Clark School Home UMD

ISR News Story

Barg gains NSF grant to study point allocations

Professor Alexander Barg (ECE/ISR) is the principal investigator for a new National Science Foundation Collaborative Research grant, Multivariate positive definite polynomials and their applications via SDP. The three-year, $114K grant will study point allocations on the real sphere and related configurations using methods of distance geometry, coding theory, and semidefinite programming.

Applications of the point sets studied include communication theory, numerical analysis, the meshing problem, data representation, and localization in sensor networks.

September 4, 2008


Prev   Next

 

 

Current Headlines

Banis wins poster design award at Global Grand Challenges Summit

ISR faculty leading bio-inspired robotics and transportation electrification REUs

Alum Leonard Petnga to join University of Alabama Huntsville faculty

William Regli named sixth director of ISR

Smela named Clark School Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Graduate Programs

Ulukus is PI for new NSF information-theoretic physical layer security grant

ECE Ph.D. Student Mallik Wins Kulkarni Fellowship

John Baras receives AACC Richard E. Bellman Control Heritage Award

Nima Ghalichechian begins Ohio State tenure-track position 

UMD Takes Second Place in NASA RASC-AL Competition

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar