Prof. Thi Viet An Duong (Thai Nguyen University of Sciences, Vietnam).

**Seminario IMUVA. Edificio LUCIA**

**Time table:**

**26.11.2019. 18:30-20:30. First sesion****27.11.2019. 17:30-19:30. Second sesion**

**Abstract:**

Convex optimization has an increasing impact on many areas of mathematics, applied sciences, and practical applications. It is now being taught at many universities and being used by researchers of different fields. As convex analysis is the mathematical foundation for convex optimization, having deep knowledge of convex analysis helps students and researchers apply its tools more effectively. The main goal of this course is to provide an easy access to the most fundamental parts of convex analysis and its applications to optimization. Modern techniques of variational analysis are employed to clarify and simplify some basic proofs in convex analysis and build the theory of generalized differentiation for convex functions and sets in finite dimensions. Of course, we do not expect to touch every aspect of convex analysis, but the course consists of sufficient material for a first one on this subject. It can also serve as supplemental reading material for a course on convex optimization and applications

- Teacher: GUTIERREZ VAQUERO, CESAR

**Mass Transportation Theory.Openning perspectives in Statistics, Probability and Computer Science. **

The workshop “Mass Transportation Theory: Opening perspectives in
Statistics, Probability and Computer Science” will be held at the IMUVA
facilities in Valladolid, Spain. The workshop will include two short
courses (5 hours each) to be given by leading research experts on the
field. A second scientific activity will consist of plenary conferences
covering the main methodological challenges and achievements of the Mass
Transportation Theory from several points of view, notably those
related to Statistics, Probability and Computer Science. The workshop
will include, as well, oral contributions to be selected from proposals
by young researchers interested in the topic. The number of participants
is limited to 40.

- Teacher: MATRAN BEA, CARLOS GABRIEL

Curso general de formación en el ámbito de la Línea 2: Algebra conmutativa y Singularides. Métodos combinatorios, computacionales y topológicos.

- Teacher: GIMENEZ, PHILIPPE THIERRY