Danny Sleator is 60!

A workshop in Danny's honor will be held on Saturday April 5, 2014 at the Gates--Hillman Center at Carnegie Mellon University, in Pittsburgh.

Schedule of Talks (in Gates 6115)

8:45 - 9:30Breakfast
9:30 - 9:35Randy BryantWelcome Remarks
9:35 - 10:20Bob TarjanMy Work with Danny
10:20 - 10:45Coffee Break
10:45 - 11:30Ken ClarksonSketching Algorithms for Numerical Linear Algebra
11:30 - 12:15Nina AmentaCombating Climate Change through Computer Science
12:15 -1:45Lunch
1:45 - 2:30Jeff LagariasAddition vs Multiplication: Integer Complexity
2:30 - 3:15Bruce MaggsIncrementally Deployable Information-Centric Networking
3:15 - 3:45Coffee Break
3:45 - 4:30Seth PettieThirteen Ways of Looking at a Splay Tree
4:30 - 5:15Bernard ChazelleAlgorithmic Proofs
6:30 - Dinner (at the Millers', 5520 Aylesboro Ave)

The talks will be at CMU in the Gates-Hillman Complex (GHC), in 6115 Gates. Here is a GMaps snapshot and a map of the relevant parts of campus, also showing parking. You can walk from the Wyndham to GHC (15 minutes), or there is a hotel shuttle (ask at the front desk).

Dinner is at Gary and Margaret Miller's house, 5520 Aylesboro Ave (a 20 minute walk from GHC). Hotel guests have the option of taking the shuttle back to the hotel at 5:30pm: the shuttle will take them to the Millers' at 6:30pm, and pick them at 9:30pm from there.

Here are some transportation options from the airport.


A block of hotel rooms has been reserved at the Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center. The "group code" is 04046841DA; you may reserve either by going to the hotel website (and following these instructions), or by calling 412-682-6200. (If you are planning to stay for longer than just April 4th and 5th, it is best to call the hotel directly for reservations. The online system might not give you the correct information for such searches.) The hotel block expires March 17th!