The Boot Camp is intended to acquaint program participants with the key themes of the program.
Laurent Manivel (University of Montreal): "Introduction to Geometric Complexity Theory"
Klim Efremenko (Tel Aviv University): "Circuits of Bounded Depth"
Jonathan Hauenstein (University of Notre Dame): "Solving Polynomials"
Christian Ikenmeyer (Texas A&M University): "Writing Down Polynomials via Representation Theory"
Luke Oeding (Auburn University): "Tensor Decomposition"
Virginia Vassilevska Williams (Stanford University): "Matrix Multiplication"
Cynthia Vinzant (University of Michigan): "Real Algebraic Geometry"
Matthias Christandl (University of Copenhagen): "Tensors vs Entanglement"
Satya Lokam (Microsoft Research India): "Matrix Rigidity"
David Eisenbud (Mathematical Sciences Research Institute and UC Berkeley): "Extracting Information from Systems of Equations: Hilbert Functions, Syzygies and Cohomology Tables"
Peter Bürgisser (Technical University of Berlin): "Condition"