Digital Contact-Tracing for COVID-19: A Decade of Research and Seven Months of Experience

Miscellaneous Talk
Speaker Name
Landon Cox
Date and Time
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Location
Talk will be virtual on Zoom
Abstract

Digital contact-tracing is a tantalizing new tool for helping governments and public-health agencies slow the spread of COVID-19. This talk will recount the history of the technology, outline its fundamental privacy-utility trade-offs, and describe Washington State's experience deploying Apple and Google's Exposure Notifications system.

Short Biography

Landon Cox is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft and an ACM Distinguished Member. Prior to joining Microsoft, he was a faculty member at Duke University.

Host
Kartik Nayak