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Panel Discussion: Robots, smart homes, software assistants, self-driving cars

Thursday, 14 December 2017 - Quad 4
Are these systems weak? Can we trust them? How will they affect the workforce, skills, careers...?

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Three More Accepted Papers for INFO Department Staff

Wednesday, 8 November 2017 9:47am

Nigel Stanger has one paper accepted for the upcoming APSEC2017 conference in Jiangsu, China, while Sherlock Licorish has recently been and will be attending CITRENZ2017 and ICCE2017.

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Department Receives Marsden Grant (Prof Stephen Cranefield)

Tuesday, 7 November 2017 10:16am

Prof Stephen Cranefield received a $460,000 Marsden Grant for his project entitled "A computational theory of collective action."

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Marsden Fund backs Otago’s research in best ever round

Friday, 3 November 2017 10:04am

University of Otago researchers have gained around $24m for 33 world-class research projects in the latest Marsden Fund annual round – the University’s most successful round ever.

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Congratulations to Mohammed Alghamdi on completion of his PhD

Wednesday, 1 November 2017 9:45am

Mohammed proudly walked his freshly bound thesis to the Doctoral Office this week.

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Our latest PhD graduand, Tom Laurenson

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 9:30am

Tom Laurenson walked his freshly bound thesis over to the clocktower last week.  

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Students helping students- new app created for PI Centre 

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 6:19pm

An app created by Information Science students will make it easier for the University's Pacific Islands Centre to communicate with the students it supports.

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CSIS Seminar by Geoff Wyvill and Joshua La Pine

Friday, 13 October 2017 9:58am

Understanding Timbre: Science and Music

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CSIS Seminar by Russel Mesbah

Friday, 6 October 2017 11:32am

In this talk, I will address three main issues of using CNNs for medical image semantic segmentation.

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CSIS Seminar by Manjula Devananda

Friday, 29 September 2017 9:53am

Workload Management of a primary health centre through prediction using care-plans for long term conditions.

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CSIS Seminar by Lizhi Peng, University of Jinan, China

Friday, 22 September 2017 1:37pm

In this talk, I will present a new probability learning based particle swarm optimization (PLPSO) algorithm for large-scale optimization.

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$1 million MBIE "Smart Idea" grant to advance augmented reality

Friday, 22 September 2017 3:45pm

A $1 million MBIE Endeavour "Smart Ideas" grant has been awarded to Department of Computer Science’s Dr Stefanie Zollmann and her team from Computer Science, Information Science and Physical Education for their research titled “Situated visualisation to enrich sports experience for on-site spectators”.