Distinguished Lecture Series 2018

11 Jan 2018, by franblake in Sponsored events

University of Bristol

The 2018 Distinguished Lecture Series will be given by Ingrid Daubechies, Duke.

The talks will be held over three days:

Wednesday 11th April 16.00 (Colloquium) 1.15 Queens Building

Thursday 12th April 16.00 SM1 Main Maths Building

Friday 13th April 14.00 4th Floor Seminar Room, Howard House **CHANGE OF TIME

Please register for the colloquium here. Registration not required for the remaining more specialised talks.

Colloquium Title and Abstract:

Wavelets, with Image processing applications for Art History

Wavelets are the building blocks for mathematical tool that emerged in
the 1980s as an interesting way to decompose, understand and compute
with signals, data and operators. The talk will review the basics of
wavelets and their mathematical properties; in a second part, we will
visit some recent applications of wavelets and image processing to
help understand art works, their manufacture process and  their state of

Talk 2

Thursday 12th April: Adaptive time-frequency localisation. 16.00, SM1 Main Building Maths

Talk 3

Friday 13th April: Biologically relevant distances between surfaces. 14.00, 4th Floor Seminar Room, Howard House 

Support for travel for UK based PhD students may be available, please contact heilbronn-coordinator@bristol.ac.uk with any requests by Monday 12th March 2018.

We are pleased to announce that we are able to consider applications for funding to support care costs*

This event is organised in collaboration with the University of Bristol.
*Applies to expenses incurred exceptionally as a result of attending the lecture series. Please contact heilbronn-coordinator@bristol.ac.uk for further information.
** CHANGE OF TIME AND LOCATION – Please note the Friday 13th talk has changed time and location; it will now take place at 14.00 in the 4th floor seminar room at Howard House.