DIMACS/PORTIA Working Group Meeting on Privacy-Preserving Data Mining

March 17, 2004
DIMACS Center, CoRE Building, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ

Cynthia Dwork, Microsoft, dwork at microsoft.com
Benny Pinkas, HP Labs, benny.pinkas at hp.com
Rebecca Wright, Stevens Institute of Technology, rwright at cs.stevens-tech.edu
Presented under the auspices of the Special Focus on Communication Security and Information Privacy, and the PORTIA project.

The working group follows a related workshop on March 15 and 16, 2004.

Workshop Program:

This is a preliminary program.

Wednesday, March 17, 2004

 8:00 -  8:50  Registration - 4th Floor, CoRE Building
               Breakfast - 4th Floor, Lounge, CoRE Building

 8:50 -  9:00  Welcome and Opening Remarks
               Mel Janowitz, DIMACS Associate Director

 9:00 -  9:30  Some successes and some open questions in privacy-preserving data-mining
               Rafi Ostrovsky, UCLA

 9:30 -  9:45  Privacy-preserving data sharing in peer-to-peer network -- a research agenda 
               Michael Fischer and Hong Jiang, Yale University

9:45 -  10:00  Overview of database privacy research at Stanford 
               Krishnaram Kenthapadi and Dilys Thomas, Stanford University 

10:00 - 10:30  The PORTIA project
               Rebecca Wright, Stevens Institute of Technology

10:30 - 11:15  Break

11:15 - 11:30  When do data mining results violate privacy?
               Chris Clifton, Purdue University

11:30 - 11:45  Handling incompatible formats and erroneous data in the context of 
               privacy-preserving data mining
               Arta Doci, University of Colorado 

11:45 - 12:30  Discussion of open research areas 

12:30 -  2:00  Lunch

 2:00 -  4:00  Breakout groups, discussion of future working group plans.

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