Fall 2011 Seminars Schedule

CISE invites prominent academic and industrial researchers to present their work to the university audience. Seminars are usually held on Friday afternoons. The exact time and location will be announced in September.  Refreshments are served 15 minutes before each seminar.

Subscribe to our Google Calendar for up to date information on all our seminars. In Google Calendar “add” using cise@bu.edu. For more events, please see the College of Engineering Calendar.

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September

Friday, Sept 16
3:00 PM
15 St. Mary’s Street
Room 105
Carlos Guestrin
Carnegie Mellon University
Taming Large-Scale Information: Discovering Structure for Human Understanding and Scaling-up Computation with GraphLab
Friday, Sept 23
3:00 PM
15 St. Mary’s Street
Room 105
Alex Dimakis
University of Southern California
Network Coding for Cloud Storage
Tuesday, Sept 27
3:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s Street
Room 404/428
Aryeh Kontorovich
Ben Gurion University
Learning in Metric Spaces: Classification, Regression, Anomaly Detection
Friday, Sept 30
3:00 PM
15 St. Mary’s Street
Room 105
Weibo Gong
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Are Stochastic Dynamics the Foundation of Intelligence?
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October

Friday, Oct 7
3:00 PM
15 St. Mary’s Street
Room 105
Piotr Indyk
MIT
Sparse Recovery Using Sparse Matrices
Friday, Oct 14
3:00 PM
15 St. Mary’s Street
Room 105
Mac Schwager
University of Pennsylvania
Information Driven Control for Multi-Robot Estimation in Hazardous Environments
Friday, Oct 21
3:00 PM
15 St. Mary’s Street
Room 105
Rajesh Rao Nadakuditi
University of Michigan
Random Matrix Theory & the Limits of Eigen-analysis Based Weak Signal Detection, Estimation and Classification
Friday, Oct 28
3:00 PM
15 St. Mary’s Street
Room 105
Gene Cooperman
Northeastern University
Temporal Debugging via Flexible Checkpointing:  Changing the Cost Model
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November

Friday, Nov 4
3:00 PM
15 St. Mary’s Street
Room 105
Bobak Nazer
Boston University
Exploiting Interference through Algebraic Structure
Friday, Nov 11
11:00 AM
15 St. Mary’s Street
Room 105
Qianchuan Zhao
Tsinghua University
Overview of joint research on comfort, security and energy savings building control in Tsinghua University
Friday, Nov 11
3:00 PM
15 St. Mary’s Street
Room 105
Tauhid Zaman
MIT
Information Extraction with Network Centralities: Finding Rumor Sources and Measuring Influence
Friday, Nov 18
3:00 PM
15 St. Mary’s Street
Room 105
Steven Low
Cal Tech
Optimal Demand Response for Smart Grid
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December

Friday, Dec 2
1:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s Street
Room 404/428
Jose Fridman
Qualcomm Inc.
Uplink Interference Management Technique for 3G Femtocells: Challenges and Implementation
Thursday, Dec 8
3:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s Street
Room 404/428

(Samuel) Qing-Shan Jia
Center for Intelligent and Networked Systems (CFINS), Tsinghua University
The Pursuit of Simple and Good Management for Large-Scale Networked Systems

Friday, Dec 9
3:00 PM
15 St. Mary’s Street
Room 105
Todd Coleman
University of California, San Diego
Feedback Information Theoretic Approaches to Active Learning and Causal Inference
Tuesday, Dec 20
1:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St.
Room 339
Laurent Lessard
Lund University, Sweden
The Two-Player Problem
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Information Driven Control for Multi-Robot Estimation in Hazardous Environments