2001 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 6
Keeping Young People Safe on  the Internet
Liz Butterfield, President of the Internet Safety Group

July 13
Should 103 exams be longer?  An educational experiment we {c,sh}ould do
Dr Richard O'Keefe, Department of Computer Science

July 20
A study of elementary data structures in entity relationship diagrams
Dr Geoff Kennedy, Department of Information Science

July 27
Experience with a New Programming Paper
Dr Stewart Fleming & Dr Chris Handley, Department of Computer Science


August  3
A Novel Nonlinear Synapse Neuron Model
Takeshi Yamakawa, Professor of Graduate School of Life Science and Systems Engineering
Kyushu Institute of Technology

August 10
Programming Contests -- Looking Back, Looking Forward
Dr Chris Handley, Department of Computer Science

August 17
Human-Systems Interaction and Situation Awareness in Emergency Ambulance Command and Control
Dr William Wong, Department of Information Science

August 24
Chasing the Tiger (or: Things a University Education Can't Prepare You For)
Dr George Sealy

August 31
Mid-semester break


September 7
The analysis of microarray data : Telomere dynamics, cell proliferation, apoptosis and differentiation
Dr. Dimiter S. Dimitrov, Laboratory of Experimental and Computational Biology (LECB),National Cancer Institute at Frederick, MD, USA.

September 14
Using Lego at University
Simon McCallum, Department of Computer Science

September 21
Recognition of Ordered Patterns
Dr Michael Albert, Department of Computer Science

September 28
A sentence translation system for English and Maori
Alistair Knott, Ian Bayard, Samson de Jager, Lindsay Smith, John Moorfield, Richard O'Keefe


October 5
The SUTI Project, the project for the 21st century?
Dr Andy Brooks, Computer Science Department, University of Auckland

October 12
Theories of Information
Dr Willem Labuschagne, Department of Computer Science