ARCHIVES: Applied Math Colloquia back to 1995 through coming attractions for next semester

- Sept. 10:
**Avi Wigderson**(Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton)

*The Sum-Product Theorem and Its Applications* - Sept. 17:
**John Bush**(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

*Surface Tension in Biology* - Sept. 24:
**Alexander Shen**(Institute of Problems of Information Transmission, Moscow)

**Special Joint Applied Mathematics Colloquium and Theory of Computation Colloquium**

Room: 2-105 -- Time: 2:30 PM

*Fixed Point (Recursion) Theorem and Aperiodic Tile Sets* - Oct. 1:
**Nicolaos Sahinidis**(Carnegie Mellon University)

*Global Optimization with Branch-and-Reduce* - Oct. 8:
**Columbus Day -- Holiday**

- Oct. 15:
**Mark Tygert**(Yale University)*A Fast Algorithm for Approximating the Singular Value Decomposition of a Matrix* - Oct. 22:
**NO SEMINAR** - Oct. 29:
**Richard Michaud and Robert Michaud**(New Frontier Advisors, LLC)*Estimation Error and Portfolio Optimization: A Resampling Solution* - Nov. 5:
**Darren Crowdy**(Imperial College, London and M.I.T.)

*The Mathematics of Interaction* - Nov. 12:
**Veterans Day -- Holiday**

- Nov. 19:
**Tony Chan**(University of California, Los Angeles and National Science Foundation)

*Mathematical Approaches to Some Image Processing and Computer Vision Problems* - Nov. 20:
**Mireille Bousquet-Melou**(CNRS, LaBRI, Universite Bordeaux, France)

**Special Joint Seminar - Applied Mathematics Colloquium and Combinatorics Seminar**

Room: 4-237 -- Time: 4:30 PM

*Families of Prudent Self-Avoiding Walks* - Nov. 26:
**NO SEMINAR**

- Dec. 3:
**NO SEMINAR**

- Dec. 10:
**Robert Kleinberg**(Cornell University)

*Online Learning Algorithms for Searching and Ranking* - Dec. 17:
**Gary Miller**(Carnegie Mellon University)

*Image Segmentation Using Spectral Graph Theory*