Summer School on Algebra, Statistics and Combinatorics in Helsinki

Summer School on Algebra, Statistics and Combinatorics

June 27-July 2, 2016 at Aalto University in Helsinki, Finland

Distinguished lectures:
Petter Brändén (KTH Stockholm)
Alexander Engström (Aalto University)
Pauliina Ilmonen (Aalto University)
Steffen Lauritzen (University of Copenhagen)
Bernd Sturmfels (UC Berkeley)
 
Mini courses:
Kaie Kubjas (Aalto University): Geometry of the nonnegative and positive semidefinite rank
Patrik Norén (North Carolina State University): Algebraic graph limits
Louis Theran (Aalto University): Combinatorics and algebra of low-rank matrix completion
Piotr Zwiernik (Pompeu Fabra University): Semialgebraic statistics and latent tree models
 
Registration:
To attend the summer school apply here. If you apply for funding then the application deadline is February 29, 2016. In such case you are encouraged to ask for a recommendation letter to be sent to summerschool-asci@aalto.fi. If you do not apply for funding then the application deadline is May 31, 2016.