ICE-TCS Theory Day 2019

Open to everyone.

  • 3.5.2019, 13:00 - 17:00

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ICE-TCS Theory Day 2019

When and where: May 3rd in room M215, Reykjavik University, Menntavegur 1

The ICE-TCS Theory Day for 2019 will be the 15th event in the series. It will consist of two 45-minute presentations by Ravi Boppana (Department of Mathematics, MIT) and Exequiel Rivas (Inria Paris - Rocquencourt, France), and three ten-minute presentations by ICE-TCS researchers highlighting some of the recent research directions pursued by members of the centre.

Attendance is free and open to everyone.

Session 1: Invited talk (chair: Magnús M. Halldórsson)

13:00 - 13:45 Ravi Boppana (Department of Mathematics, MIT) Tomaszewski's Problem on Randomly Signed Sums: Breaking the 3/8 Barrier
13:45 - 13:55 Break

Session 2: Invited talk (chair: Tarmo Uustalu)

13:55 - 14:40 Exequiel Rivas (INRIA Sophia Antipolis, France) Effects and monads: merging operators
14:40-15:00 Coffee break

Session 3: Nuggets of recent research at ICE-TCS (chair: Tigran Tonoyan)

15:00 - 15:10 Henning A. Úlfarsson (ICE-TCS, School of Computer Science, Reykjavik University) Combinatorial Exploration

15:10 - 15:20 Elli Anastasiadi (ICE-TCS, School of Computer Science, Reykjavik University) Fine-grained complexity: Proving that improving on fast algorithms is hard


15:20 - 15:30 Luca Aceto (ICE-TCS, School of Computer Science, Reykjavik University) ICE-TCS in one pill
15:30 - 16:15 Refreshments