Tuesday, 20 Novembber 2018, 3 p.m. (sharp),
Prof. Lorenzo Bertini, Università di Roma La Sapienza, Roma
at the conference room of IMATI-CNR in Pavia, will give a lecture titled:
Gradient flow formulation of linear Boltzmann equations
as part of the Applied Mathematics Seminar (IMATI-CNR e Dipartimento di Matematica, Pavia).
At the end a refreshment will be organized.
Abstract. We provide a gradient flow formulation of non-homogeneous linear Boltzmann equations in terms of an entropy dissipation inequality. In the framework of the Sandier-Serfaty scheme, we discuss the corresponding diffusive limit proving convergence of the marginal on the position to the heat equation.