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2007 Computer and Information Science Seminar Series

This page provides a list of seminars that will be presented on the dates specified at 1:00pm in the Archway 2 lecture theatre. Where available, an abstract of the seminar can be displayed by clicking on the title of the seminar.

All dates and speakers should be considered tentative until the week of the seminar!

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Semester 1


February 15
A Bioinformatics Grid in China
Weimin Zheng, Tsinghua University, Beijing


March 2
Animating Virtual Hair
Marie-Paule Cani, University of Grenoble & INRIA, France

March 9
Mining for Memories: Building a Community Heritage Repository
Nigel Stanger, Department of Information Science

March 16
How do evolutionary processes change when constrained by space? Case studies using the Moran Process.
Peter Whigham, Department of Information Science

March 23
Continuing on questions to get an answer
Willemijn Vermaat, Victoria University of Wellington

March 30
Battle of the bulge: the usability of fisheye views
Carl Gutwin, University of Saskatchewan, Canada


April 6
Good Friday - no seminar

April 13
Mid-semester break - no seminar

April 17
"Retrospective and Challenges for Future Development of Microprocessors"
Vojin Oklobdzija, Sydney University

April 20
Why Astrology Ought to Work but Doesn't
Richard O'Keefe, Department of Computer Science

April 27
3D Reconstruction from View Planar Radiographic Projections
Ulrich Schwanecke, Fachhochschule Wiesbaden, Germany


May 4
Inductive reasoning
Willem Labuschagne, Department of Computer Science

May 11
User-centered design: how to make things work and fun to use
Ralf Hebecker, Department of Design Studies

May 18
Do you want to go to Oman?
Ian McDonald, Department of Computer Science

May 25
"A Local Niching Method for Evolutionary Computation"
Grant Dick, Department of Information Science


June 1
Who needs inductive logic?
Alan Musgrave, Department of Philosophy

End Of Semester One

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