Description

Spring 2014 Seminar Schedule

Location: CUNY Graduate Center, Room 8405
Time: Fridays 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Organizer: Professor Dr. Delaram Kahrobaei  (faculty adviser)
Student organizers: Bren Cavallo, Ha T. Lam, Bianca Sosnovski
Supported by DSC CUNY (Doctoral Student Council)

Refreshments will be served at 12:45 p.m.

Schedule:

 Date Topic
02/07
Mark Gibson-Cardinali
Title: Polycracker Cryptosystems/Organizational meeting
02/14(POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER)
02/21
Milinda Perera
Title: 
How to Broadcast a Secret Covertly [paper]
02/28
Bren Cavallo 
Title: Subset Sum Problems [paper]
03/07Lisa Bromberg
Title: Authentication From Matrix Conjugation [paper]
03/14Bianca Sosnovski
Title: Attacks against Cayley Hash Functions 
[paper]
03/21
Ha T. Lam
Title: Homomorphic Encryption
03/28Dr. Sima (Tahereh) Jafarikhah
Title: 
 Innocent by Association:  Early Recognition of Legitimate Users [paper]
04/04Ha T. Lam
Title: Homomorphic Encryption
04/11
PhD Thesis Defense: Ha T. Lam (Advisor: D.Kahrobaei) at 11:30 a.m. Room 4116.18
Title: EXPLORING PLATFORM (SEMI)GROUPS FOR NON-COMMUTATIVE KEY-EXCHANGE PROTOCOLS
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Talk at 1 p.m. Room 8405
Hossein Siadati (NYU Poly)
Title: Liar buyer fraud, and how to curb it
04/18Spring Break
04/25Bren Cavallo
Title: Conjugacy in Polycyclic Groups and Lengths of Words
05/02Eli Amzallag
Title: METRIC PROPERTIES OF BAUMSLAG–SOLITAR GROUPS [paper]