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…

Many problems in data analytics can be formulated as estimating a low-rank matrix from
noisy data. This task is particularly challenging in the face of uncanonical data corruption
and growing size…

Low-rank structures are common in modern data analysis, and they play essential roles in various applications. It is challenging to recover low-rank structures reliably and efﬁciently from corrupted…

The fifteen years following World War II saw the development of a wide range of theories of decision making and resource allocation. Notable fields arising from slim foundations included: sequential…

Abstract: New online platforms are profoundly altering our social and economic interactions by empowering new marketplaces and new collective behavior at increasingly larger scales. Many of these…

Elicitation is the study of mechanisms which incentivize the truthful reporting of private
information from self-minded agents. In this talk I will present a general theory of elicitation
grounded in…

The Promotion Optimization Problem (POP) is a challenging problem for supermarkets. The retailer needs to decide which items to promote, what is the price discount and finally, when to schedule the…

Motivated by today’s cloud computing capabilities in large server farms, we present a queueing
model where jobs are split into a number of pieces which are then randomly routed to…

Principal components analysis (PCA) is a well-known technique for approximating a data set represented by a matrix by a low rank matrix. Here, we extend the idea of PCA to handle arbitrary data sets…

Selective Inference is the problem of testing hypotheses that are chosen or suggested by the
data. Inference after variable selection in high-dimensional linear regression is a common
example of…

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…