Workshop on

Curve flows and integrable systems

Waseda University (Nishi-Waseda Campus, Building 51, for room see below)


7-8 December 2012



The aim of this workshop is to review various aspects of integrable systems which can be interpreted as geometric curve flows. Such interpretations can lead to a better understanding of integrable systems (old and new). They may also lead to applications of integrable systems theory to differential geometry.


Friday 7 December 2012 in ROOM 18-00 (18th floor)

15:00-16:00 Zhiwei Wu (Ningbo University, China), "Soliton equations and geometric curve flows"

16:15-17:15 Atsushi Fujioka (Kansai University), "Multi-Hamiltonian structures associated with the space of closed equicentroaffine curves"


Saturday 8 December 2012 in ROOM 17-08 (17th floor)

10:15-11:15 Jun-ichi Inoguchi (Yamagata University), "On discete flows of discrete curves (joint works with Kajiwara, Marunon, Matsuura and Ohta)"

11:30-12:30 Shigeki Matsutani (Sagamihara), "Quantized Elastica as Curve Flows"


14:00-15:00 Zhiwei Wu (Ningbo University, China), "Curve flows in affine space and equations of KdV type"

15:15-16:15 Stefan Horocholyn (Tokyo Metropolitan University), "D-modules, flat connections, and curve flows"


16:45-17:45 Tosiaki Kori (Waseda University), "Vortex filaments and the Hashimoto transformation"


Organizing committee: Atsushi Fujioka (Kansai University), Martin Guest (Waseda University)

Supported by JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) 21244004 (PI: Martin Guest)