Spring 2010 Seminar Schedule

CISE invites prominent academic and industrial researchers to present their work to the university audience. Seminars are usually held on Fridays at 3:00 PM in the Photonics Center, 8 St. Mary’s Street, Room 205, Boston, MA, unless otherwise noted.

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

January

Jan 15, Friday
3:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 205
Vijay Kumar,
University of Pennsylvania

Architectures, abstractions, and algorithms for large teams of robots

Jan 22, Friday
3:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 205
Xu Chu Ding
Boston University

Real-time Optimal Control of Autonomous Switched Systems

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February

Feb 5, Friday
3:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 205
Jiri Barnat,
Assistant Professor
Masaryk University (Brno, Czech Republic)

Parallel LTL Model Checking with Divine

Feb 12, Friday
3:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 205
Ness B. Shroff,
Ohio Eminent Scholar in Networking and Communications,
Chaired Professor of ECE and CSE,
The Ohio State University

Retransmissions and Power Laws: A New Perspective on System Performance

Feb 19, Friday
3:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 205
Frederick Daum
Raytheon

Particle flow for nonlinear filters

Feb 26, Friday
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 339
Junshan Zhang
Arizona State University

Fundamental Tradeoffs between Probing and Channel-aware Scheduling in Future Wireless Networks

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March

Mar 5, Friday
3:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 205
Vijay Gupta
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
University of Notre Dame

Distributed estimation and communication across networks

Mar 26, Friday
3:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 205
Mario Sznaier
Northeastern University

Compressive Dynamical Information Extraction

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April

Apr 2, Friday
3:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 205
Assaf Zeevi
Columbia University

Dynamic Learning and Customization in Display-based Online Advertisement

Apr 5, Monday
4:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 339
Andreas Savvides
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Departments,
Yale University

Estimating Consumption Breakdowns through Binary Sensing of ON/OFF States

Apr 9, Friday
3:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 205
Nuno Martins
University of Maryland

Certifying the Optimality of a Distributed State-estimation System, in the Presence of Communication Costs

Apr 14, Wednesday
3:00 PM
15 St. Mary’s St
Room 105
Vineet Goyal
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

On the Power of Robust and Affine Solutions in Dynamic Optimization

Apr 16, Friday
3:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 205
Yigal Bejerano
Bell Labs

Building Robust Nomadic Wireless Mesh Networks Using Directional Antennas

Apr 23, Friday
3:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 205
Panos M. Pardalos,
Distinguished Professor and University of Florida Research Foundation Professor Director,
Center for Applied Optimization Industrial and Systems Engineering Department
University of Florida

The Critical Nodes Detection Problem in Networks

Apr 30, Friday
3:00 PM
15 St. Mary’s St
Room 105
Shane Henderson, Professor
School of Operations Research and Information Engineering,
Cornell University

Ambulance Redeployment

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May

May 7, Friday
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 205
Roch Guerin
University of Pennsylvania

Roch Guerin

May 20, Thursday
2:00 PM
8 St. Mary’s St
Room 211
Alessandro Pinto
United Technologies Research Center, Inc.

Model-Based Tool Chains for the Probabilistic Analysis of Complex Systems

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