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SEMINAR SCHEDULE FALL 2007

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
September 5 Organizational Meeting [internal]
September 12 Organizational Meeting [internal]
September 19 Jason K. Johnson, SSG. Multi-Scale Lagrangian Relaxation for Estimation in Discrete and Gaussian Graphical Models and
Ayres C. Fan, SSG. Geometric Conditional Simulation.
September 26 O. Patrick Kreidl, SSG. How Do Belief Propagation and Team Decision-Making Relate...and So What? and
Myung Jin Choi, SSG. Labeling Sequential Data Using Local Consistencies.
October 3 Vincent Y. F. Tan, SSG. Learning Graphical Models for Hypothesis Testing and
Kush R. Varshney, SSG. Bayesian Hypothesis Testing with Prototype Priors.
October 10 Emily B. Fox, SSG. Augmenting the HDP-HMM to Approximate Semi-Markov Processes and
Michael R. Siracusa, SSG. Dynamic Dependency Tests for Object Interaction Analysis.
October 17 Dmitry M. Malioutov, SSG. Compressed Sensing with Sequential Observations and
Venkat Chandrasekaran, SSG. Complexity of Inference in Graphical Models.
October 24 Sujay Sanghavi, SSG. Belief Propagation for Weighted Matching and Independent Set.
ctober 31 Ya'akov (Kobi) Gal, Harvard University. Reasoning about Rationality and Beliefs.
November 7 Yair Weiss, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Learning Compressed Sensing.
November 15
(Thursday)
Pramod K. Varshney, Syracuse University. Stochastic Resonance in Signal and Image Processing.
NOTE: Held on special day, but normal time: 4:00-5:00.
November 21 No Meeting [Thanksgiving week]
November 28 Sekhar Tatikonda, Yale University. Mixing and Clustering in Message-Passing Schemes.
December 5 No Meeting [NIPS]
December 12 Group Party [internal]

For questions regarding this seminar series, contact Kush Varshney.

Archives: Spring 2007 seminar series (with links to earlier series)



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