computer science


2015 Postgrad Symposium

This symposium was organised by Associate Professor Ali Knott and Ashraf Alam.

DATE: Monday 24th August, 2015, 9:00am-4:30pm

VENUE: Room G34, Owheo Building, 133 Union St East, Dunedin


Note: the overall presentation time is 20m: 15m talk and 5m for questions.

Time Event
  Session 1: WSNs    
9:00-9:20 Abbas Arghavani: Tracking human body motions using accelerometer and gyroscope 

9:20-9:40 Paul Crane: Indoor Localisation   

9:40-10:00 Ashraf Alam: Wireless sensor network security - moving on to PhD from Masters

10:00-10:20 Kevin Xiao: Efficient communication protocols for vehicular networks 

10:20-11:00 Break
  Session 2: Vision  
11:00-11:20 Maria Mikhisor: Face Tracking for the Watching Window  

11:20-11:40 Sajida Kalsoom: Tracking objects across different cameras  

11.40-12:00 Jordan Campbell: Articulated Pose Estimation

12:00-12:20 Rassoul Mesbah: Myelin Volume Estimation from MR Images of Human Spine

12:20-1:20 Lunch
  Session 3: Systems/Panel discussion  
1:20-1:40 Leila Eskandari: Scheduling in data stream management systems

1:40-2:00 Feiyang Liu: Ring-based Multicast Routing for Optical Network on Chips 

2:00-2:30 Panel discussion on thesis writing (with Illustrious Drs Mills, Eyers and Knott)  

2:30-3:00 Break
  Session 4: Networking/Neural Networks 
3:00-3:20 Luming Wan: FGDR: Fine-Grained Contact Pattern Characterisation and Dynamic Message Replication Control for Message Routing in Delay-tolerant Networks 

3:20-3:40 Lahiru Ariyasinghe: The Impact of IP Network Impairments on Optimal Play-out Buffer Size Requirements in Video Streaming 

3:40-4:00 Chris Gorman: A neural network model of hierarchical category development

4:00-4:20 Xiping Fu: How to select hashing bits with a simple measurement? An alternative greedy approach

4:20-4:30 Prizes

Prizes awarded on the day

The publication prize was jointly awarded to Jason Mair and Mira Guise.
The best presentation prize was jointly awarded to Maria Mikhisor and Rassoul Mesbah.