Theoretical Computer Science and Cryptography Colloquium

The aim of this colloquium is to present recent as well as classic results in Theoretical Computer Science, with a special focus on Cryptography. Talks on information theory and theoretical results on security are also welcomed.

The seminar takes place every Wednesday at 2pm in room 4549, Boelter Hall. Talks are usually an hour long, followed by questions and discussion. For further information on the schedule and inquires for giving a talk please contact Vassilis Zikas.

  • [2/3/2014] Next talk: Klim Efremenko (University of Chicago), Wednesday, February 19th, 2pm, (Room: 4549 Boelter Hall)

Speaker Affiliation Date Title
Klim Efremenko University of Chicago Wednesday, Feb 19th, 2014 List and Unique Coding of Interactive Communication
Raef Bassily Penn State Thursday, Nov 7th, 2013 Causal Erasure Channels
Bjoern Tackmann ETH Zurich Thursday, Oct 23rd, 2013 Constructive Cryptography -- Introduction and Applications
Adam Groce University of Maryland Thursday, Oct 24th, 2013 Coupled-Worlds Privacy: Exploiting Adversarial Uncertainty in Statistical Database Privacy
Ranjit Kumaresan Technion Wednesday, Sep 25th, 2013 On the Cryptographic Complexity of the Worst Functions
Daniel Dadush NYU Thursday, May 9th, 2013 On the Lattice Smoothing Parameter Problem
Anat Paskin UCLA Thursday, May 2st, 2013 Maliciously circuit-private homomorphic encryption for branching programs
Shiri Chechik Weizmann Institute of Science Wednesday, April 10, 2013 Distance Oracles with Local Stretch
Sarah Meiklejohn UCSD Thursday, April 4, 2013 Controlled Malleability in Cryptography
Vassilis Zikas UCLA Thursday, March 28, 2013 Universally Composable Synchronous Computation