Wednesday, June 29, 2016

international - Traveling Workshop on Interactions between Sparse models and Technology" (iTWIST)

Thomas just sent me the following:

Hi Igor
Could I persuade you to put the following iTWIST workshop appetizer on Nuit Blanche? Interested participants still have a couple of days to register at 200€ before the fee goes up on Friday.

Hell yes, you can persuade me ! Here it is:

The third edition of the "international - Traveling Workshop on Interactions between Sparse models and Technology" (iTWIST) is coming to Aalborg, the beautiful main city of Northern Jutland in Denmark. The workshop will be located on the campus of Aalborg University with excellent connections to the city center and less than 20 minutes from Aalborg’s international airport. The workshop aims to foster collaboration between international scientific teams by disseminating ideas through both specific oral/poster presentations and free discussions. For this edition, iTWIST’16 features 9 invited talks, 10 oral paper presentations, and 12 posters.

See full iTWIST’16 program at:
Dates: 24th to 26th of August, 2016.


For this edition, the workshop is honored by the participation of the following renowned speakers:

  • Lieven Vandenberghe (UCLA, USA)
    Semidefinite programming methods for continuous sparse optimization
  • Karin Schnass (Innsbruck U., Austria)
    Sparsity, Co-sparsity and Learning
  • Phil Schniter (Ohio State U., USA)
    Bilinear estimation via approximate message passing
  • Rachel Ward (Texas U., Austin, USA)
    Extracting governing equations in chaotic systems from highly corrupted data
  • Florent Krzakala (ENS, France)
    Approximate Message Passing and Low Rank Matrix Factorization Problems
  • Holger Rauhut (RWTH, Germany)
    Low rank tensor recovery
  • Gerhard Wunder (TU-Berlin, Germany)
    Compressive Coded Random Access for 5G Massive Machine-type Communication
  • Petros Boufounos (MERL, USA)
    On representing the right information: embeddings, quantization, and distributed coding
  • Bogdan Roman (Cambridge U., UK)
    Resolution enhancement and targeted sampling in physical imaging


Early-bird registration fee: 200€ until 30th of June. Ordinary fee: 250€ from 1st of July.

Aug. 1, 2016 .......................... Registration closes
Aug. 24 – 26, 2016 .................... Workshop (3 days)


SCIENTIFIC ORGANISING COMMITTEE:  Thomas Arildsen (AAU, Denmark)  Morten Nielsen (AAU, Denmark)  Laurent Jacques (UCL, Belgium)  Pascal Frossard (EPFL, Switzerland)  Pierre Vandergheynst (EPFL, Switzerland)  Sandrine Anthoine (I2M, Aix-Marseille U., France)  Yannick Boursier (CPPM, Aix-Marseille U., France)  Aleksandra Pizurica (Ghent U., Belgium)  Christine De Mol (ULB, Belgium) Christophe De Vleeschouwer (UCL, Belgium).
LOCAL ORGANISING COMMITTEE:  Thomas Arildsen (AAU, Denmark)  Morten Nielsen (AAU, Denmark)

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