Workshop V: Applications of Optimization in Science and Engineering

November 30 - December 3, 2010

Schedule


Tuesday, November 30, 2010

9:30 - 10:20
Asuman Ozdaglar (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Distributed Multi-Agent Optimization with State-Dependent Communication

11:00 - 11:50
Mung Chiang (Princeton University)

Optimizer on WiFi Driver

2:00 - 2:50
3:15 - 4:05
4:30 - 5:20
Laurent El Ghaoui (University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley))

Sparse PCA, variants, algorithms and applications


Wednesday, December 1, 2010

9:30 - 10:20
11:00 - 11:50
Moritz Diehl (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

Embedded Optimization - Convex and Beyond

2:00 - 2:50
Yonina Eldar (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology)

Optimization Techniques in Modern Sampling Theory

3:15 - 4:05
4:30 - 5:20

Thursday, December 2, 2010

9:30 - 10:20
Amir Beck (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology)

On the Solution of the GPS Localization and Circle Fitting Problems
PDF Presentation

11:00 - 11:50
2:00 - 2:50
Kristin Bennett (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)

Nonsmooth Nonconvex Optimization in Machine Learning and Data Mining

3:15 - 4:05
Martin Wainwright (University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley))

Fast global convergence of gradient methods for high-dimensional statistical recovery

4:30 - 5:20
Suvrit Sra (Max-Planck-Institute for Biological Cybernetics)

Multiframe blind deblurring


Friday, December 3, 2010

9:30 - 10:20
Daniel Cremers (Technische Universtitat M√ľnchen)

Convex Relaxation Techniques for Computer Vision

11:00 - 11:50
Richard Hartley (Australian National University)

Provably optimal algorithms in computer vision

2:00 - 2:50
3:15 - 4:05
Stanley Osher (Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics)

New Algorithms in Information Science