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2013 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 Room 106 of the Owheo Building (133 Union Street East). 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 1
Enhancing Citation Context based Information Services through Sentence Context Identification
Angrosh Mandya, Department of Information Science

March 8
Computer-Aided Molecular Design of Ionic Liquids: Prediction of Melting Point
Derick Weis, Monash University
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March 15
Toward a Moral Judgement Algorithm Based on the Experiences of a Crowd
Rafal Rzepka, Hokkaido University
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March 22
Protocols for Complex Negotiation
Mark Klein, MIT Sloan School of Management
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March 29
No Seminar - Good Friday


April 5
No Seminar - Mid Semester Break

April 12
The Concept and the Measure of Presence in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Environments
Cristina Botella, Department of Basic and Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology, University Jaume I, Spain
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April 19
Security within Cloud Computing: Initial research trajectories
David Eyers, Department of Computer Science
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April 26


May 3
Model-based 3D reconstruction for a vine pruning robot
Tom Botterill, University of Canterbury
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May 10
A Tale of Two Conferences: ACSW 2013 and NZOUG 2013
Nigel Stanger, Department of Information Science
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May 17
Functional network analysis of aging and Alzheimer's Disease
Paul McCarthy, Department of Computer Science
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May 24
When science goes wrong: The case against Grammatical Evolution
Peter Whigham, Department of Information Science
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May 31
The 2014 Cohort
Anthony Robins, Department of Computer Science
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End Of Semester One

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