Events Calendar

23 Oct
Special Event
Computer Science Building, 1st Floor Atrium
Tuesday, 10/23/2018 10:00am to 3:00pm

Stop by our Fall 2018 swag sale to get your very own CICS sweatshirt or t-shirt!

Sweatshirts and t-shirts feature the college's binary tree design.

Black T-shirt: $15 Maroon T-Shirt: $15 Maroon Pullover...
23 Oct
Theory Seminar
Computer Science Building, Room 140
Tuesday, 10/23/2018 4:00pm to 5:00pm

The Four Color Theorem was, for over a century, one of the most famous unsolved problems in mathematics. Its proof in the last fifty years has been an immense source of contention in the community, since by reducing to a...

23 Oct
Undergraduate Event
Computer Science Building, Room 150/151
Tuesday, 10/23/2018 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Learn how to avoid plagiarism in writing and code during this hands-on workshop for CICS undergraduate students. Students will participate in activities designed to teach them how to improve their writing and coding...

24 Oct
Machine Learning and Friends Lunch
Computer Science Building, Room 150/151
Wednesday, 10/24/2018 12:00pm to 1:00pm

In just the past few months, a flurry of adversarial studies have pushed back on the apparent progress of neural networks, with multiple analyses suggesting that deep models of text fail to capture even basic properties...

24 Oct
Security Seminar
Computer Science Building, Room 151
Wednesday, 10/24/2018 1:25pm to 2:25pm
Cybersecurity Institute
Security Speaker Series

Title: Automated Attack Discovery for TCP Implementations

Abstract:
TCP is the protocol that underlies most of the Internet traffic including encrypted...

24 Oct
Career Development
Computer Science Building, Room 150/151
Wednesday, 10/24/2018 4:00pm to 5:00pm

For the strongest computer science undergraduates at the University of Massachusetts Amherst as well as at the participating five-colleges, the College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) offers students three...

25 Oct
Special Event
Computer Science Building, Room 150/151
Thursday, 10/25/2018 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us at the Halloween LED workshop and have fun programming a WiFi-based color LED matrix! Design a creative logo, pattern, or an animation, and use it to decorate your Halloween costume! We will be using the Arduino-...

26 Oct
The Futures Series
Computer Science Building, Room 150/151
Friday, 10/26/2018 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Abstract:  Despite advances in AI, machines still have limitations in accomplishing tasks that come naturally to humans. When AI systems are fielded in the open world, these limitations cause concerns around reliability,...

26 Oct
Special Event
LGRC A311
Friday, 10/26/2018 12:00pm to 1:30pm

This is a weekly meeting of faculty and graduate students in CICS pursuing research related to security, privacy, and forensics. Talks and discussions are led the participants and the occasional guest speaker. The event ...

26 Oct
Special Event
Computer Science Building, Room 151
Friday, 10/26/2018 2:00pm to 3:00pm
This talk will lay out a long-term vision for the future of human collaboration, communication, and interactions. It will discuss approaches to solving the key technical challenges as we move towards realizing this vision -...

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