Fusion Fest: Marrying Methods to Solve Real-world Problems

October 11, 2014
Auditorium, CoRE Building, Rutgers University

Bing Bai, NEC Labs America, Inc., bb.bingbai at gmail.com
Carole Kantor, New Jersey Center for Biomaterials at Rutgers (ret), cjkkantor at gmail.com
Keith Taggart, SPEC Innovations, keith.taggart at specinnovations.com
Ying Sun, University of Buffalo, sun3 at buffalo.edu

Sponsored by DIMACS and the School of Communication and Information.

Workshop Program:

Saturday, October 11, 2014
 8:30 -  9:00  Continental Breakfast

 9:00 -  9:15  Welcome and Introductions

 9:15 - 10:20  Library Information Sciences
               Tefko Saracevic, ACM/SIGIR Salton Award Winner	
	       Natasa Milic-Frayling, Microsoft		
	       Ying Sun, University at Buffalo
	       Jacek Gwizdka, University of Texas at Austin		
	       Michael Lesk, Fellow, NAE, Rutgers University	

10:20 - 10:35  Poster Boaster: 1 MINUTE FOR EACH POSTER AUTHOR
10:35 - 11:05  Coffee Break			
11:05 - 12:45  Mathematical Sciences			
               Endre Boros, Director RUTCOR, Rutgers University	
               Jung Jin Lee, Chair-elect IASC, Songsil University (Korea)
               Bing Bai, NEC Labs America		
               Kemal Gursoy, Rutgers University		
               Ali Shokoufandeh, Drexel University		
               Thorsten Joachims, Cornell University		
12:45 -  1:45  Lunch				
 1:45 -  3:00  Homeland Security Sciences		
               Fred S. Roberts, Fellow, AMS, Rutgers University	
               David D. Lewis, AAAS Fellow, David D. Lewis Consulting
               William Pottenger, Rutgers University and Intuidex	
               Peter Frazier, Cornell University		
               Ophir Frieder, Fellow of IEEE, Georgetown University
 3:00 -  3:30  Break				
 3:30 -  4:35  Natural Language Processing Science		
               Kenneth Church, IBM Fellow and Past President ACL	
               Smaranda Muresan, Columbia University	
               Doug Oard, Gemstone Fellow, University of Maryland
               Dan Roth, ACM Fellow, University of Illinois	
 4:35 -  5:30  WWW - The World Wide World 		
               Roscoe White, Fellow APS, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab
               Peter Rafle, Raritan Valley Flight School	
               Keith Taggart, SPEC Innovations		
 5:30          Adjourn				

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