CS colloquium

Mining Complex Graphs and Networks Dr. Mohammed J. Zaki, Ph.D. Department of Computer Science Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, New York April 17th @ 3:45 p.m. 228 MSB Abstract: Data, data, everywhere, but not any drop of insight! Many real world problems can be effectively modeled as complex relationship networks or graphs where nodes...

Mining Genomic Data for Cancer Biomarker Prediction Dr. Yang Xiang, Ph.D. Research Assistant Professor Department of Biomedical Informatics The Ohio State University Columbus, OhioMarch 22nd @ 3:45 p.m. 228 MSB Abstract: High throughput genomic data such as gene expression, microRNA, and DNA methylation can be used to build gene networks in the...

Bayesian Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning Dr. Soumya Ray, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, Ohio Abstract: Humans are extremely good at handling complex decision making tasks. Among other things, we use two key ideas: decomposing tasks into smaller pieces which are easier to solve, and exploiting approximate...

The Weakening and Delayed Effects of Long Tail Distributions in Big Data Accesses Dr. Xiaodong Zhang, Ph.D. Robert M. Critchfield Professor in Engineering and Chair Computer Science and Engineering Department The Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio Abstract: Locality is an important and classic concept in computer science, which supports...

Tire Modeling at Goodyear Dr. Ihor Skrypnyk, Ph.D. Global Chief Engineer, Manufacturing and Constitutive Modeling Goodyear Corporate Research Akron, Ohio Abstract: The presentation gives an overview of Finite Element Modeling of Tire Performance at Goodyear. Over last decade the Tire Performance Modeling became an important part of New Product...

Efficiently Analyzing Large-Scale Molecular Simulation Data with Performance Guarantees Dr. Yicheng Tu, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Department of Computer Science & Engineering University of South Florida 3:45 P.M. - 5:00 P.M., October 12th 2012, MSB 228 Abstract: Molecular simulations (MS) have become an integral part of molecular and...

Mining High-Throughput Biological Data Dr. Xiang Zhang Assistant Professor Electric Engineering and Computer Science Department Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, Ohio 3:45 P.M. - 5:00 P.M., April 20th 2012, MSB 228 Abstract: Advanced biotechnologies have rendered feasible high-throughput data collecting in human and other model...

Continuous Process Improvement in Healthcare Delivery: A Systems Approach Dr. Shengyong Wang, Assistant Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Akron Hospitals are facing tremendous challenges to make the healthcare delivery systems safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient,...