Kickoff Workshop for the Emmy-Noether Research Group “Numerical and Probabilistic Nonlinear Algebra”


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

Monday, September 20, 2021
09:15 - 09:30Welcoming remarks
09:30 - 10:30Guido Montufar (UCLA / MPI MIS)
On the Expected Complexity of Maxout Networks
10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:00Sonja Petrovic (Illinois Institute of Technology)
Sampling and Learning from Random Polynomials: Two Stories
12:00 - 13:00Lunch Break
13:00 - 14:00Timo de Wolff (TU Braunschweig)
An Introduction to Nonnegativity and Polynomial Optimization
14:00 - 14:30Coffee Break
14:30 - 15:30Samantha Fairchild (MPI MiS)
An Introduction to Counting Closed Geodesics on Translation Surfaces
14:30 - 15:30Tim Römer (Universität Osnabrück)
Canceled! Poisson Point Processes and Random Simplicial Complexes
15:30 - 16:00Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:00Rainer Sinn (Universität Leipzig)
Image Reconstruction and Chirality in Computer Vision
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
09:30 - 10:30Zakhar Kabluchko (University of Münster)
Face Numbers of Random Polytopes and Angles of Random Simplices
10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:00Peter Bürgisser (TU Berlin)
The Zonoid Algebra, Generalized Mixed Volumes, and Random Determinants
12:00 - 13:00Lunch Break
13:00 - 14:00Max von Renesse (Universität Leipzig)
Spectral Gap Estimates for Brownian Motion on Manifolds with Sticky Reflecting Boundary Diffusion

Date and Location

September 20 - 21, 2021
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
Inselstr. 22
04103 Leipzig

Scientific Organizers

Paul Breiding
MPI for Mathematics in the Sciences

Administrative Contact

Saskia Gutzschebauch
MPI for Mathematics in the Sciences
Contact by Email
24.09.2021, 01:27