Computer Science
Tel-Aviv University

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First Steps in Research for Excellent Students

Fall 2010


Announcements

  • Please choose one of the assignment that Prof. Cohen - Or has requested to upload here
  • Please notice that Prof. Halperin has added reading material. You can find it under 'Homework'.


  • Homework

  • 10/20/2009 - Prof. Nir Shavit
  • 10/27/2009 - Prof. Benny Chor
  • 11/03/2009 - Prof. Nachum Dershowitz
  • 11/10/2009 - Dr. Eran Halperin
  • 11/17/2009 - Prof. Danny Cohen - Or [Towards the Final Assignment]
  • 11/17/2009 - Prof. Danny Cohen - Or [2]
  • 12/01/2009 - Prof. Dan Halperin
  • 12/08/2009 - Dr. Julia Kempe
  • 12/15/2009 - Prof. Ran Canetti
  • 12/22/2009 - Dr. Lior Wolf
  • 12/29/2009 - Prof. Sivan Toledo
  • 01/12/2010 - Prof. Amnon Ta-Shma


  • Information

    Lectures Tuesday, 16:00-19:00
    Requirements Attendance, final research project on one of the course topics and homework assignments
    Admission
    The number of students admitted is very limited, and admission is based on average grade in first two years of study

    Please send your applications to the administrative assistant:

    Ronit Reitshtein (ronitrei åt post dòt tau dŏt ac dőt il)


    Course Schedule

    The course will take place on Tuesdays, 16:00-19:00, in Semester A.


    Week Date Speaker Topic
    1 Oct 20 Prof. Nir Shavit Transactional memory and the design of concurrent data structures
    [Abstract]
    Presentation
    2 Oct 27 Prof. Benny Chor
    The Joy of GSeqs
    [Abstract]
    3 Nov 3 Prof. Nachum Dershowitz Logic for Computer Science
    [Abstract]
    Presentation
    4 Nov 10 Dr. Eran Halperin Computational Human Genetics - searching for relations between genes, diseases, and populations
    [Abstract]
    Presentation
    5 Nov 17 Prof. Daniel Cohen-Or An Analyze-and-Edit Approach to Geometric Model and Image Manipulation
    [Abstract]
    Presentation
    6 Nov 24 Prof. Eytan Ruppin Biology Systems - challenges at a crossroad
    [Abstract]
    Presentation
    7 Dec 1 Prof. Dan Halperin The Theory and Practice of Robot Motion Planning: A Quick Tour
    [Abstract]
    Presentation
    Prof. Dan Halperin - Further Reading
    8 Dec 8 Dr. Julia Kempe Quantum Computing
    [Abstract]
    Presentation
    9 Dec 15 Prof. Ran Canetti A crash course in Cryptography
    [Abstract]
    10 Dec 22 Dr. Lior Wolf Teaching computers to recognize objects in images
    [Abstract]
    Presentation
    11 Dec 29 Prof. Sivan Toledo Advances in Numerical Linear Algebra
    [Abstract]
    12 Jan 5 Prof. Amos Fiat Justice, Envy, Truth, Welfare, Revenue, and Auctions
    [Abstract]
    13 Jan 12 Prof. Amnon Ta-Shma Error correcting codes - A practical problem of theoretical importance
    [Abstract]
    Presentation
    14 Jan 19 Prof. Haim J. Wolfson From Computer Vision to Computer Aided Drug Design
    [Abstract]