Topology, Geometry and Data Seminar - Michael Catanzaro

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Michael Catanzaro
September 26, 2017
4:00PM - 5:00PM
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Cockins Hall 240

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Add to Calendar 2017-09-26 16:00:00 2017-09-26 17:00:00 Topology, Geometry and Data Seminar - Michael Catanzaro Title: Stochastic dynamics of cellular cyclesSpeaker: Michael Catanzaro (University of Florida)Abstract: In this talk, we will explore stochastic motion of cellular cycles inside CW complexes. This serves as a generalization of random walks on graphs, and a discretization of stochastic flows on smooth manifolds. We will define a notion of stochastic current, connect it to classical electric current, and show it satisfies a quantization result. Along the way, we will define the main combinatorial objects of study, namely spanning trees and spanning co-trees in higher dimensions. We will relate these to stochastic current, as well as discrete Hodge theory.Seminar URL: https://research.math.osu.edu/tgda/tgda-seminar.html Cockins Hall 240 Department of Mathematics math@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Title: Stochastic dynamics of cellular cycles

SpeakerMichael Catanzaro (University of Florida)

Abstract: In this talk, we will explore stochastic motion of cellular cycles inside CW complexes. This serves as a generalization of random walks on graphs, and a discretization of stochastic flows on smooth manifolds. We will define a notion of stochastic current, connect it to classical electric current, and show it satisfies a quantization result. Along the way, we will define the main combinatorial objects of study, namely spanning trees and spanning co-trees in higher dimensions. We will relate these to stochastic current, as well as discrete Hodge theory.

Seminar URLhttps://research.math.osu.edu/tgda/tgda-seminar.html

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