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Tuesday, 11.12.2018, 10:15 (WIAS-406)
Seminar Nichtlineare Optimierung und Inverse Probleme
Dr. J. Machalová, Palacky University Olomouc, Tschechische Republik:
Contact problem solution for nonlinear beam and foundation by CVM
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, 4. Etage, Weierstraß-Hörsaal (Raum: 406)

Host
WIAS Berlin
Tuesday, 11.12.2018, 13:30 (WIAS-ESH)
Seminar Numerische Mathematik
Dr. W. Dreyer, WIAS Berlin:
Kinetic theory of incompressible non-newtonian fluids
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

Abstract
We consider a non-newtonian fluid consisting of a newtonian solvent and polymer molecules as solute. The kinetic theory models the polymer molecules as dumbbells and compiles dynamical equations that embody internal dumbbell interactions and interactions of the dumbbell with the surrounding fluid via its velocity gradient. The dynamical equations imply a generalized Fokker-Planck equation for a distribution function of the system of polymer molecules. Then the Fokker--Planck equation is used to derive macroscopic evolution equations for certain mean values. For given velocity gradient of the fluid, three evolution equations are needed to end up with a closed equation system for the polymer molecules. The corresponding three thermodynamic variables are the number density, the mean squared end-to end distance of a polymer molecule and the polymer stress. Finally we prove an H-theorem and solve the subtle problem of thermodynamic consistency.

Host
WIAS Berlin
Tuesday, 11.12.2018, 15:00 (WIAS-406)
Seminar Modern Methods in Applied Stochastics and Nonparametric Statistics
Prof. M. Staudigl, Universität Maastricht, Niederlande:
On the convergence of gradient-like flows with noisy gradient input
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, 4. Etage, Weierstraß-Hörsaal (Raum: 406)

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WIAS Berlin
Wednesday, 12.12.2018, 10:00 (WIAS-ESH)
Forschungsseminar Mathematische Statistik
Prof. B. Szabo, Universität Leiden, Niederlande:
On the fundamental understanding of distributed computation
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

Abstract
In recent years, the amount of available information has become so vast in certain fields of applications that it is infeasible or undesirable to carry out the computations on a single server. This has motivated the design and study of distributed statistical or learning methods. In distributed methods, the data is split amongst different administrative units and computations are carried out locally in parallel to each other. The outcome of the local computations are then aggregated into a final result on a central machine. In this talk we will consider the limitations and guarantees of distributed methods in general under communication constraints (i.e. only limited amount of bits are allowed to be transmitted between the machines) on the random design regression model. We derive minimax lower bounds, matching upper bounds and provide adaptive estimators reaching these limits. This is an ongoing joint work with Harry van Zanten.

Host
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Universität Potsdam
WIAS Berlin
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Wednesday, 12.12.2018, 11:30 (WIAS-406)
Seminar Interacting Random Systems
Prof. Dr. K. Doku-Amponsah, University of Ghana School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Ghana, Republik:
Joint large deviation result for empirical measures of the random geometric graphs
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, 4. Etage, Weierstraß-Hörsaal (Raum: 406)

Abstract
We prove joint large deviation principle for the empirical pair measure and empirical locality measure of the near intermediate coloured random geometric graph models on n points picked uniformly in the space [0; 1]d; for d 2 N: From this result we obtain large deviation principles for the number of edges per vertex, the degree distribution and the proportion of isolated vertices for the near intermediate random geometric graph models.

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Seminar Interacting Random Systems

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WIAS Berlin
Wednesday, 12.12.2018, 15:15 (WIAS-ESH)
Berliner Oberseminar „Nichtlineare partielle Differentialgleichungen” (Langenbach-Seminar)
Dr. J. Rehberg, WIAS Berlin:
L bounds for the Neumann problem
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Weierstraß-Institut, Mohrenstr. 39, 10117 Berlin, Erdgeschoss, Erhard-Schmidt-Hörsaal

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Berliner Oberseminar “Nichtlineare Partielle Differentialgleichungen” (Langenbach Seminar)

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WIAS Berlin
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin