Algorithms Seminar (Spring '12)

Organized by Pankaj K. Agarwal & Coordinated by Wuzhou Zhang and Janardhan Kulkarni
Department of Computer Science, Duke University
Wednesdays, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: North Building N306


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Date Topic Speaker
February 22 A Near-linear Time eps-Approximation Algorithm for Geometric Bipartite Matching
Sharathkumar Raghvendra
March 7 Spring Break
404 Speaker Not Found
March 14 Computing Optimal Security Strategies in Networked Domains: A Cost-Benefit Approach
Josh Letchford
March 22 Nearest-Neighbor Searching Under Uncertainty
Wuzhou Zhang
April 4 The multiplicative weights update method: a meta algorithm and applications
Sayan Bhattacharya
April 11 Geometric algorithms for structure determination of proteins from uncertain restraints
Jeff Martin
April 16 Describable Visual Attributes for Faces
Neeraj Kumar
April 18 Processing a Large Number of Continuous Preference Top-k Queries
Albert Yu
April 25 Estimating Geodesic Distances via Persistent Homology, with Applications to Dimension Reduction
Paul Bendich
May 2 Semi-algebraic range searching
Pankaj K. Agarwal

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