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Feb 9, 2024 Bernd Sturmfels (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Let’s Get Positive
Feb 9, 2024 Lizzie Pratt (UC Berkeley)
The Chow-Lam Form
Feb 6, 2024 Simon Telen (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Positive geometry of the pentagon
Nov 7, 2023 Michael Joswig (TU Berlin)
Jul 26, 2023 Claudia Yun
Amalgamating groups via linear programming
Jun 23, 2023 Luca Giovenzana
On K-stability of certain Fano 3-folds
Jun 23, 2023 Michele Graffeo (Politecnico di Milano)
Some open problems and recent progress on the Hilbert schemes of points on smooth threefolds
Jun 19, 2023
My research in 8 minutes, part II
Jun 16, 2023
My research in 8 minutes, part I
Apr 14, 2023 Matthias Schymura (University of Rostock)
On the size of integer programs
Feb 20, 2023 Peter Smillie (University of Heidelberg)
Fullerenes and modular forms
Feb 17, 2023 Olya Mandelshtam (University of Waterloo)
A combinatorial model for Macdonald polynomials via hopping particles
Oct 25, 2022 Bernd Sturmfels (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Mustafin Varieties
Oct 24, 2022 Yingxuan Xu (Humboldt University Berlin)
A first look at the planar two-loop six-particle Feynman integrals
Oct 4, 2022 Bernd Sturmfels (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Four-dimensional Lie algebras revisited
Sep 23, 2022 Reinhard Laubenbacher (University of Florida)
Boolean Networks in Systems Biology
Aug 31, 2022 Paul Breiding (University of Osnabrück + MPI MiS, Leipzig)
How to write a grant proposal
Jun 3, 2022 Marc Härkönen (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
What is differential algebra?
Jun 2, 2022 Mima Stanojkovski (University of Aachen + MPI MiS, Leipzig), Bernd Sturmfels (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
How to give a job talk
May 24, 2022 Felix Rydell (KTH Stockholm)
The multiview variety
May 24, 2022 Angélica Torres (KTH Stockholm)
Robustness in chemical reaction networks with low-dimensional stoichiometric space
May 23, 2022 Tobias Boege (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
How to prove universality theorems
May 23, 2022 Bernd Sturmfels (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Geometry of Dependency Equilibria
Nov 5, 2021 Speakers: see abstract
MathRepo: how to handle your research data
Nov 1, 2021 Leonie Mühlherr (Universität Marburg)
Sep 17, 2021 Michael Joswig (TU Berlin + MPI MiS, Leipzig), Bernd Sturmfels (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Math, Data and Life
Aug 4, 2021 Speakers: see abstract
Oscar, MATHREPO and Nonlinear Algebra
Sep 7, 2020 Emre Sertöz (University of Hannover + MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Topology of complex surfaces
Sep 2, 2020 Joscha Diehl (Universität Greifswald)
Convolutional neural networks for sequential data and tropical quasisymmetric functions
Mar 2, 2020 Yusu Wang (The Ohio State University, USA)
Gromov-Hausdorff distance and Interleaving distance for Trees
Aug 22, 2019 Oliver Lorscheid (IMPA Instituto Nacional de Matematica Pura e Aplicada, Rio de Janeiro)
Tropical geometry over the tropical hyperfield
Jun 27, 2019 Deepak Kapur (The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque)
A new approach to construct a Universal Groebner Basis and a Universal Parametric Groebner Basis
May 17, 2019 Artemy Kolchinsky (Santa Fe Institute, USA)
A novel measure of multivariate redundant information
Mar 22, 2019 Maarten Wensink
May 24, 2018 Joachim Schummer (Editor-in- chief of HYLE: International Journal for Philosophy of Chemistry)
Evidence-based History and Philosophy of Science
May 7, 2018 David Spivak (MIT - Department of Mathematics, USA)
Backprop as a Functor: a compositional perspective on supervised learning
Apr 4, 2018 Melanie Weber (Princeton University, USA)
Curvature-based Analysis of Complex Networks
Dec 4, 2017 Wolfgang Löhr (TU Chemnitz)
Continuum limits of tree-valued Markov chains and algebraic measure trees
Nov 2, 2017 Martin Kell (Universität Tübingen)
Nov 2, 2017 Arnulf Jentzen (ETH Zürich)
On Monte Carlo methods for PDEs, the curse of dimensionality, and machine learning approximation algorithms
Sep 4, 2017 Tilo Schwalger (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland)
Stochastic population dynamics of finite networks of spiking neurons
Aug 9, 2017 Yaroslav Shitov (National Research University - Higher School of Economics, Moscow)
The nonnegative rank of a matrix: Hard problems, easy solutions
May 8, 2017 Mateusz Michałek (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Real Rank Geometry
May 8, 2017 André Uschmajew (Universität Bonn)
Optimization on Manifolds
Apr 20, 2017 Cristhiano Duarte (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil)
Universality of Entanglement Sudden Death
Jan 16, 2017 Manuel Bärenz (Universität Bamberg, Germany)
Invariants and Topological Quantum Field Theories of Four-Manifolds
Nov 25, 2016 František Matúš (Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic)
Polyquantoids and quantoids: quantum counteparts of polymatroids and matroids
Jun 30, 2016 Michael Lachmann (Santa Fe Institute, USA)
Function in physics
Apr 20, 2016 Robert Finn (Stanford University)
Edme Mariotte's legacy II
Apr 13, 2016 Robert Finn (Stanford University)
Edme Mariotte's legacy I
Mar 14, 2016 Wolfgang Spohn (Fachbereich Philosophie, Universität Konstanz, Germany)
A Guided Tour through the Cosmos of Ranking Theory
Mar 14, 2016 Meet the speaker (of the next seminar)
Jan 21, 2016 Adolfo Rabasa (Universität Bonn)
Nov 13, 2015 Markus Bachmayr (Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 6)
Sparse and low-rank approximations of parametric and stochastic partial differential equations
Nov 12, 2015 Sören Petrat (IST Austria, Austria)
Derivation of Mean-Field Dynamics for Fermions
Aug 20, 2015 Oliver Pfante (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Inferring Volatility in the Heston Model and its Relatives — an Information Theoretic Approach
Apr 8, 2015 Sajad Saeedinaeeni (Universität Leipzig)
Apr 1, 2015 Nataša Conrad (Zuse Institute Berlin, Biocomputing Group, Institut für Mathematik)
Fuzzy cycle-flow-based module detection in directed recurrence networks
Mar 17, 2015 Peter Gmeiner (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany)
Information-Theoretic Cheeger Inequalities
Feb 18, 2015 Ryszard Kostecki (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Canada)
Quantum information geometry as a foundation for quantum theory beyond quantum mechanics
Jan 15, 2015 František Matúš (Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Institute of Information Theory and Automation)
Algebraic Problems Related to Entropy Regions
Oct 15, 2014 Andreas Winter (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain)
Squashed entanglement, k-extendibility, quantum Markov chains, and recovery maps
Sep 16, 2014 Jim Portegies (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Complexity bounds for continuum versions of eigenfunction-embedding algorithms
Jun 25, 2014 Herbert Jäger (Jacobs University Bremen)
Shaping concepts in the dynamics of recurrent neural networks
Feb 21, 2014 Genaro López-Acedo (Universidad de Sevilla, Spain)
Convex minimization problems and nonexpansive type mappings in CAT(0) spaces
Dec 11, 2013 Christoph Salge (University of Hertfordshire)
Changing the Environment based on Empowerment as Intrinsic Motivation
Nov 26, 2013 Anna Jenčová (Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia)
Base norms and discrimination of generalized quantum channels
Nov 1, 2013 Stephan Luckhaus
Jul 10, 2013 Timm Lochmann (Institut für Softwaretechnik und Theoretische Informatik, TU Berlin, Germany)
Characterization of laminar activity patterns in cat visual cortex
Jul 8, 2013 Joseph Lizier (CSIRO, Sydney, Australia)
Towards a synergy-based approach to measuring information modification
Jun 19, 2013 Aasa Feragen (Max-Planck-Institut für biologische Kybernetik, Tübingen)
Geometric modeling and statistical analysis of anatomical trees
Jun 14, 2013 Jonathan Spreer (University of Queensland)
Parameterized Complexity of Discrete Morse Theory
Jun 12, 2013 Slava Matveev (Max-Planck-Institut für evolutionäre Anthropologie)
Dynamics of subsystems
Jun 6, 2013 Hyun Seok Yang (Institute for the Early Universe, Korea)
Emergent Spacetime and Quantum Gravity
Nov 15, 2012 Annette Baudisch (Max-Planck-Institut für Demografische Forschung, Rostock)
Getting to the Root of Aging
Sep 19, 2012 Guido Montúfar (Penn State University, USA)
Multivalued Restricted Boltzmann Machines (Hadamard products of mixtures of Segre products), part II
Sep 19, 2012 Guido Montúfar (Penn State University, USA)
Multivalued Restricted Boltzmann Machines (Hadamard products of mixtures of Segre products), part I
Sep 17, 2012 Takashi Suzuki (Osaka University)
Exclusion of boundary blowup for a 2D chemotaxis system provided with Dirichlet boundary condition for the Poisson part
Aug 7, 2012 Matthias Keller (Universität Jena)
Geometric and spectral consequences of upper curvature bounds on planar graphs
Aug 7, 2012 Yong Lin (Renmin University of China, Beijing)
Modified Ollivier's Ricci curvature on graphs and Ricci-flat graphs
Aug 7, 2012 Xueping Huang (Universität Bielefeld)
An analytic approach to stochastic completeness of weighted graphs
Jul 13, 2012 Stefan Adams (University of Warwick)
Jul 12, 2012 Stefan Adams (University of Warwick)
Jul 10, 2012 Stefan Adams (University of Warwick)
Introduction to Large deviations for stochastic processes
May 22, 2012 Anna Jenčová (Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia)
Reversibility conditions for quantum operations
May 14, 2012 Felix Pogorzelski (Universität Jena + MPI MiS, Leipzig)
The existence of the integrated density of states on amenable Cayley graphs
May 2, 2012 Matthias Keller (Universität Jena)
Negative curvature and spectrum of graph Laplacians
Aug 23, 2011 Markus Müller (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo (Ontario, Canada))
From operational axioms to quantum theory - and beyond?
Aug 16, 2011 Wolfgang Löhr (Universität Duisburg-Essen)
Convergence of Metric Measure Spaces
Jun 14, 2011 Ngoc Tran (UC Berkeley, USA)
Ranking with pairwise comparisons
Apr 14, 2011 Ulrike Tillmann (University of Oxford)
Apr 11, 2011 Yuriy Abramov (Pfizer Global Research and Development, Groton Laboratories)
Mar 23, 2011 Philipp Wichardt (Wirtschaftstheoretische Abteilung, Universität Bonn)
Accounting for Analogy Considerations in Strategic Interaction - Two Recent Equilibrium Models
Feb 9, 2011 Markus Müller (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Canada)
From operational axioms to quantum theory - and beyond?
Dec 15, 2010 Jürg Fröhlich (ETH Zürich, Switzerland)
Aug 12, 2010 Thomas Kahle (MPI MiS Leipzig)
Conditional Independence and Toric Fiber Products
Jul 2, 2009 Prithviraj Dasgupta (University of Nebraska, Omaha, USA)
Multi-robot Coalition Formation for Distributed Area Coverage
Jun 16, 2009 Katharina Habermann (Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen, Fachreferat Mathematik und Informatik)
Jun 8, 2009 Barbara Gentz (Fakultät für Mathematik, Universität Bielefeld)
Metastability in reversible diffusion processes
Apr 17, 2009 Markus Müller (TU Berlin)
Concentration of measure, typical quantum states with fixed mean energy, and emergence of Gibbs states
Apr 7, 2009 Milan Mosonyi (Technical University, Budapest)
Asymptotic state discrimination on lattice systems
Mar 25, 2009 Michael G. Sadovsky (Institute of Biophysics, Siberian Division of Russian Academy of Sciences Akademgorodok, Krasnoyarsk, Russia)
Mar 19, 2009 Peter Keller (MPI für Kognitions- und Neurowissenschaften, Leipzig)
Interpersonal coordination in musical groups
Nov 20, 2008 Ulrich Witt (Max-Planck-Institut für Ökonomie, Jena)
Propositions About Novelty
Nov 13, 2008 Massimo Warglien (Advanced School of Economics, Univ. Ca' Foscari, Venezia, Italy)
Developing Language Structure in the Lab
Oct 21, 2008 František Matúš (Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic)
Factorization of probability distributions and matroid representations by partitions
Aug 22, 2008 Hua Chen (Institute of Mathematics, Wuhan University, P.R. China)
Mar 17, 2008 Vagelis Harmandaris (MPI for Polymer Research Mainz)
Dec 11, 2007 Hua Chen (Wuhan University, P.R. China)
Nov 27, 2007 Ole Peters (Santa Fe Institute, USA)
Critical phenomena in atmospheric observations
Nov 8, 2007 Bernd Sturmfels (UC Berkeley, USA, and TU Berlin, Germany)
Semigraphoids, Permutohedra, and Mice
Nov 8, 2007 Reinhard Laubenbacher (Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Tech, USA)
Finite dynamical systems and their applications
Mar 27, 2007 David Luckhaus (UBC Vancouver, Department of Physical Chemistry)
Chemical reaction paths and spectroscopy
Jan 24, 2007 Sorin Pop (University of Technology, Eindhoven)
Dec 21, 2006 Reinhold Schneider (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel)
Dec 21, 2006 Boris Khoromskij (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Dec 18, 2006 Francois Hamel (Universite Aix-Marseille III)
Dec 14, 2006 Boris Khoromskij (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Tensor-product Decomposition of Operators and Functions
Dec 14, 2006 Christine Guenther (Max-Planck-Institut für Gravitationsphysik, Potsdam)
Nov 21, 2006 Milan Studený (Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Information Theory and Automation, Czech Republic)
The multiinformation function as a tool for measuring stochastic dependence
Nov 21, 2006 Milan Studený (Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Information Theory and Automation, Czech Republic)
A glance at graphical modelling in statistics and artificial intelligence
Nov 15, 2006 Hartmut Schwetlick (University of Bath)
Jul 26, 2006 Sanjay Jain (University of Delhi, India)
Jul 5, 2006 Ingo Kennerknecht (Institut für Humangenetik, Universität Münster)
Jun 30, 2006 David Wolpert (NASA Ames Research Center, USA, + MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Predictive Game Theory
Jun 22, 2006 David Wolpert (NASA Ames Research Center, USA, + MPI MiS, Leipzig)
No Free Lunch Theorem
Apr 7, 2006 Arnd Scheel (University of Minnesota)
Coarsening fronts
Feb 27, 2006 Christoph Wockel (TU Darmstadt)
Feb 24, 2006 Hua Chen (Wuhan University, China)
Feb 9, 2006 Wolfgang Löhr (Universität Erlangen, Institut für Mathematik, Germany)
Minimizing Measures in Shiftspaces
Jan 11, 2006 Guido Kanschat (Universität Heidelberg)
Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Incompressible Flow
Jan 11, 2006 Gerik Scheuermann (Universität Leipzig, Institut für Informatik)
Visualization of Graphs and Networks
Dec 21, 2005 Axel Mosig (MPI MiS, Leipzig + CAS-MPG Partner Institute for Computational Biology, Shanghai)
Dec 13, 2005 Keith Burns (Northwestern University, USA)
Dec 5, 2005 Dietrich Stauffer (Universität Köln, Institut für Theoretische Physik)
Competition between languages
Nov 23, 2005 Rainer Siegmund-Schultze (TU Berlin)
Nov 23, 2005 Arleta Szkola (TU Berlin)
Nov 9, 2005 Partha Guha (S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences)
Oct 18, 2005 Wolfgang Eisenberg (Arnold-Sommerfeld-Gesellschaft e. V.)
Sep 12, 2005 Lloyd Demetrius (Harvard University, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, USA)
Jul 15, 2005 Daphne Manoussaki (Vanderbilt University)
Mechanical and chemical forces during vascular network formation
Mar 18, 2005 Cosma Shalizi
Quantifying Self-Organization and Coherent Structures with Statistical Complexity
Feb 14, 2005 Homayoun Bagheri (MPI für Infektionsbiologie, Berlin)
Nov 15, 2004 Britta Basse (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Modelling human cancer cell lines exposed to a range of cancer therapies
Oct 15, 2004 David J.N. Wall (Biomathematics Research Centre, University of Canterbury, New Zealand)
Heart disease and calcium signaling in endothelial cells
Oct 11, 2004 Bruce Baguley (Auckland Cancer Society Research Centre, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand)
Modelling the Growth of Human Cancer
Oct 1, 2004 Augusto Visintin (University of Trento)
Jul 19, 2004 Harald Jockusch (Entwicklungsbiologie und Molekulare Pathologie, Universität Bielefeld)
Can mathematics provide fundamental contributions to biology? The example of topology
Jul 16, 2004 Helmut Abels (TU Darmstadt)
Jul 14, 2004 Bob Simon (Universität Göttingen)
Dynamical Fixed Points?
Jun 22, 2004 Raimar Wulkenhaar (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Jun 17, 2004 Bertfried Fauser (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Jan 30, 2004 Xiaonan Ma (Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France)
Bergman kernel, Heat kernel and constant scalar curvature
Dec 1, 2003 Alex Grossmann (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris)
Nov 25, 2002 Alexey Tuzhilin (Moscow State University)
Phylogenetic trees. The state of the art.
Oct 21, 2002 James Glazier (Indiana University, Bloomington, Institute of Biophysics, USA)
Sep 16, 2002 Wendelin Werner (Université de Paris-Sud, Orsay, Laboratoire de Mathématiques, France)
Conformal restriction
Sep 10, 2002 Fathi Dkhil (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Aug 5, 2002 Doron Zeilberger (Rutgers University, New Jersey)
Computer Algebra and Determinants
Mar 5, 2002 Alexander Shnirelman (Tel Aviv University)
Feb 4, 2002 Michal Marvan (Silesian University at Opava Opava, Mathematical Institute, Czech Republic)
Horizontal gauge cohomology of PDE's
Dec 20, 2001 Hoang Xuan Phu (National Center for Sciences and Technology, Hanoi)
Oct 25, 2001 Dirk Drasdo (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Sep 11, 2001 Piotr Bizon (Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Institute of Physics)
Sep 7, 2001 Alex A. Lushnikov (Karpov Inst. of Physical Chemistry, Moscow)
Jun 1, 2001 Toshi Ogawa (Osaka University Osaka, Faculty of Engineering Science, Japan)
Mar 14, 2001 Joel Smoller (University of Michigan, USA)
Dec 18, 2000 Hansjörg Geiges (Universiteit Leiden)
Dec 15, 2000 Hansjörg Geiges (Universiteit Leiden)
Jul 25, 2000 Marko Vishik (Moscow + MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Jul 25, 2000 Marko Vishik (Moscow + MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Jul 13, 2000 Minyou Qi (Wuhan University, China + MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Apr 4, 2000 Erik Plahte (Agricultural University of Norway)
Mar 21, 2000 Lorenzo Giacomelli (Universita La Sapienza, Rome, Italy)
Feb 21, 2000 Julius Wess (Universität München)
Feb 14, 2000 Gerassimos Barbatis (FORTH, Kreta, Greece)
Feb 14, 2000 Jens Rittscher (University of Oxford, Institute for Robotics, United Kingdom)
Nov 10, 1999 Andrey Polezhaev (Lebedev Physical Institute, Russia)
Oct 13, 1999 Niko Tzoukmanis (Universitaet Augsburg)
Oct 12, 1999 David Kinderlehrer (CMU Pittsburgh)
Sep 21, 1999 Alexander Shnirelman (Tel-Aviv University + MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Jun 15, 1999 Slava Matveyev (SUNY at Stony Brook + MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Apr 14, 1999 Anton Petrunin (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Mar 23, 1999 Steffen Heinze (Universität Heidelberg)
Mar 18, 1999 George Papanicolaou (Stanford University)
Oct 19, 1998 Eugene Terentjev (University of Cambridge)
May 22, 1998 Domenico Giulini (Universität Zürich, Department Physik)
Jan 20, 1998 Xiaowei Peng
Jan 13, 1998 René Schilling
Dec 17, 1997 Jörg Grigull (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Dec 17, 1997 Fotios Giannakopoulos (Universität Köln)
Nov 12, 1997 Kaushik Bhattacharya (Caltech + MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Nov 12, 1997 Kaushik Bhattacharya (Caltech + MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Nov 10, 1997 Kaushnik Bhattacharya (Caltech + MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Nov 10, 1997 Kaushik Bhattacharya (Caltech + MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Sep 9, 1997 Tilmann Wurzbacher (Strasbourg)
Sep 9, 1997 Matthias Schwarz (Stanford)
Sep 4, 1997 Matthias Schwarz (Stanford)
Jul 23, 1997 Svetlana Katok (Pennsylvania State University)
Apr 29, 1997 Marek Radzikowski (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Apr 22, 1997 Marek Radzikowski (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Apr 17, 1997 F. Pasemann
Apr 17, 1997 J. Jost (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Apr 17, 1997 K. Holthausen
Apr 17, 1997 O. Breidbach

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