Seminar Calendar - Spring 2011

May 5
Speaker: Ram Vasudevan, University of California at Berkeley
Title: Towards a Universal Temporal Ordering of Discrete Events for Walking via Optimal Control
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May 3 - Distinguished Lecturer
Speaker: Daphne Bavelier, University of Rochester
Title: Action video games as exemplary learning tools

April 26 - Distinguished Lecturer
Speaker: Nina Amenta, University of California at Davis
Title: The Voronoi Diagram of Points on a Surface: Surface, Medial Axis, and Complexity

April 21
Speaker: John Krakauer, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Title: Thinking about an old problem in a new way: Stroke recovery through brain stimulation, VR, robotics, and videogames

April 5
Speaker: Percy Liang, UC Berkeley
Title: Deep Semantics from Shallow Supervision

March 17
Speaker: Suchi Saria, Stanford
Title: Discovery and Prediction from Clinical Temporal Data

March 15
Speaker: Risi Kondor, Caltech
Title: Non-Commutative Harmonic Analysis in Machine Learning

March 10
Speaker: Miriah Meyer, Harvard
Title: Visualizing Biological Data

March 8
Speaker: Vibhav Gogate, University of Washington
Title: Scaling Up Probabilistic Inference

March 1
Speaker: Ruslan Salakhutdinov, MIT
Title: Learning Hierarchical Generative Models

February 24
Speaker: Panagiotis Ipeirotis, New York University
Title: Get Another Label? Improving Data Quality and Machine Learning using Multiple, Noisy Labelers

February 22
Speaker: Vladimir Braverman, UCLA
Title: Space-efficient algorithms for data streams

February 17
Speaker: Vinodchandran Variyam, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Title: On the Complexity of The Graph Reachability Problem

February 15
Speaker: Ryan Adams, University of Toronto
Title: Understanding the World with Infinite Models and Finite Computation

February 10
Speaker: Harry Li, Facebook
Title: Scaling Facebook

February 10
Speaker: Aravind Srinivasan, University of Maryland
Title: Algorithms, Randomness, and Networks: Confluence and Applications