School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

Past Schedule (from 2010)

Date                    Speaker Affiliation Title                            Host Contact
December 7, 2010
GHC 4303
Craig Boutilier University of Toronto Computational Social Choice: A Decision-Theoretic Perspective Tuomas Sandholm Charlotte Yano
February 8, 2011
GHC 4405
Eugene Charniak Brown University Top-Down Nearly-Context-Sensitive Parsing Noah Smith Dana Houston
February 15, 2011
GHC 4303
Robin Hanson George Mason University The Potential of Prediction Markets Tuomas Sandholm Charlotte Yano
February 22, 2011
GHC 4303
Bart Selman Cornell University Going Beyond NP: New Challenges in Inference Technology Tuomas Sandholm Charlotte Yano
March 29, 2011
GHC 4405
Hal Daumé III University of Maryland Structure and Knowledge in Natural Language Processing Noah Smith Stacey Young
April 5, 2011
GHC 4303
Elad Yom-Tov Yahoo Research On the Effect of Social and Physical Detachment on Information Need Donald McGillen Donald McGillen
April 12, 2011
GHC 4303
Matthew Salganik Princeton University Wiki Surveys: Open, Adaptive, and Quantifiable Social Data Collection Burr Settles Cathy Serventi
April 26, 2011
GHC 4303
Satinder Singh University of Michigan, Ann Arbor The Optimal Reward Problem Tuomas Sandholm Charlotte Yano
June 7, 2011
GHC 4303
Brian Murphy University of Trento Grounding Models of Language in the Brain Bob Frederking Stacey Young
September 20, 2011
GHC 4303
Daniel Tunkelang LinkedIn Keeping It Professional: Relevance, Recommendations, and Reputation at LinkedIn Eugene Fink Dana Houston
November 1, 2011
GHC 4303
David Pennock Yahoo Research Mechanism Design for Prediction Ariel Procaccia Gayle Bishop
November 8, 2011
GHC 4405
Vincent Conitzer Duke University Computing Game-Theoretic Solutions for Security Ariel Procaccia Gayle Bishop
November 15, 2011
GHC 4303
Mark Dredze Johns Hopkins University Topic Models for Mining Public Health Information from Twitter Carolyn Penstein Rosť Dana Houston
November 29, 2011
GHC 4303
Gerry Tesauro IBM Research How Watson Learns Superhuman Jeopardy! Strategies Burr Settles Dana Houston
January 16, 2012
GHC 4405
Andreas Krause Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich Sequential Decision Making in Experimental Design and Computational Sustainability via Adaptive Submodularity Carlos Guestrin Michelle Martin
March 20, 2012
3:30 P.M.
GHC 4303
Gal Kaminka Bar Ilan University Reusable Teamwork for Multi-Robot Teams Manuela Veloso
April 23, 2012
10:30 A.M.
GHC 6501
Paul Rosenbloom University of Southern California Towards a Graphical Cognitive Architecture for Virtual Humans (and Intelligent Agents/Robots) Philip Lehman June Fischerkeller
April 24, 2012
3:30 P.M.
GHC 4303
Kevin Leyton-Brown University of British Columbia Beyond Equilibrium: Predicting Human Behavior in Normal Form Games Ariel Procaccia Dana Houston
November 6, 2012
12:00 noon
GHC 6115
Milind Tambe University of Southern California Security and Game Theory: Key Algorithmic Principles, Deployed Applications, Lessons Learned Ariel Procaccia Pat Loring
April 23, 2013
3:30 P.M.
GHC 4405
Sasa Pekec Duke University Optimal Pricing Mechanisms When Exclusivity is Valuable Tuomas Sandholm Charlotte Yano
April 30, 2013
3:30 P.M.
GHC 6115
Matthew Ginsberg On Time Systems Dr.Fill: Crosswords and an Implemented Solver for Singly Weighted CSPs Stephen Smith Marliese Bonk
May 1, 2013
2:00 P.M.
GHC 4405
Ronen Feldman Hebrew University in Jerusalem An Unsupervised Framework for Information Extraction Noah Smith Noah Smith
July 12, 2013
3:00 P.M.
GHC 7101
Nick Hawes University of Birmingham Cognitive Control for Mobile Service Robots Manuela Veloso Manuela Veloso
September 9, 2013
12:00 noon
GHC 6501
Vince Conitzer Duke University Tearing Down the Wall between Mechanism Design with and without Money Tuomas Sandholm Charlotte Yano
September 17, 2013
12:00 noon
GHC 6115
Joseph Halpern Cornell University Beyond Nash Equilibrium: Solution Concepts for the 21st Century Ariel Procaccia Pat Loring
January 28, 2014
3:30 P.M.
GHC 6115
David Sarne Bar-Ilan University Unknowing More—The Downside of Information in Multi-Agent Systems Ariel Procaccia Pat Loring
May 13, 2014
12:00 noon
NSH 1507
Michael Bowling University of Alberta Adversaries, Abstractions, and Algorithms Ariel Procaccia Pat Loring