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Although the University of Waterloo is closed for in-person events until further notice, many virtual events and presentations of interest to computer scientists are taking place each week at the Cheriton School of Computer Science. Please check out what our students and faculty are doing.

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Monday, October 15, 2018

Monday, October 15, 2018 — 10:30 AM EDT

Mohammad Sadoghi
University of California, Davis

Monday, October 15, 2018 — 1:30 PM EDT

Yaron Minsky, Technology Group Head
Jane Street

Electronic exchanges play an important role in the world’s financial system, acting as focal points where actors from across the world meet to trade with each other.

But building an exchange is a difficult technical challenge, requiring high transaction rates, low, deterministic response times, and serious reliability.

Monday, October 15, 2018 — 2:00 PM EDT

Woojung Kim, Master’s candidate
David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

Monday, October 15, 2018 — 5:30 PM EDT

Yaron Minsky, Technology Group Head
Jane Street

Trading in financial markets is a data-driven affair, and as such, it requires applications that can efficiently filter, transform and present data to users in real time.

But there's a difficult problem at the heart of building such applications: finding a way of expressing the necessary transformations of the data in a way that is simultaneously easy to understand and efficient to execute over large streams of data.

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