Scheduled Talks: Spring 2006

Following are announcements for talks scheduled for presentation by the Department of Computer Science. To subscribe or unsubscribe from the colloqium mailing list, use this page: For more information, please contact Jillian Kerlin (

Date Speaker/Affiliation Details Host
January 17, 2006 Rob Cook, Pixar Animation Studios A Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Making Movies at Pixar Ken Perlin
January 27, 2006 Richard M. Karp, University of California at Berkeley Geometric Optics, Linear Programming and Congestion in Sensornets Zvi Kedem
February 10, 2006 Heng Ji, NYU Tutorial on Machine Learning for Information Extraction I. Dan Melamed
February 16, 2006 David G. Stork, Ricoh Innovations Did the Great Masters "Cheat" Using Optics? Computer Image Analysis of Renaissance Masterpieces Sheds Light on a Controversial Theory Chris Bregler
February 23, 2006 Zur Izhakian, Tel Aviv University Extended Tropical Algebra/Geometry - Basic Notion Richard Bonneau
March 28, 2006 Aseem Agarwala, University of Washington Beyond the traditional image: depicting reality by merging multiple photographs and videos Richard Cole
March 31, 2006 Yichen Xie, Stanford University Finding Thousands of Bugs in Millions of Lines of Code Richard Cole
April 3, 2006 Alan Nash, University of California, San Diego Data Integration and Data Exchange Dennis Shasha
April 4, 2006 Michael Cohen, Microsoft Small Moments and Big Pictures Chris Bregler
April 10, 2006 Santosh Vempala, MIT Spectral Algorithms and Representations Joel Spencer
April 14, 2006 Amal Ahmed, Harvard University Taming Mutable State Clark Barrett
April 17, 2006 Koushik Sen, UIUC Scalable Automated Methods for Software Reliability Clark Barrett
April 21, 2006 Ben Taskar, Berkeley Tractable Learning of Structured Prediction Models Mehryar Mohri
April 27, 2006 Lisa Fleischer, IBM T. J. Watson Research Ctr. Internet Algorithmics and Approximations Richard Cole
April 28, 2006 The IBM Research|NYU|Columbia Theory Day Theory Day Yevgeniy Dodis
May 1, 2006 Victor Kuncak, MIT Modular Static Analysis with Sets and Relations Clark Barrett

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