CS Department Events and Talks

  • Chamsa" and Computer Science

    Speaker:
    Avi Cohen
    Date:
    Thursday, 29.12.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Pixel Club: VideoSurf's video Recognition Technology in the Connected Devices Race

    Online video content has grown enormously, such that it is a huge proportion of newly-created content. There are an estimated four billion different video ...

    Speaker:
    Eitan Sharon (Videosurf)
    Date:
    Thursday, 29.12.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Taub 337

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  • CSpecial Talk: Synthesis From Temporal Specifications

    In this talk I give a short introduction to the process of synthesis, the automatic production of designs from their specifications. We are interested ...

    Speaker:
    Nir Piterman (University of Leicester)
    Date:
    Thursday, 29.12.2011, 09:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Theory Seminar: An algebraic Proof of a Robust Social Choice Impossibility Theorem

    An important element of social choice theory are impossibility theorems, such as Arrow's theorem and Gibbard-Satterthwaite's theorem, which state that under certain natural constraints, ...

    Speaker:
    Dvir Falik (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 28.12.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 201

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  • Pixel Club: Distributed Computing: Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice

    The theory of distributed computing, which lies at the heart of understanding the power and limitations of distributed systems, underwent tremendous progress over the ...

    Speaker:
    Yuval Emek (ETH)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 28.12.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    EE Meyer Building 861

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  • Using Individual Human Genomes to Illuminate the Mysteries of Early Human History

    Speaker:
    Ilan Gronau
    Date:
    Tuesday, 27.12.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • CSpecial Talk: Coding Standards for Software Correctness

    From an Engineering stand point it's difficult to argue against the view that software tools should meet, first and foremost, their specifications. This talk ...

    Speaker:
    Yechiel Kimchi
    Date:
    Tuesday, 27.12.2011, 10:30
    Place:
    Taub 337

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  • Haifux Club: GPGPU - Case studies, Do's and Dont's (Part 3 out of 4 talks series)

    This is a 4 series of 4 talks about GPGPUS, intended for the practical engineer: 1. Motivation, AMD's architecture 2. OpenCL 3.Case studies, Dos ...

    Speaker:
    Ofer Rosenberg (AMD)
    Date:
    Monday, 26.12.2011, 18:30
    Place:
    Taub 337

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  • The traveling salesman problem: Low-dimensionality implies a polynomial time approximation scheme.

    Speaker:
    Lee-Ad Gottlieb
    Date:
    Sunday, 25.12.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Convex Programming Hierarchies: Trading Time for Approximation

    Speaker:
    Eden Chlamtac
    Date:
    Thursday, 22.12.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • How to Compute in the Presence of Leakage

    Speaker:
    Guy Rothblum
    Date:
    Thursday, 22.12.2011, 10:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld. (NOTE UNUSUAL TIME!

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  • Learning from Natural Instructions

    Speaker:
    Dan Roth SPECIAL LECTURE, Note unusual day
    Date:
    Wednesday, 21.12.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Theory Seminar: (In) Compressibility of NP-hard Problems

    A compression algorithm for a computation problem is a polynomial-time algorithm that compresses instances of the given problem into equivalent instances. The performance of ...

    Speaker:
    Danny Hermelin (Max-Planck Institut Informatik, Saarbrucken, Germany)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 21.12.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 337

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  • ceClub: Flashback: A New Control Channel for Wireless Networks

    Unlike wired network protocols, Wi-Fi does not separate the data channel from the control channel, since only a single sender and receiver can communicate ...

    Speaker:
    Asaf Cidon (EE, Stanford University)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 21.12.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    EE Meyer Building 861

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  • ceClub: MARS: Adaptive Remote Execution Scheduler for Multithreaded Mobile Devices

    Mobile devices face a growing demand to support computationally intensive applications like 3D graphics and computer vision. However, these devices are inherently limited by ...

    Speaker:
    Tomer London (EE, Stanford University)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 21.12.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    EE Meyer Building 861

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  • Machine Learning: Higher, Faster, Stronger

    Speaker:
    Ohad Shamir
    Date:
    Tuesday, 20.12.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • CSpecial Talk: Building Software You Can Trust

    We all write code, as a matter of fact, for most of us is part of what we do on a daily basis be ...

    Speaker:
    Ariel Kogan (BMC Software)
    Date:
    Tuesday, 20.12.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Taub 7

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  • Bioinformatics Forum: From Coding the Genome to Algorithms Decoding Life

    The decade of genomic revolution following the human genome's sequencing has produced significant medical advances, and yet again, revealed how complicated human biology is, ...

    Speaker:
    Jasmin Fisher (Microsoft Research, Cambridge, UK)
    Date:
    Tuesday, 20.12.2011, 13:30
    Place:
    Taub 601

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  • CSpecial Talk: Innovation and Scale at Facebook

    In seven years of rapid growth Facebook has become today's most popular social network, redefining digital identity and the basic set of communication channels ...

    Speaker:
    Alon Shalita (Facebook)
    Date:
    Tuesday, 20.12.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Challenges in Multi-Agent Systems: Bitcoin, Social Networks, P2P Communities, and Network Protocols.

    Speaker:
    Aviv Zohar
    Date:
    Sunday, 18.12.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Pixel Club: An Effective Method for Parameter Estimation with PDE Constraints with Multiple Right Hand Sides

    Many parameter estimation problems involve a parameter dependent PDEs with multiple right hand sides. The computational cost and memory requirements of such problems increase ...

    Speaker:
    Eldad Haber (Math & Earth and Ocean Science, University of British Columbia)
    Date:
    Sunday, 18.12.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Taub 337

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  • Concept-based Approach to Word-Sense Disambiguation

    The task of automatically determining the correct sense of a polysemous word has remained a challenge to this day. It is crucial in many ...

    Speaker:
    Ariel Raviv
    Date:
    Wednesday, 14.12.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 601

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  • Theory Seminar: Non-Malleable Extractors with Short Seeds and Applications to Privacy Amplification

    Motivated by the classical problem of privacy amplification, Dodis and Wichs (STOC '09) introduced the notion of a non-malleable extractor, significantly strengthening the notion ...

    Speaker:
    Gil Cohen (Weizmann Institute for Science)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 14.12.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 201

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  • ceClub: Multi-party Computation Forever, for Cloud Computing and Beyond

    Three works will be described. In the first we present reactive secret sharing, that changes the secret according to unbounded sequence of common inputs, ...

    Speaker:
    Shlomi Dolev (Math and CS, Ben Gurion University)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 14.12.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    EE Meyer Building 1061

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  • Bioinformatics Forum: POSTPONED!

    The decade of genomic revolution following the human genome's sequencing has produced significant medical advances, and yet again, revealed how complicated human biology is, ...

    Speaker:
    Jasmin Fisher (Microsoft Research, Cambridge, UK)
    Date:
    Tuesday, 13.12.2011, 13:00
    Place:
    Taub 601

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  • Pixel Club: Patch Complexity, Finite Pixel Correlations and Optimal Denoising

    Restoration tasks, such as image denoising, are ill posed problems, often solved with image priors. As image priors are only approximate, this yields suboptimal ...

    Speaker:
    Anat Levin (CS & Mathematics, Weizmann Institute of Science)
    Date:
    Tuesday, 13.12.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    EE Meyer Building 1061

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  • Teaching Machines to Learn by Metaphors

    Humans have an uncanny ability to learn new concepts with very few examples. Cognitive theories have suggested that this is done by utilizing prior ...

    Speaker:
    Omer Levy
    Date:
    Wednesday, 7.12.2011, 15:00
    Place:
    Taub 601

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  • Theory Seminar: Data structures for self-healing networks: ForgivingGraph and Xheal

    In this talk, we consider the problem of self-healing in reconfigurable networks (e.g. peer-to-peer and wireless mesh networks) that are under repeated attack by ...

    Speaker:
    Amitabh Trehaan (Technion)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 7.12.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 201

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  • ceClub: Crafting Fast Wait-Free Algorithms

    Lock-freedom is a progress guarantee that ensures overall program progress. Wait-freedom is a stronger progress guarantee that ensures the progress of each thread in ...

    Speaker:
    Alex Kogan (Technion)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 7.12.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Taub 337

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  • From Cryptography to Algorithms and Back Again

    Speaker:
    Gil Segev
    Date:
    Tuesday, 6.12.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Pixel Club: Internal Statistics of a Single Natural Image

    Statistics of 'natural images' provides useful priors for solving under-constrained problems in Computer Vision. Such statistics is usually obtained from large collections of natural ...

    Speaker:
    Maria Zontak (CS & Applied Mathematics, Weizmann Institute of Science)
    Date:
    Tuesday, 6.12.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    EE Meyer Building 1061

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  • Numerical Methods for Phase Retrieval

    In this work we consider the problem of the reconstruction of a signal from the magnitude of its Fourier transform, also known as phase ...

    Speaker:
    Eliyahu Osherovich
    Date:
    Wednesday, 30.11.2011, 14:00
    Place:
    Taub 601

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  • Theory Seminar: Efficient Optimization in Machine Learning

    Linear classification is a fundamental problem of machine learning, in which positive and negative examples of a concept are represented in Euclidean space by ...

    Speaker:
    Elad Hazan (Technion)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 30.11.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 201

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  • ceClub: Replicate and Bundle (RnB) - A Relief for Certain Data Center Bottlenecks

    In this talk, we present the Replicate and Bundle (RnB) scheme for relieving back-end processor and network bottlenecks in read-mostly key-value storage systems wherein ...

    Speaker:
    Shachar Raindel (EE, Technion)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 30.11.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    EE Meyer Building 861

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  • Back to the Future: the reborn of Dataflow computational models

    Speaker:
    Avi Mendelson
    Date:
    Tuesday, 29.11.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Pixel Club: Generative Reconstruction: An Efficient Way to Flexibly Store andRecognize Patterns

    The brain has recognition capabilities that remain unmatched by computer algorithms. We hypothesize that using matched feedforward-feedback connections, recognition centers of the brain reconstruct ...

    Speaker:
    Tsvi Achler (Los Alamos National Labs)
    Date:
    Tuesday, 29.11.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Taub 337

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  • Haifux Club: GPGPU - OpenCL (Part 2 out of 4 talks series)

    This is a 4 series of 4 talks about GPGPUS, intended for the practical engineer: 1. Motivation, AMD's architecture 2. OpenCL 3.Case studies, Dos ...

    Speaker:
    Ofer Rosenberg (AMD)
    Date:
    Monday, 28.11.2011, 18:30
    Place:
    Taub 6

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  • Theory Seminar: Side-communication and Efficiency of Accending Auctions

    We analyze the realistic, popular format of an ascending auction with anonymous item prices, when there are two items that are substitutes. This auction ...

    Speaker:
    Ron Lavi (Technion)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 23.11.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 201

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  • Pixel Club: Coherency Sensitive Hashing

    Coherency Sensitive Hashing (CSH) extends Locality Sensitivity Hashing (LSH) and PatchMatch to quickly find matching patches between two images. LSH relies on hashing, which ...

    Speaker:
    Shai Avidan (Tel Aviv University)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 23.11.2011, 12:00
    Place:
    EE Meyer Building 1061

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  • ceClub: Self-stabilizing Autonomic Recoverers

    This talk introduces theoretical foundations for system architectures and algorithms for creating truly robust autonomic systems -- systems that are able to recover automatically ...

    Speaker:
    Olga Brukman (CS, Technion)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 23.11.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Liquid Metal: Programming in the Age of Heterogeneous Machines

    Speaker:
    David F. Bacon
    Date:
    Tuesday, 22.11.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • CSpecial Talk: Software Development by the Agile System

    For abstract please see Hebrew page.

    Speaker:
    Ronen Bar-Nahor (Agilesparks)
    Date:
    Tuesday, 22.11.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Amado 233

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  • Pixel Club: Toward Computer Vision on a Tight Budget

    At least in the near term, micro-scale platforms like micro air vehicles and micro sensor nodes are unlikely to have power, volume, or mass ...

    Speaker:
    Todd Zickler (Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences)
    Date:
    Tuesday, 22.11.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    EE Meyer Building 1061

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  • Statistical Parsing in the Face of Language Diversity

    Speaker:
    Reut Tsarfaty
    Date:
    Sunday, 20.11.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • CSpecial Talk: Theory of Computation as a Lens on the Sciences

    Many processes in the physical, biological, engineering and social sciences involve information processing at a fundamental level and can be studied through computational models. ...

    Speaker:
    Richard M. Karp (University of California at Berkeley and International Computer Science Institute)
    Date:
    Thursday, 17.11.2011, 16:00
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • CSpecial Talk: Beyond 10 Blue Links: How Search Engines Help Users"

    This talk highlights some of the tools made available by search engines to aid users in formulating information needs, digesting complex information spaces and ...

    Speaker:
    Ronny Lempel (Yahoo! Director of Research)
    Date:
    Thursday, 17.11.2011, 15:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Processing Real-time Data Streams on Accelerator-based Systems

    Data stream processing applications such as stock exchange data analysis, VoIP streaming, and sensor data processing pose two conflicting goals: limited per-stream latency -- ...

    Speaker:
    Uri Verner
    Date:
    Wednesday, 16.11.2011, 16:30
    Place:
    Taub 201

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  • CSpecial Talk: Effective Heuristics for NP-Hard Problems

    In many practical situations heuristic algorithms reliably give satisfactory solutions to real-life instances of optimization problems, despite evidence from computational complexity theory that the ...

    Speaker:
    Richard M. Karp (University of California at Berkeley and International Computer Science Institute)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 16.11.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • ceClub: Observations on Linux Development

    Linux is used extensively in systems research as a platform for the implementation of new ideas, exploiting its open-source nature. But Linux is also ...

    Speaker:
    Dror Feitelson (CS, Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 16.11.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    EE Meyer Building 861

    [Full version]

  • Haifux Club: GPGPU - Motivation and Architecture (Part 1 out of 4 talks series)

    This is a 4 series of 4 talks about GPGPUS, intended for the practical engineer: 1. Motivation, AMD's architecture 2. OpenCL 3.Case studies, Dos ...

    Speaker:
    Ofer Rosenberg (AMD)
    Date:
    Monday, 14.11.2011, 18:30
    Place:
    Taub 6

    [Full version]

  • Multi-Robot Patrol: From Theory to Reality

    Speaker:
    Noa Agmon
    Date:
    Sunday, 13.11.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Theory Seminar: Rationality, Efficiency and Agreement in Markets and in Social Networks

    We will discuss some models of interacting economic agents on social networks. The first part of the talk will include a short introduction to ...

    Speaker:
    Omer Tamuz (Weizmann Institute)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 9.11.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 201

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  • Improving Cryptography by Studying Entropy

    There are many different notions of information-theoretic entropy and its computational analogues. The right notion and a toolbox of lemmas can make for beautifully ...

    Speaker:
    Leonid Reyzin
    Date:
    Tuesday, 8.11.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • When can you color a grid and not have any monochromatic rectangles?

    Speaker:
    Bill Gasarch
    Date:
    Sunday, 6.11.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Constant rate LDC's over a small(er) alphabet via tensored AG codes

    Locally decodable codes are codes that allow decoding of single message bits by reading a sublinear amount of the codeword. These codes have been ...

    Speaker:
    Yohay Kaplan
    Date:
    Wednesday, 2.11.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 201

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  • Theory Seminar: Constant rate LDC's over a small(er) alphabet via tensored AG codes

    Locally decodable codes are codes that allow decoding of single message bits by reading a sublinear amount of the codeword. These codes have been ...

    Speaker:
    Yohay Kaplan (CS, Technion)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 2.11.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Pixel Club: Fast Poisson Solvers for Signal Processing on Meshes

    In this talk, we will describe a new, octree-based, FEM solver for performing geometry-aware signal processing on meshes. We show that by considering the ...

    Speaker:
    Michael Kazhdan (John Hopkins University)
    Date:
    Tuesday, 1.11.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    EE Meyer Building 1061

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  • On the usefulness of blowing things up (combinatorially)

    This talk will overview the results of my doctoral research in Property Testing of dense combinatorial structures. In Property Testing, we are concerned with ...

    Speaker:
    Eyal Rozenberg
    Date:
    Tuesday, 1.11.2011, 13:30
    Place:
    Taub 601

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  • Pixel Club: Efficient and Accurate Image Filtering Using Running Sums

    Non uniform filtering is important for many image processing algorithms. However, for large kernel sizes it can become computationally expensive. In this talk we ...

    Speaker:
    Elhanan Elboher (School of Computer Science and Engineering The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
    Date:
    Tuesday, 1.11.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    EE Meyer Building 1061

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  • Haifux Club: Bare-Metal Performance for I/O Virtualization

    Direct device assignment enhances the performance of guest virtual machines by allowing them to communicate with I/O devices without host involvement. But even with ...

    Speaker:
    Abel Gordon (IBM HRL)
    Date:
    Monday, 31.10.2011, 18:30
    Place:
    Taub 6

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  • ceClub: On Distributed Coordination Strategies in Cooperative Wireless Networks

    Cooperative and opportunistic communication techniques in wireless networks promise significant performance benefits over traditional methods that do not exploit the broadcast nature of wireless ...

    Speaker:
    Lavy Libman (University of Sydney)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 26.10.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    EE Meyer Building 1021

    [Full version]

  • Pixel Club: Gesture-based Interaction with 3D Cameras

    In this talk, Prof. Erhardt will discuss the ARTTS project (www.artts.eu) and summary its main results. He will also give an overview of the ...

    Speaker:
    Erhardt Barth (Institute for Neuro- and Bioinformatics, University of Luebeck, Germany)
    Date:
    Tuesday, 25.10.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    EE Meyer Building 1061

    [Full version]

  • Haifux Club: How to Participate in the Linux Kernel Development (and Why)

    The Linux kernel is one of the largest scale free software projects. More than thousand developers contribute code to each kernel release. Becoming one ...

    Speaker:
    Baruch Siach
    Date:
    Monday, 10.10.2011, 18:30
    Place:
    Taub 6

    [Full version]

  • Haifux Club: Deconstructing Amazon EC2 Spot Instance Pricing

    Cloud providers possessing large quantities of spare capacity must either incentivize clients to purchase it or suffer losses. Amazon is the first cloud provider ...

    Speaker:
    Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda (CS, Technion)
    Date:
    Monday, 26.9.2011, 18:30
    Place:
    Taub 6

    [Full version]

  • Programming Applications over the Semantic Web

    Two of the hardest problems of developing data-processing applications are: (1) integrating data from heterogeneous sources, and (2) handling the inherent discrepancies between data ...

    Speaker:
    Vadim Eisenberg
    Date:
    Sunday, 25.9.2011, 12:00
    Place:
    Taub 601

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  • Search: past, present, and some possible futures

    Speaker:
    Udi Manber SPECIAL LECTURE
    Date:
    Tuesday, 13.9.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Haifux Club: Mesh Networks | Hacking the T3lc0 Model

    Want to build your own Telco? you'll probable need mesh power. Avoid past mistakes by learning about the history of mesh networks, hear how ...

    Speaker:
    Amir Sagie (Arig Project)
    Date:
    Monday, 29.8.2011, 18:30
    Place:
    Taub 6

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  • An Unbiased Rational Decision Making Procedure for Multiple-Adversary Environments

    In binary-utility games, an agent can have only two possible utility values for final states, 1 (win) and 0 (lose). We define an unbiased ...

    Speaker:
    Anat Hashavit
    Date:
    Wednesday, 24.8.2011, 13:00
    Place:
    Taub 601

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  • Supervised Learning of Semantic Relatedness

    We propose and study a novel supervised approach to learning semantic relatedness from examples. Using an empirical risk minimization approach our algorithm computes a ...

    Speaker:
    David Yanay
    Date:
    Wednesday, 17.8.2011, 14:00
    Place:
    Taub 601

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  • Haifux Club: 0 A.D. Revisited (And Perhaps a Few Words About Wikimania 2011)

    0 A.D. is a FOSS game of ancient warfare, belonging to a genre of games called Real-Time Strategy (RTS). It is mostly implemented in ...

    Speaker:
    Aviv Sharon
    Date:
    Monday, 15.8.2011, 18:30
    Place:
    Taub 6

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  • Pixel Club: Modeling Fluid Flow on Inertial Manifolds: Physics, Geometry and the Challenge of Model Reduction

    Model order reduction is essential for feasible analysis, design, realtime control of distributed systems. Recent uses also include accelerating detailed simulations and the extraction ...

    Speaker:
    Gilead Tadmor (Northeastern University, Boston)
    Date:
    Tuesday, 2.8.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Pixel Club: Topics in Over-parametrized based Variational Methods

    We discuss a variational methodology, which involves locally modeling of data from noisy samples, combined with global model parameter regularization. We show that this ...

    Speaker:
    Shachar Shem-Tov (CS, Technion)
    Date:
    Thursday, 28.7.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Haifux Club: How to Spread Knowledge Throughout the World While Wearing Only Your Slippers (or Wikimedia, Wikipedia and free content projects)

    Since its first emergence in 2001, Wikipedia had grown drastically to become the fifth most viewed website over the Internet in 2012. With over ...

    Speaker:
    Tomer Ashur
    Date:
    Monday, 25.7.2011, 18:30
    Place:
    Taub 6

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  • Finding a job and the two body problem

    Speaker:
    Avinatan Hassidim SPECIAL GUEST LECTURE
    Date:
    Thursday, 21.7.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Colloq_CS_EE: String Reconstruction from Substring Compositions

    Motivated by mass-spectrometry protein sequencing, we consider the simple problem of reconstructing a string from its substring compositions. Relating the question to the long-standing ...

    Speaker:
    Alon Orlitsky (ECE and CSE, UC San Diego)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 20.7.2011, 13:30
    Place:
    EE Meyer Building 1003

    [Full version]

  • Linkage Analysis in the Presence of Germline Mosaicism

    Genetic linkage analysis is a widely used statistical method for associating disease genes with their location on the chromosome. This method has proved to ...

    Speaker:
    Omer Weissbrod
    Date:
    Wednesday, 20.7.2011, 12:00
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • Handovers with Forward Admission Control for Adaptive TCP Streaming in Multihop Wireless Networks

    Media streaming over TCP is becoming popular because TCP's congestion control provides remarkable stability to the Internet. However, TCP also introduces significant latency and ...

    Speaker:
    Anya Levin
    Date:
    Wednesday, 13.7.2011, 15:00
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • Bioinformatics Forum: Identity by Descent in Medical and Population Genetics

    Abstract: Shared segments that are Identical-by-Descent (IBD) from a recent common ancestor of purported unrelateds provide unique source of information for population and medical ...

    Speaker:
    Itsik Pe'er (Computer Science,Columbia University)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 13.7.2011, 13:30
    Place:
    Taub 701

    [Full version]

  • Selective Prediction of Financial Trends with Hidden Markov Models

    Focusing on short term trend prediction in a financial context we consider the problem of selective prediction whereby the predictor can abstain from prediction ...

    Speaker:
    Dmitry Pidan
    Date:
    Wednesday, 13.7.2011, 13:00
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • Theory Seminar: Dispersers for Affine Sources with Sub-Polynomial Entropy

    We construct an explicit disperser for affine sources over $\F_2^n$ with entropy $k=2^{\log^{0.9} n}=n^{o(1)}$. This is a polynomial time computable function $D:\F_2^n \to \set{0,1}$ ...

    Speaker:
    Ronen Shaltiel (Haifa University)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 13.7.2011, 10:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Theory Seminar: On the Complexity of Powering in Finite Fields

    We study the complexity of powering in GF(2^n) by constant depth arithmetic circuits over GF(2) (also known as AC0(parity)). Our study encompasses basic arithmetic ...

    Speaker:
    Swastik Kopparty (IAS and Rutgers)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 6.7.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • Pixel Club: Multiscale Ultrawide Foveated Video Extrapolation

    Video extrapolation is the task of extending a video beyond its original field of view. Extrapolating video in a manner that is consistent with ...

    Speaker:
    Amit Aides (EE, Technion)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 6.7.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    EE Meyer Building 1061

    [Full version]

  • ceClub: Highly Efficient Synchronization Techniques

    We present highly-efficient synchronization techniques and experimentally show that these techniques outperform most state of the art lock-based and lock-free synchronization mechanisms. One of ...

    Speaker:
    Panagiota Fatourou (Forth-ICS)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 6.7.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Taub 3

    [Full version]

  • CGGC Seminar: An Interpolatory Subdivision Scheme for Positive Definite Matrices

    Symmetric positive definite matrices are widely used. Diffusion kernels, Curvature, Optimization and many more. However, Symmetric positive definite matrices are not a group and ...

    Speaker:
    Uri Itai (Applied Mathematics, Technion)
    Date:
    Sunday, 3.7.2011, 13:00
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Theory Seminar: Testing Odd-Cycle-Freeness in Boolean Functions

    Call a function f : {0,1}^n -> {0,1} odd-cycle-free if there are no x_1, ..., x_k in {0,1}^n with k an odd integer such ...

    Speaker:
    Arnab Bhattacharyya (MIT)
    Date:
    Thursday, 30.6.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Experimental Classical Alice Quantum Key Distribution Protocol

    We present the first experimental realization of a new semi-classical quantum key distribution (QKD) protocol called classical Alice (with mirror) and its security analysis. ...

    Speaker:
    Pavel Gurevich
    Date:
    Wednesday, 29.6.2011, 13:30
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • Theory Seminar: High Rate Error Correcting Codes with Sublinear Time Decoding

    Locally decodable codes are error-correcting codes that admit efficient decoding algorithms: They give a method to encode k bit messages into n bit codewords ...

    Speaker:
    Shubhangi Saraf (MIT and IAS)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 29.6.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 9

    [Full version]

  • Coding Theory and Projective Spaces

    The projective space of order n over the finite field F is the set of all the subspaces of the vector space F^n. A ...

    Speaker:
    Natalia Silberstein
    Date:
    Tuesday, 28.6.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • Pixel Club: Scalability of Visual Recognition: Fitting Computational Resources for the Task

    Hierarchical spatial decompositions are a basic modeling tool in a variety of application domains including scientific visualization, finite element analysis and shape modeling and ...

    Speaker:
    Amnon Shashua (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
    Date:
    Tuesday, 28.6.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    EE Meyer Building 1061

    [Full version]

  • Haifux Club: GPIO, SPI, and I2C Control from Userspace, the True Linux Way

    General Purpose Input/Output (GPIO), Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI), and Inter-Integrated Circuit (I2C), are common methods for digital communication between electronic components. The Linux kernel, ...

    Speaker:
    Baruch Siach (TK Open Systems)
    Date:
    Monday, 27.6.2011, 18:30
    Place:
    Taub 6

    [Full version]

  • Pixel Club: Diamond-based Models for ScientificVisualization

    will describe some recent work towards scaling the process of visual recognition to handle thousands of objects classes on a limited computational budget. Formally, ...

    Speaker:
    Kenneth Weiss (Computer Science, University of Maryland)
    Date:
    Monday, 27.6.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    EE Meyer Building 1061

    [Full version]

  • CGGC Seminar: Efficient Algorithms for Freeform Geometric Models

    We present a new approach to the development of efficient geometric algorithms for freeform curves and surfaces. Preprocessing the given curves and surfaces and ...

    Speaker:
    Myung-Soo Kim (School of Computer Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea)
    Date:
    Sunday, 26.6.2011, 13:00
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • PRIME - Programming with Millions of Examples

    We present the PRIME tool which utilizes static specification mining techniques to extract useful specifications of library APIs from a large number of code ...

    Speaker:
    Alon Mishne
    Date:
    Wednesday, 22.6.2011, 15:30
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • Theory Seminar: Almost Settling the Hardness of Noncommutative Determinant

    The determinant and the permanent of a matrix, though deceivingly similar in their definitions, behave very differently with respect to how efficiently one can ...

    Speaker:
    Prahladh Harsha (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research,Mumbai, India)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 22.6.2011, 13:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • ceClub: Network Science - A Network of Sciences

    Network Science is a newly emerging discipline with applications in a variety of domains, such as Communication Networks, Power Grid Networks, Transportation Networks, Social ...

    Speaker:
    Ariel Orda (EE Technion)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 22.6.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Meyer 861

    [Full version]

  • Information Rates for Channels with Synchronization Errors

    Speaker:
    Paul H. Siegel
    Date:
    Tuesday, 21.6.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Taub 6

    [Full version]

  • Pixel Club: Semi-Supervised Learning in Gigantic Image Collection

    With the advent of the Internet it is now possible to collect hundreds of millions of images for computer vision. These images come with ...

    Speaker:
    Yair Weiss (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
    Date:
    Tuesday, 21.6.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    EE Meyer Building 1061

    [Full version]

  • Efficient and Explicit Coding for Interactive Communication

    Speaker:
    Amit Sahai
    Date:
    Sunday, 19.6.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • CGGC Seminar: Geometry-driven Image Manipulation

    The talk will include two parts. In the first part, I will present an overview of my research in geometry processing, including mesh parameterization, ...

    Speaker:
    Liang Liu (Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China)
    Date:
    Thursday, 16.6.2011, 10:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Pixel Club: Geometry-driven Image Manipulation

    The talk will include two parts. In the first part, I will present an overview of my research in geometry processing, including mesh parameterization, ...

    Speaker:
    Ligang Liu ( Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China)
    Date:
    Thursday, 16.6.2011, 10:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Coding Techniques for Burst Errors

    List decoding of error-correcting codes is a generalization of unique decoding: while unique decoding relates to the case where the decoder outputs only one ...

    Speaker:
    Tom Kolan
    Date:
    Wednesday, 15.6.2011, 16:00
    Place:
    in Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • Smaller Footprint for Java Collections

    In dealing with the container bloat problem, we identify five memory compaction techniques, which can be used to reduce the footprint of the small ...

    Speaker:
    Yuval Shimron
    Date:
    Wednesday, 15.6.2011, 14:00
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • Bioinformatics Forum: Molecular Recognition in Presence of Competition and Noise

    Molecular recognition plays a key role in processing information in biological systems which rely on the ability of bio-molecules to specifically recognize each other. ...

    Speaker:
    Yonathan Savir (Physics of Complex Systems, Weizmann Institute)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 15.6.2011, 13:30
    Place:
    Taub 701

    [Full version]

  • Theory Seminar: Leakage-Resilient Zero-Knowledge

    We initiate a study of zero knowledge proof systems in the presence of side-channel attacks. Specifically, we consider a setting where a cheating verifier ...

    Speaker:
    Sanjam Garg, (UCLA)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 15.6.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • ceClub: Estimating Sizes of Social Networks via Biased Sampling

    Online social networks have become very popular in recent years and their number of users is already measured in many hundreds of millions. For ...

    Speaker:
    Liran Katzir (Yahoo! Israel Labs)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 15.6.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Meyer 861

    [Full version]

  • The Price for Perfect Secrecy

    Speaker:
    Stefan Wolf
    Date:
    Tuesday, 14.6.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Haifux Club: The Anatomy of a PCI/PCI Express Kernel Driver

    General Purpose Input/Output (GPIO), Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI), and Inter-Integrated Circuit (I2C), are common methods for digital communication between electronic components. The Linux kernel, ...

    Speaker:
    Eli Billauer
    Date:
    Monday, 13.6.2011, 18:30
    Place:
    Taub 6

    [Full version]

  • Towards lower bounds on locally testable codes

    A Probabilistically Checkable Proof (PCP) is a proof that allows checking the validity of a statement by reading only a constant number of symbols ...

    Speaker:
    Michael Viderman
    Date:
    Thursday, 2.6.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • Reconstructing Graphs Using Edge Counting Queries

    In this thesis we study three well known combinatorial search problems in various settings: The coin weighing problem, the problem of reconstructing graphs using ...

    Speaker:
    Hanna Mazzawi
    Date:
    Wednesday, 1.6.2011, 13:30
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • Theory Seminar: Directed Spanners via Flow-Based Linear Programs

    A k-spanner of a given graph is a subgraph that preserves all distances within factor k. This notion is useful in several contexts, from ...

    Speaker:
    Michael Dinitz (Weizmann Institute)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 1.6.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Escher For Real: on the synergy between science and art

    Speaker:
    Gershon Elber
    Date:
    Tuesday, 31.5.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Haifux Club: How to Spread Knowledge Throughout the World While Wearing Only Your Slippers (or Wikmedia, Wikipedia and free content projects)

    Since its first emergence in 2001, Wikipedia had grown drastically to become the fifth most viewed website over the Internet in 2012. With over ...

    Speaker:
    Tomer Ashur
    Date:
    Monday, 30.5.2011, 18:30
    Place:
    Taub 6

    [Full version]

  • Explicit Dimension Reduction and its Applications

    We construct a small set of explicit linear transformations mapping R^n to R^t, where t=O(log(\gamma^{-1}) \epsilon^{-2}), such that the L_2 norm of any vector ...

    Speaker:
    Zohar Karnin
    Date:
    Wednesday, 25.5.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • Preserving Correctness Under Relaxed Memory Models

    We present an approach for automatic verification of concurrent programs running under relaxed memory models. Verification under relaxed memory models is a hard problem. ...

    Speaker:
    Michael Kuperstein
    Date:
    Wednesday, 25.5.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • Theory Seminar: Linear Index Coding via Semidefinite Programming

    In the index coding problem, introduced by Birk and Kol (INFOCOM, 1998), the goal is to transmit n bits to n receivers (one bit ...

    Speaker:
    Eden Chlamtac (Tel-Aviv University)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 25.5.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • ceClub: Orleans: A Programming Model for the Cloud

    What if you could build the next Facebook or Twitter with just a few hundred lines of code ? and scale it to hundreds ...

    Speaker:
    Gabriel Kliot (MS Research)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 25.5.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Taub 3

    [Full version]

  • Pixel Club: Diffusion Framework for Geometric and Photometric Data Fusion in Non-rigid Shape Analysis

    In this work, we explore the use of the diffusion geometry framework for the fusion of geometric and photometric information in local and global ...

    Speaker:
    Artiom Kovnatsky (Applied Mathematics, Technion)
    Date:
    Tuesday, 24.5.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Pixel Club: Clustering and Approximating High-Dimensional Streaming Data using Coresets

    Data analysis of massive data sets is common today for web-search (e.g. Google), social networking (e.g. Facebook), financial applications, supermarkets, bioinformatics and many other ...

    Speaker:
    Dan Feldman (Callifornia Institute of Technology)
    Date:
    Sunday, 22.5.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Confidence Estimation in Structured Prediction

    Structured classification tasks such as sequence labeling and dependency parsing have seen much interest by the Natural Language Processing and the machine learning communities. ...

    Speaker:
    Avihai Mejer
    Date:
    Wednesday, 18.5.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • Theory Seminar: Hadamard Product of Polynomials and the Identity Testing Problem

    Motivated by the Hadamard product of matrices we define the Hadamard product of noncommutative multivariate polynomials and study its arithmetic circuit and branching program ...

    Speaker:
    Pushkar Joglekar (Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai, India)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 18.5.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • ceClub: How Secure are Secure Internet Routing Protocols?

    A decade of research has been devoted to addressing vulnerabilities in global Internet routing system. The result is a plethora of security proposals, each ...

    Speaker:
    Sharon Goldberg (Computer Science Department at Boston University)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 18.5.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    EE Meyer Building 861

    [Full version]

  • Pixel Club: Unsupervised Supervised Learning: Who Needs Labels Anyway?

    I will describe two recent results in unsupervised supervised learning (performing supervised learning tasks without labels). The first result concerns evaluating the accuracy of ...

    Speaker:
    Guy Lebanon (Georgia Institute of Technology)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 18.5.2011, 10:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Maximizing Submodular Set Functions Subject to Multiple Linear Constraints

    Speaker:
    Hadas Shachnai
    Date:
    Tuesday, 17.5.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Pixel Club: Diffusion-geometric Maximally Stable Component Detection in Deformable Shapes

    Maximally stable component detection is a very popular method for feature analysis in images, mainly due to its low computation cost and high repeatability. ...

    Speaker:
    Roee Litman (Tel Aviv University)
    Date:
    Tuesday, 17.5.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • A Unified Formal Approach To Garbage Collection

    Speaker:
    Prof. Peter Pepper SPECIAL GUEST LECTURE
    Date:
    Thursday, 12.5.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Color Invariants for Person Re-Identification

    We revisit the problem of specific object recognition using color distributions. In some applications - such as specific person identification - it is highly ...

    Speaker:
    Igor Kviatkovsky
    Date:
    Wednesday, 11.5.2011, 14:00
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • Theory Seminar: Using Random Restrictions for Algorithmic Analysis

    Random restrictions are commonly used for proving complexity lower bounds, eg. lower bounds on constant-depth circuits (Ajtai, Furst-Saxe-Sipser, Yao, Hastad) and lower bounds on ...

    Speaker:
    Rahul Santhanam (Edinburgh University)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 11.5.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Functional genomics-based approach for reconstructing metabolic network models

    Reconstruction of genome-scale metabolic networks is considered as key step in quantifying the genotype-phenotype relationship. A major computational challenge involved in the reconstruction process ...

    Speaker:
    Edward Vitkin
    Date:
    Wednesday, 11.5.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • ceClub: A Shape Analysis for Optimizing Parallel Graph Programs

    In the first part of the talk I will give a high-level introduction to Galois, a framework for designing and implementing parallel graph algorithms ...

    Speaker:
    Roman Manevich (UT Austin)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 11.5.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Taub 3

    [Full version]

  • ceClub: How to win Friends and Influence People, Truthfully

    Throughout the past decade there has been extensive research on algorithmic and data mining techniques for solving the problem of influence maximization in social ...

    Speaker:
    Yaron Singer (CS, UC Berkeley)
    Date:
    Thursday, 5.5.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • How to win Friends and Influence People, Truthfully

    Speaker:
    Yaron Singer SPECIAL GUEST LECTURE
    Date:
    Thursday, 5.5.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Black-Box Identity Testing of Depth-4 Multilinear Circuits

    A central problem in algebraic complexity theory and algorithms design is the problem of Polynomial Identity Testing (PIT): given an arithmetic circuit $C$ over ...

    Speaker:
    Ilya Volkovich
    Date:
    Wednesday, 4.5.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 337

    [Full version]

  • Theory Seminar: Black-Box Identity Testing of Depth-4 Multilinear Circuits

    A central problem in algebraic complexity theory and algorithms design is the problem of Polynomial Identity Testing (PIT): given an arithmetic circuit $C$ over ...

    Speaker:
    Ilya Volkovich (CS Technion)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 4.5.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • ceClub: Search Flavors - Trends and Opportunities

    This talk will discuss some recent developments in search, emerging in various shapes and forms. We will highlight some challenges, and point to some ...

    Speaker:
    Yossi Matias (Head, Israel R&D Center, Google)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 4.5.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Meyer 1003

    [Full version]

  • The Minimum Weight Cycle Problem

    Speaker:
    Liam Roditty
    Date:
    Tuesday, 3.5.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Pixel Club: Correspondence-less Approach to Matching of Deformable Shapes

    Finding a match between partially available deformable shapes is a challenging problem with numerous applications. The problem is usually approached by computing local descriptors ...

    Speaker:
    Jonathan Pokrass (Tel Aviv University)
    Date:
    Tuesday, 3.5.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Haifux Club: vIOMMU: Efficient IOMMU Emulation

    Direct device assignment, where a guest virtual machine directlyinteracts with an I/O device without host intervention, is appealing,because it allows an unmodified (non-hypervisor-aware) guest ...

    Speaker:
    Nadav Amit (CS, Technion)
    Date:
    Monday, 2.5.2011, 18:30
    Place:
    Taub 6

    [Full version]

  • Context-Sensitive Query Auto-Completion

    Query auto completion is known to provide poor predictions of the user's query when her input prefix is very short (e.g., one or two ...

    Speaker:
    Naama Kraus
    Date:
    Sunday, 1.5.2011, 13:30
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • Theory Seminar: Protocols for Multiparty Coin Toss With Dishonest Majority

    Generating random bits is a fundamental problem in cryptography. Coin-tossing protocols, which generate a random bit with uniform distribution, are used as a building ...

    Speaker:
    Ilan Orlov (Bar-Ilan University)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 27.4.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • ceClub: Side channels in Cloud Services: The Case of Deduplication in Cloud Storage

    The talk will discuss deduplication, a form of compression in which duplicate copies of files are replaced by links to a single copy. Deduplication ...

    Speaker:
    Benny Pinkas (CS, Bar-Ilan University)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 27.4.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Taub 3

    [Full version]

  • Ramsey-type theorems for metric spaces

    Speaker:
    Manor Mendel
    Date:
    Tuesday, 26.4.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Online Universal Facility Location

    Facility location problems concern assigning requests to servers. The goal is to minimize the total cost which consists of the moving costs and the ...

    Speaker:
    Israel Shalom
    Date:
    Wednesday, 13.4.2011, 14:00
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • Bioinformatics Forum: Splicing the Wires: Finding Connections between Biological Networks and the Core **Spliceosome**

    The major spliceosome is a multi-component and highly dynamic complex that carries out the tightly regulated steps of splicing. It is composed of hundreds ...

    Speaker:
    Martin Akerman (Adrian Krainer Lab / Michael Zhang Lab, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 13.4.2011, 13:30
    Place:
    Taub 701

    [Full version]

  • ceClub: Abstraction-Guided Synthesis of Synchronization

    In this talk I will present a framework for synthesizing efficient synchronization in concurrent programs, a task known to be difficult and error-prone when ...

    Speaker:
    Eran Yahav (CS, Technion)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 13.4.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Taub 3

    [Full version]

  • Haifux Club: How to Spread Knowledge Throughout the World Wikipedia While Wearing Only Your Slippers (or Wikmedia, and free content projects)

    Since its first emergence in 2001, Wikipedia had grown drastically to become the fifth most viewed website over the Internet in 2012. With over ...

    Speaker:
    Tomer Ashur
    Date:
    Monday, 11.4.2011, 18:30
    Place:
    Taub 6

    [Full version]

  • Theory Seminar: Approximate Judgement Aggregation

    In this work we analyze judgement aggregation problems in which a group of agents independently votes on a set of complex propositions that has ...

    Speaker:
    Ilan Nehama (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
    Date:
    Sunday, 10.4.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Pixel Club: Decoding Neural Patterns for Brain-Computer Interfaces

    Brain-computer interfaces (BCI) are devices that can decode physiological signals from the brain and convert them into actions in a manner that reflects the ...

    Speaker:
    Ariel Tankus (Biomedical Engineering, Technion)
    Date:
    Sunday, 10.4.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Near-Optimal Private Approximation Protocols via a Black Box Transformation

    Speaker:
    David Woodruff SPECIAL GUEST TALK note unusual hour
    Date:
    Thursday, 7.4.2011, 15:00
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • On the Minimal Fourier Degree of Symmetric Boolean Functions

    It is well-known that any Boolean function f:{-1,+1}^n \to {-1,+1} can be written uniquely as a polynomial f(x) = \sum_{S subset [n]} f_s \prod_{i ...

    Speaker:
    Avishay Tal
    Date:
    Wednesday, 6.4.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • Improved genome-scale metabolic modeling utilizing enzyme kinetic parameters

    Genome-scale metabolic models enable to successfully predict a variety of metabolic phenotype in microorganisms. Still, the integration of metabolic networks with various 'omics' data ...

    Speaker:
    Roi Adadi
    Date:
    Wednesday, 6.4.2011, 13:00
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • Theory Seminar: Min-Max Graph Partitioning and Small Set Expansion

    We study graph partitioning problems from a min-max perspective, in which an input graph on $n$ vertices should be partitioned into $k$ parts, and ...

    Speaker:
    Roy Schwartz (CS, Technion)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 6.4.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 401 (Note unusual room)

    [Full version]

  • ceClub: Fat-Trees Routing and Node Ordering Providing Contention Free Traffic for MPI Global Collectives

    As the size of High Performance Computing clusters grows, the increasing probability of interconnect hot spots degrades the latency and effective bandwidth the network ...

    Speaker:
    Eitan Zahavi (Mellanox Technologies)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 6.4.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    EE Meyer Building 861

    [Full version]

  • Subexponential lower bounds for randomized pivoting rules for the simplex algorithm

    Speaker:
    Uri Zwick
    Date:
    Tuesday, 5.4.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Pixel Club: Pattern Matching under Non Linear Tone-Mapping

    A fast pattern matching scheme termed Matching by Tone Mapping (MTM) is introduced which allows matching under non-linear tone mappings. We exploit the recently ...

    Speaker:
    Yacov Hel-Or (CS, The Interdisciplinary Center)
    Date:
    Tuesday, 5.4.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Theory Seminar: On the Rank of Design Matrices with Applications

    A design matrix is a matrix whose attern of zeos/nonzeros satisfies a certain design-like condition. We will first prove that the rank of any ...

    Speaker:
    Amir Yehudaioff (Mathematics, Technion)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 30.3.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • ceClub: IBM Watson and the Jeopardy! Challenge

    Over the last days, millions of viewers witnessed computing history being made as IBM's Watson question answering system defeated Jeopardy! quiz show champions Brad ...

    Speaker:
    David Carmel and Dafna Sheinwald (IBM Research, Haifa)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 30.3.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Taub 3

    [Full version]

  • Pixel Club: Unmixing of Images Mixed by Position Varying Media

    We address the open problem of blindly separating single-path position varying image mixtures, without having prior information about the sources. We assume that the ...

    Speaker:
    Albert Achtenberg (EE, Technion)
    Date:
    Tuesday, 29.3.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    EE Meyer Building 1061

    [Full version]

  • Haifux Club: The Story of Alice and Bob - the I/O Requests (Part II)

    In this story, we'll follow the life story of alice - a file-systemized I/O request, and bob - a raw-device I/O request, from their ...

    Speaker:
    Guy Keren
    Date:
    Monday, 28.3.2011, 18:30
    Place:
    Taub 6

    [Full version]

  • CGGC Seminar: Barycentric Interpolation and Mappings on Smooth Convex Domains

    In a recent paper, Warren, Schaefer, Hirani, and Desbrun proposed a simple method of interpolating a function defined on the boundary of a smooth ...

    Speaker:
    Michael Floater (University of Oslo, Norway)
    Date:
    Thursday, 24.3.2011, 10:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Theory Seminar: Oblivious RAM without Random Oracles

    We present an algorithm for implementing a secure oblivious RAM where the access pattern is perfectly hidden in the information theoretic sense, without assuming ...

    Speaker:
    Sigurd Torkel Meldgaard (University of Aarhus, Denemark)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 23.3.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Formulae and Growth Rates of High-Dimensional Polycubes

    Speaker:
    Gill Barequet
    Date:
    Tuesday, 22.3.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Pixel Club: Filling in the Gaps the Mind's Way: Curve Completion in the Tangent Bundle

    The phenomenon of visual curve completion, where the visual system completes the missing part (e.g., due to occlusion) between two contour fragments, is a ...

    Speaker:
    Ohad Ben-Shahar (Computer Science, Ben Gurion University)
    Date:
    Tuesday, 22.3.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Unusual Dynamics in Multiphase Flows : (I) Charged Drops, (II) A Variant on Viscous Fingering, and (III) Shear-Enhanced Diffusion

    Speaker:
    Prof. Howard A. Stone DISTINGUISHED POLLAK LECTURE
    Date:
    Thursday, 17.3.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Theory Seminar: Submodular Secretary Problems

    The Classical Secretary Problem was introduced during the 60's of the 20-th century (nobody is sure exactly when). Since its introduction, many variants of ...

    Speaker:
    Moran Feldman (CS, Technion)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 16.3.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Causality, Knowledge and Coordination in Distributed Systems

    Coordinating the proper ordering of events across remote sites is a central task of distributed applications. In asynchronous systems, such coordination depends in an ...

    Speaker:
    Ido Ben-Zvi
    Date:
    Wednesday, 16.3.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Meyer 861 (Electrical Engineering building)

    [Full version]

  • Bacteria, Biofilms and Fluid Dynamics: Elementary Flows and Unexpected Phenomena

    Speaker:
    Prof. Howard A. Stone DISTINGUISHED POLLAK LECTURE
    Date:
    Tuesday, 15.3.2011, 16:00
    Place:
    Room 641 Lady Davis Bld.

    [Full version]

  • The Graver Complexity of Integer Programming

    Speaker:
    Shmuel Onn
    Date:
    Tuesday, 15.3.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Haifux Club: The Story of Alice and Bob - the I/O Requests (Part I)

    In this story, we'll follow the life story of alice - a file-systemized I/O request, and bob - a raw-device I/O request, from their ...

    Speaker:
    Guy Keren
    Date:
    Monday, 14.3.2011, 18:30
    Place:
    Taub 6

    [Full version]

  • CSpecial Talk: Scalable Overlay Design for Topic-Based Publish/Subscribe Systems and Fast Overlay Construction Algorithms

    Pub-sub is a paradigm for asynchronous communication that is commonly used in a great variety of industrial applications, such as news tickers, delivery of ...

    Speaker:
    Prof. Roman Vitenberg (Department of Informatics, University of Oslo)
    Date:
    Monday, 14.3.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Theory Seminar: How Much Commutativity is Needed to Prove Polynomial Identities?

    The so called Extended Frege system is one of the most natural propositional proof systems. Whereas we believe that there exist tautologies which require ...

    Speaker:
    Pavel Hrubes (Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 9.3.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 701

    [Full version]

  • ceClub: Portability and Performance of Applications in the Manycore Era

    For many years, the frequency of microprocessors has grown at an exponential pace (from 20 MHz in 1990 to 2 GHz in 2000). Since ...

    Speaker:
    Erven Rohou (INRIA Rennes, ALF Research Group)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 9.3.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    EE Meyer Building 1061

    [Full version]

  • The Curious Story of Quantum Logic

    Speaker:
    Hilary W. Putnam
    Date:
    Tuesday, 8.3.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Pixel Club: Nonlocal Variational Methods for Image Processing

    Variational and PDE-based methods have been extensively used for vision and image-processing tasks such as denoising, segmentation, inpainting, optical flow and more. An underlying ...

    Speaker:
    Guy Gilboa (Mathematics, UCLA)
    Date:
    Tuesday, 8.3.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Short-term turning points forecasting in financial time series

    We consider the problem of forecasting turning points in time series and develop an autoregressive prediction algorithm, that relies on a novel turning point ...

    Speaker:
    Alexandra Faynburd
    Date:
    Wednesday, 2.3.2011, 13:30
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • Theory Seminar: Improved Minimum Cuts and Maximum Flows in Undirected Planar Graphs

    The problem of finding the minimum s-t cut between a source s and a sink t in a graph is a well-studied problem in ...

    Speaker:
    Yahav Nussbaum (Tel-Aviv University)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 2.3.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 701

    [Full version]

  • ceClub: IBM's PowerEN Developer Cloud: Fertile Ground for Academic Research

    IBM's newest technology, the Power Edge of Network (PowerEN) processor, merges network and server attributes to create a new class of wire-speed processor. PowerEN ...

    Speaker:
    Amit Golander (IBM Research)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 2.3.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Taub 201

    [Full version]

  • Deterministic Distributed Vertex Coloring in Polylogarithmic Time

    Speaker:
    Leonid Barenboim
    Date:
    Tuesday, 1.3.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Haifux Club: UniversAAL: Open Source platform for Ambient Assisted Living and Smart Home Environment

    I will present two presentations about an EU FP7 IP project I work on, UniversAAL - http://universaal.org/. The goal of the project is to ...

    Speaker:
    Vadim Eisenberg (IBM HRL and CS Technion)
    Date:
    Monday, 28.2.2011, 18:30
    Place:
    Taub 6

    [Full version]

  • e-Science: Are we there yet?

    Speaker:
    Prof. David Abramson SPECIAL LECTURE note unusual hour
    Date:
    Sunday, 27.2.2011, 14:00
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • ABC - A New Framework for Block Ciphers

    We suggest a new framework for block ciphers named Advanced Block Cipher, or shortly ABC. ABC has additional non-secret parameters that ensure that each ...

    Speaker:
    Uri Avraham
    Date:
    Wednesday, 23.2.2011, 13:00
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • CGGC Seminar: Space-Time Reconstruction - Understanding Motion

    As research on space-time reconstruction matures, we should ask ourselves what information we use to correctly leverage the temporal or motion component of the ...

    Speaker:
    Alla Sheffer (Computer Science, Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 23.2.2011, 11:00
    Place:
    Taub 5

    [Full version]

  • Bioinformatics Forum: Stochastic Effects in Viral-infected Dendritic Cells Lead to Efficient Immune Response Activation

    When monocyte-derived human dendritic cells (DCs) are infected by Newcastle disease virus, the virus is known to be detected by RIG-I proteins, which induces ...

    Speaker:
    Yishai Shimoni (Andrea Califano's Lab, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (C2B2), Columbia University, New York)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 16.2.2011, 15:30
    Place:
    Taub 701

    [Full version]

  • Cost-Aware Live Migration of Services in the Cloud

    Live migration of virtual machines is an important component of the emerging cloud computing paradigm. While live migration provides extreme versatility of management, it ...

    Speaker:
    Gilad Kutiel
    Date:
    Wednesday, 16.2.2011, 13:30
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • Haifux Club: Encryption - Alice, Bob and Co. - Amichay Peretz Klopshtock

    In this lecture I'll talk about the encryption methods that were common through history, How to use them, what their weaknesses are and how ...

    Speaker:
    Amichay Peretz Klopshtock
    Date:
    Monday, 14.2.2011, 18:30
    Place:
    Taub 6

    [Full version]

  • The PARIS Algorithm for Determining Latent Topics

    Speaker:
    Michal Aharon
    Date:
    Tuesday, 8.2.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Density-Driven Publish Subscribe Service for Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks

    We study a publish/subscribe service for mobile ad-hoc networks. Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks (MANETs) are formed by a collection of mobile nodes, each equipped with ...

    Speaker:
    Anna Kaplun
    Date:
    Wednesday, 2.2.2011, 16:00
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • Accelerating CIFS Over Satellite Networks

    CIFS is the underlying protocol in Windows OS's for disk shares access such as copying files from and to remote stations in the LAN, ...

    Speaker:
    Muhamad Mjadleh
    Date:
    Wednesday, 2.2.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • Task Superscalar Multiprocessors

    Speaker:
    Yoav Etsion
    Date:
    Tuesday, 1.2.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Haifux Club: Root on NFS: Running Linux on a Diskless Computer

    A motherboard, a CPU, and a memory stick. Add a fan and a power supply, and you have a little computer which boots from ...

    Speaker:
    Eli Billauer
    Date:
    Monday, 31.1.2011, 18:30
    Place:
    Taub 6

    [Full version]

  • Enumeration of Lattice Animals

    A Lattice Animal is a set of edge-connected cells in a given lattice. For example, the Tetris game is played with Lattice Animals with ...

    Speaker:
    Gadi Aleksandrowicz
    Date:
    Sunday, 30.1.2011, 13:00
    Place:
    Taub 337

    [Full version]

  • Analysis of affective behaviour: Non-verbal Speech - Feature Extraction, Multi-class & Multi-label Classification, and Generalisation of the Technology

    Speaker:
    Tal Sobol Shikler
    Date:
    Thursday, 27.1.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Anonymous Routing in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

    A wireless, mobile, ad hoc network (MANET) is a network in which mobile nodes do not rely on the existence of fixed infrastructure mediation ...

    Speaker:
    Neer Roggel
    Date:
    Wednesday, 26.1.2011, 14:00
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • Theory Seminar: Quantum One-Way Communication can be Exponentially Stronger Than Classical Communication

    In STOC 1999, Raz presented a (partial) function for which there is a quantum protocol communicating only $O(\log n)$ qubits, but for which any ...

    Speaker:
    Oded Regev (Tel-Aviv University)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 26.1.2011, 12:20
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Models and Methods for Social Networks Automation

    This research is concerned with novel Web-related data management scenarios. In particular, we consider database problems which arise from social networks. In the talk, ...

    Speaker:
    Royi Ronen
    Date:
    Wednesday, 26.1.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • Pixel Club: Multidimensional Image Representation and Processing Motivated by Human Vision

    A biological model of visual information representation is adopted. Images are represented accordingly in a multidimensional space that incorporates the well investigated dimensions of ...

    Speaker:
    Shai Furman (EE, Technion)
    Date:
    Tuesday, 25.1.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    EE Meyer Building 1061

    [Full version]

  • General Techniques for Interpolation, Reconstruction, and Morphing of Polyhedral Surfaces

    The topic of shape reconstruction is a major research branch of geometric processing. The two major problems which are commonly researched are reconstruction of ...

    Speaker:
    Amir Vaxman
    Date:
    Sunday, 23.1.2011, 13:00
    Place:
    Taub 337

    [Full version]

  • Methods For Recognition By Graphical Style And Style Synthesis Using Local Analysis

    Standard image classification algorithms classify an image by its content. Sometimes, we don't care about the image content and want to classify images by ...

    Speaker:
    Boaz Brickner
    Date:
    Wednesday, 19.1.2011, 15:00
    Place:
    Taub 601

    [Full version]

  • Theory Seminar: Hardness of Approximately Solving Linear Equations Over Reals

    We consider the problem of approximately solving a system of homogeneous linear equations over reals, where each equation contains at most three variables. Since ...

    Speaker:
    Dana Moshkovitz (MIT)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 19.1.2011, 12:20
    Place:
    Taub 401

    [Full version]

  • Haifux Club: A FOSS Yankee in Microsoft's Court

    A year ago I started working for a small multi-national software giant named Microsoft. What I found is a company with rather surprising and ...

    Speaker:
    Boaz Goldstein (Microsoft)
    Date:
    Monday, 17.1.2011, 18:30
    Place:
    Taub 6

    [Full version]

  • Pixel Club: Immersive Visualization of Large Datasets

    Scientists, engineers and physicians are now confronted with a fire hose of data. Immersive visualization environments provide these users with a novel way of ...

    Speaker:
    Prof. Arie Kaufman (CS, SUNY)
    Date:
    Sunday, 16.1.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    EE Meyer Building 1061

    [Full version]

  • Designing presentations tools for multiple and high-resolution displays

    Speaker:
    Joel Lanir SPECIAL LECTURE
    Date:
    Thursday, 13.1.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Theory Seminar: Fault-tolerant Shortest Paths and Minimum Spanning Trees

    A fundamental problem in dynamic graphs is the recovery of structural information in a network whose edges occasionally fail. In a failure event, some ...

    Speaker:
    Oren Weimann (Weizmann Institute)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 12.1.2011, 12:20
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Reconstruction in Trees

    Speaker:
    Nayantara Bhatnagar
    Date:
    Tuesday, 11.1.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Pixel Club: Non-Local Characterization of Scenery Images: Statistics, 3D Reasoning, and a Generative Model

    This work focuses on characterizing scenery images. We semantically divide the objects in natural landscape scenes into background and foreground and show that the ...

    Speaker:
    Tammy Avraham (CS, Technion)
    Date:
    Tuesday, 11.1.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Theory Seminar: Pseudorandom Generators from Invariance Principles

    Invariance principles or limit theorems have recently found several important applications in theoretical computer science. In this talk I'll present some recent results with ...

    Speaker:
    Raghu Meka (University of Texas at Austin)
    Date:
    Sunday, 9.1.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 539

    [Full version]

  • Concurrent Data Structures: Methodologies and Inherent Limitations

    As multi-core and multiprocessing architectures are becoming common, modern applications require concurrent data structures for their computations. Designing concurrent data structures and ensuring their ...

    Speaker:
    Eshcar Hilel
    Date:
    Sunday, 9.1.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Taub 401

    [Full version]

  • Verifying Linearizability with Hindsight

    Speaker:
    Noam Rinetzky SPECIAL LECTURE
    Date:
    Thursday, 6.1.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Theory Seminar: Lower Bounds on Near Neighbor Search via Metric Expansion

    We show that the cell probe complexity of performing nearest neighbor (NNS) search on a metric space is tightly related to the expansion of ...

    Speaker:
    Udi Weider (Microsoft Research)
    Date:
    Wednesday, 5.1.2011, 13:20
    Place:
    Taub 701 (note unusual room)

    [Full version]

  • Building a Bridge between Incentives and Computation

    Speaker:
    Shahar Dobzinski
    Date:
    Tuesday, 4.1.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • The Computational Complexity of Linear Optics

    Speaker:
    Scott Aaronson SPECIAL LECTURE
    Date:
    Tuesday, 4.1.2011, 12:30
    Place:
    Room 401 Taub NOTE UNUSUAL TIME AND PLACE Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Pixel Club: Perceptual Fragments: Bottom-Up and Top-Down Use of Shape in Object Recognition

    The bottom-up “segmentation followed by recognition” strategy has for some time now given way to feature-based discriminative recognition with significant success. As the number ...

    Speaker:
    Benjamin Kimia (Brown University)
    Date:
    Tuesday, 4.1.2011, 11:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]

  • Haifux Club: From VxWorks To Linux

    Preempt RT is a growing hard real time linux OS. In this session I will present Preempt RT basics and uniqueness, provide a Live ...

    Speaker:
    Raz Ben Yehuda
    Date:
    Monday, 3.1.2011, 18:30
    Place:
    Taub 6

    [Full version]

  • Conspiracies, Cooperation and Power

    Speaker:
    Yoram Bachrach
    Date:
    Sunday, 2.1.2011, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

    [Full version]