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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 11 Months ago 26 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 11 Months ago 45 views 0  

Probing Active Nematic Films with Magnetically Manipulated Colloids - David Rivas

Active nematics are non-equilibrium liquid crystalline systems composed of self driven particles whose motility creates flows that lead to perpetual changes in the local nematic director. We…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 8 Months ago 13 views 0  

"Cellular packing, mechanical stress and the evolution of multicellularity - Shane Jacobeen

The evolution of multicellularity set the stage for sustained increases in organismal complexity. However, a fundamental aspect of this transition remains largely unknown: how do simple clusters of…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 8 Months ago 8 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 7 Months ago 21 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 8 Months ago 29 views 0  

A Symposium on Soft Matter Forefronts - Welcome

Georgia Tech's Soft Matter Incubator is excited to announce the Soft Matter Forefronts Symposium taking place on the Georgia Tech campus on April 18-20, 2018 in the Student Center Theatre (April…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 8 Months ago 33 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 11 Months ago 30 views 0  

AI Information Session - Anna Almejo, Mason Bretan

In this talk, we will cover general info about Samsung Research America and more specifically the research and projects happening within the Artificial Intelligence team including personal…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 8 Months ago 22 views 0  

An algorithmic version of Banaszczyk's discrepancy theorem - Nikhil Bansal

In the 90's Banaszczyk developed a very powerful method for discrepancy problems, that goes beyond the partial coloring method. His result was based on deep results from convex geometry and was…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 8 Months ago 9 views 0  

An almost-linear time algorithm for uniform random spanning tree generation - Aaron Schild

We give an $m^{1+o(1)}\beta^{o(1)}$-time algorithm for generating uniformly random spanning trees in weighted graphs with max-to-min weight ratio $\beta$. In the process, we illustrate how…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 11 Months ago 21 views 0  

Ancestral Remembrances and Descendant Recollections – Multi-generational Studies of Structure and Function in the Nervous System - Brian Dias

Historical events have generated data indicating that stressors experienced by populations, affect not only the individuals directly exposed to them, but also descendants. Using animal models, our…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 9 Months ago 15 views 0  

Applications of IOT Technology in the Supply Chain - Russell Clark

The commoditization of sensor packages along with ubiquitous wireless communications has combined to make the Internet of Things a reality. The supply chain and logistics fields are undergoing…

From  Andy Haleblian 11 Months ago 112 views 0  

Applications of Machine Learning in the Supply Chain - Sebastian Pokutta

In this talk we will explore the possibilities of machine learning in supply chains and logistics. We will see that modern machine learning methods, often in a black box fashion, allow us to move…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 10 Months ago 339 views 0  

Arbitration between Actions and Habits: Cortical Regulators and the Influence of Cocaine - Shannon Gourley

Selecting actions based on their consequences is essential to day-to-day function and yet, is impaired in neuropsychiatric diseases like addiction. Goal-directed action selection likely requires the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 11 Months ago 8 views 0  

Arch and scaffold: Hilbert space and transformation theory - Michel Janssen

In early 1927, Paul Dirac and Pascual Jordan, independently of one another, published their versions of a general formalism tying the various forms of the new quantum theory together and giving the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 9 Months ago 12 views 0