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* News

Colloquia


Spring 2014

Monday, January 27, 2014, 4:00 pm

Jochen Konemann, University of Waterloo

Finding Small Stabilizers for Unstable Graphs
Hosted by: Dr. Elliot Anshelevich (x6491)
Administrative support: Christine Coonrad (x8412)
Location: Ricketts 211

Friday, February 21, 2014, 3:30 pm

Joint Colloquium with Information Technology and Web Science (ITWS)

Simson Garfinkel, Naval Postgraduate School

Digital Forensics Innovation: Searching A Terabyte of Data in 10 minutes
Hosted by: Dr. Peter Fox (x4862)
Administrative support: Lessa Shear (x2660)
Location: DCC 337

Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 4:00 pm

Gary Kazantsev, Bloomberg R&D

Teaching Machines to Read for Fun and Profit
Hosted by: Dr. Malik Magdon-Ismail (x4857)
Administrative support: Christine Coonrad (x8412)
Location: CII (Low) 3051

Friday, February 28, 2014, 4:00 pm

Toby Walsh, NICTA and UNSW

PeerRank: a new method for peer assessment
Hosted by: Dr. Lirong Xia (x6720)
Administrative support: Christine Coonrad (x8412)
Location: JEC 3117

Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 4:00 pm

Siddharth Patwardhan, IBM Watson

Watson Beyond Jeopardy!: Adaptation to the Medical Domain
Hosted by: Dr. Heng Ji (x2103)
Administrative support: Christine Coonrad (x8412)
Location: CII (Low) 3051

Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 4:00 pm

Joseph E. Flaherty Lecture

J. Tinsley Oden, University of Texas at Austin

The Emergence of Predictive Science: Validation and Selection of Multiscale Models of Complex Systems
Hosted by: Dr. Carlos Varela (x6912)
Administrative support: Pam Paslow (x8114)
Location: Biotech Auditorium

Fall 2013

Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 2:00 pm

Dong Wang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Assured Information Distillation in Social Sensing
Hosted by: Dr. Boleslaw Szymanski (x6838)
Administrative support: Christine Coonrad (x8412)
Location: JEC 3117

Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 4:00 pm

Jeong-Hyon Hwang, Univeristy at Albany

Efficient Management of Historic Graph Data and High-Volume Data Streams
Hosted by: Dr. Sibel Adali (x8407)
Administrative support: Christine Coonrad (x8412)
Location: CII (Low) 3051

Monday, November 4, 2013, 11:00 am

Leman Akoglu, Stony Brook University

Mining Signed Information Networks with Applications to Detecting Fraud and Polarization
Hosted by: Dr. Sibel Adali (x8407)
Administrative support: Chris Coonrad (x8412)
Location: JEC 3117

Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 4:00 pm

Adrian Vetta, McGill University

On Selling Digital Goods
Hosted by: Dr. Elliot Anshelevich (x6491)
Administrative support: Christine Coonrad (x8412)
Location: CII (Low) 3051

Thursday, November 21, 2013, 4:00 pm

Chris Jenkins, Sandia National Laboratories

Design of Secure Computer Systems through Policy Specification
Hosted by: Dr. Bulent Yener (x6907)
Administrative support: Christine Coonrad (x8412)
Location: CII (Low) 3051

Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 4:00 pm

Wei Liu, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center

Handling Big Data: A Machine Learning Perspective
Hosted by: Dr. Heng Ji (x2103)
Administrative support: TBD
Location: CII (Low) 3051

Spring 2013

Tuesday, Feb 05, 2013, 4:00 pm

Ruggiero Cavallo, Microsoft Research, New York

Revenue Redistribution Mechanisms
Hosted by: Dr. Elliot Anshelevich (x6491)
Administrative support: Sharon Simmons (x8291)
Location: CII (Low) 3051

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013, 4:00 pm

Lirong Xia, Harvard University

Incentives and Inference in Multi-agent Preference Aggregation
Hosted by: Dr. Elliot Anshelevich (x6491)
Administrative support: Sharon Simmons (x8291)
Location: CII (Low) 3051

Thursday, Feb 14, 2013, 4:00 pm

Azarakhsh Malekian, MIT

Risk Taking over Networks: Insufficient Precautions
Hosted by: Dr. Elliot Anshelevich (x6491)
Administrative support: Sharon Simmons (x8291)
Location: TROY 2012

Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013, 4:00 pm

Michael Rubenstein, Harvard University

Taming the Swarm: Control and Design of Multi-Robot Systems
Hosted by: Dr. Elliot Anshelevich (x6491)
Administrative support: Sharon Simmons (x8291)
Location: TROY 2012 (Note: It has been changed to TROY 2012 from CII 3051)

Thursday, Feb 21, 2013, 4:00 pm

Dana Dachman-Soled, Microsoft Research, New England

Taking Cryptography Further: The Case of Tampering and Non-malleable Encryption
Hosted by: Dr. Elliot Anshelevich (x6491)
Administrative support: Sharon Simmons (x8291)
Location: TROY 2012

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013, 4:00 pm

Guo-Jun Qi, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Collaborative Trustworthy Sensing in Cyber Networks
Hosted by: Dr. Elliot Anshelevich (x6491)
Administrative support: Sharon Simmons (x8291)
Location: CII (Low) 3051

Tuesday, Mar 05, 2013, 4:00 pm

Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, Sandia National Labs

Cyber Games
Hosted by: Dr. Elliot Anshelevich (x6491)
Administrative support: Sharon Simmons (x8291)
Location: CII (Low) 3051

Thursday, Mar 07, 2013, 4:00 pm

Nora Ayanian, MIT

Multirobot Coordination: From Specification to Provably Correct Execution
Hosted by: Dr. Elliot Anshelevich (x6491)
Administrative support: Sharon Simmons (x8291)
Location: TROY 2012

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2013, 4:00 pm

Heng Ji, CUNY

Capturing Global Coherence for Cross-source Information Extraction
Hosted by: Dr. Elliot Anshelevich (x6491)
Administrative support: Sharon Simmons (x8291)
Location: CII (Low) 3051

Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 4:00 pm

Evimaria Terzi, Boston University

Entity selection and ranking for data-mining applications
Hosted by: Dr. Petros Drineas (x8265)
Administrative support: Christine Coonrad (x8412)
Location: 3602, Student Union

Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 11:00 am

Stacy Patterson, Technion

Distributed Estimation in Dynamic Networks
Hosted by: Dr. Elliot Anshelevich (x6491)
Administrative support: Sharon Simmons (x8291)
Location: Jonsson-Rowland Science Center 1C13

Fall 2012

Thursday, Oct 11, 2012, 4:00 pm

Joint colloquium with Network Science and Technology Center (NeST)

Ran Wolff, Haifa University

Local Thresholding for Structured and Unstructured graphs
Hosted by: Dr. Bolek Szymanski (x2714)
Administrative support: Christine Coonrad (x8412)
Location: SAGE 5101

Thursday, Nov 1, 2012, 4:00 pm

Dmitry Berenson, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)

Transformations and Frontiers in Robotics
Hosted by: Dr. Jeff Trinkle (x2510)
Administrative support: Christine Coonrad (x8412)
Location: SAGE 5101

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012, 4:00 pm

Joseph E. Flaherty Lecture

James Demmel, University of California, Berkeley

Communication Avoiding Algorithms for Linear Algebra and Beyond
Hosted by: Prof. Fran Berman (x4873)
Administrative support: Sharon Simmons (x8291)
Location: DCC 337

Thursday, Nov 29, 2012, 4:00 pm

John Field, Google Developer Infrastructure

The Google Build System: The High-Performance Engine Inside Google's Code Construction Factory
Hosted by: Dr. Carlos Varela (x6912)
Administrative support: Christine Coonrad (x8412)
Location: SAGE 5101

Thursday, Dec 6, 2012, 4:00 pm

Delaram Kahrobaei, (NYCCT, City University of New York)

Non-commutative Algebraic Cryptography
Hosted by: Dr. Sibel Adali (x8047)
Administrative support: Christine Coonrad (x8412)
Location: SAGE 5101

Spring 2012

Thursday, Feb 2, 2012, 4:00 pm

Amir Atiya, Cairo University (Currently on leave at Veros Systems, TX)

Gaussian Processes for Classification
Hosted by: Dr. Malik Magdon-Ismail (x4857)
Administrative support: Christine Coonrad (x8412)
Location: Troy 2012

Thursday, Feb 16, 2012, 4:00 pm

Paul Horn, Harvard University

Distributing Medicine with PageRank
Hosted by: Dr. Mark Goldberg (x2609)
Administrative support: Christine Coonrad (x8412)
Location: Troy 2012

Thursday, Feb 23, 2012, 4:00 pm

Sid Suri, Yahoo! Research

Cooperation in Static and Dynamic Networks
Hosted by: Dr. Elliot Anshelevich (x6491)
Administrative support: Christine Coonrad (x8412)
Location: Troy 2012

Thursday, Mar 29, 2012, 4:00 pm

Yiling Chen, Harvard University

From Prediction Markets to Decision Markets
Hosted by: Dr. Sanmay Das (x2782)
Administrative support: Christine Coonrad (x8412)
Location: Troy 2012

Monday, April 2, 2012, 4:00 pm

Special Joint Colloquium with Union College

Jack Dongarra, University Distinguished Professor - University of Tennessee

On the Future of High Performance Computing: How to Think for Peta and Exascale Computing
Hosted by: Dr. Valerie Barr, Union College
Location Bio Tech Auditorium 4:00 p.m. (refreshments at 3:15 pm)

Thursday, April 5, 2012, 4:00 pm

Haim Avron, IBM Research

Random Sampling Preconditioners
Hosted by: Dr. Petros Drineas (x8265)
Administrative support: Christine Coonrad (x8412)
Location: Troy 2012

Thursday, April 26, 2012, 4:00 pm

Special Joint Colloquium With Center for Financial Studies, Lally School of Management and Technology

Blake LeBaron, Brandeis University

The Survival of Stabilizing Strategies and the Dynamics of Financial Prices
Hosted by: Dr. Sanmay Das (x2782), Dr. Aparna Gupta (x2757)
Administrative support: Christine Coonrad (x8412)
Location: DCC 308

Thursday, May 10, 2012, 4:00 pm

Mark Musen, Stanford University

When Professionals Codify Their Knowledge: Making Biology and Medicine "Computable"
Hosted by: Tetherless World Constellation
Administrative support: Jacky Carley (x4384)
Location: TROY 2012

Fall 2011

Thursday, November 10, 2011, 4:00 pm

Nick Cassimatis, RPI

A Hybrid Inference Approach to Natural Language Understanding
Hosted by: Dr. Elliot Anshelevich (x6491)
Administrative support: Christine Coonrad (x8412)
Location: JEC 3117

Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 4:00 pm

Ron Sun, RPI

The CLARION Cognitive Architecture: Motivation, Personality, and Creativity
Hosted by: Dr. Sanmay Das (x2782)
Administrative support: Christine Coonrad (x8412)
Location: Rensselaer Union, Room 3606 (Shelnutt Gallery)

Thursday, November 17, 2011, 4:00 pm

Tom Wexler, Oberlin College

The Price of Civil Society
Hosted by: Dr. Elliot Anshelevich (x6491)
Administrative support: Christine Coonrad (x8412)
Location: JEC 3117

Thursday, December 1, 2011, 4:00 pm

David Kempe, USC

Topic: Subset Selection for Linear Regression
Hosted by: Dr. Elliot Anshelevich (x6491)
Administrative support: Christine Coonrad (x8412)
Location: JEC 3117


See also:
Seminars
Colloquia Spring 2011
Colloquia Fall 2010
Colloquia Spring 2010
Colloquia Fall 2009
Colloquia Spring 2009
Colloquia Fall 2008
Colloquia Spring 2008
Colloquia Fall 2007
Colloquia Spring 2007
Colloquia Fall 2006
Colloquia Spring 2006
Colloquia Fall 2005



Please send suggestions for speakers, scheduling requests, corrections, or comments to Elliot Anshelevich.

Spring 05 Schedule - Fall 04 Schedule - Spring 04 Schedule

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