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Department of Informatics

Fall Term 2017

The IFI colloquium talks will be held at the date indicated below. They start at 5:15 p.m. or see time below date.

Date Speaker Title Place Host
Thursday 21.09.2017

Prof. Lee McKnight, Ph.D.

Syracuse University, U.S.A.

Edgeware, the Open Specifications Model, and the Internet Backpack

BIN 2.A.01 Prof. Dr.
Burkhard Stiller

Prof. Frédéric Kaplan, Ph.D.
EPFL, Switzerland

Mining Large Cultural Heritage Corpora Using Deep Learning Methods BIN
Prof. Dr.
Martin Volk


Prof. Kevin Leyton-Brown, Ph.D.
University of British Columbia, Canada
Incentive Auctions and Spectrum Repacking: A Case Study for "Deep Optimization" BIN
Prof. Dr. Sven Seuken
Thursday 23.11.2017 Prof. Dr. Volker Markl Technische Universität Berlin, Germany Big Data Management and Apache Flink: Key Challenges and (Some) Solutions BIN
Prof Dr. Abraham Bernstein,
Prof. Dr. Michael Böhlen

Daniel Gasteiger
nexussquared, Switzerland

Giorgio Zinetti
Procivis, Switzerland

Blockchain as an Enabler for e-Government and e-Democracy BIN 2.A.01 Prof. Dr.
Burkhard Stiller

General Information

The colloquia are held in English and take place from 5.15 to 6.30 p.m. in room 2.A.01 at the Department of Informatics (IfI), Binzmühlestrasse 14, 8050 Zürich. After the talks there is time for discussions and to exchange ideas while enjoying a glass of wine or a soft drink and munchies.

Visiting a colloquium is free of charge and does not require registration.

If you have further questions please contact Barbara Jost.

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