Tuesday

 

Big Data Challenges for Predictive Modeling of Complex Systems 

November 26-30, 2018  |  The University of Hong Kong

 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Poster Presentation

TUESDAY

Location:  Wang Gungwu Lecture Hall

Morning Session Chair: Prof. Wenjing YE, Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

9:00 - 9:45

KEYNOTE TALK: Prof. Dimitris Giannakis, Center for Atmosphere Ocean Sciences, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences 

Title: Data-driven Approaches for Spectral Decomposition of Ergodic Dynamical Systems

Abstract | Video | Slides

9:45 - 10:15

Speaker: Prof. Fang Liu, Dept. of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, University of Notre Dame

Title: Noise Injection Regularization In Large Models with Applications to Neural Networks and Graphical Models

Abstract | Video | Slides

10:15 - 10:45      

Speaker: Prof. Yanzhao Cao, Dept. of Mathematics, Auburn University

Title: Backward SDE Methods For Nonlinear Filtering Methods

Abstract | Video | Slides

10:45 - 11:00 BREAK, Atrium

11:00 - 11:45

KEYNOTE TALK: Prof. Yang Wang, Dean of Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Title: Scattering Transform and Stylometry Analysis in Arts

Abstract | Video | Slides

11:45 - 12:15

Speaker: Prof. Hongyu Liu, Dept. of Mathematics, Hong Kong Baptist University

Title: Inverse Scattering Aproaches for Gesture Computing and Body Generation

Abstract | Video | Slides

12:15 - 1:30

LUNCH (click link for list of places to eat)

Afternoon Session Chair: Prof. Yiwen Wang, Dept. of Electronic and Computer Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

1:30 - 2:15

KEYNOTE TALK: Prof. Lixing Zhu, Dept. of Mathematics, The Hong Kong Baptist University

Title: Order Determination for Large Dimensional Matrices

Abstract | Video | Slides

2:15 - 2:45

Speaker: Prof. Tiejun Tong, Dept. of Mathematics, Hong Kong Baptist University

Title: Diagonal Likelihood Ratio Test for Equality of Mean Vectors in High-Dimensional Data

Abstract | Video | Slides

2:45 - 3:15

Speaker: Prof. Guangyue Han, Dept. of Mathematics, The University of Hong Kong

Title: Information-Theoretic Extensions of the Shannon-Nyquist Sampling Theorem

Abstract | Video | Slides

3:15 - 3:45 BREAK, Atrium

3:45 - 4:15

Speaker: Prof. Weichuan Yu, Dept. of Electronic and Computer Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Title: Computational Challenge in Accelerating the Coupled Filtering Method for Ultrasound Image-Based Tissue Deformation
Analysis

Abstract | Video | Slides

4:15 - 4:45

Speaker: Prof. Tao Zhou, Institute of Computational Mathematics and Scientific/Engineering Computing, Chinese Academy of
Sciences, Beijing

Title: Adaptive Multi-Fidelity Polynomial Chaos Approach to Bayesian Inference in Inverse Problems

Abstract | Video | Slides

4:45 - 5:15

Speaker: Prof. Zhiwen Zhang, Dept. of Mathematics, The University of Hong Kong

Title: A Model Reduction Method for Stochastic Multiscale Elliptic PDEs Using An Optimization Approach

Abstract | Video | Slides

The banquet will start at 6:30 PM. Location: Victoria Harbour Restaurant, Shop 243, 2/F, The Westwood, 8 Belcher's Street, Western District

Note:  Poster Presentations | Posters should be exhibited throughout the day

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