# CIMS Bulletin

# Special Events

# Math Seminars

- Algebraic Geometry Seminar

- Analysis Seminar
- Applied Mathematics Seminar
- Applied Math Lab Seminar
- Atmosphere Ocean Science Colloquium
- Atmosphere Ocean Science Student Seminar
- Biomathematics / Computational Biology Colloquium

- Computational Neuroscience and Biology Seminars
- Geometric Analysis and Topology Seminar
- Geometry Seminar
- Grad Student & Postdoc Seminar
- Harmonic Analysis and Signal Processing Seminar
- Magneto-Fluid Dynamics Seminar
- Mathematical Finance Seminar
- Mathematics Colloquium
- Number Theory Seminar
- Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing Seminar
- Probability and Mathematical Physics Seminar
- Dynamical Systems Seminar
- NYU Poly Mathematics Colloquium

# CS Seminars

- CS Colloquium
- Cryptography Seminar
- Formal Methods Seminar
- Machine Learning Seminar
- Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing Seminar
- Theory Seminar

# Previous Bulletins

#### Thursday, April 24, 2014

#### Friday, April 25, 2014

9:30 - 10:00 Coffee and bagels

10:00 - 10:55 Dr; Vahab Mirrokni (Google Research)

Ad Allocation: Online Problems and Mechanism Design

10:55 - 11:05 Short break

11:05 - 12:00 Dr. Jennifer Chayes (Microsoft Research)

The Power of Locality for Network Algorithms

12:00 - 2:00 Lunch break

2:00 - 2:55 Prof. Venkatesan Guruswami (CMU)

Polar codes: Reliable communication with

complexity scaling polynomially in the gap to Shannon capacity

2:55 - 3:15 Coffee break

3:15 - 4:10 Prof. Adam Smith (Penn State)

Private Analysis of Graphs

#### Monday, April 28, 2014

As part of our 2013-2014 focus year on “Measures of Dependence”, the Department of Statistics at Columbia University is organizing a 3-day workshop and a 1-day conference on “Nonparametric Measure of Dependence” (Apr 28th to May 2nd). This conference is open to the public.

Please register (free) at http://bit.ly/Qnor9W.

#### Tuesday, April 29, 2014

#### Wednesday, April 30, 2014

#### Thursday, May 01, 2014

#### Friday, May 02, 2014

#### Tuesday, May 06, 2014

#### Friday, May 09, 2014

#### Monday, May 12, 2014

#### Tuesday, May 13, 2014

showcasing projects that have been completed in various computer

science graduate and undergraduate courses this semester. This is a

great opportunity to see the creativity and industry of NYU's CS

department.

#### Wednesday, May 14, 2014

#### Saturday, May 17, 2014

John Conway, Princeton,

Sergiu Klainerman, Princeton,

Jeffrey Lagarias, Michigan,

John Morgan, Columbia

Richard Schroeppel

Richard Stanley, MIT

Günter Ziegler, Berlin

http://www.metmuseum.org/events/programs/lectures-and-panels/free-lectures/melencolia-as-an-allegory-of-creation

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