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Seminars 2008

IMI Seminars for 2008

- General Seminars
- Wolfgang Dahmen Special Seminar Series: High-Dimensional Approximation
- Combinatorics Seminars
- Compressed Sensing Seminars
- Computational Nanoscience and Mathematical Modeling Series
-
Number Theory Seminars
- Seminars from previous years

General Seminars

Monday, February 4:
Boyan Dimitrov
Kettering University
"Dependence and its measuring"
Wednesday, April 16:
Theresa Sparacio
University of South Carolina
"Littlewood's conjecture on the lower bound L1 norms of exponential sums"
Thursday, April 24:
R. Bruce Kellogg
University of South Carolina
"Boundary layers and corner singularities"
Thursday, May 8:
Brian Straughan
University of Durham, UK
"Decay bounds in a model for aggregation of microglia: application to Alzheimer's disease senile plaques"
Thursday, October 2:
Karl-Heinz Brakhage
RWTH — Aachen
"Least squares approximation and grid generation using subdivision schemes"
Thursday, October 23:
Cai Wei
University of North Carolina
"Numerical Algorithms for Modeling Multi-Physics Phenomena in Biological and Engineering Systems"

Saturday,November 22:
Temlyakov  & Molchanov
USC & UNC

"Probability and Approximation in Applications"

Wolfgang Dahmen Special Seminar Series
(lecture notes are available)

Wednesday, February 13:
Wolfgang Dahmen
RWTH Aachen, Germany
"High Dimensional Approximation - Background and Sources"
Monday, February 18:
Wolfgang Dahmen
RWTH Aachen, Germany
"Concentration Inequalities, Part 1"
Wednesday, February 20:
Wolfgang Dahmen
RWTH Aachen, Germany
"Concentration Inequalities, Part 2"
Monday, February 25:
Wolfgang Dahmen
RWTH Aachen, Germany
"Concentration Inequalities, Part 3"
Wednesday, February 27:
Peter Binev
University of South Carolina
"Sparse Occupancy Trees"
Monday, March 3:
Mauro Maggioni
Duke University
"Harmonic Analysis on data sets in high-dimensional space"
Wednesday, March 5:
Mauro Maggioni
Duke University
"Parametrizations of manifolds with heat kernels, multiscale analysis on graphs, and applications to analysis of data sets"
Monday, March 17:
Ivan Yotov
University of Pittsburgh
"Multiscale mortar mixed finite element methods for flow in porous media"
Monday, March 31:
Gitta Kutyniok
Stanford University
"L1-Minimization and the Geometric Separation Problem from a Microlocal Analysis Viewpoint"
Wednesday, April 2:
Xiaoliang Wan
Brown University/MIT
"Stochastic Galerkin approximations of elliptic PDEs driven by spatial white noise"
Friday, May 16:
Dominique Picard
Université Paris VII, France
"Thresholding and Learning Theory"
Friday, May 16:
Gerard Kerkyacharian
Université Paris VII, France
"Denoising Radon transform using needlets"
Thursday, October 2:
Karl-Heinz Brakhage
Aachen-RWTH
"Least Squares Approximation and Grid Generation using Subdivision Schemes"

Combinatorics Seminars

Thursday, January 24:
Richard Anstee
University of British Columbia, Canada
"Some Non-simple Forbidden Configurations and Design Theory"
Thursday, February 7:
Josh Cooper
University of South Carolina
"Klee's Measure Problem, Multiobjective Optimization, and Monotone Boolean Functions"
Thursday, February 14:
Éva Czabarka
University of South Carolina
"Diameter of 4-colorable graphs with given minimum degree"
Tuesday, February 19:
Vladimir Temlyakov
University of South Carolina
"Some problems where approximation theory meets number theory"
Thursday, February 21:
Lincoln Lu
University of South Carolina
"An exact result and its application on hypergraph Turan numbers"
Thursday, March 6:
Josh Cooper
University of South Carolina
"Symmetric and Asymptotically Symmetric Permutations, Part 1"
Thursday, March 20:
Josh Cooper
University of South Carolina
"Symmetric and Asymptotically Symmetric Permutations, Part 2"
Thursday, April 3:
William Gasarch
University of Maryland
"Grid Colorings"
Thursday, April 10:
Richard Anstee
University of British Columbia, Canada
"Some progress towards a conjectured bound for forbidden configurations"
Thursday, April 17:
Darren Narayan
Rochester Institute of Technology
"Graph Representations and Extremal Sets"
Thursday, April 24:
Paul Horn
University of California at San Diego
"The spectral gap of a random subgraph of a graph"
Thursday, May 1:
Mark Walters
University of South Carolina
"Iterated Point-Line Configurations Grow Doubly-Exponentially"

Compressed Sensing Seminars

Tuesday, February 5:
Stephen Dilworth
University of South Carolina
"Partial unconditionality for subsequences of weakly null sequences in Banach spaces"
Tuesday, February 12:
Daniel Savu
University of South Carolina
"Optimization problems related to compressed sensing, Part 1"
Tuesday, February 19:
Vladimir Temlyakov
University of South Carolina
"Some problems where approximation theory meets number theory"
Tuesday, February 26:
Daniel Savu
University of South Carolina
"Optimization problems related to compressed sensing, Part 2"
Tuesday, March 18:
Wolfgang Dahmen
RWTH Aachen, Germany
"Nearly optimal recovery techniques"
Tuesday, April 1:
Daniel Savu
University of South Carolina
"Optimization problems related to compressed sensing, Part 3"
Tuesday, April 8:
Vladimir Temlyakov
University of South Carolina
"Open problems in multivariate approximation"
Tuesday, April 15:
Entao Liu
University of South Carolina
"Deterministic constructions of CS matrices"
Tuesday, April 22:
Vladimir Temlyakov

University of South Carolina
"Greedy approximation of characteristic functions"

 

Computational Nanoscience and Mathematical Modeling Seminar Series

Tuesday, September 9:
Brandon Lindley
University of South Carolina
"Shear Wave Propagation in Viscoelastic Media"
Friday, September 19:
Tianyu Zhang
Montana State University
"Phase-Field Models for Biofilm Growth and Biofilm-Flow Interactions"
Tuesday, September 23:
Eric Choate
University of South Carolina
"Linear Rheology of Nematic Liquid Crystal Polymer Solutions"


Number Theory Seminars

Thursday, January 31:
Matt Boylan
University of South Carolina
"Integer weight mock theta analogues"
Thursday, February 7:
Dan Baczkowski
University of South Carolina
"On rational numbers associated with arithmetic functions evaluated at factorials"
Thursday, February 14:
Matt Boylan
University of South Carolina
"Differential operators on harmonic weak Maass forms"
Tuesday, February 19:
Frank Thorne
University of Wisconsin at Madison
"Extensions of results on the distribution of primes"
Thursday, February 28:
Michael Filaseta
University of South Carolina
"Diophantine Equations Arising from the Study of Galois Groups, Part 2"
Thursday, March 20:
Vsevolod Lev
Georgia Tech/University of Haifa
"Additive bases in abelian groups"
Thursday, April 3:
Karl Mahlburg
MIT
"Asymptotics for partitions without sequences"
Thursday, April 20:
Hui Xue
Clemson University
"Central derivatives of certain L-series"
Thursday, April 24:
Jennifer Larson
University of South Carolina
"The partition function and Dyson's rank conjecture"

 

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