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Accelerating nonconvex learning via replica exchange Langevin diffusion

Chen, Y., Chen, J., Dong, J., Peng, J. & Wang, Z., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

learning
Temperature
divergence
exploitation
regime

Knowledge flow: Improve upon your teachers

Liu, I. J., Peng, J. & Schwing, A. G., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Students
teacher
Tuning
knowledge
student

Learning self-imitating diverse policies

Gangwani, T., Liu, Q. & Peng, J., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

reward
learning
divergence
imitation
Reinforcement learning

Learning to play in a day: Faster deep reinforcement learning by optimality tightening

He, F. S., Liu, Y., Schwing, A. G. & Peng, J., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Reinforcement learning
reinforcement
Constrained optimization
learning
reward

Off-policy evaluation and learning from logged bandit feedback: Error reduction via surrogate policy

Xie, Y., Liu, Q., Zhou, Y., Liu, B., Wang, Z. & Peng, J., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Maximum likelihood
Feedback
evaluation
learning
Recommender systems

Reducing the Time-to-Solution for Finite Element Analysis of Gas Turbine Engines

Simons, T. A., Ong, J., Lucas, R., Rouet, F., Grimes, R., Gulyeruz, E., Koric, S., Zhu, T. & Dawson, J., Aug 16 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Gas turbines
Turbines
Finite element method
Supercomputers
Product design

Running Jet Engine Models on Thousands of Processors with LS-DYNA Implicit

Ashcraft, C., Dawson, J., Grimes, R., Guleryuz, E., Koric, S., Lucas, R., Ong, J., Rouet, F-H., Simons, T. & Zhu, T-T., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Jet engines
Computer aided engineering
Engines
Mechanical engineering
Physics

Validating interdependent community resilience modeling using hindcasting

Van De Lindt, J. W., Mahmoud, H., Pilkington, S., Koliou, M., Attary, N., Cutler, H., Smith, S., Rosenheim, N., Navarro, C. M., Kim, Y. W. & Lee, J. S., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Resilience
Tornadoes
Recovery
Economics
Hazards
2018

Action-dependent control variates for policy optimization via Stein’s identity

Liu, H., Feng, Y., Mao, Y., Zhou, D., Peng, J. & Liu, Q., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Gradient methods
Reinforcement learning
efficiency
policy approach
reinforcement

Boosting the actor with dual critic

Dai, B., Shaw, A., He, N., Li, L. & Song, L., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

critic
Concretes
learning
performance

Convergence Analyses for Fluid-Structure Interaction Simulation in a Thin Hyper-elastic Pipe

Lu, Q., Guleryuz, E., Vellakal, M., Taha, A., Koric, S. & Cordoba, P., 2018. 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Fluid structure interaction
Data transfer
Pipe
Fluids
Geometry
observatory
glacial-interglacial cycle
residual soil
bedrock
mineral

DLVM: A modern compiler infrastructure for deep learning systems

Wei, R., Schwartz, L. O. & Adve, V. S., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

DSL
Learning systems
infrastructure
learning software
learning

Fast and accurate text classification: Skimming, rereading and early stopping

Yu, K., Liu, Y., Schwing, A. G. & Peng, J., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Neural networks
customer
Processing
efficiency
Rereading

Influence of Microjets Flow Condition on a Dump Combustor Reacting Flow Characteristics

Vellakal, M., Taha, A., Sami, M., Koric, S. & Lu, Q., 2018. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Policy optimization by genetic distillation

Gangwani, T. & Peng, J., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Distillation
Gradient methods
Genetic algorithms
Reinforcement learning
imitation
fiber optics
surface water
groundwater
monitoring
river bed

Towards a model-free estimate of the limits to student modeling accuracy

Chen, B., West, M. & Zilles, C., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Students

Transforming Taxonomic Interfaces

Thomer, A. K., Twidale, M. B. & Yoder, M. J., 2018, p. 173:1-173:23.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Taxonomies
Semantic Web
Earth (planet)

Who they are and what they want: Understanding the reasons for MOOC enrollment

Wes Crues, R., Bosch, P. N., Anderson, C. J., Perry, M., Bhat, S. P. & Shaik, N., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Students
Unsupervised learning
Information use
2017

Analytical and computational analysis of strength properties of geopolymer composites

Kataruka, A., Guleryuz, E., Koric, S., M. Kriven, W. & Akono, A-T., Jun 26 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Geopolymers
Composite materials
Fillers
Volume fraction
Compressive strength

INFLUENCE OF TISSUE LEVEL PLASTICITY ON APPARENT RESPONSE OF TRABECULAR BONE

Koric, S., Sabet, F. A. & Jasiuk, I. M., 2017. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

plastic properties
bones
tomography
magnetic permeability
sensitivity

Learning from conditional distributions via dual embeddings

Dai, B., He, N., Pan, Y., Boots, B. & Song, L., Jan 1 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Reinforcement learning
Conditional Distribution
Invariance
Learning algorithms
Learning systems

Molecular dynamics study on the mechanical and fracture properties of geopolymer binders

Cui, Y., Guleryuz, E., Kriven, W., Koric, S. & Akono, A-T., Jun 26 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Geopolymers
Binders
Molecular dynamics
Positive ions
Aluminosilicates

On the interpretability of conditional probability estimates in the agnostic setting

Gao, Y., Parameswaran, A. G. & Peng, J., Jan 1 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Interpretability
Conditional probability
Calibration
Estimate
Binary Classification

Predicting student retention from behavior in an online orientation course

Kai, S., Andres, J. M. L., Paquette, L., Baker, R. S., Molnar, K., Watkins, H. & Moore, M., Jan 1 2017, p. 250-255. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Students
Learning systems
Education

Representative Elementary Volume Modeling of Geopolymer Composites

Kataruka, A., Guleryuz, E., Koric, S., M. Kriven, W. & Akono, A-T., Jul 1 2017. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Semantic proximity search on heterogeneous graph by proximity embedding

Liu, Z., Zheng, V. W., Zhao, Z., Zhu, F., Chang, K. C-C., Wu, M. & Ying, J., Jan 1 2017, p. 154-160. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Semantics

Stein variational policy gradient

Liu, Y., Ramachandran, P., Liu, Q. & Peng, J., Jan 1 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Gradient methods
Reinforcement learning
Entropy

Strength Properties of Particulate Potassium-Based Geopolymer Composites: A Computational Study

Kataruka, A., Guleryuz, E., Koric, S., M. Kriven, W. & Akono, A-T., Jun 7 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Geopolymers
Potassium
Composite materials
Fillers
Granite

Zone out no more: Mitigating mind wandering during computerized reading

D’Mello, S. K., Mills, C., Bixler, R. & Bosch, P. N., Jan 1 2017, p. 8-15. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Productivity
Processing
Experiments
2016

Classifying behavior to elucidate elegant problem solving in an educational game

Malkiewich, L., Baker, R. S., Shute, V., Kai, S. & Paquette, L., Jan 1 2016, p. 448-453. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Students
Data mining
Silver
Gold

DIRECT NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF BONE PLASTICITY AND STRENGTH

Koric, S., Sabet, F. A., Jin, O. & Jasiuk, I. M., 2016. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Direct numerical simulation
Plasticity
Bone
Parallel algorithms
Tomography

HIERARCHICAL MODELING OF PLASTICITY AND STRENGTH OF TRABECULAR BONE

Jasiuka, I., Sabet, F., Abueidda, D. W., Hamed, E., Jin, O. & Koric, S., 2016. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

plastic properties
bones
collagens
microbalances
scale models

Low-beta Magnetic Reconnection under Laboratory Plasma Conditions

Curreli, D., Cazzola, E. & Lapenta, G., Jan 1 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Modeling visitor behavior in a game-based engineering museum exhibit with hidden Markov models

Tissenbaum, M. B., Kumar, V. & Berland, M., Jan 1 2016, p. 517-522. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Museums
Hidden Markov models
Telemetering
Engineers
Networks (circuits)

Performance test of parallel linear equation solvers on Blue Waters--Cray XE6/XK7 system

Kwack, J., Bauer, G. & Koric, S., 2016. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Linear equations
Water
Scalability
Supercomputers
Program processors

Provable Bayesian inference via particle mirror descent

Dai, B., He, N., Dai, H. & Song, L., Jan 1 2016, p. 985-994. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Bayesian inference
Descent
Mirror
Mirrors
Bayes Rule

Student Emotion, Co-occurrence, and Dropout in a MOOC Context

Dillon, J., Bosch, P. N., Chetlur, M., Wanigasekara, N., Ambrose, G. A., Sengupta, B. & D’Mello, S. K., Jan 1 2016, p. 353-357. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Students

Sustaining innovation in engineering education through faculty communities

Herman, G. L., Hahn, L. D. & West, M., Jun 26 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Work in progress: Computational modules for the MatSE undergraduate curriculum

Mansbach, R. A., Herman, G. L., West, M., Trinkle, D., Ferguson, A. & Schleife, A., Jun 26 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2015

Automated extraction of information from building information models into a semantic logic-based representation

Zhang, J. & El-Gohary, N., Jan 1 2015, p. 173-180. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Semantics
Automation
Processing
Industry
Compliance

Computational design and performance assessment of microvascular composite panels for battery cooling

Tan, M. H. Y., Pety, S. J., Najafi, A. R., White, S. R. & Geubelle, P. H., Jan 1 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Cooling
Composite materials
Interfaces (computer)
Packaging
Finite element method

DES of turbulent flow around a sphere with trip wire

Torlak, M., Halač, A., Roesler, S. & Koric, S., Sep 17 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Turbulent flow
Wire
Reynolds number

Elasto Visco-Plastic Model of Steel Solidification with Local Damage and Failure

Murali, A., Koric, S. & Thomas, B. G., 2015. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Solidification
Plastics
Steel
Macros
Embrittlement

Ontology-based information extraction from environmental regulations for supporting environmental compliance checking

Zhou, P. & El-Gohary, N., Jan 1 2015, p. 190-198. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Environmental regulations
Ontology
Semantics
Energy conservation
Processing
Information retrieval
Semantics
Syntactics
Decision making
Query processing
2014

Alya: Towards Exascale for Engineering Simulation Codes

Vazquez, M., Houzeaux, G., Koric, S., Artigues, A., Aguado-Sierra, J., Aris, R., Mira, D., Calmet, H., Cucchietti, F., Owen, H., Taha, A. & Cela, J. M., Apr 18 2014. 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Supercomputers
Physics
Respiratory system
Incompressible flow
Kilns

An evaluation of ZooKeeper for high availability in system S

Pham, C. M., Kalbarczyk, Z. T., Iyer, R. K., Dogaru, V., Wagle, R. & Venkatramani, C., Jan 1 2014, p. 209-217. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Availability

A power-measurement methodology for large-scale, high-performance computing

Scogland, T. R. W., Steffen, C. P., Wilde, T., Parent, F., Coghlan, S., Bates, N., Feng, W. C. & Strohmaier, E., Jan 1 2014, p. 149-159. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Level measurement
Supercomputers
Energy efficiency