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Computational Behavioral Analysis

George Cybenko, Professor, Thayer School of Engineering

Friday, January 7, 2011, 3:30pm

Spanos Auditorium

This seminar is part of the Jones Seminars on Science, Technology, and Society series

There has been much recent interest and progress in "behavioral analysis" across domains as diverse as finance, computer security, insider threat detection, wide area sensor fusion, homeland security and consumer marketing. This presentation will provide an integrated overview and framework for computational behavioral analysis using concepts from automata theory, statistics and game theory. Examples drawn from our own work and the work of others will illustrate key points.

About the Speaker

George Cybenko is the Dorothy and Walter Gramm Professor of Engineering at Dartmouth. Prior to joining Dartmouth, he was Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He received B.Sc. (University of Toronto) and Ph.D. (Princeton) degrees.

Cybenko has worked in distributed computing, signal processing, information security and most recently computational behavioral analysis. He was the founding Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Security & Privacy and IEEE/AIP Computing in Science and Engineering. Cybenko has served on the Defense Science Board, DARPA's ISAT and other DOD advisory panels. He is a Fellow of the IEEE.