








In this talk, we study two different diffusion models on the random graphs. In the first part, we
consider first passage percolation. We analyze the impact of the edge weights on distances
in sparse…


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


Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 4:15pm
Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 253
ORIE Colloquium: Martin Skutella (TU Berlin)  An improved additive approximation for the ring loading problem
The ring loading problem…


Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 4:15 PM [.ics]
253 Rhodes Hall
Natesh Pillai
Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics
Harvard University
Category: ORIE Colloquium Seminars


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…


There are currently over 33,000 clinical trials being conducted worldwide according to the registry clinicaltrial.gov. These are very expensive, often costing tens or even hundreds of millions of…


ORIE Colloquium: Guy Lebanon (Georgia Tech)  Stochastic mEstimators and the Tradeoff Between Statistical Accuracy and Computational Complexity
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 4:15pm
Frank H. T. Rhodes…


CAM Colloquium: Dennis Amelunxen (Cornell)  Phase Transitions in Convex Geometry and Optimization
Friday, February 8, 2013 at 3:45pm
Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 253
Convex optimization provides a…


CAM Colloquium: Mason Porter (Oxford)  Cascades and Social Influence on Networks
Friday, February 1, 2013 at 3:30pm
Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 655
Cascades and Social Influence on NetworksI discuss…


CAM Colloquium: Mason Porter (Oxford)  Cascades and Social Influence on Networks
Friday, February 1, 2013 at 3:30pm
Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 655
Cascades and Social Influence on NetworksI discuss…


Vivek Farias (MIT)  A New Approach to Learning and Modeling Choice
Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 4:15pm
Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 253
Abstract: Modeling how customers choose from among a set of…


