2019-20: E&O: GDRR Undergraduate Workshop-February 24-25, 2020

** Application Deadline is December 20, 2019 **


This workshop will take place at SAMSI in Research Triangle Park, NC.


As part of its Education and Outreach Program for 2019-2020, the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) will host a two-day undergraduate workshop on topics of current interest in statistics and applied mathematics. In addition to an overview of current and planned SAMSI Research Programs, the program topic on Games, Decisions, Risk and Reliability (GDRR) will be covered in some depth. The workshop will feature software tutorials and introductory lectures on topics relating to game theory, adversarial risk analysis, and decision theory. Hands on illustrations will be presented and participants are encouraged to bring their laptops.

Schedule and Supporting Media

Printed Schedule

Monday, February 24, 2020
SAMSI, Research Triangle Park, NC

Time Description Speaker Slides
8:30-8:45am Shuttle from Hotel to SAMSI and Registration
8:45-9:00am Introduction and Opening Remarks Emily Griffith, SAMSI/NCSU
9:00-9:45am Tutorial on R Software SAMSI Postdocs
9:45-10:00am BREAK
10:00-11:00am Research Talk 1:Gas Escapes in Milan Fabrizio Ruggeri, INRC
11:00-11:15am BREAK
11:15am-12:15pm Guided Research Presentation/R Work Fabrizio Ruggeri, INRC
12:15-1:30pm LUNCH
1:30-2:30pm Research Talk 2: Computational Advertising or Machine Learning Ernest Fokoue, Rochester Institute of Technology
2:30-2:45pm BREAK
2:45-3:45pm Guided Research Presentation/R Work 2 Ernest Fokoue, Rochester Institute of Technology
3:45-4:00pm BREAK
4:00-5:15pm Panel on Career Opportunities
5:15-6:30pm Dinner and Shuttle to Hotel

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
SAMSI, Research Triangle Park, NC

Time Description Speaker Slides
8:45-9:00am Shuttle from Hotel to SAMSI
9:00-9:45am Research Application 3: Autonomous Vehicles Maggie Mao, SAMSI
9:45-10:00am BREAK
10:00-11:00am Group Work Time: Participants will create short presentations in groups
11:00-11:15am BREAK
11:15am-12:00pm Project Reports: Short presentations by each group of participants
12:00-12:15pm Adjourn and Box Lunch
12:15pm  → Shuttles Depart to RDU Airport

Questions: email ugworkshop@samsi.info