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 May 26 10:42:17 IDT 2016 by: Hadas Heier (Coordinator: Erez Petrank)

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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: Tuesday 08/03/2016 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Technology and the Future of Work and Money
Speaker: Seth Goldstein - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~seth/
Affiliation: School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
Host: Yossi Gil

Time+Place: Tuesday 15/03/2016 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Sex and the causes of mutation: Work at the interface of evolutionary biology and theoretical computer science
Speaker: Adi Livnat - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE http://sci3.haifa.ac.il/~alivnat/
Affiliation: Department of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology and the Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa
Host: Nir Ailon

Time+Place: Sunday 27/03/2016 14:30 Room 601 Taub Bld.
Title: On body and Out of body Interactions
Speaker: Jessica Cauchard - CS-Lecture - NOTE UNUSUAL ROOM http://web.stanford.edu/~cauchard/index.html
Affiliation: Computer Science Dept., Stanford University
Host: Miri Ben-Chen

Time+Place: Monday 28/03/2016 14:30 Room NOTE CHANGE OF ROOM Auditorium 2 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: Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. School Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University
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: Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. School Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University
Host: Prof. Ron Kimmel, Prof. Michael Elad and Prof. Alfred M. Bruckstein


April 2016

Time+Place: Tuesday 05/04/2016 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Designing Communication Receivers Using Machine Learning Techniques
Speaker: Brian M. Kurkoski - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE http://www.jaist.ac.jp/is/labs/bits/brian
Affiliation: Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), Nomi, Japan
Host: Eitan Yaakobi

Time+Place: Tuesday 12/04/2016 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Mining causality to predict future events
Speaker: Kira Radinsky - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE http://tx.technion.ac.il/~kirar/
Affiliation: CTO and Co-Founder, SalesPredict and Visiting Professor/Scientist, Technion
Host: Shaul Markovitch

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


May 2016

Time+Place: Tuesday 03/05/2016 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Welfare Maximization via Posted Prices
Speaker: Michal Feldman - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE http://www.cs.tau.ac.il/~mfeldman/
Affiliation: Blavatnik School of Computer Science, Tel-Aviv University
Host: Nir Ailon

Time+Place: Tuesday 10/05/2016 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Unsupervised Ensemble Learning
Speaker: Boaz Nadler - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE http://www.wisdom.weizmann.ac.il/~nadler/
Affiliation: Department of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, Weizmann Institute of Science
Host: Nir Ailon

Time+Place: Wednesday 18/05/2016 14:30 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Some limitations and possibilities toward data-driven optimization
Speaker: Yaron Singer - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE - Note unusual day http://people.seas.harvard.edu/~yaron/
Affiliation: Harvard University.
Host: Seffi Naor

Time+Place: Monday 23/05/2016 14:30 Room Class 7 Taub Bld.
Title: DNA-based Archival Storage System
Speaker: Luis Ceze - TCE guest - RESCHEDULED - NOTE UNUSUAL DAY AND ROOM https://www.cs.washington.edu/people/faculty/luisceze
Affiliation: Computer Science and Engineering Department, University of Washington
Host: Mark Silberstein


June 2016

Time+Place: Thursday 16/06/2016 15:00 Room 337-8 Taub Bld.
Title: Understanding Word Embeddings
Speaker: Omer Levy - CS-Lecture - NOTE UNUSUAL HOUR https://levyomer.wordpress.com/
Affiliation: Bar-Ilan University
Host: Shaul Markovitch

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