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consider first passage percolation. We analyze the impact of the edge weights on distances
in sparse…


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, 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, March 11, 2014
Time: 4:15 p.m.
Location: 253 Rhodes Hall
Abstract: Community detection in networks is a key exploratory tool with applications ranging from identifying protein complexes in…


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…


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…


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…


CAM Colloquium: Lionel Levine (Cornell)  Abelian Networks
Friday, January 25, 2013 at 3:30pm
Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 655
Photo of CAM Colloquium: Lionel Levine (Cornell)  Abelian NetworksAn…
