Distinguished Lecture
Origins of NP and P

Distinguished Lecture | FA3 – Informatic Department - IST Alameda | 13:30

Jack Edmonds, – Abstract: NP and P have origins in “the marriage theorem”: A matchmaker has as clients the parents of some boys and some girls where some boy-girl pairs love each other. The matchmaker must find a marriage … Continued

People-Centered Design. Why it matters?

Distinguished Lecture | IST - Centro de Congressos | 14:30

Prof. Don Norman, University of California – Abstract: At the new Design Lab at UC San Diego, Design is a way of thinking, understanding people real, fundamental needs, and designing systems that fulfill those needs in an understandable, enjoyable manner. … Continued

Computational Sustainability: Computing for a Better World

Distinguished Lecture | Anfiteatro Abreu Faro, Instituto Superior Técnico | 14:00

Prof. Carla Gomes, Cornell University – Abstract: Computational sustainability is a new interdisciplinary research field with the overarching goal of developing computational models, methods, and tools to help manage the balance between environmental, economic, and societal needs for a sustainable … Continued

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