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

**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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THURSDAY, October 4, 2018, at 4:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue

BERNARD MOURRAIN, INRIA

"Tensor Decomposition and Moment Varieties"

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"

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"

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"

DMITRIY DRUSVYATSKIY, Mathematics Department, University of Washington

"Convergence Rates of Stochastic Algorithms in Nonsmooth Nonconvex Optimization"

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"

EMIL SIDKY, Department of Radiology, The University of Chicago

"Image Reconstruction in X-ray Tomography by Large-scale Optimization"

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"

"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"

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"

LIN LIN, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley

"Grassmann Manifold, Gauge, and Quantum Chemistry"

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"

MILES STOUDENMIRE, Flatiron Institute

"Tensor Networks: From Quantum Physics to Applied Mathematics"

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