25th Anniversary of the Department of
Computer Science

at Columbia University
(Recording)

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Thursday, October 21st, 2004 - Faculty House
    6:00 PM Reception
    8:00 PM Dinner Guest Speaker: Peter Likins, President, University of Arizona(242M)
    9:00 PM Comedian(323M)

Friday, October 22nd, 2004 - James Chapel at Union Theological Seminary

Part I: Opening Remarks, Retrospective and Introduction, Keynote(658M)

 

8:30 am

 

Opening Remarks

 

 

Professor Henning Schulzrinne

 

Dean Zvi Galil

 

9:00 am

 

Retrospective and Introduction

 

Professor Joseph Traub

 

9:15 am

 

Keynote Address

 

Dr. Bob Kahn, President, Corporation for National Research Initiatives

 

10:00 am

 

Break

Part II: Faculty from the department speak(622M)

 

10:30 am

 

Faculty from the department speak.
Session Chair: Professor Kathleen McKeown

 

Mihalis Yanakakis

 

Testing, Optimization and Games

Rocco Servedio

 

Influences of Variables in Decision Trees

Ravi Ramamoorthi

 

Computer Graphics at Columbia

Jason Nieh

 

Secure Remote Computing Services

Julia Hirschberg

 

Recognizing Emotional Speech

 

12:00 pm

 

Lunch

Part III: Lunch speaker(126M)

12:45 - 1:15 pm

 

Lunch speaker, Introduced by Professor Yechiam Yemini

 

Don Ferguson

 

The Convergence of Web Services, Grid Service and Business Process Management

Part IV: PhD alumni speakers I (545M)

 

1:30 pm

 

PhD alumni speakers I
Session Chair: Professor Gail Kaiser

 

Dannie Durand

 

Evaluating Genome Evolution

David Kurlander

 

Trials and Tribulations Bringing Research to Product

James Kurose

 

From Queues to QoS to Querying Sensors: What I Learned at Columbia 25 Years Ago Finds New and Continuing Application Every Day

David Lee

 

Life at Columbia and Beyond

 

2:30 pm

 

Break

Part V: PhD alumni speakers II (437M)

 

3:00 pm

 

PhD alumni speakers II
Session Chair: Professor Steven Feiner

 

Daniel Miranker

 

Metric-Space Database Management to Support Molecular Biology

 

Cecile Paris

 

From New York to Sydney, from Language Technology to Multi-disciplinary Research

 

Michael Reed

 

Lead Character Modeling for Feature Animation

 

 

4:00 pm

 

Break

Part VI: Undergraduate and Masters alumni speakers (504M)

 

4:30 pm

 

Undergraduate and Masters alumni speakers
Session Chair: Professor Peter Allen

 

Joshua Bloch

 

Has it Really Been 25 Years?

Seth Haberman

 

What I Learned at Columbia

Christy Lauridsen

 

University Technology Transfer

Wilfredo Marrero

 

Brutus: A Model Checker for Security Protocols

 

5:30 pm

 

End

 

6:00 pm

 

Reception and Poster/Demo Session