Graduate Students
August 8-12, 2016
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Research Triangle Park, NC
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Applications are invited for the SAMSI Summer School on Optimization, from August 8-12 in Research Triangle Park, NC. The Summer School, which is part of the 2016-17 SAMSI Research Program on Optimization, will introduce graduate students and early-career researchers in the mathematical and statistical sciences to cutting-edge approaches in Optimization and its applications.

Lecturers: Eric Chi (NCState), Vanja Dukic (U. Colorado-Boulder), Noemi Petra (UC Merced), Volker Schulz (U. Trier, Germany), and Hua Zhou (UCLA). Potential topics to be covered include: E/M, and M/M algorithms; sparse regression; computational methods for PDE-constrained optimization; Bayesian inference; statistical and mathematical inverse problems; optimization under uncertainty; and robust optimization.

Limited support is available for transportation and accommodation.

Application deadline: 8 June 2016