Keith Briggs

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Keith Briggs - CV

qualifications

memberships

employment

other professional activities

  • Examiner, MSc in Mathematics by Research, Queen Mary University of London
  • Industrial Advisory Board, MSc in Modern Application of Mathematics, University of Bath
  • organizer of the Royal Society meeting Networks: modelling and control; also editor of proceedings
  • student supervision
  • steering committee, MSc in Applied Numerical Computing, University of Manchester
  • MASI strategy meeting, University of Leicester 2004 Dec 11
  • Smith Institute meeting, University of Oxford 2004 Nov 22
  • joint administrator of Mathematics of Networks mailing list
  • CABDyN meeting, Oxford 2004 Sep 24
  • Meeting on Mathematics of networks, Martlesham 2004-07-02
  • EPSRC Novel Computation cluster, Bristol, Bath and Oxford 2003 Nov-Dec
  • advisory panel, MSc in mathematics of networks, University of York
  • advisory panel, eMathematics MSc, Brunel University
  • advisory panel, research program in long-range dependence, QMUL & York
  • complex systems thinktank, Smith Institute, Oxford
  • supervision of MSc and PhD students from Oxford, York and UMIST
  • former member of American Mathematical Society and SIAM
  • contributor to Mathworld and GNU scientific library
  • referee for EPSRC, IEE, IEEE, AMS, Physical Review, Physics Letters etc.
  • I once held a chair in the Physics Department at the University of Oxford, while the professor stood on it to get a book down from a high shelf.

previous research

  • exact real arithmetic
  • historical linguistic cladistics
  • simultaneous Diophantine approximation algorithms
  • statistics of internet round-trip times
  • Markov chain models of TCP
  • efficiency of small-world graphs
  • low-discrepancy sequences for image sampling
  • complexity of Boolean functions
  • parameter estimation in nonlinear dynamical systems models
  • universal scaling in nonlinear dynamical systems
  • biological effects of electromagnetic radiation
  • Potts models and self-avoiding walks in statistical mechanics
  • acoustics of baroque brass instruments
  • quaternion iteration theory
  • dense colloid simulations
  • classical relativistic radiation theory
  • My Ph.D. thesis: Feigenbaum scaling in discrete dynamical systems

awards, honours, and prizes

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