Complex network perspectives on flow systems 2015

21-22 September 2015
Potsdam, Germany

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Monday, 21 September 2015

Lecture Hall of Alfred Wegener Institute, building A43, ground floor

08:30 Registration

09:15 Welcome Remarks

Session 1: Lagrangian Flow Networks

09:25 Emilio Hernandez-Garcia: Lagrangian flow networks: dispersion, mixing and coherence trough connectivity measures
09:50 Cristobal Lopez: Lagrangian flow networks: applications to geophysical flows
10:15 Michael Lindner: Lagrangian transport networks for simple geophysical flow models
10:40 Coffee Break

Session 2: Alternative Perspectives on Flow Networks

11:10 Alireza Hadjighasam (invited): A Spectral Clustering Approach to Lagrangian Vortex Detection
11:35 Nora Molkenthin: Networks from Flows - From Dynamics to Topology
12:00 Liubov Tupikina: Time-dependent correlation flow-networks
12:25 Enrico Ser-Giacomi: Most probable paths in time-dependent flow networks
12:50 Lunch Break (canteen)

Session 3: Networks and atmospheric dynamics

14:00 Doerthe Handorf: Arctic-midlatitude atmospheric linkages as a specific research field for the application of complex network methods
14:25 Nikola Jajcay: Granger causality estimate of information flow in temperature fields is consistent with wind direction
14:50 Jonathan Donges: Coupled climate networks for studying complex interactions in the Earth system
15:15 Marc Wiedermann: Reconstructing regional climate networks from irregularly sampled satellite data
15:40 Coffee Break

Session 4: Correlation Networks and Economic Flows

16:10 Stephan Bialonski: Harmful algal blooms: Potential connectivity patterns in the Southern California Bight
16:35 Jaroslav Hlinka: Small-world bias of correlation matrix in natural complex systems
17:00 Julian Maluck: A network of networks perspective on global trade
17:25 Alexander Radebach: Sectoral structural change as seen by similarity networks
17:50 Break

18:00 Visit of the Great Refractor (tbc)
18:30 Dinner and Poster Session (building A31, rotunda)
21:00 End of Day 1

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Lecture Hall of Alfred Wegener Institute, building A43, ground floor

Session 5: Transfer Operators

09:00 Kathrin Padberg-Gehle (invited): Detecting and tracking coherent sets in nonautonomous flows
09:50 Peter Koltai: Coherent Families: Spectral Theory for Transfer Operators in Continuous Time
10:15 Reik Donner: Perturbative approach to transport networks
10:40 Coffee Break

Session 6: Miscellaneous Topics

11:10 Alexis Tantet (invited): Chaotic Attractor Crisis and Climate Sensitivity: A Transfer Operator Approach
12:00 Ralf Banisch: Module Detection in Directed Transition Networks
12:25 Marcus Hauser: Laminar mixing in tubular networks of plasmodial slime moulds
12:50 Lunch Break (canteen)

Seminar room of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, bulding A31, ground level, west wing

14:00 Wrap-up session, discussion of ideas for future collaboration, coffee break and farewell

Poster Presentations:

Andreas Denner: Computing coherent sets using time-continuous diffusion
Rahel Vortmeyer-Kley: An Euler-Lagrangian approach to eddy detection in oceanic dynamical systems
Arindam Saha: Propagation of Harmful Algal Blooms in Oceans: A Network Approach
Sabrina Hempel: Heat and gas transport in open livestock buildings
Benedict Johannes Luensmann: From Effective to Physical Networks from Time Series
Ruggero Vasile: A machine-learning approach for improvement of El Nino forecast using network measures
Marc Wiedermann: Discriminating different El Nino and La Nina phases from evolving climate networks