2000 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 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!

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

Semester 2


July 14
Bacteria as Computers
Dr R A O'Keefe, Lecturer, Department of Computer Science

July 21
A study of data movement
Professor Mike Atkinson, Department of Computer Science

July 28
Robots, ASRs and Sonar
Dr Margaret Jefferies, Lecturer, Department of Computer Science


August 4
Electronic Evidence Gathering:  What's it about?
Hank Wolfe, Senior Lecturer, Information Science

August 11
Snakes and Spiders
Dr Brendan McCane, Lecturer, Department of Computer Science

August 18
Agent-Oriented Software Engineering
Geoff Bush, Department of Information Science

August 25
Data Mining, Decision Trees and Artificial Neural Networks
Nathan Rountree, Assistant Lecturer, Department of Computer Science


September 1
Mid Semester Break

September 8
Distributed Information Systems
Martin Purvis, Associate Professor,  Information Science

September 15
Quantum Computing for Beginners
Professor J Heidema, University of South Africa

September 22
Simulation of a Biological Vision System
Dr Robin Harvey, Student, Department of Computer Science

September 29
The Topoclimate South Project: Mapping temperatures, topoclimates and
growing degree-days in Southland, New Zealand
Dr Katrina Richards, Dept of Geography and the Spatial Information Research Centre


October 6
From Idea to Project
Michael McKnight, Analog and Digital Instruments (ADI)

October 13
COMP103 - What happened?
Dr Anthony Robins, Senior Lecturer