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Colloquia - Spring 2006

Times: Mondays  11am --- or as noted.
Location: Seminar Room, MCS 135 --- or as noted.
Coffee will be served at 15 minutes before the talk in the seminar room.



Next Scheduled Colloquium


Wednesday, May 31, 3:30 pm in Room 135, 111 Cummington Street

Can Timing Analysis Increase the Acceptance of Real-Time Scheduling Results?

Frank Mueller
Computer Science Department
North Carolina State University

Host: Rich West


Past and Future Colloquia



Wednesday, September 28, 3:00 in Room MCS 135, 111 Cummington Street

Autonomic Information Flows for Critical Information Systems
Professor Karsten Schwan
Georgia Institute of Technology
Host: Rich West

Wednesday, October 5, 11:00 am in Room MCS 135, 111 Cummington Street

VMotion: Fast Transparent Migration for Virtual Machines
Kit Colbert
VMware, An EMC Company
Host: Azer Bestavros

Monday, October 17, 11:00 in Room MCS 135, 111 Cummington Street

Application-Level Service Guarantees for Wireless Sensor Networks
Eylem Ekici
The Ohio State University
Host: Ibrahim Matta

Wednesday, November 2, 2:00 in Room MCS 135, 111 Cummington Street

What's Going On With Federal Funding for Computing Research
and Words from My Sponsor

Andrew Bernat
Executive Director
Computing Research Association
Host: Azer Bestavros


Wednesday, November 9, 3:10 in Room CAS 313, 685 Commonwealth Ave.

RATIONAL SECURE COMPUTATION and IDEAL MECHANISM DESIGN
Silvio Micali
MIT
Host: Leonid Reyzin

Monday, November 14, 11:00 AM in Room MCS 135, 111 Cummington Street

An Energy-Efficient Architecture for Wireless Sensor Networks
Sonia Fahmy
Purdue University

Hosts: Azer Bestavros and Ibrahim Matta

Wednesday, November 16, 11:00 am in Room MCS 135, 111 Cummington Street

Surviving Denial of Service Attack that Mimic Legitimate Browsing
Dina Katabi
MIT
Host: Azer Bestavros

Monday, December 19, 3:10 pm in Room MCS 135, 111 Cummington Street

Authentication without Identification: from Theory to Pr\actice
Anna Lysyanskaya
MIT
Host: Leo Reyzin

Wednesday, February 1, 11:00 am in Room MCS 135, 111 Cummington Street

Analysis of Genetic and Metabolic Networks
Calin Belta
BU, ENG
Host: Azer Bestavros

Monday, February 6, 11:00 am in Room MCS 135, 111 Cummington Street

Staff Presentation on Department Computing Issues
Systems Staff and Administrators
Boston University
Host: Hongwei Xi

Wednesday, February 8, 11:00 am in Room MCS 135, 111 Cummington Street

Improving Region Selection in Dynamic Optimization Systems
Michael Smith
Harvard University
Host: Azer Bestavros

Wednesday, February 15, 11:00 am in Room MCS 135, 111 Cummington Street

An Economic Response to Unsolicited (spam) Communication
Marshall Van Alstyne
Informations Systems Dept., SMG, Boston University
Host: Steve Homer

Wednesday, February 22, 11:00 pm in Room MCS 135, 111 Cummington Street

Towards Robust Overlay Networks: Enhancing Adaptivity Mechanisms
with Byzantine Resilience

Cristina Nita-Rotaru
Purdue University
Host: Azer Bestavros

Monday, February 27, 4:00 pm in Room MCS 135, 111 Cummington Street

A Neural Model of Motion Computation:
From Features to Moving Surfaces

Heiko Neumann
Ulm University, Germany
Host: Margrit Betke

Wednesday, March 22, 11:00 am in Room MCS 135, 111 Cummington Street

Information and Collaboration in the Storage Stack

Tim Denehy
University of Wisconsin
Host: Rich West

Friday, March 24, 11:00 am in Room MCS 135, 111 Cummington Street

Operating System Scheduling for Multicore Processors

Sasha Fedorova
Harvard University
Host: Rich West

Monday, March 27, 11:00 am in Room MCS 135, 111 Cummington Street

Improving Software Dependability with Hardware Support

Pin Zhou
University of Illinois
Host: Rich West

Monday, April 3, 2:00 pm in Room TBA, 111 Cummington Street

To Memory Safety Through Proofs

Dengping Zhu - Ph.D. Defense
Boston University
Computer Science Department
Host: Azer Bestavros

Tuesday, April 4, 11:00 am in Room TBA, 111 Cummington Street

Security through measurement for wireless LANs

David Kotz
Dartmouth College
Institute for Security Technology Studies
Host: Mark Crovella

Friday, April 7, 10:00 am in Room 135, 111 Cummington Street

Spatiotemporal Gesture Segmentation

Jonathan Alon - Ph.D. Defense
Boston University
Computer Science Department
Host: Steve Homer

Tuesday, April 11, 11:00 am in Room MCS 135, 111 Cummington Street

Load Shedding Techniques for Data Stream Management Systems

Nesime Tatbul
Brown University
Host: George Kollios

Wednesday, April 12, 11:00 am in Room MCS 135, 111 Cummington Street

Computing over the Reals: Where Turing Meets Newton

Lenore Blum
Carnegie Mellon University
Host: Margrit Betke

Wednesday, April 19, 3:00 pm in Room 135, 111 Cummington Street

The Optimal-Location Query

Donghui Zhang
Northeastern University
Computer Science College
Host: George Kollios

Wednesday, April 26, 4:00 pm in Room 135, 111 Cummington Street

Computing Nash Equilibria: Approximation and Smoothed Complexity

Shang-Hua Teng
Boston University
Computer Science Department
Host: Steve Homer

Thursday, May 11, 2:00 pm in Room 135, 111 Cummington Street

A simple 1-D non-ergodic process

Andre Toom
Departamento de Estatistica
Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
Host: Peter Gacs

Wednesday, May 31, 3:30 pm in Room 135, 111 Cummington Street

Can Timing Analysis Increase the Acceptance of Real-Time Scheduli\ng Results?

Frank Mueller
Computer Science Department
North Carolina State University

Host: Rich West

Created on: 2002.08.16
Coordinated by: Steve Homer