Upcoming Seminars

Feb 25, 2020 - 1:00pm
Testing High-Dimensional Distributions: Subcube Conditioning, Random Restrictions, and Mean Testing
Clément Canonne - IBM Research, Almaden

Given a distribution p​​ on {-1,1}^d​​, we want to test whether p​​ is uniform. If p is assumed to be a product distribution, this can be done with Theta(sqrt{d}) samples; without this assumption,… Learn more



Feb 18, 2020 - 2:10pm
Self-Programming Networks: Applications to Financial Trading Systems
Balaji Prabhakar, Stanford University

We describe Self-Programming Networks (SPNs), an ongoing research effort at Stanford for making data center networks autonomous; that is, to enable networks to sense and monitor themselves, and… Learn more



Dec 6, 2019 - 10:00am
Towards a Theory of Information for Dynamical Systems
Victoria Kostina, Caltech

We are moving towards a massively and diversely connected world populated by a seamless network of intelligent, dynamic distributed systems engaged in a shared interaction with the physical world and… Learn more



Nov 25, 2019 - 1:00pm
A Leap in Time: Learning and Reasoning with Videos
Xiaolong Wang

The field of computer vision has been completely transformed by the success of deep Convolutional Neural Networks (ConvNets). State-of-the-art deep models have led to large advancements in visual… Learn more



May 30, 2019 - 3:30pm
Wave-front Sensing and Shaping Techniques and Their Applications in Nanotechnology and Biology
YongKeun Park

In this talk, we will present the applications of inverse scattering principles with digital holography [1-5]. First, I will present the holotomography – a 3D quantitative phase imagign techniques… Learn more



May 6, 2019 - 11:45am
Grid Resiliency Against Wild Fires
Chris Christopher, Steven Vanderbug

The students of the Power Grid Resiliency for Adverse Conditions Course would like to cordially invite you to a seminar by San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E). The 2018 wildfire season was the… Learn more



Apr 24, 2019 - 10:00am
Sensing the Physical World Using Pervasive Wireless Infrastructure
Elahe Soltanaghaei, Department of Computer Science, University of Virginia

The promise of IoT has been a future where connected devices work together to automate the world. That means a home that monitors your activities and health status, learns your habits and preferences… Learn more



Mar 20, 2019 - 10:00am
Structural Design for Efficient Deep Network Implementation
Yu Hen Hu, Dept. Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin – Madison

The Deep Neural Network (DNN) has significantly enhanced the performance of pattern classification and time series predictions for numerous important real-world applications. However, the complexity… Learn more



Mar 11, 2019 - 2:00pm
Modeling Social Information in the Human Brain
R. McKell Carter, University of Colorado Boulder

Social interactions provide support for individuals and heavily influence the decisions they make. Understanding how information is extracted from social interactions and how that information… Learn more



Mar 8, 2019 - 11:00am
Data Fusion Through Matrix and Tensor Decompositions: On Current Solutions, Challenges, and Prospects
Dr. Tulay Adali, Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland-Baltimore County

In many fields today, multiple sets of data are readily available. These might either be multimodal data where information about a given phenomenon is obtained through different types of acquisition… Learn more