The associated researcher should develop, with the chronomodel software, Bayesian statistical methods and tools for data processing involving time in the Archeology, Archaeometry and Earth Sciences areas.
In particular, the associated researcher will be responsible to:
• Develop new tools for statistical Bayesian chronological modeling;
• Integrate additional modules to the chronomodel software;
• Develop an interface between the R software and chronomodel software;
• Conduct statistical studies asked by laboratories or local government;
• Assist the users of chronomodel software.
During the appointment, the associated researcher could have the opportunity to participate in other projects of Lebesgue Center on applied Statistics.
The successful candidate will be placed under the scientific responsibility of Anne Philippe, Professor in Mathematics at the Laboratoire de mathématique Jean Leray.
• PhD in Mathematics in the area of Statistics;
• Skills in Bayesian statistics;
• Computer programming skills (C + + / R);
• Interest in archeology;
• Fluency in English.
Conditions of employment:
The appointment is fixed term for 12 months, from September 1st 2014 to August 31st 2015, with a 3-month trial period. It is subject to the French public law, and renewable thereafter for up to another year. The successful candidate will be appointed to the “Ingénieur de recherche” Grade position, according to qualifications and experience. The monthly salary will be between 1 900€ and 2 200€ net. The associated researcher will be recruited by the University of Nantes on behalf of Lebesgue Center. His workplace is the Laboratoire de mathématiques Jean Leray, whose rules will be applicable.
Information and application
The applicant should complete the online form and join the following documents:
• A detailed curriculum vitae;
• A copy of the doctoral degree, the report of PhD, and the PhD defense;
• A letter of motivation;
• One or two letters of recommendation.
Rennes, from May 12th to May 23rd, 2014
Contact: C. Mourougane
Scientific board: X. Caruso, F. Charles, M. Gros, C. Mourougane
We organize a spring school on complex and p-adic aspects of the Hodge theory with a view towards deformation theory.
The first week is devoted to constructions of complex and p-adic Hodge theories, for a single smooth variety or for a smooth family of smooth varieties. In the complex setting, construction of moduli spaces thanks to Torelli type theorems will be the main target. In the p-adic setting, the first aim will be the constructions of cohomological tools and the second aim the statement and the proof in a special case of comparison theorems between p-adic cohomologies.
Hodge theories of deformations with singular fibers will be the topic of the second week. In the complex setting, one leading theme will be the use of Hodge theory in the description of properties of moduli spaces like hyperbolicity. Similarly, some properties of étale cohomologies and more surprisingly complex cohomologies will be derived from p-adic Hodge theory.
Each course will be given in English and divided into three lectures of 90 minutes.
Conference - Moduli spaces of real and complex varieties
The goal of this meeting is to bring together mathematicians interested in various aspects of the geometry of moduli spaces --surfaces, compactifications, real moduli...
There will be two mini-courses -given by Fabrizio Catanese and Radu Laza- and about 12 talks.
Rennes, from June 10th to June 13th, 2014
Contact: D. Lubicz
Organisation board: M. Bolognesi, D. Lubicz, C. Ritzenthaler
Moduli spaces are parameter spaces for mathematical objects equipped (or
not) with extra structures. The cases of spaces classifying curves and
abelian varieties have been widely studied in their theoretical aspects
which entailed dramatic advances in arithmetic geometry. Nonetheless,
more effective aspects for instance related to rationality questions
or depending on the characteristic of the base field are less well
understood. Certain field of applications require tools and
algorithms to manipulate efficiently these moduli spaces. This is case
for instance of public key cryptography since certain cryptosystems
have public parameters which naturally live inside certain moduli
This conference aims at gathering specialists of moduli spaces of
curves and abelian varieties, algorithmic and cryptography so as to
explore the deep link and the possible interactions between
theoretical and practical aspects of moduli spaces.
This summer school will be mainly devoted to three courses by Ivan Corwin and Martin Hairer on Khardar-Parisi-Zhang (KPZ) equation and Peter Friz on rough paths. Several others talks will present the most recent advances on these topics.
Guiding principle in the courses will be to present the theory of rough paths and recent work by Martin Hairer who managed to solve rigorously the KPZ equation using this theory among other ones. In conjunction with recent breakthroughs on the exact statistics of the KPZ equation (the topic of Ivan Corwin's mini-course), these results will likely validate a number of predictions in the physics literature in which this equation is often seen as a universal limit. The method developed by Martin Hairer will also allow progresses on other very singular equations.
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