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Privacy Tools Team releases AbcDatalog, an open-source Datalog engine

PI Steve Chong, former visiting scholar and collaborator Marco Gaboardi, and graduate student Aaron Bembenek have research AbcDatalog. AbcDatalog is an open-source Datalog engine implemented in Java. It provides ready-to-use implementations of common Datalog evaluation algorithms, including efficient multi-threaded versions of bottom-up and magic set transformation techniques.

Visiting scholar Marco Gaboardi, summer interns Hyun woo Lim and Ryan Rogers, and PI Salil Vadhan publish "Differentially Private Chi-Squared Hypothesis Testing: Goodness of Fit and Independence Testing"

Visiting scholar Marco Gaboardi, undergraduate summer intern Hyun woo Lim, graduate summer intern Ryan Rogers, and PI Salil Vadhan publish "Differentially Private Chi-Squared Hypothesis Testing: Goodness of Fit and Independence Testing," This paper is a result of their research in summer 2015.

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Kobbi Nissim presented "Differential Privacy: Ten Years of Making Noise" at TCC 2016 Test of Time Award

Kobbi Nissim presented "Differential Privacy: Ten Years of Making Noise" as an invited talk for the Test of Time Award at the Thirteenth Theory of Cryptography Conference (TCC 2016-A). This will be held in Tel-Aviv, Isreal, from January 10 to 13, 2016. A video of Kobbi Nissim's presentation will be available through TCC.

 

Thomas Steinke presented "The Power of Adaptivity in Data Analysis" at The Chinese University of Hong Kong

On Thursday, January 21, 2016, Thomas Steinke presented "The Power of Adaptivity in Data Analysis" at The Chinese University of Hong Kong's Institute of Theoretical Computer Science and Communications ITCSC - CSE Joint  Seminar. Thomas' abstract is listed below.

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PI Micah Altman and Berkman Fellow Alexandra Wood presented "Towards a New Ethical and Regulatory Framework for Big Data Research" at Future of Privacy Forum workshop

On December 10, 2015, PI Micah Altman and Berkman Fellow Alexandra Wood presented "Towards a New Ethical and Regulatory Framework for Big Data Research" at the Future of Privacy Forum workshop Beyond IRBs: Designing Ethical Review Processes for Big Data Research in Washington, DC. In this workshop, participants from industry, academia, and government convened to discuss ethical review mechanisms for data collected in corporate, non-profit, and other non-academic settings.