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Benjamin Yang - Advancements in Photonics for Radio Frequency Electronics Systems

The application of photonics for the processing of radio frequency (RF) systems offer many potential advantages, such as low signal transport loss, large operating bandwidth, and potentially low…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on January 13th, 2020 0 plays 0  

Dr. Lynn Durham, John Stein, Dr. Charles Isbell - The Realities of Resilience: An Authentic Leadership Discussion

In this rare and candid panel discussion, Georgia Tech leaders Lynn Durham, John Stein and Dr. Charles Isbell will share their insights on building personal resilience. Through their own stories of…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 19th, 2019 21 plays 0  

Grigoris Paouris - Concentration and Convexity, Part 3

The Concentration of measure phenomenon is a fundamental tool of high dimensional probability and of Asymptotic Geometric Analysis. Independence or Isoperimetry are two typical reasons for the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 18th, 2019 6 plays 0  

Grigoris Paouris - Concentration and Convexity, Part 2

The Concentration of measure phenomenon is a fundamental tool of high dimensional probability and of Asymptotic Geometric Analysis. Independence or Isoperimetry are two typical reasons for the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 18th, 2019 4 plays 0  

Elisabeth Werner - Floating Bodies and Approximation, Part 3

Two important closely related notions in affine convex geometry are the floating body and the affine surface area of a convex body. The floating body of a convex body is obtained by cutting off caps…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 18th, 2019 7 plays 0  

Alexander Koldobsky - Fourier analysis in geometric tomography, Part 3

Geometric tomography is the study of geometric properties of solids based on data about sections and projections of these solids. The lectures will include: 1. An outline of proofs of two of the main…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 18th, 2019 15 plays 0  

Alexander Koldobsky - Fourier analysis in geometric tomography, Part 2

Geometric tomography is the study of geometric properties of solids based on data about sections and projections of these solids. The lectures will include: 1. An outline of proofs of two of the main…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 12th, 2019 30 plays 0  

Elisabeth Werner - Floating Bodies and Approximation, Part 2

Two important closely related notions in affine convex geometry are the floating body and the affine surface area of a convex body. The floating body of a convex body is obtained by cutting off caps…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 12th, 2019 15 plays 0  

Grigoris Paouris - Concentration and Convexity, Part 1

The Concentration of measure phenomenon is a fundamental tool of high dimensional probability and of Asymptotic Geometric Analysis. Independence or Isoperimetry are two typical reasons for the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 12th, 2019 30 plays 0  

Alexander Koldobsky - Fourier analysis in geometric tomography, Part 1

Geometric tomography is the study of geometric properties of solids based on data about sections and projections of these solids. The lectures will include: 1. An outline of proofs of two of the main…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 12th, 2019 58 plays 0  

Elisabeth Werner - Floating Bodies and Approximation, Part 1

Two important closely related notions in affine convex geometry are the floating body and the affine surface area of a convex body. The floating body of a convex body is obtained by cutting off caps…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 12th, 2019 23 plays 0  

Kathy Pham - Computing, Ethics and the Public Interest - What does this even mean?

Come for a lively talk and discussion about computing, ethics, and the public interest. The talk will range from ethics and responsibility in computer science, to honoring expertise across…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 6th, 2019 11 plays 0  

Samuel Hopkins - Robust Mean Estimation in Nearly-Linear Time

Robust mean estimation is the following basic estimation question: given i.i.d. copies of a random vector X in d-dimensional Euclidean space of which a small constant fraction are corrupted, how well…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 6th, 2019 10 plays 0  

Alberto Stolfi - Evolution and Development of a Minimal Nervous System in our Closest Invertebrate Relatives

Animal behavior depends both on the intrinsic properties of individual neurons and how these neurons connect to and modulate one another. A major focus of modern neuroscience is to dissect behavior…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 6th, 2019 12 plays 0  

Nga Lee (Sally) Ng - Atmospheric Organic Aerosols: Sources, Chemistry, and Health Impacts

Organic aerosols constitute a significant fraction of submicron fine particulate matter (PM) in the atmosphere. Secondary organic aerosols (SOA) formed from condensation of low-volatility species…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 6th, 2019 9 plays 0