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2011 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.

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All dates and speakers should be considered tentative until the week of the seminar!

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Semester 2


July 15
To prune or not to prune? An alternative approach to pruning in evolving connectionist systems.
Brendon Woodford - Department of Information Science

July 22
The school computing curriculum
Anthony Robins - Department of Computer Science

July 29
Moving objects detection from video using a background modeling approach
Munir Shah - Department of Information Science


August 5
CAB: Cache Aware Bi-tier Task-stealing In Multi-socket Multi-core Architecture
Quan Chen - Department of Computer Science
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August 12
Out of reach? - A novel AR interface approach for motor rehabilitation
Holger Regenbrecht - Department of Information Science
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August 19
Delay-Constrained Maximum Reliability Routing in Lossy Networks
Haibo Zhang - Department of Computer Science
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August 26
TIME - Transport Information Monitoring Environment
Ken Moody - University of Cambridge
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September 2
Mid-semester break - no seminar

September 9
The Energy Crisis & Global Warming: How Can ICT Help?
Maryam Purvis - Department of Information Science

September 16
Knowledge for Agents: Three Ways to Achieve Intelligent Autonomy
Wamberto Vasconcelos - University of Aberdeen

September 23
Michael's adventures in Permutationland. A tale of software non-engineering.
Michael Albert - Department of Computer Science
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September 30
Health care and internet use amongst Australians and New Zealanders
Robin Gauld - Department of Preventive and Social Medicine
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October 7
"Conversation with Computers"
Geoff Wyvill - Department of Computer Science
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October 14
Teaching Network Design - efforts, observation, and (non-)surprises
Jeremiah Deng - Department of Information Science

End Of Semester Two

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