Theory Seminar

Welcome to the UMass-Amherst Computer Science Theory Seminar for Fall 2020, on Tuesdays 4-5 pm. The seminar is online, free and open to the public. This semester, the faculty host is Cameron Musco. If you are interested in giving a talk, please email Rik Sengupta. Note that in addition to being a public lecture series, this is also a one-credit graduate seminar (CompSci 891M) that can be taken repeatedly for credit.


Fall 2020 Schedule of Speakers

NOTE: Here is the Zoom link for all the talks. Note that it is password-protected, so please reach out to Cameron or Rik for the password, or ensure you are part of the seminars@cs.umass.edu mailing list. Talks are recorded and can be accessed using your UMass account.

(The upcoming talk is preceded by a red arrow, .)

  • Tuesday, August 25, 4:00 pm
    Introductory Meeting










  • Tuesday, October 27, 4:00 pm
    Recent Advances in Dense Subgraph Discovery
    Babis Tsourakakis (Boston University)

  • Tuesday, November 3, 4:00 pm
    The Crystal Comparison Problem
    Alexandra Camero Bejarano (UMass-Amherst)

  • Tuesday, November 10, 4:00 pm
    Talk TBD
    Justin Payan & John Pomerat (UMass-Amherst)

  • Tuesday, November 17, 4:00 pm
    Talk TBD
    Thuy Trang Nguyen (UMass-Amherst)