Fall 2021 PhD Qualification Exam Time & Reading List

The DAIS Qual Exam in Fall 2021 has been scheduled to be at 1-5pm on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021. 

This reading list consists of  multiple topic sections, each containing 2-3 papers.  The questions in the written exam will be based on the papers listed here, with 1-2 questions related to each section. That is, if a section has two papers, you can expect to see one question related to the section in the qual exam, while if a section has three papers, you can expect to see two questions related to the section.

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Section 9

  • Gao, Junyi, Rakshith Sharma, Cheng Qian, Lucas M. Glass, Jeffrey Spaeder, Justin Romberg, Jimeng Sun, and Cao Xiao. 2021. “STAN: Spatio-Temporal Attention Network for Pandemic Prediction Using Real-World Evidence.” Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association: JAMIA, January. https://doi.org/10.1093/jamia/ocaa322.
  • Kargas, Nikos, Cheng Qian, Nicholas D. Sidiropoulos, Cao Xiao, Lucas M. Glass, and Jimeng Sun. 2020. “STELAR: Spatio-Temporal Tensor Factorization with Latent Epidemiological Regularization.” AAA’21. http://arxiv.org/abs/2012.04747.

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