Applied Algebra and Analysis Online Seminar (AAA) aims at bringing together researchers that develop algebraic and analytic tools to tackle problems coming from different areas of science and engineering.

Weekly date during term: Friday 14:00-15:30 (CEST) at

Winter Semester 2020/2021

Date Title Speaker
30.10 Exact Solutions in Log-Concave Maximum Likelihood Estimation Alexandros Grosdos (TU Munich)
6.11 The geometric measure of level sets of random polynomials Federico Dalmao Artigas (Universidad de la República)
13.11 Douglas-Rachford and Sudoku Puzzle: Finite Termination and Local Linear Convergence Jingwei Liang (University of Cambridge)
20.11 Reciprocal ML-degree of Brownian Motion Tree Models Aida Maraj (MPI MiS)
27.11 Gradient methods for sparse low-rank matrix recovery André Uschmajew (MPI MiS)
4.12 Nodes on Spectrahedra Taylor Brysiewicz (MPI MiS)
11.12 Analysis of Stochastic Gradient Descent in Continuous Time Jonas Latz (University of Cambridge)
15.01 TBA Arthur Bik (MPI MiS)
22.01 TBA Winfried Bruns (Universität Osnabrück)
5.02 TBA Matthias Schütt (Leibniz Universität Hannover)
12.02 TBA Anna-Laura Sattelberger (MPI MiS)

AAA is a joint initiative of research groups from Technische Universität Braunschweig and Universität Osnabrück.
It is organized by Timo de Wolff, Khazhgali Kozhasov, Stefan Kunis, Dirk Lorenz and Tim Römer.

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Past Talks

Summer Semester 2020

Date Title Speaker
15.05 The Jacobian of metabolic networks Nicola Vassena (FU Berlin)
22.05 Counting isolated points outside the image of a polynomial map Boulos El Hilany (RICAM)
28.05 (!This talk in on Thursday!) Learning with graph neural networks Niklas Breustedt (TU Braunschweig)
12.06 Learning algebraic decompositions using Prony structures Ulrich von der Ohe (University of Genova)
19.06 Toric Geometry and discrete statistical models with rational MLE Eliana Duarte (OVGU Magdeburg)
26.06 A central limit theorem for the two-sided descent statistic on Coxeter groups Frank Roettger (MPI MiS)
03.07 Partial recovery in the graph alignment problem Georgina Hall (INSEAD)
10.07 Structure Learning for Cyclic Linear Causal Models Carlos Améndola (TU Munich)
17.07 Prony-type polynomials Anna Veselovska (TU Braunschweig)
24.07 Approximate counting via polynomial capacity Jonathan Leake (TU Berlin)