Distinguished Lecture Series

Distinguished Lecture: Dr. Raghu Ramakrishnan

Computer Science Distinguished Lecture
"The Future of Search and Information Discovery"

Dr. Raghu Ramakrishnan, Yahoo! Research

4:00pm Wednesday, 19 October
Marksbury Auditorium

"The PlusCal Algorithm Language"

W.T.Young Library Auditorium [info]

Leslie Lamport
Researcher, Microsoft Corporation

"The Challenge of Pervasive Software to the Conventional Wisdom of Software Engineering"

Mary Shaw
School of Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University


Abstract:

The conventional wisdom of software engineering holds that software systems are developed by software professionals, that they have knowable (if evolving) requirements, that project managers control system configurations, that results can be computed directly, and that the systems can, at least in principle, be validated.

"Reconceptualizing Security"

Bruce Schneier
Chief Security Technology Officer, BT.