| Introduction to optimization. Quadratic forms. Gradient, Hessian. Convex sets and convex functions. Least squares., 2014-05-27, Ben Recht *(University of California, Berkeley)* |

| Introduction to dynamical systems. Linear dynamics, stability, Lyapunov functions, eigenvalue conditions., 2014-05-27, Pablo A. Parrilo *(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)* |

| Lyapunov equations and inequalities. Duality in convex optimization and systems theory. Linear matrix inequalities (LMIs). S-Procedure and applications (ellipsoid containment, etc.)., 2014-05-28, Pablo A. Parrilo *(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)* |

| Optimization methods: First order methods: basic gradient and extensions (accelerated, stochastic, subgradient, and projection)., 2014-05-28, Ben Recht *(University of California, Berkeley)* |

| Optimality, Duality, and Complementarity for Constrained Optimization, 2014-05-28, Stephen Wright *(University of Wisconsin, Madison)* |

| Finding Lyapunov functions via convex optimization. Frequency domain descriptions. Kalman-Yakubovich-Popov lemma, Lyapunov proof of gradient methods., 2014-05-29, Pablo A. Parrilo *(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)* |

| Polynomials and sum of squares (SOS). Nonconvex quadratic optimization and semidefinite relaxations. Generalizations via SOS., 2014-05-29, Ben Recht *(University of California, Berkeley)* |

| Interior-Point and Augmented Lagrangian Algorithms for Optimization and Control, 2014-05-29, Stephen Wright *(University of Wisconsin, Madison)* |

| Algorithms for SDP. Interior-point, bundle, and first order methods., 2014-05-30, Ben Recht *(University of California, Berkeley)* |

| System analysis via integral quadratic constraints (IQCs). Sector and Popov IQCs. Analysis of optimization methods., 2014-05-30, Pablo A. Parrilo *(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)* |

| Stability Analysis with Dissipation Inequalities and Integral Quadratic Constraints, 2014-05-30, Peter Seiler *(University of Minnesota Twin Cities)* |

| Sparsity and rank: Applications to estimation, machine learning, and system identification., 2014-05-31, Ben Recht *(University of California, Berkeley)* |

| Synthesis: linear quadratic control (LQR), H2 and Hinf optimal control, extensions to nonlinear/decentralized., 2014-05-31, Pablo A. Parrilo *(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)* |

| Synthesis for Linear Parameter Varying Systems, 2014-05-31, Peter Seiler *(University of Minnesota Twin Cities)* |

| Flocking and Consensus, 2014-06-02, A. Stephen Morse *(Yale University)* |

| Flocking and Consensus, 2014-06-02, A. Stephen Morse *(Yale University)* |

| Distributed Coverage Optimization, 2014-06-02, Jorge Cortes *(University of California, San Diego)* |

| Distributed Optimization over Networks, 2014-06-03, Angelia Nedich *(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)* |

| Distributed Optimization Over Networks, 2014-06-03, Angelia Nedich *(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)* |

| Distributed Averaging and Gossiping, 2014-06-04, A. Stephen Morse *(Yale University)* |

| Distributed Averaging and Gossiping, 2014-06-04, A. Stephen Morse *(Yale University)* |

| Distributed Optimization over Networks, 2014-06-05, Angelia Nedich *(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)* |

| Distributed Optimization over Networks, 2014-06-05, Angelia Nedich *(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)* |

| Convergence Rates in Distributed Consensus & Averaging, 2014-06-05, Alex Olshevsky *(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)* |

| Distributed Optimization over Networks, 2014-06-06, Angelia Nedich *(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)* |

| Control of Rigid Formation, 2014-06-06, A. Stephen Morse *(Yale University)* |

| Calculus of Variations, 2014-06-09, Allen Tannenbaum *(State University of New York, Stony Brook (SUNY))* |

| Monge-Kantorovich Mass Transference Problem, Minimal distances and minimal norms, 2014-06-09, Svetlozar (Zari) Rachev *(State University of New York, Stony Brook (SUNY))* |

| Optimal Transportation and Applications to Economic Theory, 2014-06-09, Robert McCann *(University of Toronto)* |

| Partial Differential Equation Approach to Monge-Kantorovich, 2014-06-10, Allen Tannenbaum *(State University of New York, Stony Brook (SUNY))* |

| Generalized Kantorovich and Kantorovich-Rubinstein Functionals and K-minimal Metrics, 2014-06-10, Svetlozar (Zari) Rachev *(State University of New York, Stony Brook (SUNY))* |

| Optimal Transportation and Applications to Economic Theory, 2014-06-10, Robert McCann *(University of Toronto)* |

| Approaches to Matricial Optimal Mass Transport (OMT), 2014-06-11, Allen Tannenbaum *(State University of New York, Stony Brook (SUNY))* |

| Glivenko-Cantelli Functional Limit Theorem and Bernstein-Kanttorovich Invariance Pronciple, 2014-06-11, Svetlozar (Zari) Rachev *(State University of New York, Stony Brook (SUNY))* |

| Convergent Finite Difference Solvers for the Monge-Ampère Equation with Optimal Transportation Boundary Conditions, 2014-06-11, Adam Oberman *(McGill University)* |

| Wasserstein Metric from Transport Theory and Riemannian Structure of Density Functions, 2014-06-12, Allen Tannenbaum *(State University of New York, Stony Brook (SUNY))* |

| Theory of Probability Metrics, 2014-06-12, Svetlozar (Zari) Rachev *(State University of New York, Stony Brook (SUNY))* |

| Convergent Finite Difference Solvers for the Monge-Ampère Equation with Optimal Transportation Boundary Conditions, 2014-06-12, Adam Oberman *(McGill University)* |

| Applications to Medical Imaging and Theory of Shape, 2014-06-13, Allen Tannenbaum *(State University of New York, Stony Brook (SUNY))* |

| Stability of Stochastic Systems, 2014-06-13, Svetlozar (Zari) Rachev *(State University of New York, Stony Brook (SUNY))* |