DIMACS: Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science

DIMACS Networks Day

A program of 4 talks to launch the Special Year on Networks

Friday, September 27, 1996
DIMACS, CoRE Building, Rutgers University

Organizers:
David Johnson, AT&T Labs - Research, dsj@research.att.com
Stuart Haber, Bellcore, stuart@bellcore.com
Mihalis Yannakakis, AT&T Labs - Research, mihalis@research.att.com

DIMACS 1996-1997 Special Year on Networks will hold a Networks Day of talks by distinguished lecturers to start the year's activities. These talks will be held at the CORE Building on Busch Campus of Rutgers University. The talks are free and open to the public.

9:15 - 9:50     Coffee and Pastries at DIMACS

9:50 - 10:00    Opening Remarks
                Fred Roberts, David Johnson 

10:00 - 11:00   Scott Shenker
                Xerox PARC
                "Incentive Issues in Networks"

11:00 - 12:00   Baruch Awerbuch
                Johns Hopkins University
                "Online Algorithms for Maximal Dense Trees
                 and Selective Multicast"

12:00 - 1:30    Lunch at DIMACS

1:30 - 2:30     Dan Bienstock
                Columbia University
                "Computational Experience with Network Design Algorithms"

2:30 - 3:30     Matthew Franklin
                AT&T Labs
                "Verifiable Secret Sharing in Electronic Commerce"

If you plan to attend, please send email to Pat Pravato indicating your intent to assist the center to plan for space and catering. Send the message to pravato@dmac.rutgers.edu.

Please see the Special Year WWW pages at http://dmac.rutgers.edu/Workshops/index-networks.html for updated information about the exact start time of the program, abstracts, and other information; DIMACS WWW pages at http://dmac.rutgers.edu/Research/ has additional information about the special year program as well as other DIMACS programs.


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Document last modified on September 16, 1996