The Sixth Biennial
Urie Bronfenbrenner Conference An Equal Start: Policy and Practice to Promote Equality of Opportunity for Children October 25-26,
2018 Section: Making the Safety Net
Work for…

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…

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 3:00pm
Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 253
ORIE Colloquium: Stefanie Jegelka (UC Berkeley) - Efficient learning with combinatorial structure
Learning from complex data such…

Friday, May 2, 2014 at 12:00pm
Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 253
Ezra's Round Table/Systems Seminar: Alexander MacDonald (Cal Tech) - Engineering Economic Development in the Solar System: Lessons…

For roughly six decades since the seminal paper of Robbins and Monro (1951), Stochastic Approximation has dominated the landscape of algorithms for solving root finding and optimization problems with…

Tuesday, April 17 at 4:15pm
Frank H.T. Rhodes Hall, 253
We analyze the efficiency of particular Markov chain methods used in Bayesian statistics, giving some of the first meaningful bounds on the…