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2012-2013 Colloquium Series | Department of Computer Science and Engineering | Michigan State University

CSE Lecture Series: 2012-2013

Lectures are on Fridays at 11:00am in EB3105 unless otherwise specified.  These lectures are free and open to everyone.


Spring 2013

Jan 25 Joint CSE-Math Lecture
Dr. James Z Wang, Pennsylvania State University
Modeling Objects, Concepts, Aesthetics and Emotions in Images
Host: Drs. Guowei Wei and Yiying Tong  

Feb 6 (Wed) Dr. Yuanqing Lin, NEC Research Lab
Title: Semantic Understanding of Images and Videos
Host: Dr. Rong Jin

Feb 8 Dr. Nitesh Chawla, University of Notre Dame
Title: Connecting the Dots for Prospective and Personalized Healthcare
Host: Dr. Pang-Ning Tan

Feb 15
Dr. Fan Bai, GM Research
Information Centric Networking on Wheels (IC NoW) - Architecture and Protocols
Host: Dr. Guoliang Xing 

Mar 22 
11:00am 1425 Biomedical and Physical Sciences
Dr. Rane Johnson-Stempson, Microsoft Research
Human Trafficking and Technology
Host: Dr. Laura Dillon 

Mar 22
Dr. Yuanyuan Yang, SUNY Stony Brook
Mobile Data Gathering in Wireless Sensor Networks
Host: Dr. Li Xiao 


Dr. Shivakumar Vaithyanathan, IBM Almaden
Declarative Analytics: Applications and Tools
Host: Dr. Anil Jain


April18 Thursday 2:00-3:00pm 
Dr. Edgar Kalns, SRI International
Virtual Personal Assistants
Host: Dr. Matt Mutka


Fall 2012

Sep 7
Dr. C. Titus Brown, Michigan State University
Title: Streaming lossy compression of biological sequence data using probabilistic data structures


Sep 14
Location: Engineering Building 3405  
Dr. Chid Apte, Director, Analytics Research, Business Analytics & Mathematical Sciences, IBM Research - T.J. Watson Research Center
Technologies for Business Analytics - Trends and Outlook
Host: Dr. Anil Jain


Oct 16 (Tuesday
Dr. Suman Banerjee, Department of Computer Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison 
Title: Understanding Wireless Interference
Host: Guoliang Xing


Oct 18 (Thursday)
Dr. Barbara Di Eugenio, U. of Illinois at Chicago
Title: Towards supporting the elderly age in place: multimodal reference resolution in the ROBOHELPER project
Host:  Joyce Chai


Oct 26
Dr. Santiago Schnell, The University of Michigan Medical School 
Title:  A Reactor Model of Endoplasmic Reticulum to Investigate Protein Folding Diseases
Host: Dr. Betty HC Cheng


Oct 29 (Monday), 3 pm
Dr. Raymond J. Mooney, University of Texas at Austin 
Learning Language from its Perceptual Context
Host: Dr. Joyce Chai 


Nov 9 
Dr. Dongxiao Zhu, Wayne State University
RNA-seq to Capture Transcriptome Landscape
Host: Dr. Yanni Sun


Nov 30 
Dr. Casey O'Donnell, Telecomm, MSU
 A Feel for the Hardware: Instrumental Rationality in Game Programming
Host: Dr. Yiying Tong  

Dec 10 (Monday), 11-noon 
Dr. Charles Zhang, HKUST
 The deterministic User-Level Replay of Concurrent Programs
Host: Dr. Laura Dillon  


2011-2012 Lecture Series