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Mittwoch, 29.05.2024, 10:00 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
Forschungsseminar Mathematische Statistik
Prof. Dr. Tailen Hsing, University of Michigan, USA:
A functional-data perspective in spatial data analysis
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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More and more spatiotemporal data nowadays can be viewed as functional data. The first part of the talk focuses on the Argo data, which is a modern oceanography dataset that provides unprecedented global coverage of temperature and salinity measurements in the upper 2,000 meters of depth of the ocean. I will discuss a functional kriging approach to predict temperature and salinity as a smooth function of depth, as well as a co-kriging approach of predicting oxygen concentration based on temperature and salinity data. In the second part of the talk, I will give an overview on some related topics, including spectral density estimation and variable selection for functional dat

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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Universität Potsdam
WIAS Berlin
Mittwoch, 29.05.2024, 10:00 Uhr (WIAS-Library)
Joint Research Seminar on Nonsmooth Variational Problems and Operator Equations / Mathematical Optimization
Maximilian Fröhlich, WIAS:
Quantum noise characterization with a tensor network quantum jump method
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Weierstraß-Institut, Hausvogteiplatz 5-7, 10117 Berlin, R411

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In this talk, we will discuss a novel approach to characterizing the noise in noisy quantum circuits through the Tensorized Quantum Jump Method (TJM). The well-known Quantum Jump Method (Monte Carlo wave function), which is used to approximate Lindbladian dynamics, can be transferred to a tensor network algorithm via Strang splitting of the Lindbladian and the help of a dynamical low-rank approximation through the Time-Dependent Variational Principle. Choosing the sparse Pauli strings of the Sparse Pauli-Lindblad Model (SPLM) as Lindblad operators makes this method a new approach to characterizing quantum noise in large systems by learning the corresponding noise parameters.

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Joint Research Seminar on Nonsmooth Variational Problems and Operator Equations

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WIAS Berlin
Mittwoch, 29.05.2024, 16:15 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
Berliner Kolloquium Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie
Nikolay Barashkov, MPI Leipzig:
Φ43 as a Markov Field
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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Random Fields with posses the Markov Property have played an important role in the development of Constructive Field Theory. They are related to their relativistic counterparts through Nelson Reconstruction. In this talk I will describe an attempt to understand the Markov Property of the Φ 4 measure in 3 dimensions. This is based on Joint work with T. Gunaratnam.

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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Technische Universität Berlin
WIAS Berlin
Mittwoch, 29.05.2024, 17:15 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
Berliner Kolloquium Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie
Shige Peng, Shandong University:
Space-time white noises in a nonlinear expectation space
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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Under the framework of nonlinear expectation, we introduce a new type of random fields, which contains a type of space-time white noise as a special case. Based on this result, we also introduce a space white noise. Different from the case of linear expectation, in which the probability measure is given and fixed. Under the uncertainty of probability measures, space white noises are intrinsi- cally different from the space cases, which is generalized from G-Gaussian processes which are different from a G-Brownian motion (joint work with Xiaojun JI).

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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Technische Universität Berlin
WIAS Berlin
Dienstag, 04.06.2024, 10:15 Uhr (WIAS-406)
Seminar Nichtlineare Optimierung und Inverse Probleme
Dr. Łukasz Płociniczak, Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Polen:
From hydrology, through climatology to hemo- and lymphodynamics: Mathematical modelling approaches
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, 4. Etage, Weierstraß-Hörsaal (Raum: 406)

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WIAS Berlin
Dienstag, 04.06.2024, 14:00 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
Seminar Numerische Mathematik
Daniel Runge:
Mass-conservative reduced basis approach for heterogeneous catalysis
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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WIAS Berlin
Mittwoch, 05.06.2024, 10:00 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
Forschungsseminar Mathematische Statistik
Dr. Jia-Jie Zhu, WIAS Berlin:
Wasserstein and Beyond: Optimal transport and gradient flows for machine learning and optimization
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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In the first part of the talk, I will provide an overview of gradient flows over non-negative and probability measures and their application in modern machine learning tasks, such as variational inference, sampling, training of over-parameterized models, and robust optimization. Then, I will present our recent results on the analysis of a couple of particularly relevant gradient flows, including the settings of Wasserstein, Hellinger/Fisher-Rao, and reproducing kernel Hilbert space. The focus is on the global exponential decay of the entropy functionals along the gradient flows such as Hellinger-Kantorovich (a.k.a. Wasserstein-Fisher-Rao) and a new type of gradient flow geometries that guarantee convergence of minimizing a maximum-mean discrepancy, which we term the interaction-force transport.

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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Universität Potsdam
WIAS Berlin
Mittwoch, 05.06.2024, 10:00 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
Forschungsseminar Mathematische Statistik
Dr. Jia-Jie Zhu, WIAS Berlin:
Wasserstein and Beyond: Optimal transport and gradient flows for machine learning and optimization
mehr ... Veranstaltungsort
Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

Abstrakt
In the first part of the talk, I will provide an overview of gradient flows over non-negative and probability measures and their application in modern machine learning tasks, such as variational inference, sampling, training of over-parameterized models, and robust optimization. Then, I will present our recent results on the analysis of a couple of particularly relevant gradient flows, including the settings of Wasserstein, Hellinger/Fisher-Rao, and reproducing kernel Hilbert space. The focus is on the global exponential decay of the entropy functionals along the gradient flows such as Hellinger-Kantorovich (a.k.a. Wasserstein-Fisher-Rao) and a new type of gradient flow geometries that guarantee convergence of minimizing a maximum-mean discrepancy, which we term the interaction-force transport.

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Der Vortrag findet auch via Zoom statt: https://hu-berlin.zoom-x.de/j/69268586742?pwd=bDZJQTk5TGdnUkVCUk9RWGdsWC9vdz09 Meeting-ID: 692 6858 6742, Passwort: 021844

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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Universität Potsdam
WIAS Berlin
Mittwoch, 05.06.2024, 11:30 Uhr (WIAS-405-406)
Seminar Interacting Random Systems
Gerónimo Uribe Bravo, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexiko:
A pathwise approach to time-change
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, 4. Etage, Raum: 405/406

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Time-change equations are a generalization of ordinary differential equations which are driven by the random, irregular, and possibly densely discontinuous sample paths of the typical stochastic process. They can be thought of as a multiparameter version of the method of time-change and can be given a pathwise theory. Time-change equations can lead to deep results on weak existence and uniqueness of stochastic differential equations and posses a robust strong approximation theory. However, time-change equations are not restricted to Markovian or semimartingale settings. In this talk, we will go through some examples of time-change equations which can be successfully analyzed. These include (multidimensional) branching and affine processes, scaling limits of profiles of random trees, sticky Lévy processes or Doeblin´s mostly unknown proposal for diffusion processes. We shall also comment on some open problems they suggest.

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Seminar Interacting Random Systems (Hybrid Event)

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WIAS Berlin
Mittwoch, 12.06.2024, 16:15 Uhr (WIAS-Library)
Berliner Kolloquium Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie
Eduardo Abi Jaber, Ecole Polytechnique:
tba
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Weierstraß-Institut, Hausvogteiplatz 5-7, 10117 Berlin, R411

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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Technische Universität Berlin
WIAS Berlin
Mittwoch, 26.06.2024, 09:00 Uhr (TUB HE101)
MATh.en.JEANS
Schüler:innen-Konferenz: MATh.en.JEANS
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Technische Universität, Straße des 17. Juni 136, 10623 Berlin, HE101

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https://wias-berlin.de/people/kern/mejkonferenz24/researchers.jsp

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WIAS Berlin
Mittwoch, 26.06.2024, 16:15 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
Berliner Kolloquium Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie
Benjamin Jourdain, École des Ponts ParisTech:
tba
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Technische Universität Berlin
WIAS Berlin
Mittwoch, 26.06.2024, 17:15 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
Berliner Kolloquium Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie
Noemi Kurt, Goethe University Frankfurt:
tba
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Technische Universität Berlin
WIAS Berlin
1. Juli 2024 (WIAS-ESH)
Workshop/Konferenz: Developments in Computational Finance - Honoring John Schoenmakers on the occasion of his retirement
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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WIAS Berlin
Mittwoch, 03.07.2024, 14:14 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
Berliner Oberseminar „Nichtlineare partielle Differentialgleichungen” (Langenbach-Seminar)
Dr. Andreas Vikelis, Universität Wien, Österreich:
Measure-valued solutions for non-associative finite plasticity
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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The variational treatment of evolutionary nonassociative elasto-plasticity at finite strains remains unexplored. In this direction, following the concept of energetic solutions, we present an existence result for measure-valued solutions of the quasistatic evolution problem which are stable and balance the energy. In particular, we apply a modification of the standard timediscretization scheme, considering Young measures generated by piecewise constant interpolants of time-discrete solutions of a properly defined minimization problem. A key point in our analysis is the limit passage in the dissipation. The later calls for time-continuity properties of the stresses which are not expected in the quasistatic framework. To overcome this obstacle we introduce a regularization of the generalized stress in the definitionof our energetic solutions. Joint work with Ulisse Stefanelli.

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Oberseminar “Nichtlineare Partielle Differentialgleichungen” (Langenbach Seminar)

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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
WIAS Berlin
Mittwoch, 10.07.2024, 14:15 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
Berliner Oberseminar „Nichtlineare partielle Differentialgleichungen” (Langenbach-Seminar)
Prof. Dr. Caroline Lasser, Technische Universität München:
Variational Gaussian approximation for quantum dynamics
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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The talk considers the time-dependent Schrödinger equation with smooth magnetic and electric potentials in semiclassical scaling. We analyse nonlinearly parametrized approximations by single Gaussian wave packets via the Dirac--Frenkel variational principle. We derive ordinary differential equations of motion for the parameters of the variational solution. We present L2-error bounds and unexpectedly accurate observable error bounds. This is joint work with S. Burkhard, B. Dörich, and M. Hochbruck.

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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
WIAS Berlin
Mittwoch, 10.07.2024, 16:15 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
Berliner Kolloquium Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie
Dan Crisan, Imperial College London:
tba
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Technische Universität Berlin
WIAS Berlin
Mittwoch, 10.07.2024, 17:15 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
Berliner Kolloquium Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie
Jiniao Qiu, U of Calgary:
tba
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Technische Universität Berlin
WIAS Berlin
Montag, 15.07.2024, 10:00 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
MATH+ Thematic Einstein Semester on “Mathematics for Quantum Technologies”
Prof. Ulf Leonhardt, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel:
First advanced lecture of the series “Forces of the quantum vacuum” .
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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Topic: Setting the scene
Quantization of the electromagnetic field in media and in space-time
Normal modes and harmomic oscillators
Zero-point energy
Casimir's cavity: 1D case, zeta-function renormalization
Casimir's cavity: 3D case, Casimir's renormalization

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WIAS Berlin
Einstein Foundation Berlin
Dienstag, 16.07.2024, 10:00 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
MATH+ Thematic Einstein Semester on “Mathematics for Quantum Technologies”
Prof. Ulf Leonhardt, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel:
Second advanced lecture of the series “Forces of the quantum vacuum” .
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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Topic: Lifshitz theory
The need for a theory in dispersive and dissipative media
Point-splitting method
Fluctuation-dissipation theorem
Kubo-Martin-Schwinger relation
Lifshitz formula in planar, piece-wise homogenous media

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WIAS Berlin
Einstein Foundation Berlin
Donnerstag, 18.07.2024, 10:00 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
MATH+ Thematic Einstein Semester on “Mathematics for Quantum Technologies”
Prof. Ulf Leonhardt, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel:
Third advanced lecture of the series “Forces of the quantum vacuum” .
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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Topic: Applications
Imaginary frequencies for capturing the broad band of quantum forces
Thermal Casimir effect
Perfectly conducting cavity
Magnetic mirror and Casimir repulsion
Permittivity hierarchy and repulsive Casimir forces
Negative refraction and quantum levitation
Engineering in the imaginary part of the spectrum


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WIAS Berlin
Einstein Foundation Berlin
Freitag, 19.07.2024, 10:00 Uhr (WIAS-ESH)
MATH+ Thematic Einstein Semester on “Mathematics for Quantum Technologies”
Prof. Ulf Leonhardt, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel:
Fourth advanced lecture of the series “Forces of the quantum vacuum” .
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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Topic: Outlook
The quantum vacuum seen by accelerated observers (relativistic acceleration, Rindler coordinates, Unruh effect)
Entanglement in the quantum vacuum
Classical analogue of the Unruh effect
The case for a Casimir cosmology

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WIAS Berlin
Einstein Foundation Berlin