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Events Calendar

15 Apr
Academic Calendar
Monday, 04/15/2024 (All day)

Holiday - Patriot's Day

16 Apr
Special Event
Commonwealth Honors College, Events Hall
Tuesday, 04/16/2024 12:15pm to 1:45pm

Throughout 2024, the Fintech for the Common Good interdisciplinary lecture series will host distinguished speakers from the fields of finance, law, and computer science to spur discussion and research collaborations at...

16 Apr
Theory Seminar
Lederle Graduate Research Center, Room A104A
Tuesday, 04/16/2024 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Abstract: Prior work demonstrates that diffusion- and flow-based generative models are effective for generating high dimensional objects, such as high-resolution images. Furthermore, specific models, such as score-based...

16 Apr
Student-Run Event
Integrated Learning Center, Room S311
Tuesday, 04/16/2024 7:00pm to 8:00pm

The Product Club meets weekly on Tuesday nights to discuss trends in technology, conduct product thinking seminars, work on case studies, and prep together for Product Management recruitment. All UMass Amherst undergrad/...

17 Apr
PhD Dissertation Proposal Defense
Wednesday, 04/17/2024 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Optimization in foundation models often encounters challenges like deceptive landscapes and mode collapse, necessitating diversity in the solution space for improved generalization and performance. This thesis...

17 Apr
Special Event
Wednesday, 04/17/2024 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Luke LaCasse will be leading this free, hands-on workshop at the CICS Makerspace, located in the Lederle Lowrise Room A104. Learn the basics of programming microcontrollers and beginner circuits by working with the...

17 Apr
Undergraduate Event
Hasbrouck 228
Wednesday, 04/17/2024 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Women in Informatics and Computer Science focuses on uplifting women and non-binary students in the Manning CICS by creating a community focused on career success, specifically through our events. These include casual get...

19 Apr
Career Development
Friday, 04/19/2024 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Are you looking for concrete strategies for crafting compelling application materials? Are you interested in learning about how to leverage digital platforms such as LinkedIn to network effectively? This hands-on workshop...

19 Apr
Faculty Event
Lederle Graduate Research Center, Room A311
Friday, 04/19/2024 12:00pm to 1:00pm
19 Apr
Computer Science Building, Room 150/151 or virtual via Zoom
Friday, 04/19/2024 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Abstract: Large language models have shown significant capabilities in a variety of NLP tasks. Despite several advances, their abilities for processing multi-document tasks remain less explored. In this talk, I will first...