[Invited talk]Computational Multimedia Advertisement

[ February 20, 2013; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ] Title: Computational Multimedia Advertisement Speaker: Dr. Mohan Kankanhalli (National University of Singapore) Abstract: Advertising is increasing in the online world. Banner ads are popular on publishing websites and video advertising is becoming common in video delivery services like YouTube. Online advertising aims to insert relevant ads in an efficient and non-intrusive way so as to attract consumers’ attention. We describe our [...]

[PhD student talk] Ranked Accuracy and Unstructured Distributed Search

[ February 6, 2013; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] 16:00-17:00 Wed. 6, Feb, –  6.12a MPEB Speaker:  Sami Richardson Title: Ranked Accuracy and Unstructured Distributed Search Abstract: Non-uniformly distributing documents in an unstructured peer-to-peer (P2P) network has been shown to improve both the expected search length and search accuracy, where accuracy is defined as the size of the intersection of the documents retrieved by a constrained, probabilistic search [...]