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Analysis and Probability Seminar-September 27, 2016

Date posted: September 21st, 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 (3:00 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Occupation times of discrete-time fractional Brownian motion
Speaker: Manfred Denker (Professor, Mathematics Department, Penn State University)
Abstract: For discrete-time fractional Brownian motion with Hurst parameter greater than 1/4 I will prove a conditional local limit theorem and show how this theorem together with infinite ergodic theory can be used to investigate the occupation times of the process. …Read more.

Colloquium-September 30, 2016

Date posted: September 21st, 2016

Friday, September 30, 2016 (3:15 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Universality laws for randomized dimension reduction
Speaker: Joel Tropp (Professor, California Institute of Technology)
Hosted by Mark Meckes
Abstract: Dimension reduction is the process of embedding high-dimensional data into a lower dimensional space to facilitate its analysis. …Read more.

Applied and Computational Mathematics Seminar-September 21, 2016

Date posted: September 20th, 2016

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 (3:15 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Enhancing resolution in inverse problems based on a reduced model (Part 3)
Speaker: Erkki Somersalo (Professor and Interim Chair, Case Western Reserve University)
Abstract: When solving inverse problems under demanding conditions, e.g., when the computational time is an issue, an attractive option is to replace a costly high-fidelity forward model by a reduced model that requires less computing resources. …Read more.

Colloquium-October 21, 2016

Date posted: September 16th, 2016

Friday, October 21, 2016 (3:15 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: The World’s Largest Man-Made Disaster: Locating Deepwater Horizon Submerged Oil Spill in Ocean Water Using k-means Clustering
Speaker: Tanujit Dey (Associate Research Staff, Cleveland Clinic Foundation)
Hosted by Wojbor Woyczynski
Abstract: On April 20, 2010, a dramatic  explosion on the Deepwater Horizon “Macondo” oil well drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico caused the largest in U.S. …Read more.

Analysis and Probability Seminar- September 20, 2016

Date posted: September 16th, 2016

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 (3:00 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Can one achieve truly quantum correlations with PPT states?
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.

Applied and Computational Mathematics Seminar-September 14, 2016

Date posted: September 12th, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 (3:15 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Enhancing resolution in inverse problems based on a reduced model (Part 2)
Speaker: Erkki Somersalo (Professor and Interim Chair, Case Western Reserve University)
Abstract: When solving inverse problems under demanding conditions, e.g., when the computational time is an issue, an attractive option is to replace a costly high-fidelity forward model by a reduced model that requires less computing resources. …Read more.

Applied and Computational Mathematics Seminar-September 7, 2016

Date posted: September 7th, 2016

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 (3:15 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Enhancing resolution in inverse problems based on a reduced model (Part 1)
Speaker: Erkki Somersalo (Professor and Interim Chair, Case Western Reserve University)
Abstract: When solving inverse problems under demanding conditions, e.g., when the computational time is an issue, an attractive option is to replace a costly high-fidelity forward model by a reduced model that requires less computing resources. …Read more.

PhD Thesis Defense-Abdulaziz Alsenfi (June 28, 2016)

Date posted: June 15th, 2016

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 (11:30 a.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Segregation Dynamics Motivated by Territorial Markings: The Transition from a Particle to a Continuum Model
Student: Abdulaziz Alsenafi
Advisor: Alethea Barbaro (Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University)
Committee Members: Erkki Somersalo, Wojbor Woyczynski, and Wanda Strychalski
Abstract: We present an agent-based model to simulate gang territorial development motivated by graffiti marking on a two-dimensional discrete lattice. …Read more.

PhD Thesis Defense-Nara Yoon (April 28, 2016)

Date posted: April 21st, 2016

Thursday, April 28, 2016 (12:00 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Stratified Worm Burden Approach to Modeling Schistosomiasis Transmission and Control
Student: Nara Yoon
Advisor: David Gurarie (Professor, Case Western Reserve University)
Committee Members: Peter Thomas, Alethea Barbaro, Charles H. …Read more.

Quantitative Life Sciences Seminar (QLSS)- April 25, 2016

Date posted: April 19th, 2016

Monday, April 25, 2016 (3:00 p.m. in Bingham 204)
Title: Psychotroctopus
Speaker: Jonathan Miller (Associate Professor, Physics and Biology Unit, Okinawa Institute for Science and Technology)
Abstract: The study of psychopharmaceuticals has undergone a resurgence as controlled clinical studies of classical neuroreceptor agonists at NIH, Johns Hopkins, and elsewhere suggest remediation of depression and addiction in humans. …Read more.

Imaging Seminar-April 21, 2016

Date posted: April 18th, 2016

Thursday, April 21, 2016 (10:30 a.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Signal Processing and Information Retrieval in Remote Sensing
Speaker: Xiaoxiang Zhu (Professor for Signal Processing in Earth Observation, Technical University of Munich (TUM) & German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany)
Abstract: Geoinformation derived from Earth observation satellite data is indispensable for many scientific, governmental and planning tasks. …Read more.

Analysis and Probability Seminar- April 19, 2016

Date posted: April 14th, 2016

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 (3:00 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Randomized isoperimetric inequalities
Speaker: Peter Pivovarov (Assistant Professor, University of Missouri)
Abstract: The focus of my talk will be stochastic forms of isoperimetric inequalities for convex sets.   …Read more.

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