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: Thu Aug 21 13:43:11 IDT 2014 by: Hadas Heier (Coordinator: Erez Petrank)

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March 2014

Time+Place: Tuesday 18/03/2014 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Complexities in Auctions and Markets
Speaker: Noam Nisan - Colloquium Lecture http://www.cs.huji.ac.il/~noam/
Affiliation: Hebrew University
Host: Erez Petrank


April 2014

Time+Place: Wednesday 02/04/2014 11:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: The Password That Never Was
Speaker: Ari Juels - Colloquium Lecture - Note unusual day and time http://www.arijuels.com/
Host: Shmuel Katz

Time+Place: Thursday 03/04/2014 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Verifying the correctness of remote executions: from theoretical possibility to near practicality
Speaker: Michael Walfish - Colloquium Lecture http://www.cs.nyu.edu/~mwalfish/
Affiliation: Computer Science Dept., NYU
Host: Yuval Ishai

Time+Place: Thursday 10/04/2014 14:30 Room Auditorium 2 Taub Bld.
Title: Everyday Life in a Data-Rich World
Speaker: Jon Kleinberg - Colloquium Lecture http://www.cs.cornell.edu/home/kleinber/
Affiliation: Cornell University
Host: Seffi Naor

Time+Place: Tuesday 22/04/2014 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: If machines are capable of doing almost any work humans can do, what will humans do?
Speaker: Moshe Y. Vardi - Colloquium Lecture http://www.cs.rice.edu/~vardi/
Affiliation: Rice University
Host: Erez Petrank

Time+Place: Tuesday 29/04/2014 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Joint analysis of two biological networks using module maps
Speaker: Ron Shamir http://www.cs.tau.ac.il/~rshamir/
Affiliation: School of Computer Science, Tel Aviv University
Host: Erez Petrank


May 2014

Time+Place: Tuesday 13/05/2014 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: The rise of dynamic languages
Speaker: Jan Vitek https://www.cs.purdue.edu/homes/jv/
Affiliation: Purdue University
Host: Erez Petrank

Time+Place: Wednesday 28/05/2014 15:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: Deinterleaving Finite Memory Processes via Penalized Maximum Likelihood
Speaker: Gadiel Seroussi - CSpecial lecture - NOTE UNUSUAL DAY AND TIME http://www.msri.org/people/staff/gadiel/
Affiliation: Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay
Host: Ronny Roth


June 2014

Time+Place: Monday 02/06/2014 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: A principled approach to the performance-vs.-programmability trade-off in large-scale distributed data stores
Speaker: Marc Shapiro - Colloquium Lecture - NOTE UNUSUAL DAY http://pagesperso-systeme.lip6.fr/Marc.Shapiro/
Affiliation: INRIA & UMPC-LIP6
Host: Avi Mendelson

Time+Place: Sunday 08/06/2014 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: The Aha! Moment: From Data to Insight
Speaker: Dafna Shahaf - CS-Lecture http://i.stanford.edu/~dshahaf/
Affiliation: Stanford University
Host: Shaul Markovitch

Time+Place: Tuesday 17/06/2014 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Excellence or Professionalism?
Speaker: Prof. David Harel - Colloquium Lecture http://www.wisdom.weizmann.ac.il/~harel/
Affiliation: Weizmann Institute of Science
Host: Erez Petrank

Time+Place: Tuesday 24/06/2014 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Buying Private Data without Verification
Speaker: Katrina Ligett - CSpecial Lecture http://users.cms.caltech.edu/~katrina/
Affiliation: Caltech
Host: Seffi Naor


July 2014

Time+Place: Tuesday 01/07/2014 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Dynamical Systems Biology
Speaker: Oded Maler - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE http://www-verimag.imag.fr/~maler/
Affiliation: CNRS-VERIMAG, University of Grenoble, France
Host: Seffi Naor

Time+Place: Thursday 10/07/2014 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Towards a Unified Framework for Computing on Encrypted Data
Speaker: Shweta Agrawal - CSpecial-Lecture http://www.cse.iitd.ac.in/~shweta/
Affiliation: IIT Delhi
Host: Yuval Ishai

Time+Place: Sunday 20/07/2014 11:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Succinct Non-Interactive Zero Knowledge for a von Neumann Architecture
Speaker: Madars Virza - CSpecial Lecture - Note unusual time http://www.csail.mit.edu/user/2615
Affiliation: MIT
Host: Eli Ben-Sasson

Time+Place: Monday 21/07/2014 11:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Scalable Zero Knowledge via Cycles of Elliptic Curves
Speaker: Alessandro Chiesa - CSpecial Lecture - Note unusual day and time http://people.csail.mit.edu/alexch/
Affiliation: M I T
Host: Eli Ben-Sasson


August 2014

Time+Place: Wednesday 27/08/2014 14:30 Room 601 Taub Bld.
Title: Strict Action Uncertainty
Speaker: Reshef Meir - CSpecial Lecture - Note unusual day and place http://people.seas.harvard.edu/~rmeir/
Affiliation: Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Host: Shaul Markovitch

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