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 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)