Research lectures, seminars and events
The events listed in this area are research seminars, workshops and lectures hosted by Durham University departments and research institutes. If you are not a member of the University, but wish to enquire about attending one of the events please contact the organiser or host department.
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Events for 5 October 2020
In this discussion, we shall first review various kinds of entropies and a pictorial representation of path integrals. Then we shall review the classical information paradox (in terms of an entropy inequality). We shall then see how the “Island formula” gives the page curve for the entropy of black hole radiation. Finally, we shall present a sketchy proof (using replica wormholes) of the Island Formula.
Important systems are usually modelled by more than one simulator, and these may well not agree in every detail. One way in which two simulators of the same system can relate is in modelling a number of the same subprocesses. I will present 'intermediate variable emulation', a method adapting Bayesian emulation to enable us to compare simulators relating in this way. This method steps away somewhat from treating the simulator as a 'black box', by modelling it in terms of its subprocesses. I will demonstrate the method on two ocean carbon cycle simulators, first using the intermediate variable structure to gain more insight into a single simulator, and then comparing the two.
Prof John M.G. Barclay: The Lord’s Supper and the Lion’s Share: the Negotiation of Transactional Orders in 1 Corinthians 11.17–34
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