Non-negative Matrix Factorization Workshop

Friday, February 23, 2007 - 12:00pm to Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 2:30pm

Friday, February 23
1:00-1:15 Introductions
Stan Young

1:15-3:00 Team Teaching
Review of NMF and comparison of popular NMF algorithms
Atina Brooks, N.C. State University
Barbara Ball and Amy Langville, College of Charleston

3:00-3:45 Linking genetic profiles to biological outcome
Paul Fogel

3:45-4:00 Break

4:00-4:45 Using Non-negative Matrix and Tensor Factorizations for Email Surveillance
Michael Berry, Univ. of Tennessee

4:45-5:30 Automated Gene Classification Using NMF within SGO
Kevin Heinrich, Univ. of Tennessee

Saturday, February 24
8:45-9:30 Fast Newton-type Methods for Nonnegative Matrix Approximation
Inderjit Dhillon, Univ. of Texas

9:30-10:00 Sparse NMF via Alternating Non-negativity Constrained Least Squares
Haesun Park, Georgia Tech

10:00-10:30 Break

10:30-11:15 Two-Block Analysis
Doug Hawkins, Univ. of Minnesota

11:15-12:00 Dimensional Polytope Approximation and Its Applications to NMF
Moody Chu, N.C. State University

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-1:30 Nonnegative Tensor Factorization for Object Identification using Hyperspectral Data
Bob Plemmons, Wake Forest University

1:30-2:00 Computational Efficiency and Low Rank Factorization
Gary Howell, N.C. State University

2:00-2:15 Break

2:15-3:15 Panel Discussion
James Cox, SAS; Jackie Hughes-Oliver, N.C. State University;
Mike Marshall, Fortune Interactive; Bob Plemmons, Wake Forest University

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