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Introductory Workshop: phenomena in high dimensions August 21, 2017 - August 25, 2017
Registration Deadline: August 25, 2017 3 months ago
To apply for Funding you must register by: May 21, 2017 6 months ago
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Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium, Commons Room
Organizers LEAD Alexander Koldobsky (University of Missouri), Michel Ledoux (Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse), Monika Ludwig (Technische Universität Wien), Alain Pajor (Université de Paris Est Marne-la-Vallée), Stanislaw Szarek (Case Western Reserve University), Roman Vershynin (University of Michigan)
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This workshop will consist of several short courses related to high dimensional convex geometry, high dimensional probability, and applications in data science. The lectures will be accessible for graduate students. Bibliography (PDF)     Group Photo
Keywords and Mathematics Subject Classification (MSC)
Tags/Keywords
  • random matrices

  • Convex geometry

  • high dimensional geometry

  • high dimensional probability

  • data science

  • high dimensional statistics

  • geometric functional analysis

  • information theory

  • theoretical computer science

  • stochastic geometry

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To apply for funding, you must register by the funding application deadline displayed above.

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.

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Aug 21, 2017
Monday
09:00 AM - 09:10 AM
  Welcome
09:10 AM - 10:10 AM
  Geometry of isotropic convex bodies
Apostolos Giannopoulos (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)
10:10 AM - 11:00 AM
  Break - View the Eclipse
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Deviations of random matrices and applications
Roman Vershynin (University of Michigan)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Mixing in product spaces
Elchanan Mossel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Geometric classification
Monika Ludwig (Technische Universität Wien)
Aug 22, 2017
Tuesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Gaussian convexity
Ramon Van Handel (Princeton University)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Brunn-Minkowski theory, functionalization of geometric notions and inequalities 1. Volume inequalities
Shiri Artstein (Tel Aviv University)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Mixing in product spaces
Elchanan Mossel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Geometry of isotropic convex bodies
Apostolos Giannopoulos (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)
04:30 PM - 06:20 PM
  Reception
Aug 23, 2017
Wednesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Geometric classification
Monika Ludwig (Technische Universität Wien)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Deviations of random matrices and applications
Roman Vershynin (University of Michigan)
Aug 24, 2017
Thursday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Mixing in product spaces
Elchanan Mossel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Geometry of isotropic convex bodies
Apostolos Giannopoulos (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Gaussian convexity
Ramon Van Handel (Princeton University)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Brunn-Minkowski theory, functionalization of geometric notions and inequalities 2. Duality and Central symmetry
Shiri Artstein (Tel Aviv University)
Aug 25, 2017
Friday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Brunn-Minkowski theory, functionalization of geometric notions and inequalities 3. Covering numbers
Shiri Artstein (Tel Aviv University)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Deviations of random matrices and applications
Roman Vershynin (University of Michigan)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Geometric classification
Monika Ludwig (Technische Universität Wien)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Gaussian convexity
Ramon Van Handel (Princeton University)