Talks & Events

Scholarship Dinner

Date: May 6, 2015 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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Scholarship awards dinner to recognize all scholarship donors and recognize the acheivements of the recipients. 

UTCS Faculty Candidate - James Hays, Brown University, "Internet-scale Image Understanding"

Date: May 7, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: GDC 2.216

Signup Schedule: http://apps.cs.utexas.edu/talkschedules/cgi/list_events.cgi

Talk Audience: UTCS Faculty, Grads, Undergrads, Other Interested Parties

Host:  Kristen Grauman

Talk Abstract: My research uses Internet data and crowdsourcing to make tools for image understanding and image synthesis. My goal is to make it easier for machines to understand our visual world and for people to interact with images. In this talk I will discuss work on repairing incomplete or blurry photos, on estimating the geolocation of photographs, and on using crowdsourced data to address new image understanding and editing problems. For example, we use the crowd to answer "How do Humans Sketch... Read more

Brain Freeze with VMware

Date: May 7, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: GDC Atrium

Stop by and enjoy treats from Hey Cupcake with VMware!

Pancakes and Profs with Dante Inc.

Date: May 7, 2015 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Location: GDC Atrium

Those exams, projects, and papers are really stacking up. Wouldn't, nice syrupy pancakes and hot coffee make getting through finals easier? What if we told you CS faculty were serving? Did we mention it's free? 

Sponsored by Dante Inc.!

Rise and Dine with the CIA

Date: May 8, 2015 9:30am - 10:30am
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Stop by and enjoy donuts and coffee with the CIA!

Programming Languages Lunch - Franz Franchetti, Carnegie Mellon University, "Formal Software Synthesis of Computational Kernels"

Date: Jun 8, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: GDC 6.302

Talk Audience: UTCS Faculty, Grads, Undergrads, Other Interested Parties

Host:  Robert van de Geijn

Talk Abstract: In this talk we address the question of how to automatically map computational kernels across a wide range of computing platforms to highly efficient code, and prove the correctness of the synthesized code. This addresses two fundamental problems that software developers are faced with: performance portability across the ever-changing landscape of parallel platforms, and verifiable correctness of sophisticated floating-point code. The problem is attacked as follows: We develop a formal framework to capture computational algorithms, computing platforms, and program transformations of interest, using a unifying mathematical formalism we call operator language (OL). Then we cast the problem of synthesizing highly optimized computational... Read more

TGIF

Date: Aug 28, 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm
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Rise & Dine

Date: Aug 31, 2015 9:30am - 11:00am
Location: GDC Atrium

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Google Tech Talk

Date: Sep 1, 2015 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Brain Freeze

Date: Sep 3, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: GDC Atrium

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Food for Thought

Date: Sep 10, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location: GDC 6.302

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Rise & Dine

Date: Sep 14, 2015 9:30am - 11:00am
Location: GDC Atrium

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FoCS Career Brunch

Date: Sep 21, 2015 8:30am - 11:00am
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This is an invitation-only event. 

CNS Fall Career Expo

Date: Sep 21, 2015 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Frank Erwin Center

The Career Expo is held each year in September. Approximately 200 employers who hire students from various natural sciences backgrounds attend. Employers in attendance are seeking candidates for full-time, part-time and internship positions.

IBM Watson Hub

Date: Sep 22, 2015 8:30am - 5:00pm
Location: GDC Atrium

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IBM Watson - Dinner, Demos & Job Info

Date: Sep 22, 2015 5:30pm - 7:00pm
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Food for Thought

Date: Sep 24, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location: GDC 6.302

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TGIF

Date: Sep 25, 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm
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Rise & Dine

Date: Sep 28, 2015 9:30am - 11:00am
Location: GDC Atrium

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