talks and events

Distinguished Speaker

Taking off the Blindfold: Visualizing Dynamic State
Bret Victor,
September 27, 2012

Explaining AdaBoost
Robert Schapire,
July 25, 2012

Bringing (Web) Databases to the Masses
Alon Halevy, Google
June 27, 2012

Beyond Jeopardy! The Future of DeepQA
David Ferrucci, IBM’s T.J. Watson’s Research Center
May 30, 2012

Mobilizing Health
Deborah Estrin, UCLA Computer Science Department, MobilizeLabs, Co-Founder Open mHealth
May 9, 2012

Convex Optimization: From Real-Time Embedded to Large-Scale Distributed
Stephen Boyd, Stanford University
November 16, 2011

Statistics and Computation in the Age of Massive Data
Michael Jordan, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Department of Statistics, University of California, Berkeley
October 5, 2011

Distinguished Speaker: Hackers and Inventors
Pablos Holman, The Intellectual Ventures Lab
July 25, 2011

Why net neutrality is a bad idea
Jon Crowcroft, Cambridge University and Wolfson College
July 5, 2011

Cybersecurity: What are the Right Questions?
Susan Landau, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
May 12, 2011

Challenges and Rewards of Space Exploration
Cinzia Zuffada, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
September 15, 2010

Sustainable Computing and Telecom Can Contribute to Limiting Global Climatic Disruption
Larry Smarr, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, Jacobs School of Engineering, UCSD; Director, California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology
July 28, 2010

Cutting the Electric Bill for Internet-Scale Systems
Bruce Maggs, Duke University
July 12, 2010

Frontiers in Research and Education in Computing: A View from the National Science Foundation
Jeanette Wing, President's Professor of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University; Assistant Director, Computer and Information Science and Engineering Directorate, National Science Foundation
June 10, 2009

Cognitive User Interfaces: An Engineering Approach
Steve Young, Machine Intelligence Laboratory, Cambridge University Engineering Department, UK
May 7, 2009

The Evolution of Internet Threats: A Case for Security in the Network Cloud
Farnam Jahanian, University of Michigan, Computer Science and Engineering
December 10, 2008

We Need Assurance
Brian Snow, National Security Agency (NSA)
October 15, 2008

PLOW: A Collaborative Task Learning Agent
James Allen, Institute for Human and Machine Cognition
July 16, 2008