Workshop 1


Workshop 1 – Discrepancy theory and quasi-Monte Carlo methods

September 25 – 29, 2017

  • Monday, September 25, 2017

09:00 – 10:00 Registration

10:00 – 10:30 Vladimir Temlyakov

Universal discretization

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee / Tea Break

11:00 – 11:30 Benjamin Doerr

A Sharp Discrepancy Bound for Jittered Sampling

11:30 – 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00 – 14:30 Daniel Rudolf

An Upper Bound of the Minimal Dispersion via Delta covers

14:30 – 15:00 Takashi Goda

Richardson extrapolation of polynomial lattice rules for smooth functions

15:00 – 15:30 Break

15:30 – 16:00 Oliver Roche-Newton

New bounds for the cardinality of the set AA+A

  • Tuesday, September 26, 2017

10:00 – 10:30 Mordechey Levin

On Lp low discrepancy sequences 

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee / Tea Break

11:00 – 11:30 Ralph Kritzinger

Point Sets and sequences with the optimal order of Lp-discrepancy

11:30 – 12:00 Stefan Steinerberger

One Gaussian to rule them all: pair correlation, irregularities of distribution and quadratures

12:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00 – 14:30 Mike Giles

QMC and thinning for empirical datasets

14:30 – 15:00 Martin Ehler

Quasi-Monte Carlo methods and importance sampling on the Grassmannian

15:00 – 15:30 Break

15:30 – 16:00 Friedrich Pillichshammer

Tractability properties of the weighted star discrepancy of regular grids

  • Wednesday, September 27, 2017

10:00 – 10:30 Dmitriy Bilyk

On some problems of uniform distribution and energy minimization on the sphere

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee / Tea Break

11:00 – 11:30 Ryan Matzke

Stolarsky principle and the geodesic distance energy on the sphere

11:30 – 12:00 Johann Brauchart

Hyperuniformity on the sphere: deterministic constructions

12:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00 – 16:00 Informal Discussions

  • Thursday, September 28, 2017

10:00 – 10:30 Maxim Skriganov

Point distributions in two-point homogeneous spaces

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee / Tea Break

11:00 – 11:30 Bence Borda

The discrepancy of random walks

11:30 – 12:00 Markus Passenbrunner

A spline version of the Martingale Convergence Theorem

12:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00 – 14:30 Arne Winterhof

Measures of Pseudorandomness: A partial hierarchy

14:30 – 15:00 Radhakrishnan Nair

Unique Ergodicity and two rotations

15:00 – 15:30 Break

15:30 – 16:00 Gunther Leobacher

On the length of arcs in labyrinth fractals

  • Friday, September 29, 2017

10:00 – 12:00 Informal Discussions

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee / Tea Break

All talks take place at ESI, Boltzmann Lecture Hall!

 

 

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