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…

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…

In this talk I will present IBM's 2014 Global Technology Outlook (GTO). This year's GTO focuses on infusing cloud computing with intelligence in order for businesses to transform through…

Avi Mandelbaum (Technion) - Data-Based Service Networks: A Research Framework for Asymptotic Inference, Analysis and Control of Service Systems
Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 3:00pm
Frank H. T.…

Ezra's Round Table/Systems Engineering Seminar: Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld (Illinois) - Stakeholder Alignment in Complex Systems: First Principles for Robust 21st Century Institutions
Friday,…

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…

Tridiagonal matrices appear almost everywhere (like 2nd order differential operators).This talk grew out of four very different applications: 1. (positive definite) Completion to maximum…

Mara Mather, University of Southern California October 3, 2013 The conference aimed to close the gap between two burgeoning fields of research at the intersection of aging, emotion, and health. On…