Upcoming Events

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 4:00pm
Bostock Library - The Edge Workshop Room
Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs) are the backbone of modern computer vision techniques. In this session, we will see how they are implemented in Tensorflow, a popular Deep Learning framework. Together we will code, train, and evaluate an image classification network. Understanding how to use... Read More »
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 3:30pm
Gross Hall, Ahmadieh Family Grand Hall, Room 330
In many predictive tasks where human intelligence is needed to label training instances, online crowdsourcing markets have emerged as promising platforms for large-scale, cost-effective labeling. However, these platforms also introduce challenges that must be addressed for these opportunities to... Read More »
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 11:45am
Gross Hall, Ahmadieh Family Grand Hall, Room 330
Cybersecurity is quickly proving to be an area of huge potential for the application of machine learning (ML) and data science. Proofpoint is a leading cybersecurity and information security company dedicated to success and innovation in keeping our customers and their employees safe. Today, I'll... Read More »
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 4:30pm
Gross Hall, Ahmadieh Family Grand Hall, Room 330
Dinner provided!Emotions play an important role in our everyday lives. They influence memory, decision-making and well-being. In order to advance the fundamental understanding of human emotions, build smarter affective technology, and ultimately help people, we need to perform research in-situ.... Read More »
Friday, March 29, 2019 - 2:00pm
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We are at an inflection point in the maturation of AI technologies, powered by a confluence of several factors, including leaps in computational capabilities, growth in data resources, and advances in algorithms. After sharing reflections about the long-term pursuit of artificial intelligence, I... Read More »
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 3:00pm
The TEC - Technology Engagement Center
In this free workshop, students will learn how to use an array of Adobe Cloud products via designing multiple elements for a fictional business. We will talk about advertisement and magazines before looking at Adobe InDesign.The Roots Program is a series of workshops and lectures on technology... Read More »
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 12:00pm
The TEC - Technology Engagement Center
This is a free class for beginners in 3D modeling. You will need no prior 3D modeling knowledge and no 3D printing knowledge. By the end of this class you will be able to make basic parametric shapes and 3D print the models you produce.The Roots Program is a series of workshops and lectures on... Read More »
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 3:00pm
Gross Hall, Ahmadieh Family Grand Hall, Room 330
Reception: 3 pmSeminar: 3:30 pmFinancial analysis depends on accurate financial data, and these data are often distributed via PDF and other "natural document" formats. While these formats are optimized for easy human comprehension, automatically extracting the data can be quite challenging. We'll... Read More »
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 11:45am
Gross Hall, Ahmadieh Family Grand Hall, Room 330
11:45 am: LUNCHNoon: Seminar
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 12:00pm
Gross Hall, Ahmadieh Family Grand Hall, Room 330
Dr. Ferencz has pursued computational mechanics R&D since first being an undergraduate structural engineering student, creating meshes by hand and entering data on punch cards. He currently leads LLNL's Computational Engineering Division. This organization has over160 technical staff with... Read More »

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