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All seminars are held on Wednesdays from 4:00 - 5:00 in the LIDS Seminar Room in the Dreyfoos Tower of the Stata Center, 32-D677, unless otherwise noted. Click here for a map from the Dreyfoos elevators to the seminar room.

Sept. 8 Organizational Meeting [internal]
Sept. 15 Walter Sun (Learning the Dynamics of the Left Ventricle in Cardiac Data) and
Jason Johnson (Lagrangian-Relaxed Max-Product Approach to Multiple Hypothesis Tracking)
Sept. 22 Leonid Taycher (Combining Approximate Dynamical Models with Approximate Inference in Loopy Graphs) and
Dmitry Malioutov (Wyner-Ziv Video Compression)
Sept. 29 Jason Williams (Information Theoretic Sensor Management Using Particle Filtering Techniques) and
Pat Kreidl (A Message-Passing Algorithm for Optimizing Decentralized Detection Networks)
Oct. 6 Emily Fox (Hybrid State Multiple Model Particle Filtering from Sparse Sensor Measurements ) and
Lei Chen (Distributed Data Association for Dynamic Tracking in Sensor Networks and Communication-Sensitive Message Passing)
Oct. 13 Alex Ihler (Particle Representations for Sensor Networks) and Erik Sudderth (Visual Hand Tracking Using Nonparametric Belief Propagation)
Oct. 20 Junmo Kim (Shape Priors and Its Application to Image Segmentation) and Ayres Fan (Statistical Shape Priors)
Oct. 27 Michael Schneider (Applications of Approximate Dynamic Programming to Problems of Sensor Management)
Associated conference papers:
M. K. Schneider, G. L. Mealy, and F. M. Pait. Closing the loop in sensor fusion systems: Stochastic dynamic programming approaches. In Proceedings of the American Control Conference, 2004
R. B. Washburn, M. K. Schneider, and J. Fox. Stochastic Dynamic Programming Based Approaches to Sensor Resource Management. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Fusion, Annapolis, 2002.
Nov. 3 Dennis McLaughlin (Computational Approaches for Large Environmental Data Assimilation Problems)
Nov. 10
Alex Ihler (An Overview of Fast Multipole Methods)
Nov. 17 Yuhua Zhou (Large Scale Land Surface Data Assimilation Using an Ensemble Multiscale Filter) and Virat Chatdarong (Rainfall Data Assimilation with Ensemble Kalman Smoother)
Nov. 24 Thanksgiving Week [No Meeting]
Dec. 1
Lizhong Zheng (Peaky Transmission and the Cost of Channel Knowledge)
Dec. 8 Group Party [internal]

For questions regarding this seminar series, contact Walter Sun.

Archives: Spring 2004 seminar series (with links to earlier series)

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