Program and pictures

Pictures from the event

List of lecturers:

First week:

** Cris Moore (Santa Fe Institute): The nature of computation.
** Andrea Montanari (Stanford Univ.): Denoising, compressed sensing and low-rank approximation.
** Giorgio Parisi (La Sapienza Roma): Replica theory and spin glasses
** Devavrat Shah (MIT): Statistical inference with probabilistic graphical models.

Second week:

** Marc Mezard (ENS Paris): Cavity method: message passing from a physics perspective.
** Andrea Montanari (Stanford Univ.): idem...
** Riccardo Zecchina (Politecnico Torino): Cavity approaches for stochastic optimisation and inverse dynamical problems.
** Manfred Opper (Berlin Univ.): Expectation-propagation and topics in inference.
** Rudiger Urbanke (EPFL): Error correcting codes and spatial coupling
** Amin Coja-Oghlan (Frankfurt Univ.): Phase transitions in random discrete structures: a rigorous approach
** David Gamarnik (MIT) : Local Algorithms for Random Networks.

List of posters:

1. Marco Mondelli: Scaling Exponent of List Decoders with Applications to Polar Codes
2. Andrei Giurgiu: A proof of the exactness of the replica symmetric formula for LDPC codes above the MAP threshold.
3. El-Khatib Rafah: Displacement Convexity - A Framework for the Analysis of Spatially Coupled Codes
4. Santhosh Kumar Vanaparthy: Threshold Saturation for Spatially-Coupled LDPC and LDGM Codes on BMS Channels
5. Hamed Hassani: New lower bounds for CSPs using spatial coupling
6. Jean Barbier: Robust error correction for real-valued signals via message-passing decoding and spatial coupling
7. Francesco Caltagirone: Dynamics and termination cost of spatially coupled mean-field models
8. Cohen Or: Low temperature expansion of steady-state measures of nonequilibrium markov chains via graphical representatio
9. Aurelien Decelle: Belief Propagation inspired Monte Carlo
10. Yuji Sakai: Markov Chain Monte Carlo Method with Skew Detailed Balance Condition
11. Satoshi Takabe: Typical behavior of the linear programming method for combinatorial optimization problems
12. Masahiko Ueda: Calculation of 1RSB transition temperature of spin glass models on regular random graphs under replica symmetric ansatz
13. Wang Chuang: Tensor renormalization group method for spin glass
14. Gino Del Ferraro: Mean field spin glasses treated with PDE techniques
15. Flaviano Morone: Large deviations of correlation functions in random magnets
16. Andre Manoel: Statistical mechanics for the analysis and design of information hiding algorithms
17. Ayaka Sakata: Time evolution of autocorrelation function in dynamical replica theory
18. Alexander Mozeika: Projected generalized free energies for non-equilibrium states
19. Stefan Falkner: A Renormalization Group Approach to Quantum Walks
20. Moffatt, Iain: The Potts-Tutte connection in an external field

21. Jonas Dittmann: TV regularized tomographic reconstruction from few (X-Ray) projections based on CS
22. Yingying Xu: Statistical Mechanics Approach to 1-Bit Compressed Sensing.
23. Christophe Schulke: Blind Calibration in Compressed Sensing using Message Passing Algorithms
24. Wang Chuang: Partition function expansion for generalized belief propagation.
25. Harrison Elizabeth: Probabilistic Control in Smart-Grids.
26. Maksym Girnyk: A Statistical Mechanical Approach to MIMO Channels
27. Ulugbek Kamilov: Wavelet-Domain Approximate Message Passing for Bayesian Image Deconvolution
28. Rémi Lemoy: Variable-focused local search on Random 3-SAT
29. Alberto Guggiola: Mapping between sequence and response space in the olfactory system in Drosophila
30. Marcus Benna: Long-term memory with bounded synaptic weights
31. Or Zuk: TBA
32. Jack Raymond: Utilizing the Hessian to improve variational inference
33. Andrey Lokhov: Dynamic message-passing equations and application to inference of epidemic origin
34. Aurelien Decelle: Decimation based method to improve inference using the Pseudo-Likelihood method
35. Alejandro Lage Castellanos: TBA
36. Munik Shrestha: Spread of reinforcement driven trends in networks with message-passing approach
37. Dani Martí: Scalability properties of multimodular networks with dynamic gating
38. Abigail Zoe Jacobs: Latent space models for network structure: an application to ecology
39. Shunsuke Watanabe: The analysis of degree-correlated networks based on cavity method
40. Caterina De Bacco: Shortest non-overlapping routes on random graphs.