Mathematical Physics Seminar Spring 2010

The Mathematical Physics Seminar is held in Vincent Hall Room 570 on Thursdays at 11:15 AM.

Contact: robt@umn.edu
Date Speaker Title
Feb 11 Jonathan Kress Higher order classical superintegrable systems
Feb 18 Peter Olver Joint invariant signatures and histograms
Feb 25 Peter Olver Joint invariant signatures and histograms II
Mar 4 Robert Thompson Invariant variational problems for curves
Mar 11 Patrick Campbell Inductive construction of moving frames
Mar 18 Spring Break
Mar 25 none (discussion) Discussion of Cartan's equivalence method
Apr 1 Robert Thompson The invariant Euler-Lagrange complex
Apr 8 Francis Valiquette Solving local equivalence problems with the equivariant moving frame method
Special: Apr 9 Irina Kogan Inductive approach to the moving frame method (Vinh 206 @ 3:35pm)
Apr 15 Willard Miller Coupling constant metamorphosis and higher order superintegrable systems
Apr 22 Patrick Campbell Expressing the Pick invariant in terms of Gaussian and mean curvatures
Apr 29 Li Wei Symmetries of differential equations
May 6 Walter Rusin PDE Aspects of the Navier-Stokes equations