Seminars




- May. '17  GSSI, L'Aquila, “Probabilità, Rischio e Previsione: strumenti per la costruzione di una cultura dell’incertezza”
               " Probabilità e previsioni nelle scienze sociali. Esempi di successo e sfide per il futuro"

- Apr. '17  Accademia delle Scienze, Bologna “La diffusione della disinformazione scientifica: l'eco della rete”
               "Il valore perduto della competenza"

- Jan. '17  KDD Lab, Pisa University and CNR “Exploring the future of data science”
               "Predictability from group interaction. A case study with statistical mechanics method"

- Oct. '16  Institute for Scientific Interchange, Torino, Italy.
               "Aggregation models on hypergraphs"

- Oct. '16  Mathematics and Mathematics Education, Bologna, in occasion of the 70 years of Bruno D'Amore.
               “Matematica e Democrazia”

- Jun. '16  ETH, Zurich, Department of Computational Social Science.
               “A new dimension for democracy in the digital age”

- Jun. '16  ETH, Zurich, Department of Theoretical Physics.
                "Some rigorous results on mean-field monomer-dimer models"

- Mar. '16  Libera Università di Bolzano, Pi Day.
               "Gioco d'Azzardo? No, grazie!"

- Nov. '15  New York University, Abu Dhabi, Unted Arab Emirates.
               "Some Exact Solutions in Statistical Mechanics and their Applications in Physics and Beyond"

- Jul. '15  University of Bologna, Collegio Superiore. Lectio Magistralis for the hard sciences.
               "Il ruolo delle scienze dure nella formazione universitaria"

- May. '15  University of Chicago, Department of Mathematics, USA.
               "Exactly solvable mean-field monomer-dimers models"

- May. '15  Rutgers University, 113TH STATISTICAL MECHANICS CONFERENCE
               "Mean-field Monomer-Dimer models: toward the understanding of their quenched measure"

- May. '15  Institute for Scientific Interchange, Torino, Italy.
               "Exact solutions in Statistical Mechanics and their applications to the social sciences"

- Feb. '15  Ecole des Hautes Hetudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris. CAMS Seminar.
               "The concept of 'social action' from the point of view of the hard sciences"

- Dec. '14  Colloquium, New York University Shanghai, China.
               "The mathematics that a good citizen ought to know"

- Nov. '14  Math Club Seminar, New York University Shanghai, China.
               "Reaching consensus. How Mathematics can make your opinion count"

- Oct. '14  Interdisciplinary Seminar, New York University Shanghai, China.
               "How can mathematics contribute to social science, and vice versa"

- Sep. '14  East China Normal University and New York University joint seminar. Shanghai, China.
               "Mean-Field Models in Statistical Mechanics"

- Jun. '14  Advances in Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics, Galileo Galilei Institute, Florence.
               "Exactly Solvable Mean-Field Monomer-Dimer Models"

- Jun. '14  Nonequilibrium Problems in Physics and Mathematics, Monte Verità, Ascona, Switzerland.
               "Mean-Field Monomer-Dimer Models"

- Dic. '13  Accademia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna, Italy.
               "I Metodi della Meccanica Statistica nelle Scienze Socio-Economiche"

- Nov. '13  Il gioco d'azzardo patologico, IPSEG Torino, Italy.
               "Le basi matematico-cognitive del gioco d'azzardo"

- Nov. '13  Incontri con la Matematica 27, Castel San Pietro Terme, Italy.
               "Insegnare la Probabilità. Come (?) e perché (!)"

- Aug. '13  Statistical Physics of Disordered Systems: A Celebration in Honor of Dan Stein's 60th Birthday. Courant Institute, New York University.
               "Quenched Diluted Models with Hardcore Interactions"

- Jul. '13  Mathematical Statistical Physics, Yukawa Institute of Theoretical Physics, Kyoto, Japan.
               "Rigorous results on short-range finite-dimensional spin glasses"

- Jul. '13  StatPhys 25, Seul, Korea.
               " The spin glass phase and its mean field picture: rigorous results and perspectives"

- Jun. '13  International Workshop on: Nonlinear dynamics, agent-based models, and complex evolving systems in economics. University of Bologna.
                "The statistical mechanics approach to socio-economic sciences. A case study"

- Jun. '13  Centre International de Rencontres Mathématiques, Luminy, Marseille.
                "Quenched Diluted Models with Hardcore Interactions"

- May. '13  Universita' di Bologna, Department of Mathematics, Topics in Mathematics.
                "The Statistical Mechanics formalism and its applications"

- Jan. '13  Politecnico di Torino, SIMAI meeting.
                "The interacting discrete choice theory. A case study"

- Jan. '13  Catholic University, Milan, Institute of Economics and Finance.
                "The statistical mechanics approach to socio-economic sciences. The discrete choice                 theory with interactions"

- Jan. '13  University of Bologna, Cesena Campus.
                "Agent models with interactions. The thermodynamic and statistical mechanics                         perspective"

- Sep. '12  Guerra 70, Five decades of Theoretical Physics: Looking forward looking backward.                    Roma, Italy.
                "Stochastic Stability and the Ghirlanda-Guerra identities. Results and perspectives."

- Sep. '12  Convegno: Concetti e Tecniche della Probabilità in Fisica, Biologia e Scienze
                Sociali, Urbino, Italy.
                "Probabilità e scienze socio-economiche. Verso una teoria della scelta discreta
                 con interazione".

- Aug. '12  International Congress in Mathematical Physics, Aalborg, Denmark.
                "Stochastic Stability and the Spin Glass Structural Identities"

- Jul. '12  Round Table, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey.
                "Random Geometry of Large Interacting Systems and Statistical Physics"

- Mar.  '12  Convegno: "Matematica: il grande spettacolo". Oltremare, Riccione.
                "Sogni e Certezze. La matematica per non confondere il caso e la regola."

- Nov.  '11  Politecnico di Torino, Dipartimento di Matematica.
                "L'approccio meccanico statistico nell scienze socio-economiche"

- Sep.  '11  Kyoto University, Research Center in Mathematical Sciences, Japan.
                "Stability of the Spin Glass Phase under Perturbations"

- Jul.  '11  UCD, Dublin, Ireland.
                "Probability, statistical mechanics models and applications."

- Jun.  '11  FuturICT meeting, Torino.
                "Statistical Physics for FuturICT. Perspectives and Examples."

- May.  '11  Radboud Universiteit, Nijmegen, Netherland.
                  "Stability of the Spin Glass Phase under Perturbations"

- Apr.  '11  Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherland.
                 "Perturbation Stabilities in Spin Glasses"

- Mar. '11, Conferenza all' Accademia Nazionale di Scienze, Lettere e Arti, Modena.
                "Un approccio rigoroso alle scienze socio-economiche. I metodi Probabilistici di origine fisico-matematica"

- Feb. '11, Convegno "Lotterie, Anatomia di un Sogno", Aula Absidale, Università di Bologna
                "Detti e contraddetti sulla ruota di Venezia. Riflessioni sui giochi d'azzardo"

- Feb. '11, Conferenza al Cenacolo Bolgnese di Cultura e Società.
                "Detti e contraddetti sulla ruota di Venezia. Riflessioni sulle lotterie"

- Jan. '11, New York University Abu Dhabi, Workshop on Probability Theory, Statistical Physics and Applications.
                "Perturbation Stability in Spin Glasses"

- Oct. '10, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Facoltà di Scienze delle Comunicazione e dell'Economia.
                "Detti e contraddetti sulla ruota di Venezia. Riflessioni sui giochi d'azzardo"

- Jul. '10,  University College Dublin, Ireland.
                "Spin Glass Numerical Results"

- Jul. '10,  Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Ireland
                "Mean Field Spin Glasses"

- Jun. '10,  Convegno Nazionale di Fisica Statistica e dei Sistemi Complessi, Universita di Parma, Dipartimento di Fisica.
                 "Correlation Inequalities and the Inverse Problem in Statistical Mechanics"

- May. '10,  Physics of Competitions and Conflicts, C.O.S.T. Meeting, Sunny Beach, Bulgaria.
                 "Can Statistical Mechanics Help Socio-Economic Sciences"

- Mar. '10,  Facoltà di Scienze Statistiche, Seminari Didattici, Universita di Bologna
                 "La meccanica statistica nello studio dei fenomeni migratori"

- Jan.  '10,  Complessita' in scienze della vita e scienze socio-economiche, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
                  "Verso una Teoria della Scelta Discreta con Interazione"

- Nov.  '09,  Pratiche Matematiche e Didattiche in Aula, Castel S. Pietro Terme, Bologna, Italy
                  "Il Metodo Sperimentale in Matematica"

- Sep.  '09,  Asymptotics of Complex Systems, Corinaldo, Italy
                  "Correlation Inequalities and the Inverse Problem in Statistical Mechanics"

- Jul.  '09,  Weierstrass Institute, Berlin
                 "Spin Glass Correlation Inequality: Classical and Quantum"

- Jun.  '09,  Atelier «Systèmes désordonnés: verres de spin», Centre Recherches Mathematiques, Montreal, Canada
                 "New Identities in Spin Glasses"

- May '09,  Dipartimento di Matematica, Universita' di Ferrara
                 "Un Approccio Meccanico Statistico alle Scienze Socio-Economiche"

- May '09,  Department of Economics, University of Bologna
                 "A Statistical Mechanics Approach to Socio-Economic Sciences"

- Mar. '09, Quantum Mechanics and Randomness, UCD and DIAS, Dublin, Ireland
                 "Correlation Inequalities for Disordered Systems"

- Mar. '09, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei,  I Lincei per la Scuola, Aula Prodi, Universita di Bologna.
                 "Analizzare conflitti sociali e crisi economiche: i metodi della meccanica statistica"

- Dec. '08,  Rutgers University, 100TH STATISTICAL MECHANICS CONFERENCE,
                 "Looking Back, looking forward: a celebration of Statistical Mechanics"

                  "Short-Range Spin Glasses: Looking Back, Looking Forward"

- Nov. '08, Kinetic modelling for socio-economic and related problems, Vigevano.
                 "A Statistical Mechanics Approach to Socio-Economic Sciences"

- Jul. '08, Technische Universitat, Berlin, Colloquium
                 "Correlation Inequalities for Spin Glasses"

- May. '08, Dipartimento di Matematica, Universita di Bologna.
                   "Correlation Inequalities for Spin Glasses"

- Apr. '08,  Facolta di Scienze Statistiche, Seminari Didattici, Universita di Bologna
                 "La meccanica statistica negli studi di scienze sociali"

- Dec. '07, Matematica e Societa, Aula Absidale, Universita di Bologna
                 "La meccanica statistica in scienze sociali. Risultati e prospettive"

- Aug. '07, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
                   "Ultrametricity in Spin Glasses", joint two-hours lecture with Cristian Giardina

- Jul. '07,  Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
                  "Correlation Inequalities for Spin Glasses"

- Jul. '07  Ecole de Verres de Spin. Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu. Paris
                 "Correlation Inequalities for Spin Glasses"

- Jul. '07  Centre de Recherche en Epistemologie Appliquee. Ecole Polytechnique. Paris
                  "Immigration as Phase Transition in Social Sciences"

- Jun. '07  Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita di Parma.
                  "Transizioni di Fase in Scienze Sociali: Modello di Campo Medio a due Popolazioni"

- May. '07  Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita di Bologna.
                  "Transizioni di Fase in Scienze Sociali: Modello di Campo Medio a due Popolazioni"

- Mar. '07  Young European Probabilists, Eurandom, Eindhoven, Netherland.
                  "Phase Transitions in Social Sciences: two Population Mean Field Theory"

- Mar. '07  First "Cultaptation" Meeting, Madeira, Portugal.
                  "A Statistical Mechanics Approach to Social Sciences"

- Feb. '07  Eurandom, Eindhoven, Netherland.
                  "Spin Glass Correlation Inequalities"

- Nov. '06  Random Media, Banff International Research Station, Canada.
                  "Factorization and ultrametricity in spin glasses"

- Oct. '06  Round Table, Stockholm University, Institute of Cultural Evolution.
                  "Cultaptation"

- Oct. '06  Eurandom, Eindhoven, Netherland.
                  "A Statistical Mechanics Approach to Social Sciences"

- Oct. '06  Dinamical Systems: Classical, Quantum and Stochastic. Roma, CNR.
                  "Factorization and ultrametricity in Spin Glasses"

- Sep. '06 Universita di Modena. Corso di Dottorato.
                  "Un Invito alla Meccanica Statistica"

- Jul. '06  Complex Systems, Ecole de Physique de Les Houches, France
                  "A Statistical Mechanics Approach to Social Science"

- Jun. '06,  Stochastic Processes in Mathematical Physics, Villa La Pietra (New York University), Firenze.
                   "Factorization and ultrametricity in spin glasses"

- Apr. '06   Dipartimento di Matematica, Universita di Firenze,
                    "Identita` di Ghirlanda-Guerra negli spin-glass finito dimensionali"

- Mar. '06  How can Mathematics Contribute to Social Sciences, Dipartimento di Matematica, Universita di Bologna
                   "Statistical Mechanics and Social Science. A Model for Immigration"

- Dec. '05   Rutgers University, 94th Statistical Mechanics Conference,
                    "Factorization and ultrametricity in short-range spin glasses: rigorous and numerical results"

- Dec.  '05  Mathematical Physics Seminar, Rutgers University.
                   "Stochastic Stability and the Ghirlanda Guerra Identities"

- Dec.  '05 Statistical Mechanics Seminar, Princeton University.
                   "The Ghirlanda Guerra Identities"

- Sep.  '05  Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherland.
                  "The Ghirlanda Guerra Identities"

- Sep.  '05  Eurandom, Eindhoven, Netherland.
                   "The Ghirlanda Guerra Identities"

- Sep.  '05  Statistical Physics of Disordered Systems and its Applications, Accademia dei Lincei, Roma.
                  "The Ghirlanda Guerra Identities"

- Jul.   '05  Mathematical Physics of Spin Glasses, Palazzone della Scuola Normale Superiore, Cortona,
                  "The Ghirlanda Guerra Identities"

- Jun.  '05,  Sistemi complessi in Fisica Matematica, Capo Miseno, Napoli.
                  "Sistemi complessi: il paradigma dei vetri di spin. Risultati e problemi aperti" 

- Dec. '04,  Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
                  "Sum rules for the link-overlap in the Edwards-Anderson model: a test for triviality"

- Oct. '04,   Assemblea Scientifica GNFM, Montecatini,
                  "Finite Dimensional Spin Glasses, Results and Perspectives."

- Sep. '04,  University of Helsinki, Finland. Intensive course:
                  "Introduction to the mathematics of spin glasses"

- Jun. '04,    La Pietra week in Probability, Villa La Pietra (New York University), Firenze.
                  "Correlation inequalities in finite dimensional spin glasses: thermodynamic limit and surface pressure"

- Jan. '04,    Universite de Cergy-Pontoise, Paris,
                  "Replica Approach to Finite-Dimensional Spin Glasses" 

- Jan. '04,    Journées de Physique Statistique, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris,
                  "Replica Equivalence in Finite-Dimensional Spin Glasses"

- Dec. '03,  Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan. Three Lectures on:
                   "Rigorous results in the replica approach to finite-dimensional spin glasses"

- Nov. '03,   Courant Institute, New York University,
                   "Interpolation in short-range Spin Glasses"

- Nov. '03,   Department of Mathematics, University of California, Davis,
                  "Interpolation in Spin Glasses"

- Oct. '03,   Nonlinear Systems & Physics Seminar, Steven Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ,
                  "Spin Glasses: do they exist?"

- Jul. '03,    OPT2003, Palazzone della Scuola Normale Superiore, Cortona,
                 "Local and global combinatorial optimization: a statistical mechanics approach"

- Jun. '03,   Probability and Statistical Mechanics in Information Science, Centro di Ricerca Matematica Ennio De Giorgi, Pisa,
                  "Interpolation Methods in Finite-Dimensional Spin Glasses"

- Jun. '03,   Department of Mathematical Physics Colloquium, Sao Paulo University, Brazil,
                  "Interpolation methods in Spin Glass: thermodynamic limit and surface pressure"

- Jan. '03,    Journées de Physique Statistique, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris,
                  "Monotonicity and thermodynamic limit for spin glass models".

- Jan. '03,   Inhomogeneous Random Systems, Universite de Cergy-Pontoise, Paris,
                  "The ferromagnetic Heisenberg XXZ chain with and without a magnetic field"

- Dec. '02,  Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan,
                  "A theory for the thermodynamical limit in spin glass physics"

- Sep. '02  International Conference on Dynamical systems, classical quantum and stochastic, Serra degli Alimini, Lecce,
                 "Thermodynamical limit for GREM and other mean field models".

- Jul. '02,    Perspective in Quantum Field Theory, Statistical Mechanics and Stochastics, Certosa di Pontignano Siena.
                 "Thermodynamical limit for correlated gaussian random energy models"

- Jan. '02,  Inhomogeneous Random Systems, Universite de Cergy-Pontoise, Paris,
                 "Stochastic Stability: a Classification Theorem"

- Oct. '01,  Assemblea Scientifica GNFM, Montecatini,
                 "Proprieta di fattorizzazione nei modelli di spin con matrice di interazione ortogonale"

- Sep. '01,  Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan,
                  "Stochastic Stability".

- Jul.  '01,   StatPhys21, Cancun Mexico,
                 "Quenched stable measures".

- Feb. '01,  Seconda Universita degli Studi di Napoli, Caserta,
                  "Introduzione alla stabilita per i sistemi disordinati".

- Jan. '01,   Universita di Roma "La Sapienza",
                  "A Classification theorem for stable quenched measures in mean field spin glass models"

- Sep '00,   International Conference on Dynamical systems, classical quantum and stochastic, Portu Malu, Sardegna,
                  "Finite-volume excitations of the 111 interface in the quantum XXZ model"

- Sep '00,   XXV Scuola Estiva di Fisica Matematica, Ravello,
                  "Mean Field Theories in Statistical Mechanics"

- May '00,   Schloeßmann Seminar, Bad Lausig, Lepzig, in occasion of the Schloeßmann Award:
                  "The mean field theory for spin glasses: a challenge in mathematical physics "

- Mar. '00,  Universita di Bologna,
                  "Misure quenched nella teoria di campo medio dello Spin Glass"

- Dec. '99,  Rutgers University, 82th Statistical Mechanics Conference,
                  "Finite volume excitations of the 111 interface in the quantum XXZ model"

- Nov. '99,  Department of Mathematics, University of California, Davis.
                  "The Statistical Mechanics Approach to Hard Combinatorial Optimization Problems"

- Sep. '99,  Universita di Roma ``La Sapienza'', 
                  "Eccitazioni di bassa energia nel modello di Heisenberg"

- Nov. '98,  Department of Mathematics, University of California, Davis.
                  "Number Theory and Statistical Mechanics"

- Jul. '98,    StatPhys20, Paris,
                 "Stability and Overlap Distribution in Mean Field Spin Glass Models"

- Jul. '98,    Max Planck Institute, Leipzig, 
                 "Some Property of the Quenched State in Mean Field Spin Glass Models"

- Jun '98,   Universita di Bologna, 
                 "La distribuzione delle overlap nei modelli disordinati di campo medio"

- Jun '98,   Universita di Roma ``La Sapienza'',
                 "Significato e consequenze della stabilita nel modello SK"

- Apr. '98,  American Mathematical Society Meeting, University of California at Davis,
                 "Stability and Overlap Distribution in Mean Field Spin Glass Models"

- Feb. '98,  Statistical Mechanics Seminar, Princeton University,  
                  "Some Property of the Quenched State in Mean Field Spin Glass Models"

- Feb. '98,  Courant Institute, New York University,
                  "About the Overlap Distribution in Mean Field Spin Glass Models"

- Dec '97,   Rutgers University, 79th Statistical Mechanics Conference,
                  "On the Stability of the Quenched State in Mean Field Spin Glass Models"

- Aug. '97,  Extended workshop on statistical mechanics of frustrated systems, Trieste,
                  "Some rigorous results on mean field disordered models"

- Jul. '97,    International Congress in Mathematical Physics, Brisbane, Australia,
                 "Statistical Mechanics methods in number theory"

- Apr. '97   University of Maine Colloquium.
                 "Exponential decay of the truncated correlation functions in number theory"

- Dic. '96   Rutgers University, 75th Statistical Mechanics Conference,
                 "The low activity phase of some Dirichlet series"

- Mar. '96  University of Virginia, Charlottesville,
                 "A Statistical Mechanics Approach to the study of  the Dirichlet Series"

- Feb. '96   Ervin Schroedinger Institute, Wien,
                  "Statistical Mechanics and Number Theory"

- Dec. '95   Rutgers University, 74th Statistical Mechanics Conference,
                  "The Phase Transition of The Number Theoretical Spin Chain"

- Nov. '95   Universita di Roma ``La Sapienza''. 
                  "A Phase Transition in Number Theory"

- Sep. '95   University of Virginia, Charlottesville,
                  "Summation and Resummation techniques in quantum field theories"

- Jun. '95    University of Virginia, Charlottesville,
                  "Statistical mechanics methods in number theory: phase transition for the Euler model"

- Feb. '95   Technische Universitat, Berlin,
                  "Statistical mechanics polynomial invariants for graphs: trees and knots"

- Jan. '95    Weierstrass Institute, Berlin,
                  "Mean field solutions for fully frustrated Ising models"

- Oct. '94   Technische Universitat, Berlin,
                  "Analyticity properties for one dimensional Fermions"

- Jul.  '94    International Congress on Mathematical Physics, XI", ``Workshop on Constructive Methods", Paris,
                 "A bound for the Beta Function Convergence Radius for a Many Fermions System in One Dimension".

- Oct.'93    G.N.F.M. Mathematical Physics Workshop, Rome,
                 "On the high temperature difference between quenched and annealed Ising spin glasses"