Department of Management Sciences Seminar Series
Fall 2012
Date Time Room Speaker Affiliation Talk Title and Abstract
9/28/2012 2:30pm-3:30pm W207 PBB Stacy Voccia Dept. of Management Sciences The Probabilistic Travelling Salesman Problem with Time Windows
Fahrettin Cakir Consistency in Vehicle Routing using Clustering
10/5/2012 2:30pm-5:00pm W207 PBB Amit Kumar Verma Dept. of Management Sciences Use of Telemetry in Stochastic Routing
Shu Zhang Daily Routing for Customer Relationships in Pharmaceutical Sales
Michael Rechenthin Stock Chatter: Using stock sentiment to predict price direction
Kamal Lamsal Coordinated Logistics for Sugarcane Harvests in Brazil
Senay Yasar Saglam A Classifier-Based Distance Metric for Ensemble Prediction
10/19/2012 2:30pm-3:20pm W207 PBB Dr. Nate Brixius Vice President for Optimization, Nielsen Analytics Marketing Mix Analytics At Nielsen
10/26/2012 2:30pm-3:20pm W207 PBB Dr. Ting Zhang Dept. of Statistics & Actuarial Sci. Model Building for Partially Time-Varying Coefficient Models
11/2/2012 2:30pm-3:20pm W207 PBB Dr. Haowei Hsieh School of Library and Information Science Incremental Formalization and Visual Expression in Interactive Workspaces
11/9/2012 2:30pm-3:20pm W207 PBB Dr. Daniel Conway Northwestern University A Binder Full of Analytics: Half-lives, Sentiment, and Combines in the Cloud
11/30/2012 2:30pm-3:20pm W207 PBB Dr. Miwa Matsuo School of Urban and Regional Planning Analyzing job growth potential: Urban economics approach to assess economic geography
Spring 2013
Date Time Room Speaker Affiliation Talk Title and Abstract
1/25/2013 2:30pm-3:20pm W181 PBB Dr. Alberto Segre Department of Computer Science Computational Epidemiology Research
2/13/2013 10:30am-11:20am C125 PBB David Bergman Carnegie Mellon University Decision Diagrams for Discrete Optimization
2/15/2013 2:30pm-3:20pm W181 PBB Shawn Mankad University of Michigan Analytics for Higher Order and Dynamic Network Data
With Application to Financial Markets
2/19/2013 11:00am-11:50am C121 PBB Amitabh Basu University of California at Davis Mixed Integer Optimization : A Solution Methodology
2/22/2013 2:30pm-3:20pm W181 PBB Qihang Lin Carnegie Mellon University Optimization for Big Data Analysis: Complexity and Scalability
2/25/2013 10:30am-11:20am C125 PBB Zhiwei Qin Columbia University Efficient Optimization Algorithms for Structured-sparse Learning
4/18/2013 2:30pm-3:30pm 335 IMU Filippo Menczer Indiana University The Diffusion of Memes in Social Media
5/10/2013 2:30pm-3:20pm W181 PBB

Guanglin Xu and Minghong Xu

Dept. of Management Sciences First year fellowship talks
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