CS 700: Graduate Seminar in Computer Science & Informatics

Fall 2016 Semester

Fall 2016 Schedule
W201 in MSC - Mathematics and Science Center
Date Speaker Affiliation Time Location Title
8/26/2016 Research Highlights:
Prof. Lars Ruthotto
Prof. Eugene Agichtein
Prof. Jinho Choi
Emory University 3PM W201 MSC Inverse Problems (Ruthotto)
Information Retrieval and Web Search (Agichtein)
Natural Language Processing (Choi)
9/2/2016 Research Highlights:
Prof. Joyce Ho
Prof. Davide Fossati
Prof. Li Xiong
Emory University 3PM W201 MSC Data Mining (Ho)
CS Education (Fossati)
Data and Privacy (Xiong)


Spring 2016 Schedule
MSC - Mathematics and Science Center
Date Speaker Affiliation Time Location Title
01/29 Pavel Braslavski Ural Federal University 3PM W301 MSC Questioning questions: analyzing StackExchange data to benefit interactive QA
02/05 Xiaofeng Xu Emory University 3PM W301 MSC A Markov Chain Based Pruning Method for Predictive Range Queries
02/12 Michael Nalisnik Emory University 3PM W301 MSC Scalable Computational Pathology: From Interactive to Deep Learning
02/19 Davide Fossati Emory University 3PM W301 MSC Student Behavior with Worked-Out Examples in a Computer Science Intelligent Tutoring System
02/26 Clarissa Garvey Emory University 3PM W301 MSC Singular Value Decomposition Approximation using Kronecker Products
03/04 Eugene Agichtein Emory University 3PM W301 MSC Prospective Students Open House
03/18 Lars Ruthotto Emory University 3PM W301 MSC jInv - A Flexible Julia Framework for Parallel PDE Constrained Optimization
03/25 Ninghui Li Purdue University 3PM W301 MSC Differential Privacy: What Does It Mean and What Can Be Achieved?
04/01 Joyce Ho Emory University 3PM W301 MSC Clinically interpretable models for health data
04/08 Rebecca Mitchell Emory University 3PM W301 MSC Malaria strain disambiguation
04/15 Radhika Garg Emory University 3PM W301 MSC TBD
04/22 TBD Emory University 3PM W301 MSC TBD



Fall 2015 Schedule
MSC - Mathematics and Science Center
Date Speaker Affiliation Time Location Title
08/28 Student Introductions
Ymir Vigfusson
Emory MathCS 3PM W303 MSC Tips on how to Write a Good Paper (Also see video)
09/04 Profs Clifford, Cooper, Nemati, Qin, Xiong Emory University 3PM W303 MSC Lightning Talks -- Dr. Nemati
09/11 Xiaoqian Jiang University of California, San Diego 3PM W303 MSC Cloud-Assisted Distributed Private Data Sharing
09/18 Profs Xiong, Agichtein, Kong, Wildani Emory University 3PM W303 MSC Lightning Talks
09/25 Profs Sharma, Choi, Vigfusson, Grigni Emory University 3PM W303 MSC Lightning Talks
10/2 Avani Wildani Emory University 3PM W303 MSC Distributed Databases
10/9 Jinho Choi Emory University 3PM W303 MSC Clear NLP
10/16 Yousef Elmehdwi Missouri University of S & T 3PM W303 MSC Privacy-Preserving Query Processing over Encrypted Data in Cloud
10/23 Gari Clifford Emory University 3PM W303 MSC mHealth Informatics
10/26 Mohamed Mokbel University of Minnesota 3PM W303 MSC The Era of Big Spatial Data
10/30 Jun Kong Emory University 3PM W303 MSC Digital Image ProcessinG
11/6 Ming Li University of Arizona 3PM W303 MSC Geometric Range Search Over Encrypted Spatial Data
11/13 Bob Chien Emory University 3PM W303 MSC Student Presentation
11/20 Layla Pournajaf and Daniel Garcia Emory University 3PM W303 MSC Student Presentations
12/04 Safoora Yousefi and Sahar Harati Emory University 3PM W303 MSC Student Presentations



Spring 2015 Schedule
MSC - Mathematics and Science Center
Date Speaker Affiliation Time Location Title
02/06 John Kuriakose Infosys 3PM W303 MSC Text Analytics -- from small to BIG -- Challenges and Ideas
02/13 James Faghmous University of Minnesota 3PM W303 MSC Data-Intensive Scientific Discovery in the Big Data Era
02/23 Sudeepa Roy University of Washington 4PM W303 MSC Taming the Big Data Elephant with Query Explanations
02/24 Suprio Ray University of Toronto 4PM W303 MSC High Performance Spatial and Spatio-temporal Data Management
02/25 Kisung Lee Georgia Tech 4PM W303 MSC Scalable Big Graph Data Processing
03/02 Avani Wildani nee Gadani The Salk Institute 4PM W303 MSC Understanding Information: From Bits to Brains
03/02 Joyce Ho University of Texas Austin 4PM W303 MSC Extracting medically interpretable concepts from complex health data



Fall 2014 Schedule
MSC - Mathematics and Science Center
Date Speaker Affiliation Time Location Title
09/05 BMI Faculty Members
(Gari Clifford, Ashish Sharma, Fusheng Wang, Andrew Post)
Biomedical Informatics, Emory University 3PM W303 MSC Lightning Talks (Part I)
09/12 BMI Faculty Members
(Lee Cooper, Jun Kong, David Gutman)
Biomedical Informatics, Emory University 3PM W303 MSC Lightning Talks (Part II)
09/26 Charlie Eriksen Syndis 3PM W303 MSC (PSI) The Anatomy of Modern Cyber Attacks
10/03 Michael Solomon Math/CS, Emory University 3PM W303 MSC Towards Secure Cloud Database with Fine-Grained Access Control
10/31 Ablimit Aji Math/CS, Emory University 3PM W303 MSC High Performance Spatial Query Processing for Large Scale Spatial Data Warehousing
11/07 Jinho Choi Math/CS, Emory University 3PM W303 MSC ClearNLP Tutorial
12/05 Weikuan Yu Auburn University 3PM W303 MSC Big Data Management and Systems Design



Spring 2014 Schedule
MSC - Mathematics and Science Center
Date Speaker Affiliation Time Location Title
01/09 Alex Smola Google/CMU 3PM W301 MSC Hierarchy and Structure: Nonparametric models for space, language, and relations
01/31 Lars Ruthotto University of British Columbia 3PM W201 MSC Numerical Methods for Hyperelastic Image Registration
02/07 Dhruv Mubayi University of Illinois Chicago 4PM W201 MSC Independent Sets in Hypergraphs
02/10 Somayeh Moazeni Princeton University 4PM W201 MSC Computational Large-Scale Continuous Optimization, Uncertainty and Robustness
02/17 Zhaosong Lu Simon Fraser University 4PM W303 MSC Randomized Block Coordinate Gradient Methods for a Class of Structured Nonlinear Programming
02/19 Bernard Lidicky The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 4PM W303 MSC Applications of Flag Algebras in Hypercubes and Permutations
02/20 Hao Huang The Institute for Advanced Study and DIMACS 4PM W301 MSC Extremal problems on optimizing the number of nonnegative subsets
02/21 Stefano Ermon Cornell University 3PM W201 MSC Decision Making and Inference under Limited Information and Large Dimensionality
02/24 Ymir Vigfusson Reykjavik University 4PM W303 MSC Dynamic Performance Profiling of Data Caches
02/25 Ruihong Huang University of Utah 4PM W303 MSC Discourse-Guided and Multi-faceted Event Recognition from Text
02/27 Dong Wang University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign 4PM W306 MSC Assured Information Distillation in Social Sensing
02/28 Young-Jun Son Systems and Industrial Engineering, Univ. of Arizona 11PM W303 MSC An Integrated Human Decision Making Model under Extended Belief-Desire-Intention Framework: Emergency Evacuation Applications
03/03 Heng Huang University of Texas Arlington 4PM W303 MSC When Big Data Meets BRAIN Initiative: Large-Scale Structured Sparse Learning with Applications in Imaging Genomics
03/04 Lev Reyzin University of Illinois Chicago 4PM W303 MSC Weights and Measures: Fast Prediction in an Era of Big-Data
03/05 Gourab Kundu University of Illinois 3PM W201 MSC Towards Large Scale Open Domain Natural Language Processing
03/06 Jinho Choi University of Massachusetts 4PM W306 MSC Finding a Happy Medium between Accuracy and Speed for Dependency Parsing
03/07 Lei Li University California Berkeley 3PM W303 MSC Scalable Probabilistic Inference for Complex Dynamical Models
03/17 Martin Andersen Technical University of Denmark 1PM W306 MSC Optimization with sparse matrix cone constraints
03/17 Ming Li Utah State University 4PM W303 MSC (PSI) Secure and Privacy-Assured Outsourced Cloud Data Services
03/20 Arjun Mukherjee University of Illinois at Chicago 4PM W302 MSC Opinion Mining for the Internet: Models, Algorithms and Predictive Analytics
03/21 Kapil Thadani Columbia University 3PM W201 MSC (Bonus Talk) Multi-Structured Inference in Text-to-Text Generation
03/28 Annie Louis University of Edinburgh 3PM W303 MSC (Bonus Talk) Supporting Information Access through Text Quality Prediction and Automatic Summarization
04/22 Munmun De Choudhury Georgia Tech 3PM W301 MSC Online Social Dynamics and Wellbeing



Fall 2013 Schedule
MSC - Mathematics and Science Center
Date Speaker Affiliation Time Location Title
09/27 James Lu Math/CS, Emory University 3PM W304 MSC (PSI) Rethinking the CS Publishing System
10/04 Eugene Agichtein Math/CS, Emory University 3PM W303 MSC (PSI) Collaboration and Authorship
10/11 Sebastian Berisha Math/CS, Emory University 3PM W303 MSC Estimation of PSF parameters for hyperspectral imaging
10/25 Yu Wang Math/CS, Emory University 3PM W303 MSC Modeling Content Evolution in User Generated Content
11/01 Shuai Yuan Math/CS, Emory University 3PM W303 MSC Using diploid method to improve reads mapping and genotype calling based on next generation sequencing data
11/07 Olgert Denas Math/CS, Emory University 3PM W303 MSC Deep modeling of gene regulation
11/15 Jaroslaw Slawinski Math/CS, Emory University 3PM W303 MSC Software Deployment Challenges in High-Performance Computing
11/22 Valerie Summet Math/CS, Emory University 3PM W303 MSC (PSI) Ethics in Computer Science Research: Human Subjects and the IRB
12/06 Dmitry Lagun Math/CS, Emory University 3PM W303 MSC Discovering Common Motifs in Cursor Movement Data
12/09 Ming Li Utah State University 4PM W301 MSC (PSI) Scalable and Privacy-Preserving Searchable Cloud Data Services



Spring 2013 Schedule (Seminar coordinator: Li Xiong)
MSC - Mathematics and Science Center
Date Speaker Affiliation Time Location Title
2/1 Alex Kotov Math/CS, Emory University 3PM W301 MSC Leveraging Semantic, Temporal and Geographical Meta-data in Textual Data Analysis and Retrieval
2/19 Hanghang Tong City University of New York 4PM W301 Optimal Dissemination on Graphs: Theory and Algorithms
2/21 Heng Ji City University of New York 4PM W301 Capturing Global Coherence for Cross-source Information Extraction
2/25 Gerard de Melo University of California, Berkeley 4PM W301 Making Sense of Big Data on the Web
2/28 Shay Cohen Columbia University 4PM W301 Improving the Accuracy, Efficiency and Data Use for Natural Language Parsing
3/4 David Mimno Princeton University 4PM W301 Building scholarly methodologies with large-scale topic analysis
3/29 Sergey Kirshner Purdue University 3PM W301 Copulas in Machine Learning or How to Make Sense of Multi-Dimensional Non-Gaussian Real-Valued Data
4/8 Andrew McLeod Math/CS, Emory University 3PM W304 Automatic Transcription of Polyphonic Musical Signals with Linear Matching Pursuit (BS/MS defense)
4/26 Ada Gavrilovska Georgia Tech 3PM W301 Datacenter-scale Cloud Management: Experience, Insights and Future Challenges

Fall 2012 Schedule (Seminar coordinator: Li Xiong)
MSC - Mathematics and Science Center
Date Speaker Affiliation Time Location Title
09/07 Denis Savenkov, Qiaoling Liu, Hoang Vo, Shuai Zheng Math/CS, Emory University 3PM W301 MSC Internship Experiences
09/14 Pierre Vandekerkhove University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallee; Georgia Tech 3PM W301 MSC Estimation of a semiparametric mixture of regression models: application to the ChipMIX model
09/21 Qi Guo Math/CS, Emory University 3PM W301 MSC Modeling Rich Interactions for Web Search Intent Inference, Ranking and Evaluation (Dissertation Defense)
09/28 Olgert Denas Math/CS, Emory University 3PM W301 MSC Comparative analysis of regulatory region activity between human and mouse
10/05 Slawomir Goryczka Math/CS, Emory University 3PM W301 MSC Preserving Privacy and Security for Distributed Data Aggregation
10/19 Liyue Fan Math/CS, Emory University 3PM W301 MSC Real-Time Aggregate Monitoring with Differential Privacy
11/5 Paul Bennet Microsoft 4PM W303 MSC Mining and Using Contextual Information from Large-Scale Web Search Logs
11/16 Abulimiti Aji Math/CS, Emory University 3PM W301 MSC High Performance Spatial Query Processing for Large Scale Scientific Data (Slides)
11/30 WenZhan Song Georgia State University 3PM W301 MSC Sensor Web: Research Challenges and Opportunities



Spring 2012 Schedule (Seminar coordinator: Li Xiong)
MSC - Mathematics and Science Center
Date Speaker Affiliation Time Location Title
01/27 Michael Bernstein Massachusetts Institute of Technology 3PM W301 MSC Crowd-Powered Systems
02/10 Amr El Abbadi University of California, Santa Barbara 3PM W301 MSC Scalable and Elastic Data Management in the Cloud
02/23 Julien Bourgeois UFC/FEMTO-ST, France 3PM W301 MSC Scalable distributed computing with distributed intelligent MEMS
03/02 Shuang Hong Yang Georgia Institute of Technology 3PM W301 MSC Predictive Modeling of Online Human Activities
03/09 James Joshi University of Pittsburgh 3PM W301 MSC Towards Preservation of Structural Properties in Anonymized Social Networks
04/06 Kevin Fu University of Massachusetts, Amherst 3PM W301 MSC Medical Devices Cybersecurity
04/20 Harland Cinema, DUC Emerson Symposium
04/27 Alessandro Veneziani Math/CS, Emory University 3PM W301 MSC Numerical Modeling of the Cardiovascular System: Challenges, Methods, Solutions
05/04 Jacob Eisenstein Georgia Tech 3PM W301 MSC Searching for social meanings in social media



Fall 2011 Schedule (Seminar coordinator: Li Xiong)
MSC - Mathematics and Science Center
WH - White Hall
Date Speaker Affiliation Time Location Title
09/09 Ryen White Microsoft Research 3PM W301 MSC Improving Question-Answering Using Human-Machine Synergies
09/20 Doug Oard University of Maryland 10am 208 WH Evaluating E-Discovery Search
10/7 Jun Kong Center for Comprehensive Informatics, Emory University 3pm W301 MSC Computerized Image Analysis for Biomedical Translational Research
10/21 Wang-Chien Lee Penn State University 3pm W301 MSC Recommendation Services for Location-Based Social Networks
11/4 Marta E'Elia Math/CS, Emory University 4pm W301 MSC Assimilation of velocity data into fluid dynamics simulations, an application to computational hemodynamics (Dissertation defense)
11/14 Dan Suciu University of Washington 2pm W201 MSC Querying Probabilistic Data
12/5 Elad Yom-Tov Yahoo! Research 2pm W201 MSC Learning medical information from user-generated content
12/7 Michael Franklin University of California, Berkeley 10am 208 WH AMPLab: Making Sense of Big Data with Algorithms, Machines and People



Spring 2011 Schedule
DB - Dental Building (1462 Clifton Road, Room 230)
WH - White Hall
MSC - Mathematics and Science Center
GBS - Goizuetta Business School
ACC - Atwood Chemistry Center
CLS - Computational and Life Seminar
Date Speaker Affiliation Time Location Title
01/21 Brad Malin Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine 3PM W301 MSC Integrating Formalism and Pragmatism to Build Real Data Privacy Solutions
01/28 Vagelis Hristidis Florida International University, School of Computing and Information Sciences 3PM W301 MSC Information Discovery on Vertical Domains
02/11 Chris Jermaine Rice University, Computer Science 3PM W301 MSC MCDB: The Monte Carlo Database System
02/16 Bill Murdock IBM Watson Research Center 3PM W201 MSC IBM's Watson: From a Modest DeepQA Machine To a Formidable Jeopardy! Contestant
02/18 M. Brian Blake University of Notre Dame, Computer Science and Engineering 3PM W301 MSC Service-Oriented Computing: Emerging Approaches for Web-Based Software Engineering
03/04 Ben Shneiderman University of Maryland, Computer Science 11AM 334 GBS Information Visualization for Knowledge Discovery: Electronic Health Records and Social Networks
03/11 Spring Break Week
03/18 Tucker Balch Georgia Tech, Interactive Computing 4PM W301 MSC Computing & Hedge Fund Management
03/25 Sarah Knepper Emory Univ., Math & CS 3PM W301 MSC Large Scale Inverse Problems in Imaging
04/15 Joan Smith, Weian Chen, Patrick Cook, Michael Solomon Emory Univ., Robert Woodruff Library and Math/CS 3PM W301 MSC The Visual Shelf-Browser
04/29 Alexander Kotov University of Illinois, Computer Science 3PM W301 MSC Leveraging User Interaction to Improve Search Experience with Difficult and Exploratory Queries



Fall 2010 Schedule
DB - Dental Building (1462 Clifton Road, Room 230)
WH - White Hall
MSC - Mathematics and Science Center
ACC - Atwood Chemistry Center
CLS - Computational and Life Seminar
Date Speaker Affiliation Time Location Title
09/24 Michael Solomon Emory Univ., Math & CS 3PM W301 MSC Information Security: An industry (and an Emory Alumnus) perspective
09/27 Pawel Jurczyk, Pu Shi Google 5:30PM E208 MSC TBD
10/01 Lucila Ohno-Machado UC San Diego, Division of Biomedical Informatics 1:00PM W306 Healthcare Information Technology: Opportunities for Computer Scientists to Make a Real Difference
10/08 (rescheduled) Steve Qin Emory Univ., Biostatistics and Bioinformatics 3PM W301 MSC Bayesian model-based methods for analyzing ChIP sequencing data
10/14 Carlos Ordonez University of Houston 4PM W301 Mining Medical Data To Improve Disease Diagnosis and Treatment
10/15 Fall Break Week CS Faculty 3PM W301 Information Session on Spring Graduate Courses
10/22 Gregory D. Abowd Georgia Tech, School of Interactive Computing 3PM W301 Computing and Autism: A role for technology and technologists
10/29 Steve Qin Emory Univ., Biostatistics and Bioinformatics 3PM W301 MSC Bayesian model-based methods for analyzing ChIP sequencing data
11/05 Alfredo Tirado-Ramos Emory Univ., Center for Comprehensive Informatics 3PM W301 MSC Public Health and Translational Science at Emory CCI: Biomedical Informatics in Infectious Disease and Human Genetics
11/19 Raquel Hill Indiana Univ., School of Informatics and Computing 3PM W301 MSC From Kinsey to Anonymization: Approaches to Preserving the Privacy of Survey Participants
11/26 Thanksgiving Week



Spring 2010 Schedule
DB - Dental Building (1462 Clifton Road, Room 230)
WH - White Hall
MSC - Mathematics and Science Center
ACC - Atwood Chemistry Center
CLS - Computational and Life Seminar
Date Speaker Affiliation Time Location Title
02/05 Olgert Denas Emory Univ., Math & CS 3PM W301 MSC Constraint Integer Programming: An Overview
02/12 (postponed) Patrick Widener Emory Univ., Center for Comprehensive Informatics 3PM W301 MSC Scalable Data Services for Data-Intensive Computing Environments
02/19 Ashish Sharma Emory Univ., Center for Comprehensive Informatics 3PM W301 MSC Leveraging Grid Technologies in Imaging Based Clinical Trials
02/26 James Gardner Emory Univ., Math & CS 3PM W301 MSC Achieving Privacy in Heterogeneous Data
03/12 Spring Break Week
03/19 Patrick Widener Emory Univ., Center for Comprehensive Informatics 3PM W301 MSC Scalable Data Services for Data-Intensive Computing Environments
03/29 Nadine Shillingford Univ. of Notre Dame 4PM W301 MSC The Challenge of QoS in Configurable Mesh Networks
04/02 Valerie Summet Georgia Tech 3PM W301 MSC Learning via Mobile Platforms: The Possibilities and Pitfalls
04/09 Sebastien Siva Emory Univ., Math & CS 3PM W301 MSC Constraint Processing in Relational Database Systems: From Theory to Implementation
04/23 Pavel Serdyukov Delft Univ. of Technology 3PM W301 MSC Towards Accessible IR: Helping children search the Web



Fall 2009 Schedule
DB - Dental Building (1462 Clifton Road, Room 230)
WH - White Hall
MSC - Mathematics and Science Center
ACC - Atwood Chemistry Center
CLS - Computational and Life Seminar
Date Speaker Affiliation Time Location Title
09/04 Brian Berenbach Siemens Corporate Research, Princeton 3PM W301 MSC Systems and Software Engineering at Siemens Corporate Research
09/25 Pawel Jurczyk Emory Univ., Math & CS 3PM W301 MSC Record Linkage: Concepts and Practice with FRIL
10/02 Michael Nelson Old Dominion University 3PM W301 MSC (Re-) Discovering Lost Web Pages
10/09 Andrew Post Emory Univ., Center for Comprehensive Informatics 3PM W301 MSC Informatics-based Quality Improvement in Healthcare: an Analytic Information Warehouse
10/16 Fall Break Week
10/30 Philip S. Yu University of Illinois Chicago 3PM W301 MSC Analysis of Massive Information Networks
11/06 Fusheng Wang Emory Univ., Center for Comprehensive Informatics 3PM W301 MSC Managing and Processing RFID Data
11/13 John Stasko Georgia Tech, School of Interactive Computing 3PM W301 MSC Information Exploration and Analysis through Interactive Visualization
11/20 Davide Fossati Georgia Tech, College of Computing 3PM W301 MSC Automatic Modeling of Procedural Knowledge and Feedback Generation in a Tutoring System for Computer Science
11/27 Thanksgiving Week



Spring 2009 Schedule
DB - Dental Building (1462 Clifton Road, Room 230)
WH - White Hall
MSC - Mathematics and Science Center
ACC - Atwood Chemistry Center
CLS - Computational and Life Seminar
Date Speaker Affiliation Time Location Title
01/23 (CLS) Alexis Carter Emory Univ., 3PM TBD
01/30 (CLS) Alessandro Veneziani Emory Univ., Math & CS 3PM 240 ACC Cardiovascular Mathematics: From Models to Case Studies
02/13 Enis Afgan Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham 3PM W301 MSC Managing Execution of Bioinformatics Applications on the Grid
02/20 Karen Hovsepian New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology 3PM W301 MSC A Supervised Learning algorithm, based on Lotka-Volterra models, with applications in Computational Intelligence in Finance
02/27 Arnon Rosenthal Mitre 3PM W301 MSC Shaping your research so it can transition to practice: a view from data integration research
04/03 Elisa Bertino Purdue Univ., Computer Science 3PM W301 MSC Digital Identity Management and Protection
04/10 Vijay Atluri Rutgers Univ., Management Science and Information Systems 3PM W301 MSC The Role Mining Problem - A Formal Perspective
04/17 Pawel Jurczyk Emory Univ., Math & CS 3PM W301 MSC PlanetLab: A Tutorial
04/24 Zhen Xie Argonne National Lab 3PM W301 MSC Optimal Security Response to Attacks on Open Science Grids



Fall 2008 Schedule
DB - Dental Building (1462 Clifton Road, Room 230)
WH - White Hall
MSC - Mathematics and Science Center
CLS - Computational and Life Seminar
Date Speaker Affiliation Time Location Title
09/11 Barbara Simons ACM Distinguished Speaker 4PM W201 MSC Computerized Voting: Will you be able to vote? Will your vote be properly counted?
09/19 James Taylor Emory Univ., Biology and Math & CS 3PM W201 MSC Making Sense of Genome-scale Data
09/26 (postponed) Eldad Haber Emory Univ., Math & CS 3PM W201 MSC TBD
10/08 Johan Bollen Los Alamos National Lab 3PM W201 MSC Models of Scientific Communication from Large-Scale Usage Data
10/17 Sebastien Siva Emory Univ., Math & CS 3PM W201 MSC A SQL Database System for Solving Constraints
10/24 Joan Smith Emory Univ., Robert Woodruff Library 3PM W201 MSC Crawling The Crawlers: Search Engine Behavior and Its Implications for Website Design and Preservation
11/07 Eugene Agichtein Emory Univ., Math & CS 3PM W201 MSC Modeling User Interactions in Web Search and Social Media
11/14 Alberto Apostolico Georgia Tech, College of Computing 3PM W201 MSC Pattern Discovery under Saturation Constraints
11/21 Mark Guzdial Georgia Tech, College of Computing 3PM W201 MSC Contextualized Computing Education
12/05 Mark Braunstein Georgia Tech, School of Computer Science and GVU Center 3PM 207 WH Contemporary Issues in Biomedical Informatics



Spring 2008 Schedule
DB - Dental Building (1462 Clifton Road, Room 230)
WH - White Hall
MSC - Mathematics and Science Center
CLS - Computational and Life Seminar
Date Speaker Affiliation Time Location Title
02/15 Phil Hutto Emory Univ., Math & CS 3PM W306 MSC Pervasive Computing
02/22
(postponed)
Lance Waller Emory Univ., Biostatistics 3PM TBA MSC
02/29 David Bray Emory Univ., Information Systems 3PM W306 MSC Bridging Humans and Computers: Knowledge Ecosystems and Managing Knowledge in Turbulent Environments
03/21 Benn Konsynski Emory Univ., Decision & Information Analysis 3PM W306 MSC Virtual Worlds and New Realities: Immersion, gesture-based navigation and rich media trends
03/28 Calton Pu Georgia Tech, College of Computing 3PM W201 MSC Application of Software Development Methods for Biological and Scientific Research
04/04 (CLS) Yi Xing Univ. of Iowa, Bioinformatics 3PM W201 MSC Genomic analysis of pre-mRNA alternative splicing
04/11 (CLS) Eleazar Eskin UCLA, Human Genetics and CS 3PM W201 MSC Integrated Genomics Approaches to Discovering the Genetic Basis of Complex Traits in Inbred Mouse Strains
04/18 George Fletcher Washington State Univ., Computer Science 3PM W306 MSC Coupling Query Languages with Structural Indexes
04/25 Lance Waller Emory Univ., Biostatistics 3PM W306 MSC Maps and Math: Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Analysis



Fall 2007 Schedule
DB - Dental Building (1462 Clifton Road, Room 230)
WH - White Hall
MSC - Mathematics and Science Center
CLS - Computational and Life Seminar
Date Speaker Affiliation Time Location Title
9/7 James Lu Emory Univ., Math & CS 3PM W301 MSC Overview of Computing Research Methods
9/14 (CLS) Eldad Haber Emory Univ., Math & CS 3PM 230 DB An overview of numerical methods for image registration
9/21 Shun Yan Cheung Emory Univ., Math & CS 3PM W301 MSC Fairness in the IEEE 802.11 Network
9/28 Ojas Parekh Emory Univ., Math & CS 3PM W301 MSC Solving discrete optimization problems: mathematical programming to the rescue
10/12 (CLS) Jim Nagy Emory Univ., Math & CS 3PM 230 DB Computational Techniques for Image Deconvolution
10/19 Li Xiong Emory Univ., Math & CS 3PM W301 MSC Protecting Privacy and Confidentiality for Assured Information Sharing
10/26 (CLS) Alessandro Vespignani Indiana Univ., School of Informatics 3PM 102 WH Mobility networks and the worldwide spread of epidemics
11/2 No Meeting
11/9 Eugene Agichtein Emory Univ., Math & CS 3PM W301 MSC Information Retrieval, with Some Comments on Experimental Research in CS
11/16 Michelangelo Grigni Emory Univ., Math & CS 3PM W301 MSC Genome Assembly Algorithms