FFT 2010 will take place February 18 - 19,
in the Department of Mathematics at Maryland, with talks to run
all day Thursday and Friday. Thursday evening will end with a
keynote address, followed by light dinner and drinks for all participants
and friends of the Norbert Wiener Center.
Our Keynote Speaker on Thursday night will be William Noel, curator
of Manuscripts and Rare Books at
the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, MD, which oversees the Archimedes
Palimpsest Project. The text of the Palimpsest is of significant historical value, and the
text retrieval process uses modern image processing and multispectral sensing. Dr. Noel
is also the co-author of The Archimedes
Codex: How a Medieval Prayer Book Is Revealing the
True Genius of Antiquity's Greatest Scientist.
Thursday afternoon features a talk in our Norbert Wiener Center Distinguished Lecturer Series by
Elias Stein, of Princeton University, and Friday afternoon
will feature the Norbert Wiener Colloquium, by Charles Fefferman of
Princeton University. The full list of confirmed speakers is
In 2010, we shall continue to host a student poster session. More information is available at the poster information page. Limited support is available for interested graduate students and postdocs.
If you have any questions, please contact Radu Balan.
If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for the February Fourier Talks, we encourage you to visit our sponsorship page.
For more information on FFT 2010, please contact Chris Shaw at schris at umd.edu, or by phone at (301) 405-5158.