MGA Workshop II: Multiscale Geometry in Scientific Computing

October 19 - 23, 2004

Schedule


Tuesday, October 19, 2004

9:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 12:00
1:30 - 2:30
George Fann (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Multiresolution Solvers in MADNESS

3:00 - 4:00
4:30 - 5:30
Robert Harrison (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Chemistry in many dimensions
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Wednesday, October 20, 2004

9:30 - 10:30
Eric Michielssen (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Plane Wave Time Domain Accelerated Integral Equation Solvers: Multiscale Aspects

11:00 - 12:00
Richard Tsai (Princeton University)

Visibility Optimizations

1:30 - 2:30
Thomas Hou (California Institute of Technology)

Multiscale computations for flow in strongly heterogenous media

3:00 - 4:00
Michael Ortiz (California Institute of Technology)

 

4:30 - 5:30

Thursday, October 21, 2004

9:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 12:00
Vladimir Rokhlin (Yale University)

Moore's Law and ``Fast'' Numerical Techniques
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1:30 - 2:30
3:00 - 4:00
Eric Vanden-Eijnden (New York University)

Extracting low order stochastic models from large-sized dynamical data sets.

4:30 - 5:30

Friday, October 22, 2004

9:00 - 10:00
Peter Schröder (California Institute of Technology)

Conforming hierarchical adaptive refinement methods (CHARMS)" and their application in the context of thin-shell simulation with the subdivision element method.

10:15 - 11:15
Yannis Kevrekides (Princeton University)

Equation-Free Modeling for Complex Multiscale Systems

11:30 - 12:30
Yuval Rabani (Technion, Haifa, Israel)

Quasisymmetric embeddings, the observable diameter, and expansion properties of graphs
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2:00 - 3:00
Nathan (Nati) Linial (Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel)

Clustering - Can we tame the beast?

3:15 - 4:15
4:30 - 5:30
Leonard Schulman (California Institute of Technology)

Deterministic Clustering with Data Nets

5:30 - 6:30
Santosh Vempala (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Random Sampling for Matrix Projection and Approximation
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Saturday, October 23, 2004

9:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 12:00
Piotr Indyk (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Near Neighbor Search in High Dimensions via Locality Sensitive Hashing

1:30 - 2:30