CSCE 681: Graduate Seminar

This open seminar is normally held on Monday and/or Wednesday from 4:10 p.m. to 5:25 p.m. in Room 124 HRBB. Students registering for the seminar can find the requirements to receive credit here.


Spring 2014 CSCE 681 Graduate Seminars

January

15 Wed. 4:10 (Rm 124 HRBB)
Armando Fox, The University of California, Berkeley 
Using MOOCs to Reinvigorate Software Engineering Education 
Presentation slides can be found here.

22 Wed. 4:10 (Rm 124 HRBB)
Tracy Camp, The Colorado School of Mines
Implementing a Wireless Geophysical Sensor Network
This talk is part of the ACM Distinguished Speaker Program

27 Mon. 4:10 (Rm 124 HRBB)
Lynne Parker, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Multi-Tasking in Heterogeneous Robot Coalitions

February

3 Mon. 4:10 (Rm 124 HRBB)
David Redmiles, The University of California, Irvine
Two Research Projects in Collaboration: Trust in Global Software Engineering and Team Learning in Usability Inspections

10 Mon. 4:10 (Rm 124 HRBB)
Georgi N. GaydadjievChalmers University of Technology
The Spatial Future of Computing

17 Mon. 4:10 (Rm 124 HRBB)
Aaron Ames, Texas A&M University
Controlling the Next Generation of Bipedal Robots

19 Wed. 4:10 (Rm 124 HRBB)
Maurice Rojas, Texas A&M University 
From Hensel to Turing: Can Number Theory Yield New Separations?

26 Wed. 4:10 (Rm 124 HRBB)
Ron Alterovitz, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Computing Motions for Medical and Assistive Robots

March

3 Mon. 4:10 (Rm 124 HRBB)
Tim Davis, University of Florida
Sparse Matrix Algorithms:  Combinatorics + Numerical Methods + Applications

17 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB) 
CSE Student Town Hall

19 Wed. 4:10 (Rm 124 HRBB)
Cosmin Oancea, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Towards Non-Heroic Automatic Parallelization: Between Fortran and NESL

24 Mon. 4:10 (Rm 124 HRBB)
Matt Lease, University of Texas at Austin
Statistical Crowdsourcing: From Aggregating Judgments to Search Engine Evaluation

31 Mon. 4:10 (Rm 124 HRBB)
Steven M. Drucker, Microsoft Research
CSE Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception in the atrium outside room 124, immediately following Dr. Drucker's presentation
Dealing with your Digital Stuff: Managing Digital Collections

April

2 Wed. 4:10 (Rm 124 HRBB)
DreamWorks
Physics in Animation and Visual Effects

7 Mon. 4:10 (Rm 124 HRBB)
Danfeng (Daphne) Yao, Virginia Tech
Precise Modeling of Benign Program Behaviors for Proactive System Defense

14 Mon. 4:10 (Rm 124 HRBB)
Ilie Gabriel Tanase, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Systems for Large Scale Graph Processing

23 Wed. 4:10 (Rm 124 HRBB)
Li Xiong, Emory University
Privacy Enhancing Dynamic Information Collection and Monitoring

May

2 Fri. 11:00 a.m. (course) & 4:00 p.m. (talk) (Rm tba)
Yale N. Patt, The University of Texas at Austin
CSE Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception tba
tba

Fall 2013 CSCE 681 Graduate Seminars

August

26 Mon. 4:10-6:00pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Graduate Orientation I: Overview of Department Resources & Contacts, Honor Code, and Student Organizations
MANDATORY FOR NEW GRAD STUDENTS (but not other CSCE 681 students)

28 Wed. 4:10-6:00pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Graduate Orientation II: Presentation, Poster Session, & PIZZA!
MANDATORY FOR NEW GRAD STUDENTS and counts towards requirement for CSCE 681 STUDENTS

September

2 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB) 
Jennifer Welch, Texas A&M University
Challenges in Distributed Computing

16 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB) 
Francis Quek, Texas A&M University
Interacting with the Embodied Mind

23 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB) 
Dan Popa, University of Texas at Arlington
Multiscale Robotics and Control: from Microns and Millimeters to Human size

October

7 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB) 
Tim Weninger, Notre Dame University
Typed Information Networks

9 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB) 
Walid NajjarUniversity of California, Riverside
Reconfigurable computing, its evolution and current challenges

14 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB) 
Keshav Pingali, University of Texas, Austin
CSE Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception in the atrium outside room 124, immediately following Dr. Pingali's presentation
Parsing with Pictures

21 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB) 
Daniel A. Jiménez, Texas A&M University
Insertion and Promotion for Tree-Based PseudoLRU Last-Level Caches

28 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB) 
Ricardo Gutierrez-Osuna, Texas A&M University
A Control-Theoretic Approach to Adaptive Physiological Games

30 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB) 
4th Annual Trick or Research and 681

November

11 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB) 
Brent Hecht, University of Minnesota
The Mining and Application of Diverse Cultural Perspectives in User-Generated Content

18 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB) 
Larry (Weidong) Shi, University of Houston
Security without Burden: Mobile Sensor Based Identity Management

20 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB) 
CSE Student Town Hall

25 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB) 
Carlos Busso, The University of Texas at Dallas
Improving the Robustness of Emotional Speech Detection Systems

December

2 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB) 
Brad KnoxMassachusetts Institute of Technology
Learning Control from Human-generated Reward

4 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 131 HRBB) 
Huan Liu, Arizona State University
Too Messy to Understand? New Challenges in Mining Social Media

Spring 2013 CSCE 681 Graduate Seminars

January

14 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Daniel A. Jiménez, Texas A&M University
Reducing Wasted Speculation

16 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Quentin Stout, University of Michigan
Space, Time, Power: Evolving Concerns for Parallel Computing

23 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Bruce W. Porter, University of Texas at Austin
Knowledge-based Question Answering

28 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Ünal "Zak" Sakoglu, Texas A&M University, Commerce
Application of Multivariate Classification Algorithms to Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Data

February

6 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
José Daniel García Sánchez, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
The Expand Parallel File System: Clusters, Grids and Volunteer Computing

11 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Jian Li, IBM Research
Understanding Big Data

18 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Sujatha Kashyap, IBM, Austin
Shifting Sands: New Frontiers in Performance

20 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Frank Vahid, University of California, Riverside
Building Fake Body Parts: Real-Time Digital Mockups of Physiological Systems

25 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Michael Gschwind, IBM
ACM Distinguished Lecture
Blue Gene/Q: Design for Sustained Multi-Petaflop Computing

26 Tues. 4:00pm (This is a day and time change.) (Rm 124 HRBB)
Joe D. Warren, Rice University
Lessons from teaching a MOOC

March

6 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Sean Parent, Adobe
Value Semantics and Concept-based Polymorphism

18 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Xiaohu Guo, University of Texas at Dallas
Physics-Based Multi-Domain Subspace Deformation

25 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Bruno Siciliano, University of Naples Federico II
Robots Moving Closer to Humans

April

1 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Bjarne Stroustrup, Texas A&M University
C++11 — The Future is Here

8 Mon. 4:00pm (Room 1105, Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building)
Algorithms in Molecular Biology
9 Tues. 4:00pm (Room 2005, Emerging Technologies Building)
Theory of Computation as a Lens on the Sciences
Richard M. Karp, UC Berkeley
Distinguished Lecturer
These lectures are jointly sponsored by the Maxson Lecture Series in the Department of Mathematics.
The receptions on Monday and Tuesday are co-sponsored by the Institute for Applied Math and Computational Science and the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, respectively.

15 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Stephanie Forrest, University of New Mexico
Using Darwinian evolution to repair software bugs and security vulnerabilities automatically
This lecture is jointly sponsored by the Institute for Applied Mathematics and Computational Science (IAMCS).

17 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
John Crowley, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
Unnecessary Uncertainties: How an Emerging Information Ecosystem May Change Decision Making During Crisis Response Operations
This lecture is jointly sponsored by the Center for Emergency Informatics Distinguished Lecture program.

22 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Frank Shipman, Texas A&M University
Social Media Ownership: Attitudes and Practices

24 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dana Yoerger, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Technology for Scientific Deep Sea Exploration: Where have we been, where are we now, and where are we going?
This lecture is jointly sponsored by the Center for Emergency Informatics Distinguished Lecture program.


Fall 2012 CSCE 681 Graduate Seminars

August

27 Mon. 4:10-6:00pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Graduate Orientation I: Overview of Department Resources & Contacts, Honor Code, and Student Organizations
MANDATORY FOR NEW GRAD STUDENTS (but not other CSCE 681 students)

29 Wed. 4:10-6:00pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Graduate Orientation II: Presentation, Poster Session, & PIZZA!
MANDATORY FOR NEW GRAD STUDENTS and counts towards requirement for CSCE 681 STUDENTS

September

17 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Debra Schreckenghost, TRACLabs
Assessing Performance in Real-time: Human-Automation Teams for Space Exploration

24 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Fillia Makedon, The University of Texas at Arlington
Adaptive Interfaces for Diagnosis and Rehabilitation in Neuromuscular Disorders

26 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Nicolas E. Stier Moses, Columbia University
The Competitive Facility Location Problem in a Duopoly

October

3 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Tom Ball, Microsoft Research
Advances in Automated Theorem Proving: Symbolic Automata, Nonlinear Arithmetic over the Reals, and Fixedpoint Calculation

8 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Bernardus (Ben) Juurlink, Berlin University of Technology, Germany
Amdahl's Law for Predicting the Future of Multicores Considered Harmful

15 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Lisa Anthony, University of Maryland Baltimore County
Understanding, Designing and Developing Natural User Interactions for Children

17 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Gopal Gupta, University of Texas at Dallas
Logic, Coinduction and Infinite Computation

22 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Nicholas R. Gans, University of Texas at Dallas
Real-Time Optimization for Visual Search

24 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Daniel Goldberg, Texas A&M University
Computing and reducing spatial uncertainty in geocoded data

29 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Hye-Chung Kum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Privacy preserving data integration via encryption for Population Health Informatics

31 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
3rd Annual Trick or Research and 681

November

5 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Rada Mihalcea, University of North Texas
Multimodal Sentiment Analysis

7 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Valentina Salapura , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Cloud Computing: Virtualization and Resiliency for Data Center Computing

12 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Carlos Monroy, Rice University
Contextualizing Learning Analytics in a K-12 Science Curriculum

28 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Barrett R. Bryant, University of North Texas
Grammar Inference Technology Applications in Software Engineering


Spring 2012 CSCE 681 Graduate Seminars

January

23 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Elisa Bertino, Purdue University
CSE Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Bertino's presentation
Protecting Information Systems from Insider Threats - Concepts and Issues

30 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
David Woods, Ohio State University
Myths about Autonomous Machines and Robots or "Why a little more technology will not be enough, this time either"

February

1 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Luiz DeRose, Cray Inc.
A High Level Programming Environment for Accelerated Computing

15 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Lance Fortnow, Northwestern University
CSE Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Fortnow's presentation
Bounding Rationality by Computational Complexity

20 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Jason Hartline, Northwestern University
The Theory of Crowdsourcing Contests

22 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Jason O'Kane, University of South Carolina
Robotic Planning with Limited Sensing

March

2 Fri. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Ragunathan "Raj" Rajkumar, Carnegie Mellon University
CSE Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Rajkumar's presentation
Cyber-Physical Systems: A Convergence of Engineering and Computer Science

5 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Brian Y. Chen, Lehigh University
Geometric and Statistical Techniques for Predicting Structural Influences on Binding Specificity

7 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Georgios Piliouras, Georgia Institute of Technology
Minimally Invasive Mechanism Design: Distributed Covering with Carefully Chosen Advice

19 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Nicholas J. Zabaras, Cornell University
A Bayesian Framework for the Solution of High-Dimensional Stochastic PDEs

28 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Frank Shipman, Texas A&M University
Multi-Application User Interest Modeling

April

2 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Bronis de Supinski, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
Programmability and Correctness on Large-Scale Systems

18 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Nicole Immorlica, Northwestern University
Dueling Algorithms

23 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Bjarne Stroustrup, Texas A&M University
C++11 Style - A Touch of Class

25 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Joe Warren, Rice University
Building a Better Mouse Brain Atlas

30 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Silvia Bonomi, Sapienza University of Rome
The Price of Churn in Dynamic Distributed Systems


Fall 2011 CSCE 681 Graduate Seminars

August

29 Mon. 4:10-6:00pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Graduate Orientation I: Overview of Department Resources & Contacts, Honor Code, and Student Organizations
MANDATORY FOR NEW GRAD STUDENTS (but not other CSCE 681 students)

31 Wed. 4:10-6:00pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Graduate Orientation II: Presentation, Poster Session, & PIZZA!
MANDATORY FOR NEW GRAD STUDENTS and counts towards requirement for CSCE 681 STUDENTS

September

5 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Evdokia Nikolova, Texas A&M University
Risk-averse Combinatorial Optimization

19 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. P. R. Kumar, Texas A&M University
Cyberphysical Systems: Foundations and Challenges

26 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Zhiqiang Lin, University of Texas at Dallas
Reverse Engineering of Data Structures from Binary

October

3 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Ezekiel Femi Adebiyi, Covenant University
Bioinformatics and Malaria Research: Building Cost Efficient but Effective Antimalaria Drugs

5 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Scott C. Smith, University of Arkansa
Ultra-Low Power Asynchronous Digital Circuits

10 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Ananth Kalyanaraman, Washington State University
Parallel Graph-based Techniques for Clustering Large-scale Metagenomics Datasets

17 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Robert R. Burridge, TRACLabs Inc. Houston, Texas
Supervising Robots across Time Delay during Recent NASA Field Tests

26 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. James McLurkin, Rice University
Distributed Algorithms for Robot Recovery, Angular Coordinate Systems, and Low-Cost Robots: An Overview of the Rice Multi-Robot Systems Lab

28 Fri. 4:10pm (Geren Auditorium, Langford Architecture Center Building B)
Dr. Steve Swanson, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
CSE Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Swanson's presentation
tba

31 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
2nd Annual Trick or Research and 681

November

7 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Aloysius K. Mok, The University of Texas at Austin
CPS Challenges to the Trustworthiness of Systems

9 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Peter Gottschling, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
Property-Aware Programming with Semantic C++ Concepts

14 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Ravi Sandhu, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Grand Challenges in Authorization Systems

16 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Hajime Asama, The University of Tokyo
Utilization of Remote-Controlled Machine Technology for the Accident of the Nuclear Power Plant , and
Dr. Satoshi Tadokoro, Tohoku University
Response of Quince to Fukushima-Daiichi

21 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Kunle Olukotun, Stanford University
Taming Heterogeneous Parallelism with Domain Specific Languages
CSE Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Olukotun's presentation

30 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Robin Murphy, Texas A&M University
TAMU Rescue Robots at Fukushima and Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami

December

5 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Peter Stone, The University of Texas at Austin
Machine Learning and Multiagent Reasoning: from robot soccer to autonomous traffic


Spring 2011 CSCE 681 Graduate Seminars

January

19 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Bronis de Supinski, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Overcoming Exascale Barriers

24 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Xavier Leroy, The French National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control (INRIA)
CSE Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Leroy's presentation
The CompCert formally verified compiler

26 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Alexander A. Shvartsman, University of Connecticut
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Shvartsman's presentation
Electronic Voting Technology and Election Integrity: Landscape and Challenges

February

2 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Celine Latulipe, University of North Carolina Charlotte
Building and Evaluating Creative Interaction

7 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. David Du, University of Minnesota
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Du's presentation
A New Era for the Convergence of Network Centric and Data Centric Computing

9 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Elizabeth Jessup, University of Colorado
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Jessup's presentation
Toward Memory-Efficient Matrix Algebra Algorithms and Software

14 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Hank Walker, Texas A&M University
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Walker's presentation
Testing High-Performance Integrated Circuits

23 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Ken Goldberg, University of California, Berkeley
CSE Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Goldberg's presentation
Power to the People: Robots and Representational Democracy

28 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. James C. Dehnert, Google
Pregel: A Large-scale Distributed Graph-processing System

March

7 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Pen-Chung Yew, Academica Sinica and University of Minnesota at Twin Cities
Simulating Multicores on Multicores – A Challenge to Build Fast Parallel Simulators

23 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Andrei Vladimirescu, Institut Superieur d'Electronique de Paris
Integrated Circuits in 32 nm and Beyond: Fully-Depleted Silicon-on-Insulator (FDSOI) CMOS a Better Option than Bulk CMOS

28 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Vitaly Shmatikov, The University of Texas at Austin
The End of Anonymity, The Beginning of Privacy

April

6 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Robert Metzger, Convey Computer Corporation
Debugging Patterns

11 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Cindy Bethel, Yale University
Non-Facial and Non-Verbal Affective Expression for Appearance-Constrained Robots

13 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
David Hanson, Hanson Robotics, Inc.
Why Make Robots Humanlike?

18 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Dinesh Manocha, University of North Carolina
CSE Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Manocha's presentation
Interactive Sound Rendering

20 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Chad Jenkins, Brown University
Robot Enabled Cloud: Robots as Just Another Web Service

25 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Jose Morales, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Deficiencies & Vulnerabilities in Commercial Anti-Malware Programs


Fall 2010 CSCE 681 Graduate Seminars

August

30 Mon. 4:10-6:00pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Graduate Orientation I: Overview of Department Resources & Contacts, Honor Code, and Student Organizations
MANDATORY FOR NEW GRAD STUDENTS (but not other CSCE 681 students)

September

1 Wed. 4:10-6:00pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Graduate Orientation II: Presentation, Poster Session, & PIZZA!
MANDATORY FOR NEW GRAD STUDENTS and counts towards requirement for CSCE 681 STUDENTS

13 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Oleg Komogortsev, Texas State University-San Marcos
Oculomotor Plant Modeling in Biometrics and Human Computer Interaction

22 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Frank Shipman, Texas A&M University
Designing Techniques for Working with Multimedia

29 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Brett Moore, Kinetic Concepts, Inc.
Reinforcement Learning for Patient-Specific Propofol Anesthesia: A Human Volunteer Study

October

11 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Lavy Libman, University of Sydney
Conflicts and Incentives in Wireless Cooperative Relaying Systems

13 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Alexander A. Shvartsman, University of Connecticut
CSE Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Shvartsman's presentation
Distributed Cooperation and Adversity: Complexity Trade-Offs

18 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Lili Qiu, The University of Texas at Austin
Optimizing Opportunistic Wireless Communication

20 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Jian Li, IBM Austin Research Laboratory
Cost-driven 3D Integration with Interconnect Layers

25 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Luay K. Nakhleh, Rice University
Inference of Phylogenetic Relationships from Multi-locus Data

27 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Mina S. Guirguis, Texas State University
Stealthy Attacks on Adaptation Mechanisms Employed in Network Architectures

November

1 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Yong Cao, Virginia Tech
Towards Chip-on-Chip Neuroscience: Fast Mining of Neuronal Spike Streams Using Graphics Hardware

3 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Dilma Da Silva, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
CSE Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Da Silva's presentation
Memory Overcommitment for Cloud Environments

10 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. David Ayman Shamma, Yahoo! Research, Silicon Valley
Staying together: an exploration of synchronous connected systems

15 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Zoran Budimlić, Rice University
Modeling and Mapping for Customizable Domain-Specific Computing

29 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Calvin Lin, The University of Texas at Austin
Harnessing the Black Art of Pointer Analysis

December

1 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Shouhuai Xu, The University of Texas at San Antonio
In Quest of a Foundation for Cyber Security


Spring 2010, CSCE 681 Graduate Seminars

January

20 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Dan Halperin, Tel Aviv University
Sparse Spherical Arrangements and Geometric Algorithms for Molecular Structures

25 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Robert Metzger, Convey Corporation
Optimizing for Multiple Personalities on the Convey Hybrid-Core System

27 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Terry Leeper, Microsoft
Concurrency Programming in Visual Studio 2010

February

1 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Richard Smith, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi
Partial Automation of the Cartographic Workflow for Disaster Situations

10 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Bjarne Stroustrup, Texas A&M University
Evolving a language in and for the real world

15 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Srinivas Aluru, Iowa State University
CSE Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Aluru's presentation
The new era in genomics: Opportunities and challenges for high performance computing

March

3 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Andreas Klappenecker, Texas A&M University
Clifford Subsystem Codes

10 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Murat Kantarcioglu, The University of Texas at Dallas
Inferring Private Information Using Social Network Data

22 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Ekpe Okorafor, African University of Science & Technology & The University of Texas at Dallas
High Performance Cloud Computing: An Emerging Strategy for Scientific Computing

30 Tue. 3:55pm (Rm 103B Zachry)
Dr. Yale N. Patt, The University of Texas at Austin
ECE Leaders and Innovators Series
Multi-core, Many-core, Mega-nonsense

31 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Yale N. Patt, The University of Texas at Austin
CSE Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Patt's presentation
High Performance Microprocessors ten years from now: What are the problems? How do we solve them?

April

7 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Fran Allen, IBM T. J. Watson Research Laboratory
CSE Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception: immediately following Fran Allen's presentation
The Challenge of the Multicores

14 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Jeanne Bayless
Star Ventures USA
Venture Investing 2010

19 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Edward Lank
University of Waterloo
Endpoint Prediction Using Motion Kinematics

21 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Chad Jenkins
Brown University
Manifold Learning in Human-Robot Teams

26 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Ricardo Gutierrez-Osuna
Texas A&M University
Foreign accent conversion through voice morphing

May

4 Tue. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Joel Falcou
University Paris XI, France
Generic Programming for Parallelism: From Concepts to Tools


Fall 2009, CSCE 681 Graduate Seminars

August

31 Mon. 4:10-6:00pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Graduate Orientation I: Overview of Department Resources & Contacts, Honor Code, and Student Organizations
MANDATORY FOR NEW GRAD STUDENTS (but not other CSCE 681 students)

September

2 Wed. 4:10-6:00pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Graduate Orientation II: Current Grad & Faculty Panels, Poster Session, & PIZZA!
MANDATORY FOR NEW GRAD STUDENTS and CSCE 681 STUDENTS

7 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Dylan Shell, Texas A&M University
Macroscopic Modeling for Robot Swarms

14 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Jeffrey Vitter, Texas A&M University
Searching String Collections for the Most Relevant Documents

21 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Allan Branch, Denning Branch International
The 15 Year Cycle of Robotics: Commercializing Robots

28 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Eric Frew, University of Colorado at Boulder
Control of Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Communication and Atmospheric Sensing Applications

October

5 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Jian Li, IBM Austin Research Laboratory
Wavefront Power Shifting via Thrifty Interconnection Network

7 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Guylaine M. Pollock, Sandia National Laboratories
Exceptional Service in the National Interest

12 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Sandra Cairncross, Edinburgh Napier University
Researching Engineering Education: Some Philosophical Considerations

19 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Dan Wallach, Rice University
Adventures in Electronic Voting Research

26 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Yonggao Yang, Prairie View A&M University
Physics-Based Animation and Modeling: Spider Web, Raindrop Behavior, and Polyhedra

28 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Bronis de Supinski, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Can We Really Use 1.5 Million Cores Effectively?

November

2 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Peter Robinson, Vienna University of Technology
Achieving Timeliness Without Clocks

11 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Brian Marcus, University of British Columbia
CSE Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Marcus' presentation
Computing the Entropy of Two-dimensional Shifts of Finite Type

16 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Rada Mihalcea, University of North Texas
Linking Documents to Encyclopedic Knowledge: Using Wikipedia as a Source of Linguistic Evidence

18 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Gene Cooperman, Northeastern University
Temporal Debugging using URDB

December

2 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Najib Abusalbi, Schlumberger
Energy in the 21st Century: building a brighter future!


Spring 2009, CPSC 681 Graduate Seminars

January

21 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Ben Shneiderman University of Maryland
CSE Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Shneiderman's presentation
Information Visualization for Knowledge Discovery

26 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos University of Minnesota
CSE Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Papanikolopoulos's presentation
Camera Networks for Security Applications

28 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Raymond J. Mooney The University of Texas at Austin
Learning Language from its Perceptual Context

February

2 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Jim Larus Microsoft
CSE Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Larus' presentation
Spending Moore's Dividend

4 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Kathryn McKinley The University of Texas at Austin
Compiling for EDGE Architectures: The TRIPS Prototype Compiler

11 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Ann McNamara Texas A&M University
Subtle Gaze Direction

16 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Marc Riedel University of Minnesota
Computing with Things Small, Wet, and Random: Design Automation for Nanoscale Technologies and Biological Processes

25 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Peter Freeman Georgia Tech College of Computing
CSE Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Freeman's presentation
Science, Computational Science, and Computer Science

March

2 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Catherine C. Marshall Microsoft Research, Silicon Valley
A Pragmatic Look at Personal Digital Archiving

4 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Shoudan Liang The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Bioinformatics of ultra-high throughput DNA sequencing

9 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Marvin Adams Texas A&M University
The CRASH project -- How well do scientific simulations predict reality?

30 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Carola Wenk The University of Texas at San Antonio
Fr'echet Distance Variants for Curves and Surfaces

April

8 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Paul V. Gratz Texas A&M University
The TRIPS Processor Architecture and Microarchitecture

15 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Jeffery von Ronne The University of Texas at San Antonio
Safe, Staged Static Analysis of Java Programs

22 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Henry Lieberman MIT Media Laboratory
Drawing on Sketchy Knowledge

27 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Mikhail Moshkov King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
Decision Trees, Reducts and Rules ∼ Theoretical and Applied Questions

29 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Dan Wallach Rice University
Adventures in Electronic Voting Research


Fall 2008, CPSC 681 Graduate Seminars

August

25 Mon. 4:10-6:00pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Graduate Orientation I: Overview of Department Resources & Contacts, Honor Code, and Student Organizations
MANDATORY FOR NEW GRAD STUDENTS (but not other CSPC 681 students)

27 Wed. 4:10-6:00pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Graduate Orientation II: Current Grad & Faculty Panels, Poster Session, & PIZZA!
MANDATORY FOR NEW GRAD STUDENTS and CPSC 681 STUDENTS

September

1 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Guofei Gu
Texas A&M University
Correlation-based Botnet Detection in Enterprise Networks

10 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Robin Murphy
Texas A&M University
The Robots Really Are Coming for You!

17 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Clay Williams
IBM Watson Research Center
Governing Software Development

22 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Jennifer Welch
Texas A&M University
Routing Without Ordering

29 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Andrea Richa
Arizona State University
A Jamming-Resistant MAC Protocol for Single-Hop Wireless Networks

October

6 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. John Mellor-Crummey
Rice University
Measurement and Analysis of Parallel Program Performance using HPCToolkit

13 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Misha Kazhdan
Johns Hopkins University
Reconstructing Solid Models from Oriented Point Sets - FFT vs. Poisson

15 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Edward Lank
University of Waterloo
Fluid Interaction in Pen/Tablet Interfaces

20 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Lin Zhong
Rice University
Make "Sense" for Computing

November

3 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Lizy John
The University of Texas at Austin
Effective Computer System Design using Workload Characterization

5 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Walid Taha
Rice University
Domain Specific Languages

10 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Wenping Wang
The University of Hong Kong
Computation of Centroidal Voronoi Tessellation

12 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Karen Liu
Georgia Institute of Technology
Biomechanically Inspired Computer Animation

17 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Burton J. Smith Microsoft
CS Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Smith's presentation
Reinventing Computing

19 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Chengkai Li
The University of Texas at Arlington
Search the Database and Query the Web: Two Sides to the Story

24 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Kleanthis Psarris
The University of Texas at San Antonio
Nonlinear Symbolic Program Analysis for Increased Parallelization


Spring 2008, CPSC 681 Graduate Seminars

January

30 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Robert A. Metzger Convey Computer Corporation
Experiments in the Automatic Generation of Subject Indices for Books

February

4 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Vivek Sarkar Rice University
Programming Challenges for Petascale and Multicore Parallel Systems

18 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. John C. Hart University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
CS Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Hart's presentation
Assistive Technology for the Aesthetically Impaired

27 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Elaine Weyuker AT&T Labs, Florham Park, NJ
CS Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Weyuker's presentation
If You Knew Where All the Bugs Were ...

March

5 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Sylvain Pion INRIA Sophia Antipolis
CGAL: The Open Source Computational Geometry Algorithms Library

19 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Siddhartha Chatterjee IBM Austin Research Laboratory
CS Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Chatterjee's presentation
TM and the Art of Parallel Programming

24 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Robin R. Murphy The University of South Florida
They REALLY Are Coming For You: How Rescue Robots Can Save Lives, Boost the Economy, and Change the Way We Think About Autonomy

26 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Ramesh V. Peri Intel
Tools and Techniques for Performance Analysis on Intel Processors

31 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Bjarne Stroustrup Texas A&M University
Concepts and Generic Programming in C++0x

April

2 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Arch Robison Intel Corporation
Automatic Grainsize Determination and Cache Affinity in TBB

9 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Calin Cascaval IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
The Art of Parallel Programming: from Algorithms to Systems

21 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Barbara Chapman The University of Houston
OpenMP: Beyond 3.0

28 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Josep Torrellas University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
CS Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Torrellas' presentation
Multiprocessor Architectures for Speculative Multithreading


Fall 2007, CPSC 681 Graduate Seminars

August

27 Mon. 4:10-6:00pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Graduate Orientation I: Overview of Department Resources & Contacts, Honor Code, and Student Organizations
MANDATORY FOR NEW GRAD STUDENTS (but not other CSPC 681 students)

29 Wed. 4:10-6:00pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Graduate Orientation II: Current Grad & Faculty Panels, Poster Session, & PIZZA!
MANDATORY FOR NEW GRAD STUDENTS and CPSC 681 STUDENTS

September

5 Wed. 4:10-5:25pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Tiffani Williams Texas A&M University
Large-Scale Analysis of Collections of Evolutionary Trees

12 Wed. 4:10-5:25pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Radu Stoleru Texas A&M University
Wireless Sensor Networks: A Systems Approach

17 Mon. 4:10-5:25pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Rajkumar Buyya The University of Melbourne, Australia
Economy-based Grid Computing and the Gridbus Middleware

24 Mon. 4:10-5:25pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Alfredo Weitzenfeld Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM)
Biologically-Inspired Robotics: Learning from Nature

26 Wed. 4:10-5:25pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. A. Frank van der Stappen Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Geometric Algorithms in Automated Manufacturing

October

1 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Mark D. Hill The University of Wisconsin-Madison
CS Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception: 3:30 p.m. (Rm 301 HRBB)
Log-Based Transactional Memory

10 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Yingwei Yu Seismic Micro-Technology, Inc.
An Automated Method for Estimating Missing Well Log Zones Using Neural Networks

17 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Jianer Chen, Yang Liu, and Songjian Lu Texas A&M University
Breaking the Deadlock!

24 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Andruid Kerne Texas A&M University
Creative and Expressive Systems: Frameworks, Methods, Results

19 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. James Caverlee Texas A&M University
Spam 2.0: Challenges and (Some) Solutions for Web-Based Open Systems

November

5 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Jin-Yi Cai The University of Wisconsin-Madison
CS Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Cai's presentation
Developments in Holographic Algorithms

19 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Surendar Chandra University of Notre Dame
Mobile Collaboration Applications

28 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. William A. Wulf University of Virginia
CS Distinguished Lecturer
Open Reception: immediately following Dr. Wulf's presentation
Supporting U.S. Innovation and Prosperity in the 21st Century


Spring 2007, CPSC 681 Graduate Seminars

January

17 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Bud Mishra Courant Institute, NYU School of Medicine, & Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Intelligently Deciphering Unintelligible Designs: Algorithmic Algebraic Model Checking in Systems Biology

24 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Bjarne Stroustrup Texas A&M University
Representing C++ Directly, Completely and Efficiently

31 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. John Keyser Texas A&M University
Interactive Physically-Based Simulation

February

05 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Jose Moreira IBM, TJ Watson
Scale-up x Scale-out: A Case Study using Commercial Applications

12 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Tanya Berger-Wolf University of Illinois at Chicago
A Framework for Analysis of Dynamic Social Networks

14 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Henri-Pierre Charles PRiSM, University of Versailles
MPEG4 AVC ILP extraction using dynamic compiler

19 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Lawrence Rauchwerger Texas A&M University
Automatic Parallelization with Hybrid Analysis

March

05 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Clay Williams IBM TJ Watson Research Center
A Language and Environment for Composing Useful Use Cases

19 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Rosaline W. Picard MIT
CS Distinguished Lecture
Emotional Intelligence Technology and the Death of Clippy

21 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Peng Ning NC State University
Security for Wireless Sensor Networks

28 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Ravi Iyer Intel
Quality of Service in Datacenter-on-a-Chip Architectures

April

02 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Cristian Constantinescu AMD
Reliability Challenges in Microprocessor Design

09 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Dilma da Silva IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Specialized Execution Environments: A Path to Innovation in Systems Software

18 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Keshav K. Pingali University of Texas at Austin
Optimistic Data-parallel Abstractions for Irregular Programs

20 Fri. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Nancy A. Lynch MIT Canceled
CS Distinguished Lecturer
Virtual Node Abstraction Layers for Programming Mobile Ad Hoc Networks


Fall 2006, CPSC 681 Graduate Seminars

August

28 Mon. 4:10-6:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Graduate Orientation I: Overview of Department Resources & Contacts, Honor Code, and Student Organizations
MANDATORY FOR NEW GRAD STUDENTS (but not other CSPC 681 students)

30 Wed. 4:10-6:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Graduate Orientation II: Current Grad & Faculty Panels, Poster Session, & PIZZA!
MANDATORY FOR NEW GRAD STUDENTS. Counts as CPSC 681 seminar for CPSC 681 students.

September

4 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Bud Mishra Courant Institute, NYU School of Medicine, & Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
CS Distinguished Lecture
Dude, Where is my genome? Past, Present and Future of Genomics Technologies

13 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Gabriel Dos Reis Texas A&M University
Concepts: A Structured Approach to Generic Programming

18 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Jinxiang Chai Texas A&M University
Interative Control for Realistic Character Animation

27 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Manish Gupta IBM
CS Distinguished Lecture
Massively Parallel Systems: Ready or Not, Here They Come

October

2 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Scott Schaefer Texas A&M University
Intuitive Methods for 3D Shape Deformation

11 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Valentina Salapura IBM
Optimizing System Architecture with a Holistic Design Approach in the Blue Gene Supercomputer

23 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Tracy Hammond Texas A&M University
Using Human Perception to Automatically Generate Sketch Recognition Systems

November

1 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Pen-Chung Yew University of Minnesota
A Compiler Framework to Support Speculative Multi-Core Processors for General-Purpose Applications

6 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Heather Hinton IBM
Research in Development: Identity Management & Federation Techniques

13 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Bjarne Stroustrup Texas A&M University
C++0x: Directions and Status

20 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Jaspal Subhlok University of Houston
Performance Skeletons: Predicting Performance in an Unpredictable World

29 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Ronnie Ward Texas A&M University
Cognitive Conflict Management in a Dynamical Agent

December

4 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Michael T. Goodrich University of California, Irvine
CS Distinguished Lecture
Look College of Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series
Efficiency and Security Issues for Distributed Data Structures


Spring 2006, CPSC 681 Graduate Seminars

January

18 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Faith Fich University of Toronto
How Difficult is it to Take a Snapshot?

23 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Michael Langston University of Tennessee
Scalable Algorithms and Implementations, with Application to the Analysis of Gene Co-Expression Data

February

1 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Michael Gschwind IBM TJ Watson Research Center
Exploiting application parallelism with the Cell Broadband Engine heterogeneous chip-multiprocessor

6 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Clay Williams IBM TJ Watson Research Center
Archetest: A Tool for Model-Based Test Generation

15 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Yoonsuck Choe Texas A&M University
Learning about the Outside World, Trapped within Your Brain

20 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Du Li Texas A&M University
Collaborative Systems: Some Experiences and Lessons

March

6 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Leah Jamieson Purdue University
CS Distinguished Lecture
EPICS: Integrating Engineering Education and Community Service

20 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Dezhen Song Texas A&M University
Robot Cameras for Rediscovery of Ivory Billed Woodpecker

April

3 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Xiliang Liu City University of New York
Bandwidth Estimation Using End-to-End Packet-Train Probing: Stochastic Foundation

10 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Nancy Amato
Randomized Motion Planning: From Intelligent CAD to Computer Animation to Protein Folding

12 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Arch D. Robison Intel
A C++ Library for Multi-Core Programming, or Why Threads Are a Bad Way to Thread a Program

17 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Don Towsley University of Massachusetts Amherst
CS Distinguished Lecture
Combined Multipath Routing and Congestion Control: a Robust Internet Architecture

19 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Eun Jung Kim Texas A&M University
Secure Cluster Design

May

1 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Jaakko Jarvi Texas A&M University
Associated Types and Constraint Propagation -- Improving Object-Oriented Generics


Fall 2005, CPSC 681 Graduate Seminars

August

29 Mon. 4:00-5:00pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Graduate Orientation I: Overview of Department Resources & Contacts, Honor Code, and Student Organizations
MANDATORY FOR NEW GRAD STUDENTS (but not other CSPC 681 students)

31 Wed. 4:00pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Graduate Orientation II: Current Grad & Faculty Panels, Poster Session, & PIZZA!
MANDATORY FOR NEW GRAD STUDENTS and CPSC 681 STUDENTS

September

7 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Tiffani Williams Texas A&M University
New Techniques for Building Large-Scale Evolutionary Trees

14 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Ismael Lopez CIATEQ (Center for Advanced Technologies), Mexico
Knowledge Acquisition and Learning for Industrial Robots

19 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Shay Kutten Technion, Israel
Locality of Fault Tolerance

21 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Kathleen Dollard Gendotnet
(AWICS Seminar and Joint with .NET Users Group)
Generics in the Real World

26 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Anxiao (Andrew) Jiang Texas A&M University
Location-based and Location-free Routing in Ad Hoc Wireless Networks

October

3 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Ioannis Pavlidis University of Houston
Interacting with Human Physiology

10 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Ricardo Gutierrez-Osuna Texas A&M University
Pattern recognition for chemical sensor arrays with neuromorphic models of the olfactory system

17 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Rida Bazzi Arizona State University
On the Establishment of Distinct Identities in Overlay Networks

24 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Bradley Jensen Microsoft
Developing Mobile Applications in the .NET Compact Framework

November

2 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Santiago Marco University of Barcelona
Multi Curve Resolution and trilinear methods applied to low cost chemical sensing: options for blind source separation and drift correction

7 Mon. 4:00pm (Langford Building B Auditorium)
Dr. Ruzena Bajcsy University of California, Berkeley
CS Distinguished Lecture
(Joint with Humanities Informatics Lecture Series)
Information Technology in Service to Humanities and Social Sciences

9 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Injong Rhee North Carolina State University
Z-MAC: Hybrid MAC for Wireless Sensor Networks

16 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Timothy Darr 21st Century Technologies, Inc.
Combining Game-Theoretic Techniques and Social Network Analysis for Asymmetric Threat Detection

21 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Perakath Benjamin Knowledge Based Sysstems, Inc.
Methods and Tools for Knowledge-Based Applications

30 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Scott Pike Texas A&M University
How (not) to Crash a Dinner Party


Spring 2005, CPSC 681 Graduate Seminars

January

19 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Sorin Istrail Celera Genomics
CS Distinguished Lecture
Comparative Genomics Algorithms: From Genomics to Protein Folding and to Systems
A reception for Dr. Istrail, including refreshments, will be held in Room 301 HRBB 45 minutes before the lecture.

26 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Shlomi Dolev Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Self Stabilization Theory and Practice

31 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Duncan M. "Hank" Walker Texas A&M University
How to Have a Bad Career in Research/Academia

February

2 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
CSGSA Panel Texas A&M University
How to be a Successful Grad Student

7 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Geoffrey Hunter York University
From Turing Machines To Programming Languages: The Implications of Theory for System Design

9 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Neil J.A. Sloane AT&T Labs-Research
CS Distinguished Lecture
From Packing Planes in 4-Space to Quantum Error-Correcting Codes
A reception for Dr. Sloane, including refreshments, will be held in Room 301 HRBB 45 minutes before the lecture.

16 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Jarek Rossignac Georgia Institute of Technology
CS Distinguished Lecture
Compressing Surfaces, Volumes, and Animations
A reception for Dr. Rossignac, including refreshments, will be held in Room 301 HRBB 45 minutes before the lecture.

23 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Bjarne Stroustrup Texas A&M University
Abstraction and the C++ Machine Model

March

2 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Joseph (JM) Landsberg Texas A&M University
Geometry and the Complexity of Matrix Multiplication

 


CPSC 681 Notice for Weeks of March 7 and 14: NO SEMINARS THESE WEEKS


 

28 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Prasun Dewan , The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
CS Distinguished Lecture
Architectures of Distributed Collaborative Applications
A reception for Dr. Dewan, including refreshments, will be held in Room 301 HRBB 45 minutes before the lecture.

April

11 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Frank Shipman Texas A&M University
Hyper-Hitchcock: Authoring Interactive Videos and Generating Interactive Summaries followed by Writing a Good Computer Science Paper, Thesis or Dissertation

20 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Mike Kistler IBM Austin Research Laboratory
Cell Processor

25 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Dmitri Loguinov Texas A&M University
Lifetime-Based Node Failure and Stochastic Resilience of Decentralized Peer-to-Peer Networks


Fall 2004, CPSC 681 Graduate Seminars

August

30 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Graduate Orientation I
Staff; CSGSA and Other Student Organizations
Introducing department staff and student organizations
Students find out whom to contact and where to find answers to questions.

September

1 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Graduate Orientation II
Graduate student and Faculty panels
Presentations followed by question and answer sessions

6 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Dezhen Song Texas A&M Engineering Computer Science
Network Human with Robot: Scalable Algorithms and Systems for Collaborative Teleoperation

13 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Scott Pike Texas A&M Engineering Computer Science
>How (not) to Crash a Dinner Party

20 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Jaakko Järvi Texas A&M Engineering Computer Science
A Comparative Study of Language Support for Generic Programming

27 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Sing-Hoi Sze Texas A&M Engineering Computer Science
Integrating Sample-driven and Pattern-driven Approaches in Motif Finding

October

11 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Rabi Mahapatra Texas A&M Engineering Computer Science
Exploiting Slacks in Distributed Embedded Systems

18 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Vivek Sarin Texas A&M Engineering Computer Science
Preconditioning with Support Graphs

25 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Gabriel Dos Reis Texas A&M Engineering Computer Science
>Toward a standard representation of C++ in C++

27 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Du Li Texas A&M Engineering Computer Science
Recent Progress in Group Editors

November

1 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Jianer Chen Texas A&M Engineering Computer Science
Easier Problems can be Extremely Hard

8 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Frank Shipman Texas A&M Engineering Computer Science
Emergence and Evolution of Spatial Hypertext and the Visual Knowledge Builder

10 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Wei Zhao Texas A&M Engineering Computer Science
Effectiveness of Traffic Camouflaging in Internet

15 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Yoonsuck Choe Texas A&M Engineering Computer Science
Binding Problem of the Second Kind: Can the Brain Confuse Its Inputs with Its Outputs?

22 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Andreas Klappenecker Texas A&M Engineering Computer Science
New Tales of the Mean King

29 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Deepa Kundur Texas A&M Electrical Engineering
Multimedia Security: Techniques and Challenges


Spring 2004, CPSC 681 Graduate Seminars

February

4 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Bruce McCormick Texas A&M University
Charting the Networks of the Whole Mouse Brain: A Progress Report

11 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Jianer Chen Texas A&M University
New Results on Computational Lower Bounds

18 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Gene H. Golub Stanford University
CS Distinguished Lecture
Shape from Moments

 

25 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Du Li Texas A&M University
Ensuring Consistency in Group Editors

 

March

1 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Steve Liu and Mr. Yong Xiong Texas A&M University
Modeling of Discontinuous Congestion Control Protocols and Their Design

8 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Bjarne Stroustrup Texas A&M University
Programming, Language and Libraries

 


CPSC 681 Notice for Week of March 15: NO SEMINAR THIS WEEK


 

22 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Valerie E. Taylor Texas A&M University
Grids: Analyzing the Performance of Applications

29 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB) Canceled
Dr. Shlomi Dolev Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
TBD

April

7 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Richard Furuta Texas A&M University
Humanities Informatics: The Texas A&M University Initiative

12 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Riccardo Bettati Texas A&M University
Watch your Timing! A Biased View on Security in the Post-Encryption Era

19 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Andruid Kerne Texas A&M University
Mixed-Initiative Information Composition

26 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Dmitri Loguinov Texas A&M University
Routing in Structured P2P Networks: Diameter-Degree Tradeoffs

May

3 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Ricardo Gutierrez-Osuna Texas A&M University
Pattern Recognition for Chemosensor Arrays with the KIII Model


Fall 2003, CPSC 681 Graduate Seminars

September

3 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Graduate Orientation I
Staff; CSGSA and Other Student Organizations
Introducing department staff and student organizations. Students will find out who to contact and where to find the answers to questions.

8 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Graduate Orientation II
Faculty; Research Opportunities
Introducing faculty members and their core/multidisciplinary research area. Research opportunities will be discussed. After the faculty introductions, we'll have refreshments and a poster session where new students can meet current graduate students.

17 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Bruce McCormick, Texas A&M University
The Turing Test Revisited: Brain vs. Computer

24 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. John Keyser, Texas A&M University
Simulating the Real World in Real Time: Interactive Physically-Based Modeling

October

1 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Andreas Klappenecker Texas A&M University
Better Sustaining Denial of Service Attacks

10 Fri. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. David A. Patterson University of California, Berkeley
CS Distinguished Lecture
Recovery Oriented Computing (ROC)

15 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Bjarne Stroustrup Texas A&M University
Generic Programming in C++

22 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Yoonsuck Choe Texas A&M University
Autonomous Semantics in Natural and Artifical Agents

29 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Frank Shipman Texas A&M University
Hyper-Hitchcock -- Authoring Interactive Videos and Generating Interactive Summaries

November

5 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Steve Liu Texas A&M University
On the Evidence-Based Resource Management in Distributed Computing Systems


CPSC 681 Notice for Week of November 10: TWO SEMINARS THIS WEEK


10 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Kumiyo Nakaoji and Yasuhiro Yamamoto University of Tokyo
Knowledge Interaction Design for Creative Knowledge Work

14 Fri. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
P. R. Kumar University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Electrical Engineering Distinguished Speaker Seminar presented as CPSC 681
From Wireless and Sensor Networks to Convergence: Protocols and Architecture


CPSC 681 Notice for Week of November 17: NO SEMINAR THIS WEEK


24 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Eun Jung Kim, Texas A&M University
Fault Tolerant Routing in Energy-Efficient Cluster Interconnects

December

1 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Du Li, Texas A&M University
EFG: A Component-based Approach to Groupware Engineering


Spring 2003, CPSC 681 Graduate Seminars

February

3 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Vivek Sarin Texas A&M University
Multipole-Based Hierarchical Techniques and Their Applications

12 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Dirk Helbing Dresden University of Technology
Traffic Simulation and Route Choice Behavior

17 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Jennifer Welch Texas A&M University
Random Walk for Self-Stabilizing Group Communication in Ad-Hoc Networks

March

3 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Samuel P. Midkiff Purdue University
The Pensieve Project: Compiling for Multiple Memory Models

19 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Marc Najork Microsoft Research Silicon Valley
High-Performance Web Crawling

24 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Dimitrios S. Nicolopoulos The College of William & Mary
Building Adaptive Programs with Local Sensing of Execution Conditions

26 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Stefan Szeider University of Toronto
Parameterized SAT: Solving the Satisfiability Problem by the Slice

April

2 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Alexander Stepanov Adobe Systems, Inc.
CS Distinguished Lecture
20th Anniversary: Greatest Common Measure: The Last 2500 Years

7 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Keshav Pingali Cornell University
CS Distinguished Lecture
20th Anniversary: Intelligent Software Systems

16 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Mike Perez Compaq Computer Corporation (VP of Engineering and General Manager, retired)
Leadership Roles for Today's High-Tech Engineers


Fall 2002, CPSC 681 Graduate Seminars

September

11 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Graduate Orientation II
Faculty, Research Opportunities, and PIZZA!
At this meeting, we'll introduce the faculty and their research to the students. Research opportunities will be discussed. After the faculty introductions, we'll have a pizza & poster session where new students can meet current graduate students.

18 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Andreas Klappenecker Texas A&M University
Challenges in Quantum Computing

23 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Sorin Istrail Celera Genomics
CS Distinguished Lecture
Shell Series: Inferring Gene Transcription Networks: The Davidson Model

October

2 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Bjarne Stroustrup Texas A&M University and AT&T Labs - Research
Standard-Library Exception Safety

9 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Dmitri Loguinov Texas A&M University
Adaptive Scalable Internet Streaming

16 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. A.L. Narasimha Reddy Texas A&M University
Network Elements Based on Partial State

21 Mon. / 23 Wed.
The Graduate Seminar will not meet the week of October 21, 2002. The seminar is normally held on Monday and/or Wednesday from 4:10-5:25pm in Room 124 HRBB.

30 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Ricardo Gutierrez-Osuna Texas A&M University
A Self-organizing Model of Chemotopic Convergence for Olfactory Coding

November

06 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Charles Lefurgy IBM Austin Research Lab
Title: Super-Dense Servers: An Energy-efficient Approach to Large-scale Server Clusters

13 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Chengzheng Sun Griffith University (Brisbane, Australia)
Title: Internet-based Collaborative Computing and the REDUCE Project

20 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Orran Krieger IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
Title: The K42 Research Operating System

25 Mon. / 27 Wed.
Happy Thanksgiving! The Graduate Seminar will not meet the week of November 25, 2002. The seminar is normally held on Monday and/or Wednesday from 4:10-5:25pm in Room 124 HRBB.

December

2 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Hermann Härtig Dresden University of Technology
Title: Security Architectures Revisited


Spring 2002, CPSC 681 Graduate Seminars

January

14 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Avi Silberschatz Lucent Bell Laboratories
CS Distinguished Lecture
Next-Generation Information Networking

23 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Alan Borning CS Dept, University of Washington
CS Distinguished Lecture
UrbanSim: Integrated Land Use, Transportation and Environmental Modeling

30 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Kimon Valavanis Department of Production Engineering and Management, Technical University of Crete
CS Distinguished Lecture
Evolutionary Algorithm Based Off-line / On-line Path Planner for UAV Navigation

February

11 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Frank Shipman Texas A&M University
How to Write a Research Paper, Thesis, or Dissertation: Scholarly Writing as Storytelling

18 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Bob Metzger Hewlett-Packard
1 Million Monkeys Banging on Keyboards - Is there any theory behind GUI testing?

25 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Anne Condon UBC
DNA Computing on Surfaces

March

20 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Boleslaw Szymanski Rochester Polytechnic Institute
Genesis: A Distributed Data Collection and Simulation System for Network Management and Protection

25 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Cynthia Dwork Microsoft Research
On Fighting Two Varieties of Spam

27 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. George Varghese UC San Diego
Detecting Traffic Patterns at High Speeds in Routers

April

1 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Vladimir Filkov SUNY at Stony Brook
Computational Understanding of Gene Regulation: From Gene Expression to Gene Networks

10 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
John Keyser Texas A&M University
Physically-based Modeling of Fire and Clouds

 

15 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Sing-Hoi Sze University of California, San Diego
Combinatorial Approaches to Finding Motifs in DNA Sequences


Fall 2001, CPSC 681 Graduate Seminars

August

27 Mon. 4:30pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Graduate Advisor and Key Departmental Staff CS Dept, TAMU
Grad Orientation I: Key Departmental Rules & Regulations

29 Wed. 4:20pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Bart Childs (Grad Advisor) CS Dept, TAMU
Grad Orientation I: Continued

September

3 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
CS Faculty CS Dept, TAMU
Grad Orientation II: Faculty and Research Opportunities

12 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB) Prof. Vivek Sarin CS Dept, TAMU
Parasitic Extraction of VLSI Circuits

17 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Rabi Mahapatra CS Dept, TAMU
Hardware-Software Codesign: Issues and Challenges

26 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Devika Subramanian CS Dept, Rice University
Reinforcement Learning in Non-Stationary Environments and Dynamic Network Routing Algorithms

October

1 Mon 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Yoonsuck Choe CS Dept, TAMU
Visual Perceptual Grouping in a Self-Organizing Map of Spiking Neurons

10 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Du Li CS Dept, TAMU
Demonstrational Customization of a Shared Whiteboard to Support User-Defined Semantic Relationships among Objects

15 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Frank Shipman CS Dept, TAMU
Emergence and Evolution of Spatial Hypertext and the Visual Knowledge Builder

22 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Gerhard Fischer CS Dept, Univ of Colorado, Boulder
CS Distinguished Lecture
Social Creativity and Meta-Design in Lifelong Learning Communities

29 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB) Prof. Peter Druschel CS Dept, Rice University
Scalable peer-to-peer substrates: A new foundation for distributed applications

November

7 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Nancy Amato CS Dept, TAMU
Randomized Motion Planning: From Intelligent CAD to Protein Folding

12 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Chekib Akrout IBM Austin
Bringing Supercomputing to Everyday Life

19 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Jennifer Welch CS Dept, TAMU
Distributed Token Circulation on Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

26 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Risto Miikkulainen CS Dept, UT Austin
Solving Sequential Decision Tasks with Neuroevolution

28 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB) Prof. Doug Burger CS Dept, UT Austin
A Microprocessor Design for 2014


Spring 2001, CPSC 681 Graduate Seminars

January

22 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Department Head CS, TAMU
Graduate Student Forum

29 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Jianer Chen CS, TAMU>
Routing in hypercube networks with a constant fraction of faulty nodes

February

7 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB
Prof. Nitin Vaidya CS, TAMU
How to read, write, present papers

12 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Robert Metzger Hewlett-Packard
The Use of XML in System Software

14 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Neil Pundit Sandia National Lab
Cplant(tm): World's Largest Linux Cluster

19 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. David Padua CS Dept, Univ. Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
CS Distinguished Lecture
Compiler Technology and Scientific Computing

26 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Nitin Vaidya CS, TAMU
Mobile Ad Hoc Networking

March

7 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Mark Bernstein Eastgate Systems
Where are the hypertexts, again?

12 Mon. NO SEMINAR, SPRING BREAK

21 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Tom Ioerger, Jianwen Yin, Mike Miller CS, TAMU
Modeling Teamwork in Multi-Agent Systems: The CAST Architecture

26 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Jose Moreira IBM, TJ Watson
Blue Gene: A Massively Parallel System

28 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Andreas Klappenecker CS, TAMU
Quantum Algorithms

April

2 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
HyunYoung Lee CS, TAMU
Applications of Probabilistic Quorums to Iterative Algorithms

9 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Walter Daugherity CS, TAMU
Public-Key Cryptography Meets Quantum Computing

11 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Alexander V. Lotov Russian Academy of Sciences
CS Distinguished Lecture
Visualization of Multiple-criterion Decision Problems and Search for Efficient Decisions

16 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Alfredo Sanchez Universidad de las Americas-Puebla, Mexico
Digital Libraries are not Libraries

30 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Valerie Taylor ECE Dept, Northwestern University
AWICS Distinguished Lecture: Prophesy: An Infrastructure for Analyzing and Modeling the Performance of Parallel and Distributed Applications


Fall 2000 CPSC 681 Seminars

September

6 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. John Keyser CS Dept, TAMU
Joint with AI & Robotics Seminar
Exact Boundary Evaluation of Curved Solids

18 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Du Li CS Dept, TAMU
CSCW: Research Issues and Perspectives

25 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Mke Wu CS Dept, TAMU
Software Project Plan Tracking Intelligent Agent

October

2 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Susan T. Dumais Microsoft Research
AWICS Distinguished Lecturer
Bringing Order to the Web and Beyond

9 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Michel Kouadio CS Dept, TAMU
Network Intrusion Detection: Who is Breaking into Computer Systems?

16 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
David B. Johnson CS Dept, Rice University
The Dynamic Source Routing Protocol for Multi-Hop Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

23 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Eric Schoen Technical Advisor, Austin Technology Center Schlumberger
Smart Cards and Wireless Data Transmission

November

15 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Jessica Hodgins Carnegie Mellon University
AWICS Distinguished Lecturer
Animating with Simulation

20 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Partha Dasgupta Arizona State University
Computing Communities

27 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Hoh In CS Dept, TAMU
Transforming Legacy Energy Management System (EMS) Modules into Reusable Components: A Case Study

December

4 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Walter C. Daugherity CS Dept, TAMU
Public-Key Cryptography Meets Quantum Computing: Why Secret Agencies are Quaking in their Boots


Spring 2000 CPSC 681 Seminars

January

26 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Tom Mitchell Carnegie Mellon University
Shell Distinguished Lecturer
Machine Learning and Extracting Information from the Web

31 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
John R. "Buck" Surdu CS Dept, TAMU
Connecting Simulations to the Operational Environment

February

4 Fri. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Kang G. Shin University of Michigan
Shell Distinguished Lecturer
EMERALDS: A Small-Memory Real-Time Microkernel

7 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Hoh In CS Dept, TAMU
On the Tool Integration and Visualization Support in Plug-n-Analyze (An Integrated Architecture Tradeoff Analysis Framework)

16 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Mark Lease CS Dept, TAMU and Scott & White, Temple
PARIS --- A System for Scheduling and Coordinating Surgical Resources For a Large Hospital

21 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Curtis Hite Val-Tech
The Competitive Advantage of Software Engineering Processes

28 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Hank Walker CS Dept, TAMU Fault Diagnosis Using Electrical Test and Physical Design Information

March

6 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Walter Daugherity CS Dept, TAMU
Public-Key Cryptography Meets Quantum Computing: Why Secret Agencies are Quaking in Their Boots

13 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB) SPRING BREAK
NO SEMINAR

20 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology, and Xerox PARC
AWICS Distinguished Lecturer
Outrageous Ideas from Ordinary People: Inspiring Great Research by Looking Outside the Box

22 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Ian H. Witten University of Waikato
Shell Distinguished Lecturer Browsing around a Digital Library

29 Wed. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Gouchol Pok CS Dept, TAMU
Texture Analysis by a Hybrid Scheme

April

3 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Nitin Vaidya CS Dept., TAMU
How to Read, Write and Present Papers

10 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB) Prof. Bruce McCormick CS Dept, TAMU
TBD

12 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof Andre Goliac EE Dept, Ecole Nationale Superieure Telecommunications (ENST), France
Joint TAMU/ENST MS Degree Programs

17 Mon. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Dr. Charles Perkins Nokia Research Laboratories
Shell Distinguished Lecturer
IPv6 wireless telephony with Mobile IP

28 Fri. 4:10pm (Rm 124 HRBB)
Prof. Hans Zima University of Vienna
Shell Distinguished Lecturer
Macroservers