Mina Farid, PhD candidate
David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science
RDF has become a prevalent format to represent disparate data that is ingested from heterogeneous sources. However, data often contains errors due to extraction, transformation, and integration problems, leading to missing or contradicting information that propagate to downstream applications.
Antonina Kolokolova, Department of Computer Science
Memorial University of Newfoundland
A unifying theme in complexity theory in the past few years has been the duality between lower bounds and algorithms. Indeed, some of the main recent lower bounds have been proven by developing better algorithms.
James B. Duke Professor of Mathematics and Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University
2018 University of Waterloo Doctor of Mathematics, honoris causa
This inaugural Distinguished Lecture in Applied Math will be given in DC 1302, with a reception to follow in DC 1301, the Fishbowl.