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====The What Is ...? Graduate Seminar (TWIGS)==== What is TWIGS? * A voluntary seminar given by SOE graduate students on interesting topics * Inspired by [[http://www.math.umass.edu/~hajir/twigss03.html | TWIGS]] at UMass * Held every week or so * Topics in computer science, math, and related disciplines * Please inform Jaeheon of talk details by previous week's Thursday. (email: jaeheon at soe.ucsc.edu) * [[twigs:possibletopics | Some topic suggestions]] ===fall08=== ==Meeting time: Wednesday, 12:00 to 1:00 **Lunch Provided!**== ==Meeting place: E2 392== ==Schedule== * Oct 8 * {{twigs:TWIGStensor.ppt | What is tensor visualization?}} ([[http://www.soe.ucsc.edu/~aneeman/ | Alisa Neeman]]) * Oct 15 * What is a monad? ([[http://www.soe.ucsc.edu/~kknowles | Kenn Knowles]])([[http://sigfpe.blogspot.com/2006/08/you-could-have-invented-monads-and.html | More about monads!]]) * Oct 22 * {{twigs:memorymodeltalk.pdf | What is a memory model?}} ([[http://www.soe.ucsc.edu/~jaeheon | Jaeheon Yi]]) * Oct 29 * No talk scheduled. * Nov 5 * No talk scheduled. * Nov 12 * What is a RPC; what are your options; why you should care; DDoS on the cluster anyone? ([[http://www.soe.ucsc.edu/~ipye | Ian Pye]]) * Nov 19 * No talk scheduled. * Nov 26 * No talk scheduled. * Dec 3 * No talk scheduled. ===spring08=== ==Meeting time: Thursday, 12:30 to 1:30== ==Meeting place: E2 392== ==Schedule== * Apr 17 * {{twigs:smt-apr17-small.pdf | What is an SMT Solver?}} ([[http://www.soe.ucsc.edu/~jaeheon | Jaeheon Yi]]) * Apr 24 * [[http://www.soe.ucsc.edu/~ipye/wiki/doku.php?id=systems:whatisfuse | What is a File System in Userspace?]] ([[http://www.soe.ucsc.edu/~ipye | Ian Pye]]) * May 1 * [[http://www.kennknowles.com/blog/2008/05/24/what-is-defunctionalization/ | What is Defunctionalization?]] ([[http://www.soe.ucsc.edu/~kknowles | Kenn Knowles]]) * May 8 * nop * May 15 * {{twigs:twigs.spring2008.cognition.pdf | What is Human Cognition?}} ([[http://www.soe.ucsc.edu/~sherol | Sherol Chen]]) * May 22 * {{twigs:whatisscipy.pdf | What is Scipy?}} ([[http://www.cs.ucsc.edu/~eads/ | Damian Eads]]) * May 29 * {{twigs:twigs-talk.ppt | What is a Quasi-Inverse?}} (Jordan Johnson) * Jun 3 * [[twigs:whatislivecoding | What is Live Coding?]] ([[http://adamsmith.as | Adam Marshall Smith]])

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