Applied Algebra Days 3 Schedule of Talks

Apr 29-May 1, 2016

University of Wisconsin, Madison


The Friday talk will be in B239 Van Vleck. The Saturday talks will be in the 3rd floor Teaching Lab of WID. The Sunday talks will be in B231 Van Vleck.

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The abstracts.

Friday, Apr 29

4-5 (B239 Van Vleck) Randall Kamien, Liquid crystals and their (algebraic) topology

5:30-7 Informal beer on the Memorial Union Terrace (in fact the Terrace is under construction, so maybe better simply to head to State Street for dinner)

7:00 On your own for dinner.

Saturday, Apr 30

All in WID, 3rd Floor Teaching Lab- take elevator behind Aldo's coffee shop.

9-9:30 Coffee, snacks

9:30-10:30 Madhu Sudan, Algebraic codes and invariance

10:30-10:50 Jing Hao, Quasi-quadratic residue codes

10:50-11:10 Break

11:10-11:30 Robert Williams, Galois groups of Schubert problems via symbolic computation

11:30-11:50 Zach Charles, The geometry of power flow study

11:50-12:10 Naser Talebizadeh Sardari, Diameter of Ramanujan graphs and random Cayley graphs

12:10-12:30 Daniel Pimentel Alarcon, Learning subspaces by pieces

12:30-2 Lunch break

2-3 Greg Blekherman, Do sums of squares dream of free resolutions?

3-3:20 Rainer Sinn, Sums of squares and maximum likelihood estimation

3:20-3:40 Jeff Poskin, Ellipsoidal mixed-integer representability

3:40-4 Delaram Kahrobaei, Using semidirect product of (semi)groups in public key cryptography

4-4:30 Coffee, snacks

4:30-5:30 Zeev Dvir, Algebraic methods for line-point incidences

Sunday, May 1

All in B231 Van Vleck.

8:30-9 Coffee, snacks

9-10 Ezra Miller, Data structures for real multiparameter persistence

10-10:20 Joe Kileel, The Chow form of the essential variety in computer vision

10:20-10:40 Roy Lederman, Reconstruction of molecules in heterogeneous samples in cryo-electron microscopy

10:40-11 Break

11-12 Emina Soljanin, Network multicast constrained vectors

12-12:20 Lalit Jain, Algorithms for ordinal embedding