IMSC Retreat 2014 Agenda


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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  Reflection and Looking Forward 
 Cyrus Shahabi,
 Director of IMSC, USC
10:00 - 10:15    Break
Big Data in Transportation
10:15 - 10:45    Advanced and Predictive Analystics in Transportation Systems  
 Video Demos: Accident Monitoring & AnalysisTime-Dependent Fleet Routing
 Ugur Demiryurek,
 Associate Director of IMSC, USC
10:45 - 11:05    Spatial and Graph Features in Oracle Database 
 Jayant Sharma,
11:05 - 11:25    Veracity in Big Data, Reliability of Routes
 Tobias Emrich,
 Research Associate, IMSC & Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)
Big Data in Social Media
11:25 - 12:00    MediaQ: Managing Crowdsourced Mobile Media 
 Video Demo: MediaQ 
 Seon Ho Kim,
 Associate Director of IMSC, USC
12:00 - 01:30    Lunch
Big Data in Health and Security
01:30 - 02:00    Criminal Activity Surveillance System with Multi-Source Event Detection
 Video Demo: Janus 
 Luciano Nocera,
 Associate Director of IMSC, USC
02:00 - 02:15    Persistent People Tracking with Geospatial Image Filtering
 Video Demo: GIFT 
 Yinghao Cai,
 Research Associate, IMSC 
02:15 - 02:30    Vehicle Tracking in Urban Environment Using Video Cameras and Open Source Information 
 Steve Ryan,
02:30 - 02:45    Smart Technologies for Accelerating Rehabilitation (STAR-RERC)
 Carolee Winstein,
Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, OSD, USC
02:45 - 03:00    Break
Posters and Demos
03:00 - 04:45  

 Demo and Poster Session
 IMSC Students

04:45 - 06:00    Panel - Four Generations of IMSC Spinoffs: Eyematic, Audyssey, Geosemble and GameDesk
 Orang Dialameh (Eyematic Interfaces Inc., Founder & CEO),
 Chris Kyriakakis (Audyssey, Founder & CTO),
 Andre Doumitt (Geosemble, CEO),
 Craig Knoblock (Geosemble, Founder & Chief Scientist),
 Lucien Vattel (GameDesk, Founder & CEO)
06:00 - 07:00    Reception
 Davidson Conference Center


Last updated Mar. 03, 2014

  • Adatao:  Christopher T. Nguyen
  • Armorway:  Zare’ Baghdasarian
  • Audyssey:  Chris Kyriakakis
  • BAE System:  Bingcai Zhang, Jeff Rice
  • Cal State LA:  Jongwook Woo
  • Chevron:  Jim Brink, Sankur Vega
  • ClearPath:  Hamid Heidary
  • Eyematic Interfaces Inc.:  Orang Dialameh
  • GameDesk:  Lucien Vattel, Amy Freeborn
  • Geosemble:  Andre Doumitt, Craig Knoblock
  • Google:  Luc Vincent
  • Intel:  Jose Rodriguez
  • LA Metro:  Kali Fogel
  • Microsoft:  Dan Fay
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation:  Edwin C Tse, Maria (Lolo) Penedo, Steve Ryan, Michael Jamgochian, Christy Predania, Brenton Higa
  • Plug and Play Tech Center: Nader Fathi
  • Oracle:  Jayant Sharma, Melli Annamalai, James Steiner
  • SanDisk Corporation: Drew Henry, Jason Lin
  • Tilofy Incorporation:  Ali Khoshgozaran, Alireza Mojtahedi
  • University of Maryland:  Hanan Samet
  • Urban Sustainability at the County of Los angeles:  Youn Sim
  • USC Faculty, Staff and Student attendees


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