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2009 Computer and Information Science Seminar Series

This page provides a list of seminars that will be 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.

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

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Semester 1


January 30
More than a thousand words
Stefan Rueger, Knowledge Media Institute, The Open University


March 6
Augmented Reality under water
Lisa Blum, Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology FIT, St. Augustin, Germany

March 13
How neurons "learn": insights from computational models
Lubica Benuskova, Department of Computer Science

March 20
What an iPod, a Flock of Birds, and DNA have in common...
Bernard Chazelle, Eugene Higgins Professor of Computer Science, Princeton University

March 27
Introduction to Python
Tim Penhey, Canonical


April 3
Handheld Augmented Reality
Tobias Langlotz, Graz University of Technology

April 10
Mid-semester break - no seminar

April 17
Mid-semester break - no seminar

April 24
Construction of Meaning
Martin Takac, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Computer Science


May 1
Implicitly Controlling Bloat in Genetic Programming
Peter Whigham and Grant Dick, Department of Information Science

May 8
Setting Up a Tech Business in Dunedin
Jason Leong, Co-founder of PocketSmith

May 15
Maps, Augmented Reality, and Collaborative Problem Solving
Ann Morrison, Helsinki Institute of Information Technology

May 22
The elusive "programmer gene"
Anthony Robins, Department of Computer Science

May 29
Mobile Network Evolution and Autodiscovery in Future Heterogeneous Network
Prasan de Silva, Telecom


June 5
"What a good idea! A pity it won't work."
Matthew Jenkin and Chris Handley, Department of Computer Science

End Of Semester One

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