Random problems

17 December 2010
15:00
Professor L Mahadevan
Abstract
<p>I will discuss a few problems &nbsp;that involve randomness ,&nbsp;chosen randomly &nbsp;(?) from the following&nbsp;: (i) the probability of a coin landing on a side &nbsp;(ii) optimal strategies for throwing accurately, (iii) &nbsp;the statistical mechanics of a ribbon, (iv) the intermittent dynamics of a growing polymeric assembly (v) fat tails from feedback.</p><p> </p>
  • Differential Equations and Applications Seminar