12 avr 2019
09:00 - 09:30
Amphithéâtre Maurice Halbwachs, Site Marcelin Berthelot
En libre accès, dans la limite des places disponibles


Nir Shavit, MIT & Tel Aviv university
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Nir Shavit received B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Computer Science from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology in 1984 and 1986, and a PhD in Computer Science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1990. Shavit is a coauthor of the book The Art of Multiprocessor Programming.
He is a recipient of the 2004 Gödel Prize in theoretical computer science for his work on applying tools from algebraic topology to model shared memory computability and of the 2012 Dijkstra Prize in Distributed Computing for the introduction of Software Transactional Memory. He is a past program chair of the ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing (PODC) and the ACM Symposium on Parallelism in Algorithms and Architectures (SPAA).