4th SDP days21-3-2013 - 22-3-2013
This a two-days meeting (at CWI Amsterdam) for those who are interested in semidefinite programming and its application to combinatorial optimization, complexity theory, mathematical physics, geometry, and graph theory.
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There will be nine lectures by Per Austrin (KTH, Stockholm), Christine Bachoc (University of Bordeaux), Francois Glineur (Louvain-la-Neuve), Joao Gouveia (Coimbra), Konstantin Makarychev (Microsoft), Markus Schweighofer
(Konstanz), Renata Sotirov (Tilburg), Juan Vera (Tilburg), and Stephanie Wehner (NUS, Singapore). Additionally there will be several lectures by young researchers.
Participation is free. If you like to participate, please send an email to Frank Vallentin before March 8, 2013 so that we can plan the coffee and lunch breaks.
For further information see this URL.
Nikhil Bansal (TU Eindhoven), Monique Laurent (CWI Amsterdam, Tilburg University), Frank Vallentin (TU Delft, CWI Amsterdam)
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