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December 3, 2012

CS Department Seminar: Jason Corso (http://www.cse.buffalo.edu/~jcorso/), SUNY, Buffalo

Title: Advances in Segmentation for Video UnderstandingSpeaker: Jason Corso (http://www.cse.buffalo.edu/~jcorso/), SUNY, BuffaloTime: Monday, December 3nd, 2:00pm-3:00pmLocation Babbio Center 110Host: Gang HuaAbstract:The use of video segmentation as an early processing step in video understanding lags behind the use of image segmentation for image understanding, despite many available video segmentation methods.  The reasons for this are likely due to a general lack of critical analysis ...read more

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Dr. Gang Hua
Associate Professor
Lieb
Room 305
Phone: 201-216-8073
Fax: 201-216-8249

ghua@stevens.edu

November 19, 2012

CS Department Seminar: Jingyi Yu, University of Delaware

Title: Beyond Perspective Cameras: Multi-perspective Imaging, Reconstruction, Rendering and ProjectionSpeaker: Jingyi Yu (http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~yu/), University of Delaware, Newark, DETime: Monday, November 19th, 2:00pm-3:30pmLocation: Babbio Center 110Host: Gang HuaAbstract:A perspective image represents the spatial relationships of objects in a scene as they appear from a single viewpoint. In contrast, a multi-perspective image combines what is seen from several viewpoints into a single ...read more

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Dr. Gang Hua
Associate Professor
Lieb
Room 305
Phone: 201-216-8073
Fax: 201-216-8249

ghua@stevens.edu

October 29, 2012

CS Department Seminar: Qiang Ji (RPI)

Title: Knowledge Augmented Visual LearningSpeaker: Qiang Ji, (RPI, http://www.ecse.rpi.edu/~qji/)Time: 2:00pm-3:30pm Location: Babbio 110Abstract:Substantial progress has been made in the past decades in computer vision, in particular as a result of the application of machine learning methods. Despite these rapid developments, computer vision remains primitive as compared with human vision. One factor contributing to this is the data-driven nature of the machine learning methods as well as their ina ...read more

For more information please contact:

Dr. Gang Hua
Associate Professor
Lieb
Room 305
Phone: 201-216-8073
Fax: 201-216-8249

ghua@stevens.edu

October 25, 2012

CS Department Seminar: Erik Learned-Miller (UMass)

Title: Distribution Fields: A Unifying Representation for Low-Level Vision Problems Speaker: Erik Learned-Miller (http://people.cs.umass.edu/~elm/), University of Massachusetts, AmherstTime: Thursday, October 25th, 2:00pm-3:00pmLocation: Babbio Center 203Host: Gang HuaAbstract:Consider the following fundamental problem of low level vision: given a large image I an a patch J from another image, find the "best matching" location of the patch J to image I. We believe the solution to this problem can ...read more

For more information please contact:

Dr. Gang Hua
Associate Professor
Lieb
Room 305
Phone: 201-216-8073
Fax: 201-216-8249

ghua@stevens.edu

October 19, 2012

CS Department Seminar: Neil Daswani (Twitter)

Title: Open Problems In Secure Mobile AdvertisingSpeaker: Neil Daswani (Twitter) (http://www.neildaswani.com/)Time: Friday, October 19th, 2:00pm-3:30pmLocation: Babbio 320Host: Susanne Wetzel  Abstract:This talk 1) reviews security issues in the area of mobile advertising, 2) focuses on what is distinctive about mobile privacy, mobile malvertising, and mobile click fraud as compared to their non-mobile counterparts, and 3) discusses open problems/issues in the area of secure mobile advertis ...read more

For more information please contact:

Susanne Wetzel
Associate Professor
Babbio
Room 634
Phone: 201.216.5610
Fax: 201.216.8249

swetzel@cs.stevens.edu

October 1, 2012

CS Department Seminar: Graham Cormode (AT&T Labs)

Title: Data-driven concerns in Private Data ReleaseSpeaker: Graham Cormode (AT&T Shannon Labs)Time: 2:00pm-3:30pm Location: Babbio Center 110 Abstract: Many users are clamouring for privacy techniques so that they can publish, share or sell their data safely.  There are many aspects ofdata that then have to be managed: the data is often sparse, multi-dimensional, and structured.  Each of these requires mechanisms that are aware of these features, so that they provide outp ...read more

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Wendy Wang
Assistant Professor
Babbio 620
Phone: 201.216.8736
Fax: 201.216.8249

hwang4@stevens.edu

September 24, 2012

CS Department Seminar: Esther Ezra (New York University)

Title: On the Geometric Hitting-Set Problem.

Speaker: Esther Ezra, New York University

Time: 2:00pm-3:30pm Location: Babbio Center 110 Abstract: Given a set X of elements and a set R consisting of subsets of X (also called "ranges"), the hitting-set problem is to find a smallest subset of X with the property that each range in R contains an element of X. In a typical geometric scenario, the elements of X are points in d-space and the elements of R are simply-shaped ...read more

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Wendy Wang
Assistant Professor
Babbio 620
Phone: 201.216.8736
Fax: 201.216.8249

hwang4@stevens.edu

September 10, 2012

CS Department Seminar: Dimitrios Kosmopoulos (Rutgers)

Title: Workflow Analysis in Realistic Environments Speaker: Dr. Dimitrios Kosmopoulos (Rutgers)Time: 2:00pm-3:30pm Location: Babbio Center 110Abstract:Although computer vision has still rather low acceptance as a reliable tool for automated analysis of general human behavior it can very useful for automated monitoring of relatively structured processes on a 24/7 basis even under adverse conditions. This presentation deals with the case study of  human behavior analysis on an automobil ...read more

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Philippos Mordohai
Assistant Professor
Lieb
Room 215
Phone: +1 201 216 5611
Fax: +1 201 216 8249

pmordoha@stevens.edu

September 7, 2012

CS Department Distinguished Lecture: Burt Kaliski (Verisign)

Title: Building Blocks for a Connected Digital World: Reflections on Public-Key Cryptography and the InternetSpeaker: Burt Kaliski, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, VerisignDate: September 7th, 2012Time: 2:00pm--3:30pmLocation: EAS 222Abstract:Four decades ago, two lines of academic research produced two of the key, transformational ideas that enable the today's connected, digital world: the Internet and public-key cryptography.  These lines of research would interact w ...read more

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Susanne Wetzel
Associate Professor
Babbio
Room 634
Phone: 201.216.5610
Fax: 201.216.8249

swetzel@cs.stevens.edu

August 13, 2012

CS Department Seminar: Xiangliang Zhang (KAUST, Saudi Arabia)

Title: Mining Large-scale Streaming and Complex Data Sets

Time: Monday, August 13th, 2:00pm-3:30pm

Location: Babbio 220

Host: Gang Hua

Abstract:

In this “big-data" era, vast amount of continuously arriving data can be found in various fields, such as sensor networks, network management, web and financial applications. Keeping terabytes to petabytes of data in memory is unacceptable. Therefore, the development of algorithms for processing large-scale ...read more

For more information please contact:

Dr. Gang Hua
Associate Professor
Lieb
Room 305
Phone: 201-216-8073
Fax: 201-216-8249

ghua@stevens.edu

June 21, 2012

CS Department Seminar: Andrei Sabelfeld (Chalmers University of Technology)

Title:Tracking information flow in web applications

Speaker: Andrei Sabelfeld (http://www.cse.chalmers.se/~andrei/), Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

Time: Thursday, June 21st, 2012, 11:00am-12:00pm

Location: Babbio 203

Host: Prof. David Naumann

Abstract:

This talk discusses a principled approach to web application security through tracking information flow in web applications. ...read more

For more information please contact:

David Naumann
Professor
Lieb
Room 301
Phone: 201.216.5608
Fax: 201.216.8249

dnaumann@stevens.edu

May 7, 2012

CS Department Seminar: Ophir Frieder (Georgetown University))

Title: Humane ComputingSpeaker: Ophir Frieder (http://www.cs.georgetown.edu/~ophir/), Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057Time: Monday, May 7th, 2:00pm-3:00pmLocation: Babbio 321Host: Adriana Compagnoni Abstract:Humane Computing is the design, development, and implementation of computing systems that directly focus on improving the human condition or experience.  In that light, three efforts are presented, namely, improving foreign name search technology, spam detection algori ...read more

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Adriana Compagnoni
Associate Professor
Lieb
Room 312
Phone: 201.216.5046
Fax: 201.216.8249

abc@cs.stevens.edu

April 30, 2012

CS Department Seminar: YingLi Tian (CUNY)

Title: Computer Vision Technology for Applications to Assist Blind PeopleSpeaker: YingLi Tian (http://www-ee.ccny.cuny.edu/www/web/yltian/home.html), City College of New York, NYC, NY 10031Time: Monday, April 30th, 2:00pm-3:00pmLocation: Babbio 321Host: Gang HuaAbstract:

Recent technology developments in computer vision, digital cameras, and portable computers make it possible to develop practical computer vision-based algorithms to help blind persons independently explore unfamiliar envi ...read more

For more information please contact:

Dr. Gang Hua
Associate Professor
Lieb
Room 305
Phone: 201-216-8073
Fax: 201-216-8249

ghua@stevens.edu

April 23, 2012

CS Department Seminar: Elena Bernardis (UPenn)

Title: Finding Many Small Structures in Microscopic ImagesSpeaker: Elena Bernardis, Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, (https://www.rad.upenn.edu/sbia/Elena.Bernardis/)Date: April 23th, 2012Time: 2:00pm--3:30pmLocation: Babbio 321Abstract:Extracting and counting numerous `dots', i.e. small round regions, in large microscopic images is encountered in a wide range of medical and scientific applications. In this talk, I will present a dot finding method for popping out these regions of ...read more

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Philippos Mordohai
Assistant Professor
Lieb
Room 215
Phone: +1 201 216 5611
Fax: +1 201 216 8249

pmordoha@stevens.edu

April 18, 2012

CS Department Distinguished Lecture: Susan Landau (Harvard University)

Title: Untangling Attribution: Understanding the Requirements for Network AttributionSpeaker: Susan Landau, Department of Computer Science, Harvard University (http://privacyink.org/)Date: April 18th, 2012Time: 1:30pm--3:00pmLocation: Babbio 122Special Note: A reception will be held at the Atrium of the Babbio Center right after the distinguished seminar. Everyone is welcome to join.Abstract:As a result of increasing spam, DDoS attacks, cybercrime, and data exfiltration from corporate and government ...read more

For more information please contact:

Adriana Compagnoni
Associate Professor
Lieb
Room 312
Phone: 201.216.5046
Fax: 201.216.8249

abc@cs.stevens.edu

April 9, 2012

CS Department Seminar: Martial Hebert (CMU)

Title: Toward practical approaches to understanding scenes from images and 3D point cloudsDate: April 09, 2012Time: 2:00pm-3:30pmLocation: Babbio 321Speaker: Prof. Martial Hebert (http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~hebert/), Department of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon UniversityAbstract:I will first give an overview recent and current work in the cmu vision group in the area of scene understanding, briefly discussing ideas on combining statistical and reasoning techniques, incorporating external, non-visua ...read more

For more information please contact:

Dr. Gang Hua
Associate Professor
Lieb
Room 305
Phone: 201-216-8073
Fax: 201-216-8249

ghua@stevens.edu

April 4, 2012

CS Department Distinguished Lecture: Roberto Tamassia (Brown University)

Title: Data Privacy and Security in Cloud Computing

Speaker: RobertoTamassia, Department of Computer Science, Brown University (http://www.cs.brown.edu/~rt/)

Date: April 04, 2012

Time: 2:00pm-3:30pm

Location: EAS 222

Abstract:

Cloud storage is an emerging trend in information technology. However, the fact that users no longer have physical possession of the data raises new challenges in terms of data privacy and security. Encrypting the data is not ...read more

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March 26, 2012

CS Department Seminar: Jana Kosecka, (George Mason University)

Title: 3D Reconstruction and Semantic Parsing of Urban EnvironmentsSpeaker: Jana Kosecka, Department of Computer Science, George Mason University (http://www.cs.gmu.edu/~kosecka/)Date: March 26, 2012Time: 2:00pm-3:30pmLocation: Babbio 321Abstract:Recent advances in techniques for capturing large scale models of urban environments, give rise to many novel applications which require rapid and realistic 3D modelling.  I will present an 3D reconstruction approach utilizing properties of piec ...read more

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George Kamberov
Associate Research Professor
Babio
Room 613
Phone: 201.216.5486
Fax: 201.216.8249

My last name@cs.stevens.edu

March 20, 2012

CS Department Seminar: Vladimir Pavlovic, (Rutgers University)

Title: Conditional Ordinal Random Fields - Ratings vs. ClassesSpeaker: Vladimir Pavlovic, (Rutgers University, http://seqam.rutgers.edu/site/)Time: 1:30pm-3:00pm Location: Babbio 321Abstract:Conditional Random Fields (CRFs) are the staple of many diets in computer vision today, from image segmentation, over image annotation, to activity recognition. The underlying assumption in those tasks is that some states, typically latent, take their values from a set of nominal categories while exhibiting so ...read more

For more information please contact:

Dr. Gang Hua
Associate Professor
Lieb
Room 305
Phone: 201-216-8073
Fax: 201-216-8249

ghua@stevens.edu

March 19, 2012

CS Department Seminar: Will Dormann, (Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute's CERT Coordination Center)

Title: Vulnerability Discovery Through FuzzingSpeaker: Will Dormann, (Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute's CERT Coordination Center)Time: 2:00pm-3:30pmLocation: Babbio 321Abstract:Fuzz testing is a technique of providing unexpected data to an application for the purpose of finding bugs, such as application crashes. Some crashes are exploitable, meaning that they could be leveraged to achieve arbitrary code execution.  Fuzzing is a technique that can be used to improve the reli ...read more

For more information please contact:

Dr. Sven Dietrich
Assistant Professor
Babbio Center
Room 635
Phone: +1-201-216-8078
Fax: +1-201-216-8249

spock+web@cs.stevens.edu

March 5, 2012

CS Department Seminar: Alexander Malkis, (Madrid Institute of Advanced Studies in Software Development Technologies)

Title: Verification of Software Barriers

Speaker: Alexander Malkis (Madrid Institute of Advanced Studies in Software Development Technologies) (http://software.imdea.org/people/alexander.malkis/)

Time: 2:00pm-3:30pm

Location: Babbio 321

Abstract:

We describe frontiers in verification of the software barrier synchronization primitive. So far most software barrier algorithms have not been mechanically verified. We show preliminary results in automatically ...read more

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David Naumann
Professor
Lieb
Room 301
Phone: 201.216.5608
Fax: 201.216.8249

dnaumann@stevens.edu

February 27, 2012

CS Department Seminar: Elaine Weyuker (AT&T Labs Research)

Title: Looking for Bugs In all the RIGHT Places Speaker: Elaine Weyuker (http://www.research.att.com/people/Weyuker_Elaine_J?fbid=tSYcTCsG7Co), AT&T Labs Research, Florham Park, NJTime: Monday, February 27th, 11:00amLocation: Babbio 203Host: Adriana Compagnoni Abstract:It would obviously be very valuable to know in advance which files in the next release of a large software system are most likely to contain the largest numbers of faults. To accomplish this, we developed a negative binomial ...read more

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Adriana Compagnoni
Associate Professor
Lieb
Room 312
Phone: 201.216.5046
Fax: 201.216.8249

abc@cs.stevens.edu

February 14, 2012

CS Department Seminar: Sanmay Das (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)

Title: Bayesian Reinforcement Learning With Censored Observations andApplications in Dynamic PricingSpeaker: Sanmay Das (http://www.cs.rpi.edu/~sanmay/), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180-3590Time: Tuesday, Feburary 14th, 11:00amLocation: Lieb 319Host: George KamberovAbstract:In many real-world applications, a decision-maker receives censored information from the world. A censored observation is one where the value of a  measurement is only partially known -- for example, whet ...read more

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George Kamberov
Associate Research Professor
Babio
Room 613
Phone: 201.216.5486
Fax: 201.216.8249

My last name@cs.stevens.edu

February 13, 2012

CS Department Seminar: Stephen Checkoway (UC San Diego)

Title: Motor, Voters, and the Future of Embedded Security

Speaker: Stephen Checkoway (http://cseweb.ucsd.edu/~scheckow/), University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0404Time: Monday, February 13th, 11:00amLocation: Babbio 203Host: Susanne WetzelAbstract: The stereotypical view of computing, and hence computer security, is a landscape filled with laptops, desktops, smartphones and servers; general purpose computers in the proper sense. However, this is but the visible tip o ...read more

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Susanne Wetzel
Associate Professor
Babbio
Room 634
Phone: 201.216.5610
Fax: 201.216.8249

swetzel@cs.stevens.edu

February 8, 2012

CS Department Seminar: Samuel "Dov" Gordon (Columbia University)

Title: Secure Computation: From Theory Towards Practice

Speaker: Samuel "Dov" Gordon (http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~gordon/), Columbia University, New York, NY 10032

Time: Wednesday, February 8th, 11:00am

Location: Babbio 203

Host: Antonio R Nicolosi

Abstract:

In 1982, Yao introduced the field of "secure computation", in which n parties, holding private inputs x_1,...,x_n, engage in a protocol to compute some function f(x_1,...,x_n), while revealing ...read more

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Antonio Nicolosi
Assistant Professor
Babbio
Room 624
Phone: 201.216.8035
Fax: 201.216.8249

nicolosi@cs.stevens.edu

February 6, 2012

CS Department Seminar: Samantha Kleinberg (Columbia University)

 

Title: Causality, Probability, and Time

Speaker: Samantha Kleinberg (http://people.dbmi.columbia.edu/samantha/), Columbia University, New York, NY 10032

Time: Monday, February 6th, 11:00am

Location: Babbio 203

Host: Adriana Compagnoni

Abstract:

Whether we want to know the cause of a stock's price movements (in order to trade on this information), the key phrases that can alter public opinion of a candidate (in order to optimize a politician’s ...read more

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Adriana Compagnoni
Associate Professor
Lieb
Room 312
Phone: 201.216.5046
Fax: 201.216.8249

abc@cs.stevens.edu

January 30, 2012

CS Department Seminar: Changhe Yuan (Mississippi State University)

Title: Learning Optimal Bayesian Networks: Novel Formulations and EfficientAlgorithmsSpeaker: Changhe Yuan (http://www.cse.msstate.edu/~cyuan/), Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762Time: Monday, January 30th, 2:00pmLocation: Babbio 321Host: George KamberovAbstract:

Probabilistic graphical models such as Bayesian networks (BNs) represent a successful marriage between graph theory and probability theory, and provide principled approaches to solving reasoning and deci ...read more

For more information please contact:

George Kamberov
Associate Research Professor
Babio
Room 613
Phone: 201.216.5486
Fax: 201.216.8249

My last name@cs.stevens.edu

January 25, 2012

CS Department Seminar:Georgios Portokalidis (Columbia University)

Title: Protecting Commodity Software From Zero-Day Attacks

Speaker: Georgios Portokalidis(http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~porto/Home.html)  Columbia University,New York City, 10027

Time: Wednesday, January 25th, 11:00am

Location: Babbio 203

Host: Susanne Wetzel

Abstract:Software is continuously becoming larger and more complex. Software bugs have been repeatedly exploited by attackers to gain contr ...read more

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Susanne Wetzel
Associate Professor
Babbio
Room 634
Phone: 201.216.5610
Fax: 201.216.8249

swetzel@cs.stevens.edu

January 23, 2012

CS Department Seminar: Julia Stoyanovich (University of Pennsylvania)

Title: Ranked exploration of large structured datasets

Speaker: Julia Stoyanovich (http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~jstoy/)  University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Time: Monday, January 23th, 11:00am

Location: Babio 203

Host: Wendy Hui Wang

Abstract:

In online applications such as Yahoo! Personals and Trulia.com, users define structured profiles in order to find potentially interesting matches. Typically, profiles are evaluated against ...read more

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Wendy Wang
Assistant Professor
Babbio 620
Phone: 201.216.8736
Fax: 201.216.8249

hwang4@stevens.edu

January 9, 2012

CS Department Seminar: Stanislaw Jarecki (UC Irvine)

Title: Secure Protocols for Information Sharing and Authentication

Speaker: Stanislaw Jarecki (http://www.ics.uci.edu/~stasio/), University of California, Irvine, CA 92697-3425

Time: Monday, January 9th, 11:00am

Location: Babio 320

Host: Susanne Wetzel

Abstract:

Ubiquitous information sharing brings revolutionary positive changes to our world, but it also creates new privacy and security vulnerabilities, often with unforeseen consequences.  ...read more

For more information please contact:

Susanne Wetzel
Associate Professor
Babbio
Room 634
Phone: 201.216.5610
Fax: 201.216.8249

swetzel@cs.stevens.edu

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Lieb
Room 313
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Lieb
Room 317
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Lieb 317
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