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Topological Analysis of Astrophysical-Geophysical Flows

16 October 2015

Time: 2:30pm
Venue: GO Jones Room 610
Series: 
Astronomy Unit Seminars
Speaker: 
Robert Levine
Host: 
James Cho
 
Abstract: 

I review and summarize ongoing work on the analysis of persistent topological structures in fluid flows.  Brief descriptions of new algorithms that are capable of handling situations of high complexity are given.  Some applications of the analysis technique -- which include combinatoric and structural characterizations of cavities, vortices, tracers, and magnetic field lines -- are also presented.

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