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  Microsoft Corporation REVIEW
Monday, May 14, 2012


Moshe Babaioff, Christian Borgs, Ece Kamar, Ian Kash, Peter Key, Peter Lee, Ying Li, Tie-Yan Liu, Brendan Lucier, Ishai Menache (tentative), Markus Mobius, Paul Oka, Nikhil Devanur Rangarajan, Mohit Singh, Moshe Tennenholtz

Carnegie Mellon: 

Daniel Jenkins, Associate Director, Corporate and Institutional Partnerships; mobile: 607-342-1588


Microsoft Corporation REVIEW Agenda (See also the Mindswap)

Location: Gates-Hillman Center (GHC) – Room 6115

MSR-CMU Center for Computational Thinking Review


Monday, May 14th
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Overview:
Jeannette M. Wing, President’s Professor of Computer Science and Department Head, SCS
9:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Kinect-Based CompuCeptionist in GHC:
Manuela Veloso, Herbert A. Simon Professor, Computer Science Department, SCS

9:30 – 9:45 a.m. Data-Driven Uniqueness for Image Retrieval and Object Detection:
 Abhinav Gupta, Assistant Research Professor, Robotics Institute, SCS
9:45 – 10:15 a.m. Constraint Satisfaction Problems; Trichotomies:
 Ryan W. O’Donnell, Associate Professor, Computer Science, SCS
10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Privacy-Preserving Information Release from Social Networks:
Avrim Blum, Professor, Computer Science, SCS
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 – 11:15 a.m. Specification and Verification in Introductory Computer Science:
Frank Pfenning, Professor of Computer Science
and Director of Graduate Programs
11:15 – 11:30 a.m. Monitoring Student Attitudes in Light of Changes in the
CMU CS Curriculum; Sustaining the Women-CS Fit at CMU:
Carol Frieze, Director, Women @SCS – SCS Website Coordinator, School of Computer Science
11:30 – 12:00 p.m. Feedback from Review Committee (private discussion with J. Wing)
12:00 –  1:00 p.m Networking Lunch/GHCRoom 6121
Lunch (pick up box lunch return to 6115 or up to 7th floor)
Poster Session/
GHC– 7th Floor Atrium


See also the Mindswap

Mindswap Poster