MASCOS Workshop on Algebraic Dynamics

University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
February 14 - February 18, 2005


Monday, Feb 14:

  9.15-  9.30 Opening Remarks                      
  9.30-10.15 Introduction to commutative algebraic dynamics I K. Schmidt
Morning Tea Break
11.00-11.45 Introduction to commutative algebraic dynamics II K. Schmidt
14.00-15.00 Entropy in algebraic dynamics D. Lind
Afternoon Tea Break
15.30-16.00 Structure of totally disconnected groups via compact open subgroups U. Baumgartner
16.00-16.30 Directed graphs for higher dimensional dynamical systems D. Pask
17.00-18.00 Welcome Drinks                      

Tuesday, Feb 15:

  9.30-10.30 Aperiodic order and Dynamical Systems I R.V. Moody
Morning Tea Break
11.00-12.00 Aperiodic order and Dynamical Systems II D. Lenz
14.00-14.30 Pisot substitutions and (limit-) quasiperiodic model sets B. Sing
14.30-15.00 The entropy of the visible points P. Pleasants
Afternoon Tea Break
15.30-16.00 Rational trigonometry for finite fields N. Wildberger

Wednesday, Feb 16:

  9.30-10.30 Dynamics of piecewise isometries A. Goetz
Morning Tea Break
11.00-12.00 The 3x+1 problem G. Wirsching
Free Afternoon

Thursday, Feb 17:

  9.30-10.30 Asymptotic spectral distributions F. Götze
Morning Tea Break
11.00-12.00 Eigenvalue distributions of random matrices P. Forrester
14.00-15.00 Costs of equivalence relations and group actions T. Dooley
Afternoon Tea Break
15.30-16.00 Folding Transformations of the Painlevé Equations N. Witte
16.00-16.30 A geometric approach to q-Painlevé equations and their hypergeometric solutions K. Kajiwara
20.00 Conference Dinner                  

Friday, Feb 18:

  9.30-10.30 Dynamical systems generated by rational maps over finite fields and rings I. Shparlinski
Morning Tea Break
11.00-12.00 Maps over finite fields: integrability and reversibility F. Vivaldi
14.00-14.30 An algebraic geometric approach to integrable maps of the plane D. Jogia
14.30-15.00 Macroscopic dynamics, almost-invariance, and almost-cyclicity G. Froyland
Afternoon Tea Break

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last modified on 8 Feb 2005