SIAM Student Chapter Seminar

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Fall 2021

date and time location speaker title
Sept 20, 4 PM Ingraham 214 Julia Lindberg (Electrical and Computer Engineering) Polynomial system solving in applications
Sept 27, 4 PM, Zoom (refreshments and conference call in 307) William Cocke (US Army)
Oct 4, 2:45 PM TBA Anjali Nair (Math)
Oct 11, 4 PM, Zoom (refreshments and conference call in 307) Kurt Ehlert (Trading Strategy Developer at Auros)
Oct 18, 4 PM TBA Jason Tochinsky (Math)
Oct 25, 4 PM, Zoom (refreshments and conference call in 307) Patrick Bardsley (Machine Learning Engineer at Cirrus Logic)
Nov 8, 4 PM, Zoom (refreshments and conference call in 307) Liban Mohammed(Machine Learning Engineer at MITRE)
Dec 6, 4 PM TBA Hongxu Chen(Math)

Abstracts

Sept 20, Julia Lindberg (Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Polynomial systems arise naturally in many applications in engineering and the sciences. This talk will outline classes of homotopy continuation algorithms used to solve them. I will then describe ways in which structures such as irreducibility, symmetry and sparsity can be used to improve computational speed. The efficacy of these algorithms will be demonstrated on systems in power systems engineering, statistics and optimization


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