Jos Bento Ayres Pereira

Boston College

Computer Science Department

Email: jose.bento at bc dot edu

Address: St. Mary's Hall, 2nd floor S.

Boston College,

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Curriculum Vitae


Postdoc opening

Summer 2019 internship opening


B. Jia, S. Ray, S. Safavi, J. Bento, Efficient projection onto the perfect phylogeny model, NIPS 2018, [Code]

J. Bento, T. Eliassi-Rad, S. Ioannidis, Graph metric spaces, KDD Tutorials 2018, [Website]

L. Yang, J. Bento, J.-C. Lachance, and B. O. Palsson, Genome-scale estimation of cellular objectives, 2018

S. Safavi, J. Bento, n-metrics for multiple graph alignment, 2018

S. Safavi, J. Bento, Networks and large scale optimization, ODSC Tutorials 2018, [Code]

J. Bento, S. Ioannidis, A Family of tractable graph distances, SDM 2018, [Code]

S. Safavi, B. Joshi, G. França, J. Bento, An explicit convergence rate for Nesterov's method from SDP, ISIT 2018

J. Bento, R. Furmaniak, S. Ray, On the complexity of the weighted fused Lasso, IEEE Letters in Signal Processing 2018

G. França, J. Bento, How is distributed ADMM affected by network topology?, 2017

J. J. Zhu, J Bento, Generative adversarial active learning, NIPS 2017 Workshops and GPU Tech Conference 2017

G. França, J. Bento, Markov chain lifting and distributed ADMM , IEEE Letters in Signal Processing 2017

T. van Opijnen, S. Dedrick, J. Bento, Strain dependent genetic networks for antibiotic-sensitivity in a bacterial pathogen with a large pan-genome, Plos Pathogens 2016

J. Bento, J.J. Zhu A metric for sets of trajectories that is practical and mathematically consistent, 2016, [Comp], [Video]

G. França, J. Bento, Tuning over-relaxed ADMM , NIPS 2016 Workshops

G. França, J. Bento, An explicit rate bound for the over-relaxed ADMM, ISIT 2016, [Video]

N. Hao, A. Oghbaee, M. Rostami, N. Derbinsky, J. Bento, Testing fine-grained parallelism for the ADMM on a factor-graph, IPDPS 2016 Workshops and GPU Tech Conference 2016, [Code]

C. Mathy, F. Gonda, D. Shmidt, N. Derbinsky, A. Alemi, J. Bento, F. Delle Fave, J. Yedidia, SPARTA: Fast global planning of collision-avoiding robot trajectories, NIPS 2015 Workshops

N. Ben-Zvi, J. Bento, M. Mahler, J. Hodgins, A. Shamir, Line-Drawing video stylization, Computer Graphics Forum 2015, [Video]

J. Bento, N. Derbinsky, C. Mathy, J. Yedidia, Proximal operators for multi-agent path planning, AAAI 2015, [Video]

C. Mathy, N. Derbinsky, J. Bento, J. Rosenthal, J. Yedidia, The BF algorithm for online supervised and unsupervised learning, AAAI 2015

D. Krishnan, B. Freeman, J. Bento, D. Zoran, Shape and illumination from shading using the generic viewpoint assumption, NIPS 2014

J. Bento, N. Derbinsky, J. Mora, J. Yedidia, A message-passing algorithm for multi-agent trajectory planning, NIPS 2013, [Video]

N. Derbinsky, J. Bento, J. Yedidia, Integrating knowledge with the TWA for hybrid cognitive processing, AAAI 2013

J. Bento, M. Ibrahimi, Support recovery for the drift coefficient of high-dimensional diffusions, IEEE IT 2013, [Video]

J. Bento, S. Ioannidis, S. Muthu., J. Yan, A time and space efficient algorithm for contextual linear bandits, ECML 2013

N. Derbinsky, J. Bento, V. Elser, J. Yedidia, An improved three-weight message-passing algorithm, 2013, [Video 1] [Video 2]

J. Bento, Learning graphical models, fundamental limits and efficient algorithms, PhD Thesis 2012

N. Damera, J. Bento, Ad Insertion in automatically composed documents, DocEng 2012

J. Bento, A. Montanari, On the trade-off between complexity and correlation decay in structural learning algorithms, 2011

J. Bento, N. Fawaz, A. Montanari, S. Ioannidis, Identifying users from their rating patterns, RecSys 2011

N. Damera, J. Bento, E. O'Brien, Probabilistic document model, DocEng 2011

J. Bento, M. Ibrahimi, A. Montanari, Information theoretic limits on learning stochastic differential equations, ISIT 2011, [Video]

M. Bayati, J. Bento, A. Montanari, The LASSO Risk: asymptotic results and real world examples, NIPS 2010

J. Bento, M. Ibrahimi, A. Montanari, Learning networks of stochastic differential equations, NIPS 2010, [Video]

J. Bento, A. Montanari, Which graphical models are difficult to learn?, NIPS 2009, [Video]