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Upcoming MIDAS Seminars

Friday, Jan 19, 2018
Baseball Umpire Calls as a Naturally Occurring Data Source for Revealing Principles of Bias and Learning in Perceptual Judgments
Speaker: Robert Goldstone, PhD
Speaker Title: Chancellor’s Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in Weiser Hall, Low Rise, Room 182
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Friday, Jan 12, 2018
“Larger, Faster, Random(ized): Computing in the Era of Big Data”
Speaker: Ioana Dumitriu
Speaker Title: PhD
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in Weiser Hall, 10th Floor

Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018
Information-Theoretic Approaches to Neural Network Compression, Clustering and Concept Learning
Speaker: Lav Varshney
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
4:00pm - 5:00pm in Forum Hall, Palmer Commons

Friday, Dec 8, 2017
“Bits through Sensors: Bounds on Classification and Learning Performance via Information Content”
Speaker: Matthew Nokleby, PhD
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in Palmer Commons, Forum Hall

Friday, Dec 1, 2017
Closing the Loop Between Mind and Machine: Building Algorithms to Interface With Brains at Multiple Scales
Speaker: Christopher J. Rozell, PhD
Speaker Title: Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
5:00pm - 6:00pm in Michigan League, Ballroom
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Friday, Nov 17, 2017
Why Data Science Needs Curation and Why Curation Needs Data Science
Speaker: Margaret Hedstrom, PhD
Speaker Title: Robert M. Warner Collegiate Professor of Information
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in Palmer Commons, Forum Hall

Friday, Nov 10, 2017
Probabilistic Graphical Models and Online Learning
Speaker: Tony Jebara, PhD
Speaker Title: Associate Professor of Computer Science
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in Weiser Hall, 10th Floor

Friday, Oct 20, 2017
Statistical Models for Analyzing Dynamic Social Network Data
Speaker: Kevin Xu, PhD
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in Weiser Hall, 10th Floor
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Friday, Sep 22, 2017
Sparse Signal Recovery in Bilinear Inverse Problems
Speaker: Yoram Bresler, PhD
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in Rackham Amphitheatre

Friday, Sep 22, 2017
A MIND AT PLAY: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age
Speaker: Jimmy Soni & Rob Goodman
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
5:00pm - 6:00pm in Rackham Amphitheatre

Friday, Apr 21, 2017
Inferring, Summarizing and Mining Large-scale Graph Data
Speaker: Danai Koutra, PhD
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engineering
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in Rackham Amphitheatre

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