Statistics for Topological and Discrete Data

25 - 29 May 2020
Organisers :
  • Kathryn Hess Bellwald
  • Sofia Olhede
  • Katharine Turner

Following recent developments and in accordance with the restrictions imposed by our authorities, this event as well as all other planned activities of the semester Functional Data Analysis including the workshops, Bernoulli Lectures and the summer school are cancelled.


Topological and discrete data such ...

Bernoulli Lecture - Empirical Optimal Transport: Inference, Algorithms, Applications

28 May 2020
Organisers :
  • Axel Munk

Following recent developments and in accordance with the restrictions imposed by our authorities, this event as well as all other planned activities of the semester Functional Data Analysis including the workshops, Bernoulli Lectures and the summer school are cancelled.


Optimal transport has a long ...

Statistical and Computational Optimal Transport School

09 - 11 June 2020
Organisers :
  • Tomas Masak
  • Victor Panaretos

Following recent developments and in accordance with the restrictions imposed by our authorities, this event as well as all other planned activities of the semester Functional Data Analysis including the workshops, Bernoulli Lectures and the summer school are cancelled.


Course I
Designing Optimal Transport Algorithms ...

Geometrical Statistics and Functional Data

22 - 26 June 2020
Organisers :
  • Ian Dryden
  • Simón Lunagómez
  • Victor Panaretos

Following recent developments and in accordance with the restrictions imposed by our authorities, this event as well as all other planned activities of the semester Functional Data Analysis including the workshops, Bernoulli Lectures and the summer school are cancelled.


Important classes of functional data, ...

Bernoulli Lecture - Veridical Data Science

24 June 2020
Organisers :
  • Bin Yu

Following recent developments and in accordance with the restrictions imposed by our authorities, this event as well as all other planned activities of the semester Functional Data Analysis including the workshops, Bernoulli Lectures and the summer school are cancelled.


Veridical data science extracts reliable ...

Bernoulli Lecture - Professor Emmanuel Candès

25 June 2020
Organisers :
  • Emmanuel Candès

Following recent developments and in accordance with the restrictions imposed by our authorities, this event as well as all other planned activities of the semester Functional Data Analysis including the workshops, Bernoulli Lectures and the summer school are cancelled.


Locally compact groups acting on discrete structures - Summer School

06 - 10 July 2020
Organisers :
  • Alejandra Garrido
  • Colin Reid
  • Stephan Tornier
  • George Willis

Following recent developments and in accordance with the restrictions imposed by our authorities and the EPFL, this event is cancelled.

This Summer School is intended as an introduction to the main themes of the program, focusing on key topics of the subsequent workshops: automorphism groups of graphs, dynamics ...

Self-similar and self-replicating groups

13 - 17 July 2020
Organisers :
  • Alejandra Garrido
  • Volodymyr Nekrashevych
  • Zoran Šunić

Following recent developments and in accordance with the restrictions imposed by our authorities and the EPFL, this event is cancelled.

This workshop is concerned both with the structure theory of locally compact groups acting on discrete structures, and various notions of self-similarity as seen e.g. in Grigorchuk's and ...

Bernoulli Lecture - Self-similar groups, Bernoulli measures and random Schrodinger operators.

14 July 2020
Organisers :
  • Rostislav Grigorchuk

Following recent developments and in accordance with the restrictions imposed by our authorities and the EPFL, this event is cancelled.

I will begin by giving an introduction to self-similar groups and their role in modern mathematics. This will in particular require appearance of finite automata and automatically generated ...

Geometry, Mechanics, and Dynamics. Conference in Honor of the 70th Birthday of Tudor Ratiu

20 - 24 July 2020
Organisers :
  • François Gay-Balmaz
  • Juan-Pablo Ortega

Following recent developments and in accordance with the restrictions imposed by our authorities and the EPFL, this event is cancelled.

This conference contains contributions that give an overview of the current research in geometric mechanics. This scientific subject is simultaneously close to mathematics, physics, and engineering and its ...

From local to global structure

24 - 28 August 2020
Organisers :
  • Pierre-Emmanuel Caprace
  • Michael Giudici
  • Colin Reid
  • Stephan Tornier

Following recent developments and in accordance with the restrictions imposed by our authorities and the EPFL, this event is cancelled.

A powerful theme in the structure theory of locally compact groups is that ‘local’ properties of the group can have ‘global’ implications for the structure of the group. ...

Bernoulli Lecture - Groups, graphs and buildings

27 August 2020
Organisers :
  • Richard Weiss

Following recent developments and in accordance with the restrictions imposed by our authorities and the EPFL, this event is cancelled.

Geometry and dynamics of totally disconnected locally compact groups

14 - 18 December 2020
Organisers :
  • Uri Bader
  • Pierre-Emmanuel Caprace
  • Yves Cornulier
  • Katrin Tent
  • George Willis

Following recent developments and in accordance with the restrictions imposed by our authorities and the EPFL, this event is cancelled.

T.d.l.c. groups can generally be realised as groups of isometries of locally finite connected graphs, and this viewpoint brings geometry to the investigation of t.d.l.c. groups. Not only ...

Bernoulli Lecture - The Burnside problem revisited

17 December 2020
Organisers :
  • Katrin Tent

Following recent developments and in accordance with the restrictions imposed by our authorities and the EPFL, this event is cancelled.

Linear Response: Rigorous Results and Applications

25 - 29 January 2021
Organisers :
  • Wael Bahsoun
  • Viviane Baladi
  • Stefano Galatolo
  • Nina Gantert
  • Georg Gottwald

Transfer operators have been used to study rare and extreme events in dynamical systems and the linear - or nonlinear - response of systems to perturbations, including applications to climate dynamics.

This conference brings together experts from both theoretical and applied aspects of these studies, also in ...

by 16 Aug 2020

Bernoulli Lecture - Professor Lai-Sang Young

28 January 2021
Organisers :
  • Lai-Sang Young
by 10 Jan 2021

Spring School on Transfer Operators (Classical and Modern Techniques)

22 - 26 March 2021
Organisers :
  • Wael Bahsoun
  • Viviane Baladi

This school will provide courses from experts on several aspects of the spectrum of transfer operators. Special attention will be provided to the theory of anisotropic spaces, and to applications in geometrical or physical settings.

We plan 4 minicourses and the lecturers are:
  • Mark Demers, Fairfield University.
  • Semyon Dyatlov, University of California, Berkeley.
  • Sébastien ...
by 18 Oct 2020

Ruelle-Pollicott Resonances in Dynamics and in Semi-classical Analysis

12 - 16 April 2021
Organisers :
  • Viviane Baladi
  • Colin Guillarmou
  • Masato Tsujii

This conference brings together experts who study Ruelle-Pollicott resonances by using semiclassical and dynamical approaches.

Topics range from the Fried conjectures and other geometrical conjectures to various approaches to construct anisotropic spaces and strategies to obtain spectral gaps and essential spectral gaps, including the fractal uncertainty principle, and addressing non ...

by 22 Nov 2020

Transfer Operators Beyond Smooth or Uniformly Hyperbolic Systems

07 - 11 June 2021
Organisers :
  • Viviane Baladi
  • Mark Demers
  • Sébastien Gouëzel
  • Carlangelo Liverani
  • Françoise Pène

There has recently been an explosion of results about transfer operators acting on anisotropic Banach spaces, starting with correlation decay and the analyticity properties of the Ruelle dynamical zeta function of uniformly hyperbolic maps and flows. These techniques have been extended to hyperbolic systems withsingularities, but the results there ...

by 10 Jan 2021