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 email@example.com.
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.