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2011 Seminars

Workshop on Computational Number Theory
on the occasion of Herman te Riele's retirement from CWI Amsterdam.

CWI Amsterdam, The Netherlands
December 1 - 2, 2011
For more information, please visit the homepage of the event

Talk by Prof. Venkatesan Guruswami organized in collaboration with the CWI groups Algorithms, Combinatorics and Optimization (PNA1) and Algorithms & Complexity (PNA6).

Date: November 25, 2011, 16:00-17:00
Location: Room L017, CWI
Prof. Venkat Guruswami (Carnegie Mellon University): Bridging Shannon and Hamming: Codes for computationally simple channels (click to see abstract)

RISC Seminar on Extractors and Privacy Amplification

Organized in collaboration with the Intercity Number Theory Seminar.

Date: November 11, 2011, 11:45-16:45
Location: Room L120, CWI
11:45 -  12:30 h   Ariel Gabizon (Technion, currently visiting CWI): Extractors : Background, Applications and Recent Constructions
14:00 -  14:45 h   Gil Cohen (Weizmann Institute): Non-Malleable Extractors with Short Seeds and Applications to Privacy Amplification
15:00 -  15:45 h   Stefan Dziembowski (Warsaw University & University of Rome ``La Sapienza'') Leakage-Resilient Cryptography From the Inner-Product Extractor
16:00 -  16:45 h   Christian Schaffner (University of Amsterdam, CWI) Randomness extraction and expansion in the quantum world

Talk by Yael Tauman Kalai (Microsoft Research)
Date/Time:6 October 2011, 13:30h
Location: room L202, CWI
Title: Cryptography Resilient to Physical Attacks

The 5th International Conference on Information Theoretic Security, ICITS 2011, has been organized by CWI's Cryptology Group.

Dates: May 21 - 24, 2011.
Location: CWI & Trippenhuis, Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)
General chairs:Ronald Cramer (CWI & Leiden University) and Krzysztof Pietrzak (CWI)
Program chair:Serge Fehr (CWI)

For more information, please refer to the official website of the event.

RISC Seminar
Date:Wednesday 26.01.2011
Location: room L017, CWI
14:00 -  14:40 h   Daniel Wichs (NYU) :Separating Succinct Non-Interactive Arguments From All Falsifiable Assumptions
14:50 -  15:30 h  Elette Boyle (MIT): Fully Leakage-Resilient Signatures
15:40 -  16:20 h  Krzysztof Pietrzak (CWI): Subspace LWE & Applications


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