Computational and Applied Mathematics Colloquium

PLEASE NOTE: This colloquium supersedes the Scientific and Statistical Computing Seminar that met from Fall 2011–Spring 2017.

Organizers


Risi Kondor

Departments of Computer Science, Statistics, and CAMI
Lek-Heng Lim

Lek-Heng Lim

Department of Statistics and CAMI
Jonathan Weare

Jonathan Weare

Department of Statistics, James Franck Institute, and CAMI

Time and Venue

Thursdays from 5:00-6:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue (unless otherwise indicated in blue).

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View seminar schedule for


Spring Quarter 2018

APRIL

TUESDAY, April 3, 2018, at 3:30 PM, in Ryerson 251, 1100 E. 58th Street
Joint meeting with the Theoretical Computer Science Seminar

LEONID GURVITS, Department of Computer Science, City College of New York
"A Poly-time DETERMINISTIC Algorithm for Simply Exponential Approximation of the Permanent of PSD Matrices and Other Cool Quantum Things"
THURSDAY, April 5, 2018, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue
PANOS STINIS, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
"Mesh Refinement and Coarse-Graining for Complex Systems"
THURSDAY, April 12, 2018, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue
IRENE M. GAMBA, Department of Mathematics, The University of Texas at Austin
"Computational Deterministic Solvers for Chapman Kolmogorov Transport Equations for Binary Interactions"

MAY

THURSDAY, May 3, 2018, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue
CHARLES DOERING, Center for the Study of Complex Systems (CSCS), University of Michigan
"Optimal Bounds and Extremal Trajectories for Time Averages in Nonlinear Dynamical Systems"
THURSDAY, May 10, 2018, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue
MARTY GOLUBITSKY, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University
"Modeling by Networks"
THURSDAY, May 24, 2018, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue
STEPHANE GAUBERT, Center of Applied Mathematics, Ecole Polytechnique
"Nonarchimedean Degenerations of Convex Programming — In Which Tropical Geometry Shows That Log-Barrier Interior Point Methods Are Not Strongly Polynomial"
THURSDAY, May 31, 2018, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue
CHEN GREIF, Department of Computer Science, The University of British Columbia
"Iterative Solution of Saddle-Point Linear Systems"

Other Seminars of Interest