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Talks

Datesort descending Title / Speaker Event
November 14, 2014 Counting with Wang Tiles
Igor Pak (University of California, Los Angeles)
Geometric and Enumerative Combinatorics
November 14, 2014 Density-Type Theorems for Semi-Algebraic Hypergraphs
Andrew Suk (University of Illinois, Chicago)
Geometric and Enumerative Combinatorics
November 18, 2014 Bijections for Reduced Decompositions
Zachary Hamaker (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
2014-2015 Postdoc Seminar Series
November 20, 2014 Edge Colouring Multigraphs
Penny Haxell (University of Waterloo)
Annual Program Seminar Series
December 02, 2014 Zykov's Symmetrization for Multiple Graphs with an Application to Erdos' Conjecture on Pentagonal Edges
Zeinab Maleki (Isfahan University of Technology)
2014-2015 Postdoc Seminar Series
December 04, 2014 On the Edit Distance in Graphs
Ryan Martin (Iowa State University)
Annual Program Seminar Series
December 05, 2014 Three Gaps in Business Analytics
Earl Sun (Target Corporation)
Three Gaps in Business Analytics - Earl Sun (Target Corporation)
December 09, 2014 Biclique Decomposition of Random Graphs
Hao Huang (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
2014-2015 Postdoc Seminar Series
January 20, 2015 Asymptotic Analysis Seminar: How large is the norm of a random matrix?
Ramon van Handel (Princeton University)
Annual Program Seminar Series
January 27, 2015 Asymptotic Analysis Seminar: How large is the norm of a random matrix? II
Ramon van Handel (Princeton University)
Annual Program Seminar Series
January 27, 2015 Localization in Infinite Dimensions
James Melbourne (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
2014-2015 Postdoc Seminar Series
January 29, 2015 An Introduction to the Normalized Laplacian
Steve Butler (Iowa State University)
Annual Program Seminar Series
February 03, 2015 Asymptotic Analysis Seminar: Approximation of Convex Bodies
Elisabeth Werner (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
Annual Program Seminar Series
February 03, 2015 Enumeration of Lozenge Tilings of a Hexagon with Holes on Boundary
Tri Lai (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
2014-2015 Postdoc Seminar Series
February 05, 2015 Between the Number of Edges and the Adjacency Matrix of a Graph
Eva Czabarka (University of South Carolina)
Annual Program Seminar Series
February 10, 2015 Asymptotic Analysis Seminar: Approximation of Convex Bodies II
Elisabeth Werner (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
Annual Program Seminar Series
February 10, 2015 A Bayesian Optimization Algorithm for Functionals: Application to Materials Modeling
Paul Patrone
2014-2015 Postdoc Seminar Series
February 12, 2015 Discrete Entropy Power Inequalities and Sperner Theory
Mokshay Madiman (University of Delaware)
Annual Program Seminar Series
February 17, 2015 Asymptotic Analysis Seminar: Affine Invariant Points
Carsten Schuett (Christian-Albrechts Universität Kiel)
Annual Program Seminar Series
February 17, 2015 Generating Random Graphs in Biased Maker-Breaker Games
Humberto Naves (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
2014-2015 Postdoc Seminar Series
February 19, 2015 Quantitative Uniform Convexity Bounds and their Application
Eric Carlen (Rutgers, The State University Of New Jersey )
Annual Program Seminar Series
February 23, 2015 Re-Inventing the Warehouse Using Mobile Robots: Disruptive Technology Change and Challenges in Planning and Optimization
Larry Sweet (Symbotic)
Convexity and Optimization: Theory and Applications
February 23, 2015 Collision Free Vehicle Routing
Stephen Wright (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Convexity and Optimization: Theory and Applications
February 23, 2015 Continuous Time Integer Programming: Towards Large-Scale Optimal Scheduling in Logistics
Natashia Boland (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Convexity and Optimization: Theory and Applications
February 23, 2015 Probabilistic Inference with Submodular Functions
Andreas Krause (ETH)
Convexity and Optimization: Theory and Applications
February 24, 2015 Optimizing Decomposable Submodular Functions
Stefanie Jegelka (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Convexity and Optimization: Theory and Applications
February 24, 2015 DC Programming in Discrete Convex Analysis
Kazuo Murota (University of Tokyo)
Convexity and Optimization: Theory and Applications
February 24, 2015 Analytic Centers, Reciprocal Linear Spaces, and Planes that Intersect Them
Cynthia Vinzant (North Carolina State University)
Convexity and Optimization: Theory and Applications
February 24, 2015 Fast Algorithms for Optimization of Submodular Functions
Jan Vondrak (IBM Research Division)
Convexity and Optimization: Theory and Applications
February 24, 2015 Some Recent Developments in Large-Scale Convex Optimization
Niao He (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Convexity and Optimization: Theory and Applications
February 25, 2015 The Entropic Barrier: A Simple and Optimal Universal Self-Concordant Barrier
Sébastien Bubeck (Microsoft)
Convexity and Optimization: Theory and Applications
February 25, 2015 Two Distributed Optimization Algorithms for Machine Learning
Yingyu Liang (Princeton University)
Convexity and Optimization: Theory and Applications
February 25, 2015 Inapproximability of Combinatorial Problems via Small LPs and SDPs
Sebastian Pokutta (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Convexity and Optimization: Theory and Applications
February 25, 2015 Tightness of Convex Relaxations to Sparsity and Rank
Nathan (Nati) Srebro (Technion-Israel Institute of Technology)
Convexity and Optimization: Theory and Applications
February 25, 2015 Efficient Algorithms for Structured Sparsity, and Applications
Poe Eric Xing (Carnegie-Mellon University)
Convexity and Optimization: Theory and Applications
February 26, 2015 Thrifty Approximations of Convex Bodies by Polytopes
Alexander Barvinok (University of Michigan)
Convexity and Optimization: Theory and Applications
February 26, 2015 Structure in Disjunctive Conic Optimization and Non-Convex Quadratic Programs
Fatma Kilinc-Karzan (Carnegie-Mellon University)
Convexity and Optimization: Theory and Applications
February 26, 2015 Relaxations: Deriving Algorithms for Learning and Optimization
Karthik Sridharan (Cornell University)
Convexity and Optimization: Theory and Applications
February 26, 2015 Nonconvex Quadratic Optimization with One or Two Constraints
Akiko Takeda (University of Tokyo)
Convexity and Optimization: Theory and Applications
February 27, 2015 On Connections Between Submodularity and Concavity
Jeff Bilmes (University of Washington)
Convexity and Optimization: Theory and Applications
February 27, 2015 Some Recent Progress on Non-Convex Regularization Methods for Sparse Estimation
Tong Zhang (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey)
Convexity and Optimization: Theory and Applications
February 27, 2015 The Power Localization for Efficiently Learning with Noise
Nina Balcan (Carnegie-Mellon University)
Convexity and Optimization: Theory and Applications
March 03, 2015 Asymptotic Analysis Seminar: Optimal Concentration of Information for Log-Concave Distributions
Mokshay Madiman (University of Delaware)
Annual Program Seminar Series
March 03, 2015 Probabilistic Symmetrization Inequalities from a Combinatorial Point of View
Jiange Li (University of Delaware)
2014-2015 Postdoc Seminar Series
March 05, 2015 Kantorovitch Duality for General Transport Costs and Applications
Cyril Roberto (Université Paris Ouest)
Annual Program Seminar Series
March 10, 2015 Asymptotic Analysis Seminar: Approximation Complexity of Convex Bodies
Mark Rudelson (University of Michigan)
Annual Program Seminar Series
March 10, 2015 Catalan Matroid Decompositions of Certain Positroids
Brendan Pawlowski (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
2014-2015 Postdoc Seminar Series
March 11, 2015 Waving Tails, Spiny Disks, and Sticky Situations: Explorations in Biological Fluid Dynamics
Lisa Fauci (Tulane University)
Waving Tails, Spiny Disks, and Sticky Situations: Explorations in Biological Fluid Dynamics
March 12, 2015 Asymptotic Approximations for Symmetric Functions and the Central Limit Theorem for Densities
Friedrich Götze (Universität Bielefeld)
Annual Program Seminar Series
March 13, 2015 Navigating Inside the Human Body
Lev Koyrakh (Medtronic)
Navigating Inside the Human Body - Lev Koyrakh (Medtronic)
March 16, 2015 The Complexity of Approximating Complex-Valued Ising and Tutte Partition Functions
Leslie Goldberg (University of Oxford)
The Power of Randomness in Computation
March 16, 2015 Random Graph Coloring: The Replica Symmetric Phase
Amin Coja-Oghlan (Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt)
The Power of Randomness in Computation
March 16, 2015 The Exact k-SAT Threshold for Large k
Nike Sun (Microsoft Research)
The Power of Randomness in Computation
March 16, 2015 The Melbourne Shuffle: Secure Oblivious Storage in the Cloud
Eli Upfal (Brown University)
The Power of Randomness in Computation
March 16, 2015 Invertible Bloom Lookup Tables and Applications
Michael Mitzenmacher (Harvard University)
The Power of Randomness in Computation
March 16, 2015 Recent Progress on the Lovasz Local Lemma
Aravind Srinivasan (University of Maryland)
The Power of Randomness in Computation
March 17, 2015 Counting Small Subgraphs with a Specified Property in a Large Graph
Mark Jerrum (Queen Mary and Westfield College)
The Power of Randomness in Computation
March 17, 2015 Spin Systems: Hardness of Approximate Counting via Phase Transitions
Andreas Galanis (University of Oxford)
The Power of Randomness in Computation
March 17, 2015 Approximate Counting via Correlation Decay
Pinyan Lu (Microsoft Research)
The Power of Randomness in Computation
March 17, 2015 Cool with a Gaussian: A Cubic Volume Algorithm
Ben Cousins (Georgia Institute of Technology)
The Power of Randomness in Computation
March 17, 2015 Electrical Flows and Fast Graph Algorithms
Aleksander Madry (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
The Power of Randomness in Computation
March 17, 2015 Decay of Correlations for the Hardcore Model in Random Regular Graphs
Nayantara Bhatnagar (University of Delaware)
The Power of Randomness in Computation
March 18, 2015 Solution Clusters for Locked CSP's: Random XORSAT on a Fixed Degree Sequence
Mike Molloy (University of Toronto)
The Power of Randomness in Computation
March 18, 2015 On the Switch Markov Chain for Perfect Matchings
Martin Dyer (University of Leeds)
The Power of Randomness in Computation
March 18, 2015 Sampling Quasistationary Distributions: Computational Efficiency and Particle Based Algorithms
Roberto Oliveira (Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics (IMPA))
The Power of Randomness in Computation
March 19, 2015 Towards Optimal Algorithms for Prediction with Expert Advice
Yuval Peres (Microsoft Research)
The Power of Randomness in Computation
March 19, 2015 The Surprising Power of Randomness in Belief Propagation.
Elchanan Mossel (University of California, Berkeley)
The Power of Randomness in Computation
March 19, 2015 Phase Transitions in Random Dyadic Tilings and Rectangular Dissections
Sarah Miracle (Georgia Institute of Technology)
The Power of Randomness in Computation
March 19, 2015 Rectangles are Nonnegative Juntas
Raghu Meka (University of California, Los Angeles)
The Power of Randomness in Computation
March 19, 2015 Counting Perfect Matchings via Random Matrices
Mark Rudelson (University of Michigan)
The Power of Randomness in Computation
March 19, 2015 Diffusion, Entropy, and the Geometry of Sets in Gaussian Space
James Lee (University of Washington)
The Power of Randomness in Computation
March 20, 2015 Some New Results on Random Points in the Unit Square
Alan Frieze (Carnegie-Mellon University)
The Power of Randomness in Computation
March 20, 2015 Structure and Pseudo-Randomness in Coding Theory
Shachar Lovett (University of California, San Diego)
The Power of Randomness in Computation
March 20, 2015 Testing the Manifold Hypothesis
Hariharan Narayanan (University of Washington)
The Power of Randomness in Computation
March 24, 2015 Asymptotic Analysis Seminar: On a Loomis-Whitney Type Inequality for Permutationally Invariant Unconditional Convex Bodies
Piotr Nayar (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
Annual Program Seminar Series
March 24, 2015 Winding of Planar Stationary Gaussian Processes
Naomi Feldheim (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
2014-2015 Postdoc Seminar Series
March 26, 2015 Perfect Matchings and Random Determinants
Mark Rudelson (University of Michigan)
Annual Program Seminar Series
March 26, 2015 Dinner Ice Breaker
Chehrzad Shakiban (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups
March 27, 2015 Welcome and Introduction Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups
March 27, 2015 Kummer's Conjecture: From Gauss to ENIAC and Beyond
Edray Goins (Purdue University)
Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups
March 27, 2015 Permanence in the STEM Workforce: The Route to Tenure in Academia
Ricardo Cortez (Tulane University), Karen Ríos-Soto (University of Puerto Rico)
Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups
March 27, 2015 Panel: The Negotiation Process
Ulrica Wilson (Morehouse College)
Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups
March 27, 2015 Sharing the results of the Table Discussions Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups
March 27, 2015 Mathematically Modeling the Influence of Eating Rates on Weight Gain and Obesity
Diana Thomas (Montclair State University)
Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups
March 27, 2015 Discussion Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups
March 27, 2015 Coloring the Integers with Rainbow Arithmetic Progressions
Michael Young (Iowa State University)
Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups
March 27, 2015 Panel: Careers in Government and National Laboratories
Mel Currie (National Security Agency), Pamela Williams (LMI Government Consulting), Victor Zavala (Argonne National Laboratory)
Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups
March 27, 2015 Banquet and Keynote Speaker: Good Practices for a Marketable Future in the Mathematical Sciences.

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Ricardo Cortez (Tulane University)
Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups
March 28, 2015 Opportunities in the Industry


Carlos Tolmasky (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups
March 28, 2015 Cooperative Strategies of a Ph.D. Couple
Marie Lopez del Puerto (University of St. Thomas), Jose Orozco Rodriguez (Vision-Ease Lens)
Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups
March 28, 2015 Balancing Research Interests with Project Goals at the National Institute of Standards and Technology
Bonita Saunders (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups
March 31, 2015 Asymptotic Analysis Seminar: Random Walks on High Dimensional Spheres: Spectral Gaps and Entropy Production
Eric Carlen (Rutgers, The State University Of New Jersey )
Annual Program Seminar Series
March 31, 2015 Avoiding Repetitions on the Plane
Barbara Pilat (Warsaw University of Technology)
2014-2015 Postdoc Seminar Series
April 02, 2015 Limit Theorems in Free Probability Theory
Gennadiy Chystyakov (Universität Bielefeld)
Annual Program Seminar Series
April 07, 2015 Asymptotic Analysis Seminar: Algebraic Structures on the Family of Convex Sets
Liran Rotem (Tel Aviv University)
Annual Program Seminar Series
April 07, 2015 The Frog Model on Trees
Tobias Johnson (University of Washington)
2014-2015 Postdoc Seminar Series
April 09, 2015 Stein Couplings, Log Concavity and Concentration of Measure
Larry Goldstein (University of Southern California)
Annual Program Seminar Series
April 10, 2015 Building a Greener Future for Energy Consumption
Raya Horesh (IBM)
Building a Greener Future for Energy Consumption - Raya Horesh, IBM Research
April 13, 2015 Information and Statistics
Andrew Barron (Yale University)
Information Theory and Concentration Phenomena
April 13, 2015 Correlation Distillation
Elchanan Mossel (University of California, Berkeley)
Information Theory and Concentration Phenomena

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