Mathematics of Politics

April 22 - 23, 2014

Schedule

All times in this Schedule are Pacific Time (PT)

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Morning Session

8:00 - 8:55 Check-In/Breakfast (Hosted by IPAM)
8:55 - 9:00 Welcome & Opening Remarks (Dima Shlyakhtenko)
9:00 - 9:45
Don Saari (University of California, Irvine (UCI))

Using mathematics to structure laws
PDF Presentation

 
9:50 - 10:05 Break
10:05 - 10:50
Lynn Vavreck (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))

Myth-Busters: Game Changers and Big Data In Presidential Campaigns

 
10:55 - 11:10 Break
11:10 - 11:55
Rafail Ostrovsky (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))

War on Terror vs. Individual Privacy

 
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch (on your own)

Afternoon Session

1:30 - 2:15
Martin Hellman (Stanford University)

Risk Analysis of Nuclear Deterrence

 
2:20 - 2:35 Break
2:35 - 3:30 Panel Discussion: Mark Green, Jacob Foster, Mark Handcock, Richard Yamada
3:30 - 4:00 Break/Walk to CNSI
4:00 - 4:45
Jerry McNerney (Representative (D-CA 9th District))

Public Lecture: How election campaigns are run and the future of math in politics
PDF Presentation

5:00 - 6:30 Reception (Location: IPAM Lobby)

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Morning Session

8:00 - 9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:45
Vwani Roychowdhury (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))

Political Dynamics in Large Scale online Data Sets: Challenges and Opportunities for Modeling

 
9:50 - 10:05 Break
10:05 - 10:50
10:55 - 11:10 Break
11:10 - 11:55
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch (on your own)

Afternoon Session

1:30 - 2:15