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2010 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 25
Note: This seminar will be held in Owheo 106
Finding Things You Can't Read: Interactive cross-language search for monolingual users
Douglas W Oard, University of Maryland


March 5
And now for something completely different ...
Brendan McCane, Department of Computer Science

March 12
Self-adaptive evolutionary algorithms - are they all they're cracked up to be?
Grant Dick, Department of Information Science

March 19
A Simple Model for a Limit-order Driven Market
Peter A Whigham, Department of Information Science

March 26
Conway's Napkin Problem
Anders Claesson, Reykjavik University; joint work with Kyle Petersen


April 2
Mid-semester break - no seminar

April 9
Mid-semester break - no seminar

April 16
Generation of idioms in a connectionist language production model
Martin Takac, Department of Computer Science

April 23
The Augmented Mirror Box Project
Holger Regenbrecht, Department of Information Science

April 30
Towards computational neurogenetics
Lubica Benuskova, Department of Computer Science


May 7
The Security of Mobile Phones
Hank Wolfe, Department of Information Science

May 14
The real reason that Search Engines are fast but not very accurate
Andrew Trotman, Department of Computer Science

May 21
Identifying social norms in agent societies
Tony Bastin Roy Savarimuthu, Department of Information Science

May 28
Concurrency control in parallel computing
Zhiyi Huang, Department of Computer Science


June 4
IS Curriculum Shifts from 1985 to the Present and into the Future
Russell Jones, Arkansas State University

End Of Semester One

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