Presentation

Video for "Computational Support for Academic Peer Review"

Two professors at the University of Bristol discuss how to apply artificial intelligence to improve the peer-review process for journals and conferences.

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Date of publication: 
Tue, 02/21/2017

Video for "Model Learning"

An interview with Frits Vaandrager of Radboud University (The Netherlands), on a system that probes unknown systems to figure out their inner logic.

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Date of publication: 
Mon, 01/23/2017

Video for "Cell-Graphs"

A talk with RPI Professor Bülent Yener about a method that lets graph theory help identify diseased tissue.

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Date of publication: 
Wed, 12/21/2016

Video for "The 2016 Heidelberg Laureate Forum"

A promotional video about the Heidelberg Laureate Forum, a week-long meeting of 200 advanced young researchers in math and computer science, together with about two dozen "laureates" who have won the world's top prizes in those topics (Turing Award, Abel Prize, Fields Medal, and Nevanlinna Prize). Commissioned by the Association for Computing Machinery, which sponsors the Turing Award.

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Date of publication: 
Sun, 11/06/2016

Video for "Apache Spark: A Unified Engine for Big Data Processing"

Matei Zaharia talks about his creation Apache Spark, a modular platform for performing calculations on big data.

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Date of publication: 
Fri, 10/28/2016

Video for "A Brief Chronology of Medical Device Security"

Vanderbilt University Dean M. Eric Johnson reviews how medical device security issues, including those in their software, have threatened health in the past, and summarizes the current state of affairs.

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Date of publication: 
Thu, 09/22/2016

Video for "DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge"

On-site report from Las Vegas of the "DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge", a multi-million dollar, U.S. government-sponsored competition where computers try to hack each other. Covered the action and conducted interviews over three days. Here's the article I wrote about this event.

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Date of publication: 
Thu, 08/25/2016

Video for "Why Data Citation Is a Computational Problem"

An interview with University of Pennsylvania Professor Susan Davidson about the need to change how source information is cited in (for example) academic papers. She and her co-authors propose a framework that allows a greater diversity of sources and more flexibility in citing them.

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Date of publication: 
Wed, 08/24/2016

Video for "Computational Biology in the 21st Century"

An interview with ACM Fellow and MIT Professor Bonnie Berger about how to improve computer handling of biological data, specifically relating to genomes.

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Date of publication: 
Tue, 07/26/2016

Video for "Whitfield Diffie/Martin Hellman, 2015 ACM A.M. Turing Award Recipients"

Similar to the videos I produced over the past two years to celebrate 2013 recipient Leslie Lamport, and 2014 recipient Michael Stonebraker, this video describes highlights from the careers of two great cryptographers, creators of the Diffie-Hellman key exchange method.

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Date of publication: 
Mon, 05/23/2016

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