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April 11, 2019 Enabling Wireless Autonomous Systems Using 5G
Dr. Nageen Himayat, Intelligent Distributed Edge Networks Labs, Intel Corporation

March 20, 2019 Quantization Noise
Prof. Bernard Widrow, Stanford University

March 20, 2019 Deep knockoffs machines for replicable selections
Yaniv Romano

July 31, 2018 Generative Adversarial Network and its Applications to Human Language Processing
Professor Hung-Yi Lee, Assistant Professor of the Department of Electrical Engineering of National Taiwan University

July 19, 2018 Review of LiDAR, Localization and Object Processing for Safe Autonomous Systems
Dr. Kiran Gunnam, Distinguished Engineer, Western Digital

June 7, 2018 LiDAR training data best practices
Mohammad Musa, Founder and CEO at Deepen AI

May 17, 2018 Augmenting Cognition through Data Visualization
Alark Joshi, Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of San Francisco

May 1, 2018 Small, Medium, and Big Data: Application of Machine Learning Methods to the Solution of Real-World Imaging and Printing Problems
Jan P. Allebach, Hewlett-Packard Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University

Apr 11, 2018 Computer Vision at the Edge and in the Cloud: Architectures, Algorithms, Processors, and Tools
Jeff Bier, Founder, Embedded Vision Alliance and President, BDTI

Mar 15, 2018 50 Years of Computer Architecture: From Mainframe CPUs to DNN TPUs and Open RISC-V
Prof. David Patterson, Google, Mountain View, CA, University of California, Berkeley, CA

Mar 12, 2018 An Exciting Course Ahead in Signal Processing
Chandrakant D. Patel, HP Senior Fellow and Chief Engineer

Mar 8, 2018 Running Sparse and Low-Precision Neural Networks: An Interactive Play between Software and Hardware
Hai "Helen" Li, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University

Feb 07, 2018 Building Intuition into Adversarial Examples in Deep Learning
Dr. Simant Dube, AI Winning Solutions

Dec 09, 2017 Walk with IEEE Fellows
Stanford Dish Loop Trail, meet at the first intersection close to Stanford Ave entrance

Dec 4, 2017 Deep Learning in Biomedicine and Genomics
Dr. Mark DePristo, Google

Nov 16-17, 2017 IEEE Artificial Intelligence Symposium
Santa Clara, CA

Nov 1, 2017 Learning with limited supervision
Dr. Stefano Ermon, Stanford University

Sep 26, 2017 Hebbian Learning and the LMS Algorithm
Prof. Bernard Widrow, Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

Sep 21, 2017 Vision and the Deep Learning Explosion
Dr. Chris Rowen, CEO, Cognite Ventures and Stanford University

Aug 31, 2017 Khronos Standards for Neural Network Acceleration and Deployment
Radhakrishna Giduthuri, AMD

Aug 01, 2017 Video codec standardization update for 360 degree video
Jill Boyce, Intel

Jun 22, 2017 Computational Microscopy
Prof. Laura Waller, UC Berkeley

May 16, 2017 A Universal Low-latency Real-time Optical Flow based Stereoscopic Panoramic Video Communication System for AR/VR
Dr. Jiangtao Wen, Tsinghua University

Apr 06, 2017 New immersive and object-based multichannel audio formats for cinema, entertainment and cinematic VR
Dr. Jean-Marc Jot, Senior VP, R&D, DTS Inc.

Mar 23, 2017 Deep Learning in Siri
Dr. Alex Acero, Apple.

Feb 22, 2017 Localizing the Epileptic Seizure Onset Zone via Directed Information Graphs
Dr. Yonathan Morin, Stanford University

Feb 9, 2017 Unsupervised Machine Learning: Application to Data Fusion
Prof. Tülay Adali, Dept. of CSSE, University of Maryland Baltimore County

Jan 27, 2017 Bowling with IEEE Young Professionals
IEEE Santa Clara Valley Young Professionals

Jan 20, 2017 Deep Learning for Image and Video Processing
Jonathon Shlens & George Toderici, Google Research

Dec 13, 2016 Super-resolution Image Reconstruction - Methods and Lessons Learned
Prof. Sally Wood, Thomas J. Bannan Professor in Electrical Engineering, Santa Clara University

Nov 03, 2016 The Soul of a New Camera: The Design of Facebook's Surround Open Source 3D-360 Video Camera
Brian Cabral, Director of Engineering, Facebook

Oct 20, 2016 [Distinguished Lecturer] Demystifying Linear Time Varying Circuits
Prof. Shanthi Pavan, Indian Institute of Technology-Madras

Oct 06, 2016 Indoor and Outdoor Image based Localization for mobile devices
Prof. Avideh Zakhor, EECS Department, UC Berkeley and Indoor Reality

Sep 22, 2016 When Machine Learning Takes over Audio Signal Processing
[Distinguished Lecturer] Prof. Paris Smaragdis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Aug 25, 2016 Learning Sparsifying Transforms for Signal, Image, and Video Processing
[Distinguished Lecturer] Prof. Yoram Bresler, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Aug 18, 2016 Enabling and Exploiting Machine Learning in Ultra-low-power Devices
[Distinguished Lecturer] Prof. Naveen Verma, Princeton University

Jun 16, 2016 Convolutional neural network models of the first stages in biological vision
Lane McIntosh, Neurosciences PhD candidate, Stanford University

Jun 09, 2016 Noncoherent communications in large antenna arrays
Mainak Chowdhury, PhD Candidate, Wireless Systems Laboratory, Stanford University

May 12, 2016 Neural Interfaces and How They Use Signal Processing
Dr. Sarah Felix, Independent Consultant

May 10, 2016 The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence at the SETI Institute
Dr. Gerald (Gerry) R. Harp, SETI Institute

Apr 27, 2016 New Approaches to Haptics for Teleoperation and Virtual Reality
Samuel B. Schorr, PhD Candidate, Stanford University

Apr 06, 2016 A Signal-Processing Approach to Modeling Vision, and Applications
Prof. Sheila S. Hemami, Northeastern University

Apr 01, 2016 OpenVX: A Framework for Accelerating Computer Vision [Tutorial]
Kari Pulli (Intel), Radhakrishna Giduthuri (AMD), Thierry Lepley (NVIDIA)

Mar 23, 2016 When Your Big Data Seems Too Small: Accurate inferences beyond the empirical distribution
Prof. Gregory Valiant, Stanford

Mar 03, 2016 First-Photon Imaging and Other Imaging with Few Photons
Dr. Vivek Goyal, Associate Professor, Boston University

Feb 25, 2016 Developing Successful Career Relationships: Leveraging Mentoring, Coaching, and Sponsorship
Sarah Kalicin, Senior Statistician, Intel Corporation

Feb 24, 2016 Interleaved direct bandpass sampling for software defined radio/radar receivers
Prof. Bernard Levy, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC Davis

Feb 18, 2016 JPEG Emerging Standards
Prof. Dr. Touradj Ebrahimi, JPEG Convener, EPFL

Jan 21, 2016 IS ANYBODY OUT THERE? When When Will Earthlings Find ET?
Dr. Dan Werthimer, Chief Scientist, Berkeley SETI Research Center

Dec 15, 2015 Quantization Noise
Prof. Bernard Widrow, Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

Dec 09, 2015 Ph.D. Elevator Pitch to Professionals
Topics include, Autonomous Driving, Computational Cameras, Scalable Speech Coding, with students from Stanford, UC Santa Cruz and Santa Clara University.

Nov 18, 2015 Multi-Robot Adaptive Navigation
Dr. Christopher Kitts, Director of Robotic Systems Laboratory, Santa Clara University

Nov 17, 2015 Rate-distortion of sub-Nyquist sampled processes
Alon Kipnis, PhD Candidate, Stanford EE Department

Nov 05, 2015 Scalable Approaches to New Large-Scale Neuroscience
Dr. Alyson "Allie" Fletcher, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at UC Santa Cruz

Oct 15, 2015 Gathering Light
Dr. Rajiv Laroia, co-founder & CTO, light.co

Sep 24, 2015 Android TV Product & Technical Overview
Sascha Prueter, Google

Sep 03, 2015 Optical Character Recognition for Most of the World's Languages
Dr. Ashok C. Popat, Research Scientist, Google

Aug 19, 2015 Scene Understanding in the Era of Deep Learning
Dr. Jitendra Malik, Prof. Dept. of EECS, University of California, Berkeley

Aug 06, 2015 Real-world Audio Source Separation
Dr. Gautham J. Mysore, Senior Research Scientist, Adobe Research

Jun 03, 2015 Computational Imaging: From Photons to Photos
Dr. Peyman Milanfar, Scientist, Google Research

May 21, 2015 Perceiving Graphical and Pictorial Information via Hearing and Touch
Dr. Thrasyvoulos N. Pappas, Northwestern University/LLNL

May 07, 2015 Scale-space Processing for Light Field Cameras
Dr. Ivana Tosic, Senior Research Scientist, Ricoh Innovations, Corp.

Apr 08, 2015 Signal Processing and Communication Challenges for the Internet of Energy
Prof. Anna Scaglione, Dept. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Arizona State University

Mar 05, 2015 Perceptual Audio Coding: An Overview of Basic Principles and Current Standards
Dr. Marina Bosi, Consulting Professor, Stanford University

Feb 17, 2015 The Human Intranet - Where Swarms and Humans Meet
Dr. Jan M. Rabaey, Professor, UC Berkeley

Feb 11, 2015 Current State of Physically Modeled Musical Instruments on Handheld Mobile Devices
Pat Scandalis, CTO/CEO, moForte.com

Jan 15, 2015 Hebbian-LMS Learning Algorithm
Dr. Bernard Widrow, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus, Stanford University

Dec 04, 2014 Signal Processing-Based Technology Entrepreneurship: Chips, Algorithms, and Startups
Distinguished Lecturer: Prof. Andrew C. Singer, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Nov 12, 2014 Intelligent Personal Assistants and Signal Processing Challenges
Dr. Asli Celikyilmaz, Senior Scientist, Natural Language Understanding, Microsoft

Oct 20, 2014 Video Processing at YouTube
Dr. Anil Kokaram, Tech Lead, YouTube/Google

Oct 08, 2014 Signal Processing Applications: Expanding our World, Bringing Us Closer - A Historical Perspective
Dr. John Treichler, IEEE Fellow, Raytheon

Sep 24, 2014 Information Theory and Signal Processing for the World's Smallest Computational Video Camera
Dr. David G. Stork, Rambus Fellow, Rambus Labs

Sep 23, 2014 The computational array camera
Dan Lelescu, Pelican Imaging

Sep 18, 2014 Control of Multi-Robot Systems: From Formations to Human-Swarm Interactions
Distinguished Lecturer: Prof. Magnus Egerstedt, Georgia Institute of Technology

Sep 10, 2014 Breast CT Scanner Imaging Advancement and Evolution at UC Davis
Prof. John M. Boone, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento

Aug 14, 2014 Bayesian Methods for Sparse Signal Recovery and Compressed Sensing
IEEE SPS Distinguished Lecturer: Dr. Bhaskar D. Rao, Ericsson Endowed Chair and Professor, University of California, San Diego

Aug 06, 2014 IEEE Tutorial on LDPC Decoding, VLSI Architectures and Implementations
Dr. Ned Varnica [Marvell Semiconductor], Dr. Kiran Gunnam [Violin Memory]

Jul 09, 2014 Digital Signal Processing: Core Differentiation in Early Stage Companies
Dr. Steve Goldberg, Partner, Venrock

May 14, 2014 Production & Post-Production Video Compression Standards Delivering Awesome Images for Television & Digital Cinema
Edward Reuss, Independent consultant

Mar 17, 2014 DSP - Whence It Came and Where It is Going; A Tour for Non-Specialists
Shiv Balakrishnan, Mobility Semiconductors

Jul 23, 2012 Defying Nyquist in Analog to Digital Conversion
IEEE Distinguished Lecturer: Dr. Yonina Eldar, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Technion -- Israel Institute of Technology

Dec 13, 2010 Make3D: Learning 3D Models from a Single Still Image
Ashutosh Saxena, Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, Cornell University

Nov 08, 2010 Making 3D Printing Ideas Real: A Demo and Talk
J. R. Warmkessel, Founder Bay Area MakeBot users group

Oct 21, 2010 Tutorial on "Status of knowledge on non-binary LDPC decoders
Prof. David Declercq (ENSEA in Cergy-Pontoise)

Sep 13, 2010 Principles of Canesta CMOS 3D Time of Flight Systems
Cyrus Bamji, Co-founder and CTO of Canesta

Jun 14, 2010 Next Generation 3D Television - Demo at HDI-US Inc
Ingemar Jansson, CEO of HDI and Edmund Sandburg, CTO of HDI

May 10, 2010 Electronic Tagging and Managing Congestion in  Electric Power Transmission Systems
Farrokh Albuyeh, OATI

Apr 12, 2010 Pervasive Learning - Diagnosis and Management of Production Systems
Julia Liu, Palo Alto Research Center

Mar 15, 2010 An overview of various physical and MAC layer research and developmental issues in 4G cellular systems
Joydeep Acharya, Wireless Systems Research Lab (WSRL), Hitachi America Ltd

Feb 10, 2010 Developer Opportunities with CLEAR WiMAX 4G
David Rees and Allen Flanagan, Clearwire

Jan 11, 2010 Distributed Systems Health Management
Sankalita Saha

Dec 11, 2009 Next-generation mobile WiMAX (802.16m) Update
Dr. Jong-Kae (J.K.) Fwu, Intel Corporation

Nov 09, 2009 Digital Compensation of Dynamic Acquisition Errors at the Front-End of High-Performance A/D Converters
Dr. Parastoo Nikaeen, Netlogic Microsystems

Oct 12, 2009 Detection of Information Flow and Anonymous Networking
IEEE SPS Distinguished Lecturer: Prof. Lang Tong, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University

Sep 21, 2009 Low-Voltage Oversampling Analog-to-Digital Conversion
Dr. Bruce A. Wooley (Robert L. and Audrey S. Hancock Professor of Engineering, Dept. of E.E.) Stanford University

Sep 17, 2009 Monitoring video quality inside a network
SPS Distinguished Lecturer: Dr. Amy Reibman, AT&T Labs

Jun 22, 2009 Adaptive Learning in a World of Projections
Prof. Sergios Theodoridis, Technical University of Athens, Greece

Mar 25, 2009 WiMAX Update: IEEE 802.16m and WiMAX future
Hassan Yaghoobi, Intel Corporation

Feb 09, 2009 The Scalable Communication Core: A Multi-Core Reconfigurable Wireless Baseband Prototype
Dr. Anthony Chun, Intel Corporation

Feb 07, 2009 SPS SCV Workshop on FPGAs for Digital Signal Processing Applications
Dr. Craig Stephens, Dr. Sami Khuri, Dr. Byung-Jun Yoon, and Dr. Ru-Fang Yeh

Jan 12, 2009 Dynamic Graphs
Prof. Dragoslav Siljak, Santa Clara University

Dec 08, 2008 Exploiting Real World Channels for Increased Capacity
Ernest Tsui and Xiaoshu Qian

Nov 03, 2008 Design Techniques and CMOS Implementation of Low Noise Amplifier (LNA)
Prof S. S. Jamuar

Oct 20, 2008 Multichip module packaging and its impact on architecture
Dr. Hubert Harrer, Senior Technical Staff Member, Server and Technology Group, IBM

Sep 22, 2008 Past and Future of Digital Watermarking
Dr. Ton Kalker, Hewlett-Packard Labs

Aug 30, 2008 SPS SCV Workshop on Bio-informatics and Bio-signal Processing
Dr. Craig Stephens, Dr. Sami Khuri, Dr. Byung-Jun Yoon, and Dr. Ru-Fang Yeh

Jun 02, 2008 Enhancing Image Fidelity through Spatio-Spectral Design for Color Image Acquisition, Reconstruction, and Display
Keigo Hirakawa, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Harvard University, Department of Statistics

May 12, 2008 Content-Adaptive Efficient Resource Allocation for Packet-Based Video Transmission
Prof. Aggelos K. Katsaggelos, Department of EECS, Northwestern University

Apr 14, 2008 RF Systems Design :Fundamental Theory and WiMAX Examples
Tony Liu, Ph.D.

Mar 10, 2008 Digital Fingerprinting for Multimedia Forensics
Prof. Min Wu, Institute of Advanced Computer Studies, University of Maryland, College Park

Feb 11, 2008 Simplified Fast Motion Estimation: Simplified and Unified Multi-Hexagon Search (SUMH) with Context Adaptive Lagrange Multiplier (CALM)
Prof. Nam Ling, Department of Computer Engineering, Santa Clara University

Jan 07, 2008 An Open Baseband Processing Architecture for Future Mobile Terminal Design
Prof. Willie W. Lu, U.S. Center for Wireless Communications (USCWC)

Dec 10, 2007 Re-Live the Movie "The Matrix": From Harry Nyquist to Image-Based Rendering
Prof. Tsuhan Chen, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

Nov 12, 2007 Efficient Techniques for MPEG-2 to H.264 VideoTranscoding
Dr. Jun Xin, Xilient Inc.

Oct 08, 2007 Overview of Multimedia Signal Processing on Multi-Core Processors
Yen-Kuang Chen, Ph.D., Principal engineer at Intel Corporation

Sep 17, 2007 Transceiver Designs for Multicarrier Transmission
Prof. Yuan-Pei Lin, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan

Sep 10, 2007 Overview of WiMax Technology and Evolution
Hassan Yaghoobi

May 21, 2007 Tesla Roadster: Embedded microprocessors and Design trade-offs!
Doug Bourn, Senior Electrical Engineer, Tesla Motors, Inc

Mar 21, 2007 A Simulation Model for IEEE 802.11n
Thomas Paul, Electrical Engineering, Santa Clara University

Feb 12, 2007 A/D and D/A Converters with Integrated High-speed Compression
Al Wegener, CTO, Samplify Systems, Inc

May 12, 2006 New Directions in Home Theater Systems
Victor Ramamoorthy, PhD, Infinite Algorithms

Apr 10, 2006 Correcting Distortion in Multi-media Audio Terminals
Dr. Kevin Lashkari, currently consultant to DoCoMo USA Labs

Feb 13, 2006 Distributed Wireless Communication: A Shannon-Theoretic Perspective on Fading Multihop Networks
Sumeet Sandhu, PhD & Ozgur Oyman, PhD, Communications Technology Lab, Intel

Dec 12, 2005 Mobile WiMAX: True Broadband Wireless Enabled
Aditya Agrawal, Director of Marketing, Beceem Communications

Jun 13, 2005 Using Technology to Keep Other Countries Honest
John Treichler, Chief Technical Officer, Applied Signal

Apr 25, 2005 How many antennas does it take to get broadband wireless access? - The story of MIMO
Professor B. Friedlander, Dept of Electrical Eng, Univ of California at Santa Cruz

Jan 10, 2005 Converting MATLAB Algorithms to FPGA or ASIC Designs
Michael Bohm, CTO, Vice President, AccelChip

Dec 13, 2004 Reconfigurable Systems Emerge
Nick Tredennick, PhD

Nov 08, 2004 Nonlinear adaptive systems
Tokunbo Ogunfunmi, Ph.D, Associate Professor, Dept of Elect Eng, Santa Clara Univ.

Sep 13, 2004 Anytime, Anywhere IP Communications
Marthin De Beer, VP & GM, Cisco Systems, Inc

Jun 14, 2004 Fortran 95, or Matlab meets C++
Matthew Halfant, PhD, VP Advanced Technology, Genesis Microchip, Inc

Apr 12, 2004 On the Deployment of the Voice Biometric: Challenges and Best Practices
Larry Heck, PhD, Vice President, R&D of Nuance Communications

Mar 08, 2004 Telephony Speech Recognition Application Testing
Zaydoon Jawadi, CEO of CoAssure, Inc

Feb 05, 2004 Speech Technology for Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL)
Yoon Kim, PhD., CEO, NeoSpeech Inc