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13 Feb
Theory Seminar
Computer Science Building Room 140
Wednesday, 02/13/2019 12:15pm to 1:15pm

To capture the inherent geometric features of many community detection (clustering) problems, we propose to use a new random graph model of communities that we call a Geometric Block Model. The geometric block model...

13 Feb
Career Development
Campus Center, 1st floor, across from the UMass Store and next to Tamales
Wednesday, 02/13/2019 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Have you ever thought about dos and don'ts during an interview or wondered what to say when employers ask you if you have any questions during an interview? Come chat with Rachel Gardinier of Viasat on Feb 13th anytime...

13 Feb
Computer Science Building, Room 150/151
Wednesday, 02/13/2019 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Abstract: Discussions online are integral to everyday life, affecting how we learn, work, socialize, and participate in public society. Yet the systems that we use to conduct online discourse, whether they be email, chat...

13 Feb
PhD Dissertation Proposal Defense
CS 140
Wednesday, 02/13/2019 4:00pm to 6:00pm


Orderless feature aggregation with nonlinear encodings such as Fisher Vector rep- resentation had been shown to be effective with hand-crafted local image features in various image recognition tasks. The...