[Seminar] Portfolio Theory of IR

Speaker: Bowei Chen Topic: Portfolio Theory of IR Date: March 3, 2011 Time: 4pm Venue: Room 6.12a, Malet Place Engineering Building

[Seminar] Evolution of Cooperation

Speaker: Yichao Zhang Topic: Evolution of Cooperation Date: Feb 23, 2011 Time: 4pm Venue: Room 6.12a, Malet Place Engineering Building

[Seminar] Effective Fingerprint Hashing

Speaker: Dr Kimberly Moravec Topic: Effective Fingerprint Hashing Date: Feb 9, 2011 Time: 4pm Venue: Room 6.12a, Malet Place Engineering Building Abstract: The fingerprint/hash table approach to indexing media databases is becoming increasingly popular with good reason:  fingerprints are compact to store, hash tables are fast to search, and the curse of dimensionality is (somewhat) circumvented by the careful construction of an index.  Commercial song [...]

[Reading Group] Connecting the Dots Between News Articles

Paper: Connecting the Dots Between News Articles (KDD-2010 Best Research Paper: Innovative Contribution) Description: http://kdd10.crowdvine.com/talks/12717 Full Paper Download: http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~dshahaf/kdd2010-shahaf-guestrin.pdf Date: Feb 2, 2011 Time: 4pm Venue: Room 6.12a, Malet Place Engineering Building

[Seminar] Hunting the hidden dimension

Speaker: Dr. Shi Zhou Topic: Hunting the hidden dimension Presentation Length: 30 minutes at max Date: Jan 26, 2011 Time: 4pm Venue: Room 6.12a, Malet Place Engineering Building