# All events

## Friday, September 1, 2017

### Student Probability/PDE Seminar: Geomety of Polymers in Last Passage Percolation Under Various Constraints

Seminar | September 1 | 2:10-3:30 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

### Student / postdoc PDE seminar: Approximation schemes for mean curvature motion

Seminar | September 1 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

### Student Arithmetic Geometry Seminar: Organizational meeting

Seminar | September 1 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

## Tuesday, September 5, 2017

### Seminar 217, Risk Management: Sparse Low Rank Dictionary Learning

Seminar | September 5 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall

### Applied Math Seminar: Multi-fidelity surrogate-based parameter estimation

Seminar | September 5 | 2-3 p.m. | Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 50A-5132

### 3-Manifold Seminar: Algorithmic homeomorphism of 3-manifolds as a corollary of geometrization

Seminar | September 5 | 2:10-3:30 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

### Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry: Auslander-Reiten duality for commutative rings: a survey of some recent developments

Seminar | September 5 | 3:45-4:45 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

### Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry: Symbolic Powers Part 1: Symbolic Powers and the Zariski-Nagata Theorem

Seminar | September 5 | 5-6 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

## Wednesday, September 6, 2017

### Topology Seminar (Introductory Talk): Background for research talk

Seminar | September 6 | 2-3 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

### Sharp threshold for K4-percolation

Seminar | September 6 | 3:10-4 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

### Stochastic First-Order Methods in Data Analysis and Reinforcement Learning

Seminar | September 6 | 4-5 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

### Representation Theory and Mathematical Physics Seminar: An elliptic Schur-Weyl construction of the rectangular representation of the DAHA

Seminar | September 6 | 4-5 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

### Topology Seminar (Main Talk): Local constructions of triangulated manifolds.

Seminar | September 6 | 4-5 p.m. | 3 Evans Hall

## Thursday, September 7, 2017

### LaTeX: Creating Tables, Figures, and Bibliographies

Workshop | September 7 | 4-5 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Kresge Engineering Library Training Room 110MD

### Annual Meeting: State of the Department

Seminar | September 7 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 60 Evans Hall

## Friday, September 8, 2017

### Student Probability/PDE Seminar: The Weight, Geometry and Coalescence of Scaled Polymers in Brownian Last Passage Percolation

Seminar | September 8 | 2:10-3:30 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

### Logic Colloquium: Model theory of invariant probabilistic constructions

Colloquium | September 8 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 60 Evans Hall

## Monday, September 11, 2017

### Combinatorics Seminar: Asymptotics of the number of standard Young tableaux of skew shape

Seminar | September 11 | 12-1 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

### Differential Geometry Seminar: Constant scalar curvature metrics on blow-ups of Kahler surfaces

Seminar | September 11 | 1-2 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

### String-Math Seminar: Monodromy and quantizations

Seminar | September 11 | 2-3 p.m. | 402 LeConte Hall

### Arithmetic Geometry and Number Theory RTG Seminar: Exceptional splitting of reductions of abelian surfaces with real multiplication

Seminar | September 11 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

### Student Algebraic Geometry Seminar: Tian-Todorov theorems

Seminar | September 11 | 4-5 p.m. | 748 Evans Hall

### Number Theory Seminar: Exceptional splitting of reductions of abelian surfaces with real multiplication

Seminar | September 11 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall | Canceled

### Analysis and PDE Seminar: Two-bubble dynamics for the equivariant wave maps equation.

Seminar | September 11 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

## Tuesday, September 12, 2017

### Seminar 217, Risk Management: Social Finance and the Postmodern Portfolio: Theory and Practice

Seminar | September 12 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall

### 3-Manifold Seminar: Algorithmic homeomorphism of 3-manifolds as a corollary of geometrization (continued)

Seminar | September 12 | 2:10-3:30 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

### Student Harmonic Analysis and PDE Seminar (HADES): A Sharp Schrödinger Maximal Estimate in $\mathbb R^2$

Seminar | September 12 | 3:40-5 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

### Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry: The Fellowship of the Ring: Changing Views on Curves and Surfaces

Seminar | September 12 | 3:45-4:45 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

### Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry: Changing Views on Curves and Surfaces

Seminar | September 12 | 3:45-4:45 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

### Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry: Evolutions and Second Symbolic Powers

Seminar | September 12 | 5-6 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

## Wednesday, September 13, 2017

### Topology Seminar (Introductory Talk): Dehn surgery, lattice theory, and Heegaard Floer homology

Seminar | September 13 | 2-3 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

### Matrix Concentration for Expander Walks

Seminar | September 13 | 3:10-4 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

### Topology Seminar (Main Talk): The prism manifold realization problem

Seminar | September 13 | 4-5 p.m. | 3 Evans Hall

### Phase transitions in random constraint satisfaction problems

Seminar | September 13 | 4-5 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

## Thursday, September 14, 2017

### Mathematics Department Colloquium: What is the AdS/CFT correspondence?

Colloquium | September 14 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 60 Evans Hall

## Friday, September 15, 2017

### Talking About Combinatorial Objects Student Seminar: Introduction to Matroids

Seminar | September 15 | 1-2 p.m. | 748 Evans Hall

### Student Probability/PDE Seminar: Stochastic Differential Equations with Critical Drifts

Seminar | September 15 | 2:10-3:30 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

### Student Arithmetic Geometry Seminar: Log étale fundamental groups and families

Seminar | September 15 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

## Monday, September 18, 2017

### Combinatorics Seminar: The geometry of gaussoids

Seminar | September 18 | 12-1 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

### String-Math Seminar: Koszul duality patterns in quantum field theory.

Seminar | September 18 | 2-3 p.m. | 402 LeConte Hall

### Probability Student Seminar: MCMC and Mixing of Markov Chains

Seminar | September 18 | 2-3 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

### Probabilistic Operator Algebra seminar: Twisted canonical anti-commutation relations and twisted independence

Seminar | September 18 | 3-5 p.m. | 736 Evans Hall

### Arithmetic Geometry and Number Theory RTG Seminar: “The cuspidal subgroup, bigly”

Seminar | September 18 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

### Student Algebraic Geometry Seminar: Equivariant localization for periodic cyclic homology

Seminar | September 18 | 4-5 p.m. | 748 Evans Hall

### Analysis and PDE Seminar: Resolvent estimates and wave asymptotics for manifolds with cylindrical ends

Seminar | September 18 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

## Tuesday, September 19, 2017

### Seminar 217, Risk Management: Change-point detection for stochastic processes

Seminar | September 19 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall

### 3-Manifold Seminar: Invariants of spatial graphs

Seminar | September 19 | 2:10-3:30 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

### Student Harmonic Analysis and PDE Seminar (HADES): A wave packet parametrix for wave equations

Seminar | September 19 | 3:40-5 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

### Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry: The Fellowship of the Ring: First Steps towards Tropical Hirzebruch-Riemann-Roch

Seminar | September 19 | 3:45-4:45 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall | Canceled

### Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry: The Fellowship of the Ring: A Survey of Riemann-Roch in Tropical Geometry

Seminar | September 19 | 3:45-4:45 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

### Commutative Algebra Student Seminar: Matroids, Graphs, and Symbolic Powers of Monomial Ideals

Seminar | September 19 | 5-6 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

## Wednesday, September 20, 2017

### Topology Seminar (Introductory Talk): Background for research talk

Seminar | September 20 | 2-3 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

### Parking

Seminar | September 20 | 3:10-4 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

### Adaptation via convex optimization in two nonparametric estimation problems

Seminar | September 20 | 4-5 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

### Representation Theory and Mathematical Physics Seminar: Supports and tensor ideals in stable module categories.

Seminar | September 20 | 4-5 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

### Topology Seminar (Main Talk): Discrete isometry groups of higher rank symmetric spaces

Seminar | September 20 | 4-5 p.m. | 3 Evans Hall

### Applied Math Seminar: Topology Optimization of Nonlinear Problems in Solid and Fluid Mechanics

Seminar | September 20 | 4-5 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

## Thursday, September 21, 2017

### Mathematics Department Colloquium: Geometry, dynamics, and the moduli space of Riemann surfaces

Colloquium | September 21 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 60 Evans Hall

## Friday, September 22, 2017

### Talking About Combinatorial Objects Student Seminar: Oriented Matroids

Seminar | September 22 | 1-2 p.m. | 748 Evans Hall

### Student Probability/PDE Seminar: Stochastic Homogenization for Hamilton-Jacobi Equation with Non-convex Hamiltonian Function

Seminar | September 22 | 2:10-3:30 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

### Logic Colloquium: Mekler construction in generalized stability

Colloquium | September 22 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 60 Evans Hall

### Student / postdoc PDE seminar: Approximation schemes for mean curvature motion 2

Seminar | September 22 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

## Monday, September 25, 2017

### Combinatorics Seminar: Pattern Posets and Poset Fibrations

Seminar | September 25 | 12:10-1 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

### String-Math Seminar: Double-elliptic Macdonald Polynomials

Seminar | September 25 | 2-3 p.m. | 402 LeConte Hall

### Bay Area Microlocal Analysis Seminar: Semiclassical resolvent estimates away from trapping

Seminar | September 25 | 2:40-3:30 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

### Probabilistic Operator Algebra Seminar: Microstates free entropy: definition, examples and applications.

Seminar | September 25 | 3-5 p.m. | 736 Evans Hall

### Arithmetic Geometry and Number Theory RTG Seminar: Rational motivic path spaces

Seminar | September 25 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

### Bay Area Microlocal Analysis Seminar: Resonances on asymptotically hyperbolic manifolds; the ambient metric approach

Seminar | September 25 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

## Tuesday, September 26, 2017

### Seminar 217, Risk Management: Machine Learning and Alternative Data in Fundamental-based Quantitative Equity

Seminar | September 26 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall

### Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence: A talk by Max Tegmark

Lecture | September 26 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, 430-8 Wozniak Lounge

### Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry: The belly of a minimal free resolution

Seminar | September 26 | 3:45-4:45 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

### Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry: Symbolic Powers of Determinantal Ideals

Seminar | September 26 | 5-6 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

## Wednesday, September 27, 2017

### Invertibility and condition number of sparse random matrices

Seminar | September 27 | 3:10-4 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

### Negative Dependence and Sampling in Machine Learning

Seminar | September 27 | 4-5 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

### Applied Math Seminar: Topology Optimization for Multiscale and Multiphysics Design

Seminar | September 27 | 4-5 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

## Thursday, September 28, 2017

### Mathematics Department Colloquium: Tensors and their Eigenvectors

Colloquium | September 28 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 60 Evans Hall

### GraphXD Seminar: Graph Clustering Algorithms

Seminar | September 28 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

## Friday, September 29, 2017

### Student Probability/PDE Seminar: A Condition for Long-Range Order in Discrete Spin Systems

Seminar | September 29 | 2:10-3:30 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall