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China Theory Week 2017 Launched in Shanghai

July 21,2017

China Theory Week 2017 runs from July 17 to July 20 at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and brings together more than 120 young scientists from MIT, Stanford, CMU, Cornell, UC Berkeley, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Tel Aviv University, Weizmann Institute of Science, Tsinghua University, Peking University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Fudan University, Zhejiang University and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.

The year’s workshop program includes four keynote talks by MIT Associate Professor Constantinos Daskalakis, UW-Madison Professor Cai Jinyi, Fudan Professor Chen Yijia and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics Associate Professor Nick Gravin, and twenty-four talks by graduate students, covering a range of topics from algorithm, complexity, Algorithmic mechanism design to cryptography and quantum computing.

China Theory Week was initiated by Prof. Andrew Yao in 2007, and aims to promote the academic exchange in the field of computer science around the globe. It enjoys a high reputation in the field of theoretical computer science and has witnessed the process of growth and transformation into a scientist by previous student participants. China Theory Week 2017 is co-organized by the Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences, Tsinghua University and the Institute for Theoretical Computer Science, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. PC members of this year are Prof. Luyan Pin from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, and Assistant Prof. Ran Duan from Tsinghua University.