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: Wed Jan 20 12:53:45 IST 2016 by: Hadas Heier (Coordinator: Erez Petrank)

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November 2015

Time+Place: Tuesday 03/11/2015 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Group Testing, Compressed sensing and Algorithmic applications
Speaker: Ely Porat - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE http://u.cs.biu.ac.il/~porately/
Affiliation: Department of Computer Science, Bar-Ilan University
Host: Nir Ailon

Time+Place: Tuesday 10/11/2015 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Vertex Sparsification of Cuts, Flows, and Distances
Speaker: Robert Krauthgamer - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE http://www.wisdom.weizmann.ac.il/~robi/
Affiliation: Weizmann Institute of Science
Host: Nir Ailon

Time+Place: Wednesday 18/11/2015 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Using Network Models to predict Disease Outbreaks, Bioterrorism, and Drug Deaths
Speaker: Ben Reis - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE - Note unusual day http://scholar.harvard.edu/reis/home
Affiliation: Harvard University
Host: Nir Ailon


December 2015

Time+Place: Tuesday 01/12/2015 15:00 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Applications of Dimensionality Reduction Techniques in Genetics
Speaker: Eran Halperin - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE - Note unusual hour http://www.cs.tau.ac.il/~heran/
Affiliation: Tel-Aviv University
Host: Nir Ailon

Time+Place: Tuesday 15/12/2015 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: When Can Limited Randomness Be Used in Repeated Games?
Speaker: Moni Naor - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE http://www.wisdom.weizmann.ac.il/~naor/
Affiliation: Weizmann Institute of Science
Host: Nir Ailon

Time+Place: Sunday 20/12/2015 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Reasoning about Infinite-State Systems
Speaker: Sharon Shoham - CS-Lecture http://www2.mta.ac.il/~sharon.shoham/
Affiliation: School of Computer Science at the Academic college of Tel Aviv-Yaffo
Host: Orna Grumberg

Time+Place: Wednesday 23/12/2015 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Interactive Information Theory
Speaker: Gillat Kol - CS-Lecture - Note unusual day http://www.math.ias.edu/~gkol/
Affiliation: Institute for Advanced Study (IAS), Princeton
Host: Eli Ben-Sasson

Time+Place: Thursday 24/12/2015 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Nothing but net? content and network factors in information diffusion
Speaker: Oren Tsur - CS-Lecture http://people.seas.harvard.edu/~orentsur
Affiliation: Harvard's School for Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS)
Host: Benny Kimelfeld


January 2016

Time+Place: Sunday 03/01/2016 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Improving Parallel Programs with Architectural Insights
Speaker: Adam Morrison - CS-Lecture http://www.cs.technion.ac.il/~mad/
Affiliation: Postdoc at the Technion, CS Dept.
Host: Keren Censor-Hillel

Time+Place: Tuesday 05/01/2016 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Crowd-Powered Data Management
Speaker: Tova Milo - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE http://www.math.tau.ac.il/~milo/
Affiliation: School of Computer Science, Tel-Aviv University
Host: Nir Ailon

Time+Place: Wednesday 06/01/2016 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: The Role of Interaction in Economics and Parallel Computation
Speaker: Omri Weinstein - CS-Lecture - Note unusual day http://www.cs.princeton.edu/~oweinste/
Affiliation: Courant Institute (NYU)
Host: Eyal Kushilevitz

Time+Place: Thursday 07/01/2016 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Beyond Conditional Lower Bounds: Overcoming the Square Root Phenomenon in Theory and Practice.
Speaker: Tsvi Kopelowitz - CS-Lecture http://web.eecs.umich.edu/~tsvi/
Affiliation: University of Michigan, Dept. of EE and CS
Host: Roy Schwartz

Time+Place: Tuesday 12/01/2016 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: The probabilistic method meets the game of Go
Speaker: Graham Farr - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE http://www.csse.monash.edu.au/~gfarr/
Affiliation: Faculty of I.T., Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
Host: Johann Makowsky

Time+Place: Wednesday 13/01/2016 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Scalable Machine Learning for structured high-dimensional outputs
Speaker: Ofer Meshi - CS-Lecture - Note unusual day http://ttic.uchicago.edu/~meshi/
Affiliation: Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago
Host: Ran El-Yaniv

Time+Place: Tuesday 19/01/2016 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Adversarial Robotics: Robotic Strategic Behavior in Adversarial Environments
Speaker: Noa Agmon - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE http://u.cs.biu.ac.il/~agmon/
Affiliation: Computer Science Dept., Bar-Ilan University
Host: Nir Ailon


Fabruary 2016

Time+Place: Thursday 11/02/2016 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Enhanced Human: Wearable computing that transforms how we perceive and interact with our world
Speaker: Jeremy Cooperstock - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE http://www.cim.mcgill.ca/~jer/
Affiliation: McGill University, Montreal
Host: Ran El-Yaniv


March 2016

Time+Place: Monday 28/03/2016 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Your phone can and should do all the image/video processing and machine learning you need: Child Development Screening for Everybody
Speaker: Prof. Guillermo Sapiro - DISTINGUISHED POLLAK LECTURE SERIES http://ece.duke.edu/faculty/guillermo-sapiro
Affiliation: Duke Universty, Electrical and Computer Science
Host: Prof. Ron Kimmel, Prof. Michael Elad and Prof. Alfred M. Bruckstein

Time+Place: Wednesday 30/03/2016 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Your phone can and should do all the image/video processing and machine learning you need: Video Enhancement and Face Recognition
Speaker: Prof. Guillermo Sapiro - DISTINGUISHED POLLAK LECTURE SERIES http://ece.duke.edu/faculty/guillermo-sapiro
Affiliation: Duke University, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Host: Prof. Ron Kimmel, Prof. Michael Elad and Prof. Alfred M. Bruckstein


April 2016

Time+Place: Tuesday 19/04/2016 14:30 Room Auditorium 2 Taub Bld.
Title: Applying theory to practice (and practice to theory)
Speaker: Ronald Fagin - TCE Henry Taub Distinguished Visitor http://researcher.watson.ibm.com/researcher/view.php?person=us-fagin
Affiliation: IBM Research - Almaden
Host: Benny Kimelfeld

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