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We calculate the global log canonical thresholds of log del Pezzo surfaces embedded in weighted projective spaces as codimension two. As important applications, we show that most of them are weakly exceptional and admit K\"ahler-Einstein metrics. This is a joint work with Joonyeong Won.

Host: 신용주     To be announced     2017-09-20 10:48:04

The spatially varying coefficient process model is a nonstationary approach to explaining spatial heterogeneity by allowing coefficients to vary across space. To accommodate geographically hierarchical data, we develop a methodology for generalizing this model. We consider two-level hierarchical structures and allow for the coefficients of both low-level and high-level units to vary over space. We assume that the spatially varying low-level coefficients follow the multivariate Gaussian process, and the spatially varying high-level coefficients follow the multivariate simultaneous autoregressive model that we develop by extending the standard simultaneous autoregressive model to incorporate multivariate data. We apply the proposed model to transaction data of houses sold in 2014 in a part of the city of Los Angeles. The results show that the proposed model predicts housing prices and fits the data effectively.



Host: 황강욱     Korean     2017-09-01 16:38:31

2017년 제5회 정오의 수학산책


일시: 10월 13일(금) 12:00 - 13:15

장소: KAIST 수리과학과 E6-1 3435호


강연자: 임선희 교수 (서울대)

제목: On the work of Mirzakhani : from counting geodesics to the classification of measures

(미르자카니의 결과들 : 측지선의 개수부터 측도의 분류까지)

내용: TBA



등록: 아래 링크를 통해 사전등록 바랍니다.




Host: 이지운 교수     Contact: 김현수 (8545)     To be announced     2017-09-14 10:13:48

In this talk, we will introduce a notion of a noncommutative probability space and useful properties.

Then we will discuss various convergence results of weighted sums in a noncommutative probability space, e.g., weak law of large numbers, convergence rates and precise asymptotics, etc.

Also, we will discuss some noncommutative inequalities, e.g., Fuk-Nagaev inequalities, Bennett inequality and Rosenthal inequality, etc 

Host: 폴정     To be announced     2017-09-20 14:14:09

Starting with introducing a general Newtonian Boltzmann theory, we will establish global-in-time well-posedness and stability results for solutions nearby the relativistic Maxwellian to the special relativistic Boltzmann equation without angular cutoff.  We assume the generic soft-potential conditions on the collision kernel in that were derived by Dudynski and Ekiel-Jezewska (Commun Math Phys 115(4):607--629, 1985). In this physical situation, the angular function in the collision kernel is not locally integrable, and the collision operator behaves like a non-isotropic fractional diffusion operator. 

Host: 권순식     To be announced     2017-09-20 10:43:55

Right-angled Artin groups (RAAGs) are defined from finite simplicial graphs.

It is a fundamental question whether or not, given two RAAGs, there is an embedding from one group to the other.

Extension graphs are useful in solving this problem.

In this talk, I will briefly review RAAGs and extension graphs,

and show some results on solving the embeddability problem in RAAGs by using extension graphs.


Host: 고기형     Korean     2017-09-01 16:40:06

Let K be a finite extension of Qp. It is believed that one can attach a smooth Fp-representation of GLn(K) (or a packet of such representations) to a continuous Galois representation Gal(Qp/K) → GLn(Fp) in a natural way, that is called mod p Langlands program for GLn(K). This conjecture is known only for GL2(Qp): one of the main difficulties is that there is no classification of such smooth representations of GLn(K) unless K = Qp and n = 2. However, for a given continuous Galois representation ρ0 : Gal(Qp/Qp) → GLn(Fp), one can define a smooth Fp-representation Π0 of GLn(Qp) by a space of mod p automorphic forms on a compact unitary group, which is believed to be a candidate on the automorphic side corresponding to ρ0 for mod p Langlands correspondence in the spirit of Emerton. The structure of Π0 is very mysterious as a representation of GLn(Qp), and it is not known that ρ0 and Π0 determine each other. In this talk, we discuss that Π0 determines ρ0 , provided that ρ0 is ordinary and generic. More precisely, we prove that the tamely ramified part of ρ0 is determined by the Serre weights attached to ρ0 , and the wildly ramified part of ρ0 is obtained in terms of refined Hecke actions on Π0. The talk is based on a joint work with Zicheng Qian.

Host: Bo-Hae Im     To be announced     2017-09-20 13:17:42

In a constantly changing world, animals must account for fluctuations and changes in their environment when making decisions. They must make use of recent information, and appropriately discount older, irrelevant information. But to do so they need to learn the rate at which the environment changes. Recent experimental studies show that humans and other animals can indeed do so.  However it it is unclear what underlying computations they use to achieve this. Developing normative models of evidence accumulation is a first step in quantifying such decision-making processes. While optimal, these algorithms are computationally intensive. To address this problem we developed an approximation of the normative inference process, and show how this approximate computation can be implemented in neural circuits. In the second part of the talk I will discuss evidence accumulation on networks where private information can be shared between neighboring nodes.



Host: 김재경     English     2017-09-01 16:42:17

2017년 제6회 정오의 수학산책


일시: 11월 3일(금) 12:00 - 13:15

장소: KAIST 수리과학과 E6-1 3435호


강연자: 오병권 교수 (서울대학교)


제목: Representations of quadratic forms


내용: TBA




Host: 이지운 교수     To be announced     2017-09-18 10:58:54

Hyperbolic dynamical systems are nowadays fairly well understood from the topological and ergodic point of view. In this talk, we discuss some recent and ongoing works on the dynamics beyond hyperbolicity. In the first part, we will provide a characterization of robustly shadowable chain transitive sets for C1-vector fields on compact smooth manifolds. In the second part, we extend the concepts of topological stability and pseudo-orbit tracing property from homeomorphisms to Borel measures, and prove that every expansive measure with the pseudo-orbit tracing property is topologically stable. This represents a measurable version of the stability theorem by Peter Walters. The first part is joint work with M. Reza, and the second part is joint work with C.A. Morales.



Host: 곽시종     English     2017-09-01 16:43:49

제 7회 CMC 정오의 수학산책


일시: 11월 24일(금) 12:00 - 13:15

장소: KAIST 자연과학동 E6-1 3435호


강연자: 채동호 교수 (중앙대학교)

제목: Navier-Stokes 방정식

내용: TBA


참가: 를 통해 사전등록


Host: 이지운 교수     Contact: 김현수 (8545)     To be announced     2017-09-14 10:26:46