We will go through infectious disease modeling basics such as SIR
models, Reproduction Ratio and Herd Immunity and examples of several
models. On two subsequent Fridays, lectures will focus on…

Natural hazards such as floods, heatwaves and windstorms can cause havoc for the people affected and typically result in huge financial losses. Drug-induced liver injury is a major public health and…

Monday, May 5
3 p.m. – Presentation – 253 Rhodes Hall
Suvrit Sra
Inexactness, geometry, and optimization: recurrent themes in modern data analysis
The current data-age is witnessing an…

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 3:00pm
Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 253
ORIE Colloquium: Stefanie Jegelka (UC Berkeley) - Efficient learning with combinatorial structure
Learning from complex data such as…

Friday, March 7, 2014 at 3:30pm
Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 655
CAM Colloquium: Howard C. Elman (Maryland) - Reduced Basis Collocation Methods for Partial Differential Equations with Random…

Abstract:
A general discrete-time framework for deriving equilibrium prices of financial assets is
proposed. It allows for heterogenous agents, unspanned random endowments and convex
trading…

Abstract:
In many intelligence agencies, the screening of data into usable information ready for analysis
poses a significant bottleneck. Typically, much more data is available than what can…