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2016 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 G34 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.

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Semester 1


March 4
Insider-proof encryption
Matthew McKague, Department of Computer Science

March 11
Copyright, IP, Open Access in 2016
Richard White, Copyright & Open Access Manager

March 18
Champollion meets Apollyon: Why Empirical Software Engineering is Hard
Richard O'Keefe, Department of Computer Science
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March 23 - Note: 2pm Wednesday
Two talks: Convex Biclustering with Applications to Cancer Subtype Discovery
Within Group Variable Selection via the Exclusive Lasso

Genevera Allen, Rice University


April 1
No Seminar - Mid Semester Break

April 8
Multipath Propagation Effects in LTE: the impact on Channel Estimation and potential solution
Aleksei Fedorov, Department of Computer Science

April 15
Long March of Margin Theory for AdaBoost
Zhi-Hua Zhou, National Key Laboratory for Novel Software Technology, Nanjing University

April 22
Visual Computing at Animation Research Ltd
Stefanie Zollman, Animation Research Ltd

April 29
Introducing Unikernels, and presenting initial research that uses them to build simple web applications
David Eyers, Department of Computer Science
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May 6
Superpixel-based image segmentation using covariance matrix manifolds and graph-cut
Xianbin Gu, Department of Information Science

May 13
Mastery Learning in Introductory Programming
Brendan McCane, Department of Computer Science

May 20
On the Testability of BDI Agent Systems
Michael Winikoff, Department of Information Science

May 27
MARS Spectral CT: A new paradigm in medical imaging
Christopher J Bateman, Department of Radiology

May 31
Tianhe-2 HPC system
Chunyuan Zhang, School of Computer Science, National University of Defense Technology


June 3
Nigel Stanger, Department of Information Science

End Of Semester One

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