Monday July 10th:
Glassy Systems and Neural Networks

Chairman: A.C.C. Coolen
Lectures: Lecture Theatre 2C, Main Building (Strand Campus)
Posters and refreshments: the Council Room (adjacent to 2C)


10.00 COFFEE in the Council Room

GLASSY SYSTEMS AND NEURAL NETWORKS I

10.30 Invited Speaker G Parisi (Roma)

Stochastic Stability
11.15 H Nishimori (TITECH)
Absence of AT line in its naive form in finite dimensions
11.45 A Cavagna (Manchester)
Understanding fragile versus strong supercooled liquids
in an energy landscape description
12.15 J v Mourik (KCL)
Cluster derivation of the Parisi scheme for disordered systems

12.45 LUNCH

GLASSY SYSTEMS AND NEURAL NETWORKS II

14.15 Invited Speaker D Sherrington (Oxford)
Statistical physics of correlation of agents in a market:
the Thermal Minority Game
15.00 F Ritort (Barcelona)
Configurational entropy and the one-step RSB scenario
in finite-size mean-field models
15.30 M Nicodemi (ICL)
The jamming transition of granular media

16.00 TEA

GLASSY SYSTEMS AND NEURAL NETWORKS III

16.30 E Barkai (MIT)
Kubo-Anderson analysis of low temperature tunneling models of glasses
17.00 P Goldbart (Urbana-Champaign)
Vulcanization and the random solid state it yields: a statistical mechanical perspective