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## Free Probability and Non-commutative Banach Spaces

January 22 - 27, 2001

L. Ge: Applications of free entropy

T. Cabanal-Duvillard: Large deviations for Gaussian matrices and free entropies

M. Stefan: Some properties of free group subfactors

Z-J. Ruan: Non-commutative ${\cal L}_p$ spaces and their connections with operator algebras

R. Smith: Approximation properties for crossed products

G. Pisier: Multipliers of H1 and power bounded operators

E. Christensen: The length of a Gamma factor

W.B. Arveson: Curvature and Dirac operator of a commuting d-tuple

N. Randrianantoanina: Subspaces of non-commutative Lorentz-spaces

D. Voiculescu: Free probability analogue of the Wasserstein distance on trace state space

P. Zinn-Justin: The enumeration of planar maps, links and knots

A. Nica: R-cyclic families of matrices in free probability

P. Biane: Free cummulants , matrix orbits and characters of symmetric groups

R. Speicher: A characterization of freeness by a factorization of operator-valued cummulants

M. Anshelevich: Ito formula for free Levy processes

M. Junge: On the local theory of noncommutative L_p spaces

T. Oikhberg: On finite representability of operator spaces

M. Musat: Approximation of hyperfinite martingales by finite dimensional martingales

H.P. Rosenthal: Semi-Transitive Operator Algebras

A. Sinclair: Singular masas in factors from hyperbolic groups

B. Magajna: Normal modules and maps

E. Kirchberg: C* Spaces

D. Blecher: Multiplier operator algebras and M-structure

A. Arias: An operator Hilbert space without the operator approximation property

D. Gaboriau: l^2 -invariants for groups and equivalence relations

F. Radulescu: Convex sets of moments in von Neumann algebras

H. Bercovici: Strong and weak limit theorems for free random variables

S. Thorbjoernsen: Self decomposability and Levy processes

D. Shlyakhtenko: On free Araki-Woods factors

K. Dykema: Decomposability of Voiculescu's circular operator

P. Sniady: Invariant subspaces of R-diagonal operators

V. Paulsen: Variations on injectivity

P.W. Ng: Completely contractive projections on non-commutative L^1 spaces

E. Ricard: H1 has no completely unconditional basis

C. Le Merdy*: Operator space properties of decomposable operators

N. Ozawa*: On the lifting problem for separable C*-algebras

V. Zarikian*: One-sided M-structure in operator spaces

E. Effros*: New directions and problems in operator space theory

N. Muraki*: Monotonic independence for noncommutative random variables

M. Bozejko*: From lacunary sets on groups to free and boolean probability with applications to operator spaces

F. Lehner*: Cummulants, lattice paths and orthogonal polynomials

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## The Preparation of Math Majors in the First Two Years

February 09 - 11, 2001

Hung-Hsi Wu: Rethinking the Mathematics Major

## Analysis Models and Methods: A conference on Applied Mathematics and Computational Methods in memory of Fred Howes

March 1 - 3, 2001

Darryl Holm: Lagrangian-mean and Eulerian-mean turbulence models

Marsha Berger: Space filling curves and parallel multigrid on Cartesian meshes with embedded geometry

Peter Lax: Trace formulas

Jack Dongarra: The impact of computer architecture on linear algebra algorithms

Robert O'Malley: Viscous shocks featuring exponential or algebraic asymptotics

David Brown: Adaptive moving overlapping grids for the solution of partial differential equations in complex geometry

Jorge More: Evolution and revolution in optimization

Barry Smith: Towards optimal complexity algorithms for optimal design

Bruce Hendrickson: Combinatorial algorithms in scientific computing

Alexandre Chorin: Optimal prediction

## Geometric Aspects of Spectral Theory

March 12 - 16, 2001

Victor Guillemin: The mapping torus of a symplectic mappingYves Colin de Verdiere: Singular Bohr-Sommerfeld rulesCharles Fefferman: Singular scenarios for 2-D and 3-D incompressible fluidsPercy Deift: Perturbation theory for infinite dimensional integrable systems on the lineBent Oersted: Equivariant zeta functions and conformal geometryRichard Schoen: Spectral issues in geometric variational problemsMatthew Gursky: A fully non-linear equation in conformal geometry and some applicationsJochen Bruening: Towards a spectral theory of stratified spacesSteve Zelditch: The inverse spectral problem for analytic plane domainsJean-Michel Bismut: Equivariant de Rham torsionsKai Koehler: Equivariant holomorphic torsion and arithmetic geometryRichard Melrose: The eta invariant as a determinantWeiping Zhang: An index theorem for Toeplitz operators on manifolds with boundaryTobias Colding: Geodesic laminations on the two-sphere and index boundsWerner Mueller: Spectral theory for Dirac operators on manifolds with fibred cusps and applicationsJie Qing: Finiteness of Kleinian groups in spaceWei-Min Wang: Supersymmetry and spectral theory of random Schroedinger operatorsChristophe Soule: Arithmetic generaPaolo Piazza: Higher eta invariants and metrics of positive scalar curvaturePeter Sarnak: L-4 norms of eigenfunctions

## Nonlinear Estimation and Classification

March 19 - 29, 2001

Robert Gray: Gauss mixture vector quantization: Clustering Gauss mixtures with the minimum discrimination information distortion for modeling, compression, and classificationTom Dietterich: Some experiments with ensemble methods for classification and conditional density estimationEdward I. George: Dilution priors for model uncertaintyMaria DeIorio, Peter Mueller, Gary Rosner & Steven MacEachern: An ANOVA model for dependent random measures with an application to population modelsErnest Fokoue: Aspects of stochastic simulation based inference for some mixtures of latent structuresYuhong Yang: Combining regression estimators under a fixed designDavid Scott: Clustering by partial mixture estimationAngelika van der Linde: Model complexity and model priorsGrace Wahba: Optimal properties and adaptive tuning of support vector machines (SVM's)Robert Burbidge: Adaptive kernels for SV classificationMario A. T. Figueiredo: Unsupervised sparse regressionSteve Ellis: Instability in nonlinear estimation and classificationCharles Stone: Extended linear modeling with splinesLinda Zhao: Bayesian approaches in nonparametric estimation problemsCharles Kooperberg & Charles Stone: Logspline density estimation with free-knot splinesJennifer Pittman: Adaptive splines and genetic algorithms with an application to classificationHeping Zhang: Mixed-effects multivariate adaptive splines models: An automated procedure for fitting longitudinal data and growth curvesSally Wood: Bayesian mixture splines for spatially adaptive nonparametric regressionMichael Jordan: Variational inference for clustering and classificationBill Cleveland: Modeling internet trafficJohn Rice: A simple model for a complex system: Predicting travel times on freewaysAndrew Nobel: Denoising deterministic time seriesBarbara Bailey: A statistical approach to quantifying the predictability of noisy nonlinear systemsClaudia Tebaldi: Looking for nonlinearities in the large scale dynamics of the atmosphereNando DeFreitas: Non-stationary, nonlinear classification and model selectionAshis Gangopadhyay & Kin Cheung: Semiparametric estimation of the long-memory parameter in farima modelsTerry Speed: Nonlinear estimation and classification: Challenges from genomicsGilles Blanchard: Bounding generalization error of aggregate classifiers through empirical margin distributionsServane Gey & Elodie Nedelec: Model selection for CART regression treesAdam Krzyzak: Nonlinear function learning and classification using optimal radial basis function networksLudger Ruschendorf: On adaptive estimation by neural nets type estimatorsAlexandre Tsybakov: Fast rates and adaptation in nonparametric classificationRichard Baraniuk: Besov vs. Plato: Multiscale image modelingMartin Vetterli: Wavelets, Approximation Compression and Sampling: Review and New ResultsRonald DeVore: Harmonic Analysis of BVMinh Do and Martin Vetterli: Texture characterization and retrieval using steerable hidden Markov modelsMaarten Jansen: Thresholding second generation wavelet coefficients for noisy, non-equispaced dataEric Kolaczyk and Robert Nowak: A multiresolution analysis for statistical likelihoods: Theory and methodsDonald Geman: Coarse-to-fine classification and visual indexingTomaso Poggio: From bits to information: Theory and applications of learning machinesDavid Denison: Bayesian prediction using adaptive ridge estimatorsJorg Rahnenfuhrer: Data compression and statistical inferenceJuan Lin: Local curved gaussian modelsAmy Braverman: Compressing and analyzing massive geophysical data sets by Monte Carlo extended ECVQRahul Shukla, Minh Do and Martin Vetterli: Best adaptive tiling in a rate-distortion senseEnrico Capobianco: Multi-resolution properties of semi-parametric volatility modelsHarri Kiiveri: Environmental monitoring using a time series of satellite images and other spatial data setsAdrian Raftery: Bayesian multidimensional scaling and choice of dimensionKatherine Pollard and Mark van der Laan: Computationally intensive statistical methods for microarray based drug discoveryAlexander Loguinov, Rus Yukhananov, Christopher Vulpe and Saira Mian: Using robust and resistant regression analysis (MM-estimator) to find differentially expressed genes in microarray dataIngo Ruczinski, Charles Kooperberg and Michael L. LeBlanc: Logic RegressionJerome Friedman: Predictive data mining with multiple additive regression treesRob Schapire: Logistic regression, AdaBoost and Bregman distancesMargaret H. Wright: Where does mainstream optimization fit?Steve Marron: High dimension - low sample size data analysisVin de Silva: A global geometric framework for nonlinear dimensionality reductionJacqueline J. Meulman: Multivariate optimal scaling techniques for the analysis of large and complicated data setsNelson Butuk: Construction of low dimensional DME reaction state space trajectories

## Conference on Randomized Algorithms in Finance

March 30 - April 1, 2001

Phelim Boyle: Applications of the Monte Carlo Method in FinanceClaudia Kluppelberg: Extreme Value Statistics in FinanceFrancis Longstaff: Solving American option and portfolio choice problems using the Least Squares Monte Carlo (LSM) AlgorithmAlistair Sinclair: Markov Chain Monte Carlo MethodsMarco Avellaneda: Arbitrage pricing of equity basket optionsPedro Santa Clara: Simulated likelihood estimation of diffusions with an application to exchange rate dynamics in incomplete marketsJin-Chuan Duan: Risk premium and pricing of derivatives in complete marketsMichael Dempster: Wavelet-based PDE and fast Monte Carlo valuation of complex derivativesJeremy Staum: Early stopping in financial simulationsEckhard Platen: Numerical solution of stochastic differential equations with applications in finance

## Quantization and Non-commutative Geometry

April 23 - 27, 2001

Guennadi Kasparov: Automorphic forms and K-theoryAbhay Ashtekar: Quantization, Geometry and Black HolesMariusz. Wodzicki: Vestigia vestigandaJose M. Gracia-Bondia: Anomalies, the Noncommutative Index Theorem and the S-matrixJerry Kaminker: Boundaries and approximation properties for group C*-algebrasJonathan Rosenberg: Z/k index theory via noncommutative geometryKlaas Landsman: Quantization as a functorGuaoliang Yu: The Baum-Connes conjecture for hyperbolic groupsBirant Ramazan: Groupoids and C*-algebraic quantizationMartin Schlichenmaier: Asymptotic expansion of the Berezin transformDirk Kreimer: Residues of quantum field theoryAlan Weinstein: Dirac structures and their quantizationAlain Connes: Noncommutative geometry and quantum field theoryMikhail Shubin: Semiclassical asymptotics and quantum Hall conductivityHarald Upmeier: Toeplitz and Weyl quantization of symmetric domainsHenrique Bursztyn: Semiclassical geometry of quantum line bundles and Morita equivalence of star productsVincent Lafforgue: Banach KK-theory and the Baum-Connes conjectureBoris Tsygan: Index theorem for general deformations and applicationsGeorge Skandalis: Groupoids: examples and remarksAlbert Schwarz: Noncommutative instantons: a new approachFrederic Cadet: Deformation and quantization for toric manifoldsPierre Julg: The Baum-Connes conjecture with coefficients for Sp(n,1)Alfons Van Daele: Locally compact quantum groupsTeodor Banica: Compact quantum groups and subfactorsJoseph C. Varilly: Quantum Symmetry of Noncommutative SpheresRyszard Nest: Connes-Kasparov conjecture is trueJudy Packer: Wavelet filter functions and K-theoryPaul Baum: Equivariant-bivariant Chern Character

## 29th Canadian Symposium on Operator Algebras

April 29 - May 1, 2001

Alain Connes: Factors and GeometryDietmar Bisch: Subfactors and planar algebrasGuihua Gong: A Reduction Theorem on a class of AH-algbras including simple AH algebras and real rank zero AH algebrasMarius Dadarlat: Approximation by subalgebras and the UCTMikael Rordam: A simple C*-algebra containing a finite and an infinite projectionMahmood Khoshkam: Groupoids, Inverse Semigroups, and their C*-algebrasDan Voiculescu: Cyclic derivatives and von Neumann algebrasJoachim Cuntz: Non-commutative simplicial complexes and characteristic classesLiming Ge: Riemann zeta function and Connes's noncommutative geometryKenneth Davidson: Free semigroup algebrasEberhard Kirchberg: Classification of non-simple purely infinite algebrasRoland Speicher: Invariant subspaces of R-diagonal operatorsDimitri Shlyakhtenko: Free Araki-Woods factorsN. Christopher Phillips: Isomorphism theorems for C*-algebras of minimal diffeomorphisms

## Critical Percolation and Conformally Invariant Processes

April 30 - May 4, 2001

John Cardy: Mean number of crossing clusters and related resultsStanislav Smirnov: Conformal invariance of critical percolationGilles Schaeffer: Random triangulations and planar mapsItai Benjamini: Random metricsStanislav Smirnov: Tutorial: Conformal invariance of critical percolationRichard Kenyon: Random maps from Z^2 to Z/qZSergey Fomin: Loop-erased walks and total positivityRussell Lyons: A Bird's-Eye View of Uniform Spanning Trees and ForestsOded Schramm: Conformally invariant scaling limits and SLEYuval Peres: Geometry of the uniform spanning forestBertrand Duplantier: Conformally invariant scaling curves and quantum gravityGregory Lawler: SLE and the self-avoiding walkCharles Newman: Critical Percolation for 2D CoarseningSchramm, Lawler, Werner: Tutorial: SLEBernard Nienhuis: On the groundstate of the percolation transfer matrixDavid Wilson: Winding Angle Variance of Random CurvesJennifer Chayes: Finite-Size Scaling in Probability and Computer Science: Part IChristian Borgs: Finite-Size Scaling in Probability and Computer Science: Part IIVincent Beffara: On some conformally invariant subsets of the Brownian curveYu Zhang: Power laws and conformal invariance on the two dimensional triangular latticeMichael Aizenman: What next?

## Geometric Scattering Theory and Elliptic Theory on Noncompact and Singular Spaces

May 7 - 11, 2001

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Jared Wunsch*: Propagation and diffraction at conic singularitiesBoris Vaillant: An index theorem for manifolds with generalized fibred cuspsMike Anderson: Einstein metrics with prescribed conformal infinity on 4-manifoldsC. Robin Graham: Conformal geometry, Einstein metrics and scatteringMikhail Shubin: Discreteness of spectrum and strict positivity for magnetic Schrodinger operatorsRaphael Ponge: Local index formulae for pseudo-Hermitian manifolds through non-commutative geometryDaniel Grieser: Some remarks on the Stokes Theorem and Hodge Theory on singular varietiesPeter Perry: Determinants of Laplacians and compactness of isopolar sets for Riemann surfaces of infinite areaDue to technical difficulties, the first half of this lecture has no audio

## Continuum Hypothesis

May 29 - June 1, 2001

Tomek Bartoszynski: Continuous Images of Strongly Meager SetsSlawomir Solecki: Complexity of Subgroups of Polish GroupsGreg Hjorth: The Topological Vaught Conjecture and Related ProblemsPaul Larson: Revisiting Godel's Argument for the True Power of the ContinuumMartin Zeman: The Principle and Mahlo CardinalsJindrich Zapletal: Definable Real ForcingsMatt Foreman: A New Lowenheim-Skolem TheoremTom Jech: Infinite Games and ForcingIlijas Farah: Maximal RigidityMoti Gitik: The Current State of the Singular Cardinals ProblemStevo Todorcevic: Localized Reflection and the Size of the Continuum

## Clay Mathematics Institute 2001 Summer School on the Global Theory of Minimal Surfaces: Summer Graduate Program and Research Component

June 25 - July 6, 2001

## Lecture Series:

Frank Morgan: Geometric Measure Theory and the Proof of the Double Bubble Conjecture, Lecture 1Frank Morgan: Geometric Measure Theory and the Proof of the Double Bubble Conjecture, Lecture 2Frank Morgan: Geometric Measure Theory and the Proof of the Double Bubble Conjecture, Lecture 3Frank Morgan: Geometric Measure Theory and the Proof of the Double Bubble Conjecture, Lecture 4Frank Morgan: Geometric Measure Theory and the Proof of the Double Bubble Conjecture, Lecture 5Frank Morgan: Geometric Measure Theory and the Proof of the Double Bubble Conjecture, Lecture 6Frank Morgan: Geometric Measure Theory and the Proof of the Double Bubble Conjecture, Lecture 7Frank Morgan: Geometric Measure Theory and the Proof of the Double Bubble Conjecture, Lecture 8Frank Morgan: Geometric Measure Theory and the Proof of the Double Bubble Conjecture, Lecture 9

Matthias Weber: Computational Aspects of Minimal Surface Theory, Lecture 1Matthias Weber: Computational Aspects of Minimal Surface Theory, Lecture 2Matthias Weber: Computational Aspects of Minimal Surface Theory, Lecture 3Matthias Weber: Computational Aspects of Minimal Surface Theory, Lecture 4Matthias Weber: Computational Aspects of Minimal Surface Theory, Lecture 5

Konrad Polthier: Lecture 1Konrad Polthier: Lecture 2Konrad Polthier: Lecture 3

Rick Schoen: Mean Curvature in Riemannian Geometry and General Relativity, Lecture 1Rick Schoen: Mean Curvature in Riemannian Geometry and General Relativity, Lecture 2Rick Schoen: Mean Curvature in Riemannian Geometry and General Relativity, Lecture 3

Brian White: Minimal Surfaces and Total Curvature of CurvesBrian White: The Classical Plateau ProblemBrian White: Flat Chains Over General Coefficient Groups

## Background Lectures:

Bill Meeks: Geometric Results in Classical Minimal Surface Theory, Lecture 1Bill Meeks: Geometric Results in Classical Minimal Surface Theory, Lecture 2Bill Meeks: A Survey of Unsolved Problems in Minimal Surface Theory and Approaches for Solving Them

John McCuan: Background Lecture 1John McCuan: Background lecture 2John McCuan: Background Lecture 3

David Hoffman: Background Lecture

## Individual Talks

Mohammad Ghomi: Topology of Minimal Surfaces with Convex BoundaryNicolaos Kapouleas: Singular Perturbation Constructions for Minimal SurfacesHermann Karcher: Conjugate Plateau SurfacesFrancisco Martin: Complete Nonorientable Minimal Surfaces in R^3Robert Osserman: A Historical Survey of some Aspects of Minimal SurfacesJoaquin Perez: Parabolicity and Minimal SurfacesHarold Rosenberg: Periodic Minimal Surfaces

## CMI Summer School Research Component

July 9 - July 27, 2001

## Third Week Lecture Series

Antonio Ros: The Isoperimetric Problem - Lecture 1Antonio Ros: The Isoperimetric Problem - Lecture 2Antonio Ros: The Isoperimetric Problem - Lecture 3Antonio Ros: The Isoperimetric Problem - Lecture 4Manolo Ritore: The Isoperimetric Problem - Lecture 5

Mike Wolf: Flat StructuresMike Wolf: Moduli Spaces of Flat Structures and Period ProblemsMike Wolf: Handle Addition for Minimal SurfacesMatthias Weber: Embedded Minimal Surfaces of Finite Topology, Lecture 1Matthias Weber: Embedded Minimal Surfaces of Finite Topology, Lecture 2

Joel Spruck: Geometric Aspects of the Theory of Fully Nonlinear Elliptic Equations - Lecture 1Joel Spruck: Geometric Aspects of the Theory of Fully Nonlinear Elliptic Equations - Lecture 2Joel Spruck: Geometric Aspects of the Theory of Fully Nonlinear Elliptic Equations - Lecture 3Joel Spruck: Geometric Aspects of the Theory of Fully Nonlinear Elliptic Equations - Lecture 4Bo Guan: Geometric Aspects of the Theory of Fully Nonlinear Elliptic Equations - Lecture 5

## Third Week Seminar Lectures

Jaigyoung Choe: Isoperimetric Inequalities of Minimal SurfacesPascal Collin: Conformal Type of Proper Minimal Surfaces in Euclidean SpaceMohammad GhomiConvexity Problems in Classical Differential Geometry and TopologyDavid Hoffman: A Family of Singly Periodic Minimal Surfaces Asymptotic to the HelicoidHermann Karcher: The Flexibility of Conjugate Plateau ConstructionsFrancisco J. Lopez: Some Picard Theorems for Minimal SurfacesRafe Mazzeo: Surgery on Geometric Structures and ApplicationsJoaquin Perez: Uniqueness of the Riemann Minimal SurfacesK. Tenenblat: Minimal and CMC Surfaces Obtained by Ribaucour TransofrmationsHenry Wente: The Plateau and Douglas Problems for Surfaces of Constant Mean CurvatureFang Yi: Protein Folding Problem, A Geometric Method

## Fourth Week Lecture Series

Harold Rosenberg: Properly Embedded Minimal Surfaces in R^3 of Finite Topology, IHarold Rosenberg: Properly Embedded Minimal Surfaces in R^3 of Finite Topology, IIHarold Rosenberg: Properly Embedded Minimal Surfaces in R^3 of Finite Topology, IIIBill Meeks: Properly Embedded Minimal Surfaces in R^3 of Finite Topology, IVBill Meeks: Properly Embedded Minimal Surfaces in R^3 of Finite Topology, V

Martin Traizet: Construction of Minimal Surfaces by Gluing Weierstrass Representations, IMartin Traizet: Construction of Minimal Surfaces by Gluing Weierstrass Representations, IIMartin Traizet: Construction of minimal Surfaces by Gluing Weierstrass Representations, III

Nicolaos Kapouleas: Constructions of Minimal Surfaces by Gluing Minimal Immersion, INicolaos Kapouleas: Constructions of Minimal Surfaces by Gluing Minimal Immersion, II

Bill Minicozzi: Embedded Minimal Surfaces in a Ball, IBill Minicozzi: Embedded Minimal Surfaces in a Ball, IIBill Minicozzi: Embedded Minimal Surfaces in a Ball, IIIBill Minicozzi: Embedded Minimal Surfaces in a Ball, IVBill Minicozzi: Embedded Minimal Surfaces in a Ball, V

## Fourth Week Seminar Lectures

Pascal Collin: Construction of Bryant Surfaces by Cousin CorrespondenceTom Ilmanen: Embedded Minimal Hypersurfaces with L^2 Curvature BoundsRob Kusner: Soap Bubbles and Riemann SurfacesFrank Pacard: CMC-1 Surfaces in Hyperbolic SpaceRicardo Sa Earp: Meromorphic Data for Mean Curvature One Surfaces in Hyperbolic SpaceJoel Spruck: Two-dimensional Minimal Graphs over Unbounded DomainsMasaaki Umehara: Surfaces of Constant Mean Curvature-1 in the Hyperbolic 3-space

## Fifth Week Lecture Series

Rick Schoen: Variational Problems in Lagrangian Geometry: Special Lagrangian Submanifolds, Part IRick Schoen: Variational Problems in Lagrangian Geometry: Special Lagrangian Submanifolds, Part IIJon Wolfson: Variational Problems in Lagrangian Geometry: Special Lagrangian Submanifolds, Part IIIDominic Joyce: Constructions of Special Lagrangian m-folds in $\C^m$Dominic Joyce: Special Lagrangian Fibrations and the SYZ Conjecture

Joel Hass: Topology of Minimal Surfaces in 3-manifolds, Part IJoel Hass: Topology of Minimal Surfaces in 3-manifolds, Part IIJoachim Hyam Rubinstein: Topology of Minimal Surfaces in 3-manifolds, Part IJoachim Hyam Rubinstein: Topology of Minimal Surfaces in 3-manifolds, Part IIJoachim Hyam Rubinstein: Topology of Minimal Surfaces in 3-manifolds, Part III

Pascal Collin:Asymptotic geometry of embedded Bryant surfaces, Part IPascal Collin:Asymptotic geometry of embedded Bryant surfaces, Part IIPascal Collin:Asymptotic geometry of embedded Bryant surfaces, Part III

Karsten Grosse-Brauckmann: The Conjugate Cousin Construction for Constant-Mean-Curvature Surfaces in Three SpaceKarsten Grosse-Brauckmann: Existence of Constant Mean Curvature Surfaces with Finite Topology and Genus Zero

Joachim Hyam Rubinstein: The Steiner Problem in 3-dimensions and Applications, Part IJoachim Hyam Rubinstein: The Steiner Problem in 3-dimensions and Applications, Part II

## Fifth Week Seminar Lectures

Valerio Batista: Construction of New Embedded Triply Periodic Minimal Surfaces in R^3Alexander Bobenko: Adding handles to the helicoidJoel Hass: Computational Complexity and the Area of Unknotting DisksR. Langevin: Short TalkJohn McCuan: Some Observations Concerning Scherk-type Minimal GraphsBill Meeks: Topological Properties of Minimal SurfacesChikako Mese: Minimal Surfaces and Harmonic Mappings in Singular GeometryFranz Pedit: Quaternionic Plucker Formula and Area Estimates of CMC ToriPeter Topping: Approaching the Willmore Conjecture via Integral Geometry

## Introductory Workshop in Inverse Problems and Integral Geometry

August 13 - 24, 2001

Gunther Uhlmann: Microlocal Analysis and Inverse Problems - Part IGiovanni Alessandrini: Cracks and Other Inverse Problems with Unknown Boundaries: Geometric Critical PointsGiovanni Alessandrini: Cracks and Other Inverse Problems with Unknown Boundaries: Some Uniqueness Results and Open ProblemsCarlos A. Berenstein: Localization of the 2-D Radon TransformLiliana Borcea: Electrical Impedance Tomography - Part ILiliana Borcea: Electrical Impedance Tomography - Part IILiliana Borcea: Electrical Impedance Tomography - Part IIILiliana Borcea: Electrical Impedance Tomography - Part IV

MSRI: Fall 2000## Non-Workshop Lectures

Sir Michael Atiyah: Configurations of points in 3-dimensional Euclidean spaceCharles Fefferman: Poincare metrics for conformal structure - Part ICharles Fefferman: Poincare metrics for conformal structure - Part IIDavid Eisenbud: Chow Forms and Resultants - old and new

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