A Symposium to Honor the Scientific Career of Jacob T. Schwartz

October 29, 2004

Warren Weaver Hall, Room 109

9:30-10:00 am Breakfast
10:00-10:15 am Opening Remarks
David McLaughlin (Provost, New York University)
Charles Newman (Director, Courant Institute)
Margaret Wright (Chair, Computer Science Department)
10:15-10:55 am From Functional Analysis to Mathematical Economics
Martin Davis (NYU, Emeritus)
Courant Lecturer
11:00-11:40 am Languages, Compilers, and Global Optimization
Fran Allen (IBM Research)
11:40-11:50 am Coffee break
11:50-12:30 pm SETL, Very-High Level Languages, and Software Prototyping
Robert Dewar (New York University)
12:30-2:00 pm Lunch
2:00-2:40 pm Computable Set Theory
Domenico Cantone (University of Catania)
Courant Lecturer
2:45-3:25 pm From Piano Movers to Arrangements: The Saga of Motion Planning
Micha Sharir (Tel Aviv University)
Courant Lecturer
3:25-3:35 pm Coffee break
3:35-4:15 pm Multimedia
Ken Perlin (New York University)
4:20-5:00 pm From Robotics to Genomics
Bud Mishra (New York University)
5:30 pm Reception, 13th Floor Commons
7:30 pm Banquet Dinner, the Torch Club, 18 Waverly Place

There is a $60.00 per person charge for dinner at the Torch Club payable by check to New York University.

To RSVP for dinner, attention: Anne Seaton, Room 1307, extension, 8-3256

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