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Geometric functional analysis and applications November 13, 2017 - November 17, 2017
Registration Deadline: November 17, 2017 1 day ago
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Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium, Atrium
Organizers Franck Barthe (Université de Toulouse III (Paul Sabatier)), Rafal Latala (University of Warsaw), Emanuel Milman (Technion---Israel Institute of Technology), Assaf Naor (Princeton University), LEAD Gideon Schechtman (Weizmann Institute of Science)
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This is the main workshop of the program "Geometric functional analysis and applications". It will focus on the main topics of the program. These include: Convex geometry, Asymptotic geometric analysis, Interaction with computer science, Signal processing, Random matrix theory and other aspects of Probability. Bibliography (PDF)
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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.

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Nov 13, 2017
Monday
09:15 AM - 09:30 AM
  Welcome
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  On Gaussian-width gradient complexity and mean-field behavior of interacting particle systems and random graphs.
Ronen Eldan (Weizmann Institute of Science)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  On optimal matching of Gaussian samples
Michel Ledoux (Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse)
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
  Lunch
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
  Renyi divergence and the central limit theorem
Sergey Bobkov (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM
  Asymptotics in discrete Beta-ensembles
Alice Guionnet (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
03:45 PM - 04:15 PM
  Tea
04:15 PM - 05:15 PM
  Rigidity of the 3D hierarchical Coulomb gas
Sourav Chatterjee (Stanford University)
Nov 14, 2017
Tuesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Refinements of Gaussian concentration for norms
Grigoris Paouris (Texas A & M University)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Subgaussian and lacunary uniformly bounded orthonormal systems
Gilles Pisier (Texas A & M University)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Billiards and Caustics
Shiri Artstein (Tel Aviv University)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  On matrix-valued log-concave functions
Dario Cordero-Erausquin (University of Paris VI, France)
04:30 PM - 06:20 PM
  Reception
Nov 15, 2017
Wednesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Bezout Inequality for Mixed volumes
Artem Zvavitch (Kent State University )
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Hessian Valuations
Monika Ludwig (Technische Universität Wien)
Nov 16, 2017
Thursday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  A Reverse Minkowski Theorem
Oded Regev (New York University, Courant Institute)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Optimality of the Johnson-Lindenstrauss lemma
Jelani Nelson (Harvard University)
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
  Lunch
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
  Progress on the KLS Conjecture
Santosh Vempala (Georgia Tech)
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM
  Convergence of Hamiltonian Monte Carlo and Faster Polytope Volume Computation
Yin Tat Lee (University of Washington)
03:45 PM - 04:15 PM
  Tea
04:15 PM - 05:15 PM
  The dimension-free structure of nonhomogeneous random matrices
Ramon Van Handel (Princeton University)
Nov 17, 2017
Friday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  The smallest singular value of a $d$-regular random square matrix
Alexander Litvak (University of Alberta)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  On the convex Poincaré inequality and weak transportation inequalities
Radoslaw Adamczak (University of Warsaw; Polish Academy of Sciences)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Invertibility via distance for random matrices with continuous distributions
Konstantin Tikhomirov (Princeton University)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Uniform cover inequalities for the volume of coordinate sections and projections of convex bodies
Apostolos Giannopoulos (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)