The Dynamics of Persuasion These slides are
based on a 4.5-hour minicourse that I gave at the Luminy Introductory Winter
School "Disordered Systems, Random Spatial Processs and Some Applications",
at the CIRM in Luminy, France, January 5-9, 2015.
Fate of the Kinetic Ising Model These slides are
based on a 3-hour minicourse that I gave at the 47th Karpacz Winter School
"Simple Models for Complex Systems", Ladek Zdroj, Poland, February 7-12,
A Physicist's Perspective on Citation Analysis
A talk presented at "Trends in Research Measurement Metrics" sponsored by
Elsevier Publishing Company, Washington, DC, October 27, 2010.
Facilitated Asymmetric Exclusion A talk
presented at the Conference on Complex Driven Systems - From Statistical
Physics to the Life Sciences, Virginia Tech., Blacksburg VA, October 1-3,
Dynamics of Voter Models on Heterogeneous
Networks. Invited speaker, Program on Complex Networks, Statistical and
Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute, Research Triangle Park, NC, August
29-September 1, 2010.
Kinetics of Heterogeneous Voter Models.
Invited talk at CSCAMM (Center for Scientific Computation and Mathematical
Modeling) workshop on Nonlinear Dynamics of Networks, University of Maryland,
April 5-9, 2010.
Kinetics of Filtration and Clogging. Invited
speaker, Flows and Networks in Complex Media, Institute of Pure and Applied
Mathematics, UCLA, April 27-May 1, 2009.
The Best, the Hottest, and the
Luckiest: A Statistical Tale of Extremes. Invited talk at the
International conference on "Extreme Events: Theory, Observation, Modeling
and Prediction", UIB, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, Nov. 10-14, 2008.
Evolving Preferential Attachment Networks These
slides are based on a 4-hour minicourse that I gave at Institut Henri
Poincare in June 2008.
Cutting Corners This is a conference talk
for the 13th Claude Itzykson Meeting: "Puzzles of Growth" in June 2008. The
topics include the smoothing of rocks by chipping and the evolution of
single-corner Ising interfaces by zero-temperature Glauber dynamics.
Structure of Prefential Attachment Networks
Dynamics of Microtubule Growth and Catastrophe
Smoothing Rocks by Chipping 2007 APS March Meeting
Winning and Losing in Competition and in
Tournaments Mathematical Physics Seminar, Boston University, September
The Dynamics of Consensus and Clash Invited
talk at the 26th Annual CNLS Conference on Socio-Technical Networks, August
On the Role of Global Warming on the Frequency of
Record Temperature Events Presentation given at various venues during
2006 about the frequency of record temperature events.
The Kinetics of Filtration and Clogging
Seminar given at Schlumberger-Cambridge Research, Cambridge, England, June
Social Balance on Networks: The Dynamics of Friendship
and Hatred Invited talk given at the International Seminar and Workshop
"Dynamics on Complex Networks and Applications", Max Planck Institute,
Dresden, Germany, February 17, 2006.
Dynamics of Social Diversity Invited talk at the
CNLS conference "Collectives Formation and Specialization in Biological and
Social Systems", Santa Fe, NM, April 20-22, 2005.
Consensus and Contention in Opinion Dynamics
Invited talk at 8th Granada Seminar on Computational and Statistical Physics,
February 7-10, 2005.
Coarsening and Freezing in the Kinetic Ising
Model Invited talk at 8th Granada Seminar on Computational and
Statistical Physics, February 7-10, 2005.
Statistical Physics of Citations (general talk
given during 2005 about citation networks).
Statistical Physics of Popularity-Driven
Networks (general talk given during 2004 about popularity and related
Coarsening, Slow Dynamics, and Freezing in the Simplest
Spin Systems (talk given between 2002 & 2004 about puzzling features of
the Ising model with zero-temperature Glauber dynamics).
Rate Equation Approach to Growing Networks (talk
given at the XVIII SITGES Conference "Statistical Mechanics of Complex
Networks", June 2002).
Statistical Mechanics of Popularity (talk given
at various locales during 2001).
Aggregation Kinetics in Gelation, Traffic,
Wealth, and other Everyday Phenomena (December 1999) The transparencies
for this talk were kindly scanned and originally posted by Willi Graupner
from Virginia Tech.