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Seminar Calendar

Date & Time Event
Wed., 04/18/18
PGH 563
11:00 AM
Computer Science Focus on Research
Topics: Education and Training Applications of AR and VR | Detection of Touching Elongated Cells Using a Stack of Conditional Random Fields | Finding Community Structure in Graphs by Random Walks
Speakers: Brian Holtkamp | Ali Memariani | Reza Fathi
Fri., 03/30/18
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: An Application of Mangasarian’s Theorem
Speaker: Dr. Michael Laidacker, Department of Mathematics, Lamar University
Host: Cheng
Wed., 03/21/18
PGH 563
11:00 AM
Computer Science Focus on Research
Topics: Making Consensus-Based Decisions in Person Re-Identification Using a Graph-Based Approach | Enhanced Multiple Sclerosis Lesion Detection through Mixed-Reality | Deep Imbalanced Visual Attribute Classification
Speakers: Arko Barman | Daniel Biediger |  Nikolaos Sarafianos
Wed., 03/07/18
PGH 563
11:00 AM
Computer Science Focus on Research
Topics: Experiments with Neural Networks for Authorship Verification | Emotion Recognizer and Virtual Communicator using AR - HoloLens | Exploiting Social Trust to Increase the Effectiveness of a Deception Attack
Speakers: Marjan Hosseinia | Mohammed Alshair | Shahryar Baki
Mon., 02/26/18
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Smart Contracts, Search of "Good Generals" , Internet of Value
Speaker: Dr. Weidong (Larry) Shi
Host: Solorio
Wed., 02/21/18
PGH 563
11:00 AM
Computer Science Focus on Research
Topics: Cost-Delay Aware Web Routing Using Reinforcement Learning | Image Content Analysis in Indexed Captioned Searchable Videos
Speakers: Gandhimathi Velusamy | Mohammad Rajiur Rahman
Mon., 02/05/18
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Proof-of Work Without All the Work
Speaker: Prof. Jared Saia
Host: Pandurangan
Wed., 01/24/18
PGH 563
11:00 AM
Computer Science Focus on Research
Topics: The Complexity of Leader Election: A Chasm at Diameter Two | A Framework for Transactive Grids for Cities, Neighborhoods, and Homes
Speakers: Soumyottam Chatterjee | Nacer Khalil
Mon., 12/04/17
Cancelled
Computer Science Distinguished Tutorial Lecture
Topic: Sample Complexity and Uniform Convergence
Speaker: Prof. Eli Upfal, Brown University
Host: Pandurangan
Fri., 12/01/17
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Building Predictable and Adaptable Mobile Systems
Speaker: Dr. Lukasz Ziarek, State University of New York, Buffalo
Host: Cheng
Mon., 11/20/17
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Magnetic Resonance Imaging Sensing and Reconstruction: A Niche Paradigm of Computational Sciences
Speaker: Dr. Nikolaos Tsekos, University of Houston
Host: Subhlok
Wed., 11/15/17
PGH 563
11:00 AM
Computer Science Focus on Research
Topics: Effectiveness of a Task-based Residential Energy Efficiency Program in Oahu | Correlation Study on Attributes of Unsteady Flows
Speakers: Hessam Mohammadmoradi | Marzieh Berenjkoub
Thu., 11/02/17
PGH 563
11:00 AM
Computer Science in Practice
Topic: Self Driving Technology: Clearing the Hype
Speaker: Prashanth Viswanath, Texas Instruments
Host: Gnawali
Wed., 11/01/17
Cancelled
Computer Science Focus on Research
Topics: Correlation Study on Attributes of Unsteady Flows | SonicDoor: Scaling Person Identification with Ultrasonic Sensors by Novel Modeling of Shape, Behavior and Walking Patterns
Speakers: Marzieh Berenjkoub | Nacer Khalil
Mon., 10/30/17
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: Multimodal Deep Learning
Speaker: Dr. Fabio A. Gonzalez, National University of Colombia
Host: Solorio
Tue., 10/24/17
PGH 232
1:00 PM
Computer Science in Practice
Topic: Content Distribution Networks: A Web Server Is Not Enough
Speaker: Mr. Gaurab Raj Upadhaya, Limelight Networks
Host: Gnawali
Wed., 10/18/17
PGH 563
11:00 AM
Computer Science Focus on Research
Topics: Multi-task Learning for Commercial Brain Computer Interfaces | An Optimization-oriented Framework for Feature Extraction in Flow Visualization
Speakers: George Panagopoulos | Lieyu Shi (Soumyottam Chatterjee is unable to present as originally scheduled)
Mon., 10/16/17
PGH 563
11:00 AM
Computer Science in Practice
Topic: Crypto-Currencies, Icos, and Blockchain: Why Computer Science Majors or Anyone Should Care
Speaker: Dr. Larry Shi, University of Houston
Host: Gnawali
Mon., 10/09/17
PGH 563
11:00 AM
Computer Science in Practice
Topic: Secure Software Development: Principles and Practice
Speaker: Wendy Istvanick, ThoughtWorks
Host: Gnawali
Wed., 10/04/17
PGH 563
11:00 AM
Computer Science in Practice
Topic: Data Analytics for Corporate Cybersecurity
Speaker: Irene Stein & Kashif Khan, Chevron
Host: Gnawali
Mon., 09/25/17
PGH 563
11:00 AM
Computer Science Focus on Research
Topics: Detecting Sockpuppets in Deceptive Opinion Spam | Sequence-to-Sequence and Question Answering
Speakers: Marjan Hosseinia | Fan Yang
Fri., 09/22/17
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Distinguished Seminar
Topic: Resurrecting Laplace's Demon: The Case for Deterministic Models
Speaker: Prof. Edward A. Lee, University of California, Berkeley
Host: Cheng
Fri., 09/15/17
PGH 232
11:00 AM
Computer Science Distinguished Seminar
Topic: Cryptographic Code Obfuscation
Speaker: Dr. Brent Waters, University of Texas
Host: Solorio
Thu., 08/24/17
PGH 563
1:00 PM
Computer Science Seminar
Topic: GovTech:​ ​Transforming​ ​Approaches​ ​to​ ​Delivery​ ​of​ ​USGS​ ​Water​ ​Data​ ​and​ ​Scientific​ ​Information
Speaker: Mr. Sachin D. Shah & Mr. Daniel K. Pearson, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
Host: Alipour

Ph.D. students should plan to attend Computer Science Faculty Seminar, Distinguished Lecture, and Computer Science Seminar.

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