Seminar series

S@B has an informal seminar on most Fridays. We meet in the company’s conference room.

Spring 2017

  • 27. Jan, 14:30, Hsuan-Yin Lin, A Survey of Coded PIR Schemes with a Focus on Nonlinear Codes
  •  3. Feb14:30, Kjell Jørgen Hole, Limits of Risk Analysis and Adequate Security
  • 24. Feb, 14:30, Håvard Raddum, Representing Multiplication Using BDDs—a New Approach to Integer Factoring
  • 3. Mar, 14:30, Øyvind Ytrehus, Coding for Fast Recovery of Lost IP Packets
  • 10. Mar, 14:30, Eirik Rosnes, Distributed Computing
  • 24. Mar, 14:30, Stian Fauskanger, Combining Statistics Using a Modified Gluing Algorithm
  • 31. Mar, 14:30, Srimathi Varadharajan, Codes from Algebraic Number Fields (part 1)
  • 5. Apr, 14:30, Srimathi Varadharajan, Codes from Algebraic Number Fields (part 2)
  • 7. Apr, 13:00, Bjørn Greve, Pure Mathematics vs the Rest of the World: Who is Right?
  • 21. Apr, 14:30, Christian Otterstad, A Brief Tour of some Features of the x86 and some of its Security Merits
  • 28. Apr, 14:30, Siddhartha Kumar, Private Information Retrieval in Distributed Storage Systems Using an Arbitrary Linear Code
  • 5. May, 14:30, Edgar Alonso Lopez Rojas, Computer Simulation of Financial Fraud
  • 2. June, 14:30, Didrik Sæther, Weaknesses in the System for Online Exams
  • 9. June, 14:30, Mohsen Toorani, Security Notions for Symmetric Encryption
  • 16. June, 14:30, Stian Fauskanger, Bitcoin
  • 23. June, 14:30, Yunghsiang S. Han, Novel FFT over Binary Finite Fields and Its Application to Reed-Solomon Erasure Codes

Fall 2016

  • 9. Sep, 15:00, Øyvind Ytrehus, Ernst Selmer, Error Detecting Codes, “Fødselsnummer,” Psychology, and Economy, and more?
  • 16. Sep, 15:00, Shahram Rasoolzadeh, Faster Key Recovery Attack on Round-Reduced PRINCE
  • 23. sep, 11:00, Alex Graell, Codes on Graphs and Uncoordinated Multiple Access
  • 30. Sep, 14:00, Gunnar Alendal, Reverse-engineering and Vipps
  • 7. Oct, 13:00, Sidd (Siddhartha) Kumar, Coupled Staircase Codes
  • 14. Oct, 14:15, Mari Garaas Løchen, Working at Simula@UiB
  • 21. Oct, 14:15 Eirik Rosnes, Counter Braids
  • 28. Oct, 15:00, Christian Otterstad, A Brief Introduction to Low-level Exploitation
  • 4. Nov, 14:15, Srimathi Varadharajan, Index Calculus Algorithm for Discrete Logarithm Problem
  • 11. Nov, 14:15, Kjell Jørgen Hole, Web-scale Solutions
  • 18. Nov, 14:15, Håvard Raddum, TLS and PKI in the Real World
  • 22. Nov, 09:15, Tor Inge Sætre and Kevin Donovan, workshop on risk management
  • 25. Nov, 14:15, Bjørn Greve, Elimination of Variables and Solvability of Polynomial Systems over the Boolean Ring
  • 2. Des, 14:15, Mohsen Toorani, Secure Deduplication
  • 9. Des, 14:15, Stian Fauskanger, Bitcoin Blockchain