Connections Between Complex Dynamics, Statistical Physics, and Limiting Spectra of Self-similar Group Actions

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis from August 15 to 19, 2016.

Funded by the National Science Foundation, the IUPUI School of Science, and the IUPUI Office for Academic Affairs.

The goal of this workshop is to bring together people from the three fields in hopes of stimulating interaction and new progress.


Monday and Tuesday (8/15 and 8/16): Learning talks BY AND FOR grad students and postdocs. We will provide those who would like to speak with a list of possible topics and appropriate material for learning the topics.

Wednesday (8/17): Mini-courses by experts in the three fields, meant for everyone, including established researchers in each of the three fields.

Thursday and Friday (8/18 and 8/19): Research talks, which are still meant to be accessible to people in all three areas.

Learning talks:

Reading materials for the Monday-Tuesday learning talks.

Mini-course talks:

Research Talks:

Detailed schedule.

Full list of speakers and participants.

Organizing Committee:

Joanna Furno (IUPUI),
Scott Kaschner (Butler University),
Rodrigo Perez (IUPUI),
Roland Roeder (IUPUI)