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Cheriton School of Computer Science Weekly Announcements

Announcements for April 24-28, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Seminar/Algorithms and Complexity Group
Small bias requires large formulas
Andrej Bogdanov, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2:00 p.m.; DC 2568

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

PhD Seminar/Quantum Computing
The Optimality of Projections for Quantum State Exclusion
Abel Molina, PhD candidate 
Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo
1:00 p.m.; QNC 1201

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Seminar/Algorithms and Complexity Group
Simplification of a polygonal chain
Sweta Barman, graduate student
David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo
1:30 p.m.; DC 1304

Master’s Thesis Presentation/Programming Languages Group
Resource Management and Tuples in CⱯ
Robert Schluntz, graduate student 
David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo
2:00 p.m.; DC 2314

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Distinguished Lecture Series
Data, Predictions and Decisions in Support of People and Society
Eric Horvitz, Technical Fellow and Managing Director, Microsoft Research
3:30 p.m.; DC 1302  

Friday, April 28, 2017

Distinguished Lecture Series
The One Hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence: An Enduring Study on AI and its Influence on People and Society
Eric Horvitz, Technical Fellow and Managing Director, Microsoft Research
10:30 a.m.; DC 1302

Seminar/ISS4E
Is time-of-use pricing effective?
Reid Miller, Intelligent Mechatronic Systems
1:00 p.m.; DC 1331

Master’s Thesis Presentation/Computer Science
Static Types with Less Syntax: Locus Types
Adam Domurad, graduate student
David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo
2:00 p.m.; DC 3126

Monday, May 1, 2017

Seminar/Database Systems Group
MacroBase: Prioritizing Attention in Fast Data
Peter Bailis, Stanford University
10:30 a.m.; DC 1302

Seminar/Systems and Networking Group
Paradoxes in Internet Architecture
Srinivasan Keshav, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo
1:30 p.m.; DC 1331

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

PhD Defence/Programming Languages Group
Efficient Pointer Analysis of Java in Logic
Rei Thiessen, PhD candidate
David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo
7:00 a.m.; DC 2314

Seminar/Database Systems Group
The CloudMdsQL Multistore System
Patrick Valduriez, Inria and Biology Computational Institute (IBC)
10:30 a.m., DC 1302

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

PhD Seminar/Artificial Intelligence Group (Theoretical Neuroscience)
Representing Time in Recurrent Spiking Neural Networks
Aaron R. Voelker, PhD candidate
David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo
3:00 p.m.; DC 2310

Friday, May 5, 2017

Seminar/CrySP Speaker Series on Privacy
Access to basic subscriber information and the Spencer Decision:
disentangling normative and technological questions

Lisa Austin, University of Toronto
2:00 p.m.; QNC 1502

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Master’s Essay Presentation/Bioinformatics Group
DBMS as a Bioinformatics Application Platform
Evguenia Eflov, graduate student
David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo
10:00 a.m.; DC 3317

Tuesday, May 16 to Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Waterloo Institute for Complexity and Innovation Spring Conference
Theme: Living on the Precipice: Interdisciplinary Conference on Resilience in Complex Natural and Human Systems
St. Jerome’s Atrium, University of Waterloo

Important dates
April 21: Abstract submission deadline for contributed oral and poster presentations
April 26: Notification of acceptance for contributed oral or poster presentations
May 3: Early-bird registration deadline
 
To register and to submit an abstract, please visit the WICI Conference site.

WebNotice

For more information on these presentations and their abstracts, visit: https://www.math.uwaterloo.ca/~wnotice/notice_prgms/wreg/notices_main.pl

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