2010 – 2011

Organizer: Olivier Leveque

Fall semester 2010-2011

Time and place: on Wednesdays at 2:15 PM in room BC 129

…………speaker……………   ……..date………   ………………………….title…………………………..
         
Sirin Nitinawarat
U Maryland
  Mon, Sept 6
4PM, INR 113
  Secrecy Generation, Source Coding and Tree Packing
         
Toshiyuki Tanaka
U Kyoto
  Mon, Sept 13
4PM, INR 113
  Compressed Sensing under Structural Side Information
         
Onkar Dabeer
Tata Institute, Mumbai
  Oct 6   What is Popular amongst your Friends? (abstract, slides)
         
Yuval Cassuto
ALGO – EPFL
  Nov 3   Codes for Symbol-Pair Read Channels (abstract, slides)
         
Nicolas Gast
LCA – EPFL
  Nov 17   Decentralized Scheduling: a New Analysis of Work Stealing (abstract, slides)
         
Sebastien Rumley
STI – TCOM – EPFL
  Nov 24   Optical Networking: Principles, Hot Topics and Future Perspectives (abstract, slides)
         
Jean-Christophe Mourrat
MA – PROB – EPFL
  Dec 1   Moving in a Disordered Grid of Servers (abstract)
         
Meir Feder
Tel Aviv U & Amimon
  Dec 20   WHDI: A Joint Source Channel Coding Video Connectivity – at a Store Near You! (abstract)

 

Spring semester 2010-2011

Time and place: on Wednesdays at 2:15 PM in room BC 129

…………speaker……………   ……..date………   ………………………….title…………………………..
         
Nicholas Ruozzi
U Yale
  Fri, Jan 28
11:15 AM
INR 113
  Message Passing Algorithms: A Graph Theoretic Approach (abstract)
         
Peter Harremoes
U Copenhagen
  Fri, Jan 28
2:15 PM
INR 113
  Information Theory and the Central Limit Theorem (abstract)
         
Jay Unnikrishnan
LCAV – EPFL
  Mar 2   Universal and Composite Hypothesis Testing via Mismatched Divergence (abstract, slides)
         
Bertrand Meyer
ALGO – EPFL
  March 9   Semidefinite programming and upper bounds on witness codes (abstract)
         
Vinod Prabhakaran
ARNI – EPFL
  Mar 30   On Generalizing Common Information with Applications to Secure Two-Party Computations (abstract)
         
Warren Gross
McGill University
  June 1, 3:15PM
room BC 410
  Stochastic Decoding (abstract)
         
Ashish Khisti
U Toronto
  June 22, 2:15PM
room BC 129
  Information Theoretic Aspects of Delay-Sensitive and Trustworthy Communications (abstract)
         
Jacob Christiansen
U Copenhagen
  June 30, 2:15PM
room BC 410
  Jacobi Matrices and Orthogonal Polynomials (abstract, slides)
         
Laurent Massoulie
Technicolor, Paris
  July 20, 2:15PM
room INR 113
  Loss Networks and Matchings in Random Environments (abstract, slides)
         
Shlomo Shamai
Technion, Israel
  July 21, 2:15PM
room BC 01
  Old and New via an Information-Estimation based Personal Perspective (abstract, slides)
         
Angel Plastino
U Granada
  July 22, 11:15AM
room INR 113
  Quantum Entanglement in Atomic Models (abstract, slides)