Swarthmore College Department of Computer Science

2011-12 cs events & talks

event: Talk by David Reiley
date: Tue, Apr 17, 2012

time: 4:30pm
where: Kohlberg 115

The Econ department has invited David Reiley, a senior researcher at Yahoo!, to come and give a talk.

event: Ada Lovelace film
date: Wed, Apr 11, 2012

time: 2:30pm
where: Park Science 243, Bryn Mawr

Bryn Mawr will be screening a film about Ada Lovelace, who collaborated with Charles Babbage, both early pioneers in computing.

event: Talk by Chris Murphy
date: Mon, Mar 19, 2012

time: 4:20pm
where: SCI 240

Chris Murphy of UPenn will talk about How to test software that can't be tested

event: Talk by Jason Waterman
date: Wed, Mar 14, 2012

time: 4:00pm
where: SCI 240

Jason Waterman of Harvard University will talk about Coordinating Computation in the Physical World

event: Talk by Jason Sawin
date: Mon, Feb 27, 2012

time: 4:30pm
where: SCI 240

Jason Sawin of University of Puget Sound will talk about Compressing Bitmap Indices: How to make 1s and 0s smaller

event: Talk by Ben Wiedermann
date: Fri, Feb 24, 2012

time: 4:30pm
where: SCI 240

Ben Wiedermann of Harvey Mudd College will talk about Premature Optimization is the Root of All SQL

event: Talk by Charlie Garrod
date: Tue, Feb 9, 2012

time: 4:00pm
where: SCI 240

Charlie Garrod of Swarthmore College will talk about Scalable, Efficient Distributed Data Services

event: Talk by Saturnino Garcia
date: Tue, Feb 7, 2012

time: 4:00pm
where: SCI 240

Saturnino Garcia of UCSD will talk about Helping Programmers Unlock the Parallelism in Existing Sequential Programs

event: Talk by Adam Aviv
date: Fri, Feb 3, 2012

time: 4:30pm
where: SCI 240

Adam J. Aviv of UPenn will talk about Novel Side Channels Enabled by Smartphones

event: Talk by Ameet Soni
date: Wed, Feb 1, 2012

time: 4:30 pm
where: SciCnt 240

Ameet Soni of Swarthmore College will talk about Techniques for Improved Probabilistic Inference in Protein-Structure Determination

event: Charles Killian talk
date: Wednesday, Jan 25, 2012

time: 4pm
where: SciCen 240

Charles Killian of Purdue University will talk about Building and Testing Distributed Systems

event: FLICS talk (Steve Castellotti)
date: Monday, November 21

time: 4:30pm
where: Mendel Sci Ctr (Villanova)

Steve Castellotti of puzzlebox will give a talk titled "The Brain Computer Interface" ....more.

event: FLICS talk (Matthew Taylor)
date: Thursday, November 17th

time: 4:00-5:00pm
where: Park 243 (Bryn Mawr)

Matthew E. Taylor of Lafayette College will give a talk titled "Help an Agent Out: Learning From the Environment and Humans" ....more.

event: grad school info session
date: monday nov 14

time: 12:30
where: cs main lab

Are you thinking about applying to graduate school in computer science? If so, you should attend the CS Graduate School Information Session on Monday Nov 14 at 12:30pm. The CS faculty will give a brief overview of what graduate school in CS is like and how to apply, then open the discussion up to questions. Pizza will also be provided. If you plan to attend, please let us know so we can order the proper amount of pizza. All CS students are welcome.

event: Sundae-Friday
date: Friday, Sept 2

time: 3:30-4:30pm
where: Science Center Courtyard

The CS and Math/Stat Departments will be hosting a Sundae-Friday this Friday from 3:30-4:30 in the Science Center Courtyard. All students in CS courses are encouraged to attend.

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