Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

A Newton Institute Workshop

Stochastic Methods in Coagulation and Fragmentation

7 Dec - 13 Dec 2003

Timetable:

List of participants

Monday 8 December

08.30-09.30 Registration

Chair: J Norris

09.30-10.30 J Bertoin (Paris 6)

Random covering of an interval & a variation of Kingman's coalescent

10.30-11.00 Coffee

11.15-12.15 J Schweinsberg (Cornell)

Approximating the effect of beneficial mutations by coalescents with
multiple collisions

12.30-13.30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

Chair: P March

14.30-15.30 G Miermont (ENS)

Two self-similar fragmentations derived from the stable tree

15.30-16.00 Tea

16.00-17.00 D Aldous (Berkeley)

Random graphs, the multiplicative coalescent & percolation of
tree-averages

17.15-18.15 Wine & Beer Reception

18.45-19.30 Dinner at Wolfson Court (Residents Only)


Tuesday 9 December
Chair: J Carr

09.30-10.30 P Laurencot (Toulouse)

The Oort-Hulst-Safronov coagulation equation & its connections to the
Smoluchowski coagulation equation

10.30-11.00 Coffee

11.15-12.15 M Escobedo (Bilbao)

Gelation in coagulation & fragmentation models

12.30-13.30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

Chair: O Penrose

14.30-15.30 B Niethammer (Humboldt, Berlin)

Large-time scaling limits of the Becker-Doering equations

15.30-16.00 Tea

16.00-17.00 V Kolokoltsov (Nottingham Trent)

Non-binary interacting particle systems & limiting kinetic equations;
analytic & probabilistic study

18.45-19.30 Dinner at Wolfson Court (Residents Only)


Wednesday 10 December
Chair: O Zaboronski

09.00-10.00 W Wagner (Weierstrass Institute, Berlin)

Gelation in stochastic models

10.00-11.00 A Lushnikov (Helsinki)

Kinetics of sol-gel transition

11.00-11.30 Coffee

Chair: W Wagner

11.30-12.30 F Leyvraz (CCF-UNAM)

Scaling theory for the rate equations of gelling & non-gelling
systems

12.30-13.30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

Chair: M Kraft
Session on coagulation-fragmentation models in industry

14.15-14.30 Introduction

14.30-15.30 A Bayly (Procter & Gamble)

Agglomeration in spray drying

15.30-16.00 Tea

16.00-17.00 C von Toerne (Bayer)

Population dynamics in applications: products - quality - simulation

17.00-18.00 P Mort (Procter & Gamble)

Industrial granulation processes scale-up and control

20.00- . Conference Dinner at Corpus Christi College  More info


Thursday 11 December
Chair: V Sidoravicius

09.30-10.30 P Chassaing (Nancy)

Union-Find algorithms & the additive coalescent

10.30-11.00 Coffee

11.15-12.15 M Deaconu (Nancy)

Stochastic approach for the Smoluchowski coagulation equation via
nonlinear processes

12.30-13.30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

Chair: J Schweinsberg

14.30-15.30 N Fournier (Nancy)

Elastic, inelastic, & coalescing collisions

15.30-16.00 Tea

16.00-17.00 O Zeitouni (Technion & Minnesota)

Discrete approximations and invariant measures for a class of
coagulation-fragmentation processes

Friday 12 December
Chair: R Tribe

09.30-10.30 J Berestycki (Paris 6)

Exchangeable fragmentation-coalescence processes & their equilibrium
measure

10.30-11.00 Coffee

11.15-12.15 J-F Le Gall (ENS)

Coalescent processes and stochastic flows

12.30-13.30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

18.45-19.30 Dinner at Wolfson Court (Residents Only)



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