Cornell University Computer Science Department
 Spring 2003 Lecture Series

Regular time and location:  Thursdays at 4:15PM in B17 Upson unless otherwise indicated.


January 14, 2003 - Tuesday
Soumya Raychaudhuri, Stanford University
    Towards incorporating free text scientific literature into the analysis of biological data.

January 23, 2003

January 30, 2003
Paul Francis, Tahoe Networks
    IPNL: An alternative approach to scaling the Internet

February 6, 2003  
Tushar Chandra, Almaden Research Center, IBM
     xCP - A new protocol for sharing content

February 11, 2003 - Tuesday
    Aviv Bergman, Center for Computational Genetics and Biological Modeling, Stanford
    Evolutionary Causes and Consequences of Robustness in Complex Gene Networks

February 13, 2003
Uri Keich, University of California, San Diego
    On designing seeds for similarity search in genomic DNA

February 20, 2003
Chris Langmead, Dartmouth
    New Algorithms for NMR Structural Genomics

February 25, 2003 - Tuesday

February 27, 2003
Sally McKee, Cornell
    A Parallel Vector Memory Subsystem for the Impulse Adaptable Memory Controller

March 4, 2003 - Tuesday

March 6, 2003
Subhash Khot, Princeton University
Probabilistically Checkable Proofs (PCPs) and Hardness of Approximation

March 11, 2003 - Tuesday

March 13, 2003
Valentine Kabanets, University of California, San Diego
Derandomizing Probabilistic Algorithms means Proving Circuit Lower Bounds
    Host: Eva Tardos

March 18 & 20, 2003 - Cornell Spring Break, no colloquium

March 25, 2003 - Tuesday
Brian Cooper, Stanford University
Data Preservation in Self-Supervising Networks
    Host: Carl Lagoze

March 27, 2003
T.S. Eugene Ng, Carnegie Mellon University
    Global Network Positioning
    Host: Ken Birman

April 1, 2003 - Tuesday
Aaron Brown, UC Berkeley
Creating Undo for Operators: A Human-Centric Approach to Recovery 
    Host: Fred Schneider

April 3, 2003
Decision Theory Workshop Participant, Moshe Tennenholtz
    Electronic Commerce: From Game-Theoretic and Economic Models to Working Protocols   
                 Host: Joe Halpern

April 8, 2003 - Tuesday
    CIS/OR&IE Colloquium, Jason Hartline
    Optimization in the Private Value Model

April 10, 2003
John Jannotti, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Internet Infrastructure for Efficient Overlays  
    Host: Andrew Myers

April 15, 2003 - Tuesday
    Sam Madden, UC Berkeley
    Query Processing in Sensor Networks
    Host: Johannes Gehrke

April 17, 2003

April 21, 2003
    Joe Kilian, NEC
    Secure Computation

April 22, 2003 - Tuesday
CIS/OR&IE Colloquium
    David P. Williamson - Searching the Workplace Web

April 24, 2003
Adam Finkelstein, Princeton University
    Modeling by Drawing Abstract
    Host:  Steve Marschner

April 29, 2003 - Tuesday

May 1, 2003
Yoav Shoham, Stanford University
    It's Not Your Father's Mechanism Designs   
    Host:  Bart Selman

May 6, 2003
Leonard McMillan, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
   Data-Driven Modeling in Computer Graphics