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Analysis and Probability Seminar- January 24, 2017

Date posted: January 10th, 2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 (3:00 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: From longest increasing subsequences to random surfaces
Speaker: Leonid Petrov (Assistant Professor, University of Virginia)
Abstract: I will discuss random lozenge tilings and related models studied earlier, including longest increasing subsequences of random permutations and last passage percolation.   …Read more.

Colloquium-February 24, 2017

Date posted: January 9th, 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017 (3:15 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Integral geometry of the complex projective space
Speaker: Andreas Bernig (Professor, Goethe Universität Frankfurt)
Abstract: Two complex submanifolds of the complex projective space of complementary dimension and in general position will intersect in a constant number of points which is given by Bezout’s theorem. …Read more.

Analysis and Probability Seminar- November 29, 2016

Date posted: November 28th, 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 (3:00 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Self-similarity in the eigenvalues of random unitary matrices (Part 2)
Speaker: Mark Meckes (Associate Professor, MAMS Department, Case Western Reserve University)
Abstract: In a statistical study of the observed relationship between eigenvalues of large random unitary matrices and zeros of the Riemann zeta function, Coram and Diaconis proposed a “self-similarity” phenomenon for random unitary eigenvalues. …Read more.

Colloquium-December 2, 2016

Date posted: November 16th, 2016

Friday, December 2, 2016 (3:15 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Understanding the evolution of resistance: a comprehensive and integrated mathematical and experimental research program
Speaker: Jacob Scott (Staff Researcher, Department of Translational Hematology and Oncology Research, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, and Oxford University Centre for Mathematical Biology)
Hosted by David Gurarie
Abstract: The evolution of resistance remains an elusive problem in the treatment of both cancer and infectious disease, and represents one of the most important medical problems of our time. …Read more.

Colloquium-November 18, 2016

Date posted: November 14th, 2016

Friday, November 18, 2016 (3:15 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Stochastic topology and inference
Speaker: Sayan Mukherjee (Professor, Department of Statistical Science, Duke University)
Hosted by Elizabeth Meckes
Abstract: I will first talk about a problem at the interface of probability and topology and then an approach to using topology for statistical inference for shapes. …Read more.

Analysis and Probability Seminar- November 15, 2016

Date posted: November 10th, 2016

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 (3:00 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Self-similarity in the eigenvalues of random unitary matrices
Speaker: Mark Meckes (Associate Professor, MAMS Department, Case Western Reserve University)
Abstract: In a statistical study of the observed relationship between eigenvalues of large random unitary matrices and zeros of the Riemann zeta function, Coram and Diaconis proposed a “self-similarity” phenomenon for random unitary eigenvalues. …Read more.

Colloquium-November 11, 2016

Date posted: November 8th, 2016

Friday, November 11, 2016 (3:15 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: A computational scheme to predict dynamics in Internet of Things systems
Speaker: Salvatore Cuomo (Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and its Application “R. …Read more.

Applied and Computational Mathematics Seminar-October 26, 2016

Date posted: October 21st, 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 (3:15 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Convergent interpolatory quadrature schemes: Part 2
Speaker: Ulises Fidalgo (Lecturer, Case Western Reserve University)
Abstract: A connection between interpolatory quadrature formulas and Fourier series allows us to find convergent schemes of interpolatory quadrature rules. …Read more.

Applied and Computational Mathematics Seminar-October 19, 2016

Date posted: October 14th, 2016

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 (3:15 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Convergent interpolatory quadrature schemes: Part 1
Speaker: Ulises Fidalgo (Lecturer, Case Western Reserve University)
Abstract: A connection between interpolatory quadrature formulas and Fourier series allows us to find convergent schemes of interpolatory quadrature rules. …Read more.

Analysis and Probability Seminar- October 18, 2016

Date posted: October 7th, 2016

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 (3:00 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Can one achieve truly quantum correlations with PPT states? (Part III)
Speaker: Ben Li (PhD Student, Case Western Reserve University)
Abstract: If (X_i) and (Y_j) are two sequences of random variables, we call [E(X_iY_j)] their correlation matrix (this is closely related to the covariance matrix from probability). …Read more.

Tutoring Sessions- Fall 2016

Date posted: October 7th, 2016

MATH 223 HELP SESSIONS

Tuesday
Yost Hall 335
2:30-4 p.m.
Meha Darooka

Yost Hall 343
4-5:30 p.m.
Leon Bykov

Wednesday
Yost Hall 343
3:30-5 p.m.
Troy Clark

Thursday
Yost Hall 335
2:30-4 p.m. …Read more.

Colloquium-October 14, 2016

Date posted: October 3rd, 2016

Friday, October 14, 2016 (3:15 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: ARock: an Asynchronous Parallel Algorithmic Framework
Speaker: Ming Yan (Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Science and Engineering, Michigan State University)
Hosted by Weihong Guo
Abstract: We propose ARock, an asynchronous parallel algorithmic framework for finding a fixed point to a nonexpansive operator. …Read more.

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