CSE 642-S01 (#51471): Seminar in Algorithms, Spring 2020

Location and Hours. Friday 11:00 am - 12:15 pm, Room 120 of New CS Building

Course Description. This reading group provides a meeting place for Stony Brook faculty, postdocs, and students interested in the analysis of algorithms. We meet once a week, with one of three different missions:

Course Credit. You can get one credit for participating by simply registering for CSE 642, attending 80% of the meetings, and scribing one lecture. You are also welcome to come without registering.

Mailing List. We have a Google group. Future announcements will be distributed through the group forum and email. Please apply here to join the group.

Scribe Notes. Scribe notes will be available on Blackboard and can also be accessed through the Google drive link shared with our Google group members.

Instructors. Esther Arkin, Michael Bender, Rezaul Chowdhury, Joe Mitchell, Steve Skiena, and other algorithms faculty.


Date Activities Remarks
Fri, Jan 31 Talk by Dr. Omrit Filtser of AMS on
"Similarity Under Translation"
Talk Abstract and Speaker Bio
Fri, Feb 7 Talk by Prof. Saket Navlakha of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on
"Algorithms and data structures in the (fruit fly) brain"
Talk Abstract and Speaker Bio
Fri, Feb 14 Professor Joe Mitchell will pose a brand new open research problem -
Fri, Feb 21 We continue our discussion on the problems Prof. Joe Mitchell proposed last week -
Fri, Feb 28 Talk by Prof. Miguel A. Mosteiro of Pace University on
"Polynomial Counting in Anonymous Dynamic Networks
with Applications to Anonymous Dynamic Algebraic Computations"
Talk Abstract and Speaker Bio
Fri, Mar 6 - -
Fri, Mar 13 - -
Fri, Mar 20 No Meeting
(Spring Break)
Fri, Mar 27 No Meeting
(Extended Spring Break)
Fri, Apr 3 Talk by Dr. Arnold Filtser of Columbia University
(Title: TBA)
Fri, Apr 10 - -
Fri, Apr 17 - -
Fri, Apr 24 - -
Fri, May 1 - -
Fri, May 8 - -

Past Offerings.