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Turing100 Lecture: Life and work of Judea Pearl – 9 Mar

As part of the Turing100 Lecture Series this time, there is a talk on the life and work of 2011 Turing Award recipient Judea Pearl, followed by a “Turing 100″ quiz that teams of professionals and students can participate in.

Judea Pearl was given the Turing award for the development of a calculus for probabilistic and causal reasoning. On Saturday, 9 March, Mukund Deshpande, Head of the Business Intelligence and Analytics Competency at Persistent will talk about this work.

The event is free for everyone to attend. Register here

About the Turing Awards

The Turing awards, named after Alan Turing, given every year, are the highest achievement that a computer scientist can earn. And the contributions of each Turing award winner are then, arguably, the most important topics in computer science.

About Turing 100 @ Persistent Lecture Series

This year, the Turing 100 @ Persistent lecture series will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Alan Turing’s birth by having a monthly lecture series. Each lecture will be presented by an eminent personality from the computer science / technology community in India, and will cover the work done by one Turing award winner.

The lecture series will feature talks on Ted Codd (Relational Databases), Vint Cerf and Robert Kahn (Internet), Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie (Unix), Jim Gray, Barbara Liskov, and others. Full schedule is here

This is a lecture series that any one in the field of computer science must attend. These lectures will cover the fundamentals of computer science, and all of them are very relevant today.

Fees and Registration

This is a free event. Anyone can attend.

The event will be at Dewang Mehta Auditorium, Persistent Systems, SB Road, from 2pm to 5pm on Saturday 9th March. This event is free and open for anybody to attend. Register here

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