Spring 2017 Seminars

 

DropBox folder for papers and presentations

Seminar participants will take turns presenting papers of their choice, with two papers being presented each week. Unless otherwise noted, all seminars are held in the Network Science Lab (Bldg 434, room 122) at 4:45 pm on Wednesdays.

 




Date

Paper/Presentation Title

Presenter

Apr 5

Seminar Overview Prof. Ambuj Singh
"Networks and Numbers" Prof. Regina Schober

Apr 12

Characterizing Attention with Predictive Network Models, by Rosenberg, et al. Jacob Fisher
A Case Study of a Systematic Attack Design Method for Critical Infrastructure Cyber-Physical Systems, by Grimsman, et al. David Grimsman

Apr 19

A Case Study of a Systematic Attack Design Method for Critical Infrastructure Cyber-Physical Systems, by Grimsman, et al. (cont) David Grimsman  
Understanding and Modeling Complex Network Processes Furkan Kocayusufoglu

Apr 26

Quantitative Tools for Non-Social Scientists in International Development Devin Cornell
Below-ground plant–fungus network topology is not congruent with above-ground plant–animal network topology, by Toju, et al. Taom Sakal

May 3

Constant Time Generation of Free Trees, by Robert Alan Wright, et al.  Isaac Mackey
Maintaining Privacy in Upload/Download Networks, by Alex Jones (with contributions from Haleigh Wright) Alex Jones

May 10

Generating random spanning trees more quickly than the cover time, by DB Wilson Shadi Mohagheghi
A Network of 50 Billion Things. (A Study of LoRa: Long Range & Low Power Networks for the Internet of Things, by Augustin, et al., and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)'s "IoT Network Planning" Presentation, given at their international conference held in Asia Pacific in Dec 2016) Haleigh Wright

May 12

Machine Learning for Political Research at Facebook

Dr. Monica Lee, Facebook

May 17

Large Scale Distributed Semi-Supervised Learning Using Steaming Approximation, by Sujith Ravi and Qiming Diao Rachel Redberg
Translating Embeddings for Modeling Multi-relational Data, by A. Bordes, et al. Yi Ding

May 24

TBD Lilla Bartko
A Practical Mechanism for Network Utility Maximization for Unicast Flows on the Internet and Mechanism Design for Resource Allocation in Networks with Intergroup Competition and Intragroup Sharing, by A. Sinha and A. Anastasopoulos. Pedro Cisneros

May 31

HyPER: A Flexible and Extensible Probabilistic Framework for Hybrid Recommender Systems, by Kouki, et al. Kirti Bhandari
The Spread of Physical Activity Through Social Networks, by Stuck et al. Nick Brown

Jun 7

Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System, by Satoshi Nakamoto Nikolas Chaconas and Yantsey Tsai