The meetings have various forms: talks on recently completed results, joint reading of an interesting paper, presentations of current work in progress and exciting open problems, etc.

TIME |
SPEAKER |
TITLE |

September 10, Wednesday | Maverick Woo | Understanding Combinatorial Preconditioners |

September 17, Wednesday | Abraham Flaxman | Embracing the giant component |

September 24, Wednesday | Adam Wierman | Classifying scheduling policies with respect to unfairness |

October 1, Wednesday | Nikhil Bansal (in Wean 4623) |
Packing Rectangles into Bins |

October 8, Wednesday | ||

October 15, Wednesday | Kedar Dhamdhere | Approximating minimum average distortion of non-contracting embeddings |

October 22, Wednesday | Ryan Williams | New Exact Algorithms For Some Optimization Problems |

October 29, Wednesday | Maverick Woo | FOCS Tidbits |

November 5, Wednesday | ||

November 12, Wednesday | Shuchi Chawla | Algorithms for Path-Planning Problems |

November 19, Wednesday | Amitabh Sinha | Approximation Algorithms for Stochastic Optimization |

November 26, Wednesday | Takayuki Osagami | Analysis of Cycle Stealing with Switching Cost |

December 3, Wednesday | ||

December 10, Wednesday | Umut Acar | Dynamizing Static Algorithms |

maintained by Luis von Ahn (biglou@cs.cmu.edu) |