Spring 2012 Seminar Series

"Using a Type-centric, Multi-dimensional Event Dispatch Strategy to Simplify Android Programming"
Speaker: Prof. Stephen Edwards
Dept. of Computer Science
Virginia Tech
Location: 2150 Torgersen
Date: Friday, April 13, 2012
Time: 11:15am-12:15pm
See: Abstract

 

"Dynamic Optimization for Irregular Applications on Many-Core"
Speaker: Zheng (Eddy) Zhang
College of William and Mary
Location: 2150 Torgersen
Date: Friday, March 2, 2012
Time: 11:15am-12:30pm
See: Abstract

 

"Secure Low-Level Programming with Compiler/Hardware Assisted Memory Safety"
Speaker: Santosh Nagarakatte
University of Pennsylvania
Location: 110 McBryde
Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Time: 11:15am-12:15pm
See: Abstract

 

"Bayesian Reinforcement Learning With Censored Observations and Applications in Dynamic Pricing"
Speaker: Sanmay Das
Department of Computer Science
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Location: 1110 KnowledgeWorks II
Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
See: Abstract

 

"The SpiceC Parallel Programming System"
Speaker: Min Feng
University of California at Riverside
Location: 110 McBryde
Date: Monday, February 20, 2012
Time: 11:15am-12:15pm
See: Abstract

 

"Real Life Learning Agents"
Speaker: Matt Taylor
Department of Computer Science
Lafayette College
Location: Torgerson 2150
Date: Friday, February 17, 2012
Time: 11:15am-12:15pm
See: Abstract

 

"Maintaining and Evolving GUI Test Scripts"
Speaker: Dr. Chen Fu
Accenture Technology Labs
Location: McBryde 110
Date: Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Time: 11:15am-12:15pm
See: Abstract

 

"Machine Learning in the Bandit Setting: Algorithms, Evaluation, and Case Studies"
Speaker: Lihong Li
Yahoo! Research
Location: Torgerson 2150
Date: Friday, February 10, 2012
Time: 11:15am-12:15pm
See: Abstract

Download: Video

 

"Runtime Systems: Taming the High Performance Computing Beast"
Speaker: Cal Ribbens
Center for High End Computing Systems
Department of Computer Science
Virginia Tech
Location: Torgerson 2150
Date: Friday, February 3, 2012
Time: 11:15am-12:15pm
See: Abstract

Download: Video

 

"Practical Resource Assignment in Dynamic Wireless Networks"
Speaker: Prof. Allen B. MacKenzie
Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Virginia Tech
Location: Torgerson 2150
Date: Friday, January 27, 2012
Time: 11:15am-12:15pm
See: Abstract

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"An Ecosystem for Heterogeneous Parallel Computing"
Speaker: Prof. Wuchun Feng
Department of Computer Science
Virginia Tech
Location: Torgerson 2150
Date: Friday, January 20, 2012
Time: 11:15am-12:15pm
See: Abstract