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Upcoming MIDAS Seminars

Friday, Oct 26, 2018
The Promise of Crowdsourcing for Natural Language Processing and Other Data Sciences
Speaker: Chris Callison-Burch, PhD
Speaker Title: Associate Professor
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in Room 340 West Hall
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Friday, Oct 12, 2018
Determine the Number of States in Hidden Markov Models via Marginal Likelihood
Speaker: Yang Chen
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor of Statistics
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in West Hall, Room 340
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Friday, Oct 5, 2018
New methods for detecting natural selection in large samples of genetic data
Speaker: Jonathan Terhorst
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor of Statistics
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in West Hall, Room 340
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Friday, Sep 28, 2018
Statistical models for analyzing dynamic social network data
Speaker: Kevin S. Xu
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in West Hall, Room 340

Friday, Sep 21, 2018
The Enigmatic Kime: Time Complexity in Data Science
Speaker: Ivo D. Dinov
Speaker Title: Professor of Health Behavior and Biological Sciences, School of Nursing Professor of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, Medical School Associate Director of Education and Training, Michigan Institute for Data Science
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in West Hall, Room 340

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence
Speaker: Avi Goldfarb, PhD
Speaker Title: Ellison Professor of Marketing
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in Weiser Hall, 10th Floor

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018
The power of bias and what to do about it
Speaker: John P.A. Ioannidis, MD, DSC
Speaker Title: Professor of Medicine, of Health Research and Policy, of Biomedical Data Science, and of Statistics
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:30pm - 5:30pm in Kahn Auditorium, Biomedical Science Research Building

Friday, Apr 13, 2018
Parameter Bounds Under Misspecified Models and Some Perspectives for Data Science and Learning
Speaker: Christ D. Richmond, PhD
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in Weiser Hall, Low Rise, Room 182

Friday, Apr 6, 2018
Sparsity and Decomposition in Semidefinite Optimization
Speaker: Lieven Vandenberghe, PhD
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in Weiser Hall, Low Rise, Room 182

Friday, Mar 30, 2018
Protecting Security and Privacy of Connected & Automated Cars
Speaker: Frank Kargl, PhD
Speaker Title: Director, Institute for Distributed Systems
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
11:00am - 12:00pm in 1200 EECS

Friday, Mar 23, 2018
Increasing the Utility of Machine Learning in Clinical Care
Speaker: Jenna Wiens, PhD
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in Weiser Hall, 10th Floor

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