Meeting of NBFAS

A meeting of the North British Functional Analysis Seminar was held at the University of Lancaster on Friday 27th October and Saturday 28th October 2006.

Postgraduate talk
Dr Gordon Blower (University of Lancaster)
Classical and free logarithmic Sobolev inequalities
3.30 p.m. on Friday 27th October 2006

Lancaster Analysis Seminar talk
Prof. Francis Bolley (Université Toulouse, France)
Concentration inequalities and particle approximation of a mean field model
5 p.m. on Friday 27th October 2006

Prof. Mark Rieffel (University of California, Berkeley, USA)
Physicists say ``Matrix algebras converge to the sphere''
Vector bundles and Gromov-Hausdorff distance

10.45 a.m. and 12 noon on Saturday 28th October 2006

Prof. Philippe Biane (ENS, Paris, France)
Some functional inequalities in free probability
1.45 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday 28th October 2006

Programme and abstracts (PDF format)

All interested were welcome to attend.

Further enquiries could be made to the NBFAS secretary Sandra Pott at or telephone 0141-3306827.

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Last updated on October 29th 2006 by Jonathan Partington