2019 North American School of Information Theory
NASIT 2019 will be held July 2 - 5 at Boston University in Boston, MA, USA.
2019 North-American School of Information Theory
July 2-5, 2019, Boston, MA
The 2019 North American School of Information Theory will be held Tuesday, July 2 through Friday, July 5, 2019 in the Photonics Center at Boston University. This will be the 12th Annual North American School of Information Theory and follows a series of events designed to provide graduate students with opportunities to:
- Learn from senior lecturers in the field who will present long-format tutorials;
- Participate in a stimulating and inviting forum of scientists;
- Present their own work for feedback and potential collaboration;
- Deepen their connections with the community.
Lecture 1: Prof. Alexander Barg, University of Maryland, Col
Erasure codes for distributed storage and related problems
Lecture 2: Prof. Tara Javidi, University of California, San
Sequential Acquisition of Information: From Active Hypothesis Testing to Active Learning
Lecture 3: Prof. Maxim Raginsky, University of Illinois, Urb
Information, Concentration, and Learning
Lecture 4: Prof. Kannan Ramchandran, Padovani Lecturer, Univ
On duality, encryption, sampling and learning: the power of codes
Lecture 5: Prof. Adam Smith, Boston University
Privacy, Stability, and Generalization
Lecture 6: Dr. Kalyan Veeramachaneni, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Hands-on Machine Learning Workshop (Githup Link to Demos)
The school was hosted in the Photonics Center, 8 Saint Mary's Street, Boston, specifically in the Colloquium Room on the 9th floor.
On-campus housing is at 10 Buick Street, Boston, which is a 15-minute walk from the Photonics Center.
Salim El Rouayheb (Rutgers), Poster Session Co-chair
Arya Mazumdar (UMass Amherst), Poster Session Co-chair
Muriel Médard (MIT), Advisor
Bobak Nazer (BU), General Chair
Flavio du Pin Calmon (Harvard), Publicity Chair
Yury Polyansky (MIT), Technical Demos Chair
Anand Sarwate (Rutgers), Technical Program Chair