Frontiers in Computing + Mathematical Sciences

Schedule & Abstracts (pdf)


Monday, February 29, 2016

Location: 105 Annenberg
Time Speaker
9:20–9:30 Introduction
Joel A. Tropp, Caltech
9:30–10:30 Fully Verified Outsourced Computaton
Bryan Parno, Microsoft Research
10:30–11:00 Break (Annenberg Lobby)
11:00–12:00 Algorithms as Multilinear Tensor Equations
Edgar Solomonik, ETH Zurich
1:00–2:00 Less Talking, More Learning: Avoiding Coordination In Parallel Machine Learning Algorithms
Dimitris Papailiopoulos, UC Berkeley
2:00–2:30 Break (Annenberg Lobby)
2:30–3:30 Computation in a Strategic World
Yang Cai, McGill University
3:30–4:00 Break (Annenberg Lobby)
4:00–5:00 Middleboxes as a Cloud Service
Justine Sherry, UC Berkeley

Monday, March 7, 2016

Location: 105 Annenberg
Time Speaker
9:20–9:30 Introduction
Joel A. Tropp, Caltech
9:30–10:30 From Communication to Sensing and Learning: Information Theory at the Heart of Data Science
Hamed Hassani, ETH Zurich
10:30–11:00 Break (Annenberg Lobby)
11:00–12:00 Bringing the Machine into the Loop of Machine Learning
Azalia Mirhoseini, UC San Diego
1:00–2:00 Network Analysis: Community Detection and Graphon Estimation
Chao Gao, Yale
2:00–2:30 Break (Annenberg Lobby)
2:30–3:30 Learning in Strategic Environments: Theory and Data
Vasilis Syrgkanis, Microsoft Research
3:30–4:00 Break (Annenberg Lobby)
4:00–5:00 From Compressed Sensing to Coding Theory
Mary Wootters, Carnegie Mellon
Department of Computing + Mathematical Sciences