Our next talk will be given by Dr Roland Bauerschmidt (DPMMS). Note that it will start at 9pm this week – an exception to the usual.
The Universality Phenomenon
Dr Roland Bauerschmidt (DPMMS)
Monday 21st October, Winstanley Lecture Theatre, 9 PM
Many complex systems in mathematics and physics show universal behaviour, i.e., behaviour that is independent of the details of the system. I will illustrate this universality phenomenon in several examples, some well-understood, some still mysterious.