IMSC Annual Retreat 2013

Wednesday, 06 March 2013 16:00

IMSC hosted Annual Retreat on March 7th at USC Davidson Conference Center to report its achievement through out the year. Attendee list included researchers and engineers from Microsoft, Google, IBM, HP, Samsung, Chevron and so on, and scholars from USC and other universities. 

 

 

IMSC Director Cyrus Shahabi presented Big Data Analytics at USC Digital Technology Showcase for alumni on February 26th. This time, IMSC’s Big Data Analytics was presented together with Annenberg Innovation Lab (AIL)’s work on Big Data. IMSC and AIL has been collaborating in Big Data Analysis since 2011.

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IMSC RETREAT 2013

Thursday, 28 February 2013 15:19
MARCH 7, 2013 USC DAVIDSON CONFERENCE CENTER - Directions USC Map

Program and Presentation Materials
 
08:30 - 09:00   Breakfast and Check-in
09:00 - 09:15  Welcome Speech
 Yannis C. Yortsos
 Dean of Viterbi School of Engineering, USC
09:15 - 10:00  Big Data Research @ IMSC
 Cyrus Shahabi,
 Director of IMSC, USC
10:00 - 10:15    Break
Intelligent Transportation
10:15 - 10:45  Data-Driven Analysis in Transportation Systems
 Ugur Demiryurek,
 Associate Director of IMSC, USC
10:45 - 11:00  Event Impact Analysis on Road Networks
 Chetan Gupta,
 Senior Research Scientist, HP Research Labs
11:00 - 11:15  How to price Information?
 Hamid Nazerzadeh,
 Assistant Professor, USC Marshall School of Business
11:15 - 11:30    Break
Intelligent Campus
11:30 - 12:00  From iCampus to MediaQ
 Seon Ho Kim,
 Associate Director of IMSC, USC
12:00 - 12:15  Immersive Journallism: Immersive virtual reality for experiencing the news
 Nonny de la Peña,
 Annenberg Fellow,USC School of Cinematic Arts
12:15 - 01:30    Lunch
Intelligent Surveillance
01:30 - 02:00  iWatch: BIG Data Management and Analytics for Intelligent Surveillance
 Farnoush Banaei-Kashani,
 Associate Director of IMSC, USC
02:00 - 02:15  Activity-Based Intelligence (ABI)
 Edwin C Tse,
 Chief Technologist - Intelligence Systems Division (Ground Systems), Northrop Grumman Corporation
02:15 - 02:30  When Big meets complex: Learning and Mining in Large-scale Time Series Data
 Yan Liu,
 Assistant Professor of Computer Science, USC
02:30 - 02:45  Challenges in developing remote Monitoring Platform technologies for Aging with and Into Disabilities
 Cesar Blanco,
 Head of R&D, Accelerating Medical Innovation, USC
02:45 - 03:00    Break
03:00 - 05:00    Poster Presentations and Demonstrations
05:00 - 06:00  Keynote speech A Map Query Interface for News.
 Hanan Samet,
 Professor of Computer Science, University of Maryland
06:00 - 07:00    Reception Davidson Conference Center


Attendees

 
Last updated Mar. 5, 2013

  • AshmarIP: Anurag Bist
  • BAE System: Jeff J Rice, Bingcai Zhang
  • Chevron: Lanre Olabinjo
  • Google: Luc Vincent, Sacha Arnoud
  • HP: Chetan Gupta
  • IBM: Christy Maver, Roger Rea
  • Jet Propulsion laboratory: Jane Oh
  • Microsoft: Dan Fay
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency: Edward T. Cope, Functional Executive for NSG Research and Functional Management
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation: Lloyd Matthews, Edwin C Tse, Maria Penedo, Ryan Redmond, George Pador
  • Oracle: James Steiner, Jayant Sharma
  • Plug and Play Tech Center: Nader Fathi
  • Samsung: Praveen Kashyap
  • USC Faculty, Staff and Student attendees


Poster Presentations and Demonstrations
 

 

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IMSC Director Cyrus Shahabi gave a speech at National University of Singapore (NUS)’s Workshop on Big Data Analysis on February 20th. The workshop was consisted of various topics in Big Data Analysis, from challenges we may face in using Big Data to specific algorithm design used for map-reduce.


Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), an international learning society for computer covered USC digital conference GLIMPSE, which was held on Jan. 29, and IMSC’s participation to the conference. It introduced overview of geo-crowdsourcing project of IMSC and its launch of a company ClearPath.

 

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IMSC Retreat 2013

Wednesday, 06 March 2013 16:00

IMSC Retreat 2013 was held on March 7, 2013 at Davidson Conference Center at USC. Attendee list included researchers and engineers from Microsoft, Google, IBM, HP, Samsung, Chevron and so on, and scholars from USC and other universities.

IMSC Retreat 2013 Agenda

Monday, 11 February 2013 12:25

IMSC RETREAT
MARCH 7, 2013 - DAVIDSON CONFERENCE CENTER AT USC 

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TimeEventPresenter
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Breakfast and Check-in
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Welcome Speech Yannis C. Yortsos
Dean of Viterbi School of Engineering, USC
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM Big Data Research @ IMSC Cyrus Shahabi
Director of IMSC, USC
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM Break
IT (Intelligent Transportation)
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Data-Driven Analysis in Transportation Systems Ugur Demiryurek
Associate Director of IMSC, USC
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Event Impact Analysis on Road Networks Chetan Gupta
Senior Research Scientist, HP Research Labs
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM How to price Information? Hamid Nazerzadeh
Asistant Professor, USC Marshall School of Business
iCampus.USC (Intelligent Campus)
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM From iCampus to MediaQ Seon Ho Kim
Associate Director of IMSC, USC
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM Immersive Journallism: Immersive virtual reality for experiencing the news Nonny de la Pena
Annenberg Fellow,USC School of cinematic Arts
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch
iWatch (Intelligent Surveillance)
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM iWatch: BIG Data Management and Analytics for Intelligent Surveillance Farnoush Banaei-Kashani
Associate Director of IMSC, USC
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM Activity-Based Intelligence (ABI) Edward (Ed) Tse
Director of Technology-Intelligence Systems Division, Northrop Grumman Corporation
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM When Big meets complex: Learning and Mining in Large-scale Time Series Data Yan Liu
Assistant Professor of Computer Science, USC
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM Challenges in developing remote Monitoring Platform technologies for Aging with and Into Disabilities Cesar Belanco
Head of R&D, Accelerating Medical Innovation, USC
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM Break
Posters and Demos
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Demo and Poster Session IMSC Students
Keynote Speech
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Keynote speech: A Map Query Interface for News (Abstract) Hanan Samet
Professor of Computer Science Department University of Maryland
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Reception Davidson Conference Center

 

ATTENDEE LIST—AS OF 2/27/2013:

More than 50 guests have confirmed their participation including industry such as:

  • BAE System: Jeff J Rice, Bingcai Zhang
  • Chevron: Lanre Olabinjo
  • Google: Luc Vincent, Sacha Arnoud
  • HP: Chetan Gupta
  • Microsoft: Dan Fay
  • NGA: Ted Cope (Bio)
  • NGC: Lloyd Matthews, Edvin Tse, Bingcai Zhang, Maria Penedo
  • Oracle: James Steiner, Jayant Sharma
  • Plug and Play Tech Center: Nader Fathi
  • Samsung: Praveen Kashyap
  • ....

IMSC STUDENT - POSTER PRESENTATIONS:

  • Forecasting the Impact of Traffic Events on Road Networks
  • A Spatiotemporal Data Cube for Large-scale Traffic Sensor Data Analysis.
  • Temporal Traffic Pattern Analysis with focused Geographical Regions
  • Geocrowd: Maximum Task Scheduling
  • Freeway Traffic Impact Study of Expo Light Rail
  • Multi-dimensional graph signal processing for time series analysis
  • Temporal-Textual Retrieval: Time and Keyword Search in Web Objects
  • A Real-Time 3D Face Recognition System
  • Towards a Practical PTZ Face Detection and Tracking System
  • Trajectory based Event Detection
  • Real-time Mining of Tweet and Police-Report Streams for Forensic Applications
  • Range Temporal Search on Sensor-rich Mobile Videos
  • Real-Time Video Segmentation based on Motion Detection
  • Sparse Temporal Dependency Models for Social Influence Analysis
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of Parkinson's Disease
  • Patient Performance using Kinect and Motion Sensors
  • Realtime Traffic Video Analysis Using Intel Viewmont Co-Processor
  • USC Park: Smartphone App for USC building Information and Walking Navigation
  • 360 Panoramic View Generation from User-Generated
  • Mobile Videos: Case Study in US Inauguration with PBS
  • MediaQ: Online Media Platform with Crowdsourcing

IMSC director Cyrus Shahabi attended USC event ‘GLIMPSE: A Digital Showcase’ on January 29th and presented IMSC’s traffic information app based on big data. Digital leaders of various schools in USC participated this event, including School of Cinematic Arts Dean Elizabeth M. Daley, ICT associate director Paul Debevec and Annenberg Innovation Lab director Jonathan Taplin, and it attracted many local media such as Los Angeles Times and Associate Press.

IMSC participated in news coverage of 2013 US presidential Inauguration with the college reporting team sponsored by PBS NewsHour. PBS selected and sponsored 15 students in college journalism to cover the 2013 inauguration.