The Penn Database Group meets weekly, on Fridays in the DSL Conference Room (in Moore 100). We also generally support remote participation via Zoom.

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DateTopic / PaperPresenter
9/2Welcome back / Planning(all)
9/23From BERT to GPT-3 Codex (VLDB’22 Tutorial by Immanuel Trummer)
9/30Future Heterogeneous Systems Need More First-Class CitizensMatt Sinclair (Special Talk for DSL seminar)
10/7(Fall Term Break)
10/14Work Presentation (RITA: Group Attention is All You Need for Timeseries Analytics)Jiaming Liang
10/21Data Confidentiality in Large-Scale Multi-Enterprise EnvironmentsMohammad Amiri
10/28TBDPhillip Hilliard
11/4Learned BlockchainsChenyuan Wu
11/11TBDBritt Youngman (hosted by Susan Davidson)
11/18Scallop: From Probabilistic Deductive Databases to Scalable Differentiable ReasoningMayur Naik
11/25(Thanksgiving break)
12/2TBD (ML for DB)Peizhi Wu
12/9ThemisHeena Nagda