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2008 Seminars


Combinatorics Seminars

Thu Jan 24
Richard Anstee
University of British Columbia, Canada
Some Non-simple Forbidden Configurations and Design Theory
Thu Feb 07
Joshua Cooper
University of South Carolina
Klee's Measure Problem, Multiobjective Optimization, and Monotone Boolean Functions
Thu Feb 14
Éva Czabarka
University of South Carolina
Diameter of 4-colorable graphs with given minimum degree
Tue Feb 19
Vladimir Temlyakov
University of South Carolina
Some problems where approximation theory meets number theory
Thu Feb 21
Linyuan Lincoln Lu
University of South Carolina
An exact result and its application on hypergraph Turan numbers
Thu Mar 06
Joshua Cooper
University of South Carolina
Symmetric and Asymptotically Symmetric Permutations
Thu Mar 20
Joshua Cooper
University of South Carolina
Symmetric and Asymptotically Symmetric Permutations, Part 2
Thu Apr 03
William Gasarch
University of Maryland
Grid Colorings
Thu Apr 10
Richard Anstee
University of British Columbia, Canada
Some progress towards a conjectured bound for forbidden configurations
Thu Apr 17
Darren Narayan
Rochester Institute of Technology
Graph Representations and Extremal Sets
Thu Apr 24
Paul Horn
University of California at San Diego
The spectral gap of a random subgraph of a graph
Thu May 01
Mark Walters
University of South Carolina
Iterated Point-Line Configurations Grow Doubly-Exponentially

Compressed Sensing and Stochastic PDEs Seminars

Tue Feb 05
Stephen J. Dilworth
University of South Carolina
Partial unconditionality for subsequences of weakly null sequences in Banach spaces
Tue Feb 12
Dan Savu
University of South Carolina
Optimization problems related to compressed sensing
Tue Feb 19
Vladimir Temlyakov
University of South Carolina
Some problems where approximation theory meets number theory
Tue Feb 26
Dan Savu
University of South Carolina
Optimization problems related to compressed sensing, Part 2
Tue Mar 18
Wolfgang Dahmen
RWTH Aachen
Nearly optimal recovery techniques
Tue Apr 01
Dan Savu
University of South Carolina
Optimization problems related to compressed sensing, Part 3
Tue Apr 08
Vladimir Temlyakov
University of South Carolina
Open problems in multivariate approximation
Tue Apr 15
Entao Liu
University of South Carolina
Deterministic constructions of CS matrices
Tue Apr 22
Vladimir Temlyakov
University of South Carolina
Greedy approximation of characteristic functions

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Computational Nanoscience and Mathematical Modeling Seminar Series

Tue Sep 09
Brandon Lindley
University of South Carolina
Shear Wave Propagation in Viscoelastic Media
Fri Sep 19
Tianyu Zhang
Montana State University
Phase-Field Models for Biofilm Growth and Biofilm-Flow Interactions
Tue Sep 23
Eric Choate
University of South Carolina
Linear Rheology of Nematic Liquid Crystal Polymer Solutions

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General Seminar

Mon Feb 04
Dimitrov Boyan
Kettering University
Dependence and its measuring
Wed Apr 16
Theresa Sparacio
University of South Carolina
Littlewood's conjecture on the lower bound L1 norms of exponential sums
Thu Apr 24
R. Bruce Kellogg
Cornell University
Boundary layers and corner singularities
Thu May 08
Brian Straughan
Durham University, UK
Decay bounds in a model for aggregation of microglia: application to Alzheimer's disease senile plaques
Thu Oct 02
Karl-Heinz Brakhage
RWTH Aachen
Least squares approximation and grid generation using subdivision schemes
Thu Oct 23
Cai Wei
University of North Carolina
Numerical Algorithms for Modeling Multi-Physics Phenomena in Biological and Engineering Systems
Sat Nov 22
Vladimir Temlyakov
S. A. Molchanov
University of South Carolina
Probability and Approximation in Applications

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IMI Graduate Research Seminar Summer 2008

Mon Jul 28
Jessica Nelson
University of South Carolina
Theory of Multidimensional Persistence
Tue Jul 29
Dan Savu
University of South Carolina
Nearest-Neighbor Searching Problem and Metric Space Dimensions
Wed Jul 30
Entao Liu
University of South Carolina
Surface Compression with Geometric Bandelets
Thu Jul 31
Xiao Xiao
University of South Carolina
Fast Contour Matching Using Approximate Earth Mover’s Distance
Mon Aug 04
Rui Yu
Object Recognition Using Locality-Sensitive Hashing of Shape Contexts
Mon Aug 04
Kanadpriya Basu
University of South Carolina
An Overview on the Distributions and the Green's Function
Tue Aug 05
Mingrui Yang
University of South Carolina
An Edge-Sensing Predictor in Wavelet Lifting Structures for Lossless Image Coding
Wed Aug 06
Pavel Zheltov
Jacobs University
Approximate Nearest Neighbor Regression in Very High Dimensions

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IMI International Seminar Series 2008: "High-Dimensional Approximation"

Wed Feb 13
Wolfgang Dahmen
RWTH Aachen
High Dimensional Approximation - Background and Sources
Mon Feb 18
Wolfgang Dahmen
RWTH Aachen
Concentration Inequalities
Wed Feb 20
Wolfgang Dahmen
RWTH Aachen
Concentration Inequalities, Part 2
Mon Feb 25
Wolfgang Dahmen
RWTH Aachen
Concentration Inequalities, Part 3
Wed Feb 27
Peter G. Binev
University of South Carolina
Sparse Occupancy Trees
Mon Mar 03
Mauro Maggioni
Duke University
Harmonic Analysis on data sets in high-dimensional space
Wed Mar 05
Mauro Maggioni
Duke University
Parametrizations of manifolds with heat kernels, multiscale analysis on graphs, and applications to analysis of data sets
Thu Mar 06
Ronald A. DeVore
Texas A&M University
Decoding in Compressed Sensing
Mon Mar 17
Ivan Yotov
University of Pittsburg
Multiscale mortar mixed finite element methods for flow in porous media
Wed Mar 19
Vladimir Temlyakov
University of South Carolina
Application of greedy approximation in discrepancy estimates for high dimensions
Wed Mar 26
Wolfgang Dahmen
RWTH Aachen
Stochastic PDE's
Mon Mar 31
Gitta Kutyniok
Technische Universität Berlin
L1-Minimization and the Geometric Separation Problem from a Microlocal Analysis Viewpoint
Wed Apr 02
Xiaoliang Wan
Brown University and MIT
Stochastic Galerkin approximations of elliptic PDEs driven by spatial white noise
Fri May 16
Dominique Picard
Université Paris VII, Laboratoire Probabilités et Modèles Aléatoires
Thresholding and Learning Theory
Fri May 16
Gerard Kerkyacharian
Université Paris VI et Université Paris VII, Laboratoire de Probabilités et Modèles aléatoires
Denoising Radon transform using needlets
Thu Oct 02
Karl-Heinz Brakhage
RWTH Aachen
Least Squares Approximation and Grid Generation using Subdivision Schemes

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Number Theory Seminars

Thu Jan 31
Matt Boylan
University of South Carolina
Integer weight mock theta analogues
Thu Feb 07
Dan Baczkowski
University of South Carolina
On rational numbers associated with arithmetic functions evaluated at factorials
Thu Feb 14
Matt Boylan
University of South Carolina
Differential operators on harmonic weak Maass forms
Tue Feb 19
Frank Thorne
University of Wisconsin at Madison
Extensions of results on the distribution of primes
Thu Feb 28
Michael Filaseta
University of South Carolina
Diophantine Equations Arising from the Study of Galois Groups, Part 2
Thu Mar 20
Vsevolod Lev
Georgia Tech/University of Haifa
Additive bases in abelian groups
Thu Apr 03
Karl Mahlburg
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Asymptotics for partitions without sequences
Sun Apr 20
Hui Xue
Clemson University
Central derivatives of certain L-series
Thu Apr 24
Jennifer Larson
University of South Carolina
The partition function and Dyson's rank conjecture

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