9:30 Opening Remarks
Abraham Peled, Vice President, Systems and Software, IBM Research Division

9:45 Coping with Asynchrony in Parallel
Micheal O. Rabin, T.J. Watson Sr. Professor of Computer Science, Harvard University

10:30 Coffee Break

11:00 On the Role of Randomness in the Design of Communication Networks
F. Thomson Leighton, Professor of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

11:45 The Systematic Design of Parallel Programs
K. Mani Chandy, Professor of Computer Science, California Institute of Technology

12:30 Break

2:00 Opening Remarks
Peter Lax, Professor of Mathematics, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences

2:15 Multicomputer Architecture and Programming
Charles L. Seitz, Professor of Computer Science, California Institute of Technology

3:00 The Network of Architecture of the Connection Machine CM-5
Charles E. Leiserson, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

4:00 Reception


The symposium was organized jointly by the
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences of New York University and the IBM Research Division


Program co-chairs: Zvi M. Kedem, Courant Institute of Mathematics
Krishna V. Palem, IBM Research Division

The Symposium was open to the public and held in Room 109 Warren Weaver Hall, New York University,
located at 251 Mercer Street, New York City.

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