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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): Henry Landau (Columbia University)
Toeplitz Matrices: Theme and Variations click for abstract

Keynote Address (Thursday Evening): Judith Grabiner (Pitzer College)
Mathematics and Culture: Geometry and Everything Else click for abstract

Norbert Wiener Colloquium (Friday Afternoon):Andrea Bertozzi (UCLA)
Geometric graph-based methods for high dimensional data click for abstract

February 18
February 19
    Morning speakers   Morning speakers

Joel Tropp (Caltech)
Universality laws for randomized dimension reduction

9:30-10:00 Justin Romberg (Georgia Tech)
Bilinear lifting for applications in signal processing
9:45-10:15   Boris Gramatikov (JHU School of Medicine)
Detecting central fixation by means of retinal birefringence scanning and time-frequency analysis
10:15-10:45 Azita Mayeli (CUNY, Queensborough and Graduate Center)
The Fugelde conjecture holds in Zp2
10:30-11:00   Kathy Merrill (Colorado College)
Smooth well-localized Parseval wavelets based on simple wavelet sets in Rn
11:00-11:30 Hassan Mansour (Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs)
Multipath Removal by Online Blind Deconvolution in Through-the-Wall-Imaging
11:15-11:45   Alex Iosevich (University of Rochester)
Point configurations inside thin subsets of Euclidean space
11:45-12:15 Amit Singer (Princeton)
Solving the 3-D Puzzle of Rotation Assignment in Single Particle Cryo-Electron Microscopy


11:45-1:00   Lunch 12:15-1:45 Lunch
    Afternoon speakers   Afternoon speakers
1:00-1:30   Richard G. Spencer (NIH)
Application of the Multidimensional Inverse Laplace Transform and Compressed Sensing in Magnetic Resonance Relaxometry for Tissue Characterization
1:45-2:15 Deguang Han (University of Central Florida)
Duality for Group Representation Frames
1:45-2:15   Piya Pal (University of Maryland, College Park)
Difference set sampling for Source Localization and Beyond
2:30-3:00 Ozgur Yilmaz (University of British Columbia)
Near-optimal compression for compressed sensing


  Robert Taylor (Mitre)
Analog Coding: Knots, Tori, Tube Packing, and Why The Digital Era May Not Last Forever

Norbert Wiener Colloquium
Andrea Bertozzi (UCLA)
Geometric graph-based methods for high dimensional data
(The Norbert Wiener Colloquium will be followed by High Tea)

3:15-3:45   Rodney Kerby (Morgan State University)
Spectral Analysis in non-Archimedean Hilbert Spaces


4:00-4:50   Norbert Wiener Center Distinguished Lecturer
Henry Landau (Columbia University)
Toeplitz Matrices: Theme and Variations


5:00   Student and Post-doc poster sessions    
    Thursday Evening Program    
6:30   Introductory remarks by Scott Wolpert and Norbert Wiener Center Director, John J. Benedetto    
6:45   Keynote Speaker
Judith Grabiner (Pitzer College)
Mathematics and Culture: Geometry and Everything Else

7:30   Social, Light Dinner, Refreshments    

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