Partha Niyogi Memorial Conference
Dec 4-6, 2011, University of Chicago
The conference is in honor of Partha Niyogi, the Louis Block Professor in Computer Science and Statistics at the University of Chicago. Partha lost his battle with cancer in October, 2010. He was 43.
Partha has made fundamental contributions to a variety of fields including language evolution, statistical inference, and speech recognition unified by the central idea of learning.
This conference will reflect Partha's interests and pay honor to his broad vision and unique insights.
Those wishing to attend should register online here. There is no charge for registration.
The conference will be held in the Searle Chemical Laboratory on the University of Chicago Campus, Room 240a/b.
Yali Amit, University of Chicago
Peter Bickel, University of California, Berkeley
Gunnar Carlsson, Stanford University
Sanjoy Dasgupta, University of California, San Diego
Pedro Felzenszwalb, Brown University
Morgan Sonderegger, University of Chicago
Alexey Koloydenko, Royal Holloway, University of London
Vladimir Koltchinskii, Georgia Institute of Technology
Natalia Komarova, University of California, Irvine
Karen Livescu, Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago
Partha Mitra, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Hariharan Narayanan, MIT
Aren Jansen, John Hopkins University
D. Kimbrough Oller, The University of Memphis
Tomaso Poggio, MIT
Robert Schapire, Princeton University
Vikas Sindhwani, IBM
Amit Singer, Princeton University
Stephen Smale, City University of Hong Kong
Shmuel Weinberger, University of Chicago
Bin Yu, University of California, Berkeley
Jun Zhang, Harvard University
Mikhail Belkin, Ohio State University
John Goldsmith, University of Chicago
Sayan Mukherjee, Duke University
Funding for the conference has been provided by the University of Chicago Department of Computer Science and AFOSR.