Talks

Collection of talks and presentations from over the years given by me and my team members on our joint work.

Recent Conferences and Workshops


  1. Tutorial on Bayesian Optimization for Balancing Metrics in Recommender Systems (Webpage)
    ICJAI 2020
    Yokohama, Japan. Rescheduled to January 2021

  2. INFORMS 2020 (Slides coming soon)
    Washington D.C, USA. November 2020

  3. Evaluating Fairness using Permutation Tests (Slides)
    26rd SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2020)
    Virtual Event, August 2020

  4. ECLIPSE: Extreme-Scale Linear Programs for Web-Applications (Slides)
    37th International Conference in Machine Learning (ICML 2020)
    Virtual Event, July 2020

  5. INFORMS 2019 (Slides)
    Seattle, WA, USA. September 2019

  6. 2019 Bay Area Machine Learning Symposium. (BayLearn)
    Pinterest, San Francisco, CA, USA. October 2019
    • Personalization and Optimization of Decision Parameters via Heterogenous Causal Effects (Poster)
    • A/B Testing in Dense Large-Scale Networks: Design and Inference (Slides) (Poster)

  7. ML Platform Meetup: Infra for Contextual Bandits and Reinforcement Learning (Slides, Medium Blog Post)
    Netflix, Los Gatos, CA, USA. September 2019

  8. 2018 Bay Area Machine Learning Symposium. (BayLearn) (Poster)
    Menlo Park, CA, USA. October 2018

  9. Online Parameter Selection for Web-Based Ranking (Slides)
    24rd SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2018)
    London, UK. August 2018

  10. Large Scale Quadratically Constrained Quadratic Program via Low-Discrepancy Sequences (Poster)
    2017 Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS 2017)
    Long Beach, CA, USA. December 2017

  11. 2017 Bay Area Machine Learning Symposium. (BayLearn) (Slides)
    Apple HQ, Cupertino, CA, USA. October 2017

Past Talks


  1. Workshop on Quasi-Monte Carlo and High-Dimensional Sampling Methods for Applied Mathematics.
    Duke University, Durham, NC, USA. August 2017

  2. Asymptotic Normality of Scrambled Geometric Nets (Slides)
    12th International Conference on Monte-Carlo and Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods in Scientific Computing
    Stanford University, USA. August 2016

  3. Workshop on Discrepancy Theory (Slides)
    Varenna, Italy. June 2016

  4. Conference on Information Based Complexity (Slides)
    Bedlewo, Poland, April 2015

  5. Workshop on Discrepancy Theory (Slides)
    ICERM, Brown University, October 2014

  6. 11th International Conference on Monte-Carlo and Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods in Scientific Computing (MCQMC 2014) (Slides)
    KU Leuven, Belgium, April 2014.

  7. 10th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems
    Gold Coast, Australia, April 2012.

  8. United States Conference on Teaching of Statistics (USCOTS 2009)
    Ohio State University, June 2009.