The fifth Workshop on Local Algorithms (WOLA 2021)
June 14-15, 2021. Virtual event.
The fifth Workshop on Local Algorithms (WOLA 2021) will take place
virtually on June14th and 15th, 2021. Participation is FREE, but please
register at https://www.local-algorithms.com/?page=register
<https://www.local-algorithms.com/?page=register>by June 10th.
Local algorithms --- that is, algorithms that compute and make decisions
on parts of the output considering only a portion of the input --- have
been studied in a number of areas in theoretical computer science and
mathematics. Some of the related areas include sublinear-time
algorithms, distributed algorithms, streaming algorithms, (massively)
parallel algorithms, inference in large networks, and graphical models.
These communities have similar goals but a variety of approaches,
techniques, and methods. This workshop is aimed at fostering dialogue
and cross-pollination of ideas between the various communities.
This year, the workshop will include:
* A poster session: Please submit your poster proposal (title and
abstract) at https://www.local-algorithms.com/?page=call-for-posters
26th.Everyone is invited to contribute. This session will take place
* Invited long talks: Please find the tentative schedule at
* An "Ask Me Anything" session:Moderated by Merav Parter.
* Junior-senior social meetings:More details soon to come.
* A slack channel:More details soon to come.
* Open problem session:More details soon to come.
To stay up to date with the latest announcements concerning WOLA, join
our mailing list at https://lists.csail.mit.edu/mailman/listinfo/wola
For any questions related to WOLA 2021, please do not hesitate to send
an email to [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>.
James Aspnes (Yale)
Jelani Nelson (Berkeley)
Elaine Shi (Cornell)
Christian Sohler (University of Cologne)
Uri Stemmer (Ben-Gurion University)
Mary Wootters (Stanford)
Venkatesan Guruswami (CMU)
Elchanan Mossel (MIT)
Merav Parter (Weizmann Institute of Science)
Sofya Raskhodnikova (chair) (Boston University)
Gregory Valiant (Stanford)
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