Tensors: Algebra meets Numerics


All lectures will be held in Leibniz-Saal (E1 05),
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences (Leipzig, Inselstraße 22).

Monday, December 12, 2016
11:00 - 12:00Wolfgang Hackbusch (Max-Planck-Institut für Mathematik in den Naturwissenschaften)
On the TT Representation of (Anti)symmetric Tensors
12:00 - 14:00Lunch break
14:00 - 15:00Giorgio Ottaviani (Università degli Studi di Firenze)
Eigenvectors and best rank-k approximation for real binary forms
15:00 - 15:30Coffee break
15:30 - 16:30Anna Seigal (University of California, Berkeley)
Semi-algebraic geometry of higher order singular values
17:00 - 18:00Mike Espig (Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen)
Statistical Learning by Means of Tensor Format Representations
18:00Joint dinner on site
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
09:30 - 10:30Reinhold Schneider (Technische Universität Berlin)
Manifolds of hierarchical tensors and beyond
10:30 - 11:00Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00Markus Bachmayr (University of Bonn)
Adaptive low-rank solvers for high-dimensional operator equations
12:00 - 14:00Lunch break
14:00 - 15:00Nick Vannieuwenhoven (KU Leuven)
The geometry of the tensor rank decomposition
15:00 - 15:30Coffee break
15:30 - 16:30Jarosław Buczyński (University of Warsaw)
The Hackbusch conjecture on tensor formats
17:00 - 18:00Piotr Zwiernik (Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona)
Tensors of nonnegative rank two
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
09:00 - 10:00Lars Grasedyck (Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen)
Continuity and Consistency of Tensor Approximations
10:00 - 10:30Coffee break
10:30 - 11:30Daniel Kressner (EPF Lausanne)
Perturbation and fast recompression of tensors in Tucker decomposition
12:00 - 13:00Alessandra Bernardi (University of Trento)
Tensor decomposition and homotopy continuation
16:30 - 17:30On Wednesday afternoon, as a bonus to the workshop, Bernd Sturmfels will give a talk at the Institute of Mathematics of Leipzig University. All participants are invited to attend.

Felix Klein Colloquium
Bernd Sturmfels (University of California, Berkeley, and MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Tensors and their Eigenvectors

Venue: Felix-Klein lecture room, please follow the link above. Coffee, tea and cookies will be served from 15:45 on.

Date and Location

December 12 - 14, 2016
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
Inselstraße 22
04103 Leipzig
see travel instructions

Scientific Organizers

Wolfgang Hackbusch
MPI for Mathematics in the Sciences

Bernd Sturmfels
University of California

André Uschmajew
University of Bonn

Administrative Contact

Valeria Hünniger
MPI for Mathematics in the Sciences
Contact by Email

05.04.2017, 12:53