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2019 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 1
Amplified Human Senses - Enhancing Visual Perception Using Computational Glasses
Tobias Langlotz, Department of Information Science

March 8
Reading the Brain: Depressivity Prediction with EEG signals
Shenghuan Zhang, Department of Computer Science

March 15
Sensor Data Collection in Industrial Wireless Networks
Bjorn Scheuermann, Humboldt University of Berlin

March 22
Democracy by Design: Basic Democracy and the Self-Organisation of Collective Governance
Jeremy Pitt, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Imperial College London

March 29
"Shift" is turning two: A caregiver's report
Claudia Ott, Department of Information Science


April 5
Smartphone and low-cost multi-GNSS RTK positioning: current and future status
Dr Robert Odolinski, Senior Lecturer, School of Surveying, University of Otago

April 12
Solving Burglary Offences: Building a Model to Predict Clearance of Burglary Following Initial Investigation
Anindya Banerjee, Department of Economics, University of Birmingham

April 19
No Seminar - Good Friday


May 3

Coordination, variability and randomness in sport
Peter Lamb, School of Physical Education

May 10

Being There Together?
Anthony Steed, Department of Computer Science, University College London

May 17

Hybrid Ethics
Professor Andrew McStay, Bangor University, UK

May 24
An information retrieval based approach to activity recognition in smart homes
Brendon Woodford, Department of Information Science

May 31
Routing and Wavelength Assignment for Multicast Communication in Optical Network-on-Chip (ONoC)
Wen Yang, Department of Computer Science

End Of Semester One


14 June
Towards Reasoning in the presence of code of unknown provenance - or, trust and risk in an open world
James Noble, Department of Computer Science, Victoria University of Wellington

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