Events Fall 2021

Richard M. Karp Distinguished Lecture — Mathematical Imaging: From Geometric PDEs and Variational Modeling to Deep Learning for Images

Thursday, October 21st, 2021, 10:00 am11:00 am

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Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb (University of Cambridge)
(Speaker presenting remotely)


Calvin Lab auditorium and Zoom

Images are a rich source of beautiful mathematical formalism and analysis. Associated mathematical problems arise in functional and non-smooth analysis, the theory and numerical analysis of nonlinear partial differential equations, inverse problems, harmonic, stochastic and statistical analysis, and optimization. 

In this talk we will learn about some of these mathematical problems, about variational models and PDEs for image analysis and inverse imaging problems as well as recent advances where such mathematical models are complemented and replaced by deep neural networks.The talk is furnished with applications to art restoration, forest conservation, and cancer research.

If you require accommodation for communication, please contact our Access Coordinator at simonsevents [at] with as much advance notice as possible.

This event will be held in person and virtually. 
Please read on for important information regarding logistics for those planning to register to attend the workshop in-person at Calvin Lab.

Proof of Vaccination
Given current public health directives from state, local, and university authorities, all participants in Simons Institute events must be prepared to demonstrate proof of full vaccination: a vaccination card or photo of the card along with a valid photo ID, or a green Campus Access Badge via the UC Berkeley Mobile app (additional details regarding proof of vaccination can be found here).

Masks are required indoors for all participants regardless of vaccination status.

Light refreshments will be provided before the lecture. Please note due to current health conditions, we will set up just outside the building. There will be signs to direct you. Please note there is no food or drink allowed in the auditorium. Thank you for helping us to keep the auditorium clean.