DIMACS/CCICADA Interdisciplinary Seminar Series, Spring 2013


DIMACS/CCICADA Interdisciplinary Seminar Series, Spring 2013

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 computer scientists, applied mathematicians, operations researchers, 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 2013 Calendar (talks to be added)
Monday, February 4, 2013
Speaker: Mathew Samuel, Rutgers University
Title: A new analog of permutation patterns for general Coxeter Groups
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, February 18, 2013
Speaker: Bahman Kalantari, Rutgers University
Title: The Triangle Algorithm: A Robust Geometric Algorithm and Its Applications
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, March 4, 2013
Speaker: Yong-Yeol Ahn, University of Indiana
Title: Predicting Viral Memes using Community Structure
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Tuesday, March 12, 2013** Note special day and time
Speaker: Howard Karloff, AT&T Labs
Title: Maximum Entropy Summary Trees
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, March 25, 2013
Speaker: Jeffrey W. Herrmann and William Rand, University of Maryland
Title: Modeling Urgent Information Diffusion via Tweets
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Tuesday, April 2, 2013** Note special day and time
Speaker: Elaine Weyuker, DIMACS, Rutgers
Title: Looking for Bugs In all the RIGHT Places
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, April 8, 2013
Speaker: Raghu Meka, DIMACS, Rutgers University and IAS
Title: Constructive Discrepancy Minimization by Walking on the Edges
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, April 15, 2013
Speaker: Graham Cormode, AT&T Labs
Title: Data-driven concerns in Private Data Release
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, April 29, 2013
Speaker: Amanda Redlich, Rutgers University
Title: Unbalanced allocations and cost minimization
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Fall 2012 Calendar

Monday, September 10, 2012
Speaker: Fred Roberts, DIMACS, Rutgers University
Title: Meaningless Statements in Landscape Ecology and Environmental Sustainability
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, September 24, 2012
Speaker: Endre Boros, RUTCOR Director, Rutgers University
Title: Shortest Path Interdiction and Total Reward Games
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, October 8, 2012
Speaker: Aravindan Vijayaraghanvan, Princeton and CMU
Title: Approximation Algorithms for Semi-random Graph Partitioning Problems
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, October 22, 2012
Speaker: Arnab Bhattacharyya, DIMACS
Title: On the convergence of the Hegselmann-Krause system
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, November 5, 2012
Speaker: Robert DeMarco, Rutgers University
Title: Gluing Graphs
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, November 12, 2012
Speaker: Alexei Vazquez, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Title: Optimization of personalized therapies for anticancer treatment
Slides: Optimization of personalized therapies for anticancer treatment
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 433*
*Note room change

Monday, November 19, 2012
Speaker: Hava Siegelmann, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Title: Turing on Super-Turing
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431

Monday, November 26, 2012
Speaker: Manish Parashar, Director of the Rutgers Discovery Informatics Institute
Title: Moving From Data to Insights Addressing Data Challenges in Simulation-based Science
Slides: From Data to Insights - Data Management Challenges at Extreme Scales
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DIMACS Center, CoRE Bldg, Room 431


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