Winter 2017 Calendar

Jan 17
Amy Wiebe, Department of Mathematics, University of Washington
On representing the positive semidefinite cone using the second order cone

Jan 31 [CORE]
Jon Lee, Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan
Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Optimization: Let’s get crazy!

Feb 7
Asen L. DontchevMathematical Reviews and University of Michigan
Strong Metric Subregularity

Feb 14
Lynn Chua, Department of Computer Science, UC Berkeley
Gram spectrahedra

Feb 21
Rebecca Hoberg, Department of Mathematics, University of Washington
Number balancing is as hard as Minkowski’s theorem

Mar 14
Abe Engle, Department of Mathematics, University of Washington
Local Convergence Rates of a Gauss-Newton Method for Convex Compositions