Research Talk Schedule
- Summer 2013
- Spring 2013
- Winter 2013
- Fall 2012
- Fall 2013
- Winter 2014
- Spring 2014
- Summer 2014
- Fall 2014 (active tab)
- Winter 2015
- Spring 2015
- Summer 2015
- Fall 2015
- Winter 2016
- Spring 2016
- Fall 2016
- Winter 2017
The CWDS seminar series is centered around intellectual exchange and interaction, and the audience is encouraged to ask questions during presentations. The goal is a seminar that looks less like a lecture and more like a spirited discussion of issues raised in a relatively brief presentation of a paper or a research project.
All seminars will be held at 12:30 on Wednesdays in TLB 307B on the third floor of the Tioga Library Building. We will aim to conclude by 1:30.
If you are interested in learning more about our seminar series please contact Mohamed Ali.
|Title||Date of Presentation||Research Focus|
|Student Updates II||12/03/2014||
Speaker: Nitin Arya
Title: Named Entity Recognition
|Understanding Collaborative Creativity in Scratch||11/19/2014||
Abstract: Scratch is (http://scratch.mit.edu) a large online remixing community where millions of young people have built, shared, and collaborated on interactive animations and video games created using a mix of graphics, images, sound, and code. I will present a series of studies that use observational data from the Scratch online community to answer a series of questions about how young people create, collaborate and interact in informal learning communities.
|The Practice of Data Science - Ying Li Chief Data Scientist at EV Analysis Corporation||11/12/2014||
ABSTRACT: Amidst the proliferous definitions of data science, there is a common understanding of the practice of data science. To be a disciplined practice of data science that truly deserves the hyped social and economical attention, and more importantly that will scale and maximize to new potentials, a set of principles should be established to guide the practice.
|NUMS Elliptic Curves and their Implementation||11/05/2014||
Abstract: Trust in the standardized and widely used NIST curves has been affected by the Snowden revelations. As response, part of the cryptographic community has devoted significant effort into looking for alternative curves that may offer stronger security assurances and also achieve higher performance.
|Computational protein structure prediction: a success story for the application of data science to natural science||10/29/2014||
|Machine Learning for Information Retrieval||10/22/2014||
The talk will be a shallow introduction to some uses of Machine Learning (ML) in Information retrieval. The talk will be a survey in learning ranking functions, building query models, and document representations.
|Managing Quality and Cost across the Healthcare Spectrum||10/15/2014||
Prabhu Ram, AVP at Edifecs | Viren Prasad, General Manager, Engineering at Edifecs
|Readmission Risk Using CT Imaging||10/08/2014||
Girish Srinivasan, Clinical Solutions Leader at Samsung Electronics, will give a brief intro into Samsung's foray into the medical business. He'll then discuss his work on readmission risk prediction using CT imaging.
|Models of Dynamic User Preferences||10/01/2014||
Speaker: Komal Kapoor
|Computing on Private Data and its Applications to the Health Care Industry||09/24/2014||
Abstract: Public Cloud Storage Systems are an economically advantageous way for health care provides to manage health care data. However, in this scenario, there are significant privacy related issues. A naive use of cryptographic techniques do not solve these problems. In this talk we will survey recent research results aiming at adding privacy to public cloud computing systems and their applications to the health care industry.