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Dimension Independent Similarity Computation using MapReduce (DIMSUM)

Dec 10, 2014 Colloquium

We compute the singular values of an m x n sparse matrix A in a distributed setting, without communication dependence on m, which is useful for very large m. In particular, we give a simple nonadaptive sampling scheme where the singular values of A are estimated within relative error with ... Read more

The impact factor and H index: Understand the importance

Nov 30, 2014 Info_session

Please also note that I will stay in McConnell 627 until 1pm after the Seminar. Please drop by with your questions. Read more

On Mobile Malware Infections

Nov 28, 2014 Colloquium

Concerns about mobile malware are not new. There is a steady stream of news stories about the exponential growth of malware targeted at specific smartphone operating systems. Yet, anecdotal evidence seems to suggest that malware infection of smartphones in the wild is not at the same scale as malware infection ... Read more

Git Tutorial

Nov 26, 2014 Seminar

Git is a version control system that has been gaining in popularity, but it has
a reputation for a steep learning curve and an intimidating command line
interface. In order to avoid having to memorize arcane incantations to make git
do what we want, it can be beneficial to learn ... Read more

Quantum information in space and time

Nov 21, 2014 Colloquium

What can quantum information theory teach us about spacetime? When it comes to black hole evaporation, quantum cloning and what lies beyond the event horizon, the theory teaches us something we should have already known: that we're confused. But the information theoretic viewpoint can also provide unexpected illumination. This talk ... Read more

Virtual Reality: The Next Generation

Nov 21, 2014 Colloquium

Using the latest technology, we can safely take control of your most trusted senses, thereby fooling your brain into believing you are in another world. Virtual reality (VR) has been around for a long time, but due to the recent convergence of sensing, display, and computation technologies, there is an ... Read more

Library services that boost your research experience

Nov 21, 2014 Info_session

Please also note that I will stay in McConnell 627 until 1pm after the Seminar. Please drop by with your questions. Read more

Research Associate for Advanced Networking Research Lab

Nov. 20, 2014 Research_posting