DIMACS/CCICADA Interdisciplinary Seminar Series, Spring 2012


DIMACS/CCICADA Interdisciplinary Seminar Series, Spring 2012

Dates: Held approximately every other Monday, with additional talks scheduled at other times

Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: DIMACS, CoRE Bldg. Room 431, Rutgers Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ

Host: James Abello, abello@dmac.rutgers.edu and Fred Roberts, froberts@dmac.rutgers.edu

Series Description

A forum for presentation and discussion of mathematical, computational, and statistical questions of interest to the DIMACS/CCICADA community and arising from research challenges in a variety of disciplines. We expect the series to be of interest to applied mathematicians, computer scientists, and statisticians, as well as researchers and practitioners in engineering, bioinformatics, epidemiology, political science, sociology, and the behavioral sciences. Themes include but are not limited to:

Talks will be given by members of the DIMACS/CCICADA community and by outside speakers.

Recommendations for speakers (and offers to speak) should be directed to James Abello (abello@dmac.rutgers.edu) or Fred Roberts (froberts@dmac.rutgers.edu).

Calendar

Spring 2012 Calendar (talks to be added)
Monday, January 30, 2012
Speaker: Jeffrey Herrmann, University of Maryland
Title: Operations Research for Public Health Preparedness
Slides: Operations Research for Public Health Preparedness
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, February 6, 2012
Speaker: Ankur Moitra, IAS, Princeton
Title: Vertex Sparsification
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, February 13, 2012
Speaker: Boram Park, Seoul National University and DIMACS
Title: Recent results on competition graphs and competition numbers
Slides: My Research Topics on Competition Graphs and Competition Numbers
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, February 20, 2012
Speaker: Guy Melancon, Université de Bordeaux & INRIA Bordeaux
Title: Relevance feedback index for document visualization
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, March 5, 2012
Speaker: Humberto Montalvan, Rutgers University
Title: Super-Uniformity of Billiard Paths
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, March 19, 2012
Speaker: Sergei Vassilvitskii, Yahoo! Research
Title: Mining with Massive Data: Parallelism to the Rescue
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, March 26, 2012
Speaker: James P. Wojtowicz, CCICADA/Rutgers University
Title: Enhancing correctional efficiencies, effectiveness and outcomes
Slides: Enhancing correctional efficiencies, effectiveness and outcomes
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, April 2, 2012
Speaker: John Krimmel, College of New Jersey
Title: The Social Construction of Criminology
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, April 16, 2012
Speaker: Pavel Mahmud, Rutgers University
Title: Indel-sensitive Read Mapping with 2 and 3-gram Frequencies and Cache Oblivious kd-Trees
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, April 30, 2012
Speaker: Shulamith Gross, Baruch College
Title: Evaluating Probability Forecasts
Slides: Evaluation of Probability Forecasts
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431


Fall 2011 Calendar
Monday, September 19, 2011
No talk scheduled - attend part or all of US-China Collaborations in Computer Science and Sustainability: A Workshop
Monday, September 26, 2011
Speaker: James Abello, DIMACS
Title: Time Varying Graphs and Combinatorial Discrepancy
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, October 10, 2011
Speaker: Fred Roberts, DIMACS/CCICADA
Title: Competition Graphs and the Dimensions of Biodiversity
Slides: Competition Graphs and the Dimensions of Biodiversity
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, October 17, 2011
Speaker: Yifan Hu, AT&T Labs
Title: Getting the Big Picture: Visualizing Large Graphs and Clusters
Slides: Getting the Big Picture: Visualizing Large Graphs and Clusters
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, October 24, 2011
No talk scheduled - attend part or all of the Workshop on The Science of Expert Opinion

Monday, October 31, 2011
Speaker: Hans-Jorg Schulz, University of Rostock and Graz University
Title: Visual Analytics in Life Science Applications
Slides: Visual Analytics of Heterogeneous Data in Life Science Applications
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, November 7, 2011
No talk scheduled - attend part or all of the DIMACS/CCICADA/CAIT/USCG 2nd Annual Maritime Risk Symposium -
Developing Public-Private Partnerships in Homeland Security: How Risk Impacts Government Policy and Business Requirements

Monday, November 21, 2011
Speaker: Juan Pable Vielma, University of Pittsburg
Title: Cutting Planes and Elementary Closures for Non-linear Integer Programming
Slides: Cutting Planes and Elementary Closures for Non-linear Integer Programming
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, November 28, 2011
Speaker: Graham Cormode, AT & T Labs
Title: Continuous distributed monitoring: A short survey
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, December 5, 2011
No talk scheduled - attend part or all of DIMACS: Honoring Fred Roberts and Celebrating the Future

Monday, December 12, 2011
Speaker: Paul Kantor, Rutgers University
Title: Social Media and Public Safety: The Hat Chase Experiments
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Spring 2011 Calendar

Monday, February 21, 2011
Speaker: Brian Thompson, CS, Rutgers University
Title: A Streaming Model for Anomaly Detection in Communication Networks: A Renewal Theory Approach
Slides: Anomaly Detection in Communication Networks
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, February 28, 2011
Speaker: Milan Bradonjic, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Title: On the Mixing Time of Geographical Threshold Graphs
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, March 7, 2011
Speaker: Sudarshan Vasudevan, Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent
Title: Efficient Algorithms for Neighbor Discovery in Wireless Networks
Slides: Efficient Algorithms for Neighbor Discovery in Wireless Networks
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, March 21, 2011
Speaker: Iraj Saniee, Bell Laboratories, Alcatel-Lucent
Title: The Large Scale Curvature of Networks and its Implications for Network Management and Security
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, March 24, 2011
Speaker: Winfried Hochstaettler, University of Hagen, Germany
Title: Some heuristics for the binary paint shop problem and their expected number of colour changes
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, March 28, 2011
Speaker: Swarup Acharya, Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent
Title: From Olympics to X-Games: Rethinking Innovation for the Digital Century
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, April 4, 2011
Speaker: Mihai Patrascu, AT&T Labs
Title: Faster buffering in large databases
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, April 11, 2011
Speaker: Joel Caplan, Rutgers University
Title: Risk Terrain Modeling: Using Basic GIS Functionality for Spatial Risk Assessment and Event Forecasting
Link to Rutgers Center on Public Security (RCPS).
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, April 18, 2011
Speaker: YingLi Tian, The City College, City University of New York
Title: Digital Video Analytics and Intelligent Event Based Surveillance
Slides: Digital Video Analytics and Intelligent Event Based Surveillance
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, April 25, 2011
DIMACS/CCICADA Interdisciplinary Seminar Sponsored Jointly with RUTCOR
Speaker: Patrice Perny, University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris, France
Title: Algorithmic Decision Theory and Preference-based Optimization
Time: 3:00 pm**Note special Time
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, May 2, 2011
Speaker: Jure Leskovec, Stanford University
Title: Rhythms of Information Flow through Networks
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431


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