May 31
Artificial Intelligence Seminar

Human-AI Interaction: From Supporting Surgical Training to Inspecting Social Bias in LLMs

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Presented by Rafał Kocielnik, California Institute of Technology

ISI Marina del Rey, Conference Room 1135/37 and online

May 30
Cybersecurity Seminar Series

Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled Vulnerability Management

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Presented by Dr. Sagar Samtani, Indiana University (IU)

Virtual only via ZOOM. and online

May 23
Artificial Intelligence Seminar

Things Multimodal LLMs Cannot See: Toward Discovering and Mitigating Perceptual Biases in Neural Networks through Visual Interventions

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Presented by Mahyar Khayatkhoei, USC | ISI

ISI-MDR #1135 + 1137 and online

May 17
Artificial Intelligence Seminar

AI for Fostering Constructive Online Conversations

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Presented by Kristina Gligorić, Stanford University

Online only

May 14
Cybersecurity Seminar Series

Adopting Open Radio Access Networks

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Presented by Ms. Amanda Toman, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

ISI-MDR 1135/37 - Onsite participation is only available to USC-ISI faculty, staff and students. Public participation is virtual only. and online

May 10
Artificial Intelligence Seminar

AI Seminar-Causal Inference to Inform Curation Practices in Online Platforms

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Presented by Guiseppe Russo, EPFL- Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Online only

May 9
ISI Natural Language Seminar

NL Seminar-Event Extraction for Epidemic Prediction

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Presented by Tanmay Parekh, UCLA

Conference Rm #689 and online

May 7

ISR Division hosts FaceBase Forum on NIH Campus

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Online only

May 3
Artificial Intelligence Seminar

AI Seminar: Understanding LLMs through their Generative Behavior, Successes and Shortcomings

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Presented by Swabha Swayamdipta, USC

ISI MDR: Suite #1135-1137 in-person attendance will be permitted for USC/ISI faculty, staff, students only. Open to the public virtually via Zoom. and online

Apr 26
Artificial Intelligence Seminar

AI Seminar: Staring into the Abyss and Eating Glass

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Presented by Rajiv Maheswaran, Second Spectrum

MDR ISI Conference Rm 1135-1137. In-person attendance will be permitted for USC/ISI faculty, staff, students only. Open to the public virtually via zoom and online

Apr 25
ISI Natural Language Seminar

NL Seminar- How to Steal ChatGPT’s Embedding Size, and Other Low-rank Logit Tricks

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Presented by Matthew Finlayson, USC

Online only

Apr 19
Artificial Intelligence Seminar

AI in Structural Biology: Roots of Success

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Presented by Dr. Helen Berman, USC

ISI-MDR #1014 in-person attendance will be permitted for USC/ISI faculty, staff, students only. Open to the public virtually via Zoom. and online

Apr 18
ISI Natural Language Seminar

NL Seminar-DeLLMa: A Framework for Decision Making Under Uncertainty with Large Language Models

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Presented by Ollie Liu, USC

Conference Rm #689 and online

Apr 12
Artificial Intelligence Seminar

AI Seminar: Human and Machine Conditions Favoring Innovation in Science

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Presented by Brian Uzzi, Kellogg-Northwestern University

Online only

Apr 4
ISI Natural Language Seminar

30 Years of Perplexity

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Presented by Kevin Knight, Threeven Labs

Online only

Mar 28
ISI Natural Language Seminar

NL Seminar-Informative Example Selection for In-Context Learning

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Presented by Shivanshu Gupta, UCI

Online only

Mar 21
ISI Natural Language Seminar

NL Seminar- The Data Provenance Initiative: A Large Scale Audit of Dataset Licensing & Attribution in AI

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Presented by Anthony Chen, UC Irvine

ISI-MDR #689 in-person attendance will be permitted for USC/ISI faculty, staff, students only. Open to the public virtually via Zoom. and online

Mar 18
ISI Natural Language Seminar

NL Seminar-Do Androids Know They’re Only Dreaming of Electric Sheep?

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Presented by Sky Wang, Columbia University

Conference Rm #689 in-person attendance will be permitted for USC/ISI faculty, staff, students only. Open to the public virtually via the zoom link. and online

Mar 11
Artificial Intelligence Research for Health

Multimodal Machine Intelligence and Health

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Presented by Shrikanth (Shri) Narayanan

In-person attendance is open to all USC affiliates. This requires checking in with reception on the 10th floor, where you will be directed to conference room 1135. We will also validate parking. and online

Mar 8
Artificial Intelligence Seminar

AI Seminar: A Gateway to Trustworthy AI: Using Visual Analytics to Unmask Coincidental Correlations

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Presented by Yu-Ru Lin, Univ. of Pitt.

Online only

Mar 7
ISI Natural Language Seminar

NL Seminar: Self-Play Fine-Tuning Converts Weak Language Models to Strong Language Models

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Presented by Zixiang Chen, UCLA

Online only

Feb 22
ISI Natural Language Seminar

NL Seminar-Red Teaming Language Model Detectors with Language Models

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Presented by Yihan Wang, UCLA

Conference Rm #689 in-person attendance will be permitted for USC/ISI faculty, staff, students only. Open to the public virtually via the zoom link. and online

Feb 16
Artificial Intelligence Seminar

AI Seminar: Causal Inference at Netflix

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Presented by Simon Ejdemyr, Netflix

Conference Rm #1135 in-person attendance will be permitted for USC/ISI faculty, staff, students only. Open to the public virtually via the zoom link. and online

Feb 14
Scientific Computing at Large

Quantum Computing and Shor’s Algorithm

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Presented by Scott Miller, USC Information Sciences Institute

Boston CR#104 and online

Feb 8
Cybersecurity Seminar Series

BGP-iSec: Improved Security of Internet Routing Against Post-ROV Attacks

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Presented by Dr. Amir Herzberg, University of Connecticut

Update: The seminar talk will be 100% virtual. There will be no onsite accommodations for the talk. and online

Feb 1
ISI Natural Language Seminar

NL Seminar-Harnessing Black-Box Control to Boost Commonsense in LM’s Generation

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Presented by Yufei Tian, UCLA

Conference Rm #689 in-person attendance will be permitted for USC/ISI faculty, staff, students only. Open to the public virtually via Zoom. and online

Jan 29
Scientific Computing at Large

SEMINAR: Dieter Kranzlmüller

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Presented by Dieter Kranzlmüller

Online only

Jan 25
ISI Natural Language Seminar

𓂋𓏤𓈖𓆎𓅓𓏏𓊖 An Introduction to Egyptian from Hieroglyphs to Coptic

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Presented by Ulf Hermjakob, computational linguist at ISI with a passion for languages

Conference Rm #689 in-person attendance will be permitted for USC/ISI faculty, staff, students only. Open to the public virtually via the zoom link. and online

Jan 22
Artificial Intelligence Research for Health

Optimizing Clinical Trial Design: The Role of AI in Boosting Inclusivity and Efficiency

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Presented by Ruishan Liu, PhD

MDR ISI Conference Rm 1014. In-person attendance is open to all USC Affiliates and open to everyone via the zoom link. and online

Jan 19
Artificial Intelligence Seminar

What AI & Cybersecurity Have to Do With Outer Space Ethics

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Presented by Patrick Lin- University of Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Conference Rm #1135-37 in-person attendance will be permitted for USC/ISI faculty, staff, students only. Open to the public virtually via the zoom registration link and online. and online

Jan 12
Artificial Intelligence Seminar

What Developmental Science brings to the creation of Artificial General Intelligence: A post-mortem evaluation of DARPA’s Machine Common Sense program

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Presented by David Moore, Pitzer College and Claremont Graduate University

ISI-MDR #1135-1137 in-person attendance will be permitted for USC/ISI faculty, staff, students only. Open to the public virtually via Zoom and online

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