The Third Biennial Urie Bronfenbrenner Conference
The Neuroscience of Risky Decision Making
September 22-23, 2011
102 Mann Library (off the lobby)
Cornell University

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…

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…

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…

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…

Computing reliable solutions to inverse problems is important in many applications such as biomedical imaging, computer graphics, and security. Regularization by incorporating prior knowledge is…

Friday, November 15, 2013 at 12:00pm
Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 253
Ezra's Round Table/Systems Seminar: Don Woodlock (GE Healthcare) - Simulation Models at GE
We will discuss how General Electric…

Friday, October 4, 2013 at 12:00pm
Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 253
Ezra's Round Table/Systems Seminar: David L. Greene (ORNL) - Transitioning Motor Vehicles to Sustainable Energy: New Challenges…

Tuesday, February 21 at 4:15pm
Frank H.T. Rhodes Hall, 253
Pricing decisions often involve a trade-off between learning about customer behavior to increase long-term revenues, and earning…

Johan Ugander
Center for Applied Mathematics
Cornell University
Friday, October 19, 2012
Graph Structure Large and Small: Graphs at Facebook
With nearly a billion active users, the Facebook…

Huseyin Topaloglu
School of Operations Research and Information Engineering
Cornell University
Friday, August 31, 2011
Assortment Optimization under Variants of the Nested Logit Model…