Seminars & Colloquia

Francesco Ficarola

University of Rome

"Algorithms and Protocols on Social Graphs: Real vs Virtual Social Networks"

Monday November 25, 2013 09:30 AM
Location: 3211, EBII NCSU Centennial Campus
(Visitor parking instructions)

 

Abstract:

In this talk, Francesco will present his past work on social network modeling, and real and virtual social network graphs. He will discuss algorithms for the same, including issues of population protocols and distinct counting. He will present results from the DIAG and MACRO experiments conducted on the OpenBeacon project, and describe his plan of work while at NCSU.

 

Short Bio:

Francesco Ficarola is a graduate student at the University of Rome, Rome, Italy. He started his research in 2012 and at present his interests are mainly focused on social networking and wireless sensor networks. He has published several papers and works on national and international research projects. He is spending the period November 2013 - March 2014 in the Computer Science department at North Carolina State University, continuing his research in social networks.

Host: Rudra Dutta, Computer Science, NCSU

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