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Symposium Schedule

Venue: Auditorium 2 of the
QNCC - Qatar National Convention Centre, Education City, Doha.

Monday, 14 March 2016

7:30 - 8:00

Welcome Coffee

8:00 - 8:45

Opening Remarks

Khaled Letaief - Provost, Hamad bin Khalifa University

Bernard Dunn - President, Boeing Middle East

Sanjay Chawla, Principal Scientist (QCRI)

8:45 - 9:30

"The Current State and a Vision for Applied Machine Learning"

Dragos Margineantu, Boeing Research and Technology

9:30 - 10:00

Coffee Break

10:00 - 10:45

"Scaling log-linear analysis to datasets with thousands of variables"

Geoff Webb, Monash University

10:45 - 11:30

"Finding Good Scientific Experiments with Machine Learning"

Cheng Soon-Ong, Data 61 - National ICT Australia (NICTA)

11:30 - 12:30

Poster Spotlights

12:30 - 14:00

LUNCH & Poster Session

14:00 - 14:45

"Large-Scale Machine Learning with the SimSQL System"

Chris Jermaine, Rice University

14:45 - 15:30

"Eulogy to the Click: On the dangers of weak metrics, strong predictive modeling and large amounts of data"

Claudia Perlich, Dstillery

15:30 - 16:00

Social Computing

Jaideep Srivastava, QCRI

16:00 - 16:30

Coffee Break & Poster Session (continued)

16:30 - 17:15

"Arabesque: A System for Distributed Graph Mining"

Marco Serafini, Qatar Computing Research Institute

17:15 - 18:00

"Recommendation in Citation Networks"

Mohammed Zaki, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

 

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

8:00 - 8:30

Welcome Coffee

8:30 - 9:30

"Data, Knowledge and Discovery: Machine Learning meets Natural Science"

Hugh Durrant-Whyte, University of Sydney

9:30 - 10:30

"Analytics for Aircraft Health Maintenance"

James Schimert & Rodney Tjoelker, Boeing Commercial Airplanes

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:30

"Analyzing In-Game Movements of Soccer Players at Scale"

Laszlo Gyarmati, QCRI

11:30 - 11:50

"Restricted Multi-Pruning of Decision Trees"

Mohammad Azad, Shahid Hussain, Igor Chikalov, Mikhail Moshkov, KAUST

11:50 - 13:30

LUNCH

13:30 - 14:15

"Automating Clinical Evidence Synthesis via Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing"

Byron Wallace, University of Texas - Austin

14:15 - 15:00

"Deep Transfer: Generalizing Across Different Domains"

Jesse Davis, KU Leuven

15:00 - 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 - 17:30

PANEL & DISCUSSION

17:30

MLDAS Business Discussion & Closing Remarks