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…

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

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

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…

Tridiagonal matrices appear almost everywhere (like 2nd order differential operators).This talk grew out of four very different applications: 1. (positive definite) Completion to maximum…

Abstract: Fully autonomous vehicles, equipped with the ability to perceive a dynamic environment and act intelligently within it, is a moonshot goal for the field of robotics. The…