The Center of Mathematical Sciences and Applications will be hosting a working Conference on Applications of Random Matrix Theory to Data Analysis, January 9-13, 2017. The conference will be hosted in Room G10 of the CMSA Building located at 20 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138.
Participants:
Gerard Ben Arous, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
Alex Bloemendal, Broad Institute
Arup Chakraburty, MIT
Zhou Fan, Stanford University
Alpha Lee, Harvard University
Matthew R. McKay, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
David R. Nelson, Harvard University
Nick Patterson, Broad Institute
Marc Potters, Capital Fund management
Yasser Roudi, IAS
Tom Trogdon, UC Irvine
Organizers:
Michael Brenner, Lucy Colwell, Govind Menon, Horng-Tzer Yau
Please click Program for a downloadable schedule with talk abstracts.
Please note that breakfast & lunch will be provided during the conference, but a map of Harvard Square with a list of local restaurants can be found by clicking Map & Restaurants should you need recommendations for dinner.
Schedule:
January 9 – Day 1 | |
9:30am – 10:00am | Breakfast & Opening remarks |
10:00am – 11:00am | Marc Potters, “Eigenvector overlaps and the estimation of large noisy matrices” |
11:00am – 12:00pm | Yasser Roudi |
12:00pm – 2:00pm | Lunch |
2:00pm | Afternoon Discussion |
January 10 – Day 2 | |
8:30am – 9:00am | Breakfast |
9:00am – 10:00am | Arup Chakraburty, “The mathematical analyses and biophysical reasons underlying why the prevalence of HIV strains and their relative fitness are simply correlated, and pose the challenge of building a general theory that encompasses other viruses where this is not true.” |
10:00am – 11:00am | Tom Trogdon, “On the average behavior of numerical algorithms” |
11:00am – 12:00pm | David R. Nelson, “Non-Hermitian Localization in Neural Networks” |
12:00pm – 2:00pm | Lunch |
2:00pm | Afternoon Discussion |
January 11 – Day 3 | |
8:30am – 9:00am | Breakfast |
9:00am – 10:00am | Nick Patterson |
10:00am – 11:00am | Lucy Colwell |
11:00am – 12:00pm | Alpha Lee |
12:00pm – 2:00pm | Lunch |
2:00pm-4:00pm | Afternoon Discussion |
4:00pm | Gerard Ben Arous (Public Talk), “Complexity of random functions of many variables: from geometry to statistical physics and deep learning algorithms“ |
January 12 – Day 4 | |
8:30am – 9:00am | Breakfast |
9:00am – 10:00am | Govind Menon |
10:00am – 11:00am | Alex Bloemendal |
11:00am – 12:00pm | Zhou Fan, “Free probability, random matrices, and statistics” |
12:00pm – 2:00pm | Lunch |
2:00pm | Afternoon Discussion |
January 13 – Day 5 | |
8:30am – 9:00am | Breakfast |
9:00am – 12:00pm | Free for Working |
12:00pm – 2:00pm | Lunch |
2:00pm | Free for Working |
* This event is sponsored by CMSA Harvard University.