University of Texas researcher designs novel way to analyze bigger datasets using supercomputers and machine learning algorithms.
How do Netflix or Facebook know which movies you might like or who you might want to be friends with?
Here’s a hint: It starts with a few trillion data points and involves some complicated math and a lot of smart computer programming.
Two of our distinguished faculty, Chandra Bajaj and Inderjit Dhillon, have been elected IEEE Fellows.
Finding new gene-disease connections the Facebook way: ICES researcher Inderjit Dhillon and Edward Marcotte use social networking inspired methods to predict disease genes
Inderjit Dhillon, an ICES core faculty member, and professor of computer science, received the 2013 ICES Distinguished Research Award.
Professor Inderjit Dhillon and Assistant Professor Pradeep Ravikumar, together with their postdoc Ambuj Tewari, had remarkable success at The Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) Conference this year. They submitted seven papers and all were accepted. NIPS's acceptance rate is about 20%.
Faculty at the The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science (UTCS) are at the forefront of the digital revolution. UTCS recently celebrated a long list of faculty awards.
Professor Inderjit Dhillon, together with Justin Brickell, Suvrit Sra and Joel Tropp have been selected to receive the award of the 2011 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Outstanding Paper Prize for their paper entitled, "The Metric Nearness Problem," which appeared in the SIAM Journal on Matrix Analysis and Applications (SIMAX). Their paper is one of the three winning papers.
UTCS is pleased to note a number of recent, significant awards and honors. The department is deeply honored by the peer and public recognition of our work.
The Visions of Computing Lecture Series has been created by the Department of Computer Sciences to highlight the excellence of its faculty and recognize their accomplishments. Its purpose is to provide public education about computer science, and to enhance the public appreciation of the stature of this department and its faculty.
Professor Inderjit Dhillon has received the 2006 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Activity Group on Linear Algebra Prize (SIAG/LA Prize) along with co-author, Professor Beresford Parlett for their paper entitled, "Orthogonal Eigenvectors and Relative Gaps.