List of qualifying seminars - Fall 2014

  1. Probabilistic Topic Models and User Behavior (Distinguished Lecture Series)
    David Blei, Professor of Statistics and Computer Science, Columbia University
    Friday, September 26, 2014, 11:00am-noon, Research Hall Room 163
  2. Visual Scene Understanding through Semantic Segmentation
    Gautam Singh (CS PhD Defense)
    Thursday, October 9, 2014, 2:30pm-4:30pm, ENG 4801
  3. Galaxy: A Web-based Platform for High-throughput Genomics
    Jeremy Goecks, Assistant Professor, Department of Computational Biology, George Washington University
    Tuesday, October 7, noon-1:00, ENG 4201
  4. Trends in Network Steganography
    Krzysztof Szczypiorski, Professor of Telecommunications, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
    Monday, October 6, 2014, 4:00-5:00pm, ENG 3507
  5. Populating Semantic Virtual Environments
    Jan Allbeck, Assistant professor, Department of Computer Science, GMU
    Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 11am-noon, ENG 4201
  6. Automated Detection and Mitigation of Inter-Application Security Vulnerabilities in Android
    Hamid Bagheri, Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Computer Science, GMU, and Alireza Sadeghi, PhD student, Department of Computer Science, GMU
    Monday, October 27, 2:00pm-3:00pm, ENG 4201
  7. The Traveling Salesman Problem and P vs. NP: Some 1960s Theoretical Work at NIST on the Complexity of Mathematical Algorithms
    Jack Edmonds, Department of Combinatorics & Optimization, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Friday, October 17, 12:00pm-1:30pm, Exploratory Hall 4106
  8. Learning and Multiagent Reasoning for Autonomous Robots (Distinguished Lecture Series)
    Peter Stone, Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at Austin
    Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 11:00am-noon, Research Hall 163
  9. Enforcing Careflows and Treatment Consents in Electronic Medical Record Systems
    Bo Yu (CS PhD Defense)
    Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 1:00pm-3:00pm, Research Hall 401
  10. Virtual Humans
    Jan Allbeck, Assistant professor, Department of Computer Science, GMU
    Thursday, October 30, 2014, 10:00am-11:00am, ENG 4201
  11. Computation Offloading and Storage Augmentation for Mobile Devices
    Mohammed Hassan (CS PhD Defense)
    Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 10:00am-noon, ENG 4801
  12. Learning in Relational Network
    Tanwistha Saha (CS PhD Defense)
    Thursday, November 13, 2014, 10:00am-noon, ENG 4201
  13. Performance Engineering for the Internet of Things
    Robert Simon, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, GMU
    Thursday, November 6, 2014,10:30am-11:30am, ENG 4201
  14. Recommending Service Repairs
    Joshua Chrch (IT PhD Defense)
    Friday, 21 November 2014, 1:00pm-3:00pm, ENG 2901
  15. Robotic Motion Planning, Re-planning, and Parallelization
    Michael Otte, Researcher at the University of Colorado Boulder
    Tuesday, November 11, noon-1:00pm, ENG 4201
  16. Motion Comparison and Tactic Analysis in Sports Training
    Hau Sun (CS PhD Defense)
    Monday, November 24, 2014, 3:00pm-5:00pm, ENGR 4801
  17. Robust and Reusable Methods for Shepherding and Visibility-based Pursuit
    Christopher Vo (CS PhD Defense)
    Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 11:00am-1:00pm, ENG 4201
  18. Autonomic Computing: a new design principle for complex systems
    Danny Menasce, Professor, Department of Computer Science, GMU
    Wednesday, November 19 2014, 11:00am-noon, ENG 4201
  19. Evaluating Cyber Moving Target Techniques
    Hamed Okhravi, Member of Technical Staff at the Cyber Systems and Technology group of MIT Lincoln Laboratory
    Friday, November 21, 11:00am-noon, ENG 4201
  20. Learning to Parse Videos
    Katerina Fragkiadaki, Postdoctoral Researcher, UC Berkeley
    Friday, December 5, 11:00am-noon, ENG 4201