# Previous Weekly Bulletins

# Special Events

# Math Seminars

- Algebraic
Geometry Seminar

- Analysis Seminar
- Applied Mathematics Seminar
- Applied Math Lab Seminar
- Atmosphere Ocean Science Colloquium
- Atmosphere Ocean Science Student Seminar
- Biomathematics/
Computational Biology Colloquium

- Computational Neuroscience and Biology Seminars
- Geometric Analysis and Topology Seminar
- Geometry Seminar
- Grad Student & Postdoc Seminar
- Harmonic Analysis and Signal Processing Seminar
- Magneto-Fluid Dynamics Seminar
- Mathematical Finance Seminar
- Mathematics Colloquium
- Number Theory Seminar
- Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing Seminar
- NYU Poly Mathematics Colloquium
- Probability and Mathematical Physics Seminar
- Dynamical Systems Seminar

# CS Seminars

- CS Colloquium
- Cryptography Seminar
- Formal Methods Seminar
- Machine Learning Seminar
- Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing Seminar
- Theory Seminar

# Previous Bulletins

### THURSDAY, JANUARY 15

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

New Instabilities of Viscoelastic Free Surfaces

Andrew Belmonte, W.G. Pritchard Laboratories

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.html

### FRIDAY, JANUARY 16

NYU WORKSHOP ON COMPUTATIONAL AND BIOLOGICAL LEARNING:An All-Day Event,10:00 A.M. - 5:40 P.M., WWH 1302

18 speakers from CS, Math, CNS, Stern, Psychology, and Steinhardt. Program and information available at

http://www.cs.nyu.edu/~yann/nyuwcbl/index.html

### THURSDAY, JANUARY 22

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Microrheology and Stress Fluctuations in Living Cells

Andy Lau, University of Pennsylvania

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.html

### FRIDAY, JANUARY 23

CAOS STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES:3:45 - 5:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Research in the Antarctic

Ryan Walker

There will also be a discussion about schedule

http://math.nyu.edu/caos_teaching/student_seminar/

### MONDAY, JANUARY 26

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY'S WINTER 2004 DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES:11:00 A.M., Interschool Lab, 7th floor, Shapiro CEPSR Building

Prospects for Quantum Computation

David DiVincenzo, IBM Research

Hosted by Columbia's Computer Science Department

http://www.cs.columbia.edu/lectureseries_divincenzo.html

### TUESDAY, JANUARY 27

GEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 613

On Conflict-Free Colorings

Shakhar Smorodinsky, Tel Aviv University and MSRI

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html

### WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Atmospheric Boundary Layers in the Framework of Multiple Scales Asymptotics

Rupert Klein, Potsdam Institut für Klimafolgenforschung

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/

### THURSDAY, JANUARY 29

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Dynamics of the Ancient Carbon Cycle

Dan Rothman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.html

### FRIDAY, JANUARY 30

CAOS STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES:3:45 - 5:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Statistically Relevant Conserved Quantities in Systems with Many Conservation Laws

Rafail Abramov

There will also be a discussion about schedule

http://math.nyu.edu/caos_teaching/student_seminar/

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### THURSDAY, JANUARY 22

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Microrheology and Stress Fluctuations in Living Cells

Andy Lau, University of Pennsylvania

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.html

### FRIDAY, JANUARY 23

CAOS STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES:3:45 - 5:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Research in the Antarctic

Ryan Walker

There will also be a discussion about schedule

http://math.nyu.edu/caos_teaching/student_seminar/

### MONDAY, JANUARY 26

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY'S WINTER 2004 DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES:11:00 A.M., Interschool Lab, 7th floor, Shapiro CEPSR Building

Prospects for Quantum Computation

David DiVincenzo, IBM Research

Hosted by Columbia's Computer Science Department

http://www.cs.columbia.edu/lectureseries_divincenzo.html

### TUESDAY, JANUARY 27

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:00 - 1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Data 700 Million Years Old: A Survey of Mitochondrial Genomes

Jack Schwartz, CIMS

GEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 613

On Conflict-Free Colorings

Shakhar Smorodinsky, Tel Aviv University and MSRI

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html

### WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Atmospheric Boundary Layers in the Framework of Multiple Scales Asymptotics

Rupert Klein, Potsdam Institut für Klimafolgenforschung

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/

### THURSDAY, JANUARY 29

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Dynamics of the Ancient Carbon Cycle

Dan Rothman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Finance and Economics Modelling

Larry Shepp, Rutgers University

Note change in room number

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, JANUARY 30

APPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 - 3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Continuum Approach to Profile Scaling in Nanostructures Decay Below the Roughening Temperature

Dionisios Margetis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.html

CAOS STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES:3:45 - 5:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Statistically Relevant Conserved Quantities in Systems with Many Conservation Laws

Rafail Abramov

There will also be a discussion about schedule

http://math.nyu.edu/caos_teaching/student_seminar/

### TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3

GEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 613

On the Chromatic Numbers of Some Spaces

Andrei Raigorodski, Moscow

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html

### WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Effects of Latent Heating on Midlatitude Atmospheric Eddies

Isaac Held, Princeton University/GFDL

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/

### THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Some Like It Smooth and Some Like It Rough: Untangling Continuous and Jump Components in Measuring, Modeling and Forecasting Asset Return Volatility

Torben Andersen, Northwestern University

Note change in room number

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6

APPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 - 3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Identifying Differentially Expressed Genes via Multiscale Geometric Analysis

Gilad Lerman, CIMS

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.html

CAOS STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES:3:45 - 5:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Predictability of the Barotropic Flow on a Sphere with Realistic Earth Topography and Climate

Rafail Abramov

http://math.nyu.edu/caos_teaching/student_seminar/

## Special Announcements

THE CIMS WEEKLY BULLETINis avilable on the World Wide Web at http://www.cims.nyu.edu/bulletin/

To see the listings for CIMS Seminars, go to: http://www.cims.nyu.edu/

Scroll down, then click on CIMS SEMINARS

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## Information Technology Services

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A complete listing of ITS classes, workshops, and talks is available on the NYU Web at http://www.nyu.edu/its/classes/. Printed copies can be obtained at the ITS Client Services Center, 10 Astor Place, 4th Floor.

##### Reader Information

###### Announcements Forms for Wednesday's Bulletin should be
sent to Pat Struse, WWH 1006.
*Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.*
Any errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to
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Not responsible for last minute changes or
corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email
announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

*Room Assignments:* Requests must be made separately
in writing to Jude Ali, WWH 909. (Room announcements
for classes and oral examinations take precedence over
seminars and colloquia)

*Circulation:* Please send address changes to
Pat Struse, CIMS-NYU, 251 Mercer Street, NY, NY 10012-1110,
or call (212) 998-3253, or email
struse@cims.nyu.edu

*Copying:* Larry Cohen

### WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Atmospheric Boundary Layers in the Framework of Multiple Scales Asymptotics

Rupert Klein, Potsdam Institut für Klimafolgenforschung

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/

### THURSDAY, JANUARY 29

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Dynamics of the Ancient Carbon Cycle

Dan Rothman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Finance and Economics Modelling

Larry Shepp, Rutgers University

Note change in room number

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, JANUARY 30

APPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 - 3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Continuum Approach to Profile Scaling in Nanostructures Decay Below the Roughening Temperature

Dionisios Margetis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.html

CAOS STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES:3:45 - 5:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Statistically Relevant Conserved Quantities in Systems with Many Conservation Laws

Rafail Abramov

There will also be a discussion about schedule

http://math.nyu.edu/caos_teaching/student_seminar/

### TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:00 - 1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Ions in Channels

Robert Eisenberg, Dept. of Molecular Biophysics, Rush University Medical Center

GEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 613

On the Chromatic Numbers of Some Spaces

Andrei Raigorodski, Moscow

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html

### WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Effects of Latent Heating on Midlatitude Atmospheric Eddies

Isaac Held, Princeton University/GFDL

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/

### THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Ergodicity of Quantum Eigenfunctions in Classically Chaotic Systems

Alex Barnett, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Some Like It Smooth and Some Like It Rough: Untangling Continuous and Jump Components in Measuring, Modeling and Forecasting Asset Return Volatility

Torben Andersen, Northwestern University

Note change in room number

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Algorithms for Mesh Warping with Applications to Cardiology (joint work with Steve Vavasis)

Suzanne Shontz, Cornell University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Verifying Floating-Point Algorithm Using Formalized Mathematics

John Harrison, Intel Corporation

Refreshments will be served at 11:15 A.M. in WWH 1302

http://cs/csweb/Calendar/colloquium/fall03/nov_21_1.html

APPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 - 3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Identifying Differentially Expressed Genes via Multiscale Geometric Analysis

Gilad Lerman, CIMS

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.html

COURANT-SUNY JOINT SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR:WWH 101

- 3:45 P.M.: Alberto Abbondandolo, Pisa

On the Floer Homology of Cotangent Bundles- 5:15 P.M.: Matthias Schwarz, Leipzig

On the Floer Homology of Cotangent Bundles, II: Pair of Pants and Loop Structures

CAOS STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES:3:45 - 5:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Predictability of the Barotropic Flow on a Sphere with Realistic Earth Topography and Climate

Rafail Abramov

http://math.nyu.edu/caos_teaching/student_seminar/

### MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:15 P.M., WWH 1302

Global Existence in Nonlinear Elastodynamics

Thomas Sideris, UC Santa Barbara

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/special_analysis_seminar.htm

### TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:00 - 1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Inferring 'Network Physics': Statistical and Machine Learning Approaches

Chris Wiggins, Dept. of Applied Physics & Applied Mathematics, Columbia University

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:15 P.M., WWH 1302

Scattering by Magnetic Fields

D.R. Yafaev, University of Rennes

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/special_analysis_seminar.htm

### WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11

HARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Error Diffusion: Recent Developments in Theory and Applications

Chai Wah Wu, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.html

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Glacier Ice-Ocean Interactions in Antarctica from Satellite Radar Interferometry

Eric Rignot, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/

### THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1302

Tba

Alberto Abbondandolo, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., Room 312 Math, Columbia University

Zeros of Epstein Zeta Functions: A Survey

Enrico Bombieri, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the 5th floor

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

http://www.math.columbia.edu/%7Egoldfeld/ScheduleJointNTS.html

MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Dynamic Conditional Correlation Models of Tail Dependence

Robert Engle, NYU

The location for this lecture will be announced. A reception will follow in the thirteenth floor lounge of Warren Weaver Hall

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstract

### FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Electrical Impedance Tomography Using Current Density Imaging Technique

June-Yub Lee, Ewha Women's University, Seoul, Korea and CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

APPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 - 3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Tba

Christof Schuette, Free University of Berlin

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.html

### THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1302

Well-Posedness of the Cauchy Problem for the Modified KdV Equation with Periodic Boundary Condition

Yoshio Tsutsumi, Tohoku University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

### FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

A Compressible Solvation Model for Molecular Solutes in Supercritical Fluids

Harry Luo, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.html

### TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:00 - 1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

How to Build a Heart

David McQueen, CIMS

### WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25

HARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Fourier and Wavelet Frame Constructions and Applications

John J. Benedetto, University of Maryland

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.html

## Special Announcements

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## Reader Information

## Announcements Forms for Wednesday's Bulletin should be sent to Pat Struse, WWH 1006.

Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.Any errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to Pat Struse at 998-3253, or email struse@cims.nyu.edu Not responsible for last minute changes or corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

Room Assignments:Requests must be made separately in writing to Jude Ali, WWH 909. (Room announcements for classes and oral examinations take precedence over seminars and colloquia)

Circulation:Please send address changes to Pat Struse, CIMS-NYU, 251 Mercer Street, NY, NY 10012-1110, or call (212) 998-3253, or email struse@cims.nyu.edu

Copying:Larry Cohen## WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4

HARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Recovering Sparse Expansions After Noisy Blur

Ingrid Daubechies, Princeton University and CIMS

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.htmlCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Effects of Latent Heating on Midlatitude Atmospheric Eddies

Isaac Held, Princeton University/GFDL

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Ergodicity of Quantum Eigenfunctions in Classically Chaotic Systems

Alex Barnett, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Some Like It Smooth and Some Like It Rough: Untangling Continuous and Jump Components in Measuring, Modeling and Forecasting Asset Return Volatility

Torben Andersen, Northwestern University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html## FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Algorithms for Mesh Warping with Applications to Cardiology (joint work with Steve Vavasis)

Suzanne Shontz, Cornell University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.htmlPROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

A Phase Transition in the Random Transposition Random Walk

Nathaniel Berestycki, Cornell UniversityCOMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Verifying Floating-Point Algorithm Using Formalized Mathematics

John Harrison, Intel Corporation

Refreshments will be served at 11:15 A.M. in WWH 1302

http://cs/csweb/Calendar/colloquium/fall03/nov_21_1.htmlGRADUATE STUDENT/POSTDOC SEMINAR:1:00 - 2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Examples of Modeling and Simulation in Biology

Arjun Raj, Laura Miller, Sam Isaacson, Yoichiro Mori, and Boyce Griffith -- introduced by their advisor, Charlie PeskinAPPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 - 3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Identifying Differentially Expressed Genes via Multiscale Geometric Analysis

Gilad Lerman, CIMS

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.htmlCOURANT-SUNY JOINT SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR:WWH 101

- 3:45 P.M.: Alberto Abbondandolo, Pisa

On the Floer Homology of Cotangent Bundles- 5:15 P.M.: Matthias Schwarz, Leipzig

On the Floer Homology of Cotangent Bundles, II: Pair of Pants and Loop StructuresCAOS STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES:3:45 - 5:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Predictability of the Barotropic Flow on a Sphere with Realistic Earth Topography and Climate

Rafail Abramov

http://math.nyu.edu/caos_teaching/student_seminar/## MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:15 P.M., WWH 1302

Global Existence in Nonlinear Elastodynamics

Thomas Sideris, UC Santa Barbara

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/special_analysis_seminar.htm## TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:00 - 1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Inferring 'Network Physics': Statistical and Machine Learning Approaches

Chris Wiggins, Dept. of Applied Physics & Applied Mathematics, Columbia UniversitySPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:15 P.M., WWH 1302

Scattering by Magnetic Fields

D.R. Yafaev, University of Rennes

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/special_analysis_seminar.htmCAS SCHOLARS LECTURE SERIES:5:00 P.M., Irving Jurow Lecture Hall, Room 101A Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East

'D' is for Digital, and Why It Matters

Brian Kernighan, Dept. of Computer Science, Princeton University

This talk is intended for a general audience, but will be of interest to everyone.

Formerly of Bell Labs, Professor Kernighan gave a very similar talk to the entering Princeton freshmen class last Fall, and received a standing ovation. See http://www.princeton.edu/pr/pwb/03/0929/3a.shtml## WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11

HARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Error Diffusion: Recent Developments in Theory and Applications

Chai Wah Wu, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.htmlCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Glacier Ice-Ocean Interactions in Antarctica from Satellite Radar Interferometry

Eric Rignot, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1302

Tba

Alberto Abbondandolo, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlAPPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Ordered Upwind Methods for Approximating Invariant Manifolds

Alex Vladimirsky, Cornell University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlNUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., Room 312 Math, Columbia University

Zeros of Epstein Zeta Functions: A Survey

Enrico Bombieri, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the 5th floor

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

http://www.math.columbia.edu/%7Egoldfeld/ScheduleJointNTS.htmlMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Dynamic Conditional Correlation Models of Tail Dependence

Robert Engle, NYU

A reception will follow in the thirteenth floor lounge of Warren Weaver Hall

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstract## FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Electrical Impedance Tomography Using Current Density Imaging Technique

June-Yub Lee, Ewha Women's University, Seoul, Korea and CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.htmlJOINT PRINCETON-NYU-COLUMBIA DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 314

Please note WWH 314 is the correct room number

- 2:00 - 3:00 P.M.: Tom Ilmanen, ETH, Switzerland

Title TBA- 3:30 - 4:30 P.M.: Edward Witten, Institute for Advanced Science

Gauge Theory Scattering and Twistor SpaceAPPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 - 3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Tba

Christof Schuette, Free University of Berlin

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.html## TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:00 - 1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Revealing the Math of Aging: Quantitative Models of Cell Death

Natalie Arkus, Dept. of Applied Physics & Applied Mathematics, Columbia UniversityGEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 613

Optimality of the Leech Lattice Among Lattices

Henry Cohn, Microsoft Research

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html## WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Glacier Ice-Ocean Interactions in Antarctica from Satellite Radar Interferometry

Eric Rignot, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1302

Well-Posedness of the Cauchy Problem for the Modified KdV Equation with Periodic Boundary Condition

Yoshio Tsutsumi, Tohoku University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlAPPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

The Mechanics of Venus Fly Trap Closure

Jan Skotheim, Harvard University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlNUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., NYU, WWH 13th Floor

Tba

Joseph Bernstein, Tel Aviv University

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the 13th floor

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

http://www.math.columbia.edu/%7Egoldfeld/ScheduleJointNTS.htmlMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Yield Curve Forecasting

Francis Diebold, University of Pennsylvania

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstract## FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

A Compressible Solvation Model for Molecular Solutes in Supercritical Fluids

Harry Luo, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.htmlAPPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 - 3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Shape Optimization Using Sensitivity Analysis and a Level-Set Method

Gregoire Allaire, Ecole Polytechnique

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.html## TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:00 - 1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

How to Build a Heart

David McQueen, CIMS## WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25

HARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Fourier and Wavelet Frame Constructions and Applications

John J. Benedetto, University of Maryland

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.html <\BLOCKQUOTE>

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Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.Any errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to Pat Struse at 998-3253, or email struse@cims.nyu.edu Not responsible for last minute changes or corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

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Copying:Larry Cohen## WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11

HARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Error Diffusion: Recent Developments in Theory and Applications

Chai Wah Wu, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.html## THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1302

On the Morse Complex for Infinite Dimensional Manifolds

Alberto Abbondandolo, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlAPPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Ordered Upwind Methods for Approximating Invariant Manifolds

Alex Vladimirsky, Cornell University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlPHYSICS COLLOQUIUM:4:00 P.M., Meyer Building, Room 122

Composite Actin Networks: How a Cell Holds It Together

David Weitz, Harvard UniversityNUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., Room 312 Math, Columbia University

Zeros of Epstein Zeta Functions: A Survey

Enrico Bombieri, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the 5th floor

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

http://www.math.columbia.edu/%7Egoldfeld/ScheduleJointNTS.htmlMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Dynamic Conditional Correlation Models of Tail Dependence

Robert Engle, NYU

A reception will follow in the thirteenth floor lounge of Warren Weaver Hall

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstract## FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Electrical Impedance Tomography Using Current Density Imaging Technique

June-Yub Lee, Ewha Women's University, Seoul, Korea and CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.htmlCOURANT PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Flow-Line Geometries and Gaussian Loop Ensembles

Scott Sheffield, MicrosoftGEOMETRY AND TOPOLOGY SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 613

On the Rational Homology of the Group of Automorphisms of the Free Group

Jim Conant, University of Tennessee, KnoxvilleCOMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Justifying Formal-Method Abstractions of Cryptography: A Provably Secure Dolev-Yao Model

Birgit Pfitzmann, IBM Zurich

Refreshments will be served at 11:15 A.M. in WWH 1302JOINT PRINCETON-NYU-COLUMBIA DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., Princeton University, Fine Hall, Room 314

- 2:00 - 3:00 P.M.: Tom Ilmanen, ETH, Switzerland

Title TBA- 3:30 - 4:30 P.M.: Edward Witten, Institute for Advanced Science

Gauge Theory Scattering and Twistor SpaceAPPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 - 3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Multiscale Modeling and Computations for Solids

Xiantao Li, Princeton University

Note change of speaker

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.htmlNYCNLP FORUM:2:30 P.M., WWH 102

Evaluating Text Generation without Penalizing Variation

Amanda Stent, Stony Brook University## TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:00 - 1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Revealing the Math of Aging: Quantitative Models of Cell Death

Natalie Arkus, Dept. of Applied Physics & Applied Mathematics, Columbia UniversityGEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 613

Optimality of the Leech Lattice Among Lattices

Henry Cohn, Microsoft Research

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html## WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18

MAGNETO-FLUID DYNAMICS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Casimir Constants of the Motion in MHD

Eliezer Hameiri, CIMS

Note change in time and location.

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/mfd_seminar.htmlJOINT COURANT-PHYSICS NONLINEAR DYNAMICS AND CHAOS SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., Physics Building, Room 433

Unraveling the Fourier Law for Hamiltonian Systems

Lai-Sang Young, CIMSCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Glacier Ice-Ocean Interactions in Antarctica from Satellite Radar Interferometry

Eric Rignot, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1302

Well-Posedness of the Cauchy Problem for the Modified KdV Equation with Periodic Boundary Condition

Yoshio Tsutsumi, Tohoku University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlAPPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

The Mechanics of Venus Fly Trap Closure

Jan Skotheim, Harvard University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlNUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., NYU, WWH 13th Floor

Tba

Joseph Bernstein, Tel Aviv University

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the 13th floor

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

http://www.math.columbia.edu/%7Egoldfeld/ScheduleJointNTS.htmlMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

From Local Volatillity to Local Levy Models

Dilip Madan, University of Maryland, College Park

Note change in speaker

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstract## FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

A Compressible Continuum Solvation Model for Molecular Solutes in Supercritical Fluids

Harry Luo, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.htmlCOURANT PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Random Walks on Carnot Groups and Canonical Approximations of Hypoelliptic Diffusions

Josef Teichman, ViennaAPPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 - 3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Shape Optimization Using Sensitivity Analysis and a Level-Set Method

Gregoire Allaire, Ecole Polytechnique

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.htmlCAOS STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES:3:45 - 5:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Discussion of: Held, I.M., 1982: "On the height of the tropopause and the static of the troposphere" (JAS39412-417)

Alex Hasha

http://math.nyu.edu/caos_teaching/student_seminar/## TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:00 - 1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

How to Build a Heart

David McQueen, CIMSSPECIAL MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM AND ANALYSIS LECTURE SERIES:3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Whitney's Extension Problem

Charles Fefferman, Princeton University and CIMS

First lecture of the series. Other days: 3/2 (2nd lecture); 3/22 (third lecture); 3/30 (fourth lecture); 4/8 (fifth and last lecture)## WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25

HARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Fourier and Wavelet Frame Constructions and Applications

John J. Benedetto, University of Maryland

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.html## THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1302

Tba

Gustavo Ponce, UC Santa Barbara

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlAPPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Tba

Anette Hosoi, MIT

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlNUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., CUNY Graduate Center, Room 5417

Tba

Andrew Granville, Universite de Montreal

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the 4th floor

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

http://www.math.columbia.edu/%7Egoldfeld/ScheduleJointNTS.html## FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

The Smile of a Mathematician: Mathematical Operation Planning in Facial Surgery

Peter Deuflhard, Konrad-Zuse-Zentrum and Freie Universitaet, Berlin

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.htmlPROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

The Brownian Loop-Soup and Conformal Field Theory

Wendelin Werner, OrsayAPPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 - 3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Demographic Forecasting

Gary King, Harvard University

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.html

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## Announcements Forms for Wednesday's Bulletin should be sent to Pat Struse, WWH 1006.

Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.Any errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to Pat Struse at 998-3253, or email struse@cims.nyu.edu Not responsible for last minute changes or corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

Room Assignments:Requests must be made separately in writing to Jude Ali, WWH 909. (Room announcements for classes and oral examinations take precedence over seminars and colloquia)

Circulation:Please send address changes to Pat Struse, CIMS-NYU, 251 Mercer Street, NY, NY 10012-1110, or call (212) 998-3253, or email struse@cims.nyu.edu

Copying:Larry Cohen## WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18

MAGNETO-FLUID DYNAMICS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Casimir Constants of the Motion in MHD

Eliezer Hameiri, CIMS

Note change in time and location.

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/mfd_seminar.htmlJOINT COURANT-PHYSICS NONLINEAR DYNAMICS AND CHAOS SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., Physics Building, Room 433

Unraveling the Fourier Law for Hamiltonian Systems

Lai-Sang Young, CIMSCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Glacier Ice-Ocean Interactions in Antarctica from Satellite Radar Interferometry

Eric Rignot, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1302

Well-Posedness of the Cauchy Problem for the Modified KdV Equation with Periodic Boundary Condition

Yoshio Tsutsumi, Tohoku University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlTALKS ON INVARIANT MEASURES:12:00 Noon, WWH 813

This lecture series resumes from previous semester. Talks are planned on Thursdays between 12 and 1:30 P.M. onFebruary 19, March 11, March 25, and April 1

Elon Lindenstrauss, CIMSAPPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

The Mechanics of Venus Fly Trap Closure

Jan Skotheim, Harvard University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlJOINT NUMBER THEORY AND DYNAMICS SEMINAR:4:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Lattices in Automorphism Groups of Product of Trees and Arithmeticity

Shahar Mozes, Hebrew University

This is joint work with Marc Burger and Bob Zimmer

For abstract see http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~elonl/special040219.htmlNUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., NYU, WWH 13th Floor

Estimates of Automorphic Functions and Representation Theory

Joseph Bernstein, Tel Aviv University

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the 13th floor

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

http://www.math.columbia.edu/%7Egoldfeld/ScheduleJointNTS.htmlMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

From Local Volatillity to Local Levy Models

Dilip Madan, University of Maryland, College Park

Note change in speaker

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstract## FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

A Compressible Continuum Solvation Model for Molecular Solutes in Supercritical Fluids

Harry Luo, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.htmlCOURANT PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Random Walks on Carnot Groups and Canonical Approximations of Hypoelliptic Diffusions

Josef Teichman, ViennaAPPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 - 3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Shape Optimization Using Sensitivity Analysis and a Level-Set Method

Gregoire Allaire, Ecole Polytechnique

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.htmlCAOS STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES:3:45 - 5:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Discussion of: Held, I.M., 1982: "On the height of the tropopause and the static of the troposphere" (JAS39412-417)

Alex Hasha

http://math.nyu.edu/caos_teaching/student_seminar/## TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:00 - 1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

How to Build a Heart

David McQueen, CIMSSPECIAL MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM AND ANALYSIS LECTURE SERIES:3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Whitney's Extension Problem, Lecture I

Charles Fefferman, Princeton University and CIMS

Preceded by tea in the lounge at 3:00 P.M.

First lecture of the series. Other days: 3/2 (2nd lecture); 3/22 (third lecture); 3/30 (fourth lecture); 4/8 (fifth and last lecture)## WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25

HARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Fourier and Wavelet Frame Constructions and Applications

John J. Benedetto, University of Maryland

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.htmlDYNAMICS SEMINAR:4:00 P.M., WWH 1314

- 4:00 P.M.: Alex Eskin, University of Chicago

Unipotent Flows on Branched Covers of Veech Surfaces- 5:15 P.M.: Emmanuel Breuillard, Yale University

Title TBA## THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1302

Tba

Gustavo Ponce, UC Santa Barbara

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlAPPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Tba

Anette Hosoi, MIT

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlNUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., CUNY Graduate Center, Room 5417

Tba

Andrew Granville, Universite de Montreal

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the 4th floor

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

http://www.math.columbia.edu/%7Egoldfeld/ScheduleJointNTS.html## FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

The Smile of a Mathematician: Mathematical Operation Planning in Facial Surgery

Peter Deuflhard, Konrad-Zuse-Zentrum and Freie Universitaet, Berlin

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.htmlPROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

The Brownian Loop-Soup and Conformal Field Theory

Wendelin Werner, OrsayAPPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 - 3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Demographic Forecasting

Gary King, Harvard University

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.htmlCAOS STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES:3:45 - 5:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Discussion of: Lindzen, R.S., 1993: "Baroclinic neutrality and the troposphere" (JAS501148-1151)

Ross Tulloch

http://math.nyu.edu/caos_teaching/student_seminar/## MONDAY, MARCH 1

MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM: 3:45 P.M., WWH 1302Critical Two-Dimensional Random Systems and Conformal Invariance

Wendelin Werner, Orsay

Preceded by tea in the lounge at 3:15 P.M.## TUESDAY, MARCH 2

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:00 - 1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Frequency Domain Analysis of Difference Equation Models of Chaotic Beetle Population Dynamics

Daniel C. Reuman, Laboratory of Populations, The Rockefeller UniversitySPECIAL MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM AND ANALYSIS LECTURE SERIES:3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Whitney's Extension Problem, Lecture II

Charles Fefferman, Princeton University and CIMS

3/22 (third lecture); 3/30 (fourth lecture); 4/8 (fifth and last lecture)JOINT NONLINEAR DYNAMICS AND CHAOS (Physics) AND CAOS (CIMS) SEMINAR:4:00 - 5:00 P.M., Physics Department, Room 122

Self-Consistent Finite-Mode Hydrodynamics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Vladimir Zeitlin, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris

Set of 3 talks given by speaker. The second talk is a Special Seminar on 3/4 at Courant Institute, and the third talk is a CAOS Colloquium given on 3/10 at the Courant InstituteGEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 613

Pseudo-Lines, Pseudo-Triangles and Other Pseudos

Ileana Streinu, Smith College

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html## WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3

JOINT COURANT-PHYSICS NONLINEAR DYNAMICS AND CHAOS SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1013

Pseudochaos for Two-Dimensional Piecewise Isometries

John Lowenstein, Physics Department, NYUCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Mesoscale Eddy Motions at Ocean Boundaries

Raffaele Ferrari, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, MARCH 4

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1302

The Weak Null Condition and Global Existence for Einstein's Equations

Hans Lindblad, UC San Diego

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlAPPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Tba

Hanna Salman, Rockefeller University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlSPECIAL SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Nonlinear Response to Frontal Perturbations in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics

Vladimir Zeitlin, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris

Second talk by speakerMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Alternative RAPMs for Alternative Investments

Milind Sharma, Merrill Lynch

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstractJOINT COLUMBIA-CUNY-NYU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., Room 312 Math, Columbia University

Special Values of L-Functions and Non-Commutative Iwasawa Theory

Guido Kings, Universitaet Regensburg

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the 5th floor

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

http://www.math.columbia.edu/%7Egoldfeld/ScheduleJointNTS.html## FRIDAY, MARCH 5

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Ab initio Molecular Dynamics with Help from Computational Invariant Theory

Bas Braams, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.htmlPROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Quasi-Random Permutations

Josh Cooper, CIMSAPPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 - 3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Walking on Water

John Bush, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.htmlCOURANT-SUNY JOINT SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR:Stony Brook, Math Building P131

- 4:00 P.M.: Nitu Kitchloo, Johns Hopkins

Topology of Symplectomorphism Groups- 5:15 P.M.: Katrin Wehrheim, Princeton University

Energy Quantization and Lagrangian Boundary Conditions for Anti-Self-Dual Instantons

## Special Announcements

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## Reader Information

Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.Any errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to Pat Struse at 998-3253, or email struse@cims.nyu.edu Not responsible for last minute changes or corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

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Copying:Larry Cohen## WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25

HARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Fourier and Wavelet Frame Constructions and Applications

John J. Benedetto, University of Maryland

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.htmlDYNAMICS SEMINAR:4:00 P.M., WWH 1314

- 4:00 P.M.: Alex Eskin, University of Chicago

Unipotent Flows on Branched Covers of Veech Surfaces- 5:15 P.M.: Emmanuel Breuillard, Yale University

Title TBA## THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1302

On the Interaction of Nearly Parallel Vortex Filaments

Gustavo Ponce, UC Santa Barbara

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlAPPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Tba

Anette Hosoi, MIT

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlNUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., CUNY Graduate Center, Room 5417

Tba

Andrew Granville, Universite de Montreal

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the 4th floor

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

http://www.math.columbia.edu/%7Egoldfeld/ScheduleJointNTS.htmlMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Arbitrage, Symmetry and Dominance

Bruno Dupire, Bloomberg L.P.

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstract## FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

The Smile of a Mathematician: Mathematical Operation Planning in Facial Surgery

Peter Deuflhard, Konrad-Zuse-Zentrum and Freie Universitaet, Berlin

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.htmlPROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

The Brownian Loop-Soup and Conformal Field Theory

Wendelin Werner, OrsayGRADUATE STUDENT/POSTDOC SEMINAR:1:00 - 2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Convergence of Numerical Schemes in the Total Variation Sense

Jose Perez, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/phd_students/albens/GSPD/GSPD_seminar.htmlAPPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 - 3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Demographic Forecasting

Gary King, Harvard University

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.htmlCAOS STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES:3:45 - 5:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Discussion of: Lindzen, R.S., 1993: "Baroclinic neutrality and the troposphere" (JAS501148-1151)

Ross Tulloch

http://math.nyu.edu/caos_teaching/student_seminar/## MONDAY, MARCH 1

MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM: 3:45 P.M., WWH 1302Critical Two-Dimensional Random Systems and Conformal Invariance

Wendelin Werner, Orsay

Preceded by tea in the lounge at 3:15 P.M.## TUESDAY, MARCH 2

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:00 - 1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Frequency Domain Analysis of Difference Equation Models of Chaotic Beetle Population Dynamics

Daniel C. Reuman, Laboratory of Populations, The Rockefeller UniversitySPECIAL MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM AND ANALYSIS LECTURE SERIES:3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Whitney's Extension Problem, Lecture II

Charles Fefferman, Princeton University and CIMS

3/22 (third lecture); 3/30 (fourth lecture); 4/8 (fifth and last lecture)JOINT NONLINEAR DYNAMICS AND CHAOS (Physics) AND CAOS (CIMS) SEMINAR:4:30 - 5:30 P.M., Physics Department, Room 122

Self-Consistent Finite-Mode Hydrodynamics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Vladimir Zeitlin, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris

Note the change in time!

Set of 3 talks given by speaker. The second talk is a Special Seminar on 3/4 at Courant Institute, and the third talk is a CAOS Colloquium given on 3/10 at the Courant InstituteGEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 613

Pseudo-Lines, Pseudo-Triangles and Other Pseudos

Ileana Streinu, Smith College

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html## WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3

JOINT COURANT-PHYSICS NONLINEAR DYNAMICS AND CHAOS SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1013

Pseudochaos for Two-Dimensional Piecewise Isometries

John Lowenstein, Physics Department, NYUCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Mesoscale Eddy Motions at Ocean Boundaries

Raffaele Ferrari, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, MARCH 4

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1302

The Weak Null Condition and Global Existence for Einstein's Equations

Hans Lindblad, UC San Diego

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlAPPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Tba

Hanna Salman, Rockefeller University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlSPECIAL SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Nonlinear Response to Frontal Perturbations in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics

Vladimir Zeitlin, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris

Second talk by speakerCOMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:4:00 - 5:00 P.M., 719 Broadway, Room 1221

Toward True 3D Object Recognition

Jean Ponce, Beckman Institute and Dept. of Computer Science, University of Illiniois at Urbana-Champaign

Joint work with Svetlana Lazebnik, Frederick Rothganger, and Cordelia SchmidMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Alternative RAPMs for Alternative Investments

Milind Sharma, Merrill Lynch

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstractJOINT COLUMBIA-CUNY-NYU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., Room 312 Math, Columbia University

Special Values of L-Functions and Non-Commutative Iwasawa Theory

Guido Kings, Universitaet Regensburg

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the 5th floor

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

http://www.math.columbia.edu/%7Egoldfeld/ScheduleJointNTS.html## FRIDAY, MARCH 5

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Ab initio Molecular Dynamics with Help from Computational Invariant Theory

Bas Braams, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.htmlPROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Quasi-Random Permutations

Josh Cooper, CIMSAPPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 - 3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Walking on Water

John Bush, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.htmlCOURANT-SUNY JOINT SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR:Stony Brook, Math Building P131

- 4:00 P.M.: Nitu Kitchloo, Johns Hopkins

Topology of Symplectomorphism Groups- 5:15 P.M.: Katrin Wehrheim, Princeton University

Energy Quantization and Lagrangian Boundary Conditions for Anti-Self-Dual Instantons## MONDAY, MARCH 8

MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM:3:45 P.M., WWH 1302

Kakutani Shift Equivalence: Cross-Sections and Return Maps for Non-Invertible Flows

Dan Rudolph, University of Maryland

Preceded by tea in the lounge at 3:15 P.M.## TUESDAY, MARCH 9

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:00 - 1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Deciphering the Gene Regulatory Code that Patterns the Drosophila Embryo

Stephen Small, Biology Dept., New York UniversitySPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

The Singular Sets of Integral 1-1 Currents

Tristan Riviere, ETH-Zurich

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/special_analysis_seminar.htmGEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 613

Computing the Visibility Graph of Points Within a Polygon

Joe Mitchell, SUNY Stony Brook

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html## WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10

MAGNETO-FLUID DYNAMICS SEMINAR:1:30 P.M., WWH 1013

MHD Physics Research on NSTX

Jonathan Menard, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/mfd_seminar.htmlHARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Statistical Models of Photographic Images with Application to Bayes Denoising

Eero Simoncelli, NYU Center for Neural Science and CIMS

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.htmlCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Nonlinear Equatorial Waves

Vladimir Zeitlin, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, MARCH 11

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1302

Constructing Stable Asymptotics for Corner Singularities of Elliptic Systems

Jon Wilkening, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlTALKS ON INVARIANT MEASURES:12:00 Noon, WWH 813

Second lecture of the series. Third lecture:March 25and forth lecture:April 1

Elon Lindenstrauss, CIMSAPPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Tba

Klebert Feitosa, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Tba

Peter Bank, Columbia University

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstract## FRIDAY, MARCH 12

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Adaptive DNS/LES: A New Approach to Computational Turbulence Modeling

Johan Hoffman, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.htmlPROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Homogeneisation of Random Hamilton-Jacobi Equations

Raghu Varadhan, CIMSCOMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Tba

David Anderson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Refreshments will be served at 11:15 A.M. in WWH 1302APPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 - 3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Inhomogeneously Resolved Molecular Simulations: From Simple Liquids to Polymers

Cameron Abrams, Drexel University

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.html## FRIDAY, MARCH 19

JOINT NYU-PRINCETON-COLUMBIA GEOMETRY SEMINAR SERIES:WWH 1302

- 1:00 - 2:00 P.M.: Xiaochun Rong, Rutgers University

Fundamental Groups of Manifolds with Positive Curvature and Symmetry- 2:15 - 3:15 P.M.: Simon Brendle, Princeton University

The Concentration-Compactness Principle and the Yamabe Flow in Conformal Geometry- 3:45 - 4:45 P.M.: Mu-Tao Wang, Columbia University

Mean Curvature Flows for Lagrangian Manifolds

## Special Announcements

THE CIMS WEEKLY BULLETINis avilable on the World Wide Web at http://www.cims.nyu.edu/bulletin/

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## Reader Information

Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.Any errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to Pat Struse at 998-3253, or email struse@cims.nyu.edu Not responsible for last minute changes or corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

Room Assignments:Requests must be made separately in writing to Jude Ali, WWH 909. (Room announcements for classes and oral examinations take precedence over seminars and colloquia)

Circulation:Please send address changes to Pat Struse, CIMS-NYU, 251 Mercer Street, NY, NY 10012-1110, or call (212) 998-3253, or email struse@cims.nyu.edu

Copying:Larry Cohen## WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3

JOINT COURANT-PHYSICS NONLINEAR DYNAMICS AND CHAOS SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1013

Pseudochaos for Two-Dimensional Piecewise Isometries

John Lowenstein, Physics Department, NYUCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Mesoscale Eddy Motions at Ocean Boundaries

Raffaele Ferrari, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/DYNAMICS SEMINAR:4:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Invariant Measures for Horocycle Flows on Abelian Covers

Omri Sarig, Penn State University

See http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~elonl/special040303.html for more detials## THURSDAY, MARCH 4

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1302

The Weak Null Condition and Global Existence for Einstein's Equations

Hans Lindblad, UC San Diego

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlAPPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Anomalous Diffusion Reveals Active Transport of Nuclear Proteins in the Cytoplasm

Hanna Salman, Rockefeller University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlSPECIAL SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Nonlinear Response to Frontal Perturbations in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics

Vladimir Zeitlin, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris

Second talk by speakerCOMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:4:00 - 5:00 P.M., 719 Broadway, Room 1221

Toward True 3D Object Recognition

Jean Ponce, Beckman Institute and Dept. of Computer Science, University of Illiniois at Urbana-Champaign

Joint work with Svetlana Lazebnik, Frederick Rothganger, and Cordelia SchmidMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Alternative RAPMs for Alternative Investments

Milind Sharma, Merrill Lynch

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstractJOINT COLUMBIA-CUNY-NYU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., Room 312 Math, Columbia University

Special Values of L-Functions and Non-Commutative Iwasawa Theory

Guido Kings, Universitaet Regensburg

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the 5th floor

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

http://www.math.columbia.edu/%7Egoldfeld/ScheduleJointNTS.html## FRIDAY, MARCH 5

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Ab initio Molecular Dynamics with Help from Computational Invariant Theory

Bas Braams, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.htmlPROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Quasi-Random Permutations

Josh Cooper, CIMSAPPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 - 3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Walking on Water

John Bush, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.htmlCAOS STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES:3:45 - 5:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Discussion of: Thuburn, J. and G.C. Craig, 1997: ``GCM Tests of Theories for the Height of the Tropopause'' (JAS54869-882)

Andrea Barrerio

http://math.nyu.edu/caos_teaching/student_seminar/COURANT-SUNY JOINT SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR:Stony Brook, Math Building P131

- 4:00 P.M.: Nitu Kitchloo, Johns Hopkins

Topology of Symplectomorphism Groups- 5:15 P.M.: Katrin Wehrheim, Princeton University

Energy Quantization and Lagrangian Boundary Conditions for Anti-Self-Dual Instantons## MONDAY, MARCH 8

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M.,, WWH 1302

Gene Set Enrichment Analysis

Sayan Mukherjee, MIT

Refreshments will be served at 11:15 A.M. in WWH 1302SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 813

Markov Chains Related to Plancherel Measure and Polynuclear Growth Process

Alexei Borodin, CaltechMATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM:3:45 P.M., WWH 1302

Kakutani Shift Equivalence: Cross-Sections and Return Maps for Non-Invertible Flows

Dan Rudolph, University of Maryland

Preceded by tea in the lounge at 3:15 P.M.## TUESDAY, MARCH 9

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:00 - 1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Deciphering the Gene Regulatory Code that Patterns the Drosophila Embryo

Stephen Small, Biology Dept., New York UniversitySPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

The Singular Sets of Integral 1-1 Currents

Tristan Riviere, ETH-Zurich

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/special_analysis_seminar.htmGEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 613

Computing the Visibility Graph of Points Within a Polygon

Joe Mitchell, SUNY Stony Brook

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html## WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10

MAGNETO-FLUID DYNAMICS SEMINAR:1:30 P.M., WWH 1013

MHD Physics Research on NSTX

Jonathan Menard, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/mfd_seminar.htmlHARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Statistical Models of Photographic Images with Application to Bayes Denoising

Eero Simoncelli, NYU Center for Neural Science and CIMS

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.htmlCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Nonlinear Equatorial Waves

Vladimir Zeitlin, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, MARCH 11

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1302

Constructing Stable Asymptotics for Corner Singularities of Elliptic Systems

Jon Wilkening, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlTALKS ON INVARIANT MEASURES:12:00 Noon, WWH 813

Second lecture of the series. Third lecture:March 25and forth lecture:April 1

Elon Lindenstrauss, CIMSAPPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Inelastic Gas: An Experimental Study of Vribrofluidized Dilute Granular Media

Klebert Feitosa, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Multi-Armed Bandits and American Options: A New Approach to Optimal Stopping

Peter Bank, Columbia University

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstract## FRIDAY, MARCH 12

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Adaptive DNS/LES: A New Approach to Computational Turbulence Modeling

Johan Hoffman, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.htmlPROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Homogeneisation of Random Hamilton-Jacobi Equations

Raghu Varadhan, CIMSCOMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Tba

David Anderson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Refreshments will be served at 11:15 A.M. in WWH 1302APPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 - 3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Inhomogeneously Resolved Molecular Simulations: From Simple Liquids to Polymers

Cameron Abrams, Drexel University

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.htmlCOMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:2:30 P.M., 715 Broadway, 12th floor

Learning the 'Epitome' of an Image

Brendan J. Frey, University of Toronoto

Go to http://research.microsoft.com/~jojic/epitome.htm for a sneak preview## THURSDAY, MARCH 18

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Semiclassical Evaluation of Quantum Fidelity

Jiri Vanicek, Berkeley

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.html## FRIDAY, MARCH 19

JOINT NYU-PRINCETON-COLUMBIA GEOMETRY SEMINAR SERIES:WWH 1302

- 1:00 - 2:00 P.M.: Xiaochun Rong, Rutgers University

Fundamental Groups of Manifolds with Positive Curvature and Symmetry- 2:15 - 3:15 P.M.: Simon Brendle, Princeton University

The Concentration-Compactness Principle and the Yamabe Flow in Conformal Geometry- 3:45 - 4:45 P.M.: Mu-Tao Wang, Columbia University

Mean Curvature Flows for Lagrangian Manifolds

## Special Announcements

THE CIMS WEEKLY BULLETINis avilable on the World Wide Web at http://www.cims.nyu.edu/bulletin/

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## Reader Information

Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.Any errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to Pat Struse at 998-3253, or email struse@cims.nyu.edu Not responsible for last minute changes or corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

Room Assignments:Requests must be made separately in writing to Jude Ali, WWH 909. (Room announcements for classes and oral examinations take precedence over seminars and colloquia)

Circulation:Please send address changes to Pat Struse, CIMS-NYU, 251 Mercer Street, NY, NY 10012-1110, or call (212) 998-3253, or email struse@cims.nyu.edu

Copying:Larry Cohen## WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10

MAGNETO-FLUID DYNAMICS SEMINAR:1:30 P.M., WWH 1013

MHD Physics Research on NSTX

Jonathan Menard, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/mfd_seminar.htmlSPECIAL LECUTRE:1:25 - 3:15 P.M., WWH 1302

Stochastic Metric Partitions and the Lipschitz Extension Problem

Assaf Naor, Microsoft

Joint work with James R. LeeHARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Statistical Models of Photographic Images with Application to Bayes Denoising

Eero Simoncelli, NYU Center for Neural Science and CIMS

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.htmlCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Nonlinear Equatorial Waves

Vladimir Zeitlin, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, MARCH 11

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1302

Constructing Stable Asymptotics for Corner Singularities of Elliptic Systems

Jon Wilkening, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlTALKS ON INVARIANT MEASURES:12:00 Noon, WWH 813

Elon Lindenstrauss, CIMS

Second lecture of the series. Third lecture:March 25and fourth lecture:April 1

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Inelastic Gas: An Experimental Study of Vribrofluidized Dilute Granular Media

Klebert Feitosa, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Multi-Armed Bandits and American Options: A New Approach to Optimal Stopping

Peter Bank, Columbia University

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstractJOINT COLUMBIA-CUNY-NYU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 13th Floor

A Fundamental Lemma for Kloosterman Sums

Herve Jacquet, Columbia University

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the 13th floor

Please note the change in place and speaker!

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

http://www.math.columbia.edu/JointNTS.html## FRIDAY, MARCH 12

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Adaptive DNS/LES: A New Approach to Computational Turbulence Modeling

Johan Hoffman, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.htmlPROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Homogeneisation of Random Hamilton-Jacobi Equations

Raghu Varadhan, CIMSCOMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Tba

David Anderson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Refreshments will be served at 11:15 A.M. in WWH 1302APPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 - 3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Inhomogeneously Resolved Molecular Simulations: From Simple Liquids to Polymers

Cameron Abrams, Drexel University

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.htmlCOMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:3:00 P.M., 715 Broadway, 12th floor

Learning the 'Epitome' of an Image

Brendan J. Frey, University of Toronoto

Note the change in time

Go to http://research.microsoft.com/~jojic/epitome.htm for a sneak preview## WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17

HARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Estimators for Supervised Learning

Ronald DeVore, University of South Carolina

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.html## THURSDAY, MARCH 18

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Semiclassical Evaluation of Quantum Fidelity

Jiri Vanicek, Berkeley

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlJOINT COLUMBIA-CUNY-NYU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., Room C198, CUNY Graduate Center

The Class Number Problem

Henryk Iwaniec, Rutgers and NYU

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in Room C198, C-level: one floor down from lobby

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

http://www.math.columbia.edu/JointNTS.html## FRIDAY, MARCH 19

JOINT NYU-PRINCETON-COLUMBIA GEOMETRY SEMINAR SERIES:WWH 1302

- 1:00 - 2:00 P.M.: Xiaochun Rong, Rutgers University

Fundamental Groups of Manifolds with Positive Curvature and Symmetry- 2:15 - 3:15 P.M.: Simon Brendle, Princeton University

The Concentration-Compactness Principle and the Yamabe Flow in Conformal Geometry- 3:45 - 4:45 P.M.: Mu-Tao Wang, Columbia University

Mean Curvature Flows for Lagrangian ManifoldsSPECIAL SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Quantum Chaos and Atom Optics: From Experiments to Number Theory

Shmuel Fishman, Dept. of Physics, Technion## MONDAY, MARCH 22

SPECIAL MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM AND ANALYSIS LECTURE SERIES:3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Whitney's Extension Problem, Lecture III

Charles Fefferman, Princeton University and CIMS

3/30 (fourth lecture); 4/8 (fifth and last lecture)## TUESDAY, MARCH 23

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:00 - 1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

A Formal Model for the Statistics of RNA Polymerase Motion during Transcriptional Elongation of the Nascent RNA Chain

Richard Yamada, Dept. of Physiology and Biophysics, Weill Medical College, Cornell UniversityGEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 613

Obstructions to Shiftedness

Carly Klivans, Cornell University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.htmlSPECIAL CAT PRESENTATION:6:00 P.M., Large Conference Room, 719 Broadway, 12th Floor

Film:The Destruction of the Schwartzes

The Holocaust memoirs of Jack Schwartz's cousin Tibor Schwartz, one of 3 survivors of about 30 relatives on Jack Schwartz's father's side. The film covers the period from 1944 - 1946. This is one of the thousands of interviews taped by the Spielberg Shoah Foundation.## WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24

HARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Improved Time Bounds for Near-Optimal Sparse Fourier Representations

Martin J. Strauss, AT&T Labs and University of Michigan

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.htmlJOINT COURANT-PHYSICS NONLINEAR DYNAMICS SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1013

Self-Similarity in Piecewise Isometric Systems

G. Poggiaspalla, Queen Mary, University of LondonCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Climate and Dynamics in the Southern Ocean: A Lagrangian Perspective

Sarah Gille, Scripps Institute of Oceanography

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, MARCH 25

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1302

Global Behavior of Solutions to Some Chemotaxis Systems in High Space Dimensions

Lucilla Corrias, Universite d'Evry Val d'Essonne

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlTALKS ON INVARIANT MEASURES:12:00 Noon, WWH 813

Elon Lindenstrauss, CIMS

Third lecture of the series. Fourth and last lecture: April 1

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Tba

Médéric Argentina, Harvard University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Models of Tidal Conversion

Stefan Llewellyn Smith, University of California, San Diego

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

(Relatively) Robust Replication of Volatility Derivatives

Roger Lee, Stanford University

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstractJOINT COLUMBIA-CUNY-NYU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., Room 312 Math, Columbia University

On the Non-Vanishing of the Central Value of Rankin-Selberg L-Functions

Dihua Jiang, University of Minnesota

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the Fifth floor

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

http://www.math.columbia.edu/JointNTS.html## FRIDAY, MARCH 26

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Spectra of Large Sample Covariance Matrices

Sandrine Peche, Institut Joseph Fourier, GrenobleCOMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Tba

Mehryar Mohri, AT&T Labs Research

Refreshments will be served at 11:15 A.M. in WWH 1302

http://cs/web/Calendar/colloquium/sp04/mar26.htmlAPPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 - 3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Coarse-Graining and Large Scale Monte Carlo Simulation of Stochastic Lattics Systems

Markos Katsoulakis, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.html

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A complete listing of ITS classes, workshops, and talks is available on the NYU Web at http://www.nyu.edu/its/classes/. Printed copies can be obtained at the ITS Client Services Center, 10 Astor Place, 4th Floor.

## Reader Information

Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.Any errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to Pat Struse at 998-3253, or email struse@cims.nyu.edu Not responsible for last minute changes or corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

Room Assignments:Requests must be made separately in writing to Jude Ali, WWH 909. (Room announcements for classes and oral examinations take precedence over seminars and colloquia)

Circulation:Please send address changes to Pat Struse, CIMS-NYU, 251 Mercer Street, NY, NY 10012-1110, or call (212) 998-3253, or email struse@cims.nyu.edu

Copying:Larry Cohen## WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17

HARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Estimators for Supervised Learning

Ronald DeVore, University of South Carolina

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.html## THURSDAY, MARCH 18

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Semiclassical Evaluation of Quantum Fidelity

Jiri Vanicek, Berkeley

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlJOINT COLUMBIA-CUNY-NYU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., Room C198, CUNY Graduate Center

The Class Number Problem

Henryk Iwaniec, Rutgers and NYU

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in Room C198, C-level: one floor down from lobby

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

http://www.math.columbia.edu/JointNTS.html## FRIDAY, MARCH 19

JOINT NYU-PRINCETON-COLUMBIA GEOMETRY SEMINAR SERIES:WWH 1302

Fundamental Groups of Manifolds with Positive Curvature and Symmetry

The Concentration-Compactness Principle and the Yamabe Flow in Conformal Geometry- 3:45 - 4:45 P.M.: Mu-Tao Wang, Columbia University

Mean Curvature Flows for Lagrangian ManifoldsSPECIAL SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Quantum Chaos and Atom Optics: From Experiments to Number Theory

Shmuel Fishman, Dept. of Physics, Technion## MONDAY, MARCH 22

SPECIAL MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM AND ANALYSIS LECTURE SERIES:3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Whitney's Extension Problem, Lecture III

Charles Fefferman, Princeton University and CIMS

3/30 (fourth lecture); 4/8 (fifth and last lecture)http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/special_analysis_seminar.htm## TUESDAY, MARCH 23

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:00 - 1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

A Formal Model for the Statistics of RNA Polymerase Motion during Transcriptional Elongation of the Nascent RNA Chain

Richard Yamada, Dept. of Physiology and Biophysics, Weill Medical College, Cornell UniversityGEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 613

Obstructions to Shiftedness

Carly Klivans, Cornell University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.htmlSPECIAL CAT PRESENTATION:6:00 P.M., Large Conference Room, 719 Broadway, 12th Floor

Film:The Destruction of the Schwartzes

The Holocaust memoirs of Jack Schwartz's cousin Tibor Schwartz, one of 3 survivors of about 30 relatives on Jack Schwartz's father's side. The film covers the period from 1944 - 1946. This is one of the thousands of interviews taped by the Spielberg Shoah Foundation.## WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24

HARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Improved Time Bounds for Near-Optimal Sparse Fourier Representations

Martin J. Strauss, AT&T Labs and University of Michigan

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.htmlJOINT COURANT-PHYSICS NONLINEAR DYNAMICS SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1013

Self-Similarity in Piecewise Isometric Systems

G. Poggiaspalla, Queen Mary, University of LondonCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Climate and Dynamics in the Southern Ocean: A Lagrangian Perspective

Sarah Gille, Scripps Institute of Oceanography

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, MARCH 25

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1302

Global Behavior of Solutions to Some Chemotaxis Systems in High Space Dimensions

Lucilla Corrias, Universite d'Evry Val d'Essonne

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlTALKS ON INVARIANT MEASURES:12:00 Noon, WWH 813

Elon Lindenstrauss, CIMS

Third lecture of the series. Fourth and last lecture: April 1

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Tba

Médéric Argentina, Harvard University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Models of Tidal Conversion

Stefan Llewellyn Smith, University of California, San Diego

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

(Relatively) Robust Replication of Volatility Derivatives

Roger Lee, Stanford University

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstractJOINT COLUMBIA-CUNY-NYU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., Room 312 Math, Columbia University

On the Non-Vanishing of the Central Value of Rankin-Selberg L-Functions

Dihua Jiang, University of Minnesota

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the Fifth floor

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

http://www.math.columbia.edu/JointNTS.html## FRIDAY, MARCH 26

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Universality in the Bulk and at the Edge of the Spectrum of Large Sample Covariance Matrices

Sandrine Peche, Institut Joseph Fourier, Grenoble

Note change in titleCOMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Tba

Mehryar Mohri, AT&T Labs Research

Refreshments will be served at 11:15 A.M. in WWH 1302

http://cs/web/Calendar/colloquium/sp04/mar26.htmlAPPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 - 3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Coarse-Graining and Large Scale Monte Carlo Simulation of Stochastic Lattics Systems

Markos Katsoulakis, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.html## TUESDAY, MARCH 30

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Tba

Ilya Nemenman, University of California, Santa Barbara

Refreshments will be served at 11:15 A.M. in WWH 1302

http://cs/web/Calendar/colloquium/sp04/mar30.htmlMOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:00 - 1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

The Immersed Boundary Method with Thermal Fluctuations as a Model of Small Length-Scale Fluid Dynamics with Applications

Paul Atzberger, RPISPECIAL MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM AND ANALYSIS LECTURE SERIES:3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Whitney's Extension Problem, Lecture IV

Charles Fefferman, Princeton University and CIMS

4/8 (fifth and last lecture)http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/special_analysis_seminar.htmGEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 613

The Kissing Number in Four Dimensions

Oleg Musin, Moscow State University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html## WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31

HARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Perceptual Image Quality Assessment: From Error Visibility to Structural Similarity

Zhou Wang, Laboratory for Computational Vision, NYU

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.htmlCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

A Novel Approach to Accelerated Simulation of Passive Tracers in Ocean Circulation Models

Samar Khatiwala, Columbia University/LDEO

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, APRIL 1

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1302

Small Sets and Differentiability of Lipschitz Functions between Banach Spaces

Joram Lindenstrauss, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlTALKS ON INVARIANT MEASURES:12:00 Noon, WWH 813

Elon Lindenstrauss, CIMS

Fourth and last lecture of the series.

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Molecules, Muscles, and Machines: Universal Performance Characteristics of Motors

James Marden, Penn University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlJOINT NYU-CIMS NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., 13th Floor, Warren Weaver Hall

The Subspace Theorem of Schmidt and Some of Its Applications

Umberto Zannier, Università Udine and Princeton

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the 13th floor

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

http://www.math.columbia.edu/JointNTS.htmlMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Tba

Keith Lewis

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstract if available## FRIDAY, APRIL 2

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Weakly Anharmonic (resp. weakly disordered) Wave Equations and the Phonon Boltzmann Equation

Herbert Spohn, TU Munich

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THE CIMS WEEKLY BULLETINis avilable on the World Wide Web at http://www.cims.nyu.edu/bulletin/

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## Reader Information

Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.Any errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to Pat Struse at 998-3253, or email struse@cims.nyu.edu Not responsible for last minute changes or corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

Room Assignments:Requests must be made separately in writing to Jude Ali, WWH 909. (Room announcements for classes and oral examinations take precedence over seminars and colloquia)

Circulation:Please send address changes to Pat Struse, CIMS-NYU, 251 Mercer Street, NY, NY 10012-1110, or call (212) 998-3253, or email struse@cims.nyu.edu

Copying:Larry Cohen## WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24

HARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Improved Time Bounds for Near-Optimal Sparse Fourier Representations

Martin J. Strauss, AT&T Labs and University of Michigan

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.htmlJOINT COURANT-PHYSICS NONLINEAR DYNAMICS SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1013

Self-Similarity in Piecewise Isometric Systems

G. Poggiaspalla, Queen Mary, University of LondonCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Climate and Dynamics in the Southern Ocean: A Lagrangian Perspective

Sarah Gille, Scripps Institute of Oceanography

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, MARCH 25

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1302

Global Behavior of Solutions to Some Chemotaxis Systems in High Space Dimensions

Lucilla Corrias, Universite d'Evry Val d'Essonne

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlTALKS ON INVARIANT MEASURES:12:00 Noon, WWH 813

Elon Lindenstrauss, CIMS

Third and last lecture of the series. NOTE: The fourth lecture on April 1 has been cancelled!

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Filaments in Fluids: Fluttering Flags, Fishes and Bridges

Médéric Argentina, Harvard University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Models of Tidal Conversion

Stefan Llewellyn Smith, University of California, San Diego

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/MATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

(Relatively) Robust Replication of Volatility Derivatives

Roger Lee, Stanford University

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstractJOINT COLUMBIA-CUNY-NYU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., Room 312 Math, Columbia University

On the Non-Vanishing of the Central Value of Rankin-Selberg L-Functions

Dihua Jiang, University of Minnesota

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the Fifth floor

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

http://www.math.columbia.edu/JointNTS.htmlSPECIAL CAT PRESENTATION:6:00 P.M., Large Conference Room, 719 Broadway, 12th Floor

Film:The Destruction of the Schwartzes

The Holocaust memoirs of Jack Schwartz's cousin Tibor Schwartz, one of 3 survivors of about 30 relatives on Jack Schwartz's father's side. The film covers the period from 1944 - 1946. This is one of the thousands of interviews taped by the Spielberg Shoah Foundation.## FRIDAY, MARCH 26

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Universality in the Bulk and at the Edge of the Spectrum of Large Sample Covariance Matrices

Sandrine Peche, Institut Joseph Fourier, Grenoble

Note change in titleCOMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Rational Kernels: A General Machine Learning Framework for the Analysis of Biological Sequences, Text, and Speech

Mehryar Mohri, AT&T Labs Research

Refreshments will be served at 11:15 A.M. in WWH 1302

http://cs/web/Calendar/colloquium/sp04/mar26.htmlGRADUATE STUDENT/POSTDOC SEMINAR:1:00 - 2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Determinants, Traces, and 'Hearing' the Shape of a Surface

Jean Steiner, CIMS

For abstract, seehttp://www.math.nyu.edu/phd_students/albens/GSPD/GSPD_seminar.htmlCRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:1:30 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 101

Extracting Randomness from Few Independent Sources

Boaz Barak, Institute of Applied Science

For abstract, seehttp://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto/APPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 - 3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Coarse-Graining and Large Scale Monte Carlo Simulation of Stochastic Lattics Systems

Markos Katsoulakis, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.html## MONDAY, MARCH 29

MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM:3:45 P.M., WWH 1302

Semi-Groups for Model Specification, Robustness, Prices of Risk, and Model Detection

Thomas Sargent,^{ * }Economic Department, NYU

Joint work with Evan Anderson and Lars Hansen

Colloquium Tea starting at 3:15 in the Courant Institute Lounge, also on the 13th (top) floor

^{*}http://www.stanford.edu/~sargent/## TUESDAY, MARCH 30

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Estimating Information Content of Biological Data

Ilya Nemenman, University of California, Santa Barbara

Refreshments will be served at 11:15 A.M. in WWH 1302

http://cs/web/Calendar/colloquium/sp04/mar30.htmlMOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:00 - 1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

The Immersed Boundary Method with Thermal Fluctuations as a Model of Small Length-Scale Fluid Dynamics with Applications

Paul Atzberger, RPISPECIAL MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM AND ANALYSIS LECTURE SERIES:3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Whitney's Extension Problem, Lecture IV

Charles Fefferman, Princeton University and CIMS

4/8 (fifth and last lecture)http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/special_analysis_seminar.htmGEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 613

The Kissing Number in Four Dimensions

Oleg Musin, Moscow State University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html## WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31

HARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Perceptual Image Quality Assessment: From Error Visibility to Structural Similarity

Zhou Wang, Laboratory for Computational Vision, NYU

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.htmlCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

A Novel Approach to Accelerated Simulation of Passive Tracers in Ocean Circulation Models

Samar Khatiwala, Columbia University/LDEO

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, APRIL 1

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:30 Noon, WWH 1302

Small Sets and Differentiability of Lipschitz Functions between Banach Spaces

Joram Lindenstrauss, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlTALKS ON INVARIANT MEASURES:CANCELLED

Elon Lindenstrauss, CIMS

Note: This last lecture has been cancelled.

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Molecules, Muscles, and Machines: Universal Performance Characteristics of Motors

James Marden, Penn University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlSPECIAL DYNAMICS SEMINAR:4:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Multiple Ergodic Averages

Bryna Kra, Penn State University

Additional details can be found athttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~elonl/special040401.htmlJOINT COLUMBIA-CUNY-NYU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., 13th Floor, Warren Weaver Hall

The Subspace Theorem of Schmidt and Some of Its Applications

Umberto Zannier, Università Udine and Princeton University

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the 13th floor

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

http://www.math.columbia.edu/JointNTS.htmlMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

The Risks of Risk-Neutral Pricing

Keith Lewis

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstract if available## FRIDAY, APRIL 2

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Weakly Anharmonic (resp. weakly disordered) Wave Equations and the Phonon Boltzmann Equation

Herbert Spohn, TU MunichSPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:30 A.M., WWH 1314

Eigenfunctions for Partially Rectangular Systems

M. Zworski, University of California at BerkeleyCRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:1:30 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 101

Randomness Extraction via Common Pseudorandom Functions and Its Application to the Hashed Diffie-Hellman Transform

Hugo Krawczyk, IBM and Technion

For abstract, seehttp://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto/## TUESDAY, APRIL 6

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:00 - 1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

The Influence of Chromosome Flexibility on Anaphase A Chromosome Movement as Driven by an Imperfect Brownian Ratchet Molecular Motor

Arjun Raj, CIMS## WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7

HARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Tba

Ann Lee, Yale University

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.htmlCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

To What Extent are Weather and Climate Models Random Number Generators?

Prashant Sardeshmukh, NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, APRIL 8

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1302

Tba

Klaus Ecker, Freie Universitat Berlin

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlAPPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

The Unzip Instability: Oscillatory Fracture Paths in Thin Elastic Sheets

Pedro Reis, Levich Institute

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlSPECIAL MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM AND ANALYSIS LECTURE SERIES:3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Whitney's Extension Problem, Lecture V

Charles Fefferman, Princeton University and CIMS

Last lecture of the serieshttp://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/special_analysis_seminar.htmMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Voluntary or Mandatory Retirement

Phil Dybvig, Washington University of St. Louis

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstract if available## FRIDAY, APRIL 9

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

How Well Does the Finite Fourier Transform Approximate the Fourier Transform?

Charles L. Epstein, University of Pennsylvania

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.htmlPROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Towards a Constructive Approach to Lyapunov Exponents

Ilya Goldsheid, Queen Mary and Westfield College, LondonCOMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Reverse-Engineering the Internet

Neil Spring, University of Washington

Refreshments will be served at 11:15 A.M. in WWH 1302

http://cs/web/Calendar/colloquium/sp04/apr9.htmlCRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:1:30 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 101

New Notions of Security: Universal Composability without Trusted Setup

Manoj Prabhakarn, Princeton University

For abstract,Click here

For up-to-date listing of Cryptography Seminars, seehttp://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto/

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THE CIMS WEEKLY BULLETINis avilable on the World Wide Web at http://www.cims.nyu.edu/bulletin/

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## Reader Information

Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.Any errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to Pat Struse at 998-3253, or email struse@cims.nyu.edu Not responsible for last minute changes or corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

Room Assignments:Requests must be made separately in writing to Jude Ali, WWH 909. (Room announcements for classes and oral examinations take precedence over seminars and colloquia)

Circulation:Please send address changes to Pat Struse, CIMS-NYU, 251 Mercer Street, NY, NY 10012-1110, or call (212) 998-3253, or email struse@cims.nyu.edu

Copying:Larry Cohen## WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31

HARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Perceptual Image Quality Assessment: From Error Visibility to Structural Similarity

Zhou Wang, Laboratory for Computational Vision, NYU

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.htmlCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

A Novel Approach to Accelerated Simulation of Passive Tracers in Ocean Circulation Models

Samar Khatiwala, Columbia University/LDEO

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, APRIL 1

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:30 Noon, WWH 1302

Small Sets and Differentiability of Lipschitz Functions between Banach Spaces

Joram Lindenstrauss, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlTALKS ON INVARIANT MEASURES:CANCELLED

Elon Lindenstrauss, CIMS

Note: This last lecture has been cancelled.

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Molecules, Muscles, and Machines: Universal Performance Characteristics of Motors

James Marden, Penn University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlSPECIAL DYNAMICS SEMINAR:4:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Multiple Ergodic Averages

Bryna Kra, Penn State University

Additional details can be found athttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~elonl/special040401.htmlJOINT COLUMBIA-CUNY-NYU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., 13th Floor, Warren Weaver Hall

The Subspace Theorem of Schmidt and Some of Its Applications

Umberto Zannier, Università Udine and Princeton University

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the 13th floor

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

http://www.math.columbia.edu/JointNTS.htmlMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

The Risks of Risk-Neutral Pricing

Keith Lewis

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstract if available## FRIDAY, APRIL 2

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Weakly Anharmonic (resp. weakly disordered) Wave Equations and the Phonon Boltzmann Equation

Herbert Spohn, TU MunichSPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:30 A.M., WWH 1314

Eigenfunctions for Partially Rectangular Systems

M. Zworski, University of California at BerkeleyGRADUATE STUDENT/POSTDOC SEMINAR:1:00 - 2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Dynamics in Random Media

Gerard Ben Arous, CIMS

For abstract,Click here

For complete GSPD Seminar listings, seehttp://www.math.nyu.edu/phd_students/albens/GSPD/GSPD_seminar.htmlCRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:1:30 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 101

Randomness Extraction via Common Pseudorandom Functions and Its Application to the Hashed Diffie-Hellman Transform

Hugo Krawczyk, IBM and Technion

For abstract, seehttp://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto/APPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 - 3:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Numerical Techniques for Multiscale Stochastic Dynamical Systems

Di Liu, CIMS

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.htmlCAOS STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES:3:45 - 5:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Discussion of: Juckes, M.N., 2000 ``The Static Stability of the Midlatitude Troposphere: The Relevance of Moisture'' (JAS573050-3057)

Helga Schaffrin

There will also be a discussion about schedule

http://math.nyu.edu/caos_teaching/student_seminar/## TUESDAY, APRIL 6

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:00 - 1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

The Influence of Chromosome Flexibility on Anaphase A Chromosome Movement as Driven by an Imperfect Brownian Ratchet Molecular Motor

Arjun Raj, CIMS## WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7

HARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

The Intrinsic Geometry of Natural Image Data and Learning by Diffusion

Ann Lee, Yale University

For abstract,Click here

For complete HASP Seminars, seehttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.htmlCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

To What Extent are Weather and Climate Models Random Number Generators?

Prashant Sardeshmukh, NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, APRIL 8

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1302

Local Monotonicity Formulas for Some Nonlinear Diffusion Equations

Klaus Ecker, Freie Universitat Berlin

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlAPPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

The Unzip Instability: Oscillatory Fracture Paths in Thin Elastic Sheets

Pedro Reis, Levich Institute

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlJOINT CIMS-PHYSICS NONLINEAR DYNAMICS SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 813

Analog to Digital Encoding by a Class of Piecewise Maps

Sinan Gunturk, CIMSSPECIAL MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM AND ANALYSIS LECTURE SERIES:4:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Whitney's Extension Problem, Lecture V

Charles Fefferman, Princeton University and CIMS

Note slight change in time

Last lecture of the serieshttp://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/special_analysis_seminar.htmMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Voluntary or Mandatory Retirement

Phil Dybvig, Washington University of St. Louis

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstract if available## FRIDAY, APRIL 9

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

How Well Does the Finite Fourier Transform Approximate the Fourier Transform?

Charles L. Epstein, University of Pennsylvania

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.htmlJOINT DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS-PROBABILITY SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Towards a Constructive Approach to Lyapunov Exponents

Ilya Goldsheid, Queen Mary and Westfield College, LondonCOMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Reverse-Engineering the Internet

Neil Spring, University of Washington

Refreshments will be served at 11:15 A.M. in WWH 1302

http://cs/web/Calendar/colloquium/sp04/apr9.htmlCRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:1:30 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 101

New Notions of Security: Universal Composability without Trusted Setup

Manoj Prabhakarn, Princeton University

For abstract,Click here

For up-to-date listing of Cryptography Seminars, seehttp://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto/## TUESDAY, APRIL 13

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:00 - 1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

The Significance of 'Clap and Flap' to the Smallest Flying Insects

Laura Miller, CIMS## WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14

HARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Time-Frequency and Time-Scale Analysis in Geophysics: Multiwindow and Multiwavelet Methods in 1D, 2D and on the Sphere

Frederik J. Simons, Princeton University

For abstract,Click here

For complete HASP Seminars, seehttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.htmlCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Which Way Does a Wave Break? Quantifying Asymmeteric Mixing and Two-Way Transport

Noboru Nakamura, University of Chicago

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

For more about the speaker,Click here

For a complete listing of the the CAOS seminars, seehttp://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, APRIL 15

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Modeling, Computatinos and Experiments for Rising Gas Bubbles in Surfactant Solutions

Demetrius Papageorgiou, New Jersey Institute of Technology

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlJOINT COLUMBIA-CUNY-NYU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., CUNY Graduate Center, Room C198

Hyperelliptic Jacobians and l-Adic Representations

Y. Zarhin, Penn State University

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in Room C198, C-level: One floor down from lobby

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

For abstract in pdf format (Adobe Acrobat),Click here

For a complete listing of the Joint Number Theory seminars, seehttp://www.math.columbia.edu/JointNTS.htmlMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Generalised Fractional-Black-Scholes Equation: Pricing and Hedging

Alvaro Cartea, Birkbeck College, University of London

For abstract,Click here

For a complete listing of the Mathematical Finance seminars, seehttp://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html## FRIDAY, APRIL 16

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Longest Paths of the Minimal Spanning Tree

Irene Hueter, CUNY

SPECIAL GEOMETERY/ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 613

Mass Transportation, Entropy Dissipation and Nonlinear Diffusions on Manifolds

Karl-Theodor Sturm, Institut für Angewandte Mathematik, Universitat BonnCOMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Content Delivery in the Modern Internet

Stefan Saroiu, University of Washington

Refreshments will be served at 11:15 A.M. in WWH 1302

For abstract,Click here

For complete CS Seminar listings, seehttp://cs.nyu.edu/csweb/Calendar/colloquium/sp04/PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:11:45 A.M. - 12:45 P.M., WWH 1013

Universality in Random Matrix Theory for Orthogonal and Symplectic Ensembles(joint work with P. Deift)

Dimitri Gioev, University of Pennsylvania and CIMS

CRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:1:30 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 101

Proving Hard-Core Predicates Using List Decoding

Adi Akavia, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

For abstract,Click here

For up-to-date listing of Cryptography Seminars, seehttp://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto/JOINT COLUMBIA-CIMS-PRINCETON DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., Columbia University, Room 520 Math. Bldg.

Witten's Conjecture and Property P

Tomasz Mrowka, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tea will be served in the Math Lounge, Room 508 at 5:00 P.M.APPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Computing Time Scales from Reaction Coordinates of Milestoning

Ron Elber, Cornell University

Note the earlier starting time!

For abstract,Click here

For a complete listing of the AMS schedule, seehttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.html3:00 P.M., WWH 109CIMS STUDENT PRIZE CEREMONY:

The ceremony will be followed by a reception in the 13th floor loungeJOINT COLUMBIA-CIMS-PRINCETON DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., Columbia University, Room 520 Math. Bldg.

Tba

Mikhail Gromov, CIMS

Tea will be served in the Math Lounge, Room 508 at 5:00 P.M.## THURSDAY, APRIL 22

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:30 Noon, WWH 1302

Hypoellipticity with Loss of Derivatives

Joseph J. Kohn, Princeton University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html## FRIDAY, APRIL 30 - SUNDAY, MAY 2

SPECIAL GEOMETRY FESTIVAL: APRIL 30 - MAY 2, 2004

The full program and registration can be found at:

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/short_courses/events/geomfest04.html

Please register as soon as possible!

Banquet Saturday evening, May 1, at the NYU Torch Club. Fee: $35.00

## Special Announcements

THE CIMS WEEKLY BULLETINis avilable on the World Wide Web at http://www.cims.nyu.edu/bulletin/

Scroll down, then click on CIMS SEMINARS

majordomo@cs.nyu.edu

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## Information Technology Services

NOTICE:

A complete listing of ITS classes, workshops, and talks is available on the NYU Web at http://www.nyu.edu/its/classes/. Printed copies can be obtained at the ITS Client Services Center, 10 Astor Place, 4th Floor.

## Reader Information

Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.Any errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to Pat Struse at 998-3253, or email struse@cims.nyu.edu Not responsible for last minute changes or corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

Room Assignments:Requests must be made separately in writing to Jude Ali, WWH 909. (Room announcements for classes and oral examinations take precedence over seminars and colloquia)

Circulation:Please send address changes to Pat Struse, CIMS-NYU, 251 Mercer Street, NY, NY 10012-1110, or call (212) 998-3253, or email struse@cims.nyu.edu

Copying:Larry Cohen## WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7

HARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

The Intrinsic Geometry of Natural Image Data and Learning by Diffusion

Ann Lee, Yale University

For abstract,Click here

For complete HASP Seminars, seehttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.htmlCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

To What Extent are Weather and Climate Models Random Number Generators?

Prashant Sardeshmukh, NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, APRIL 8

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1302

Local Monotonicity Formulas for Some Nonlinear Diffusion Equations

Klaus Ecker, Freie Universitat Berlin

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlAPPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

The Unzip Instability: Oscillatory Fracture Paths in Thin Elastic Sheets

Pedro Reis, Levich Institute

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlJOINT CIMS-PHYSICS NONLINEAR DYNAMICS SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 813

Analog to Digital Encoding by a Class of Piecewise Maps

Sinan Gunturk, CIMSSPECIAL MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM AND ANALYSIS LECTURE SERIES:4:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Whitney's Extension Problem, Lecture V

Charles Fefferman, Princeton University and CIMS

Note slight change in time

Last lecture of the serieshttp://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/special_analysis_seminar.htmMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Voluntary or Mandatory Retirement

Phil Dybvig, Washington University of St. Louis

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstract if available## FRIDAY, APRIL 9

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

How Well Does the Finite Fourier Transform Approximate the Fourier Transform?

Charles L. Epstein, University of Pennsylvania

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.htmlJOINT DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS-PROBABILITY SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Towards a Constructive Approach to Lyapunov Exponents

Ilya Goldsheid, Queen Mary and Westfield College, LondonCOMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Reverse-Engineering the Internet

Neil Spring, University of Washington

Refreshments will be served at 11:15 A.M. in WWH 1302

http://cs/web/Calendar/colloquium/sp04/apr9.htmlGRADUATE STUDENT/POSTDOC SEMINAR:1:00 - 2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

An Introduction to Random Matrix Theory

Dimitri Gioev

Note: The talk by Chris Wendl will be held on April 30th.

For complete GSPD Seminar listings, seehttp://www.math.nyu.edu/phd_students/albens/GSPD/GSPD_seminar.htmlCRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:1:30 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 101

New Notions of Security: Universal Composability without Trusted Setup

Manoj Prabhakarn, Princeton University

For abstract,Click here

For up-to-date listing of Cryptography Seminars, seehttp://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto/NYC NLP SEMINAR:2:30 P.M., WWH 102

Identifying Structure Across Pre-Partitioned Data

Zvika Marx, NYU

For abstract,Click here

For complete NYCNLP Seminar listings, seehttp://nlp.cs.nyu.edu/nycnlp## TUESDAY, APRIL 13

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:00 - 1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

The Significance of 'Clap and Flap' to the Smallest Flying Insects

Laura Miller, CIMS## WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14

HARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Time-Frequency and Time-Scale Analysis in Geophysics: Multiwindow and Multiwavelet Methods in 1D, 2D and on the Sphere

Frederik J. Simons, Princeton University

For abstract,Click here

For complete HASP Seminars, seehttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.htmlJOINT CIMS-PHYSICS NONLINEAR DYNAMICS SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1013

Convergence of Invariant Densities in the Small-Noise Limit

Kevin Lin, CIMSCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Which Way Does a Wave Break? Quantifying Asymmeteric Mixing and Two-Way Transport

Noboru Nakamura, University of Chicago

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

For more about the speaker,Click here

For a complete listing of the the CAOS seminars, seehttp://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, APRIL 15

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Modeling, Computatinos and Experiments for Rising Gas Bubbles in Surfactant Solutions

Demetrius Papageorgiou, New Jersey Institute of Technology

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlJOINT COLUMBIA-CUNY-NYU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., CUNY Graduate Center, Room C198

Hyperelliptic Jacobians and l-Adic Representations

Y. Zarhin, Penn State University

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in Room C198, C-level: One floor down from lobby

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

For abstract in pdf format (Adobe Acrobat),Click here

For a complete listing of the Joint Number Theory seminars, seehttp://www.math.columbia.edu/JointNTS.htmlMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Generalised Fractional-Black-Scholes Equation: Pricing and Hedging

Alvaro Cartea, Birkbeck College, University of London

For abstract,Click here

For a complete listing of the Mathematical Finance seminars, seehttp://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html## FRIDAY, APRIL 16

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Longest Paths of the Minimal Spanning Tree

Irene Hueter, CUNY

SPECIAL GEOMETERY/ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 613

Mass Transportation, Entropy Dissipation and Nonlinear Diffusions on Manifolds

Karl-Theodor Sturm, Institut für Angewandte Mathematik, Universitat BonnMACHINE LEARNING LECTURE:11:00 A.M. - 12:15 P.M., Columbia University, Interschool Lab, 7th Floor, Schapiro CEPSR Building

For directions, seehttp://www.cs.columbia.edu/directions.html#,and for abstract scroll down at that link and click on title of talk

Meaning Machines

Deb Roy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab

Professor Roy's and the Cognitive Machines Group webpage are at:http://www.media.mit.edu/cogmac/COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Content Delivery in the Modern Internet

Stefan Saroiu, University of Washington

Refreshments will be served at 11:15 A.M. in WWH 1302

For abstract,Click here

For complete CS Seminar listings, seehttp://cs.nyu.edu/csweb/Calendar/colloquium/sp04/PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:11:45 A.M. - 12:45 P.M., WWH 1013

Universality in Random Matrix Theory for Orthogonal and Symplectic Ensembles(joint work with P. Deift)

Dimitri Gioev, University of Pennsylvania and CIMS

For abstract, seehttp://www.math.upenn.edu/~gioev/CIMS_16_Apr_04.htmlGRADUATE STUDENT/POSTDOC SEMINAR:1:00 - 2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Tba

Alex Barnett, CIMS

For complete GSPD Seminar listings, seehttp://www.math.nyu.edu/phd_students/albens/GSPD/GSPD_seminar.htmlCRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:1:30 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 101

Proving Hard-Core Predicates Using List Decoding

Adi Akavia, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

For abstract,Click here

For up-to-date listing of Cryptography Seminars, seehttp://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto/JOINT COLUMBIA-CIMS-PRINCETON DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR:Columbia University, Room 520 Math. Bldg.Tea will be served in the Math Lounge, Room 508 at 5:00 P.M.

- 2:00 - 3:00 P.M.

Witten's Conjecture and Property P

Tomasz Mrowka, Massachusetts Institute of Technology- 3:30 - 4:30 P.M.

Tba

Mikhail Gromov, CIMSAPPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Computing Time Scales from Reaction Coordinates of Milestoning

Ron Elber, Cornell University

Note the earlier starting time!

For abstract,Click here

For a complete listing of the AMS schedule, seehttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.html3:00 P.M., WWH 109CIMS STUDENT PRIZE CEREMONY:

The ceremony will be followed by a reception in the 13th floor lounge## MONDAY, APRIL 19

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Message-Passing Algorithms in Graphical Models and Their Applications to Large-Scale Stochastic Systems

Martin Wainwright, UC Berkeley

Refreshments will be served at 11:15 A.M. in WWH 1302

For abstract,Click here

For complete CS Seminar listings, seehttp://cs.nyu.edu/csweb/Calendar/colloquium/sp04/MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM:4:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Quasi-Local Mass in General Relativity

S.T. Yau, Harvard University

This seminar will start at 4:00 P.M. instead of 3:45 P.M. Tea will be served at 3:30 P.M.

To see the Math Colloquium webpage, click on the linkhttp://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/colloq04.html## TUESDAY, APRIL 20

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Systems of PDE's with Variable Multiplicities of Eigenvalues and Diagonalization of Matrix Functions: Part I

Yevsey Nisnevich, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/special_analysis_seminar.htm## WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21

COLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

The Structure and Scaling of Non-Precipitating Moist Convection

Bjorn Stevens, University of California, Los Angeles

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, APRIL 22

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:30 Noon, WWH 1302

Hypoellipticity with Loss of Derivatives

Joseph J. Kohn, Princeton University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlAPPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:1:30 P.M., WWH 813

Fast Inversion of the Attenuated Radon Transform with Partial Measurements

Guillaume Bal, Columbia University

Note that this seminar will be held at 1:30 P.M. in Room 813

For abstract,Click here

For complete AML Seminars, seehttp://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Why Do Stock Markets Crash?

Didier Sornette, UC California, Los Angeles

For abstract,Click here

For complete Mathematical Finance Seminar listings, seehttp://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.htmlJOINT COLUMBIA-CUNY-NYU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., Columbia University, Room 312 Math.

The Height Pairing of Arithmetic Theta Series

Stephen Kudla, University of Maryland

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the 5-thfloor

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

For abstract in pdf format (Adobe Acrobat),Click here

For a complete listing of the Joint Number Theory seminars, seehttp://www.math.columbia.edu/JointNTS.html## FRIDAY, APRIL 23

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Probabilistic Graphical Models for Scene and Object Recognition

Kevin Murphy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Refreshments will be served at 11:15 A.M. in WWH 1302

For abstract,Click here

For complete CS Seminar listings, seehttp://cs.nyu.edu/csweb/Calendar/colloquium/sp04/CRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR "Double Feature!":1:30 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 101

Batch Codes and Amortized PIR

Yuval Ishai, Technion

Based on joint work with Eyal Kushilevitz, Amit Sahai, and Rafail Ostrovsky.For abstract,Click here

followed byTba

Daniele Micciancio (UC San Diego)

For up-to-date listing of Cryptography Seminars, seehttp://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto/APPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Dynamic Scaling, Smoluchowski Ripening, and Burgers Turbulence

Robert Pego, University of Maryland

For abstract,Click here

For a complete listing of the AMS schedule, seehttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.htmlCAOS STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES:3:45 - 5:00 P.M., WWH 1314

What We Understand and What We Do Not Understand About the Oceanic Overturning Circulation

Miguel Maqueda

http://math.nyu.edu/caos_teaching/student_seminar/CIMS-SUNY JOINT SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR:WWH 102

- 3:45 P.M.

Property P for Knots

Peter Kronheimer- 4:45 P.M.

Gromov-Witten Theory and Donaldson-Thomas Theory

Rahul Pandharipande, Princeton University## THURSDAY, APRIL 29

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:4:00 - 5:00 P.M., WWH 513

Systems of PDE's with Variable Multiplicities of Eigenvalues and Diagonalization of Matrix Functions: Part II

Yevsey Nisnevich, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/special_analysis_seminar.htm## FRIDAY, APRIL 30

PATTERNS AND NETWORKS IN GENOMES:

3rd Annual Symposium of the Center for Comparative Functional Genomics, New York University, Jurow Hall, Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East

- 9:00 - 9:15 A.M.

INTRODUCTION: Fabio Piano (NYU Biology)

MORNING SESSION (Moderator: Mike Shelley, NYU Courant)

- 9:30 - 10:20

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:Andrew Murray, Harvard University

Yeast Finds a Mate: Studies on a Model Module

- 10:30 - 10:50

Steve Small (NYU Biology)

Defining and Deciphering Regulatory Information in a Drosophila Genome- 10:50 - 11:20

Nikolaus Rajewsky (NYU Biology and Courant)

Computational Identification of Transcriptional and Translational Regulatory Elements

COFFEE BREAK

- 11:30 - 11:50

Francesca Chiaromonte (Penn State)

Comparative Identification of Functional Sequences in Genomes: Regulatory Potential Scores from Human-Mouse-Rat Alignments- 11:50 A.M. - 12:10 P.M.

Richard McCombie (Cold Spring Harbor Labs)

Finding Genes and Their Transcriptional Start Sites- 12:10 - 12:30

Gilad Lerman (Mishra Lab, NYU Courant)

Multiscale Techniques for Normalization and Identification of Large Scale Microarray Data Sets

INTERMISSION: 12:30 - 1:30 P.M.

AFTERNOON SESSION (Moderator: Kris Gunsalus, NYU Biology)- 1:30 - 2:20 P.M.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:Charlie Boone, University of Toronto

Global Mapping of the Yeast Genetic Interaction Network: Discovering Gene and Drug Function

- 2:30 - 2:50

Fabio Piano (NYU Biology)

Integrating Functional Genomics in C. elegans Early Development- 2:50 - 3:10

Floria Coruzzi (NYU Biology)

Identifying N-Networks in Arabidopsis- 3:10 - 3:20

Ken Birnbaum (NYU Biology)

Patterns in Cellular Identity: Comparing the Global Expression Profile of Cells in the Arabidopsis Root

COFFEE BREAK

- 3:50 - 4:10

Jane Hubbard (NYU Biology)

Modeling C. elegans Developmental Networks: System Design Meets Biology- 4:10 - 4:30

Paolo Barbano (Yale and NYU Courant)

Signal Processing Algorithms for Biological Networks- 4:30 - 4:50

Dennis Shasha (NYU Courant)

The Graph of LifeA WINE AND CHEESE RECEPTION WILL FOLLOW

Organized by the NYU Department of Biology and the Courant Institute.

Sponsored by the Center for Comparative Functional Genomics and the Office of the Dean for Science.

NOTE: A conference website is currently being set up. Please check back here for URL## FRIDAY, APRIL 30 - SUNDAY, MAY 2

SPECIAL GEOMETRY FESTIVAL: APRIL 30 - MAY 2, 2004

The full program and registration can be found at:

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/short_courses/events/geomfest04.html

Please register as soon as possible!

Banquet Saturday evening, May 1, at the NYU Torch Club. Fee: $35.00

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A complete listing of ITS classes, workshops, and talks is available on the NYU Web at http://www.nyu.edu/its/classes/. Printed copies can be obtained at the ITS Client Services Center, 10 Astor Place, 4th Floor.

## Reader Information

Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.Any errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to Pat Struse at 998-3253, or email struse@cims.nyu.edu Not responsible for last minute changes or corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

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HARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Time-Frequency and Time-Scale Analysis in Geophysics: Multiwindow and Multiwavelet Methods in 1D, 2D and on the Sphere

Frederik J. Simons, Princeton University

For abstract,Click here

For complete HASP Seminars, seehttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.htmlJOINT CIMS-PHYSICS NONLINEAR DYNAMICS SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 1013

Convergence of Invariant Densities in the Small-Noise Limit

Kevin Lin, CIMSCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Which Way Does a Wave Break? Quantifying Asymmeteric Mixing and Two-Way Transport

Noboru Nakamura, University of Chicago

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

For more about the speaker,Click here

For a complete listing of the the CAOS seminars, seehttp://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, APRIL 15

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Modeling, Computations and Experiments for Rising Gas Bubbles in Surfactant Solutions

Demetrius Papageorgiou, New Jersey Institute of Technology

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlJOINT COLUMBIA-CUNY-NYU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., CUNY Graduate Center, Room C198

Hyperelliptic Jacobians and l-Adic Representations

Y. Zarhin, Penn State University

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in Room C198, C-level: One floor down from lobby

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

For abstract in pdf format (Adobe Acrobat),Click here

For a complete listing of the Joint Number Theory seminars, seehttp://www.math.columbia.edu/JointNTS.htmlMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Generalised Fractional-Black-Scholes Equation: Pricing and Hedging

Alvaro Cartea, Birkbeck College, University of London

For abstract,Click here

For a complete listing of the Mathematical Finance seminars, seehttp://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html## FRIDAY, APRIL 16

PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Longest Paths of the Minimal Spanning Tree

Irene Hueter, CUNY

SPECIAL GEOMETERY/ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M., WWH 613

Mass Transportation, Entropy Dissipation and Nonlinear Diffusions on Manifolds

Karl-Theodor Sturm, Institut für Angewandte Mathematik, Universitat BonnMACHINE LEARNING LECTURE:11:00 A.M. - 12:15 P.M., Columbia University, Interschool Lab, 7th Floor, Schapiro CEPSR Building

For directions, seehttp://www.cs.columbia.edu/directions.html#,and for abstract scroll down at that link and click on title of talk

Meaning Machines

Deb Roy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab

Professor Roy's and the Cognitive Machines Group webpage are at:http://www.media.mit.edu/cogmac/COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Content Delivery in the Modern Internet

Stefan Saroiu, University of Washington

Refreshments will be served at 11:15 A.M. in WWH 1302

For abstract,Click here

For complete CS Seminar listings, seehttp://cs.nyu.edu/csweb/Calendar/colloquium/sp04/PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:11:45 A.M. - 12:45 P.M., WWH 1013

Universality in Random Matrix Theory for Orthogonal and Symplectic Ensembles(joint work with P. Deift)

Dimitri Gioev, University of Pennsylvania and CIMS

For abstract, seehttp://www.math.upenn.edu/~gioev/CIMS_16_Apr_04.htmlGRADUATE STUDENT/POSTDOC SEMINAR:1:00 - 2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Chaotic Billiards and Quantum Ergodicity

Alex Barnett, CIMS

For complete GSPD Seminar listings, seehttp://www.math.nyu.edu/phd_students/albens/GSPD/GSPD_seminar.htmlCRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:1:30 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 101

Proving Hard-Core Predicates Using List Decoding

Adi Akavia, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

For abstract,Click here

For up-to-date listing of Cryptography Seminars, seehttp://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto/JOINT COLUMBIA-CIMS-PRINCETON DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR:Columbia University, Room 520 Math. Bldg.Tea will be served in the Math Lounge, Room 508 at 5:00 P.M.

- 2:00 - 3:00 P.M.

Witten's Conjecture and Property P

Tomasz Mrowka, Massachusetts Institute of Technology- 3:30 - 4:30 P.M.

Tba

Mikhail Gromov, CIMSAPPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Computing Time Scales from Reaction Coordinates of Milestoning

Ron Elber, Cornell University

Note the earlier starting time!

For abstract,Click here

For a complete listing of the AMS schedule, seehttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.html3:00 P.M., WWH 109CIMS STUDENT PRIZE CEREMONY:

The ceremony will be followed by a reception in the 13th floor lounge## MONDAY, APRIL 19

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Message-Passing Algorithms in Graphical Models and Their Applications to Large-Scale Stochastic Systems

Martin Wainwright, UC Berkeley

Refreshments will be served at 11:15 A.M. in WWH 1302

For abstract,Click here

For complete CS Seminar listings, seehttp://cs.nyu.edu/csweb/Calendar/colloquium/sp04/MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM:4:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Quasi-Local Mass in General Relativity

S.T. Yau, Harvard University

This seminar will start at 4:00 P.M. instead of 3:45 P.M. Tea will be served at 3:30 P.M.

To see the Math Colloquium webpage, click on the linkhttp://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/colloq04.html## TUESDAY, APRIL 20

SPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Hyperbolic Systems of PDE's with Variable Multiplicities of Characteristics and Diagonalization of Matrix Functions: Part I

Yevsey Nisnevich, CIMS

For abstract,Click here

To see the Special Analysis Seminars website, click on the link:http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/special_analysis_seminar.htm## WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21

DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS SEMINAR:WWH 1314

- 2:00 P.M.: Michael Shub, University of Toronto and IBM

Stable Ergodicity, Unique Ergodicity and the Mautner Phenomenon for Diffeomorphisms- 3:30 P.M.: Elon Lindenstrauss, CIMS

Commuting Automorphisms of the TorusCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

The Structure and Scaling of Non-Precipitating Moist Convection

Bjorn Stevens, University of California, Los Angeles

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, APRIL 22

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:30 Noon, WWH 1302

Hypoellipticity with Loss of Derivatives

Joseph J. Kohn, Princeton University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlAPPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:1:30 P.M., WWH 813

Fast Inversion of the Attenuated Radon Transform with Partial Measurements

Guillaume Bal, Columbia University

Note that this seminar will be held at 1:30 P.M. in Room 813

For abstract,Click here

For complete AML Seminars, seehttp://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Why Do Stock Markets Crash?

Didier Sornette, UC California, Los Angeles

For abstract,Click here

For complete Mathematical Finance Seminar listings, seehttp://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.htmlJOINT COLUMBIA-CUNY-NYU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., Columbia University, Room 312 Math.

The Height Pairing of Arithmetic Theta Series

Stephen Kudla, University of Maryland

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the 5-thfloor

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

For abstract in pdf format (Adobe Acrobat),Click here

For a complete listing of the Joint Number Theory seminars, seehttp://www.math.columbia.edu/JointNTS.html## FRIDAY, APRIL 23

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Probabilistic Graphical Models for Scene and Object Recognition

Kevin Murphy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Refreshments will be served at 11:15 A.M. in WWH 1302

For abstract,Click here

For complete CS Seminar listings, seehttp://cs.nyu.edu/csweb/Calendar/colloquium/sp04/CRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR "Double Feature!":1:30 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 101

Batch Codes and Amortized PIR

Yuval Ishai, Technion

Based on joint work with Eyal Kushilevitz, Amit Sahai, and Rafail Ostrovsky.For abstract,Click here

followed byTba

Daniele Micciancio (UC San Diego)

For up-to-date listing of Cryptography Seminars, seehttp://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto/APPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Dynamic Scaling, Smoluchowski Ripening, and Burgers Turbulence

Robert Pego, University of Maryland

For abstract,Click here

For a complete listing of the AMS schedule, seehttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.htmlCAOS STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES:3:45 - 5:00 P.M., WWH 1314

What We Understand and What We Do Not Understand About the Oceanic Overturning Circulation

Miguel Maqueda

http://math.nyu.edu/caos_teaching/student_seminar/CIMS-SUNY JOINT SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR:WWH 102

- 3:45 P.M.

Property P for Knots

Peter Kronheimer- 4:45 P.M.

Gromov-Witten Theory and Donaldson-Thomas Theory

Rahul Pandharipande, Princeton University## MONDAY, APRIL 26

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

From TimeSync to EmStar: What's Really Hard in Sensor Networks?

Jeremy Elson, UC Los Angeles

Refreshments will be served at 11:15 A.M. in WWH 1302

For abstract,Click here

For complete list of CS seminars, seehttp://cs.nyu.edu/csweb/Calendar/colloquium/sp04/## TUESDAY, APRIL 27

GEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 613

Enumeration from a Quasi-Symmetric Point of View

Louis J. Billera, Cornell University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html## WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28

APPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Using Geometry and Iterated Refinement for Inverse Problems

Stan Osher, UC Los Angeles

Note special day and time: 10:00 A.M. in 1302

For abstract,Click here

For a complete listing of the AMS schedule, seehttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.htmlHARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Tba

Gilad Lerman, CIMS

For abstract,Click here

For abstract,For complete HASP Seminars, seehttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.htmlCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Super-Parameterization: Global Context for Cloud-Scale Processes

Wojtek Grabowski, National Center for Atomospheric Research

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, APRIL 29

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1302

Tba

Alberto Bressan, Penn State University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlAPPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Whisper Detection of Biomolecules and Weak Localizaiton of Nanospheres

Frank Vollmer, Rockefeller University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlSPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:4:00 - 5:00 P.M., WWH 513

Hyperbolic Systems of PDE's with Variable Multiplicities of Characteristics and Diagonalization of Matrix Functions: Part II

Yevsey Nisnevich, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/special_analysis_seminar.htmJOINT COLUMBIA-CUNY-NYU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., Courant Institute, 13th Floor

Some Singular Measures Applied to Problems in Number Theory and the Distribution of Sequences

Andrew Pollington, Brigham Young University and NSF

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the 13th floor

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

For abstract in pdf format (Adobe Acrobat),Click here

For a complete listing of the Joint Number Theory seminars, seehttp://www.math.columbia.edu/%7Egoldfeld/ScheduleJointNTS.htmlMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Tba

David Eliezer, Goldman Sachs

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstract if available## FRIDAY, APRIL 30

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Fast Semi-Lagrangian Computations with Complex Interfaces

John Strain, University of California at Berkeley

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.htmlPROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Stability of sub-Gaussian Heat Kernel Estimates and an Application to Stochastic Models

Takashi Kumagai, RIMS, KyotoGRADUATE STUDENT/POSTDOC SEMINAR:1:00 - 2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Holomorphic Curves, Foliations and Dynamcis: How a PDE Helps to Solve an ODE Problem

Chris Wendl, CIMS

For abstract,Click here

For complete GSPD Seminar listings, seehttp://www.math.nyu.edu/phd_students/albens/GSPD/GSPD_seminar.htmlPATTERNS AND NETWORKS IN GENOMES:

3rd Annual Symposium of the Center for Comparative Functional Genomics, New York University, Jurow Hall, Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East

- 9:00 - 9:15 A.M.

INTRODUCTION: Fabio Piano (NYU Biology)

MORNING SESSION (Moderator: Mike Shelley, NYU Courant)

- 9:30 - 10:20

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:Andrew Murray, Harvard University

Yeast Finds a Mate: Studies on a Model Module

- 10:30 - 10:50

Steve Small (NYU Biology)

Defining and Deciphering Regulatory Information in a Drosophila Genome- 10:50 - 11:20

Nikolaus Rajewsky (NYU Biology and Courant)

Computational Identification of Transcriptional and Translational Regulatory Elements

COFFEE BREAK

- 11:30 - 11:50

Francesca Chiaromonte (Penn State)

Comparative Identification of Functional Sequences in Genomes: Regulatory Potential Scores from Human-Mouse-Rat Alignments- 11:50 A.M. - 12:10 P.M.

Richard McCombie (Cold Spring Harbor Labs)

Finding Genes and Their Transcriptional Start Sites- 12:10 - 12:30

Gilad Lerman (Mishra Lab, NYU Courant)

Multiscale Techniques for Normalization and Identification of Large Scale Microarray Data Sets

INTERMISSION: 12:30 - 1:30 P.M.

AFTERNOON SESSION (Moderator: Kris Gunsalus, NYU Biology)- 1:30 - 2:20 P.M.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:Charlie Boone, University of Toronto

Global Mapping of the Yeast Genetic Interaction Network: Discovering Gene and Drug Function

- 2:30 - 2:50

Fabio Piano (NYU Biology)

Integrating Functional Genomics in C. elegans Early Development- 2:50 - 3:10

Floria Coruzzi (NYU Biology)

Identifying N-Networks in Arabidopsis- 3:10 - 3:20

Ken Birnbaum (NYU Biology)

Patterns in Cellular Identity: Comparing the Global Expression Profile of Cells in the Arabidopsis Root

COFFEE BREAK

- 3:50 - 4:10

Jane Hubbard (NYU Biology)

Modeling C. elegans Developmental Networks: System Design Meets Biology- 4:10 - 4:30

Paolo Barbano (Yale and NYU Courant)

Signal Processing Algorithms for Biological Networks- 4:30 - 4:50

Dennis Shasha (NYU Courant)

The Graph of LifeA WINE AND CHEESE RECEPTION WILL FOLLOW

Organized by the NYU Department of Biology and the Courant Institute.

Sponsored by the Center for Comparative Functional Genomics and the Office of the Dean for Science.

NOTE: A conference website is currently being set up. Please check back here for URL## FRIDAY, APRIL 30 - SUNDAY, MAY 2

SPECIAL GEOMETRY FESTIVAL: APRIL 30 - MAY 2, 2004

The full program and registration can be found at:

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/short_courses/events/geomfest04.html

Please register as soon as possible!

Banquet Saturday evening, May 1, at the NYU Torch Club. Fee: $35.00## THURSDAY, MAY 6

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:30 Noon, WWH 1302

Analysis of Dispersive PDEs

Luis Vega, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Spain and IAS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html

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Copying:Larry Cohen## WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21

DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS SEMINAR:WWH 1314

- 2:00 P.M.: Michael Shub, University of Toronto and IBM

Stable Ergodicity, Unique Ergodicity and the Mautner Phenomenon for Diffeomorphisms- 3:30 P.M.: Elon Lindenstrauss, CIMS

Commuting Automorphisms of the TorusCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

The Structure and Scaling of Non-Precipitating Moist Convection

Bjorn Stevens, University of California, Los Angeles

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, APRIL 22

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:30 Noon, WWH 1302

Hypoellipticity with Loss of Derivatives

Joseph J. Kohn, Princeton University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlAPPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:1:30 P.M., WWH 813

Fast Inversion of the Attenuated Radon Transform with Partial Measurements

Guillaume Bal, Columbia University

Note that this seminar will be held at 1:30 P.M. in Room 813

For abstract,Click here

For complete AML Seminars, seehttp://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Why Do Stock Markets Crash?

Didier Sornette, UC California, Los Angeles

For abstract,Click here

For complete Mathematical Finance Seminar listings, seehttp://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.htmlJOINT COLUMBIA-CUNY-NYU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., Columbia University, Room 312 Math.

The Height Pairing of Arithmetic Theta Series

Stephen Kudla, University of Maryland

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the 5-thfloor

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

For abstract in pdf format (Adobe Acrobat),Click here

For a complete listing of the Joint Number Theory seminars, seehttp://www.math.columbia.edu/JointNTS.html## FRIDAY, APRIL 23

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Computational Science at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Steven F. Ashby, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.htmlCOMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Probabilistic Graphical Models for Scene and Object Recognition

Kevin Murphy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Refreshments will be served at 11:15 A.M. in WWH 1302

For abstract,Click here

For complete CS Seminar listings, seehttp://cs.nyu.edu/csweb/Calendar/colloquium/sp04/PROPOSAL WRITING SEMINAR:1:00 - 2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

For postdocs and advanced graduate students, Professor L.-S. Young will answer questions and discuss various aspects of proposal writingCRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR "Double Feature!":1:30 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 101

Batch Codes and Amortized PIR

Yuval Ishai, Technion

Based on joint work with Eyal Kushilevitz, Amit Sahai, and Rafail Ostrovsky

For abstract,Click here

followed byTba

Daniele Micciancio (UC San Diego)

For up-to-date listing of Cryptography Seminars, seehttp://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto/APPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Dynamic Scaling, Smoluchowski Ripening, and Burgers Turbulence

Robert Pego, University of Maryland

For abstract,Click here

For a complete listing of the AMS schedule, seehttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.htmlCAOS STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES:3:45 - 5:00 P.M., WWH 1314

What We Understand and What We Do Not Understand About the Oceanic Overturning Circulation

Miguel Maqueda

http://math.nyu.edu/caos_teaching/student_seminar/CIMS-SUNY JOINT SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR:WWH 102

- 3:45 P.M.

Property P for Knots

Peter Kronheimer- 4:45 P.M.

Gromov-Witten Theory and Donaldson-Thomas Theory

Rahul Pandharipande, Princeton University## MONDAY, APRIL 26

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

From TimeSync to EmStar: What's Really Hard in Sensor Networks?

Jeremy Elson, UC Los Angeles

Refreshments will be served at 11:15 A.M. in WWH 1302

For abstract,Click here

For complete list of CS seminars, seehttp://cs.nyu.edu/csweb/Calendar/colloquium/sp04/## TUESDAY, APRIL 27

MOSTLY BIOMATHEMATICS LUNCHTIME SEMINAR:12:00 - 1:00 P.M., WWH 1314

From Flow-Induced Oscillation to Forward Flight

Silas Alben, CIMSSPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Conformally Compact Einstein Manifolds and Conformal Invariants

Jie Qing, UC Santa Cruz

To see all Special Analysis Seminars, seehttp://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/special_analysis_seminar.htmGEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 613

Enumeration from a Quasi-Symmetric Point of View

Louis J. Billera, Cornell University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html## WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28

APPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Using Geometry and Iterated Refinement for Inverse Problems

Stan Osher, UC Los Angeles

Note special day and time: 10:00 A.M. in 1302

For abstract,Click here

For a complete listing of the AMS schedule, seehttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.htmlHARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Multiscale Curve and Strip Constructions and Their Application to Microarray and ChIP-chip Data

Gilad Lerman, CIMS

(Joint work with Joseph McQuown and Bud Mishra)

For abstract,Click here

For complete HASP Seminars, seehttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.htmlCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Super-Parameterization: Global Context for Cloud-Scale Processes

Wojtek Grabowski, National Center for Atomospheric Research

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, APRIL 29

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1302

Hyperbolic Systems of Hamilton-Jacobi Equations and Differential Games

Alberto Bressan, Penn State University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlAPPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Whisper Detection of Biomolecules and Weak Localizaiton of Nanospheres

Frank Vollmer, Rockefeller University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlSPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:4:00 - 5:00 P.M., WWH 513

Hyperbolic Systems of PDE's with Variable Multiplicities of Characteristics and Diagonalization of Matrix Functions: Part II

Yevsey Nisnevich, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/special_analysis_seminar.htmSPECIAL JOINT NUMBER THEORY AND DYNAMICS SEMINAR:4:00 P.M., WWH 1314

A Topological Tits Alternative

Tsachik Gelander, Yale UniversityJOINT COLUMBIA-CUNY-NYU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., Courant Institute, 13th Floor

Some Singular Measures Applied to Problems in Number Theory and the Distribution of Sequences

Andrew Pollington, Brigham Young University and NSF

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the 13th floor

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

For abstract in pdf format (Adobe Acrobat),Click here

For a complete listing of the Joint Number Theory seminars, seehttp://www.math.columbia.edu/%7Egoldfeld/ScheduleJointNTS.htmlMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Tba

David Eliezer, Goldman Sachs

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstract if available## FRIDAY, APRIL 30

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Fast Semi-Lagrangian Computations with Complex Interfaces

John Strain, University of California at Berkeley

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.htmlPROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Stability of sub-Gaussian Heat Kernel Estimates and an Application to Stochastic Models

Takashi Kumagai, RIMS, KyotoGRADUATE STUDENT/POSTDOC SEMINAR:1:00 - 2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Holomorphic Curves, Foliations and Dynamcis: How a PDE Helps to Solve an ODE Problem

Chris Wendl, CIMS

For abstract,Click here

For complete GSPD Seminar listings, seehttp://www.math.nyu.edu/phd_students/albens/GSPD/GSPD_seminar.htmlCRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:1:30 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 101

Anonymous Identification in Ad-Hoc Groups

Antonio Nicolosi, NYU

For up-to-date listing of Cryptography Seminars, seehttp://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto/APPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:NO SEMINAR (GENOMIC DAY)

Click here

For a complete listing of the AMS schedule, seehttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.htmlCAOS STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES:3:45 - 5:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Everybody: CAOS Student Feedback Forum

http://math.nyu.edu/caos_teaching/student_seminar/PATTERNS AND NETWORKS IN GENOMES:

3rd Annual Symposium of the Center for Comparative Functional Genomics, New York University, Jurow Hall, Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East

- 9:00 - 9:15 A.M.

INTRODUCTION: Fabio Piano (NYU Biology)

MORNING SESSION (Moderator: Mike Shelley, NYU Courant)

- 9:30 - 10:20

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:Andrew Murray, Harvard University

Yeast Finds a Mate: Studies on a Model Module

- 10:30 - 10:50

Steve Small (NYU Biology)

Defining and Deciphering Regulatory Information in a Drosophila Genome- 10:50 - 11:20

Nikolaus Rajewsky (NYU Biology and Courant)

Computational Identification of Transcriptional and Translational Regulatory Elements

COFFEE BREAK

- 11:30 - 11:50

Francesca Chiaromonte (Penn State)

Comparative Identification of Functional Sequences in Genomes: Regulatory Potential Scores from Human-Mouse-Rat Alignments- 11:50 A.M. - 12:10 P.M.

Richard McCombie (Cold Spring Harbor Labs)

Finding Genes and Their Transcriptional Start Sites- 12:10 - 12:30

Gilad Lerman (Mishra Lab, NYU Courant)

Multiscale Techniques for Normalization and Identification of Large Scale Microarray Data Sets

INTERMISSION: 12:30 - 1:30 P.M.

AFTERNOON SESSION (Moderator: Kris Gunsalus, NYU Biology)- 1:30 - 2:20 P.M.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:Charlie Boone, University of Toronto

Global Mapping of the Yeast Genetic Interaction Network: Discovering Gene and Drug Function

- 2:30 - 2:50

Fabio Piano (NYU Biology)

Integrating Functional Genomics in C. elegans Early Development- 2:50 - 3:10

Floria Coruzzi (NYU Biology)

Identifying N-Networks in Arabidopsis- 3:10 - 3:20

Ken Birnbaum (NYU Biology)

Patterns in Cellular Identity: Comparing the Global Expression Profile of Cells in the Arabidopsis Root

COFFEE BREAK

- 3:50 - 4:10

Jane Hubbard (NYU Biology)

Modeling C. elegans Developmental Networks: System Design Meets Biology- 4:10 - 4:30

Paolo Barbano (Yale and NYU Courant)

Signal Processing Algorithms for Biological Networks- 4:30 - 4:50

Dennis Shasha (NYU Courant)

The Graph of LifeA WINE AND CHEESE RECEPTION WILL FOLLOW

Organized by the NYU Department of Biology and the Courant Institute.

Sponsored by the Center for Comparative Functional Genomics and the Office of the Dean for Science.

For details: Schedule, speakers, talks, and location see:

http://www.nyu.edu/fas/dept/biology/newsevents/patterns.html## FRIDAY, APRIL 30 - SUNDAY, MAY 2

SPECIAL GEOMETRY FESTIVAL: APRIL 30 - MAY 2, 2004

The full program and registration can be found at:

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/short_courses/events/geomfest04.html

Please register as soon as possible!

Banquet Saturday evening, May 1, at the NYU Torch Club. Fee: $35.00## MONDAY, MAY 3

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Tba

Eric Poe Xing, UC Berkeley

Refreshments will be served at 11:15 A.M. in WWH 1302

For complete list of CS seminars, seehttp://cs.nyu.edu/csweb/Calendar/colloquium/sp04/## WEDNESDAY, MAY 5

MAGNETO-FLUID DYNAMICS SEMINAR:1:30 P.M., WWH 1013

Influence of Pressure-Gradient and Shear on Ballooning Stability in Stellarators

Stuart Hudson, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/mfd_seminar.htmlHARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Density and Redundancy of Irregular Gabor-like Frames

Radu Balan, Siemens Corporate Research

For abstract,Click here

For complete HASP Seminars, seehttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.html## THURSDAY, MAY 6

ANALYSIS SEMINAR: RESCHEDULED TO MAY 13

Analysis of Dispersive PDEs

Luis Vega, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Spain and IAS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlAPPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Orientation of Rigid Bodies Sedimenting in Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Fluids

Ashwin Vaidya, University of Pittsburgh

For abstract,Click here

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Tba

Malik Magdon-Ismail, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstract if available## FRIDAY, MAY 7

APPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 P.M., WWH 1302

A Description of Strain-Driven Self-Assembly of SiGe Quantum Dots Based on the Physics of Surface Steps

Vivek Shenoy, Brown University

For abstract,Click here

For a complete listing of the AMS schedule, seehttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.htmlCRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:NO MEETING (Eurocrypt)

For up-to-date listing of Cryptography Seminars, seehttp://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto/## THURSDAY, MAY 13

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:30 Noon, WWH 1302

Analysis of Dispersive PDEs

Luis Vega, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Spain and IAS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.html## FRIDAY, MAY 14

CRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:*** SUPER-THEORY DAY (at Columbia)***

http://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto/

## Special Announcements

THE CIMS WEEKLY BULLETINis avilable on the World Wide Web at http://www.cims.nyu.edu/bulletin/

Scroll down, then click on CIMS SEMINARS

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## Information Technology Services

NOTICE:

A complete listing of ITS classes, workshops, and talks is available on the NYU Web at http://www.nyu.edu/its/classes/. Printed copies can be obtained at the ITS Client Services Center, 10 Astor Place, 4th Floor.

## Reader Information

Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.Any errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to Pat Struse at 998-3253, or email struse@cims.nyu.edu Not responsible for last minute changes or corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

Room Assignments:Requests must be made separately in writing to Jude Ali, WWH 909. (Room announcements for classes and oral examinations take precedence over seminars and colloquia)

Circulation:Please send address changes to Pat Struse, CIMS-NYU, 251 Mercer Street, NY, NY 10012-1110, or call (212) 998-3253, or email struse@cims.nyu.edu

Copying:Larry Cohen## WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28

APPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Using Geometry and Iterated Refinement for Inverse Problems

Stan Osher, UC Los Angeles

Note special day and time: 10:00 A.M. in 1302

For abstract,Click here

For a complete listing of the AMS schedule, seehttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.htmlHARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Multiscale Curve and Strip Constructions and Their Application to Microarray and ChIP-chip Data

Gilad Lerman, CIMS

(Joint work with Joseph McQuown and Bud Mishra)

For abstract,Click here

For complete HASP Seminars, seehttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.htmlCOLLOQUIUM IN ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN SCIENCE:3:30 - 4:30 P.M., WWH 1302

Super-Parameterization: Global Context for Cloud-Scale Processes

Wojtek Grabowski, National Center for Atomospheric Research

Sponsored by the Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science.

http://math.nyu.edu/caos teaching/colloquium/## THURSDAY, APRIL 29

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1302

Hyperbolic Systems of Hamilton-Jacobi Equations and Differential Games

Alberto Bressan, Penn State University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlAPPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Whisper Detection of Biomolecules and Weak Localizaiton of Nanospheres

Frank Vollmer, Rockefeller University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlSPECIAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:4:00 - 5:00 P.M., WWH 513

Hyperbolic Systems of PDE's with Variable Multiplicities of Characteristics and Diagonalization of Matrix Functions: Part II

Yevsey Nisnevich, CIMS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/special_analysis_seminar.htmSPECIAL JOINT NUMBER THEORY AND DYNAMICS SEMINAR:4:00 P.M., WWH 1314

A Topological Tits Alternative

Tsachik Gelander, Yale UniversityJOINT COLUMBIA-CUNY-NYU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., Courant Institute, 13th Floor

Some Singular Measures Applied to Problems in Number Theory and the Distribution of Sequences

Andrew Pollington, Brigham Young University and NSF

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the 13th floor

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

For abstract in pdf format (Adobe Acrobat),Click here

For a complete listing of the Joint Number Theory seminars, seehttp://www.math.columbia.edu/%7Egoldfeld/ScheduleJointNTS.htmlMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Tba

David Eliezer, Goldman Sachs

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstract if available## FRIDAY, APRIL 30

NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR:10:00 A.M., WWH 1302

Fast Semi-Lagrangian Computations with Complex Interfaces

John Strain, University of California at Berkeley

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/numerical_analysis_seminar.htmlPROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Stability of sub-Gaussian Heat Kernel Estimates and an Application to Stochastic Models

Takashi Kumagai, RIMS, KyotoGRADUATE STUDENT/POSTDOC SEMINAR:1:00 - 2:00 P.M., WWH 1302

Holomorphic Curves, Foliations and Dynamcis: How a PDE Helps to Solve an ODE Problem

Chris Wendl, CIMS

For abstract,Click here

For complete GSPD Seminar listings, seehttp://www.math.nyu.edu/phd_students/albens/GSPD/GSPD_seminar.htmlCRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:1:30 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 101

Anonymous Identification in Ad-Hoc Groups

Antonio Nicolosi, NYU

For up-to-date listing of Cryptography Seminars, seehttp://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto/APPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:NO SEMINAR (GENOMIC DAY)

For a complete listing of the AMS schedule, seehttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.htmlCAOS STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES:3:45 - 5:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Everybody: CAOS Student Feedback Forum

http://math.nyu.edu/caos_teaching/student_seminar/LINEAR ALGEBRA SEMESTER PROJECT PRESENTATION:4:15 P.M., WWH 1302

Plotting Three-Dimensional Objects

NYU undergraduate students present their amazing pictures, computed for the semester project of their liner algebra class. Guidance by Matthias Heymann, CIMS

See the Linear Algebra course website at

http://www.bioinformatics.nyu.edu/~heymann/linearalgebra.html

3rd Annual Symposium of the Center for Comparative Functional Genomics, New York University, Jurow Hall, Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East

INTRODUCTION: Fabio Piano (NYU Biology)

MORNING SESSION (Moderator: Mike Shelley, NYU Courant)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:Andrew Murray, Harvard University

Yeast Finds a Mate: Studies on a Model Module

Steve Small (NYU Biology)

Defining and Deciphering Regulatory Information in a Drosophila Genome

Nikolaus Rajewsky (NYU Biology and Courant)

Computational Identification of Transcriptional and Translational Regulatory Elements

COFFEE BREAK

Francesca Chiaromonte (Penn State)

Richard McCombie (Cold Spring Harbor Labs)

Finding Genes and Their Transcriptional Start Sites

Gilad Lerman (Mishra Lab, NYU Courant)

Multiscale Techniques for Normalization and Identification of Large Scale Microarray Data Sets

INTERMISSION: 12:30 - 1:30 P.M.

AFTERNOON SESSION (Moderator: Kris Gunsalus, NYU Biology)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:Charlie Boone, University of Toronto

Global Mapping of the Yeast Genetic Interaction Network: Discovering Gene and Drug Function

Fabio Piano (NYU Biology)

Integrating Functional Genomics in C. elegans Early Development- 2:50 - 3:10

Floria Coruzzi (NYU Biology)

Identifying N-Networks in Arabidopsis

Ken Birnbaum (NYU Biology)

COFFEE BREAK

Jane Hubbard (NYU Biology)

Modeling C. elegans Developmental Networks: System Design Meets Biology

Paolo Barbano (Yale and NYU Courant)

Signal Processing Algorithms for Biological Networks- 4:30 - 4:50

Dennis Shasha (NYU Courant)

The Graph of LifeA WINE AND CHEESE RECEPTION WILL FOLLOW

Organized by the NYU Department of Biology and the Courant Institute.

Sponsored by the Center for Comparative Functional Genomics and the Office of the Dean for Science.

For details: Schedule, speakers, talks, and location see:

http://www.nyu.edu/fas/dept/biology/newsevents/patterns.html## FRIDAY, APRIL 30 - SUNDAY, MAY 2

SPECIAL GEOMETRY FESTIVAL: APRIL 30 - MAY 2, 2004

The full program and registration can be found at:

http://www.cims.nyu.edu/short_courses/events/geomfest04.html

Please register as soon as possible!

Banquet Saturday evening, May 1, at the NYU Torch Club. Fee: $35.00## MONDAY, MAY 3

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM: CANCELLED

Eric Poe Xing, UC Berkeley

For complete list of CS seminars, seehttp://cs.nyu.edu/csweb/Calendar/colloquium/sp04/MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM:3:45 P.M., WWH 1302

Modelling on Global Population Growth

Sergey Kapitza, Kapitza Institute for Physical Problems, Russian Academy of Sciences and Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Preceded by Colloquium tea at 3:15 P.M.

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/colloq04.html## WEDNESDAY, MAY 5

MAGNETO-FLUID DYNAMICS SEMINAR:1:30 P.M., WWH 1013

Influence of Pressure-Gradient and Shear on Ballooning Stability in Stellarators

Stuart Hudson, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/mfd_seminar.htmlHARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Density and Redundancy of Irregular Gabor-like Frames

Radu Balan, Siemens Corporate Research

For abstract,Click here

For complete HASP Seminars, seehttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.html## THURSDAY, MAY 6

ANALYSIS SEMINAR: RESCHEDULED TO MAY 13

Analysis of Dispersive PDEs

Luis Vega, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Spain and IAS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlAPPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Orientation of Rigid Bodies Sedimenting in Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Fluids

Ashwin Vaidya, University of Pittsburgh

For abstract,Click here

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Tba

Malik Magdon-Ismail, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstract if available## FRIDAY, MAY 7

CAOS STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES:9:30 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1314

Six Ocean Dynamics Class Student Presentations

http://math.nyu.edu/caos_teaching/student_seminar/APPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 P.M., WWH 1302

A Description of Strain-Driven Self-Assembly of SiGe Quantum Dots Based on the Physics of Surface Steps

Vivek Shenoy, Brown University

For abstract,Click here

For a complete listing of the AMS schedule, seehttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.htmlCAOS STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES:3:00 - 5:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Six Ocean Dynamics Class Student Presentations (Continued)

http://math.nyu.edu/caos_teaching/student_seminar/CRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:NO MEETING (Eurocrypt)

For up-to-date listing of Cryptography Seminars, seehttp://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto/## THURSDAY, MAY 13

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:30 Noon, WWH 1302

Self-similar Approximation: Singularity Formation

Luis Vega, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Spain and IAS

Note change in title

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlJOINT COLUMBIA-CUNY-NYU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., Courant Institute, Warren Weaver Hall, 13th Floor

Long Arithmetic Progressions of Primes

Ben Green, University of British Columbia

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the 13th floor

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

For abstract in pdf format (Adobe Acrobat),Click here

For a complete listing of the Joint Number Theory seminars, seehttp://www.math.columbia.edu/%7Egoldfeld/ScheduleJointNTS.html## FRIDAY, MAY 14

THE IBM RESEARCH | NYU | COLUMBIA THEORY DAY:Davis Auditorium, 412 Schapiro (CEPSR) Building, Columbia University, New York

See http://www.cs.columbia.edu/theory/sp04.html for more information

- 9:30 - 10:00 A.M.:
Coffee and Bagals

- 10:00 - 10:15:

Richard Karp(UC Berkeley)

Current Challenges in Computational Genomics: Haplotyping

- 10:55 - 11:05:
Short Break

- 11:05 A.M. - 12:00 Noon:

Prabhakar Raghavan(Verity/Stanford)

Finding Information in Networks

- 12:00 - 1:55 P.M.:
Lunch at the Faculty House, Columbia University

(tickets will be distributed at Davis at 12:00 Noon)

- 1:55 - 2:25:

Shafi Goldwasser(MIT/Weitzmann)

Proving Hard-Core Predicates using List Decoding

- 2:30 - 3:25:

Peter Shor(MIT)

Tba

- 3:25 - 3:45:
Coffee Break

- 3:45 - 4:40 P.M.:

Panel Discussion:The Future of CS Theory

Speakers will be joined by Avi Wigderson (IAS), discussion will be moderated by Mihalis Yannakakis (Columbia)PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Large Deviations for Random Trees and RWRE with Holding Times

Amir Dembo, Mathematics and Statistics Departments, Stanford University

For abstract in pdf format,Click here

For a listing of all PMPS seminars, seehttp://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.htmlMAGNETO-FLUID DYNAMICS SEMINAR:1:30 P.M., WWH 1013

Onset of Nonlinear MHD Instabilities: Analysis, Simulations and Experiments

Dylan Brennan, General Atomics

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/mfd_seminar.htmlCAOS STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES:3:45 - 5:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Discussion of: Schneider, T., 2004:The tropopause and the thermal stratification in the extratropics of a dry atmosphere(JAS-- In press)

Buhler and Smith

http://math.nyu.edu/caos_teaching/student_seminar/## TUESDAY, MAY 18

GEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 613

Nearly Sharp Bounds for Erd\H{o}s Distinct Distances in High Dimensions

Van Vu, University of California, San Diego

To see the abstract using AcroDist application, click on the link:

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html

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Copying:Larry Cohen## WEDNESDAY, MAY 5

MAGNETO-FLUID DYNAMICS SEMINAR:1:30 P.M., WWH 1013

Influence of Pressure-Gradient and Shear on Ballooning Stability in Stellarators

Stuart Hudson, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/mfd_seminar.htmlHARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Density and Redundancy of Irregular Gabor-like Frames

Radu Balan, Siemens Corporate Research

For abstract,Click here

For complete HASP Seminars, seehttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~gunturk/Seminar_Schedule.html## THURSDAY, MAY 6

APPLIED MATH LAB SEMINAR:12:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Orientation of Rigid Bodies Sedimenting in Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Fluids

Ashwin Vaidya, University of Pittsburgh

For abstract,Click here

http://www.math.nyu.edu/research/vandenbe/aml/index.htmlMATHEMATICAL FINANCE SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 102

Tba

Malik Magdon-Ismail, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

See http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/math_finance_seminar.html for abstract if available## FRIDAY, MAY 7

CAOS STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES:9:30 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, WWH 1314

Six Ocean Dynamics Class Student Presentations

http://math.nyu.edu/caos_teaching/student_seminar/APPLIED MATHEMATICS SEMINAR:2:30 P.M., WWH 1302

A Description of Strain-Driven Self-Assembly of SiGe Quantum Dots Based on the Physics of Surface Steps

Vivek Shenoy, Brown University

For abstract,Click here

For a complete listing of the AMS schedule, seehttp://www.cims.nyu.edu/~eve2/ams.htmlCAOS STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES:3:00 - 5:30 P.M., WWH 1314

Six Ocean Dynamics Class Student Presentations (Continued)

http://math.nyu.edu/caos_teaching/student_seminar/CRYPTOGRAPHY SEMINAR:NO MEETING (Eurocrypt)

For up-to-date listing of Cryptography Seminars, seehttp://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/crypto/## TUESDAY, MAY 11

GEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 613

Geometric Enumeration, Quasisymmetric Functions and a Construction of Provan

Louis J. Billera, Cornell University

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html## THURSDAY, MAY 13

ANALYSIS SEMINAR:11:00 A.M. - 12:30 Noon, WWH 1302

Self-Similar Approximation: Singularity Formation

Luis Vega, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Spain and IAS

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/analysis_seminar.htmlPOST-COMMENCEMENT RECEPTION: 12:30 - 1:30 P.M., 13th Floor Lounge, Warren Weaver HallNYU BIOINFORMATICS GROUP SEMINAR:2:00 - 3:00 P.M., WWH 102

A New DNA Word Design Strategy Using Random de Bruijn Sequences

Christine Heitsch, University of Wisconsin - Madison

To see the abstract, click on the link:http://www.bioinformatics.nyu.edu/temp/SPECIAL DYNAMICS SEMINAR:2:00 P.M., WWH 613

Universal Characteristic Factors and Furstenberg Averages

Tamar Ziegler, Ohio State UniversityJOINT COLUMBIA-CUNY-NYU NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR:5:30 - 7:00 P.M., Courant Institute, Warren Weaver Hall, 13th Floor

Long Arithmetic Progressions of Primes

Ben Green, University of British Columbia

TEA: 5:00 - 5:30 P.M. served in the Math Lounge on the 13th floor

The Number Theory Seminar is a joint seminar with CUNY Graduate Center and Columbia University

For a complete listing of the Joint Number Theory seminars, seehttp://www.math.columbia.edu/JointNTS.html## FRIDAY, MAY 14

THE IBM RESEARCH | NYU | COLUMBIA THEORY DAY:Altschul Auditorium, Room 417 of the International Affairs Building (SIPA), Columbia University, New York

Note change in location

See http://www.cs.columbia.edu/theory/sp04.html for more informationPROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR:10:30 A.M., WWH 1013

Large Deviations for Random Trees and RWRE with Holding Times

Amir Dembo, Mathematics and Statistics Departments, Stanford University

For abstract in pdf format,Click here

For a listing of all PMPS seminars, seehttp://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/probability_seminar.htmlMAGNETO-FLUID DYNAMICS SEMINAR:1:30 P.M., WWH 1013

Onset of Nonlinear MHD Instabilities: Analysis, Simulations and Experiments

Dylan Brennan, General Atomics

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/mfd_seminar.htmlCAOS STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES:3:45 - 5:00 P.M., WWH 1314

Discussion of: Schneider, T., 2004:The tropopause and the thermal stratification in the extratropics of a dry atmosphere(JAS-- In press)

Buhler and Smith

http://math.nyu.edu/caos_teaching/student_seminar/## TUESDAY, MAY 18

GEOMETRY SEMINAR:6:00 - 7:00 P.M., WWH 613

Nearly Sharp Bounds for Erd\H{o}s Distinct Distances in High Dimensions

Van Vu, University of California, San Diego

To see the abstract using AcroDist application, click on the link:

http://www.math.nyu.edu/seminars/geometry_seminar.html## TUESDAY, JUNE 15

COMPUTER SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM:11:30 A.M., WWH 1302

Taming Lambda's for Applications: The OptIPuter System Software

Andrew A. Chien, University of California, San Diego

For abstract,Click here

For complete list of CS seminars, seehttp://cs.nyu.edu/csweb/Calendar/colloquium/sum04/

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## Reader Information

Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M.Any errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to Pat Struse at 998-3253, or email struse@cims.nyu.edu Not responsible for last minute changes or corrections after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday. No email announcements after 4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, please, if possible.

Room Assignments:Requests must be made separately in writing to Jude Ali, WWH 909. (Room announcements for classes and oral examinations take precedence over seminars and colloquia)

Circulation:Please send address changes to Pat Struse, CIMS-NYU, 251 Mercer Street, NY, NY 10012-1110, or call (212) 998-3253, or email struse@cims.nyu.edu

Copying:Larry Cohen