Theory Seminar

Spring 2018 - CS 7890

*All seminars held on Mondays in 114 Gates Hall at 4:00 pm unless otherwise noted*

Date & Time

Speaker

Title

Host /More Info

January 29th, 2018 NO SEMINAR THIS WEEK *This week, first CS Colloquium of Semester on Thurs, Feb. 1st. Info here: Pravesh Kothari
February 5th, 2018 Wei-Kai Lin, Cornell University Cache-Oblivious and Data-Oblivious Sorting and Applications  
February 12th, 2018 *No Theory Seminar Cancelled
February 19th, 2018 No Theory Seminar due to February Break  
February 26th, 2018 Jayadev Acharya, Cornell University

Estimating Symmetric Properties of Distributions: Maximum Likelihood Strikes Back!

Joint work with Hirakendu Das, Alon Orlitsky, and Ananda Theertha Suresh.
March 5th, 2018 Thodoris Lykouris, Cornell University Stochastic Bandits Robust to Adversarial Corruptions

Joint work with Vahab Mirrokni and Renato Paes Leme

March 12th, 2018 Jacopo Perego, Columbia Media Competition and the Source of Disagreement *Joint Meeting of CS Theory Seminar and Microeconomic Theory Workshop --Will be held in Uris Hall 498 from 4:15p.m.-5:45 p.m.
March 19th, 2018 Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi, Northwestern University Efficiency and Information Aggregation in Heterogeneous Markets *Joint Meeting of CS Theory Seminar and Microeconomic Theory Workshop. It will be held in Uris Hall 498 from 4:15p.m.-5:45 p.m.
March 26th, 2018 Jin-Yi Cai, University of Wisconsin

Offerings from the Classification Program for Counting Problems

 
April 2nd, 2018 No Theory Seminar due to Spring Break  
April 9th, 2018 Ilan Komargodski, Cornell Tech White-Box vs. Black-Box Complexity of Search Problems: Ramsey and Graph Property Testing  
April 16th, 2018 Aaron Wagner, Cornell University

An Operational Measure of Information Leakage in Side Channels

This is joint work with Ibrahim Issa and Sudeep Kamath.
April 23rd, 2018 Dylan Foster, Cornell University  
April 30th, 2018    
May 7th, 2018 Sylvain Chassang, New York University *Joint Meeting of CS Theory Seminar and Microeconomic Theory Workshop

Note* Will be held in Uris Hall 497 from 4:15p.m.-5:45 p.m.

 

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Details about student talks and reading group:

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

 

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