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Optimization, Moment Problems, and Geometry II
(16 - 27 Dec 2013)

Graduate Student Winter School/Workshop
(16 - 24 Dec 2013)

Venue: IMS Auditorium

Organizing Committee · Visitors and Participants · Overview · Activities · Venue · Enquiries

 

Monday, 16 Dec 2013

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

From the fundamental theorem of algebra to astrophysics: a "harmonious" path (PDF)
Dmitry Khavinson, University of South Florida, USA

10:30am - 10:50am

--- Group Photo & Coffee Break ---

10:50am - 11:50am

Algebraic and convex geometries (PDF)
Askold Khovanskii, University of Toronto, Canada

11.50am - 01:30pm

--- Lunch Reception at IMS ---

01:30pm - 02:30pm

Tutorial on Numerical Algebraic Geometry I
Anton Leykin, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

02:30pm - 03:00pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:00pm - 04:00pm

Tutorial on Numerical Algebraic Geometry II
Anton Leykin, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Affine semigroups and polyhedra with prescribed number of lattice points (PDF)
Jesús De Loera, University of California at Davis, USA

10:30am - 10:50am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:50am - 11:50am

A discretization-free FPTAS for polynomial optimization over the mixed-integer points in a class of polytopes of varying dimension
Matthias Koeppe, University of California, Davis, USA

11.50am - 02:00pm

--- Lunch ---

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Weighted Ehrhart polynomials and intermediate sums on polyhedra (PDF)
Nicole Fran Berline, Ecole Polytechnique, France

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

06:30pm - 07:30pm

Public Lecture: A Walk Down the Arithmetic-Geometric Mean Streets of Mathematics

Bruce Reznick, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Venue:
LT31, Bk S16, Level 3, Faculty of Science, NUS

Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Classification of spherical quadrilaterals
Andrei Gabrielov, Purdue University, USA

10:30am - 10:50am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:50am - 11:50am

Degree bounds in Hilbert's 17th problem
Greg Blekherman, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

11.50am - 01:30pm

--- Lunch ---

01:30pm - 02:30pm

Tutorial on Numerical Algebraic Geometry III
Anton Leykin, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

02:30pm - 03:00pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:00pm - 04:00pm

Tutorial on Numerical Algebraic Geometry IV
Anton Leykin, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Thursday, 19 Dec 2013

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Ternary forms with lots of zeros (PDF)
Bruce Reznick, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

10:30am - 10:50am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:50am - 11:50am

Free nilpotent and H-type groups: combinatorial and orthogonal designs
Alexander Vasiliev, University of Bergen, Norway

11.50am - 01:30pm

--- Lunch ---

01:30pm - 02:30pm

Tutorial on Introduction to tropical geometry I
Josephine Yu, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

02:30pm - 03:00pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:00pm - 04:00pm

Tutorial on Introduction to tropical geometry II
Josephine Yu, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Friday, 20 Dec 2013

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

An algebraic approach to phase retrieval (PDF)
Cynthia Vinzant, University of Michigan, USA

10:30am - 10:50am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:50am - 11:50am

Minimum norm points on polytope boundaries (PDF)
David Bremner, University of New Brunswick, Canada

11.50am - 01:30pm

--- Lunch ---

01:30pm - 02:30pm

Tutorial on Introduction to tropical geometry III
Josephine Yu, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

02:30pm - 03:00pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:00pm - 04:00pm

Tutorial on Introduction to tropical geometry IV
Josephine Yu, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Monday, 23 Dec 2013

01.15pm - 01:30pm

Registration

01:30pm - 02:30pm

Moments in probability and statistics I
Jordan Stoyanov, Newcastle University, UK

02:30pm - 03:00pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:00pm - 04:00pm

Moments in probability and statistics II
Jordan Stoyanov, Newcastle University, UK

Tuesday, 24 Dec 2013

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Moments in probability and statistics III
Jordan Stoyanov, Newcastle University, UK

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Moments in probability and statistics IV
Jordan Stoyanov, Newcastle University, UK

Friday, 27 Dec 2013

10:45am - 11:00am

Registration

11:00am - 12:00nn

Lipschitz contact equivalence of functions in two variables
Andrei Gabrielov, Purdue University, USA

12:00nn - 02:00pm

--- Lunch ---

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Irreducibility of some spectral determinants
Andrei Gabrielov, Purdue University, USA



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