12 December 2012
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Lee Wing Tat Lecture Theater (LT-D)
09:00-09:30 Opening, Group Photo
09:30-11:00 Chair: Raymond Chan
  09:30 Jean-Michel Morel
    The Noise Clinic
  10:15 Chi-Wang Shu
    Discontinuous Galerkin method for Hamilton-Jacobi Equations and Front Propagation with Obstacles
11:00-11:15 Coffee Break
11:15-12:00 Chair: Shiu Yuen Cheng
  11:15 Barry Merriman
    Genomes, Math and Money
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:00 Chair: Shingyu Leung
  13:30 Roland Glowinski
  Application of ADMM to the Solution of a Nonconvex Variational Problem
  14:15 Jianliang Qian
  Fast Huygens Sweeping Methods for Helmholtz Equations in Inhomogeneous Media
15:00-15:15 Coffee Break
15:15-16:45 Chair:  Ronald Lok Ming Lui
  15:15 Tony Chan
    Image Processing and Computational Mathematics
  16:00 Alain Trouve
    Shapes, Currents and Dual Norms Cuisine: Functional Shape Cooking
16:45-17:45 Chair: Tieyong Zeng
  16:45 Xiaojun Chen
    Non-Lipschitz lp-Regularization and Box Constrained Model for Image Restoration
  17:00 Zhouchen Lin
    Learning Partial Differential Equations for Computer Vision and Image Processing
  17:15 Myungjoo Kang 
    Non-convex Hybrid Total Variation for Image Denoising
  17:30 Xiaoqun Zhang
    A Reweighted l2 Method for Image Restoration with Poisson and Mixed Poisson-Gaussian Noise
13 December 2012
Hong Kong Baptist University
Lecture Theatre 1, Cha Chi-ming Science Tower, Ho Sin Hang Campus
09:00-10:30 Chair: Michael Ng
  09:00 Zuowei Shen
    Osher's Bregman Iterations
  09:45 Wotao Yin
    Smoothed Sparse Optimization
10:30-10:45 Coffee Break
10:45-12:15 Chair: Tieyong Zeng
  10:45 Xue-Cheng Tai
  Split-Bregman for Images with Group- and Matrix-valued Data
  11:30 Hongkai Zhao
  Computing PDEs on Point Clouds
12:15-14:15 Lunch
14:15-16:30 Chair: Xiaoming Yuan
  14:15 Mila Nikolova
  l1 Data Fidelity with Concave Regilarization: Challenges
  15:00 Zongben Xu
  Transformation-sparsity Modeling Based on Nonconvex Regularization: Theory, Algorithm and Applications in Image Science
  15:45 Ya-Xiang Yuan
  A Smoothing Trust Region Algorithm for Non-Lipschitz Optmization
16:30-16:45 Coffee Break
16:45-18:30 Chair: Raymond Chan
  16:45 Michael Friedlander
  Data Fitting and Optimization with Randomized Sampling
  17:30 Marc Teboulle
  Elementary Algorithms for Well Structured Optimization Problems
  18:15 Chiu Yen Kao
    Level Set Methods and Their Applications in Biomedical Image Processing
18:30-21:30 Banquet
14 December 2012
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Y301, Block Y, Lee Shau Kee Building
09:00-10:30 Chair:  Ronald Lok Ming Lui
  09:00 Alfred Bruckstein
    Amoebae in Motion and Optimal Vesicle Shapes: Shape Deformations under Global Constraints
  09:45 David Xianfeng Gu
    Discrete Ricci Flow and Optimal Transport
10:30-10:45 Coffee Break
10:45-13:00 Chair: Xiaojun Chen
  10:45 Michael Elad
  Another Take on Patch-Based Image Processing
  11:30 Lionel Moisan
  The Posterior Expectation of the Total Variation Denoising Model
  12:15 Gabriele Steidl
  Constrained Image Restoration Problems
13:00-14:30 Lunch

Department of Mathematics, Hong Kong Baptist University