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Spitalfields Day Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems

30th May 2000

Original URL: http://www.newton.ac.uk/programmes/ERN/ernw05.html

Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Ergodic Theory, Geometric Rigidity and Number Theory

5 January to 7 July 2000

Organisers: A Katok (Penn State), G Margulis (Yale), M Pollicott (Manchester)

LONDON MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY

Spitalfields Day

Tuesday 30 May 2000

Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Seminar Room 1, 20 Clarkson Road, Cambridge

Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems

11.00 – 11.30

Coffee & Registration

 

11.30 – 12.30

Alex Eskin (Chicago)
“Billiards in rational polygons”

 

12.30 – 14.00

Lunch

 

14.30 – 15.30

Gregory Margulis (Yale)
“Diophantine approximation, lattices and flows on homogeneous spaces”

 

15.30 – 16.00

Tea

 

16.00 – 17.00

Anatole Katok (Penn State)
“The billiard table as a mathematician’s playground”

 

17.00 – 18.00

Wine Reception at the Newton Institute

 

 


These lectures are linked to the Isaac Newton Institute Programme on

Ergodic Theory, Geometric Rigidity and Number Theory

 

Anyone interested is welcome to attend. Lunch will be provided at a nominal charge; please let Tracey Andrew at the Institute know by 23 May 2000 if you intend to come, to help us plan for lunch: telephone: (01223) 335984; fax: (01223) 330508. There are limited funds available to assist research students to attend: please apply by 23 May 2000 to Tracey Andrew at the Institute. Scientific enquiries may be addressed to Professor Mark Pollicott, Isaac Newton Institute, 20 Clarkson Road, Cambridge CB3 0EH.

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