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Workshop on Applied Topology

(20 - 21 August 2015 )

Venue: IMS Auditorium
Venue: Blk S17, #04-06, SR1, Department of Mathematics, NUS (20 Aug 2015 afternoon)


on the occasion of Professor Frederick Cohen's 70th Birthday
Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics, NUS


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Thursday, 20 Aug 2015

Venue : IMS Auditorium

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Neural systems from an algebraic topology point of view (PDF)
Ran Levi, The University of Aberdeen, UK

10:30am - 10:45am

--- Group Photo & Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 11:45am

A simplicial complex model for large shared scientific data repositories (PDF)
Zihong Yuan, National University of Singapore

11:45am - 02:00pm

--- Lunch ---

Venue : Blk S17, #04-06, SR1, Department of Mathematics, NUS

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Univalent morphisms (PDF)
Vladimir Voevodsky, Institute for Advanced Study, USA

03:10pm - 04:00pm

Local structure in atomic systems (PDF)
Emanuel Lazar, University of Pennsylvania, USA

04:00pm - 04:20pm

--- Coffee Break ---

04:20pm - 05:10pm

Estimating thresholding levels for random fields via Euler characteristics (PDF)
Anthea Monod, Duke University, USA

06:00pm

Dinner (Volunteer and self paid)
Venue: Singapore Seafood Republic
26 Sentosa Gateway #01-292, Waterfront, Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore 098138

Friday, 21 Aug 2015

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Discrete morse theory and classifying spaces of 2-categories (PDF)
Dai Tamaki, Shinshu University, Japan

10:30am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 11:45am

Topology of large random spaces
Michael Farber, Queen Mary University of London, UK

11.45am - 02:00pm

--- Lunch ---

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Persistent homology analysis of porous and granular materials
Vanessa Robins, Australian National University, Australia

03:00pm - 03:10pm

--- Break ---

03:10pm - 04:00pm

Persistent homology methods for digraphs and quasi metric spaces with corresponding stability results
Katharine Turner, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

04:00pm - 04:10pm

--- Break ---

04:10pm - 05:00pm

An approximate nerve theorem
Primoz Skraba, Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia


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