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Roy Marsten: Chief Scientist, Emcien

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/roy-marsten/3/864/a71

Speaker Bio: Dr. Marsten, author of more than 30 papers on computational optimization in academic journals, was a professor at Northwestern University, MIT, the University of Arizona, and the Georgia Institute of Technology before becoming an entrepreneur. In 1987, Dr. Marsten founded XMP Software, which was acquired by ILOG/CPLEX (ILOG was later acquired by IBM). The optimization libraries in ILOG/CPLEX are the most widely used of their kind and drive applications inside SAP, i2 Technologies – now JDA Software – and others. He was the recipient of the Beale-Orchard-Hays Prize for Excellence in Computational Mathematics awarded by the Mathematical Programming Society. Dr. Marsten also co-founded Idmon Corp. with Ms. Subramanian. Based on their work at Idmon, Dr. Marsten and Ms. Subramanian were finalists for the Franz Edelman Prize for Excellence in Management Science awarded by the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science.

 

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  • Huck H.

    Very interesting presentation. It does make me want to go back for some remedial training in graph theory.

    1 · August 29, 2013

    • Raj B.

      Cool! Do consider the Social Network Analysis course on coursera starting Oct 7. Should cover all of the basic concepts.

      2 · August 31, 2013

    • Jeff F.

      Raj, thanks for the tip. I signed up for it.

      August 31, 2013

  • Osize O.

    The simplicity of the core methodology blew me away. Awesome talk.

    August 30, 2013

  • John C.

    Once again, a great presenter with a great presentation! Raj and Travis, you guys have set the standard for an excellent technology meetup.

    3 · August 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Excellent talk. When my kids were younger, I used to tell them that Linear Algebra is to regular algebra as "Power Boots" are to regular boots in Super Mario. (I'm a strange dad. :-) ) Graph analytics is like that for a large set of problems, and a lot of people are unaware of it.

    4 · August 30, 2013

  • Robert B.

    Roy's presentation made it clear that my thinking about the structure of data analysis has been grossly incomplete. My world is larger now.

    2 · August 30, 2013

  • David W.

    The methodology that Roy demonstrated was nothing short of brilliant! Very well thought out discussion that was informative and deep but presented in a way that the non-technical can understand it! Thanks Roy!

    1 · August 30, 2013

  • Radhika S.

    Really great event and presentation last evening.
    Thanks to Raj and Travis!

    1 · August 30, 2013

  • Manan P.

    Dr. Marsten presented on value of Non-Numeric Data so well that it made tough information easy to divest. I will definitely attend second event.

    1 · August 29, 2013

  • Clyde B.

    Any good parking advice?

    August 27, 2013

    • Travis T.

      There is a free parking garage at GTRI with plenty of space for everyone. It's really a great location!

      1 · August 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I met Raj this morning at the Big Data Mornings event. Look forward to meeting other big data fanatics and sharing stories about new use cases!

    2 · July 31, 2013

  • Radhika S.

    Really awesome community! I am so proud to be participating!

    2 · July 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm up for helping in the cleaning up after the event.

    1 · July 28, 2013

    • Travis T.

      Awesome! When we have a location i'll get in touch.

      1 · July 28, 2013

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