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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.

Date Speaker
Sept. 7
Organizational Meeting [internal]
Sept. 14
Pat Kreidl (Posterior Assignment in Directed Graphical Models with Minimal Online Communication) and
Jason Williams (An Approximate Dynamic Programming Approach to a Communication Constrained Sensor Management Problem)
Sept. 21
Dmitry Malioutov (Walk-Sum Analysis and Interpretation of Gaussian Belief Propagation) and
Jason Johnson (Lagrangian Relaxation Methods for Intractable Graphical Models)
Sept. 28
Alan Willsky (Graphical Models, Distributed Fusion, and Sensor Networks)
Oct. 5
Erik Sudderth (Describing Objects and Scenes using Transformed Dirichlet Processes) and
Kush Varshney (Anisotropy Characterization in Synthetic Aperture Radar using Sparse Signal Representation)
Oct. 12
Lei Chen (Distributed data association for multi-target tracking in sensor networks) and
Ayres Fan (Segmentation using MCMC Curve Sampling)
Oct. 19 Ron Summers - NIH [webpage] (Current Concepts and Future Directions in Virtual Colonoscopy Computer-Aided Detection)
Oct. 26 Emily Fox (Detection and Localization of a Particle Release with Sparse Sensor Configurations) and
Mike Siracusa
(Estimating Dependency and Significance for High-Dimensional Data)
Nov. 2 Gheorghe Postelnicu - MGH (Stochastic Active Contours)
Nov. 9
Emin Martinian - MERL (Secure Biometrics Via Syndromes)
Nov. 16
Lilla Zollei - CSAIL, MIT (Unified Information Theoretic Framework for Pair-and Group-wise Registration of Medical Images)
Nov. 23
Thanksgiving Week [No Meeting]
Nov. 30
Erik Learned-Miller - Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst (Joint Bias Removal in MRI Using Entropy Minimization and Building a Classification Cascade for Visual Identification from One Example)
Dec. 7

Dec. 14
Group Party [internal]

For questions regarding this seminar series, contact Ayres Fan.

Archives: Spring 2005 seminar series (with links to earlier series)

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