DIMACS Workshop on Recent Work on Differential Privacy across Computer Science

October 24 - 26, 2012
DIMACS Center, CoRE Building, Rutgers University

Aaron Roth, University of Pennsylvania, aaroth at cis.upenn.edu
Adam Smith, Pennsylvania State University, asmith at cse.psu.edu
Presented under the auspices of the DIMACS Special Focus on Information Sharing and Dynamic Data Analysis and the DIMACS Special Focus on Cybersecurity.

Call for Participation:

Call for Abstracts -- Short Presentations

The upcoming DIMACS workshop on differential privacy will feature invited talks by experts from a range of areas in computer science as well as short talks (5 to 10 minutes) by participants.

Participants interested in giving a short presentation should send an email to asmith+dimacs@psu.edu containing a proposed talk title, abstract, and the speaker's name and affiliation. We wil try to accommodate as many speakers as possible, but

    a) requests received before October 1, 2012 will get full consideration
    b) priority will be given to junior researchers, so students and postdocs should indicate their status in the email.

More information about the workshop:

The last few years have seen an explosion of results concerning differential privacy across many distinct but overlapping communities in computer science: Theoretical Computer Science, Databases, Programming Languages, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Security, and Cryptography. Each of these different areas has different priorities and techniques, and despite very similar interests, motivations, and choice of problems, it has become difficult to keep track of this large literature across so many different venues. The purpose of this workshop is to bring researchers in differential privacy across all of these communities together under one roof to discuss recent results and synchronize our understanding of the field. The first day of the workshop will include tutorials, representing a broad cross-section of research across fields. The remaining days will be devoted to talks on the exciting recent results in differential privacy across communities, discussion and formation of interesting open problems, and directions for potential inter-community collaborations.

A tentative program and registration information can be found at http://dimacs.rutgers.edu/Workshops/DifferentialPrivacy/

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