Fall 2005
Section 3: Current Literature in Applied Mathematics

Instructor: Luminita Vese
Office: MS 7620-D.

In this weekly seminar, graduate students read and present papers from current literature in applied mathematics.

Topics are (but not limited to): variational models (energy minimization), non-linear partial differential equations (elliptic and parabolic), functions of bounded variation, inverse problems, image analysis (including medical imaging), free boundary problems, curve evolution. Additional topics such as wavelets and Besov spaces, statistical methods and stochastic differential equations could be discussed as well.

Meeting times and locations: Thursdays 12-1pm (in MS 7608), or Mondays 4-5pm (in MS 6229), see schedule below.

Graduate Students Participants in the Spring Quarter:
Adam Cone, Yana Landa, Jason Chung, Triet Le, Linh Lieu, Jeremy Brandman, Lin He, Jinjun Xu, Nicolay Tanushev, Igor Yanovskiy, Ernie Esser, and Zhenkuan Pan, Visiting scholar.

Each enrolled student giving 2h presentation will receive credit.

Interested students should contact Luminita Vese.

Schedule this quarter:
Week 1: Thursday, Oct.6: Linh Lieu and Triet Le will give each one a half-hour presentation, in MS 7608, time 12-1pm.
Week 2: Thursday, Oct. 13: no meeting this week
Week 3: Thursday, Oct. 20: TBA (in MS 7608, time 12-1pm)
Week 4: Thursday, Oct. 27: TBA (in MS 7608, time 12-1pm)
Week 5: Monday, Oct. 31st: talk by Triet Le, continuation (in MS 6229, 4-5pm)
Week 5: Thursday, Nov. 3: no meeting due to conflict with CCB presentations
Week 6: Monday, Nov. 7: talk by Linh Lieu, continuation (in MS 6229, 4-5pm)
Week 6: Thursday, Nov. 10: no meeting this week
Week 7: Monday, Nov. 14: talk by Lin He (tentative, in MS 6229, 4-5pm)
Week 7: Thursday, Nov. 17: TBA (in MS 7608, time 12-1pm)
Week 9: Monday, Nov. 21: Herbert H.H. Chang, Graduate Student, UCLA School of Medicine.
Week 9: Thursday, Dec. 1st: TBA (in MS 7608, time 12-1pm)
Week 10: Monday, Dec. 5: Jason Chung (in MS 6229, time 4-5pm)
Week 10: Thursday, Dec. 8: TBA (in MS 7608, time 12-1pm)