GdR MOA mini-course

March 26-27, Autrans


The GdR MOA (Mathematics of Optimization and Applications http://gdrmoa.math.cnrs.fr/) is providing a mini-course on March 26-27 in prelude to the SMAI-MODE conference (http://smai-mode2018.imag.fr/ March 28-30). The conference and the course take place at the Escandille conference center (http://www.escandille.com/) in Autrans, in the heart of the Vercors Massif (about one hour from Grenoble).

This year, the course will be taught by Julien Mairal (INRIA Grenoble https://lear.inrialpes.fr/people/mairal/) and the theme will be "Optimization and Learning" with focuses on sparsity and large-scale learning. It will be taught in English and include both mathematical and computational aspects.

Important Information:
- The course is open to PhD students in priority (Academics, Master students, and Postdocs may also apply)
- Every attendee has to register for the SMAI-MODE conference http://smai-mode2018.imag.fr/en/info.html (Fees range from €50 to €120 depending on accommodation)
- There is no extra fee for the mini-course thanks to the support of the GdR MOA
- Housing and Meals for March 26-30 are included in the conference fees

How to apply: Fill the following form before February 23rd.   -->  https://goo.gl/forms/HRt4hD5tOUbG8Rkn2


Acceptance: The acceptation letters will be sent by the end of February.


Warning: Upon acceptation, you will have to register to the conference before March 7th.

Contact: cours.moa.2018@gmail.com

Franck Iutzeler, Jerome Malick, Panayotis Mertikopoulos
Mini-Course Organizing commitee