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Stochastic Dynamical Systems and Control March 26, 2007 - March 30, 2007
Registration Deadline: March 13, 2007 over 12 years ago
To apply for Funding you must register by: December 26, 2006 over 12 years ago
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Organizers Jonathan Mattingly (Duke), Igor Mezic (UCSB-Chair), Andrew Stuart (Warwick)
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See schedule below for invited speakers. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hotel Durant. Please mention the workshop name and reference the following code when making reservations via phone, fax or e-mail: K80000. The cut- off date for reservations is February 16, 2007. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Rose Garden Inn. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-992-9005 OR directly on their website. Click on Corporate at the bottom of the screen and when prompted enter code MATH (this code is not case sensitive). By using this code a new calendar will appear and will show MSRI rate on all room types available. The following Group Code should be entered in the "Comment" field when booking through our Website. Group Code = CGMS39. Please note: The Original Queen room type does not have an in-room T1 connection, but we do have WIFI available in our main lobby area. The cut-off date for reservations is February 16, 2007.
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Students, recent Ph.D.'s, women, and members of underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Funding awards are typically made 6 weeks before the workshop begins. Requests received after the funding deadline are considered only if additional funds become available.

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Mar 26, 2007
Monday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Smooth Densities for Degenerate SPDEs:Malliavin Calculas and Controllability
Jonathan Mattingly (Duke University)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  The Noisy Burgers Equation: Intermittency and Stability
Martin Hairer (University of Warwick)
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Langrangian DAta Assimilation: Method, Applications and Strategies
Kayo Ide
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  A Propagation-of -Chaos Type Result in Stochastic Averaging
Richard Sowers
Mar 27, 2007
Tuesday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Metastability and Stochastic Resonance in Multiscale Systems
Mark Friedlin
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  Transients+Instabilities+Noise=Structure?
Rachel Kuske
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  Nonlinearity and Disorder in Optical Fiber Arrays
Alejandro Aceves
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  A Sample Path Optimality Result for a Clas of Marcov Decision Processes
Fern Hunt (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
  Diffusion about Unstable Equilirium Points and Noisy Heteroclinic Networks
Yuri Bakhtin (New York University, Courant Institute)
04:00 PM - 04:30 PM
  Poisson Spaces for Proper Semigroups of Semi-simple Lie Groups
Paulo Ruffino
Mar 28, 2007
Wednesday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Aspects of Quantum Control
Anthony Bloch (University of Michigan)
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  Models, Algorithms, and Tools for Distributed Motion Coordination
Jorge Cortes
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  Dynamic Pricing to Control Loss Systems with Quality of Service
William Massey (Princeton University)
Mar 29, 2007
Thursday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Stochastic Optimal Control and Random Burgers Equation
Konstantin Khanin (University of Toronto)
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  Near Invariance Under Random Perturbations
Fritz Colonius
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  Simulation Studies for Protein Structure Prediction
Gelonia Dent (Medgar Evers College)
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Motion in a Random Force Field
Leonid Koralov
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
  On Approximating by Discontinuous Superprocesses
Vladimir Vinogradov
04:00 PM - 04:30 PM
  Hamilton-JAcobi Equations in Teh Space Measures and Large Deviations
Jin Feng (University of Kansas)
Mar 30, 2007
Friday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Invariance Principles and Large Deviations for Nonuniformly Hyperbolic Systems
Ian Melbourne
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  On Signed Probability Measures and Some Old Work of Krylov
Terry Lyons
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  Random Dispersion and Four-Wave Mixing in an Optical Fiber
Rudy Horne
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Random Source and Sinks for Stochastic Dynamical Systems
Peter Baxendale (University of Southern California)
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Controllability, INtegrability and Ergodicity
Igor Mezic (University of California, Santa Barbara)