Teams, Swarms, Crowds, and Collectives: Special Cases?

Seminar | IST Tagusparque, room 1.38 | 15:00

Gal Kaminka , Bar Ilan University – Abstract: Teams of agents and robots, swarms of robots or animals, crowds of people, and collectives (of everything) permeate our technological, biological, and sociological worlds. They have inspired generations of researchers in multi-agent … Continued

Cooperation with the National Institute of Informatics

Seminar | 336 | 09:30

Henri Angelino, National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo – Abstract: This visit intends to present the National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo (NII) to the research and development institutions with whom NII cooperates through a general presentation of NII and the internship … Continued

Stochastic Computing

Seminar | 336 | 14:30

Rui Duarte, – Abstract: Stochastic computing has emerged as a computational paradigm that offers arithmetic operators with high-performance, compact implementations and robust to errors by producing approximate results. In stochastic computations, the data is encoded as pseudo-random bitstreams of … Continued

Haplotype Assembly

Seminar | 408 | 14:00

Nadia Pisanti, Universitá di Pisa – Abstract: The human genome is diploid, which requires to assign heterozygous single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) to the two copies of the genome. The resulting haplotypes, lists of SNPs belonging to each copy, are crucial … Continued

Popping Superbubbles and identifying clumps

Seminar | 408 | 14:30

Ritu Kundu, Kings College – Abstract: The information that can be inferred or predicted from knowing the genomic sequence of an organism is astonishing. String algorithms are critical to this process. This talk provides an overview of two particular problems … Continued

Optimal Computation of Avoided Words

Seminar | 408 | 14:00

Solon Pissis, Kings College – Abstract: The deviation of the observed frequency of a word w from its expected frequency in a given sequence x is used to determine whether or not the word is avoided. This concept is particularly … Continued

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