AIMS-IWR Summer School

Capetown, South Africa, 13 – 17 February 2017 The summer school “Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing” is jointly organized by the Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing (IWR), Heidelberg University, Germany and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) South Africa, Capetown, South Africa. The school brings together experts from Germany and Africa to lecture on various topics of Scientific Computing. Intended Audience

The Mathematics in Industry Study Group 2017

The Mathematics in Industry Study Group in South Africa will take place at AIMS South Africa 11 -14 January 2017: Graduate Workshop16 – 20 January 2017: MISG23 – 27 January 2017: Project write-up A Mathematics in Industry Study Group is a five-day workshop at which academic researchers and graduate students work collaboratively with representatives from

University of Chicago Faculty workshop, 7-8 December 2016

Dates:  7-8 December 2016Times:  Lecture 1 (14h30 – 15h30) open to physicists, researchers and academics from other universitiesLecture 2 (16h00 -17h00) open to all AIMS students, researchersVenue:  AIMS South Africa, 6 Melrose Road, Muizenberg View photos

Computing in the Financial World

The workshop on Computing in the Financial World will be hosted at AIMS South Africa from 28 November to 2 December 2016 Participants Senior undergraduates (3rd year) or honours students in mathematics, computing or statistics.

Number Theory Afternoon at AIMS South Africa

28 November 2016 Speaker 1 Speaker 2 Speaker 1: Prof Neil Koblitz, University of Washington Time: 14.30 – 15.30 Title: Introduction to some computer-science aspects of cryptographyAbstract: Using graph theory (perfect codes, related to error-correcting codes) a cryptosystem based on an NP-complete problem is constructed, (but without going into any detail on NP-completeness). The reduction from one

AIMS-Imaginary Exhibition and Maths communication in Africa workshop

A workshop to understand and plan maths communication and maths outreach activities in Africa will be hosted at AIMS-South Africa, Muizenberg near Cape Town. Parallel to the workshop an interactive exhibition will be held for audiences of all backgrounds from primary school students to researchers and faculty staff. The exhibition will present visualizations, interactive installations, virtual

Science Communication & Engagement Workshop

26 August 2016 Despite efforts made by scientists to communicate their research during conferences and workshops, the information rarely reaches information users or policy makers. This workshop sponsored by the British Council through the Academy of Science South Africa and hosted by AIMS South Africa is aimed at equipping researchers with communication and engagement skills allowing

MMED 2016: Clinic on the Meaningful Modelling of Epidemiological Data

30 May – 10 June 2016, AIMS South Africa The South African Centre for Epidemiological Modelling (SACEMA) will be holding its seventh annual Clinic on the Meaningful Modelling of Epidemiological Data (MMED). This two-week modelling clinic, mounted in collaboration with the International Clinics on Infectious Disease Dynamics and Data (ICI3D) Programme and the African Institute

Global change impact on diseases and alien species expansion workshop

2 – 6 May 2016 The International Mathematical Union (IMU), the International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS), the International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS), the International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS), the International Social Science Council (ISSC). the International Council of INdustrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM), the ICSU Regional Office for Africa (ICSU ROA), ecoHEALTH

Workshop on System Identification and Forecasting with Neural Networks

The workshop will interest researchers and practitioners working in optimisation, machine learning and design of complex systems.  Dr Hans-Georg Zimmerman, from Siemens Corporate Technology, has decades of experience in applying neural networks to industrial problems, including for energy demand and price forecasting, prediction of electricity output in renewable power systems and systems diagnosis. Attendees will

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