1998 Computer and Information Science Seminar Series

This page provides a list of seminars that will be presented on the dates specified at 1:00pm in the Castle C 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!

Please check the current seminar pages if you wish to be added to a mailing list to receive official seminar announcements.

Semester 1

January 1998

January 15  A Phenomenal* Theory of Task Specific Vision
Tom Drummond, Curtin University, Perth, Australia

January 27  The Evolution of Emergent Computation in Cellular Automata
Dr Rajarshi Das, Postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos
National Laboratory,  USA and at the Santa Fe Institute

February 1998

February  11  Viewing Ancient Rock Art with Inexpensive Computers and Cameras
Russell A Kirsch, National Institute of Standards and Technology

February  19  Information Retrieval from an Incomplete Data Cube
Curtis Dyreson, Department of Computer Science, James Cook University

March 1998

March 13  Too many Triangles
Wolfgang Seibold, PhD student, Department of Computer Science, University of Otago
March 20 Walking the streets of Roma and wandering the corridors of the UN FAO
Associate Professor George Benwell, Academic Director of Research, Research and International Office,
and Department of Information Science, University of Otago.
March 27   Imagine
Bob Parslow, Visiting lecturer in Computer Science, formerly Senior Lecturer at Brunel University

April 1998

April 3   COMP101:  Identifying Student Needs and Faciliting Student Learning
Andrew Marr, Teaching Fellow, Department of Information Science, University of Otago
April 10   Good Friday (no seminar)
April 17   Mid-semester break (no seminar)
April 23   Experiences in Aberdeen
Dr Chris Robertson, Department of Computing Science, University of Aberdeen

May 1998

May 1  Is the medium the message?  Teaching Health Informatics over the Internet
 David Parry, Teaching Fellow in Health Informatics, University of Otago
May 8   Imagine - Part the  Second
Bob Parslow and Associate Professor Geoff Wyvill, Department of Computer Science, University of Otago
May 15  Multimedia in the UK; Methodologies and Products
Dr Robert McNeill, Great Britain
May 22  Exam Techniques
Bob Parslow,  visitor to the Department of Computer Science, University of Otago

June 1998

June 16  Toward transparent selective sequential consistency in distributed shared memory systems
 Dr Zhiyi Huang,  Research Fellow at Griffiths University, Brisbane, Australia

June 24  A feature-based account of the relations signalled by sentence/clause connectives
Dr Alistair Knott, Human Communication Research Centre, University of Edinburgh

Semester 2 seminar list

This page is maintained by the seminar list administrator. Last modified: 17 February1999.