Satellite Workshop - Geometric Aspects of Discrete and Ultra-discrete Integrable Systems

30 March to 3 April 2009

Department of Mathematics, University of Glasgow

Local Organisers: Claire Gilson, Christian Korff and Jon Nimmo

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Programme Organiser: Orlando Ragnisco (Roma Tre)

in association with the Newton Institute programme Discrete Integrable Systems (19 January to 3 July 2009)

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Theme of Workshop:

As part of the Isaac Newton Institute Programme on Discrete Integrable Systems (19 January - 3 July 2009), we are organising a satellite workshop 30 March - 3 April 2009 "Geometric Aspects of Discrete and Ultra-Discrete Integrable Systems" to be held in Glasgow.

The local organisers are Claire Gilson, Christian Korff and Jon Nimmo. Our contact with the organisers of the Newton Institute Programme is Prof Orlando Ragnisco (Roma Tre).

Our intention is to bring together different communities of researchers working on classical and quantum aspects of integrable systems as well as experts on combinatorial representation theory and crystals. The scientific programme we envisage at this stage has three strands:

  1. Birational Yang-Baxter maps, tropical R-matrices and geometric crystals
  2. Cellular automata, box and ball systems, combinatorial R-matrices and crystal bases
  3. Geometry associated with discrete integrable systems

Invited Speakers and Participants:

  • Arkady Berenstein University of Oregon
  • Vyjayanthi Chari University of California at Riverside
  • Rei Inoue Suzuka University of Medical Science
  • Kenji Kajiwara Kyushu University
  • Atsuo Kuniba The University of Tokyo
  • Toshiki Nakashima Sofia University, Tokyo
  • Masatoshi Noumi Kobe University
  • Masato Okado Osaka University
  • Tomoyuki Takenawa Tokyo University of Marine Science & Technology
  • Tetsuji Tokihiro The University of Tokyo
  • Alexander Veselov Loughborough University
  • Robert Weston Heriot-Watt University
  • Ralph Willox The University of Tokyo
  • Yasuhiko Yamada Kobe University

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