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Workshop program and slides

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Blue: technical program

Brown: panel session

Thursday, March 21
TimeSpeakerEventSlides
7:45Continental Breakfast
8:15Dr. Zhi Tian, PM, NSF/ENG/ECCSOpening remarksSlides (pdf)
8:30Nikos Sidiropoulos, University of MinnesotaChair's welcome, agenda
8:35Thomas Russell, NSF/MPS Directorate
Eduardo Misawa, NSF/ENG Directorate
An Overview of Big Data Activities at NSFSlides (pdf)
9:15Frederica Darema, Air Force Office of Scientific ResearchInfoSymbiotics/DDDAS: From Big Data to New CapabilitiesSlides (pdf)
9:45Michael Mahoney, Stanford University Implementing Randomized Matrix Algorithms in Parallel and Distributed EnvironmentsSlides (pdf)
10:15Coffee break
10:45Al Hero, University of Michigan Winnowing signals from massive data Slides (pdf)
11:15Lawrence Carin, Duke University Large-Scale Matrix Completion and Topic Modeling with the integrated nested Laplace approximation (INLA)Slides (pdf)
11:45Robert Nowak, University of Wisconsin — Madison Closing the Loop on Big DataSlides (pdf)
12:15Lunch
12:45Lunch
1:15John Wright, Columbia University In Search of Provably Effective Algorithms for High-Dimensional Imagery DataSlides (pdf)
1:45Rene Vidal, Johns Hopkins UniversityBig Data in Computer Vision and Medical ImagingSlides (pdf)
2:15Nikos Sidiropoulos, University of MinnesotaBig Tensor Data ReductionSlides (pdf)
2:45Coffee break
3:15Break-out panels convene:
  1. Michael Mahoney, Stanford University, and Dapeng Wu, University of Florida, leads
  2. Wotao Yin, Rice University, lead
  3. George Karypis, University of Minnesota, lead
Panels:
  1. "CS and SP"
  2. "Math, Statistics, Large-scale Optimization"
  3. "CS and Systems"
4:30Ed Kearns, NOAA National Climatic Data Center, White House Office of Management and BudgetBig Data Challenges: A NOAA PerspectiveSlides (pdf)
4:45Ananthram Swami, ARL, Bob Bonneau, AFOSR, David Guarrera, BAH / DARPA, Carey Schwartz, NRL Panel discussion: DoD Perspectives on Big Data
6:30Group dinner — Uncle Julio's, Ballston
Friday, March 22
TimeSpeakerEventSlides
7:45Continental Breakfast
8:15Zhi Tian, NSF, Nikos Sidiropoulos, Univ. of MinnesotaAgenda
8:20Robert Trew, NSF/ENG/ECCS Division DirectorOverview of ECCS DivisionSlides (pdf)
8:45Michael Mahoney, Stanford University, and Dapeng Wu, University of Floridabullets from "CS and SP" break-out panel
8:55Wotao Yin, Rice University bullets from "Math, Statistics, Large-scale Optimization" break-out panel
9:05George Karypis, University of Minnesotabullets from "CS and Systems" break-out panel
9:15Christos Faloutsos, Carnegie-Mellon UniversityMining Large Graphs and Tensors — Patterns, Tools and DiscoveriesSlides (pdf)
9:45Petros Drineas, Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteRandomization in Numerical Linear AlgebraSlides (pdf)
10:15Coffee break
10:45Stephen North, AT&T Labs ResearchSoftware Prototypes for Location Analytics and Visualization at Scale
11:15Alex Dimakis, University of Texas at AustinInformation Theory for Large-Scale Distributed Storage and ProcessingSlides (pdf)
11:45Venu Veeravalli, University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignUniversal outlier detectionSlides (pdf)
12:15Lunch
12:45Lunch
1:15Georgios Giannakis, University of MinnesotaRobust and Scalable Algorithms for Big Data AnalyticsSlides (pdf)
1:45Break-out panels re-convene:
  1. Michael Mahoney, Stanford University, and Dapeng Wu, University of Florida , leads
  2. Wotao Yin, Rice University, lead
  3. George Karypis, University of Minnesota, and Alex Dimakis, UT Austin, leads
Panels:
  1. "CS and SP"
  2. "Math, Statistics, Large-scale Optimization"
  3. "CS and Systems"
2:45Coffee break
3:00Break-out panels resume after coffee break
4:00Break-out panel leads report summary bullets to the general assembly
4:30Closing remarks

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