Three ECOS-Sud projects by members of INFINIS were approved for 2018-2020.

From the five ECOS-Sud projects approved in the section “Technologie de l’information : implications sociétales et applications scientifiques”, this year, three are from INFINIS members. The three projects start in January 2018 and end in December 2020.

Project ECOS-Sud A17C01 Semantics and implementation of functional programming.
French director: Antonio Bucciarelli (IRIF, Univ. Paris Diderot)
Argentine director: Alejandro Ríos (UBA)
Permanent researchers: Thibaut Balabonski, Eduardo Bonelli, Delia Kesner, Carlos Lombardi
PhD Students: Pablo Barenbaum, Andrés Viso, Robin Pelle, Pierre Vial.

Project ECOS-Sud A17C03 Quantum calculi.
French director: Gilles Dowek (Inria, LSV, ENS Paris-Saclay)
Argentine director: Alejandro Díaz-Caro (UNQ/CONICET)
Permanent researchers: Pablo Arrighi, Jean-Yves Marion, Pablo E. Martínez López, Simon Perdrix, Benoît Valiron.
Postdoc: Stefano Facchini
PhD Students: Thimothée Gaubault de Brugière, Ivan Marquez, Renaud Vilmart
Master students (Licenciatura thesis or M2): Agustin Borgna, Alan Rodas, Federico Sawady, Francisco Noriega, Ignacio Grima, Juan Pablo Rinaldi, Lucas Romero, Malena Ivnisky, David Zonneveld

Project ECOS-Sud A17C05 Randomness and finite-states machines.
French director: Olivier Carton (IRIF, Univ. Paris Diderot)
Argentine director: Verónica Becher (UBA/CONICET)

Alejandro Díaz-Caro will talk at TPNC, December 18-20, 2017

Alejandro Díaz-Caro will present a joint work done with Gilles Dowek, entitled “Typing quantum superpositions and measurement” at the 6th International Conference on the Theory and Practice of Natural Computing (TPNC 2017), in Prague, Czech Republic, December 18-20, 2017.

Nicolás Alvarez's PhD Thesis defense on December 18th, 2017.

Nicolás Alvarez defends his PhD Thesis on December 18th, 2017, at Universidad Nacional del Sur. This thesis has been conducted with a CONICET scholarship under the direction of Verónica Becher.
Thesis: Finite State Randomness (pdf)
Jury: Olivier Carton (Université Paris Diderot), Santiago Figueira (Universidad de Buenos Aires) and  Martín Safe (Universidad Nacional del Sur).

Ariel Zylber's Licenciatura Thesis defense on November 21st, 2017

Ariel Zylber defends his Licenciatura en Ciencias de la Computación Thesis on November 21st, 2017, at Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires. This thesis has been supervised by Verónica Becher.
Thesis: From randomness with two symbols to randomness with three symbols (pdf)


The Workshop INFINIS 2017 will take place on Thursday, October 19, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Departamento de Computación,  Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires (map).

During this workshop each team of INFINIS will present their main subjects of research and their perspectives. There are six teams and each presentation will last, at most, 60 minutes. Each presentation will consist of talks and 10 minutes will be devoted to questions and exchanges with the public. The talks are addressed to students and researchers interested in Computer Science. Registration is not required. Everybody is welcome.

More information at the web page of the event: Workshop INFINIS 2017 

NEWS: The web page has been updated with the program