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Lectures

16:00-17:00   Room #470 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Anatoly Yagola (Lomonosov Moscow State University)
Multidimensional ill-posed problems (ENGLISH)
[ Abstract ]
It is very important now to develop methods of solving multidimensional ill-posed problems using regularization procedures and parallel computers. The main purpose of the talk is to show how 2D and 3D Fredholm integral equations of the 1st kind can be effectively solved.
We will consider ill-posed problems on compact sets of convex functions [1] and functions convex along lines parallel to coordinate axes [2].
Recovery of magnetic target parameters from magnetic sensor measurements has attracted wide interests and found many practical applications. However, difficulties present in identifying the permanent magnetization due to the complications of magnetization distributions over the ship body, and errors and noises of measurement data degrade the accuracy and quality of the parameter identification. In this paper, we use a two step sequential solutions to solve the inversion problem. In the first step, a numerical model is built and used to determine the induced magnetization of the ship. In the second step, we solve a type of continuous magnetization inversion problem by solving 2D and 3D Fredholm integral
equations of the 1st kind. We use parallel computing which allows solve the inverse problem with high accuracy. Tikhonov regularization has been applied in solving the inversion problems. The proposed methods have been validated using simulation data with added noises [4, 6].
2D and 3D inverse problems also could be found in tomography [3] and electron microscopy [5]. We will demonstrate examples of applied problems and discuss methods of numerical solving.
This paper was supported by the Visby program and RFBR grants 11-01-00040–а and 12-01-91153-NSFC-a.

2012/10/17

Geometry Colloquium

10:30-12:00   Room #128 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Masato Mimura (Tohoku University)
p-Kazhdan constants and non-expanders (JAPANESE)
[ Abstract ]
In study of graphs and finitely generated groups (as Cayley graphs) as metric spaces with the path metrics, one basic idea is to "linearize" them, more precisely, to embed them into certain Banach spaces in some nice way. Special attention has been paid to embeddings of graphs into Hilbert spaces or l^p spaces. It is a well-known result that a "family of expanders", namely, a family of finite graphs (of unifromly bounded degree) with uniform lower bound of spectral gaps (equivalently, of Cheeger constants), does not coarsely embed into Hilbert spaces, or l^p spaces.
In this talk, we investigate a "family of NON-expanders" coming from Cayley graphs of a family of finitely generated groups. In this setting we define l^p-version of the Kazhdan constant and of the property tau constant for groups, and study the decay rate of p-spectral gap of non-expanders in terms of them. This gives some metric geometrical information on the family. Our main example will be the family of (Cayley graphs of SL_n(Z/k_nZ)), indexed by n>2, for (k_n)_n a sequence of natural numbers>2 and with respect to standard 4-element generating sets. We will start from basic definitions, such as ones of Cayley graphs, expander families, and Kazhdan constants.

Lectures

15:00-16:00   Room #370 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Vjacheslav Yurko (Saratov University)
Inverse problems for differential operators on spatial networks (ENGLISH)

2012/10/16

Tuesday Seminar on Topology

17:10-18:10   Room #056 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Ken-Ichi Yoshikawa (Kyoto University)
Analytic torsion of log-Enriques surfaces (JAPANESE)
[ Abstract ]
Log-Enriques surfaces are rational surfaces with nowhere vanishing
pluri-canonical forms. We report the recent progress on the computation
of analytic torsion of log-Enriques surfaces.

2012/10/15

Seminar on Geometric Complex Analysis

10:30-12:00   Room #126 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Takeo Ohsawa (Nagoya University)
An L^2 estimate on domains and application to Levi-flat surfaces (JAPANESE)

Algebraic Geometry Seminar

15:30-17:00   Room #122 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Yoshinori Gongyo (University of Tokyo)
On the moduli b-divisors of lc-trivial fibrations (JAPANESE)
[ Abstract ]
Roughly speaking, by using the semi-stable minimal model program, we prove that the moduli part of an lc-trivial fibration coincides with that of a klt-trivial fibration induced by adjunction after taking a suitable generically finite cover. As an application, we obtain that the moduli part of an lc-trivial fibration is b-nef and abundant by Ambro's result on klt-trivial fibrations. Moreover I may explain some applications of canonical bundle formulas. These are joint works with Osamu Fujino.

2012/10/12

Colloquium

16:30-17:30   Room #123 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Antonio Siconolfi (La Sapienza - University of Rome)
Homogenization on arbitrary manifolds (ENGLISH)
[ Abstract ]
We show that results on periodic homogenization for Hamilton-Jacobi equations can be generalized replacing the torus by an arbitrary compact manifold. This allows to reach a deeper understanding of the matter and unveils phenomena somehow hidden in the periodic case, for instance the fact that the ambient spaces of oscillating equations and that of the limit problem are different, and possess even different dimensions. Repetition structure for the base manifold, changes of scale in it and asymptotic analysis, which are the basic ingredients of homogenization, need substantial modification to work in the new frame, and this task is partially accomplished using tools from algebraic topology. An adapted notion of convergence allowing approximating entities and limit to lie in different spaces is also provided.

2012/10/09

Tuesday Seminar on Topology

16:30-18:00   Room #056 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Michihiko Fujii (Kyoto University)
The growth series of pure Artin groups of dihedral type (JAPANESE)
[ Abstract ]
In this talk, I consider the kernel of the natural projection from
the Artin group of dihedral type to the corresponding Coxeter group,
that we call a pure Artin group of dihedral type,
and present rational function expressions for both the spherical and
geodesic growth series
of the pure Artin group of dihedral type with respect to a natural
generating set.
Also, I show that their growth rates are Pisot numbers.
This talk is partially based on a joint work with Takao Satoh.

Numerical Analysis Seminar

16:30-18:00   Room #002 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Takuma Kimura (Waseda University)
On the numerical verification method for parabolic problems (JAPANESE)
[ Reference URL ]
http://www.infsup.jp/utnas/

2012/10/06

Harmonic Analysis Komaba Seminar

13:30-17:00   Room #128 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Shuichi Sato (Kanazawa university) 13:30-15:00
Method of rotations with weight for nonisotropic dilations (JAPANESE)
( ) 15:30-17:00
TBA (JAPANESE)

2012/10/05

Seminar on Probability and Statistics

14:50-16:00   Room #006 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
OGIHARA, Teppei (Center for the Study of Finance and Insurance, Osaka University)
Quasi-likelihood analysis for stochastic regression models from nonsynchronous observations (JAPANESE)
[ Abstract ]
高頻度金融時系列データの解析時に, 二資産価格データの共変動を解析する上での問題として
"観測の非同期性"がある. データの線形補完や直前データを用いた補完などによるシンプルな
"同期化"を行ったデータに対する共分散推定量は深刻なバイアスが存在することが知られている.
Hayashi and Yoshida (2005)では, 非同期観測下での共分散のノンパラメトリックな不偏推定量を提案し,
推定量の一致性, 漸近(混合)正規性などを示している.
本発表ではパラメータ付2次元拡散過程の非同期観測の問題に対する, 尤度解析を用いたアプローチを紹介し,
最尤型推定量, ベイズ型推定量の構築とその一致性, 漸近混合正規性に関する結果を紹介する.
[ Reference URL ]
http://www.sigmath.es.osaka-u.ac.jp/~kamatani/statseminar/2012/07.html

2012/10/02

Tuesday Seminar on Topology

16:30-18:00   Room #056 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Akito Futaki (The University of Tokyo)
Geometric flows and their self-similar solutions
(JAPANESE)
[ Abstract ]
In the first half of this expository talk we consider the Ricci flow and its self-similar solutions,
namely the Ricci solitons. We then specialize in the K\\"ahler case and discuss on the K\\"ahler-Einstein
problem. In the second half of this talk we consider the mean curvature flow and its self-similar
solutions, and see common aspects of the two geometric flows.

2012/10/01

Algebraic Geometry Seminar

13:30-15:00   Room #122 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Robert Laterveer (CNRS, IRMA, Université de Strasbourg)
Weak Lefschetz for divisors (ENGLISH)
[ Abstract ]
Let $X$ be a complex projective variety (possibly singular), and $Y\\subset X$ a generic hyperplane section. We prove several weak Lefschetz results concerning the restriction $A^1(X)_{\\qq}\\to A^1(Y)_{\\qq}$, where $A^1$ denotes Fulton--MacPherson's operational Chow cohomology group. In addition, we reprove (and slightly extend) a weak Lefschetz result concerning the Chow group of Weil divisors first proven by Ravindra and Srinivas. As an application of these weak Lefschetz results, we can say something about when the natural map from the Picard group to $A^1$ is an isomorphism.

Algebraic Geometry Seminar

15:30-17:00   Room #122 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Ryo Ohkawa (RIMS, Kyoto University)
Frobenius morphisms and derived categories on two dimensional toric Deligne--Mumford stacks (JAPANESE)
[ Abstract ]
For a toric Deligne-Mumford (DM) stack over the complex number field, we can consider a certain generalization of the Frobenius endomorphism. For such an endomorphism of a two-dimensional toric DM stack, we show that the push-forward of the structure sheaf generates the bounded derived category of coherent sheaves on the stack. This is joint work with Hokuto Uehara.

2012/09/20

Applied Analysis

16:00-17:30   Room #128 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Bernold Fiedler (Free University of Berlin)
Fusco-Rocha meanders: from Temperley-Lieb algebras to black holes
(ENGLISH)
[ Abstract ]
Fusco and Rocha studied Neumann boundary value problems for ODEs of second order via a shooting approach. They introduced the notion of what we now call Sturm permutation. These permutation relate, on the one hand, to a special class of meandering curves as introduced by Arnol'd in a singularity context. On the other hand, their special class became central in the study of global attractors of parabolic PDEs of Sturm type.

We discuss relations of Fusco-Rocha meanders with further areas: the multiplicative and trace structure in Temperley-Lieb algebras, discrete versions of Cartesian billiards, and the problem of constructing initial conditions for black hole dynamics which satisfy the Einstein constraints. We also risk a brief glimpse at the long and meandric history of meander patterns themselves.

This is joint work with Juliette Hell, Brian Smith, Carlos Rocha, Pablo Castaneda, and Matthias Wolfrum.

2012/09/15

Monthly Seminar on Arithmetic of Automorphic Forms

13:30-16:00   Room #123 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Tadashi Miyazaki (Kitazato University) 13:30-14:30
Matrix coefficients of the large discrete series of SU(2,1) and SU(3,1) (JAPANESE)
Hiro-aki Narita (Kumamoto University) 15:00-16:00
Strict positivity of the central values of some Rankin L-functions of GSp(1,1) and special values of hypergeometric functions (JAPANESE)
[ Abstract ]
We discuss the strict positivity of the central values of certain convolution type L-functions for several theta lifts to GSp(1,1). Such strict positivity is closely related to special values of some hypergeometric functions.

2012/09/04

Tuesday Seminar on Topology

17:00-18:00   Room #002 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Piotr Nowak (the Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Sciences)
Poincare inequalities, rigid groups and applications (ENGLISH)
[ Abstract ]
Kazhdan’s property (T) for a group G can be expressed as a
fixed point property for affine isometric actions of G on a Hilbert
space. This definition generalizes naturally to other normed spaces. In
this talk we will focus on the spectral (aka geometric) method for
proving property (T), based on the work of Garland and studied earlier
by Pansu, Zuk, Ballmann-Swiatkowski, Dymara-Januszkiewicz
(“lambda_1>1/2” conditions) and we generalize it to to the setting of
all reflexive Banach spaces.
As applications we will show estimates of the conformal dimension of the
boundary of random hyperbolic groups in the Gromov density model and
present progress on Shalom’s conjecture on vanishing of 1-cohomology
with coefficients in uniformly bounded representations on Hilbert spaces.

2012/08/29

thesis presentations

10:30-11:45   Room #123 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Shinichi MATSUMURA (Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences the University of Tokyo)
Studies on the asymptotic invariants of cohomology groups and the positivity in complex geometry (JAPANESE)

2012/08/20

thesis presentations

11:00-12:15   Room #128 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Yoshifumi MIMURA (Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences the University of Tokyo)
The variational formulation of the fully parabolic Keller-Segel system with degenerate diffusion (JAPANESE)

2012/07/30

Algebraic Geometry Seminar

15:30-17:00   Room #122 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Gianluca Pacienza (Université de Strasbourg)
Log Bend-and-Break on Deligne-Mumford stacks (ENGLISH)
[ Abstract ]
We prove a logarithmic Bend-and-Break lemma on a LCI Deligne-Mumford stacks with projective moduli space and integral boundary divisor. As a by-product we obtain a logarithmic version of the Miyaoka-Mori numerical criterion of uniruledness for DM stacks (under additional conditions on the boundary and on the non-schematic locus) and a Cone Theorem for Deligne-Mumford stacks with boundary. These results hold on an algebraically closed field of any characteristic. This is joint work with Michael McQuillan.

2012/07/27

Seminar on Probability and Statistics

14:00-17:00   Room #006 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
UENO, Tsuyoshi (Minato Discrete Structure Manipulation System Project, Japan Science and Technology Agency)
General approach to reinforcement learning based on statistical inference (JAPANESE)
[ Reference URL ]
http://www.sigmath.es.osaka-u.ac.jp/~kamatani/statseminar/2012/06.html

2012/07/25

GCOE lecture series

16:30-18:00   Room #118 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
George Elliott (University of Toronto)
A survey of recent results on the classification of C*-algebras (ENGLISH)

2012/07/24

Tuesday Seminar on Topology

16:30-18:00   Room #056 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Greg McShane (Institut Fourier, Grenoble)
Orthospectra and identities (ENGLISH)
[ Abstract ]
The orthospectra of a hyperbolic manifold with geodesic
boundary consists of the lengths of all geodesics perpendicular to the
boundary.
We discuss the properties of the orthospectra, asymptotics, multiplicity
and identities due to Basmajian, Bridgeman and Calegari. We will give
a proof that the identities of Bridgeman and Calegari are the same.

Lie Groups and Representation Theory

16:30-18:00   Room #126 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Toshihisa Kubo (the University of Tokyo)
The Dynkin index and conformally invariant systems of Heisenberg parabolic type (ENGLISH)
[ Abstract ]
Recently, Barchini-Kable-Zierau systematically constructed conformally invariant systems of differential operators using Heisenberg parabolic subalgebras. When they built such systems, two constants, which are defined as the constant of proportionality between two expressions,played an important role. In this talk we give concrete and uniform expressions for these constants. To do so the Dynkin index of a finite dimensional representation of a complex simple Lie algebra plays a key role.

2012/07/23

Algebraic Geometry Seminar

15:30-17:00   Room #122 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Shinnosuke Okawa (University of Tokyo)
Derived category of smooth proper Deligne-Mumford stack with p_g>0 (JAPANESE)
[ Abstract ]
Semiorthogonal decomposition (SOD) of the derived category of coherent sheaves reflects interesting geometry of varieties (more generally stacks), such as minimal model program. We show that the global sections of the canonical line bundle (if exists) give restrictions on the possible form of SODs. As a special case, we see that the global generation of the canonical line bundle implies the non-existence of SODs. (joint work with Kotaro Kawatani)

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