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 Jan 19 10:38:47 IST 2020 by: Hadas Heier (Coordinator: Yuval Filmus)

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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


November 2019

Time+Place: Monday 04/11/2019 11:00 Room Auditorium 2 Taub Bld.
Title: A calculus for brain computation
Speaker: Prof. Christos Papadimitriou, Special Guest Talk, Harvey Prize Winner https://engineering.columbia.edu/faculty/christos-papadimitriou
Affiliation: Computer Science Dept., Columbia University, New York, NY.
Host: Seffi Naor

Time+Place: Tuesday 05/11/2019 14:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: Training Neural Networks: The Bigger the Better?
Speaker: Ohad Shamir - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE http://www.wisdom.weizmann.ac.il/~shamiro/
Affiliation: Weizmann Institute
Host: Yuval Filmus

Time+Place: Tuesday 12/11/2019 14:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: Is there logic in software engineering?
Speaker: Yuri Gurevich - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE https://web.eecs.umich.edu/~gurevich/
Affiliation: University of Michigan
Host: Assaf Schuster


December 2019

Time+Place: Tuesday 03/12/2019 14:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: Degree-Bounded Polymatroids, with Applications to the Many-Visits TSP
Speaker: Matthias Mnich - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE http://www.tcs.cs.uni-bonn.de/doku.php?id=staff:matthiasmnich
Affiliation: University of Bonn
Host: Hadas Shachnai

Time+Place: Tuesday 10/12/2019 14:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: MPC Beyond the Generic Model - Private Intersection Analytics
Speaker: Benny Pinkas - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE http://www.pinkas.net/
Affiliation: Dept. of Computer Science, and Center for Research in Applied Cryptography and Cyber Security, Bar-Ilan University
Host: Yuval Filmus

Time+Place: Tuesday 17/12/2019 14:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: Cryptographic Computations need Compilers
Speaker: Madan Musuvathi - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/people/madanm/
Affiliation: Microsoft Research RiSE group
Host: Erez Petrank

Time+Place: Sunday 22/12/2019 10:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: Behavioral Machine Learning
Speaker: Nir Rosenfeld - CS-Lecture https://sites.google.com/g.harvard.edu/nirr//
Affiliation: Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS)

Time+Place: Tuesday 24/12/2019 10:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: Breaking and Fixing Real World Crypto
Speaker: Eyal Ronen - CS-Lecture https://eyalro.net/
Affiliation: KU Leuven's COSIC research group and Tel Aviv University's School of Computer Science


January 2020

Time+Place: Thursday 02/01/2020 10:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: Leveraging Programmable Switches for In-network Computing
Speaker: Ran Ben Basat - CS-Lecture http://www.bbasat.com/
Affiliation: Harvard University

Time+Place: Sunday 05/01/2020 10:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: Meaning Representation in Natural Language Tasks
Speaker: Gabriel Stanovsky - CS-Lecture https://gabrielstanovsky.github.io/
Affiliation: University of Washington and the Allen Institute for AI in Seattle

Time+Place: Monday 06/01/2020 14:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: SequenceR: Sequence-to-Sequence Learning for End-to-End Program Repair
Speaker: Prof. Martin Monperrus - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE - NOTE UNUSUAL DAY https://www.linkedin.com/in/martin-monperrus-369300a4
Affiliation: KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Host: Eran Yahav

Time+Place: Sunday 12/01/2020 10:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: Fundamental limits of modern machine learning and how to get around them
Speaker: Yair Carmon - CS-Lecture http://web.stanford.edu/~yairc/
Affiliation: Stanford University

Time+Place: Monday 13/01/2020 10:30 Room 601 Taub Bld.
Title: Verification of distributed protocols using decidable logics
Speaker: Oded Padon - CS-Lecture https://cs.stanford.edu/~padon/
Affiliation: Stanford University

Time+Place: Wednesday 15/01/2020 10:30 Room 601 Taub Bld.
Title: Coding for Emerging Technologies
Speaker: Ohad Elishco - CS-Lecture https://sites.google.com/view/ohad-elishco/home
Affiliation: Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland at College Park

Time+Place: Thursday 16/01/2020 10:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: Reliability, Equity, and Reproducibility in Modern Machine Learning
Speaker: Yaniv Romano - CS-Lecture https://sites.google.com/view/yaniv-romano/home
Affiliation: Department of Statistics at Stanford University


March 2020

Time+Place: Tuesday 31/03/2020 14:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: Hypernetworks and a New Feedback Model
Speaker: Lior Wolf - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE http://www.cs.tau.ac.il/~wolf/
Affiliation: School of Computer Science, Tel-Aviv University
Host: Yuval Filmus


May 2020

Time+Place: Tuesday 05/05/2020 14:30 Room 337 Taub Bld.
Title: Second-order Optimization for Machine Learning, Made Practical
Speaker: Tomer Koren - COLLOQUIUM LECTURE https://tomerkoren.github.io/
Affiliation: School of Computer Science at Tel Aviv University
Host: Yuval Filmus

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