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…

Monday, May 5
3 p.m. – Presentation – 253 Rhodes Hall
Suvrit Sra
Inexactness, geometry, and optimization: recurrent themes in modern data analysis
The current data-age is witnessing an…

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 4:15pm
Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 253
ORIE Colloquium: Rob Freund (MIT) - A First-Order View of Some Boosting Methods: Computational Guarantees and Connections to…

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…

Abstract: Delay or queue length information has the potential to influence the decision of a customer to join a queue. Therefore, it is imperative for managers of queueing systems to…