Data Analytics and Intelligence Research Group Seminar

Day / Time: Fridays 3:00-4:00

Location: SIT Building Seminar Room

Data Analytics and Intelligence Research

Data Analytics and Intelligence Research (DAIR) is a fledgling research group at IITD-CSE, comprising four faculty members: Amitabha Bagchi, Mausam, Maya Ramanath and Parag Singla. This seminar series is a weekly hangout for all members of the research group as well as those who are interested in joining the group.

Mailing List

The DAIR announcements happen on the mailing group analytics AT, and Mausam is the current co-ordinator of the group. Drop him a mail to be included in the mailing list.

Calendar for Spring Semester 2016

  Speaker Title
January 8th, 2016 Akshat Kumar, Singapore Management University  Automated Planning and Decision Making Using Probabilistic Inference
January 4th, 2016 Sayan Ranu, IIT Madras  Mining Communication Motifs in Dynamic Networks

Calendar for Autumn Semester 2015

  Speaker Title
October 30th, 2015 Ashish Vikram, Flipkart  Digital Data Advantage for Monetization in Mobile Advertising
October 15th, 2015 Manik Varma, Mausam, Parag Singla, Rahul Garg  Careers in Machine Learning: A Panel Discussion
October 12th, 2015 Anshumali Shrivastava, Rice University  An Excursion in Probabilistic Hashing Techniques for Big Data
September 30th, 2015 Mohit Bansal, TTI-Chicago  Neural Attention Models for Natural Language Grounding and Generation
September 16th, 2015 Saurav Gupta  LSTMs in Python (Keras and Lasagne)
September 4th, 2015 Kush Bhatia, Microsoft Research  Robust Regression via Hard Thesholding
September 3rd, 2015 Longbing Cao, University of Technology Sydney  Data Science and Advanced Analytics: Innovation and Practices
August 25th, 2015 Biplav Srivastava, IBM Research  AI Techniques for Intelligent Traffic Management
August 18th, 2015 Prabhat, National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center  Scientific Big Data: Challenges and Opportunities
August 17th, 2015 Sanjay Ranka, University of Florida  Data Mining for Bigdata Spatiotemporal Applications
August 14th, 2015 Prachi Jain  Building Syntactic-Semantic Inference Rules from Text
August 7th, 2015 Manish Gupta, Xerox Research  Transformational Opportunities for Healthcare enabled by Information Technology
July 31st, 2015 Manik Varma, Microsoft Research  Extreme Classification: A New Paradigm for Ranking & Recommendation

Calendar for Spring Semester 2015

  Speaker Title
April 24th, 2015 Tavpritesh Sethi, CSIR Fourth Paradigm Institute  Medicine and the matrix: Coming around a full circle in next generation healthcare
April 17th, 2015 Purushottam Kar, Microsoft Research  Finding the needle in a structured haystack: scalable optimization for rare item detection and applications
April 10th, 2015 Aditya Gopalan, IISc Bangalore  Sequential decision making in complex environments
March 30th, 2015 Rajeev Rastogi, Amazon  Machine Learning@Amazon
March 27th, 2015 Jayadeva  Beyond SVMs: Next generation machine learning with the MCM
February 13th, 2015 Mohit Kumar, Flipkart  Data Science@Flipkart
February 6th, 2015 Lipika Dey, TCS Innovation Labs  Email Analytics for Performance Improvement
January 30th, 2015 Dinesh Khandelwal  Lazy Generic Cuts: Efficient MAP inference in Higher Order MRFs
January 23rd, 2015 Amitabha Bagchi  Characterising Virality on Twitter
January 16th, 2015 Apoorv Agarwal, Columbia University  Social Network Extraction from Text
January 7th, 2015 Gaurav Pandey, Mt Sinai School of Medicine  Ensemble Learning in the Crowd-sourcing Era

Calendar for Autumn Semester 2014

  Speaker Title
November 14th, 2014 Ankit Gupta, Microsoft  Interactive Playspaces for 3D Content Creation
November 7th, 2014 Piyush Rai, Duke University  Flexible Bayesian Models for Complex and Heterogeneous Data
September 26th, 2014 Ayan Acharya, University of Texas, Austin  Knowledge Transfer Using Latent Variable Models
September 12th, 2014 Happy Mittal  New Rules for Domain Independent Lifted MAP Inference
September 5th, 2014 Sumeet Agarwal  Comparative Network Analysis
August 22nd, 2014 Yashoteja Prabhu  FastXML: A fast, accurate and stable tree-classifier for extreme multi-label learning

Calendar for Spring Semester 2014

  Speaker Title
April 22nd, 2014 Gagan Bansal  Coherent Extractive Multi-Document Summarization
April 3rd, 2014 Shivaram Kalyanakrishnan, Yahoo Labs  PAC Subset Selection in Stochastic Multi-armed Bandits
March 27th, 2014 Siddharth Bora  Virality Prediction in Social Networks leveraging Network characteristics
March 21st, 2014 Jure Leskovec, Stanford  Web as the Sensor into Humanity
March 19th, 2014 Juliana Freire, NYU  Exploring Big Data: Challenges and Opportunities
March 13th, 2014 Srikanta Bedathur, IIIT Delhi  From Graph Snippets to Summaries : Can We Read Knowledge Graphs?
February 20th, 2014 Richa Sharma  Logical Formalism for Requirements Analysis and Validation
February 13th, 2014 S. K. Gupta  Intention Mining: A New Approach
January 30th, 2014 Biplav Srivastava, IBM IRL  Big, Open, Data and Semantics for a Real-World Application Near You
January 23rd, 2014 Yamuna Prasad  Feature Selection using One Class SVM: A New Perspective
January 16th, 2014    Organizational Meeting