CGL Meeting Minutes

Date: April 14, 2011
Location: DC 1331
Time: 11:30
Chair: Alex Pytel
Alex Pytel

1. Attendance

Xinling Chen, Bill Cowan, Eugene Greene, Craig Kaplan, Philippe Lamoureux, Stephen Mann, Lesley Northam, Simon Parent, Alex Pytel, Matthew Thorne

2. Coffee Hour

Coffee hour last week:
Cherry and Elodie- thanks!
Coffee hour this week:
Coffee hour next week:

3. Forthcoming

Date: April 21, 2011 April 28, 2011 May 5, 2011 May 12, 2011
Location: DC 1331 11:30 DC 1331 11:30 DC 1331 11:30 DC 1331 11:30
Chair: Jamie Ruiz
Jamie Ruiz
Mike Terry
Mike Terry
Matthew Thorne
Matthew Thorne
Cherry Zhang
Cherry Zhang
Technical Presentation: Simon Parent
Simon Parent
Alex Pytel
Alex Pytel
Jamie Ruiz
Jamie Ruiz
Mike Terry
Mike Terry

4. Technical Presentation

Lesley Northam

Lesley Northam
Title : MapReduce Raytracing: Rendering on a Public Cloud
The MapReduce paradigm provides fault-tolerant parallelism over a heterogeneous cloud. In this presentation I will discuss how MapReduce can be used for raytracing.

5. Discussion Items

6. Action Items

7. Conferences and Special Journal Issues

Recent Additions

Upcoming Deadlines

8. Directors' Meeting

9. Seminars and Events

Thursday, 14 April 2011
Combinatorics and Optimization
Efficient Automatic Differentiation for Optimization and Nonlinear Systems, Part 2
Thomas F. Coleman
2:00PM, MC 6052
Friday, 15 April 2011
Networks and Distributed Systems Master's Thesis Presentation
Resource Provisioning in the Electrical Grid
Omid Ardakanian
13:30, DC 1331
Wednesday, 20 April 2011
Waterloo Formal Methods PhD Seminar
Detecting and Representing the Complete set of Counterexamples to an Invariant for an EFSM
Alma Juarez-Dominguez
11:00 , DC 1304
Wednesday, 20 April 2011
Databases Seminar
Generating Efficient Execution Plans for Vertically Partitioned XML Databases
Patrick Kling
2:30PM, DC 1331
Wednesday, 20 April 2011
Networks and Distributed Systems
Gesture-based Image Acquisition between Smartphone and Digital Signage
Jason Ho
3:00PM, DC 2310

Also see other Math and CS postings.

10. Lab Cleanup

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