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Below is the schedule of talks and time slots; a list of speakers is available here. Click on any speaker's name to get their title and abstract.

The main events include our Distinguished Lecturer, Gilbert Strang, on Thursday afternoon; our Keynote speaker, Mario Livio, Thursday at 6:45 pm, followed by a light dinner reception on the second floor rotunda of the Mathematics building; and Peter Jones will give the Norbert Wiener Colloquium on Friday at 3:00 pm, followed by High Tea for all participants of the FFT.

     Thursday Talks
February 16
   Friday Talks
February 17
         
    Morning speakers   Morning speakers
9:00-9:30  

Sandra Saliani (Università degli Studi della Basilicata)
Characterizations of some types of linear independence of integer translates

  Götz Pfander (Jacobs University)
A two sided Bourgain Tzafriri Restricted Invertibility Theorem
9:45-10:15   Fred Goodman (MITRE Corporation)
Increasing Speaker Recognition Algorithm Agility and Effectiveness for “Unseen” Conditions
  Teresa Przytycka (NIH)
Using network flow to bridge the gap between genotype and phenotype
10:30-11:00   Marcin Bownik (University of Oregon)
Existence of frames with prescribed norms and frame operator
  Alfred Hero (University of Michigan)
Extracting correlation structure from large random matrices
11:15-11:45   Richard Leapman (NIH)
Nanoscale 3D reconstruction of cells by electron tomography and related techniques
  Andrzej Brodzik (MITRE Corporation)
On perfect sequences with unique differences

 

       
12:00 - 1:30   Lunch   Lunch
         
    Afternoon speakers   Afternoon speakers
1:30-2:00   Arpad Benyi (Western Washington University)
Bilinear pseudodifferential operators of Hörmander type
  Guillermo Sapiro (University of Minnesota)
Collaborative and structured signal modeling and processing
2:15-2:45   Ivan Selesnick (Polytechnic Institute of New York University)
Sparse signal representation and the tunable Q-factor wavelet transform
  Heiko Claussen (Siemens Corporation)
Direction of Arrival Estimation for Multiple Source Tracking (MUST) in Industrial Environments

3:00-3:30

  Rachel Ward (University of Texas at Austin)
Robust image recovery via total variation minimization
  Norbert Wiener Colloquium (3:00-3:50)
Peter Jones (Yale)
Product Formulas for Positive Measures and Applications
(The Norbert Wiener Colloquium will be followed by High Tea)
4:00-4:50   Norbert Wiener Center Distinguished Lecturer
Gilbert Strang (MIT)
Doubly Infinite Matrices: Algebra Needs Help From Analysis
 

 

5:00   Student poster sessions    
         
    Thursday Evening Program    
6:30   Introductory remarks by Norbert Wiener Center Director, John J. Benedetto    
6:45   Keynote Speaker
Mario Livio (Space Telescope Science Institute)
Is God a Mathematician?
   
7:30   Social, Light Dinner, Refreshments    
SR2 Group Birkhauser Springer NSF
SIAM MiMoCloud Australian Science

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