Math 290J (section 2) current literature in applied mathematics
Mathematical models for image processing and medical imaging
(joint with the activity group SIG-PDE from the Center for Computational Biology)

Organizer: Luminita Vese. E-mail:

Time: Friday, 1:00pm-2:00pm.

Location: MS 7608.

Enrolled students:
Presentations, Time and Location:
Please note that some meetings will be at a different time and location.

  • Wednesday, January 20, 4-5pm (MS 6229): Shantanu Joshi, UCLA LONI (guest speaker), Diffeomorphic Shape Analysis of Continuous Curves

  • Friday, January 22, 1-2pm (MS 7608): Matthew Keegan, Fuzzy logic for multichannel region-based segmentation and tracking

  • Friday, January 29, 1-2pm (MS 7608): Rongjie Lai, Metric-Induced Optimal Embedding for Intrinsic 3D Shape Analysis

  • Wednesday, February 3, 4-5pm (MS 6229): Alan Yuille, UCLA, Statistics Dept., guest speaker, Recursive Compositional Models of Vision

  • Friday, February 5, 1-2pm (MS 7608): no meeting this week (some of us are at a conference)

  • Friday, February 12, 1-2pm (MS 7608): Ming Yan, on The backward heat equation (analysis and approximations)

  • Friday, February 19, 1-2pm (MS 7608): Ernie Esser, on Primal Dual Algorithms for Convex Models and Applications to Image Restoration, Registration and Nonlocal Inpainting

  • Wednesday, February 24, 4-5pm (MS 6229): Blaise Bourdin, Louisiana State University (guest speaker), Modeling Crack Formation in Enhanced Geothermal Systems: A Variational Fracture Approach

  • Friday, February 26, 1-2pm (MS 7608): no meeting this week (note the relevant applied maths. colloquium above).

  • Friday, March 5, 1-2pm (MS 7608): Carl Lederman

  • Friday, March 12, 1-2pm (MS 7608): Alex Chen