Category: Events

PLACES: Measuring the Effects of Private Land Conservation with Large-Scale Ownership and Satellite Data

Wednesday@Hariri: Meet Our Fellows Series Christoph Nolte, BU Faculty When: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Event Start Time: 3:00 pm (refreshments & networking at 2:45 PM) Event End Time: 4:30 pm Where: College of Arts and Sciences, 685 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, Room 132 Abstract: The voluntary, permanent protection of private lands is a key instrument in […]

Deep Learning for Alzheimer’s Disease Diagnosis and Assessment

Wed@Hariri Meet Our Fellows Series Vijaya Kolachalama, Assistant Professor of Medicine, MED When: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Event Start Time (including reception before): 2:45 pm Event End Time (including reception after): 4:30 pm Where: Hariri Institute for Computing 111 Cummington Mall, Seminar Room, Room 180 Abstract: An estimated 5.7 million Americans of all ages were living […]

“Compatible Meshfree Discretization”

Nathanial Trask, Sandia National Laboratories When: Thursday, January 31st 2019 Networking Reception, 10:45am-11:00am: Seminar 11:00am – 12:00pm Where: BU Hariri Institute for Computing, 111 Cummington Mall, Boston, MA, Room 180 Abstract: Spatially compatible discretization broadly encapsulates discretizations of PDEs possessing mimetic properties of continuum operators, such as conservation, maximum principles, H(div)/H(curl) – conformity, or discrete preservation of an […]

2018 BUDS Day Reactions

With BU Data Science Day (BUDS) 2019 planning well underway, we wanted to re-visit last year and share just a few of the comments from last year’s BUDS Day 2018 attendees. We’re looking forward to an even better event in 2019. BU Data Science (BUDS) Day Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm […]

“Building and Evaluating Conversational Agents”

João Sedoc, University of Pennsylvania Monday, December 3, 2018 11:00am – 12:00pm, refreshment & networking at 10:30am Hariri Institute for Computing 111 Cummington Mall Boston, MA 02215 Abstract: There has been a renewed focus on dialog systems, including non-task driven conversational agents (i.e. “chit-chat bots”). Dialog is a challenging problem since it spans multiple conversational turns. […]

Red Hat Colloquium: “Software-Configured Compute Environments”, Ulrich Drepper (Red Hat)

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM refreshments & networking at 11:30 AM Hariri Institute for Computing 111 Cummington Mall, Room 180 Ulrich Drepper Engineer, Office of the CTO at Red Hat   Software-Configured Compute Environments Abstract: Hardware and software environments are designed as a compromise between many different requirements. This sacrifices performance, among other aspects, while […]

Red Hat Colloquium: “Chameleon: New Capabilities for Experimental Computer Science”, Kate Keahey (University of Chicago)

Thursday, November 8th, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM refreshments & networking at 11:30 AM Hariri Institute for Computing 111 Cummington Mall, Room 180 Kate Keahey Senior Fellow Computation Institute, University of Chicago   Chameleon: New Capabilities for Experimental Computer Science Abstract: Computer Science experimental testbeds allow investigators to explore a broad range of different state-of-the-art hardware options, assess scalability […]

“CreativeAI: Machine Learning meets 3D Content Creation”, Niloy Mitra (University College London)

Niloy Mitra, University College London Monday, November 12, 2018, 10:30am Networking reception, 10:30-11:00am; Seminar 11:00-12:00pm Kilachand Center, 610 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA 02215 “CreativeAI: Machine Learning meets 3D Content Creation”   Abstract: A long-standing goal of Computer Graphics is to create high-quality geometric content for a variety of applications including games, movies, product design, and engineering […]