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2009 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 2


July 17
What makes a natural scene? A few findings from feature analysis
Jeremiah D Deng, Department of Information Science

July 24
Mathematical Applications in Film Visual Effects
J P Lewis and Sebastian Sylwan, Weta Digital

July 31
"Bang, Beep, Buzz, Blip: Introducing Pure Data"
Chris Edwards, Department of Information Science


August 7
Small worlds in our heads
Lubica Benuskova, Department of Computer Science

August 14
Rule extraction and visualisation from spatial data using a entropy-based fuzzy neural network
Brendon J Woodford, Department of Information Science

August 21
Shape Analysis and Morphometrics
Brendan McCane, Department of Computer Science

August 28
A "broad spectrum" network generator - from regular to scale-free in one easy step
Grant Dick, Department of Information Science


September 4
Mid-semester break - no seminar

September 11
Identification and Assessment of IT Business Risks
Frank Innerhofer-Oberperfler, Institute of Computer Science, University of Innsbruck, Austria

September 18
Generating "Rare" Association Rules
Nathan Rountree, Department of Computer Science

September 25
Problems in parallel programming systems
Zhiyi Huang and Kai-Cheung Leung, Department of Computer Science


October 2
Monitoring Social Expectations in Second Life
Stephen Cranefield, Department of Information Science

October 9
Logical Illusions
Willem Labuschagne, Department of Computer Science

October 16
Keeping Research Data Safe
Nigel Stanger, Department of Information Science

End Of Semester Two

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