March 09, 2007 
Subspace Arrangements in Theory and Practice Robert Fossum (University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign) 
Applications in Biology, Dynamics, and Statistics 
March 09, 2007 
Algebraic Statistics and the Analysis of Contingency Tables: Old Wine in New Bottles? Stephen Fienberg (CarnegieMellon University) 
Applications in Biology, Dynamics, and Statistics 
March 05, 2007 
Open Problems in Algebraic Statistics Bernd Sturmfels (University of California, Berkeley) 
Applications in Biology, Dynamics, and Statistics 
March 05, 2007 
Likelihood Ratio Tests and Singularities Mathias Drton (University of Chicago) 
Applications in Biology, Dynamics, and Statistics 
March 05, 2007 
Stability and Instability in Polynomial Equations Arising from Complex Chemical Reaction Networks: The Big Picture Martin Feinberg (The Ohio State University) 
Applications in Biology, Dynamics, and Statistics 
March 06, 2007 
Phylogenetic Models: Algebra and Evolution Elizabeth Allman (University of Alaska) 
Applications in Biology, Dynamics, and Statistics 
March 06, 2007 
Bifurcations in Coupled Systems Martin Golubitsky (University of Houston) 
Applications in Biology, Dynamics, and Statistics 
January 19, 2007 
Estimation of Sparse Graphical Models Laurent El Ghaoui (University of California, Berkeley) 
Optimization and Control 
January 16, 2007 
On the Lovasz Thetanumber of Almost Regular Graphs with Application to ErdosRenyi Graphs Etienne De Klerk (Katholieke Universiteit Brabant (Tilburg University)) 
Optimization and Control 
January 19, 2007 
LMI Representation of Convex Sets Victor Vinnikov (Ben Gurion University of the Negev) 
Optimization and Control 
January 17, 2007 
Complexity Aspects of SDP Relaxations of Polynomial Optimization Problems Markus Schweighofer (Universität Konstanz) 
Optimization and Control 
January 20, 2007 
Approximation of Positive Polynomials by Sums of Squares Salma Kuhlmann (University of Saskatchewan) 
Optimization and Control 
January 20, 2007 
Convex Sets with Lifted Semidefinite Representation Jean Lasserre (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)) 
Optimization and Control 
January 18, 2007 
Sums of Squares, Gradient Ideals, and Optimization Victoria Powers (Emory University) 
Optimization and Control 
January 19, 2007 
Discrete Optimization Under Moment Uncertainty: Complexity, Persistency and Asymptotics Dimitris Bertsimas (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 
Optimization and Control 
January 17, 2007 
Coprime Factorizations and Reduction of Linear Parametervarying Systems
Carolyn Beck (University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign) 
Optimization and Control 
January 20, 2007 
Sparsity in Polynomial Optimization Masakazu Kojima (Tokyo Institute of Technology) 
Optimization and Control 
January 18, 2007 
The Algebraic Degree of Semidefinite Programming Bernd Sturmfels (University of California, Berkeley) 
Optimization and Control 
January 16, 2007 
Optimization of Polynomials on the Unit Sphere Alexander Barvinok (University of Michigan) 
Optimization and Control 
January 16, 2007 
Complexity of Multivariate Optimization Using Exact Arithmetic MarieFrancoise Roy (Université de Rennes I) 
Optimization and Control 
January 18, 2007 
Polynomial Optimal Control with GloptiPoly 3.0 Didier Henrion (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)) 
Optimization and Control 
January 18, 2007 
Sharp Thresholds for Sparsity Recovery in the Highdimensional and Noisy Setting Using l_1 Relaxations Martin Wainwright (University of California, Berkeley) 
Optimization and Control 
January 17, 2007 
Matrix Convexity, Matrix Inequalities, and Beyond Scott McCullough (University of Florida) 
Optimization and Control 
January 16, 2007 
Welcome and Introduction 
Optimization and Control 
January 18, 2007 
Math Matters  IMA Public Lecture: Making Sense of a Complex World Christopher Budd (University of Bath) 
Optimization and Control 
January 17, 2007 
Conservative Structured Noncommutative Multidimensional Linear Systems: Realization Theory and Bounded Real Lemma Joseph Ball (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University) 
Optimization and Control 
January 12, 2007 
Hands on Exercises Assisted by Tristram Bogart (Tutorial Part II) Edwin O'Shea (University of Kentucky) 
Algebraic Algorithms in Optimization 
January 12, 2007 
Optimization Over Polynomials with Moment Matrices and Sums of Squares Jean Lasserre (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)) 
Algebraic Algorithms in Optimization 
January 13, 2007 
Generating Functions for Integer Optimization (part I) Jesus De Loera (University of California, Davis) 
Algebraic Algorithms in Optimization 
January 13, 2007 
Demo and introduction to LattE Jesus De Loera (University of California, Davis) 
Algebraic Algorithms in Optimization 
January 13, 2007 
Generating Functions for Integer Optimization (part I)continued Jesus De Loera (University of California, Davis) 
Algebraic Algorithms in Optimization 
January 12, 2007 
Welcome and Opening Remarks Douglas Arnold (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Algebraic Algorithms in Optimization 
January 12, 2007 
Gröebner Basis Methods in Integer Programming (Lecture Part I)
Edwin O'Shea (University of Kentucky) 
Algebraic Algorithms in Optimization 
January 12, 2007 
Optimization Over Polynomials with Moment Matrices and Sums of Squares(continued) Jean Lasserre (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)) 
Algebraic Algorithms in Optimization 
January 13, 2007 
Optimization Over Polynomials with Moment Matrices and Sums of Squares(continued) Jean Lasserre (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)) 
Algebraic Algorithms in Optimization 
January 13, 2007 
Demonstration of Software Hartwig Bosse (Center for Mathematics and Computer Science (CWI)) 
Algebraic Algorithms in Optimization 
January 13, 2007 
Generating Functions for Integer Optimization (part II) Jesus De Loera (University of California, Davis) 
Algebraic Algorithms in Optimization 
January 12, 2007 
Hands on Exercises Assisted by Tristram Bogart (Tutorial Part I) Edwin O'Shea (University of Kentucky) 
Algebraic Algorithms in Optimization 
January 12, 2007 
Gröebner Basis Methods in Integer Programming (Lecture Part II) Edwin O'Shea (University of Kentucky) 
Algebraic Algorithms in Optimization 
October 25, 2006 
SYNAPS, A Library for Symbolicnumeric Computation Bernard Mourrain (Institut National de Recherche en Informatique Automatique (INRIA)) 
Software for Algebraic Geometry 
October 23, 2006 
Macaulay 2, A Software System for Algebraic Geometry Daniel Grayson (University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign) 
Software for Algebraic Geometry 
October 26, 2006 
Sums of Squares of Polynomials and SOSTOOLS Pablo Parrilo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 
Software for Algebraic Geometry 
October 24, 2006 
PHCpack: A Software Platform for Numerical Algebraic Geometry Jan Verschelde (University of Illinois, Chicago) 
Software for Algebraic Geometry 
October 24, 2006 
On Computing Using FGb/RS Software Fabrice Rouillier (Institut National de Recherche en Informatique Automatique (INRIA)) 
Software for Algebraic Geometry 
October 23, 2006 
Welcome to IMA Douglas Arnold (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Software for Algebraic Geometry 
October 23, 2006 
What Should a Software Package for Numerical Algebraic Geometry Be? Charles Wampler (General Motors Corporation) 
Software for Algebraic Geometry 
October 25, 2006 
CoCoALib, A C++ Library for Computations in Commutative Algebra Anna Bigatti (Università di Genova) 
Software for Algebraic Geometry 
October 23, 2006 
SAGE — Software for Algebra and Geometry Experimentation William Stein (University of Washington) 
Software for Algebraic Geometry 
October 24, 2006 
Algebra & Algorithms for Differential Elimination & Completion Evelyne Hubert (Institut National de Recherche en Informatique Automatique (INRIA)) 
Software for Algebraic Geometry 
October 24, 2006 
Towards a Blackbox Solver for Finite Games: The Gambit System Theodore Turocy (Texas A & M University) 
Software for Algebraic Geometry 
October 27, 2006 
Introduction to Bertini: A Software Package for Numerical Algebraic Geometry
Daniel Bates (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Software for Algebraic Geometry 
October 25, 2006 
4ti2  A Software Package for Algebraic, Geometric and Combinatorial Problems
on Linear Spaces Raymond Hemmecke (OttovonGuerickeUniversität Magdeburg) 
Software for Algebraic Geometry 
October 27, 2006 
Maple 11 preview Jürgen Gerhard (Maplesoft) 
Software for Algebraic Geometry 
October 26, 2006 
New Recombination Techniques for Polynomial Factorization Algorithms Based on Hensel Lifting Grégoire Lecerf (Université Versailles/Saint QuentinenYvelines) 
Software for Algebraic Geometry 
October 26, 2006 
Computing Tropical Varieties in Gfan Anders Jensen (Aarhus University) 
Software for Algebraic Geometry 
October 27, 2006 
Application of Numerical Algebraic Geometry to Partial Differential Equations Gregory Reid (University of Western Ontario) 
Software for Algebraic Geometry 
October 23, 2006 
APAtools: A Maple/Matlab Toolbox for Approximate Polynomial Algebra Zhonggang Zeng (Northeastern Illinois University) 
Software for Algebraic Geometry 
October 26, 2006 
Dmodules for Macaulay 2 Anton Leykin (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Software for Algebraic Geometry 
October 27, 2006 
GaussManin Systems for Isolated Singularities in Singular Mathias Schulze (Oklahoma State University) 
Software for Algebraic Geometry 
October 25, 2006 
Parallel Implementation of the Polyhedral Homotopy Method for Polynomial Systems Masakazu Kojima (Tokyo Institute of Technology) 
Software for Algebraic Geometry 
September 20, 2006 
Finding all real solutions contained in a complex algebraic curve Charles Wampler (General Motors Corporation) 
Algorithms in Algebraic Geometry 
September 21, 2006 
On the complexity of Gröbner basis computation for regular
and semiregular systems Bruno Salvy (Institut National de Recherche en Informatique Automatique (INRIA)) 
Algorithms in Algebraic Geometry 
September 21, 2006 
Mixed volume computation TienYien Li (Michigan State University) 
Algorithms in Algebraic Geometry 
September 20, 2006 
The numerical computation of the multiplicity of a component of an
algebraic set Daniel Bates (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Algorithms in Algebraic Geometry 
September 21, 2006 
New fewnomial upper bounds from Gale dual polynomial
systems Frank Sottile (Texas A & M University) 
Algorithms in Algebraic Geometry 
September 18, 2006 
Counting Rational Points on Varieties over Finite Fields Daqing Wan (University of California) 
Algorithms in Algebraic Geometry 
September 22, 2006 
The Newton polytope of the implicit equation Bernd Sturmfels (University of California, Berkeley) 
Algorithms in Algebraic Geometry 
September 18, 2006 
Factorization of Sparse Polynomials Teresa Krick (University of Buenos Aires) 
Algorithms in Algebraic Geometry 
September 18, 2006 
Maple's Algebraic Curves Package Mark van Hoeij (Florida State University) 
Algorithms in Algebraic Geometry 
September 20, 2006 
Tools for extracting information from numerically approximated
varieties and schemes Chris Peterson (Colorado State University) 
Algorithms in Algebraic Geometry 
September 19, 2006 
Polar and dual varieties of real curves and surfaces Ragni Piene (University of Oslo) 
Algorithms in Algebraic Geometry 
September 21, 2006 
Gröbner basis structure and decomposition of polynomial systems Shuhong Gao (Clemson University) 
Algorithms in Algebraic Geometry 
September 18, 2006 
Welcome to the IMA Douglas Arnold (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Algorithms in Algebraic Geometry 
September 18, 2006 
Generalizing the Crossratio: The Moduli Space of N Points on the Projective
Line is Cut Out by Simple Quadrics if N is Not Six Ravi Vakil (Stanford University) 
Algorithms in Algebraic Geometry 
September 19, 2006 
Intersection and selfintersection of surfaces by means of Bezoutian matrices Laurent Busé (Institut National de Recherche en Informatique Automatique (INRIA)) 
Algorithms in Algebraic Geometry 
September 20, 2006 
On the effectiveness of number theory in algebraic geometry J. Maurice Rojas (Texas A & M University) 
Algorithms in Algebraic Geometry 
September 19, 2006 
Projections methods for the topology of algebraic curves and
surfaces Bernard Mourrain (Institut National de Recherche en Informatique Automatique (INRIA)) 
Algorithms in Algebraic Geometry 
September 19, 2006 
Applications of monomial ideals and computational algebra in the
reverse engineering of biological networks. Michael Stillman (Cornell University) 
Algorithms in Algebraic Geometry 
September 22, 2006 
Algorithms for invariant rings of algebraic groups Harm Derksen (University of Michigan) 
Algorithms in Algebraic Geometry 
September 15, 2006 
Welcome and opening remarks Douglas Arnold (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Algebraic Geometric Methods in Engineering 
September 15, 2006 
Control Theory and Algebraic Geometry
Sanjay Lall

Algebraic Geometric Methods in Engineering 
September 15, 2006 
Some certified methods for Real Solving  applications in robotics Fabrice Rouillier (Institut National de Recherche en Informatique Automatique (INRIA)) 
Algebraic Geometric Methods in Engineering 
September 15, 2006 
Control Theory and Algebraic Geometry (continued) Sanjay Lall 
Algebraic Geometric Methods in Engineering 
September 15, 2006 
Some certified methods for Real Solving  applications in robotics (continued) Fabrice Rouillier 
Algebraic Geometric Methods in Engineering 
September 16, 2006 
Mechanisms and Robot Kinematics: Algebraic Foundations Charles Wampler (General Motors Corporation) 
Algebraic Geometric Methods in Engineering 
September 16, 2006 
Solution of Integral and Differential Equations using Algebraic
Splines Chandrajit Bajaj (The University of Texas at Austin) 
Algebraic Geometric Methods in Engineering 
September 16, 2006 
Mechanisms and Robot Kinematics: Numerical Algebraic Geometry Charles Wampler (General Motors Company) 
Algebraic Geometric Methods in Engineering 
September 16, 2006 
Solution of Integral and Differential Equations using Algebraic
Splines Chandrajit Bajaj (The University of Texas at Austin) 
Algebraic Geometric Methods in Engineering 
July 18, 2006 
Superintegrable classical and quantum systems (continued) Pavel Winternitz (University of Montreal) 
Symmetries and Overdetermined Systems of Partial Differential Equations 
August 02, 2006 
CRmanifolds, differential equations and multicontact structures
(tentative)
Gerd Schmalz (University of New England) 
Symmetries and Overdetermined Systems of Partial Differential Equations 
July 25, 2006 
Exterior differential systems with symmetry Mark Fels (Utah State University) 
Symmetries and Overdetermined Systems of Partial Differential Equations 
July 28, 2006 
Integrable equations of the dispersionless Hirota type and hypersurfaces of
the Lagrangian Grassmanian Eugene Ferapontov (Loughborough University) 
Symmetries and Overdetermined Systems of Partial Differential Equations 
July 20, 2006 
Ambient metric constructions in CR and conformal geometry (continued) Kengo Hirachi (University of Tokyo) 
Symmetries and Overdetermined Systems of Partial Differential Equations 
July 24, 2006 
The Structure of Continuous Pseudogroups Juha Pohjanpelto (Oregon State University) 
Symmetries and Overdetermined Systems of Partial Differential Equations 
July 25, 2006 
The ambient metric to all orders in even dimensions Robin Graham (University of Washington) 
Symmetries and Overdetermined Systems of Partial Differential Equations 
August 03, 2006 
Equivariant differential operators, classical invariant theory,
unitary representations, and Macdonald polynomials Siddhartha Sahi (Rutgers, The State University Of New Jersey ) 
Symmetries and Overdetermined Systems of Partial Differential Equations 
July 19, 2006 
Overdetermined systems, conformal differential geometry, and the BGG complex Andreas Cap (Universität Wien) 
Symmetries and Overdetermined Systems of Partial Differential Equations 
July 21, 2006 
Overdetermined systems, conformal differential geometry, and the BGG complex (continued) Andreas Cap (Universität Wien) 
Symmetries and Overdetermined Systems of Partial Differential Equations 
July 27, 2006 
Complex variables for separation of HamiltonJacobi equation on real
pseudoRiemannian manifolds Luca Degiovanni (Università di Torino) 
Symmetries and Overdetermined Systems of Partial Differential Equations 
August 01, 2006 
Overdetermined systems, invariant connections, and short detour complexes A. Rod Gover (University of Auckland) 
Symmetries and Overdetermined Systems of Partial Differential Equations 