The 9th Israel CS Theory Day

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

The Open University Campus, 1 University Road, Ra'anana


09:30 - 10:00 Gathering, refreshments
10:00 - 10:15 Greetings:
Tamir Tassa, The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, The Open University
Tzahi Weiss, Dean of Research, The Open University
First Session: Chair Adi Shamir, Weizmann Institute
10:15 - 11:00 Omer Reingold, Stanford University
Calibration for the (computationally-identifiable) masses
11:00 - 11:45 Boaz Barak, Harvard University
Physics, entanglement, and semidefinite programming
11:45 - 12:30 Michael Langberg, The State University of New York
Between Shannon and Hamming: Coding for limited adversaries
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
Second Session: Chair Uri Feige, Weizmann Institute
13:30 - 14:15 Yoram Singer, Princeton University
Decent gradient is all you need
14:15 - 15:00 Dana Moshkovitz, The University of Texas
What cannot be learned with bounded memory
15:00 - 15:30 Afternoon gathering
Third Session: Chair Uri Zwick, Tel Aviv University
15:30 - 16:15 Elchanan Mossel, MIT
Deep learning and hierarchical generative models
16:15 - 17:00 Avi Wigderson, IAS, Princeton
On the nature and future of the Theory of Computation (ToC)
Participation is free. Pre-registration will be appreciated
Tel. *3337 or please press here.
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