# Non-linear Fisher travelling waves : an overview

#### Non-linear Fisher travelling waves : an overview

- Event time: 2:00pm
- Event date: 3rd July 2009
- Speaker: Damien Simon (University of Edinburgh)
- Location: Room 4309, James Clerk Maxwell Building (JCMB) James Clerk Maxwell Building Peter Guthrie Tait Road Edinburgh EH9 3FD GB

### Event details

I will present different problems in which the non-linear Fisher travelling waves appear (branching random walks, epidemics, reaction-diffusion problems) and discuss through them the general properties of these waves, as for example the effect of initial conditions on the velocity. In a second part, I will how finite-size effects or a stochastic noise modify this velocity.

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