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Mathematics of Information Seminars

Monday, Februray 20 - Thursday, February 23, 2012 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Room 305 Lind Hall
Wenbo Li, University of Delaware and IMA
Metric Entropy and Applications

Monday, March 5 - Wednesday 7, 2012 1:30 - 2:30 p.m., Room 305 Lind Hall
Vladimir Temlyakov, University of South Carolina
Greedy Approximations

Thursday, March 8, 3:30 p.m., Room 16, Vincent Hall and Friday, March 9, 1:30 p.m., Room 305, Lind Hall
Holger Rauhut, University of Bonn
Two Lectures on Compressive Sensing

Tuesday, March 13, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m., Room 305, Lind Hall
Mark Iwen, Duke University
Compressed Sensing for Manifold Data

Tuesday, March 20th and Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Room 305 Lind Hall
Arindam Banerjee, University of Minnesota
Two Tutorial Lectures on Machine Learning

(RESCHEDULED from 3/14) Wednesday, March 21, 1:30 p.m., Room 305, Lind Hall
Lan Wang, University of Minnesota
An overview of current trends in high-dimensional statistical data analysis

Friday, March 30, 1:30 p.m., Room 305, Lind Hall
Felix Krahmer, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Suprema of Chaos Processes and the Restricted Isometry Property

The Fall semester seminars were organized by Luke Olson
The intent of this seminar series is to expose the research activities and expertise of long term visitors in the program in order to facilitate discussion and integrate different areas of research surrounding the Mathematics of Information.

September 16, 2011 9:30 am, Room 305 Lind Hall
Candice Price, University of Iowa
Oriented skein relation for knot Floer homology and a biological application

September 23, 2011 9:30 am, Room 3-180 Keller Hall
Carsten Schuett, Christian-Albrechts Universität Kiel,
An excursion into Banach space theory

September 23, 2011 - December 22, 2011 (except during IMA workshops), 1:25pm to 2:15pm, Room 401 Lind Hall
Topics in High Dimensional Phenomena

October 5, 2011 11:00 am, Room 3-180 Keller Hall
Leonardo Espin
Solute uptake in vessels with oscillatory walls

October 12, 2011 11:00 am, Room 3-180 Keller Hall
Lars Eldén, Department of Mathematics, Linköping University, Sweden
Computing Semantic Clusters by Semantic Mirroring and Spectral Graph Partitioning

Tuesday, Oct 11, 2:30 to 3:30, Room 305 Lind
Information passing and collective animal behavior
Naomi Ehrich Leonard (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University)

October 19, 2011 11:00 am, Room 3-180 Keller Hall
Isabel Darcy, Department of Mathematics, University of Iowa
Topology, Graphs, and Data

Thursday, November 3, 2:30 to 3:30, Room 305 Lind
"P vs. NP" problem: Efficient computation, internet security, and the limits to human knowledge
Avi Wigderson (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton)

November 9, 2011 11:00 am, Room 3-180 Keller Hall
Luke Olson, Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
An algebraic view of topological problems: solvers and graphs

November 29, 2011 3:00 p.m., Room 401 Lind Hall
Dainius Dzindzalieta, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Vilnius State University
Extremal Lipschitz functions on isoperimetric spaces
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