
Audio and/or slides are available for talks given at the Fields Institute
during the following events in the year July 2006  June 2007.
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
June 2007
May 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
January 2007
December 2006
November 2006
October 2006
September 2006
August 2006
July 2006
 April 20, 2007: Mandar Jog, Director, Movement Disorders Program, London Health Sciences Centre & Asst Professor of Clinical Neurological Sciences, U of Western Ontario:
Thermodynamics, entropy and information processing in the basal ganglia.
 March 30, 2007: Frances Skinner, Senior Scientist, Toronto Western Research Institute:
Designing' and 'discovering' cellularbased mechanisms underlying network dynamics
 March 2, 2007: Hermann Eberl, Canada Research Chair in Applied Math, University of Guelph:
Biofilm control by antibiotics and probiotics: a mathematical description
 January 19, 2007: Dr. John Parkinson, Hospital for Sick Children:
SpatioTemporal Simulations of Cellular Processes
 September 22, 2006: Valdimir Iakovlev, University Health Network:
Sampling error and development of sampling strategies for biological tissues
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 June 6, 2007: Kay Giesecke, Stanford University:
Pricing, hedging and calibrating credit from the top down
 April 25, 2007: Bjorn Flesaker, Bloomberg:
Robust Replication of Default Contingent Claims
 April 25, 2007: Lane Hughston, King's College London:
Information, Inflation, and Interest
 March 28, 2007: Jaksa Cvitanic, California Institute of Technology:
Numerical estimation of volatility values from discretely observed diffusion data
 March 28, 2007: David Saunders, University of Waterloo:
Pricing CDO Tranches of Bespoke Portfolios
 February 28, 2007: Ronnie Sircar, Princeton University:
Utility Valuation of Credit Derivatives
 February 28, 2007: Marcel Rindisbacher, University of Toronto:
Dynamic Asset Allocation: a Portfolio Decomposition Formula and Applications
 October 25, 2006: Michael J. Brennan, The Anderson School, UCLA:
Asset Pricing and Mispricing
 October 25, 2006: Thomas S. Salisbury, York University:
GMWBs
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 June 5, 2007: Christine A. Shoemaker, Cornell University:
Optimization, Calibration, and Uncertainty Analysis of Multimodal, Computationally Expensive Models with Environmental Applications
 June 5, 2007: Ron Dembo, Zerofootprint:
The World Needs Optimization NOW!
 May 1, 2007: Michael C. Ferris, University of Wisconsin:
Optimization of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery and Beyond
 May 1, 2007: Doug Moseley, University of Toronto:
The Data Tsunami in Radiation Therapy
 April 3, 2007: Rick Adams, Operating Manager, Niagara Plant Group, Ontario Power Generation:
Niagara, from Water to Wire
 April 3, 2007: Hans J.H. Tuenter, Senior Model Developer, Planning & Analysis, Ontario Power Generation:
Hydroelectric dispatch from a system perspective
 April 3, 2007: Ranendra Ponrajah, Senior Market Risk Analyst, Corporate Finance, Ontario Power Generation:
Optimal unit commitment at hydroelectric facilities
 March 6, 2007: Gilles Savard, Ecole Polytechnic Montreal:
Pricing a segmented market subject to congestion
 March 6, 2007: JeanFrançois Pagé, Air Canada:
Revenue management in the airline industry: where do we come from and where do we go
 February 6, 2007: Virginia Torczon, College of William & Mary:
Generating Set Search Methods for Nonlinear Optimization
 February 6, 2007: Don Jones, General Motors:
A Taxonomy of Global Optimization Methods Based on Response Surfaces
 December 5, 2006: Nicholas G. Hall, The Ohio State University:
The Coordination of Pricing and Production Decisions
 October 31, 2006: Diego Klabjan, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign:
Recent Advances in the Crew Pairing Optimization
 October 31, 2006: Dr. Barry Smith, Sabre Holdings, Inc:
Revenue Management in the Airline Industry: A Review of Development and Some Bumps along the Way
 October 3, 2006: R. Baker Kearfott, University of Louisiana at Lafayette:
A Current Assessment of Interval Techniques in Global Optimization
 October 3, 2006: Janos D. Pinter, Pinter Consulting Services, Inc. and Adjunct Professor, Dalhousie University:
Global Optimization: Software Development and Advanced Applications
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 October 16, 2006: Kumar Murty, University of Toronto:
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 October 18, 2006: Kumar Murty, University of Toronto:
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 October 23, 2006: Kumar Murty, University of Toronto:
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 November 8, 2006: Kumar Murty, University of Toronto:
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 November 13, 2006: Kumar Murty, University of Toronto:
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 November 20, 2006: Kumar Murty, University of Toronto:
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 November 22, 2006: Kumar Murty, University of Toronto:
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 December 4, 2006: Kumar Murty, University of Toronto:
1012
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 September 25, 2006: Gerhard Frey, Institut für Experimentelle Mathematik, Universität DuisburgEssen:
Bilinear Structures in Theory and Practice
 September 26, 2006: Gerhard Frey, Institut für Experimentelle Mathematik, Universität DuisburgEssen:
From Curves to Brauer Groups
 September 27, 2006: Gerhard Frey, Institut für Experimentelle Mathematik, Universität DuisburgEssen:
Computing in Brauer Groups of Number Fields
 November 22, 2006: Shafi Goldwasser, Massachusetts Institute of Technology:
Limits of Obfuscation
 November 23, 2006: Shafi Goldwasser, Massachusetts Institute of Technology:
New Proofs for Hard Core Predicates
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 January 15, 2007: Andre Joyal, UQAM:
Basic aspects of quasicategories
 January 17, 2007: Andre Joyal, UQAM:
Basic aspects of quasicategories
 January 19, 2007: Andre Joyal, UQAM:
Basic aspects of quasicategories
 January 22, 2007: Andre Joyal, UQAM:
Basic aspects of quasicategories
 January 23, 2007: Andre Joyal, UQAM:
Basic aspects of quasicategories
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 March 5, 2007: Max Karoubi, Université Paris 7:
Hermitian Ktheory
 March 7, 2007: Max Karoubi, Université Paris 7:
Hermitian Ktheory
 March 9, 2007: Max Karoubi, Université Paris 7:
Hermitian Ktheory
 March 12, 2007: Max Karoubi, Université Paris 7:
Hermitian Ktheory
 March 13, 2007: Max Karoubi, Université Paris 7:
Hermitian Ktheory
 March 14, 2007: Max Karoubi, Université Paris 7:
Hermitian Ktheory
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 June 11, 2007: Jacob Lurie, Harvard University:
Derived algebraic geometry and topologicval modular forms
 June 13, 2007: Jacob Lurie, Harvard University:
Derived algebraic geometry and topologicval modular forms
 June 15, 2007: Jacob Lurie, Harvard University:
Derived algebraic geometry and topologicval modular forms
 June 18, 2007: Jacob Lurie, Harvard University:
Derived algebraic geometry and topologicval modular forms
 June 20, 2007: Jacob Lurie, Harvard University:
Derived algebraic geometry and topologicval modular forms
 June 22, 2007: Jacob Lurie, Harvard University:
Derived algebraic geometry and topologicval modular forms
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 May 24, 2007: Paul Goerss, Northwestern:
The Moduli Stack of Formal Groups and Homotopy Theory
 May 25, 2007: Paul Goerss, Northwestern:
The Moduli Stack of Formal Groups and Homotopy Theory
 May 28, 2007: Paul Goerss, Northwestern:
The Moduli Stack of Formal Groups and Homotopy Theory
 May 29, 2007: Paul Goerss, Northwestern:
The Moduli Stack of Formal Groups and Homotopy Theory
 May 30, 2007: Paul Goerss, Northwestern:
The Moduli Stack of Formal Groups and Homotopy Theory
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 March 6, 2007: Fabien Morel, University of Munich:
Structure and computations of A^1homotopy sheaves, with applications
 March 8, 2007: Fabien Morel, University of Munich:
Structure and computations of A^1homotopy sheaves, with applications
 March 9, 2007: Fabien Morel, University of Munich:
Structure and computations of A^1homotopy sheaves, with applications
 March 12, 2007: Fabien Morel, University of Munich:
Structure and computations of A^1homotopy sheaves, with applications
 March 13, 2007: Fabien Morel, University of Munich:
Structure and computations of A^1homotopy sheaves, with applications
 March 14, 2007: Fabien Morel, University of Munich:
Structure and computations of A^1homotopy sheaves, with applications
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 Richard Brak, The University of Melbourne:
Directed path models of certain polymer phase transitions
 Hugues Chaté, CEA:
Collective properties of active polar and nematic particles
 Giovanni Ciccotti, Università degli Studi di Roma"La Sapienza":
Minimum free energy paths and isocommittor surfaces
 David Coker, Boston University:
Modeling electronic and bibrational pure dephasing and dissipation dynamics in condensed phase systems
 Jörn Davidsen, University of Calgary:
Filament induced surface spiral turbulence
 Frank Den Hollander, Universiteit Leiden:
Copolymers in emulsions
 Rashmi Desai, University of Toronto:
Epitaxial Growth in coherent, strained, asymmetric alloy films
 Leon Glass, McGill University:
Predicting and preventing sudden cardiac death
 Tony Guttmann, University of Melbourne:
Role of conformational entropy in forceinduced biopolymer unfolding
 J T Hynes, University of Colorado and Ecole Normale Supérieure:
Solvation and photochemical funnels: Environmental effects on conical intersection structure and dynamics
 Jennifer Lee, University of Toronto:
Collapse transition in the presence of an applied force
 Neal Madras, York University:
Polymers on hyperbolic lattices
 Gregoire Nicolis, Université Libre de Bruxelles:
Nonlinear dynamics and selforganization in the presence of metastable phases
 Steve Nielsen, University of Texas at Dallas:
Quantifying the surfactant coverage of nanoparticles by molecular dynamics simulation: the physisorbed versus chemisorbed
 GianLuca Oppo, University of Strathclyde:
Spatiotemporal Structures in photonics and chemistry
 Garnet Ord, Ryerson University:
Counting oriented rectangles and the propogation of waves
 Enzo Orlandini, Universita degli Studi di Padova:
Directed walk models of polmers stretched by a force
 Aleksander Owczarek, University of Melbourne:
Polymers in a slab with attractive walls: Scaling and numerical
 Antonio Politi, CNR:
Chaos without exponential instability
 Katrin Rohlf, Ryerson University:
From excitable media on the large scale to reactiondiffusion mechanisms on the small scale
 Tom Shiokawa, National Center for Theoretical Sciences:
NonMarkovian dynamics and quantum Brownian motion
 Kenneth Showalter, West Virginia University:
Spatiotemporal dynamics of networks of excitable nodes
 Christine Soteros, University of Saskatchewan:
Random copolymer models
 De Witt Sumners, Florida State University:
Random thoughts about random knotting
 Andrew Rechnitzer, University of British Columbia:
Mean unknotting times of random knots and embeddings
 E J Janse van Rensburg, York University:
Knotted lattice polygons
 Charles Wu, Revionics, Inc.:
Ion dynamics in nonperfect quadrupole traps
 Royce Zia, Virginia Tech:
Percolation of a collection of finite random walks: A model for gas permeation through thin polymeric membranes
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 Matt Ando, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign:
Padic modular forms and the string orientation of Topological Modular Forms
 Clark Barwick, University of Oslo:
Differential Calculus in Spectral Algebraic Geometry
 Mark Behrens, Massachusetts Institute of Technology:
Topological Automorphic Forms
 Max Lieblich, Princeton University:
Compact moduli of projective bundles
 Wendy Lowen, Vrije Universiteit Brussel:
Deformations of ringed spaces as algebroid prestacks
 Jacob Lurie, Harvard University:
Higher Equivariance and Loop Group Representations
 Niko Naumann, University of Regensburg:
Arithmetically defined dense subgroups of Morava stabilizer groups
 Behrang Noohi, FSU and MPI:
FultonMacPherson bivariant theories and string topology for stacks
 Charles Rezk, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign:
Morava Etheory of commutative Salgebras and the Frobenius congruence
 Markus Spitzweck, University of Goettingen:
Integral derived fundamental groups for Tate motives
 Bertrand Toën, CNRS  Université Paul Sabatier:
Homotopical finiteness of smooth and proper dgalgebras
 Michel Vaquié, Universite Toulouse 3:
Characterization of algebraic spaces by their derived category
 Angelo Vistoli, Universita di Bologna:
Essential dimension and algebraic stacks
 Chenchang Zhu, Fourier Institute:
Lie theory of Lie algebroids via higher structures in differentiable geometry
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 DingZhu Du, University of Texas, Dallas:
Analysis of Greedy Approximation with Nonsubmodular Potential Function
 Vivek Dua, University College London:
Global Optimization Issues in Parametric Programming & Control
 Christodoulos A. Floudas, Princeton University:
Deterministic Global Optimization: Advances in Convex Underestimation Methods and Applications
 Ignacio E. Grossmann, Carnegie Mellon University:
A Lagrangean Based BranchandCut Algorithm for Global Optimization of Nonconvex MixedInteger Nonlinear Programs with Decomposable Structures
 Pierre Hansen, HEC Montreal:
Extremal Problems for Convex Polygons
 Panos M. Pardalos, University of Florida:
Nonlinear Integer Programming Applications in Biomedicine
 János D. Pintér, Pintér Consulting Services Inc., Halifax:
Global Optimization: Software Development and Advanced Applications
 Nick Sahinidis, University of Illinois:
Global Optimization with BranchandReduce
 Anthony Vannelli, University of Guelph:
VLSI FixedOutcome Floorplanning Using Convex Optimization
 Yinyu Ye, Stanford University:
MinMax Optimization on the Multiple Depot Vehicle Routing Problem
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 Donald Campbell, University of Waterloo:
The SigmaDelta Modulator as a Chaotic Nonlinear Dynamical System
 Oliver DiazEspinosa, McMaster University:
Small random perturbations of critical dynamical systems
 Qingwen Hu, York University:
Global Hopf Bifurcation of Differential Equations with Statedependent Adaptive Delay
 Hadi Jorati, University of British Columbia:
A Marcinkiewicz multiplier theorem for nonhomogeneous dilations
 Abdoul Kane, University of Toronto:
Dynamics of Synchronization in an Inhibitory Network
 YoungHeon Kim, University of Toronto:
Curvature and the continuity of optimal transportation maps
 Eugene Kritchevski, McGill University:
Hierarchical Anderson Model
 Paul Lee, University of Toronto:
A Nonholonomic Moser Lemma
 Qun Li, McGill University:
The Constant Rank Theorem for Solutions of Fully Nonlinear Equations in Complex Variables
 Vladislav Panferov, McMaster University:
On a kinetic averaging lemma
 Mary Pugh, University of Toronto:
Notes on Blowup and LongWave Unstable Thin Film Equations
 Eugene Wayne, Boston University:
Stability of Vortex Solutions of the Two and Three Dimensional NavierStokes Equations
 Igor Wigman, McGill University:
Nodal sets for random eigenfunctions of the Laplacian on the torus
 Alberto Montero Zarate, University of Toronto:
On a weighted Hodge decomposition problem that arises in the study of the GrossPitaevskii energy
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 Michelle Boue, Trent University:
Phase transitions for some interacting particle systems with movement
 Dimitris Cheliotis, University of Toronto:
The noise of perturbed random walk on some regular graphs
 Ted Cox, University of Syracuse:
Survival and coexistence for a stochastic LotkaVolterra model
 Nikolai Dokuchaev, Trent University:
Meanreverting market model: Novikov condition, speculative opportunities, and nonarbitrage
 Bob Griffiths, University of Oxford:
Diffusion processes and coalescent trees.
 Charles Newman, Courant Institute:
Percolation methods for spin glasses
 Kavita Ramanan, Carnegie Mellon University:
Measurevalued Process Limits of Some Stochastic Networks
 Anna Savu, University of Toronto:
Convergence of a process of Wishart matrices to free Poisson process
 Deniz Sezer, York University:
Conditioning superBrownian motion on its exit measure
 David Steinsaltz, Queen’s University:
Measurevalued dynamical systems, with applications to the evolution of aging
 Balasz Szegedy, University of Toronto:
Limits of Discrete Structures
 Benedek Valko, University of Toronto:
t^{1/3} Superdiffusivity of FiniteRange Asymmetric Exclusion Processes on Z
 Vladimir Vinogradov, Ohio University:
On local limit theorems related to Levytype branching mechanism
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 Alexander A. Beilinson, University of Chicago:
Towards a motivic descent
 Spencer Bloch, University of Chicago:
Mixed Hodge Structures and Motives in Physics
 Hélène Esnault, Universität DuisburgEssen:
Remarks and questions on coniveau
 Eric M. Friedlander, Northwestern University:
Musings about algebraic cycles modulo algebraic equivalence
 Henri Gillet, University of Illinois at Chicago:
Arithmetic intersection theory on stacks
 Alexander Goncharov, Brown University:
Motivic fundamental groups of curves and Feynman integrals
 Luc Illusie, Universite ParisSud:
On Gabber's recent work in \'etale cohomology
 Uwe Jannsen, Universitat Regensburg:
Finiteness of motivic cohomology and resolution of singularities
 Bruno Kahn, Université Paris 7:
Questions on weights and Albanese varieties
 Kazuya Kato, Kyoto University:
Noncommutative Iwasawa theory and Hilbert modular forms
 Marc Levine, Northeastern University:
Motivic Postnikov towers
 Stephen Lichtenbaum, Brown University:
The conjecture of Birch and SwinnertonDyer is misleading
 Arthur Ogus, University of California, Berkeley:
Hodge cohomology of invertible sheaves
 Wayne Raskind, U.S.C.:
padic intermediate Jacobians
 Takeshi Saito, University of Tokyo:
Wild ramification and the characteristic cycle of an ladic etale sheaf
 Chad Schoen, Duke University:
Some surfaces of general type in abelian varieties
 Tony Scholl, University of Cambridge:
Some Eisenstein series
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 Joseph Ayoub, Université Paris 7:
On cdhdescent for motives over arbitrary fields
 Paul Balmer, ETH Zurich:
Tensor triangular geometry
 Thomas Geisser, University of Southern California:
The affine part of the Picardscheme
 Vladimir Guletskii, University of Liverpool:
Algebraic cycles on certain threefolds over a field
 Uwe Jannsen, Universitat Regensburg:
On embedded resolution of twodimensional excellent schemes
 Bruno Kahn, Université Paris 7:
The Brauer group and indecomposable (2,1)cycles
 Max Karoubi, Université Paris 7:
Twisted Ktheory, old and new
 Marc Levine, Northeastern University:
Algebraic cobordism and DonaldsonThomas invariants
 Alexander Merkurjev, University of California:
Unramified cohomology of algebraic varieties
 Andreas Rosenschon, SUNY Buffalo:
The modified Ceresa cycle modulo q
 Marco Schlichting, Louisiana State University:
Hermitian Ktheory and A1homotopy theory
 Andrei Suslin, Northwestern University:
The category EM ^{} over non perfect fields
 Burt Totaro, Cambridge University:
Birational geometry of quadrics using Chow groups
 Charles A. Weibel, Rutgers University:
Bass' NK  groups and cdhfibrant Hochschild homology
 Mark Walker, University of Nebraska:
The Ktheory of toric varieties
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 John Baez, The University of California:
The Homotopy Hypothesis
 Julie Bergner, Kansas State University:
Model categories Quillen equivalent to the quasicategory model structure
 Eugenia Cheng, The University of Chicago:
Batanin omegagroupoids and the homotopy hypothesis
 Alissa Crans, Loyola Marymount University:
A Survey of Higher Lie Theory
 Nick Gurski, Yale University:
Tricategories
 Steve Lack, University of Western Sydney:
A survey of the theory of Graycategories
 Aaron Lauda, University of Cambridge:
Frobenius algebras, quantum topology and higher categories
 Tom Leinster, University of Glasgow:
A survey of the theory of bicategories
 Peter May, University of Chicago:
Applications of bicategories to algebraic topology
 Joshua NicholsBarrer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology:
Fibred QuasiCategories and Stacks
 Simona Paoli, Macquarie University:
Semistrict Tamsamani's ngroupoids and connected ntypes
 Urs Schreiber, Universität Hamburg:
Parallel transport in low dimensions
 Urs Schreiber, Universität Hamburg:
On 2dimensional QFT: from arrows to disks
 Michael Shulman, The University of Chicago:
Introduction to quasicategories
 Danny Stevenson, University of California:
Lie 2algebras and Higher Gauge Theory
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 Adi Akavia, MIT:
On Basing OneWay Functions on NPHardness
 Amos Beimel, Ben Gurion/UCLA:
Private approximation of search problems
 Dan Bernstein, UIC:
Proving tight security for RabinWilliams signatures
 Dan Brown, Certicom:
Difficulty and Inapplicability of the RSA problem
 Debbie Cook, Bell Labs/Lucent:
Elastic block ciphers
 J.M. Couveignes, Toulouse:
Hard homogeneous spaces
 Giovanni Di Crescenzo, Telcordia:
Virus Localization using Cryptographic Primitives
 Jintai Ding, Cincinnati/Darmstadt:
Can HFE be saved?
 Juan Garay, Bell Labs:
Searchable Symmetric Encryption: Improved Definitions and Efficient Constructions
 Shai Halevi, IRM Research:
Mitigating Dictionary Attacks on PasswordProtected Local Storage
 David Jao, Waterloo:
Isogenies as a cryptographic primitive
 Jonathan Katz, Maryland:
ConcurrentlySecure Blind Signatures
 Aggelos Kiayias, Connecticut:
Copyrighting publickey encryption and blackbox traitor tracing
 Vlad Kolesnikov, BellLabs/Lucent:
How to tell which of the encrypted numbers is greater
 Hugo Krawczyk, Techion and IBM Research:
HMQV and Why Provable Security Matters
 Anna Lysyanskaya, Brown:
Compact Ecash and Applications
 Alexander May, Paderborn:
New Cryptanalytic Results for RSA with Small Exponents
 Stephen Miller, Rutgers:
Provable Collisions in the Pollard Rho Algorithm for DLOG
 Tatsuaki Okamoto, NTT:
An Efficient PublicKey Encryption Scheme under Standard Assumptions
 Leonid Reyzin, Boston:
Robust Fuzzy Extractors and Authenticated Key Agreement from Close Secrets
 Rei SafaviNaini, Wollongong:
Information Theoretic Bounds on Authentication Systems in Query Model
 Berry Schoenmakers, Eindhoven:
Efficient Pseudorandom Generators Based on the DDH Assumption
 Douglas R. Stinson, Waterloo:
Hash Function Games and TwoChannel Authentication
 Ram Venkatesan, Microsoft:
Randomized Sparse Representations of integer representations for Elliptic Curve and applications
 Moti Yung, Columbia and RSA:
Group Encryption
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 Ryuichi Ashino, Osaka Kyoiku University:
Blind Source Separation Using TimeFrequency Analysis
 Paolo Boggiatto, Università di Torino:
Weyl Quantization and Lebesgue Spaces
 Ernesto Buzano, Università di Torino:
Continuity and Compactness Properties of PseudoDifferential Operators
 Aparajita Dasgupta, York University:
Global Hypoellipticity of the Twisted Laplacian
 Nicoleta Dines, Universität Potsdam:
Elliptic Operators on Manifolds with Corners
 Charles Epstein, University of Pennsylvania:
Microlocal Methods for Boundary Value Problems
 Brendan Farrell, University of California at Davis:
Wiener's Lemma for the Heisenberg Group and a Class of PseudoDifferential Operators
 Gianluca Garello, Università di Torino:
PseudoDifferential Operators and Regularity for Solutions of Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations
 Peter Gibson, York University:
Stockwell and Wavelet Transforms
 Peter Greiner, University of Toronto:
On CarnotCaratheodory Geometry, Partial Differential Equations and the Quartic Oscillator
 Karlheinz Gröchenig, University of Vienna:
TimeFrequency Analysis: From Wireless Communications to Abstract Harmonic Analysis
 Thomas Krainer, Penn State Altoona:
Elliptic Boundary Problems on a Class of Noncompact Manifolds
 Yu Liu, York University:
Inversion Formulas for TwoDimensional Polar Stockwell Transforms
 Calin Iulian Martin, Universität Potsdam:
Elliptic Complexes on Manifolfs with Corner Singularities
 Ross Mitchell, University of Calgary:
Applications of TimeFrequency Analysis in Medicine and Geophysics
 Alip Mohammed, York University:
Wavelet Multipliers on Lp(Rn)
 Alessandro Oliaro, Università di Torino:
A Class of Quadratic TimeFrequency Representations
 Götz Pfander, International University Bremen:
Operator Sampling Applied to TimeVarying Communication Channels
 C. Robert Pinnegar, Calgary Scientific, Inc.:
Localization of Signal and Image Features with the TTTransform
 Raphael Ponge, University of Toronto:
Heisenberg Calculus and Spectral Theory of Hypoelliptic Operators
 Vladimir S. Rabinovich, Instituto Politecnico Nacional:
Reconstruction of Input Signals in TimeVarying Filters: Methods Based on PseudoDifference Operators
 Luigi Rodino, Università di Torino:
Semilinear PseudoDifferential Equations and Applications to Travelling Waves
 BertWolfgang Schulze, Universität Potsdam:
PseudoDifferential Calculus on Manifolds with Geometric Singularities
 Robert G. Stockwell, Northwest Research Associates:
Why Use the STransform?
 Joachim Toft, Växjö University:
PseudoDifferential Operator Algebras and Modulation Spaces
 M. W. Wong, York University:
Plancherel Formulas for Integral Transforms in TimeFrequency Analysis
 Hongmei Zhu, York University:
Time Frequency Analysis in Instantaneous Frequency and Amplitude Estimations
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 D. J. Bernstein, University of Illinois at Chicago:
October 23, 2006  afternoon lecture
 D. J. Bernstein, University of Illinois at Chicago:
October 24, 2006  morning lecture
 D. J. Bernstein, University of Illinois at Chicago:
October 24, 2006  afternoon lecture
 D. J. Bernstein, University of Illinois at Chicago:
October 25, 2006  morning lecture
 D. J. Bernstein, University of Illinois at Chicago:
October 25, 2006  afternoon lecture
 D. J. Bernstein, University of Illinois at Chicago:
October 26, 2006  morning lecture
 D. J. Bernstein, University of Illinois at Chicago:
October 26, 2006  afternoon lecture
 D. J. Bernstein, University of Illinois at Chicago:
October 27, 2006  morning lecture
 D. J. Bernstein, University of Illinois at Chicago:
November 6  afternoon lecture
 D. J. Bernstein, University of Illinois at Chicago:
November 7  morning lecture
 D. J. Bernstein, University of Illinois at Chicago:
November 7  afternoon lecture
 D. J. Bernstein, University of Illinois at Chicago:
November 8  morning lecture
 D. J. Bernstein, University of Illinois at Chicago:
November 8  afternoon lecture
 D. J. Bernstein, University of Illinois at Chicago:
November 9  morning lecture
 D. J. Bernstein, University of Illinois at Chicago:
November 9  afternoon lecture
 D. J. Bernstein, University of Illinois at Chicago:
November 10  morning lecture
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 Mark Bauer, University of Calgary:
Relating the ECDLP to other curves
 Nils Bruin, Simon Fraser University:
Deciding the existence of rational points on curves
 Johannes Buchmann, Technische Universitat Darmstad:
CMSS  digital signatures without number theory?
 Alina Cojocaru, University of Illinois at Chicago:
Effective versions of Serre's Theorem for elliptic curves
 Jintai Ding, Technical University of Darmstadt:
Multivariate public key cryptography
 Steven Galbraith, Royal Holloway University of London:
Some open problems in elliptic curve cryptography
 Pierrick Gaudry, Ecole Polytechnique:
Variants of the montgomery form based on theta functions
 Mark Girsbrecht and Arne Storjohann, University of Waterloo:
Speedy new algorithms for solving integer linear systems
 Elisa Gorla, University of Zurich:
Computational challenges arising in torusbased cryptography
 Florian Hess, Technische Universitt Berlin:
The ate pairing  computational aspects of pairings in cryptography
 Michael Jacobson, University of Calgary:
Computing class groups of quadratic fields
 David Jao, University of Waterloo:
The discrete logarithm problem on algebraic curves
 Erich Kaltofen, North Carolina State University:
Finding small degree factors of multivariate supersparse (lacunary) polynomials over algebraic number fields
 Kiran Kedlaya, Massachusetts Institute of Technology:
Recent results on padic computation of zeta functions
 Yoonjin Lee, Simon Fraser University:
Construction of cubic function fields from quadratic infrastructure
 Alfred Menezes, University of Waterloo:
Another look at provable security
 Daniele Micciancio, University of California San Diego:
Ideal lattices: cryptographic applications and open problems
 Victor S. Miller, Center for Communications Research:
The weil pairing, and its efficient calculation
 Francois Morain, Ecole Polytechnique, LIX:
Recent improvements to the SEA algorithm in genus 1
 Roger Oyono, University of Waterloo:
Computation of nonhyperelliptic modular Jacobians of dimension 3
 Allison M. Pacelli, Williams College:
Constructing number fields and function fields with prescribed class group properties
 Rachel Pries, Colorado State University:
Computing the invariants of ptorsion of Jacobians in characteristic p
 Takakazu Satoh, Tokyo Institute of Technology:
On Euclid prime sequences (joint work with Nobushige Kurokawa)
 Peter Stevenhagen, Universiteit Leiden:
Computational challenges arising in complex multiplication
 Hugh Williams, University of Calgary:
My reminiscences of Emma Lehmer
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 Andris Ambainis, IQC, Waterloo:
Multiparty coinflipping
 Michael BenOr, Hebrew University of Jerusalem:
Honest Private Computation with a Quantum Channel
 Harry Buhrman, CWI, Amsterdam:
On the (Im)Possibility of Quantum String Commitment
 Daniel Gottesman, PI, Waterloo:
Secure multiparty quantum computation
 Sean Hallgren, NEC, Princeton:
Quantum algorithms and cryptography
 Patrick Hayden, McGill University, Montreal:
The power of forgetting
 Debbie Leung, IQC, Waterloo:
QKD based on twisted ebits
 HoiKwong Lo, University of Toronto:
Decoy State Quantum Key Distribution: Theory and Practice
 Norbert Luetkenhaus, IQC, Waterloo:
Challenges and directions in quantum key distribution
 Dominic Mayers:
SelfTesting of Quantum Circuits
 Ashwin Nayak, IQC & PI, Waterloo:
Optimality of Approximate Encryption Schemes
 Kenny Paterson, Royal Holloway, Egham:
What can Quantum Cryptographers learn from History?
 Alexandre Pauchard, IDQuantique, Geneva:
Integration of a commercial quantum cryptography appliance into metropolitan area networks
 Oded Regev, TelAviv University:
On Lattices, Random Linear Codes, and Cryptography
 Renato Renner, DAMTP, Cambridge:
How secure is quantum key distribution?
 Louis Salvail, BRICS, Aarhus:
A Tight HighOrder Entropic Uncertainty Relation with Applications in the Bounded QuantumStorage Model
 Barry Sanders, University of Calgary:
RealWorld Quantum Cryptography in Calgary
 Miklos Santha, LRI, Orsay:
An efficient quantum algorithm for the hidden subgroup problem in extraspecial groups
 Adam Smith, Weizmann Institute, Rehovot:
Techniques for Secure Distributed Computing with Quantum Data
 Alain Tapp, IRO, Montreal:
Private Quantum Channels
 John Watrous, IQC, Waterloo:
Quantum computational indistinguishability and zeroknowledge
 Gregor Weihs, IQC, Waterloo:
Experimental Quantum Key Distribution: Status and Directions
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 Daniel J. Bernstein, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA:
Efficient arithmetic of finite fields
 Daniel J. Bernstein, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA:
Arithmetic on EC, large characteristic
 Peter Birkner, Technical University of Denmark:
Addition chains
 Reinier Bröker, University of Calgary, Canada:
Point counting on EC
 Reinier Bröker, University of Calgary, Canada:
Complex multiplication I
 Reinier Bröker, University of Calgary, Canada:
Complex multiplication II
 Roger Oyono, University of Waterloo, Canada:
Elliptic curves I
 Roger Oyono, University of Waterloo, Canada:
Generic attacks
 Nicolas Thériault, Fields Institute Toronto, Canada:
Index calculus attacks on HECC I
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 Daniel J. Bernstein, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA:
Elliptic vs. hyperelliptic, part 1
 Xavier Boyen, Voltage Security, USA:
Practical aspects of identitybased encryption
 Reinier Bröker, University of Calgary, Canada:
Constructing elliptic curves for cryptography
 Isabelle Déchène, University of Waterloo, Canada:
Generalized Jacobians: Natural candidates for DLbased cryptography
 Claus Diem, University of Leipzig, Germany:
An index calculus algorithm for nonsingular plane curves of high genus
 Andreas Enge, INRIA & École Polytechnique, France:
An L(1/3+\epsilon) algorithm for the discrete logarithm problem in low degree curves
 David Freeman, University of California at Berkeley, USA:
Methods for constructing pairingfriendly elliptic curves
 Tanja Lange, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven:
Elliptic vs. hyperelliptic, part 2
 Kristin Lauter, Microsoft Research, USA:
Cryptographic hash functions from expander graphs
 Laurie Law, National Security Agency, USA:
Finding invalid signatures in pairingbased batches
 Dan Page, University of Bristol, UK:
Compilers in (elliptic curve) cryptography
 Jan Pelzl, RuhrUniversität Bochum, Germany:
Cost estimates for ECC attacks with specialpurpose hardware
 Oliver Schirokauer, Oberlin College, USA:
Extending the special number field sieve
 Michael Scott, Dublin City University, Ireland:
Implementing cryptographic pairings
 Igor Shparlinski, Macquarie University, Australia:
Distribution of elliptic curves for pairingbased cryptography
 Alice Silverberg, University of California at Irvine, USA:
Using primitive subgroups in cryptography
 Nigel Smart, University of Bristol, UK:
IDbased key agreement
 Nicolas Thériault, Fields Institute, Canada:
Towards an exact cost analysis of indexcalculus algorithms
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 Francois Bergeron, UQAM:
A combinatorial moduli space for polynomials of degree n (No Audio Available)
 Mahir Can, University of Western Ontario:
The smooth nested Hilbert scheme of points and Catalan numbers (No Audio Available)
 Ning Jia, University of Minnesota:
Duality of antidiagonals and pipe dreams
 Graham Leuschke, Syracuse University:
Noncommutative desingularization of the generic determinant
 Jessica Sidmam, Mt. Holyoke College:
Describing secant varieties
 Achilleas Sinefakopoulos, Cornell University:
On Borel fixed ideals generated in one degree
 Seth Sullivant, Harvard University:
Combinatorial Secant Varieties and Symbolic Powers
 Hugh Thomas, University of New Brunswick:
Intersection Theory for Toric Varieties
 Adam Van Tuyl, Lakehead University:
Edge ideals of hypergraphs (No Audio Available)
 Mauricio Velasco, Cornell University:
The total coordinate rings of Del Pezzo surfaces
 Uli Walther, Purdue University:
Slopes of hypergeometric systems along coordinate varieties
 Cornelia Yuen, University of Michigan:
Jet schemes of monomial schemes and determinantal varieties
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 Christopher Bauerle, CNRSCRTBT:
Decoherence in metallic quantum wires and quantum networks
 Aashish Clerk, McGill University:
QuantumLimited Detection With Strongly Correlated Detectors
 Ivan Deutsch, University of New Mexico:
Quantum State Estimation via Continuous Measurement
 Brian King, McMaster University:
Trapped atomic ions as a decoherence "micro laboratory"
 Roger Koch, IBM Research:
Experimental Demonstration of an OscillatorStabilized Josephson Flux Qubit
 Gershon Kurizki, Weizmann Institute of Science:
Preventing Multipartite Disentanglementby Local Modulations
 Jan Kycia, University of Waterloo:
1/f Noise in Josephson Junctions
 Daniel Lidar, Unversity of Southern California:
Adiabaticity in open quantum systems
 Lorenza Viola, Dartmouth College:
Coherence preservation via randomized dynamical control
 Andrew White, University of Queensland:
Optical entangling gates
 Frank Wilhelm, University of Waterloo:
Loss of visibility and the sensitivity to initial conditions in spinBoson type models
 Howard Wiseman, Griffith Universiy:
The Preferred Ensemble Fact, with Applications to Quantum Feedback Control
 Andrei Zaikin, Institute for Nanotechnology:
Quantum decoherence in quantum dots: Effect of electronelectron interactions
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 Zohar Amitay, Israel Institute of Technology:
Quantum Control of Coupled Multiphoton Excitations for Efficient AntiSymmetry Check of Optically Encoded Information
 Ilya Averbukh, Weizmann Institute:
Optical Shaker: FeedbackControlled Laser Cooling
 Klaas Bergmann, Universität Kaiserslautern:
STIRAPa powerful coherent population transfer scheme
 Robin BlumeKohout, California Institute of Technology:
Accurate state estimation via 'keeping the experimentalist honest’
 Gavin K. Brennen, Universität Innsbruck:
Designing spin lattice models with polar molecules: a route to topological order
 Todd Brun, University of Southern California:
Weak Measurements and Feedback
 Hugo Cable, Louisiana State University:
Directed Generation of Many Photon NOON States
 Alberto Carlini, Tokyo Institute of Technology:
Time Optimality of Quantum Evolutions
 Hilary Carteret, University of Calgary:
Noiseless quantum circuits for measuring entanglement
 Richard Cleve, Perimeter Institute of Theoretical Physics:
Parallel Repetition of Nonlocal Quantum Strategies
 Bill Coish, University of Basel:
Electron spin dynamics in single and double quantum dots due to the hyperfine interaction
 M. V. Gurudev Dutt, Harvard University:
Probing the mesoscopic environment of a single electron spin: Long coherence times enabled by quantum backaction
 Joseph Emerson, University of Waterloo:
Efficient protocol for direct estimation of kbody error correlations
 Mikio Fujiwara, NICT, Tokyo:
Developing of a photonnumberresolving detector at a telecommunications wavelength
 Gustav Gerber, Universität Würzburg:
Quantum Control of Femtochemistry in the Gas Phase, Liquid Phase and on Surfaces
 Salman Habib, Los Alamos National Laboratory:
TBA
 Hartmut Häffner, Universität Innsbruck:
Quantum computation with trapped ions
 Andrew Houck, Yale University:
Quantum Optics with Electrical Circuits
 John Howell, University of Rochester:
Large Alphabet Quantum Key Distribution
 Richard Hughes, Los Alamos National Laboratory:
Quantum Cryptography at 22
 Nikolai Kiesel, LMU München, MPQ Garching:
Experimental Analysis of a FourPhoton Entangled Dicke State
 Paul Kwiat, University of Illinois UrbanaChampain:
Relativistic Quantum Cryptography
 Debbie Leung, University of Waterloo:
Progress on quantum network coding
 Seth Merkel, University of New Mexico:
Optimal Control of Large Spin Systems
 Morgan W. Mitchell, Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona:
Atomic ensembles with cold atoms and quantum light sources
 Masoud Mohseni, University of Southern California:
Direct Characterization of Quantum Dynamics
 Sae Woo Nam, National Institute of Standards and Technology:
Superconducting optical photon detectors for quantum information
 Sahin Kaya Ozdemir, Osaka University:
Projection synthesis in multiport interferometer for selective manipulation of an optical field in the Fockstate space
 Robert Raussendorf, Perimeter Institute:
A faulttolerant oneway quantum computer
 Evgeny A. Shapiro, University of British Columbia:
Adiabatic Raman Photoassociation of a desired continuum waveform
 Moshe Shapiro, University of British Columbia:
Quantum Control on the nanoscale
 Kiyoshi Tamaki, NTT Basic Research Laboratories:
Unconditional security of the Bennett 1992 quantum keydistribution scheme with strong reference pulse
 Barbara Terhal, IBM Watson Research Center:
The complexity of Hamiltonian problems
 Daniel Terno, Perimeter Institute:
Non completely positive maps in physics
 Lin Tian, National Institute of Standards & Technology:
Controlling low frequency noise by continuous measurement
 Juan P. Torres, Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona:
Engineering the frequency correlations, entanglement and bandwidth of paired photons generated in parametric downconversion
 Kentaro Wakui, NICT, Tokyo:
Generation of nonGaussian optical quantum states from continuouswave squeezed vacua
 Harald Weinfurter, LudwigMaximilians Universität München:
TBA
 Frank Wilhelm, University of Waterloo:
Optimal control of Josephson qubits and the GRAPE algorithm
 Eli Yablonovitch, University of California Los Angeles:
Architecture for a Shor Factorization Engine Based on Semiconductor Spins
 Yoshihisa Yamamoto, Stanford University:
Differential phase shift quantum key distribution
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 Abraham Broer, Université de Montréal:
Modular reflection groups and the Dedekind different
 Corrado DeConcini, Università di Roma "La Sapienza":
Some remarks on vector partition functions
 Gene Freudenburg, University of Southern Indiana:
The Venereau polynomials relative to C_fibrations and stable coordinates
 Peter Heinzner, RuhrUniversität Bochum:
Actions Of Real Reductive Groups on Kahler Spaces
 Aloysius G. Helminck, North Carolina State University:
On orbits of spherical subgroups acting on symmetric varieties
 Friedrich Knop, Rutgers University:
Construction of semisimple tensor categories
 Bertram Kostant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology:
On the Structure of U(g)K
 Hanspeter Kraft, University of Basel:
First Fundemental Theorems revisited
 Peter Littelmann, Universität zu Köln:
On representations of current algebras
 Christine Riedtmann, University of Bern:
Representations of quivers and invariants
 Jim Shank, University of Kent:
Modular invariant theory for cyclic groups of prime order
 Nolan Walllach, Univesity of California, San Diego:
TBA
 David Wehlau, Queen’s University & Royal Military College:
Separating Invariants
 Jerzy Weyman, Northeastern University:
Semiinvariants of quiversnew developments
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