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Holly M. Dragoo - What Constitutes an Act of War in Cyberspace?

Is cyberspace merely another domain for 21st Century kinetic battles to operate in, or does it merit special consideration and unique rules of engagement? In this talk, Holly Dragoo will explore the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 10 Months ago 52 views 0  

86 Years of Ramsey R(3,k) (and counting!) - Joel Spencer

The search for the asymptotics of the Ramsey function R(3,k) has a long and fascinating history. It begins in the hill country surrounding Budapest and winding over the decades through Europe,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 10 Months ago 40 views 0  

A characterization of $L_p$ mixing, cutoff and hypercontractivity via maximal inequalities and hitting times - Jonathan Hermon

There are several works characterizing the total-variation mixing time of a reversible Markov chain in term of natural probabilistic concepts such as stopping times and hitting times. In contrast,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 9 Months ago 7 views 0  

A constant-factor approximation algorithm for the asymmetric traveling salesman problem - László A. Végh

We give a constant-factor approximation algorithm for the asymmetric traveling salesman problem. Our approximation guarantee is analyzed with respect to the standard LP relaxation, and thus our…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 11 Months ago 14 views 0  

A.P. "Sakis" Meliopoulos - Energy System Cybersecurity and Operational Reliability

The electric energy grid is recognized as critical infrastructure. It is vulnerable to self-disturbances as well as cyberattacks. In particular, cyberattacks can cause mild disruptions or serious…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 10 Months ago 24 views 0  

Additive Supply Chains - Suman Das

Additive manufacturing (AM) technologies build parts directly from digital data without any specialized or custom tooling. In the AM approach, a 3-D blueprint for an item can be downloaded from the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 10 Months ago 81 views 0  

After the Ice Bucket: Thawing Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis with Predictive Medicine - Cassie Mitchell

The prolific 2014 ALS Association’s Ice Bucket Challenge commenced the world-wide dumping of ice water on the heads of courageous supporters to bring awareness and research funding to a…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 11 Months ago 10 views 0  

An overview of deep learning frameworks and an introduction to PyTorch - Soumith Chintala

In this talk, you will get an exposure to the various types of deep learning frameworks – declarative and imperative frameworks such as TensorFlow and PyTorch. After a broad overview of…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 264 views 0  

Applications of Simulation in Supply Chain Facility Analysis and Design - David Goldsman, Christos Alexopoulos

We will discuss the use of simulation as a tool for analyzing and improving supply chain performance. In particular, we will show how simulation can be used to (i) evaluate the effectiveness and…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 177 views 0  

Artificial Photosynthesis: From Sunlight to Fuel - Linda Nhon

https://mediaspace.gatech.edu/media/3mt_nhon/1_i3j5mghr

From  Kathryn Gentilello 10 Months ago 14 views 0  

Assembly of Big Genomic Data - Paul Medvedev

As genome sequencing technologies continue to facilitate the generation of large datasets, developing scalable algorithms has come to the forefront as a crucial step in analyzing these datasets. In…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 11 Months ago 10 views 0  

Autonomous, Agile, Vision-controlled Drones: From Frame to Event Vision - Davide Scaramuzza

Autonomous quadrotors will soon play a major role in search-and-rescue and remote-inspection missions, where a fast response is crucial. Quadrotors have the potential to navigate quickly through…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 11 Months ago 43 views 0  

Battery Electrode Materials: Energizing the Future - Krysten Minnici

https://mediaspace.gatech.edu/media/3mt_minnici/1_5kaxpls3

From  Kathryn Gentilello 10 Months ago 7 views 0  

Black Holes, Firewalls, and the Limits of Quantum Computers - Scott Aaronson

Quantum computers are proposed devices that would exploit quantum mechanics to solve certain specific problems dramatically faster than we know how to solve them with today's computers. In the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 8 Months ago 12 views 0  

Boosting the Role of Nuclear Technology - Vedant Mehta

https://mediaspace.gatech.edu/media/3mt_mehta/1_v4orojbr

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Catalysis to Eliminate Needless Chlorine in Industry - Direct Synthesis of H2O2 and “Green” Epoxidations - David W. Flaherty

H¬2O2 is an environmentally-benign and selective oxidant useful for epoxidations and bleaching, yet, its use is limited because the anthraquinone oxidation process is viable only at very large…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 11 Months ago 33 views 0