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

The Computer Science Department and the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences are organizing a one-day symposium to honor Jack Schwartz, who will be retiring from active teaching at the end of the current academic year. We hope you will be able to join us to celebrate his extraodinarily fertile career as a mathematician, computer scientist, science administrator, teacher, mentor, and friend. Please note place and date:

Friday, October 29, 2004
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
251 Mercer Street
New York, NY 10012

The program includes a series of lectures, followed by a reception at CIMS and a dinner at the University Torch Club. Speakers for the event include:

Speaker Topic
Fran Allen (IBM Research)Compilers and Optimization
Domenico Cantone (University of Catania)Computable Set Theory
Martin Davis (NYU, emeritus)From Functional Analysis to Mathematical Economics
Robert Dewar (NYU)Programming Language Design
Ken Perlin (NYU)Multimedia
Bud Mishra (NYU)From Robotics to Genomics.

New: please click here for the final schedule and topics.

For the organizing committee
Ed Schonberg
Deputy Chair
Computer Science Department
New York University

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