Rodric Rabbah – December 1st

Title: Serverless Computing with IBM Cloud Functions Abstract: Apache OpenWhisk is an opensource state-of-the-art serverless computing platform which was developed by our group at the IBM...

November 27th – Yaron Minsky

Title: The Design of Iron Code review is a fundamental part of developing high quality software. Pretty much every software organization that cares about good code has some...

November 17th – Aruna Balasubramanian

Title: Improving Quality of Experience (QoE), Usability, and Privacy of Smartphone Applications. CIT 368, Noon Abstract: For too long, performance has been the primary concern for...

October 20th – Jeff Rasley

Title: HyperDrive: Flexible and Efficient Parallel Hyperparameter Exploration The quality of machine learning & deep learning models are sensitive to adjustable parameters (hyperparameters) set before...

October 13th – Ariel Rabkin

The Cloudera Cluster Validation System: Checking for hundreds of thousands of known issues per day Cloudera is a leading provider of big-data processing software, particularly in the...

September 29 – Minlan Yu

Minlan Yu is an associate professor in the computer science department of Yale University. She received her B.A. in computer science and mathematics from...

March 17, 2017 – Yaron Minsky

Yaron Minsky is visiting us from Jane Street.  Abstract to come - probably something to do with PL

March 30, 2017 – Marco Canini

Marco Canini is visiting us from KAUST Professor Canini‘s research interests are in the principled construction and operation of large scale networked computer systems, specifically...

November 18, 2016 – Christos Dimoulas

Christos will be visiting us from Harvard University.  He will give a talk at noon.  Title/abstract pending. It will probably be something about software contracts,...

February 26, 2016 – Marwan Fayed

Visiting from University of Stirling

December 4, 2015 – Stephen Chong

Visiting from Harvard

November 13, 2015 – Kathleen Fisher

Visiting from Tufts http://www.cs.tufts.edu/~kfisher/Kathleen_Fisher/Home.html

October 30, 2015 – Arjun Guha

Visiting from UMass Amherst https://people.cs.umass.edu/~arjun/home/

Joint meeting with Theory Lunch (2)

Speaker: Erez Petrank (Technion) Date: November 5, 2013 (Tuesday) Room: TBA Title: "Wait-freedom made practical " Abstract: With the proliferation of multicore systems, the design of concurrent algorithms and...

Tyson Condie

Speaker: Tyson Condie (UCLA) Date: November 8, 2013 (Friday) Room: TBA Title: "Big Learning Systems" Abstract: A new wave of systems is emerging in the space of Big Data...

Joint Meeting with Theory Lunch (1)

Speaker: Justin Gottschlich (Intel) Date: October 31, 2013 (Thursday) Room: CIT 368 Title: "Concurrent Predicates: A Debugging Technique for Every Parallel Programmer" Abstract: To reduce the complexity of debugging multithreaded...

Robert Walls

Speaker: Robert Walls (UMass Amherst) Date: October 25, 2013 (Friday) Room: CIT 368 Title: "Forensic Triage for Mobile Phones" Abstract: Forensic investigators are often tasked with extracting evidence from mobile...

47th Meeting

Speaker: Emery Berger (UMass Amherst) Date: October 4th, 2013 (Friday) Room: CIT 368 Host: Shriram Krishnamurthi Title: "Programming with People: Integrating Human-Based and Digital Computation" Abstract: Humans can perform many...

45th Meeting

Speaker: Angelina Lee (MIT) Date: May 9th, 2013 (Thursday) Room: CIT 368 Title: "Memory Abstractions for Parallel Programming" Abstract: A memory abstraction is an abstraction layer between the program...

44th Meeting

Speaker: David Ackley (University of New Mexico) Date: April 26th, 2013 (Friday) Room: CIT 368 Title: "Robust-first computing: Beyond correctness and efficiency" Abstract: Efficiency and robustness are mortal enemies,...

43rd Meeting

Speaker: Vyas Sekar (Stony Brook University) Date: March 15th, 2013 (Friday) Room: CIT 368 Title: "The Middlebox Manifesto: Enabling Innovation in Middlebox Deployment" Abstract: Today's computing landscape relies critically...

42nd Meeting

Speaker: Marcelo Martins (Brown) Date: February 22nd, 2013 (Friday) 1:00 PM Room: CIT 367 Title: "Application Modes: A Narrow Interface for End-User Power Management in Mobile Devices" Abstract: Achieving...

41st Meeting

Speaker: Andy Pavlo (Brown) Date: February 15th, 2013 (Friday) Room: CIT 368 Title: "Everything I Know About Fast Databases I Learned at the Dog Track" Abstract: An emerging class...