
Audio and/or slides are available for talks given at the Fields Institute
during the following events in the year July 2005  June 2006.
For events from September 2012 onwards, plus selected events from
JuneAugust 2012, please see our video archive.
For events from other years, plus those JuneAugust 2012 talks that are only available in audio format, please
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Various Dates Throughout the Year
May 2006
April 2006
March 2006
January 2006
December 2005
November 2005
October 2005
September 2005
July 2005
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 June 15, 2006: Hugh Williams, University of Calgary:
Private Parts
 July 21, 2005: M.S. Narasimhan, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore:
Moduli spaces of Vector Bundles: Remembrance of Things Past
 October 24, 2005: Leo P. Kadanoff, University of Chicago:
Making a Splash; Breaking a Neck: The Development of Complexity in Physical Systems
 November 28, 2005: Charles Fefferman, Princeton and Dean's Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Toronto:
Conformal Invariants I
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 April 26, 2006: JeanPierre Fouque, University of California Santa Barbara:
Perturbation Methods in Default Modeling
 April 26, 2006: Sebastian Jaimungal, Department of Statistics, University of Toronto:
Indifference Pricing for EquityLinked Insurance and Reinsurance Options
 March 29, 2006: Matheus Grasselli, McMaster University:
Rational exercise of employee options
 March 29, 2006: Dan Rosen, Fields Institute:
Economic Capital Allocation, Risk Contributions and Diversification in Credit Portfolios
 February 22, 2006: Hyejin Ku, Department of Math and Statistics, York University:
Liquidity Risk with Coherent Risk Measures
 February 22, 2006: Ajay Subramanian, Assistant Professor of Risk Management and Insurance J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University:
Asymmetric Beliefs, Agency Conflicts, and Venture Capital Investment
 January 25, 2006: Roger Stein, Moodys:
Better Predictions of Income Volatility Using a Structural Default Model
 January 25, 2006: David Lando, Copenhagen Business School:
Decomposing Swap Spreads
 November 23, 2005: Steven Kou, Columbia University:
Credit Spreads, Optimal Capital Structure, and Implied Volatility with Endogenous Default and Jump Risk
 November 23, 2005: Mary Hardy, University of Waterloo:
Stock Return Models for Long Term Embedded Options'
 October 26, 2005: Nizar Touzi, University Paris IPantheonSorbonne:
Modelling continuoustime financial markets with capital gains taxes
 October 26, 2005: Marco Frittelli, Universitŕ degli Studi di Firenze:
A Unifying Framework for Utility Maximization Problems with Unbounded Semimartingales
 September 28, 2005: Dmitry Kramkov, Carnegie Mellon:
Sensitivity analysis of utility based prices and risktolerance wealth processes
 September 28, 2005: Mark Reesor, University of Western Ontario:
A Debt Strategy Simulation Framework and Interestrate Model Risk
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 September 13, 2005: Oded Schramm, Microsoft:
Scaling limits of two dimensional random systems, Lecture I
 September 14, 2005: Oded Schramm, Microsoft:
Scaling limits of two dimensional random systems, Lecture II
 September 15, 2005: Oded Schramm, Microsoft:
Scaling limits of two dimensional random systems, Lecture III
 November 23, 2005: LaiSang Young, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences:
A mathematical theory of strange attractors (I)
 November 24, 2005: LaiSang Young, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences:
A mathematical theory of strange attractors (II)
 November 25, 2005: LaiSang Young, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences:
A mathematical theory of strange attractors (III)
 March 27, 2006: Yair Minsky, Yale University:
Curve complexes, surfaces and 3manifoldsLecture 1
 March 28, 2006: Yair Minsky, Yale University:
Curve complexes, surfaces and 3manifolds IILecture 2
 March 29, 2006: Yair Minsky, Yale University:
Curve complexes, surfaces and 3manifolds IIILecture 3
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 October 4, 2005: Ellis Johnson, Georgia Institute of Technology:
Imposing Station Purity using Station Decomposition
 October 4, 2005: Stefan Karisch, Carmen Systems:
Applying Optimization in the Airline Industry
 November 1, 2005: Natalia Alexandrov, NASA Langley Lab.:
Managing models in simulation based design optimization
 November 1, 2005: David Zingg, University of Toronto:
Topics in Aerodynamic Shape Optimization
 December 6, 2005: John Birge, University of Chicago:
Research Challenges and Opportunities for Optimization in the Energy Sector
 December 6, 2005: Samer Takriti, IBM:
Stochastic Programming Applications in Deregulated Energy Markets
 February 7, 2006: Jorge Nocedal, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, Northwestern University:
New Developments in Nonlinear Optimization
 February 7, 2006: Kankar Bhattacharya, University of Waterloo:
New NLP problems for Power System Analysis and Operation in Competitive Electricity Markets
 March 7, 2006: Daniel E. Rivera, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, Arizona State University:
"PlantFriendly" System Identification: A Challenge for the Process Industries
 March 7, 2006: Hans D. Mittelmann, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Arizona State University:
StateoftheArt in the Solution of ControlRelated Nonlinear Optimization Problems
 May 2, 2006: Peter J. Vincent, Manager Quantitative Analysis, Risk Services, Ontario Power Generation:
Introduction to Energy Markets
 May 2, 2006: Hans J.H. Tuenter, Senior Model Developer, Planning & Analysis, Ontario Power Generation:
Mathematical models in Energy Markets
 May 2, 2006: Matt Davison, Associate professor of Applied Mathematics and Faculty of Science Scholar at the University of Western Ontario:
Valuation and Optimal Control of Energy Assets
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 May 12, 2006: David Hogg, Senior Scientist, Division of Genomic Medicine, Toronto Genereal Research Institute, Professor of Medicine, UofT:
Developmental second hits and the concept of a mutation field
 April 21, 2006: Cheryl Arrowsmith, Canada Research Chair in Sructural Proteomics, Senior Scientist, Ontario Cancer Institute:
Structural Genomics Consortium
 December 2, 2005: Miles Johnston, Sunnybrook & Womens College Hospital:
Defining the linkage between cerebrospinal fluid and extracranial lymphatics; creating the framework for a new understanding of CSF disorders
 July 8, 2005: Jack Tuszynski, Allard Chair, Cross Cancer Institute:
Rational Drug Design for Oncotherapy Using Molecular Dynamics Simulations
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 September 14, 2005: Alan Brender, Senior Director, Actuarial Division, Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada:
Risk Management in Canadian Life Insurance Companies
 December 7, 2005: Santiago Carrillo, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid:
Operational Risk: the search for reliable and stable economical capital estimation
 February 15, 2006: John Fraser, VP Internal Audit and Chief Risk Officer, Hydro One Inc.:
Enterprise Risk Management at Hydro One
 May 4, 2006: John Ilkiw, VP Portfolio Design & Risk Management, CPPIB:
Risk, Return and Accountability: How the CPPIB Manages Your Money
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 September 26, 2005: Roland Roeder, Fields Institute:
Superstable manifolds for Newton's methods in two complex variables
 October 3, 2005: Charles Pugh, UC Berkeley:
Smoothing Topological Manifolds
 October 17, 2005: Robert MacKay, University of Warwick, UK:
Some robustly mixing fluid flows
 October 24, 2005: Michael Shub, U Toronto:
Lower bounds for the entropy in several families of dynamical systems
 October 31, 2005: Hans Koch, University of Texas, Austin:
Renormalization of vector fields (I)
 November 7, 2005: Marco Martens, University of Groeningen:
Henon renormalization (I)
 November 14, 2005: Israel Sigal, University of Toronto:
Spectral Renormalization Group and Theory of Radiation
 November 21, 2005: Konstantin Khanin, University of Toronto:
Minimizers for random Lagrangian systems
 January 16, 2006: Dmitrii V. Anosov, Steklov Mathematical Institute:
A lemma about families of epsilon pseudotrajectories revisited
 January 18, 2006: Victor Sirvent, Universidad Simon Bolivar:
Space filling curves and geodesic laminations
 January 25, 2006: Victor Sirvent, Universidad Simon Bolivar:
Symbolic dynamics and geodesic laminations
 January 23, 2006: Dierk Schleicher, International University Bremen:
Dynamics of transcendental entire functions from the point of view of polynomials
 January 30, 2006: Tomoki Kawahira, Fields Institute:
Tessellation and LyubichMinsky laminations associated with quadratic maps
 February 1, 2006: Dierk Schleicher, I. U. Bremen:
Thurston's Theorem on Rational Maps and Spider Theory
 February 3, 2006: Alexey Glutsyuk, ENSLyon:
On density of horospheres in dynamical laminations
 February 6, 2006: Yoel Feler, Fields Institute:
Holomorphic endomorphisms of configuration spaces
 February 8, 2006: Tomoki Kawahira, Fields Institute:
Tessellation and LyubichMinsky laminations associated with quadratic maps (II)
 February 13, 2006: Andrzej Bis, University of Illinois at Chicago:
Dynamics of foliated spaces in codimension greater than one
 March 1, 2006: Hiroyuki Inou, Kyoto:
Combinatorics of renormalizable cubic polynomials of capture type
 March 1, 2006: Carsten Petersen, Universitetsvej 1:
Converting divergence to convergence
 March 6, 2006: Roland Roeder, Fields:
Newton's Method in two complex variables: Indeterminant points and the topology of basins of attraction
 April 3, 2006: Matilde Martinez, Fields Institute:
Measures on hyperbolic surface laminations
 April 5, 2006: Reza Chamanara, Fields Institute:
Affine automorphism groups of surfaces of infinite type
 April 10, 2006: Mary Rees, Liverpool:
A fundamental domain for V_{3}
 April 12, 2006: Mary Rees, University of Liverpool:
The Ending Laminations Theorem direct from Teichmuller Geodesics
 April 17, 2006: Jeremy Kahn, SUNY Stony Brook / Fields Institute:
The complex a priori bounds, continued
 April 19, 2006: Carlos Cabrera, Fields Institute:
Classification of regular spaces of hyperbolic quadratic polynomials
 April 26, 2006: Rogelio Valdez, UAEM:
Mating a Siegel disk with a real quadratic polynomial
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 Ian Agol, University of Illinois at Chicago:
Subgroup separability for some Arithmetic Hyperbolic groups
 Francis Bonahon, University of Southern California:
Local representations of the quantum Teichmüller space
 Mario Bonk, University of Michigan:
Quasiconformal Geometry of Fractals
 Jeffrey F. Brock, Brown University:
The geometry of hyperbolic 3manifolds via Heegaard splittings
 Kenneth Bromberg, University of Utah:
Drilling, grafting and the ending lamination theorerm
 Richard Canary, University of Michigan:
Untouchable points in boundaries of deformation spaces of Kleinian groups
 Reza Chamanara, Indiana University:
Ideal hyperbolic polyhedra and bending invariants of Jordan Curves
 David Gabai, Princeton University:
Volumes of Hyperbolic 3Manifolds
 David Futer, Michigan State University:
Geometry and combinatorics of arborescent link complements
 Zeno Huang, University of Michigan:
The Interior WeilPetersson geometry of Teichmuller space
 Kentaro Ito, Nagoya University:
Convergence and divergence of Kleinian puncturedtorus groups
 Richard Kent, University of Texas:
The beginning of the end
 Steve Kerckhoff, Stanford University:
The Other Geometries
 Joseph Masters, SUNY at Buffalo:
Closed QuasiFuchsian surfaces in hyperbolic knot complements
 Lee Mosher, State University of New Jersey:
Axes in Outer Space (joint with M. Handel)
 Roland Roeder, Cornell University:
Combinatorial aspects of Andreev's Theorem
 Mark Sapir, Vanderbilt University:
Asymptotic cones and actions on treegraded spaces
 Peter Shalen, University of Illinois at Chicago:
Classical 3manifold topology and hyperbolic volume
 Juan Souto, University of Chicago:
Rank of the fundamental group and geometry of hyperbolic 3manifolds
 Peter Storm, Stanford University:
The minimal entropy conjecture for nonuniform rank one lattices
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 Jeff Brock, Brown University:
Introduction to hyperbolic 3manifolds
 Dick Canary, University of Michigan:
The main conjectures
 Juan Souto, University of Chicago:
Tameness
 Dick Canary, University of Michigan:
The ending lamination conjecture, I
 Jeff Brock, Brown University:
The ending lamination conjecture, II
 Ken Bromberg, University of Utah:
Topology of deformation spaces, I
 Ken Bromberg, University of Utah:
Topology of deformation spaces, II
 Juan Souto, University of Chicago:
Compressible surfaces and volume bounds
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 Kristy Brock, Princess Margaret Hosptial:
Increasing Precision in RT through Deformable Modeling
 Timothy Chan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology:
Producing IMRT plans robust to uncertainty in lung motion
 Joseph Deasy, Washington University:
Computational challenges in radiation oncology
 David Jaffray, University of Toronto:
Review of Infrastructure Required for ImageGuided
 Eva Lee, Georgia Tech:
LargeScale Optimization Strategies for Optimal Cancer Treatment Design
 Todd McNutt, Johns Hopkins University:
Medical Software: A Clinical and Commercial Perspective
 Michael Milosevic, Ontario Cancer Institute:
Cervix Cancer: Uncertainties in Radiation Treatment Planning and Delivery
 Michael Sharpe, Princess Margaret Hospital:
Treatment Plan Optimization in the Era of IGRT
 Lei Xing, Stanford University:
Clinical experience in imageguided radiation therapy
 Yuriy Zinchenko, McMaster University and Shane Henderson, Cornell University:
Robust optimization: PTV reduction for rigid body deformations
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 Patrizia Daniele, University of Catania:
Dynamic Networks and Evolutionary Variational Inequalities
 Matt Davison, University of Western Ontario:
Probability Theory, Linear Operators, and Discrete Logistic Maps
 Henryk Fuks, Brock University:
Dynamics of the language acquisition process
 Martin Golubitsky, University of Huston:
Patterns of Synchrony in Lattice Dynamical Systems
 Herb Kunze, University of Guelph:
Fractal Tops & Colour Stealing
 Greg Lewis, University of Ontario Institute of Technology:
Bifurcations in a Differentially Heated Rotating Spherical Shell
 Pietro Lio, Cambridge University:
UK Mathematical Model of HIV Superinfection Dynamics and R5 to X4 Switch
 Xinzhi Liu, University of Waterloo:
Synchronization of Chaos and Impulsive Dynamical Systems with Time Delay
 Marcus Pivato, Trent University:
Crystallographic Defects in Cellular Automata
 Mary Pugh, University of Toronto:
A Finite Locus Effect Diffusion Model for the Evolution of a Quantitative Trait
 Allan Willms, University of Guelph:
A Dynamic System for RealTime Robot Path Planning
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 Ashkan Aazami, University of Waterloo:
Approximating the Power Dominating Set Problems
 Jordan Bell, Carleton University:
Cyclotomic Rorthomorphisms and character sums
 Christina Boucher, University of Waterloo:
Graph Isomorphism Completeness for Subclasses of Perfect Graphs
 Andrea Burgess, University of Ottawa:
Colouring even cycle systems
 Eshan Chiniforooshan, University of Waterloo:
Coloring Geometric Hypergraphs Induce3d by 3D Boxes
 Megan Dewar, Carleton University:
Universal Cycles for Triple Systems
 Li Dong, Carleton University:
Combinatorial Decomposable Structures with Restricted Pattern
 Paul ElliottMagwood, University of Ottawa:
Constructing Optimal Solutions to the 2edge connected Spanning Subgraph Problem
 Hamed Hatami, University of Toronto:
Fourier spectrum of Boolean functions
 Carlos Hoppen, University of Waterloo:
On geodesics in random regular graphs
 Lap Chi Lau, University of Waterloo:
On Steiner RootedOrientations of Graphs and Hypergraphs
 Jason Lobb, Carleton University:
A Gray Code of Mixed Radix NTuples of Constant Weight
 David Loker, University of Waterloo:
Combinatrial Auctions and Winner Determination on Graphs
 Ariane Masuda (no audio), Carleton University:
The number of permutation binomials over F4p+1 where p and 4p+1 are primes
 Shengjun Pan, University of Waterloo:
The Crossing Number of K11 is 100
 Brett Stevens, Carleton University:
Covering Arrays: An Exploration of Diverse Viewpoints on an Applied Problem
 Gabriel Verret, University of Ottawa:
Shifts in Cayley Graphs
 Jacques Verstraete, University of Waterloo:
Cycles of prescribed lengths in graphs
 Latifa Zekaoui, University of Ottawa:
Mixed Covering Arrays on Graphs
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 Ivana Alexandrova, University of Toronto:
The Scattering Amplitude at a Maximum of the Potential
 Kristian Bjerklov, University of Toronto:
Schroedinger equations with quasiperiodic potentials
 Patrick Boily, University of Ottawa:
Spiral Wave Anchoring Under Full Euclidean SymmetryBreaking
 Almut Burchard, University of Toronto:
On an isoperimetric conjecture for a Schrodinger operator depending on the curvature of a loop
 Jackson Chan, University of Toronto:
Positivity of Lyapunov exponent of quasiperiodic Schrodinger equation
 Marina Chugunova, McMaster University:
Existence and stability of twopulse solutions in the fifthorder KdV equation
 Steven Dejak, University of Toronto:
LongTime Dynamics of KdV Solitary Waves over a Variable Bottom
 Slim Ibrahim, McMaster University:
Suitable weak solutions of The NavierStokes system
 Wenxiang Liu, University of Alberta:
A Mathematical Model for Cancer Treatment by Cell CycleSpecific Chemotherapy
 Jianfu Ma, York University:
Multistability in Spiking Neuron Models of Delayed Recurrent Inhibitory Loops
 Dmitry Pelinovsky, McMaster University:
Traveling waves in nonlinear lattices
 Zoi Rapti, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign:
Instability for Nonlinear Schroedinger Equations with a Periodic Potential
 Gergely Röst, York University:
Bifurcation of periodic equations with delay
 Elaine Spiller, University at Buffalo:
The dispersionmanaged nonlinear Schroedinger equation: symmetries, linearized modes, and applications
 Allen Tesdall, University of Houston:
The triple point paradox for the nonlinear wave system
 Nikos Tzirakis, University of Toronto:
Improved global wellposedness for the Zakharov and the KleinGordonSchrodinger systems
 Roy Wilds, McGill University:
A new approach for analyzing the solution structure of traveling waves in lattice differential equations
 Gang Zhou, University of Toronto:
Formation of singularities of reaction diffusion equations
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 Eric Bedford, Indiana:
On the cohomological approach to birational dynamics
 Bodil Branner, Technical University of Denmark:
A Holomorphic Tale
 Araceli Bonifant, Rhode Island:
Intermingled Basins
 Xavier Buff, Paul Sabatier:
Julia Sets of Positive Measure IV : Upper semicontinuity of Siegel disks
 Arnaud Cheritat, Paul Sabatier:
Julia Sets of Positive Measure II : preservation of half the area of Siegel disc
 Bertrand Deroin, IHES:
Some properties of the holonomy pseudogroup of a holomorphic foliation
 Laura De Marco, Chicago:
Polynomial dynamics and trees
 Robert L. Devaney, Boston:
Parameter Plane Structures for Singularly Perturbed Rational Maps
 Adrien Douady, Ecole Normale Superieure:
Julia Sets of Positive Measure I : Overview
 Adrien Douady, Ecole Normale Superieure:
Julia Sets of Positive Measure V : The bouncing
 Romain Dujardin, Universite Paris 7:
Currents and measures in parameter space
 Adam Epstein, Warwick:
A Bit of Abstract Nonsense
 John Hubbard, Cornell:
Farey Blowups
 Tan Lei, CergyPontoise:
Constructing rational dynamics using Thurston's theorem
 Jeremy Kahn, Stony Brook:
The complex a priori bounds for bounded primitive renormalization
 Volodymyr Nekrashevich, Texas A and M:
Combinatorial equivalence of topological polynomials and group theory
 Lex Oversteegen, University of Alabama at Birmingham:
On Cremer Julia sets
 Dierk Schleicher, Bremen:
Escaping Points of Entire Functions: Proofs and Counterexamples to Questions of Fatou and Eremenko
 Mitsuhiro Shishikura, Kyoto:
Julia Sets of Positive Measure III: the parabolic renormalization
 Nessim Sibony, Paris Sud:
The ddc method in dynamics of several complex variables
 John Smillie, Cornell:
Some Open Problems for the Complex Henon Family
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 Artur Avila, Université Paris VI:
Talk
 Christian Bonatti, Universite de Bourgogne:
Existence of homoclinic intersections
 Alexander Bufetov, University of Chicago:
Talk
 Keith Burns, Northwestern University:
Stable ergodicity and partial hyperbolocity
 Keith Burns, Northwestern University:
Ergodicity of center bunched partially hyperbolic diffeomorphisms
 Danny Calegari, California Institute of Technology:
Quasigeodesic flows on hyperbolic 3manifolds
 Kariane Calta, Cornell University:
Talk
 Lorenzo Diaz, PUCRio:
Nondominated homoclinic classes
 Alexei Glutsuk, ENS Lyon:
Upper bounds of topology of complex polynomials in two variables
 Anatole Katok, The Pennsylvania State University:
Local differtiable rigidity of some partially hyperbolic actions of higher rank abelian groups
 Dmitry Kleinbock, Brandeis University:
A modified Schmidt game and a conjecture of Margulis
 Howard Masur, University of Illinois at Chicago:
Multiple Saddle Connections for Translation surfaces and Quadratic Differentials
 Yakov Pesin, The Pennsylvania State University:
Existence of Hyperbolic Bernoulli Flows on Compact Manifolds
 Mark Pollicott, University of Warwick:
PseudoAnosov foliations on periodic surfaces
 Enrique Pujals, IMPA:
Some results on dominated splitting
 Federico Rodriguez Hertz, Universidad de la Republica:
Talk
 John Smillie, Cornell University:
Meditations on results of Calta and McMullen
 Marcelo Viana, IMPA:
Lyapunov exponents of Teichmuller flows
 Barak Weiss, BenGurion University:
Finiteness results for quadratic differentials
 Anton Zorich, Université de Rennes 1:
Flat Surfaces I
 Anton Zorich, Université de Rennes 1:
Flat Surfaces II
 Anton Zorich, Université de Rennes 1:
Flat Surfaces III
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 Artur Avila, Université Paris 7:
Localization and reducibiblity (I)
 Artur Avila, Université Paris 7:
Localization and reducibiblity (II)
 Andre de Carvalho, IME:
Pruning and renormalization of Hénon maps
 Rafael de la Llave, Austin:
Renormalization of weak noise at the accumulation of period doubling
 Hakan Eliasson, Université Paris 7:
KAM for the nonlinear Schrodinger equation
 Giovanni Forni, Toronto:
Algebraic renormalization, cohomological equations and deviation of ergodic averages (I)
 Giovanni Forni, Toronto:
Algebraic renormalization, cohomological equations and deviation of ergodic averages (II)
 Giovanni Forni, Toronto:
Algebraic renormalization, cohomological equations and deviation of ergodic averages (III)
 Dennis Gaidashev, Fields Institute:
talk
 Jun Hu, CUNYBrooklyn college and Graduate Center:
From Earthquake Measure to Quasisymmetric Conjugacy
 Konstantin Khanin, Toronto:
talk
 Hans Koch, Austin:
Renormalization and invariant tori
 Joao Lopes Dias, Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa:
Multidimensional continued fractions and renormalization
 Marco Martens, Groningen:
Henon Renormalization
 Carlos Gustavo T. De A. Moreira, IMPA:
Statistical properties of unimodal maps: a survey
 Maria Saprykina, Fields Institute:
Constructions in Ergodic Theory
 Mitsuhiro Shishikura, Kyoto:
An invariant space of maps for parabolic and nearparabolic renormalization
 Daniel Smania, Sao Paulo:
Measuretheoretical rigidity for unimodal maps
 Sebastian van Strien, Warwick:
Some consequences of density of hyperbolicity
 Michael Yampolsky, Toronto:
Renormalization of Siegel disks
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 William Bush, Vanderbilt University:
Multifactor Dimensionality Reduction for Detecting Epistasis
 Zhengxin Chen, University of Omaha:
Thoughts on Foundations of Data Mining
 Simon Gluzman, Generation 5:
Extrapolation and Interpolation with SelfLearning Approximants
 Wenxue Huang, Milorad Krneta, Limin Lin and Jianhong Wu, Generation 5:
Association Bundle Identification for Categorical Data
 WeiYin Loh, University of Wisconsin, Madison:
Regression Models You Can See
 Robert McCulloch, University of Chicago:
Bayesian Additive Regression Trees
 Abdissa Negassa, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University:
Treebased approaches for censored survival data and model selection
 Vito Quaranta, Vanderbilt University:
Integrating Multiscale Data for Simulating Cancer Invasion and Metastasis
 Sam Roweis, University of Toronto:
Automatic Visualization and Classification of High Dimensional Data
 Tim Swartz, Simon Fraser University:
Bayesian Analyses for Dyadic Data
 Gregory Warnes, Global Research and Development, PFIZER INC:
Data Mining Opportunities in Pharmaceutical Research
 Djamel Zighed, University Lumiere Lyon 2:
Some enhancements in decision trees
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 Paul Albert, National Institute of Health:
Transitional, Random Effects, and Latent Processes Approaches for Analyzing Longitudinal Data with Missingness: A Comparison of Approaches With Applications to an Opiates Clinical Trial
 K. Carriere Chough, University of Alberta:
Analysis of repeated measures data with missing values: An overview of methods
 Vern Farewell, MRC Biostatistics Unit:
A multistate model for related outcome data with different censoring distributions
 Paul Gustafson, University of British Columbia:
Issues in Measurement Error Adjustment
 Joan Hu, Simon Fraser University:
Estimation from Incomplete Longitudinal DataWhat We Learn from Event History Data Analyses
 Hyang Mi Kim, University of Alberta:
Impact of using grouping strategy with missmeasured exposures in logistic and Cox proportional hazard models and some improvement by Bayesian approach in logistic models.
 Jerry Lawless, University of Waterloo:
Issues in the Use of MultiState Models for Event History Analysis
 Xihong Lin, University of Michigan/Harvard:
Modeling the Association between age at a marker event and age at menopause using a varyingcoefficient model and a crossratio model
 Todd MacKenzie, Dartmouth Medical School:
The Use of Auxiliary Variables or Markers in Clinical Trials with a Survival Endpoint
 Jason Nielsen, Simon Fraser University:
Mixed Nonhomogeneous Poisson Process Spline Models for the Analysis of Recurrent Event Panel Data
 James Robins, Harvard University:
Robust and Honest Confidence Intervals with Longitudinal Missing Data: Application of a Unified Theory of Parametric, Semi and Nonparametric Statistics Based On Higher Dimensional Influence Functions
 Jeremy Taylor, University of Michigan:
Joint models for longitudinal and survival data, with application to prostate cancer
 Roland Thomas, Carleton University:
Latent Variable and Measurement Error Modeling in the Social Sciences
 Lang Wu, University of British Columbia:
Nonlinear MixedEffects Models with Dropouts and Missing Covariates
 Grace Yi, University of Waterloo:
Methods on Recurrent Event Data with Mismeasured Covariates
 Leilei Zeng, Simon Fraser University:
Challenges in Transitional Analysis of Longitudinal Data
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 Pavel Bleher, IUPUI:
Exact Solution of the SixVertex Model with Domain Wall Boundary Condition
 David Brydges, UBC:
The Renormalisation Group and Self Avoiding Walk
 John Gracey, Liverpool:
Practicalities of renormalizing quantum field theories
 Li Guo, Rutgers:
RotaBaxter algebra method in the Hopf algebra approach of pQFT renormalization
 Stefan Hollands, Gottingen:
Quantum fields in curved space
 Vladimir Korepin, YITP, Stony Brook:
Universality of Entropy Scaling in OneDimensional Gapless Models
 Dirk Kreimer, CNRSIHES & Boston:
Renormalization: from Hopf algebras to number theory
 Robert MacKay, Warwick:
Quantum statistical mechanics of FrenkelKontorova chains
 Gerry McKeon, UWO:
Using the Renormalization Group
 Tim Morris, Southampton:
Manifestly gauge invariant exact renormalization group
 John Palmer, Arizona:
Short distance behavior of the subcritical scaling functions for the 2d Ising model
 Tom Spencer, IAS:
Supersymmetric models of random matrices and convexity
 Ivan Todorov, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences:
The role of conformal invariance in quantum field theory
 Stefan Weinzierl, Mainz:
The Art of Computing Loop Integrals
 Jean ZinnJustin, CEA/Saclay:
The critical temperature of the weakly interacting Bose gas
 Jean ZinnJustin, CEA/Saclay:
Precise determination of critical exponents by QFT methods
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 Robert Bauer, Illinois at UrbanaChampaign:
SLE(8/3) in annuli
 Vincent Beffara, UMPA  ENS Lyon:
Critical percolation on other lattices, part I
 Vincent Beffara, UMPA  ENS Lyon:
Critical percolation on other lattices, part II
 John Cardy, Oxford:
The bulk stress tensor and conformal restriction
 ZhenQing Chen, Washington:
On symmetric stable processes
 Julien Dubedat, Courant Institute:
Commutation of SLEs
 Bertrand Duplantier, Saclay:
SLE and Quantum Gravity
 Leo Kadanoff, Chicago:
SLE, DLA, and Shapes, part I
 Leo Kadanoff, Chicago:
LE
 NamGyu Kang, MIT:
On the quantitative boundary behavior of SLE
 Michael Kozdron, Regina:
Looperased random walk and Fomin's identity
 Gregory F. Lawler, Cornell:
Twosided SLE8/3 and selfavoiding polygons
 Gregory F. Lawler, Cornell:
Laplacian random walk and SLE
 Scott Sheffield, California, Berkeley:
Local sets of the Gaussian Free Field, part I
 Scott Sheffield, California, Berkeley:
Local sets of the Gaussian Free Field, part II
 Scott Sheffield, California, Berkeley:
Local sets of the Gaussian Free Field, part III
 Wendelin Werner, ParisSud:
Selfavoiding loops, part I
 Wendelin Werner, ParisSud:
Selfavoiding loops, part II
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 Dr. S. Sivaloganathan, Director, Centre for Mathematical Medicine:
Opening Remarks
 Dr. Barbara Keyfitz, Director, Fields Institute:
Opening Remarks
 Dr. David Naylor, Dean & PresElect, University of Toronto:
Opening Remarks
 Dr. Bob Bell, Pres. & CEO, University Health Network:
Opening Remarks
 Dr. Tak Mak, Senior Scientist, Ontario Cancer Institute – University Health Network,:
Order from Disorder Sprung
 Dr. Jim Keener, Distinguished Professor, University of Utah:
Mathematics and Medicine: Prescription for a Healthy Relationship
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 Panel Discussion:
The Next Superstring Revolution
 Robbert Dijkgraaf (Amsterdam), Strings05 Public Lecture:
Strings, Black Holes, and the End of Space and Time
 Leonard Susskind (Stanford), Strings05 Public Lecture:
Cosmic Landscape: String Theory and the Illusion of Intelligent Design
 Nima ArkaniHamed, Harvard:
HEP circa 2010
 Vijay Balasubramanian, Pennsylania:
The Library of Babel: Holography and Quantum Foam
 Melanie Becker, Maryland:
Mtheory Cosmology
 Niklas Beisert, Princeton:
Applying Integrability in AdS and CFT
 Iosif Bena, UCLA:
Geometric Transitions, Black Rings and Black Hole Microstates
 Dick Bond, CITA, Toronto:
Measuring Cosmic Parameters
 Freddy Cachazo, Perimeter Institute:
Recent Progress in Perturbative Gauge Theories
 Atish Dabholkar, Tata Institute:
Going beyond Bekenstein and Hawking
 Frederik Denef, Rutgers:
Constructions and distributions of string vacua
 Albert de Roeck, CERN:
( no audio available) Physics beyond the Standard Model at the LHC
 Bernard de Wit, Institute for Theoretical Physics & Spinoza Institute, Utrecht:
Supersymmetric Black Hole Partition Functions
 Michael Dine, Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics:
Branches of the Landscape
 Michael Douglas, I.H.E.S., Rutgers:
Is the number of string vacua finite?
 Henriette Elvang, UC Santa Barbara:
Black rings
 Sergey Frolov, MaxPlanckInstitut fur Gravitationsphysik AlbertEinsteinInstitut, Potsdam:
Multiparameter deformations of AdS_5 x S^5 geometry
 Amihay Hanany, MIT:
Brane Tilings, Dimers and Quiver Gauge Theories
 Petr Horava, California, Berkeley & LBNL:
(no audio available) Noncritical MTheory in 2+1 Dimensions as a Nonrelativistic Fermi Liquid
 Gary Horowitz, UCSB:
A new endpoint for Hawking evaporation
 Shamit Kachru, SLAC, Stanford:
A classical type IIA landscape
 Renata Kallosh, Stanford:
String cosmology and the index of the Dirac operator
 Anton Kapustin, Caltech:
Disorder operators in gauge theories and duality
 Per Kraus, UCLA:
Attractors, Anomalies, and Black Hole Entropy
 Martin Kruczenski, Brandeis:
Strings from N=1 superconformal gauge theories
 Hong Liu, MIT:
Black hole singularities in YangMills theories
 Oleg Lunin, IAS:
Marginal deformations of field theories and their gravity duals
 Juan Maldacena, IAS:
Free fermions and BPS geometries
 Dario Martelli, CERN:
New results in AdS/CFT
 Hirosi Ooguri, CalTech:
Topological String Theory
 Joseph Polchinski, KITP, UCSB:
Update on cosmic strings
 Fernando Quevedo, Cambridge:
Exponentially large extra dimensions and soft supersymmetry breaking in type IIB flux compactifications
 Vyacheslav Rychkov, ITFA, Amsterdam:
Geometry quantization from supergravity
 Nathan Seiberg, IAS:
New Phenomena in 2d String Theory
 Ashoke Sen, HarishChandra Research Institute:
Extremal black holes in higher derivative gravity
 Eva Silverstein, SLAC, Stanford:
The Tachyon at the End of the Universe
 Andrei Starinets, Perimeter Institute:
Holography and hydrodynamics
 Andrew Strominger, Harvard:
Fun with Black Holes
 Shigeki Sugimoto, Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto:
Analysis of QCD via Supergravity
 Tadashi Takayanagi, Harvard:
Timelike Linear Dilaton and OpenClosed Duality
 Alessandro Tomasiello, ITP, Stanford:
The Generalized Complex Geometry of Supersymmetry
 Henry Tye, Cornell:
Wavefunction of the Universe
 Angel Uranga, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid:
Infrared dynamics of duality cascades and warped throats
 Erik Verlinde, ITF, Amsterdam:
A Matrix Big Bang
 Edward Witten, IAS:
Axions in String Theory
 ShingTung Yau, Harvard:
Superstring theory with torsion
 Barton Zwiebach, MIT:
Is there a closed string tachyon vacuum?
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