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AMS Seminar: Teresa Lebair (JHU) @ Whitehead 304 1:30 pm
AMS Seminar: Teresa Lebair (JHU) @ Whitehead 304
Feb 1 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Title: Approximating Minimal Cut-Generating Functions by Extreme Functions Abstract: With applications in scheduling, networks, and generalized assignment problems, integer programs are ubiquitous in a variety of engineering disciplines.  Often, integer programming algorithms make use of[...]
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AMS Seminar: Minh Hai Tang (JHU) @ Whitehead 304 1:30 pm
AMS Seminar: Minh Hai Tang (JHU) @ Whitehead 304
Feb 8 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Title:  Limit theorems for eigenvectors of the normalized Laplacian for random graphs   Abstract: “We prove a central limit theorem for the components of the eigenvectors corresponding to the d largest eigenvalues of the normalized[...]
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Optimization Seminar: Christopher Ryan (University of Chicago) @ Whitehead 304 9:00 am
Optimization Seminar: Christopher Ryan (University of Chicago) @ Whitehead 304
Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Title:  Monotonicity of optimal contracts without the first-order approach   Abstract: We develop a simple sufficient condition for an optimal contract of a moral hazard problem to be monotone in the output signal. Existing results on[...]
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Financial Math Seminar: Maxim Bichuch (JHU) @ Whitehead 304 1:30 pm
Financial Math Seminar: Maxim Bichuch (JHU) @ Whitehead 304
Feb 13 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Title: The Learning Premium Abstract:  We find equilibrium stock prices and interest rates in a representative-agent model with uncertain dividends’ growth, gradually revealed by dividends themselves, where asset prices are rational – reflect current information[...]
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AMS Seminar: Dr. Elina Robeva (MIT) @ Whitehead 304 1:30 pm
AMS Seminar: Dr. Elina Robeva (MIT) @ Whitehead 304
Feb 15 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Title: Maximum Likelihood Density Estimation under Total Positivity   Abstract: Nonparametric density estimation is a challenging problem in theoretical statistics—in general the maximum likelihood estimate (MLE) does not even exist! Introducing shape constraints allows a path[...]
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The Goldman Distinguished Lecture Series: William Cook (University of Waterloo) @ Shaffer 100 1:30 pm
The Goldman Distinguished Lecture Series: William Cook (University of Waterloo) @ Shaffer 100
Feb 22 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Title: Information, Computation, Optimization: Connecting the dots in the Traveling Salesman Problem Abstract: Few math models scream impossible as loudly as the traveling salesman problem. Given n cities, the TSP asks for the shortest route to take you[...]
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