|Registration Deadline:||September 25, 2006 over 6 years ago|
|To apply for Funding you must register by:||July 17, 2006 almost 7 years ago|
|Parent Program:||Computational Applications of Algebraic Topology|
ProgramMonday, October 2 9:00 am: Herbert Edelsbrunner (Duke University): An introduction to topological persistence 10:30 am: Alex Suciu (Northeastern University): Fundamental group computations in the theory of arrangements and related spaces 2:00 pm: Dmitry Feichtner-Kozlov (ETH Zurich/University of Bremen): Chromatic numbers, morphism complexes, and Stiefel-Whitney characteristic classes 3:30 pm: Contributed 30 minute talks - Raghavan Dhandapani: Greedy drawings of planar triangulations - Matthew Kahle: The neighborhood complex of a random graph Tuesday, October 3 9:30 am: Sinisa Vrecica (University of Belgrade): Equivariant methods 11:00 am: Michael Joswig (Technische Universität, Darmstadt): Explicit computations in algebraic topology 2:00 pm: Carsten Schultz (Technische Universität Berlin): Homomorphism complexes of graphs: constructions and computations 3:30 pm: Persi Diaconis (Stanford University): Graph homomorphisms and the birthday problem 4:30 pm: Reception Wednesday, October 4 9:30 am: Joel Hass (University of California, Davis): Unknotting algorithms and their computational complexity 11:00 am: Nikolaus Witte (MSRI/Technische Universität, Berlin): Branched covers: A combinatorial model and applications 2:00 pm: Kevin Knudson (Mississippi State University): Algorithms in discrete Morse theory 3:30 pm: Graham Denham (University of Western Ontario): Generalized moment-angle complexes Thursday, October 5 9:30 am: Gunnar Carlsson (Stanford University): Sparseness and matrix algorithms 11:00 am - 12:00 noon: Martin Raussen (University of Aalborg): Invariance of directed spaces and persistence 2:00 pm: Michael Joswig (Technische Universität, Darmstadt): Bounds for the f-vectors of tight spans 4:10 pm at UC Berkeley - Math Department Colloquium: Herbert Edelsbrunner (Duke): Global methods for high-dimensional data sets Friday, October 6 9:30 am: Bernd Sturmfels (University of California, Berkeley): Convex Rank Tests 11:00 am: Raman Sanyal (Technische Universität, Berlin): Topological obstructions to polytope projection 12:00 pm: Lunch 1:30 pm: Contributed talks: Anton Dochtermann (U Washington): Universality of Hom-complexes Shripad Thite (Eindhoven): Pants decomposition of the punctured plane Javier Arsuaga (SFSU): Using computational knot theory to understand DNA packing in viruses Abhishek Bhattacharya (Arizona): Statistics on the planar shape space A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hotel Durant. Please mention the workshop name and reference the following code when making reservations via phone, fax or e-mail: K20000. The cut-off date for reservations is September 1, 2006.
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Students, recent Ph.D.'s, women, and members of underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Funding awards are typically made 6 weeks before the workshop begins. Requests received after the funding deadline are considered only if additional funds become available.
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Rose Garden Inn. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-992-9005 OR directly on their website. Click on Corporate at the bottom of the screen and when prompted enter code MATH (this code is not case sensitive). By using this code a new calendar will appear and will show MSRI rate on all room types available.
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