Distinguished Colloquium

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Renowned international computer scientists take the floor at our distinguished colloquium series, presenting topics across all areas of computer science. The colloquium series is held every semester and also includes inaugural and farewell lectures of the department's professors. Outside attendance is welcome.

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Monday, 20 March 2017

Developing Powerful Software Analysis via Changing Perspectives

ABSTRACT: Viewing a difficult problem from a fresh perspective can lead to powerful insight and sol…
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Colloquium

Speaker: Prof. Zhendong Su,

17:15 - 18:15
ETH Zurich, main campus CAB  G 61 

Monday, 27 March 2017

Local to Global, High Dimensional Expansion, and Probabilistically Checkable Proofs

ABSTRACT: Sometimes you just don't have enough time to read an entire proof, a brief scan is all you…
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Colloquium

Speaker: Prof. Irit Dinur,

16:15 - 17:15
ETH Zurich, main campus CAB  G 61 

Monday, 10 April 2017

Beyond Embarassingly Parallel - New Languages, Compilers, and Runtimes for Big Data Processing

ABSTRACT: Large-scale data processing requires large-scale parallelism. Data-processing systems fro…
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Colloquium

Speaker: Madan Musavathi,

16:15 - 17:15
ETH Zurich, main campus CAB  G 61 

Monday, 8 May 2017

Orbifolds for Geometry Processing

ABSTRACT: Tutte’s graph drawing algorithm is the basis of the most popular techniques for embedding…
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Colloquium

Speaker: Prof. Yaron Lipman,

16:15 - 17:15
ETH Zurich, main campus CAB  G 61 

Monday, 22 May 2017

High-Performance Computing in the Next Decade

ABSTRACT: The insatiable need of applications for more performance, as well as the desire for natio…
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Colloquium

Speaker: Prof. Marc Snir,

16:15 - 17:15
ETH Zurich, main campus CAB  G 61 

 
 
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