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TPP | February 20, 2019

Student profile: Julia Milton, TPP

A dual Technology and Policy/AeroAstro student, Julia's research focuses on developing sensors and metrics for remote telehealth systems -- helpful in remote regions, essential for astronauts in space.

LIDS | February 13, 2019

LIDS Student Conference

The 24th annual LIDS Student Conference featured plenary speakers, a career panel, and student presentations on topics like Optimization and Algorithms, Networks, Machine Learning and Statistics, and Control Theory and Applications.

Fri 22
Stochastics and Statistics Seminar Series

Capacity lower bound for the Ising perceptron

Nike Sun (MIT)
February 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mar 01
Stochastics and Statistics Seminar Series

Why Aren’t Network Statistics Accompanied By Uncertainty Statements?

Eric Kolaczyk (Boston University)
March 1, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mar 04
Conferences and Workshops

Women in Data Science (WiDS) – Cambridge, MA

March 4, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mar 05
IDSS Distinguished Seminar Series

A Theory for Representation Learning via Contrastive Objectives

Sanjeev Arora (Princeton University)
March 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mar 08

Univariate total variation denoising, trend filtering and multivariate Hardy-Krause variation denoising

Aditya Guntuboyina (UC Berkley)
March 8, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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