1999 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


March 12 
Around the world in 5+ months
Albert Yeap, Senior Lecturer, Department of Computer Science
March 19 
Equivalence-based categorisation: an Information Science-oriented approach to empirical
Colin Aldridge, Lecturer, Department of Information Science
March 26
Modelling Verbally Expressed Humour
Graeme Ritchie, Division of Informatics, University of Edinburgh


April 2

Good Friday - no seminar
April 9

Mid Semester Break - no seminar
April 16
Evolution as Search

Peter A. Whigham, Lecturer, Department of Information Science

April 21
Intelligent Split Menus for Data Entry:  A Simulation Study in General Practice Medicine
Jim Warren is a Senior lecturer in the School of Computer & Information Science,
University of South Australia

April 23
Deformations: A twisted view of expressive character animation

Karan Singh, visiting Department of Computer Science.  Has just terminated a position  with
Alias|Wavefront (SGI) in Toronto and Santa Barbara as graphics researcher.

April 30 
Perceptions of Web Site Attractors and Their Effectiveness: An East/West Comparison
Dieter Fink, School of MIS at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia


May 7
Multi-media tools for computer-based learning
Chris Jesshope, Professor of Computer Science, Massey University

May 14
The 23rd International Collegiate Programming Contest (Sponsored by IBM)
Chris Handley, Lecturer, Department of Computer Science

May 21
Near optimal triangulation
Wolfgang Seibold, Postgraduate student, Department of Computer Science

May 28
No seminar  this week - David Parry's seminar has been postponed until 2nd Semester


June 2
Introducing Telemedicine and Telecare into Mainstream Healthcare
Dr Tony Norris,  Principal lecturer in health informatics, Department of Information Systems,
University of Portsmouth, UK.    PLEASE NOTE  CHANGE IN VENUE

June 3
Women, Men and the Culture of Computing in the Classroom
Professor Danielle Bernstein, Department of Computer Science, Kean University, Union NJ, USA 


Semester 2