## Joint Mathematics Meetings Invited Addresses

Current as of Saturday, January 25, 2014 00:29:03

### Joint Mathematics Meetings

Baltimore Convention Center, Hilton Baltimore, and Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore, MD

January 15-18, 2014 (Wednesday - Saturday)

Meeting #1096

#### Associate secretaries:

**Georgia Benkart**, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu

**Gerard A. Venema**, MAA venema@calvin.edu

Links to abstracts will be available approximately one week (for sectional meetings) to four weeks (for national meetings) after the abstracts deadline.

#### Joint Invited Addresses

**Benson Farb**, University of Chicago,*Braids, homology and polynomials : an emerging pattern in algebra and topology.*(AMS-MAA)**Eitan Grinspun**, Columbia University,*Movie magic: The mathematics behind Hollywood's visual effects.*(MAA-AMS-SIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture)**Carl Pomerance**, Dartmouth College,*Paul Erdős and the rise of statistical thinking in elementary number theory.*(AMS-MAA)

#### AMS Invited Addresses

**Andrew Blake**, Microsoft Research Cambridge,*Machines that see, powered by probability.*(AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture)**Emmanuel Candès**, Stanford University,*The effectiveness of convex programming in the information and physical sciences.***Eric M. Friedlander**, University of Southern California,*Reflections on a Mathematical World.*(AMS Retiring Presidential Address)**Christopher D. Hacon**, University of Utah,*Which powers of a holomorphic function are integrable?***Dusa McDuff**, Barnard College, Columbia University,*Symplectic Topology Today: Recent results and open questions.*(AMS Colloquium Lectures, Lecture I)**Dusa McDuff**, Barnard College, Columbia University,*Symplectic Topology Today: Embedding questions: obstructions and constructions.*(AMS Colloquium Lectures, Lecture II)**Dusa McDuff**, Barnard College, Columbia University,*Symplectic Topology Today: Embedding ellipsoids and Fibonacci numbers.*(AMS Colloquium Lectures, Lecture III)**Paul Seidel**, MIT,*Critical points of complex polynomials from a symplectic viewpoint.***Horng-Tzer Yau**, Harvard University,*Random matrices and Dyson Brownian Motion.*

#### MAA Invited Addresses

**Sarah-Marie Belcastro**, Sarah Lawrence College,*Snark attack! Visualizations of "uncolorable" graphs on surfaces.***Carl Cowen**, IUPUI,*An unexpected group.*(MAA Lecture for Students)**William Dunham**, Muhlenberg College,*Heron, Newton, Euler, and Barney.***Helaman and Claire Ferguson**,,*Mathematics in stone and bronze.***Jill Pipher**, Brown University,*The mathematics of lattice-based cryptography.***Michael Starbird**, University of Texas at Austin,*Effective thinking and mathematics.*

**Invited Addresses of Other Organizations**