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2011 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


March 4
Fixed points of genetic algorithms
Aiden Wright - Professor of Computer Science, University of Montana

March 11
If you look for surprise and find it where you expect it, is it still surprising?
Richard O'Keefe, Department of Computer Science

March 18
What's under the hood of Otago Choice? The PAPRIKA algorithm for Multi-Criteria Decision-Making
Paul Hansen, Department of Economics

March 25
Protocol aspects for cooperative communications in wireless sensor networks
Andreas Willig - Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, University of Canterbury


April 1
Integrating a Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm with a Geographic Analysis and Visualization System: An Application to Hazard Management
Piotr Jankowski - San Diego State University
Visiting William Evans Fellow, School of Surveying

April 8
Securing distributed event based systems
David Eyers - Department of Computer Science

April 15
A Tale of Two Floppies: Adventures in Digital Preservation
Nigel Stanger - Department of Information Science

April 22
Mid-semester break - no seminar

April 29
Mid-semester break - no seminar


May 6
Deep architectures and classification by intermediary transformations
Lech Szymanski - Department of Computer Science

May 13
Thou Shalt not Share Collections of Tweets: Should we give a TOS?
Andrew Long - Department of Information Science

May 20
Trends of Internet and Mobile growth and consequences - A quantitative study from a search engine's view
Jinglan Zhang - Queensland University of Technology

May 27
How average are you? Diaries and life analytics: an overview.
Mariusz Nowostawski - Department of Information Science


June 3
Estimating 3D Vertebra Position from Orthogonal X-rays
Brendan McCane - Department of Computer Science

End Of Semester One

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