Fri, 03/14/2014 - 5:13pm
Shannon Quinn (4th-year graduate student in the joint Carnegie Mellon-University of Pittsburgh Ph.D. program in computational biology) will give a talk titled "Distributed Spectral Graph Methods for Analyzing Large-Scale Unstructured Biomedical Data"  on Monday, March 17, 2014 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m at Room 328 Boyd GSRC. Refreshments will be served at 3:00 p.m. in Room 409, Boyd GSRC   Abstract: The explosive growth of data in biological…
Mon, 03/03/2014 - 4:31pm
Dr Jun Kong (a senior research scientist in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Emory University) will give a talk titled "Analysis and Integration of Large-scale Microscopy Imaging Data for Biomedical Translational Research" on Friday, March 7,  10:10 a.m. - 11:10 a.m at Room 328 Boyd GSRC. Refreshments will be served at 9:30 a.m. in Room 409, Boyd GSRC    Abstract: In biomedical research, availability of an increasing array of high-…
Tue, 02/25/2014 - 4:17pm
Dr Metin Aktulga (Postdocotoral Researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) will give a talk titled "Parallel Algorithms and Software Systems for Data-Intensive Scientific Computing" on Friday, February 28, 2014, 10:10 – 11:10 a.m at Room 328 Boyd GSRC. Refreshments will be served in Boyd Room 409 at 9:30 a.m.   Abstract: Rapidly growing importance of computational and data-centric methods in science and engineering, as well as the…
Fri, 02/21/2014 - 4:15pm
Xiangnan Kong (Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Illinois at Chicago) will give a talk titled "Taming Big Data Variety: From Social Networks to Brain Networks" on Monday, February 24, 2014 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Room 328 Boyd GSRC. Refreshments will be served on Boyd 409 at 3:00p.m.   Abstract: Over the past decade, we are experiencing big data challenges in various research domains. The data nowadays involve an increasing number of data…
Sun, 02/16/2014 - 10:45am
Dr. Lidan Wang (graduated from University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign) will give a talk titled "Efficient modeling-based approaches for large-scale mining and retrieval" on Monday, February 17, 2014 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Room 208 Boyd GSRC. Refreshments will be served on the 3rd floor outside 306 at 3:00p.m.   Abstract: In the era of "Big data", when we design mining and retrieval models for large data (e.g., in the order of billions of…
Wed, 11/13/2013 - 12:19pm
This talk will discuss the current state of the art in robotics and particularly focus on the directions that robotics is taking and the impact it will have on our society in the near future. Exciting robotics research will be briefly surveyed. The talk will additionally discuss the National Robotics Initiative whose goal is to accelerate the development and use of robots in the United States that work beside, or cooperatively with, people. This…