USC + Amazon Center Kick-Off Meeting for 2021

The Kick-off meeting was scheduled on Friday, September 24 from 9:00 – 1:00 p.m. The meeting highlighted research from five projects that were selected for 2021-2022 and from our two 2021 Amazon Ph.D. fellows.

For a more detailed agenda, including the presentation slides and a recording of the meeting, see below.

Opening Remarks

Salman Avestimehr (Director of USC-Amazon Center) and Prem Natarajan (USC-Amazon Center Liaison)

Shri Narayanan

Federated Learning for Human-centered Experience & Perception Modeling with Biobehavioral Data.

Chaoyang He 

Distributed/Federated Learning for NLP

Keith Burghardt 

Fast Fair Decentralized Learning

Xiang Ren and Mahdi Soltanolkotabi

Federated Learning for Natural Language Processing

Jose Luis Ambite, Muhammad Naveed, and Paul Thompson

Efficient Federated Learning in Heterogeneous & Corrupted Environments by Secure Performance Weighting

Ninareh Mehrabi

Towards Trustworthy AI

Aleksandra Korolova and Marc Juarez

Reconciling Privacy and Fairness in Federated Learning

Slides Available Upon Request

Published on November 5th, 2021

Last updated on November 5th, 2021