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David Levin - Revocations Are Dead, Long Live Revocations

The importance of the web’s public key infrastructure (PKI) cannot be overstated: it is what allows users to know with whom they are communicating online. Central to its correct operation is…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 5 Months ago 17 views 0  

Holly M. Dragoo - What Constitutes an Act of War in Cyberspace?

Is cyberspace merely another domain for 21st Century kinetic battles to operate in, or does it merit special consideration and unique rules of engagement? In this talk, Holly Dragoo will explore the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 7 Months ago 48 views 0  

Kennon Bittick - The Scalability of Vulnerability Analysis

Analyzing software for vulnerabilities is an important capability in ensuring the security of a computing system. As software has become more complex and ubiquitous, however, traditional…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 5 Months ago 26 views 0  

10 Years of Southern Stargazing: How Star Trek Changed Everything - Glenn Burns

A public lecture by Glenn Burns Chief meteorologist, WSB-TVThe destination for the 1960s Apollo missions was the Moon, but the premiere of Star Trek in 1966 got the nation thinking about…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 30 views 0  

21st Century Liberal Arts - Jacqueline Royster, Kaye Husbands Fealing, David Laband, Steve Usselman, Richard Utz, Anna Stenport, Joe Bankoff, Paul Goldbart, William Wepfer, Colin Potts

The ICLAST interdisciplinary research discussion series is designed to encourage research collaborations and to disseminate research to faculty, post doctoral fellows, and masters and undergraduate…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 22 views 0  

50 Years of Solitude: Lessons in Evolution from a Neglected Strain of C. elegans - Patrick McGrath

Most biological traits have a strong genetic, or heritable, component. Understanding how genetic variation influences these phenotypes will be important for understanding common, heritable diseases…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 10 views 0  

86 Years of Ramsey R(3,k) (and counting!) - Joel Spencer

The search for the asymptotics of the Ramsey function R(3,k) has a long and fascinating history. It begins in the hill country surrounding Budapest and winding over the decades through Europe,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 8 Months ago 30 views 0  

A characterization of $L_p$ mixing, cutoff and hypercontractivity via maximal inequalities and hitting times - Jonathan Hermon

There are several works characterizing the total-variation mixing time of a reversible Markov chain in term of natural probabilistic concepts such as stopping times and hitting times. In contrast,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 7 Months ago 7 views 0  

A Computer Science View of the Brain - Santosh Vempala

Computational perspectives on scientific phenomena have often proven to be remarkably insightful. Rapid advances in computational neuroscience, and the resulting plethora of data and models highlight…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 41 views 0  

A constant-factor approximation algorithm for the asymmetric traveling salesman problem - László A. Végh

We give a constant-factor approximation algorithm for the asymmetric traveling salesman problem. Our approximation guarantee is analyzed with respect to the standard LP relaxation, and thus our…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 9 Months ago 14 views 0  

A Fast and Simple Unbiased Estimator for Network (Un)reliability - David Karger

The following procedure yields an unbiased estimator for the disconnection probability of an n-vertex graph with minimum cut c if every edge fails independently with probability p: (i) contract every…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 32 views 0  

A Friendly Smoothed Analysis of the Simplex Method - Daniel Dadush

Explaining the excellent practical performance of the simplex method for linear programming has been a major topic of research for over 50 years. One of the most successful frameworks for…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A month ago 12 views 0  

A polynomial-time approximation algorithm for all-terminal network reliability - Mark Jerrum

Let G be an undirected graph in which each edge is assigned a failure probability. Suppose the edges fail independently with the given probabilities. We are interested in computing the probability…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A month ago 14 views 0  

A Specter is Haunting Babel - The Specter of Language - David Kishik

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From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 14 views 0  

A Systems Neuroscience Approach to Motor Recovery - Karunesh Ganguly

It is commonly hypothesized that restoration of normal neural dynamics in the injured brain can improve function. However, we lack a precise neurophysiological framework for such an approach. Here we…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 5 Months ago 24 views 0