Bob Bland joined the faculty in ORIE at Cornell in 1978 as an assistant professor. He was promoted to associate professor in 1981 and professor in 1987. He served as Director of the School of…

Title: Is Deep Learning a Black Box Statistically? Abstract: Deep learning has benefited almost every aspect of modern big data applications. Yet its statistical properties still largely remain…

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…

Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 4:15pm
Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 253
ORIE Colloquium: Po-Ling Loh (Cal-Berkeley) - Nonconvex Methods for High-Dimensional Regression with Noisy and Missing Data
Noisy and…

Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 4:15pm
Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 253
ORIE Colloquium: Bora Keskin (U.Chicago) - Chasing Demand: Learning and Earning in a Changing Environment
We consider a dynamic pricing…

Stephen Boyd (Stanford University) - Convex Optimization: From Embedded Real-Time to Large-Scale Distributed
Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 3:00pm
Upson Hall, B17
Convex optimization has emerged as…