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Events for October 31, 2014

  • Society of Women Engineers: Halloween Fun Fair

    Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    Viterbi School of Engineering Student Organizations

    University Calendar


    Celebrate the spooky holiday by volunteering with SWE to work at the Halloween Fun Fair!
    Check out our Facebook page SWE-USC for more details!

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Society of Women Engineers Society of Women Engineers

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  • Meet USC: Admission Presentation, Campus Tour, & Engineering Talk

    Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    Viterbi School of Engineering Undergraduate Admission

    Receptions & Special Events


    This half day program is designed for prospective freshmen and family members. Meet USC includes an information session on the University and the Admission process; a student led walking tour of campus and a meeting with us in the Viterbi School. Meet USC is designed to answer all of your questions about USC, the application process and financial aid. Reservations are required for Meet USC. This program occurs twice, once at 8:30 a.m. and again at 12:30 p.m. Please visit http://www.usc.edu/admission/undergraduate/firstyear/prospective/meetusc_sw.html to check availability and make an appointment. Be sure to list an Engineering major as your "intended major" on the webform!

    Location: Ronald Tutor Campus Center (TCC) - USC Admission Office

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Viterbi Admission

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  • W.V.T. Rusch Engineering Honors Colloquium

    Fri, Oct 31, 2014 @ 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

    USC Viterbi School of Engineering

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Speaker: David Crisalli, President, Polaris, Inc.

    Talk Title: Development and Testing of Propulsion Equipment

    Host: W.V.T. Rusch Engineering Honors Program

    Location: Seeley G. Mudd Building (SGM) - 101

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Jeffrey Teng

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  • BME Special Seminar: Developing interdisciplinary approaches using biomedical ultrasound

    Fri, Oct 31, 2014 @ 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM

    Biomedical Engineering

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Speaker: Cheri X. Deng, Ph.D., Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

    Talk Title: Developing interdisciplinary approaches using biomedical ultrasound

    Biography: http://www.bme.umich.edu/people/index.php?un=cxdeng
    Host: Kirk Shung, Ph.D., Dean's Professor in Biomedical Engineering

    Location: Corwin D. Denney Research Center (DRB) - 146

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Mischalgrace Diasanta

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  • NL Seminar-Generating Psycholinguistic Norms

    Fri, Oct 31, 2014 @ 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

    Information Sciences Institute

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Speaker: Nikolaos Malandrakis , (USC/SAIL)

    Talk Title: Generating Psycholiguistic Norms

    Series: Natural Language Seminar

    Abstract: numerical representations of word and term content are very popular in NLP applications of behavioral analysis, like sentiment analysis, where the low dimensional representation allows for the use of complicated machine learning techniques, despite the lack of annotated in-domain data. In this presentation we will discuss our experiments on automatically expanding manually annotated lexica of linguistic norms, starting from word emotion norms and generalizing to include higher order terms, norms beyond emotion (like concreteness and age of acquisition) as well as languages other than English. We will present our attempts at domain adaptation of these norms, as well as the composition of norms for larger lexical units via their constituents by utilizing distributional semantic representations. As examples of actual applications we will present a highly ranked system of sentiment analysis submitted to SemEval 2014 and a multi-modal depression diagnosis system for German submitted to AVEC 2014.


    Biography: Nikolaos Malandrakis is a third year PhD student at the USC Computer Science Department and a research assistant at the Signal Analysis and Interpretation Laboratory (SAIL). He is originally from Chania, Greece, where he completed a BSc and MSc in Computer Engineering at the Technical University of Crete.

    Host: Aliya Deri and Kevin Knight

    More Info: http://nlg.isi.edu/nl-seminar/

    Location: Information Science Institute (ISI) - 6th Flr Conf Rm # 689, Marina Del Rey

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Peter Zamar

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