Dear All,

Rahul Agrawal from Microsoft India R&D would be delivering a guest lecture
in the ongoing course CS773 (Online Learning and Optimization). Although
this is a course lecture, those interested in the topic are welcome to
attend. The coordinates and other details are given below.

Title: Online Learning Algorithms at Scale: Applications to Search and
Sponsored Search
Date: April 7 (Thursday)
Time: 5PM
Venue: KD102

Speaker Bio
Rahul Agrawal is a Principal Researcher leading a team of applied
scientists in Microsoft India R&D Private Limited Bangalore, India, where
he primarily works in the domain of large scale machine learning to
understand user intent and show relevant ads on Bing. Prior to this, he
was with Yahoo Labs, where he was involved in click prediction models for
display advertising. He has completed his Masters in Computer Science from
IISc Bangalore in 2004. His research interests are in the areas of large
scale machine learning, information retrieval, spectral graph clustering
and text mining.