Title: Optimization in Data Analysis: Some Recent DevelopmentsSpeaker: Stephen J. Wright Affiliation:
Computer Sciences Department and Wisconsin Institute for Discovery
University of Wisconsin-MadisonRoom: MC 5501
Optimization is vital to the modern revolution in data science, and techniques from optimization have become essential in formulating and solving a wide variety of data analysis problems. In turn, data science has caused a ferment of new research activity in optimization by posing challenging new problems and new contexts.