Talks

  • University of California, San Diego: “A Zero-One Law for Secure Two-Party Sampling,” invited talk in the 9th IEEE International Workshop on Information Theory and Applications (ITA), San Diego, CA, 9– 14 Feb., 2014.
  • ParisTech, France: “Interactive Source Coding and Computation : Benefits, Ultimate Limits, and Challenges,” keynote in the GdR ISIS Workshop on Information Theoretic and Coding aspects for Distributed Source Coding and Storage in Networks, Paris, France, 28 Nov., 2013.
  • EPFL, Switzerland: “A New Geometric Approach to Topic Modeling and Discovery,” invited talk in the Information Processing Group (IPG) Seminar Series, 27 Nov., 2013.
  • University of California, San Diego: “An Impossibility Result for High-Dimensional Supervised Classification,” invited talk in the 8th IEEE International Workshop on Information Theory and Applications (ITA), San Diego, CA, 11– 15 Feb., 2013.
  • Harvard University: “Sensing-Aware Inference with High-Dimensional Data,” invited talk in the EE Seminar Series of the Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 14 Sep., 2012.
  • SPCOM 2012: “Impact of Sensing Structure in Supervised Classification of High-Dimensional Data,” invited talk in the IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications (SPCOM), Bangalore,India, 22-25 Jul., 2012.
  • Banff International Research Station for Mathematical Innovation and Discovery:The Infinite Message Limit of Interactive Source Coding,” International Workshop on Interactive Information Theory, Banff, Canada, 15–20 Jan., 2012.
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst: “Recognizing Human Actions using Feature Covariance Matrices,” invited talk in the ECE Department Seminar Series, 17 Oct., 2011.
  • Banff International Research Station for Mathematical Innovation and Discovery:Exploring Function and Distribution Structure in Interactive Computing Through Examples,” International Workshop on Algebraic Structure in Network Information Theory, Banff, Canada, 14–19 Aug., 2011.
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI): “Action Recognition in Covariance Manifolds,” invited talk in the ECE Department Graduate Seminar Series, 17 Feb., 2011.
  • Tufts University: “Action Recognition on Covariance Manifolds,” invited talk in the ECE Department Colloquium, 25 Jan., 2011.
  • University of California, San Diego: “Kaspi’s Two-Way Source Coding Question Resolved,” invited talk in the 5th IEEE International Workshop on Information Theory and Applications (ITA), San Diego, CA, 31 Jan.– 5 Feb., 2010.
  • Boston University: “Condensing Video and Recognizing Actions,” invited talk in the Department of Computer Science, Image and Video Computing Weekly Symposium, 29 Oct., 2009.
  • Boston University: “An Information Processing Tour of Sensor Networks: Field-Estimation, Interactive-Computing, and Visual-Analytics,” tenure talk in the ECE Department Seminar Series, 09 Sep., 2009.
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison: “Interactive Function Computation: A Distributed Block Source Coding Perspective,” invited talk in the ECE Department Systems Seminar Series, 12 Mar., 2009.
  • University of Illinois, Urbana–Champaign: “Interactive Function Computation: A Distributed Block Source Coding Perspective,” invited talk in the Topics in Systems Seminar Series, Coordinated Science Laboratory, 10 Mar., 2009.
  • Harvard University: “Distributed Source Coding for Interactive Function Computation,” invited talk in the EE Seminar Series of the Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 13 Feb., 2009.
  • University of California, San Diego: “Bounds for Interactive Computation in Collocated Networks,” invited talk in the 4tℎ IEEE International Workshop on Information Theory and Applications (ITA), San Diego, CA, 8–13 Feb., 2009.
  • MIT: “Distributed Source Coding for Interactive Function Computation,” invited talk in the RLE Signal Transformation and Information Representation Seminar Series, 1 Dec., 2008.
  • Yale NSF Workshop 2008: “Distributed Coding for Interactive Computing,” invited talk in the US National Science Foundation Workshop on the Frontiers in Distributed Communication, Sensing and Control, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 31 Oct. – 2 Nov., 2008.
  • Boston University: “Information-Theoretic Performance Limits and Algorithms for Signal Processing Applications,” invited talk in the BU CISE Faculty Research Workshop, Boston, MA, 11 Jan. 2008.
  • University of California, San Diego: “Distributed Field Reconstruction in Sensor Networks,” Center for Advanced Network Sciences (ANS) inaugural invited summer lecture series (2-lecture short-course), California Institute of Telecommunications and Information Technologies (CALIT2), San Diego, CA, 1–10 Aug., 2007.
  • Harvard University: “The Benefit of Delays in Sequential Coding of Correlated Sources,” invited talk in the EE Seminar Series of the Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 23 Feb. 2007.
  • Boston University: “Enabling Low-Power Video-Over-Wireless: Do We Need a Paradigm Shift Based on Distributed Coding?” invited talk in the ECE Department Research Spotlight Seminar Series, 21 Oct. 2005.
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison: “Information processing in distributed sensor systems: Data acquisition and Inference,” invited talk in the ECE Department Systems Seminar Series, 6 Apr. 2004.
  • Boston University: “Information processing in distributed sensor systems: Data acquisition and Inference,” invited talk in the ECE Colloquium Series, 24 Mar. 2004.
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis: “Information processing in distributed sensor systems: Data acquisition and Inference,” invited talk in the Digital Technology Center Seminar Series, 12 Mar. 2004.
  • University of California, Berkeley: “Distributed Sampling of Smooth Fields,” invited talk in the EECS Graduate Seminar Series on Conceptual Issues in Large-scale Ad-hoc Networks, 3 Nov. 2003.
  • University of California, Berkeley: “A Unified Framework for Image Modeling and Estimation using Measurement Constraints,” invited talk in the EECS Networking, Communications, and DSP Systems Seminar Series (sponsored by Cisco), 8 Oct. 2002.
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor: “Statistical Signal Modeling and Estimation using Multiple Wavelet Bases and the Maximum Entropy Principle,” invited talk in the EECS Communications and Signal Processing Laboratory Seminar Series, 13 Mar. 2002.
  • University of California, Santa Barbara: “Statistical Signal Modeling and Estimation using Multiple Wavelet Bases and the Maximum Entropy Principle,” invited talk in the ECE Communications and DSP Seminar Series, 8 Mar. 2002.