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Applied Math Colloquium

Spring 2011

Most talks are at 4:30 pm in Room 2-105 unless otherwise noted.
Refreshments will be served in Room 2-290 from 3:30-4:30 PM.

For more information, contact Michel Goemans, Steven G. Johnson and Jonathan Kelner


Date Speaker / Abstract
Feb 7 Mitchell Luskin (University of Minnesota)
Atomistic-to-Continuum Coupling Methods for Solids
Feb 21 Presidents Day
Mar 14 Deanna Needell (Stanford University)
Compressive Sampling and Redundancy
Mar 28 David G. Rand (Harvard University)
The Evolutionary Dynamics of Human Cooperation
Apr 4 Zhenghan Wang (Microsoft)
Topological Phases of Matter: Modeling and Application to Quantum Computing
Apr 11 Salil P. Vadhan (Harvard University)
Computational Complexity in Differential Privacy
Apr 18 Patriots Day
Apr 25 SIMONS LECTURES - Manjul Bhargava (Princeton University)
Orbits of Group Representations and Arithmetic
May 2 Philip Klein (Brown University)
Quickly Computing Approximate Solutions to NP-hard Optimization Problems in Planar Graphs
May 9 Martin Wainwright (University of California at Berkeley)
Noisy Matrix Decomposition: Applications and Methods
May 16 Linda Petzold (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Spatial Stochastic Simulation of Polarization in Yeast Mating