DIMACS/NISS Workshop on Experimental Analysis of Algorithms: Interfaces between the Statistical and Computational Sciences

Thursday, March 6, 2008 - 7:30am to Saturday, March 8, 2008 - 11:59am


Tami Carpenter, DIMACS
Siddhartha Dalal, RAND Corporation
David Johnson, AT&T Labs-Research
Alan Karr, NISS

This workshop is jointly sponsored by the Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS) and the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS).


Workshop Program

Thursday, March 6, 2008

8:30 Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:15 Introduction and Opening

9:15-10:45 Little Experiments on Algorithms, Jon Bentley, Avaya Labs Research
Statistical Response, James Landwehr, Avaya Labs

10:45-11:00 Break

11:00-12:30 Comparability, David Johnson, AT&T Labs-Research
Statistical Response: Lee Wilkinson, SYSTAT

12:30-2:00 Lunch and Discussions

2:00-3:30 Finding Asymptopia in the Data Set, Catherine McGeoch, Amherst College
Statistical Response: Max Morris, Iowa State University

3:30-4:00 Break

4:00-5:30 "Open Microphone" Session

5:30 Adjourn for the Day
6:30 Workshop Dinner: Radisson Hotel, RTP

Friday, March 7, 2008

8:00 Continental Breakfast
8:30-10:00 Experimenting with Meta-Heuristics
William Hart, Sandia National Laboratory
Statistical Response: William Eddy, Carnegia Mellon University

10:00-10:15 Break

10:15-11:45 One-Pass Streaming Algorithms: Theory and Practice, Marios Hadjieleftheriou, AT&T Labs-Research
Statistical Response: Sid Dalal, Rand Corporation

11:45-12:00 Break

12:00-1:00 Closing Panel and Discussions

1:00 Lunch


Event Type


NISS Headquarters, RTP, NC
United States