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Friday December 7, 2007


Morning session: 7:30am-10:30am
7:30am Welcome, M. Aupetit, F. Chazal, G. Gasso, D. Cohen-Steiner, P. Gaillard
7:35am Invited talk: Topology and Statistics, Pr. P. Niyogi                                                                                          Abstract       Talk
8:25am Invited talk: Manifold-valued thin-plate splines and the topology of manifold-valued mappings, Pr M. Hein Abstract       Talk
9:15am Coffee break and Poster Session 1
1-  Discrete Laplace Operator on Meshed Surfaces,
      M. Belkin, J. Sun, Y.Wang

2-  Mixed dimensions estimation and clustering in high dimensional noisy point clouds,  
     G. Haro, G. Randall, G. Sapiro

3- Topologically-Constrained Latent Variable Models,
     R. Urtasun, D. Fleet, T. Darrell, N.D. Lawrence

4-  Kernels, Margins, and Low-dimensional Mappings,
     M.-F. Balcan, A. Blum, S. Vempala

5-  Sampling and Topological Inference for General Shapes,
     F. Chazal, D. Cohen-Steiner, A. Lieutier

6-  Toward Manifold-Adaptive Learning,
      A. M. Farahmand, C. Szepesvari,
  J.-Y. Audibert

7-  Manifold-based Approaches for Improved Classification,
     M. A. Davenport, C. Hegde, M. B. Wakin, R. G. Baraniuk

8-  Learning the topology of a labeled data set,
     P. Gaillard, M. Aupetit, G. Govaert
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10:30am End of the morning session
Afternoon session: 3:30pm-6:30pm
3:30pm Invited talk: Homology Inference Using Persistence, Pr. H. Edelsbrunner Abstract       Talk
4:20pm Invited talk: Bregman Diagrams and Triangularisations, Pr J.-D. Boissonnat Abstract       Talk
5:10pm Coffee break and Poster Session 2
9-  Computational Geometry Neighborhoods for Local Learning,
     M. R. Gupta, E. K. Garcia, Y. Chen

10- Mapper : A Topological Mapping Tool for Point Cloud Data,
      G. Singh, F. Memoli, G. Carlsson

11- Ultra-Low-Dimensional Embeddings for Doubling Metrics,
      T.-H. Hubert Chan, A. Gupta, K. Talwar

12- A Probabilistic Perspective on Persistence Homologies,
      SAMSI 2007 working group

13- Size of Delaunay Triangulation for Points Distributed over Lower-dimensional Polyhedra: a Tight Bound,
       N. Amenta, D. Attali, O. Devillers
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5:50pm Panel discussion : Future trends in Topology Learning,
P. Niyogi, M. Hein, J.-D. Boissonnat & H. Edelsbrunner 
6:25pm Closing remarks, M. Aupetit