Event Category: External Presentation (External Speaker)

How to Protect Software through Patents and Trade Secrets

Computer programs may be protected by patents if they meet requirements that vary from one jurisdiction to another. We will...

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Reassessing User Privacy in a Hyperconnected Internet

In this talk, I will present my research on investigating and assessing the state of user privacy in a rapidly...

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When criminals are mastering the Internet: emerging threats and challenges

Cyber-dependent crimes have rocketed in recent years. Illicit services, knowledge and tools are a commodity exchanged in anonymous online markets....

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Age of Information: Analysis and Optimization

Remote monitoring of an information source (or a process of interest) is inherent to emerging applications in various domains including...

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Towards Understanding the Information Ecosystem Through the Lens of Multiple Web Communities

The Web consists of numerous Web communities, news sources, and services, which are often exploited by various entities for the...

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My journey after IMDEA Networks; from doing research to working in a digital transformation company, StratioBD

In this seminar, one of the members of our Alumni Network, Dr. Elli Zavou, will take stock of her experience...

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Empirically Grounding Models of Censorship

Measuring and efficiently circumventing censorship of the Internet requires a realistic model of those entities blocking communications. We undertook an...

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Have You Ever Rebooted a Digital City? Introducing the emergenCITY Project

In 2050, roughly two-thirds of the world population are expected to live in urban areas. The sustainable growth in number and size of cities is only possible due to gains in efficiency in (critical) infrastructures such as energy, transportation, logistics, health, food, water, finance and insurance, government, media and culture. Information and communication technology (ICT) is the main driver behind these efficiency gains and acts as the enabler for digital cities.

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Algorithms for Software-Defined Distributed Systems

Today's distributed systems are increasingly virtualized and software-defined. While in principle, this introduces interesting new opportunities, e.g., in terms of resource allocation and traffic engineering, it also raises the question of how to algorithmically exploit the new flexibilities, and how to operate and control such dynamic systems without violating correctness and consistency properties.

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Decentralized Blockchain-based Organizations for Bootstrapping the Collaborative Economy

Can we build platforms that are decentralized, democratic, and where profit is distributed? In this talk, I will present P2P Models (p2pmodels.eu), a new ERC 1.5M€ research project to build Blockchain-powered organizations.

 

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