ICS Theory Group

CompSci 269S, Spring 2010: Theory Seminar

The Theory Group normally meets Fridays at 1:00pm; this quarter we are in ICS 243.

For some suggestions on possible papers to present, please see the
Proceedings of the Twenty-First Annual ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms

Below is this quarter's schedule.

April 2: Dick Palais, Point Clouds. This talk was in 3D.
April 9: Lowell Trott, A Model of Computation for MapReduce
April 16: Bala Krishnamoorthy, Optimal Homologous Cycles, Total Unimodularity, and Linear Programming
April 23: Kiran Shivaram, UC Irvine Algorithms and Complexity for Periodic Real-Time Scheduling
April 30: Nodari Sitchinava, Aarhus University Geometric Algorithms for Private-Cache Chip Multiprocessors
May 7: Kerim Oktay Selective Replicated Declustering for Arbitrary Queries
Saumi Bandyopadhyay, A Generic Top-Down Dynamic-Programming Approach to Prefix-Free Coding
May 14: Darren Strash, A Simpler Implementation and Analysis of Chazelle's Soft Heaps
Joe Simons, Optimal dynamic vertical ray shooting in rectilinear planar subdivisions
May 21: Arjun Biswas, Straggler Identification in Round-Trip Data Streams via Invertible Bloom Filters
May 28: Nicolaos Matsakis, On the odd-minor variant of Hadwiger's conjecture
June 4: Maury Gridley, Optimally Reconstructing Weighted Graphs Using Queries

Previous quarters' theory seminars