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2001 IMA PI Summer Program for Graduate Students on
Poisson and Quantum Structures"
1999
IMA PI Summer Program for Graduate Students:
"Dynamical Systems & Applications"
Pennsylvania State
University
June 7  July 2, 1999
Lecture Program for June 7July 2, 1999  




June 711  Helmut Hofer Courant Institute 
Hamiltonian Dynamics, Variational Principles and Symplectic Invariants 
June 1418  Dima Burago Pennsylvania State University 
Geometric Introduction to Control Theory 
June 2125  Anatole Katok Pennsylvania State University 
Introduction to the Modern Theory of Dynamical Systems 
June 28July 2  Jeff Xia Northwestern 
Celestial Mechanics 
The program involves two hours of lectures each morning followed by informal or problem sessions in the afternoons. Every Monday evening there is a social event. The intense month long program allows the students to learn from and interact with the visiting speakers and one another. A certain camaraderie and sense of inclusion is fostered among the students by the chance to work closely with distinguished mathematicians over a lengthy period in a warm social and intellectual atmosphere. Student evaluations of the program are very positive. This is a good example of an excellent program available through the PIs that no one institution could provide.
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