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FFT 2015 Schedule

Below is the list of speakers and the schedule of time slots. Click on any talk title to see an abstract for the talk.

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

Norbert Wiener Center Distinguished Lecturer (Thursday Afternoon): Robert Calderbank (Duke University)
The Art of Measurement click for abstract

Keynote Address (Thursday Evening): Ali Hirsa (Columbia University)
Methods for Post Trade Allocation click for abstract

Norbert Wiener Colloquium (Friday Afternoon):Richard Baraniuk (Rice University)
Compressive Nonsensing click for abstract

February 19
February 20
    Morning speakers   Morning speakers

Jeff Sieracki (SR2 Group, Inc.)
Sparse Key Point Representations of Dynamic and Amorphous Structure

9:00-9:30 Kristine Rosfjord (The MITRE Corporation)
9:45-10:15   Eric Weber (Iowa State University)
Spectral Properties of Hadamard Matrices
9:45-10:15 Loukas Grafakos (University of Missouri)
Fractional differentiation: Leibniz meets Hölder
10:30-11:00   Jan Ernst (SIEMENS Corporation)
The trace model for invariant signal representations.
10:30-11:00 Petros Boufounos (Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs)
Coding for inference: Universal Quantization and Embeddings
11:15-11:45   Alex Powell (Vanderbilt University)
Error bounds for consistent reconstruction
11:15-11:45 Judith Packer (University of Colorado)
Projective multiresolution structures for Hilbert modules over unital C*-algebras


11:45-1:30   Lunch 11:45-1:30 Lunch
    Afternoon speakers   Afternoon speakers
1:30-2:00   Rebecca Willett (University of Wisconsin)
Poisson Inverse Problems with Physical Constraints
1:30-2:00 Robert Rand (NGA)
Approaches for Characterizing Non-Linear Mixtures in Hyperspectral Imagery
2:15-2:45   Demetrio Labate (University of Houston)
Directional multiscale representations for phenotypic profiling in neuronal imaging.
2:15-2:45 Deanna Needell (Claremont McKenna College)
Recovering overcomplete sparse representations from structured sensing


  C. Sinan Güntürk (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences)
A decade of news on quantization

Norbert Wiener Colloquium
Richard Baraniuk (Rice University)
Compressive Nonsensing
(The Norbert Wiener Colloquium will be followed by High Tea)

4:00-4:50   Norbert Wiener Center Distinguished Lecturer
Robert Calderbank (Duke University)
The Art of Measurement


5:00   Student poster sessions    
    Thursday Evening Program    
6:30   Introductory remarks by Scott Wolpert and Norbert Wiener Center Director, John J. Benedetto    
6:45   Keynote Speaker
Ali Hirsa (Columbia University)
Methods for Post Trade Allocation

7:30   Social, Light Dinner, Refreshments