Shannon Channel seminar talks for Fall 2018

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After a summer break, the Fall 2018 season of Shannon Channel started on Friday, November 2.
The Shannon Channel is a series of online seminar talks on information theory and related topics which are live-streamed and archived on the Shannon Channel's Youtube Channel. Details on how to participate can be found on the channel's webpage. There are two ways to attend a talk:
  1. As a live audience who will be part of the video conference. Reserve a seat here. If you reserve a seat, you will receive the video conference link by email few minutes before the talk starts.
  2. Stream it live (viewing only) by following posted link during the talk's time.

Talks are archived and viewable on YouTube after the seminar is over. The first talk last week was

Himanshu Tyagi
Indian Institute of Science
Future speakers include:
  • Ananda Theertha Suresh, Google Research, cpSGD: Communication-efficient and differentially-private distributed SGD, Friday, November 16, 2018 at 1:00PM ET.
  • Arya Mazumdar, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Friday, December 7, 2018.
  • Gauri Joshi, Carnegie Mellon University, Friday, February 1, 2019.
The abstracts of the other talks will be announced soon. You can add the full calendar to your calendar and subscribe to the Shannon Channel here.