Graduate Student Group Events


Here is a consolidated list of events that will take place every week during the 2007-2008 academic year.

NEW Google Calendar with the currently active groups.

 

Computational Modeling Reading Group (CMRG)

Description: This group meets biweekly to discuss recent cognitive science papers that use computational methods. Topics include language, vision, and higher-level cognition.
Meeting times: TBA
Location: Metcalf 125
Website: http://www.cog.brown.edu/~slomanlab/cmrg.htm
Mailing list: cmrg@listserv.brown.edu
Contact: Phil Fernbach (philip_fernbach@brown.edu)
Naomi Feldman (naomi_feldman@brown.edu)
Updated: Fall 2007

 

Crypto Reading Group

Description: Weekly presentations (no powerpoint) of cryptography papers.
Meeting times: Wednesdays 4pm - 6pm
Location: CIT 506
Website: https://wiki.cs.brown.edu/mediawiki/index.php/Crypto
Mailing list: crypto@cs.brown.edu
Contact: Alptekin Kupcu (alp)
Updated: 01/29/2008

 

Machine Learning Reading Group (MLRG)

Description: The group reads and discusses papers on machine learning and its applications. Students also discuss their ongoing or completed research and ask for help or feedback. This is an interdisciplinary group with members from CS, applied math, cognitive/linguistic sciences, neurology and computational biology.
Meeting times: Wednesdays at noon (12pm - 1pm)
Location: CIT 3rd floor atrium
Website: http://bllip.cs.brown.edu/MLRG/
Mailing list: http://listserv.brown.edu/?A0=ML-READING-GROUP
Contact: David McClosky (dmcc)
Updated: 01/29/2008

 

Robotics Group (RLAB)

Description: The Brown Robotics Group strives to realize robots and autonomous systems that are effective collaborators for pursuing human endeavors. Towards this end, we explore problems in human-robot interaction, robot learning, robot perception, autonomous control, dexterous manipulation, and game development.
Meeting times: Tuesdays at noon (12pm - 1pm)
Location: CIT Library - 4th floor
Website: http://robotics.cs.brown.edu/
Mailing list: rlab-group@cs.brown.edu
Contact: Aggeliki Tsoli (aggeliki)
Updated: 01/29/2008

 

Scientific Visualization Group

Description: Weekly seminar meetings.
Meeting times: Tuesdays at noon (12 - 1pm)
Location: CIT 345
Website: http://vis.cs.brown.edu
Mailing list: scivis@list.cs.brown.edu
Contact: Cagatay Demiralp (cad)
Updated: Fall 2007

 

Systems / Computational Biology Reading Group

Description: Weekly interdisciplinary reading group with students and faculty.
Meeting times: TBA - It only met over the summer of 2007, but it might start up again the following summer/year.
Location: TBA
Website:  
Mailing list:  
Contact: Anna Ritz (Anna_Ritz@brown.edu)
Updated: Summer 2007

 

Systems Reading Group

Description: Weekly meeting to discuss papers from the premier systems-related conferences.
Meeting times: TBA
Location: TBA
Website: https://wiki.cs.brown.edu/mediawiki/index.php/Sysread
Mailing list:  
Contact: Yanif Ahmad (yna)
Chris Erway (cce)
Eric Koskinen (ejk)
Updated: Fall 2007

 

Theory Lunch

Description: Weekly, informal talk in some area of theoretical computer science, including algorithms, cryptography, complexity, optimization, and theory of computation. Talks are given by students, faculty, or outside visitors. Lunch is also provided.
Meeting times: Tuesdays 11:30am
Location: 3rd floor atrium, CIT
Website: http://www.cs.brown.edu/people/shay/TheoryLunch.html
Mailing list: theory@list.cs.brown.edu
Contact: Shay Mozes (shay)
Updated: Fall 2008