Seminar

We typically have seminars on Wednesday at noon in Malone 228.  All seminar announcements will be sent to the theory mailing list.

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[Theory Seminar] Mohammad Mahmoody 3:00 pm
[Theory Seminar] Mohammad Mahmoody
Mar 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Speaker: Mohammad Mahmoody, Assistant Professor, University of Virginia Title: Lower Bounds on Indistinguishability Obfuscation from Zero-One Encryption Abstract: Indistinguishability Obfuscation (IO) has recently emerged as a central primitive in cryptography, enabling many heretofore out-of-reach applications.[...]
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[Theory seminar] Avishay Tal 12:00 pm
[Theory seminar] Avishay Tal
Mar 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Speaker: Avishay Tal Affiliation: IAS Title:Time-Space Hardness of Learning Sparse Parities Abstract: How can one learn a parity function, i.e., a function of the form $f(x) = a_1 x_1 + a_2 x_2 + … + a_n x_n[...]
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[Theory Seminar] Yevgeniy Dodis 12:00 pm
[Theory Seminar] Yevgeniy Dodis @ Malone G33/35 (ground floor)
Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
SPEAKER: Yevgeniy Dodis, New York University TITLE: Fixing Cracks in the Concrete: Random Oracles with Auxiliary Input, Revisited ABSTRACT: We revisit security proofs for various cryptographic primitives in the random oracle model with auxiliary input[...]
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[Theory Seminar] Ori Rottenstriech 12:00 pm
[Theory Seminar] Ori Rottenstriech
Mar 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Speaker: Ori Rottenstriech, Princeton Title: Novel Approaches to Challenges in Emerging Network Paradigms Abstract: SDN (Software defined networking) and NFV (Network Function Virtualization) are two emerging network paradigms that enable simplification, flexibility and cost-reduction in[...]
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