FoCM 2014 conference

- Plenary talks
- A1 - Computational Dynamics
- A2 - Computational Harmonic Analysis, Image and Signal Processing
- A3 - Computational Number Theory
- A4 - Graph Theory and Combinatorics
- A5 - Multiresolution and Adaptivity in Numerical PDEs
- A6 - Real Number Complexity
- B1 - Approximation Theory
- B2 - Computational Topology and Geometry
- B3 - Continuous Optimization
- B4 - Geometric Integration and Computational Mechanics
- B5 - Information Based Complexity
- B6 - Random Matrices
- B7 - Symbolic Analysis
- C1 - Computational Algebraic Geometry
- C2 - Foundation of Numerical PDE's
- C3 - Learning Theory
- C4 - Numerical Linear Algebra
- C5 - Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials
- C6 - Stochastic Computation

December 13 11:00 ~ 11:55 |
Heating the sphereCarlos Beltrán - Universidad de Cantabria, Spain |

December 12 11:00 ~ 11:55 |
Multipliers and contraints for spline-based methodsAnnalisa Buffa - Istituto di Matematica e Tecnologie Informatiche , ITALY |

December 20 11:00 ~ 11:55 |
Combinatorial Algebraic GeometryDavid Cox - Amherst College, USA |

December 12 9:00 ~ 9:55 |
The L-functions and modular forms database projectJohn Cremona - University of Warwick, UK |

December 15 9:30 ~ 10:25 |
The joy and pain of skew symmetryArieh Iserles - University of Cambridge, United Kingdom |

December 16 11:00 ~ 11:55 |
Liberating the Dimension - Quasi Monte Carlo Methods for High Dimensional IntegrationFrances Kuo - University of New South Wales, Australia |

December 13 9:00 ~ 9:55 |
Pursuit of Low-dimensional Structures in High-dimensional DataYi Ma - ShanghaiTech University, P. R. China |

December 20 9:00 ~ 9:55 |
Zeros (of some polynomials) prefer curvesAndrei Martínez-Finkelshtein - University of Almería, Spain |

December 19 9:00 ~ 9:55 |
AFEM for the Laplace-Beltrami Operator: Convergence RatesRicardo H. Nochetto - University of Maryland, USA |

December 18 9:30 ~ 10:25 |
Models of tumor growth and therapyBenoit Perthame - Laboratoire J.-L. Lions, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6), France |

December 17 9:00 ~ 9:55 |
On the characterization of approximation spaces in Nonlinear ApproximationPencho Petrushev - University of South Carolina, USA |

December 16 9:00 ~ 9:55 |
Architectural GeometryHelmut Pottmann - King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia |

December 19 11:00 ~ 11:55 |
Solving high-dimensional PDEs by tensor product approximationReinhold Schneider - TU Berlin , Germany |

December 11 11:00 ~ 11:55 |
Some Problems For This CenturyMichael Shub - City University of New York, USA |

December 17 11:00 ~ 11:55 |
Differential Groups and the Gamma Function Michael F. Singer - North Carolina State University, USA |

December 11 9:30 ~ 10:25 |
On subset sumsEndre Szemeredi - Hungarian Academy of Science and Rutgers University , Hungary and USA |

December 18 11:00 ~ 11:55 |
On Adaptive Multilevel Monte Carlo and Multi-Index Monte CarloRaul Tempone - King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia |

December 15 11:00 ~ 11:55 |
Stochastic Asynchronous Parallel Methods in OptimizationStephen Wright - University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA |

**Organizers:** Hiroshi Kokubu (Kyoto University, Japan) - Rafael de la Llave (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)

December 11 15:00 ~ 15:25 |
Computing global invariant manifolds of dynamical systemsPablo Aguirre - Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Chile |

December 13 16:00 ~ 16:25 |
Existence of globally attracting solutions of the viscous Burgers equation on the line with periodic boundary conditions and nonautonomous forcingJacek Cyranka - Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics, University of Warsaw, Poland |

December 11 17:30 ~ 17:55 |
Golden mean Siegel disks: renormalization hyperbolicity and applicationsDenis Gaidashev - Uppsala University, Sweden |

December 13 15:30 ~ 15:55 |
Rigorous Continuation of Solutions of PDEsMarcio Gameiro - University of Sao Paulo, Brazil |

December 12 16:00 ~ 16:25 |
Switching networks database as a platform for parameter search in gene regulatory networksTomas Gedeon - Montana State University, USA |

December 11 18:00 ~ 18:25 |
Topological Data Analysis on Amorphous StructuresYasuaki Hiraoka - Kyushu University, Japan |

December 13 17:30 ~ 17:55 |
Discrete and classical vector field dynamicsTomasz Kaczynski - Université de Sherbrooke, Canada |

December 12 17:30 ~ 17:55 |
Analyzing the dynamics of pattern formation in the space of persistence diagramsMiroslav Kramar - Rutgers University, USA |

December 11 17:00 ~ 17:25 |
Coexistence of hexagons and rollsJean-Philippe Lessard - Université Laval, Canada |

December 12 14:35 ~ 15:25 |
Developing a computationally efficient algebraic/combinatorial framework for nonlinear dynamicsKonstantin Mischaikow - Rutgers, USA |

December 11 16:00 ~ 16:25 |
Computer-assisted analysis of Craik's 3D dynamical systemTomoyuki Miyaji - Meiji University, Japan |

December 13 17:00 ~ 17:25 |
Persistent homology of self-mapsMarian Mrozek - Jagiellonian University, Poland |

December 12 15:30 ~ 15:55 |
Detecting Morse decompositions of the global attractor of regulatory networks by time series dataHiroe Oka - Ryukoku University, Japan |

December 12 17:00 ~ 17:25 |
An application of the persistence paradigm to the computation of the Conley indexPaweł Pilarczyk - Institute of Science and Technology Austria, Austria |

December 11 14:30 ~ 14:55 |
A parametrized Newton-Kantorovich method for rigorously computing (un)stable manifolds: non-resonant and resonant spectraChristian Reinhardt - VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands |

December 13 14:35 ~ 15:25 |
The Dynamics of NucleationEvelyn Sander - George Mason University, United States |

December 11 15:30 ~ 15:55 |
Coexistence of chaos and hyperchaosDaniel Wilczak - Jagiellonian University, Poland |

**Organizers:** Sung Ha Kang (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA) - Ursula Molter (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina) - Jared Tanner (University of Oxford, UK)

December 13 17:00 ~ 17:25 |
Texture aware video inpainting of complex scenesAndrés Almansa - CNRS & Telecom ParisTech, France |

December 13 14:30 ~ 14:55 |
Color Stabilization Along Time and Across Shots of the Same Scene, for One or Several Cameras of Unknown SpecificationsMarcelo Bertalmío - Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain |

December 13 17:30 ~ 17:55 |
Self similarity and spectral correlation adaptive algorithm for image interpolationAntoni Buades - Universitat Illes Balears, Spain |

December 12 14:30 ~ 14:55 |
Fundamentals of dynamical sampling Carlos Cabrelli - Dept. of Mathematics, FCEyN, UBA and IMAS-UBA-CONICET, Argentina |

December 13 15:35 ~ 16:25 |
On the stability of least-squares approximations. Application in acoustics.Albert Cohen - Université Paris VI, France |

December 11 18:30 ~ 18:55 |
Matrix recovery from coarse observationsMark Davenport - Georgia Institute of Technology, USA |

December 11 15:30 ~ 15:55 |
On exact recovery of signals from the projection onto polynomial spacesShai Dekel - GE Global Research and School of Mathematical Sciences, Tel-Aviv, Israel |

December 11 18:00 ~ 18:25 |
Recent algorithmic and theoretical advances on graph matchingMarcelo Fiori - Universidad de la República, Uruguay |

December 12 15:00 ~ 15:25 |
On spectrogram local maximaPatrick Flandrin - CNRS & Ecole normale supérieure de Lyon, France |

December 12 17:00 ~ 17:25 |
Consistency of probability measure quantization by means of power repulsion-attraction potentialsMassimo Fornasier - Technische Universität München, Germany |

December 12 15:30 ~ 15:55 |
High dimensional learning rather than computing in quantum chemistryMatthew Hirn - Ecole normale superieure, France |

December 11 17:30 ~ 17:55 |
Denoising an Image by Denoising its CurvatureStacey Levine - Duquesne University, USA |

December 11 17:00 ~ 17:25 |
Simultaneous high dynamic range image reconstruction and denoising for non-static scenesPablo Musé - Universidad de la República, Uruguay |

December 11 16:00 ~ 16:25 |
Least squares regularized or constrained by $L_0$: relationship between their optimal solutions and propertiesMila Nikolova - CMLA -- CNRS ENS-Cachan, France |

December 12 16:00 ~ 16:25 |
Estimation of bandlimited stochastic operators using SIC-POVMsGötz Pfander - Jacobs University Bremen / Katholische Universität Eichstätt, Germany |

December 11 14:35 ~ 15:25 |
Streaming signal reconstruction from generalized measurementsJustin Romberg - Georgia Institute of Technology, USA |

December 13 18:30 ~ 18:55 |
Orthonormal Bases Generated by Cuntz AlgebrasMyung-Sin Song - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, USA |

December 13 15:00 ~ 15:25 |
Multi-level structured sparse modelsPablo Sprechmann - Courant Institute, New York University, United States |

December 13 18:00 ~ 18:25 |
A one stage Sigma-Delta decoder for compressed sensing measurementsRongrong Wang - University of British Columbia, Canada |

December 12 18:05 ~ 18:55 |
Weighted sparsity for function approximation and interpolationRachel Ward - University of Texas at Austin, USA |

Local convergence of an algorithm for subspace identification with missing dataLaura Balzano, University of Michigan, USA |

Finitely generated shift invariant spaces with extra invariance nearest to observed dataCarolina Mosquera, Universidad de Buenos Aires, CONICET, Argentina |

Relax, no need to round: Integrality of clustering formulationsSoledad Villar, University of Texas at Austin, United States |

**Organizers:** Kristin Lauter (Microsoft Research, USA) - Christophe Ritzenthaler (University of Aix-Marseille, France) - Peter Stevenhagen (Universiteit Leiden, Netherlands)

December 12 15:50 ~ 16:30 |
Computing twists of Shioda modular surfaces of level 4 related to visibility of ShaNils Bruin - Simon Fraser University, Canada |

December 11 17:05 ~ 17:55 |
Polynomial time computation of Galois representations attached to modular formsBas Edixhoven - Universiteit Leiden, Netherlands |

December 11 14:30 ~ 15:10 |
Class invariants for abelian surfacesAndreas Enge - INRIA Bordeaux-Sud-Ouest, France |

December 13 17:40 ~ 18:20 |
Torsion structures of elliptic curves over number fieldsFilip Najman - University of Zagreb, Croatia |

December 12 17:40 ~ 18:20 |
Computing tables of elliptic curvesAriel Pacetti - UBA, Argentina |

December 11 18:00 ~ 18:40 |
Computations on a conjecture of BSD type postulated by B. Mazur and J. TateFrancisco Portillo - UACM, Mexico |

December 11 15:50 ~ 16:30 |
Distribution of traces of genus 3 curves Christophe Ritzenthaler - University Rennes 1, France |

December 13 17:00 ~ 17:40 |
Hypergeometric MotivesFernando Rodriguez Villegas - Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics, Italy |

December 12 14:30 ~ 15:10 |
All del Pezzo surfaces of degree two over finite fields are unirationalCecilia Salgado - UFRJ, Brazil |

December 11 15:10 ~ 15:50 |
Aspects of Belyi mapsJeroen Sijsling - Dartmouth College, United States of America |

December 13 15:10 ~ 15:50 |
Arithmetic geometry and key exchange : compact Diffie--Hellman with efficient endomorphismsBenjamin Smith - INRIA and École polytechnique, France |

December 12 17:00 ~ 17:40 |
Prime densities for $GL_1$ and $GL_2$Peter Stevenhagen - Universiteit Leiden, Netherlands |

December 13 15:50 ~ 16:30 |
Paramodular forms: central values of twisted spin L-functionsGonzalo Tornaria - Universidad de la República, Uruguay |

December 12 15:10 ~ 15:50 |
Concurrent lines on del Pezzo surfaces of degree oneRonald van Luijk - Universiteit Leiden, Netherlands |

December 13 14:30 ~ 15:10 |
On the number of points of Jacobians over finite fields: from asymptotic theory to applicationsAlexey Zykin - Université de la Polynésie française, France |

Congruences between modular forms modulo prime powersMaximiliano Javier Camporino, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina |

Heegner Points on Cartan non-split CurvesDaniel Kohen, IMAS-CONICET , Argentina |

**Organizers:** Yoshiharu Kohayakawa (University of São Paulo, Brazil) - Gelasio Salazar (University of San Luis Potosí, México) - Jayme Szwarcfiter (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

December 13 14:30 ~ 15:00 |
On the applications of counting independent sets in hypergraphsJozsef Balogh - UIUC, USA |

December 11 16:00 ~ 16:30 |
On Connected Identifying Codes for Infinite LatticesVictor Campos - ParGO - Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil |

December 12 16:00 ~ 16:30 |
On the Number of Perfect Matchings in GraphsMarcelo Carvalho - Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul, Brasil |

December 12 18:00 ~ 18:30 |
Algorithms and complexity of graph convexity problemsVinícius dos Santos - Centro Federal de Educação Tecnológica de Minas Gerais, Brazil |

December 12 17:00 ~ 17:30 |
Forbidden induced subgraph characterizations of subclasses and variations of perfect graphsGuillermo Durán - University of Buenos Aires, Argentina |

December 11 14:30 ~ 15:00 |
Improved upper bounds on the crossing number, the 2-page crossing number and the rectilinear crossing number of the hypercubeCelina Figueiredo - UFRJ, Brazil |

December 12 17:30 ~ 18:00 |
Characterizing and Recognizing Normal Helly Circular-Arc GraphsLuciano Grippo - Instituto de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento, Argentina |

December 13 15:00 ~ 15:30 |
An Erdős-Lovász-Spencer Theorem for permutations and its consequences for parameter testingCarlos Hoppen - Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil |

December 11 18:30 ~ 19:00 |
The Li-Yau inequality and the geometry of graphsPaul Horn - University of Denver, United States |

December 11 17:00 ~ 17:30 |
Toughness and Kronecker product of graphsDaniel A Jaume - Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Argentina |

December 11 15:00 ~ 15:30 |
On the directed cycle double cover conjectureAndrea Jiménez - University of São Paulo, Brazil |

December 13 18:05 ~ 18:55 |
Towards a Broader View of Theory of Computing -- Part 2Narendra Karmarkar - Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India |

December 11 18:00 ~ 18:30 |
Transversals to the convex hulls of $k$-setsLuis Montejano - National University of Mexico, Juriquyilla, Mexico |

December 12 14:35 ~ 15:25 |
Homomorphisms, Ramsey Theory and LimitsJaroslav Nešetřil - Charles University, Czech Republic |

December 13 15:30 ~ 16:00 |
Constructing covering arrays from $m$-sequencesDaniel Panario - Carleton University, Canada |

December 13 17:05 ~ 17:55 |
Extremal combinatorics in random discrete structuresMathias Schacht - Universität Hamburg, Germany |

December 11 15:30 ~ 16:00 |
Monochromatic path/cycle partitionsMaya Stein - University of Chile, Chile |

December 13 16:00 ~ 16:30 |
A unified approach to linear probing hashingAlfredo Viola - Universidad de la República, Uruguay |

Covering edge multicolorings of complete graphs with monochromatic connected componentsSebastián Bustamante, Universidad de Chile, Chile |

Alignments of a Pair of GraphsCesim Erten, Kaidr Has University, Turkey |

Characterizations of ($k$)-interval graphsFlorencia Fernández Slezak, Instituto de Cálculo, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina |

Local EPT graphs on bounded degree treesMaría Pía Mazzoleni, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, CONICET, Argentina |

Methods for reliability analysis of diameter constrained networksDenis Migov, Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics of SB RAS, Russia |

Counting $k$-uniform linear hypergraphs in sparse pseudorandom hypergraphsGuilherme Oliveira Mota, USP - University of São Paulo, Brazil |

Stability and Ramsey numbers for cycles and wheelsNicolás Sanhueza, Universidad de Chile, Chile |

Linear-time algorithms for neighborhood covering and independence on two superclasses of cographsXavier Sebastián Warnes, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina |

**Organizers:** Annalisa Buffa (IMATI, Italy) - Angela Kunoth (University of Cologne, Germany) - Pedro Morín (Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Argentina)

December 12 14:30 ~ 15:10 |
Near-Best hp-Adaptive ApproximationPeter Binev - University of South Carolina, United States |

December 12 17:05 ~ 17:55 |
Adaptive low-rank tensor approximation for high dimensional operator equationsWolfgang Dahmen - RWTH Aachen, Germany |

December 11 14:30 ~ 15:10 |
A posteriori error estimation and adaptivity in the maximum normAlan Demlow - Texas A&M University, USA |

December 13 17:50 ~ 18:30 |
Instance optimality of the maximum strategyLars Diening - University of Munich (LMU), Germany |

December 13 15:30 ~ 16:10 |
A convergent adaptive scheme for hierarchical isogeometric methodsCarlotta Giannelli - INdAM c/o University of Florence, Italy |

December 13 14:30 ~ 15:10 |
Adaptive Wavelet Boundary Element MethodsHelmut Harbrecht - University of Basel, Switzerland |

December 11 15:35 ~ 16:25 |
Weak convergence analysis for stochastic evolution PDEsStig Larsson - Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg, Sweden |

December 13 17:00 ~ 17:40 |
Adaptive methods for nonlinear problems: PDEs and Multiscale ModellingCharalambos Makridakis - University of Sussex, UK |

December 12 15:30 ~ 16:10 |
convergence and optimality of adaptive boundary element methodsJens Markus Melenk - Vienna University of Technology, Austria |

December 11 17:00 ~ 17:20 |
Existence of $p$-Moments for the Weak Space-Time Heat Equation with Random Coefficients and Stability of its Petrov-Galerkin DiscretizationChristian Mollet - University of Cologne, Germany |

December 12 18:00 ~ 18:40 |
Polynomial-degree-robust a posteriori estimates in a unified settingMartin Vohralik - INRIA Paris-Rocquencrourt, France |

December 11 17:30 ~ 17:50 |
Regularity of boundary integral equations in Besov-type spaces based on wavelet expansionsMarkus Weimar - Philipps-University Marburg, Germany |

A posteriori error estimates for elliptic problems with Dirac measure terms in weighted spacesJuan Pablo Agnelli, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba and CIEM-CONICET, Argentina |

MINIMAL SURFACE APPROXIMATION USING ISOGEOMETRIC METHODSAníbal Leonardo Chicco Ruiz, UNL - IMAL - CONICET, Argentina |

Quaternion Vortex MethodsLeonardo Traversoni, Uruguay Foreign Ministry, Uruguay |

**Organizers:** Saugata Basu (Purdue University, USA) - Carlos Beltrán (University of Cantabria, Spain) - Felipe Cucker (City University of Hong Kong, China)

December 11 14:30 ~ 15:00 |
Some Results on the Complexity of the Eigenvalue ProblemDiego Armentano - Universidad de La República, Uruguay |

December 11 15:35 ~ 16:25 |
Variational analysis in the light of semi-algebraic geometryAris Daniilidis - Universidad de Chile, Chile |

December 13 14:30 ~ 15:00 |
Universal components of random algebraic setsDamien Gayet - Institut Fourier, Grenoble 1, France |

December 12 15:00 ~ 15:30 |
Can everything be computed? - On the Solvability Complexity Index and Towers of AlgorithmsAnders Hansen - University of Cambridge, United Kingdom |

December 12 17:00 ~ 17:30 |
Geometric Complexity Theory, Tensor Rank, and Representation TheoryChristian Ikenmeyer - Texas A&M University, USA |

December 13 15:00 ~ 15:30 |
On the number of zeros of $E$-polynomialsGabriela Jeronimo - Universidad de Buenos Aires - CONICET, Argentina |

December 11 18:30 ~ 19:00 |
Towards a Broader View of Theory of Computing -- Part 1Narendra Karmarkar - Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India |

December 12 17:30 ~ 18:00 |
On the intersection of a sparse curve and a low-degree curve: A polynomial version of the lost theoremPascal Koiran - Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France |

December 13 16:00 ~ 16:30 |
Counting the number of components of random real hypersurfacesAntonio Lerario - Institut Camille Jordan, Lyon, France |

December 12 18:00 ~ 18:30 |
A polynomial homotopy random walk Anton Leykin - Georgia Tech, USA |

December 13 17:30 ~ 18:00 |
The Betti numbers of an intersection of random quadricsErik Lundberg - Florida Atlantic University, USA |

December 11 15:00 ~ 15:30 |
On sparse polynomial solvingGregorio Malajovich - Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil |

December 12 15:35 ~ 16:25 |
Probabilistically Checkable Proofs over the RealsKlaus Meer - Brandenburg Technical University Cottbus - Senftenberg, Germany |

December 13 15:30 ~ 16:00 |
Quiz Games: A Model for Information HidingLuis M. Pardo - University of Cantabria, Spain |

December 11 17:30 ~ 18:00 |
Elementary recursive degree bounds for Positivstellensatz, Hilbert 17th problem and Real Nullstellensatz (part I)Daniel Perrucci - Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina |

December 11 18:00 ~ 18:30 |
Elementary recursive degree bounds for Positivstellensatz, Hilbert 17th problem and Real Nullstellensatz (part II)Marie-Françoise Roy - Université de Rennes 1, France |

December 12 14:30 ~ 15:00 |
De Rham Cohomology and Ordinary Differential EquationsPeter Scheiblechner - Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland |

December 13 17:00 ~ 17:30 |
On the computation of roadmaps of real algebraic setsEric Schost - Western University, Canada |

**Organizers:** Nira Dyn (Tel-Aviv University, Israel) - Tom Lyche (University of Oslo, Norway) - Holger Wendland (University of Oxford, USA)

December 16 15:30 ~ 15:55 |
Tree Algorithms for ClassificationPeter Binev - University of South Carolina , USA |

December 16 18:00 ~ 18:25 |
Estimating the $n$-width of solution manifolds of parametric PDE'sAlbert Cohen - Université Paris VI, France |

December 15 14:35 ~ 15:25 |
Greedy approximation of a solution manifoldWolfgang Dahmen - RWTH Aachen, Germany |

December 16 14:35 ~ 15:25 |
Wavelet decompositions of Random ForestsShai Dekel - GE Global Research & Tel-Aviv University, Israel |

December 16 16:00 ~ 16:25 |
Using Semidefinite Programming in Approximation TheorySimon Foucart - University of Georgia, USA |

December 15 16:00 ~ 16:25 |
Convolution operations in curve and surface modelingThomas Grandine - Boeing Computer Services, USA |

December 17 17:05 ~ 17:55 |
Recent progress on boundary effects in kernel approximationThomas Hangelbroek - University of Hawai, USA |

December 17 15:35 ~ 16:25 |
$\alpha$-Molecules: Wavelets, Shearlets, and beyondGitta Kutyniok - Technische Universität Berlin), Germany |

December 16 17:05 ~ 17:55 |
Weighted D-T moduli revisited and appliedDany Leviatan - Tel Aviv University, Israel |

December 15 15:30 ~ 15:55 |
Approximation of freeform surfaces with polyhedral patternsHelmut Pottmann - KAUST, Saudi Arabia, and TU Wien, Austria |

December 17 18:00 ~ 18:25 |
Series kernels for high dimensional reconstruction problemsChristian Rieger - University of Bonn, Germany |

December 17 14:35 ~ 15:25 |
Stable reconstruction from Fourier samples Alexei Shadrin - University of Cambridge, UK |

December 15 17:05 ~ 17:55 |
Linear Differential Operators on Spline Spaces and Spline Vector Fields Tatyana Sorokina - Towson University, USA |

December 15 18:00 ~ 18:25 |
Algebraic tools for the study of spline spacesNelly Villamizar - RICAM, Austria |

**Organizers:** Herbert Edelsbrunner (Duke University, USA) - Joel Hass (University of California at Davis, USA) - Alex Nabutovsky (University of Toronto, Canada)

December 16 18:00 ~ 18:25 |
The Classification of Homotopy Classes of Bounded Curvature PathsJosé Ayala - UNAP, Chile |

December 15 15:30 ~ 15:55 |
Induced Matchings of Barcodes and the Algebraic Stability of PersistenceUlrich Bauer - TU München, Germany |

December 17 17:30 ~ 17:55 |
Parameterised complexity in 3-manifold topologyBenjamin Burton - The University of Queensland, Australia |

December 15 18:00 ~ 18:25 |
Variations on Topological ComplexityHellen Colman - Wright College, Chicago, USA |

December 16 17:00 ~ 17:50 |
Topology and Geometry of Amorphous StructuresYasuaki Hiraoka - Kyushu University, Japan |

December 15 17:00 ~ 17:25 |
Configuration spaces of hard disks in an infinite stripMatthew Kahle - Ohio State University, United States |

December 16 16:00 ~ 16:25 |
Beyond Convexity: New Perspectives in Computational OptimizationNarenda Karmarkar - , India |

December 15 14:35 ~ 15:25 |
Measuring the geometric similarities of genus-zero surfacesPatrice Koehl - University of California, Davis, USA |

December 15 17:30 ~ 17:55 |
Random 3-manifoldsJoseph Maher - College of Staten Island, CUNY, USA |

December 16 14:30 ~ 14:55 |
Distributed Computation of Persistent Homology using the Blowup ComplexDmitriy Morozov - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA |

December 16 15:00 ~ 15:25 |
Algebraic Morse-Forman-Conley theoryMarian Mrozek - Jagiellonian University, Poland |

December 16 15:30 ~ 15:55 |
Persistent ObjectsAmit Patel - Institute for Advanced Study, USA |

December 17 15:30 ~ 15:55 |
Inducing a map on homology from a correspondencePaweł Pilarczyk - IST Austria, Austria |

December 17 16:00 ~ 16:25 |
Practical efficiency of persistent homology computationsHubert Wagner - IST Austria, Austria |

December 17 17:00 ~ 17:25 |
Embeddings of Simplicial Complexes $- $ Algorithms $\&$ CombinatoricsUli Wagner - IST Austria, Austria |

**Organizers:** Coralia Cartis (University of Edinburgh, UK) - Pablo Parrillo (MIT, USA) - Javier Peña (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)

December 17 16:00 ~ 16:30 |
Gordon's Inequality and condition numbers in conic optimizationDennis Amelunxen - City University of Hong Kong, SAR of China |

December 17 14:30 ~ 15:00 |
Projection: A Unified Approach to Semi-Infinite Linear Programs with applications to Convex OptimizationAmitabh Basu - Johns Hopkins University, United States of America |

December 15 18:00 ~ 18:30 |
Relative Entropy Relaxations for Signomial OptimizationVenkat Chandrasekaran - California Institute of Technology, United States of America |

December 15 15:00 ~ 15:30 |
A Trust Region Algorithm with a Worst-Case Global Function Evaluation Complexity of ${\cal O}(\epsilon^{-3/2})$ for Nonconvex Smooth OptimizationFrank E. Curtis - Lehigh University, United States |

December 15 17:30 ~ 18:00 |
Geodesic distance maximization via convex optimizationMaryam Fazel - University of Washington, USA |

December 15 17:00 ~ 17:30 |
Lipschitzean Piecewise Smooth Minimization (LiPSMin)Andreas Griewank - Humboldt University, Germany |

December 17 15:00 ~ 15:30 |
Toward a Broader View of Theory of Computing -- Part 3Narendra Karmarkar - Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India |

December 16 16:00 ~ 16:30 |
Integral Geometry and Phase Transitions in Conic OptimizationMartin Lotz - The University of Manchester, United Kingdom |

December 16 18:00 ~ 18:30 |
A short proof of infeasibility and generating all infeasible semidefinite programsGabor Pataki - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA |

December 15 14:30 ~ 15:00 |
Randomized Methods for Zeroth-Order OptimizationAlexander Rakhlin - University of Pennsylvania, USA |

December 16 15:30 ~ 16:00 |
On the graphical derivative of solution maps to parameterized equilibria with conic constraintsHéctor Ramírez - Universidad de Chile, Chile |

December 16 14:35 ~ 15:25 |
Analysis and Design of Optimization Algorithms via Integral Quadratic ConstraintsBenjamin Recht - University of California, Berkeley, USA |

December 16 17:30 ~ 18:00 |
Stochastic Dual Coordinate Ascent with Arbitrary Sampling of CoordinatesPeter Richtarik - University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom |

December 17 15:30 ~ 16:00 |
A New Primal-Dual Predictor-Corrector Interior-Point MethodDaniel Robinson - Johns Hopkins University, USA |

December 15 15:35 ~ 16:25 |
Classical unconstrained optimization based on "occasionally accurate" random modelsKatya Scheinberg - Lehigh University, USA |

December 16 17:00 ~ 17:30 |
Communication-Efficient Distributed Dual Coordinate AscentMartin Takac - Lehigh University, USA |

December 17 18:00 ~ 18:30 |
Nonnegative polynomials and sums of squares on real projective varietiesMauricio Velasco - Universidad de los Andes, Colombia |

December 17 17:30 ~ 18:00 |
A certificate for non-negativity of polynomials over unbounded setsJuan C Vera - Tilburg University, Netherlands |

December 17 17:00 ~ 17:30 |
Stable polynomials, matroids, and sums of squaresCynthia Vinzant - North Carolina State University, United States |

Nearest Neighbors Methods for Support Vector MachinesSergio Camelo Gómez, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia |

Compressed Sensing of Data with Known DistributionMateo Díaz, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia |

Semi Stochastic Gradient DescentJakub Konečný, University of Edinburgh, |

**Organizers:** Elena Celledoni (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway) - Marlis Hochbruck (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany) - David Martin de Diego (ICMAT, Spain)

December 15 15:00 ~ 15:25 |
The Butcher group is a Lie groupGeir Bogfjellmo - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway |

December 15 18:00 ~ 18:25 |
Algebra and structure-preserving integratorsCharles H. Curry - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway |

December 16 15:00 ~ 15:25 |
Reduction by stages of discrete mechanical systems: a discrete Lagrange-Poincare approachJavier Fernandez - Instituto Balseiro, Argentina |

December 17 17:30 ~ 17:55 |
Geometric data assimilation: a thermostat-based particle filterJason Frank - Utrecht University, Netherlands |

December 16 17:00 ~ 17:25 |
Solvability of Geometric Integrators for Multi-body SystemsMarin Kobilarov - Johns Hopkins University, USA |

December 16 15:35 ~ 16:25 |
Geometric Numerical Integration and Computational Geometric MechanicsMelvin Leok - University of California, San Diego, USA |

December 16 17:30 ~ 17:55 |
Structure preserving integration of hybrid dynamical systems and optimal controlSigrid Leyendecker - Chair of Applied Dynamics, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany |

December 16 14:30 ~ 14:55 |
The exact discrete Lagrangian function on the Lie algebroid of a Lie groupoidJuan Carlos Marrero - University of La Laguna, Spain |

December 15 15:30 ~ 15:55 |
Discrete inequalities for central-difference type operatorsTakayasu Matsuo - University of Tokyo, Japan |

December 17 14:30 ~ 14:55 |
Geometric Integration for High Fidelity Visual Computing ApplicationsDominik L. Michels - Stanford University, CS Dept., USA |

December 15 14:30 ~ 14:55 |
Post-Lie algebras in differential geometry and applicationsHans Munthe-Kaas - University of Bergen, Norway |

December 16 18:00 ~ 18:25 |
Higher order variational integrators in the optimal control of mechanical systemsSina Ober-Blöbaum - Freie Universität Berlin, University of Paderborn (on leave), Germany |

December 17 17:00 ~ 17:25 |
Energy preservation for moving mesh PDEsBrynjulf Owren - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway |

December 15 17:05 ~ 17:55 |
Symplectic Runge-Kutta methods for nonsymplectic problemsJM Sanz-Serna - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain |

December 17 18:30 ~ 18:55 |
Modified trigonometric integratorsAri Stern - Washington University in St. Louis, EEUU |

December 17 18:00 ~ 18:25 |
Collocation method for solving singular ODEs and higher index DAEsEwa B. Weinmüller - Vienna University of Technology, Austria |

December 17 15:30 ~ 15:55 |
Simulation of Wind Instruments and a Geometric Invariance of the Discrete Gradient MethodTakaharu Yaguchi - Kobe University, Japan |

December 17 15:00 ~ 15:25 |
On a problem in quantum control with unknown initial conditionsAntonella Zanna - University of Bergen, Norway |

Some results on invariant measures of reduced discrete mechanical systemsNicolás Borda, Depto. de Matemática (FCE), Universidad Nacional de La Plata - CONICET, Argentina |

**Organizers:** Stefan Heinrich (University of Kaiserslautern, Germany) - Aicke Hinrichs (Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany)

December 16 14:35 ~ 15:25 |
Numerical IntegrationJosef Dick - The University of New South Wales, Australia |

December 17 17:05 ~ 17:55 |
Integration problems with a large or infinite number of variablesMichael Gnewuch - Christian Albrechts University Kiel, Germany |

December 15 16:00 ~ 16:30 |
Integration w.r.t. the Standard Gaussian Measure on the Sequence SpaceMario Hefter - TU Kaiserslautern, Germany |

December 15 15:00 ~ 15:30 |
On equivalence of anchored and ANOVA spaces of multivariate functionsMario Hefter - University of Kaiserslautern, USA |

December 15 17:30 ~ 18:00 |
On the complexity of scalar first order PDEsStefan Heinrich - University of Kaiserslautern, Germany |

December 15 15:30 ~ 16:00 |
$L_p$-spaces in the anchored and ANOVA settingAicke Hinrichs - Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria |

December 17 15:00 ~ 15:30 |
High-dimensional algorithms in weighted Hermite spaces of analytic functionsPeter Kritzer - Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria |

December 16 17:00 ~ 17:30 |
Preasymptotic estimates for approximation of multivariate Sobolev functionsThomas Kühn - Universität Leipzig, Germany |

December 15 18:30 ~ 19:00 |
Automatic bounding of cross--derivatives Hernan E. Leovey - Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany |

December 16 18:00 ~ 18:30 |
BMO and exponential Orlicz space estimate of the discrepancy function in arbitrary dimensionLev Markhasin - University of Stuttgart, Germany |

December 17 18:30 ~ 19:00 |
Detecting singularities of piecewise smooth functionsPaweł Morkisz - AGH University of Science and Technology, Kraków, Poland |

December 15 17:00 ~ 17:30 |
Tractability of the Approximation of High-Dimensional Rank One TensorsErich Novak - Jena University , Germany |

December 16 15:30 ~ 16:00 |
The weighted star discrepancy of Korobov's $p$-setsFriedrich Pillichshammer - Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria |

December 17 18:00 ~ 18:30 |
Approximation of piecewise Hölder classes from inexact informationLeszek Plaskota - University of Warsaw, Poland |

December 16 17:30 ~ 18:00 |
Optimal Approximation of Sobolev Functions in the $L_2$ and in the Supremum NormWinfried Sickel - Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena , Germany |

December 17 16:00 ~ 16:30 |
Linear Tensor Product Problems and New Notions of TractabilityPawel Siedlecki - University of Warsaw, Poland |

December 15 14:30 ~ 15:00 |
The ANOVA decomposition of a non-smooth function of an infinite number of variablesIan Sloan - University of New South Wales, Australia |

December 16 16:00 ~ 16:30 |
Numerical integration of functions with mixed smoothnessMario Ullrich - Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany |

December 15 18:00 ~ 18:30 |
Tractability of approximation of ridge functionsJan Vybiral - Department of Mathematical Analysis, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic |

December 17 15:30 ~ 16:00 |
A refined classification of problems with (sub)exponential information complexityMarkus Weimar - Philipps-University Marburg, Germany |

December 17 14:30 ~ 15:00 |
Tractability of Analytic Multivariate ProblemsHenryk Woźniakowski - Columbia University, University of Warsaw, USA, Poland |

**Organizers:** Alan Edelman (MIT, USA) - Raj Rao (University of Michigan, USA)

December 16 17:00 ~ 17:25 |
A Rice method proof of the NSP property for a Random matrixJean-Marc Azais - Université de Toulouse, France |

December 16 15:35 ~ 16:25 |
Non-backtracking spectrum of random graphsCharles Bordenave - University of Toulouse & CNRS, France |

December 17 17:05 ~ 17:55 |
New Formulae Relating Finite GOE and LUE --- from Numerical Experiments to ProofsFolkmar Bornemann - TU München, Germany |

December 17 15:30 ~ 15:55 |
Random Matrix Laws and Jacobi OperatorsAlan Edelman - MIT, USA |

December 15 15:35 ~ 16:25 |
Random Matrices and the Melting Polar Ice CapsKenneth M. Golden - Department of Mathematics, University of Utah, USA |

December 17 15:00 ~ 15:25 |
Gap probabilities and applications to geometry and random topologyAntonio Lerario - Institut Camille Jordan, Lyon, France |

December 15 17:05 ~ 17:30 |
Hypergeometric Functions of Matrix Arguments and Linear Statistics of Multi-Spiked Hermitian Matrix ModelsMatthew McKay - Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong |

December 17 16:00 ~ 16:25 |
New applications of random matricesRaj Rao Nadakuditi - University of Michigan, USA |

December 15 17:30 ~ 17:55 |
Large Complex Correlated Wishart Matrices: Fluctuations and Asymptotic Independence at the EdgesJamal Najim - CNRS and Université Paris Est, France |

December 16 14:30 ~ 14:55 |
Dysonian dynamics of the Ginibre ensembleMaciej Nowak - Jagiellonian University, Poland |

December 17 14:30 ~ 14:55 |
Sampling unitary ensemblesSheehan Olver - The University of Sydney, Australia |

December 15 14:30 ~ 14:55 |
Asymptotic Degrees of Freedom for Combining Regression with Factor AnalysisPatrick Perry - New York University, USA |

December 15 15:00 ~ 15:25 |
Deformed smallest singular value lawsBrian Rider - Temple University, US |

December 16 15:00 ~ 15:25 |
Finite N corrections to the Tracy-Widom distribution at the hard edge of the Laguerre-Wishart ensemble of complex random matricesGrégory Schehr - University of Orsay-Paris Sud, France |

**Organizers:** Evelyne Hubert (INRIA Méditerranée, France) - Peter Paule (Johanes Kepler University Linz, Austria) - Enrique Reyes (University of Santiago, Chile)

December 17 16:00 ~ 16:25 |
Computing the parameterized differential Galois group of a second-order linear differential equation with parametersCarlos E. Arreche - North Carolina State University, USA |

December 15 16:00 ~ 16:25 |
Configuration and differential invariantsDavid Blazquez-Sanz - Universidad Nacional de Colombia - Medellín, Colombia |

December 16 14:30 ~ 14:55 |
Fast algorithms for the $p$-curvature of differential operatorsAlin Bostan - INRIA, France |

December 15 14:30 ~ 14:55 |
A decision method for integrability of partial differential algebraic Pfaffian systems.Lisi D'Alfonso - Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina |

December 17 17:00 ~ 17:25 |
Algebraic bivariate hypergeometric Laurent seriesAlicia Dickenstein - Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina |

December 15 15:00 ~ 15:25 |
Higher order integrable LagrangiansRafael Hernández Heredero - Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain |

December 17 18:00 ~ 18:25 |
Section, Invariants and SymmetrizationEvelyne Hubert - INRIA Méditerranée, France |

December 17 15:30 ~ 15:55 |
Desingularization of Ore OperatorsManuel Kauers - Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria |

December 16 17:00 ~ 17:25 |
$q$-shift operators in knot theoryChristoph Koutschan - RICAM, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria |

December 17 17:30 ~ 17:55 |
Invariants of Finite Abelian Groups and their use in Symmetry Reduction of Dynamical SystemsGeorge Labahn - University of Waterloo, Canada |

December 15 17:05 ~ 17:55 |
Discrete moving frames with applicationsElizabeth Mansfield - University of Kent, United Kingdom |

December 16 15:35 ~ 16:25 |
Equivalence and Invariants: an OverviewPeter Olver - University of Minnesota, USA |

December 16 18:00 ~ 18:25 |
Combinatorics, Number Theory, and Symbolic AnalysisPeter Paule - RISC, Johannes Kepler University, Austria |

December 16 15:00 ~ 15:25 |
Computations with Nested Integrals in Particle PhysicsClemens Raab - DESY, Germany |

December 15 18:00 ~ 18:25 |
Nonlocal symmetries and formal integrability Enrique G. Reyes - Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Chile |

December 17 14:35 ~ 15:25 |
Multiple binomial sumsBruno Salvy - INRIA, France |

December 15 15:30 ~ 15:55 |
Symmetry classification of curvature evolutionsPeter H van der Kamp - La Trobe University, Australia |

Computing periods of rational integralsPierre Lairez, TU Berlin, Germany |

**Organizers:** Carlos D’Andrea (University of Barcelona, Spain) - Gregory Smith (Queen’s University, Canada) - Agnes Szanto (North Carolina State University, USA)

December 20 18:00 ~ 18:20 |
Degree Bounds in Rational Sums of Squares Representations on CurvesGreg Blekherman - Georgia Tech, USA |

December 20 15:35 ~ 16:25 |
From chemical reaction networks to Descartes' rule of signsAlicia Dickenstein - Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina |

December 20 17:00 ~ 17:20 |
Newton homotopies and certificationJonathan Hauenstein - University of Notre Dame, USA |

December 19 18:00 ~ 18:20 |
Computing global vector fields on varieties with torus actionsNathan Ilten - Simon Fraser University, Canada |

December 18 18:30 ~ 18:50 |
Plethysm and lattice point countingThomas Kahle - Otto-von-Guericke Universität Magdeburg, Germany |

December 19 16:00 ~ 16:20 |
A numerical algorithm for zero countingTeresa Krick - Universidad de Buenos Aires & CONICET, Argentina |

December 19 15:00 ~ 15:20 |
Schubert varieties and distances between subspaces of different dimensionsLek-Heng Lim - University of Chicago, USA |

December 18 16:00 ~ 16:20 |
Cellular Binomial IdealsLaura Matusevich - Texas A&M University, USA |

December 20 17:30 ~ 17:50 |
Computing with noncommutative algebras in Macaulay2Frank Moore - Wake Forest University, USA |

December 19 15:30 ~ 15:50 |
Algorithmic and Geometric Aspects of Sparse DecompositionBernard Mourrain - Inria, France |

December 18 17:30 ~ 17:50 |
Effective computations on Grassmann, Flag, and Stiefel varieties with applicationsChris Peterson - Colorado State University, USA |

December 19 17:00 ~ 17:20 |
Probabilistic method for toric idealsSonja Petrovic - Illinois Institute of Technology, USA |

December 18 14:35 ~ 15:25 |
Cactus varieties of cubic formsKristian Ranestad - University of Oslo, Norway |

December 18 18:00 ~ 18:20 |
Generalized barycentric coordinates and algebraic geometryHal Schenck - University of Illinois, USA |

December 19 14:30 ~ 14:50 |
Partitioning on varieties and point-hypersurface incidencesMartin Sombra - ICREA and University of Barcelona, Spain |

December 18 17:00 ~ 17:20 |
Applications of computational algebraic geometry to vacuum moduli spaces of supersymmetric models in physicsMichael Stillman - Cornell University, USA |

December 20 14:30 ~ 14:50 |
The Maximum Likelihood Threshold of a GraphSeth Sullivant - North Carolina State University, USA |

December 19 17:30 ~ 17:50 |
Dual toric codes and polytopes of degree oneMauricio Velasco - Universidad de los Andes, Colombia |

December 18 15:30 ~ 15:50 |
An algebraic approach to phase retrievalCynthia Vinzant - North Carolina State University, USA |

December 20 15:00 ~ 15:20 |
Computing tropical curves via homotopy continuationJosephine Yu - Georgia Tech, United States of America |

Cox rings of some big rational surfacesJOSE DARIO BASTIDAS OLAYA, UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES, COLOMBIA |

Sampling Zeros, Model Zeros, and Maximum Likelihood DegreesElizabeth Gross, San Jose State University, USA |

Algebraic geometry of tree tensor network statesSara Jamshidi, Pennsylvania State University, USA |

Multiplicities of Classical VarietiesJack Jeffries, University of Utah, United States |

**Organizers:** Ricardo Durán (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina) - Shi Jin (University of Wisconsin, USA) - Ricardo Nochetto (University of Maryland, )

December 20 14:30 ~ 15:05 |
Quadrilateral $Q_k$ elements and the regular decomposition propertyGabriel Acosta - University of Buenos Aires, Argentina |

December 18 14:30 ~ 15:05 |
Numerical approximation of the time-harmonic Maxwell system using H1-conforming finite elementsAndrea Bonito - Texas A&M University , USA |

December 19 14:30 ~ 15:05 |
Stability of an upwind Petrov-Galerkin discretization of convection diffusion equationsSnorre Harald Christiansen - Center of Mathematics for Applications at University of Oslo, Norway |

December 19 15:50 ~ 16:25 |
Numerical analysis of electrorheological fluidsLars Diening - LMU Munich, Institute of Mathematics, Theresienstr. 39, 80333 Munich, Germany |

December 19 15:10 ~ 15:45 |
Norms in the analysis of the DPG method with optimal test functionsNorbert Heuer - Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile |

December 20 15:50 ~ 16:25 |
Asymptotic-preserving and well-balanced uncertainty quantification for kinetic and hyperbolic equationsShi Jin - University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA |

December 19 17:05 ~ 17:55 |
The f-wave propagation algorithm for hyperbolic PDEsRandall J. LeVeque - Applied Mathematics Department University of Washington, USA |

December 18 15:50 ~ 16:25 |
A posteriori error estimators for weighted norms. Adaptivity for point sources and local errorsPedro Morin - Instituto de Matemática Aplicada del Litoral, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Argentina |

December 18 17:05 ~ 17:55 |
Finite element spectral approximation of the curl operator in multiply connected domainsRodolfo Rodriguez - Departamento de Ingenieria Matematica, Universidad de Concepcion, Chile |

December 18 15:10 ~ 15:45 |
Scattering of transient waves by penetrable obstaclesFrancisco-Javier Sayas - University of Delaware, USA |

December 20 15:10 ~ 15:45 |
Multi-dimensional polynomial interpolation on arbitrary nodesDongbin Xiu - University of Utah, USA |

**Organizers:** Tomaso Poggio (MIT, USA) - Lorenzo Rosasco (MIT, USA)

December 18 15:35 ~ 16:25 |
Efficient minimax strategies for online predictionPeter Bartlett - UC Berkeley and Queensland University of Technology, USA |

December 19 14:30 ~ 15:00 |
Learning a Hidden Basis through Imperfect Measurements: Why and HowMisha Belkin - Ohio State University, USA |

December 20 16:00 ~ 16:30 |
Learning Theory and Adaptive Partitioning in High DimensionsPeter Binev - University of South Carolina, USA |

December 19 16:00 ~ 16:30 |
Stability and statistical properties of topological information inferred from dataFrederic Chazal - INRIA Saclay, France |

December 18 18:00 ~ 18:30 |
The Wasserstein Barycenter Problem: Formulation, Computation and ApplicationsMarco Cuturi - Kyoto University, Japan |

December 19 17:00 ~ 17:30 |
Algebraic Combinatorial Single-Entry Low-Rank Matrix CompletionFranz Kiraly - University College London, UK |

December 19 17:30 ~ 18:00 |
Neurally Plausible Algorithms Find Globally Optimal Sparse CodesAnkur Moitra - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA |

December 20 15:30 ~ 16:00 |
Sparse Estimation with Strongly Correlated VariablesRobert Nowak - University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA |

December 18 17:00 ~ 17:30 |
Simultaneous Model Selection and Learning through Parameter-free Stochastic Gradient DescentFrancesco Orabona - Yahoo! Labs NY, USA |

December 18 14:30 ~ 15:00 |
A Tale of Three Regression ProblemsAlexander Rakhlin - University of Pennsylvania, USA |

December 18 17:30 ~ 18:00 |
Trivial Pursuit: A Shallow Learning RetrospectiveBenjamin Recht - University of California, Berkeley, USA |

December 20 17:30 ~ 18:00 |
Iterative Regularization for Computational Learning Lorenzo Rosasco - Universita' di Genova , Italy |

December 19 15:30 ~ 16:00 |
Democratic Learning: Learning to Represent Data for EverybodyGuillermo Sapiro - Duke University, USA |

December 20 14:35 ~ 15:25 |
Kernel-based learning methodsIngo Steinwart - University of Stuttgart, Germany |

December 19 15:00 ~ 15:30 |
Tensor decomposition, convex optimization, and multitask learningRyota Tomioka - Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago, USA |

December 18 15:00 ~ 15:30 |
Stochastic proximal methods for online learningSilvia Villa - Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italia |

**Organizers:** Daniel Kressner (EPFL, Switzerland) - Olga Holtz (University of California at Berkeley, USA) - Alan Edelman (MIT, USA)

December 19 15:05 ~ 15:55 |
Complexity of homotopy methods for the eigenvalue problem IIDiego Armentano - Universidad de la República, Uruguay |

December 19 14:30 ~ 15:00 |
Complexity of homotopy methods for the eigenvalue problem IFelipe Cucker - City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong |

December 18 16:00 ~ 16:30 |
Julia: A Fresh Approach to Technical ComputingAlan Edelman - MIT, USA |

December 18 18:00 ~ 18:30 |
Applications of the Cauchon AlgorithmJuergen Garloff - HTWG Konstanz, Gemany |

December 19 18:00 ~ 18:30 |
Approximation with cross-kernel matrices, and Ideal PCAFranz Király - University College London, United Kingdom |

December 19 16:00 ~ 16:30 |
Low-rank tensor completion by Riemannian optimizationDaniel Kressner - EPFL, Switzerland |

December 18 17:05 ~ 17:55 |
Factoring arbitrary matrices into products of structured matricesLek-Heng Lim - University of Chicago, USA |

December 18 14:35 ~ 15:25 |
A practical framework for infinite-dimensional linear algebraSheehan Olver - The University of Sydney, Australia |

December 19 17:05 ~ 17:55 |
On low-rank approximability of solutions to Kronecker-structured operator equationsAndré Uschmajew - University of Bonn, Germany |

December 18 15:30 ~ 16:00 |
Applications of the GSVDYuyang Wang - Amazon, USA |

**Organizers:** Peter Clarkson (University of Kent, UK) - Kerstin Jordaan (University of Pretoria, South Africa) - Francisco (Paco) Marcellán (University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain)

December 18 18:00 ~ 18:30 |
Spectral Orthogonal Polynomals and Differential Galois TheoryPrimitivo Acosta-Humánez - Universidad del Atlántico, Colombia |

December 20 17:00 ~ 17:50 |
Lifting $q$-difference operators in the Askey scheme of basic hypergeometric polynomialsNatig Atakishiyev - Instituto de Matemáticas, Unidad Cuernavaca, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico |

December 19 16:00 ~ 16:30 |
Orthogonal Rational Functions and non-stationary stochastic processesLaurent Baratchart - INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, France |

December 18 17:30 ~ 18:00 |
Explicit formulas for OPUC and para-orthogonal polynomials for measures which are modifications of Lebesque measureCleonice Bracciali - UNESP - Universidade Estadual Paulista, Brazil |

December 19 15:30 ~ 16:00 |
Bispectrality, the Darboux process and time-band limitingMirta María Castro Smirnova - University of Seville, Spain |

December 19 14:30 ~ 15:20 |
Semi-classical orthogonal polynomials and the Painlev\'e equationsPeter Clarkson - University of Kent, UK |

December 18 14:30 ~ 15:00 |
Extending Askey tableau by the inclusion of Krall and exceptional polynomialsAntonio J. Durán - Universidad de Sevilla, Spain |

December 18 15:30 ~ 16:00 |
On orthogonal polynomials associated with perturbations of Hankel matricesLuis E. Garza - Universidad de Colima, México |

December 18 16:00 ~ 16:30 |
Kissing polynomialsArieh Iserles - University of Cambridge, United Kingdom |

December 20 18:00 ~ 18:30 |
Quasi-orthogonality of some $_pF_q$ hypergeometric polynomialsKerstin Jordaan - University of Pretoria, South Africa |

December 19 18:00 ~ 18:30 |
$G$-function of Meijer and generalized hypergeometric function: interplay of new factsDmitrii Karp - Far Eastern Federal University, Russian Federation |

December 18 17:00 ~ 17:30 |
Orthogonal polynomials and integral transformsAna F. Loureiro - University of Kent, U.K. |

December 19 17:30 ~ 18:00 |
Quadratic Algebras of Orthogonal PolynomialsSarah Post - University of Hawaii, USA |

December 18 15:00 ~ 15:30 |
Orthogonal and para-orthogonal polynomials on the unit circle A. Sri Ranga - UNESP - Universidade Etadual Paulista, Brazil |

December 19 17:00 ~ 17:30 |
Multiple orthogonal polynomials associated with an exponential cubic weightWalter Van Assche - KU Leuven, Belgium |

December 20 15:00 ~ 15:30 |
Branching formula for Macdonald-Koornwinder polynomialsJan Felipe van Diejen - Universidad de Talca, Chile |

December 20 14:30 ~ 15:00 |
Applications of infinite matrices in the theories of orthogonal polynomials and operational calculusLuis Verde-Star - Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico |

December 20 16:00 ~ 16:30 |
A $q$-generalization of the Bannai--Ito polynomials and the quantum superalgebra $\mathfrak{osp}_{q}(1|2)$Luc Vinet - Université de Montréal, Canada |

December 20 15:30 ~ 16:00 |
Hermite-Padé Approximants for Angelesco SystemsMaxim Yattselev - Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, USA |

The relationship between the fifth Painlev\'e equation and orthogonal polynomialsPeter Clarkson, University of Kent, United Kingdom |

Bivariate Lagrange interpolation and quadrature formulas at the node sets of Lissajous curvesWolfgang Erb, University of Lübeck, Germany |

Completed Stieltjes interlacing of zeros of different orthogonal polynomialsAlta Jooste, University of Pretoria, South Africa |

Application of Fourier series for modelling forest fires in the Russian Far EastElena Oleinik, Far Eastern Federal University, Russia |

**Organizers:** Mike Giles (University of Oxford, UK) - Arnulf Jentzen (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland) - Klaus Ritter (University of Kaiserslautern, Germany)

December 19 17:30 ~ 18:00 |
Simulation of forward-reverse stochastic representations for conditional diffusionsChristian Bayer - Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics, Germany |

December 20 16:00 ~ 16:30 |
How to simulate stochastic differential equations without discretizing timeNawaf Bou-Rabee - Rutgers, USA |

December 18 15:35 ~ 16:25 |
Multi Level Monte Carlo for Coulomb Collisions in a PlasmaRussel Caflisch - University of California at Los Angeles, United States |

December 18 17:30 ~ 18:00 |
Higher order QMC Galerkin Discretization for parametric operator equationsJosef Dick - The University of New South Wales, Australia |

December 18 15:00 ~ 15:30 |
Multilevel Monte Carlo for the simulation of dilute polymersMike Giles - University of Oxford, U.K. |

December 19 17:00 ~ 17:30 |
Analytical approximations of BSDEs with non-smooth driverEmmanuel Gobet - Ecole Polytechnique, France |

December 18 14:30 ~ 15:00 |
Multi-Index Monte Carlo: When Sparsity Meets SamplingAbdul Lateef Haji Ali - King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia |

December 18 17:00 ~ 17:30 |
Weak approximation of stochastic differential equations by a multilevel Monte Carlo method using mean square adaptive numerical integrationHåkon Hoel - University of Oslo, Norway |

December 20 15:30 ~ 16:00 |
A perturbation formula as universal tool for strong approximations of stochastic differential equationsMartin Hutzenthaler - University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany |

December 20 17:30 ~ 18:00 |
On a mild Ito formula for stochastic partial differential equations (SPDEs) and on weak convergence rates for SPDEs with nonlinear diffusion coefficientsArnulf Jentzen - ETH Zurich, Switzerland |

December 19 14:30 ~ 15:00 |
Quadrature for self-affine distributions on $\mathbf R^d$Thomas Mueller-Gronbach - University of Passau, Germany |

December 20 17:00 ~ 17:30 |
Weak approximation of the Heston model: non-smooth payoffsAndreas Neuenkirch - University of Mannheim, Germany |

December 20 15:00 ~ 15:30 |
Explicit numerical schemes for SDEs driven by Levy noise and for Stochastic Evolution EquationsSotirios Sabanis - University of Edinburgh, UK |

December 19 15:35 ~ 16:25 |
Multilevel Monte-Carlo Methods for hyperbolic PDEs with random input dataChristoph Schwab - SAM, ETH Zurich, Switzerland |

December 18 18:00 ~ 18:30 |
Optimal mesh hierarchies in Multilevel Monte Carlo methodsErik Schwerin - Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, KTH, Sweden |

December 19 18:00 ~ 18:30 |
Customized fully implementable numerical schemes for FBSDEsLukasz Szpruch - University of Edinburgh, UK |

December 19 15:00 ~ 15:30 |
A multilevel stochastic collocation method for PDEs with random inputs Aretha Teckentrup - University of Warwick, United Kingdom |

December 20 14:30 ~ 15:00 |
On a SDE with no polynomial convergence rate for strong approximation at the final timeLarisa Yaroslavtseva - University of Passau, Germany |