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January 2019

MIDAS Seminar: Claire Cardie, PhD, Cornell University, “Information Extraction from Online Text — From Opinions to Arguments to Persuasion”

January 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Room 340 West Hall, 1085 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Claire Cardie, PhD Professor Department of Computer Science Department of Information Science Cornell University   Recorded Seminar   Information Extraction from Online Text --- from Opinions to Arguments to Persuasion…

MIDAS Seminar: Chris Miller, PhD, University of Michigan, Quantify Systematics from Mislabeled Tables in Supervised Learning

January 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Room 340 West Hall, 1085 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Chris Miller, PhD Associate Professor of Astronomy Associate Professor of Physics College of Literature, Science, and the Arts University of Michigan   RECORDING   Quantify Systematics from Mislabeled Truth Tables…

February 2019

MIDAS Seminar: Josh Pasek, PhD, University of Michigan, What Can Tweets Tell Us about Public Opinions? Uncovering the Data Generating Process by Linking Twitter Data with Surveys

February 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Room 340 West Hall, 1085 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Josh Pasek Assistant Professor of Communication Studies University of Michigan RECORDING   What Can Tweets Tell Us About Public Opinions? Uncovering the Data Generating Process by Linking Twitter Data with…

MIDAS Seminar: Gil Shamir, Google AI

February 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Room 340 West Hall, 1085 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Gil Shamir, PhD Google AI   RECORDED TALK   Leveraging Information Theory to Practical Machine Learning: Minimum Description Length Regularization for Online Learning   Abstract: Classical online learning techniques enforce…

March 2019

MIDAS Seminar: Ji Zhu, PhD, University of Michigan

March 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Room 340 West Hall, 1085 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Ji Zhu Department of Statistics University of Michigan   Recorded Seminar   Matrix Completion in Network Analysis   Abstract: Matrix completion is an active area of research in itself,and a…

MIDAS Seminar: Animashree Anandkumar, PhD, California Institute of Technology

March 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Room 340 West Hall, 1085 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Animashree Anandkumar Department of Computer + Mathematical Sciences California Institute of Technology   Recording   Infusing Structure into Machine Learning Algorithms Abstract: Standard deep-learning algorithms are based on a function-fitting…

CANCELLED – MIDAS Seminar

March 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Room 340 West Hall, 1085 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

  For more information on MIDAS or the Seminar Series, please contact midas-contact@umich.edu. MIDAS gratefully acknowledges Wacker Chemie AG for its generous support of the MIDAS Seminar Series.

April 2019

MIDAS Seminar: Alex Leow, MD, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

April 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Room 340 West Hall, 1085 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Alex Leow, MD, PhD Departments of Psychiatry, Bioengineering, and Computer Science University of Illinois at Chicago   Recorded Seminar   Making Connections: Data Science Approaches to Understanding Mood and Cognition…

MIDAS Seminar: Chris Wiggins, PhD, Columbia University/New York Times

April 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: West Hall, Room 340, 500 Church Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Chris Wiggins Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics, Columbia University Chief Data Scientist, New York Times   Data Science at The New York Times   Recorded Seminar   Abstract: The Data…

August 2019

MIDAS Seminar: Mark Robinson PhD, University of Zurich

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Forum Hall, Palmer Commons, 100 Washtenaw Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Mark Robinson Associate Professor Statistical Genomics Institute of Molecular Life Sciences University of Zurich   RECORDED SEMINAR   Statistical Methods for Flexible Differential Analysis of Cross-sample Single-cell RNA-seq Datasets  …