It is always a pleasure to acknowledge the continuing success of one of the members of Dynamica. Guillaume St-Onge has completed the requirements for his M.Sc. degree. His master thesis with the unmistakable title of...
This fall, the Network division has been particularly active abroad. As a reminder, Edward Laurence attended the 4th Mediterranean School of Complex Networks this September in Salina. Also, this October, Jean-Gabriel Young was in...
Short stories are often the best. In the latest issue of Physics Today (available here), Prof. Louis J. Dubé reminds us of the powers of π, which can be used to approximate numbers with great accuracy.
Jean-Gabriel Young (OGY). He is one of 10 recipients of this year 2017 JSMF Fellowships for Studying Dynamic and Multi-Scale Systems (previously, Studying Complex Systems). The post-doctoral award comes with a small (!)...
The recently published contribution from the Network section, "Construction of and efficient sampling from the simplicial configuration model", received some attention from the press. A popularization article entitled...
Edward Laurence attended the 4th Mediterranean School of Complex Networks (MSCX), September 3-8 in Salina, Sicily. It is the first presence of a Dynamica member to this summer school, where E. Laurence presented his work on...
Jean-Luc Déziel attended the International Conference on Laser Ablation (COLA) 2017, September 3-8 in Marseille. He presented a poster entitled "Femtosecond Self-Reconfiguration of Periodic Plasma Patterns in...
This fall, the complex network section expanded with the arrival of two new master students : Vincent Thibeault and Xavier Roy-Pomerleau. Both succeeded the traditional 100 km bicycle ride challenge, despite the injuries! They...
The latest contribution of the Network section is available in the August issue of Scientific Reports. The paper entitled "Strategic tradeoffs in competitor dynamics on adaptive networks" studies competition dynamics...
Further details on the NetSci 2017 conference that was held in Indianapolis at the end of June.
Jean-Luc Déziel from the photonics division attended to Photonics North 2017, June 6-8 in Ottawa. He has given a talk entitled "Femtosecond Self-Reconfiguration of Laser-Induced Plasma Patterns in...
The latest contribution of the Networks section is available in the June issue of Physical Review E. In the paper, entitled "Finite size analysis of the detectability limit of the stochastic block model", we...
Sentinel North: presentation of thematic project “Complex systems: structure, function, and interrelationships in the North”
The 15th of June 2017, Pr. Louis J. Dubé has presented the thematic project 1 to the Sentinel North's community, followed by the detailed description of the 5 subprojects by each investigator in charge. Due to the...
Jean-Luc Déziel, Edward Laurence and Guillaume St-Onge have received Scholarships awarded by the Fond de Recherche--Nature et Technologie to pursue their PhD. These scholarships are awarded based on the research track record of...
This year, Dynamica held 3 (!) end of winter semester Colloquia. On April 24th, Guillaume St-Onge presented his plan for his master thesis, in a talk entitled "Dynamique de propagation sur réseaux aléatoires"...
Edward Laurence has received the Byron-T. Darling award for his work on Connectomics and Complex Network. The award is bestowed each year to graduate students of the Université Laval Physics Department who pursue exceptional and...
On the first allocation wave of the Canada First Research Excellence Fund, University Laval was among the funding recipients (98 M$ over 7 years) for a transdisciplinary project called Sentinel North. Letters of...
3 talks and 2 posters
The latest contributions of the Networks division (n=2) are now available on arxiv.org. The first paper, entitled "Finite size analysis of the detectability limit of the stochastic block model", focuses on the...
It is always a pleasure to acknowledge the undeniable success of one of the members of Dynamica. Edward Laurence has completed the requirements for his M.Sc. degree. His master thesis with the flamboyant title of “Study of...