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Duke University
Mon 25 May 2015, 1:15pm SPECIAL
Department Colloquium
MATX 1100
Niven lecture: Surfing with wavelets
MATX 1100
Mon 25 May 2015, 1:15pm-2:15pm

Abstract

Wavelets provide a mathematical tool that emerged in the 1980s from a synthesis of ideas in mathematics, physics, computer science and engineering. They are now used in a wide range of mathematical applications, and provide a mathematical way to "zoom in" on details, without losing track of the large picture. The talk will describe some of the essential features of the approach, and illustrate with examples.

Note for Attendees

There will be the Grad Reception on Monday, May 25th at 11:30-1:00 (lunch and awards presentation).
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