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Created by Dinoj Surendran

Monday, October 8

9:00-10:00: David Cohen-Steiner, Stability of Boundary Measures
10:30-11:30: Mauro Maggioni, Analysis of and on Data Sets Through Diffusion Operators
11:30-1:30: Lunch
1:30-2:15: Leonidas Guibas, Reconstruction Using Witness Complexes
3:00-4:00: Santosh Vempala, The Best Manifold Problem: Formation, Hardness and a Conjecture
4:30-5:30: Nina Amenta, Manifold Reconstruction With The MLS Surface
5:30 Reception

Tuesday, October 9

9:00-10:00: Gunnar Carlsson, Topological Methods In Data Analysis
10:30-11:30: Misha Belkin, Laplacian and Pectral Methods for Data Atnalysis
11:30-1:30: Lunch
1:30-2:30: Keith Worsley, The Geometry of Random Fields in Astrophysics and Brain Mapping
3:00-4:00: Sayan Mukherjee, Predictive Models That Infer Structure and Dependencies

Wednesday, October 10

9:00-10:00: Werner Stuetzle, Estimating the Cluster Tree of a Density
10:30-11:30: Frederic Chazal, Sampling and Topological Inference For General Shapes
11:30-1:30: Lunch
1:30-2:30: Shmuel Weinberger, Computing Homological Invariants From Noisy Data
3:00-4:00: Sanjeev Arora, Semidefinite Programming and Graph Partitioning Problems
4:30-5:30: Tamal Dey, Vornoi Diagrams in Estimating Geometry and Topology From Data

Thursday, October 11

9:00-10:00: Sanjoy Dasgupta, The Random Projection Trees and Low-Dimensional Manifolds
10:30-11:30: Yuriy Mileyko, L_p-Stability of Persistence of Lipschitz Functions
12:00-2:00: Lunch
1:30-2:30: Partha Niyogi, A Geometric Perspective on Learning Algorithms
3:00-4:00: Dominique Attali, Size of Delaunay Triangulation For Points Distributed Over Lower-Dimensional Polyhedra

Friday, October 12

9:00-10:00: Stephen Smale, Thoughts and Perspectives on the Topology of Data
10:30-11:30: Vin de Silva, Witness Complexes and Bicomplexes in Topological Approximation
11:30-1:30: Lunch
1:30-2:30: Andre Lieutier, Stability and Computation of Topological Invariants of Solids in R^ n From Approximations
3:00-4:00: Tom Duchamp, The Geometry of Random Fields in Astrophysics and Brain Mapping

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