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CTBN August Forum

Gone are the days of grainy, dark video camera images. LiDAR and vision technologies coupled with Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics are ushering in a new way of seeing things in real-time…

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ORIE Colloquium, 2015-03-09 - Hamed Amini: Epidemics and Percolation in Complex Networks

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…

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ORIE Colloquium, 2015-01-16 - Daniel Russo: Learning to Optimize

The information revolution is spawning systems that require very frequent decisions and provide high volumes of data concerning past outcomes. Fueling the design of algorithms used in such systems is…

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ORIE Colloquium, 2015-01-26 - Damek Davis: The Design and Analysis of Large-scale Operator-splitting Schemes

Continuous optimization is a key component of modern data analysis. Recently, the demands of extremely large-scale applications have shifted the focus from high cost, high accuracy methods to low…

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ORIE Colloquium, 2015-04-09 - Balasubramanian Sivan: Prior Robust Optimization

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ORIE Colloquium, 2015-04-21 - Archis Ghate: Convex and Dynamic Programming for Response-guided Dosing

Within the broad field of personalized medicine, there has been a recent surge of clinical interest in the idea of response-guided dosing. Roughly speaking, the goal is to develop dosing strategies…

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ORIE Colloquium, 2015-05-20 - Andrew Goldberg: Logistics Optimization at Amazon: Operations Research in Action

We discuss optimization problems at Amazon Logistics. Amazon is the biggest on-line retailer, fulfilling millions of orders a day. This leads to many classical OR problems. In addition, many of these…

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Ezra's Round Table/Systems Seminar: Carlos O. Morales - Taming Diabetes with Systems Thinking

This lecture introduces the problem of Type 1 Diabetes, the challenges faced by patients, caregivers, and clinicians when trying to manage this complex condition. As an alternative to finding the…

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Ezra's Round Table/Systems Seminar - Peter Adams: Bringing atmospheric chemical transport modeling into societal decision-making

Society faces the need to overhaul energy and transportation systems to meet climate change and other challenges. These decisions typically have very large “co-benefits” in terms of air…

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Ezra's Round Table/Systems Seminar - Judith Dahmann: Complex System of Systems: Challenges and Opportunities for Systems Engineering

Increasingly key elements of society – defense, energy, transportation, water resources, telecommunications, finance, others – critically depend on the coordinated functioning of multiple…

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Ezra's Round Table/Systems Seminar - Douglas Helmuth: Perspectives from Space

The last 15 years have produced “near magical” developments in how we employ space assets and on our dependencies on these capabilities now integral to the fabric of our daily lives. The…

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Ezra's Round Table/Systems Seminar - Douglas Dockery: Measuring the Health Benefits of Fine Particle Air Pollution Controls

Professor Dockery has studied the health effects of air pollution exposures in populations for over 35 years. Long-term follow-up studies have shown particulate air pollution is associated with…

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Ezra's Round Table/Systems Seminar - Benjamin Beckmann: Digital Manufacturing Commons

As an open-source platform, The Digital Manufacturing Commons (DMC) allows users to share real-time designing and manufacturing data during the design-make process and across the product life cycle. …

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Ezra's Round Table/Systems Seminar - Anu Ramaswami: An Integrated Infrastructure-Systems Approach for Developing Environmentally Sustainable and Healthy Cities in China, India & U.S.A.

Cities would not function without infrastructures (defined broadly) that provide water, energy, food, shelter, waste management, transportation/connectivity and public spaces to more than half the…

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CAM Colloquium - Pierre-Emmanuel Jabin: An introduction to mean field limits for many particle systems

Large systems of interacting particles are very complex but also interplay with a large set of applications, from cosmology to the biosciences. Particles can actually represent a wide range of…

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CAM Colloquium - Lawrie Virgin: Identifying Chaos Using Spectral Content

The characterization of chaos as a random-like response from a deterministic dynamical system with an extreme sensitivity to initial conditions is well-established, and has provided a stimulus to…

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