMW02 27th March 2008
15:40 to 16:10
J Machta Graphical representations and cluster algorithms
CSMW02 27th March 2008
16:15 to 17:00
Open problem session
CSMW02 28th March 2008
09:30 to 10:00
D Wilson Card shuffling and Diophantine approximation
CSMW02 28th March 2008
10:05 to 10:35
N Bou-Rabee Near Boltzmann-Gibbs measure preserving stochastic variational integrator
CSMW02 28th March 2008
10:40 to 11:10
B Scoppola Randomised algorithms for the maximum clique problem
CSMW02 28th March 2008
11:40 to 12:10
N Berestycki What happens to a random walk before equilibrium?
CSMW02 28th March 2008
12:15 to 12:45
A Czumaj Testing expansion in bounded degree graphs
CSMW02 28th March 2008
14:00 to 14:30
BC Allanach Bank sampling: a practical proposal for sampling from isolated maxima with the Metropolis algorithm
CSMW02 28th March 2008
14:35 to 15:05
N Bhatnagar Extremality of Gibbs measure for colorings on trees
CSM 2nd April 2008
14:00 to 15:00
J Sellers Enumeration of the degree sequences of non-separable graphs and connected graphs
CSMW03 7th April 2008
10:00 to 11:11
G Labelle & P for Leroux Introduction to species and combinatorial equations
CSMW03 7th April 2008
11:30 to 12:30
A Sokal An introduction to the Mayer expansion
CSMW03 7th April 2008
14:00 to 15:00
X Viennot Introduction to the theory of heaps of pieces with applications to statistical mechanics and quantum gravity
CSMW03 7th April 2008
15:30 to 16:30
R Kotecky Cluster expansions (a historical overview)
CSMW03 7th April 2008
16:30 to 17:15
M Noy Graph classes with given 3-connected components: asymptotic counting and critical phenomena
CSMW03 8th April 2008
09:00 to 10:00
A Procacci Improved bounds on cluster expansion of the abstract polymer model (via the Penrose identity)
CSMW03 8th April 2008
10:00 to 11:00
D Brydges Counting with Gaussian integrals and cluster expansions
CSMW03 8th April 2008
11:30 to 12:30
A Abdesselam Field theoretic cluster expansions and the Brydges-Kennedy forest sum formula
CSMW03 8th April 2008
14:00 to 15:00
A Varchenko Determinant formulas for pairing matrices of arrangements of hyperplanes
CSMW03 8th April 2008
15:30 to 16:15
O Bernardi A bijection between subgraphs and orientations based on the combinatorics of the Tutte polynomial
CSMW03 8th April 2008
16:15 to 17:15
G Labelle Mayer polytopes and divided differences
CSMW03 9th April 2008
09:30 to 10:15
R Fernandez Analyticity of the pressure of the hard-sphere gas
CSMW03 9th April 2008
10:15 to 11:00
M Zahradnik Integral equations for cluster expansion sums of polymer models with (soft) repulsion
CSMW03 9th April 2008
11:30 to 12:30
V Rivasseau Introduction to non commutative field theory
CSMW03 9th April 2008
14:00 to 15:00
A Sportiello Potts model, O(n) non-linear sigma-models and spanning forests
CSMW03 9th April 2008
15:30 to 16:15
S Chaiken An extensor tree theorem and a Tutte identity for graphs with distinguished port edges
CSMW03 9th April 2008
16:15 to 17:00
R Gurau Parametric representation of non commutative quantum field theory
CSMW03 10th April 2008
09:30 to 10:15
M Loebl Enumeration of planar graphs by matrix integrals
CSMW03 10th April 2008
10:15 to 11:00
J Ellis-Monaghan Multivariable Tutte and transition polynomials
CSMW03 10th April 2008
11:30 to 12:30
G Masbaum Alexander-Conway polynomial, milnor numbers, and the Pfaffian matrix-tree theorem
CSMW03 10th April 2008
15:30 to 16:15
K Ebrahimi-Fard Solving Bogoliubov's recursion in renormalisation using a simple algebraic identity
CSMW03 10th April 2008
16:15 to 17:00
A Tanasa Connes-Kreimer Hopf algabra for non-commutative field theory
CSMW03 10th April 2008
17:00 to 17:45
M Ciucu Combinatorial identities and the correlation function gaps in dimer packings
CSMW03 11th April 2008
09:30 to 10:15
J Imbrie Forest-root formulas in statistical physics
CSMW03 11th April 2008
10:15 to 11:00
J Magnen Constructive field theory without tears
CSMW03 11th April 2008
11:30 to 12:30
C Krattenthaler Identities for fully packed loop configurations and semistandard tableaux
CSMW03 11th April 2008
14:15 to 15:00
T Prellberg Counting partially directed walks in a symmetric wedge
CSMW03 11th April 2008
15:30 to 16:15
C Banderier Enumeration and asymptotics of random walks and maps
CSMW03 11th April 2008
16:15 to 17:00
W Faris A rosetta stone: combinatorics, physics, probability
CSM 16th April 2008
15:00 to 16:00
G Royle Matroids with nine elements
CSM 17th April 2008
11:00 to 12:00
M Loebl Some notes on the combinatorial zeta function
CSMW04 21st April 2008
10:00 to 11:00
B Eynard Partitions, matrix models, and geometry
CSMW04 21st April 2008
11:30 to 12:30
J-F Le Gall The continuous limit of random planar maps
CSMW04 21st April 2008
14:00 to 15:00
O Bernardi A bijection for covered maps on orientable surfaces
CSMW04 21st April 2008
15:30 to 16:30
J Bouttier Vacancy localisation in the square dimer model, statistics of geodesic in large quadrangulations
CSMW04 21st April 2008
16:30 to 17:30
S Majumdar Large deviation of the top eigenvalue of a random matrix
CSMW04 22nd April 2008
09:00 to 10:00
A Razumov & Y Stroganov Three colour statistical model with 'domain wall' boundary conditions
CSMW04 22nd April 2008
10:00 to 11:00
V Pasquier Alternating sign matrices from a physicist point of view
CSMW04 22nd April 2008
11:30 to 12:30
J de Gier Algebraic structure of the q-Knizhnik-Zamolodchikov equation on a segment, partial sums and punctured plane partitions
CSMW04 22nd April 2008
14:00 to 15:00
A Lascoux Gaudin functions of any order
CSMW04 22nd April 2008
15:30 to 16:30
S Okada Multivariate generalisation of Hankel determinants of Catalan numbers and middle binomial coefficients
CSMW04 23rd April 2008
09:00 to 10:00
S Smirnov Conformal invariance and universality in the 2D lsing model
CSMW04 23rd April 2008
10:00 to 11:00
B Nienhuis Entanglement in the XXZ chain
CSMW04 23rd April 2008
11:30 to 12:30
JL Jacobsen Exact valence bond entanglement entropy in the XXZ and related spin chains
CSMW04 23rd April 2008
14:00 to 15:00
X Viennot Alternative tableaux, permutations and partially asymmetric exclusion process
CSMW04 23rd April 2008
15:30 to 16:30
K Mallick The asymmetric exclusion process: an integrable model for non-equilibrium statistical mechanics
CSMW04 24th April 2008
09:00 to 10:00
N Reshetikhin Dimer partition functions on surface graphs of higher genus
CSMW04 24th April 2008
10:00 to 11:00
DB Wilson Boundary partitions in trees and dimers
CSMW04 24th April 2008
11:30 to 12:30
M Ciucu Dimer packings with gaps and electrostatics: boundary interactions
CSMW04 24th April 2008
14:00 to 15:00
C Krattenthaler Exact enumeration of plane partitions and rhombus tilings
CSMW04 24th April 2008
15:30 to 16:30
C Boutillier The bead model
CSMW04 25th April 2008
09:00 to 10:00
FY Wu Theory of electric networks: the two-point resistance and impedance
CSMW04 25th April 2008
10:00 to 11:00
A Guttmann Prudent and quasi-prudent self-avoiding walks and polygons
CSMW04 25th April 2008
11:30 to 12:30
T Prellberg Counting lattice paths with the kernel method
CSM 30th April 2008
11:00 to 12:00
A Sportiello A Grassmann algebra related to spanning forests
CSM 1st May 2008
11:00 to 12:00
D Wagner Algebraic numbers/chromatic roots working group
CSM 1st May 2008
14:00 to 15:00
S Noble The clustering coefficient of a scale-free random graph
CSM 2nd May 2008
11:00 to 12:00
T Guttmann Can we solve it? Some numerical tests revealing analytic structure.
CSM 2nd May 2008
14:00 to 15:00
B Duplantier Large deviations and quantum gravity
CSM 8th May 2008
16:00 to 17:00
W Faris Trees versus connected graphs I
CSM 9th May 2008
14:00 to 15:00
D Penman Random randomly coloured graphs
CSM 15th May 2008
16:00 to 17:00
W Faris Trees versus connected graphs II
CSM 21st May 2008
10:00 to 11:00
F Dong On the shameful conjecture
CSM 29th May 2008
11:00 to 12:00
M Ciucu On the interaction of defects in lattices
CSM 2nd June 2008
17:00 to 18:00
C Thomassen Maps and graphs on surfaces
CSM 5th June 2008
16:00 to 17:00
B Jackson Zero-free regions for multivariate Tutte polynomials
CSM 10th June 2008
11:00 to 12:00
J Borcea & P Branden Negative dependence and zeros of multivariate polynomials I
CSM 12th June 2008
11:00 to 12:00
G Royle Bounding chromatic roots of series parallel graphs in terms of maxmaxflow
CSM 17th June 2008
11:00 to 12:00
J Borcea & P Branden Negative dependence and zeros of multivariate polynomials II
CSM 18th June 2008
10:00 to 11:00
K Kulesza The upper bound on number of graphs, with fixed number of vertices, that vertices can be coloured with n colours
CSM 18th June 2008
11:00 to 12:00
J Borcea & P Branden Negative dependence and zeros of multivariate polynomials III
CSM 19th June 2008
11:00 to 12:00
P Branden & J Borcea Negative dependence and zeros of multivariate polynomials IV
CSM 20th June 2008
11:00 to 12:00
L Goldberg A complexity dichtomy for partition functions with mixed signs
CSMW05 23rd June 2008
10:00 to 11:00
D Welsh Harris's inequality and its descendants
CSMW05 23rd June 2008
11:40 to 12:20
B Jackson An inequality for Tutte polynomials
CSMW05 23rd June 2008
14:00 to 15:00
J van den Berg Inequalities with applications to percolation theory and related fields
CSMW05 23rd June 2008
15:40 to 16:20
M Madiman Entropy inequalities for sums and applications
CSMW05 23rd June 2008
16:20 to 17:00
A Gasparyan Probabilistic hyperdeterminantal inequalities
CSMW05 24th June 2008
10:00 to 11:00
J Kahn Correlation questions
CSMW05 24th June 2008
11:40 to 12:20
F Dong Bounds for the real zeros of Chromatic polynomia
CSMW05 24th June 2008
14:00 to 15:00
P Branden Negative dependence and the geometry of polynomials
CSMW05 24th June 2008
15:40 to 16:20
O Holtz Zonotopes and gradings on graphs
CSMW05 24th June 2008
16:20 to 17:00
P Cameron The profile of a relational structure
CSMW05 25th June 2008
10:00 to 11:00
B Bollobas Projection and entropy inequalities
CSMW05 25th June 2008
11:40 to 12:20
D Stark Poisson approximation of the number of triangles in random intersection graphs
CSMW05 25th June 2008
14:00 to 15:00
J Borcea Linear operators preserving stability and the Lee-Yang program
CSMW05 25th June 2008
15:40 to 16:20
SY Novak A Berry-Esseen inequality for student's statistic
CSMW05 25th June 2008
16:20 to 17:00
C McDiarmid Lipschitz functions on graphs
CSMW05 26th June 2008
10:00 to 11:00
A Sokal Correlation nequalities in statistical mechanics
CSMW05 26th June 2008
11:40 to 12:20
A Procacci Abstract polymers with stable pair interactions
CSMW05 26th June 2008
14:00 to 15:00
S Miracle-Sole Mathematical aspects of wetting
CSMW05 26th June 2008
15:40 to 16:20
M Zahradnik Resummation of cluster (Mayer) expansions
CSMW05 26th June 2008
16:20 to 17:00
V Levit Inequalities involving the coefficients of independence polynomials
CSMW05 27th June 2008
10:00 to 11:00
K Markstrom The guessing number of a graph
CSMW05 27th June 2008
11:40 to 12:20
M Ciucu Monomer correlations on the square lattice
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