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#### STOC Workshop on "Algorithms with Predictions"

The STOC workshop on Algorithms with Predictions was on Friday, and I thought it went really well! I can't speak for my talk, but the other 3 talks (Tim Roughgarden...

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#### Writing Code for a Paper : A Note to Students

This post both relates to some of the stuff I'll be presenting at Friday's STOC workshop on Algorithms with Predictions, but is also for future students in my classes...

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#### Algorithms with Predictions: Survey and Workshop

There's a whole new, interesting theory trend -- Algorithms with Predictions. The idea, spurred by advances in machine learning, is that you assume you have predictor...

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#### CATCS Visioning Workshop

Reposting an important call -- these events have had big impact in the past!
The CATCS will be hosting a virtual “Visioning Workshop” the week of July 20 in order...

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#### Current CS 124 Stats

This is as much personal recording for me (and perhaps of interest to Harvard people who read the blog). But also putting the numbers here for others to know for...

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#### ITCS 2020, Reflections

I've spent Sunday/Monday at ITCS, or Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science, where I am giving a talk on this paper on Scheduling with Prediction and the Price...

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#### Allston : Students Should Speak Up

I have had (as is pretty usual for me) some number of lunches with students this semester, and many of them asked me about the Computer Science move to Allston....

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#### Crimson Editorial on Allston

This was the first Crimson editorial I can recall about the upcoming move computer science will be making to Allston next year. I'd encourage students (both undergraduate...

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#### Harvard Admissions Lawsuit Decision Out

As someone who reads a significant number of court documents and decisions (I still do expert witness work), I can recommend for your reading pleasure the very....

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#### Changing Times

An old friend from college sent me an e-mail, and it got me thinking. When I was an undergraduate at Harvard some significant number of years ago, I took the graduate...

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#### Off to ALGO/ESA 2019

I'm shortly hopping on a plane to head to ALGO/ESA. I'll be giving a survey-ish talk on Learning Augmented Algorithms, covering my work so far in the area as well...

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#### Happy New Academic Year: Teaching Randomized Algorithms

It seems I haven't written on this blog for a while.Today was the start of a new semester. I'll be teaching Randomized Algorithms and Probabilistic Analysis, using...

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#### ANALCO, SOSA, SODA post

I spent the last few days at SODA-ANALCO-ALENEX-SOSA in San Diego. (Nice location choice, I'd say!) Here's some news.This will be the last ANALCO (Analytic Algorithms...

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#### NIPS 2018 Post

Today was my first day at a NIPS conference. Advertising note, before my thoughts on the experience:Tomorrow I'll be stationed at a poster 10:45 AM -- 12:45 PM...

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#### Rabin Postdoctoral Fellowship Advertising Post

Michael O. Rabin Postdoctoral Fellowship in Theoretical Computer ScienceDeadline for full consideration: December 3, 2018. Applications can be submitted here:https...

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#### Lenore Blum interview

I've just read this, and do not have any specific comments, but I thought this interview with Lenore Blum on her recently announced resignation from CMU would be...

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#### Symposium on Simplicity in Algorithms, Submission Server

A reminder that the deadline for SOSA 2019 is August 16. The submission server is live and running (and we already have some submissions!). The easychair link...

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#### STOC Lunch Sign-ups, and Reminder

Just a reminder that next week is the 50th STOC in Los Angeles! You can still come and register on site, so please come -- the program is STOC-full of good stuff...

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#### Sympoisum on Simplicity in Algorithms, 2019

Jeremy Fineman and I are co-chairing the 2019 Symposium on Simplicity in Algorithms, the second year of this new endeavor. It's nicely co-located with SODA, and...

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#### STOC 2018, Early Reg Deadline

Just a reminder that the early registration for STOC 2018 is June 1. Besides wanting that early registration discount price, you really want to also make your...