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Plasma physics is one of the most classical applications of kinetic theory. Traditionally, the Vlasov-Maxwell and the Vlasov-Poisson-Landau equations are the central models, but real-world plasmas can often involve other physical effects that are difficult to model. Moreover, even for the traditional models, the development and theory of efficient numerical methods for these equations in realistic physical problems is still challenging. Collective behavior models have been ubiquitous in applications of kinetic approaches in mathematical biology: computational neuroscience, tissue remodelling, growth-fragmentation models, swarming and others. Finally, similar ideas in consensus or alignment models in swarming have recently been used to develop alternative methods to stochastic gradient descent in global optimization, sampling and data science. These three applications have in common basic tools of kinetic theory such as mean-field limits, gradient flows, hydrodynamic derivations, and numerical approaches. The cross pollination of ideas between classical and modern applications of kinetic theory will be specifically encouraged during this workshop.
The Registration Package includes admission to all seminars, lunches and refreshments on the days that lectures take place (Monday - Friday), wine reception and formal dinner, but does not include other meals or accommodation.
Formal Dinner Only
Participants on the Accommodation Package or Registration Package, including organisers and speakers, are automatically included in this event. For all remaining participants who would like to attend, such as programme participants, the above charge will apply.
Unfortunately we do not have any accommodation to offer so all successful applicants will need to source their own accommodation.
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Lunch Lunch timings and location will be confirmed with timetable.
Evening Meal Participants are free to make their own arrangements for dinner.
Formal Dinner The Formal Dinner location and date is to be confirmed.
Participants on the Accommodation Package or Registration Package, including organisers and speakers, are automatically included in this event.
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