All upcoming events
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:04
Thursday
January
2018

04
Tuesday
December
2018
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:15  13:30
Title: Processing images using nonlinear transforms
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Guy Gilboa
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Recent studies of convex functionals and their related nonlinear eigenvalue prob ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:22
Monday
January
2018
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Reproducibility in Randomized Logspace
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Ofer Grossman
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Seminar in Geometry and Topology
Date:23
Tuesday
January
2018
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 16:1517:45
Title: Quantization of extremal metrics and applications
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Carl Tipler
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:25
Thursday
January
2018

25
Wednesday
January
2108
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:15  13:30
Title: TBA
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Hallel Bunis and Elon Rimon
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:25
Thursday
January
2018
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Caging Polygonal Objects Using Minimalistic ThreeFinger Hands
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Hallel Bunis
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:25
Thursday
January
2018

25
Wednesday
January
2108
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:15  13:30
Title: TBA
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Hallel Bunis and Elon Rimon
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:25
Thursday
January
2018

25
Wednesday
January
2108
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:15  13:30
Title: TBA
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:29
Monday
January
2018
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Streaming Symmetric Norms via Measure Concentration
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Robert Krauthgamer
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:01
Thursday
February
2018
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: TBA
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Haggai Marom
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
The Chaim Leib Pekeris Memorial Lecture
Date:07
Wednesday
February
2018
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:0014:55
Title: A Computer Scientist Thinks about the Brain
Lecturer: Professor Christos Papadimitriou
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:18
Thursday
January
2018
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 13:3015:30
Title: Double Seminar
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Oren Louidor (Technion) and Alexander Glazman (Tel Aviv).
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:18
Thursday
January
2018
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: OneSided Unsupervised Domain Mapping via Distance Correlations
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Sagie Benaim
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Guest Seminar
Date:18
Thursday
January
2018
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:0012:00
Title: Automated Verification of InfiniteState Systems with Certifiable Algorithms
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Shaull Almagor
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:17
Wednesday
January
2018
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:45
Title: Semisimplification of tensor categories
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Pavel Etingof
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:15
Monday
January
2018
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Distributed Computing Made Secure: A New Cycle Cover Theorem
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Eylon Yogev
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:11
Thursday
January
2018
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Computational Challenges and Algorithms in Planning for Robotic Systems
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:11
Thursday
January
2018
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Computational Challenges and Algorithms in Planning for Robotic Systems
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Oren Salzman
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Machine Learning and Statistics Seminar
Date:10
Wednesday
January
2018
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Understanding Internal Representations in Deep Learning Models for Language and Speech Processing
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Yonatan Belinkov
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:09
Tuesday
January
2018
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Correlation between primes in short intervals on curves over finite fields
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Efrat Bank
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: In this talk, I present an analogue of the HardyLittlewood conjecture on the as ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:08
Monday
January
2018
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Cryptography Outside the Black Box
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Omer Paneth
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:04
Thursday
January
2018
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 13:3016:00
Title: Double Seminar
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Sebastien Bubeck (Microsoft Research) and Percy Deift (Courant Institute)
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:03
Wednesday
January
2018
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Characters of inadmissible representations
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Dmitry Vaintrob
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Seminar in Geometry and Topology
Date:02
Tuesday
January
2018
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 16:1518:00
Title: The Mean Curvature flow and its applications
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Or Hershkovits
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Mathematical Analysis and Applications Seminar
Date:02
Tuesday
January
2018
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Soft extrapolation of bandlimited functions
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Dima Batenkov
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:02
Tuesday
January
2018
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Higher Hall algebras
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Adam Gal
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:01
Monday
January
2018
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Using the PIR Heuristic to Enhance Secrecy
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Yael Tauman Kalai
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:31
Sunday
December
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Dynamic graph matching and related problems
Location: Elaine and Bram Goldsmith Building for Mathematics and Computer Sciences
Lecturer: Shay Solomon
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
The National Mathematical Olympiad in memory of Prof. Joseph Gillis
Date:31
Sunday
December
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:0016:00
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:28
Thursday
December
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 13:3015:30
Title: DOUBLE TALK
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Amir Dembo (Stanford) and Yuval Peres (Microsoft)
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:28
Thursday
December
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Discriminability loss for learning to generate descriptive image captions
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Greg Shakhnarovich
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: TBA ...
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:27
Wednesday
December
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Generalized HarishChandra functors for general linear groups over nite local rings
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Ehud Meir
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Distinguished Lecturer
Date:26
Tuesday
December
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:3013:30
Title: Steady Water Waves
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Walter Strauss
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: The mathematical study of water waves became possible after the derivation of t ...
Distinguished Lecturer
Date:26
Tuesday
December
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:15
Title: Optimal Mass Transport and the Robustness of Complex Networks
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Allen Tannenbaum
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:26
Tuesday
December
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1511:30
Title: Algebraic Families of HarishChandra Modules and their Application
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Eyal Subag
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:25
Monday
December
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Prediction from Partial Information and Hindsight, with Application to Circuit Lower Bounds
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Or Meir
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Consider a random sequence of n bits that has entropy at least nk, where k ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:25
Monday
December
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Prediction from Partial Information and Hindsight, with Application to Circuit Lower Bounds
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Or Meir
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:21
Thursday
December
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 13:3015:30
Title: CLT for small scale mass distribution of toral Laplace eigenfunctions
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Nadav Yesha
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:21
Thursday
December
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: “ZeroShot” SuperResolution using Deep Internal Learning
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Assaf Shocher
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:20
Wednesday
December
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: A Bavula conjecture
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Lenny MakarLimanov
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:19
Tuesday
December
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Lfunction of cuspidal representations of G_2 and their poles
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Avner Segal
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:18
Monday
December
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Improved Pseudorandomness for Unordered Branching Programs through Local Monotonicity
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Avishay Tal
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Machine Learning and Statistics Seminar
Date:13
Wednesday
December
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Overcoming Intractability in Learning
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Roi Livni
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Seminar in Geometry and Topology
Date:12
Tuesday
December
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 16:1517:30
Title: Tempered Manifolds and Schwartz Functions on Them
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Ary Shaviv
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Schwartz functions are classically defined as smooth functions such that they, a ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:11
Monday
December
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Interplays between Machine Learning and Optimization
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Tomer Koren
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:07
Thursday
December
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 13:3015:30
Title: Discontinuity of the phase transition for the planar randomcluster and Potts models with $q > 4$
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Matan Harel
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:07
Thursday
December
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Temporal Tessellation: A Unified Approach for Video Analysis
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Dotan Kaufman
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Mathematical Analysis and Applications Seminar
Date:05
Tuesday
December
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:15
Title: Spectral asymptotic for Steklov’s problem in domains with edges (work in progress)
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Victor Ivrii
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: We derive sharp eigenvalue asymptotics for DirichlettoNeumann operator in the ...
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:05
Tuesday
December
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:0012:30
Title: Geometry Processing Methods and Their RealLife Applications
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Amit Bermano
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:04
Monday
December
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Practical Locally Private Heavy Hitters
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Uri Stemmer
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:30
Thursday
November
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 13:3015:30
Title: Large deviations principles for random matrices
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Fanny Augeri
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Machine Learning and Statistics Seminar
Date:29
Wednesday
November
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Inverse Problems and Unsupervised Learning with applications to CryoElectron Microscopy (cryoEM)
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Roy Lederman
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:28
Tuesday
November
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Weyl group multiple Dirichlet series
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Yuanqing Cai
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:27
Monday
November
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Informational Bounds on Approximate Nash Equilibria
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Yakov Babichenko
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract:
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Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:23
Thursday
November
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:1016:00
Title: Persistence of Gaussian Stationary Processes
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Naomi Feldheim
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:23
Thursday
November
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Seeing Through Noise: Visually Driven Speaker Separation and Enhancement
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Aviv Gabbay
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract:
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Special Guest Lecture
Date:22
Wednesday
November
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 16:1518:00
Title: The pressure function for infinite equilibrium
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Dalia Terhesiu
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Special Guest Lecture
Date:22
Wednesday
November
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 16:1518:00
Title: The pressure function for infinite equilibrium
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:22
Wednesday
November
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: About Index of Lie Algebras
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Alexander Elashvili
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: In my talk I plan to give overview of results about of index of biparaboic subal ...
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:21
Tuesday
November
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Uniform padic integration and applications
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Raf Cluckers
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:15
Wednesday
November
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:1516:00
Title: Injective modules in higher algebra
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Liran Shaul
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: The notion of an Injective module is one of the most fundamental notions in hom ...
Machine Learning and Statistics Seminar
Date:15
Wednesday
November
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Group Symmetric Robust Covariance Estimation
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Ilya Soloveychik
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Covariance matrix estimation is essential in many areas of modern Statistics and ...
Distinguished Lecturer
Date:14
Tuesday
November
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:15
Title: The Dynamical Systems Approach to Coupled Map Lattices
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Prof. Yakov Pesin
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Coupled Map Lattices (CML) of an unbounded media appear as a result of time and ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:13
Monday
November
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: The Adaptive Complexity of Maximizing a Submodular Function
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Eric Balkanski
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:09
Thursday
November
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:0016:00
Title: Real and complex eigenvalues of the nonselfadjoint Anderson model.
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Ilya Goldsheid
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: TBA ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:06
Monday
November
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: New Results on Learning and Reconstruction of Quantum States
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Scott Aaronson
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract:
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Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:31
Tuesday
October
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: The nonArchimedean MongeAmpere problem
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Walter Gubler
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract:
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Geometry and Topology Seminar
Date:17
Tuesday
October
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 16:1517:15
Title: Holography of traversing flows and its applications to the inverse scattering problems
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Gabriel Katz
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: We study the nonvanishing gradientlike vector fields $v$ on smooth compact man ...
Faculty Summer Event
Date:14
Thursday
September
2017
Retreat
Time: 18:3022:00
Location: Campus Recreation Center
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: alona.sandler@weizmann.ac.il
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:06
Wednesday
September
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:3512:30
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Thorsten Heidersdorf
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Abstract: Let Rep(GL(mn)) denote the category of finitedimensional algebraic r ...
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:06
Wednesday
September
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Reductive groups attached to representations of the general linear supergroup GL(mn)
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Thorsten Heidersdorf
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Let Rep(GL(mn)) denote the category of finitedimensional algebraic representat ...
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:04
Monday
September
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:0015:00
Title: Handobject interaction: a step towards action recognition
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Ita Lifshitz
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: When dealing with a highly variable problem such as action recognition, focusing ...
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:11
Tuesday
July
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: The uncovering of fibers’ Mumford system
Location: Elaine and Bram Goldsmith Building for Mathematics and Computer Sciences
Lecturer: Jasmine Fittouhi
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Abstract: This talk is dedicate to the description of the fibers resulting from the Mumfor ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:10
Monday
July
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Derandomizing Isolation Lemma: a geometric approach
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Rohit Gurjar
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Abstract: We present a geometric approach towards derandomizing the Isolation lemma for a ...
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:06
Thursday
July
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Big data  small training sets: biomedical image analysis bottlenecks, some strategies and applications
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Tammy RiklinRaviv
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: TBN ...
Machine Learning and Statistics Seminar
Date:05
Wednesday
July
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:15
Title: Common Manifold Learning with Alternating Diffusion
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Ronen Talmon
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Mathematical Analysis and Applications Seminar
Date:04
Tuesday
July
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Some remarks about Fractional Laplacian in connection with kinetic theory
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Claude Bardos
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: This talk will contain some remarks on the different aspects of the fractional ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:03
Monday
July
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:30
Title: Crossing the Logarithmic Barrier for Dynamic Boolean Data Structure Lower Bounds
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Omri Weinstein
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Abstract: We prove the first superlogarithmic lower bounds on the cell probe complexity o ...
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:29
Thursday
June
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Cooccurrence Filter
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Shai Avidan
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Abstract: Cooccurrence Filter (CoF) is a boundary preserving filter. It is based on the B ...
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:29
Thursday
June
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1513:00
Title: The criticality of a randomlydriven front.
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Amir Dembo
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Consider independent continuoustime random walks on the integers to the right o ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:26
Monday
June
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Randomized Online Matching in Regular Graphs
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Ilan Cohen
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:22
Thursday
June
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Convolutional Neural Networks on Surfaces via Seamless Toric Covers
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Haggai Maron
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: The recent success of convolutional neural networks (CNNs) for image processing ...
Machine Learning and Statistics Seminar
Date:21
Wednesday
June
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: On the relationship between structure in the data and what deep learning can learn
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Raja Giryes
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: The past five years have seen a dramatic increase in the performance of recognit ...
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:20
Tuesday
June
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Revisiting vanishing cycles and duality in étale cohomology
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Luc Illusie
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Abstract: Abstract: In the early 1980's Gabber proved compatibility of nearby cycles with ...
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:15
Thursday
June
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: On Learning Invariants and Representation Spaces of Shapes and Forms
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Ron Kimmel
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Abstract: We study the power of the Laplace Beltrami Operator (LBO) in processing and anal ...
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:15
Thursday
June
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1513:00
Title: Gaussian mixtures with applications to entropy inequalities and convex geometry
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Piotr Nayar
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Abstract: We say that a symmetric random variable X is a Gaussian mixture if X has the sam ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:15
Thursday
June
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:0013:00
Title: Computational Social Choice: For the People
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Ariel Procaccia
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Computational social choice deals with algorithms for aggregating individual pre ...
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:08
Thursday
June
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:45
Title: Expressive Efficiency and Inductive Bias of Convolutional Networks: Analysis and Design through Hierarchical Tensor Decompositions
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:08
Thursday
June
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Expressive Efficiency and Inductive Bias of Convolutional Networks: Analysis and Design through Hierarchical Tensor Decompositions
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Nadav Cohen
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: The driving force behind convolutional networks  the most successful deep learn ...
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:08
Thursday
June
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1513:15
Title: Irrational rotations, random affine transformations and the central limit theorem
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Nishant Chandgotia
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: It is a wellknown result from Hermann Weyl that if alpha is an irrational numbe ...
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:08
Thursday
June
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1513:15
Title: Irrational rotations, random affine transformations and the central limit theorem
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Nishant Chandgotia
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Abstract: It is a wellknown result from Hermann Weyl that if alpha is an irrational numbe ...
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:06
Tuesday
June
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Positivity properties of metrics in nonarchimedean geometry
Location: Elaine and Bram Goldsmith Building for Mathematics and Computer Sciences
Lecturer: Klaus Kunnemann
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: We describe the CalabiYau problem on complex manifolds and its analog in nonar ...
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:01
Thursday
June
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Synchronization over Cartan motion groups
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Nir Sharon
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Abstract: The mathematical problem of group synchronization deals with the question of how ...
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:30
Tuesday
May
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Multivariate Hypergeometric functions with a parameter
Lecturer: Siddhartha Sahi
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:29
Monday
May
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Almost Optimal eps bias
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Amnon TaShma
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Abstract: The question of finding an epsilonbiased set with close to optimal support size ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:25
Thursday
May
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Locally testable and locally correctable codes approaching the GilbertVarshamov bound
Location: Elaine and Bram Goldsmith Building for Mathematics and Computer Sciences
Lecturer: Swastik Kopparty
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: We show that there exist binary locally testable codes (for all rates) and local ...
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:25
Thursday
May
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Neuronal "Ignitions" underlying stable representations in a dynamic visual environment
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Rafi Malach
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: The external world is in a constant state of flow posing a major challenge to n ...
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:23
Tuesday
May
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: On the depth r Bernstein projector.
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Yakov Varshavsky
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:18
Thursday
May
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Regularization by Denoising (RED)
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Michael Elad
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Image denoising is the most fundamental problem in image enhancement, and it is ...
Machine Learning and Statistics Seminar
Date:17
Wednesday
May
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:15
Title: Mixing Time Estimation in Reversible Markov Chains from a Single Sample Path
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Aryeh Kontorovich
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: We propose a procedure (the first of its kind) for computing a fully datadepend ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:15
Monday
May
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Monitoring Properties of Large, Distributed, Dynamic Graphs
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Daniel Keren
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Graphs that are prevalent in current applications (the Internet, Facebook etc.) ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:08
Monday
May
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: From Ants to Query Complexity
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Amos Korman
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: I will talk about my recent adventures with ants. Together with biologists we st ...
Example 2 for internal event node
Date:08
Monday
May
2017

10
Wednesday
May
2017
Retreat
Time: 10:00  12:30
Location: David Lopatie Conference Centre ...
Organizer: Department of ...
Contact: weizmann@weizmann.ac.il
Example 1 for internal event node
Date:08
Monday
May
2017

10
Wednesday
May
2017
Retreat
Time: 10:00  12:30
Location: David Lopatie Conference Centre ...
Organizer: Department of ...
Contact: weizmann@weizmann.ac.il
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:27
Thursday
April
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Motion compositionality and timing: combined geometrical and optimization approaches
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Tamar Flash
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Abstract: In my talk I will discuss several recent research directions that we have taken ...
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:25
Tuesday
April
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: A new category of sl(infinity)modules related to Lie superalgebras
Location: Elaine and Bram Goldsmith Building for Mathematics and Computer Sciences
Lecturer: Crystal Hoyt
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Abstract: The (reduced) Grothendieck group of the category of finitedimensional represent ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:24
Monday
April
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Some simple distributed network processes
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Luca Trevisan
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Abstract: We will describe network processes in which, at each step, each node communicate ...
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:20
Thursday
April
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Separating the Wheat from the Chaff in Visual Data
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Lihi ZelnikManor
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: By far, most of the bits in the world are image and video data. YouTube alone ge ...
Machine Learning and Statistics Seminar
Date:19
Wednesday
April
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: A Deeper Understanding of Deep Learning
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Naftali Tishby
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: By analytical and numerical studies of Deep Neural Networks (using standard Tens ...
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:18
Tuesday
April
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Coadjoint orbits, Kostant–Kumar polynomials and tangent cones to Schubert varieties
Location: Elaine and Bram Goldsmith Building for Mathematics and Computer Sciences
Lecturer: Mikhail Ignatyev
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: TBA ...
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:06
Thursday
April
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: OcclusionAware Template Matching via Consensus Set Maximization
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Simon Korman
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: We present a novel approach to template matching that is efficient, can handle p ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:03
Monday
April
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Circuit based PSI via Cuckoo Hashing
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Udi Wieder
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: While there has been a lot of progress in designing efficient custom protocols f ...
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:30
Thursday
March
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Unsupervised CrossDomain Image Generation
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Lior Wolf
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: We study the ecological use of analogies in AI. Specifically, we address the pro ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:27
Monday
March
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: On polynomial approximations to AC0
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Prahladh Harsha
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: In this talk, we will discuss some questions related to polynomial approximation ...
Mathematical Analysis and Applications Seminar
Date:07
Tuesday
March
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1513:00
Title: Local density of states and the spectral function for almostperiodic operators.
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Leonid Parnovski
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Abstract: I will discuss the asymptotic behaviour (both on and off the diagonal) of the sp ...
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:23
Thursday
February
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1513:00
Title: Conditional determinantal processes are determinantal
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Sasha Shamov
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Abstract: A determinantal point process governed by a locally trace class Hermitian contra ...
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:21
Tuesday
February
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1513:00
Title: A conjectured cohomological description of special values of zetafunctions.
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Stephen Lichtenbaum
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Let X be a regular scheme, projective and flat over Spec Z. We give a conjectur ...
Mathematical Analysis and Applications Seminar
Date:14
Tuesday
February
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Averaging over a nonergodic system
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Dimitry Turaev
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: A classical theorem by Anosov states that the slow motion of a slowfast system ...
Seminar in Geometry and Topology
Date:13
Monday
February
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 16:1517:45
Title: Eigenvalue bounds on surfaces: some recent advances
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Mikhail Karpukhin
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Abstract: We will give an overview of some recent results on Laplace and Steklov eigenvalu ...
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:09
Thursday
February
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Deformationaware image processing
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Tomer Michaeli
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Image processing algorithms often involve a data fidelity penalty, which encoura ...
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:09
Thursday
February
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:15
Title: The values of quadratic forms on difference sets, measure rigidity and equidistribution
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Alexander Fish
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:09
Thursday
February
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1513:00
Title: The values of quadratic forms on difference sets, measure rigidity and equidistribution
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Alexander Fish
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: efrat.levitsky@weizmann.ac.il
Machine Learning and Statistics Seminar
Date:08
Wednesday
February
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:15
Title: Largescale and Nonapproximate Kernel Methods Using Random Features
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Haim Avron
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Abstract: Kernel methods constitute a mathematically elegant framework for generalpurpose ...
Machine Learning and Statistics Seminar
Date:08
Wednesday
February
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:15
Title: Largescale and Nonapproximate Kernel Methods Using Random Features
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Haim Avron
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Kernel methods constitute a mathematically elegant framework for generalpurpose ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:06
Monday
February
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Efficient Empirical Revenue Maximization in SingleParameter Auction Environments
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Yannai A. Gonczarowski
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: We present a polynomialtime algorithm that, given samples from the unknown valu ...
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:03
Friday
February
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 10:3012:00
Title: Fourier transformation and hyperplane arrangements
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Vadim Schechtman
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Linear algebra problems related to the Fourier transformation of perverse sheave ...
Machine Learning and Statistics Seminar
Date:01
Wednesday
February
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:15
Title: CryptoNets: Applying Neural Networks to Encrypted Data with High Throughput and Accuracy
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Ran GiladBachrach
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Applying machine learning to a problem which involves medical, financial, or oth ...
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:31
Tuesday
January
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: What do algebras form? (Revisited)
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Boris Tsygan
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: We will start with the observation that assocciative algebras form a twocategor ...
Mathematical Analysis and Applications Seminar
Date:31
Tuesday
January
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Sloshing, Steklov and corners
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Iosif Polterovich
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: The sloshing problem is a Steklov type eigenvalue problem describing small oscil ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:30
Monday
January
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Graph Isomorphism in quasipolynomial time
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Laszlo Babai
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
The Chaim Leib Pekeris Memorial Lecture
Date:29
Sunday
January
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:0012:30
Title: Hidden irregularity versus hidden symmetry
Lecturer: Laszlo Babai
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Symmetry is defined in terms of structurepreserving transformations
(automorph ...
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:26
Thursday
January
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Signal Modeling: From Convolutional Sparse Coding to Convolutional Neural Networks
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Vardan Papyan
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Machine Learning and Statistics Seminar
Date:25
Wednesday
January
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:15
Title: Variational Conditional Probabilities
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Amir Globerson
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Predicting the label Y of an object X is a core task in machine learning. From a ...
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:24
Tuesday
January
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: “Size" of a representation of a finite group controls the size of its character values
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Shamgar Gurevich
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Guest Seminar
Date:24
Tuesday
January
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 10:0012:00
Title: Detecting human genetic adaptation in historical timescales
Location: Elaine and Bram Goldsmith Building for Mathematics and Computer Sciences
Lecturer: Yair Field
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:23
Monday
January
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: The FedEx Problem
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Kira Goldner
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Consider the following setting: a customer has a package and is willing to pay u ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:22
Sunday
January
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Graph Algorithms for Distributed Networks
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Merav Parter
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:19
Thursday
January
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Robots in Clutter: Learning to Understand Environmental Changes
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: David Held
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Robots today are confined to operate in relatively simple, controlled environmen ...
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:19
Thursday
January
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1513:00
Title: Tightness for the Cover Time of S^2
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Jay Rosen
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Mathematical Analysis and Applications Seminar
Date:17
Tuesday
January
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Minimal representatives and the Lorenz equations
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Tali Pinsky
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: A minimal representative for a dynamical system is a system that has the simples ...
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:12
Thursday
January
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:0013:00
Title: Double lecture !
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Ran Tessler and Assaf Naor
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Guest Seminar
Date:12
Thursday
January
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:0012:30
Title: Hardness in P
Location: Elaine and Bram Goldsmith Building for Mathematics and Computer Sciences
Lecturer: Amir Abboud
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: The class P attempts to capture the efficiently solvable computational tasks. It ...
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:10
Tuesday
January
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Finitedimensional representations of quantum affine algebras
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Jianrong Li
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: I will talk about finite dimensional representations of quantum affine algebras. ...
Seminar in Geometry and Topology
Date:09
Monday
January
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 16:1518:00
Title: Wilkie's conjecture for restricted elementary functions
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Gal Binyamini
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:09
Monday
January
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Bipartite Perfect Matching in PseudoDeterministic NC
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Ofer Grossman
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:05
Thursday
January
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Taking Pictures in Scattering Media
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Shai Avidan
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Pictures taken under bad weather conditions or underwater often suffer from low ...
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:05
Thursday
January
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:0013:00
Title: Walking within growing domains: recurrence versus transience
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Amir Dembo
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: When is simple random walk on growing in time ddimensional domains recurrent? F ...
Machine Learning and Statistics Seminar
Date:04
Wednesday
January
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Active NearestNeighbor Learning in Metric Spaces
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Sivan Sabato
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: We propose a poolbased nonparametric active learning algorithm for general met ...
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:03
Tuesday
January
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: A geometric approach to Hall algebras
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Elena Gal
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: The Hall algebra associated to a category can be constructed using the Waldhause ...
Mathematical Analysis and Applications Seminar
Date:03
Tuesday
January
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:15
Title: On blow up and preventing of blow up of solutions of nonlinear dissipative PDE’s
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Varga Kalantarov
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: We are going to discuss the impact of convective terms on the global solvability ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:02
Monday
January
2017
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Recent advances in randomness extractors and their applications
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Gil Cohen
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: We present recent developments in randomness extractors theory and applications ...
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:29
Thursday
December
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:0013:00
Title: Gaussian complex zeros on the hole event: the emergence of a forbidden region
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Alon Nishry
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:27
Tuesday
December
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 17:20
Title: TEST
Lecturer: test
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Seminar in Geometry and Topology
Date:27
Tuesday
December
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 16:0017:30
Title: On algebraic and diophantine geometry in characteristic 1
Location: Elaine and Bram Goldsmith Building for Mathematics and Computer Sciences
Lecturer: Boris Zilber
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: I will start with a motivation of what algebraic (and modeltheoretic) propertie ...
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:27
Tuesday
December
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: P (n) via categorification of Temperley Lieb algebra and Sp(infinity)
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Vera Serganova
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Mathematical Analysis and Applications Seminar
Date:27
Tuesday
December
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:15
Title: Global existence for systems describing multicomponent reactive flow
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Martine Marion
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: We consider combustion problems in the presence of complex chemistry and nonline ...
Seminar in Geometry and Topology
Date:26
Monday
December
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 16:1517:45
Title: Optimal transport and geodesics on diffeomorphism groups
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Boris Khesin
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: We revisit how the Euler and Burgers equations arise as geodesics on the groups ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:26
Monday
December
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3017:00
Title: Theory and applications of operator scaling
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Avi Wigderson
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Machine Learning and Statistics Seminar
Date:26
Monday
December
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:4512:45
Title: A Nongenerative Framework and Convex Relaxations for Unsupervised Learning
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Elad Hazan
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: We will describe a novel theoretical framework for unsupervised learning which i ...
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:22
Thursday
December
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Image colorization and its role in visual learning
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Greg Shakhnarovich
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: I will present our recent and ongoing work on fully automatic image colorization ...
Seminar in Geometry and Topology
Date:20
Tuesday
December
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 16:0017:30
Title: Schwartz functions on real algebraic varieties
Location: The David Lopatie Hall of Graduate Studies
Lecturer: Boaz Elazar
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: We define Schwartz functions and tempered functions on affine real algebraic var ...
Mathematical Analysis and Applications Seminar
Date:20
Tuesday
December
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Dynamical Cell Complexes: Evolution, Universality, and Statistics
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Emanuel A. Lazar
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Many physical and biological systems are cellular in nature  soap foams, biolo ...
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:20
Tuesday
December
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: On a bizarre geometric property of a counterexample to the Jacobian conjecture
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Leonid MakarLimanov
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Guest Seminar
Date:20
Tuesday
December
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:0012:30
Title: Learning to act from observational data
Location: Elaine and Bram Goldsmith Building for Mathematics and Computer Sciences
Lecturer: Uri Shalit
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:19
Monday
December
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Robust sensitivity
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Shachar Lovett
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:15
Thursday
December
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Calibration of MultiCamera Systems by Global Constraints on the Motion of Silhouettes
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Gil BenArtzi
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Computing the epipolar geometry between cameras with very different viewpoints i ...
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:15
Thursday
December
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:0013:00
Title: Symbolic dynamics for non uniformly hyperbolic diffeomorphisms of compact smooth manifolds
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Snir Ben Ovadia
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Machine Learning and Statistics Seminar
Date:14
Wednesday
December
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:15
Title: Online Learning with Feedback Graphs Without the Graphs
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Alon Cohen
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Seminar in Geometry and Topology
Date:13
Tuesday
December
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 16:0017:30
Title: On the Gevrey regularity of CRmappings
Location: Elaine and Bram Goldsmith Building for Mathematics and Computer Sciences
Lecturer: Ilya Kossovskiy
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Mathematical Analysis and Applications Seminar
Date:13
Tuesday
December
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: NonEuclidean elasticity and asymptotic rigidity of manifolds
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Cy Maor
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:13
Tuesday
December
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Canonical bases in quantum Schubert cells
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Arkady Berenstein
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: The goal of my talk (based on a recent joint paper with Jacob Greenstein) is to ...
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:13
Tuesday
December
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Finitedimensional representations of quantum affine algebras
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Jianrong Li
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Abstract: In this talk, I will talk about finite dimensional representations of quantum af ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:12
Monday
December
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Optimal Resilience for ShortCircuit Noise in Formulas
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Ran Gelles
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Guest Seminar
Date:08
Thursday
December
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:0013:30
Title: From Programming Languages to Programming Systems – Software Development by Refinement
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Shachar Itzhaky
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:06
Tuesday
December
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: The DufloSerganova functor and character rings of Lie superalgebras
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Crystal Hoyt
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:05
Monday
December
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Grassmann Graphs, Vertex Cover and 2to2 games
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Dor Minzer
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:01
Thursday
December
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Applications of Subspace and LowRank Methods for Dynamic and MultiContrast Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Michael (Miki) Lustig
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: There has been much work in recent years to develop methods for recovering signa ...
Mathematical Analysis and Applications Seminar
Date:29
Tuesday
November
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Boundary triples and Weyl functions of symmetric operators
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Volodymyr Derkach
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:29
Tuesday
November
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Whittaker supports of representations of reductive groups
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Dmitry Gourevitch
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:28
Monday
November
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Computational Efficiency Requires Simple Taxation
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Shahar Dobzinski
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:27
Sunday
November
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: New Hardness Results for Routing on Disjoint Paths
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Julia Chuzhoy
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:22
Tuesday
November
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: An affine version of RobinsonSchensted Correspondence for KazhdanLusztig theory
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Michael Chmutov
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: In his study of KazhdanLusztig cells in affine type A, Shi has introduced an af ...
Mathematical Analysis and Applications Seminar
Date:22
Tuesday
November
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Mathematical Challenges in Submonolayer Deposition
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Michael Grinfeld
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Submonolayer deposition (SD) is a blanket term used to describe the initial stag ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:21
Monday
November
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: MemoryEfficient Algorithms for Finding Needles in Haystacks
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Adi Shamir
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:21
Monday
November
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:15
Title: Spectral Approaches to Partial Shape Matching
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Emanuele Rodola', Or Litany
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: In this talk we will present our recent line of work on (deformable) partial sha ...
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:17
Thursday
November
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:0013:00
Title: Invertibility of sparse random matrices
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Anirban Basak
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: We consider a class of sparse random matrices of the form $A_n =(xi_{i,j}delta_{ ...
Machine Learning and Statistics Seminar
Date:16
Wednesday
November
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:15
Title: Faster Projectionfree Machine Learning and Optimization
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Dan Garber
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:15
Tuesday
November
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Derived adic completion of commutative DGrings
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Liran Shaul
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:14
Monday
November
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Algebraic Attacks against Random Local Functions and Their Countermeasures
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Benny Applebaum
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:10
Thursday
November
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: EndtoEnd Learning: Applications in Speech, Vision and Cognition
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Yedid Hoshen
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:03
Thursday
November
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:0013:00
Title: Some applications of the $p$biased measure to ErdH{o}sKoRado type problems
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: David Ellis
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:01
Tuesday
November
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Sgraphs, trails and identities in Demazure modules
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Anthony Joseph
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:31
Monday
October
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: ConstantRound Interactive Proofs for Delegating Computation
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Guy Rothblum
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:26
Monday
September
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:0015:30
Title: From the Optics Lab to Computer Vision
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Achuta Kadambi
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:21
Wednesday
September
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Introduction to cluster algebras (continuation)
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: JianRong Li
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Cluster algebras are a class of commutative rings introduced by Fomin and Zelevi ...
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:14
Wednesday
September
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:0012:30
Title: Introduction to cluster algebras
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: JianRong Li
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:08
Thursday
September
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Exploring and Modifying Spatial Variations in a Single Image
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Tali Dekel
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Structures and objects, captured in image data, are often idealized by the viewe ...
Seminar in Geometry and Topology
Date:23
Tuesday
August
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 16:0017:30
Title: Homogeneous dynamic, hyperbolic geometry and cone conjecture
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Misha Verbitsky
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Hyperbolic manifold is a Riemannian manifold of constant negative curvature and ...
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:04
Thursday
August
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:3013:00
Title: Scalable Locally Injective Mappings
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Michael Rabinovich
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: We present a scalable approach for the optimization of flippreventing energies ...
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:03
Wednesday
August
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 10:3012:00
Title: The Capelli problem for gl(mn) and the spectrum of invariant differential operators
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Siddhartha Sahi
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: The "generalized" Capelli operators form a linear basis for the ring of invarian ...
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:18
Monday
July
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:3013:00
Title: Voronoi topology analysis of structure in spatial point sets
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Emanuel A. Lazar
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Atomic systems are regularly studied as large sets of pointlike particles, and ...
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:14
Thursday
July
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: SIGGRAPH DryRuns
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Netalee Efrat and Meirav Galun
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:29
Wednesday
June
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:15
Title: The singular transfer for the JacquetRallis trace formula
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Michal Zydor
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:26
Sunday
June
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: An Exponential Separation Between Randomized and Deterministic Complexity in the LOCAL Model
Location: The David Lopatie Hall of Graduate Studies
Lecturer: YiJun Chang
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: inbal.bachar@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Over the past 30 years numerous algorithms have been designed for symmetry break ...
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:23
Thursday
June
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:0013:00
Title: Small Representations of Finite Classical Groups
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Shamgar Gurevich
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Many properties of a finite group G can be approached using formulas involving s ...
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:23
Thursday
June
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:00
Title: L_2 Mixing and hypercontractivity via maximal inequalities and hittingtimes
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Jonathan Hermon
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:22
Wednesday
June
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: The intricate Maze of Graph Complexes
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Vasily Dolgushev
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:16
Thursday
June
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:0015:30
Title: Representations of reductive groups distinguished by symmetric subgroups
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Itay Glazer
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:16
Thursday
June
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: .
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Yair Weiss
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Abstract: TBA ...
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:16
Thursday
June
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Neural Networks, Graphical Models and Image Restoration
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Yair Weiss
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: This is an invited talk I gave last year at a workshop on "Deep Learning for Vis ...
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:16
Thursday
June
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:0013:00
Title: Critical points and the Gibbs measure of pure spherical spin glasses
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Eliran Subag
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Recently, several results concerning the critical points of the energy landscape ...
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:16
Thursday
June
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:00
Title: Can one hear the shape of a random walk?
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Eviatar Procaccia
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: We consider a Gibbs distribution over random walk paths on the square lattice, p ...
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:15
Wednesday
June
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: A minimax theorem for trails
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Anthony Joseph
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
The Chaim Leib Pekeris Memorial Lecture
Date:14
Tuesday
June
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:3013:00
Title: The Quantum Computer Puzzle
Lecturer: Gil Kalai
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:08
Wednesday
June
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:15
Title: Supersingular representations and the mod p Langlands
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Yotam Hendel
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Machine Learning and Statistics Seminar
Date:08
Wednesday
June
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:15
Title: No bad local minima: Data independent training error guarantees for multilayer neural networks
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Daniel Soudry
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: We use smoothed analysis techniques to provide guarantees on the training loss o ...
Seminar in Geometry and Topology
Date:07
Tuesday
June
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 16:0017:30
Title: On periodic orbits in complex planar billiards
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Alexey Glutsyuk
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: A conjecture of Victor Ivrii (1980) says that in every billiard with smooth boun ...
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:02
Thursday
June
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 12:1513:30
Title: Advectionbased Function Matching on Surfaces
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Omri Azencot
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: inbal.bachar@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: A tangent vector field on a surface is the generator of a smooth family of maps ...
Machine Learning and Statistics Seminar
Date:01
Wednesday
June
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:15
Title: Deep Learning and Semantic Interpretation of Natural Language
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Shalom Lappin
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Classical approaches to formal and computational semantics assign values to the ...
Seminar in Geometry and Topology
Date:31
Tuesday
May
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 16:0018:00
Title: Topological Galois theory
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Askold Khovanskii
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: In the topological Galois theory we consider functions representable by quadratu ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:30
Monday
May
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Two Applications of Communication Complexity in Distributed Computing
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Rotem Oshman
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:26
Thursday
May
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:0015:15
Title: Ordered tensor categories of representations of Mackey Lie algebras
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Ivan Penkov
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: inbal.bachar@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: TBA ...
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:25
Wednesday
May
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Visually Indicated Sounds
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Bill Freeman
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: TBA ...
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:25
Wednesday
May
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Primitive ideals in U(sl(infinity))
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Ivan Penkov
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Seminar in Geometry and Topology
Date:24
Tuesday
May
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 16:1517:30
Title: Towards the global bifurcation theory on the plane
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Yu. Ilyashenko
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: The talk provides a new perspective of the global bifurcation theory on the
pla ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:23
Monday
May
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Beating CountSketch for heavy hitters in insertion streams
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:23
Monday
May
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Beating CountSketch for heavy hitters in insertion streams
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Stephen Chestnut
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Machine Learning and Statistics Seminar
Date:18
Wednesday
May
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:15
Title: Explaining the Success of AdaBoost and Random Forests as Interpolating Classifiers
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Abraham Wyner
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:18
Wednesday
May
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Singular GelfandTsetlin modules
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Dimitar Granthcharov
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: inbal.bachar@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: TBA ...
Seminar in Geometry and Topology
Date:17
Tuesday
May
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 16:1518:00
Title: Optimal Interpolation in approximation theory, nonparametric regression and optimal design
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Boris Levit
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:16
Monday
May
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Sampling Correctors
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Ronitt Rubinfeld
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: inbal.bachar@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: In many situations, sample data is obtained from a noisy or imperfect source. In ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:09
Monday
May
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: Serving in the Dark should be done NonUniformly
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Ilan Cohen
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: inbal.bachar@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract:
...
Vision and Robotics Seminar
Date:09
Monday
May
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:0016:00
Title: Visual Perception through Hyper Graphs
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Nikos Paragios
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: inbal.bachar@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Computational vision, visual computing and biomedical image analysis have made t ...
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:05
Thursday
May
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:0015:15
Title: New tensor categories related to orthogonal and symplectic groups and the strange supergroup P(infinity)
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Vera Serganova
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: inbal.bachar@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: We study a symmetric monoidal category of tensor representations of the ind grou ...
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:05
Thursday
May
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:0013:00
Title: Onedependent walks in hypergeometricDirichlet environments
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Tal Orenshtein
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: inbal.bachar@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Dirichlet environments are one of the few examples in Random Walk in Random Envi ...
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:05
Thursday
May
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:0013:00
Title: Recurrent Random Walks on a Strip: conditions for the CLT
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Ilya Goldsheid
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: inbal.bachar@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract:
This is joint work with Dima Dolgopyat.
We prove that a recurrent random wa ...
Machine Learning and Statistics Seminar
Date:04
Wednesday
May
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: The Power of Initialization and a Dual View on Expressivity
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Amit Daniely
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: inbal.bachar@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: We develop a general duality between neural networks and compositional kernels. ...
Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Seminar
Date:04
Wednesday
May
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Differential algebraic groups and their applications
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Andrey Minchenko
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: inbal.bachar@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: At the most basic level, differential algebraic geometry studies solution spaces ...
Mathematical Analysis and Applications Seminar
Date:03
Tuesday
May
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:1512:30
Title: Spectral asymptotics for fractional Laplacian
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Victor Ivrii
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: Consider a compact domain with the smooth boundary in the Euclidean space. Fract ...
Foundations of Computer Science Seminar
Date:02
Monday
May
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 14:3016:00
Title: MST in LogStar Rounds of Congested Clique
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Merav Parter
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: gizel.maimon@weizmann.ac.il
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:21
Thursday
April
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:0013:00
Title: Large deviations for random walk in spacetime random environment: averaged vs. quenched
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: inbal.bachar@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: I will present recent joint work with F. RassoulAgha (Utah) and T. Seppalainen ...
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:21
Thursday
April
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:0013:00
Title: Large deviations for random walk in spacetime random environment: averaged vs. quenched
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: inbal.bachar@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: I will present recent joint work with F. RassoulAgha (Utah) and T. Seppalainen ...
Geometric Functional Analysis and Probability Seminar
Date:21
Thursday
April
2016
Lecture / Seminar
Time: 11:0013:00
Title: Large deviations for random walk in spacetime random environment: averaged vs. quenched
Location: Jacob Ziskind Building
Lecturer: Atilla Yilmaz
Organizer: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact: inbal.bachar@weizmann.ac.il
Abstract: I will present recent joint work with F. RassoulAgha (Utah) and T. Seppalainen ...