Upcoming Programs and Events
Semester Program Schedule
|Friday||April 18, 2014|
| 9:00 - 9:30||Coffee/Tea Break||11th Floor Collaborative Space|
| 9:30 - 10:15||Local computation algorithms for sparse graphs||Ronitt Rubinfeld, Massachusetts Institute of Technology||11th Floor Lecture Hall|
| 10:30 - 10:55||Approximating matching size from random streams||Michael Kapralov, Massachusetts Institute of Technology||11th Floor Lecture Hall|
| 11:00 - 11:25||Turnstile Streaming Algorithms Might as Well Be Linear Sketches||Huy Le Nguyen, Princeton University||11th Floor Lecture Hall|
| 1:00 - 1:45||Testing and Reconstruction of Lipschitz Functions||Sofya Raskhodnikova, Pennsylvania State University and Boston University||11th Floor Lecture Hall|
| 2:00 - 2:45||Analyzing Big Graphs via Sketching and Streaming||Andrew McGregor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst||11th Floor Lecture Hall|
| 3:00 - 3:45||Streaming Interactive Proofs or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Trust the Cloud||Amit Chakrabarti, Dartmouth College||11th Floor Lecture Hall|
| 3:30 - 4:00||Coffee Break||11th Floor Collaborative Space|
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Hughes-Oliver to Receive 2014 Blackwell-Tapia Prize
April 17, 2014 –
The National Blackwell-Tapia Committee is pleased to announce that the 2014 Blackwell-Tapia Prize will be awarded to Jacqueline M. Hughes-Oliver, Professor of Statistics, North Carolina State University (visiting George Mason University until May 2014). The prize is awarded every other year in honor of the legacy of David H. Blackwell and Richard A. Tapia, two distinguished mathematical scientists who have been inspirations to more than a generation of African American, Latino/Latina, and Native American students and professionals in the mathematical sciences. Hughes-Oliver has made important contributions in a number of statistical research areas including methodological research on prediction and classification, variable and model selection with dimension reduction, design of experiments, and spatial modeling. She has worked passionately on the cause of increasing diversity of individuals working of the statistical and mathematical sciences. The prize will be presented at the Eighth Blackwell-Tapia Conference, to be held at IPAM on November 14-15, 2014. Read the
Read more from the press release. For more information on the 2014 Blackwell Tapia Conference, go to http://www.ipam.ucla.edu/programs/BTAP2014/
Summer@ICERM Alum Awarded for Research
March 31, 2014 — Summer@ICERM 2013 alum Zijian Yao and ICERM faculty advisor Sergei Tabachnikov received an "Outstanding Presentation Award" during the MAA Undergraduate Poster Session at the 2014 Joint Mathematics Meetings. The title of their poster, based on work begun during the Summer@ICERM program, was "Rotation Number of Outer Billiard with Polygonal Invariant Curves."
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