SSOR Department Seminar

Spring 2017

 

Feb. 3, 2017.  Speaker: Dr. Bartosz Krawczyk (VCU, CS)

Title: Learning from streaming and imbalanced data


Feb. 10, 2017.  Speakers: Dr. Zhifang Wang (VCU, ECE)

Title: Statistical Modeling of Power Grid Uncertainties and Vulnerability


Feb. 17, 2017.  Speakers: Dr. Liangsuo Ma (VCU, MCV)

Title: Neuroimaging-based brain connectivity methods with their applications in the substance use disorders


Feb. 24, 2017.  Speaker: Dr. Robert Gramacy (VT)

Title: Practical heteroskedastic Gaussian process modeling for large simulation experiments


March 3, 2017.  Speaker: Dr. Eric Gilleland (NCAR)

Title: Verifying NARCCAP Models for Severe-Storm Environments 


March 17, 2017.  Speaker: Dr.  Ruixin Niu (VCU, ECE)

Title: Adaptive Sensing and Distributed Sparse Signal Recovery in Sensor Networks


March 24, 2017.  Speaker: Dr. Paul Hand (Rice U)

Title: Outlier tolerant algorithms for computer vision and phase retrieval


March 31, 2017.  Speaker: Dr. Henry Lam (Umich)

Title: Data-driven Stochastic Optimization: A Learning-based Perspective


Apr. 7, 2017.  Speaker: Dr. Raghu Pasupathy (Purdue U) 

Title: The Adaptive Sampling Gradient Method for Optimizing Smooth Functions with an Inexact Oracle


Apr. 14, 2017.  Speaker: Dr. Yijie Peng (UMD)

Title: Simulation Optimization: Efficient Sampling Procedure for Finding the Best 


Apr. 21, 2017.  Speaker: Dr. Benjamin J Marlin (VCU)

Title: Using DEA in conjunction with designs of experiments: an approach to assess simulated futures in the Afghan educational system