


Here is the program of the 2012 Edition. We had a very nice time with a lot of fascinating mathematics!
Monday, July 30th, 2012 
9h3012h 
PierreEmmanuel Caprace (UCL). Escher and the laughing cow. 
14h15h 
Cédric De Groote (ULB): Introduction to knot theory. 
15h1516h15 
Rémy Dendievel (ULB): Introduction to optimal stopping. 
16h3017h30 
Christel Ruwel (ULg): kmeans method and its robust versions. 
Tuesday, July 31th, 2012 
9h3012h 
Laurent Moonens (UCL): Around (and far from) the notion of curve. 
14h16h 
Gilles Geeraerts (ULB): Undecidability and the theory of computation: when maths can prove that computers are dumb machines. 
16h3017:30 
Mitia Duerinckx (ULB): An ergodic walk in the land of continued fractions. 
Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 
10h12h 
Nicholas H. Bingham (Imperial Collega London): Martingales and financial applications. 
12h 
Vlad Ardelean and Fabian Tinkl (FAU Nürnberg): Modelling financial data with stochastic processes. 
12h 
Martin Schlichenmaier (Uni.lu): Symmetries and infinite dimensional Lie algebras. 
Thursday, August 2nd, 2012 
9h3012h 
Thomas Brihaye (UMons): Topology, probability, games and verification systems. 
14h15h: 
Timothée Marquis (UCL): Compact groups: connected or divisible. 
15h1516h15 
Daniel Koch (UCL): Regularization techniquesin linear models. 
16h3017h30 
Ann Kiefer (VUB): Mr Le Blanc's "Fermat's theorem". 
Friday, August 3rd, 2012 
9h3012h 
Frédéric Bourgeois (ULB): Walk amidst triangles and surfaces with Gauss and Bonnet. 
14h15h 
Claude Duhr (Durham): Group theory meets particle physics. 
15h3017h: 
Emilie Charlier (ULB): Automatons and numeration systems. 

