Recent activities and happenings related to ICE-TCS and its members,
roughly in reverse chronological order. Older news items are available
from our archive.
This Week at ICE-TCS
- 3-9 August 2022: Michele Loreti (University of Camerino, Italy)
and Simone Tini (University of Insubria, Italy) visit
ICE-TCS. Valentina Castiglioni is their host in the context of the ULTRON project.
- Autumn 2022, dates to be determined: ICE-TCS will host NordSec 2022.
- 19-21 September 2022: Joost-Pieter Katoen (RWTH Aachen, Germany) visits ICE-TCS. Joost-Pieter will deliver two talks during his stay.
Recent Events and News
- 27 June-1 July 2022: Luca Aceto, Antonis Achilleos, Léo Exibard, Anna
Ingolfsdottir and Tarmo Uustalu will organise the Logic Colloquium
2022 at Reykjavik University. The Logic Colloquium is the European
Summer Meeting of the Association for
- 25 June 2022: The paper “On the Axiomatisation of Branching Bisimulation Congruence over CCS” by Luca Aceto, Valentina Castiglioni, Anna Ingolfsdottir and Bas Luttik has been accepted for the scientific programme of CONCUR 2022.
- 20 June-2 July 2022: Aggeliki Chalki (National Technical University of Athens, Greece) visits ICE-TCS.
- 13 June-1 July 2022: Bridget Eileen Tenner (Department of Mathematical Sciences, DePaul University, USA) visits ICE-TCS.
- 30 May-1 July 2022: The Theory Month takes place at ICE-TCS, including several seminars and the Logic Colloquium 2022.
- 21 June 2022: The paper “The Complexity of Periodic Energy Minimisation“ by Duncan Alexander Adamson, Argyrios Deligkas (Royal Holloway, University of London), Vladimir V. Gusev (University of Liverpool) and Igor Potapov (University of Liverpool) has been accepted for MFCS 2022.
- 20 June 2022: Aggeliki Chalki (National Technical University of Athens, Greece) will deliver an ICE-TCS seminar enttled "Structural and descriptive complexity of hard counting problems with easy decision version" at 2 PM in room M104 at Reykjavik University.
- 15 June 2022: The paper "A Monitoring Tool for Linear-Time μHML" by Luca Aceto, Antonis Achilleos, Duncan Paul Attard, Léo Exibard, Adrian Francalanza and Anna Ingólfsdóttir has been selected for the best paper award at DisCoTec 2022, 17th International Federated Conference on Distributed Computing Techniques.
- 13 June 2022: Uri Zwick (Tel Aviv University, IL) will deliver an ICE-TCS seminar entitled "Optimal resizable arrays" in room M103 at 1 PM at Reykjavik University.
- 6 June 2022: Antonis Achilleos will deliver an invited talk entitled "To Monitorability and Beyond" at VORTEX 2022: Workshop on Verification and mOnitoring at Runtime EXecution.
- 31 May 2022: Michael Wooldridge (University of Oxford, UK) will deliver a talk for a general public entitled "Towards Machine Understanding" at 16:00 in room M101.
- 31 May 2022: Michael Wooldridge (University of Oxford, UK) will deliver an ICE-TCS seminar entitled "The Large Agent Collider: Towards Robust Agent-based Modelling at Scale" at 11 AM in room M101.
- 30 May 2022: Georgiana Caltais (University of Twente, NL) will deliver an ICE-TCS seminar entitled "DyNetKAT: An Algebra of Dynamic Networks" at 11 AM in room V102.
- 30 May-3 June 2022: Michael Wooldridge (University of Oxford, UK) visits ICE-TCS.
- 30 May-1 June 2022: Georgiana Caltais (University of Twente, NL) visits ICE-TCS.
- 25 May 2022: The paper "Ranking Binary Unlabelled Necklaces in Polynomial Time" by Duncan Alexander Adamson has been accepted at DCFS 2022 - 24th International Conference on Descriptional Complexity of Formal Systems.
- 24 May 2022: The paper "A Monitoring Tool for Linear-Time μHML" by , Luca AcetoAntonis Achilleos, Duncan Paul Attard, Léo Exibard, Adrian Francalanza and Anna Ingólfsdóttir has been selected for the best paper award at COORDINATION 2022, which will be held as part of DisCoTec 2022, 17th International Federated Conference on Distributed Computing Techniques.
- 10 May 2022: Elli Anastasiadi delivers a seminar at IST Austria.
- 6 May 2022: The paper "Overcoming Congestion in Distributed Coloring" by Magnus M. Halldorsson,
Alexandre Nolin and
Tigran Tonoyan (Krisp Technologies Inc., formerly at ICE-TCS) has been accepted for ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing 2022 (PODC 2022)!
- 4 May 2022: Magnús M. Halldórsson delivers a talk at the
Theory of Computing Seminar entitled "Distributed
Degree+1-Coloring and Applications".
- 22 April 2022: The following two papers have been accepted for journal publication:
- 20 April 2022: Franck
Cassez (ConsenSys Software R&D, Australia) delivers a joint
ICE-TCS/GSSI webinar entitled "Formal verification of the Deposit
Smart Contract" at 10 AM.
- 14 April 2022: Congratulations to Léo Exibard, postdoctoral researcher at ICE-TCS, for his paper "A Generic Solution to Register-bounded Synthesis With an Application to Discrete Orders" that has been selected for the scientific programme of Track B of ICALP 2022. That article is co-authored with Emmanuel Filiot and Ayrat Khalimov.
- 25 March 2022: ICE-TCS researchers have had three papers accepted for DisCoTec 2022, the 17th International Federated Conference on Distributed Computing Techniques, which will take place at the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca, between June 13-17, 2022. Congratulations to our PhD students Elli Anastasiadi, Duncan Paul Attard and Jasmine Xuereb who led the research presented in those articles.
- 24 March 2022: ICE-TCS organises a public talk by James Muir (BAE Systems, UK) as part of a cybersecurity event held in cooperation with the British Embassy in Iceland.
- 21 March 2022: Duncan Paul Attard delivers an IT-MATTERS online seminar entitled "On Benchmarking for Concurrent Runtime Verification".
- 17 March 2022: Duncan Alexander Adamson delivers a talk entitled "Combinatorial Structures for Crystal Structure Prediction" in the Mathematics Seminar Series at the University of Iceland.
- 11 March 2022: The ICE-TCS annual report for 2021 is now available.
- 25 February 2022: ICE-TCS hosts a public talk entitled "Technomoral Virtues, Human Flourishing and the Bootstrapping Problem" by Shannon Vallor (University of Edinburgh, UK). The talk is sponsored by the British Embassy in Iceland. Shannon Vallor is Baillie Gifford Chair in the Ethics of Data and Artificial Intelligence at the University of Edinburgh's Edinburgh Futures Institute. See here for further information on the talk and the link to the Vimeo live stream.
- 14 February 2022: Congratulations to Magnus M. Halldorsson,
Fabian Kuhn (University of Freiburg), Alexandre Nolin and Tigran
Tonoyan (Technion, formerly at ICE-TCS) for their paper "Near-Optimal
Distributed Degree+1 Coloring" that has been accepted for the
scientific programme of
- 9 February 2022: Elli Anastasiadi, Duncan Paul Attard and Emile Nadeau, PhD students at ICE-TCS, received grants from the Reykjavik University Research Fund to support their research in 2022. The overall amount of the grants is 12,165,600 ISK (roughly 86,270 EUR). Congratulations!
- 14 January 2022: Two projects led by ICE-TCS researchers have
been selected for funding by the Icelandic Research Fund in their
call for 2022. Tarmo Uustalu received funding for his three-year
project "Computational effects and high-level control"
(approximately 145K Euro per year) and Valentina castiglioni
received a three-year postdoctoral grant for her project "Programs
in the wild: Uncertainties, adaptability and verification"
(roughly 80.2K Euro per year). The list of all funded projects is
to Tarmo and Valentina!
- 10-13 January 2022: Antonis Achilleos will deliver an invited
talk at Logical Foundations Of
Computer Science 2022, LFCS 2022.
- 6 January 2022: Jón Steinn Elíasson will defend his MSc thesis entitled "Automated Bijections with Combinatorial Exploration" at 2 PM on Zoom. The thesis work was supervised by Henning Ulfarsson.