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Department of Computer Science

Colloquia

Colloquia is a weekly seminar series with guest speakers discussing research challenges and recent advances in Computer Science. They are held weekly on Thursdays, from 3:00-4:00pm unless otherwise noted. Due to COVID-19, these events will take place virtually. Please join us in Halligan (Sococo) 102 or via Zoom for these events. *Because the seminars will begin promptly at 3:00, please plan to join a few minutes early.

*To receive Zoom information, please subscribe to CS colloquium announcements at colloquia@cs.tufts.edu. For questions about Sococo, please contact csadmin@cs.tufts.edu.

September 10, 2020
3:00 PM ET

CS Grad Meeting with Diane Souvaine
Speaker: Diane Souvaine
Host: Diane Souvaine

September 17, 2020
3:00 PM ET

Autonomous Vehicles and Persons with Disabilities: Current Work and Future Directions
Speaker: Julian Brinkley, Assistant Prof of Human-Centered Computing, Clemson University
Host: Elaine Short

September 24, 2020
3:00 PM ET

Addressing Problems in Global Health with Non-traditional Data and Machine Learning
Speaker: Elaine Nsoesie, Data Science Fellow and Assistant Professor of Global Health, Boston University
Host: Mike Hughes

October 1, 2020
3:00 PM ET

Machine Learning for Drug Discovery
Speaker: Alix Lacoste, Vice President of Data Science, BenevolentAI

October 8, 2020
3:00 PM ET

Brain-Interaction and Applying Block-Based Programming to Neurofeedback Application Development
Speaker: Chris Crawford, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, University of Alabama

October 15, 2020
3:00 PM ET

Equitable Machine Learning to Advance Healthcare
Speaker: Irene Chen, PhD candidate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Host: Mike Hughes

October 22, 2020
3:00 PM ET

Resource-Efficient Quantum Computing by Breaking Abstractions
Speaker: Fred Chong, Seymour Goodman Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Chicago

October 23, 2020
2:00 PM ET

Rethinking Network Quality of Service in the Cloud Era
Speaker: Osama Haq, PhD Candidate, Department of Computer Science, Tufts University

October 29, 2020
3:00 PM ET

Introduction to Quantum Annealing
Speaker: Catherine McGeoch, Senior Scientist, D-Wave Systems, Inc.

November 5, 2020
3:00 PM ET

Physics Guided Machine Learning: A New Framework for Accelerating Scientific Discovery
Speaker: Vipin Kumar, Regents Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota
Host: Mike Hughes and student

November 6, 2020
4:00 PM ET

Modeling Ancient Greek Syntax with Unsupervised RNNG
Speaker: Sophia Sklaviadis, PhD candidate in Computer Science, Tufts University

November 13, 2020
2:00 PM ET

GLIDE: Combining Local Methods and Diffusion State Embeddings to Predict Missing Interactions in Biological Networks
Speaker: Kapil Devkota

November 19, 2020
12:00 PM ET

A Framework for Transferring Interactive Behavioral Knowledge Across Different Robots
Speaker: Gyan Tatiya, PhD candidate in Computer Science, Tufts University

November 19, 2020
3:00 PM ET

Towards Self-managed and Re-configurable Stream Processing Systems
Speaker: Vasia Kalavari, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Boston University

November 20, 2020
1:00 PM ET

Using Machine Learning to Discover Source Code Provenance in JavaScript
Speaker: Jamie Heller, PhD candidate in Computer Science, Tufts University

November 24, 2020
12:00 PM ET

Visual Next-Frame Prediction using Multisensory Perception for Embodied Agents
Speaker: Ramtin Hosseini, PhD candidate in Computer Science, Tufts University

November 25, 2020
2:00 PM ET

Toward Real-time BCI data analysis with Deep Neural Networks
Speaker: Leon Wang, PhD candidate in Computer Science, Tufts University

December 3, 2020
10:00 AM ET

Performance Tuning Using Standardized Performance Tests and Machine Learning
Speaker: Hifza Khalid, PhD candidate in Computer Science, Tufts University

December 3, 2020
3:00 PM ET

Tuning Modern Storage Hierarchies
Speaker: Avani Wildani, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Emory University

December 7, 2020
10:00 AM ET

Performance Tuning Using Standardized Performance Tests and Machine Learning
Speaker:  Hifza Khalid, PhD candidate, Tufts University

December 7, 2020
11:00 AM ET

Examining Trust in Human-Robot Interaction
Speaker: Theresa Law, PhD candidate, Tufts University

December 7, 2020
2:45 PM ET

One Step Forward and Two Steps Back in Conversational Models
Speaker: Charles Threlkeld, PhD candidate, Tufts University

December 10, 2020
3:00 PM ET

Knowledge-based Biomedical Data Science
Speaker: Larry Hunter, Professor, University of Colorado