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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.

SCS Colloquium Series

The SCS Colloquium Series hosts lectures aimed at a broad Computer Science audience of graduate students, faculty, and anyone interested in a great talk by our leading researchers. The goal is to foster discussion and collaboration around active topics of research in the school. 

                             Past Colloqiua

Ricardo Baeza-Yates

Ricardo Baeza-Yates: UPF, Spain & UChile

Date: Monday, April 18, 2016

Location: DC 1302

Title: Data and Algorithmic Bias in the Web

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Rick Haldenby

Rick Haldenby: School of Architecture, University of Waterloo

Date: Friday, January 22, 2015

Location: DC 1302

Title: Design and the Davis Centre: a personal and irreverent account

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Urs Hengartner

Urs HengartnerDavid R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo

Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Location: DC 2585

Title: On Implicit Authentication

 

George Labahn

George LabahnDavid R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo

Date:  Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Location: DC 1302

Title: Experiments in developing Pen Math systems

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Peter Buhr

Peter Buhr: David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo

Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Location: DC 1302

Title: High-Performance N-Thread Software Solutions for Mutual Exclusion (Creating Mutual Exclusion out of Thin Air)

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Jeff Orchard

Jeff Orchard: David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo

Date: Monday, October 20, 2014

Location: DC 1302

Title: Computing Between Your Ears

 

Brad A. Meyers

Brad A. Meyers: Human Computer Interaction Institute, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

Date: Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Location: DC 1304

Title: Improving Software Development through Human-Centered Approaches

 

David S. Johnson

David S. Johnson, Columbia University

Date: Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Location: DC 1302

Title: The Traveling Salesman Problem for random points in the unit square: An experimental and statistical study

 

Shai Ben-David

Shai Ben-David, University of Waterloo, Cheriton School of Computer Science

Date:  Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Location: DC 1302

Title: Understanding machine learning — a theory perspective

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Jo Atlee

Jo Atlee, University of Waterloo, Cheriton School of Computer Science

Date: Monday, December 9, 2013

Location: DC 1302

Title: Feature Interactions: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

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S. Keshav

S. Keshav, University of Waterloo, Cheriton School of Computer Science — Cisco Systems Research Chair in Smart Grid

Date: Thursday, October 17, 2013

Location: DC 1302

Title: Information Systems and Science for Energy

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