Summer School on Algebra, Statistics and Combinatorics

On behalf of the organizers, Ragnar Freij-Hollanti, Jukka Kohonen, Kaie Kubjas, Louis Theran and Emanuele Ventura
It is our pleasure to announce the
Summer School on Algebra, Statistics and Combinatorics (http://asci.aalto.fi/en/project_funding/big_data/summer_school/).
It will take place on June 27-July 2, 2016 at Aalto University in Helsinki, Finland.
Distinguished lectures:
Petter Brändén (KTH Stockholm)
Alexander Engström (Aalto University)
Pauliina Ilmonen (Aalto University)
Steffen Lauritzen (University of Copenhagen)
Bernd Sturmfels (UC Berkeley)
Mini courses:
Kaie Kubjas (Aalto University): Geometry of the nonnegative and positive semidefinite rank
Patrik Norén (North Carolina State University): Algebraic graph limits
Louis Theran (Aalto University): Combinatorics and algebra of low-rank matrix completion
Piotr Zwiernik (Pompeu Fabra University): Semialgebraic statistics and latent tree models
Registration
To attend the summer school apply here. If you apply for funding then the application deadline is February 29, 2016. In such case you are encouraged to ask for a recommendation letter to be sent to summerschool-asci@aalto.fi. If you do not apply for funding then the application deadline is May 31, 2016.

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