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SAMPLe Seminar

The UC Merced chapter of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) is dedicated to enhancing the applied mathematics mission of the university and providing developmental opportunities to its students. Towards that end, we currently run the student-led SAMPLe (Some Applied Math for People to Learn) seminar and organize social events whenever possible.

2019 Spring Semester

Room: COB-1 276, Time: refreshments at 1:30pm and talk at 2:00pm (otherwise announced)

  • Friday, February 8
    Speaker: Alex John Quijano
    Title: Is Romance Dead? Generating Poetry using Character-Level Recurrent Neural Networks
  • Friday, February 15
    Speaker: Tucker Hartland
    Title: Hierarchical Matrix Compression in PDE Constrained Optimization
  • Friday, March 1
    Speaker: Omar DeGuchy
    Title: Neural Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Friday, March 8 (COB-1 205, 1:30pm - 3pm)
    Speaker: Changho Kim
    Title: An Interesting Way to Combine Numbers
  • Friday, March 15
    Speaker: Jacky Alvarez and Ashley De Luna
    Title: Julia Sets
  • Friday, April 5
    Speaker: Rado Vuchkov
    Title: Preconditioning by limited memory quasi-Newton methods

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