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10:00 AM

MEAM Seminar: “Designing Robotic Systems with Collective Embodied Intelligence”

November 2, 2021 at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Wu and Chen Auditorium (Room 101), Levine Hall, 3330 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Natural swarms exhibit sophisticated colony-level behaviors with remarkable scalability and error tolerance. Their evolutionary success stems from more than just intelligent individuals, it hinges on their morphology, their physical interactions, and the way they shape and leverage their environment. Mound-building termites, for instance, are believed to use their own body as a template for construction; […]

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11:00 AM

ESE Grace Hopper Lecture – “A Communications Perspective on Digital Privacy”

November 2, 2021 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Raisler Lounge (Room 225), Towne Building, 220 South 33rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Many of the activities in cyberspace, from social networking to the use of mobile apps, leave digital footprints compromising the users’ privacy.  As digital tracking technologies become more sophisticated and pervasive, there is a need to understand and quantify the users’ privacy risk, that is, what is the likelihood that users in cyberspace can be […]

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3:30 PM

CIS Seminar: “Sketching Algorithms”

November 2, 2021 at 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Wu and Chen Auditorium (Room 101), Levine Hall, 3330 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Abstract: A "sketch" is a data structure supporting some pre-specified set of queries and updates to a database while consuming space substantially (often exponentially) less than the information theoretic minimum required to store everything seen, and thus can also be seen as some form of functional compression. A "streaming algorithm" is simply a data structure […]

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7:00 PM

ODEI Spotlight: Trauma Informed Care and LGBT Health

November 2, 2021 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LGBT Center – 3907 Spruce Street, 3907 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, United States
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Stephanie Tillman, CNM -- the Feminist Midwife -- will discuss LGBT health through the lens of trauma informed care. Registration required, more info TBA. Find full details on the event page here.

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