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1908, 2022

Costas Courcoubetis (Chinese University of Hong Kong) – Topics in the Analysis and Optimization of Decentralized Systems

What is the minimum car fleet size of a ride-hailing platform required to serve a given transport [...]

1708, 2022

Alper Atamturk (University of California, Berkeley) – Sparse Estimation: Closing the Gap Between L0 and L1 Models

In this talk, we focus on two estimation problems: i) sparse regression and ii) sparse and smooth [...]

1407, 2022

Viet Anh Nguyen (VinAI) – Robust Bayesian Recourse

Algorithmic recourse aims to recommend an informative feedback to overturn an unfavourable machine [...]

ESD Spring Newsletter 2022

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ESD Summer Newsletter 2020

  July 9th, 2020

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