Conferences - Seminars

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  11:00-13:00 EPFL Fribourg

The smart living lunches take place every first Tuesday of the month from 11 am to 1 pm at the smart living lab in Fribourg. Two researchers present during 20 minutes their work related to the smart living lab's research fields that can range from construction technologies, to material sciences and renewable energy production systems, ... Read more about "smart living lunches"
23MAY
25MAY
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By Julian Shillcock (EPFL, Blue Brain Project, Switzerland) Luis Bagatolli (Yachay ...
25MAY
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Are you applying to one of the Company of Biologists’ journals – Development, Journal of Cell Science, Journal of Experimental Biology and Disease Models & Mechanisms? Are you an excellent graduate student or post-doctoral researcher of any nationality, working in the field of the journal to which you apply? Do you wish to make collaborative ... Read more about "[ THE COMPANY OF BIOLOGISTS | TRAVELLING FELLOWSHIPS ]"
25MAY
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  10:15-11:00 ME C2 405

Abstract: Ordinary differential equations, and in general a dynamical system viewpoint, have seen a resurgence of interest in developing fast optimization methods, mainly thanks to the availability of well-established analysis tools. In this talk, I will provide an overview of fast algorithms and recent results from a dynamical systems perspective. I will then describe a ... Read more about "A Hybrid Control Framework for Accelerated Methods with Exponential Rate"
25MAY
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  10:30-12:00 Unil, Extranef building, room 126

We analyze the payout decision of a financially-constrained firm that cannot raise external funds. Exogenous cash flows are generated by a two-state Markov regime-switching process and are positive in one regime and negative in the other regime. The firm is motivated to pay out dividends to impatient shareholders but is also motivated to accumulate cash ... Read more about "Tobin’s Q and Optimal Dividends, Investment, and Liquidity in a Financially-Constrained Firm"
By Andrew B. ABEL (Wharton, University of Pennsylvania)
25MAY
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  10:30-12:00 ODY 4 03

"Immigration and Invention: Evidence from the Quota Acts" Abstract Since (Hicks, 1932), economists have noted that inventions often economize on labor, so scarce labor should encourage more invention. But (Acemoglu, 2010) notes that in canonical macroeconomic models, plentiful labor encourages invention. The stakes of this debate are high in the policy context of mass immigration. ... Read more about "Seminar by Prof. Kirk Doran, University of Notre Dame"
25MAY
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  12:15-13:15 GC B3 30

abstract : This presentation will introduce structural steel seismic force resisting systems that have been proposed to enhance the response of structures to earthquakes. The focus will be on braced frames used for building structures. The eccentrically braced frame system with replaceable ductile links will be introduced as an example where a minor modification can ... Read more about "Cost-effective Steel Seismic Force Resisting Systems for Enhanced Response to Earthquakes"
By Prof. Dr Robert Tremblay, Département des Génies Civil, Ecole Polytechnique ...
25MAY
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  14:30-15:30 INM 202

Abstract: Imagine there’s no block ciphers, it’s easy if you try:-) A (cryptographic) permutation can be thought of as a block cipher (like AES or DES) without a key (or with a fixed key if you prefer). During the SHA-3 competition it became clear that permutation-based hashing, e.g., by using the sponge construction, is superior ... Read more about "Innovations in permutation-based crypto"
By Prof. Joan Daemen
25MAY
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  15:15-16:30 CE 5

In this talk, I will present two results from our recent work with superconducting microwave circuits. In the first, I will tell you about our implementation of ultra-strong light-matter coupling using a compact vacuum-gap transmon qubit design. Motivated by a desire to analyze our data quantitatively, we were led to a new circuit-quantisation model for ... Read more about "Quantum circuits: From ultra-strong light-matter coupling to ballistic transport in graphene"
By Dr. Gary Steele, Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, Delft
Bio: Dr ...
25MAY
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  15:30-16:30 INM 202

Abstract: For my entire career, I’ve been obsessed with definitions. In this informal talk, I’ll describe the latest two I’ve worked on. The first is called IND|C, indistinguishability up to correctness. Given games G and H and a correctness condition C, we define an advantage measure Adv^indc_{G,H,C} wherein G/H distinguishing attacks are effaced, generically and ... Read more about "Indistinguishability up to Correctness, and Adept Secret-Sharing"
By Prof. Phillip Rogaway
25MAY
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  17:00 SV 1717

Kunal Sharma (McKinney Lab) -- Microtechnologies for Studying Host-Pathogen Interactions using Uropathogenic Escherichia coli Lena Carcreff (Aminian Lab) -- Gait Analysis of Children with Cerebral Palsy: Bridging the Gap Between Laboratory and Real Life Session Chair: Alessio Prunotto (Dal Peraro Lab) Mini-symposium format: (see web page) Monthly (mostly first Friday of the month - with ... Read more about "monthly Grad Student Mini-Symposium (IBI-EDBB)"
By EDBB grad students
26MAY
27MAY
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  BC Building

EPFL Extension School’s Hands-On Data Workshops offer applied data science skills for every knowledge level. From taking your data skills beyond spreadsheets and into R, to intermediate data analytics with Python, to advanced Deep Learning techniques, you’ll find a workshop that fits your background and learning goals. The Hands-On Data Workshops are a great way ... Read more about "Hands-On Data Workshops"
28MAY
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  13:15-14:15 MXF 1

Efforts to engineer polymer material mechanics is increasingly coupled to the design of transient crosslink dynamics. We have sought to gain a deeper understanding of how polymer gel mechanical properties can be controlled over multiple hierarchical time-scales via design of bioinspired metal-coordinate crosslink structure on multiple length-scales. By utilizing metal ioncoordination complexes and metal nanoparticle-coordination ... Read more about "Bio-inspired metal-coordination crosslinking: easy access to broad dynamics when engineering polymer gel mechanics"
By Prof. Niels Holten-Andersen, Laboratory for Bio-Inspired Interfaces (LBI) at MIT ...
28MAY
  16:15-20:00 BC 420

The SICTIC Investor Day is a match making event where eight Swiss technology driven startups (web, mobile, software, hardware, e-commerce) pitch to find experienced investors and supporters. If you are an investor, a business angel and are a startup supporter, this event is for you. Read more about "SICTIC Investor Day"
By Philip Bodmer
29MAY
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  12:15 SV 1717

The bacterial flagellar motor is the most complex rotary motor identified in biology. A central transmembrane rotor spins at up to 1300Hz against a ring of ion translocating stators attached to the cell wall, rotating an external helical flagellum to push the bacterium forward. The evolutionally related T3SS used the equivalent of the rotor to ... Read more about "Remodelling a motor on the go: Dynamic exchange in the bacterial flagellar motor and Type 3 secretion system and possible roles in motor function"
By Judith Armitage, University of Oxford, UK
29MAY
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  12:15-13:15 GR A3 32

Abstract: Archaea are microorganisms that emerged on this planet roughly 3.5 billion years ago as one of two primary lineages of life beside Bacteria. They are often associated with extreme environments, because most of the described organisms stem from hot springs or hypersaline environments. However, two functional guilds of archaea are ecologically widespread and have ... Read more about "EESS talk on "The role of Archaea in Biogeochemical Cycles""
By Dr Christa Schleper, professor, Archaea Ecology and Evolution, University of ...
29MAY
  14:00-16:00 INR 212

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Martin Jaggi Thesis advisor: Prof. Boi Faltings Co-examiner: Prof. Robert West Abstract Nowadays, information from various domains is overwhelming us from all sides, whether it comes from medias, social networks or simply from the web. Moreover, two contents might share the same semantics but can be expressed in a ... Read more about "Textual Information Aggregation from Miscellaneous Sources"
By Diego Antognini
30MAY
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  08:00-08:45 BC 420

This presentation questions the assumptions behind America-centered narratives of the global Information Age and sketches a late socialist vision of the Information Society by analyzing the concept of “programming, the second literacy” developed by the Soviet programmer Andrei Ershov. At the heart of this concept is a preoccupation with the nature of the interaction between ... Read more about "Programming — the Second Literacy: What Kind of Information Age?"
By Ksenia Tatarchenko, Global Studies Institute, University of Geneva
30MAY
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  09:00-09:45 BC 420

One of the most recurring questions in the historiography of modern physics is how to address the dichotomy of universalism and contextualism in the exact sciences: while, on the one hand, exact sciences aspire to universality by virtue of their rigorous formal and experimental methods, on the other hand, like any human activity, they depend ... Read more about "Toward an integrated socio-epistemic narrative of the history of 20th century physics"
By Roberto Lalli, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science ...
30MAY
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  10:15-11:00 BC 420

Silvia Berger, PhD, is Associate Faculty Member at the Center History of Knowledge (ETH Zurich and University of Zurich) and Lecturer at the University of Zurich’s Department of History. She is the author of the award-winning book Bakterien in Krieg und Frieden. Eine Geschichte der medizinischen Bakteriologie in Deutschland, 1890-1933, Göttingen 2009. Her teaching and ... Read more about "Martians of Engineering: Calculating the Unthinkable in Cold War Switzerland"
By Silvia Berger, ETH Zurich and University of Zurich
30MAY
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  11:15-12:00 BC 420

Today, the traditional distinction between science and technology—between the creation of knowledge about the natural world and the production of material objects—still plays an important role in how we understand the research process. However, in practice, the line between scientific research and technological innovation in contemporary universities has become increasingly blurred, with researchers often moving ... Read more about "Exploring the science/technology interface"
By Jérôme Baudry, University of Geneva
30MAY
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  12:15-13:15 SV 1717

It has long been suggested that failure appropriately to inhibit impulses stems from a deficit in prefrontal cortical inhibitory function. Here it will be suggested that impulsivity, which predicts the vulnerability to develop addiction to stimulant drugs as well as compulsive behaviours as observed in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and early onset Parkinson’s Disease, also stems ... Read more about "BMI SEMINAR // Impulse control: from the urge to its inhibition, a transnological approach to the vulnerability to compulsive disorders"
By David Belin, Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, Department of Psychology ...
30MAY
  16:15-17:15 MA A3 30

Modular forms and their generalizations are one of the most central concepts in number theory. It took almost 200 years to cultivate the mathematics lying behind the classical (i.e. scalar) modular forms. All of the famous modular forms (e.g. Dedekind eta function) involve a multiplier, this multiplier is a 1-dimensional representation of the underlying group. ... Read more about "Theory of Vector-Valued Modular Forms"
By Jitendra Bajpai (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
31MAY
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  08:00-08:45 BC 420

The quote in the title is courtesy of Robert Maynard Hutchins, the young, imperious president of the University of Chicago, who oversaw the development of the university’s scientific research infrastructure after World War II. Hutchins considered scientists to be eminently susceptible to the corrupting influence of funders’ interests. It seems surprising, then, that he championed ... Read more about "“Scientists are worse than other professors”: Industrial Patronage of Academic Research in the Early Cold War"
By Joseph D. Martin, University of Cambridge
31MAY
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  09:00-09:45 BC 420

Currently, reports in Western media on a Big Data-based social credit system in China abound in drawing a picture of an Orwellian dystopia of total surveillance. This is in stark contrast with official Chinese publications promoting the system’s positive effect of morality construction in society through a reward and punishment system. In this talk, I ... Read more about "Social Engineering in China: Typical Samples and Big Data"
By Andrea Bréard, Université Paris-Sud
31MAY
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  10:15-11:00 BC 420

In theory, mathematics is timeless and universal: 2 and 2 make 4 wherever you go, whomever you ask—always have, always will. In practice, it is almost the opposite: mathematical knowledge depends integrally on where and how it is shared, by whom, with what media, in which contexts. I study the gap between that theory and ... Read more about "Making Sense of Modern Global Mathematics"
By Michael J. Barany, Dartmouth College
31MAY
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  16:15 SV 1717

Graph signal processing (GSP) is an active area of research that seeks to extend to signals defined on irregular graphs tools concepts such as frequency, filtering and sampling that are well understood for conventional signals defined on regular grids. As an example this leads to the definition of so called, graph Fourier transforms (GFTs). In ... Read more about "Graph signal processing for machine learning applications: new insights and algorithms"
By Prof. Antonio ORTEGA, University of Southern California (USA)
01JUN
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  09:00-17:00 ODY 0 03

If you are an undergraduate, masters or PhD student currently enrolled in any program at EPFL we invite you to register to the next session which will take place on Friday June 1st at the College of Management. You will be challenged to use the Design Thinking methodology to propose solutions to accelerate the reduction ... Read more about "Design Thinking Olympics"
By Div.
01JUN
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  10:30-12:00 Unil, Extranef building, room 126

This paper studies a modern monetary economy: trade in both goods and securities relies on money provided by intermediaries. While money is valued for its liquidity, its creation requires costly leverage. Inflation, security prices and the transmission of monetary policy then depend on the institutional details of the payment system. The price of a security ... Read more about "Payments, Credit and Asset Prices"
By Monika PIAZZESI (Stanford University)
01JUN
  14:00-16:00 BC 229

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. James Larus Thesis advisor: Prof. Anastasia Ailamaki Co-examiner: Prof. Christoph Koch Abstract With the volume of data growing at an exponential rate, processing data at a high rate has become all the more critical. However, even the available processing capabilities of hardware such as multi-core CPUs and GPUs are ... Read more about "Tackling the Memory Bottlenecks of CPU-GPU Processing of Analytical Workloads"
By Panagiotis Sioulas
01JUN
  14:00-16:00 BC 02

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Pierre Dillenbourg Thesis advisor: Prof. Robert West Co-examiner: Prof. Karl Aberer Abstract This proposal describes the interplay between constraints and text content production on online social media. Our research goal is providing a better understanding of the extent to which users can benefit from producing concise content and developing ... Read more about "Encouraging and enabling conciseness in text production"
By Kristina Gligoric
01JUN
  14:00-17:00 GR 3e étage

Présentations orales des Design Projects SIE et session de posters Read more about "Design Projects"
By Etudiants SIE du Master 1e année
04JUN
06JUN
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  Swiss Tech Convention Center

The 2018 IEEE Data Science Workshop is a new workshop that aims to bring together researchers in academia and industry to share the most recent and exciting advances in data science theory and applications. In particular, the event will gather researchers and practitioners in various academic disciplines of data science, including signal processing, statistics, machine ... Read more about "2018 IEEE Data Science Workshop"
By Keynote speakers Dr. Lisa Amini IBM Research, Dr. Surajit Chaudhuri ...
04JUN
08JUN
By Michele Ceriotti (Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland ...
04JUN
06JUN
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  08:30-17:30 MA B0 426

Le cours National Instruments LabVIEW Fondamental 1 (Core I) présente l'environnement LabVIEW, ses fonctionnalités, la programmation par flux de données et les architectures LabVIEW courantes. Ce cours est le moyen le plus rapide de devenir productif avec LabVIEW. Il vous prépare à développer des applications de test et de mesure, d'acquisition de données, de contrôle ... Read more about "LabVIEW, Core I (FR)"
By National Instruments
04JUN
  09:00-11:00 BC 329

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Dr. François Fleuret Thesis advisor: Prof. Pascal Fua Co-examiner: Prof. Martin Jaggi Abstract Background papers Read more about "Generative models for 3D meshes"
By Edoardo Remelli
04JUN
08JUN
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 448

Exceptional sets play an important role in numerous branches of mathematics, for instance in measure theory, topology, harmonic and complex analysis, Banach space theory, algebraic geometry, combinatorics, probability and ergodic theory, set theory and descriptive set theory, just to mention a few. Exceptional sets describe notions of smallness from various points of view, some notable ... Read more about "Ideals and exceptional sets in Polish spaces"
04JUN
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  10:15-11:00 SV 1717

Institute of Microengineering - Distinguished Lecture Abstract: will follow soon. Bio: Dr. Yurii Vlasov is a Grainger Engineering Breakthroughs Initiative (GEBI) Founder Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is tenured with the departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Bio-Engineering, as well as Carle Illinois College of Medicine. ... Read more about "Why is a neurobiology like a photonic engineering: report of an engineer crossing scientific barriers."
04JUN
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  10:15-11:15 I17 4 K2

The photoelectrochemical (PEC) water splitting with TiO2 as photoanode have been largely studied to using solar energy as a source. However, TiO2 have significant challenges; relatively large band gap, fast recombination speed of photo-generated electron and hole. We then tried two modifications to absorb visible light and suppress recombination. One is using localized surface plasmonic ... Read more about "Modifications of TiO2 Nanotube Arrays for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting under Solar Light"
By Eun Heui Gwag The Graduate School of EEWS, Korea Advanced ...
04JUN
  11:00-13:00 BC 329

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Martin Jaggi Thesis advisor: Prof. Pascal Fua Co-examiner: Dr. François Fleuret Abstract Background papers Pedestrian Behavior Modeling From Stationary Crowds With Applications to Intelligent Surveillance, by Yi, S., et al. Learning to predict human behaviour in crowded scenes, by Alahi A., A Streakline Representation of Flow in Crowded Scenes, ... Read more about "Video-based Behavior Analysis"
By Stefano Savaré
05JUN
  10:15-11:15 CM 1 113

Let M be a compact oriented three-manifold whose interior is hyperbolic of finite volume. In recent years the variety of representations of the fundamental group \pi_1(M) into semisimple Lie groups, most notably SL_2(C) and SL_n(C) has attracted a lot of attention. It turns out that many invariants of the variety M such as the volume, ... Read more about "Topology Seminar: Volume variation for representations of 3-manifold groups in SL_n(C)"
By Wolfgang Pitsch (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
05JUN
  11:00-12:00 GC D1 416

Nowadays, many of the problems traditionally associated to hydraulic engineering do not deal with pure water (or fluid), they involve solid-liquid mixtures. Presence of solid particles in the mixture changes its rheological behaviour, comporting differently than the carrier fluid. Some results of the research carried out with pseudoplastic fluids will be presented during the talk. ... Read more about "HYDRAULICS IN THE TIME OF RHEOLOGY: STUDIES INVOLVING NON-NEWTONIAN FLUIDS AT THE DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING, UNIVERSITY OF CHILE."
By Prof. Aldo Tamburrino, Civil Engineer (U. of Chile), Ph.D ...
05JUN
  13:00-15:00 BC 229

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Edouard Bugnion Thesis advisor: Prof. Anastasia Ailamaki Co-examiner: Prof. James Larus Abstract Background papers Read more about "Scalable In-Memory Transaction Processing for Multi-Tenant Database Systems"
By Seyedeh Sharareh Mirzargar
05JUN
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  14:00 BSP 727

The discovery of thousands of extrasolar planets and the inferred astronomical number of Earth-like planets in the Galaxy have recently fueled an intense activity in Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). The “Breakthrough Listen” initiative, the largest and most comprehensive search ever, and other ongoing and upcoming SETI research programs in the radio and optical spectrum ... Read more about "“Where is everybody?” - Signal coverage approach to SETI”"
By Claudio Grimaldi, Laboratory of Physics of Complex Matter, EPFL
06JUN
08JUN
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  ELA 1

A graph, or network, is a structure that encodes pairwise relationships and a graph signal is a function defined on the nodes of the graph. The values of the weights on the edges of the graph encode an expectation on the relationship between the respective signal components. A large weight indicates that we expect the ... Read more about "3rd Graph Signal Processing Workshop – GSP’18"
By A range of experts from around the world
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06JUN
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  17:15-19:15 BCH 2201

I will discuss two loosely-related projects, both involving nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and dynamic nuclear polarization (DNP) at temperatures below 30 K. In the first project, we use rapid mixing and rapid freezing to trap transient intermediates in biochemical processes such as protein folding, ligand binding, and oligomerization, on time scales of several milliseconds. The ... Read more about "NMR at very low temperatures: An approach to millisecond-scale structure determination and micron-scale imaging"
By Dr. Robert Tycko
NIH Bethesda
USA
07JUN
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  09:00-10:00 SV 1717

‘Neural Circuits and Behavior Progress Reports’ provide a forum for scientific discussion of ongoing research projects at the Brain Mind Institute related to neural circuit function. Anyone is welcome to attend these presentations, which take place monthly, usually on the 1st or 2nd Thursday of each month in room SV 1 717. Read more about "Neural Circuits and Behavior - Progress Report"
By Ayah Khubieh, Neural Microcircuitry Laboratory, Markram Lab
07JUN
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  09:15-16:30 STCC

Unlike a decade ago, now software is everywhere and everything. What will software be like a decade from now? Will it deliver on the promise of replacing monotonous human work? Will we be able to depend on software doing the right thing, being always available to answer our questions, and malleable enough to quickly adapt ... Read more about "IC Research Day 2018 - The Future of Software"
By Prof. Katerina Argyraki, IC, EPFL - Dr. Rustan Leino, Amazon - Dr ...
07JUN
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By Professor Johanna Joyce, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, University of ...
07JUN
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  12:00-13:00 Unil, Extranef building, room 118

The rise of crypto currencies, notably bitcoin, fuels new and old debates about money. This paper discusses attempts of so-called stablecoins to complement or replace fiat money. In so doing, we first review today’s endogenous and debt-backed money. Second, we analyze how stablecoins try to overcome the inherent speculative and deflationary design of fixed supply ... Read more about "The Holy Grail of Crypto Currencies: Ready to replace fiat money?"
By Richard Senner (PhD candidate ETHZ)
07JUN
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  12:15-13:00 GR A1 402

Circular economy's contribution to sustainability lies in a balanced relationship between the ecosphere and the technosphere. Its fundamental equilibrium is supported by 3 interdependent conditions: 1) preserving the stock of resources, 2) relieving pollution reservoirs and 3) adapting the human-made capital to optimize economic activity under environmental requirements. Current assessment tools struggle to capture undesirable ... Read more about "Does material circularity rhymes with environmental efficiency?"
By Manuele Margni - Polytechnique Montréal
08JUN
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By Dr. Andrey Rybalchenko Abstract Azure needs a reliable network for successful operation. Network verification gives network designers and operators tools to automatically catch misconfigurations and avoid outages. Our vision is that every network configuration change is validated before deployment. In this talk we present Network Logic Solver, an efficient control plane simulator that provides ... Read more about "Network Simulation for Large Datacenters"
08JUN
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  10:15-11:00 BC410

By Justin Hsu Abstract Many program properties are relational, comparing the behavior of a program (or even two different programs) on two different inputs. While researchers have developed various techniques for verifying such properties for standard, deterministic programs, relational properties for probabilistic programs have been more challenging. In this talk, I will survey recent developments ... Read more about "From Couplings to Probabilistic Relational Program Logics"
08JUN
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By Kenneth Ahern (USC Marshall School of Business)
08JUN
  11:00-12:00 GC D1 416

Geophysical granular flows – such as debris flows, snow avalanches and pyroclastic flows – may cause substantial economic loss and fatalities. Different approaches have attempted modeling the motion of granular flows, still without capturing completely the vast and rich phenomena. In particular, energy losses resulting from fluid and particle interactions are still not well represented ... Read more about "THE ROLE OF SURFACE ROUGHNESS AND AMBIENT FLUID IN THE RUN-OUT OF FINE GRANULAR FLOWS."
By Dr. Santiago Montserrat, Civil Engineer (U. of Chile), Ph.D ...
11JUN
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  08:45-17:00 BI A0 398

Planifier financièrement sa fin de vie professionnelle et sa retraite. Destiné aux collaboratrices et collaborateurs dès l’âge dès 45 ans, au plus tard 10 ans avant l’âge de la retraite. Read more about "45 + Finances"
By AvantAge
11JUN
  09:00-11:00 BC 229

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Bertrand Merminod Thesis advisor: Prof. Pascal Fua Co-examiner: Dr. Ronan Boulic Abstract Background papers Segmentation and tracking of multiple humans in crowded environments, by Zhao, Tao, Ram Nevatia, and Bo Wu IEEE transactions on pattern analysis and machine intelligence 30.7 (2008): 1198-1211. A survey of recent advances in cnn-based ... Read more about "Crowd Density Estimation With Convolutional Neural Networks"
By Weizhe Liu
11JUN
  10:00-12:00 INM 203

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. James Larus Thesis advisor: Prof. Babak Falsafi Co-examiner: Prof. Paolo Ienne Abstract Background papers NV-Heaps:Making Persistent Objects Fast and Safe with Next-Generation, Non-V olatile Memories, J. Coburn et al. Delegated Persist Ordering, A.Kolli et al. DUDETM: Building Durable Transactions with Decoupling for Persistent Memory, M. Liu et al. Read more about "Durable Hardware Transactional Memory"
By Siddharth Gupta
11JUN
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  10:30-12:00 Unil, Extranef building, room 126

We propose a dynamic general equilibrium model of exchange rate determination, which simultaneously accounts for all major puzzles associated with nominal and real exchange rates. This includes the Meese-Rogoff disconnect puzzle, the PPP puzzle, the terms-of-trade puzzle, the Backus-Smith puzzle, and the UIP puzzle. The model has two main building blocks — the driving force ... Read more about "Exchange Rate Disconnect in General Equilibrium"
By Oleg ITSKHOKI (Princeton University)
11JUN
  11:00-13:00 BC 229

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Bertrand Merminod Thesis advisor: Prof. Pacal Fua Co-examiner: Dr. Ronan Boulic Abstract Background papers Read more about "Active Reconstruction of Dynamic Scenes Using Drones"
By Sena Kiciroglu
11JUN
  14:00-16:00 BC 129

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Emre Telatar Thesis advisor: Prof. Michael Kapralov Co-examiner: Prof. Ola Svensson Abstract Graphs and matrices are a common abstraction for representing real-world networks, and efficient algorithms for graph problems are at the core of large data analysis. The problem of designing compressed representations for graphs that preserve their structure ... Read more about "Fast and Space Efficient Algorithms for Spectral Approximation"
By Navid Nouri
13JUN
Cancelled
13JUN
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From Neural Circuits to Neurorobotics Day Program Read more about "BMI RESEARCH DAY 2018"
13JUN
15JUN
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  11:00-18:00 BCH 2201

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is our pleasure to welcome you to the "CC2AI-2018: Computational Chemistry meets Artificial Intelligence" which will take place at EPFL, Lausanne - Switzerland from 13 to 15 June 2018. Artificially intelligent algorithms are becoming an increasingly prominent field of research, with interesting applications in molecular and material property ... Read more about "CC2AI-2018: Computational Chemistry meets Artificial Intelligence"
By List of invited speakers can be seen on the webpage ...
13JUN
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  15:00-16:30 ODY 4 03

"Robust retrofitting planning under endogenous uncertainty" Abstract Retrofitting planning aims to strengthen strategic links in an infrastructure network, which is subject to failures due to disasters. The main focuses are network connectivity and post-disaster travel costs. In this talk, we propose a robust optimization framework to handle distributional ambiguity of decision-dependent random link failures in ... Read more about "Seminar by Prof. Xuan Vinh Doan, The University of Warwick"
13JUN
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  17:30-19:00 ETH Zürich, Room HG E 1.2

The Swiss Chapter of the IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems (AES-CH) organizes a joint lecture on "A History of Radar". You are all invited to this free event. Do not forget to spare some time for the get-together with refreshments right after the lecture. Read more about "Joint Lecture IEEE AES-CH"
By Dr. H. Griffiths, Prof. University College London, Member and Distinguished ...
14JUN
  08:30-18:00 SG Hall & Foyer

Program will be announced later Read more about "ENAC Research Day 2018"
14JUN
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  08:30-22:00 Hall & Foyer SG

08h30 – 09h00 Arrival and coffee 09h00 – 12h30 Invited Talks KEYNOTE - Biomimicry: A new paradigm for sustainable innovation Michael Pawlyn, Director – Exploration Architecture Limited & TEDx speaker Reactive transport approaches to unraveling biogeochemical processes in groundwater systems Jennifer Druhan, Assistant Professor Geology – University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Mapping the Long-term Refugee ... Read more about "ENAC Research Day 2018"
14JUN
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  10:30-11:30 Zeuzier, I17 4 K2

ChE-605 - Highlights in Energy Research seminar series Over the past years we have developed various approaches to fabricate materials with sophisticated chemical and structural complexity. We have focused on synthesis in non-aqueous solution since this approach is not limited to one particular class of materials. Thus, it gives us flexibility to tailor the composition ... Read more about "From nanoparticles synthesis in solution to functional devices – a perspective based on in situ synchrotron studies"
By Prof. Dorota Koziej
Institute for Nanostructure and Solid State Physics ...
15JUN
  11:00-13:00 CH G1 495

Ultrafast control of matter phases is of both fundamental and technological interest. Here, we study the ultrafast dynamics of Ta 2 NiSe 5 by means of time- and angle-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy (trARPES) [1] and transient reflectivity measurements [2]. Ta 2 NiSe 5 is proposed to support an excitonic insulator (EI) phase below T C ≈ ... Read more about "Ultrafast electronic band gap control and inhibition of the photoinduced structural phase transition in an excitonic insulator - LACUS Seminar"
By Selen Mor    
15JUN
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"Using Massive Online Choice Experiments to Measure Changes in Well-being" Abstract GDP and derived metrics (e.g., productivity) have been central to understanding economic progress and well-being. In principle, the change in consumer surplus (compensating expenditure) provides a superior, and more direct, measure of the change in well-being, especially for digital goods, but in practice, it ... Read more about "Seminar by Avi Gannamaneni, MIT"
15JUN
  14:00-16:00 INJ 322

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Serge Vaudenay Thesis advisor: Prof. Arjen Lenstra Co-examiner: Prof. Ola Svensson Abstract Background papers Read more about "Supersingular isogeny based cryptography"
By Novak Kaluderovic
18JUN
22JUN
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This is the last conference of the semester and will be of a more general nature than the earlier more specialized conferences and workshops of the program. It will cover broad aspects of descriptive set theory and its connections with other areas of mathematics. Read more about "Descriptive set theory conference"
20JUN
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Dr Samuel Cushman is the Director of the Center for Lanscape Science of the Rocky Mountain Research Station (RMRS), Forest and Woodland Ecosystems, located at Flagstaff, Arizona. He is also Adjunct Professor at the Northern Arizona University. Sam is among the pioneers who established the field of landscape genetics during the last 15 years, and ... Read more about "The least cost path from landscape genetics to landscape genomics - challenges and opportunities to explore Next Generation Sequencing data in a spatially explicit context"
By Dr Samuel A. Cushman
21JUN
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Fraïssé theory is a method in classical Model Theory of producing canonical limits of certain families of finite structures. For example, the random graph is the Fraïssé limit of the family of all finite graphs. It turns out that this method can be dualized, with the dualization producing projective Fraïssé limits, and applied to the ... Read more about "Professeur Slawomir Solecki Bernoulli Lecture - Compact Spaces and Logic"
By Slawomir Solecki (Cornell University)
21JUN
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Understanding, and subsequently being able to manipulate, the excited-state dynamics and decay pathways of photo-excited functional transition-metal complexes is of utmost importance in order to solve grand challenges in solar energy conversion (photocatalysis and solar cells) and data storage. These processes are very complicated and, currently, no single method can encompass all the involved phenomena ... Read more about "Ultrafast photo-excited dynamics in transition-metal complexes"
By Prof. Klaus Braagaard Møller
Technical University of Denmark
25JUN
  09:00-11:00 BC 329

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Patrick Thiran Thesis advisor: Prof. Rachid Guerraoui Co-examiner: Prof. Martin Jaggi Abstract Background papers Read more about "Towards Communication-Efficient Distributed Machine Learning Techniques"
By Arsany Guirguis
25JUN
  10:30-12:30 BC 329

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Martin Jaggi Thesis advisor: Prof. Rachid Guerraoui Co-examiner: Prof. Patrick Thiran Abstract Background papers Read more about "Practical Byzantine-Resilient Distributed Machine Learning"
By Sébastien Rouault
25JUN
  13:00-15:00 BC 229

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Jean-Pierre Hubaux Thesis advisor: Prof. Carmela Troncoso Co-examiner: Prof. Katerina Argyraki Abstract Background papers Read more about "Traffic analysis and its impact on user privacy"
By Sandra Deepthy Siby
25JUN
  14:00-16:00 BC 329

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Mark Pauly Thesis advisor: Prof. Pascal Fua Thesis co-advisor: Prof. Pavan Ramdya Co-examiner: Prof. Brian McCabe Abstract Background papers Read more about "Learning the link between Drosophila 3D Pose and Neural Activity Patterns"
By Semih Günel
25JUN
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For the 1st time in 20 years the >>Venture>> Award Ceremony will take place in Lausanne, at EPFL Swiss Tech Convention Center. We look forward to welcoming you! Please register on http://www.venture.ch/ac >>Venture>> is jointly organzied by ETH Zurich, McKinsey & Company Switzerland, Knecht Holding, InnoSuisse and EPFL. During the award ceremony, the top 5 ... Read more about "Do not miss the >>Venture>> Award Ceremony - June 25 at EPFL"
26JUN
  13:30-15:30 BC 229

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Dr. Martin Rajman Thesis advisor: Prof. Pascal Fua Thesis co-advisor: Dr. Mathieu Salzmann Co-examiner: Dr. Micahël Thémans Abstract Background papers Read more about "Detecting dangers in traffic scenes"
By Krzysztof Lis
26JUN
  14:30-16:30 BC 04

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Christoph Koch Thesis advisor: Prof. Babak Falsafi Co-examiner: Prof. Paolo Ienne Abstract Real-time analytics has gained more visibility in recent years. Instead of relying on historical data for decision making, some business intelligence applications demand analysis on fresh data to gain critical insights, highlighting the rise of mixed Online ... Read more about "Hardware and Software Co-design for HTAP Workloads"
By Zilu Tian
26JUN
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L'EPFL Bioinspired Platform vous invite à son prochain séminaire de sur le thème de la robotique bioinspirée. Découvrez comment les chercheurs et les entreprises s'inspirent de la nature pour créer des robots avec des mouvements autonomes qui répondent et s'adaptent à leur environnement. Nous sommes honorés d'accueillir Dr Elias Knubben qui dirige les projets Bionic ... Read more about "Robotique bioinspirée"
By Dr.sc. Elias Knubben, Head of Corporate Bionics Projects, Festo ...
26JUN
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During his talk, Prof. Pentelute will report a robust bioconjugation method using cysteine arylation. This chemistry enables site-specific conjugation at cysteine residues within peptides, proteins, and antibodies. His two developed approaches use either perfluoroaryl-cysteine SNAr chemistry or organometallic palladium reagents. This work lead to the discovery of a self-labeling four-residue sequence that enables regioselective conjugation ... Read more about "Cysteine Arylation to Engineer Peptides and Proteins"
By Bradley L. Pentelute is an Associate Professor with tenure, at ...
27JUN
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The Innovative Medicines Initiative is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a high-level event Organised jointly by IMI together with the European Commission and the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA), the event will take place at the European Commission’s Charlemagne Building in Brussels, Belgium on Wednesday 27 June 2018 from 13:00 to 18:00. ... Read more about "[Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) 10th anniversary event | Conference]"
27JUN
29JUN
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Register for Tech4Dev 2018: Voices of the Global South! The UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development, hosted by the Cooperation and Development Center-CODEV at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne invites you to be part of its biennial World Class Event. Early Bird Registration ends of May 25th! Register Now! For more information ... Read more about "Tech4Dev 2018: Voices of the Global South | Register Now!"
27JUN
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The Senescence Accelerated Mice Prone 8 (SAMP8) is a mice model that has revealed cognitive and behavioral disturbances, occurring at early age and that worsen with senescence in comparison with resistant to senescence strain (SAMR1). These cognitive trends are accompanied by general hallmarks of senescence and neurodegeneration, including Alzheimer’s disease (AD) characteristics, such as tau ... Read more about "BMI SEMINAR // The SAMP8 Mouse Model: Linking neurodegeneration in aging with Epigenetics"
By Merce Pallas, Neuropharmacology in Aging and neurodegeneration, Dept of Farmacologia ...
28JUN
  10:00-12:00 BC 229

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Ruediger Urbanke Thesis advisor: Prof. Patrick Thiran Co-examiner: Prof. Martin Jaggi Abstract Background papers Read more about "Insights on the generalization ability of deep neural networks using sensitivity analysis"
By Mahsa Forouzesh
28JUN
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Information Session: ERC Proof of Concept scheme The session will inform about the Proof of Concept scheme (PoC), put in place by the European Research Council for PIs holding an ERC grant or having recently finished their ERC project. The PoC scheme offers financial support to establish the innovation potential of results generated from ERC ... Read more about "[INFO Session - ERC Proof of Concept]"
29JUN
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For the 16th consecutive year, the LBO (EPFL), the LMAM (EPFL), the Department of Musculoskeletal Medicine (CHUV), and the Regenerative Therapy Unit (CHUV) are organizing a day of translational research in musculoskeletal biomechanics. This day aims to encourage synergies between the Service of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology at CHUV and the basic sciences at EPFL. ... Read more about "16th EPFL – CHUV Research Day on Translational Musculoskeletal Biomechanics"
By Prof. Thomas Hügle (Chef du Service de rhumatologie, CHUV), Pierric ...
02JUL
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DISTINGUISHED LECTURE IN BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be provided. Bio: Dr. Roman Jerala is head of the Department of Synthetic Biology and Immunology at the National Institute of Chemistry in Ljubljana, Slovenia. He is also a full professor at the Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical technology, University of Ljubljana, synthetic biology project director ... Read more about "to be announced"
By Prof. Roman Jerala, National Institute of Chemistry, Slovenia
03JUL
  10:00-12:00 BC 329

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Sabine Süsstrunk Thesis advisor: Prof. Pascal Fua Thesis co-advisor: Dr Matthieu Salzmann Co-examiner: Prof. Pierre Dillenbourg Abstract Background papers Read more about "Deep Structured Representation Learning for Visual Recognition"
By Krishna Kanth Nakka
04JUL
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By Sherif El-Khamisy,  Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, The University ...
04JUL
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The human genome is under continuous threat from environmental toxins and endogenous sources generated during normal metabolic activities. We have previously shown that failure to repair genomic breaks resulting from oxidative DNA breaks and those featuring protein-DNA cross-links lead to neurological disease in man, such as ataxia telangiectasia and spinocerebellar ataxia with axonal neuropathy. I ... Read more about "BMI SEMINAR // Friends become enemies: Genomic instability and autophagy converge to promote neurodegeneration"
By Sherif El-Khamisy, Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, The University ...
05JUL
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‘Neural Circuits and Behavior Progress Reports’ provide a forum for scientific discussion of ongoing research projects at the Brain Mind Institute related to neural circuit function. Anyone is welcome to attend these presentations, which take place monthly, usually on the 1st or 2nd Thursday of each month in room SV 1 717. Read more about "Neural Circuits and Behavior - Progress Report"
By Laboratory of Synaptic Mechanisms, Schneggenburger Lab
05JUL
  10:00-12:00 BC 229

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Jean-Pierre Hubaux Thesis advisor: Prof. Bryan Ford Co-examiner: Prof. Katerina Argyraki Abstract Background papers OmniLedger: A Secure, Scale-Out, Decentralized Ledger via Sharding, by Kokoris-Kogias E., et al. Chainspace: A Sharded Smart Contracts Platform, by Al-Bassam M., et al. Town Crier: An Authenticated Data Feed for Smart Contracts, by Zhang ... Read more about "Secure and Scalable Decentralized Computing for General-Purpose Workloads"
By Ceyhun Alp
09JUL
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Institute of Microengineering - Distinguished Lecture Abstract: The field of micro and nano robotics has made impressive strides over the past decade as researchers have created a variety of small devices capable of locomotion within liquid environments. Robust fabrication techniques have been developed, some devices have been functionalized for potential applications, and therapies are being ... Read more about "Soft Microrobotics and its Application in Medicine"
10JUL
  14:00-16:00 BC 03

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Robert West Thesis advisor: Prof. Karl Aberer Co-examiner: Prof. Pierre Dillenbourg Abstract Background papers Read more about "Detecting User Polarization in Social Media"
By Tugrulcan Elmas
11JUL
  10:00-12:00 BC 229

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Paolo Ienne Thesis advisor: Prof. James Larus Co-examiner: Prof. Edouard Bugnion Abstract Background papers Darwin: A Genomics Co-processor Provides up to 15,000X Acceleration on Long Read Assembly, by Turakhia Y. et al. In-Datacenter Performance Analysis of a Tensor Processing Unit, by Jouppi N., et al. A cloud-scale acceleration architecture, ... Read more about "Modern warehouse-scale computing architectures and their applicability for future large-scale bioinformatics problems"
By Sahand Kashani-Akhavan
12JUL
13JUL
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The LabVIEW Core II course is an extension of the LabVIEW Core I course and teaches you to use common design patterns to successfully implement and distribute LabVIEW applications for research, engineering, and testing environments. Topics covered include programmatic control of your user interface, techniques to optimize reuse of existing code, use of file I/O ... Read more about "LabVIEW, Core II (EN)"
By National Instruments
16JUL
27JUL
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A mix of introductory lectures and research talks on partition functions and techniques for their computation, including methods such as Markov chains, correlation decay, belief propagation and convex optimization. Read more about "Introduction to Partition Functions"
16JUL
  17:00-19:00 BC 229

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Matthias Grossglauser Thesis advisor: Prof. Patrick Thiran Co-examiner: Prof. Nisheeth Vishnoi Abstract Background papers Read more about "Source localization in random graphs"
By Gergely Odor
17JUL
18JUL
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Using LabVIEW, data acquisition devices, and signal conditioning hardware, the Data Acquisition and Signal Conditioning course teaches you the fundamentals of PC-based data acquisition and signal conditioning. During the course, you get hands-on experience installing and configuring data acquisition hardware and you learn to use data acquisition software functions to build your application. Although LabVIEW ... Read more about "LabVIEW, DAQ (EN)"
By National Instruments
24JUL
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Selon la directive sur l’utilisation des cartes de crédit d’achat (Lex 5.4.1, art.11.), le gestionnaire de la carte doit contrôler les dépenses. Cette date marque le délai d’envoi au service financier de tous des documents justifiant les dépenses effectuées par la carte de crédit d'achat ainsi que du tableau d’imputation et de la facture Viseca. Read more about "Délai des cartes de crédits d'achats"
29JUL
02AUG
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The IEEE International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics is an annual conference that draws in leading researchers harnessing light, or photons, and control its propagation phenomena via interaction with produced structures at the micro and nano scale. This leads to diverse applications in technology fields such as imaging, communication, sensing, and instrumentation, as well ... Read more about "IEEE 2018 International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics"
By Keynote : Prof. Igor Aharonovitch, Prof. Lih Y. Lin, Prof. Eric ...
09AUG
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‘Neural Circuits and Behavior Progress Reports’ provide a forum for scientific discussion of ongoing research projects at the Brain Mind Institute related to neural circuit function. Anyone is welcome to attend these presentations, which take place monthly, usually on the 1st or 2nd Thursday of each month in room SV 1 717. Read more about "Neural Circuits and Behavior - Progress Report"
By Allison Burns, Nestlé Chair, Gräff Lab
23AUG
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Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
University ...
27AUG
29AUG
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Le cours National Instruments LabVIEW Fondamental 1 (Core I) présente l'environnement LabVIEW, ses fonctionnalités, la programmation par flux de données et les architectures LabVIEW courantes. Ce cours est le moyen le plus rapide de devenir productif avec LabVIEW. Il vous prépare à développer des applications de test et de mesure, d'acquisition de données, de contrôle ... Read more about "LabVIEW, Core I (FR)"
By National Instruments    
30AUG
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Le Big Data sous la loupe: du 30 août au 1er septembre, conférences, débats, expostitions, ateliers pour enfants sur le thème du Big Data. Programme sur micro18.ch Read more about "micro18"
30AUG
31AUG
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Le cours National Instruments LabVIEW Fondamental 2 (Core II) vous apprend à concevoir des applications complètes et autonomes avec LabVIEW. Ce cours est une extension du cours LabVIEW Fondamental 1 (Core I) ; il présente des techniques de conception courantes pour l'implémentation et la distribution réussies d'applications pour la recherche, l'ingénierie et les environnements de ... Read more about "LabVIEW, Core II (FR)"
By National Instruments
30AUG
  12:30-13:30 SV 1717

Genomic knowledge is about to profoundly change medicine, by making it more precise and personal. At the crossroad between basic science and the clinical world, my research group’s ambition is to contribute to this exciting transformation. We use genomic and bioinformatic approaches to identify and characterize genome variants that can explain the inter-individual differences observed ... Read more about "Human genomic diversity and infection: from immunogenetics to personalized health"
By Dr Jacques Fellay, EPFL / FSV / GHI / GR-FE
31AUG
  10:00-12:00 INN 326

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Edouard Bugnion Thesis advisor: Prof. George Candea Co-examiner: Prof. Christoph Koch Abstract Background papers Read more about "Formal Performance Contracts for Software Network Functions"
By Rishabh Iyer
03SEP
07SEP
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Data Science for Managers 5-Day Continuing Education Course September 3 - 7, 2018 College of Management of Technology, EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland More information Read more about "Data Science for Managers"
By Prof. Kenneth Younge, Head of the Technology and Innovation Strategy ...
03SEP
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Institute of Microengineering - Distinguished Lecture Abstract: Our insatiable demand for sensing, communication and computing has been a key driver in the relentless scaling of CMOS feature sizes. However, as the benefits of technology scaling are coming to an end, an increasing amount of out of the box thinking will be required to maintain the ... Read more about "Mixed-Signal Interfaces for the Data-Driven World"
03SEP
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DISTINGUISHED LECTURE IN BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be provided. Bio: Fredrik Höök received a PhD in physics from Chalmers, Sweden, in 1997 and his research has focused on the development of surface-based bioanalytical tools, such as QCM-D, localized SPR and more recently TIRF microscopy, and their combination with microfluidics for fundamental studies of ... Read more about "to be announced"
By Prof. Fredrik Höök, Chalmers University, Sweden
07SEP
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Abstract: Historical examples of demographic change, in China, Italy, Nigeria, Utah, the Philippines, and elsewhere, together with simple mathematics and biological principles, show that stabilizing world population before it is limited by food supply will be more difficult than is generally appreciated. United Nations population projections are based on a logical fallacy in that they ... Read more about "EESS Special event - talk on "An earth-scientist’s view of human population dynamics""
By Dr Stephen Warren, Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, and Department ...
08SEP
11SEP
  STCC 2 52

ISREC-SWISS CANCER CENTER SYMPOSIUM Following on from the ISREC Symposia in 2011 to 2016, the next ISREC Symposium, to be held in Lausanne in September 2018, will focus on broad themes – horizons – in cancer biology and therapy. This symposium will also present the new multi–institutional Swiss Cancer Center (SCC) which leverages complementary expertise ... Read more about "HORIZONS OF CANCER BIOLOGY AND THERAPY - 2018"
By Eduard Batlle, Stephen Baylin, Carlos Caldas, Lew Cantley, Karen Cichowski ...
10SEP
12SEP
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The first step in any NI LabVIEW learning path, LabVIEW Core I gives you the chance to explore the LabVIEW environment, dataflow programming, and common LabVIEW development techniques in a hands-on format. In this course you will learn to develop data acquisition, instrument control, data-logging, and measurement analysis applications. At the end of the course, ... Read more about "LabVIEW, Core I (EN)"
By National Instruments    
12SEP
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By Thomas Misgeld, Institute of Neuronal Cell Biology, TUM School of ...
13SEP
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‘Neural Circuits and Behavior Progress Reports’ provide a forum for scientific discussion of ongoing research projects at the Brain Mind Institute related to neural circuit function. Anyone is welcome to attend these presentations, which take place monthly, usually on the 1st or 2nd Thursday of each month in room SV 1 717. Read more about "Neural Circuits and Behavior - Progress Report"
By Computational Neuroscience Laboratory, Gerstner Lab
18SEP
By Dr Esteban Munoz, United Nations Environmental Program
24SEP
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DISTINGUISHED LECTURE IN BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be provided. Bio: B.A., Stanford University, 1993; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997. Clare Booth Luce Assistant Professor, Caltech, 2000-05; Associate Professor, 2005-06; Professor, 2006-16; HHMI Investigator, 2005-07, 2010-16; Binder/Amgen Professor, 2016-; Davis Leadership Chair, 2017-; Executive Officer, 2017-. Read more about "to be announced"
By Prof. Dianne K. Newman, Caltech, Pasadena, CA (USA)
25SEP
28SEP
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The International Symposium on Energy Geotechnics (SEG) 2018 has been organized recognizing the strong need for shared knowledge in innovative and challenging applications on energy geotechnics. SEG-2018 aims to serve as a forum for promoting the exchange of ideas, practices and state-of-the-art on a broad range of topics in the area. The upcoming edition of ... Read more about "International Symposium on Energy Geotechnics (SEG) 2018"
By SEG 2018 will be hosting a variety of speakers who ...
01OCT
05OCT
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The goal of this workshop is to find translations and connections between various approaches to compute partition functions and, at the same time, advance the state-of-the-art in each. Read more about "Theoretical Challenges in Partition Functions"
01OCT
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Inistitue of Microengineering - Distinguished Lecture by Prof. Satoshi Kawata Abstract and Biography to follow. Read more about "Prof. Satoshi Kawata - IMT Distinguished Lecture"
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04OCT
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‘Neural Circuits and Behavior Progress Reports’ provide a forum for scientific discussion of ongoing research projects at the Brain Mind Institute related to neural circuit function. Anyone is welcome to attend these presentations, which take place monthly, usually on the 1st or 2nd Thursday of each month in room SV 1 717. Read more about "Neural Circuits and Behavior - Progress Report"
By Laboratory of Neural Genetics and Disease, McCabe Lab
04OCT
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06OCT
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The ECNP Scientific Programme Committee is happy to announce a new symposium format for the 31st ECNP congress in Barcelona, in which clinical trials of new compounds will be presented, including proof of concept and post-marketing studies. We will soon start accepting submissions from researchers from both academia and the industry. Selected speakers will get ... Read more about "31st ECNP Congress in Barcelona"
By Please see website.
08OCT
10OCT
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Le cours National Instruments LabVIEW Fondamental 1 (Core I) présente l'environnement LabVIEW, ses fonctionnalités, la programmation par flux de données et les architectures LabVIEW courantes. Ce cours est le moyen le plus rapide de devenir productif avec LabVIEW. Il vous prépare à développer des applications de test et de mesure, d'acquisition de données, de contrôle ... Read more about "LabVIEW, Core I (FR)"
By National Instruments
11OCT
12OCT
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Le cours National Instruments LabVIEW Fondamental 2 (Core II) vous apprend à concevoir des applications complètes et autonomes avec LabVIEW. Ce cours est une extension du cours LabVIEW Fondamental 1 (Core I) ; il présente des techniques de conception courantes pour l'implémentation et la distribution réussies d'applications pour la recherche, l'ingénierie et les environnements de ... Read more about "LabVIEW, Core II (FR)"
By National Instruments
22OCT
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DISTINGUISHED LECTURE IN BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be provided. Bio: Read more about "to be announced"
By Prof. Elsa C. Yan, Yale University, USA
31OCT
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Apathy is a common and debilitating negative symptom of schizophrenia and other neuropsychiatric disorders. While originally defined as an impairment of motivation, apathy has recently been defined as a quantitative reduction of goal-directed behavior. Treatment options for apathy remain very limited, in particular for patients with schizophrenia. In this talk I will present a research ... Read more about "BMI Seminar // Apathy in patients with schizophrenia - an impairment of goal-directed behavior"
By Stefan Kaiser, Clinical and Experimental Psychopathology, Dept. Of Psychiatry, University ...
01NOV
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‘Neural Circuits and Behavior Progress Reports’ provide a forum for scientific discussion of ongoing research projects at the Brain Mind Institute related to neural circuit function. Anyone is welcome to attend these presentations, which take place monthly, usually on the 1st or 2nd Thursday of each month in room SV 1 717. Read more about "Neural Circuits and Behavior - Progress Report"
By Psychophysics Laboratory, Herzog Lab        
05NOV
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Institute of Microengineering - Distinguished Lecture by Prof. Radhika Nagpal Abstract and Biography to follow. Read more about "Prof. Radhika Nagpal - IMT Distinguished Lecture"
08NOV
09NOV
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En utilisant le logiciel NI LabVIEW, des matériels d'acquisition de données DAQ enfichables et du matériel NI CompactDAQ, explorez les principes fondamentaux de l'acquisition de données et du conditionnement de signaux sur PC. Pendant ce cours, vous faites l'acquisition d'une expérience pratique de l'installation et de la configuration du matériel DAQ et vous apprenez à ... Read more about "LabVIEW, DAQ (FR)"
By National Instruments
12NOV
14NOV
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The first step in any NI LabVIEW learning path, LabVIEW Core I gives you the chance to explore the LabVIEW environment, dataflow programming, and common LabVIEW development techniques in a hands-on format. In this course you will learn to develop data acquisition, instrument control, data-logging, and measurement analysis applications. At the end of the course, ... Read more about "LabVIEW, Core I (EN)"
By National Instruments        
12NOV
16NOV
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The goal of this workshop is to discuss the wide set of practical and theoretical applications of the computability of partition functions and address the challenges that arise. Read more about "Applications of Partition Functions"
14NOV
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The BMI-Kaloy Prize Award is given in recognition of an exceptional work in neuroscience, biology, physics, or psychology, which confirms, refutes or elucidates a theory of epistemology or the philosophy of mind. The amount of the BMI‐Kaloy Prize is US$ 10,000 Deadline for application - April 30, 2018 Information for Applicants Applications should consist of: ... Read more about "The BMI-Kaloy Prize 2018"
By BMI-Kaloy Prize Awarardee
15NOV
16NOV
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The LabVIEW Core II course is an extension of the LabVIEW Core I course and teaches you to use common design patterns to successfully implement and distribute LabVIEW applications for research, engineering, and testing environments. Topics covered include programmatic control of your user interface, techniques to optimize reuse of existing code, use of file I/O ... Read more about "LabVIEW, Core II (EN)"
By National Instruments
19NOV
21NOV
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LabVIEW Core 3 introduces you to structured practices to design, implement, document, and test LabVIEW applications. This course focuses on developing hierarchical applications that are scalable, readable, and maintainable. The processes and techniques covered in this course help reduce development time and improve application stability. By incorporating these design practices early in your development, you ... Read more about "LabVIEW, Core III (EN)"
By National Instruments
19NOV
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DISTINGUISHED LECTURE IN BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be provided. Bio: Richard Mann is the Higgins Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, and holds an Interdisciplinary Faculty appointment in the Department of Systems Biology. He uses the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster as a model system for studying a range of problems related to how ... Read more about "to be announced"
By Prof. Richard Mann, Columbia University, New York City, NY (USA)