CSoI eBrief
March 2014

Greetings CSoI Team,

Welcome to the March 2014 edition of the Monthly CSoI Highlights eBrief. For the April 2014 edition, please submit information about recent grants, publications, job opportunities, awards, workshops, etc. to me (kiya@purdue.edu) no later than April 25th. Thank you!

News / Announcements

Events:

  • Texas A&M Science of Information Day, April 4, 2014. Join Center faculty and students from Texas A&M for a day of distinguished speakers, poster sessions, and panel discussions concentrating on Science of Information topics. For more information and to register - http://www.soihub.org/meetings/tamu.php
  • UIUC/Purdue Science of Information Day, April 11, 2014. Join Center faculty and students from UIUC and Purdue on the UIUC campus for a day of distinguished speakers and panel discussions concentrating on Science of Information topics. http://www.soihub.org/event.php?id=285
  • Charles River Science of Information Day at MIT, April 28, 2014. Join Center faculty and students from MIT on the MIT campus for a day of distinguished speakers and panel discussions concentrating on Science of Information topics. For more information and to register - http://www.soihub.org/meetings/mit.php
  • CSoI Student Research Workshop, July 7-11, 2014. Purdue University. Focus will be on information theory applications in the life sciences. Details and registration forthcoming. http://www.soihub.org/event.php?id=283
  • Women's Workshop on Communication and Signal Processing, July 16-18, 2014. Princeton University. http://www.soihub.org/event.php?id=277
  • CSoI Summer School, August 4-8, 2014. University of California, San Diego. Program and registration forthcoming. http://www.soihub.org/event.php?id=275

Publications

  • T. Coleman. Fractal design concepts for stretchable electronics, Nature Communications, February 2014. http://coleman.ucsd.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/FanEtAlFractalNatureComm.pdf
  • A. Emad and O. Milenkovic, CaSPIAN: A Causal Compressive Sensing Algorithm for Discovering Directed Interactions in Gene Networks, vol. 9, no. 3, e90781, March 2014. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0090781.
  • N. El Karoui, D. Bean, P. Bickel, C. Lim, and B. Yu (2014). On robust regression with high-dimensional predictors. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences (to appear).
  • D. Bean, N. El Karoui, P. Bickel, and B. Yu (2014). Optimal M-estimation in high-dimensional regression. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences (to appear).
  • Y. Benjamini and B. Yu (2014). The shuttle estimator for explainable variance in fMRI experiments. Annals of Applied Statistics (to appear).
  • L. Miratrix, J. Jia, B. Yu, B. Gawalt, L. El Ghaoui, L. Barnesmoore, S. Clavier (2014). Concise comparative summaries (CCS) of large text corpora with a human experiment. Ann. Applied Statist. (to appear).
  • A. Bloniarz, A. Talwalkar, J. Terhorst, M. Jordan, D. Patterson, B. Yu and Y. Song (2014). Changepoint Analysis for Ecient Variant Calling. Proc. of RECOMB 2014 (to appear).

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