August 23-25, 2017
São Paulo, Brazil
Recurrence plot symposium São Paulo 2017.

The objective of this Seventh Recurrence Plot Symposium is to encourage the exchange of knowledge and new ideas among scientists working in scientific disciplines of time- and spatial-series analyses. Recurrence plots and their quantifications are general methods for visualizing and analyzing both linear and nonlinear time-series data. After 30 years we continue to witness ongoing technical developments related to recurrence plots in both theoretical and practical domains. Some of these include: linkage of recurrence plots to network theory, inferences regarding directional couplings, identification of various spatio-temporal chaotic patterns, realization of tetherings across multiple scales of emergence, etc. Applications of recurrence plots are ever-expanding into such areas like mathematics, neuroscience, physiology, psychology, weather and climate patterns, financial systems, and linguistics. This symposium will provide a unique forum to facilitate the correlation of recent theoretical developments in recurrence science with applications from various and diverse fields of inquiry. We welcome both theoretical and applied contributions that effectively implement recurrence plots, recurrence quantifications and their related methodologies.

Invited speakers

Participants of the seventh international recurrence plot symposium in Sao Paulo, August 2017 (Photo: Diogo Soriano).

Previous international recurrence plot workshops and symposia were organized 2005 in Potsdam (Germany), 2007 in Siena (Italy), 2009 in Montreal (Canada), 2011 in Hong Kong (China), 2013 in Chicago (USA), and 2015 in Grenoble (France).

Organisational and scientific committee

Elbert E. N. Macau (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE) Sao Jose dos Campos)
Ricardo L. Viana (Universidade Federal do Paraná)
Norbert Marwan (Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research)
Charles L. Webber, Jr. (Loyola University Chicago)

Local organizing committee

José Roberto Castilho Piqueira (Escola Politécnica, Universidade de São Paulo, USP, São Paulo)
Diogo C. Soriano (Universidade Federal do ABC, UFABC, Sao Bernardo)
Ibere Luiz Caldas (Instituto de Fisica, Universidade de São Paulo, USP, São Paulo)
Luiz H. Alves Monteiro (Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, São Paulo)
Luiz S. Martins Filho (Universidade Federal do ABC, UFABC, Sao Bernardo)
Marcio Eisencraft (Escola Politécnica, Universidade de São Paulo, USP, São Paulo)
Marcos G. Quiles (Universidade Federal de São Paulo, UNIFESP, Sao Jose dos Campos)
Sergio R. Lopes (Universidade Federal do Paraná, UFPR, Curitiba)

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