05 Apr, 2015

IMSC Retreat 2015

IMSC Retreat 2015 was held on April 2, 2015 at Radisson Hotel (across from the USC main campus). More than sixty people attended the event including people from outside such as Microsoft, Chevron, IBM, NGC, Oracle, LA County Government, NII Japan, INRIA France, to name a few. This year the keynote speech delivered by Prof. Michael Franklin, Chair of the Computer Science Division of EECS Department at UC Berkeley.

For accessing the details of IMSC Retreat 2015 please click here.

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13 Mar, 2014

IMSC Retreat 2014

IMSC Retreat 2014 was held on March 13, 2014 at Davidson Conference Center at USC. Attendee list included researchers and engineers from Microsoft, Google, Oracle, Chevron and so on, and scholars from USC and other universities.

For accessing the details of IMSC Retreat 2014 please click here.

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03 Oct, 2013

IMSC hosts Samsung

IMSC hosted a group of executives and engineers from Samsung, Korea, to present USC's Big Data related research activities and to discuss potential collaboration in Big Data field between USC and Samsung. Dr. Geoffrey Long (Technical Director of AIL), Dr. Carl Kesselman (Director of Center for Medical Informatics), Dr. Don Paul (Executive Director of Energy Institute), Dr. Cesar Blanco (Head of R&D, Alfred E. Mann Institute), and Dr. Cyrus Shahabi (Director of IMSC) presented their activities and achievements in Big Data research.

26 Sep, 2013

First USC-HKUST Joint Conference in Big Data Applications

Cyrus Shahabi and Seon Ho Kim attended the First USC-HKUST Joint Conference in Big Data Applications held in HKUST on Sep. 27th, 2013. Cyrus presented IMSC's activities on Big Data research and moderated a panel titled "Big Data, the most important new technology trend?" Cyrus and Seon Ho also participated in research meetings with HKUST faculty and students.

25 Sep, 2013

Janus featured in NIJ SSBT COE webinar

Luciano Nocera presented Janus Project in a National Institute of Justice Sensor, Surveillance, and Biometric Technologies Center of Excellence webinar to an audience of law enforcement practitioners to seek feedback on functionality, use cases, and value to operations. The presentation titled "Janus System: spatiotemporal fusion of unstructured intelligence" provided an overview of Janus, a tool that supports forensic and real-time criminal activity surveillance based on multi-source multi-modal data. The demonstration showcased how Janus operates in simulated typical criminal activity scenarios and how operators interact with the front end to inform and respond to criminal situations.

20 Aug, 2013

Keynote Speech at SSTD 2013

Cyrus Shahabi gave a keynote speech at the 13th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases 2013 (SSTD 2013) held in Munich, Germany, August 21-23, 2013. The title was "TransDec: A Big-Data Framework for Decision-Making in Transportation Systems". 

23 May, 2013

IMSC attended USC Global Conference event

Cyrus Shahabi and Seon Ho Kim attended the 2013 USC Global Conference held in Seoul, Korea. The USC Global Conference gives an opportunity for USC alumni in Asia to reconnect and network. Cyrus gave a talk about Big Data research at IMSC. 

29 Apr, 2013

Talk at MIT

Cyrus Shahabi gave a talk at MIT titled "Traffic Congestion, TransDec, ClearPtah, and Time-Dependent A*: A BigData Problem, A System Solution, A Product, and an Algorithm" on April 30th, 2013. Details can be found here.

02 Apr, 2013

IMSC participated in MEPC

IMSC's MediaQ project participated in the third annual USC Viterbi School of Engineering Maseeh Entrepreneurship Prize Competition. MediaQ was selected as one of the finalists in the competition (see this). 

06 Mar, 2013

IMSC Retreat 2013

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.

29 Oct, 2012

IMSC-PNU Joint Workshop on 11/6

IMSC and Pusan National University (Pusan, Korea) held a joint workshop on Big Data at Radisson LA Midtown Hotel at USC on 11/6. Researchs from USC, PNU, Konkuk University, UCI, Cal State LA will share their research on Big Data through 15 presentations. Any interested USC students and researchers are welcome to attend the workshop without registration. You can find more details about this event from here.

19 Jul, 2012

Third NSU Summer Lecture

As a part of the International Education and Research Alliance program between USC IMSC and Namseoul University, Korea, IMSC short course was held between July 16 and 20 at USC. Twenty students from Namseoul University participated in this one week intensive certificate course to learn "Geo-Social Mobile Programming".  

05 Jul, 2012

IMSC Retreat 2012

IMSC Retreat 2012 was held on March 8th, 2012. 

For accessing the details of IMSC Retreat 2012 please click here.