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Yann LeCun To Lead Facebook’s A.I. Effort

Posted on 12/12/13 in News

Facebook recently announced that Yann LeCun will be joining the company to direct a massive new effort to advance the field of artificial intelligence. LeCun is one of the most prominent artificial-intelligence researchers in the world. He is currently the director of NYU’s Center for […]

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IPAM: Where Math Creates Connections

Posted on 12/8/13 in Research Articles

This article was written by Roja Bandari, who graduated from UCLA in 2013 with a PhD in Electrical Engineering As a participant in the 2010 IPAM program “Networks and Network Analysis for the Humanities,” I formed an appreciation for IPAM’s ability to connect scholars of […]

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Interview with Keith Promislow and Graeme Henkelman

Posted on 11/20/13 in Interviews

Graeme Henkelman is a professor of chemistry at University of Texas and Keith Promislow is a professor of mathematics at Michigan State University.  Together they organized the long program Materials for a Sustainable Energy Future in fall 2013.  We caught up with them in between workshops.   What […]

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Accepting Nominations for Blackwell-Tapia Prize

Posted on 11/15/13 in News

Established in 2002, the Blackwell-Tapia Conference honors the work of mathematicians David H. Blackwell and Richard A. Tapia who inspired a generation of African American and Latino/Latina students to pursue careers in the mathematical sciences. The seventh Blackwell-Tapia Prize will be presented at the 2014 […]

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