Joint PureMath/C&O Semimar - Mehdi Karimi

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 4:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Title: Sum-of-Squares Proofs in Optimization

Speaker: Mehdi Karimi
Affiliation: University of Waterloo
Room: MC 5501


The old concept of sum-of-squares found its way into optimization and even machine learning. I will talk about this quickly evolving research area known as convex algebraic geometry.