Upcoming Events

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 12:00pm
The introduction of smart phones in the mid-2000s forever changed the way users interact with data and computation--and through it prompted a renaissance of digital innovation. Yet, at the same time, the architectures, applications and services that fostered this new landscape fundamentally altered... Read More »
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 12:00pm
IEEE trainer Ruth Wolfish will be on campus on Wednesday, February 20, 2018. She will present on "How to Write a Technical Paper for Publication with IEEE" and answer our questions about IEEE databases and services, including:1.Tips on how to select an appropriate IEEE periodical or conference,... Read More »
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 2:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Studio 234
This workshop will examine how to find ideal lighting conditions for photographing in everyday situations. Students will learn basic portraiture techniques and be shown a variety of different options for increasing and changing lighting conditions.DukeCreate workshops are open to Duke students and... Read More »
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 11:45am
Gross Hall, Ahmadieh Family Grand Hall, Room 330
Lunch: 11:45Seminar: Noon
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 4:30pm
Gross Hall, Ahmadieh Family Grand Hall, Room 330
Neural network based approaches have achieved state-of-the-art results on many benchmark natural language processing tasks. These approaches rely on the representation of words as vectors, also called word embeddings. In this talk, different approaches for the creation of word embeddings will be... Read More »
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 11:45am
Gross Hall, Ahmadieh Family Grand Hall, Room 330
11:45 am LUNCHNoon: Seminar
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 12:00pm
Teer 203
A single design defect can wreak havoc across thousands of deployed instances of autonomous systems or cyber-physical systems (CPS) such as self-driving cars, drones, and medical devices. Can rigorous approaches based on formal methods and control theory improve safety in autonomous systems by... Read More »
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 3:00pm
Gross Hall, Ahmadieh Family Grand Hall, Room 330
Every time a system places an ad, presents a search ranking, or makes a recommendation, we can think about this as an intervention for which we can observe the user's response (e.g. click, dwell time, purchase). Such logged intervention data is one of the most plentiful types of data available, as... Read More »
Monday, March 18, 2019 - 12:00pm
Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium Side B, room 1466
Correctness and security problems in modern computer systems can result from problematic hardware event orderings and interleavings during an application's execution. Since hardware designs are complex and since a single user-facing instruction can exhibit a variety of different hardware execution... Read More »
Monday, March 18, 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.The Roots Program is a series of workshops and lectures on technology topics, open to anyone in the Duke Community. Through these events and online... Read More »