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Frank Tong - Investigating the basis of noise-robust object recognition in humans and convolutional neural networks

It has been claimed that convolutional neural networks (CNNs) have now achieved human-level performance at object recognition tasks. However, modest changes to the object stimuli or to the viewing…

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Kamesh Munagala - Group Fairness in Combinatorial Optimization

Consider the following classical network design model. There are n clients in a multi-graph with a single sink node. Each edge has a cost to buy, and a length if bought; typically, costlier edges…

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Todd E. White - Lessons Learned from Behavioral and Molecular Characterization of Chronic Preclinical TBI

As many as 30% of Veterans have suffered traumatic brain injury (TBI). Even with mild TBI (mTBI), the effects of the injury can be detrimental to the Veteran’s quality of life. Persistent…

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Vidya Muthukumar - Surprises in overparameterized linear classification

Seemingly counter-intuitive phenomena in deep neural networks and kernel methods have prompted a recent re-investigation of classical machine learning methods, like linear models. Of particular focus…

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Jeffrey G. Malins - Clarifying the Brain Networks that Support Word Learning and Processing

Across development, children continually encounter new words and incorporate these words into their vocabulary. This ability to learn new words in turn influences how children process spoken…

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Babak Mahmoudi - Artificial Intelligence platforms for translatable closed-loop neuromodulation

Closed-loop neuromodulation and direct neural interface systems provide powerful tools for elucidating the causal effects of regulating neurophysiological processes and restoring function, and…

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Edward Vogel - Decoding Distinct Attention and Working Memory States from Human EEG

Working memory allows us to temporarily hold task relevant information from the environment “in mind” so that we can manipulate or act upon it. As such, it is a critical workspace for…

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Anupam Gupta - Finding and Counting k-cuts in Graphs

For an undirected graph with edge weights, a k-cut is a set of edges whose deletion breaks the graph into at least k connected components. How fast can we find a minimum-weight k-cut? And how many…

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Pamela Bhatti - Novel Devices for Enhanced Auditory Stimulation

As estimated by the World Health Organization, over 5% of the world's population (360 million individuals: 32 million children) experience disabling hearing loss. Unattended hearing loss results…

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Aaron Sidford - Recent Advances on the Maximum Flow Problem

The maximum flow problem is an incredibly well-studied problem in combinatorial optimization. The problem encompasses a range of cut, matching, and scheduling problems and is a key a proving ground…

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Patrick McGrath - Analysis of social behavior in Lake Malawi cichlids using automated behavior phenotying

In the wild, behaviors are often expressed over long time periods in complex and dynamic environments, and many behaviors include direct interaction with the environment itself. However, measuring…

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iGniTe: Getting Involved in Campus and Community-based Sustainability as a Georgia Tech Student

Learn how you can incorporate sustainability and community-engagement into your coursework, extracurricular activities, and research at Georgia Tech! Four fabulous faculty who partner regularly with…

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Ruth Kanfer - Ageless Talent: Enhancing the Performance and Well-Being of Your Age-Diverse Workforce

Kanfer will discuss the book’s strategies and tools for addressing problems related to employee motivation, performance, and well-being in the context of rapid technological and social change.…

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Jessica Bolton - How Early-life Experiences Sculpt Brain Circuits to Promote Resilience or Vulnerability: Role of Microglia

Resilience or vulnerability to stress-related emotional disorders is governed in part by early-life experiences. Early-life adversity can profoundly impact an individual’s risk for depression,…

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Jing Xu - Dissecting hand dexterity and recovery processes for effective rehabilitation

Hand dexterity is the hallmark of human skill and intelligence. From Pablo Casals’ sublime cello playing to the mundane task of tying one’s shoelace, the level of dexterity in humans…

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Hannah Choi - Hierarchical structure and computation of data-driven cortical networks

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