National Institute of Statistical Sciences

### DIMACS/NISS Workshop on Experimental Analysis of Algorithms:

Interfaces between the Statistical and Computational Sciences

#### March 6 - 7, 2008

NISS Building, Research Triangle Park, NC

**Organizers:**
** Tami Carpenter**, DIMACS
**Siddhartha Dalal**, Rand Corporation
**David Johnson**, AT&T Labs - Research
**Alan Karr**, NISS

This workshop is jointly sponsored by the Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS) and the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS)

#### Workshop Program:

**Thursday, March 6, 2008**
9:00 - 9:15 Introduction and opening
9:15 - 10:45 Little Experiments on Algorithms
Jon Bentley, Avaya Labs Research
Statistical Response: Jim Landwehr, Avaya Labs
10:45 - 11:00 break
11:00 - 12:30 Comparability
David Johnson, AT&T Labs - Research
Statistical Response: Lee Wilkinson, SYSTAT
12:30 - 2:00 lunch and discussions
2:00 - 3:30 Finding Asymptopia in the Data Set
Catherine McGeoch, Amherst College
Statistical Response: Max Morris, Iowa State University
3:30 - 4:00 break
4:00 - 5:30 "Open Microphone" session
5:30 Leave for dinner
**Friday, March 7, 2008**
8:30 - 10:00 Experimenting with Meta-Heuristics
William Hart, Sandia National Laboratories
Statistical Response: Bill Eddy, Carnegie Mellon University
10:00 - 10:15 break
10:15 - 11:45 One-Pass Streaming Algorithms: Theory and Practice
Marios Hadjieleftheriou, AT&T Labs - Research
Statistical Response: Sid Dalal, Rand Corporation
11:45 - 12:00 break
12:00 - 1:00 Closing panel & discussions
1:00 lunch

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