Computer Science Colloquia

In the new building. See directions from main gate.

For directions from Tel Aviv or from Yagur press: directions to the Technion.

This page describes the Computer Science Colloquia. They are distributed through email ( and through this page.

The colloquia are usually held on Tuesdays at 14:30 and on Thursdays at 14:30 at the Computer Science new Taub building, room 337-8 (Sometimes held on Sundays 14:30). (The new Taub Building is located near "Amado" and "Mosad Neeman".)

Last modified on: Thu Jul 16 10:24:46 IDT 2015 by: Hadas Heier (Coordinator: Erez Petrank)

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January 2015

Time+Place: Thursday 08/01/2015 12:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Parallel Repetition From Fortification
Speaker: Dana Moshkovitz - Colloquium Lecture - Note: UNUSUAL TIME
Affiliation: Computer Science, M I T
Host: Eli Ben-Sasson

Time+Place: Thursday 08/01/2015 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: When Exactly Do Quantum Computers Provide a Speedup?
Speaker: Scott Aaronson - Colloquium Lecture
Affiliation: M I T, Computer Science
Host: Eli Ben-Sasson

Time+Place: Tuesday 13/01/2015 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: On Auto-stereogram Perception, or the Best Patterns for Magic-Eyes Pictures
Speaker: Alfred M. Bruckstein - Colloquium Lecture
Affiliation: Computer Science, Technion

Fabruary 2015

Time+Place: Tuesday 24/02/2015 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Situated Learning and Understanding of Natural Language
Speaker: Yoav Artzi - CS-Lecture
Affiliation: Computer Science & Engineering dept., University of Washington
Host: Irad Yavneh

March 2015

Time+Place: Tuesday 24/03/2015 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Zerocash: Decentralized Anonymous Payments from Bitcoin
Speaker: Eli Ben-Sasson - Colloquium Lecture
Affiliation: Computer Science, Technion

Time+Place: Tuesday 31/03/2015 13:00 Room Class 9 Taub Bld.
Title: Internet security: Past, Present and Future
Affiliation: TU Darmstadt, Germany
Host: Eli Biham

April 2015

Time+Place: Tuesday 14/04/2015 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Towards High-Throughput Wildlife Tracking: The ATLAS Wildlife Localization System
Speaker: Sivan Toledo - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE
Affiliation: Blavatnik School of Computer Science, Tel-Aviv University
Host: Erez Petrank

May 2015

Time+Place: Tuesday 05/05/2015 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Oblivious Algorithms - How to Serve in the Dark
Speaker: Yossi Azar - Colloquium Lecture
Affiliation: Blavatnik School of Computer Science, Tel-Aviv University
Host: Erez Petrank

Time+Place: Tuesday 26/05/2015 14:30 Room Auditorium 2 Taub Bld.
Title: Moore's Law: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Speaker: Mark Bohr - TCE Guest Talk
Affiliation: Director of Process Architecture and Integration, Intel
Host: Uri Weiser, EE

Time+Place: Thursday 28/05/2015 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: The Ring of Gyges: Using Smart Contracts for Crime
Affiliation: Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute
Host: Eitan Yaakobi

Time+Place: Thursday 28/05/2015 15:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Streaming Property Testing of Visibly Pushdown Languages
Speaker: Michel de Rougemont - SPECIAL LECTURE - Note unusual hour
Affiliation: University Paris II and LIAFA-CNRS
Host: Johann Makowsky

June 2015

Time+Place: Sunday 14/06/2015 13:30 Room Class 4, Floor 1, Taub Bld.
Title: Fast Approximate Max Flow Computation
Speaker: Christoph Lenzen - SPECIAL LECTURE - Note unusual time and place
Affiliation: MPI for Informatics in Saarbruecken, Germany
Host: Keren Censor-Hillel

Time+Place: Tuesday 16/06/2015 14:30 Room 337-8, Taub Bld.
Title: Quantum computers - is the future here?
Affiliation: Computer Science, Technion
Host: Eli Biham

July 2015

Time+Place: Tuesday 28/07/2015 14:30 Room 601 Taub Bld.
Title: 'Cause I'm Strong Enough: Reasoning about Consistency Choices in Distributed Systems
Speaker: Prof. Alexey Gotsman - SPECIAL LECTURE - Note unusual location
Affiliation: IMDEA Software Institute, Madrid
Host: Hagit Attiya

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