Category: Events

CS Distinguished Speaker Series

Yi Chang, Huawei Research America Friday, September 15, 2017 3:30 PM in Rice Hall Auditorium Host: Hongning Wang Title: Improving Relevance Ranking for Search Engines Abstract:  Relevance ranking of search engine is a billion-dollar challenge, while there is a disadvantage of backwardness in web search competition. Learning to rank algorithms could effectively improve relevance ranking, yet it…

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Russel Pears: “Mining Data Streams: Issues, Challenges and Some Solutions”

Speaker:          Russel Pears* Date:     Tuesday, August 29 Time:    3:30-4:30 p.m. Location:          Rice Hall, room 242 Host:                 Tom Horton (tbh3f) Title:  Mining Data Streams: Issues, Challenges and Some Solutions Abstract:   Data streams present unique challenges in terms of mining and knowledge extraction. Due to the open ended and fast data arrival…

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Liliya McLean Besaleva: PhD Dissertation Defense

Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 10:00 am in Rice 504 Committee Members: Alf Weaver (Advisor), Jack Stankovic (Chair), Worthy Martin, Hongning Wang and Larry Richards. Title: Smart E-Commerce Personalization Using Customized Algorithms ABSTRACT Applicatiоns fоr machine learning algоrithms can be оbserved in numerоus places in оur mоdern lives. Frоm medical diagnоsis predictiоns tо smarter ways…

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Jonathan Dorn: PhD Dissertation Defense

Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 12:30 pm in Rice 536 Committee members: Westley Weimer (Advisor), Baishakhi Ray (Committee Chair), Jason Lawrence, Stephanie Forrest (UNM) and Chad Dodson (Minor Representative). Title: Optimizing Tradeoffs of Non-Functional Properties in Software ABSTRACT: Software systems have become integral to the daily life of millions of people. These systems provide much…

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