Privacy Enhancing Technologies Yang Zhang

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05.08.2019

Information regarding the final exam

Dear all,

 

The similar patient query part of the last lecture will not be included in the final exam, enjoy!.

 

Thanks,

Ahmed

30.07.2019

Final exam location

Dear All,

 

Unless it's further indicated, the exam will take place in room 0.01

 

Thanks and Goodluck!,

Ahmed

29.07.2019

Project presentation location

Dear All,

 

The presentations will take place in room  0.01.

 

Thanks,

Ahmed

27.07.2019

Project presentation time

Dear all,

 

The project presentation will be on July 30th at 1 pm. The order of presentation will be decided on site.

 

Best wishes,

Ahmed

13.07.2019

REMINDER: Presentation on July 30th

Dear all,

The project presentation will be on July 30th. The venue will be announced on the lecture on July 22nd. Every team has 12 mins presentation and 3 mins Q&A.

Best wishes,

Rui

13.07.2019

No PETs class next Monday, July 15th

Dear all,

The Q&A class next Monday, July 15th, is postponed to July 22nd. Because Yang and Ahmed are both going to the conference.

Best wishes,

Rui

08.07.2019

chapter 9 slides

dear all,

chapter 9 slides are up!

Cheers,

Yang

01.07.2019

chapter 8 slides

 

Dear all,

chapter 8 slides are up!

Cheers

Yang

01.07.2019

Final exam date

Dear all,

 

Please use the following doodle to reserve your final exam slot. You can only pick one slot, and it is first come first serve, so make sure to reserve your slot as soon as... Read more

Dear all,

 

Please use the following doodle to reserve your final exam slot. You can only pick one slot, and it is first come first serve, so make sure to reserve your slot as soon as possible!. 

https://doodle.com/poll/6as85u32yapa5w7y

 

Thanks,

Ahmed

24.06.2019

chapter 7 slides

Dear all,

chapter 7 slides are up!

Cheers,

Yang

17.06.2019

chapter 6 slides

Dear all,

chapter 6 slides are up!

Yang

14.06.2019

Outstanding Pets projects from last year

Dear all,

If you are wondering what the work is expected in the project, I have an outstanding Pets project from last year for you to refer. Feel free to contact me (rui.ye@cispa.saarland) for it.

Best wishes,

Rui

06.06.2019

pets project deadline

Dear all,

the deadline for pets project is July 31st, 11pm.

You should submit your project report and code.

We will also have a pets project presentation, this is scheduled on July 19th (The concrete time slot will be discussed during the next... Read more

Dear all,

the deadline for pets project is July 31st, 11pm.

You should submit your project report and code.

We will also have a pets project presentation, this is scheduled on July 19th (The concrete time slot will be discussed during the next lecture).

Every team will have a 15 mins time (12 mins presentation + 3 mins Q&A).

Many thanks!

Yang

 

06.06.2019

Project Proposals

Dear All,

 

All the project proposals have been reviewed, if you didn't get any response from us please contact us!. 

 
Thanks,
Ahmed 
03.06.2019

chapter 5 slides

Dear all,

chapter 5 slides are up (since 5 hours ago..)

I forgot to send the news..

Cheers,

Yang

29.05.2019

oral exam time changed

Dear all,

we changed the oral exam time to August 14th. Venue: 0.01, E9.1

Many thanks!

Yang

27.05.2019

chapter 4 slides

slides for our chapter 4 lecture can be found in information material.

Yang

13.05.2019

Regarding the project

Dear all,

 

Regarding the project, please prepare a single page pdf document indicating the following:

 

  1. Members of the group.
  2. What are you planning to do?
  3. What datasets are you planning to use?

 

Please make sure to send us this document... Read more

Dear all,

 

Regarding the project, please prepare a single page pdf document indicating the following:

 

  1. Members of the group.
  2. What are you planning to do?
  3. What datasets are you planning to use?

 

Please make sure to send us this document before you start the project, to get our feedback on the idea. 

Thanks!,

Ahmed

13.05.2019

Python notebook

https://www.kaggle.com/ahmedsalem0/pets-pytorch-tut?scriptVersionId=14108377

12.05.2019

Bring your laptop tomorrow

Dear all,

We are going to give a lecture on Pytorch tomorrow. It will help a lot with your project and your understanding of how machine learning works.

Bring your laptop with you tomorrow so that you install the environment for programming.

Best wishes,

Rui

06.05.2019

semester project topic

Dear all,

please talk with Ahmed (ahmed.salem@cispa.saarland) and Rui (rui.ye@cispa.saarland) for your semester project proposal soon.

Earlier you decide your topic, more fun you will have with data privacy :D

Cheers,

Yang

06.05.2019

chapter 2 slides

slides for our chapter 2 lecture can be found in information material. Yang

 

 

05.05.2019

REMINDER: No lecture tomorrow

Dear all,

As listed in the schedule, there is no lecture on Monday 06.05.2019.

Best wishes,

Rui

01.05.2019

google group

Dear all,

we established a google group for you to communicate with your classmates on projects and course contents.

Please join with the following link.

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/pets-2019

Many thanks!

Yang

29.04.2019

classroom change

Dear all,

today's lecture will happen in 0.01 at cispa. You will see a sign when entering the building.

Many thanks!

Yang

28.04.2019

Some advice on semester project

Dear all,

https://cms.cispa.saarland/pets/2/Semester_Project

contains information about the semester project, please have a look.

 

Cheers,

Yang

26.04.2019

Final exam date

Dear all,

 

The final exam will take place on July 30th.

 

Cheers,

Ahmed

15.04.2019

chapter 1 slides

Dear all,

slides for chapter 1 are uploaded under information/material.

Cheers,

Yang

09.04.2019

Schedule is up

Dear all,

the schedule of the course is up.

Cheers,

Yang

05.04.2019

lecture kick-off

Dear all,

our lecture will start on April 15th.

Cheers,

Yang

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Privacy Enhancing Technologies

 

Overview


This course will cover the topic of data privacy from four aspects.

  • Social network privacy
  • Location privacy
  • Machine learning privacy
  • Biomedical privacy

 

Prerequisites


  • Basic knowledge of machine learning and data mining
  • Python
  • Security background is not needed

 

Logistics


Location: E9 1, Lecture hall

Lecturers: Yang Zhang

Assistants: Rui Ye (rui.ye@cispa.saarland), Ahmed Salem (ahmed.salem@cispa.saarland)

Time: Monday, 12:30-14:00

Contact: Yang Zhang (yang.zhang@cispa.saarland)

Office hour: Tuesday, 13:30-16:30; Friday, 13:30-16:30, 3.19, E9.1 (Please send email for an appointment beforehand!)

Google group: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/pets-2019

 

Schedule


15/04/2019 Chapter 1 Social Network Privacy: Attribute Inference
22/04/2019 Holiday  
29/04/2019 Chapter 2 Social Network Privacy: Graph De-anonymization and New Communication Means
06/05/2019 Yang is traveling  
13/05/2019 Chapter 3 Pytorch Introduction (Ahmed Salem and Rui Ye)
20/05/2019 Yang is traveling  
27/05/2019 Chapter 4 Machine Learning Privacy: Membership Inference
03/06/2019 Chapter 5 Machine Learning Privacy: Dataset Reconstruction
10/06/2019 Holiday  
17/06/2019 Chapter 6 Machine Learning Privacy: Property Inference and Backdoor
24/06/2019 Chapter 7 Machine Learning Privacy: Model Stealing
01/07/2019 Chapter 8 Location Privacy: Unicity, Attribute Inference, and Location Inference
08/07/2019 Chapter 9 Biomedical Privacy: Linking Attack and Membership Inference
15/07/2019 Chapter 10 Q&A

 

Grading


The course will be graded by 50% oral exam and 50% semester project.

 

Exam


The exam will take place on August 14th.



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