Eleventh Meeting of the North British Mathematical Physics Seminar

The eleventh meeting of the North British Mathematical Physics Seminar will be held on Wednesday 16 February 2005 at the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences in Edinburgh.

For a printable programme click on one of the following links: PostScript or PDF.

Scientific Programme

11:30
Coffee
12:00
Brian Dolan (Maynooth/Heriot-Watt)
Quantum Black Holes: the Event Horizon as a Fuzzy Sphere
13:00
Lunch
14:00
Jerry Goldin (Rutgers/King's College London)
Diffeomorphism group representations, q-commutation relations, and quantum vortices
15:00
Nicolas Crampe (York)
Closed and open spin chain in any representation
16:00
Tea
16:30
Sam Halliday (Heriot-Watt)
Isometric Embeddings and Noncommutative Branes in Homogeneous Gravitational Waves
17:00
James Carlisle (Durham)
Backlund Transformations and D-branes in Minimal String Theory

Practical Information

Travel information to get to the ICMS can be obtained here . The ICMS is located in the Edinburgh New Town and it is a pleasant 15-20 minute walk from Waverley station. The following map shows both Waverley station (near the lower right hand corner) and the ICMS (in the red circle).

Train information can be obtained from Railtrack.

Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided free of charge. There will be a sandwich lunch for which participants will be charged.

Limited funds are available to help with travel expenses of participants with no other source of funding. We hope that this will encourage postgraduate students and postdocs to attend the meeting. Please email Josť Figueroa-O'Farrill in advance if you would like to apply for support. And please book early to take advantage of the cheaper train fares.

Postscript: The meeting took place successfully on 16 February 2005. Click here to view a list of people who took part.


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Last modified: Feb 17 2005 at 13:38 GMT