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Review Meeting: October 29, 2010 at Penn

The review meeting for the ONR MURI will take place on Friday, October 29 at Penn. Schedule...

Schedule


Friday, October 29

08:30-09:00   Breakfast

09:00-09:10   Introductory Remarks, Don Wagner, ONR

09:10-09:30   Michael Kearns & Ali Jadbabaie, Penn: NexGenNetSci MURI overview

09:30-10:00   Fan Chung (UCSD) Clustering algorithms by PageRank optimization (Large file! Save file in your PC before opening it...)

10:00-10:30   Babak Hassibi, (Caltech), Information flow in networks

10:30-11:00   John Doyle, (Caltech), Universal laws and architectures

11:00-11:30   Coffee Break

11:30-12:00   Ali Jadbabaie, (Penn), Coordination and consensus: From social learning to distributed network optimization

12:00-12:30   Shawndra Hill (Penn), Re-identification in Social Networks

12:30-1:30   Lunch Break (served in Levine 307)

1:30-2:00   Victor Preciado, (Penn), From local network motifs to global invariants

2:00-2:30   Michael Kearns, (Penn) Behavioral network formation

2:30-3:00   David Alderson (NPS), Jean Carlson (UCSB), Emily Craparo (NPS), Time-Critical Decisions for Disaster Response and Threat Evasion

3:00-3:30   Danielle Bassett (UCSB), Jean Carlson (UCSB), David Alderson (NPS), The Role of Information Exchange on Collective Behavior

3:30- 4:00   Coffee Break

4:00-4:30   David Alderson (NPS), Danielle Bassett (UCSB), Jean Carlson (UCSB), Emily Craparo (NPS), Michael Kearns (Penn), Evacuation Games: Theory and Experiment

4:30-5:00   Discussion

5:00-5:30   Feedback from the government team


Review Meeting: August 27, 2009 at Penn

The review meeting for the ONR MURI took place on August 27 at Penn. Schedule...

Schedule

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Thursday, September 18

08:00-09:00   Breakfast

09:00-09:10   Introductory Remarks, Don Wagner, ONR

09:10-09:30   Michael Kearns & Ali Jadbabaie, Penn: NexGenNetSci MURI overview

09:30-10:00   Dave Alderson, NPS: Robustness, complexity, and architecture in network-centric infrastructures

10:00-10:30   Jean Carlson, UCSB: Wildfire models and resource allocations in conditions involving multiple threats

10:30-11:00   Brian Steckler, NPS: Hastily Formed Networks in complex humanitarian emergencies

11:00-11:30   Coffee Break

11:30-12:00   John Doyle, Caltech: A control-theoretic view of layering and decomposition in complex networks

12:00-12:30   Shawndra Hill, Penn: Social network signatures: A framework and experimental results

12:30-1:30   Lunch Break (served in Levine 307)

1:30-2:00   Michael Kearns, Penn: Behavioral network science: individual modeling and collective behavior

2:00-2:30   Fan Chung-Graham, UCSD: New directions in graph theory: network games and percolations

2:30-3:00   Babak Hassibi, Caltech: Information flow in wired and wireless networks: Beyond network coding

3:00-3:30   Coffee Break

3:30- 4:00   Ali Jadbabaie, Penn: Information aggregation in complex networks: from consensus to social learning

4:00-5:00   Discussion of plans for next year

5:00-5:30   Feedback from the government team

5:30   Adjourn


Kickoff Meeting: July 28, 2008 at UCSD

The meeting took place at UC San Diego Campus, AP&M building, room 6402

Schedule

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Thursday, September 18

8:30   Light breakfast available

9:00   Welcome and brief introductions

9:15   Brief overview of our MURI proposal --- M. Kearns and A. Jadbabaie

9:45   Remarks from Don Wagner, ONR PM for the MURI

10:00   Brief (15 minutes) research presentations from team members:

F. Chung Graham (UCSD): Graph Analysis of Inherent Structures in Subgraphs and Local Partitioning Algorithms

S. Hill (Penn): Re-identification in Dynamic Networks: Challenges and Opportunities

Break

J. Doyle (Caltech): Robustness and Architecture (John will also speak for J. Carlson of UCSB)

D. Alderson (NPS): Optimization-Based Reverse Engineering of Network Structure and Function

M. Kearns (Penn): Behavioral Network Science

A. Jadbabaie (Penn): Distributed Coordination, Consensus and Coverage in Networked Dynamic Systems: Graph Theory to Algebraic Topology

12:00   Lunch at the UCSD faculty club

1:30   Brief research presentations, continued:

B. Hassibi (Caltech): Network Information Theory and Convex Optimization

B. Steckler (NPS): Hastily Formed Networks: Activities and Opportunities

2:00   Remarks from military and government participants on their interests and opportunities in Network Science: R. Zachary (ARO), J. Pierre (DTRA), others?

2:30   Open brainstorming and discussion on synergies between the research presentation topics, opportunities for collaboration, group projects, relationship to research elsewhere, etc.

3:30   Break

4:00   Brainstorming on opportunities for military applications and interaction

4:30   Programmatics and logistics: future team meetings (frequency and location); creation of a web page/wiki for the MURI; creation/maintenance of an evolving slide deck for use by Don Wagner and others; etc.

5:30   Adjourn