QMC Transition Workshop: 7-9 May, 2018

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Deadline for applications for this workshop is March 30, 2018


This workshop will take place at SAMSI, Research Triangle Park, NC


The transition workshop for the QMC program is an opportunity for the active working groups in the program to exchange results and share their perspectives on common issues. This workshop is focused on recent research progress that has been made in connection with the many research areas spanned by the QMC program. Sessions of talks dedicated to each working group will feature presentations by active members. The workshop also seeks to facilitate planning for continuing collaborations on further research questions to extend beyond the period of the QMC program.

**NOTE: Planning for this workshop is ongoing and more information will be posted as updates are made available.


Confirmed Speakers currently include:

Schedule and Supporting Media

Printable Schedule

Monday, May 7, 2018
SAMSI, Research Triangle Park, NC

Time Description Speaker Slides Videos
8:30-9:00am Registration
9:00-9:15am Opening Remarks Ilse Ipsen, SAMSI Associate Director
Working Group V: Sampling and Analysis in High Dimensions When Samples Are Expensive
9:15-10:00am Fred Hickernell, Illinois Institute of Technology
10:00-10:30am Cheng Cheng, SAMSI Postdoc
10:30-11:00am BREAK
11:00-11:45am Mac Hyman, Tulane University
11:45am-12:15pm Lulu Kang, Illinois Institute of Technology
12:15-1:30pm LUNCH
Working Group IV: Representative Points for Small-Data and Big-Data Problems
1:30-2:15pm Roshan Vengazhiyil, Georgia Institute of Technology
2:15-2:45pm Simon Mak, Georgia Institute of Technology
2:45-3:15pm BREAK
3:15-4:00pm Pierre L’Ecuyer, University of Montreal
4:00-5:00pm Working Groups 4/5 Discussion Murali Haran, Pennsylvania State University
5:10pm Shuttle to Dinner
5:30-7:00pm Transitioning the QMC Program

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
SAMSI, Research Triangle Park, NC

Time Description Speaker Slides Videos
Working Group II: Probabilistic Numerics
9:00-10:00am Chris Oates, University of Montreal; Tim Sullivan, Free University of Berlin and Zuse Institute Berlin
10:00-10:30am Jonathan Cockayne, University of Warwick
10:30-11:00am BREAK
11:00-11:45am Oksana Chkrebtii, Ohio State University
11:45am-1:00pm LUNCH
1:00-1:30pm Han Lie, Freie Universitaet Berlin
Working Group VI: Adaptive Choice of Sobolev Space Weights
1:30-2:00pm Jianfeng Lu, Duke University
3:15-3:45pm Matthias Sachs, SAMSI Postdoc
3:45-4:00pm BREAK
4:00-5:00pm Working Groups 2/3/6 Discussion

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
SAMSI, Research Triangle Park, NC

Time Description Speaker Slides Videos
Working Group VII: Multivariate Decomposition Method (MDM) and Applications
Working Group VIII: Application of QMC to PDEs with Random Coefficients
Working Group IX: Multivariate Integration and Approximation in the Context of IBC
9:00-9:45am Art Owen, Stanford University
9:45-10:30am Alexander Gilbert, University of New South Wales
10:30-11:00am BREAK
9:45-10:30am Peter Kritzer, Austrian Academy of Sciences
11:45am-12:45pm Working Groups 7/8/9 Discussion
12:45-1:00pm Workshop Wrap Up David Banks, SAMSI Director
1:00-2:00pm LUNCH and Shuttle to RDU Airport

Questions: email qmc@samsi.info