Seminar Calendar - Spring 2010

May 6
Speaker: Niall Dalton, Cantor Fitzgerald
Title: Systems challenges in high-frequency trading

April 29
Speaker: Gene Tsudik, Univeristy of California Irvine
Title: Sharing Sensitive Information with Privacy

April 28 - Student Seminar
Speaker: Sam Carliles, Johns Hopkins University
Title: An Error Model for Random Forest Regression

April 22 - Distinguished Lecturer
Speaker: Stuart Feldman, Google
Title: Computing at Extreme Scale - The Romance of Big Data

April 20
Speaker: Mark Dredze, Johns Hopkins University
Title: Building Confidence in Online Learning

April 15 - Distinguished Lecturer
Speaker: Carl Gunter, University of Illinois
Title: Attribute-Based Security and Messaging

April 13
Speaker: Vyas Sekar, Carnegie Mellon University
Title: Effective Management through System-Wide Coordination and Optimization

April 8
Speaker: Kamalika Chaudhuri, Univeristy of California, San Diego
Title: Algorithmic Challenges in Machine Learning

April 5 - Student Seminar
Speaker: Zhifei Li, Johns Hopkins University
Title: Novel Inference, Training, and Decoding Methods over Translation Forests

April 1
Speaker: Yanif Ahmad, Cornell University
Title: Lightweight Incremental Query Processing for Update-Intensive Applications

March 31 - Student Seminar
Speaker: Henry Lin, Johns Hopkins University
Title: Investigating Structure in Surgical Motion

March 30
Speaker: Tanzeem Choudhury, Dartmouth College
Title: People-Aware Computing: Towards Societal Scale Sensing using Mobile Phones

March 25
Speaker: David Sontag, MIT
Title: Approximate Inference in Graphical Models using LP Relaxations

March 23
Speaker: Seyoung Kim, Carnegie Mellon University
Title: Understanding the Genetic Basis of Complex Diseases via Genome-Phenome Association

March 11
Speaker: David Wingate, MIT
Title: Hierarchical Bayesian Methods for Reinforcement Learning
Presentation: PDF

March 9
Speaker: Kay Connelly, Indiana University
Title: A mobile health application for a chronically ill, low-literacy population

March 4
Speaker: Fei Chen, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title: Optimizing Information Extraction over Evolving Text
Presentation: PDF

February 25
Speaker: Sameera Poduri, University of Southern California
Title: Mobile Sensing Networks: from Robots to Phones

February 23
Speaker: Han Liu, Carnegie Mellon University
Title: Nonparametric Learning in High Dimensions

February 16
Speaker: Gene Tsudik, University of California, Irvine
Title: Security in Unattended Wireless Sensor Networks
Presentation: PDF

February 11 - CANCELLED
Speaker: Yair Amir, Johns Hopkins University
Title: Overlay Networks: An Old-New Communication Paradigm for the Coming Decade

February 9 - CANCELLED
Speaker: Kay Connelly, Indiana University
Title: A mobile health application for a chronically ill, low-literacy population

February 2
Speaker: Ragib Hasan, Johns Hopkins University
Title: Fake Picassos, Tampered History, and Digital Forgery: Protecting the Genealogy of Bits with Secure Provenance