Theory Seminar

Fall 2017 - CS 7890

*All seminars held in 122 Gates Hall at 4:00 pm unless otherwise noted*

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August 28th, 2017 Laci Vegh, London School of Economics and Political Science A Simpler and Faster Strongly Polynomial Algorithm for Generalized Flow Maximization
 
August 29th, 2017 Laci Vegh, London School of Economics and Political Science A Constant-factor Approximation Algorithm for the Asymmetric Traveling Salesman Problem NOTE: 4:15pm 253 Rhodes Hall*
September 4th, 2017 Labor Day No Theory Seminar  
September 11th, 2017 Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research, Redmond Trace reconstruction for the deletion channel Note: Joint talk with Probability Seminar. 4pm in Malott 406
September 18th, 2017 Vasilis Gkatzelis, Drexel University

Deferred-Acceptance Auctions: Worst-Case Approximation Guarantees 

 
September 25th, 2017 Gautam Kamath, MIT Statistical Hypothesis Testing in the Modern Age Jayadev Acharya
October 2nd, 2017 Nageeb Ali, Penn State   Note: Joint talk with Microeconomic Theory Workshop. 4:15pm in 498 Uris Hall.
October 9th, 2017 Fall Break No Theory Seminar  
October 16th, 2017 Renato Paes Leme, Google Research New York    
October 23rd, 2017      
October 30th, 2017 Alex Slivkins, Microsoft Research    
November 6th, 2017 Seb Bubeck, Microsoft Research    
November 13th, 2017 Luciano Pomatto, Caltech

Testable Forecasts

Note: Microeconomics Worksohp. 4:15pm in 498 Uris Hall
November 20th, 2017 Aleksander Madry, MIT    
November 27th, 2017      

 

To receive email announcements about the Theory Seminar, send name and email address to Jessie White jsw332@cornell.edu

Details about student talks and reading group:

  http://wiki.cs.cornell.edu/index.php?title=Theory_tea_reading_group

 

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