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Talks

Date Title / Speaker Eventsort descending
November 10, 2014 Some Catalan Musings
Richard Stanley (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Geometric and Enumerative Combinatorics
November 12, 2014 Dimension of Partially Ordered Sets
Attila Por (Western Kentucky University)
Geometric and Enumerative Combinatorics
November 11, 2014 Balanced and Unbalanced Collections
Louis Billera (Cornell University)
Geometric and Enumerative Combinatorics
November 13, 2014 Counting Permutations with Even Valleys and Odd Peaks
Ira Gessel (Brandeis University)
Geometric and Enumerative Combinatorics
November 10, 2014 The Most and the Least Avoided Consecutive Patterns
Sergi Elizalde (Dartmouth College)
Geometric and Enumerative Combinatorics
November 13, 2014 Integral Versions of Helly's Theorem
Jesus De Loera (University of California)
Geometric and Enumerative Combinatorics
November 11, 2014 Accidental Meetings
János Pach (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL))
Geometric and Enumerative Combinatorics
November 13, 2014 Ehrhart Series, Unimodality, and Integrally Closed Reflexive Polytopes
Benjamin Braun (University of Kentucky)
Geometric and Enumerative Combinatorics
November 10, 2014 Zeros of Generalized Eulerian Polynomials
Mirkó Visontai (Google Inc.)
Geometric and Enumerative Combinatorics
November 13, 2014 Lower Bound Theorems and a Generalized Lower Bound Conjecture for Balanced Simplicial Complexes
Isabella Novik (University of Washington)
Geometric and Enumerative Combinatorics
November 11, 2014 Hyperplane Arrangements and Colored (Non)-Increasing Trees
Sylvie Corteel (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS))
Geometric and Enumerative Combinatorics
November 13, 2014 Combinatorial Witnesses for Congruences of Restricted Partition Functions via Ehrhart Theory
Felix Breuer (Johannes Kepler Universität Linz)
Geometric and Enumerative Combinatorics
November 10, 2014 Noncontractibility of Coset Posets and a Problem on Binomial Coefficients
John Shareshian (Washington University)
Geometric and Enumerative Combinatorics
November 14, 2014 Counting with Wang Tiles
Igor Pak (University of California, Los Angeles)
Geometric and Enumerative Combinatorics
November 10, 2014 Curves in R^d Intersecting Every Hyperplane at Most d+1 Times


Imre Bárány (Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA))
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 11, 2014 Many Looks on the Lucas/Fibonacci Sequences and Polynomials
Tewodros Amdeberhan (Tulane University)
Geometric and Enumerative Combinatorics
February 23, 2015 Probabilistic Inference with Submodular Functions
Andreas Krause (ETH)
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 23, 2015 Collision Free Vehicle Routing
Stephen Wright (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
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 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 24, 2015 Some Recent Developments in Large-Scale Convex Optimization
Niao He (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Convexity and Optimization: Theory and Applications
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 27, 2015 The Power Localization for Efficiently Learning with Noise
Nina Balcan (Carnegie-Mellon University)
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 25, 2015 Efficient Algorithms for Structured Sparsity, and Applications
Poe Eric Xing (Carnegie-Mellon University)
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 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 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 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
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 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 19, 2015 Phase Transitions in Random Dyadic Tilings and Rectangular Dissections
Sarah Miracle (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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 19, 2015 Rectangles are Nonnegative Juntas
Raghu Meka (University of California, Los Angeles)
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 19, 2015 Counting Perfect Matchings via Random Matrices
Mark Rudelson (University of Michigan)
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 19, 2015 Diffusion, Entropy, and the Geometry of Sets in Gaussian Space
James Lee (University of Washington)
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 20, 2015 Some New Results on Random Points in the Unit Square
Alan Frieze (Carnegie-Mellon 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 20, 2015 Structure and Pseudo-Randomness in Coding Theory
Shachar Lovett (University of California, San Diego)
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 20, 2015 Testing the Manifold Hypothesis
Hariharan Narayanan (University of Washington)
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 Spin Systems: Hardness of Approximate Counting via Phase Transitions
Andreas Galanis (University of Oxford)
The Power of Randomness in Computation
April 29, 2015 From the Mesoscopic to Microscopic Scale in Random Matrix Theory
Paul Bourgade (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences)
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications
April 29, 2015 Spiked Random Matrix Edge Laws
Brian Rider (Temple University)
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications
April 29, 2015 A Comparison Inequality for Positively Associated Random Variables
Partha Dey (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications
April 30, 2015 Functional Inequalities for Degenerate and Infinite-dimensional Diffusions
Maria Gordina (University of Connecticut)
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications
April 30, 2015 Kantorovich Duality for General Costs and its Applications to Concentration
Paul-Marie Samson (Université Paris-Est )
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications
April 30, 2015 Steining the Steiner Formula
Ivan Nourdin (University of Luxembourg)
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications
April 27, 2015 Hypergroups and the Markov Sequence Problem
Dominique Bakry (Université de Toulouse III (Paul Sabatier))
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications
April 30, 2015 Nodal Sets of Gaussian Smooth Functions: One Result and a Few Open

Questions

Fedor Nazarov (Kent State University)
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications
April 27, 2015 On Log-Concave Functions
Andrea Colesanti (Università di Firenze)
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications
April 30, 2015 Bifractional Brownian Motion: Existence and Border Cases
Mikhail Lifshits (St. Petersburg State University)
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications
April 27, 2015 Entropy Inequalities for Log Concave Functions
Elisabeth Werner (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications
May 01, 2015 Power Concave Functions and Borell-Brascamp-Lieb Inequalities
Paolo Salani (Università di Firenze)
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications
April 27, 2015 Slicing Inequalities for Measures of Convex Bodies
Alexander Koldobsky (University of Missouri)
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications
May 01, 2015 A New Notion of Weak Transport Cost and Applications
Cyril Roberto (Université Paris Ouest)
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications
April 28, 2015 Academic Wages, Singularities, Phase Transitions, and Pyramid Schemes
Robert McCann (University of Toronto)
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications
April 28, 2015 Metric Viscosity Solutions of Hamilton-Jacobi Equations Depending on Local Slopes
Wilfrid Gangbo (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications
April 28, 2015 New Functional Inequalities via Stein's Method
Giovanni Peccati (University of Luxembourg)
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications
April 28, 2015 On the Empirical Spectral Distribution of Symmetric Matrices with Dependent Entries
Magda Peligrad (University of Cincinnati)
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications
April 28, 2015 Strong Contraction and Influences in Tail Spaces.
Steven Heilman (University of California, Los Angeles)
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications
April 29, 2015 On Optimal Bounds for the Rate of Convergence to the Semicircular Law
Alexander Tikhomirov (Russian Academy of Sciences)
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications
April 29, 2015 Comparison Method in Random Matrix Theory
Jun Yin (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications
October 23, 2014 Solution of Some Critical Exponent problems in General Relativity and Geometric Analysis
Michael Holst (University of California, San Diego)
Structure-Preserving Discretizations of Partial Differential Equations
October 23, 2014 Towards an Implementation of the Periodic Table of Finite Elements
Anders Logg (Chalmers University of Technology)
Structure-Preserving Discretizations of Partial Differential Equations
October 23, 2014 Discretization of Advection-Diffusion of Magnetic Fields
Ralf Hiptmair (ETH)
Structure-Preserving Discretizations of Partial Differential Equations
October 22, 2014 Welcome Structure-Preserving Discretizations of Partial Differential Equations
October 23, 2014 Discrete Extension Operators for Mixed Finite Element Spaces on Locally Refined Meshes
Johnny Guzman (Brown University)
Structure-Preserving Discretizations of Partial Differential Equations
October 23, 2014 Adaptive Mixed Finite Element Approximation of Eigenvalue Clusters
Daniele Boffi (Università di Pavia)
Structure-Preserving Discretizations of Partial Differential Equations
October 23, 2014 First Steps Towards DEC Poisson Convergence Proofs
Anil Hirani (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Structure-Preserving Discretizations of Partial Differential Equations
October 24, 2014 Virtual Element Spaces
Franco Brezzi (Istituto Universitario di Studi Superiori)
Structure-Preserving Discretizations of Partial Differential Equations
October 22, 2014 Discrete ABP Estimate and Rates of Convergence for Linear Elliptic PDEs in Non-Divergence Form
Ricardo Nochetto (University of Maryland)
Structure-Preserving Discretizations of Partial Differential Equations
October 24, 2014 Numerical Analysis of Regge Calculus
Snorre Christiansen (Centre of Mathematics for Applications)
Structure-Preserving Discretizations of Partial Differential Equations
October 22, 2014 Stokes Elements on Cubic Meshes Yielding Divergence--Free Approximations
Michael Neilan (University of Pittsburgh)
Structure-Preserving Discretizations of Partial Differential Equations
October 24, 2014 Virtual Element Methods for General Second Order Elliptic Problems
Donatella Marini (Università di Pavia)
Structure-Preserving Discretizations of Partial Differential Equations
October 22, 2014 Model Reduction via Discretization : Elasticity and Boltzmann
Joachim Schöberl (Technische Universität Wien)
Structure-Preserving Discretizations of Partial Differential Equations
October 22, 2014 Superconvergence and Postprocessing of Beam and Plate Finite Element Methods
Rolf Stenberg (Aalto University)
Structure-Preserving Discretizations of Partial Differential Equations
October 22, 2014 Isogeometric Analysis: Ten Years After
Thomas Hughes (The University of Texas at Austin)
Structure-Preserving Discretizations of Partial Differential Equations
October 22, 2014 A Posteriori Error Estimation in the Finite Element Exterior Calculus Framework
Alan Demlow (University of Kentucky)
Structure-Preserving Discretizations of Partial Differential Equations
October 22, 2014 Structure-Preserving Discretizations and Robust Preconditioners for Multi-Physical Systems
Jinchao Xu (The Pennsylvania State University)
Structure-Preserving Discretizations of Partial Differential Equations

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