Short course "Numerical Continuation with AUTO" held by J. Rademacher

November 7th 2012, CWI Amsterdam, room L120

Deadline for registration was October 31st.
Registration is free and handled by Nada Mitrovic (

Prerequisite: Auto07p installed and running on a laptop with wireless internet capabilities that is brought to the course.
Installation tips. In particular, the plotting should work. See here for a check.

CWI supports the wireless network system eduroam. Accounts for the CWI network can be provided upon request to Nada Mitrovic.

The course is aimed at new users of AUTO with a basic background in differential equations.
This course is a concise version of last year's.

Useful links/material Tentative Schedule
wedge 7.11.
* 9-10h Registration, installation support.
* 10-10.45h lesson 1 (set-up, first look at auto files, test cases, plotting)
* 10.45-11.15h coffee
* 11.15-12h lesson 2 (stationary states: fold, pitchfork, cusp)
* 12-13h lunch
* 13-13.45h lesson 3 (Hopf bifurcation and boundary value problems)
* 13.45h-14h break
* 14-14.45h lesson 4 (reaction-diffusion systems and travelling waves).
* 14.45-15h break
* 15-16h lesson 5 (review, outlook, AUTO alternative: continuation in 2D with pde2path)