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 (colloq@cs.technion.ac.il) 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: Sun Dec 21 11:24:57 IST 2014 by: Hadas Heier (Coordinator: Erez Petrank)

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November 2014

Time+Place: Tuesday 04/11/2014 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Robust Probabilistic Inference
Speaker: Yishay Mansour - Colloquium Lecture http://www.math.tau.ac.il/~mansour/
Affiliation: School of Computer Science, Tel-Aviv University
Host: Erez Petrank

Time+Place: Tuesday 11/11/2014 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: When Machines Dominate Humans: The Challenges of Mining and Consuming Machine-generated Web Mail
Speaker: Yoelle Maarek - Colloquium Lecture https://sites.google.com/site/yoellem/home
Affiliation: VP Research, Yahoo Labs
Host: Erez Petrank

Time+Place: Tuesday 18/11/2014 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: The Axiomatic Approach and the Internet
Speaker: Moshe Tennenholtz - Colloquium Lecture http://iew3.technion.ac.il/Home/Users/Moshet.phtml
Affiliation: Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion
Host: Erez Petrank


December 2014

Time+Place: Tuesday 02/12/2014 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Principles of Shape Analysis
Speaker: Mooly Sagiv - Colloquium Lecture http://www.math.tau.ac.il/~msagiv/
Affiliation: Tel-Aviv University
Host: Erez Petrank

Time+Place: Monday 08/12/2014 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Shape and Content: A database-theoretic perspective on the analysis of data structures
Speaker: Tomer Kotek - CS-Lecture - NOTE UNUSUAL DAY http://forsyte.at/people/kotek/
Affiliation: Vienna University of Technology
Host: Johann Makowsky

Time+Place: Tuesday 09/12/2014 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: The Cryptographic Lens
Speaker: Shafi Goldwasser - Colloquium Lecture https://www.csail.mit.edu/user/733
Affiliation: MIT and Weizmann Institute
Host: Yuval Ishai

Time+Place: Sunday 21/12/2014 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Scalable algorithms for translating natural language to logical form
Speaker: Jonathan Berant - CS-Lecture http://nlp.stanford.edu/joberant/
Affiliation: Stanford-Dept. of Computer Science
Host: Alon Itai

Time+Place: Monday 22/12/2014 11:00 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Advances in Traffic Engineering and Discrepancy
Speaker: Roy Schwartz - CS-Lecture - REVISED - NOTE UNUSUAL DAY AND TIME http://www.cs.princeton.edu/~roysch/
Affiliation: Department of Computer Science, Princeton University.
Host: Seffi Naor

Time+Place: Wednesday 24/12/2014 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Lessons Learned from and for Requirements Engineering and Building Construction: A Case Study of Requirements Engineering for a Synagogue Kitchen with Use Cases and Scenarios
Speaker: Daniel M. Berry - Colloquium Lecture - NOTE UNUSUAL DAY https://cs.uwaterloo.ca/~dberry/
Affiliation: University of Waterloo
Host: Erez Petrank

Time+Place: Sunday 28/12/2014 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: An Algorithmic Approach for Analyzing Social Phenomena
Speaker: Sigal Oren - CS-Lecture sites.google.com/site/sigal3/home
Affiliation: Hebrew University and Microsoft Research
Host: Seffi Naor

Time+Place: Monday 29/12/2014 14:30 Room 601 Taub Bld.
Title: Machine-Learning the Hidden Universal Semantics of Natural Languages
Speaker: Omri Abend - CS-Lecture - NOTE UNUSUAL DAY AND ROOM http://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/oabend/
Affiliation: School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh
Host: Alon Itai

Time+Place: Tuesday 30/12/2014 14:30 Room Auditorium 1 Taub Bld.
Title: How to reach unreachable computers
Speaker: Prof. Adi Shamir - Colloquium Lecture - NOTE UNUSUAL ROOM http://www.wisdom.weizmann.ac.il/profile/scientists/shamir-profile.html
Affiliation: Weizmann Institute
Host: Eli Biham

Time+Place: Wednesday 31/12/2014 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Fast matrix multiplication: Limitations of the Coppersmith-Winograd approach
Speaker: Yuval Filmus - CS-Lecture - NOTE UNUSUAL DAY http://www.cs.toronto.edu/~yuvalf/
Affiliation: Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton
Host: Eyal Kushilevitz


January 2015

Time+Place: Thursday 01/01/2015 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Aspects of Submodular Maximization Subject to a Matroid Constraint
Speaker: Moran Feldman - CS-Lecture http://theory.epfl.ch/moranfe/
Affiliation: School of Computer and Communication Sciences of EPFL
Host: Seffi Naor

Time+Place: Monday 05/01/2015 14:30 Room Class 4, Floor 1, Taub Bld.
Title: Exponential Separation of Information and Communication
Speaker: Gillat Kol- CS-Lecture - NOTE UNUSUAL DAY AND ROOM http://www.math.ias.edu/~gkol/
Affiliation: Institute for Advanced Study (IAS), Princeton
Host: Keren Censor-Hillel

Time+Place: Tuesday 06/01/2015 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Uncertainty, Strategy, and Bounded Rationality
Speaker: Reshef Meir - CS-Lecture http://people.seas.harvard.edu/~rmeir/
Affiliation: Center for Research on Computation and Society (CRCS)
Host: Seffi Naor

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 http://people.csail.mit.edu/dmoshkov/
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 https://www.csail.mit.edu/user/1324
Affiliation: M I T, Computer Science
Host: Eli Ben-Sasson

Time+Place: Monday 12/01/2015 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Coding For Interactive Communication
Speaker: Klim Efremenko - CS-Lecture - NOTE UNUSUAL DAY https://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~klimefre/
Affiliation: Simons Institute at Berkeley.
Host: Yuval Ishai

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