# Talks

## Queueing Theory

#### Optimally Scheduling Jobs with Multiple Tasks

INFORMS APS 2017; MAMA 2017. Presentation accompanying my short paper on solving a scheduling problem where jobs consist of multiple tasks, each of unknown size.

#### Scheduling with the Gittins Index

CMU CS theory lunch, February 2017 (video). An introduction the Gittins Index in the context of scheduling jobs in single-server queueing systems to minimize mean response time.

## Programming Languages

#### A Program Optimization for Automatic Database Result Caching

POPL 2017. Presentation accompanying my paper on a compiler optimization that automatically adds caching and sound cache invalidation to web applications.

## Mathematics

#### Recursion Theorem

MIT 18.504 (Seminar in Logic), February 2015. An explanation of recursion theorem by relating it to the Y combinator from -calculus.

## Other

#### RRR for UUU

SIGBOVIK 2017 (video). Applying serious math to a less serious problem. See the paper for more content and the SIBOVIK website for more context.