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CAM Colloquium: Peter Frazier - Optimal Learning for Molecular Discovery

Scientists use laboratory experiments to search for molecules with desirable properties, e.g., that make efficient solar cells; or that cure cancer. The success of such a search hinges on making…

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CAM Colloquium: Hinke Osinga - Computing Global Invariant Manifolds: Techniques and Applications ,Version 2

Friday, October 24, 2014 at 3:30pm Global invariant manifolds play an important role in organizing the behavior of a dynamical system. Together with equilibria and periodic orbits, they form the…

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CAM Colloquium - Raazesh Sainudiin: A Correlated Site Percolation Model of a Viscoplastic Fluid

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CAM Colloquium - Grant Wiggins: What is all the fuss concerning Common Core Math Standards - and why should you care?

As we know, the new national standards for math in K-12 education have gone from being completely ho-hum and ignored to becoming a hot-button political issue. What should we make of the controversy?…

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CAM Colloquium: Kris Iyer, School of Operations Research and Information Engineering Cornell University

Friday, September 27, 2013 at 3:30pm Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 655 CAM Colloquium: Kris Iyer (Cornell) - Mean Field Equilibria of Dynamic Auctions Many auction markets are characterized by repeated…

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CAM Colloquium: Hamed Amini (EPFL) - Shortest-weight paths in random graphs

Friday, December 6, 2013 at 3:30pm Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 655 CAM Colloquium: Hamed Amini (EPFL) - Shortest-weight paths in random graphs Consider a random regular graph with degree d and of size…

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CAM Colloquium: Danny Abrams (Northwestern) - Sinister stability of asymmetry: A mathematical model for the origin of left-handedness

Friday, November 8, 2013 at 3:30pm Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 655 CAM Colloquium: Danny Abrams (Northwestern) - Sinister stability of asymmetry: A mathematical model for the origin of…

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CAM Colloquium: Anima Anandkumar (UC Irvine) - Fast and Guaranteed Learning of Overlapping Communities via Tensor Methods

Detecting hidden communities in networks is an important problem. A community refers to a group of related nodes. For instance, in a social network, it can represent individuals with shared interests…

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CAM Colloquium: Pablo V. Negron-Marrero (University of Puerto Rico)

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 3:30 PM Pablo V. Negr on-Marrero University of Puerto Rico

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CAM Colloquium, 2013-11-22 - Gilbert Strang: Tridiagonal Matrices in Four Applications

Tridiagonal matrices appear almost everywhere (like 2nd order differential operators).This talk grew out of four very different applications: 1. (positive definite) Completion to maximum…

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