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Seminar information archive ~02/22Today's seminar 02/23 | Future seminars 02/24~

Tuesday Seminar on Topology

17:00-18:30   Room #056 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Hidetoshi Masai (The University of Tokyo)
Some dynamics of random walks on the mapping class groups (JAPANESE)
[ Abstract ]
The dynamics of random walks on the mapping class groups on closed surfaces of genus >1 will be discussed. We define the topological entropy of random walks. Then we prove that the drift with respect to Thurston or Teichmüller metrics and the Lyapunov exponent all coincide with the topological entropy. This is a "random version" of pseudo-Anosov dynamics observed by Thurston and I will begin this talk by recalling the work of Thurston.

2016/05/16

Seminar on Geometric Complex Analysis

10:30-12:00   Room #128 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Masataka Tomari (Nihon University)
(JAPANESE)

Tokyo Probability Seminar

16:50-18:20   Room #128 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Hiroshi Matano (Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, the university of Tokyocho)
Generation and propagation of fine transition layers for the Allen-Cahn equation with mild noise

2016/05/11

Number Theory Seminar

17:30-18:30   Room #056 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Wiesława Nizioł (CNRS & ENS de Lyon)
Syntomic complexes and p-adic nearby cycles (English)
[ Abstract ]
I will present a proof of a comparison isomorphism, up to some universal constants, between truncated sheaves of p-adic nearby cycles and syntomic cohomology sheaves on semistable schemes over a mixed characteristic local rings. This generalizes the comparison results of Kato, Kurihara, and Tsuji for small Tate twists (where no constants are necessary) as well as the comparison result of Tsuji that holds over the algebraic closure of the field. This is a joint work with Pierre Colmez.

2016/05/10

Tuesday Seminar on Topology

17:00-18:30   Room #056 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Yuka Kotorii (The University of Tokyo)
On Milnor's link-homotopy invariants for handlebody-links (JAPANESE)
[ Abstract ]
A handlebody-link is a disjoint union of handlebodies embedded in $S^3$ and HL-homotopy is an equivalence relation on handlebody-links generated by self-crossing changes. A. Mizusawa and R. Nikkuni classified the set of HL-homotopy classes of 2-component handlebody-links completely using the linking numbers for handlebody-links. In this talk, by using Milnor's link-homotopy invariants, we construct an invariant for handlebody-links and give a bijection between the set of HL-homotopy classes of n-component handlebody-links with some assumption and a quotient of the action of the general linear group on a tensor product of modules. This is joint work with Atsuhiko Mizusawa at Waseda University.

2016/05/09

Seminar on Geometric Complex Analysis

10:30-12:00   Room #128 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Atsushi Atsuji (Keio University)
Nevanlinna type theorems for meromorphic functions on negatively curved Kähler manifolds (JAPANESE)
[ Abstract ]
We discuss a generalization of classical Nevanlinna theory to meromorphic functions on complete Kähler manifolds. Several generalization of domains of functions are known in Nevanlinna theory, especially the results due to W.Stoll are well-known. In general Kähler case the remainder term of the second main theorem of Nevanlinna theory usually takes a complicated form. It seems that we have to modify classical
methods in order to simplify the second main theorem. We will use heat diffusion to do that and show some defect relations. We would also like to give some Liouville type theorems for holomorphic maps by using similar heat diffusion methods.

Tokyo Probability Seminar

16:50-18:20   Room #128 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Yosuke Kawamoto (Graduate school of Mathematics, Kyushu university)

Numerical Analysis Seminar

16:30-18:00   Room #056 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Ken'ichiro Tanaka (Musashino University)
Potential theoretic approach to design of formulas for function approximation and numerical integration in weighted Hardy spaces
(日本語)

Operator Algebra Seminars

16:45-18:15   Room #118 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Mikael Pichot (McGill Univ./Univ.Tokyo)
Surgery theory and discrete groups (English)

FMSP Lectures

15:00-17:00   Room #002 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Michael Tuite (National University of Ireland, Galway)
Vertex Operator Algebras according to Newton (ENGLISH)
[ Abstract ]
In this lecture I will give an introduction to Vertex Operator Algebras (VOAs) using elementary methods originally due to Isaac Newton. I will also discuss a class of exceptional VOAs including the Moonshine module which share a number of fundamental properties in common.
[ Reference URL ]
http://fmsp.ms.u-tokyo.ac.jp/FMSPLectures_Tuite.pdf

2016/04/27

PDE Real Analysis Seminar

15:00-16:00   Room #056 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Elijah Liflyand (Bar-Ilan University, Israel)
Fourier transform versus Hilbert transform (English)
[ Abstract ]
We present several results in which the interplay between the Fourier transform and the Hilbert transform is of special form and importance.
1. In 50-s (Kahane, Izumi-Tsuchikura, Boas, etc.), the following problem in Fourier Analysis attracted much attention: Let $\{a_k\},$ $k=0,1,2...,$ be the sequence of the Fourier coefficients of the absolutely convergent sine (cosine) Fourier series of a function $f:\mathbb T=[-\pi,\pi)\to \mathbb C,$ that is $\sum |a_k|<\infty.$ Under which conditions on $\{a_k\}$ the re-expansion of $f(t)$ ($f(t)-f(0)$, respectively) in the cosine (sine) Fourier series will also be absolutely convergent?
We solve a similar problem for functions on the whole axis and their Fourier transforms. Generally, the re-expansion of a function with integrable cosine (sine) Fourier transform in the sine (cosine) Fourier transform is integrable if and only if not only the initial Fourier transform is integrable but also the Hilbert transform of the initial Fourier transform is integrable.
2. The following result is due to Hardy and Littlewood: If a (periodic) function $f$ and its conjugate $\widetilde f$ are both of bounded variation, their Fourier series converge absolutely.
We generalize the Hardy-Littlewood theorem (joint work with U. Stadtmüller) to the Fourier transform of a function on the real axis and its modified Hilbert transform. The initial Hardy-Littlewood theorem is a partial case of this extension, when the function is taken to be with compact support.
3. These and other problems are integrated parts of harmonic analysis of functions of bounded variation. We have found the maximal space for the integrability of the Fourier transform of a function of bounded variation. Along with those known earlier, various interesting new spaces appear in this study. Their inter-relations lead, in particular, to improvements of Hardy's inequality.
There are multidimensional generalizations of these results.
[ Reference URL ]
http://u.math.biu.ac.il/~liflyand/

Number Theory Seminar

16:30-17:30   Room #056 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Masao Oi (University of Tokyo)
On the endoscopic lifting of simple supercuspidal representations (Japanese)

2016/04/26

Tuesday Seminar of Analysis

16:50-18:20   Room #126 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Saiei-Jaeyeong Matsubara-Heo (Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, the University of Tokyo)
On microlocal analysis of Gauss-Manin connections for boundary singularities (Japanese)

Algebraic Geometry Seminar

15:30-17:00   Room #122 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Yuji Odaka (Dept. of Math., Kyoto U.)
A gentle introduction to K-stability and its recent development (Japanese)
[ Abstract ]
K安定性とは複素代数多様体上の「標準的な」ケーラー計量の存在問題に端を発する,代数幾何的な概念です.二木先生や満渕先生等の先駆的な仕事に感化されて導入され,特に近年ホットに研究され始めている一方,未だその大半はより微分幾何的な研究者の方々や背景の中でなされているように講演者には感じられます.

代数幾何的にもどのように面白いか,どういった意義があるかに私見で軽く触れた上で,その基礎付けをより拡張した枠組みで説明しつつ,最先端でどのようなことが問題になっているかをいくらか(私の力量と時間の許す限り)解説しつつ,文献をご紹介できればと思っています
[ Reference URL ]
https://sites.google.com/site/yujiodaka2013/

Tuesday Seminar on Topology

17:00-18:30   Room #056 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Jun Ueki (The University of Tokyo)
Arithmetic topology on branched covers of 3-manifolds (JAPANESE)
[ Abstract ]
The analogy between 3-dimensional topology and number theory was first pointed out by Mazur in the 1960s, and it has been studied systematically by Kapranov, Reznikov, Morishita, and others. In their analogies, for example, knots and 3-manifolds correspond to primes and number rings respectively. The study of these analogies is called arithmetic topology now.
In my talk, based on their dictionary of analogies, we study analogues of idelic class field theory, Iwasawa theory, and Galois deformation theory in the context of 3-dimensional topology, and establish various foundational analogies in arithmetic topology.

Seminar on Probability and Statistics

16:10-17:10   Room #123 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Teppei Ogihara (Institute of Statistical Mathematics, JST PRESTO, JST CREST)
LAMN property and optimal estimation for diffusion with non synchronous observations
[ Abstract ]
We study so-called local asymptotic mixed normality (LAMN) property for a statistical model generated by nonsynchronously observed diffusion processes using a Malliavin calculus technique. The LAMN property of the statistical model induces an asymptotic minimal variance of estimation errors for any estimators of the parameter. We also construct an optimal estimator which attains the best asymptotic variance.

Seminar on Probability and Statistics

13:00-14:20   Room #123 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Ciprian Tudor (Université de Lille 1)
Stochastic heat equation with fractional noise 1
[ Abstract ]
In the first part, we introduce the bifractional Brownian motion, which is a Gaussian process that generalizes the well- known fractional Brownian motion. We present the basic properties of this process and we also present its connection with the mild solution to the heat equation driven by a Gaussian noise that behaves as the Brownian motion in time.

Seminar on Probability and Statistics

14:30-15:50   Room #123 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Ciprian Tudor (Université de Lille 1)
Stochastic heat equation with fractional noise 2
[ Abstract ]
We will present recent result concerning the heat equation driven by q Gaussian noise which behaves as a fractional Brownian motion in time and has a correlated spatial structure. We give the basic results concerning the existence and the properties of the solution. We will also focus on the distribution of this Gaussian process and its connection with other fractional-type processes.

Mathematical Biology Seminar

15:00-16:00   Room #128演習室 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Lev Idels (Vanvouver Island University)
Delayed Models of Cancer Dynamics: Lessons Learned in Mathematical Modelling (ENGLISH)
[ Abstract ]
In general, delay differential equations provide a richer mathematical
framework (compared with ordinary differential equations) for the
analysis of biosystems dynamics. The inclusion of explicit time lags in
tumor growth models allows direct reference to experimentally measurable
and/or controllable cell growth characteristics. For three different
types of angiogenesis models with variable delays, we consider either
continuous or impulse therapy that eradicates tumor cells and suppresses
angiogenesis. It was shown that with the growth of delays, even
constant, the equilibrium can lose its stability, and sustainable
oscillation, as well as chaotic behavior, can be observed. The analysis
outlines the difficulties which occur in the case of unbounded growth
rates, such as classical Gompertz model, for small volumes of cancer
cells compared to available blood vessels. The Wheldon model (1975) of a
Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML) dynamics is revisited in the light of
recent discovery that this model has a major drawback.
[ Reference URL ]
https://web.viu.ca/idelsl/

2016/04/25

Operator Algebra Seminars

16:45-18:15   Room #118 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Makoto Yamashita (Ochanomizu Univ.)
Graded twisting of quantum groups, actions, and categories

Seminar on Geometric Complex Analysis

10:30-12:00   Room #128 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Atsushi Yamamori (Academia Sinica)
The representative domain and its applications (JAPANESE)
[ Abstract ]
Bergman introduced the notion of a representative domain to choose a nice holomorphic equivalence class of domains. In this talk, I will explain that the representative domain is also useful to obtain an analogue of Cartan's linearity theorem for some special class of domains.

Tokyo Probability Seminar

16:50-18:20   Room #128 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Shuta Nakajima (Research institute for mathematical sciences)
Concentration results for directed polymer with unbouded jumps

2016/04/22

Seminar on Probability and Statistics

10:30-11:50   Room #002 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Ciprian Tudor (Université de Lille 1)
Stein method and Malliavin calculus : theory and some applications to limit theorems 1
[ Abstract ]
In this first part, we will present the basic ideas of the Stein method for the normal approximation. We will also describe its connection with the Malliavin calculus and the Fourth Moment Theorem.

Seminar on Probability and Statistics

12:50-14:10   Room #002 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Ciprian Tudor (Université de Lille 1)
Stein method and Malliavin calculus : theory and some applications to limit theorems 2
[ Abstract ]
In the second presentation, we intend to do the following: to illustrate the application of the Stein method to the limit behavior of the quadratic variation of Gaussian processes and its connection to statistics. We also intend to present the extension of the method to other target distributions.

Seminar on Probability and Statistics

14:20-15:50   Room #002 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Seiichiro Kusuoka (Okayama University)
Equivalence between the convergence in total variation and that of the Stein factor to the invariant measures of diffusion processes

[ Abstract ]
We consider the characterization of the convergence of distributions to a given distribution in a certain class by using Stein's equation and Malliavin calculus with respect to the invariant measures of one-dimensional diffusion processes. Precisely speaking, we obtain an estimate between the so-called Stein factor and the total variation norm, and the equivalence between the convergence of the distributions in total variation and that of the Stein factor. This talk is based on the joint work with C.A.Tudor (arXiv:1310.3785).

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