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Spring 2014 Colloquia
Fall 2013 Colloquia
Summer 2013 Colloquia
Spring 2013 Colloquia
Fall 2012 Colloquia

"Context-Dependent Recurrent Neural Network Language Modeling"
Dr. Geoffrey Zweig, Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research
Friday, December 7th, 2012, 10:30am to 11:30am, ECS South 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 10:15am

"OpenFlow: Software Defined Networking (SDN) Enabler"
Shashidhar Gandham, Google
Friday, November 16th, 2012, 9:30am to 10:30am, ECS South 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 9:15am

"Applying Formal Methods in the Certification of a Security-Critical Software System"
Dr. Constance Heitmeyer, Software Engineering, NRL's Center for High Assurance Computer Systems
Wednessday, November 14th, 2012, 2:30pm to 3:30pm, ECS South 2.311
Refreshments will be served at 2:15pm

"Extracting Meaning from Online Behavior Data"
Dr. Eugene Agichtein, Mathematics and Computer Science Department, Emory University
Thursday, November 9th, 2012, 10:00am to 11:00am, ECS South 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 9:45am

"Model-Based Software Security Testing"
Dr. Dianxiang Xu, Dakota State University
Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, 10:30am, ECS South 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 10:15am

"Estimating Extrapolation Risk in Supervised Machine Learning: Should I trust *this* prediction?"
Dr. Art Munson, Informatics & Systems Assessments Department, Sandia National Laboratories
Thursday, November 1st, 2012, 10:00am to 11:00am, ECS South 2.311
Refreshments will be served at 9:45am

"Verification of Reactive systems"
Dr. K. Subramani, Associate Professor, West Virginia University
Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, 10:30am, ECS South 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 10:15am

"Silent speech recognition for communication disorders"
Dr. Jun Wang, Research Scientist, UTD Callier Center for Communication Disorders
Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, 10:30am ECS South 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 10:15am

"Visual Exploration of Software Memory Behavior"
Dr. Paul Rosen, Research Assistant Professor, Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, School of Computing, University of Utah
Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, 10:30am ECS South 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 10:15am

"Mobile Augmented Reality Apps: Some Fundamental Research Challenges and Commercial Opportunities"
Dr. Shoshana Loeb,2M Companies
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, 10:30am ECS South 2.311
Refreshments will be served at 10:45am

"Incorporating Aspects of Systems and Software Security in Software Engineering Projects "
Natarajan Meghanathan, Associate Professor , Jackson State University
Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, 4:00pm ECS South 2.412

"Modularity in Design: on the Synergy of Software Architecture, Evolution and Collaboration"
Dr. Yuanfang Cai, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Drexel University
Friday., Sept. 28, 2012, 10:30 a.m. ECS South 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 10:15 a.m.

"DAGView: An Approach for Visualizing Large Graphs"
Professor Ioannis G. Tollis, Department of Computer Science, University of Crete, Greece and ICS-FORTH
Wednesday., Sept. 26, 2012, 2:00 p.m. SLC 2.302
Refreshments will be served at 1:45 p.m.

Spring 2012 Colloquia

"RanTGen: A Tool for Random Generation
of Valid Object Configurations for Testing Object-Oriented Programs"

Sudipto Ghosh, Associate Professor, Colorado State University
In conjunction with IEEE Dallas Section & IEEE Reliability Society,
Dallas Chapter 2012 Spring Student Outreach

"Improving text entry in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices with language models"
Dr. Brian Roark, Associate Professor, Oregon Health & Science University
Friday., May 4, 2012, 1:30 p.m. ECSS 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 1:15 p.m.

"The mathematics of PageRank"
Dr. Fan Chung Graham Department of Mathematics,
University of California, San Diego
Wed., April. 11, 2012 11 a.m. ECSS 2.102 (TI Auditorium)
Refreshments will be served at 10:45 a.m.

"Computers and Mathematics: Problems and Prospects"
Dr. Ronald L. Graham, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
University of California, San Diego
Tues., April. 10, 2012 11 a.m. ECSS 3.503
Refreshments will be served at 10:45 a.m.

"Protecting Ideas Coded as Software under the United States Code"
Dr. Suhrid Wadekar, Associate at Goodwin Procter, LLP
Fri., April 6, 2012 10:30 a.m. ECSS 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 10:15 a.m.

"Combinatorial Fusion in Computing, Informatics and Analytics"
Dr. Frank Hsu, Fordham University and New York Chapter of the
IEEE Computational Intelligence Society
Thurs., April 5, 2012, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 4.910
Refreshments will be served at 10:15 a.m.

"Biomedical Text Processing, basic research articles
and clinical notes, challenges and opportunities"

Dr. Lucy Vanderwende, Microsoft Research
Fri., March 30, 2012, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 10:15 a.m.

"Bayesian Models for Mining Public Health Information from Twitter"
Dr. Mark Dredze Assistant Research Professor Johns Hopkins University
Fri. March 9, 2012, 1 p.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 12:45 a.m.  

"Agent-based Emergency Response Workflow Management"
Dr. Jiacun Wang, Associate Professor and Chair, Computer Science and Software Engineering Department, Monmouth University
Fri. March 9, 2012, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 10:15 a.m.

"Heap Reference Analysis Using Access Graphs"
Dr. Uday Khedker, Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Bombay, Powai, Mumbai, India
Tues., Feb. 28, 2012, 10:30 a.m., SOM 1.502
Refreshments will be served at 10:15 a.m.

"Towards an Internet Science"
Dr. Juan Carlos De Martin, Faculty Fellow, Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University Faculty Co-Director,
NEXA Center for Internet & Society, Politecnico diTorino
Mon., Feb. 20, 2012 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.201
Refreshments will be served at 10:15 a.m.

"Competitive Programming, Contests and Conquests"
Professor Ivor Page, University of Texas at Dallas
Fri., Feb. 17, 2012, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 10:15 a.m.

"QoS Provisionings in Cognitive Radio Networks"
Professor Xi Zhang, Networking and Information Systems Laboratory
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University
Fri., Feb. 10, 2012, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 10:15 a.m.

Fall 2011 Colloquia

"A Location Prediction Based Routing Protocol and its Extensions for
Multicast and Multi-path Routing in Mobile Ad hoc Networks"

Dr. Natarajan Meghanathan, Jackson State University
Mon. Dec. 5, 2011, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.304
Refreshments will be served at 10:15 a.m.

"A Bi-Criterion Approach to Sparse One-class SVMs"
Dr. Nikunj C. Oza, NASA Ames Research Center
Tues., Nov. 1, 2001, 2 p.m., ECSS 2.415
Refreshments will be served at 1:45 p.m.

"A Homomorphic Encryption System"
Professor Mahadevan Gomathisankaran, University of North Texas
Fri., Nov. 4, 2011, 2 p.m., ECSS 2.212
Refreshments will be served at 1:45 p.m.

"Networking Now: From SmartRing to Sensor Networks"
Dr. Hyunseung Choo, Convergence Research Institute
Mon. Oct. 31, 2011, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.415
Refreshments will be served at 10:15 a.m.

"Optimal Use of Social Networks to Manipulate Information"
Dr. My T. Thai, The University of Florida

"ODC Analytics for Competitive Software Engineering Optimization”
Ram Chillarege, President, Chillarege Inc
In Conjunction with: IEEE Reliability Society Dallas Chapter 2011 Student Outreach

Summer 2011 Colloquia

“Monitoring Elderly and Disabled Populations”
Dr. Ruzena Bajcsy, UC Berkeley
Friday, Aug. 19, 2011, 3 p.m., ECSS 2.412
Refreshments will be served at 2:45 p.m.

“Time-Dependent Shortest Paths”
Dr. Subhash Suri, University of California, Santa Barbara
Monday, July 18, 2011, 11 a.m., ECSS 4.910
Refreshments served at 10:45 a.m.

“From Plain Prolog to Logtalk Objects: Effective Code Encapsulation and Reuse”
Dr. Paulo Moura, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
Friday July 1, 2011, 11 a.m., TI Auditorium (ECSS 2.102)
Refreshments will be served at 10:45 a.m.

Spring 2011 Colloquia

“Keene Development Process SW Reliability Model: An Early Prediction Method”
Dr. Samuel Keene, IEEE Reliability Society
Friday, April 29, 2011, 1:30 p.m., ECSS 3.910
Presented in conjunction with the IEEE Reliability Society

“Smartphones (Android 2) in Foreign Wars: Locking Down Linux, Dalvick, Software Apps and Accessories”
Dr. Jeffrey Voas, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Dr. Angelos Stavrou, George Mason University
Friday, April 29, 2011, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 10:15 a.m.
Presented in conjunction with the IEEE Reliability Society

“Segmental Conditional Random Fields for Speech Recognition”
Dr. Patrick Nguyen, Google Research

Friday, April 22, 2011, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 10:15 a.m.
Sponsored by the Dallas Chapter of the IEEE Signal Processing Society

“Recent Advances in Access Networks, H.264 Video Traffic Characterization and Align-Decouple Internet Design”
Dr. Martin Reisslein, Arizona State University
Friday, April 8, 2011, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 10:15 a.m.

“Change-Effects Analysis for Effective Testing and Validation of Evolving Software”
Raul Santelices, Georgia Tech
Monday, March 28, 2011, 1 p.m., ECSS 2.102
Refreshments will be served at 12:45 p.m.

“Detecting Life Cycle Attacks with Predeployment Program Analysis and Testing”
Dr. Hira Agrawal, Telcordia Technologies (Bellcore)
Friday, March 11, 2011, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 10:15 a.m.
In conjunction with the IEEE Reliability Society, Dallas Chapter

“Measuring and Predicting the Quality of Text Automatically”
Dr. Ani Nenkova, University of Pennsylvania
Friday, March 4, 2011, 10:30 a.m.,  ECSN 2.126
Refreshments will be served at 10:15 a.m.

“Bridging Requirements Engineering and System Testing in Software Product Lines”
Dr. Christof J. Budnik, Siemens Corporate Research
Friday, Feb. 11, 2011, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 10:15 a.m.

“Network Science and Its Application in Wireless Networking”
Dr. Dapeng Oliver Wu, The University of Florida
Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 10:15 a.m.

Fall 2010 Colloquia

“Genetic Algorithms and Their Application to Engineering Problems”
Dr. Theodore W. Manikas, Southern Methodist University
Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, 2 p.m., Osborne Conference Room (ECSS 3.503)
Refreshments will be served at 1:45 p.m.

“Deception Detection from Speech: Automatic Methods vs. Human Judges”
Dr. Julia Hirschberg, Columbia University
Friday, Dec. 3, 2010, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 10:15 a.m.

“Opportunistic and Compressive Sensing in Wireless Sensor Networks”
Dr. Qilian Liang, UT Arlington
Friday, Nov. 19, 2010, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 10:15 a.m.

“Rethinking Academic Advising in an Age of Uncertainty”
Dr. Judy Goldsmith, The University of Kentucky
Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 10:15 a.m.

“Enabling Electromagnetic Communication in Wireless Nanosensor Networks”
Josep Miquel Jornet, Georgia Tech
Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010, 2 p.m., ECSS 3.910
Refreshments will be served at 1:45 p.m.

“Mining Interesting Subgraph Patterns by Output Space Sampling”
Dr. Mohammad Al Hasan, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments served at 10:15 a.m.

“Visual Applications in a Woman's University in Tokyo”
Dr. Takayuki Itoh, Ochanomizu University
Friday, October 22, 2010, 10:30 a.m., ECS South 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 10:15 a.m.

“Proactive Malware Defense: New Techniques and Two Case Studies”
Dr. Guofei Gu, Texas A&M University
Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 2 p.m., ECS South 2.503
Refreshments will be served at 1:45 p.m.

“Dominating Set and Its Applications in Wireless Networks and Social Networks”
Dr. Feng Wang, Arizona State University
Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 10:15 a.m.

“Building and Monitoring Trustworthy Software”
Dr. Mohammad Zulkernine, Queen’s University, Canada
Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 10:15 a.m.
Presented in conjunction with the IEEE Reliability Society, Dallas Chapter

“What We Forget to Teach”
Dr. Feliks Kluzniak, UT Dallas
Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 10:15 a.m.

“Classification and Novel Class Detection of Data Streams in a
Dynamic Feature Space”

Dr. Latifur Khan, UT Dallas
Friday, Sept. 17, 2010, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments will be served at 10:15 a.m.

Summer 2010 Colloquia

“Addressing the third-party content security problem in web security”
Dr. V.N. "Venkat" Venkatakrishnan, The University of Illinois at Chicago
Tuesday, August 17, 2010, 11 a.m., ECS South 4.910
Refreshments served at 10:45 a.m.

“Automated Fault Identification in Context-Aware Adaptive Applications”
Prof. David Rosenblum, University College London
Friday, June 25, 2010, 10:30 a.m., ECS South 2.410
Refreshments served at 10:15 a.m.

Spring 2010 Colloquia

“Three-Dimensional Wireless Sensor Networks”
Dr. Zygmunt J. Haas, Cornell University
Friday, May 7, 2010, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments served at 10:15 a.m.

“Data Mining for Multiple Antibiotic Resistances”
Dr. Chris Jermaine, Rice University
Thursday, May 6, 2010, 12 noon, ECS South 4.910
Refreshments served at 11:45 a.m.

“Automatic Test Data Generation: Who, When and Where?”
Dr. Jeff Offutt, George Mason University
Friday, April 30, 2010, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments served at 10:15 a.m.

“Fair and Balanced? Bias in Bug-Fix Datasets”
Dr. Prem Devanbu, University of California at Davis
Department of Computer Science
Friday, April 23, 2010, 10:30 a.m., ECS South 2.410
Refreshments served at 10:15a.m.

“Architectural Decisions on Scalability: A Goal-Driven Simulation Approach”
Thomas L. Hill, HP Enterprise Services (formerly EDS)
Monday, April 5, 2010, 10:30 a.m., TI Auditorium (ECSS 2.102)
Refreshments served at 10:15 a.m.

“Continuous Coordination: Blending Formal and Informal Coordination in Support of (Distributed) Software Development”
Dr. Andre van der Hoek, University of California, Irvine
Friday, March 26, 2010, 2 p.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments at 1:45 p.m.

“A Rooted-forest Partition with Uniform Vertex Demand”
Dr. Naoki Katoh, Kyoto University
Monday, March 15, 2010,10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments at 10:15 a.m.

“BiNoC: A Bidirectional NoC Architecture with Dynamic
Self-Reconfigurable Channel”

Dr. Yu Hen Hu, University of Wisconsin - Madison,
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Thursday, March 18, 2010, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.102 (TI Auditorium)
Refreshments at 10:15 a.m.

CS/EE Joint Seminar
“Automatic Speech Recognition: Challenges Ahead”
Dr. Dong Yu, Microsoft Speech Research Group
Friday, March 12, 2010, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.410

“Constant-Work-Space Algorithms”
Dr. Tetsuo Asano, School of Information Science
JAIST (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
Joint work with Wolfgang Mulzer, G"unter Rote, and Yajun Wang
Monday, March 8, 2010, 10:30 a.m., TI Auditorium 2.102
Refreshments at 10:15 a.m.

"Protein Comparison: From New Methods to Discoveries"
Dr. Nick Grishin, UT Southwestern
Friday, March 5, 2010, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments at 10:15 a.m.

“Knowledge Acquisition from Multimedia Documents Using Evolving Ontologies”
Dr. Vangelis Karkaletsis, Research Director Head of the Software & Knowledge Engineering Lab (SKEL), Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications National Centre for Scientific Research, “Demokritos” Athens, Greece
Wednesday, March 3, 2010, 10:30 a.m, ECSS 2.102 TI Auditorium
Refreshments at 10:15 a.m.

“Width Bounded Separator Theory and Its Applications”
Dr. Bin Fu, Department of Computer Science, University of Texas-Pan American
Friday, February 26, 2010, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments at 10:15 a.m.

“Error Analysis and Kernel Density Approach of Scheduling Sleeping Nodes in Wireless Sensor Networks”
Dr. Yang Xiao, University of Alabama
Friday, Feb. 19, 2010, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments at 10:15 a.m.

“What We Forget to Teach”
Dr. Feliks Kluzniak, UT Dallas
Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 2.410
Refreshments served at 10:15 a.m.

“Regression Model Checking”
Gregg Rothermel, University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Friday, Feb. 5, 2010, 10:30 a.m.,
ECSS 2.410, Refreshments served at 10:15 a.m.

“Safety in Software”
Michael F. Siok, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co.
Friday, Jan. 29, 2010, 10:30 a.m.
Room: ECSS 2.410

“Novel Data Modeling Techniques based on Shape Registration”
Dr. Hong Qin, Department of Computer Science, SUNY Stony Brook
Friday , January 22, 2010, 10:30 a.m.
Room: ECSS 2.410

Fall 2009 Colloquia

“From Information Visualization to Visual Analytics - A Mile Stone”
Dr. Quang Vinh Nguyen, School of Computing and Mathematics
University of Western Sydney, Australia
Friday, December 11, 2009, 10:30 a.m.
Room: ECSS 2.410

“Risk-Based Testing”
Rajesh Subramanyan, Siemens Corporate Research
Friday, Dec. 4, 2009, 10:30 a.m.
Room: ECSS 2.410

“An Overview of Research at ICSI with Emphasis on Multimedia
Content Analysis”
Professor Gerald Friedland, International Computer Science Institute (ICSI)
Friday, November 13, 2009, 10:30 am
Room: ECSS 2.410

“Security and Privacy Issues on Online Social Network”
Professor Kantarcioglu, Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Dallas
Friday, November 6, 2009, 10:30 a.m.
Room: ECSS 2.410

Large-Scale Network Dynamics: A New Frontier
Professor Jie Wang, Department of Computer Science
University of Massachusetts
Friday, October 30, 2009, 10:30 a.m.
Room: ECSS 2.410

“Selected Topics from Recent Research on Speech Recognition
at Tokyo Tech”

Sadaoki Furui, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009, 2 p.m.
Hoblitzelle Hall, HH 2.402
Sponsored by the Dallas Chapter of the IEEE Signal Processing Society

“Data Mining: The Missing Link in Empirical Software Engineering”
Tim Menzies, West Virginia University
Friday, Oct. 23, 2009
10:30 a.m.,
ECSS 2.410

“Introduction to Software Safety”
Dr. Dennis Frailey, Principal Fellow, Raytheon Co.
Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, 10:30 a.m.
ECSS 2.410

“Rewrite Rules for Horn Programs”
K. Subramani, West Virginia University
Friday, Oct. 9, 2009, 10:30 a.m.
ECSS 2.410

“Approximation Algorithms for Minimum Edge Length Corridors”
Professor Teofilo Gonzalez, Department of Computer Science, UC Santa Barbara
Friday, Oct. 2, 2009, 10:30 a.m.
ECSS 2.410

“Value-Based Integration of Systems and Software Engineering”
Barry Boehm, University of Southern California
Friday, Sept. 25, 2009, 10:30 a.m.
The Forum in SMU’s Hughes-Trigg Student Center

“Toward Clean-Slate Future Internet Design:
SMART – An Optical Networking Perspective”

S.Q. Zheng, UT Dallas
Friday, Sept. 18, 2009, 10:30 a.m.,
ECSS 2.410

"Logic, Coinduction and Infinite Computations"
Gopal Gupta, CS Department Head
Friday, September 11
10:30 a.m.
ECSS 2.410

Spring 2009 Colloquia

“Managing Architectural Evolution in Software Products”
Luke Hohmann CEO,
Enthiosys, Inc.
Monday, June 1
Time: 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Room: ECSS 2.102 (TI Auditorium)

"Petascale Computing with Accelerators”
Mike Kistler,
IBM Research Lab,
Austin, Texas
Friday, May 1
Time: 10 - 11a.m.
Room: ECSS 2.410

“Lessons Learned From the Internet Project”
Dr. Douglas Comer,
Cisco Systems,
Purdue University
Friday, April 10
Time: 11 a.m. - 12 noon
Room: ECSS 2.410

“Autonomic Cloud Systems Management: Challenges and Opportunities”
Dr. Cheng-Zhong Xu,
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Wayne State University
Fri., March 27
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Room: ECSS 2.410

Nonlinear Symbolic Program Analysis for Increased Parallelization
Dr. Kleanthis Psarris,
Department of Computer Science,
The University of Texas at San Antonio
Mon., Feb. 23
Time: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Room: ECSS 2.102

Toward Faster Nonnegative Matrix Factorization: A New Active-set type Algorithm and Comparisons
Dr. Haesun Park,
College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology
Mon., Feb. 16
Time: 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Room: ECSS 3.503

Fall 2008 Colloquia

Computation of Centroidal Voronoi Tessellation
Dr. Wenping Wang,
Professor of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong
Thurs., Nov. 13
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30
Room: ECSS 2.102 (TI Auditorium)

Minimum-Latency Communication Scheduling in Multihop Wireless Networks
Dr. Peng-Jun Wan,
Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago
Mon., Oct. 27
Time: 11 a.m. – 12 noon
Room: ECSS 2.102 (TI Auditorium)

Search the Database and Query the Web: Two Sides to the Story
Dr. Chengkai Li, Assistant Professor,
Department of Computer Science and Engineering,
University of Texas at Arlington
Fri., Oct. 3
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Room: ECSS 2.410

Optimization and Data Mining in Biomedicine
Dr. Panos M. Pardalos, Distinguished Professor
Director, Center for Applied Optimization ISE MBE Departments McKnight Brain Institute and University of Florida Genetics Institute
University of Florida
Fri., Sept. 26
Time: 11a.m. – 12 noon
Room: ECSS 2.410

Enforcing Access Control in Web-based Social Network
Prof. Barbara Carminati, Assistant Professor
University of Insubria, Italy
Thurs., Sept. 25
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Room: ECSS 2.102 (TI Auditorium)

Testing without requirements
Dr. Phil Laplante
Software Engineering,
Penn State's Great Valley Graduate Professional Center
Fri., Sept. 19
Time: 11 a.m. – 12 noon
Room: ECSS 2.410

On Networking in the “Final Frontier"
Prof. Zygmunt J. Haas
Wireless Networks Laboratory School of ECE, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Fri., Sept. 12
Time: 11 a.m. – 12 noon
Room: ECSS 2.410

Validating UML Statechart-Based Assertions Libraries for Improved
Reliability and Assurance

Dr. Thomas Otani
Department of Computer Science
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), Monterey, California
Fri., Aug. 29
Time: 11 a.m. – 12 noon
Room: ECSS 2.410

Summer 2008 Colloquia

Adaptive QoS Aware Frame Concatenation Schemes in IEEE 802.11
Wireless Networks

Dr. Ming Li
Department of Computer Science
California State University, Fresno
Thurs., May. 29
Time: 11 a.m. – 12 noon
Room: ECSS 2.410

Spring 2008 Colloquia

Dynamic Data Replication Schemes for Mobile Ad-hoc Network Based on Aperiodic Updates
Dr. Sanjay Madria
Department of Computer Science
University of Missouri-Rolla
Fri., Mar. 28
Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Room: ECS 2.415

Learning Language from its Perceptual Context
Dr. Raymond J. Mooney, Department of Computer Sciences
University of Texas at Austin
Thurs., Mar. 6
Time: 2-3 p.m.
Room: ECS 2.415

New Initiatives, Research Challenges and Opportunities
Dr. E.K. Park, Program Director: CISE -- CCF/CNS National Science Foundation
Friday, Feb. 8
Time: 11 a.m. – noon
Room: TI Auditorium

Fall 2007 Colloquia

Data Integration for Life Sciences Applications: Research at WSU Integration Informatics Laboratory
Dr. Hasan Jamil, Wayne State University
Friday, November 9
Time: 11 a.m. – noon
Room:  ECSS 2.415

Theory of Dimensioning
Dr. Vijay Srinivasan, IBM Corporation, Columbia University & UNC-Charlotte
Friday, November 2
Time: 11 a.m. – noon
Room:  ECSS 2.312

A Baker’s Dozen: 13 Grand Software Engineering Challenges
Dr. Jeffrey Voas, Director of Systems Assurance Technologies SAIC
Friday, October 5
Time: 11 a.m. – noon
Room:  ECSS 2.415

Human-Machine Systems and Their Vulnerabilities – A Holistic Approach to Modeling, Analysis and Testing
Fevzi Belli, University of Paderborn
Monday, September 17
Time: 11 a.m. – noon
Room:  ECSS 2.305

Role Engineering and the Role Mining Problem
Dr. Jaideep Vaidya, Rutgers University
Monday, September 17
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Room:  ECSS 3.910


Summer 2007 Colloquia

Predicting Protein Folding, Function, and Protein-Protein Interactions from Structures
Jie Liang, Dept. of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Chicago
Thursday, June 21
Time: 11 a.m. – noon
Room: ECSS 2.415

“Interrelated Two Way Clustering of Gene Expression Data”
Dr. B. Chandra, Dept. of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
Friday, June 29
Time: 11 a.m. – noon
Room: ECSS 2.415

Spring 2007 Colloquia

Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Dr. Janell Straach, IBM Corporation
Friday, March 30, 2007
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Room: ECSS 2.415

Traversing the Machining Graph
Dr. Hong Zhu, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Monday, March 12, 2007
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Room: CN 1.112

Fat is Good: The Skinny on Approximate Range Searching
Dr. David M. Mount, University of Maryland
Friday, February 23, 2007
Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm
Room: ECSS 2.415

Event Query Processing Based on Data-Centric Storage in Wireless
Sensor Networks

Dr. Yingshu Li, Georgia State University
Friday, February 9, 2007
Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm
Room: ECSS 2.415

Fall 2006 Colloquia

Formal Engineering Methods for Software Development
Dr. Shaoying Liu, Hosei University, Tokyo, Japan
Friday, November 17, 2006
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Room: ECSS 2.412

Seamless Middleware Services for Pervasive Computing Environments
Dr. Mohan Kumar, University of Texas at Arlington
Friday, November 17, 2006
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Room: ECSS 2.410

Fault Prediction - Goals, Models, Experience
Elaine Weyuker, AT&T Labs
Friday, November 10, 2006
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Room: ECSS 2.102

Locally Induced Cutting Planes for Binary Polynomial Programming
Dr. Frauke Liers, Department of Computer Science, University of Cologne, Germany
Wednesday, November 8, 2006
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Room: ECSS 2.410

Data-Driven Facial Animation Synthesis and Transferring
Dr. Zhigang Deng, Department of Computer Science, University of Houston
Monday, November 6, 2006
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Room: ECSS 2.410