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k-means clustering is a theoretically hard problem but in practice it is often solved efficiently using a simple heuristic due to Lloyd.

Amit Deshpande
Microsoft Research
Scientia, 196/36, 2nd Main,
Sadashivnagar, Bangalore 560080

Friday, 25 September 2009 (All day)

k-means clustering is a theoretically hard problem but in practice it is often solved efficiently using a simple heuristic due to Lloyd.

Shivani Agarwal
Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
32 V

Wednesday, 30 September 2009 (All day)

In the last few decades, there has been considerable progress in the understanding of binary classification (learning of binary-valued functions) and regression (learning of real-valued functions), both classical problems in machine learning.

G. Varma
School of Technology and Computer Science
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Homi Bhabha Road
Mu

Friday, 18 September 2009 (All day)

We will try to answer the above question by analyzing the stopping times (which is the time after which the deck of cards is completely random) of the card shuffling process.

Pranab Sen
School of Technology and Computer Science
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Homi Bhabha Road

Wednesday, 16 September 2009 (All day)

I propose to give a series of lectures explaining the recent paper by Rahul Jain, Zhengfeng Ji, Sarvagya Upadhyay and John Watrous showing that the class of problems having quantum interactive proofs is the same as the class of problems having cla

Sudarshan Gurjar
School of Mathematics
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Homi Bhabha Road
Mumbai 400005<

Friday, 11 September 2009 (All day)

The torus is one of the most important geometrical objects in mathematics. As a topological space it is just a product of two circles. The is a natural continuous mapping from the real plane to the torus which is called the exponential map.

Samarjit Chakraborty
Lehrstuhl fur Realzeit-Computersysteme
Technische Universitat
Germany
http://www.rcs.ei.t

Friday, 28 August 2009 (All day)

Lately, there has been a considerable amount of interest in design methodologies for embedded systems that are specifically targeted towards stream processing, e.g., audio/video applications and control applications processing sensor data.