March 26, 2012 |
Learning Loopy Graphical Models with Latent Variables: Tractable Regimes and Efficient Methods Anima Anandkumar (University of California) |
Machine Learning: Theory and Computation |

March 28, 2012 |
Tutorial - Part 2: Models of Social Interactions Jure Leskovec (Stanford University) |
Machine Learning: Theory and Computation |

March 27, 2012 |
Robust Statistics: Challenges of High Dimensions Constantine Caramanis (The University of Texas at Austin) |
Machine Learning: Theory and Computation |

March 28, 2012 |
How to partition a country? Identification of social communities in mobile phone communication networks Vincent Blondel (Université Catholique de Louvain) |
Machine Learning: Theory and Computation |

March 29, 2012 |
Dynamic Network Analysis of the Arab Spring Kathleen Carley (Carnegie-Mellon University) |
Machine Learning: Theory and Computation |

March 26, 2012 |
Topological methods for large and complex data sets Gunnar Carlsson (Stanford University) |
Machine Learning: Theory and Computation |

March 26, 2012 |
The Convex Geometry of Linear Inverse Problems Venkat Chandrasekaran (University of California, Berkeley) |
Machine Learning: Theory and Computation |

March 27, 2012 |
Greedy Algorithms for Structurally Constrained High Dimensional Problems Pradeep Ravikumar (The University of Texas at Austin) |
Machine Learning: Theory and Computation |

March 29, 2012 |
Tutorial - Learning Kernels Corinna Cortes (Google Inc.) |
Machine Learning: Theory and Computation |

March 28, 2012 |
Tutorial - Part 1: Models of Information Flow and Social Media Jure Leskovec (Stanford University) |
Machine Learning: Theory and Computation |

March 28, 2012 |
How to learn from a single network: Relational learning for social network domains Jennifer Neville (Purdue University) |
Machine Learning: Theory and Computation |

March 26, 2012 |
Principal Components of Cumulants Lek-Heng Lim (University of Chicago) |
Machine Learning: Theory and Computation |

March 28, 2012 |
Learning on a Budget Robert Nowak (University of Wisconsin, Madison) |
Machine Learning: Theory and Computation |

March 29, 2012 |
Co-clustering for directed graphs: an algorithm, a model, and some asymptotics Karl Rohe (University of Wisconsin, Madison) |
Machine Learning: Theory and Computation |

March 30, 2012 |
On least squares rank minimization Xioatong Shen (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Machine Learning: Theory and Computation |

March 26, 2012 |
Tutorial - Large Scale Inference Alexander Smola (Yahoo! Inc.) |
Machine Learning: Theory and Computation |

March 29, 2012 |
Optimization, Learning and the Universality of Mirror Descent Nathan (Nati) Srebro (Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago) |
Machine Learning: Theory and Computation |

March 28, 2012 |
Group lasso for genomic data Jean-Philippe Vert (École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris) |
Machine Learning: Theory and Computation |

March 28, 2012 |
Hogwild for Machine Learning on Multicore Ben Recht (University of Wisconsin, Madison) |
Machine Learning: Theory and Computation |

March 30, 2012 |
Efficient Optimal Learning for Contextual Bandits Satyen Kale (IBM) |
Machine Learning: Theory and Computation |

February 17, 2012 |
From screening clone libraries to detecting biological agents Alexander Schliep (Rutgers, The State University Of New Jersey ) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 14, 2012 |
Superimposed codes Zoltan Furedi (Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA)) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 13, 2012 |
Identification of rare alleles and their carriers using compressed se(que)nsing Noam Shental (Open University of Israel) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 15, 2012 |
RUMP session
Yaniv Erlich (Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 15, 2012 |
Shifted Transversal Design Smart-pooling: increasing sensitivity, specificity and efficiency in high-throughput biology Nicolas Thierry-Mieg (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 16, 2012 |
Length Reduction via Polynomials Amihood Amir (Bar-Ilan University) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 16, 2012 |
Greedy Separate Testing Sparse Inputs Mikhail Malyutov (Northeastern University) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 16, 2012 |
Tutorial: The Data Stream Model David Woodruff (IBM Research Division) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 13, 2012 |
RNA Structure Characterization from High-Throughput Chemical Mapping Experiments Sharon Aviran (University of California, Berkeley) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 16, 2012 |
RUMP session
Ely Porat (Bar-Ilan University) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 17, 2012 |
Reconstruction of bacterial communities using sparse representation Or Zuk (Broad Institute) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 15, 2012 |
Improved Constructions for Non-adaptive Threshold Group Testing Mahdi Cheraghchi (Carnegie-Mellon University) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 15, 2012 |
Genomic Privacy and the Limits of Individual Detection in a Pool Sriram Sankararaman (Harvard Medical School) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 13, 2012 |
Tutorial: Sparse signal recovery Anna Gilbert (University of Michigan) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 15, 2012 |
Competitive Testing for Evaluating Priced Functions Ferdinando Cicalese (Università di Salerno) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 15, 2012 |
Probabilistic and combinatorial models for quantized group testing Olgica Milenkovic (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 16, 2012 |
A Group Testing Approach to Corruption Localizing Hashing Annalisa De Bonis (Università di Salerno) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 13, 2012 |
Tutorial: Cost effective sequencing of rare genetic variations Yaniv Erlich (Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 14, 2012 |
Combinatorial Pooling Enables Selective Sequencing of the Barley Gene Space Stefano Lonardi (University of California) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 17, 2012 |
Tutorial: Locally decodable codes Anna Gal (The University of Texas at Austin) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 15, 2012 |
Weighted Pooling - Simple and Effective Techniques for Pooled High Throughput Sequencing Design David Golan (Tel Aviv University) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 16, 2012 |
Sparser Johnson-Lindenstrauss Transforms Jelani Nelson (Princeton University) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 14, 2012 |
Network topology as a source of biological information Natasha Przulj (Imperial College London) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 16, 2012 |
A dynamic and quantitative protein interaction network regulating angiogenesis Sylvie Ricard-Blum (Université Claude-Bernard (Lyon I)) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 13, 2012 |
Mining Rare Human Variations using Combinatorial Pooling Dina Esposito (Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 13, 2012 |
RUMP session Olgica Milenkovic (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 14, 2012 |
Tutorial: Group Testing and Coding Theory Atri Rudra (University at Buffalo (SUNY)) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 14, 2012 |
Superimposed Codes and Designs for Group Testing Models Vyacheslav Rykov (University of Nebraska) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

February 14, 2012 |
Testing Boolean functions Alex Samorodnitsky (Hebrew University) |
Group Testing Designs, Algorithms, and Applications to Biology |

November 17, 2011 |
Estimation of Individual’s Risk for Complex Trait Diseases: Methods and Challenges using Allelic Specific Expression and Mapping Cis-variance from NGS Data (RNA and Exome Sequencing Data) Shipra Agrawal (BioCOS Life Sciences Private Limited) |
Large Data Sets in Medical Informatics |

November 16, 2011 |
Designing fast and robust algorithms for medical image processing Elsa Angelini (Telecom ParisTech) |
Large Data Sets in Medical Informatics |

November 17, 2011 |
Intervention and Control of Large-Scale Gene Regulatory Networks Nidhal Bouaynaya (University of Arkansas), Dan Schonfeld (University of Illinois, Chicago) |
Large Data Sets in Medical Informatics |

November 16, 2011 |
*Inverse problems in tomographic imaging* Charles Bouman (Purdue University) |
Large Data Sets in Medical Informatics |

November 14, 2011 |
Pattern Discovery in Biomedical Modelling Yi-Ping Phoebe Chen (La Trobe University) |
Large Data Sets in Medical Informatics |

November 14, 2011 |
Towards Closing the Semantic Gap in Decision Support for Clinical Sequencing in Oncology Nevenka Dimitrova (Philips Research Laboratory) |
Large Data Sets in Medical Informatics |

November 18, 2011 |
3-D reconstructions of biological macromolecular complexes by electron microscopy Peter Doerschuk (Cornell University) |
Large Data Sets in Medical Informatics |

November 17, 2011 |
Tutorial - Massive scale of DNA sequencing data presents challenges in processing and analysis Fuli Yu (Baylor College of Medicine) |
Large Data Sets in Medical Informatics |

November 15, 2011 |
Correlation-based variable selection for differential gene expression analysis Alfred Hero III (University of Michigan) |
Large Data Sets in Medical Informatics |

November 15, 2011 |
Interactive Segmentation of 3D Imagery Allen Tannenbaum (Boston University) |
Large Data Sets in Medical Informatics |

November 15, 2011 |
Impact of Sensing Structure in Classification of High-Dimensional Medical Informatics Data W. Clem Karl (Boston University) |
Large Data Sets in Medical Informatics |

November 18, 2011 |
Modeling and Acceleration of Maximum A Posteriori Reconstruction from Large CT Datasets Jean-Baptiste Thibault (GE Healthcare) |
Large Data Sets in Medical Informatics |

November 16, 2011 |
Imaging development of the embryonic heart over multiple spatial dimensions, modalities and time-scales Michael Liebling (University of California, Santa Barbara) |
Large Data Sets in Medical Informatics |

November 17, 2011 |
Tutorial - Massive scale of DNA sequencing data presents challenges in processing and analysis Fuli Yu (Baylor College of Medicine) |
Large Data Sets in Medical Informatics |

November 16, 2011 |
Multiscale Set Estimation in Biomedical Inverse Problems Rebecca Willett Lu (Duke University) |
Large Data Sets in Medical Informatics |

November 16, 2011 |
Large-Scale Multiple Testing in Medical Informatics Robert Nowak (University of Wisconsin, Madison) |
Large Data Sets in Medical Informatics |

November 18, 2011 |
Large Data Challenges in Medical Imaging and Bioinformatics Ahmed Tewfik (The University of Texas at Austin) |
Large Data Sets in Medical Informatics |

November 14, 2011 |
How is Biology as a Science Possible? Edward Dougherty (Texas A & M University) |
Large Data Sets in Medical Informatics |

November 14, 2011 |
Tutorial - Quantitative biological imaging: from cells to numbers Jean-Christophe Olivo-Marin (Institut Pasteur) |
Large Data Sets in Medical Informatics |

November 14, 2011 |
Tutorial - Quantitative biological imaging: from cells to numbers Jean-Christophe Olivo-Marin (Institut Pasteur) |
Large Data Sets in Medical Informatics |

November 17, 2011 |
Using Algorithms to Produce High Content Information from Cell and Tissue Images Jens Rittscher (General Electric) |
Large Data Sets in Medical Informatics |

November 16, 2011 |
*Inverse problems in tomographic imaging* Charles Bouman (Purdue University) |
Large Data Sets in Medical Informatics |

November 14, 2011 |
Scalable methods for analyzing 3D/4D/5D Images of Complex
and Dynamic Biological Microenvironments Badri Roysam (University of Houston) |
Large Data Sets in Medical Informatics |

November 15, 2011 |
Tutorial - Translational medical imaging Guillermo Sapiro (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Large Data Sets in Medical Informatics |

November 15, 2011 |
Tutorial - Translational medical imaging Guillermo Sapiro (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Large Data Sets in Medical Informatics |

October 26, 2011 |
Learning Graphical Models by Competitive Assembly of Marginals Donald Geman (Johns Hopkins University) |
Large Graphs: Modeling, Algorithms, and Applications |

October 25, 2011 |
Graphs of Shapes and Images Leonidas Guibas (Stanford University) |
Large Graphs: Modeling, Algorithms, and Applications |

October 26, 2011 |
The Block Two-Level Erdös-Rényi (BTER) Graph Model Tamara Kolda (Sandia National Laboratories) |
Large Graphs: Modeling, Algorithms, and Applications |

October 28, 2011 |
An Asymmetric Laplacian and Commute Times for Directed Graphs. Daniel Boley (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Large Graphs: Modeling, Algorithms, and Applications |

October 24, 2011 |
Trees, Graphs and Clusters: Learning Network Structure through Clustering Brian Eriksson (University of Wisconsin, Madison), Robert Nowak (University of Wisconsin, Madison) |
Large Graphs: Modeling, Algorithms, and Applications |

October 24, 2011 |
Sparse Signal Processing Bounds on Large Graphs Venkatesh Saligrama (Boston University) |
Large Graphs: Modeling, Algorithms, and Applications |

October 26, 2011 |
Network analysis of human brains Guillermo Sapiro (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Large Graphs: Modeling, Algorithms, and Applications |

October 28, 2011 |
Non-parametric Link Prediction Purnamrita Sarkar (University of California, Berkeley) |
Large Graphs: Modeling, Algorithms, and Applications |

October 27, 2011 |
Recent Ideas on Subspace Clustering Gilad Lerman (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Large Graphs: Modeling, Algorithms, and Applications |

October 24, 2011 |
Robust and Efficient Spectral Clustering of Large Graphs Aarti Singh (Carnegie-Mellon University) |
Large Graphs: Modeling, Algorithms, and Applications |

October 27, 2011 |
Graphs in Network Commerce and Their Applications Neel Sundaresan (eBay) |
Large Graphs: Modeling, Algorithms, and Applications |

October 25, 2011 |
Regularized Online Optimization: Tracking Regret, Risk Bounds, and Applications to Dynamic Networks Rebecca Willett (Duke University) |
Large Graphs: Modeling, Algorithms, and Applications |

October 25, 2011 |
Extracting insight from large networks: small-scale structures,
large-scale structures, and their implications for machine learning and
data analysis
Michael Mahoney (Stanford University) |
Large Graphs: Modeling, Algorithms, and Applications |

October 24, 2011 |
Trees, Graphs and Clusters: Learning Network Structure through
Clustering Brian Eriksson (University of Wisconsin, Madison), Robert Nowak (University of Wisconsin, Madison) |
Large Graphs: Modeling, Algorithms, and Applications |

October 27, 2011 |
Statistical analysis of populations with interacting and interfering units Simon Lunagomez (Harvard University) |
Large Graphs: Modeling, Algorithms, and Applications |

October 25, 2011 |
Extracting insight from large networks: small-scale structures,
large-scale structures, and their implications for machine learning and
data analysis Michael Mahoney (Stanford University) |
Large Graphs: Modeling, Algorithms, and Applications |

October 25, 2011 |
Can We Quantify & Exploit Tree-like Intermediate Structure in Complex Networks? Blair Sullivan (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) |
Large Graphs: Modeling, Algorithms, and Applications |

October 27, 2011 |
Statistical analysis of populations with interacting and interfering units *a joint work with Edo Airoldi* Simon Lunagomez (Harvard University) |
Large Graphs: Modeling, Algorithms, and Applications |

October 27, 2011 |
Learning the Network Structure of Cortical Microcircuits Stuart Geman (Brown University), Matthew Harrison (Brown University) |
Large Graphs: Modeling, Algorithms, and Applications |

October 26, 2011 |
Managing Interference in Wireless Networks Robert Calderbank (Duke University) |
Large Graphs: Modeling, Algorithms, and Applications |

September 27, 2011 |
Limiting distributions of eigenvalues for non-normal matrices Ofer Zeitouni (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
High Dimensional Phenomena |

September 27, 2011 |
On the Power of Adaptivity in Sparse Recovery Piotr Indyk (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) |
High Dimensional Phenomena |

September 26, 2011 |
Correlation screening from random matrices: phase transitions and Poisson limits Alfred Hero III (University of Michigan) |
High Dimensional Phenomena |

September 30, 2011 |
Small Value Probability and Metric Entropy Wenbo Li (University of Delaware) |
High Dimensional Phenomena |

September 26, 2011 |
Tutorial - Spectral clustering and high-dim stochastic block model for undirected and directed graphs Bin Yu (University of California, Berkeley) |
High Dimensional Phenomena |

September 26, 2011 |
Active Clustering and Ranking Robert Nowak (University of Wisconsin, Madison) |
High Dimensional Phenomena |