Recent Submissions

  • Understanding Human Functioning & Enhancing Human Potential through Computational Methods 

    D'Mello, Sidney K. (2020-10-08)
    It is generally accepted that computational methods can complement traditional approaches to understanding human functioning, including thoughts, feelings, behaviors, and social interactions. I suggest that their utility ...
  • Building Trustworthy AI for Environmental Science 

    McGovern, Amy (2020-09-25)
    As climate change affects weather patterns and sea levels rise, the world’s need for accurate, usable predictions of weather and ocean and their impacts has never been greater. At the same time, the quantity and quality ...
  • The Science of Stories: Measuring and Exploring the Ecology of Human Stories with Lexical Instruments 

    Dodds, Peter S. (2019-11-06)
    I will survey our efforts at the Computational Story Lab to measure and study a wide array of social and cultural phenomena using “lexical meters” — online, interactive instruments that use social media and other texts to ...
  • Second Order Machine Learning 

    Mahoney, Michael (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-09-22)
    A major challenge for large-scale machine learning, and one that will only increase in importance as we develop models that are more and more domain-informed, involves going beyond high-variance first-order optimization ...
  • Assembly of Big Genomic Data 

    Medvedev, Paul (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-09-15)
    As genome sequencing technologies continue to facilitate the generation of large datasets, developing scalable algorithms has come to the forefront as a crucial step in analyzing these datasets. In this talk, I will ...