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458 * ! Wed, 8/1/2012, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-Room 30A
Enhancing the EM Algorithm by Leveraging Modern Advances in Computing — Topic Contributed Papers
Section on Statistical Computing , International Indian Statistical Association
Organizer(s): Ravi Varadhan, The Johns Hopkins University
Chair(s): Ravi Varadhan, The Johns Hopkins University
8:35 AM Expectation Maximization for Distributed Computing Glen DePalma, Purdue University ; Sanvesh Srivastava, Purdue University ; Chuanhai Liu, Purdue University
8:55 AM GPUs in High-Dimensional Statistical Computing Hua Zhou, North Carolina State University ; Kenneth Lange, University of California at Los Angeles ; Marc A Suchard, University of California at Los Angeles
9:15 AM Integration and Benchmarking of State-of-Art Convergence Accelerators of the EM Algorithm Jennifer Bobb, Harvard School of Public Health
9:35 AM Leveraging Hadoop for Escaping the Local Maxima Traps in EM Algorithms Putra Manggala
9:55 AM Floor Discussion

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