TCE Conference 2013 – Talks & Slides

  • Fisrt Day | Second Day 


    Tuesday May 28

    Opening remarks
    Peretz Lavie, Technion president
    Assaf Schuster, TCE head
    The Future of Semantic Web Search Oren Etzioni (University of Washington)   Video  |  PDF
    Recommendation Challenges in Web Media Settings Ronny Lempel (Yahoo! Labs)  Video  |  PDF
    Algorithm Design for MapReduce Jeffrey Ullman (Stanford University)   Video  |  PDF
    Learning about Medicine by Applying Machine Learning to User Generated Content: The Case of Anorexia

    Elad Yom-Tov (Microsoft Research)

     Video  |  PDF

    Optimizing Business by Unleashing Big Data in the Enterprise Aya Soffer (IBM)  PDF
    Genes, Chromatin, and Transcription Nir Friedman (Hebrew University)   Video  
    Opening Yosef Meyouhas (Marvell)  Video
    Panel Big Data: The Big Picture
    Moderator: Yoav Freund (UCSD)
    Freddy Bruckstein (Technion)
    Oren Etzioni (University of Washington) 
    Yishay Mansour (Tel Aviv U and Microsoft Research)
    Jeffrey Ullman (Stanford)
    "We are Drowning in (Big) Data but Starving for Knowledge" – Advanced Analytics to the Rescue Shai Fine (Intel)  Video
    On the Emergence of Hierarchies in Sensing-acting Systems  Naftali Tishby (Hebrew University)  Video  
    BOOM: BOOsting with Momentum Yoram Singer (Google)


    Deep Learning: Machine learning via Large-scale Brain Simulations
    Andrew Ng (Stanford University) 
    * Video conference
     Video  |  PDF

    Wednesday May 29

    Opening Gilad Shainer (Mellanox)  Video
    Counterfactual Reasoning and Computational Advertisement Léon Bottou (Microsoft Research)  Video  |  PDF
    Using Big Data and Innovative Analytics Algorithms to Improve Customers' Retention and Value Gadi Solotrevsky (CVidya)  Video  |  PDF
    WAND Revisited

    Andrei Broder (Google)

    Constrain, Train, Validate and Explain: A Classifier for Mission-critical Applications Yaakov Engel (RAFAEL)  Video  |  PDF
    Using Data to Protect Data: The Future of Intelligence-driven Security

    Tom Heiser (RSA)

     Video  |  PDF

    Sparse Modeling of Graph-structured Data … and … Images

    Michael  Elad (Technion)

     Video  |  PDF
    Panel Machine Learning Facing Big Data: Challenges and Prospects
    Moderator: Yoav Freund (UCSD)
    Léon Bottou (Microsoft Research)
    Carmel Domshlak (Technion)
    Shaul Markovitch (Technion)
    Yoram Singer (Google) 
    On Sublinear Algorithms for Approximating Graph Parameters

    Dana Ron (Tel Aviv University)

     Video  |  PDF
    Algorithmic Trading in Financial Markets Gadi Kimmel (Final) PDF
    Low-pass Semantics

    Fernando Pereira (Google) 

     Video  |  PDF