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Development of algorithms for the automated quantification of biological imaging data
Posted: Friday, October 5, 2018
WenChieh and McKeith Pearson are graduate students working in the Aguilar Lab in the Department of Biological Sciences at Purdue University Abstract: The initial ste...

Research Team Presentation  "Changes in Forest Communities of the Eastern United States"
Posted: Friday, June 15, 2018
Recorded May 25th, 2018 during the 2018 Introduction to Data Science & Interdisciplinary Research Team...

Research Team Presentation  "Towards CyberPhysical Vetting in Critical Infrastructures"
Posted: Friday, June 15, 2018
Recorded May 25th, 2018 during the 2018 Introduction to Data Science & Interdisciplinary Research Team...

Research Team Presentation  "Improving Disaster Emergency Assistance Programs in the USA”
Posted: Friday, June 15, 2018
Recorded May 25th, 2018 during the 2018 Introduction to Data Science & Interdisciplinary Research Team...

Research Team Presentation  "The Polarization of Information on the Web"
Posted: Friday, June 15, 2018
Recorded May 25th, 2018 during the 2018 Introduction to Data Science & Interdisciplinary Research Team...

Remco van der Hofstad  The Structure of Complex Networks: ScaleFree and SmallWorld Random Graphs
Posted: Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Abstract: Many phenomena in the real world can be phrased in terms of networks. Examples include the WorldWide Web, social interactions and Internet, but also the interaction patterns betwee...

Aylin Yener  InformationTheoretic Security
Posted: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
A part of the 2016 Summer School held at Duke University Presented by Aylin Yener

Krishna Narayanan  The Peeling Decoder: Theory and Applications
Posted: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
A part of the 2016 Summer School held at Duke University Presented by: Krishna Narayanan

Natasha Devroye  The Interference Channel
Posted: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
A part of the 2016 Summer School held at Duke University Presented by: Natasha Devroye

Helmut Bölcskei: Padovani Lecturer  The Mathematics of Deep Learning
Posted: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
A part of the 2016 Summer School hosted at Duke University Presented by: Helmut...

René Vidal  Global Optimality in Matrix and Tensor Factorization, Deep Learning, and Beyond
Posted: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Presented at the 2016 Summer School held at Duke University Presented by: René Vidal

Alcine & Hornbuckle  Designing and Securing a Weather Station to Increase Crop Production in Cameroon
Posted: Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Computer controlled weather stations are useful in the production of crops in developing countries such as Cameroon. It is essential to build a computer controlled weather station because it will increase the mappi...

Andrea Goldsmith  Technology Hurdles and Killer Apps en Route to the Wireless Future
Posted: Monday, December 5, 2016

Andrea Goldsmith  The Road Ahead for Wireless Technology: Dreams and Challenges
Posted: Monday, December 5, 2016
Stanford University's Andrea Goldsmith talks about the possible innovations and breakthroughs of a "wireless future" and the challenges that must be met i...

Micheal Luby  A Mathematical Theory of Distributed Storage
Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2016
Abstract: We describe a natural and general model of distributed storage. To ensure that a message stored in the system remains recoverable as nodes fail and are replaced with new nodes, a repairer continuall...

Christopher Sims  Information Theory in Economics
Posted: Monday, June 13, 2016
Christopher Sims, Harold H. Helm '20 Professor of Economics and Banking at Princeton University, discusses the application of information theory to economics.

Mainak Chowdhury  The Intersection of Science of Information and Clinical Care for Cancer and Rare Diseases
Posted: Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Cancer therapeutics have seen many success stories over the past few decades. However while some forms of cancer respond very well to treatment, a sizeable majority of cancers are not that responsive, contributing ...

Wojciech Szpankowski  Shannon Information Theory and Beyond
Posted: Monday, November 9, 2015
Presented as the innuagural Arden L. Bement Jr. Distinguished Lecture Professor and Center Director Wojciech Szpankowski, Saul Rosen Professor of Computer Science, outlines the work of the Center for Science of Inf...

Paul Siegel  Constrained Codes for Multilevel Flash Memory
Posted: Thursday, October 1, 2015
Presented at the North American School of Information Theory 2015

Farooq Khan  Architecting Tb/s Wireless
Posted: Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Presented at the North American School of Information Theory 2015

Information Theory: Academic and Industry Perspectives Panel Discussion
Posted: Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Presented at the North American School of Information Theory 2015

Urbashi Mitra  Biological Communication Channels: Engineered and Natural
Posted: Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Presented at the North American School of Information Theory 2015

Venkatesan Guruswami  List and Local ErrorCorrection
Posted: Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Presented at the North American School of Information Theory 2015

Tom Marzetta  Massive MIMO and Beyond
Posted: Friday, August 28, 2015
Presented at the North American School of Information Theory 2015

Diego Mesa  Introduction to Scientific Computing with IPython
Posted: Friday, August 28, 2015
As part of the 2015 Summer School: 8th Annual North American School of Information Theory NASIT

Stephen Boyd  Convex Optimization and Applications
Posted: Friday, August 28, 2015
Presented at the North American School of Information Theory 2015

Todd Coleman  Mentoring and Success Panel Discussion
Posted: Friday, August 28, 2015
Presented at the North American School of Information Theory 2015

Ivana Maric  Information Theoretic Concepts of 5G
Posted: Friday, August 28, 2015
Presented at the North American School of Information Theory 2015

Kayal Madhivanan and Swetha Ramadesikan  Quantitative Analysis of Biological Data
Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Abstract: In order to develop novel and more efficient therapeutic approaches we need to understand disease mechanisms, which in turn requires the collection and analysis of biologicallyrelevant information. Unfor...

Mark Daniel Ward  An Introduction to the Science of Information
Posted: Monday, May 4, 2015
Mark Daniel Ward  An Introduction to the Science of Information Recorded on April 5, 2012 for the Wabash Area Lifetime Learning Association (WALLA...

Extracting Complex Trends in Gene Expression from Metabolite Data  A Cybernetic Approach
Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Since their inception nearly three decades ago, cybernetic models have been used to analyze the dynamic control of metabolism based off of goals relevant to the organisms functioning. In the case of single cellular...

Corey Schimpf  Women and Minorities in the Computing Fields: Precollege and College Years
Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2015
The most recent graduation data from the National Science Foundation (NSF) reports that in 2012 Computer Science fields had women earning 22% of the bachelor’s degrees awarded, Blacks at 10%, Latinos/Hispanic at ...

Ayse Saygin – Cognitive Neuroscience
Posted: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Presented at the 2014 CSoI Summer School

Tatyana Sharpee  InformationTheoretic Principles in Learning and Decision Making
Posted: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Presented at the 2014 CSoI Summer School

Takaki Komiyama – Imaging Neural Ensembles During Learning
Posted: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Presented at the 2014 CSoI Summer School

Robert Gray  Half Century Hindsights
Posted: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Presented at the 2014 CSoI Summer School

Todd Coleman  Information and Neuroscience
Posted: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Presented at the 2014 CSoI Summer School

Zhiying Wang  Coding for Information Storage
Posted: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Presented at the 2014 CSoI Summer School

David Kleinfield – The Nature and Control of Blood Flow Through the Cortex
Posted: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Presented at the 2014 CSoI Summer School

Shankar Subramaniam – Systems Biology & Bioinformatics
Posted: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Presented at the 2014 CSoI Summer School

Pulkit Grover  Analyzing Infoflows in Engineered and Neuronal Circuits using "Energetic Information Theory"
Posted: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Presented at the 2014 CSoI Summer School

Tamara Berdyyeva – Neural Mechanisms & Analysis of Normal and Abnormal Behavior
Posted: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Presented at the 2014 CSoI Summer School

Ananth Grama – Computational Biology and Information
Posted: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Recorded August 7, 2014 as part of the 2014 CSoI Summer School  UCSD Presented at the 2014 CSoI Summer Schoo...

Mikhail Tikhonov Genetic Network Complexity: Weights Matter more than Topology
Posted: Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Mikhail Tikhonov's (Princeton University) interview regarding his poster presented at the 2013 North American School of Information The...

Wenmei W. Hwu  Application of Accelerators and Parallel Computing to Sequencing Data
Posted: Friday, June 13, 2014
Recorded as part of the University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign Science of Information Day, April 11th, 2014.

Steve Lumetta  Center on Computational Genomics
Posted: Friday, June 13, 2014
A talk about a developing center on computational genomics at UIUC, and advancements in genomics and interdisciplinary research. Recorded as part of the

Tsachy Weissman  Compression for Similarity Queries
Posted: Thursday, January 9, 2014
I will talk about compression when the goal is to concisely represent sequences in a way that allows to determine whether they are similar to a given query sequence. The problem arises in an increasing variety of c...

Bin Yu  Modeling Visual cortex V4 in Naturalistic Conditions
Posted: Thursday, January 9, 2014
The functional organization of cortex area V4 in the mammalian ventral visual pathway is far from being well understood. V4 plays an important role in the recognition of shapes and objects and in visual attention, ...

Lior Pacher  Sequencing Based Functional Genome
Posted: Thursday, January 9, 2014
Sequence census methods couple highthroughput DNA sequencing to biochemical assays and are transforming standard functional genomics assays into powerful genomewide probes of biochemical activity. At th...

Micheal Luby  Media Delivery: A Personal Perspective
Posted: Thursday, January 9, 2014
I will describe some work that I have been involved with over the years that is focused on media delivery and media streaming. The presentation in particular overviews the RaptorQ (IETF RFC 6330) and MPEGDASH (ISO...

Graph Inference and Compression via Random Walks  Courtade
Posted: Monday, September 23, 2013
Apart of the 2012 All Hands Meeting

Frank DeVilbiss  Investigation on Metabolic Phenomena Using Information Theory
Posted: Monday, September 23, 2013

Michelle Effros  Information Theory for Large Networks
Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2013
Beginning with Shannon's small 2node network from 1948, Professor Effros' tutorial looks at the capacities and challenges of large networks. Information theory offers small network solutions for a large network wo...

Emina Soljanin  Padovani Lecture  The Secret Lives of Codes: From Theory to Practice and Back
Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2013
Dr. Sojanin, a Bell Labs Research Scientist, gave the 2013 Padovani Lecture at the North American School of Information Theory on t...

Jonathan Ponniah  A Clean Slate Approach to Security of Wireless Networks Part 2
Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2013
Postdoctoral scholar Jonathan Ponniah continues part 2 of the talk on strategy of clean slate approach to wireless network security looking at details of the strategy and results. Professor PR Kumar gave

P.R. Kumar  A Clean Slate Approach to Security of Wireless Networks Part 1
Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2013
Professor Kumar gives part 1 talk on strategy of clean slate approach to wireless network security. In Part 1, Dr. Kumar covers the conceptual notions and overarching problems with wireless security. Kumar's studen...

Scott Aaronson  Quantum Computing and Information
Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2013
Professor Aaronson provides a dynamic journey through the field of quantum mechanics and computing for information theorists. Presented at the

Mehmet Koyuturk  Complex Diseases and Information Theory
Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2013
Professor Koyuturk gave a tutorial on complex diseases and the application of information theory to better understand complexity in biological systems. Presented at the

Abram Magner Investigating Symmetries of Uniform Attachment Graphs
Posted: Monday, June 24, 2013
Abram Magner's interview regarding his poster presented at the 2013 North American School of Information Theory. Poster Co...

Public Key Cryptography Part 2, Discrete Logarithms and DiffieHellman Key Exchange
Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2013

Public Key Cryptography Part 1, OneWay Functions and Discrete Logarithms
Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2013

The RSA Algorithm Under the Hood Part 3, Greatest Common Divisor and Fermat's Little Theorem
Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2013

The RSA Algorithm Under the Hood Part 2, Prime Numbers, Euclidean Algorithm, & Greatest Common Divis
Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2013

The RSA Algorithm Under the Hood Part 1, Prime Numbers, Euclidean Algorithm, & Greatest Common Divis
Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2013

Nancy Lynch  Distributed Computing Theory for Wireless Networks and Mobile Systems
Posted: Monday, April 8, 2013
Center for Science of Information presents as part of the Prestige Lect...

Tom Courtade  A Fresh Look at Boolean Functions
Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Presented at the 2012 NSF Site Visit and All Hands Meeting

Tom Courtade  Graph Inference/Compression via Random Walks
Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Presented at the 2012 NSF Site Visit and All Hands Meeting

Frank DeVilbiss  Investigation on Metabolic Phenomena Using Information Theory
Posted: Monday, March 11, 2013
Presented at the 2012 NSF Site Visit and All Hands Meeting

Sheila Rosenburg Spotlight
Posted: Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Apart of the 2012 Science of Information Summer School

Handson Biozon Project
Posted: Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Presented at the 2012 Science of Information Summer School Unfortunately, presentation slides are not available for this vi...

Biology for Engineers Part 2 of 2
Posted: Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Presented as apart of the 2012 Science of Information Summer School

Biology for Engineers Part 1 of 2
Posted: Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Presented as apart of the 2012 Science of Information Summer School

TEDxTalk: Where Will the Chips of Tomorrow Take Us?
Posted: Wednesday, January 23, 2013
\"Electronic tattoos may sound like something invented for Star Trek, but Dr. Todd Coleman shows us they're real today. Coleman has developed bandaid like, wirelessly powered \"tattoo electronics,\" which can be u...

CSoI Faculty member Jack Gallant Speaking at 2012 Allen Institute for Brain Science Symposium
Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) detects the location of functions in the brain better than any other method we have today. While localization is necessary, it is not sufficient for understanding how th...

Mathematical Theory of Communication Part 4  Shannon's 1st Theorem
Posted: Monday, November 26, 2012

Probability Theory Part 17  Roulette and Expected Value of a Function of a Random Variable
Posted: Monday, November 26, 2012

Mathematical Theory of Communication Part 2  Entropy with Variance
Posted: Monday, November 26, 2012

Postdoctoral scholars and student interviews  Center for Science of Information
Posted: Monday, November 26, 2012
Interviews from Postdoctoral and PhD scholars involved with the Center for Science of Information, discussing the benefits of the Center and the challenges that they strive to identify and overcome through their in...

Mathematical Theory of Communication Part 9  Information Theory Textbooks
Posted: Monday, November 26, 2012

Mathematical Theory of Communication Part 7B  Conditional and Joint Entropy Part 2
Posted: Monday, November 26, 2012

Mathematical Theory of Communication Part 7A  Conditional and Joint Entropy Part 1
Posted: Monday, November 26, 2012

Asymptotic Equipartition Property Module
Posted: Monday, November 12, 2012
Prerequisite: Calculus, Probability Theory Overview: This is an advanced module providing insight into understanding properties of outputs of samples from random variables. ...

Data Compression Module
Posted: Monday, November 12, 2012
Prerequisite: Probability Theory and Mathematical Theory of Communication Overview: This module provides the basic ideas behind compression of data and decoding messages. Th...

Tomasz Imielinski  Association Rules: Twenty Years and Beyond
Posted: Monday, October 22, 2012
As part of the Prestige Lecture Series on Information Associatio...

Probability Theory Part 12  Joint Cumulative Distribution Function
Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2012

summer workshop interviews
Posted: Friday, August 24, 2012
Recorded during the 2012 Science of Information Summer School

2012 Student Research Workshop Intros
Posted: Saturday, June 30, 2012
Presented as apart of the 2012 student research workshop.

2012 Student Research Workshop Student & PostDoc Outros
Posted: Saturday, June 30, 2012
Presented as apart of the 2012 student research workshop.

Quantum Shannon Theory
Posted: Friday, June 1, 2012
Part of 2012 Science of Information Summer School

Sparse Problems in Bioinformatics
Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2012
Part of 2012 Science of Information Summer School

Interactive Information Theory and Its Use in BrainMachine Interfaces
Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2012
Part of 2012 Science of Information Summer School

Information Theory: From Communications to DNA Sampling
Posted: Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Part of 2012 Science of Information Summer School

Reliable Communication Amid Uncertainty
Posted: Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Part of 2012 Science of Information Summer School

Backing Off From Infinity
Posted: Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Part of 2012 Science of Information Summer School

Lee Hood  System Approaches to Biology and Medicine and the emergence of proactive P4 medicine
Posted: Thursday, April 19, 2012
Center for Science of Information Prestige Lecture Series presents Lee Hood, President, Institute for Systems Biology Systems Biology Approaches to Biology and Disease and the Emergence of Proact...

Marcelo Weinberger  Information Theory in an Industrial Lab
Posted: Friday, March 30, 2012
Recorded at the 2012 Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA 2012), San Diego, CA

Joachim Buhmann  Context Sensitive Information: Model Validation by Information Theory
Posted: Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Similar to the talk given January 2012

HONR399 Class 29: Prime Numbers, Euclidean Algorithm, Greatest Common Divisor
Posted: Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Panel: New Perspectives for Information Theory
Posted: Wednesday, November 2, 2011
ITW 2011  Paraty, Brazil IEEE Information Theory Workshop Panel New Perspectives for Information Theory Chair : Sergio Verdú Speakers: Venkat Anantharam, Giuseppe Caire, Max...

Student Spotlight: Bridging Electrical Engineering and Neuroscience
Posted: Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Challenges in the Biology Front or How the Theory of Information Can Save Lives
Posted: Monday, July 25, 2011
Relying on examples from my own and other labs, I will discuss the challenges that modern biology faces today. Extraordinary technological advances in the field of biology impose an overwhelming pace of data productio...

Bioinformatics Series
Posted: Tuesday, July 12, 2011
In the first of the sequence of three lectures, I will provide a high level overview of biological processes and systems, and associated modeling techniques. In particular, I will describe sequence based modeling, seq...

Alon Orlitsky  Foreseeing the Unseen: Probability Estimation over Large Alphabets
Posted: Monday, April 19, 2010
Abstract: Many applications call for estimating probabilities of rare, even previously unseen, events. We outline the problem's theory, applications, and relation to works by Fisher, Shakespeare, L...

Brigitte Vallee  Information Theory: Models, Algorithms, Analysis
Posted: Monday, April 12, 2010
Every student of a basic algorithms course is taught that, on average, the complexity of Quicksort [or the pathlength of a Binary Search Tree] is O(n log n), that of QuickSelect is O(n), and that of RadixSort is O...

Natasha Devroye  Fundamental Limits of Cognitive Networks
Posted: Monday, February 22, 2010
This is the video of the Prestige Lecture Series presentation event. Abstract:...

PR Kumar  Temporal Guarantees Over Wireless Networks
Posted: Monday, February 2, 2009
As we move towards cyberphysical systems, temporal considerations in information delivery will play an ever larger role. Timeliness of delivery of packets will be just as important as throughput or reliability. Acc...

Thomas Cover  The Natural Mathematics Arising in Information Theory and Investment
Posted: Monday, October 20, 2008
Optimizing the growth rate of investment is considered a controversial investment goal, perhaps because it is an asymptotic criterion or perhaps because its implementation requires maximizing the expected logarithm...

Madhu Sudan  Towards Universal Semantic Communication
Posted: Monday, April 16, 2007
Presented April 16th, 2007 as part of the Prestige Lecture Series

Nicholas Yannelis  Contracts Under Asymmetric Information
Posted: Monday, February 12, 2007
Presented February 12, 2007 as part of the Prestige Lecture Series

Andrew Barron  The Interplay of Information Theory, Probability and Statistics
Posted: Wednesday, February 7, 2007
Presented on Feb. 26th, 2007 as part of the Prestige Lecture Series

Ben Schumacher  What is Information? Insights from Quantum Physics
Posted: Monday, November 13, 2006
The rise of quantum information science  including quantum communication theory, quantum cryptography, and quantum computation  has forced us to reexamine some of our basic ideas about information. In what sen...

Jehoshua Bruck  The Logic of Biological Networks
Posted: Monday, October 30, 2006
Motivated by the intriguing functionality of gene regulatory networks we study chemical reactions (biological) circuits. We observe that those circuits are vastly different when compared to existing computing struc...

Andrea Goldsmith  To Infinity and Beyond: New Frontiers in Wireless Information Theory
Posted: Wednesday, December 31, 1969
Andrea Goldsmith's plenary talk at ISIT 2014, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, June 29  July 4 2014, Honolulu Convention Center, Honolulu, HI, USA.

Sergio Verdu  Information Theory Today
Posted:
Presented Oct. 2nd, 2006 as part of the Prestige Lecture Series

Ananth Grama  Algorithms for Sequence Analysis
Posted:
In the second of the threepart series of lectures, I will present algorithms for sequence analysis. I will start with a brief description of sequence alignment, multiple alignment, and motiffinding algorithms. I ...