List of qualifying seminars - Spring 2012

  1. February 3
    3:00-4:00 pm, Research 1, center for Social Complexity Suite, Third Floor
    Jan Allbeck (Computer Science Department, GMU)
    Animating the Rich and Purposeful Feel of Real Populations
  2. February 3
    1:00-2:00 pm, ENG 4705
    Ken Laskey (The MITRE Corporation)
    Security and Service Oriented Architecture
  3. February 23
    11:00 am-noon, ENG 4201
    Dimitris Gunopulos (Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Athens)
    Searching in Sequences of Documents and in Biological Sequences
  4. February 24
    11:00 am-noon, Johnson Center 3rd Floor- Meeting Room B
    Ping Li (Department of Statistical Science, Cornell University)
    Probabilistic Hashing Methods for Fitting Massive Logistic Regressions and SVM with Billions of Variables
  5. March 5
    12:30-1:30 pm, ENG 4201
    Li Xiao (Department of Computer Science and Engineering Michigan State University)
    Multipath Routing in Wireless Mesh Networks
  6. March 2
    10:00-11:00 am, ENG 4201
    Yotam Gingold (post-doctoral researcher in the computer science departments of Columbia University and Rutgers University)
    Geometric Modeling for Humans
  7. March 9
    noon-1:00 pm, ENG 4201
    Damon McCoy (Department of Comnputer Science, George Mason University)
    An Analysis of the Business behind Monetizing Spam
  8. March 6
    noon-1:00 pm, ENG 4201
    Li-Yueh Hsu (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health)
    Quantitative Myocardial Perfusion MRI - from Sector-based to Pixel-based Analysis
  9. March 6
    2:00-3:00 pm, ENG 4201
    Vittorio Scarano (Dipartimento di Informatica, Universita di Salerno)
    Parallel Computing & massive Simulations at ISISLab
  10. March 20
    11:00 am-noon, ENG 4201
    Gillian Smith (PhD Candidate, University of California, Santa Cruz)
    Procedural Content Generation for Game Design
  11. March 21
    1:00-3:00 pm, ENG 4801
    Thomas Rozenbroek (PhD Defense)
    External Labeling as a Framework for Access Control
  12. March 26
    11:00 am-noon, ENG 4201
    Brian Allen (Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Media Innovation, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
    Physical Motion Control and Analysis in Games, Visual Effects and Training.
  13. April 6
    10:00 am-noon, ENG 1602
    Faisal M. Sibai (PhD Defense)
    Defeating Insider Attacks via Autonomic Self-Protective Networks
  14. March 26
    3:00-4:00pm, location TBD
    Boris Delibasic (Associate Professor, University of Belgrade, Serbia)
    White-box Data Mining Algorithms
  15. March 29
    11:00 am-noon, ENG 4201
    Ladislav Kavan (Senior Researcher, ETH, Zurich)
    3D Virtual Characters: Skinning, Clothing, and Weird Math
  16. March 26
    4:30-5:30 pm, Research Hall 301
    Daniel Barbara (Professor, Computer Science Department, GMU)
    The Quest for Anomalies: Algorithms and Applications
  17. April 6
    2:00-3:00 pm, ENG 4201
    Duc Tran (Assistant Professor, Computer Science Deopartment, University of Massachusetts at Boston)
    S-STORE: Socially-Aware Distributed Data Storage
  18. April 3
    noon-1:00 pm, ENG 4201
    Andrew Crooks (Assistant Professor, Department of Computational Social Science, GMU)
    Pedestrians to Cities with Agent-based modeling and GIS
  19. April 18
    10:30-12:30, ENG 4201
    Bo Zhang (PhD Defense)
    Performance Management for Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor Networks
  20. April 5
    11:00-noon, Research Hall 401
    Yin Yang (Research Scientist, ADSC, Singapore)
    Differentially Private Histogram Publication
  21. April 12
    11:00-noon, Research Hall 401
    Wenjing Lou (Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech)
    Scalable and Owner-centric Secure Data Sharing in Cloud Computing
  22. April 11
    11:00-noon, ENG 4801
    Marcio Delamaro (Associate Professor, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)
    Software Testing Research at ICMC
  23. April 18
    1:30-2:30 pm, ENG 4201
    Ophir Frieder (Professor and Chair, Computer Science Deparment, Georgetown University)
    Searching in the "Real World"
  24. April 13
    noon-1:00pm, ENG 4201
    Claire Monteleoni (Assistant professor, Department of Computer Science, George Washington University)
    Clustering Algorithms for Streaming and Online Settings
  25. April 30
    3:00-5:00 pm, ENG 2901
    Juan (Judy) Luo (PhD Defense)
    Regression Learning in Decision Guidance Systems: Models, Languages and Algorithms
  26. April 19
    11:00-noon, Research Hall 401
    Witold Litwin (Professor, Université Paris Dauphine, Lamsade)
    Recoverable Encryption through Noised Secret over Large Cloud
  27. April 30
    11:00-noon, ENG 4201
    Naren Ramakrishnan (Professor, Computer Science Department, Virginia Tech)
    New Knowledge Discovery Techniques to support Intelligence Analysts
  28. April 23
    noon-1:00 pm, ENG 3507
    Mike Papadakis (Research Associate, Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), Luxembourg University)
    Using Mutants to Detect and Locate Bugs
  29. April 27
    10:00-noon, ENG 4801
    Serene Al-Momen (PhD Defense)
    A Self-managed Healthcare Emergency Department System
  30. April 24
    noon-1:00 pm, ENG 4201
    Len Annetta (Associate professor, Science Education, GMU)
    Serious Games
  31. April 26
    11:00-noon, Research Hall 401
    Gerald (Jerry) D. Kimmel (InfoAssure, Inc)
    N2K: Proven Software for Data Self-Protection and Fine-Grained Access Control
  32. May 14
    noon-1:00 pm, ENG 4201
    Paolo Spagnoletti (Assistant Professor of Information Systems, LUISS Guido Carli University, Rome, Italy)
    A Design Theory for IT Supporting Online Communities
  33. May 4
    11:00-noon, ENG 4201
    Jason O'Kane (Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of South Carolina)
    Robotic Planning with Limited Sensing