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KITP Weekly Program of Scientific Activities

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Monday, Aug 20

9:00am Neural computations for sensory navigation Auditorium
All Participants
TBA
10:45am Neural computations for sensory navigation Auditorium
Georges Debregeas (CNRS, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris)
Phototaxis in zebrafish: Behavioral strategies and neural computation
2:00pm The Dynamics of Quantum Information Small Seminar Room
All Participants
Weekly organizational meeting
3:30pm Neural computations for sensory navigation Auditorium
All Participants
TBA

Tuesday, Aug 21

9:00am Neural computations for sensory navigation Auditorium
Marc Gershow (NYU)
Maggots, behavioral reverse correlation, and two photon tracking microscopy
10:45am Neural computations for sensory navigation Auditorium
Mitya Chklovskii (Flatiron Institute)
Neural computation as similarity-preserving algorithms
2:00pm The Dynamics of Quantum Information Auditorium
Sebastian Diehl (Universität zu Köln)
Absence of Criticality in Open Floquet Systems

Wednesday, Aug 22

9:00am Neural computations for sensory navigation Auditorium
Antoine Wystrach (CNRS, ISC3T, Toulouse)
How do ants navigate in natural environments?
10:45am Neural computations for sensory navigation Auditorium
Liz Chrastil (UCSB)
Brain and Behavior Underlying Human Spatial Navigation
11:00am The Dynamics of Quantum Information Main Seminar Room
Rajibul Islam (University of Waterloo)
Dynamical engineering of spin-spin interaction graphs in a trapped ion quantum simulator (Experimentalist of the Week Talk)
3:30pm The Dynamics of Quantum Information Auditorium
Jorge Kurchan (LPS-ENS Paris)
Quantum bound to chaos and the semiclassical limit

Thursday, Aug 23

9:00am Neural computations for sensory navigation Auditorium
All Participants
TBA
10:45am Neural computations for sensory navigation Auditorium
Mitra Hartmann (Northwestern University)
Tactile and airflow sensing behaviors in the rat vibrissal system
11:00am The Dynamics of Quantum Information Small Seminar Room
Kartiek Agarwal (Princeton University)
Spatio-temporal quenches for fast preparation of ground states of critical models
3:30pm The Dynamics of Quantum Information Auditorium
Andrew Green (University College London)
The Lyapunov Spectrum of Quantum Thermalisation

Friday, Aug 24

9:00am Neural computations for sensory navigation Auditorium
All Participants
Presentations students qBio School
12:00pm Neural computations for sensory navigation Auditorium
All Participants
TBA
2:00pm The Dynamics of Quantum Information Small Seminar Room
Steven R. White (UC Irvine)
Discussion: Spectral Functions and Typical Thermal States with Tensor Networks

Seminar Rooms, Auditorium, Commons Room, and Founders' Room are located on the 1st floor of Kohn Hall. Coffee and cookies are served daily in Kohn Hall Commons Room at 3:15 p.m. except on those Tuesdays when there is a Physics Department Colloquium.
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