College of Arts and Sciences

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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