Events for the Past Year

Feb 8, 2016
1:00pm - 2:00pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Chengkai Li
ClaimBuster: The Quest to Automate Fact-Checking
Data Seminar Series
Feb 8, 2016
11:00am - 12:00pm
North 311 Duke
Patrick Barragan
Interactive Bayesian Identification of Kinematic Mechanisms
Special Talk
Feb 5, 2016
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Fitzpatrick/ CIEMAS Schiciano B Duke
Vasumathi Raman
Synthesis for Autonomy: Connecting the Physical, the Logical and the Human
MEMS/ECE Robotics Talk
Feb 4, 2016
12:00pm - 1:00pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Abhinandan Nath
Parallel geometric algorithms
Algorithms Seminar
Feb 2, 2016
3:00pm - 4:00pm
207 Hudson Hall Duke
Sergio Pequito
Neuroscience: a control theory and network science perspective
MEMS/ECE Robotics Talk
Feb 1, 2016
4:00pm - 5:00pm
D106 LSRC Duke (telecast from NCSU)
Alex Aiken
Legion: Programming Heterogeneous, Distributed Parallel Machines
Triangle Computer Science Distinguished Lecturer Series
Jan 29, 2016
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Teer 115 Duke
Linh Thi Xuan Phan
Timing Guarantees for Cyber-Physical Systems
Special Talk
Jan 28, 2016
12:00pm - 1:00pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Rupert Freeman
Computing Possible and Necessary Equilibrium Actions
Algorithms Seminar
Jan 25, 2016
11:45am - 12:45pm
D106 LSRC Duke
Dan Suciu
Communication Cost in Parallel Query Processing
Duke Computer Science Colloquium
Jan 20, 2016
10:00am - 12:00pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Branka Lakic
Active Perception for Manipulation
Master's Defense
Jan 19, 2016
6:00pm - 9:30pm
Gross Hall Duke
TechConnect 2016 Spring
inDuke Event
Jan 19, 2016
12:00pm - 1:00pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Tracy Camp
What I know now ... that I wish I knew then
ACM-W Distinguished Speaker
Dec 14, 2015
11:45am - 12:45pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Zafar Ayyub Qazi
Minimally Disruptive Management Frameworks for Advanced Network Functions
Systems Seminar
Dec 10, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Jiri Matas
Beyond Vanilla Image Retrieval
Artificial Intelligence Seminar
Nov 30, 2015
4:00pm - 5:00pm
D106 LSRC Duke (telecast from UNC)
Jason Eisner
Probabilistic Inference on Strings
Triangle Computer Science Distinguished Lecturer Series
Nov 30, 2015
11:45am - 12:45pm
D106 LSRC Duke
Santosh Vempala
Gaussian Cooling and Randomized Volume Computation
Duke Computer Science Colloquium
Nov 23, 2015
11:45am - 12:45pm
D106 LSRC Duke
George Varghese
Network Verification - When Hoare Meets Cerf
Duke Computer Science Colloquium
Nov 19, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Kyle Fox
An Efficient Algorithm for Computing High-Quality Paths amid Polygonal Obstacles
Algorithms Seminar
Nov 16, 2015
4:00pm - 5:00pm
D106 LSRC Duke (telecast from UNC)
Rajit Manohar
Large-Scale Neuromorphic Systems
Triangle Computer Science Distinguished Lecturer Series
Nov 16, 2015
11:45am - 12:45pm
D106 LSRC Duke
Wilkins Aquino
A PDE-Constrained Optimization Framework for Deterministic and Stochastic Inverse Problems
Duke Computer Science Colloquium
Nov 13, 2015
4:00pm - 5:00pm
North Bldg 311 Duke
Elena Glassman
Systems for Teaching Programming and Hardware Design at Scale
Duke Computer Science Lecture Series
Nov 12, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Stavros Sintos
Range-Max Queries on Uncertain Data
Algorithms Seminar
Nov 5, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Nikhil Srivastava
Ramanujan Graphs from Finite Free Convolutions
Algorithms Seminar
Nov 3, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Lisa Hsu
Beyond Grad School: Confidence, Dealing with Impostor Syndrome, and Other Non-Technical Skills You'll Need to Succeed Post-Graduation
ACM-W Distinguished Speaker
Oct 30, 2015
1:00pm - 2:00pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Adina Crainiceanu
Rya: A Scalable RDF Triple Store for the Clouds
Special Talk
Oct 29, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Samuel Haney
The Price of Stability for Undirected Multicast Games
Algorithms Seminar
Oct 23, 2015
11:45am - 1:00pm
SocSci 119 Duke
James Tuck
Architectural and Compiler Support for Fine-Grained Helper Computing on Multicore Architectures
Computer Systems and Engineering Seminar Series
Oct 22, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Rong Ge
Escaping From Saddle Points
Algorithms Seminar
Oct 19, 2015
4:00pm - 5:00pm
D106 LSRC Duke (telecast from UNC)
Vijay Kumar
Aerial robot swarms
Triangle Computer Science Distinguished Lecturer Series
Oct 8, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Scott Schmidler
Parallelizing Markov Chain Monte Carlo Algorithms
Algorithms Seminar
Oct 6, 2015
3:00pm - 5:00pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Jason Pazis
PAC-optimal, Non-parametric Algorithms and Bounds for Exploration in Concurrent MDPs with Delayed Updates
Ph. D. Defense
Oct 2, 2015
11:30am - 1:30pm
North 311 Duke
Ruofan Xia
Analytical Modeling of Modern Storage Systems
Ph. D. Defense
Oct 2, 2015
11:30am - 1:00pm
Soc Sci 119 Duke
Tor Aamodt
MemcachedGPU: Scaling-up Scale-out Key-value Stores
Computer Systems and Engineering Seminar Series
Oct 1, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Aaron Sidford
A Faster Cutting Plane Method and its Implications for Combinatorial and Convex Optimization
Algorithms Seminar
Sep 28, 2015
4:00pm - 5:00pm
D106 LSRC Duke
Johannes Gehrke
Deferring Transactions for Fun and Profit
Triangle Computer Science Distinguished Lecturer Series
Sep 24, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Nat Kell
Online Budgeted Allocation with General Budgets
Algorithms Seminar
Sep 21, 2015
11:45am - 12:45pm
D106 LSRC Duke
Rebecca Steorts
Methods for Quantifying Conflict Casualties in Syria
Duke Computer Science Colloquium
Sep 17, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Jiangwei Pan
Approximating Dynamic Time Warping and Edit Distance for a Pair of Point Sequences
Algorithms Seminar
Sep 15, 2015
6:00pm - 9:30pm
Fitzpatrick Center Duke
TechConnect 2015: Connecting Students with Industry
inDuke Event
Sep 9, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Gross Hall 318 Duke
Bo Waggoner
Low-Cost-Learning via Active Data Procurement
CS-ECON Seminar Series
Sep 7, 2015
11:45am - 12:45pm
D106 LSRC Duke
Piotr Indyk
Beyond P vs. NP: Quadratic-Time Hardness of Sequence Alignment Problems
Duke Computer Science Colloquium
Aug 27, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Mark Hallen
New representations of energy for more reliable computational protein design
Algorithms Seminar
Aug 26, 2015
9:30am - 11:30am
D344 LSRC Duke
Dina Hafez
A semi-supervised predictive model to link regulatory regions to their target genes
Ph. D. Defense
Aug 24, 2015
10:00am - 12:00pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Puneet Jain
Practical Architectures for Fused Visual and Inertial Mobile Sensing
Ph. D. Defense
Aug 21, 2015
3:00pm - 4:00pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Benjamin Rosman
On the Impact of Prior Knowledge on Autonomous Agents
Miscellaneous Talk
Jul 22, 2015
1:00pm - 3:00pm
D344 LSRC Duke
You (Will) Wu
Computational Journalism: from Answering Questions to Questioning Answers and Raising Good Questions
Ph. D. Defense
Jul 22, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Gross Hall 304B Duke
Lance Fortnow
Bounding Rationality by Computational Complexity
CS-ECON Seminar Series
Jul 22, 2015
11:00am - 12:00pm
Gross Hall 304B Duke
Sam Ganzfried
Computing Strong Game-Theoretic Strategies in Large Games
CS-ECON Seminar Series
Jul 20, 2015
3:00pm - 5:00pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Rishi Thonangi
Optimizing Database Algorithms for Random-Access Block Devices
Ph. D. Defense
Jul 20, 2015
11:30am - 12:30pm
Gross Hall 304B Duke
Darrell Hoy
Price of Anarchy Bounds for Theoretical and Empirical Auctions
CS-ECON Seminar Series
Jul 17, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Gross Hall 304B Duke
Nisarg Shah
Leximin Allocations in the Real World
CS-ECON Seminar Series
May 19, 2015
2:00pm - 5:00pm
147 Nanaline Duke Bldg Duke
Pablo Gainza
Computational Protein Design with Ensembles, Flexibility and Mathematical Guarantees, and its Application to Drug Resistance Prediction, and Antibody Design
Ph. D. Defense
May 15, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
304B Gross Hall Duke
Shaddin Dughmi
Algorithmic Bayesian Persuasion
CS-ECON Seminar Series
May 11, 2015
12:00pm - 2:30pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Muhammad Ahsan
Architecture Framework for Trapped-ion Quantum Computer based on Performance Simulation Tool
Ph. D. Defense
May 1, 2015
1:00pm - 3:00pm
North 311 Duke
Janardhan Kulkarni
Design of Scheduling Algorithms Using Game Theoretic Ideas
Ph. D. Defense
May 1, 2015
10:30am - 11:30am
208 Hudson Hall Duke
Vijay Janapa Reddi
Mobile CPU Evolution: The Past, the Present, and the Future
Computer Systems and Engineering Seminar Series
Apr 28, 2015
1:00pm - 3:00pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Cassandra Carley
2D Features for 3D Hand Tracking
Master's Defense
Apr 24, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
304B Gross Hall Duke
Mallesh Pai
Do Online Social Networks Increase Welfare?
CS-ECON Seminar Series
Apr 22, 2015
11:30am - 12:30pm
Teer 115 Duke
Md E. Haque
Reducing Tail Latency in Interactive Services via Dynamic Parallelism in Heterogeneous Multicore Systems
Computer Systems and Engineering Seminar Series
Apr 17, 2015
12:45pm - 1:45pm
D344 LSRC Duke
David Irwin
Expect the Unexpected: Exploiting Transient Servers in Data Centers
Systems Seminar
Apr 17, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
304B Gross Hall Duke
Jimmy Yang
Optimization in Online Advertising
CS-ECON Seminar Series
Apr 15, 2015
3:30pm - 4:30pm
330 Gross Hall Duke
Suchi Saria
The Escapades of a Computational Scientist: Learning Models from Electronic Health Data
Duke Machine Learning Seminar Series
Apr 15, 2015
2:00pm - 4:00pm
North 311 Duke
Yuzhang Han
Workload Execution Planning on Distributed NoSQL Data Processing Systems
Master's Defense
Apr 15, 2015
1:15pm - 2:15pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Stavros Sintos
Using Strong Triadic Closure to Characterize Ties in Social Networks
Algorithms Seminar Lecture Series
Apr 10, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
304B Gross Hall Duke
Nikhil Devanur
Simple Auctions with Simple Strategies
CS-ECON Seminar Series
Apr 9, 2015
1:15pm - 2:15pm
North Building 311 Duke
Nikhil Devanur
Online Advertisements and Online Algorithms
Algorithms Seminar Lecture Series
Apr 8, 2015
3:30pm - 4:30pm
330 Gross Hall Duke
Luis Ortiz
On Networks and Behavior: Strategic Inference and Machine Learning
Joint Machine Learning/CS ECON Seminar
Apr 6, 2015
4:00pm - 5:00pm
D106 LSRC Duke
Thomas Reps
Automating Abstract Interpretation
Triangle Computer Science Distinguished Lecturer Series
Apr 6, 2015
11:45am - 12:45pm
D106 LSRC Duke
Miroslav Pajic
From Verified Models to Verified Code for Medical Devices
Duke Computer Science Colloquium
Apr 6, 2015
10:00am - 12:00pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Xiaoming (Nate) Xu
Network Externality and Mechanism Design
Ph. D. Defense
Apr 6, 2015
8:00am - 9:00am
143 Jones Building Duke
Swati Jain
RNA 3D Structure Analysis and Validation, and Design Algorithms for Proteins and RNA
Ph. D. Defense
Apr 3, 2015
1:30pm - 3:30pm
North 311 Duke
Wuzhou Zhang
Geometric Computing over Uncertain Data
Ph. D. Defense
Apr 3, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
304B Gross Hall Duke
Jens Witkowski
Robust Peer Prediction Mechanisms
CS-ECON Seminar Series
Apr 2, 2015
9:00am - 11:00am
D344 LSRC Duke
Sandeep Agrawal
Harnessing Data Parallel Hardware for Server Workloads
Ph. D. Defense
Apr 1, 2015
3:30pm - 4:30pm
330 Gross Hall Duke
Erik Sudderth
Diverse Particle Selection for Robust High-Dimensional Inference
Duke Machine Learning Seminar Series
Apr 1, 2015
1:15pm - 2:15pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Blair D. Sullivan
Graph Structure in Network Science: From Models to Motifs
Algorithms Seminar Lecture Series
Mar 30, 2015
4:00pm - 5:00pm
D106 LSRC Duke
Leslie Greengard
Fast and accurate physical modeling in complex geometry
Triangle Computer Science Distinguished Lecturer Series
Mar 27, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
D106 LSRC Duke
Yiyang Gong
Imaging neural spiking in brain tissue using FRET-opsin protein voltage sensors
Visualization Forum
Mar 25, 2015
3:30pm - 4:30pm
330 Gross Hall Duke
Geoffrey J. Gordon
Predictive belief representations in graphical models
Duke Machine Learning Seminar Series
Mar 24, 2015
3:00pm - 6:30pm
D344 LSRC Duke
John MacMaster
Solution-Phase Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of a Nonribosomal Peptide Synthetase Adenylation Domain, of a Bacterial Glycosyltransferase, and the Rational Design of Inhibitors and Mutants of Glycosyltlransferases
Ph. D. Defense
Mar 20, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
D106 LSRC Duke
Craig Henriquez
Visualizing Cardiac Electrophysiology from Cell to Torso
Visualization Forum
Mar 20, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
304B Gross Hall Duke
R. Ravi
Expertise in Online Markets
CS-ECON Seminar Series
Mar 19, 2015
11:45am - 12:45pm
D106 LSRC Duke
Michael Kapralov
Sublinear Algorithms for Modern Graph Analysis
Duke Computer Science Colloquium
Mar 18, 2015
3:30pm - 4:30pm
330 Gross Hall Duke
Fernando Perez-Cruz
A Bayesian Nonparametric Proposal for Cellular Machine-to-Machine Communications
Duke Machine Learning Seminar Series
Mar 18, 2015
11:45am - 12:45pm
D106 LSRC Duke
Suman Jana
Rise of the Planet of the Apps: Security and Privacy in the Age of Bad Code
Duke Computer Science Colloquium
Mar 16, 2015
4:00pm - 5:00pm
D106 LSRC Duke (telecast from NCSU)
Neeraj Suri
Kicking and Fixing Software
Triangle Computer Science Distinguished Lecturer Series
Mar 16, 2015
11:45am - 12:45pm
D106 LSRC Duke
Rong Ge
Towards Provable and Practical Machine Learning
Duke Computer Science Colloquium
Mar 13, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
207 Hudson Hall Duke
Svilen Kanev, PhD Candidate
Profiling a warehouse-scale computer
Computer Systems and Engineering Seminar Series
Mar 6, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
D106 LSRC Duke
Christa Kelleher
Innovative Graphical Communication: Visualizing Scientific and Engineering Data
Visualization Forum
Mar 6, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
304B Gross Hall Duke
Ashish Goel
Crowdsourced Democracy: Algorithms, Mechanisms, and Platforms
CS-ECON Seminar Series
Mar 4, 2015
11:45am - 12:45pm
D106 LSRC Duke
Sudeepa Roy
Taming the Big Data Elephant with Query Explanations
Duke Computer Science Colloquium
Mar 2, 2015
11:45am - 12:45pm
D106 LSRC Duke
Emily Blem
Power Struggles: Designing Processors In the Energy-Constrained Future
Duke Computer Science Colloquium
Feb 27, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
D106 LSRC Duke
Peter Larsen and Ryan Campbell
Circles of Life: Visualizing biological complexity via the increased data-to-ink ratios of Circos
Visualization Forum
Feb 27, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
304B Gross Hall Duke
David Pennock
Designing Wagering Mechanisms
CS-ECON Seminar Series
Feb 25, 2015
3:30pm - 4:30pm
330 Gross Hall Duke
Tom Lasko (canceled)
Cancelled due to family emergency - The Phenotype Discovery Problem
Duke Machine Learning Seminar Series
Feb 25, 2015
1:15pm - 2:15pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Samuel Gerber
A Multiscale Approach to Discrete Optimal Transport
Algorithms Seminar Lecture Series
Feb 25, 2015
11:45am - 12:45pm
D106 LSRC Duke
Ankur Parikh
Spectral Probabilistic Modeling and Applications to Natural Language Processing
Duke Computer Science Colloquium
Feb 24, 2015
1:00pm - 3:00pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Xi He
Private Mobility Data Synthesis and Management
Master's Defense
Feb 23, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
330 Gross Hall Duke
Cynthia Rudin
Special Data Science Seminar: On Using Predictive Models for Decisions
Special Event
Feb 20, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
D106 LSRC Duke
Larry Carin
Visualization of Duke Research via Analysis of Faculty Publications
Visualization Forum
Feb 19, 2015
1:15pm - 2:15pm
North Building 311 Duke
Micha Sharir
The Elekes-Ronyai-Szabo theory and its applications
Algorithms Seminar Lecture Series
Feb 18, 2015
3:30pm - 4:30pm
330 Gross Hall Duke
Noah Smith
Machine Learning about People from their Language
Duke Machine Learning Seminar Series
Feb 18, 2015
1:15pm - 2:15pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Renato Paes Leme
Gross Substitutes: old and new results
Joint Algorithms/CS-ECON Seminar
Feb 18, 2015
11:45am - 12:45pm
D106 LSRC Duke
Richard Peng
Multifaceted Algorithm Design
Duke Computer Science Colloquium
Feb 16, 2015
4:00pm - 5:00pm
D106 LSRC Duke
Virgil Gligor
Dancing with the Adversary: A Tale of Wimps and Giants
Triangle Computer Science Distinguished Lecturer Series
Feb 16, 2015
11:45am - 12:45pm
D106 LSRC Duke
Matt Fredrikson
Understanding Privacy in the Era of "Privacy is Dead"
Duke Computer Science Colloquium
Feb 13, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
304B Gross Hall Duke
Francesca Rossi
Restricted manipulation in iterative voting: convergence, Condorcet efficieny, and Borda score
CS-ECON Seminar Series
Feb 13, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm
D106 LSRC Duke
Cosimo Monteleone & Andrea Giordano
New Visualization Technologies for Promoting Cultural Heritage: The Case of Eremitani Church in Padua
Visualization Forum
Feb 11, 2015
1:15pm - 2:15pm
D344 LSRC Duke
Ori Parzanchevski
High dimensional expanders
Algorithms Seminar Lecture Series