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Friday, Feb 16, 2018
Building Scalable Machine Learning Solutions for Data Curation
Speaker: Ihab F. Ilyas
Speaker Title: Professor, Cheriton School of Computer Science
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in Weiser Hall, 10th Floor

Friday, Feb 2, 2018
Data Science at Columbia University
Speaker: Jeannette Wing, PhD
Speaker Title: Avanessians Director of the Data Science Institute, Professor of Computer Science
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in Weiser Hall, 10th Floor

Friday, Jan 26, 2018
Geometries of Word Embeddings
Speaker: Pramod Viswanath
Speaker Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in Weiser Hall, 10th Floor

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

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

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017
(How) should we use domain knowledge in the era of deep learning? (A perspective from speech processing)
Speaker: Karen Livescu
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar, MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Prof. Rada Mihalcea
4:00pm - 5:30pm in 3725 BBB

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

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