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KITP Weekly Program of Scientific Activities

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Tuesday, Feb 19

10:00am The Rough High-Dimensional Landscape Problem Auditorium
Jorge Kurchan (ENS Paris)
Six lessons we learned from glass dynamics
1:30pm Machine Learning for Quantum Many-Body Physics Auditorium
Federico Becca (University of Trieste)
Variational wave functions for frustrated spin models: from traditional methods to neural networks... and back
3:45pm Physics Department Colloquium Broida 1640
John Doyle (Harvard)
Cold and ultracold molecules for quantum information and particle physics

Wednesday, Feb 20

10:00am Machine Learning for Quantum Many-Body Physics Auditorium
Masoud Mohseni (Google AI)
Approximate optimization and inference with tensor networks
1:30pm The Rough High-Dimensional Landscape Problem Auditorium
Valentina Ros (ENS Paris)
Computing the complexity: Kac-Rice and replicas, a comparison
3:00pm Special Seminar Small Seminar Room
Eun-Gook Moon (KAIST)
Exotic thermal transitions associated with Z2 gauge theory
4:00pm KITP Colloquium Main Seminar Room
Kenta Hotokezaka (Princeton)
Multi-messenger astrophysics of compact binary mergers

Thursday, Feb 21

10:00am The Rough High-Dimensional Landscape Problem Auditorium
Antonio Auffinger (Northwestern University)
Energy landscapes of mean field spin glass models.
1:30pm Machine Learning for Quantum Many-Body Physics Auditorium
Estelle Inack (Perimeter)
Tutorial: Variational Monte Carlo and Machine Learning

Friday, Feb 22

1:30pm The Rough High-Dimensional Landscape Problem Auditorium
All Participants
Brainstorming and Open Problems session on Rough Landscapes and Dynamics
3:30pm Machine Learning for Quantum Many-Body Physics Auditorium
All Participants
Machine19 Unplugged: Friday discussion

Seminar Rooms, Auditorium, Commons Room, and Founders' Room are located on the 1st floor of Kohn Hall. Coffee and cookies are served daily in Kohn Hall Commons Room at 3:15 p.m. except on those Tuesdays when there is a Physics Department Colloquium.
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