Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Maryland Theory Day October 10!
Univ of Maryland at College Park is having a Theory Day
Friday October 10.
Free Registration and Free Lunch! (there are no economists coming to tell us there is no such thing).
For Information and Registration goto here
A good way to learn lots of current theory in a short time.
8:30-9:00 Light Breakfast and Intro Remarks
9:00-9:20 Gasarch, UMCP
NIM with Cash
9:25-9:45 Mount, UMCP
A New Algorithm for Approximating the Euclidean Minimum Spanning Tree
9:50-10:10 Samir, UMCP:
To do or not to do: scheduling to minimize energy
10:20-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:00 Distinguished Invited Speaker Avrim Blum, CMU
Reconstructing preferences and priorities from opaque transactions
12:00-1:00 Catered Lunch
1:00-2:00 Distinguished Invited Speaker Sanjeev Arora, Princeton
Overcoming the intractability bottleneck in unsupervised learning.
2:00-2:30 Coffee Break
2:30-2:50 Elaine Shi, UMCP
Circuit ORAM and Tightness of the Goldreich-Ostrovksy bound
2:55-3:15 David Harris, UMCP
The Moser-Tardos Framework with Partial Resampling
3:20-3:40 Mohammad Hajiaghayi, UMCP
Streaming Algorithms for Estimating the Matching Size in Planar Graphs and Beyond
3:45-4:05 Michael Dinitz, JHU
Explicit Expanding Expanders
4:10-5:00 Poster Session in 2120 (Grad Students)