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Yin Tat Lee - Solving Linear Programs in the Current Matrix Multiplication Time

We show how to solve linear programs with accuracy epsilon in time n^{omega+o(1)} log(1/epsilon) where omega~2.3728639 is the current matrix multiplication constant. This hits a natural barrier of…

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Will Perkins - Abstract polymer models, the cluster expansion, and applications

I will give two lectures introducing abstract polymer models and the cluster expansion from statistical physics. I will describe some of the original applications of these tools in statistical…

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Sam Kean - The Periodic Table: A Treasure Trove of Passion, Adventure, Betrayal, and Obsession

Why did Gandhi hate iodine? Why did the Japanese kill Godzilla with missiles made of cadmium? How did radium nearly ruin Marie Curie’s reputation? And why did tellurium lead to the most bizarre…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Weeks ago 7 views 0  

Ola Svensson - Lecture 2: Different approaches for asymmetric TSP

The traveling salesman problem is one of the most fundamental optimization problems. Given n cities and pairwise distances, it is the problem of finding a tour of minimum distance that visits each…

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Ola Svensson - Lecture 3: A constant-factor approximation algorithm for asymmetric TSP

The traveling salesman problem is one of the most fundamental optimization problems. Given n cities and pairwise distances, it is the problem of finding a tour of minimum distance that visits each…

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Rachel Patzer - Epidemiology & Population Health

This talk will discuss the principles of epidemiologic thinking and a foundation for population health sciences. Basic epidemiologic concepts including how best to answer a scientific question,…

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Oded Green - Scalable Graph Analytics on GPU Accelerators

Sparse data computations are ubiquitous in science and engineering. Two widely used applications requiring sparse data computations are graph algorithms and linear algebra operations such as Sparse…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A month ago 3 views 0  

James L. McClelland - Integrating New Knowledge into a Neural Network without Catastrophic Interference: Computational and Theoretical Investigations in a Hierarchically Structured Environment

According to complementary learning systems theory, integrating new memories into a multi-layer neural network without interfering with what is already known depends on interleaving presentation of…

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Ashok Goel, Rob Kadel, Lauren Margulieux, Brittany Aiello - Blended Learning in Practice: A Guide for Practitioners and Researchers

A Guide for Practitioners and Researchers (MIT Press) A guide to both theory and practice of blended learning offering rigorous research, case studies, and methods for the assessment of educational…

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2019 SBDH All Hands Meeting - Panel 3: Industry Panel

Beverly Wright, PhD. Chief Analytics Officer, RelationalAI. Venkat Kambalapally. Staff Vice President, Technology, Anthem, Inc. Robert Joseph, PhD. Director of Industrial Strategy, Stanley Black…

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2019 SBDH All Hands Meeting - Cyber-Infrastructure and Social-Cybersecurity Working Groups

Cyber-Infrastructure Working Group: Niall Gaffney, PhD. Director of Data Intensive Computing, Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure / CISE. Texas Advanced Computing Center. Social-Cybersecurity…

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2019 SBDH All Hands Meeting - Panel 2: Visionary Projects

Gari Clifford, PhD. Spoke PI, Large Scale Medical Informatics for Patient Care Coordination and Engagement. Emory University. Santiago Grijalva, PhD. Spoke Co-PI, Smart Grids Big Data. Georgia Tech.…

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2019 SBDH All Hands Meeting - Panel 1: South Hub Priority Areas

Jay Aikat, PhD. Co-PI, South Big Data Regional Innovation Hub – University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. David McDowell, PhD. Priority Area Representative Georgia Tech. Heather Bradley, PhD.…

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Chaouki T. Abdallah, Srinivas Aluru, Stan Ahalt, Renata Rawlings-Goss - Welcome Remarks and South Hub Impacts and Opportunities

The SBDH All Hands meetings are organized to bring together the SBDH community in order to foster new and support existing data science collaborations, share best practices and resources for data and…

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John Baez - Mathematical Mysteries of the Periodic Table

Why do atoms behave the way they do? Why do electrons form “shells,” as seen in the periodic table? Why does the first shell hold 2 electrons, the second 8, and the third 18: twice the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A month ago 4 views 0