April 25, 2024 | TU Berlin, TEL 20.floor, Auditorium

BIFOLD Colloquium 03/2024

"Trustworthy AI... for Systems Security", the 3rd BIFOLD Colloquium discusses the question if machine learning is truly capable of ensuring systems security. In his talk, Lorenzo Cavallaro, Professor of Computer Science at University College London (UCL), will highlight the importance of reasoning beyond mere in-distribution performance by examining the consequences of distribution shifts in realistic settings.

May 02, 2024 | Technische Universität Berlin, Straße des 17. Juni 135, Mainbuilding, Room H3005, 3rd Floor

BIFOLD Colloquium 04/2024

Amr El Abbadi is a Computer Science Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara and an ACM, AAAS, and IEEE Fellow. In his talk, he discusses how private access to data can become a practical reality in the near future by using sophisticated, expensive, but secure cryptographic methods.

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