Fall 2013 Calendar

October 8
Sameer Agarwal, Google.
Ceres Solver

October 15
James Pfeiffer, Department of Mathematics, University of Washington.
A Cri­te­rion for Sums of Squares on the Hypercube

October 28
Stephen Boyd, Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford.
The Sci­ence of Bet­ter: Embed­ded Opti­miza­tion in Smart Systems

October 29
Stephen Boyd, Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford.
Con­vex Opti­miza­tion: From Embed­ded Real-Time to Large-Scale Distributed

November 19
Daniel Dadush, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU.
On the exis­tence of 0/1 poly­topes with high semi­def­i­nite exten­sion complexity

November 26 (cancelled)
Sina Jafarpour, Bina Technologies.
Sta­tis­ti­cal Opti­miza­tion for Iden­ti­fy­ing Genomic Copy Num­ber Variations

December 2
Pablo Parrilo, Department of Electrical Engineering, MIT.
Flows and Decompositions of Games; Harmonic and Potential Games

See below for the abstracts.

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