Minisymposium Program

The minisymposium will take place in Brooks building (FB007).

Sunday, June 17, 2012
14:20 – 15:50 Session 1: Persistent Homology

Invited talk: Dionysus A brief overview
Dmitriy Morozov
Abstract - Slides - Examples

javaPlex: a research platform for persistent homology
Andrew Tausz, Henry Adams, Mikael Vejdemo-Johansson
Abstract - Slides - Examples
15:50 – 16:10 Coffee break
16:10 – 17:40 Session 2: Manifold Topology & Graph Drawing

Invited talk: Using Regina to experiment and compute with
3-manifold triangulations and normal surfaces
Benjamin A. Burton
Abstract - Slides

The Open Graph Drawing Framework (OGDF)
Carsten Gutwenger
Abstract - Slides - Examples

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
15:20 – 16:50 Session 3: Polytope Geometry & Rigidity Analysis

Invited talk: An Introduction to polymake 2.12
Michael Joswig
Abstract - Slides - Examples

KINARI-Lib: a C++ library for mechanical modeling and pebble game rigidity analysis
Naomi Fox, Filip Jagodzinski, Ileana Streinu
Abstract - Slides - Examples
16:50 – 17:20 Coffee break
17:20 – 18:05 Session 4: Triangulations and Voronoi diagrams

Invited talk: Solving problems with CGAL: an example using the 2D Apollonius graph package
Menelaos I. Karavelas
Abstract - Slides - Example
18:05 – 18:15 Short break
18:15 – 18:55 Demo session*

M4G: Manifolds for GPUs Library (demo cancelled)
André Maximo, Luiz Velho
Abstract

GAP persistence - a computational topology package for GAP
Mikael Vejdemo-Johansson
Abstract



Besides tutorials, there will also be demos of the following software packages:

KINARI-Lib
javaPlex


*Demos will be held in parallel