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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
February 10 Tammy Riklin-Raviv, CSAIL Segmentation of Image Ensembles via Latent Atlases
February 17 Cancelled
February 24 Avinatan Hassidim Phylogenetic Tree Reconstruction with Insertions and Deletions
March 3 David Choi The Learnability of Link Prediction and Recommendation Systems
March 10 David Wingate Hierarchical Bayesian Methods for Reinforcement Learning
March 17 Hariharan Narayanan Bounds on the Sample Complexity of Fitting Low Dimensional Manifolds to High Dimensional Data
March 24 Spring Break
March 31 Manolis Kellis Evolutionary Signatures, Chromatin Signatures, and General Ways for Understanding Genomes and their Regulation
April 7 Sekhar Tatikonda Variations on Max-Product: Convergence and Correctness
April 14 Lie Wang Recovery of Sparse Signals and Shifting Inequality
April 21 Internal Meetings
April 28 Internal Meetings
May 5 Erik Sudderth Loop Series and Bethe Variational Bounds in Attractive Graphical Models
and Hierarchical Dirichlet Process Hidden Markov Trees for Multiscale Image Analysis
May 12 Vivek Goyal Compressed Sensing: Exact Asymptotic Bayesian Analysis and Other Stories

For questions regarding this seminar series, contact Matthew Johnson.

Archives: Fall 2009 seminar series (with links to earlier series)

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