CS Department Events and Talks

  • Global Inference and Learning: Towards Natural Language Understanding

    Speaker:
    Dan Roth
    Date:
    Thursday, 28.12.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Routing with Guaranteed Delivery on Virtual Coordinates

    Speaker:
    Mirela Ben-Chen
    Date:
    Sunday, 24.12.2006, 13:00
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Split Snapshots: a new approach to old state storage

    Speaker:
    Liuba Shrira
    Date:
    Tuesday, 19.12.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Disease association studies - algorithms and applications.

    Speaker:
    Eran Halperin
    Date:
    Thursday, 14.12.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Protecting privacy without misleading users, in the realm of XML

    Speaker:
    Yaron Kanza
    Date:
    Tuesday, 12.12.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Numerical geometry of non-rigid shapes: deformation-invariant similarities

    Comparison of deformable shapes is an important problem in computer vision, arising, for example, in the face recognition application. In this talk, we will ...

    Speaker:
    Michael Bronstein
    Date:
    Sunday, 10.12.2006, 15:30
    Place:
    Taub 337

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  • Looking at Computational Geometry Through the Information Lens

    Speaker:
    Mihai Patrascu
    Date:
    Thursday, 7.12.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • CyberSecurity and Emergency Preparedness

    Speaker:
    Prof. Douglas Harris SPECIAL GUEST TALK at 13:00
    Date:
    Thursday, 7.12.2006, 13:00
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Built-in Coloring for Highly-Concurrent Doubly-Linked Lists

    We present a novel approach for lock-free implementations of concurrent data structures, based on dynamically maintaining a coloring of the data structure's items. Roughly ...

    Speaker:
    Eshcar Hilel
    Date:
    Wednesday, 29.11.2006, 15:00
    Place:
    Taub 601

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  • Applying Aspect-Oriented Software Development to Middleware Frameworks

    Enterprise applications are the large-scale software programs used to operate and manage large organizations, and their effect on our lives cannot be underestimated. This ...

    Speaker:
    Tal Cohen
    Date:
    Wednesday, 29.11.2006, 13:00
    Place:
    Taub 601

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  • Service-Oriented Architectures: Modeling and Analysis Techniques

    Speaker:
    Wolfgang Reisig SPECIAL GUEST TALK on 16:00
    Date:
    Tuesday, 28.11.2006, 16:00
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Service-Oriented Architectures: Modeling and Analysis Techniques

    Speaker:
    Wolfgang Reisig SPECIAL GUEST TALK at 16:00
    Date:
    Tuesday, 28.11.2006, 16:00
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Recent developments in Graph mining

    Speaker:
    Ehud Gudes
    Date:
    Tuesday, 28.11.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Universal Types, Trees, and Simulation of Individual Sequences

    Speaker:
    Gadiel Seroussi
    Date:
    Thursday, 23.11.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Sparse & Redundant Signal Representation, and its Role in Image Processing

    Speaker:
    Michael Elad
    Date:
    Tuesday, 21.11.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Diffusion maps: spectral clustering, dimensionality reduction and stochastic processes.

    Speaker:
    Boaz Nadler
    Date:
    Tuesday, 14.11.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • A New Proof of the GHS Minimum-spanning Tree Algorithm

    Speaker:
    Yoram Moses
    Date:
    Tuesday, 7.11.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Combinatorial Algorithms for Data Migration

    Speaker:
    Julian Mestre
    Date:
    Monday, 18.9.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337 Taub Bld.

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  • A Sober Look at Clustering Stability

    Speaker:
    Shai Ben-David
    Date:
    Wednesday, 19.7.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • The talk today is CANCELED (A Sober Look at Clustering Stability)

    Speaker:
    Shai Ben-David - CANCELED
    Date:
    Wednesday, 19.7.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Canceled

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  • Organizing the world's information .. and loving it!

    Speaker:
    Dr. Yoelle Maarek
    Date:
    Tuesday, 4.7.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Taking Concurrency Seriously: new directions in multiprocessor synchronization

    Speaker:
    Maurice Herlihy
    Date:
    Thursday, 29.6.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Measuring and Extracting Proximity in Networks

    Speaker:
    Yehuda Koren
    Date:
    Tuesday, 27.6.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Graph testing through the regularity lemma and beyond

    Speaker:
    Eldar Fischer
    Date:
    Thursday, 22.6.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Processing and visualizing sparsely scanned outdoor scenes

    Speaker:
    Baoquan Chen
    Date:
    Wednesday, 21.6.2006, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 337

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  • Multilevel two-dimensional phase unwrapping

    In this work we study the problem of two-dimensional phase unwrapping and propose two algorithms for its solution. Two-dimensional phase unwrapping is the problem ...

    Speaker:
    Iddit Shalem
    Date:
    Wednesday, 21.6.2006, 11:30
    Place:
    Taub 701

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  • How to learn the most out of an individual sequence?

    Speaker:
    Jacob Ziv - in memory of Shimon Even
    Date:
    Sunday, 11.6.2006, 16:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Matrix-free interpolation and scattered data approximations on the sphere

    Speaker:
    Mahadevan Ganesh
    Date:
    Thursday, 8.6.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Network coding for multicast and non-multicast connections

    Speaker:
    Ralf Koetter
    Date:
    Tuesday, 6.6.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Variational Approach for Joint Optic-Flow Computation and denoising

    We introduce a variational approach for simultaneous optical flow computation and video denoising. The proposed functional includes optical flow terms that depend on the ...

    Speaker:
    Tal Nir
    Date:
    Wednesday, 31.5.2006, 11:30
    Place:
    Taub 337

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  • Peer-to-Peer Data Integration with Active XML

    Speaker:
    Tova Milo
    Date:
    Tuesday, 30.5.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Active Contours on Manifolds & Global Minimization of the Active Contour Model

    In this talk, I will present two image segmentation models based on the active contour method. The first model introduces an evolution equation for ...

    Speaker:
    Xavier Bresson
    Date:
    Tuesday, 30.5.2006, 11:30
    Place:
    Taub 337

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  • Segmentation by Level Sets and Symmetry

    Shape symmetry is an important cue for image understanding. In the absence of more detailed prior shape information, segmentation can be significantly facilitated by ...

    Speaker:
    Tammy Riklin-Raviv
    Date:
    Tuesday, 23.5.2006, 11:30
    Place:
    Taub 337

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  • Transforming data to information for automated diagnosis of distributed systems performance

    As systems and distributed applications grow in complexity and scale, management of such systems becomes more difficult and sometimes infeasible for human operators. Recent ...

    Speaker:
    Ira Cohen
    Date:
    Thursday, 18.5.2006, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 337

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  • Time-Space Tradeoffs for Implementations of Snapshots

    Speaker:
    Faith Ellen Fich
    Date:
    Tuesday, 9.5.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • File Synchronization over Limited Bandwidth Networks

    Speaker:
    Yuri Gurevich
    Date:
    Sunday, 30.4.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Acyclic orientation of drawings

    Speaker:
    Eyal Ackerman
    Date:
    Monday, 24.4.2006, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 337

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  • A Step beyond Object Oriented Programming

    Speaker:
    Eliezer Kantorowitz
    Date:
    Sunday, 23.4.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Random Sampling from a Search Engine's Index

    Speaker:
    Ziv Bar-Yossef
    Date:
    Tuesday, 11.4.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Band moire' images

    Speaker:
    Roger D. Hersch
    Date:
    Monday, 10.4.2006, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 337

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  • Entrepreneurship Seminar - The relevance for Computer Science

    Speaker:
    Prof. Uzi de Haan
    Date:
    Thursday, 6.4.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • The future of Web Search: From Information Retrieval to Information Supply

    Speaker:
    Dr. Andrei Border
    Date:
    Thursday, 6.4.2006, 12:30
    Place:
    Room 337 Taub Bld.

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  • Ultra sound in medicine: From 1D to 3D in Real Time.

    Speaker:
    Dr. Israel Shapiro
    Date:
    Wednesday, 5.4.2006, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 002

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  • The Biozon system for complex analysis of heterogeneous interrelated biological data and discovery of emergent structures

    Speaker:
    Golan Yona
    Date:
    Tuesday, 4.4.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Spatial Duality : An Evolutionary Approach to Texture Classification

    Texture Classification attracts attention in most diverse fields of research. A significant number of them concern relationships between surface processes and imagery patterns/ textures ...

    Speaker:
    Maxim Shoshani
    Date:
    Tuesday, 4.4.2006, 11:30
    Place:
    Taub 337

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  • New scheme for solving the radiative transport equationand statistical modeling of image edges for resolution enhancement

    Speaker:
    Raanan Fattal
    Date:
    Monday, 3.4.2006, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 337

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  • Optimization of the metamorphosis process between freeform curves

    Speaker:
    Diana Pekerman
    Date:
    Monday, 27.3.2006, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 337

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  • On Khot's Unique Games Conjecture and an Application to Approximate Coloring

    I will survey some of the recent developments surrounding Khot's "unique games conjecture", including applications and attempts to prove it. Time permitting, I will ...

    Speaker:
    Oded Regev
    Date:
    Thursday, 23.3.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • 3D Reconstruction by Example.

    Assume we have knowledge of the shape and appearance of several example 3D objects, all from a specific class. How can this knowledge be ...

    Speaker:
    Ronen Basri
    Date:
    Thursday, 23.3.2006, 11:30
    Place:
    room 815, EE Building

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  • In Search of Non-Gaussian Components of a High-Dimensional Distribution

    Finding non-Gaussian components of high-dimensional data is an important preprocessing step for efficient information processing. We propose a new linear method to identify the ...

    Speaker:
    Vladimir Spokoiny
    Date:
    Thursday, 23.3.2006, 11:30
    Place:
    Taub 007

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  • Tic-Tac-Toe Theory

    Speaker:
    Jozsef Beck
    Date:
    Tuesday, 21.3.2006, 11:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Adaptive local likelihood modeling with applications to imaging

    The talk discusses a novel method of adaptive nonparametric smoothing based on the likelihood modeling in adaptively selected local neighborhoods. The method applies in ...

    Speaker:
    Vladimir Spokoiny
    Date:
    Monday, 20.3.2006, 11:30
    Place:
    Taub 001

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  • Gravity currents: from hot lava flows through cool sea breezes to carbon dioxide storage

    Gravity currents occur whenever fluid of one density flows predominantly horizontally into fluid of a different density. Industrial and natural occurrences of gravity currents, ...

    Speaker:
    Herbert E. Huppert
    Date:
    Sunday, 19.3.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Taub 2

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  • The synthesis of concurrent garbage collectors

    Speaker:
    Eran Yahav
    Date:
    Wednesday, 15.3.2006, 11:00
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Verification for Java's monitor concept

    Speaker:
    Willem-Paul de Roever
    Date:
    Sunday, 12.3.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Mesh modification using deformation gradients

    Speaker:
    Robert Sumner
    Date:
    Monday, 6.3.2006, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 337

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  • Geometric shape and position uncertainty in mechanical assemblies

    Speaker:
    Leo Joskowicz
    Date:
    Wednesday, 1.3.2006, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 337

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  • PolyCube-Maps

    Speaker:
    Kai Hormann
    Date:
    Monday, 20.2.2006, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 337

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  • Sublinear Algorithms for Approximating String Compressibility and the Distribution Support Size

    Speaker:
    Sofya Raskhodnikova
    Date:
    Thursday, 2.2.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Contemporary results on (Rational) Bisectors and Voronoi Cells of(Rational) Freeform Curves and Surfaces

    Speaker:
    Gershon Elber
    Date:
    Wednesday, 1.2.2006, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 337

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  • Constrained Coding for Storage Systems

    Speaker:
    Moshe Schwartz - Note unusual location
    Date:
    Tuesday, 31.1.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room Auditorium 2, Floor 0 Taub Bld.

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  • Polygon reconstruction from line cross sections

    Speaker:
    Avishay Sidlesky
    Date:
    Wednesday, 25.1.2006, 12:30
    Place:
    Taub 337

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  • On the (Im)Possibility of Basing One-Way Functions on NP-Hardness

    Speaker:
    Adi Akavia
    Date:
    Tuesday, 24.1.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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  • Learning metabolic pathways from heterogeneous data

    Speaker:
    Gal Chechik
    Date:
    Sunday, 22.1.2006, 14:30
    Place:
    Room 337-8 Taub Bld.

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