Friday

 

Big Data Challenges for Predictive Modeling of Complex Systems 

November 26-30, 2018  |  The University of Hong Kong

 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Poster Presentation

FRIDAY

Location:  Wang Gungwu Lecture Hall

Morning Session Chair:  Prof. Zhigang Bao, Dept. of Mathematics, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

9:00 - 9:45

KEYNOTE TALK: Eric Cancès, CERMICS, Ecole des Ponts ParisTech and INRIA, Paris, France

Title: Machine Learning for Molecular Modeling

Abstract | Video | Slides

9:45 - 10:15

Speaker: Prof. Bert Shi, Department Head and Professor Dept of Electronic & Computer Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Title: Predictive Coding in Sensorimotor Control

Abstract | Video | Slides

10:15 - 10:45    

Speaker: Prof. Chung Chan, Dept. of Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong

Title: Detecting Strong Communities From Cooperative Games

Abstract | Video | Slides

10:45 - 11:00 BREAK, Atrium

11:00 - 11:45

KEYNOTE TALK: Prof. Xiaolin Hu, Dept. of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University

Title: Attacks and Defenses for Deep Neural Networks

Abstract | Video | Slides

11:45 - 12:15

Speaker: Prof. Dik Lun Lee, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Title: Big Data Challenges in Recommendation Systems

Abstract | Video | Slides

12:15 - 1:30

LUNCH (Click for list of places to eat)

Afternoon Session Chair: Prof. Chung Chan, Dept. of Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong

1:30 - 2:00

Speaker: Prof. Wenjing Ye, Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Title: Neural Network Based Layout Design Methods

Abstract | Video | Slides

2:00 - 2:30

Speaker: Prof. Ka-Chun Wong, Dept. of Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong

Title: Pattern Recognition on DNA Motifs and CRISPR-CAS9 Off-Targets

Abstract | Video | Slides

2:30 - 3:00

Speaker: Prof. Can Yang, Dept. of Mathematics, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Title: COMM: A Collaborative Mixed Model to Dissecting Genetic Contributions to Complex Traits by Leveraging Regulatory Information

Abstract | Video | Slides

3:00 - 3:30 BREAK, Atrium

3:30 - 4:00

Speaker: Prof. Jason McLachlan, Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame

Title: Developing and Disseminating the Field of Ecological Forecasting 

Abstract | Video | Slides

4:00 - 4:30

Speaker: Dr. Zhigang Bao, Dept. of Mathematics, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Title: Singular Vector Distribution for Matrix Denosing 

Abstract | Video | Slides

4:30 - 5:00

Speaker:  Prof. Zhen Zhang, Dept. of Mathematics, Southern University of Science and Technology

Title:  An L_1 Constrained Minimization Approach to the High-dimensional Markowitz Optimization Problem

Abstract | Video | Slides

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