October 11, 2016

Program

The conference will feature lectures by Vin de Silva, Associate Professor of Mathematics at Pomona College, on the following topics.

  1. Winding Numbers
  2. Cycles and Cocycles, Sensor Network Coverage
  3. Persistent Homology
  4. Topological Data Analysis
  5. Persistence Diagrams
  6. Zigzag Persistence
  7. The Stability Theorem
  8. Topological Dimensionality Reduction
  9. Persistence, Category Theory, and Reeb Graphs — part 1
  10. Persistence, Category Theory, and Reeb Graphs — part 2

Daily Schedule

The following is a tentative daily schedule for the conference:

9:00 – 9:15 — welcome and announcements (Neill 226)
9:15 – 10:30 — lecture (Neill 226)
10:30 – 10:45 — break (Neill 400)
10:45 – 12:00 — lecture (Neill 226)
12:00 – 1:30 — lunch
1:30 – 3:00 — software lab (Monday through Thursday; Neill 302 and 304)
3:00 – 3:30 — break (Monday through Thursday; Neill 400)
3:30 – 5:00 — open lab and discussion (Monday through Wednesday); poster session (Thursday)

In addition, the conference will feature a reception on Monday at 6pm in the Weyerhaeuser Board Room, an excursion on Wednesday evening, and a poster session on Thursday at 3:30pm in the Smail Gallery (Olin-Rice Science Center).