Spring 2012 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.

JAN | FEB | MAR | APR | MAY | JUNE


May

January

Friday, Jan 27
3:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s Street
Room 203
Paolo Zuliani
Carnegie Mellon University
Verification of Stochastic Systems by Statistical Model Checking
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February

Friday, Feb 3
3:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s Street
Room 203
John Enright
Kiva Systems
Optimal Foraging of Renewable Resources
Friday, Feb 10
3:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s Street
Room 203
David Gamarnik
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Correlation Decay Property and Inference in Markov Random Fields
Friday, Feb 17
3:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s Street
Room 203
Arya Mazumdar
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Error-Correction Coding for Flash Memory: Rank Modulation

March

Friday, Mar 2
3:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s Street
Room 203
Peter Ramadge
Princeton University
Efficiently Learning Sparse Representations
Friday, Mar 9
3:00 AM
8 St. Mary’s Street
Room 203
Patrick Jaillet
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Online Optimization under Uncertainty for Searching and Resource Allocation
Friday, Mar 23
3:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s Street
Room 203
Geoffrey Gordon
Carnegie Mellon University
Spectral Learning Algorithms for Dynamical Systems
Friday, Mar 30
3:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s Street
Room 203
Evimaria Terzi
Boston University
Algorithmic Problems in Review-Management Systems
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April

Friday, Apr 6
3:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s Street
Room 203
Devavrat Shah
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Optimal Queue-Size Scaling in Switched Networks
Friday, Apr 13
3:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s Street
Room 203
Ananthram Swami
Army Research Laboratory
Opinion Diffusion, Consensus and Radicalization
Friday, Apr 20
3:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s Street
Room 203
Antonio Conejo
University of Castilla, La Mancha
Pricing Non-Convexities in an Electricity Pool
Friday, Apr 27
3:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s Street
Room 203
Craig Wills
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Shining Light on Leakage of Private Information Via the Web
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May

Friday, May 4
3:00 PM
15 St. Mary’s Street
Room 105
R. Srikant
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Random Hamiltonian Cycles and Real-Time Streaming in Peer-to-Peer Networks
Wednesday, May 30
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s Street
Room 404/428
Ebrahim Nasrabadi
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
On the Power of Randomization in Robust Optimization and Network Interdiction