Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Upcoming MIDAS Seminars

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, 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
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Recent Events

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

Friday, Nov 10, 2017
Probabilistic Graphical Models and Online Learning
Speaker: Tony Jebara, PhD
Speaker Title: Associate Professor of Computer Science
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in Weiser Hall, 10th Floor

Friday, Oct 20, 2017
Statistical Models for Analyzing Dynamic Social Network Data
Speaker: Kevin Xu, PhD
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in Weiser Hall, 10th Floor
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Friday, Sep 22, 2017
Sparse Signal Recovery in Bilinear Inverse Problems
Speaker: Yoram Bresler, PhD
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in Rackham Amphitheatre

Friday, Sep 22, 2017
A MIND AT PLAY: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age
Speaker: Jimmy Soni & Rob Goodman
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
5:00pm - 6:00pm in Rackham Amphitheatre

Thursday, Jun 15, 2017
Artificial Intelligence Goes All-In: Computers Playing Poker
Speaker: Michael Bowling
Speaker Title: Professor
Event Type: AI Seminar, MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Satinder Baveja
3:30pm - 5:00pm in 1690 BBB

Friday, Apr 21, 2017
Inferring, Summarizing and Mining Large-scale Graph Data
Speaker: Danai Koutra, PhD
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engineering
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in Rackham Amphitheatre

Friday, Apr 7, 2017
Data and Analytics: Emerging trends and opportunities at Ford Motor Company
Speaker: Michael Cavaretta, Ph.D.
Speaker Title: Director, Analytics Infrastructure
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in Forum Hall, Palmer Commons

Friday, Mar 17, 2017
Findig Low-Rank Structure in Messy Data
Speaker: Laura Balzano
Speaker Title: Assistant Professor
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in Forum Hall, Palmer Commons

Friday, Mar 10, 2017
Learning Human Preferences and Perceptions From Data
Speaker: Robert Nowak
Speaker Title: McFarland-Bascom Professor in Engineering
Event Type: MIDAS Seminar
Faculty Sponsor: Al Hero
4:00pm - 5:00pm in Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library

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