Simon Fraser University

The Simon Fraser University PIMS site office is located in the Technology and Science Complex (TASC) 2 building on the Burnaby campus of Simon Fraser University (Map).

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Scientific, Seminar
SFU Theory Seminar: Vaishak Belle
December 12, 2019
Simon Fraser University
We consider the problem of answering queries about formulas of first-order logic based on background knowledge partially represented explicitly as other formulas, and partially represented as examples independently drawn from a fixed probability...
Scientific, Seminar
SFU Discrete Math Seminar: Joris van der Hoeven
January 21, 2020
Simon Fraser University
In this first talk out of two, I will review various well-known algorithms for integer multiplication, such as schoolbook multiplication, Karatsuba multiplication, FFT multiplication, and the Schoenhage-Strassen algorithm. The talk will also be an...
Scientific, Seminar
SFU Discrete Math Seminar: David R. Wood
March 10, 2020
Simon Fraser University
The dimension of a poset P is the minimum number of total orders whose intersection is P. We prove that the dimension of every poset whose comparability graph has maximum degree $\Delta$ is at most $\Delta log^{1+o(1)} \Delta$. This result improves...
Scientific, Distinguished Lecture
SFU Theory Seminar: Jason Schoeters
March 2, 2020
Simon Fraser University
The talk starts with a short survey on a mathematical game known as Racetrack, in which a vehicle moves in discrete rounds and can slightly modify its movement vector every round. The goal is to minimize the amount of rounds needed to attain some...
Scientific, Seminar
SFU Theory seminar: Tomáš Masařík
March 9, 2020
Simon Fraser University
The celebrated Erdős-Pósa theorem states that every undirected graph that does not admit a family of k vertex-disjoint cycles contains a feedback vertex set (a set of vertices hitting all cycles in the graph) of size O(k log k). After being known for...
Scientific, Seminar
SFU Discrete Math Seminar: Alexander Pott
March 3, 2020
Simon Fraser University
A function $f:\F_2^n\to \F_2^n$ is called almost perfect nonlinear (APN) if $f(x) + f(y) + f(z) + f(x + y + z)= 0$ all $x,y,z$ such that $|\{x,y,z,x+y+z\}|=4$.. The motivation to study these functions comes from cryptography, since the defining...
Scientific, Seminar
SFU Discrete Math Seminar: Pengyu Liu
March 17, 2020
Simon Fraser University
Tree structures emerge in various sciences. It is challenging to compare and analyze tree structures as both the size and the number of trees are increasing and there are few tools to describe tree structures in a quantitive, accurate, comprehensive...

Staff

Position Name Email Phone # Office
Education Coordinator - Simon Fraser University Joanna Niezen jniezen@sfu.ca +1 (778) 782 4849 SCK10502
PIMS SFU Site Administrator Kenn Liu sfupims@sfu.ca +1 (778) 782-6655 Big Data Hub, Rm 10936
PIMS Site Director - Simon Fraser University Razvan Fetecau razvan_fetecau@sfu.ca (778) 782-6655
Name Position Research Interests Supervisor Year
Yanwen Luo PIMS Postdoctoral Fellow, Simon Fraser University Discrete &Computational Geometry Bojan Mohar 2023
Jane Shaw MacDonald PIMS Postdoctoral Fellow, Simon Fraser University Numerical Analysis John Stockie 2022
Amy Wiebe Postdoctoral Researcher Combinatorics Tamon Stephen 2021
Hansol Park Postdoctoral Researcher Partial Differential Equations Razvan Fetecau 2021
Eric Jones SFU Calculus of variations and optimal control David Sivak 2020
Marco Carmosino Postdoctoral Researcher Valentine Kabanets 2019
Shuxing Li Simon Fraser University Combinatorics Jonathan Jedwab 2019
Halyun Jeong University of British Columbia High Dimensional Data Analysis Ben Adcock 2018
Nick Dexter Simon Fraser University Numerical Analysis Ben Adcock 2018
Claire Boyer Statistics Ben Adcock 2016
Mattia Talpo University of British Columbia Algebraic Geometry Nathan Ilten 2016
Simone Brugiapaglia Simon Fraser University Stochastics Ben Adcock 2016
Fiachra John Knox Simon Fraser University Combinatorics Bojan Mohar 2015
Jens Bauch Simon Fraser University Number theory and algebraic geometry Nils Bruin 2015
Julien Courtial Simon Fraser University Combinatorics Marni Mishna 2014
Kui Yu Simon Fraser University Feature selection and probabilistic graphical models on high-dimensional data Jian Pei 2014
Peter Kling Simon Fraser University Computer Science and Combinatorics Petra Berenbrink 2014