Stochastic variational principles on Lie groups

Analysis, Algebra and Logic joint Seminar

Speaker: Ana Bela Cruzeiro, GFM/FCUL

Date: 5/4/2017

Time: 2 pm

Place: Room 1.6, building VII

Abstract: We derive  variational principles for dissipative systems by deforming stochastically the underlying Lagrangian paths. The systems are formulated in general Lie groups. We discuss in particular an application to the compressible Navier-Stokes equation.

This is a joint work with X. Chen (Jiao Tong Univ. Shanghai) and T. Ratiu (Jiao Tong
Univ. Shanghai and EPFL Lausanne)