Upcoming Events

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  • Monday, April 23, 2018 -
    1:00pm to 2:00pm
    2310 CS
    Carlos Maltzahn
    U.C. Santa Cruz

    Traditional storage systems interfaces, including POSIX file I/O and block-based interfaces have been a major success. They are easy to understand and use and their decades-long rule have prevented vendor lock-in and encouraged innovation across common interfaces. However, HPC and cloud systems are pushing their scalability, and behind their veneer of simplicity, idiosyncratic "magic" numbers are lurking, destroying performance if applications fail to discover and properly tend to them. Traditionally, these pressures have been addressed by three ways of developing new storage... Read More

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018 -
    4:00pm to 5:30pm
    1240 Computer Sciences

    Listening Session v1.0 exclusively for graduate students in the traditional MS/PHD program.  The goal of this session is to gather  CS grad student feedback and suggestions.  The department is interested in your thoughts and encourages you to attend this session. The session lasts for 1.5 hours and you can drop in anytome during that period.

  • Friday, April 27, 2018 -
    3:00pm to 4:00pm
    CS 4310
    Yifeng Teng

    We study an online resource allocation problem where a seller has many items with multiplicities to offer and the items are arranged in a total order. Buyers are interested in buying intervals of items, and have different values for different intervals, drawn from a known distribution. The seller’s goal is to design an online allocation mechanism that maximizes social welfare. Importantly, buyers’ preferences have complementarities, so that recently-developed constant-factor approximations via item prices do not apply, and indeed strong negative results are known.

    We consider a... Read More

  • Monday, April 30, 2018 -
    11:45am to 1:30pm
    Wisconsin Inst. for Discovery (WID) - H.F. DeLuca Forum

    To celebrate the end of the academic year, the Computer Sciences Department invites you to our annual lunch on Monday, April 30th from 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM.

    The lunch will be conveniently located over in WID (Wisconsin Inst. for Discovery), in the H.F. DeLuca Forum.

    The event is a great opportunity to visit informally with CS faculty and other students, both undergraduates and graduates. At the lunch, we'll announce the winners of the CS Department Awards and Fellowships.

    We hope you can join us!

  • Repeats every 2 weeks every Tuesday until Tue May 01 2018.
    Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 12:00pm, Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 12:00pm, Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 12:00pm
    CS 2310
    WACM Officers
    University of Wisconsin Madison

    The WACM bi-weekly social lunch event is back again this spring and is scheduled every alternate Tuesday from 12 to 1 pm @ CS 2310. Professors Andrea and Shuchi will be joining us for the lunch along with other female faculty of our Department occasionally dropping by!! This is a great platform to interact with fellow female computer science students and the Professors. Do you have a class that ends at 12.15 or begins at 1 pm? Do not worry about coming in late or leaving earlier, drop in anytime during the event and you will take home lot of cool info about internship hunts, conferences,... Read More

  • Friday, May 11, 2018 - 3:00pm
    Fluno Center, 601 University Avenue

    CS  graduation reception for PHD graduates and their invited guests. There will be complimentray appetizers and a formal presentation to celebrate the achievements of the graduates. Photographer will be present to take photos.

    University-wide PHD commencement at 5:30 in the Kohl Center.

  • Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 3:00pm
    Gordon Dining and Events Center, 770 West Dayton.

    CS Department MS Graduation Reception for graduates and their families. By invitation. RSVP required.

  • Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 3:00pm
    Gordon Dining and Events Center, 770 West Dayton.

    CS Department Undergraduate Graduation Reception for graduates and their families. By invitation. RSVP required.