Mathematics Colloquium - Benedetto Piccoli

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Date: December 2, 2019
Time: 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Location: Faculty/Administration #1140 | Map
656 W. Kirby
Detroit, MI 48202
Category: Lecture

Speaker: Benedetto Piccoli, Professor, Rutgers University

Title: Sparse Lagrangian controls for multi-agent dynamics and measure differential equations

Abstract: We review some recent approaches to control large group of systems with sparse controls. At microscopic level we consider a number of multi-particle systems, used in applications to animal groups, opinion dynamics and other, while kinetic models are obtained as mean-field limit (Vlasov-Poisson equation). Moreover, application to control of traffic via autonomous and connected vehicles is shown. Finally, a new class of equations, called Measure Differential Equations, are discussed as a way to encompass mean-field limits.


Department of Mathematics



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