[Seminar] Sharp Uncertainty Principles and their stability, Professor Nguyen Lam, Memorial University of Newfoundland2022-12-02
Abstract: The Heisenberg uncertainty principle, which is a fundamental result in quantum mechanics, and related inequalities such as the hydrogen and Hardy uncertainty principles, belong to the family of geometric inequalities known as the Caffarelli-Kohn-Nirenberg inequalities. In this talk, we discuss some recent results about the optimal uncertainty principles, Caffarelli-Kohn-Nirenberg inequalities, and their quantitative stability. The talk is based on recent joint works with C. Cazacu, J. Flynn and G. Lu.
The Vicsek set is a tree-like fractal on which neither analog of curvature nor differential structure exists, whereas the heat kernel satisfies sub-Gaussian estimates. I will talk about Sobolev spaces and scale invariant $L^p$ Poincar\'e inequalities on the Vicsek set. Several approaches will be discussed, including the metric approach of Korevaar-Schoen and the approach by limit approximation of discrete p-energies.
[Seminar] Whitney Extension and Lusin Approximation for Horizontal Curves in the Heisenberg Group, Professor Andrea Pinamonti, University of Trento2022-11-04
Abstract: Whitney extension results characterize when one can extend a mapping from a compact subset to a smooth mapping on a larger space. Lusin approximation results give conditions under which one can approximate a rough map by a smoother map after discarding a set of small measure. We first recall relevant results in the Euclidean setting, then describe recent work extending them to horizontal curves in the Heisenberg group. We focus on C^m curves.
[Seminar] Korevaar-Schoen-Sobolev spaces and critical exponents on metric measure spaces, Professor Fabrice Baudoin, University of Connecticut2022-10-21
Title: Cantor Julia sets
Speaker: Vyron Vellis,University of Tennessee
Abstract: The Julia set of a meromorphic function is the set of “chaotic points”, i.e., the set of all points that have no neighborhood under which the iterates of the function form a normal family. In absence of a rich holomorphic function theory in higher dimensions, the right substitute in complex dynamics are uniformly quasiregular (UQR) maps. Which Cantor sets can appear as Julia sets of UQR maps? How (topologically) complex can such sets be? This talk is based on joint works with Alastair Fletcher and Daniel Stoertz.
[Mini-course] BV functions in Carnot groups | Speaker Dr. Sebastiano Nicolussi Golo, University of Jyväskylä2022-08-22 to 2022-08-24
Speaker: Dr. Sebastiano Nicolussi Golo, University of Jyväskylä
Title: BV functions in Carnot groups
Language: English, no interpretation.
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Speaker: Professor Motoko Kotani, Tohoku University
Abstract: Discrete geometric analysis is an attempt to discretize geometric analysis. Mathematics is often said “a common language of science”. As our world consists of atoms, which we consider as discrete objects, developing language to describe discrete objects, their geometric structures in particular, is important. I would like to discuss our challenge to establish discrete geometric analysis and its application to other science.
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Speaker: Professor Changyu Guo, Shangdong University
Title: Conservation law for harmonic mappings in higher dimensions
It has been a longstanding open problem to find a direct conservation law for harmonic mappings into manifolds. In the late 1980s, Chen and Shatah independently found a conservation law for weakly harmonic maps into spheres, which can be interpreted by Noether's theorem. This leads to Helein's celebrated regularity theorem on weakly harmonic maps from surfaces. For general target manifolds, Riviere discovered a direct conservation law in two dimension in 2007, allowing him to solve two well known conjectures of Hildebrandt and Heinz. As observed by Riviere-Struwe in 2008, due to lack of Wente's lemma, Riviere's approach does not extend to higher dimensions. In a recent joint work with Chang-Lin Xiang, we successfully found a conservation law, in the spirit of Riviere, for a class of weakly harmonic maps (around regular points) into general closed manifolds in higher dimensions.
[Catch-All Mathematical Colloquium] The level-set mean curvature flow equation versus the total variation flow equation,Yoshikazu Giga (University of Tokyo )2022-05-12
The colloquium will be held once a month online. Each event consists of a one-hour talk on mathematics followed by a one-hour diversity panel discussion session. Please register before May , 5 pm. Click here to register!