April 19 [CORE]

Sébastien Bubeck, *Theory Group, Microsoft Research
New Results at the Crossroads of Convexity, Learning and Information Theory
*

April 26,

Jesus De Loera, * Department of Mathematics, UC Davis
Chance-Constrained Convex Mixed-Integer Programs and Beyond
*

May 10,

Rebecca Hoberg, * Department of Mathematics, University of Washington
A Polynomial-Time LP Algorithm Based on Multiplicative Weights*

May 13 [Joint CSE and TOPS, 2:30 pm, PCAR 290]

Alexander Razborov, *Department of Computer Science, University of Chicago
Complexity of Semi-Algebraic and Algebraic Proofs
*

May 13 -15

* WEST COAST OPTIMIZATION MEETING*

May 17

Gwen Spencer, *Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Smith College*

May 24,

Behcet Acikmese, *Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics, University of Washington*

May 31 [CORE]

Nina Balcan, *Carnegie Mellon University*