Computational and Applied Mathematics Colloquium

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

Organizer


Daniel Sanz-Alonso

Department of Statistics

Time and Venue

Thursdays from 4:00-5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue (unless otherwise indicated in blue).

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Autumn Quarter 2018

OCTOBER

THURSDAY, October 4, 2018, at 4:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue
BERNARD MOURRAIN, INRIA
"Tensor Decomposition and Moment Varieties"
THURSDAY, October 11, 2018, at 4:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue
KE YE, Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences
"Tensor Ranks with Applications to Complexity Theory"
THURSDAY, October 18, 2018, at 4:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue
LALIT JAIN, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington
"Adapting Sampling for Crowdfunding"
THURSDAY, October 25, 2018, at 4:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue
DMITRIY DRUSVYATSKIY, Mathematics Department, University of Washington
"Convergence Rates of Stochastic Algorithms in Nonsmooth Nonconvex Optimization"

NOVEMBER

THURSDAY, November 1, 2018, at 4:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue
EMIL SIDKY, Department of Radiology, The University of Chicago
"Image Reconstruction in X-ray Tomography by Large-scale Optimization"
THURSDAY, November 8, 2018, at 4:00 PM, in Kent 120, 1028 E. 58th Street
No CAM Colloquium due to the following special lecture.
Billingsley Lectures on Probability
Departments of Statistics and Mathematics
Reception following the seminar at 5:00 PM, in Jones 111, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
ALLYN SLY, Department of Mathematics, Princeton University
"Phase Transitions of Random Constraint Satisfaction Problems"
WEDNESDAY, November 14, 2018, at 1:30 PM, in Ryerson 277, 1100 E. 58th Street
ELISA SOVRANO, CMUP, Departamento de Matemática, Faculdade de Ciências, University of Porto, Portugal
"Multiplicity of Clines for Indefinite Nonlinear Problems in Population Genetics"
THURSDAY, November 15, 2018, at 4:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue
HONGKAI ZHAO, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Irvine
"Intrinsic Complexity and its Scaling Law: From Approximation of Random Vectors and Random Fields to High Frequency Waves"
THURSDAY, November 29, 2018, at 4:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue
LIN LIN, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley
"Grassmann Manifold, Gauge, and Quantum Chemistry"

DECEMBER

THURSDAY, December 6, 2018, at 4:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue
MILES STOUDENMIRE, Flatiron Institute
"Tensor Networks: From Quantum Physics to Applied Mathematics"

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