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Welcome to Simson Garfinkel's web site.  
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Welcome to Simson Garfinkel's personal web site.  
 
   
 
   
Simson L. Garfinkel is the US Census Bureau's Senior Computer Scientist for Confidentiality and Data Access and the Chair of the Bureau's Disclosure Review Board. His current research interests include privacy in big data, cybersecurity and usability. He has previously worked in digital forensics, digital information management, medical imaging, and counter-terrorism.  ([[Bio|Read full bio.]])  
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Simson L. Garfinkel is the US Census Bureau's Senior Computer Scientist for Confidentiality and a part-time faculty member at George Washington University in Washington DC. His current research interests include privacy in data science ethics, cybersecurity, privacy and usability. He has also worked in digital forensics, personal information management, medical imaging, and counter-terrorism.  ([[Bio|Read full bio.]])  
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[[Marian S. Garfinkel (1932-2020)|Information about Marian Garfinkel's Memorial Service, August 29, 2021]]
  
 
==News==
 
==News==
 
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* 2020-08-28 [[Marian S. Garfinkel (1932-2020)]]
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* 2020-08-08 I will be teaching GWU [[DATS 6450 — Data Science Ethics]] this fall.
 
* 2020-01-23 [https://simson.net/notepaper Simson's Notepaper App] has been upgraded! Print your own note paper! And new features are on the way, including integration with Apple Calendar.
 
* 2020-01-23 [https://simson.net/notepaper Simson's Notepaper App] has been upgraded! Print your own note paper! And new features are on the way, including integration with Apple Calendar.
 
* 2019-11-19 [https://simson.net/ref/2019/2019-11-19%20The%20Computer%20Book%20talk%20at%20NSF.pdf The Computer Book Talk at NSF]
 
* 2019-11-19 [https://simson.net/ref/2019/2019-11-19%20The%20Computer%20Book%20talk%20at%20NSF.pdf The Computer Book Talk at NSF]
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==Differential Privacy Resources==
 
==Differential Privacy Resources==
 
* [https://dpwiki.org/demo-top-down/dp-demo/sim-top-down/demo.html Demonstration of the US Census Bureau's Top-Down Differential Privacy algorithm]
 
* [https://dpwiki.org/demo-top-down/dp-demo/sim-top-down/demo.html Demonstration of the US Census Bureau's Top-Down Differential Privacy algorithm]
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* [[Differential privacy|More differential privacy resources]].
  
 
==Recent tutorials and presentations==
 
==Recent tutorials and presentations==
 
''Note: talks with the same name may (and frequently do) have different slides''
 
''Note: talks with the same name may (and frequently do) have different slides''
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* 2020-06-15 [https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=49&v=bxU6yHNUVns Using Apache Spark and Differential Privacy for Protecting the Privacy of the 2020 Census Respondents], at the Spark+AI virtual conference.
 
* 2019-11-19 [https://simson.net/ref/2019/2019-11-19%20The%20Computer%20Book%20talk%20at%20NSF.pdf The Computer Book Talk at NSF]
 
* 2019-11-19 [https://simson.net/ref/2019/2019-11-19%20The%20Computer%20Book%20talk%20at%20NSF.pdf The Computer Book Talk at NSF]
 
* 2019-07-16 [https://petsymposium.org/2019/program.php PETS Keynote Address - Deploying Differential Privacy for the 2020 Census of Population and Housing] [http://simson.net/ref/2019/2019-07-16%20Deploying%20Differential%20Privacy%20for%20the%202020%20Census.pptx (slides)] [http://simson.net/ref/2019/2019-07-16%20Deploying%20Differential%20Privacy%20for%20the%202020%20Census.pdf (pdf)]  
 
* 2019-07-16 [https://petsymposium.org/2019/program.php PETS Keynote Address - Deploying Differential Privacy for the 2020 Census of Population and Housing] [http://simson.net/ref/2019/2019-07-16%20Deploying%20Differential%20Privacy%20for%20the%202020%20Census.pptx (slides)] [http://simson.net/ref/2019/2019-07-16%20Deploying%20Differential%20Privacy%20for%20the%202020%20Census.pdf (pdf)]  
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* [http://www.afflib.org AFF], The Advanced Forensic Format (for storing digital evidence)
 
* [http://www.afflib.org AFF], The Advanced Forensic Format (for storing digital evidence)
 
* [http://www.simson.net/ref/2001/agenda/ Agenda], an early conference scheduling app for PalmOS. (2001)  
 
* [http://www.simson.net/ref/2001/agenda/ Agenda], an early conference scheduling app for PalmOS. (2001)  
* [http://www.simson.net/notepaper Print your own notepaper]  (2003, but it still works!)
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* [http://www.simson.net/notepaper Print your own notepaper]  (2003, updated in 2020!)
 
* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Bibtex Updated MediaWiki BibText Extension] (2007)
 
* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Bibtex Updated MediaWiki BibText Extension] (2007)
 
* [http://www.simson.net/ref/NeXT/nextworld NeXTWORLD Magazine] (1991--1993)  
 
* [http://www.simson.net/ref/NeXT/nextworld NeXTWORLD Magazine] (1991--1993)  
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==Where to find me online==  
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==Where to find Simson Garfinkel online==  
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* [https://twitter.com/xchatty @xchatty] on Twitter.
 
* [http://www.technologyreview.com/search.aspx?s=simson+garfinkel Articles in Technology Review]
 
* [http://www.technologyreview.com/search.aspx?s=simson+garfinkel Articles in Technology Review]
 
* [http://portal.acm.org/author_page.cfm?id=81100415667&coll=GUIDE&dl=GUIDE&CFID=18863541&CFTOKEN=44283461 ACM Digital Library Author Profile]  Or just click: [[Official ACM Publications]]
 
* [http://portal.acm.org/author_page.cfm?id=81100415667&coll=GUIDE&dl=GUIDE&CFID=18863541&CFTOKEN=44283461 ACM Digital Library Author Profile]  Or just click: [[Official ACM Publications]]
 
* [http://www.informatik.uni-trier.de/~ley/db/indices/a-tree/g/Garfinkel:Simson_L=.html DBLP Profile]
 
* [http://www.informatik.uni-trier.de/~ley/db/indices/a-tree/g/Garfinkel:Simson_L=.html DBLP Profile]
 
* [http://www.linkedin.com/pub/dir/?last=Garfinkel&first=Simson LinkedIn Profile]  
 
* [http://www.linkedin.com/pub/dir/?last=Garfinkel&first=Simson LinkedIn Profile]  
* [https://www.csauthors.net/simson-l-garfinkel/ csauthors.net] (my Dijkstra number is [https://www.csauthors.net/distance/simson-l-garfinkel/edsger-w-dijkstra three])
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* [https://www.csauthors.net/simson-l-garfinkel/ csauthors.net] (Both my [https://spaf.cerias.purdue.edu/miscellaneous.html Erdös number]  and my [https://www.csauthors.net/distance/simson-l-garfinkel/edsger-w-dijkstra Dijkstra numbers] are three.)
 
* [https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=87fGQ0AAAAAJ&hl=en Google Scholar]
 
* [https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=87fGQ0AAAAAJ&hl=en Google Scholar]
 
* [http://www.citeulike.org/search/all?q=simson+garfinkel Citeulike Profile]  
 
* [http://www.citeulike.org/search/all?q=simson+garfinkel Citeulike Profile]  

Latest revision as of 07:18, 24 January 2021

Welcome to Simson Garfinkel's personal web site.

Simson L. Garfinkel is the US Census Bureau's Senior Computer Scientist for Confidentiality and a part-time faculty member at George Washington University in Washington DC. His current research interests include privacy in data science ethics, cybersecurity, privacy and usability. He has also worked in digital forensics, personal information management, medical imaging, and counter-terrorism. (Read full bio.)

Information about Marian Garfinkel's Memorial Service, August 29, 2021

News

Differential Privacy Resources

Recent tutorials and presentations

Note: talks with the same name may (and frequently do) have different slides

See also my Presentations Archive and my AWS Tutorial.

Recent publications


Current projects

Software and systems
  • Toying around with Internet of Things things
Writing
  • Book on Quantum Information Science (Cambridge University Press, 2021)

You may also be interested in my Future Projects

Completed projects


Resources For Students

Where to find Simson Garfinkel online