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Nonlinear Dynamics of Networks

April 5-9, 2010


CSIC Building (#406), Seminar Room 4122.
Directions: www.cscamm.umd.edu/directions

Monday, April 5

9:00 - 9:25 COFFEE
MORNING
SESSION
Chair: Edward Ott (University of Maryland)
9:25 - 9:30 Eitan Tadmor (CSCAMM)
Welcoming Remarks
9:30 - 10:10 Iain Couzin (Princeton University)
“Collective Motion and Decision-Making in Animal Groups”
10:15 - 10:55 Mason Porter (University of Oxford)
“Community Structure in Time-Dependent, Multiscale, and Multiplex Networks”
[Presentation Slides]
11:00 - 11:30 COFFEE BREAK
11:30 - 12:10

Adilson Motter (Northwestern University)
“Sensitive Dependence on Network Structure: To Sync or Not to Sync”

12:15 - 2:00 LUNCH - hosted by CSCAMM
AFTERNOON
SESSION
Chair: Carl Kingsford (University of Maryland)
2:00 - 2:40

Damon Centola (M.I.T. Sloan School)
“Experiments on Social Contagions”

2:45 - 3:15 COFFEE BREAK
3:15 - 3:55

Edward Ott (University of Maryalnd)
“The effect of network topology on the stability of discrete state models of genetic control”
[Presentation Slides]

4:00 - 4:40

John Baras (University of Maryalnd)
“Network Constrained Coalitional Dynamic Games and Evolution of Network Topologies”
[Presentation Slides]

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Tuesday, April 6

9:00 - 9:30 COFFEE
MORNING
SESSION
Chair: Eitan Tadmor (CSCAMM/University of Maryland)
9:30 - 10:10 Sidney Redner (Boston University)
“Dynamics of Heterogeneous Voting Models”
[Presentation Slides]
10:15 - 10:55 Dietmar Plenz (National Institute of Mental Health)
“Neuronal avalanches and coherence potentials”
11:00 - 11:30 COFFEE BREAK
11:30 - 12:10 Juan Restrepo (University of Colorado at Boulder)
“The role of network topology on the dynamic range of coupled excitable systems”
12:15 - 2:00 LUNCH BREAK
AFTERNOON
SESSION
Chair: James Yorke (University of Maryland)
2:00 - 2:40

P.S. Krishnaprasad (University of Maryland)
“Pursuit and Collective Behavior”
[Presentation Slides]

2:45 - 3:15 COFFEE BREAK
3:15 - 3:55

David Liben-Nowell (Carleton College)
“Tracing information flow on a global scale using Internet chain-letter data”

4:00 - 4:40

Albert-László Barabási (Northeastern University)
“From human mobility to social networks and predictability”

EVENING
ACTIVITIES

6:30 DINNER at Frankin's Restaurant and Brewery
  • Directions to the restaurant
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    Wednesday, April 7

    9:00 - 9:30 COFFEE
    MORNING
    SESSION
    Chair:  Rajarshi Roy (University of Maryland)
    9:30 - 10:10 Aaron Clauset (Santa Fe Institute)
    “Extreme degeneracies in the module identification problem”
    [Presentation Slides]
    10:15 - 10:55 Alessandro Vespignani (Indiana University)
    “Predicting the Behaviour of Techno-Social Systems:
    How Complex Networks, Physics and Computing Help to Fight Off Global Pandemics”
    11:00 - 11:30 COFFEE BREAK
    11:30 - 12:10 Michael Rosenblum (University of Potsdam)
    “Partially integrable dynamics of ensembles of nonidentical oscillators”
    [Presentation Slides]
    12:15 - 2:00 LUNCH - hosted by CSCAMM
    AFTERNOON
    SESSION
    Chair: Michelle Girvan (University of Maryland)
    2:00 - 2:40

    Poster Talks

    2:45 - 3:55 Poster Talks and Coffee

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    Thursday, April 8

    9:00 - 9:30 COFFEE
    MORNING
    SESSION
    Chair: Ernest Barreto (George Mason University)
    9:30 - 10:10 Michelle Girvan (University of Maryland)
    “Finding New Order in Biological Functions and Evolutionary Patterns from the Network Structure of Gene Annotations”
    10:15 - 10:55 Reuven Cohen (Bar-Ilan University)
    “Dynamic networks and directed percolation”
    11:00 - 11:30 COFFEE BREAK
    11:30 - 12:10 Raissa D'Souza (University of California, Davis)
    “Explosive percolation in random graphs”

    [Presentation Slides]
    12:15 - 2:00 LUNCH BREAK
    AFTERNOON
    SESSION
    Chair: Louis Pecora (Naval Research Laboratory)
    2:00 - 2:40

    Jürgen Kurths (University of Potsdam)
    “The Backbone of the Climate Network”
    [Presentation Slides]

    2:45 - 3:15 COFFEE BREAK
    3:15 - 3:55

    Erik Bollt (Clarkson University)
    “Judging Model Reduction of Chaotic Systems via Optimal Shadowing Criteria”
    [Presentation Slides]

    4:00 - 4:40 V.S. Subrahmanian (University of Maryland)
    “Fast Subgraph Matching and Optimization Queries in Social Networks”

    Friday, April 9

    9:00 - 9:30 COFFEE
    MORNING
    SESSION
    Chair: Paul So (George Mason University)
    9:30 - 10:10 Dan Gauthier (Duke University)
    “Learning Link Characteristics in a Boolean Network”

    [Presentation Slides]
    10:15 - 10:55 Carl Kingsford >(University of Maryland)
    “Determining Protein Function By Clustering Within Interaction Networks”
    [Presentation Slides]
    11:00 - 11:30 COFFEE BREAK
    11:30 - 12:10 Jim Crutchfield (University of California, Davis)
    “Causal decompositions of spacetime”
    12:10 CLOSING

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