Frontier Lecture Series

The goal is to introduce the audience to a wide gamut of research topics spanning across various facets of Computer Science through lectures by highly renowned researchers from all over the world.

Nov 2019

An Algorithmic View of Smart Living: The Next Frontier
An Algorithmic View of Smart Living: The Next Frontier
Sajal K. Das, Daniel St. Clair Endowed Chair, Department of Computer Science, Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA
– 29/11/2019 at 4:00 pm
Faculty Hall, Indian Institute of Science

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State of Permissionless and Permissioned Blockchains: Myths and Reality
State of Permissionless and Permissioned Blockchains: Myths and Reality
Dr. C. Mohan, IBM Fellow, IBM Almaden Research Center and Distinguished Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University in China
– 21/11/2019 at 2:30 pm
Faculty Hall, Indian Institute of Science

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Towards a Blend of Machine Learning and Microeconomics
Towards a Blend of Machine Learning and Microeconomics
Michael I. Jordan, University of California, Berkeley
– 07/11/2019 at 10:00 am
Faculty Hall, Indian Institute of Science

Due to health reasons, Prof. Mike Jordan has cancelled his visit to Bangalore. Hence, the talk stands cancelled. Inconvenience caused is deeply regretted .


Oct 2019

High Throughput Computing in the Service of Scientific Discovery
High Throughput Computing in the Service of Scientific Discovery
Prof. Miron Livny, John P. Morgridge Professor of Computer Science Center for High Throughput Computing University of Wisconsin-Madison
– 28/10/2019 at 4:00 pm
Faculty Hall, Indian Institute of Science

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Aug 2019

Shuffling Chromosomes, Chasing Kangaroos and Other Mathematical Curiosities
Shuffling Chromosomes, Chasing Kangaroos and Other Mathematical Curiosities
Prof. Prasad Tetali, Regents’ Professor, School of Mathematics and School of Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
– 22/08/2019 at 4:00 pm
Faculty Hall, Indian Institute of Science

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The Multi-armed Bandit Problem Revisited
The Multi-armed Bandit Problem Revisited
Prof. P.R.Kumar, Professor and College of Engineering Chair in Computer Engineering Texas A&M University, USA
– 08/08/2019 at 4:00 pm
Faculty Hall, Indian Institute of Science

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