fifth international symposium on recurrence plots Loyola University

August 14-16, 2013

Recurrence plot symposium Chicago 2013.

The fifth international recurrence plot symposium will be in Chicago in August 2013.

Advances in recurrence quantification analysis (RQA) and its applications in many fields of science and technology are accumulating at a very rapid rate. The Fifth International Symposium on Recurrence Plots will provide the community of recurrence analysis users a focused venue for communication and collaboration that cuts across interdisciplinary boundaries. Recurrence plots and RQA have proven to be valuable data visualization and analysis tools in the study of complex, time-varying dynamical systems in biology, mathematics, neuroscience, kinesiology, psychology, physiology, engineering, physics, geosciences, linguistics, finance, economics, and other disciplines. Consistent with this, the meeting will have a highly interdisciplinary focus. Special areas of emphasis will include applications to biological systems and the analysis of coupled systems using cross-recurrence methods. The symposium will be held August 14-16, 2013 at the Water Tower Campus of Loyola University Chicago.

Invited speakers

  • Hui Yang (University of South Florida, Tampa):
    Multiscale analysis of recurrence patterns
  • Rick Dale (University of California, Merced):
    Recurrence in language: from sounds to meanings
  • Andrew Marino (Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport):
    Biomedical Applications of Recurrence Analysis
  • James Dixon (University of Connecticut, Storrs):
    RQA applications to the micro-development of cognitive structure

Participants of the fifth international recurrence plot symposium in Chicago, August 2013 (Photo: Connie Webber).

Previous international recurrence plot workshops and symposia were organised 2005 in Potsdam (Germany), 2007 in Siena (Italy), 2009 in Montreal (Canada), and 2011 in Hong Kong (China).

Organisational and scientific committee

Charles L. Webber, Jr. (Department of Cell and Molecular Physiology, Loyola University Chicago)
Norbert Marwan (Research Domain Transdisciplinary Concepts and Methods, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research)
Michael A. Riley (University of Cincinnati)
Alessandro Giuliani (Istituto Superiore di Sanità Roma)
Connie Webber (Chicago)

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