








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, March 25, 2014 at 4:15pm
Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 253
ORIE Colloquium: Rob Freund (MIT)  A FirstOrder View of Some Boosting Methods: Computational Guarantees and Connections to…


Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 4:15pm
Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 253
ORIE Colloquium: PoLing Loh (CalBerkeley)  Nonconvex Methods for HighDimensional Regression with Noisy and Missing Data
Noisy and…


Friday, May 2
2:20 p.m. – Presentation – 253 Rhodes Hall
Philippe Rigollet
The statistical price to pay for computational efficiency in sparse PCA
Computational limitations of…


Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 4:15pm
Upson Hall, B17
ORIE Colloquium: John Duchi (UC Berkeley)  Machine Learning: a Discipline of Resource Tradeoffs
Joint colloquium with Computer Science.
How can…


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…


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


Many operational problems in datarich environments can be characterized by three primitives: data on uncertain quantities of interest such as simultaneous demands, concurrent auxiliary data such as…


Computing reliable solutions to inverse problems is important in many applications such as biomedical imaging, computer graphics, and security. Regularization by incorporating prior knowledge is…


For roughly six decades since the seminal paper of Robbins and Monro (1951), Stochastic Approximation has dominated the landscape of algorithms for solving root finding and optimization problems with…


ORIE/Statistics Colloquium: Sahand Negahban (MIT)  Structured Estimation in HighDimensions
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 4:15pm
Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 253
Modern techniques in data accumulation…
