Spring 2010 Schedule


Jan 29, 2010:

Ed Spiegel
Continuum Equations for Rarefied Gases

Feb 5, 2010:

Sylvain Cappell
What kinds of invariants are used to classify spaces and their symmetries?

Feb 12, 2010:

Christoph Bregler
Reading Motion Signatures

Feb 19, 2010:

Matthew Leingang
Seeking Points: A Case Study

Feb 26, 2010:

Oren Louidor
Directed polymers in random environment with heavy tails

March 5, 2010:

Michael Shelley
Complex Flows of Complex Fluids

March 12, 2010:

Mark Tygert
Obvious yet overlooked means for testing statistical theories: an informal presentation

March 19, 2010:

No seminar -- spring break

March 26, 2010:

Rachel Ward
An introduction to compressed sensing

Graham Taylor
Learning good features for understanding video data

April 2, 2010:

Hala Al Hajj Shehadeh
The relaxation of a crystal surface: Step ODE's, PDE's, and self-similarity

April 9, 2010:

Mehryar Mohri
Learning to Rank

April 16, 2010:

Piotr Mirowski
Towards seizure prediction from EEG

Koray Kavukcuoglu
Learning Hierarchies of Features for Object Detection

April 23, 2010:

David Holland
Dynamic Similarity: An Antarctic Ice Shelf and a French Turntable

April 30, 2010:

John Rinzel
Dynamics of Perceptual Bistability: e.g., the Necker Cube

May 7, 2010:

Eric Vanden-Eijnden
Modeling rare events in complex systems


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