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2012 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. Some seminars will be recorded and those videos will available for download from within the university.

Important: Seminar video links below are provided as a service to students and staff of the University of Otago. The copyright for each video belongs to the seminar speaker. The videos are not to be copied or redistributed outside this university.

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Semester 1


March 2
Molecular Design using Chemical Fragments
Shawn Martin - Department of Computer Science
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March 9
Models for Scientific Research Reports and for Digital History
Bob Allen - Victoria University of Wellington
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March 16
Stacks, Queues and Deques and their Representation as Graphs
Franz Brandenburg - Faculty of Informatics, University of Passau
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March 23
Increasing Awareness of Intelligent Agents in 3-D Virtual Communities
Surangika Ranathunga - Department of Information Science
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March 30
No Seminar


April 6
No Seminar - Good Friday

April 13
No Seminar - Mid Semester Break

April 20
Building a mobile- and web-based data acquisition system: lessons learned. Thoughts on crowd sourcing.
Mariusz Nowostawski - Department of Information Science
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April 27
The Outer Space Treaty (1967) Arms Control Provisions
Maria Pozza - Faculty of Law


May 4
Creating original flag designs using the world-wide-web to support interactive evolutionary computation of images
Colin Aldridge - Department of Information Science
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May 11
Some things you didn't know about priority queues
Mike Atkinson - Department of Computer Science
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May 18
A Holistic Approach to Immersive Virtual Reality
Robert Lindeman - Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MA
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May 25
Toward the Measurement of Systems Intelligence
Jim Corner - University of Waikato
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June 01
The Mobile Phone - Used as a Surveillance Device
Hank Wolfe - Department of Information Science

End Of Semester One

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