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2008 Computer and Information Science Seminar Series

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

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Semester 1


February 12
Architectures That Are Self-Organized and Complex: From Morphogenesis to Engineering
Rene Doursat, Institut des Systemes Complexes, CREA, CNRS & Ecole Polytechnique, Paris

February 20
SQL Standard and Its Implementations: Similarities and Pitfalls
Professor Dusan Petkovic, Department of Computer Science, Rosenheim

February 29
Counting Cases in Marching Cubes -- Applications of Group Theory in Visualization
Professor Steve Linton, University of St Andrews


March 7
Protocol Support for Live Streaming Media
Syed Hasan, Computer Science Department

March 14
Next Generation Enterprises: IT Planning (Applications, Networks, and Security) Issues
Prof Amjad Umar, Fulbright Senior Specialist

March 21
Good Friday - no seminar

March 28
Modelling Retrieval Models in a Probabilistic Relational Algebra with a new Operator: The Relational Bayes
Thomas Roelleke, Queen Mary, University of London


April 2
Information Retrieval: from focused to aggregated answers
Mounia Lalmas, Queen Mary, University of London

April 4
All the World Wide Web's a Stage: the performance of identity in online social networks
Erika Pearson, Department of Media, Film and Communication

April 11
Agents at RMIT
Michael Winikoff, RMIT, Melbourne

April 18
Virtual Reality Supported Therapy: Technologies and Ethics
Brian Dixon and Holger Regenbrecht, Delta Psychology / Psychology and Information Science Departments

April 25
Mid-semester break - no seminar


May 2
Shuffling with stacks and queues
Michael Albert, Department of Computer Science

May 9
The effect of non-verbal cues in video-mediated remote communication (VMC) on social presence, task performance, trust, and satisfaction
Cameron Teoh, PhD student, Departments of Psychology and Information Science

May 16
Three Times is Enemy Action
Richard O'Keefe, Department of Computer Science

May 23
Modelling and monitoring social expectations by model checking observed histories
Stephen Cranefield, Department of Information Science

May 30
Markerless motion capture for sport and biomechanical applications
Lars Muendermann, Cymicon, Dunedin

End Of Semester One

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