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: Tue Jul 9 08:56:27 IDT 2019 by: Hadas Heier (Coordinator: Yuval Filmus)

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November 2018

Time+Place: Tuesday 06/11/2018 14:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: Learning-Driven Network Protocols
Speaker: Michael Schapira http://www.cs.huji.ac.il/~schapiram/index.html
Affiliation: School of Computer Science and Engineering, Hebrew University
Host: Roy Schwartz

Time+Place: Tuesday 13/11/2018 14:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: Facing old new frontiers in visual object recognition using deep learning
Speaker: Daphna Weinshall http://www.cs.huji.ac.il/~daphna/
Affiliation: School of Computer Science and Engineering, Hebrew University
Host: Roy Schwartz


December 2018

Time+Place: Thursday 13/12/2018 10:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: Beyond SGD: Data Adaptive Methods for Machine Learning
Speaker: Kfir Levy - CS-Lecture https://las.inf.ethz.ch/people/kfir-levy
Affiliation: Institute for Machine Learning at ETH Zurich

Time+Place: Sunday 16/12/2018 10:30 Room 701 Taub Bld.
Title: Towards the Next Generation of Proof Assistants: Enhancing the Proofs-as-Programs Paradigm
Speaker: Liron Cohen - CS-Lecture https://www.cs.cornell.edu/~lironcohen/
Affiliation: Department of Computer Science, Cornell University

Time+Place: Thursday 20/12/2018 10:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: Towards Interpretable Deep Learning for Natural Language Processing
Speaker: Roy Schwartz - CS-Lecture https://homes.cs.washington.edu/~roysch/
Affiliation: University of Washington and the Allen institute for AI.

Time+Place: Thursday 27/12/2018 10:30 Room 601 Taub Bld.
Title: Certifiable Algorithms in Automated Verification.
Speaker: Shaull Almagor - CS-Lecture https://shaull.github.io/
Affiliation: Oxford University

Time+Place: Monday 31/12/2018 10:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: Deep Learning Models for Language: What they learn, where they fail, and how to make them more robust
Speaker: Yonatan Belinkov - CS-Lecture http://people.csail.mit.edu/belinkov/
Affiliation: Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)


January 2019

Time+Place: Tuesday 01/01/2019 14:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: Toward human-centered programming language design
Speaker: Joshua Sunshine http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~jssunshi/
Affiliation: Institute for Software Research at Carnegie Mellon University
Host: Roy Schwartz

Time+Place: Thursday 03/01/2019 10:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: On Optimization and Expressiveness in Deep Learning
Speaker: Nadav Cohen - CS-Lecture https://www.ias.edu/scholars/nadav-cohen
Affiliation: School of Mathematics, the Institute for Advanced Study

Time+Place: Sunday 06/01/2019 10:30 Room 601 Taub Bld.
Title: When Existing Techniques Preserve Differential Privacy
Speaker: Or Sheffet - CS-Lecture http://webdocs.cs.ualberta.ca/~osheffet/
Affiliation: Department of Computing Science at the University of Alberta

Time+Place: Tuesday 08/01/2019 10:30 Room 201 Taub Bld.
Title: Natural Language Programming: Turning Texts into Executable Code
Speaker: Reut Tsarfaty - GUEST LECTURE https://www.openu.ac.il/en/personalsites/ReutTsarfaty.aspx
Affiliation: The ONLP lab, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, The Open University of Israel
Host: Eran Yahav

Time+Place: Tuesday 15/01/2019 14:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: Consolidating and Exploring Open Textual Knowledge
Speaker: Ido Dagan - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE http://u.cs.biu.ac.il/~dagan/
Affiliation: Department of Computer Science, Bar Ilan University
Host: Roy Schwartz


Fabruary 2019

Time+Place: Thursday 07/02/2019 14:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: Distribution-free models of social and information networks
Speaker: Prof. Tim Roughgraden - SPECIAL DISTINGUISHED LECTURE - note unusual date http://timroughgarden.org/
Affiliation: Columbia University
Host: Inbal Talgam-Cohen


March 2019


April 2019

Time+Place: Tuesday 02/04/2019 14:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: From Cognitive Biases to the Communication Complexity of Local Search
Speaker: Shahar Dobzinski - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE https://sites.google.com/site/dobzin/
Affiliation: Weizmann Institute, Applied Math and Computer Science Dept.
Host: Yuval Filmus

Time+Place: Tuesday 30/04/2019 14:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: Computer Agents that Interact Proficiently with People
Speaker: Sarit Kraus - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE http://u.cs.biu.ac.il/~sarit/
Affiliation: Bar-Ilan University
Host: Yuval Filmus


May 2019

Time+Place: Tuesday 14/05/2019 14:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: Some systems engineering problems and a little bit of theory
Speaker: Eitan Bachmat - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE - RESCHEDULED https://www.cs.bgu.ac.il/~ebachmat/
Affiliation: Ben-Gurion University
Host: Yuval Filmus

Time+Place: Tuesday 28/05/2019 14:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: Deep Learning: Optimization, Generalization and Architectures
Speaker: Amir Globerson - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE - RESCHEDULED http://www.cs.tau.ac.il/~gamir/
Affiliation: Tel-Aviv University
Host: Yuval Filmus


June 2019

Time+Place: Tuesday 11/06/2019 14:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: SYNTECH: Synthesis Technologies for Reactive Systems Software Engineers
Speaker: Shahar Maoz - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE https://www.cs.tau.ac.il/~maozs/
Affiliation: School of Computer Science, Tel-Aviv University
Host: Yuval Filmus

Time+Place: Sunday 16/06/2019 10:30 Room 601 Taub Bld.
Title: Mitigating One-Sided Biases in Natural Language Understanding Datasets
Speaker: Yonatan Belinkov - CS-Lecture http://people.csail.mit.edu/belinkov/
Affiliation: Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS)

Time+Place: Sunday 16/06/2019 14:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: AI as an Accelerator to Great Scientific Research
Speaker: Stuart Feldman - SPECIAL GUEST LECTURE https://schmidtfutures.com/person/stuart-feldman/
Affiliation: Chief Scientist, Schmidt Futures
Host: Danny Raz

Time+Place: Tuesday 18/06/2019 14:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: Multiscale Models for Image Classification and Physics with Deep Networks
Speaker: Prof. Stephane Mallat - SPECIAL GUEST LECTURE https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St%C3%A9phane_Mallat
Affiliation: College de France
Host: Prof. Alfred Bruckstein


July 2019

Time+Place: Sunday 14/07/2019 11:00 Room 301 Taub Bld.
Title: Enumeration for MSO Queries on Trees via Circuits
Speaker: Prof. Antoine Amarilli - SPECIAL GUEST LECTURE
Affiliation: Telecom Paris engineering school
Host: Prof. Benny Kimelfeld

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