About SPOC 2012

The 2012 International Workshop on Signal Processing, Optimization, and Control (SPOC 2012) will be held at Hefei, Anhui, China, on June 30 - July 3, 2012. The SPOC 2012 workshop aims at providing a platform of interdisciplinary communication for young researchers in the signal processing, optimization, and control communities.

The SPOC 2012 workshop is sponsored by School of Information Science and Technology, University of Science and Technology of China.

Organizing Committee

     Qing Ling

         School of Information Science and Technology
         University of Science and Technology of China

     Zaiwen Wen

         Institute of Natural Science
         Shanghai Jiaotong University

     Wotao Yin

         Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics
         Rice University

     Xiaoming Yuan

         Department of Mathematics
         Hongkong Baptist University

Invited Speakers

     Bin Dong

         Department of Mathematics
         The University of Arizona

     Yongwei Huang

         Department of Mathematics
         Hongkong Baptist University

     Xun Jia

         Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences
         University of California, San Diego

     Xin Liu

         State Key Laboratory of Scientific and Engineering Computing
         Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science
         Chinese Academy of Sciences

     Jianwei Ma

         Department of Mathematics
         Harbin Institute of Technology

     Richard (Tian-Bai) Ma

         School of Computing
         National University of Singapore

     Shiqian Ma

         Institute for Mathematics and its Applications
         University of Minnesota

     Dan Ruan

         Radiation Oncology Department
         University of California, Los Angeles

     Anthony (Man-Cho) So

         Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management
         Chinese University of Hong Kong

     Xiaojing Ye

         School of Mathematics
         Georgia Institute of Technology

     Xiaoqun Zhang

         Institute of Natural Science
         Shanghai Jiaotong University

Technical Program

     July 1, 08:40AM - 08:50AM: Opening

     July 1, 08:50AM - 11:30AM: Session 1 (Chair: Xiaoming Yuan)

         08:50AM - 09:25AM: Dan Ruan, Application-driven modeling and optimization in medical physics
         09:25AM - 10:00AM: Richard Ma, Price differentiation in the Kelly mechanism Slides
         10:00AM - 10:35AM: Xun Jia, L21 norm minimization for beam orientation optimization in intensity modulated radiation therapy Slides
         10:35AM - 11:10AM: Anthony So, Physical-layer multicasting by stochastic transmit beamforming and Alamouti space-time coding Slides
         11:10AM - 11:30AM: Panel discussions

     July 1, 01:00PM - 03:40PM: Session 2 (Chair: Qing Ling)

         01:00PM - 01:35PM: Shiqian Ma, Alternating proximal gradient method for sparse and low-rank optimization Slides
         01:35AM - 02:10PM: Xin Liu, Beyond heuristics: applying alternating direction method of multipliers in nonconvex territory Slides
         02:10PM - 02:45PM: Yongwei Huang, New rank-one matrix decomposition techniques and applications to signal processing Slides
         02:45PM - 03:20PM: Jianwei Ma, Low-rank matrix completion for seismic data reconstruction
         03:20PM - 03:40PM: Panel discussions

     July 1, 04:00PM - 06:05PM: Session 3 (Chair: Zaiwen Wen)

         04:00PM - 04:35PM: Xiaojing Ye, Total variation based image reconstruction with variable stepsizes and its applications
         04:35AM - 05:10PM: Xiaoqun Zhang, Wavelet frame based color image demosaicing
         05:10PM - 05:45PM: Bin Dong, Sparse approximation by wavelet frames and applications Slides
         05:45PM - 06:05PM: Panel discussions

     July 2, 08:50AM - 11:30AM: Session 4 (Chair: Wotao Yin)

         08:50AM - 09:25AM: Xiaoming Yuan, A unified proximal revisit on some splitting methods
         09:25AM - 10:00AM: Qing Ling, Decentralized low-rank matrix completion Slides
         10:00AM - 10:35AM: Zaiwen Wen, Alternating direction augmented Lagrangian methods for nonconvex problems
         10:35AM - 11:10AM: Wotao Yin, Some recent results on sparse optimization
         11:10AM - 11:30AM: Panel discussions

     Location: Room 3223, No. 3 Teaching Building, University of Science and Technology of China

SPOC 2012 Technical Program.pdf

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Group Photo One.jpg

Transportation and Accommodation

Transportation and Accommodation.pdf