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Complex Fluids: an abstract framework, some analysis, many open<br/><br/>problems<br/><br/>

Wednesday, October 14, 2009 - 1:30pm - 2:10pm
EE/CS 3-180
Peter Constantin (University of Chicago)
Keywords: optimal transportation theory, nonlinear Fokker-Planck
equations, gradient systems in metric space, Onsager equation

Abstract: I will describe a framework for the study of the time evolution
of
probability distributions of complex systems based on ideas of
optimal transportation theory and gradient systems in metric
spaces.
MSC Code: 
90B06
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