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Analysis and Probability Seminar-November 13, 2017

Date posted: November 10th, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017 (3:45 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Truncations of Random Unitary Matrices
Speaker: Kathryn Lockwood (PhD Student, Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, & Statistics, Case Western Reserve University)
Abstract: If U is a random n x n Haar distributed unitary matrix, it is well known that the eigenvalues of U are approximately uniformly distributed on the unit circle. …Read more.

Analysis and Probability Seminar-November 6, 2017

Date posted: November 3rd, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017 (3:45 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Introduction to concentration inequalities, VII
Speaker: Mark Meckes (Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, & Statistics, Case Western Reserve University)
Abstract: We’ll continue talking about methods for proving concentration inequalities, starting with Talagrand’s convex distance inequality and moving on to analytic methods. …Read more.

Colloquium-November 10, 2017

Date posted: October 31st, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017 (3:15 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Flexible Models for Gaussian Processes with Applications to Correlated Data
Speaker: Sujit Ghosh (Professor, Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University)
Abstract: Analysis of longitudinal and spatial data are often based on Gaussian processes that are typically based on an assumed parametric class of stationary covariance functions (e.g., Matern, periodic, rational quadratic etc.). …Read more.

Colloquium-November 3, 2017

Date posted: October 18th, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017 (3:15 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Bayesian Filtering for Periodic, Time-Varying Parameter Estimation
Speaker: Andrea Arnold (Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
Abstract: Many applications in the life sciences involve unknown system parameters that must be estimated using little to no prior information. …Read more.

Analysis and Probability Seminar-October 30, 2017

Date posted: October 13th, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017 (3:45 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Introduction to concentration inequalities, VI
Speaker: Mark Meckes (Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, & Statistics, Case Western Reserve University)
Abstract: This week we’ll start discussing methods for proving concentration inequalities, beginning with isoperimetric inequalities and related geometric techniques. …Read more.

Analysis and Probability Seminar-October 9, 2017

Date posted: October 6th, 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017 (3:45 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Introduction to concentration inequalities, V
Speaker: Mark Meckes (Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, & Statistics, Case Western Reserve University)
Abstract: This week I’ll talk about chaining bounds for stochastic processes, and applications in harmonic and functional analysis. …Read more.

Analysis and Probability Seminar-October 2, 2017

Date posted: September 29th, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017 (3:45 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Introduction to concentration inequalities, IV
Speaker: Mark Meckes (Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, & Statistics, Case Western Reserve University)
Abstract: This week I’ll talk about some applications of concentration for nonlinear functions, beginning with the Johnson-Lindenstrauss dimension reduction lemma. …Read more.

Colloquium-October 6, 2017

Date posted: September 29th, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017 (3:15 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Foundations of probability – failure of philosophy as a descriptive science
Speaker:  Krzysztof Burdzy (Professor of Mathematics and Adjunct Professor of Statistics, University of Washington at Seattle)
Abstract: What is the probability of global warming? …Read more.

Analysis and Probability Seminar-September 25, 2017

Date posted: September 21st, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017 (3:45 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Introduction to concentration inequalities, III
Speaker: Mark Meckes (Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, & Statistics, Case Western Reserve University)
Abstract: Measure concentration is an extremely useful phenomenon that appears in a wide variety of high-dimensional settings, and has become an indispensable tool in many areas of probability, geometry, and theoretical computer science. …Read more.

Analysis and Probability Seminar-September 18, 2017

Date posted: September 21st, 2017

Monday, September 18, 2017 (3:45 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Introduction to concentration inequalities, II
Speaker: Mark Meckes (Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, & Statistics, Case Western Reserve University)
Abstract: Measure concentration is an extremely useful phenomenon that appears in a wide variety of high-dimensional settings, and has become an indispensable tool in many areas of probability, geometry, and theoretical computer science. …Read more.

Tutoring Sessions-Fall 2017

Date posted: September 13th, 2017

MATH 223 HELP SESSIONS
Tutor: Leon Bykov

Monday
Yost Hall 370
4:30-5:30 p.m.

Tuesday
Yost Hall 343
2:30-5:30 p.m.

Wednesday
Yost Hall 370
4:30-5:30 p.m.

Thursday
Yost Hall 335
2:30-5:30 p.m

Friday
Yost Hall 370
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. …Read more.

Analysis and Probability Seminar-September 11, 2017

Date posted: September 8th, 2017

Monday, September 11, 2017 (3:45 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Introduction to concentration inequalities, I
Speaker: Mark Meckes (Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, & Statistics, Case Western Reserve University)
Abstract: Measure concentration is an extremely useful phenomenon that appears in a wide variety of high-dimensional settings, and has become an indispensable tool in many areas of probability, geometry, and theoretical computer science. …Read more.

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